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

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My external hard drive keeps unmounting and remounting itself

I have a Seagate 500 GB desktop external drive. When I plug the drive in through USB 2.0, it immediately auto-mounts and functions for about 1 minute before unmounting itself. After a few more minutes ...
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Gparted - How to move partition to extend the size

I want to extend the sda1 to take the full unallocated size: The steps are as the following: Move sda2 to the right Increase the size of sda1 to fill the space But the thing is, I didn't get ...
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KDE asking for password to mount external hd

Any ideas as to why kde asks for root password when mounting an external hd (using the gui)? It did not use to do that. Has something changed in the way thing used to work?
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LUKS encrypted FS can no longer be mounted after upgrading Kubuntu

everyone! I fresh installed Kubuntu 15.04 these days but before I copied my /home partition to a encrypted partition on my spare HD. The problem is that I can decrypt it but cannot mount the LVM no ...
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Unable to mount 2 4TB external seagate hdd but can mount either one by itself

I'm not sure if this is a bug or what. It certainly is preventing me from getting any useful work done. I looked through previous posts but can't find anything that seems to apply so my apologies if ...
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Enabling ACLs in Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS

Hi I have a book on Linux that says "if I want to mount the device represented by /home to use ACLs on files in /home I have to add acl to its options in /etc/fstab then the book gives me this ...
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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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Mount LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to mount a LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share, but whatever options I try, it fails. showmount 172.16.3.84 -e Export list for 172.16.3.84: /harddisk/volume_1/data/public * I tried the following ...
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How to mount disk image taken in linux and run in virtual box

I want to get virtual box to mount and boot the disk image I took a month ago. I have been able to mount the drive and can see its contents, everything is accessible, I want to now get the image ...
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Convert external hard drive RAW to NTFS partition [duplicate]

I have hard drive (in RAW format) having corrupted windows in it. I want to convert my hard drive from RAW to NTFS. I tried EaseUS and other recovery software in Windows system (by removing corrupted ...
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'Unable to mount Filesystem' Error

Trying to extract data from a 'bricked' Western Digital MyBook Live 2tb drive. I came across a forum that advised to use Ubuntu (booted from a CD) on my Macbook. Managed to download and create a ...
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How to mount UBIFS/MTD partitions?

I have a lovely mount: unknown filesystem type 'ubifs' error with Ubuntu 14.04. What package provides this functionality? It should be included in some previous versions of Ubuntu. The mtd-* ...
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Does ubuntu reinstall preserve the mount points?

I am trying to reinstall ubuntu 14.10 after it tried updating to it from 14.04, failed and the GUI stopped working. (I suspect it has to do with it overwriting the graphics configuration and not being ...
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Mount UFS filesystem

How do I mount a partition with UFS filesystem (FreeNAS) in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm a total Ubuntu newbie and just switched from FreeNAS. There should be ll the info I need I guess, but if anyone would ...
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Root Owns Home Directory, chown does not work

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and having various problems. I have traced it back to the fact that my user's home directory (/home/user) is owned by root. The /home directory is actually mounted on ...
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Server No Longer Boots [duplicate]

Sorry about my lack of knowledge but this is my first experience with Linux We have a Linux server on our network (a Hyper-V VM) we had an issue with the RAID controller on the host that went ...
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Second drive not allowing user accounts access

This problem recently started when I added about 5 new user accounts to the workstation, Before that this problem did not exist. I am running Ubuntu on a SSD and have two other drives that contain ...
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Why is my external USB hard drive sometimes completely inaccessible?

I have an external USB hard drive, consisting of an 1 TB SATA drive in a Rosewill RX35-AT-SU SLV Aluminum 3.5" Silver USB 2.0 External Enclosure, plugged into my SONY VAIO VGN-NS310F laptop. It is ...
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can't find /home/username/Box in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

I'm following the tutorial here to mount Box.com on my Ubuntu machine. It works great up until the last step: mount ~/Box Which spits out there error: can't find /home/username/Box in /etc/fstab ...
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how do I solve “Server requires packet signing to be enabled” when mounting a windows share?

11:12 dev@ubuntu ~/qsr (build-0.3)$ dmesg [57392.897482] CIFS VFS: Server requires packet signing to be enabled in /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags. [57392.897935] CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return ...
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Ownership on USB drive correct but read/write permisisons denied

I am really at a loss with this problem. I recently changed UID numbers of my users (username was kept) because I changed authentication to kerberos/ldap authentication. This works all fine, I have ...
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Unable to mount recently used hard drive in Ubuntu server after USB enclosing broke

I am trying to mount two internal hard disks in Ubuntu Server 14. First of all, I had a 4TB Seagate hard drive that I had used before. I was mounting in under /samba/allaccess for sharing. The 4TB ...
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How to prevent duplicate bind mounts?

My fstab contains this: 192.168.0.8:/mnt/HD/HD_a2 /media/storage nfs rw,user,auto,hard,intr 0 0 /media/nas/Music /home/benubird/Music none bind,user,auto 0 0 If I run mount /media/nas twice, the ...
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Problem mounting my external hard disk

I'm unable to access any data from my external hard disk, because I can't mount it. namrata@fighter:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 003: ID 125f:a31a A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd. Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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Problem with EXT4 in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to create a file system EXT4 on flash drive, and I failed. The resulting file system was not mountable. Mount gave an error. In addition, I formatted the drive in other distribution in EXT4 ...
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Can't open external hdd

I could not mount my external harddrive to transfer all my files `Error mounting /dev/sdc2 at /media/lucas/UUI: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot error

Ubuntu runs smoothly on my system but after updating it created a critical problem. When I start my computer its says following errors: — Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) — Check rootdelay= (did ...
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How to give the CIFS Server control over rights of files? - fstab mount nas rw only r

Hy, I use Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. i defined the mount in etc/fstab. I configured my NAS (Synology) to give the user "admin" all rights - rw files. When I mount the share via fstab I get all kind of ...
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the disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present error on startup [duplicate]

On start-up I get the error: The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present but then Ubuntu starts normally. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows ...
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USB drive doesn't auto mount

I was trying to create a live USB on my Ubuntu 14.04 system using the 'dd' command. After this operation, on inserting the USB stick, the device does not mount automatically as it used to get before. ...
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Ubuntu doesnt mount anymore an mp3 usb player

I have an arena oregon mp180 and in the past it was used to be seen like a normal USB stick. Today, after a couple years, I am trying it again, but Ubuntu doesn't mount it any more like it used to ...
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Swap partition goes inactive after every start

My fstab looks like # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name ...
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can't mount ntfs flash drive to embedded device

mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/usb failed: Invalid argument while attaching NTFS usb Drive to embedded device which is linux based. it is an POS device which we used for Swiping the ATM Card
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mount point changed

in my machine I have a partition that I mount after logging in. Usually it is mounted in /media/Data Since yesterday (I don't know what I did) it is mounted in /media/Data_ and the mounting ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 mounts iPhone disk spaces and after a while unmounts them

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3, Ubuntu 13.04 On 12.10 and before, I could mount my iPhone without problems. Ubuntu mounted automagically two "shares", "iPhone" and "Documents on iPhone", and you can access your ...
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Missing File After Destroying KVM

I am using virsh to manage my KVMs on Ubuntu 14.04. I store my disk path targets (.IMG files) on an LV and mount it manually. I, of course, forgot to mount this LV after a restart but virsh was still ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 “Unable to access” HDD

I have three external hard drives, one 1TB and two 3TB drives, all formatted as exFAT. They all used to work fine; two still do. But now, when I click on one of the 3TB drives in Nautilus, I get an ...
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mounting drive remotely on server

I'm doing a school project and we've been given access to some servers, so we can build a simple Cassandra database. I need to mount a drive on each instance -- there are four instances. The ...
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Error while opening a different partition in ubuntu [duplicate]

I had done a dual boot by installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 14.04 in a NTFS partition. I made another separate NTFS partition for accessing files in both Ubuntu and Windows. Initially it worked normal ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone (SOLVED)

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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how to go back from mount -rw -0 remount / to read only system?

I lost my password so, followed the steps written here to change my password. After changing the password, i am trying to reboot my system by writing reboot but it is giving me an error shutdown: ...
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Mount USB drive with write permissions for everyone or specific user

I know there are similar questions but I get some specific problem I can't overcome. I have: HDD split into two partitions. /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2. sdb1 is NTFS and I don't need it. I need sdb2 ...
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“Invalid argument” when trying to mount my USB

On Ubuntu, I'm trying to mount my USB [] dmesg ... USB Mass Storage support registered. ... scsi 2:0:0:0 Direct-Access Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 ... sd 2:0:0:0 [sdb] 15679488 512-byte logical blocks: ...
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How to solve iso image mount?

root@milenko-HP-Compaq-6830s:/home/milenko/2014a# mount -o loop MATLAB\ R2014a\ Unix.iso /mnt/iso mount: you must specify the filesystem type Here is what I got with parted -l Model: ATA FUJITSU ...
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WD Elements External HDD stopped mounting after a few mounts on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an external WD elements HDD, 1 TB, which used to work fine on windows for over 3 years. After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine, I was still able to use my external HDD and it worked fine. ...
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Image file won't mount

I have tried tackling this over the past thee weeks. I have looked at too many examples and not one answers my question and those that have tried, despite reporting back the error, I get no further ...
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How to add unused disk space in HDD to /home

This is the condition of my current partition. I have 8 GB of swap space. The extended partition has 492 GB among which only 100 GB is usable, which is /dev/sda5. Then a 1 GB boot partition, which ...
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I need help mounting an lvm2 partition with 14.04 LTS live USB

SOLUTION: I was able to mount the partition and copy the files to another drive! sudo fuseext2 -o ro -o allow_other /dev/mapper/vg1-lg1 /mnt was the key. I still have not been able to access the ...
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Problems with Windows Domain shares?

I have a problem with my Windows Domain share. I can't connect to it. Here is my fstab file: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...