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

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Press S to skip mounting? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7 (on one HDD). Every time I boot into Ubuntu I get a message saying "press S to skip or M for manual mount". When I go back to Windows I get a similar ...
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Input/output error while executing cp command

I'm new in Linux I'm trying to follow a steps for install ROS on UDOO and I have the next problem. When I try to download and unpack ubuntu 13.04 i have the next problems: the command line is: ...
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Need help proplery setting up raid5 (align then mount)

Trying to ¨start over¨ and following this guide: http://dennisfleurbaaij.blogspot.com/2013/01/setting-up-linux-mdadm-raid-array-with.html I used fdisk and mdadm to create a raid 5, and I believe I ...
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“wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error while mounting FAT Drives

I am unable to mount any fat32 or fat16 formatted usb disks under Ubuntu 13.10. The thing here to note is that it is happening only with fat formatted Disks. ntfs, ext formatted external usb disks ...
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Is there a way to force format write protected pendrive

My USB is a Sandisk Cruzer 8 GB drive with USB 2.0. It says it's write protected when I try to format it. Is there a way to force format it ? I try'd some of this ways : varun@varun-pc ~ $ sudo ...
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Cannot mount encrypted LUKS drive with “x-gvfs-show” option

I've used Linux Mint 16 Petra's Disks utility to format my external drive as an encrypted LUKS ext4 partition. The problem is that I can't mount it if I use the option "Show in user interface", that ...
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Accessing other HDDs ubuntu server CLI

This is quite possibly the most basic question ever asked on this forum, but I can't find an answer anywhere. I have installed Ubuntu Server on a HDD and installed two additional HDDs for file ...
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Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ubuntu [closed]

since I could not find how to post this as a blog/post/tutorial in AskUbuntu.. I decided on posting it here, were it is best exposed anyhow ... Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ...
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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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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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How do I mount the documents folder on a different partition?

I'm new to unity and trying to harmonize my dual boot between windows and ubuntu by setting the documents, pictures, videos, etc folders onto a storage partition, instead of in the home folder. I ...
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Why is 'gvfs-mount' not working after a force stop

'gvfs-mount' doesn't work after using a ctrl+z once and reusing 'gvfs-mount' back again. Consider the situation :: gvfs-mount smb://172.17.88.47 Password required for 172.17.88.47 User [nanda]: ^Z ...
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Mounting/Unmounting devices

I mount a device with this commands: sudo mkdir /media/(device uuid) sudo mount (device path) /media/(device uuid) Then when it comes to unmount it: sudo umount (device path) sudo rmdir ...
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Problem with disk unmounting on sleep and mounting on wake

I use a HTPC with XBMC on Lubuntu 13.10 (32 bits) to watch My DVDrips from an external USB HHD, the problem comes when I put the computer to sleep from between XBMC and then I wake up the system then ...
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sshfs and disk usage

I have a 1TB hard disk mounted on / in the same hard disk I have the home, something like 100GB of data. This is the output of df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on ...
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Ubuntu goes into read-only mode randomly

For the last few days, my Ubuntu 12.10 has been going to read-only mode randomly, making me unable to save any edited files, and forcing me to restart my computer, which is a pain because this is the ...
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How to access mounted file systems as a guest user?

In Ubuntu 11.04 I could mount a file system in /media/foo and run chown guest:guest /media/foo/bar -R and have full access in the guest account. After the upgrade to 12.04 I changed my routine to ...
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How to access a usb flash drive from the terminal? (How can I mount a flash drive manually?)

I only have access to the command line I need to backup my data (on the user folder) to a pen. I don't know where/how can I do this is order to access the pen, and then do the cp command. How can ...
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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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How to mount added SATA Drive?

I recently replaced my computer with an older EP-8KARI-X motherboard that was lent to me until I could buy a new MB. The bios does not recognize SATA drives for booting, so I mounted a 250GB SATA ...
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failed to mount /home in ubuntu

While booting up ubuntu, i am getting some error messages which shows that /home fails to mount. I am attaching the image. How can i solve this issue?
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Installing new internal hard drive with Ubuntu. Hard drive and logical name show up with sudo lshw -C disk, but receive an I/O error when using fdisk [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a brand new internal hard drive using a USB install. Using lshw -C disk I'm able to see that my computer recognizes the hard drive is connected. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...
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How to mount a backup drive read only?

I have a backup external USB drive. I wonder how to tell the system to always mount it read only without explicitly telling him everytime sudo mount -o ro /dev/sde1 /media/backup Note: My drive is ...
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Gnome encfs Manager problem! Seeing all files even after unmount

I am either missing the whole point of that ENCFS System or fail to understand how the Gnome encfs manager works! when i create a stash i intentionally chose a newly created and EMPTY directory on a ...
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Mapping a smbnetfs network drive using fstab and .smbnetfs.conf

I want a network mapping to be available to the user via smbnetfs at system startup without having to type smbnetfs /media/network every time, so I used this entry in /etc/fstab: smbnetfs ...
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kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown block

Since a couple of days, i can't boot. I have a kernel panic error : And I used boot repair to generate the file below: http://paste.ubuntu.com/7118756/ I tried many things i find on the web related ...
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How to access files on a drive from an older system, mounted in a new system?

I've recently built a new system, after a rather large physical injury was sustained by my previous system (a precarious balance, and gravity, were not a happy mix). Surprisingly the /home drive of ...
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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu ...
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Mount drive through command line (as if I clicked on it in nautilus)

I'm writing a backup script in which I need to mount a drive in the media bay of my laptop. I know that I can get the job done by messing with fstab and the mount command. Perhaps that's the easiest ...
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Mount NTFS on Ubuntu start up - rc.local vs fstab

I've found out two ways to automount a NTFS partition on Ubuntu start up. File /etc/rc.local: mount -t ntfs /dev/sda8 /mnt/data/ Or by fstab: UUID=1C02CB8502CB627E /media/data/ ntfs defaults 0 0 ...
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PlayOnLinux mount/umount iso @ start and end of program

I have a little script to mount/unmout an iso and change the screen resolution before start and after close. It works perfectly while using sh foo.sh in the terminal, but it does not mount anything ...
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Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?
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error mounting ubunitu on windows partition, windows 7 hibernated [duplicate]

im a new user of ubuntu, im using edubuntu 12.10, i hibernated my windows 7 OS and is crashed, so i want to access the windows partition bt when i try, i get an error saying: Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Why won't my previous HDD mount in 12.04?

So after closing the lid one morning and heading out, I come back to my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm booted to the grub menu, being asked to choose which kernel I would like to load. I choose ...
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How to recover photos from mtp mounted device (nexus)

I had a couple of photos on my nexus device which I didn't backup yet and where deleted in a mysterious way (my mom claim she has nothing to do with it. I wanted to try and recover them and learned ...
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fusermount: mount failed: Permission denied

I'm trying to use google-drive-ocamlfuse to mount my Google Drive to an Ubuntu 13.04 VM I own on remote sever so I can copy some very large project-related files to my work computer. I've been ...
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How to mount an old /home directory after OS clean re-install?

Before re-installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I unmounted the /home directory. After a clean re-install, I recreated some of the users and installed the ubuntu-desktop package, then re-mounted the old /home ...
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Diasble writes for automounts

I am trying to customize 12.04 disk. The process I am using is to configure the system and then convert it to ISO (Make a Live CD from Hard Disk Install). One of the requirements for the target system ...
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Nautilus doesn't mount in Xmonad: Not authorized to perform operation

I'm using Xmonad as my window manager. In the application nautilus, whenever I try to mount my usb sticks, it shows me the dialog "Not authorized to perform operation." I have tried putting this in ...
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How to mount novell share?

I would like to mount netWare service on my linux. Could someone give me example how such a line should looks like in fstab?
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What command is Thunar using to mount USB device?

I set up rsync as an hourly cron job to back up data to an external USB device which is always plugged into my machine. I see that Thunar (version 1.6.3 / Xubuntu 13.10) can mount this device when I ...
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log files prevent clean root umount

My root fs is always dirty after shutdown. To see why, I added a couple of lines into /etc/init.d/umountroot: /usr/bin/lsof / | /usr/bin/awk '$4 ~ /[0-9].*w/' ... mount -o remount,ro ... /bin/bash ...
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Can Partition images (.img), directly mounted under Linux

Can partition images like nandc.img uImage are file system, can this mounted directly in Linux? mount command? Data inside image file can be viewed? Appreciated Thanks,
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mounting and shared folder between guest machine and win 7 host

I am experiencing a problem I already shared a folder named "virtual_share" on win7 and mount it on my oracle virtual box on ubuntu with the same name. But I cannot copy anything to the shared folder ...
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Problems reading filesystem of recorded DVD-R

I am experiencing problems when trying to read DVD-Rs or DVD+Rs recorded by different TV DVD Recorders. Usually the problem is that when I try to manually Mount the dvd with the udf option (with auto ...
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Cant get ubuntu usb to boot

I recently had Linux Mint installed on my new laptop with windows 8.1. I had problems booting to Mint so i installed rEFInd and managed to get Windows and L+Mint to boot correctly. I decided i wanted ...
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Error mounting/format/part bootable USB

Error mounting: mount: block device /dev/sde2 is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sde2, missing codepage or helper program, or other ...
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cannot mount NAS server

I have read the threads related to this issue but all of them start from ahead of where I am. My NAS is connected to the routeur its IP address is 192.168.1.41, port 3620 I can copy files back and ...
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how to mount with udisks to specified directory

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I need a portable solution (to work on various linux systems) and to be in my user's home directory for mounting a partition after login or after boot. From what I searched on ...