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

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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu ...
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how do I mount a second hard drive?

My laptop has a 32GB SSD on which I've installed Ubuntu, and a 500GB HDD where I plan to store my files. When I try to download big files (like blu ray movies) it says it can't because my HDD is not ...
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I'm Unable to change/set Read write permission on mounted remote drives and directories

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I've been working on a read write permission issue involving a network drive mounted locally on my Ubuntu box. I Use this device to run my Plex server, I keep my media files on a ...
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How to create a mountable backup with partclone(after using clonezilla), i can normally restore from with clonezilla?

So, i want to mount a clonezilla image file. For this to happen, i would use partclone and instead of ca 500 small files i will get one big file, which i could mount. Can i afterwards delete the ...
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Deja-dup cannot access Truecrypt volume when run from Cron

I have a deja-dup set up to backup into a mounted Truecrypt volume. It works fine but now I would like to run deja-dup in my own intervals via Cron (set up for my account): * * * * * env DISPLAY=:0 ...
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'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory'

I got this error while booting 'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory' Then i followed this I Booted into recovery mode and opened terminal and ...
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ecryptfs mounts as read only

I did the following (http://haridas.in/how-to-put-encrypted-contents-on-cloud-storages.html), and after mounting, the mounted dir is read-only filesystem: I created two dirs: one to /home/user/dir1 ...
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No permission to automount external HDD using ntfs-3g

I wanted to modify my mount options for my NTFS external HDD so that I can execute programs on it. I added the following line to my fstab accordingly: UUID=CE665A3F665A290B /media/Josh ntfs-3g ...
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error mounting /mnt/affe26f1-c669-4794-9015-7aff45393795

i get an error message when I booted after changing a mounting option for a partition /mnt/affe26f1-c669-4794-9015-7aff45393795 is not ready or not present i tried with mount ...
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Image file size exceeds 700 MB

I downloaded an ubuntu image file, but its size is 30 MB more than a CD can hold. Also, my computer can not boot through a DVD or USB drive; what should I do? Please help!
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upgrading ubuntu via mounted iso [duplicate]

I want ot upgrade from 12.04 (32BIT) to latest (64BIT). I have mounted the iso because I dont have cdrom, but I cant find the runable to open the dialog. I have followed this answer and downloaded ...
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Mount partition sdb get message permission denied?

I have 2 server with different ubuntu version,first server use ubuntu 8.04 and second server use ubuntu 12.04, now i want to use 2 HDD in first server ubuntu ver 8.04, so second server not function ...
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FATAL: Module loop not found

I am getting the error FATAL: Module loop not found. I am trying to mount an iso. When I mount the iso this error appears: mount: Could not find any loop device. Maybe this kernel does not know ...
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WD Elements 1042 External Will not work

I'm trying to get all my data at this point. Any help? Once and a while it will mount but cant get data off quickly. Error Message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/ubuntu/Elements: Command-line ...
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network share write protected

I use the "FreeFileSync" folder syncronisation tool to synch my laptop with the office server. My Ubuntu version is 13.10. When I use nautilus to connect the server with smb//:{ipaddress}/{share name} ...
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Disk failure, fsck not doing anything

Note: This started off as a question but while i was typing i tried different things and eventually got it working. I still wanted to post it in case it can help anyone else Problem: Crashed disk, ...
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What's wrong with my HDD? It takes 5 minutes to mount!

Every time I need to mount my hard disk, I need to do this: I type sudo fdisk -l into terminal I wait 5 minutes till it completes "its scan"; I mean till it shows up my HDD I input the mount command ...
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“dmask” and “fmask” mount options

I tried this command to mount manually : sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /media/external -o uid=1000,gid=1000,utf8,dmask=027,fmask=137 I am not getting what dmask and fmask does here. I know they are ...
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Confusion about overlay filesystem in ubuntu

Suppose some commands below: mkdir -p /tmp/rootfs mkdir -p /tmp/rootfs1 mkdir /mnt mount -n -t overlayfs -o rw,upperdir=/tmp/rootfs,lowerdir=/tmp/rootfs1 none /mnt As a result, I can see ...
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Error on mounting BTRFS volume on Precise

I use a 12.04 (Precise) fully updated (kernel 3.2.0-58-generic x86_64). In other partitions, I installed the Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (Alpha version) to try out. I can't boot into the Trusty system any ...
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How to use a folder in a network drive as workspace in eclipse

I've been trying for some time to mount a windows share and use that as a workspace in eclipse. I finally successfully mounted (it's way more complicated than it needs to be I feel) using this method. ...
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Unable to Mount a hard drive previously used in Windows [duplicate]

So I have an ASUS laptop that I have 2 HDDs in and I just uninstalled Windows (probably going to install in dual boot later, maybe not) but I backed up all my important data to my secondary HDD. Now, ...
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AUFS shared over SMB and NFS

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 as a file server with 3 disks, two contain files and one contains parity of the others, using snapraid. I have been able to share one disk as both SMB and NFS, but now I ...
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An error occured while mounting /.(also /home)

I've read through related threads but a lot of the suggestions seemed somewhat vague and unhelpful. I re-installed Ubuntu 13.10 yesterday after running into some problems. I set it up to where / ...
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USB doesn't start automatically

My computer doesn't load USB drives the way I expect. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an ideapad P500. I have read the Ubuntu wiki titled Mount/USB and I still find my situation strange. Please read on ...
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Mount disks at startup

I want to mount my drive just after I login. I followed an answer on stackoverflow. It asks to create a script in /etc/profile.d directory. I am pasting content of the file here #!/bin/bash ...
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usb can not be mounted

I am using a sandisk 8 GB, installed with ubuntu installing unetbootin, or whatever I do not remember. When I plugged it into the pc, it read as follows: Unable to access Ubuntu 13.04 i386 Error ...
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unable to mount hdd from terminal

I currently have two hard drives installed on my computer: $ sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 465.8G ├─sda1 ext4 ...
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Why won't my shared folder mirror the files from my Ubuntu in Windows?

I am having a problem with sharing of folders with the host. I have an Ubuntu 13.10 installed on VMware Workstation 8. I have Windows 8 as host. I tried almost every possible solutions available but I ...
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remounting read-only GPT filesystem as writable

I'm trying to read from a rescued macbook harddrive - here's the info from fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sdc: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors ...
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How can I hide encrypted volumes from Unity users?

Basically I want to make sure that users cannot mount or attempt to decrypt and mount local volumes. I figured for unencrypted volumes it is sufficient to create a noauto fstab entry that points to a ...
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Can an infected DVD+RW affect a Linux PC?

Yesterday I started my laptop (using a sudoer user because I wanted to install one program) with an infected DVD + RW inside my laptop (it was recorded using aother computer that is infected and I ...
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How do I change the default overflow size in Ubuntu

Google is failing me, It appears in some systems it's located in a (script)file called mountoverflowtmp under /etc/init.d/ However it doesn't appear to be there in Ubuntu, and I'm not having any ...
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I think about adding a second hard drive to my laptop

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop and I want to replace the DVD drive with a 16GB SSD drive. Now I have just 2 partitions on my hard drive ( / and /home), after adding the SSD drive I want to use it ...
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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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Mounting the image to disk [closed]

Using qemu-img i converted disk as a bootable how can i mount this one to my system while i use normal mount For example mount /dev/sdb /bootable it through special disk can't able to mount
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cannot mount a hard drive

I have a second hard drive that has a partition for /home mounted on the first drive. yesterday, the booting failed because /home cannot be found. I run 'blkid' and see its uuid is gone. but when I ...
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How do i mount my internal hard disk when in “Try Ubuntu” mode?

I am running the "Try Ubuntu" mode and I want to clear some of the data on the hard drive to install Ubuntu, but I cant access the hard drive at all, the hard drive works though. I am new to Linux and ...
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Unable to mount External Memory - Help!

Please help, my computer had a problem with it's USB ports, they were damaged and sense then didn't want to recognize any mass storage devices. Then I got a 4 port USB hub and that did the trick. I ...
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Where does a Ubuntu system store the username and password for a mounted system?

I have mounted a windows system from a folder. First I pressed ctrl + l. Then on top in location by samba protocol I connected to the remote system. I provide the remote system username and password ...
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Can no longer mount Guest Additions CD in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest

I've been using VirtualBox for weeks for school. Tonight, out of the blue, my virtual guest locks up and when I reset, there are so many issues. I first had an issue with my screen no longer resizing ...
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how to mount file type

I have recently imaged some floppy disks to img files. the disks had some bad blocks. So I am trying to figure out the File system type, so that i can mount, and repair the files. I tried $ sudo ...
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Data Recovery Problem

I'm new at Linux, so I promise no matter how simple the answer is, it will all be news to me. I've found a lot of questions online similar to mine, but I'm not having much luck with results. This ...
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How to unmount when umount hangs due to disconnected disk?

I have an external disk connected via USB that was accidentally disconnected uncleanly. Now lsing the directory in which it was mounted gives Input/output error. umounting the directory simply hangs. ...
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Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file

I've just bought a new laptop. It comes pre-installed with Windows, which I don't want to use. I confirmed with the shop staff before buying it that it would work with Ubuntu. I've repeatedly ...
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Working with different size and type hard drive in HP ProLiant ML330 G6 & Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I was given a HP ProLiant ML330 G6 with two Seagate Barracuda 250 GB 7200 RPM SATA Drives. There are 4 bay slots on the machine and I've got several other drives I'd like to be able to install on the ...
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Unable to mount USB 3.0 external drive

[update: i've tried reformatting the drive as HFS+ and still run into this problem] I have a 1TB Lacie USB 3.0 external hard drive that is formatted as exfat. I can't get it to mount my Intel NUC ...
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nautilus freezes when copying files in externel devices

i'm unable to transfer files to any external devices mounted on my system such as phone(nexus4), pendrive / external hd (ntfs) partitions. I followed this procedure ...
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umount dev/sda1 to mount dev/sda1 or change partition to ntfs

well I installed Ubuntu but I can't play many games I would like too and I can't change to NTFS with Gparted because i'm using /dev/sda1 and I would like to know if its possible to change with ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...