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

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only 96GB of ~750GB after mounting to /home/…?

I got a 800 GB partition out of a 3 TB HDD, fomated it with ext4 and mounted it to /home/elliot/BigData permanently via /etc/fstab. It works fine but after rebooting I got only 96GB free space out of ...
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mhddfs back to single mount

I am currently mounting mhddfs like this int /etc/fstab: mhddfs#/mount1 /HDD fuse defaults,allow_other,nobootwait,nonempty,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=007 0 0 and I am also mounting my hard drive ...
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Error when trying to mount using live CD

I was following this answer to resolve my boot problem and when running: sudo mount /dev/sdb /mnt I get this error: mount: /dev/sdb already mounted or /mnt busy The sdb is the drive which has 3 ...
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How to format a shared partition which you can access even if you have hybernated

I have searched for this specific question but I didn't find anything useful. I have created a shared partition so that I can access it both from Windows and Xubuntu; it is an NTFS partition. The ...
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Ubuntu Server - itself unmounting, must mount again to work

i have recently installed 1TB Seagate Harddrive (HDD) to my Raspberry Pi 2. I have installed ISPConfig and them Torrent client (Deluged), harddrive is connected via external power adapter and ...
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fdisk not showing partition, parted does

I just noticed when doing a fdisk -l /dev/sdl that my partition is not shown: Disk /dev/sdl: 2.7 TiB, 3000592982016 bytes, 5860533168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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gRsync set permissions same as when copying

I am having trouble with permissions when using gRsync. The reason I am using grsync is it seems a lot easier to use my mounted windows share when using the browse feature. Currently I'm not sure how ...
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Unable to access “895 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/mdnazmossakib/01D189A576840DF0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sda1" ...
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Why is AuFS not mounting all drives?

I'm running AuFS on Ubuntu 14.04 with 13 hard drives Some of my drives can be seen in AuFS and others can not. Here's an example Not showing up in AuFS ls -lart /mnt/4tb01/IAm* -rw-r--r-- 1 root ...
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Sharing a Time Machine disk via Netatalk 3

I've seen a few guides around the internet for having wireless Time Machine backups. I've tried using a few of them but never got 100% what I want. Here's my current routine: Create an encrypted ...
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CIFS mount is not recoverable after sleep or hibernate

I have Linux Mint Mate 17.3. The following mount points are defined in my fstab: //at.xxxxxx-it.net/ORG /mnt/L cifs user,auto,credentials=/home/liptak/.cifs.secret 0 1 ...
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How to move file into trash from a mounted diretory with symlink?

I have a filesystem mounted under my home dir. For example, /home/user/mount/. I have a directory /home/user/mount/Downloads. And I have created a soft link to it with /home/user/Downloads. When I ...
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Home directory recovery

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, Document folder created in /home/user/Documents. Copied some data in document folder started giving warning space is less to load graphics. I was having another 145 gb ...
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New to Ubuntu partitioning: Can someone explain mounting and basic partitioning?

So, I love Ubuntu, but I think I'm a bit lost when it comes to all the technical details of partitioning. I don't really understand what mounting is, and that may have led to my current issue. I have ...
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SD card won't work

My laptop won't detect my SD card nor here at ubuntu or Win10. So I: sudo fdisk -l and... WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU ...
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How do I recover encrypted home folder after deleting filesystem

I was trying Ubuntu 16.04 but had issues and decided to install 14.04 over it. I have 16.04 installed on a single ext4 partition and encrypted my home folder (I remember the encryption passphrase). ...
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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Ubuntu 15.0 doesn't read USB external DVD player

I am trying to play a CD and I plugged an external CD player but UBUNTU doesn't see it. The cd spins and somewhere I found that it is dev/sr1 but I am unsure on how to make it mount the external disc ...
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Accidentally mounted a partition on /usr

I mounted a partition on /usr accidentally. Hence, I have lost access to sudo command and can't unmount the partion. I am using AWS EC2 instance and don't have password for root user set. What are ...
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A particular video DVD will not mount (DVD Drive spins up with out access) on one laptop

I have the exact same problem on my ASUS K52N while it works fine on my old HP Pavilion both laptops are running the same Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have installed the same libdvdcss2, libdvdread4 etc on ...
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Some DVD videos will not mount and play with VLC or any other video player

On my ASUS (64 bit) running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 installed and I can play some video DVD's with VLC but this particular dvd won't mount (which is the type that can't ...
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Identical mount points for the same partition

I was installing Ubuntu using the mini ISO image and I ran into the following error when partitioning my disk: Identical mount points for two file systems Two file systems are assigned the ...
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My normal user file system only works in read-only mode and i don't have the password for the root user

I have Ubuntu Server V14.10.the administration of this system disappears with a former employee. I do not have the root password and apparently the file system for the user that I use is protected and ...
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Constant problems with external encrypted hard disks

I am using an encrypted hard disk for backing up my (also encrypted) laptop disk, running Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit. The built-in laptop disk works fine but the external USB disk, after working for ...
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Windows hibernation prevent sdb2 mounting [duplicate]

I had to mount windows 10 partition in ro format as ubuntu was unable to mount in rw because it insists that windows is hibernated. I disabled fast boot and secure boot and even deleted the secure ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...
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Automatically mouting partitions at startup

Other than my OS partition, I have two other partitions on my drive. At startup, one of them is automatically loaded while the other one is not. How to change the settings so that none of them is ...
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GUI doesn't have escalated permissions, Ubuntu 14.04 lightdm

Relatively new user here. So I am having some permission issues with the desktop. The sysadmin before me set up Ubuntu 12.04 on the other machines, and it seems to work OK. I set a new machine up ...
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What is the difference between /etc/fstab and /etc/mtab?

Both /etc/mtab and /etc/fstab contain data about mounted volumes, for example: /etc/mtab /dev/xvda1 / ext4 rw,discard 0 0 proc /proc proc rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev 0 0 ... /etc/fstab ...
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Mounting disk automatically on terminal and persist across users and restarts

On the GUI, we can click on the File > Devices > HDD-Name to automatically mount the disks to /media/. I could mount them one by one manually, i.e. ...
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How to Mount this SD card?

I get in Discs I looked in OS X that it is 16 bit formatted but it should have been 32fat but it is not. There is Raspbian which does not work correctly. I want to format the disc to fat32. ...
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Mounting an encrypted external HDD from Windows

I created a bootable external HDD loaded up with Ubuntu 14.04 and opted to encrypt the drive when I was installing everything, but now I would like to access some of the files and cannot see the HDD. ...
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How do I mount my dropbox drive on a removable SD card in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I get dropbox to syc to my sd drive. I have mounted the SD card automatically and showing as a volume with the correct size of 268 gb. However,when rightclick the dropbox icon and within ...
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problem with mounting hdd on live ubuntu

I am trying to boot my PC using bootable Ubuntu CD. PC boots fine without any issue and I am able to use Ubuntu. PC has 1 500 GB HDD which i want to mount on this live ubuntu but I am having issues ...
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Adding loaded SSDs to a clean installation

I have just clean installed Ubuntu on a new PC. I have several other SSDs with data on them. They are not currently installed. Can I plug them in and use them on the new system without losing the ...
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following error with accessing my partion. i have window 8.1 alongside with ubuntu

Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/sniper/SHARED: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda5" "/media/sniper/SHARED"' exited with non-zero exit status ...
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Mount Old Synology HDD Drives to a Ubuntu Server Machine

I am building a new computer that will replace my 5 year old Synlogy DiskStation NAS. Can I install the WD Red HDDs on the new device without losing my media files? Or does Ubuntu have to convert the ...
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ubutnu 14.04.4-How to avoid automount of devices

I would like to know how does work the automount of all the devices at the startup of the system, and when I insert a new usb device. I have a live distro of ubuntu 14.04.4 (without any gui,so I can ...
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NO partition on my hard-drive - can't mount

I'm new to Linux and I am having an issue with my Hard-drive. With Windows I have never bothered with partitions on my Hard-drive. I have just put my files directly into it. I am unable to get this ...
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Issue with elf loader (wrong $ORIGIN for mounted fs)

I am tring to run android studio from RAM. I just compress file system with executables mount them with squashfs and overlayfs and then run it. It works. But some executables works differ. adb unables ...
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Hard Drives Mount When Booting Up Ubuntu 15.10

I have a problem where my two additional hard drive will mount up automatically. When I unmount them from my Files access I get this error: Error ejecting /dev/sdb: Command-line `eject "/dev/sdb"' ...
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Can't start without systemctl after moving /home

Due to storage limit I recently moved /home, /tmp and /usr directories of an Ubuntu Unity 15.10 installation from independent ext4 partitions to ZFS datasets. This question relates the process I ...
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mount.cifs hangs and becomes unresponsive

I'm connected to a CISCO VPN in order to access to a remote Windows Server. I'm using mount.cifs to mount a shared folder on this server. Here's my mount script: #!/bin/bash stweb="/mnt/stweb" ...
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ASUS E200HA SD card reader not working

I'm fairly new in the Linux world. I recently bought this laptop and got it running with Ubuntu 14.04 (but I also tried 15.10 and 16.04 beta2 to see if the problem goes away, it didn't help). ...
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ERROR MOUNTING a single internal HDD used as EXTERNAL via USB PORT

This internal HDD used as external hard disk via USB PORT carried data without any OS in it.. It is currently in NTFS type format. Problem Once while I was browsing on this HDD1 (External one) it ...
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SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC 128GB Won't Mount

Macbook Pro early 2013, Ubuntu 14.04 (latest updates as of March 30th 2016). Everything works in OSX. A regular 2GB SD card worked in Ubuntu. When I plug it in it shows up in /dev as mmcblk0. When ...
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My system won’t start. Error no such device: …

Because of a very long story I found myself having two Linux systems. As one of the two was obsolete, I decided to get rid of it. I deleted its partition, and then sudo update-grub and because ~ ...
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How to mount a virtual hard drive to an existing virtual image?

I need help expanding my hard drive. I created a virtual image to run Ubuntu on an Oracle VM (fixed 8Gbs). I have since created a second virtual hard drive that will expand as needed. I want to ...
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Ubuntu to windows 7 share cifs mount going dormant

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation and I have a windows 7 pc with a hand full of share mount points.. The mounts work great if I am constantly using them, However if I let them sit for a little ...
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URBackup auto backup

im very new to linux and would really appreciate some help. Ive installed windows server 2012 on pc with virtualbox. I then installed ubuntu 14.04 desktop on a vhd. Installed URBackup, setup all ...