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

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Why opening a folder via a shortcut makes Audacious to start?

I have very recently decided to use Ubuntu Mate. I installed Audacious and whenever I open a folder via its shortcut (placed in the panel) Audacious runs by itself and starts to scan the folder opened....
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Install linux-headers on nexus 7 2013 running ubuntu touch

I have installed ubuntu touch on my nexus 7 2013 recently, and have faced problem installing driver for Moxa Uport usb adapter. Actually the driver needs to be compilled and this is why I need linux ...
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Open LUKS encrypted disk with only password

My PC has 2 disks: SSD: Ubuntu with LUKS encryption HDD: My files with LUKS encryption (same password) I installed new Ubuntu on SSD and now I want to open my HDD in it but when I enter password ...
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Unable to burn blank dvd

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 I am using k3b as my default dvd burner When I insert any blank dvd I get the following error: unable to mount DVD-R Disc location is already mounted I tried with DVD which ...
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How to mount Ubuntu partition permanently writeable?

When I boot I always get the login terminal (not the gui). I always have to use the recovery mode and remount the Ubuntu partition with: $ mount -o rw,remount / After that, I get into the normal ...
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Change google drive folder location with grive-tools

I have installed grive and set it up in some ./data folder. Then I installed grive-tools, because I don't want to run the grive command every time I want to sync my files. After opening the Google ...
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Automount in 16.04

I need automount for internal and external storages. On boot and on connect. For now I have to click in file manager to make it accessible which is weird for 2016! I know that only udev can be ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu with LUKS. System hangs at “cryptsetup: sda5_crypt set up successfully”"

I've looked at a couple methods but this is all new territory for me. Workflow: I boot up my machine, then I'm asked for my pass phrase, I successfully enter it and I get the "cryptsetup: sda5_crypt ...
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How do I mount a disk to provide needed space on top level directory?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a disk with about 80GB of storage. Recently, I started getting errors reporting that I did not have enough storage space. I have other drives with several Terra-bytes ...
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USB Drives only mounting when login to GUI not via SSH session

I recently upgraded from 14.04.3 -> 16.04 and am noticing some strange behavior with my USB drives. In 14.04.3 I could restart my system and login via SSH and I would see my USB drives mounted, but ...
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Is it possible to mount an iso in writable mode ? [duplicate]

I would like to know if it is possible to mount in mode writable. I mean to mount a content of an iso file in order to modify it in /media/USERNAME/NEWFOLDER
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Accessing a server directory

At my university, I have a home directory located on the main university server. To access this directory, I have been given some instructions which will mount the server on my local machine, and ...
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“ No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu”

While attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 I get this message: No root file system is defined please correct this from the partitioning menu On the "Installation Type" window, the partition table ...
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How can I format or delete an SD card that is not being recognized?

I'm in a similar situation to the one d3vid was in. I'm trying to reformat my SD card because I believe that's what's making it so hard for my computer to recognize it. Gnome Disk Utility recognizes ...
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File transfer from oneplus X to ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I cannot transfer files from my oneplus X (oxygen based android 5.1.1) to my laptop (ubuntu 14.04). Using MTP, only shows drivers, and using PTP, can only transfer camera photos. How to transfer all ...
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Package dependencies

I am installing vlc in ubuntu 14.04 then its showing some error.. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be ...
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How can I mount a Samsung Camera on Ubuntu?

So I have been trying to mount my Samsung 3150f camera and I have been using a combination of these two tutorials: Detect and mount devices? Can't transfer photos from Kodak Easy Share C195 ...
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How do I mount a RAID in Ubuntu?

First, I'm a total newbie to this platform and only have a very basic knowledge of command line input in Terminal... Long story short, I have a five disk LaCie RAID box (RAID 5) that seems to have ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 Eject SD Cards Itself?

System: 16.04 Ubuntu on Macbook Air 2013-mid. I just went sleep, system locked screen and then logged in back again. I see Ubuntu ejected my SD memory card itself. I want to understand why because I ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive in Xubuntu

I am trying to gain read access to an old MacBook hard drive, but I cannot even get it to mount in my desktop running Xubuntu 14.04. I have already installed hfsprogs, but when I plug the drive in (...
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Mount partition with grub

thanks for responding this question I have a multiboot config with Windows and Ubuntu and i want to edit the config of the grub to unmount the Ubuntu partitions if Windows is chosen, and if is ...
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Is “mount --bind dir1 dir2” an alternative for hard links for directories?

It's a known fact that you cannot create hard links for directories. My question is whether can one use mount --bind dir1 dir2 instead of creating a hardlink of dir1 to dir2? which can't happen
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mount sdb1 and sdc1 to the same mount point

how can I mount sdb1 and sdc1 to the same mount point? I think multipath-tools is suitable for this purpose but I don't know how to use this tool (if it is suitable!)
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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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Recovering from NFS file

I used to have a NAS storage (STOREX NAS-351). After a firmware upgrade, the system is unresponsive and won't get connected to the network. I extracted the hard drive, a Western Digital Caviar SE 500 ...
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Cannot add or delete a file from internal drive [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 along with Windows 8 and I have 2 drives in windows, C and D. In Ubuntu, I can open and read these drives. But cannot delete or add files and folders to these drives. Please ...
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Hard drive strange mounting behaviour

Ubuntu Desktop, latest version. I'm having an issue with one of my hard drives, randomly (Or an unknown trigger) the mounted hard drive will re-mount it's self, and will become mounted twice, both ...
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Error mounting system-managed device

I used to work with windows 8.1 on my notebook. After a few problems, I decided to remove it and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. So far, so good. But now I cannot mount a file cdrom (documents,mp3...) . ...
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Mounting a windows partition: worked once now cant access [duplicate]

I have a hard disk from a windows 8 machine that I am trying to recover some documents from. I plugged the drive into my ubuntu laptop and could easily access the files on the windows partition (...
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Can't mount CD/DVD on Kubuntu 16.04

I'm having a strange problem on brand new machine with freshly installed Kubuntu 16.04. It won't recognize any CD/DVD I insert other than audio CD. The optical drive was not new but from older machine ...
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Mount count is not reset after automatic fsck run at boot

There's a PC running Xubuntu 15.10 (wily). The system is configured to run fsck on a partition when said partition is mounted 20 times. After that, the expected behaviour is that the mount count ...
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Error mounting all my usb flash drives on Ubuntu 15.10

Error mounting /dev/sde1 /media/sot/bigsot: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,utf8=1,showexec,flush" "/dev/sde1" "/media/sot/bigsot"' ...
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Disk Partitioning in Ubuntu

I am trying to follow Linux from Scratch at this step, where I am creating another partition on a disk. I am new to disk partitioning through linux. I installed my Ubuntu OS as a dual boot with ...
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Automatically mount partitions of external HDD after login and not to look for them during startup [Ubuntu 14.04]

Currently, during startup the system tells me that : "The disk drive for /.../MyDrive is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, or press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery." So I ...
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How to “dismount” an active partition from Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04 LTS and I have a physical hard drive with 4 partitions: 1) The main Ubuntu system partition (Ext4), 2) The interchange area, 3) My data partition (NTFS), and 4) The ...
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How can I mount VBox shared folder in Gnome-Ubuntu editing “fstab” on startup?

I am new to Ubuntu. Once I have tried to edit "fstab". But after editing the file my whole system had crashed. I have re-installed Ubuntu. I want to mount my j_drive from host OS windows-8.1 to guest ...
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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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I/O Performance on my mounted drive is extremely poor

I have a windows 7 machine. I have installed Oracle Sun Virtual Box here. On this Virtual Box I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed. I have mounted a remote windows network share in my ubuntu using ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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using 9.04 trying to install 16.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install 16.04 for two long days now. I need help. I dont really know what im doing since 9.04 is unsupported. I want to install 16.04 however I tried mounting the ISO and nothing ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install, broken VMware Tools

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and let VMware Workstation 12 install it using the easy installation process. The minute I boot up the VM, I try and share folders using the VM settings window, and the ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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Is there a way to run a command in fstab if a mount fails?

I have an NTFS partition used by both Windows and Ubuntu. However, mounting sometimes fails, and I need to run ntfsfix. Is there a way to automatically run ntfsfix if that partition fails to mount?
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Banshee and Rhythmbox can't import media from NTFS

I have windows partition that hold my music collection and its NTFS, I mounted it with this on fstab : /dev/sda3 /data ntfs nosuid,nodev,nofail 0 0 If I navigate using nautilus and double click ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: //SRV-...
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Cannot reboot or poweroff Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.5.4-040504-generic Whenever I try to reboot or power off I receive: Failed to power off system via logind: Transaction is destructive. This began at the same time that I ...