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

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Using files from several OS

I have two operating systems (Windows and Ubuntu) on the same HDD on my laptop. I would like to use some of files (videos, music, doc) in both OS. What is the best way to organize this from ...
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Pendrive is not being detected after formatting with dd command

I cleaned my pendrive using the command: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb However, before proceeding further the power went off and the machine rebooted. After reboot I found that the system is not ...
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usb not showing up or anything no fix helped

The usb only showing up in lsusb and the disk utitily. fdisk,testdisk and gparted wont show it. I cant mount the usb anything, does anybody know a fix for it ?
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Why udisks is not in the system

In Ubuntu manual regarding AutomaticallyMountPartitions is described that Nautilus is using udisks to mount partitions. But when I type udisks in terminal system tells that I need to install it. So, ...
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/media/administrator directory showing 2 folders of the same external usb drive

While I was copying a file from my external HDD to my internal my Ubuntu crashed. This caused a problem, because now i have 2 folders in my /media/administrator folder, one is named after my external ...
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My Nautilus does not detect special Home folders

I had linked my /home/user/Desktop with my Desktop inside Windows 8. I also had liked other folders like Music, Videos, Downloads, .... But unexpectedly I ran my windows using fast boot. then my ...
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HDD error when mounting

When I plug in my external hard disk drive I get this error message: Error mounting /dev/sdf1 at /media/makermex/Seagate Expansion Drive: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Ubuntu touch – /etc/fstab resets after every restart

I have just received the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition and have already started hacking it. Managed to use davfs2 to mount remote drives ok, but anything I add to /etc/fstab is automatically removed every ...
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Ubuntu 15,04 installation

I downloaded ubuntu 15.04 desktop for acer emachines e627. Now made a bootable usb drive out of it using Universal USB Installer. Rebooted and selected flash drive as boot priortized option too. I am ...
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Mount external hard drive with LUKS Encryption + LVM

I recently switched to a bigger Hard Drive by running dd if=/dev/old of=/dev/new However now I am trying to get some files that changed after copying, so I connected the old Hard Drive over USB. The ...
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fdisk problem on sd card

Everytime when I run: sudo fdisk /dev/sdc. i get this message. You must set cylinders. You can do this from the extra functions menu. I have set the cylinders value by ...
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Where Should I mount the Partitioned Drive in order to access them from the taskbar on the leftside of screen?

I installed Ubuntu14.04 LTS. During the partitioning I set the mount point of the extended partition disk to /home and /usr. But now I am not seeing it on my taskbar. Neither it appears on the left ...
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Unable to access SD card vfat

Tried mounting my SD card onto Ubuntu 14.04, but gives me the following error Unable to access "32 GB Volume" Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/polo/0403-0201: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o ...
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no media detected on a usb flash drive

I have a Kingston DT MicroDuo 3.0 and it was working fine till it didn't mount on Windows, Mac nor Ubuntu It appears in the disk utility as /dev/sdd and in the volumes area it shows no media detected ...
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Prevent encrypted drive from mounting in /media

I recently installed 14.04 and am trying to get my encrypted external drive to automount in the folder /usbbackup. Before the reinstall, I made copies of my fstab and crypttab. The relevant lines ...
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Ubuntu Samba auto mounted hard drive permission fails

So I plugged in my harddrive to the Ubuntu Samba Server and it automatically mounted it inside media/user/harddrivename/, so far so good. Now I want to share the harddrive like the foldes I share in ...
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SD card not recognized. Shows up in fdisk

I have an SD card which I bought for my raspberry pi. I wrote a raspbian wheezy image to it and now it is not recognized. It was partitioned. I removed the partition and made a new one. But it is ...
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cant mount ntfs partitions as read / write, “hibernate” error, I have turned off hybrid boot [duplicate]

I would like to access my windows partition from ubuntu, however, when I attempt to mount it, nautilus gives me the following error: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/jacob/TABBY:LOCAL: Command-line ...
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Will this fstab file work?

I am editing some partitions, and I'm not sure about how to correctly put it into fstab. I am trying to do it like this: proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 /dev/md/0 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/md/1 /boot ext3 ...
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Acessing (via terminal) the cifs mount (mounted via nautilus)

I have managed to mount a Windows Share via the nautilus 'connect to server' interface. Anyhow, when trying to access the mount programmatically - it is not accessible $ ll /run/user/1000/gvfs/ ls: ...
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USB drive not mounting on Kubuntu; mounts on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Kubuntu 32bit (not sure which version). I want go back to having Ubuntu 14.04 which I have on my USB drive but it isn't mounting it. I have tried this but but it doesn't find anything: ...
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How to mount the newly created linux partitions?

It seems repetitive even to myself asking this but I've searched this forum and have not been able to fix my issue. I had created one extended partition and installed my UBUNTU 14.04 on it. Now I ...
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I have a dual boot windows 8.1 with ubuntu 14.04. Unable to access drive, How can i solve it?

Unable to access “VIDEO” Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/ashru/VIDEO: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda8" ...
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Multiple connections to a samba share as different users using the same computer?

I successfully connect a Kubuntu family computer to a samba share on an Ubuntu server via fstab using a single username and password. Each family member that uses this computer has his/her own ...
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NAS drive mounted but inaccessible via command-terminal!

thanks to these pages, I have managed to mount my three NAS drives by adding three more lines to the fstab file: volume1_on_d-link volume2_on_d-link shre-on-LS-WTGLF61 However, to my vast ...
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Using second hdd as storage for all users

I have a new build of 14.04. I installed the system on a 128GB SSD and have a 1TB HDD on board as well. This machine will have either two or three users. Ideally, I would like to use the HDD as ...
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Drive not mounting in Ubuntu 15.04

I get this error message when I'm trying to mount my Windows' drives through a file manager which would otherwise mount the partitions automatically. How to fix this? Unable to access ...
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truecrypt permission denied mounting network drive

I have an encrypted file container that I am mounting over a local network (the drive is connected from my raspberry pi) to my laptop. sshfs raspi:/media/sda1/true_folder/ /media/raspi Then I try ...
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how to access to a NTFS mounted disk from terminal

I have found a lot of tutorial on the web that how to mount a NTFS drive but I do not find any tutorial how to access a drive from terminal after mounting. Like what to write to get access after ...
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hd with bad sector losses mount on surface scan

I got an old drive from someone it worked great but which I formatted. After this format it sometimes 'spontaneously' looses it's mount'. As the information which I would like to store on it is not ...
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Fstab - mount a folder that has mounted folders in it

I have an ftp server where I am binding all of the home directories to a folder that has folders in it which were bound to other hard drives. [Anime hard disk] -> mounted to ftp/Anime/ [ftp] -> ...
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LUKS partition lost?

I'm starting to getting desperate about a partition encrypted with LUKS which is not recognized anymore. Here's what happend: Tried to resize partitions on sdb5 (lvm1 in crypt-container1). Made a ...
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Machine with Nvidia card:Issues with mount command on ubuntu using hostname

OS: Ubuntu14.04 64 bit I have a strange problem occuring on machines with Nvidia cards running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. the mount command works when using the IPAddress but fails when using the host name ...
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I get some error when i insert this particular USB disk in , dosent give any error in other OS

Says unable to mount at heading Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/user/HRM_CCSA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5: Command-line `mount -t "udf" -o ...
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Default HDD partitions on Dell Inspiron 3551 laptop

I got a brand new dell inspiron 15 3551 with ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. 3,7GB RAM, Intel Celeron CPU N2840 2´16 GHz x2, Graf. Intel Bay Trail, HDD 500GB. It comes with the following disc partitions; ...
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Use common data folders for two users instead of separate ones

I have a 15.04 machine with basically 2 user accounts, an admin and a restricted user. What I want is that both of them have separate home directories (for system/application settings etc.), but use ...
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Extra folders in /media?

I have a few folders in /media/ and I am not sure why they are there. Two of them are drives I have explicitly mounted in fstab (ssd-linux-data, linux-data), but I am not sure where the other two are ...
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Unable to mount external NTFS HDDs due to duplicate UUID

I'm trying to setup /etc/fstab to automatically mount two external NTFS hard drives on boot, and decided to use the UUIDs as reference instead of the device names. Strangely, blkid reports that both ...
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14.04 USB keeps mounting itself

I'm trying to format my USB flash drive, but when I sudo umount /dev/sdb1 it doesn't work. So I tried to format it with Ubuntu disk utility app. When I tried to unmount it, it keeps mounting itself. ...
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Error when attempting to access external hard drive Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to click on my external hard drive I get a pop-up error that reads Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/andrew/Untitled: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Can't burn image to SD card

I have a problem burning images to my SD card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g6. When I plug my 8gb SD card into the laptop's internal SD card reader it shows up in the dock and I can ...
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Access Encrypted Home Folder

Something happened to my laptop recently and whenever I booted it up, it freezes and my cap locks button blinks. I did a little googling on this and it appears that it is caused due to a kernel panic. ...
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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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can't access the user account

Mistakenly I wanted to change the ownership or /usr and /etc and /home by chown -R username because I thought in this case, I won't see any error saying permission denied in installing softwares ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 can not find Drive [duplicate]

whenever i try to access my drive this appears and i can't access my drive. I am using 15.04 alongside windows 8.1 Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/sharif/EEE: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to mount BTRFS filesystem via CLI with switches defaults,noatime,commit=300,autodefrag

I have ubuntu on a 32GB USB2 flash stick that I carry around with me, it works fine booting on other machines I have to sometimes access. Recently I added a volume that contains a lot of data (a ...
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New install displays errors and boots into cmd line

I've got an old laptop which has vista on it (which is crap) so I've decided to move to ubuntu. I don't have a CDROM or anything like that to mount the installation files on so I did it through ...
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How to mount devices as normal user?

Is it possible to mount some devices without being root and without having sudo permissions?
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Mount USB to the same directory Ubuntu

I have a USB key which is mounted to a directory that I have created. For this I have edited fstab file in Ubuntu The problem is that if I disconnect this key(which was in /dev/sdb) and connect ...
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Can't mount drive - no such file or directory

On the back of this question: How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition? I can't mount my external drive. I tried both: /dev/disk/sdd1 and /dev/disk/by-label/Newx20Volume ...