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

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Increase the space on /tmp [duplicate]

I'm getting following error; vp-bash: cannot create temp file for here-document: No space left on device df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/root 3.6G 3.5G 0 ...
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Why can't I write to my external NTFS hard drive, even though my permissions are set?

On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a 500GB external WD Hard Drive. After formatting to NTFS, I can not write files using the graphical Files explorer, I get the pop up error seen below: Pop up error copying ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...
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How to connect to Windows Share Without Password

I'm trying to access the sdcard that is inserted in my HP Officejet Pro 8500A. My research shows that it should be accessible via The IP and the folder memory_card. For instance if the printer's ip ...
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16.04 Quicklists SSHFS Mount Problem

I have a launcher that looks like this... [Desktop Entry] Name=Mount Options Comment=Mount Utility (Unmount by Default) Exec=sh -c "sudo umount /media/*" Icon=/usr/share/icons/nouveGnomeGray/48x48/...
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ubuntu Wily cannot read windows system drive (c:)

i have dual boot (win 7 and ubuntu wily) on my current notebook (lenovo b40-45 amd-A8). After the last three updates of ubuntu wily, i cannot see the contents of the drive c: (where windows system ...
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How to Install ONE Operating System on Computer with TWO Hard Drives - NOT Dual-Boot

I have a computer with two hard drives, one small, the other large. I wish to install Xubuntu onto this computer with the operating system itself on the smaller hard drive and all of my data stored ...
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Sandisk Cruzer Blade not detected and can't be formatted

My sandisk cruzer blade is not write protected and it is not mounted in ubuntu. I can't even format it using Disks utility in ubuntu. dmesg | tail info: rishi@rishi:~$ dmesg | tail [192006.789212] sd ...
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Installed Ubuntu due to Windows 7 failure, need to save windows data drive

I am a first time Ubuntu user. I have installed Ubuntu due to my Windows 7 did not want to boot up (tried safe mode, command line, boot disk, boot from usb....etc. ) On my Windows 7 setup, I have ...
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Mounting usb drive error

It is my second day on Linux. I am having difficulties mounting an USB drive. It shows this error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb1/mnt in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab How can I get rid of this error?
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Understanding Linux Partition Table [duplicate]

In Windows OS I used to have 2 partitions: partition #1: Windows OS partition #2: WorkPlace Please take a look at my current partition set up: Partition | File system | Mount Point | Flags ==...
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Skip mounted network folder when host is offline

On my desktop Ubuntu 15.10 (A) I have mounted some folders on another Ubuntu box (B) on my LAN. I used this guide: How to Create a Network Share Via Samba Via CLI (Command-line interface/Linux ...
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Trying to create a NAS on Ubuntu 15.10

I am new to linux and am trying to make a NAS out of an old comnputer, I was going to use FreeNAS but my computer didnt reach the requirements. Here are the specs of my computer if anyone has ...
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mount img with dolphin

I'm running 16.04 and I am trying to mount a img file, but I have no option to do so. How can I add the ability to mount? Preferably something gui based and just either a context menu option, or ...
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mount ntfs partition without booting into windows [duplicate]

I want to mount my hard drive NTFS partition with read & write permission. But i am getting this error. The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused ...
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How to prevent Thunar from becoming unresponsive when a network drive is detached without being unmounted

I have a NAS drive at home which I mount using sshfs. Sometimes I forget to unmount it from my laptop and take the laptop to work. But then Thunar becomes unresponsive and I usually have to restart my ...
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Partition Errors and Remounts Read-Only when Accessing Specific File

I have a pretty basic system running Ubuntu 16.04, 1 HDD, running a few partitions: sda1 - EXT4 - 100G - / sda2 - EXT4 - 723.5G - /home sda3 - NTFS - 100G - (windows) sda5 - SWAP - 8G Whenever ...
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USBMount is not unmounting NTFS drives

I installed usbmount on my Debian NAS and It works fine. But there is one problem: the external devices won't get unmounted after removal. I've tested it with 3 devices a la 3 TB data so far. Seems ...
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Can't mount CIFS through fstab

Trying to mount a CIFS share (from Freenas) at boot, but I can't seem to get it to work. //freenas/mast/ /media/plexshare cifs guest,uid=1000 iocharset=utf8 0 0 I've tried using an IP rather than '...
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Unable to mount partition on boot

I have installed linux (Ubuntu 14.04) and Windows 10 alongside. After dividing one partition into two from Windows side, now linux unable to mount the partitions on booting. It shows following error ...
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hard disk mounting as external device when trying to dual boot linux wiht win 8

i have tried to install ubuntu alongside windows 8 several times using http://howtouselinux.net/dual-boot-linux/ hence first of all i divided the free disk space from windows into 3 partitions (for /,...
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External hard drive not detected after first boot : Xubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem and hope to find help by someone. On the first boot of my Intel NUC after a longer period of time (for example, over night) Xubuntu won't mount nor detect (blkid) my ...
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Can't find my DVD drive in Ubuntu 16.04

I guess you could say that I'm a slightly educated noob (I know, a little knowledge is a dangerous thing). My drive worked fine in Mint 17.3, but I am now running Lubuntu 16.04 and my DVD drive has ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 unable to read DVDRW

This morning I opened this question here, and it was brought to my attention I was using an oldversion of MATE. I have upgraded to 16.04. Now, when I try to play the dvd, it spins up the disk, tries ...
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How to automatically mount 2nd internal Hard Drive

(Just upgraded to 16.04; still getting things working...) Right now, I have two hard drives. I have the 2nd internal hard drive mount location symbolically linked, and I don't really want to change ...
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Installing matlab from mounted iso

I am trying to install Matlab 2008 from mounted iso on Ubuntu 15.10. I use gisomount, the drive is successfully mounted as /media/MATHWORKS_R2008B(vcd) According to the docs I should do / ...
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Store data on RAM to save loading time

I have large amount of data (about 3 Gb) which needs to be interpreted by Python. Because I don't have any SSD, but large (~50 Gb) amount of RAM, I tried to save data on /dev/shm or tmpfs, but it ...
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External drive mounts only as root

I'm having trouble with a USB drive. It used to automount just fine but for some reason those good old days are over. Not only does it not automount but mounting it as a regular user from Nautilus or ...
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How to automatically `sudo mount`?

I have a couple of shared directories on my NAS server that I want to automatically mount. Currently I have tried putting them in my .bashrc file but this means every time I open a terminal it will ...
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Problem after cloning disk

I cloned my hdd with 14.04 on it to an ssd (to use the ssd as new sytem disk). During cloning, the ssd was mounted as /dev/sdb1 at the point /media/backup . Once cloned, I replaced the hdd by the ssd. ...
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ODB Base error opening from SMB share

When I open an .odb from a smb://server/share/base.odb , Libreoffice open and then when I try to open a form: ERROR SQL Status: HY000 I saw that this error is still old, and can't migrate some ...
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Prevent updating “modified time” when copying files to a mounted Samba folder

I don’t want the “last modified” attribute to be updated with the current date when I am copying files to a mounted Samba folder. How can I avoid this behaviour ? This behaviour occurs with (K)...
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Is there an OverlayFS type way of having upper directory files written to lower in the background?

I am looking for a way to have downloaded files in a tempfs mount - where downloaded files are immediately available - and have them written to a cloud mount (e.g. webdav davfs or Google Drive google-...
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Opening 2 or more files on an Ubuntu file share from Windows causes file handle to be closed

Ubuntu noob here, please go easy. :) I have an Ubuntu 16.04 box acting as a file/media server, used by two Windows laptops (7 and 8.1), an Android phone and a smart TV. The Ubuntu box has 4 extra ...
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cifs, smb - Can't mount (permission denied) or navigate shared folder

I've recently bumped into this problem. I usually navigate through a local network shared folder from a Linux machine via smb (i.e. from file manger using smb: ). Now whenever I try to access the ...
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Cannot use a disk drive partition

I am using 500GB hard disk with 465.76GB available. I have installed Ubuntu in 61 GB partition. I have left 402GB for other use. Now I am unable to use that partition memory. During the startup. It ...
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Why Disk /dev/xvdb doesn't contain a valid partition table

xvdb is the EBS volume generated for an aws instance (14.04). The df shows it is mounted under /ebs ubuntu@ip-172-30-0-150:~$ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 ...
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How can an ext4 partition automatically be mounted to /var directory on system start?

Is there a way to ensure that a new partition with an ext4 file system is automatically mounted at boot to the /var directory?
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Sensor mounted in /dev for root root

I have a picoflexx that I want to use on my computer. When I run the camera visualizer, I get an error that camera could not be found/accessed. When running the visualizer with sudo, it works. I ...
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I have a long boot-up time in Ubuntu 16.04. I have following errors as shown by dmesg :

[ 6.704903] EXT4-fs (sda7): re-mounted. Opts: (null) . . [ 21.390542] Bluetooth: hci0 command 0x1003 tx timeout [ 22.791752] vgaarb: this pci device is not a vga device [ 22.817189] ACPI ...
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Can't mount hard drive; “an operation is already pending”

I am trying to pull files from an internal hard drive on a laptop that I believe is completely full. Windows will not start in regular mode and does not offer the safe mode option. I have tried to ...
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Open core.img in GRUB2

I have GRUB2 installed to a flash drive. I want to try editing the main.c file to change the header title of GRUB. How can I mount core.img? The directory is: /media/youktec/GRUB/boot/grub/i386-pc/...
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How to restore unmounted ubuntu and windows partitions?

After a botched Ubuntu install (shut down during installation), my windows and ubuntu partitions are unmounted. From a live session in GParted I see that both partitions are clumped together in an ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: mount

On Ubunto 14.04 I mount my NAS (QNAP TS-431) thus: sudo mount //192.168.2.15/home /mnt -o uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,username="admin" I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on another PC, but when I use the ...
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Disable Docker autostart at boot?

I was trying to experiment with docker, Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit. I managed to run an image, and I gave it the path on one of my removable drives, /media/Drive1. Now, whenever I reboot, I see there is a /...
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Unmount mount and mount read only

please provide the command to list the partitions from windows identifying them as drive labels. Also command to unmount and mount for a specific user in Ubuntu mount in read only without making ...
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Xubuntu 16.04: fstab won't mount “/root” entry

A week ago, I installed Xubuntu 16.04 and supposed to mount a partition(/dev/sda3) for root's home (/root). Here is my fstab looks like: # / was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=81f2f987-b411-...
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HDD mounting problem because of Win

I have a WD Elements HDD, I am using Ubuntu but from time to time I work with Windows too, so I formated it with NTFS (compatible with most devices, as the description says), as I see now I should ...
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mount unknown filesystem type 'lvm2_member'

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.06 my system failed. I have done a fresh install on a new drive, but that failed too... I have done another install but now when trying to mount my original drive ...
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What service does automatically mount my second HDD?

On my ubuntu, some drives are automatically mounted on media/user/, however I don't have anything on /etc/fstab. I would like to understand how it is mounted and when?