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

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udev rule seems not working properly to force the usb device into fix location

I've created a udev rule to force my usb devices into fixed folders at /dev/ (one, is a webcam into /dev/video1 and the other one is a framegrabber into /dev/video0 ) I need to do this because, by ...
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Proper way to mount a hfs+ dive for read and write

So I have this drive from my old Mac Pro which contains a lot of data (about 1.5TB). I switched to a Linux box (running Ubuntu 15.10) and now I need r/w access to it. I got it working using this ...
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Edited /fstab, ruined everything, need help

I run Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox from a Windows 7 OS, I ran into some problems this morning, started troubleshooting which lead to me editing my fstab file, I think I deleted out an essential UUID. ...
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Error when reading SD formatted on Camera

Hello I have a 64GB microSD card (Samsung or Sandisk) and when I format it in the Ubuntu Laptop it works fine. When I use it in my Canon camera and I formatted so I can record when I try to mount it ...
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Another noob wondering where I went wrong in Fstab

I still don't quite understand the last two numbers in Fstab... I heard that one is the "dump", and "dumping" didn't sound like anything I wanted and/or needed, so I gave it a value of 0... I also ...
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Linux launcher resetting to “default” programs, logging me out when I try to change

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 via virtual box on a Windows 7 OS, I had a blue screen last night which I think has corrupted a file to do with the partition perhaps. When I login the programs in the sidebar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS - RAID 5 volume vs capacity discrepancies

I currently have a RAID 5 setup on an Ubuntu 14.14 RAID setup includes (3) 2TB disks. The RAID /dev/md127 is showing 4.0 TB in size. Which would be correct I believe on a RAID 5 setup with 6.0 TB in ...
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an error occurred while mounting /mnt/ata-HL-DT-SI_DVDRAM_GH24NS72K2AC8GK5355 [closed]

My DVD writer is not working so that I mount the CD/DVD Drive in mount directory and now I am getting this type of error when my Ubuntu starts an error occurred while mounting /mnt/ata-HL-DT- ...
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Mounting cifs drive gives: mount error(22): Invalid argument

I'm trying to run: sudo mount -t cifs //user.my-backup.com /mnt/wal_drive -o iocharset=utf8,rw,credentials=/etc/backupcredentials.txt,uid=postgres,gid=postgres,file_mode=0660,dir_mode=0770 However ...
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Gparted cannot unmount USB

I recently bought a new USB, anyway when first plug it in i get this error. Which is clearly wrong as this comp has never seen this USB before. And it does end up mounting anyway. It shows up in ...
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Can't mount USB : “Not Authorized”

Since three months I am waiting and searching for a solution to mount a USB stick again. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 32bit and 64bit Dell machines and I could not really find a useful answer what ...
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autofs not working after update to Ubuntu 15.10

I use autofs to mount the drives of our server (cifs), which worked fine in the past. After updating Ubuntu from 15.04 (Vivid) to 15.10 (Wily), these mountpoints regularly hangup. ls ...
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Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working

I have problems with booting Ubuntu 14 on my computer. Normal booting ends to grub rescue mode (can't read something from hard drive). Actually only way I have managed to boot my computer is to use ...
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Flash Drive completely unrecognizable yet I can access files on it

This is the strangest behavior I have ever seen with a storage device. When I connect my USB flash drive, it automatically opens the directory /media/albert/Linux Mint 17.3 MATE 64-bit and I can see ...
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Ubuntu 14 cannot mount hard drive

I have a new Dell Inspiron 3847 desktop running Windows 10. It has a 2TB hard drive. I installed Ubuntu 14 on a USB drive and booted from the drive. Everything seems normal except that when I try to ...
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“No caching mode page present” when USB flash disk attached

When attaching a USB flash disk (NTFS formatted) to a laptop with Ubuntu Server 12.04 on board, I get following messages: [ 3572.355603] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page present [ 3572.355640] ...
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Mapped Network Share to Media folder

I am really new to linux and i have two ubuntu machines at home each with a usb hard drive plugged in. I managed to share the drives between the two machines so they both have read and write ...
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Drive auto mounting as read only (errors=remount-ro)

My system is auto-mounting as read only and I have no idea why. Output of fstab: cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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Files in fstab mounted CIFS folders are not available automatically

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, and I've mounted some NAS folders using /etc/fstab. My problem is, that after rebooting Linux, applications such as Crashplan and VirtualBox (shared folders) see all mounted ...
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File system check in each boot when booting from external usb drive

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 from an external usb drive, and mostly works, except that every boot the system complains about the file system not being cleanly unmounted and forces a file system ...
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How to use NFS to share a mounted drive?

I have a SSD where I store my OS and I have a 1 TB hard-drive where I store my files (mounted at /run/media/owner/ExtraHDD/). I want to share my files. I can share my SSD (such as /home/owner) using ...
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Creating Mount Points

Could somebody please help me? I'm rather new to Ubuntu and just trying to figure a few things out. Just as an example, I have a program that writes a lot of log files to a folder called ...
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Permissions on secondary internal HDD [duplicate]

So I recently reinstalled ubuntu on a computer at work and now I am setting up the secondary internal HDD. I followed the directions here for mounting the drive (the drives was already formatted into ...
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Mount hackintosh fusion drive in ubuntu to recover data

I followed this guide http://www.macbreaker.com/2012/12/how-to-set-up-fusion-drive-on-hackintosh.html to create a fusion drive from an SSD and a HDD to speed up the pc. Something happened to the PC ...
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Transferring large files between an Ubuntu machine and a windows machine

I have two computers, one with Ubuntu 14.04 (PC1), the other one with Windows-7 (PC2). I have a >2GB file to transfer from PC1 to PC2 and I got a timeout message by using the usual way, i.e. using the ...
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Samba share mounts have wrong permissions

In my /etc/fstab I have multiple lines similar to //myserver/myshare /media/Server/myshare cifs credentials=/home/myuser/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0 However I can't access all the ...
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Moving Files to an extrenal Hard drive

When I turned on my computer, the gui would not let me login. I can login in through the command window, though. After some cursory looking around (checking permissions, moving all the files to a new ...
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mounting network attached hdd( mybook) on ubuntu permission denied

I have tried following the suggestions at How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? and tried both the usage of smbfs as suggested by the accepted answer(gave problems with smbfs) ...
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Udisks doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

If I mount a device from commandline as user I usually do something like udisks --mount /dev/sdc1. However since my upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 this command seems to be gone. A package called ...
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NFS performance issues, freezing, not connecting

Ubuntu Server 15.10 with NFS server on it sharing using: cat /etc/exports /nfsexport/Common/ 192.0.0.0(rw,nohide,no_subtree_check,sync) Server runs at max 5% memory and CPU usage. There 3 LAN ...
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Clean Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - Second HDD is Read Only - How to gain permissions?

I recently wiped Windows 10, and installed Ubuntu 14.04 directly on C drive. I also have a secondary 2TB drive with only media, music, photos, movies. I am now unable to access the drive. The drive ...
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How to access efi boot partition as read-write?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 (efi mode) and now I want to go to a read-write access of the efi boot partition. For secure boot to work, I installed the Linux Foundation's ...
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How do I transfer files from an external hard drive running windows to my PC running Ubuntu 15.10? [duplicate]

I have files on a Windows PC and so I took out the hard drive and connected it to my computer running Ubuntu 15.10 via a usb cable to transfer those files Here what came up when trying to open that ...
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Automount and Virtual Machine

I decided last week to change my OS, only because I absolutely hate Win10. My plan was to create a virtual machine with Win7 (BTW I love it -) and run this on ubuntu 15.10. I do not know anything ...
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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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Do “multiple users one machine” work well on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to set up my Ubuntu desktop with multiple users (all except one users are locked and that one is currently working): one for me, one for brother and one guest account. But I've discovered ...
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Cannot mount cdrom drive

I cannot mount cdrom drive on xubuntu 14.04. Here is my /etc/fstab : Any suggestions ? (if you could also provide me a brief explanation, so that i can deal with it alone the next time.) # ...
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smbnetfs with remote share: Writing multiple files at a time via CMake very slow or deadlocked

This is the command I am running on startup to mount my remote share. sudo -u nuzz smbnetfs ~/netmount -o smbnetfs_debug=5 -o smb_debug_level=5 -o log_file=~/logs/smbnetfs.log -o allow_other I can ...
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Setting up gvfsd to specify options when autolaunching gvfsd-fuse

According to http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/utopic/man1/gvfsd.1.html gvfsd automatically launches gvfsd-fuse (http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/utopic/man1/gvfsd-fuse.1.html) I want to know ...
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External USB Harddrive not recognized

I got an external HardDrive that I want to recover. I don't know what the previous user did, but it was definitely a software change. lsusb recognizes a harddrive with the following output: Bus 002 ...
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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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Unable to mount USB on Ubuntu 15.10

I was trying to create a bootable Windows 7 USB stick using the instructions in the blog post below: CREATE A BOOTABLE WINDOWS 7 USB DRIVE FROM LINUX (TESTED ON UBUNTU) But after trying to format ...
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Where can I find the mount point for SMB shares in 13.04?

In older Ubuntu releases, you were able to access the SMB shares mounted with Nautilus by going into the ~/.gvfs/ directory. I found it very convenient, since I like to use Nautilus to mount the ...
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Where is the smb mount point in 15.10 of shares mounted via the file manager?

From Ubuntu 15.10 I want to access movie files on a samba server for editing in Avidemux. I cannot open the files from within the file open dialog of Avidemx because the smb network share doesn't show ...
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Where is the GVFS folder in 15.04

I can't seem to locate the GVFS folder in Ubuntu 15.04 has its location changed from 14.10? The old location: /run/user/1000/gvfs/ Is always empty, no matter how many samba shares are mounted. ...
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Phone with SD card not being detected as a media device but pen drive is being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Earlier my sd card in phone was being detected as /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdb2 when I ran df -h It was shown in /media/rvakash/device_name but now after I tried to format it ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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ext4 file system repairs

I have been trying to get my data back from a 475 GB partition which was my /home partition on a 500 GB external hard disk with ubuntu 14.04 installed on a 20 GB partition. When it developed problems, ...
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I can't unmount a “ghost” pendrive

The other day I put a Kingston flash drive from a friend that I could not format. unfortunately for me the flash drive in the system remained as a ghost and i get this message every time I want to ...
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trying to connect ubuntu with windows xp using samba server

I am facing the following problems when I am using samba server to share folders between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows XP. First, I create two folders in Ubuntu then share it to a local network by using ...