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

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Secondary HDD (4TB) does not detect in Ubuntu

I have connected 4TB HDD as secondary drive on MY PC running Ubuntu. I have tried to configure using below command and received errors. vishnu@vishnu-pc:~$ sudo dpkg -i ...
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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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Lost main directory after fsck file system repairs

I did file system repairs on my 475 GB partition on an external USB hard drive. with main(root) directory named xyz. After the repairs by fsck, when I connect it to the computer the partition is not ...
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Mark mount as network mount (or disable nautilus thumbnails on certain mounts)

By default nautilus only generates thumbnails for local mounts, so it skips network drives. Unfortunately, certain fuse and unionfs mounts are not recognised as being network drives, so it thinks it ...
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So many users on ZFS pool? Cannot kill them all :( Cannot export pool :(

Hoping someone can help me. I am trying to export my ZFS pool so I can upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.10. I tried doing do-release-upgrade, and lost my pool, on discovering instructions, I have ...
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Ubuntu server some sort of deadlock

I've made some changes recently to set up my network slightly differently in the home-brew data centre. I had the machine hooked up via PowerLine but my RCD seems to heavily interfere and the speeds ...
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Unable to load my external HDD

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 in my PC in dual boot mode along with Win 10. I have been trying to use my WD external HDD, but an error is preventing me from doing so. This is what pops up when I connect ...
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“An error occurred while mounting 0” after rebuilding computer

Ubuntu Server 14.04, installed recently with no swap partition. I was running this system just fine and was ready for "final installation" - that is, putting the components in the case, removing the ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 Uses 97% of Disk

I have two disks, a 120GB SSD and a 1TB HDD. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with the following configuration: 7GB linux-swap on SSD / on remainder of SSD /home on HDD but I got this error: There ...
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Apache/PHP cannot write to external harddrive

I have a 2 tb external harddrive that i mounted. The drive is NTFS and is mounted at /media/server/storage The problem is, i have a script on my website that uploads files to that harddrive, ...
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media player wont play drag and dropped media files

I just got a Sony nwz-e384 walkman. I transfer files Drag and drop, but the device refuses to play them. When I do the same files, in the same way (drag and drop) on windows, the device will play ...
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Why doesn't my dvd/cd-rom show up with the “mount” command?

So, mount is supposed to show all file systems mounted in the OS file system. However, this is not the case for my system: the drive is called cdda//:sr0/, and no part of this is revealed in the mount ...
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Share encrypted folder with Samba but only mount on demand

There are some similar questions, but my situation differs a bit. I have a server running 24/7 with a raid, which is shared via samba. I want to encrypt some folders on the raid and make them easily ...
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Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 unable to mount partition not listed in /etc/fstab after crash

Following a crash while moving the mouse over a Firefox tab, my Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 did restart properly, however it only sees the disk(s)/partition(s) listed in the /etc/fstab. I cannot mount any ...
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Steam Library-Must be on a filesystem mounted with execute permissions

I've looked at various questions and threads and forums on this and nothing has worked. I've been trying to mount a HDD that I have my linux games installed to. This drive worked flawlessly in the ...
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How do I remount a filesystem read/write?

My cat walked over my keyboard and pressed "magical" SysRq u, doing an Emergency Remount R/O. How do I reverse this? On How do I remount a filesystem as read/write?, SirCharlo claims The correct ...
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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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Ecryptfs remove hard drive without logout

As many Ubuntu users I use ecryptfs in order to protect encrypt my home directory. I know that loggin into my system ecryptfs decrypts my files and symlinks them to the actual location of my home ...
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How to split RAID 1 disk created under Windows Server

I got a RAID 1 created under Windows Server 2012, as you can see : $ fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors [...]Disklabel type: gpt[...] Device Start ...
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Can't boot ubuntu OS 14.04

I got some updates for Ubuntu 14.04. I installed them, and few minutes later the PC turned off automatically and I could not go in anymore... Every time I try to turn on my PC I got this message ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10 won't mount movie DVD

I have struggled for days to make my machine read some movie DVDs (tried with a few). Weird, it mounts an Ubuntu-installation DVD, but doesn't mount movie DVDs. It used to work fine (with the same ...
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Partition data unavailable until opened in files [duplicate]

I have one disk with all ubuntu partitions and a separate Data partition. If i try to open a file located on Data partition through a program the file is unavailable. If i open the partition in Files ...
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Problem with mounting storage devices

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04 and have several external storage arrays (nothing special a 5 disk RAID10 box, they appear to the OS as a single disk) I use the UUID to mount them with /etc/fstab ...
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How do I mount a file system with execute permissions on ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to do this so that I can install games on separate hard drives on steam but I can't because I keep getting an error saying New Steam library folder must be on a filesystem mounted with execute ...
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Repair a PC without network, cd, nor usb

Here is my issue. i am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Since my last apt-get upgrade something went wrong and my network card does not work anymore, and it's impossible to mount any usb stick. as i said in the ...
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Micro SD card not detected using memory card reading in Ubuntu 14.04

lsusb gives Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub *Bus 002 Device 013: ID 14cd:125c Super Top SD card reader* Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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second hard drive, encrypted (LUKS, but mounts separately)

I have two storage devices in my machine. When I installed ubuntu, it offered to format the SSD and install to it, which was what I wanted. I didn't offer to do anything with the second. Fair ...
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lsusb detects the device but it still doesn't mount

I have a WD passport external hard drive which used to work fine as recently as this morning. Now when I connect it with my laptop, nothing happens. Here's what I done so far: lsusb detects the drive ...
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How to install dkms?

I am a new user to Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to install dkms for virtualbox, but I keep getting a window that says " CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr - Release amd64 (20150218.1)' is required ...
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How to mount ntfs permenantly via ntfs-3g

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to permanently mount my WD Elements external harddisk. I currently use this to mount it manually: sudo fdisk -l The drive normally is at /dev/sdc1 sudo mount ...
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How to automatically mount swap partition?

I didn't use a swap partition during installation so now that my ubuntu is installed, I used GParted Partition Editor to create an unallocated partition which I formatted as linux-swap. It didn't ...
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Where is the device for this folder?

Im trying to mount my smart-phone, and transfer some files, but when caja opens the disk it never does it right, and certain functionality like search doesn’t work right. So I just want to mount the ...
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whats going on with fdisk?

I was trying to find the device mount point of my smart phone, when I ran sudo fdisk -l and saw something more curious. ... Disk /dev/ram14: 64 MiB, 67108864 bytes, 131072 sectors Units: sectors of ...
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New Library Location and Auto Mount Secondary Drive Problem [duplicate]

This problem has two parts. I want to change the location of say 'Pictures' from the currently empty default to my storage HDD (Storage HDD, Ubuntu SSD, Windows SSD). The way I want to do this is by ...
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Ubuntu Server joining an Active Directory Windows Domain

The gist of what I want to do is add some Ubuntu Server hosts to my Windows Active Directory (2008r2 level), limit access to each server via a group, then further limit the sudo permissions on the ...
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Cannot mount windows 10 shares using open-vmware-tools, vmworkstation12, and Ubuntu 14.04LTS

Update: I think this might be resolved by installing open-vmware-tools v10, but I can't find the package for Ubuntu 14.04. VMWare has some packages here, but they don't include 14.04, and I can't ...
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Unknown FAT for HDD on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux (Ubuntu 14.04) and I'm not sure how to configure computer systems yet (although I really want to learn how it all works). I'm trying to enter into my external HDD through GUI (I don't ...
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Secondary hard disk does not auto-mount

I have a secondary hard disk (8 TB, ext4) that does not auto-mount on OS startup despite "auto-mount" being set to "on" within the "Mount Options" of the "Disks" utility application. How do I enable ...
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mount.nfs access denied by server

Here are the steps I've taken so far: server01 # apt-get install nfs-kernel-server server01 # mkdir /home/acoder/Public server01 # vi /etc/fstab I found some useful info when grepped "mount": ...
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My drive on terminal become green

my drive has become a green label (default is blue) because i tried something with "mnt" and "fstab" on my ubuntu can somebody help me how to change the color to default? because it makes my drive is ...
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USB Flash drive mounts /dev/sdb1 but not to mount point in fstab

I am trying to automount any flash drive to a specific mount point (/usr/local/flash). I have it successfully working to /home/pro/flash but need to change it so it can be accessed by the guest login, ...
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How to convert sshfs command to fstab entry?

From another SO question, I understand I should create an entry in fstab to permanently mount an access to a virtual machine. I am not Linux expert. The magic command which allows me to perform this ...
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I am having trouble mounting an internal hard disk partition and another hard disk partition doesn't shows files in it

I am using Ubuntu and Windows 7 in my computer, but lately I can't access Windows 7 since it shows a disk read error. I am able to access Ubuntu, but I can't mount or access the C: drive partition ...
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Unable to mount anything through gvfs

I used to mount remote folders on my computer using the simple "connect to server..." tool available in Nautilus, which worked perfectly, using sftp and gvfs. For some reason, after I updated to ...
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Kubuntu automatically mount USB in /media/usb0 as read-only

After a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, my USB drive is automatically mounted as read-only in /media/usb0 instead of /media/<username>/ Mount output $ sudo mount … /dev/sdb1 on /media/usb0 ...
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What controls the device name in /proc/mounts?

In /proc/mounts, my system used to show /dev/mapper/sda2_crypt as /. After used for some days, including kernel and software upgrading, the line changed to /dev/dm-0 as /. What happened? I booted into ...
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converting filesystem of internal HDD from FAT32 to NTFS

I was dumb and used FAT32 as filesystem. Now I want to download files larger than the size of 4GB, which is not possible for FAT32. I use a dual boot (Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10) and the HDD is ...
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rsync not working, /media/* not working in terminal

I've been using rsync --recursive --times --delete --log-file=/media/Data/Log.txt /media/Data/Documents/ /media/Backup/Documents2 rsync --recursive --times --delete --log-file=/media/Data/Log.txt ...
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What's that green line when I perform a ls -la? [duplicate]

I am not an expert on Ubuntu, so this is probably a very basic question. When I open a terminal and perform a ls -la in a directory, I get: jverstrynge@devjverstrynge:/home/httpd$ ls -la total 4 ...
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Unable to access “62 GB Volume” SD Card [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and inserting a Verbatim 64GB SDXC card into my laptop's sd reader. I receive the following message. Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/alex/0123-4567: Command-line ...