Questions about mounting filesystems. (Examples include a CD, a DVD, an external hard drive and a USB thumbdrive.)

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How to “dismount” an active partition from Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and I have a physical hard drive with 4 partitions: 1) The main Ubuntu system partition (Ext4), 2) The interchange area, 3) My data partition (NTFS), and 4) The ...
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How can I mount VBox shared folder in Gnome-Ubuntu editing “fstab” on startup?

I am new to Ubuntu. Once I have tried to edit "fstab". But after editing the file my whole system had crashed. I have re-installed Ubuntu. I want to mount my j_drive from host OS windows-8.1 to guest ...
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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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I/O Performance on my mounted drive is extremely poor

I have a windows 7 machine. I have installed Oracle Sun Virtual Box here. On this Virtual Box I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed. I have mounted a remote windows network share in my ubuntu using ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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using 9.04 trying to install 16.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install 16.04 for two long days now. I need help. I dont really know what im doing since 9.04 is unsupported. I want to install 16.04 however I tried mounting the ISO and nothing ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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Banshee and Rhythmbox can't import media from NTFS

I have windows partition that hold my music collection and its NTFS, I mounted it with this on fstab : /dev/sda3 /data ntfs nosuid,nodev,nofail 0 0 If I navigate using nautilus and double click ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: //SRV-...
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Cannot reboot or poweroff Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.5.4-040504-generic Whenever I try to reboot or power off I receive: Failed to power off system via logind: Transaction is destructive. This began at the same time that I ...
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working 14.04 ubuntu to error: no such device: grub rescue>

I'm a father and I was trying to get one more entry on gnucash after my youngest woke up. I had gnucash, keypass, chrome and LibreOffice calc up when my son found the power button.... Nooooooo! :D ...
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Can not Unmount mtp

Events in chronological order: 2 days before I connected my friend's phone (Motorola G2) via data cable but somehow it does not mount properly and so I have to unmount it It unmounted properly but a ...
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Can't copy to external harddrive because of error: “invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character”

I have an external USB HD that I want to backup my music to. When I try using rsync or cp, most files copy, but some don't because of this error: invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character ...
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Readonly /dev/loop

I am mounting an iso file downloaded from CentOS website using below command as root mount -t iso9660 -o loop /root/Centos7ISO/CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1511.iso /mnt/CentOS7/ But it throws ...
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How to permanently fix small boot partitions

some Ubuntu versions on some machines setup way to small boot partitions (100M-200M). These get filled by new kernel updates and can lead to failing updates. I encountered this problem on default ...
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Problem mounting old UDF cds

My father passed away last month, and I'm trying to recover some photos from some old cd-r's he left in his office. They appear to have been written using Roxio Easy CD-Creator. It burns both a udf ...
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Some USB drives cannot be removed savely

I have two USB 3.0 flash drives, the first hast 16GB and can be removed savely. The other one has 32GB and the menu entry 'remove safely' is not visible. Is this a matter of file system or partition ...
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Swap partition is not mounted by default at boot in ubuntu 16.04 after resizing partitions

I resized my ubuntu partition using gparted from a live cd. I first turned off swap, then deleted it. Then I resized the partition and created a new swap and turned swap on and rebooted. After that, ...
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Enable to recover data and linux partition after windows 10 upgrade

I have a dual-boot windows 8 and Ubuntu with a NTFS data partition on my laptop. After a forced migration to windows 10, my computer restarted on grub rescue mode and i was enable to boot on ubuntu ...
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Make directory look like partition in file-managers

I have made directory in my ~ directory for storing my working files, with name work, added there symlinks to Documents, Downloads, Pictures and such. Now I want to make it look in the system as ...
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Unable To Install VMware tools. Mounting Problems in Ubuntu 10.10

I am Unable To Install VmWare Tools For My Linux Distro 10.10. I tried the following guide from the official vmware site. I Am Currently Running -: Windows 10 - Host OS. Ubuntu 10.10 - Guest OS In ...
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fstab defaults not working as expected

I want to mount a partition to /media/files so that every user can read, write and execute in it. I first tried: UUID=6c95b3f6-90a5-4092-b30f-7a41210595f4 /media/files ext4 defaults ...
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Cannot mount some partitions

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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unable to access cifs network shared drive via fstab entry despite having administrator rights

Good afternoon- I am new to Linux and am attempting to mount a network shared drive with fstab entry but continue to receive a dialog stating "only system administrators have the permission to do this....
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SD card Mounting

I have a 128 GB SSD, and I was looking into external storage devices. I know how to mount a flash drive, but I was wondering if it's the same process with an SD card? Do SD cards auto-mount, where ...
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I can't mount Ubuntu on Windows [duplicate]

I downloaded the Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop) but I can't get the image to run. I'm using Windows 10. I right clicked on the image and select "Mount" but there is ...
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How to dd from smaller SD to bigger?

I run out of memory (8GB) in one system, and I need to move the existing system to bigger memory (16GB). Details /dev/disk4s1 is the input i.e. from where I want to get the data /dev/disk2s1 is the ...
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hard disk not mounting

it shows error like Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/mrityunjay/LENOVO_USB_HDD: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Is it safe to kill power without shutdown, if a flash drive is mounted with the sync option?

I have a single board computer (Udoo Quad http://www.udoo.org/) with an Unbuntu 14.04 OS on a micro SD card. If I mount the disk with the sync option in fstab, is it safe to remove the power without a ...
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Mounting Flash Drive to Compile C++ Programs

I am very new to Linux, and thus have very noob questions. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my hard disk. However, my biggest issue is with flash drives. I have all of my .cpp files on ...
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Windows 10 causes errors in Ubuntu when accessing NTFS drive [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 10 I have been getting the following annoying error in Ubuntu after improperly shutting down windows 10. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/chase/...
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Mounting Windows 3.1 Harddrive via USB Enclosure

I have recently unearthed my old windows 3.1 machine from the attic and was surprised to see it still works. At a minimum, I would like to back up data from the hard drive and, perhaps, create an ...
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Cannot mount first session of multisession UDF bdr50 (only newest session)

After reading through a few threads regarding mounting multisession dvds and cdrs.. I was going to post links but they are external message boards and I'm not sure of the rules on that, so I'll pass ...
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My computer won't boot after trying to mount a Flash drive

I'm a beginner, I'v just installed ubuntu on my computer The problem is that I plugged my flash drive but nothing happened and it didn't appear in the launcher, I read online and then found that I ...
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How to Mount Western My Book Live Duo

I have been reading everything I can to do this and have come to the conclusion that there are too many things I don't understand to make sense of it so finally asking a question. Goal: I want to ...
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Automatically Mount SD card

I have a beagleboard running Ubuntu. When it boots it does not automatically mount the MicroSD card so I mount it using sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 /mnt/ which mounts it perfect. Then I want to upload a ...
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How do I mount and open flash drive

I cannot open USB drives I have two USB drives, and when I insert them they show up as contents :ISO 9660 (version Joliet Extension) — Not Mounted` and contents: FAT (32-bit version) — Not ...
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All LVM enabled ubuntu installations have the same name

This guestion is not particularly new. The problem has been around for some time. Two "ubuntu-vg" partitions unable to mount due to naming clash Unable to mount an LVM Hard-drive after ...
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Error mounting a drive

Hi. I have an ssd and an hdd drive on my computer. I installed Ubuntu on SSD. When i try to mount the hdd i get the error from the image attached. Tyed several terminal lines i found around here and ...
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external HDD mount issue

I am trying to mount my external hdd. auto detection is not working, so I took the help of Ubuntu doesn't "see" external USB Hard Disk sudo fdisk -l giving this result: Disk /...
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unable to mount my external hard disk in ubuntu 14.04

I am using ubuntu 14.04, My external hard disk is not mounting here. it gives error that : My Ex. hard disk were mount easily.I don't no what happen. I have tried this vikky@vikky-Inspiron-5558:~$ ...
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Increase the space on /tmp [duplicate]

I'm getting following error; vp-bash: cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root 3.6G 3.5G 0 ...
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Why can't I write to my external NTFS hard drive, even though my permissions are set?

On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a 500GB external WD Hard Drive. After formatting to NTFS, I can not write files using the graphical Files explorer, I get the pop up error seen below: Pop up error copying ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...