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

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Stop asking for authentication to mount USB stick

My Ubuntu 14.04 is asking for my password to mount or unmount an USB stick. How can I change it, so that the mount is automatic and no password input is required ? This is about mounting arbitrary ...
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How can I use Ubuntu live disk to get my data from a dead laptop hard drive?

My hard drive crashed, so I'm trying to retrieve the data on it using a Ubuntu live disk. I can access the desktop, and from there I open "files" and try to open "1.0 TB Volume," which (I think) is my ...
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Ubuntu does not mount other partitions

I have dualbooted ubuntu 14.04 together with Windows 8.1. i wanted to extend the partition for ubuntu so i used gparted. i moved a partition to the left then restarted, i was unable to extend the ...
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Windows hibernation: why lubuntu is prevented to mount a partition on which the hiberfil.sys is not present?

I am aware why linux doesn't mount the hibernated windows system partition -- due to the hibernation flag. As far as I am aware, the hiberfil.sys is stored on windows system partition, then why does ...
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CIFS won't reconnect to Samba share on request

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server which writes to a number of Windows machines shared folders over samba. I have all the cifs shares setup in /etc/fstab and they connect perfectly when the server boots up ...
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How to mount local disk on Ubuntu

i am using ubuntu on my server and only access i have is via SSH. I need to add new disk to it but i am not able to do it how ever i try. I hope for your help: Output for : fdisk -l Disk /dev/xvdb: ...
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SD Card reader not picking up UUID whilst mounting root

I've put the root of a Trusty install on a flash SD card, which I will eventually configure as read only, using an overlayFS to make some necessary parts writable, such as /etc. I know it might sound ...
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I moved files to NTFS and cant start GUI in ubuntu 14.10

The problem showed up when i moved folders with cache to my ntfs drive and made symbolic links to it (don't quite remember exact locations of them /var/cache , /var/tmp I guess also /home/roman/.cache ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive, bad superblock?

My Macbook (Snow Leopard OS) was giving me the rainbow wheel of death so I tried booting into safe mode and repairing the disk, with no luck. So I decided to pull the drive out and plug it into my ...
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NFS partition not mounted automatically at boot time anymore

In Ubuntu 14.04, I was auto-mounting my NAS partition using NFS by adding the following line in my /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.100:/volume1/Downloads /home/pierre/Downloads_NAS nfs ...
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Unable to mount NTFS hard drive partition “The disk contains an unclean file system”

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognise CD

~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 dev='/dev/sg1' rwrw-- : 'MATSHITA' 'DVD-RAM UJ8B1AS' ...
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Ultrabay Slim DVD Playback on ThinkPad X230

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X230 that came with a docking station equipped with a Serial Ultrabay Slim. It came with a DVD drive in it and I'm trying to work out how to play DVDs (or use it at all!) but ...
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Mounting Android and copying files over MTP truncates files by 32 bytes

Nexus 5 with stock Android 4.4.4 Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS If I plug my phone into my computer, it's automatically detected and mounted. Using nautilus I can navigate to my DCIM/Camera folder and ...
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How to mount just one directory from a NTFS partition using command line?

After I perform a full system upgrade and install all the drivers, I usually remove Gvfs and all its dependencies and also Gigolo and any other piece of software used in Ubuntu to automatically mount ...
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How can I mount my partition with executive permissions using the launcher icons?

I'm trying to install steam games onto my Data partition (NTFS formatted since I use that partition as a bridge for the few times I have to use windows). I do not want it in my home folder since it ...
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Buffer I/O errors

I notice that when I unmount my external HDD I sometimes getting messages in my logs which saying: Buffer I/O error on device sdX, logical block XX Where the X stands for the device for example: ...
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Best way to mount /tmp in fstab?

What is the best way (options, those numbers on the end) to mount a /tmp partition in /etc/fstab in terms of security and speed on a desktop (laptop) computer (read: not server)? I've heard about ...
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Mount and access encrypted LVM on second drive

On one machine I have an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sda that I can boot into. On the same machine is a second drive with an encrypted LUKS container around an LVM on /dev/sdb (that ...
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Auto mount XFS volume at startup s for skip m for manual recovery

I have moved my Music collection to XFS spinning platter volume sda1. I have chowned volume to user, but still XFS~I will not auto mount when set through disks: # /etc/fstab: static file system ...
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How to read/mount full ubuntu volume from now external hard drive

Yesterday I decided to upgrade my laptop hard drive to an SSD. I was previously running Ubuntu 14.04 on the HDD that came with it. I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 on the SSD. I would like to mount up ...
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Ripping CD's with EAC in wine

I'd like to use EAC to rip audio CD's. The problem is, I can't seem to get WINE to recognize the CD drive on my laptop. Because the CD is audio I cannot mount it. I have already tried creating an ...
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Why does it take 5-10 minutes to mount an external HDD?

I Have an external HDD drive (USB 3.0, 750Gb) almost full. When I connect it to a USB Port in my laptop (USB 3.0 or USB 2.0), it takes forever mounting it (like 5 to 10 minutes) but finally does it. ...
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Need Help connecting WD My Cloud NAS to 14.04

I recently purchased the 2TB WD My Cloud NAS, and now I realize that it doesn't have Ubuntu support and can not figure out how to make it connect. I found this, ...
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How do I mount a “DiskSecure Multiboot” partition?

For a hard drive that has 4 or 5 partitions, I was able to mount one of them using Ubuntu LiveCD: sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt but is there a way to mount to the other partitions? (if using sudo ...
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Unable to mount usb thumb drive due to write protection

I have a thumb drive called EndroCraft-Lin, that all of a sudden turned read only, then became unable to be mounted. It's a PNY 8GB usb stick, that's formatted to an ext4 filesystem. Here's the error: ...
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Script to edit program launch command in terminal

I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Win7 pc. I have all my music in my Windows drive (D: drive). If I need to play from library in rhythmbox, I have to first open/mount my D: drive, so that rhythmbox ...
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Moving documents folder to a Windows Network Share

Well I've recently switched to Linux :) I'm enjoying it so far! Back in my old Windows set-up, I used to have all my documents saved on a network computer in a folder that corresponded to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 asks permissions for everything

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, since I had a 14.04 that I had upgraded a few times. After the install, the OS asks root permissions for a lot of stuff I was able to do without issues ...
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Unable to mount NTFS external hard drive

I am having trouble mounting my external hard drive, every time I try and do so I get the following message: "Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/fuzzy27/My Book: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How do I mount, edit and repack an .img file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. I have to edit a file in the image in order to use it. How can I mount the file so I can edit the text file and then re-pack the .img?
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Mount unknown filesystem exfat [closed]

When trying to mount an exfat filesystem, I get the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/gkp/Backup: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" "/dev/sda6" ...
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NFS client's nautilus hangs when NFS server is ofline

NFS server: Ubuntu 14.04 server NFS client: Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64 bit On Client I mounted the NFS share mount -v -t nfs NFSSERVER_IP:/servernfsfolder ~/clientnfs Mount was successful and I was ...
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Mounting ubuntu 14.04 host folder into VirtualBox guest Ubuntu 12.04 directory

I have a host ubuntu machine running ubuntu 14.04. I would like to share it home folder - let say /home/ln. I have installed a virtual machine using virtuabox running ubuntu 12.04. I want to share all ...
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Mounting external hard disk for all users at start up in ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and recently installed 14.04 LTS. I am having issues with mounting external hard drives for all users at start up. For example, after start up if I login as a user A, only user A ...
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I can't understand why files are not being written to a mounted partition

I can't figure out why files that I'm writing to a device that I've mounted are being written to my main partition. I have the following devices: /dev/sda1 /dev/sdb1 (there are others but I've ...
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Weird NTFS partition display

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC next to Windows 8.1. I have a second HDD which I use to save my documents etc... I have partitioned the disk (SDB) in four NTFS partitions (I made them in ...
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Could not mount iPhone after Restore - 14.04

I am using 14.04 and an iPhone 3GS running iOS 6.1.6. All was working fine out of the box until I decided to restore my iPhone to the same version of iOS on a windows machine. After doing that Ubuntu ...
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Can't Mount NTFS drive “The disk contains an unclean file system”. Unable to read-only and locked out of windows [duplicate]

Unable to access my windows partition. Windows won't boot as well. Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/reinardy/C2D23EBFD23EB80D: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Unable to acces my hard drive volumes [duplicate]

When i try to open a volume it says Unable to access 555gb volume Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/maan/E6B86A3CB86A0AFF: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Root Partition using too much space

I'm having problems with my disk usage. My system monitor says that I have 44,6gb used. But when I run disk usage analyzer, it shows that I have 5.4gb used. My partitions are in LVM. Here some images: ...
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How can I get my 1TB drive to mount and unlock?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 1TB hard drive on my computer. I wanted to try UbuntuMATE on an old 40GB hard drive and installed it on the 40GB hd. I had my 1TB hard drive plugged in while ...
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14.04: Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-Connections

What's the thing about Nautilus and mounted SMB-Drives/SFTP/SSH-connections? Everything works fine until I close nautilus. Most of the time reopening nautilus takes forever and I can't find a reason ...
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Problem mounting ntfs partition to /media

I'm fairly new to linux and I've been trying to synchronise my music on my dual boot system (windows 8 and ubuntu 14.04). I have tried manually editing fstab and using the disks program, but no ...
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How to automatically mount a folder and change ownership from root in virtualbox

It is my first time using virtualbox and ubuntu (14.04), I am on a host Windows 7 OS. I am trying to mount a shared folder that has files I need to access both in the virtualbox and on the windows ...
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Ubuntu cannot recognize external seagate HD [duplicate]

The HD was working fine, but suddenly giving this error. Not sure what to do. Can anyone help me on this. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/gaian/Expansion Drive: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Dividing an existing Ubuntu installation on two physical drives

I am planning to add an SSD drive on my Ubuntu machine. At the moment the computer has a single hard drive, containing the whole install. What I would like to do, is to move the existing installation ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 NFS share does not work

I have an NFS share on my QNAP NAS. I can connect to this share from multiple desktops & laptops with Ubuntu (and Fedora). The thing is that it won't work with Ubuntu 14.10. Am I doing something ...
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Cant mount NTFS drive

I am unable to mount my NTFS drive on the latest stable ubuntu server 14.04 due to this error below: sudo mount /dev/sdc /media/wd3TbHdd -t ntfs NTFS signature is missing. Failed to mount '/dev/sdc': ...