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

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Removing the Unmount Partition Disks Prompt During Unnattended Ubuntu Install

I'm trying to create a completely unattended install of Ubuntu and have removed nearly every possible prompt from the installation process. The only remaining prompt is the one shown in the image ...
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Can't mount ISO file as loop device: Error: “failed to setup loop device”

sudo mkdir -p /media/cdrom cd ~ sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-* / mount: ubuntu-*: failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory
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access external HDD to all user ubuntu

I have a machine running on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop version. I need to connect a external HDD to the machine and have it setup such a way that all the available users -standard/administrator- could have ...
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Specify Home Directory: Partitioned Disk: Fresh Re-Install: Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02

I ran into serious problems with my previous Ubuntu installation. I'm now doing a fresh install (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02) on an already partitioned disk. I go to "Installation Type: Something Else" ...
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Mount network share by clicking on it in file manager (i.e. Nautilus)

I have a NAS SMB share that I want to mount. It's not always on, and I use the same computer at work so I don't want to mount it automatically. For now I mount and unmount it through terminal, but is ...
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Changed group on a folder now client machine has wrong permissions

I have created a new group called "sambashare" and I have added my user "fred" to this group. I have changed permissions on a directory /opt/data/admin like this: sudo chown -R root:sambashare ...
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14.04 CIFS mounting windows 8 share 'input output' error

I have tried hundreds of combinations of the following. mount -t cifs //alpha/raid_1 /media/alpha/raid_1 -v -o ...
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How do I uninstall a new GNOME download?

How do I access and uninstall new GNOME 15 something from my 4TB back-up? I'm a computer novice. Just downloaded Ubuntu, newest edition, trying to be updated, so tried to download GNOME newest edition ...
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Error Mounting Drives [duplicate]

I have recently installed lubuntu in my PC alongside windows 8.1 and every time i open windows 8.1 my local drives in lubuntu won't open.It says that it has mounting problem. Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Recover home directory from encrypted mount

I have browsed all the questions that appear to look like mine, and while some are similar; I don't want to take a guess unless I know the next step is specific to my problem . I have listed below how ...
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NFS Shares - one IP Read/Write, rest Read-Only

I'm trying to create some NFS shares for my home network so that I can manage my NAS more easily. I'm currently using Samba for the household, but NFS is faster for me since I use Ubuntu (everyone ...
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Android device mounted as gphoto2 rather than mtp

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 fully updated (apt-get dist-upgrade). On one my android phone mounts in Nautilus automatically using an mtp:// location, which works fairly well. On the other ...
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why can not I change the permission and ownership of files in mount hard disk?

I mount a hard disk in ubuntu server with sudo mkdir /hard sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /hard then I find that the permission is 777, and the mounted files are also 777, so I want to change the ...
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How to set up Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to backup an ext4 file system?

I just bought me a Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to back up data from my laptop running Ubuntu 14.10. I tried unison file synchronizer, but I got errors Failed to set ...
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VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I was trying to boot and install lubuntu on my samsung nc10 plus netbook with a boot usb I created from an .iso. I had some issues (e.g. with ubi-partman), so I tried to follow instructions I found in ...
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Problem reading exFAT XQD card Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem reading files from an exFAT formatted XQD card. The card was formatted by a Sony fs7 camera and contains 4k video files shot using the fs7. The card is a lexar 64gb and the card ...
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How to use mv to move a file between two partitions

I have two partitions of an external drive mounted on computer A. A's "media" folder is then mounted using sshfs on computer B. On B I can move files between the two partitions in the file manager. I ...
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Kindle Paperwhite Ubuntu 14.04

I recently bought a Kindle Paperwhite. On initial connection with my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, I had no issues. The Kindle was mounted, and I put some ebooks on the device using Calibre. However, now I ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition not mounting as USB drive and not available to adb

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition arrived this week and I'm figuring out how to use it. One big problem is that I can't get USB access to copy data, either as a USB drive or using adb. My computer is a ...
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Thunar won't let go of SD card

Sometimes after I unmount a SD card and then remove it from the SD card slot, Thunar still displays it in the "Devices" menu and if I insert a new card, it won't be mounted. The disk does not show in ...
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15.04 - Mounting using CIFS failing with “No such device or address”

I'm trying to mount a cifs share using: sudo mount \ -t cifs \ -o credentials=$HOME/.smbcredentials \ //server.example.com/Common/Share/Path /mnt/mountpoint Which fails with: Retrying ...
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nfs client reconnect after interface change

I have nfs client on my laptop which mounts couple of partitions over nfs from a local server. Everything works fine, but I have problems when switching from wifi to utp interface and vice versa. So, ...
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Automatically eject HDD on suspend and re-mount on resume? (14.04)

I have an external Seagate HDD (/dev/sdb) with 2 partitions connected to my media center (Acer 3820TG laptop running 14.04) and it keeps the computer from suspending. Since I want my media center to ...
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Inconsistent Path when Mounting Partition on Startup

On startup, the ntfs partition I want mounts but its path is sometimes its UUID and sometimes "media/user/label". Path remains consistent after remounting. Not mounting on startup results in the ...
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How to Mount a USB on a Pushed Unbuntu Image from the server [closed]

I have some HP Chromeboxes that boot with PXE to get an IP from the Unbuntu Server. I would like to have those HP Chromeboxes be able to mouont a FlashDrive. How can I make this Happen?
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Retrieving and setting the Firewire GUID (FirewireGuid) for first time attached Iphone

I followed this web PortableDevices/iPhone and had the problem "Music unplayable or unlisted in device but is shown in Ubuntu Media Player" and it said " This is normally generated when the device is ...
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No Windows partition available after installing Ubuntu 14 LTS

After an upgrade of Ubuntu from 12 LTS to 14 LTS version GRUB failed to boot. With a boot repair disk ISO on my USB pen drive I found the Windows partition still exists and could be mounted, but the ...
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Intel RST Raid 0 ntfs mount from damaged disk

a friend of mine had an RAID 0 Array of two 500GB HDDs (Windows - NTFS - Dell preinstalled) and one seems to have an bad sector. So i started the PC from Ubuntu Live Disk (15.04) and tried to assemble ...
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systemd in LXC endlessly trying to umount pam_mount home

I use the following $HOME/.pam_mount.conf.xml to mount an LXC container filesystem when I log in via SSH: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> <!DOCTYPE pam_mount SYSTEM ...
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Mount Ubuntu installation with broken MBR

I was installing Windows 7 next the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on one SSD disk. After the installation I was not able to boot Ubuntu. The Win broke my MBR. I did not notice there exists boot-repair and ...
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USB Toshiba (16Gb) not recognized

I have a 16Gb USB and when I connect it to my computer nothing happens. I tried to find my usb using fdisk -l but it doesn't appear I tried also blkid but it doesn't appear neither I've used also ...
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How to resolve “/bin/sh: 1: sshfs: not found” when trying to mount remote drive?

I'm trying to mount a remote drive on a server that I have SSH access to using fuse/sshfs I created a mount point at /mnt/review/server and created the following entry in my fstab, as per ArchWiki: ...
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Micro SD Card disconnect unexpectedly

My micro SD card is connected trough a USB card reader and when I plug it mounts just fine. The problem starts When I try to copy from/to a large amount of data, it can be one big file or many small ...
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CIFS: “permission denied” but (empty) file created?

From /etc/fstab: //fileserver/share /home/share cifs credentials=/etc/smb.credentials 0 0 Share exists and is successfully mounted (by the root process). Writing to the share under Windows works ...
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How can I ensure that my sshfs mounted drives stay connected as much as possible?

I have been trying to get this to work forever and ever and it's just past my ability now. I have read just about everything I can on this...and yet I can't resolve the issue. Here's the short story. ...
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Stop auto-powering-on my USB drive after I power it off

My USB 3.0 drives turn on after I turn them off in the Disks utility. I've disabled auto-mounting via org.gnome.desktop.media-handling.automount. This worked as expected but doesn't help with my ...
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Where is network directory mounted (direct path)?

I connected to a server using sftp from within Ubuntu's file manager ("Files", is it?). Now I'd like to know where it is actually mounted within the Linux file system (i.e. a mount point like ...
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How to allow other users to access a mounted NTFS partition with a UserMapping file?

I can't get users other than me or root to access the files on a mounted NTFS partition. The answers I've found to similar questions usually mention to set the uid and gid options. In my situation I ...
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How to find file on random partions then mount that partition

Im trying to write a batch script that will find a specific file (EX .homemnt) on a random partion then mount that partition to what ever location I want (EX /home).. Added notes: Will be used on ...
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Unable to access windows ntfs disk parts?

I've installed Ubuntu along with Windows 8. At first everything was great, I could use win8 or ubuntu. Next after installing some programs on ubuntu, im now unable to access files on windows parts ...
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Problem with mounting .iso file

I am trying to install Matlab R2013A in ubuntu 15.04 using .iso file. I logged in as super user using sudo su. I made a directory for mount point using "mkdir -p /mnt/disk" To mount .iso file "mount ...
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Kerberized NFS4 and Active Directory

I'm trying to use NFS4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Active Directory for user authentication, with Kerberos security, and I'm having trouble. When I mount with sec=sys, all works, but when I try to mount ...
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why USB sticks are invisible in NoviCorp wintoflash(windows software)

I am trying to create a boot-able windows 7 USB stick through WinToFlash in wine-tricks.But whenever i started wintoflash,USB drives are not showing.I did so many thing via ...
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Hard drives not showing in nautilaus

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 server and after finding Samba to be unworkable with a single Windows 7 Pc in my home network, I purged Samba from my system and now i can only see 3 of my 5 Hard drives in ...
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How do I mount my new 3TB hard drive?

I just bought a new Western Digital hard drive (3tb) off Amazon, which the reviews suggested I could use with Ubuntu as a secondary drive. sudo fdisk -l gives me: Disk /dev/sdc: 3000.6 GB, ...
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Installed Ubuntu on a thumb drive with full disk encryption. Doesn't accept the pass when mounted on another install

I checked the full disk encryption (and home dir) options when instlling Ubuntu 15.04 on a thumb drive. The installation was done as you would do on a HDD. It works fine. However, i plugged the thumb ...
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How do I move empty space on hard drive

I have a 500GB hard drive, internal, and it is split as follows: Partition Type Mount Point Size Used Flags 1. /dev/sda1 ntfs /media/BackupHD 433.55GiB 408.76 boot 2. ...
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Making multiple pendrives bootable, using command-line

How can I create multiple bootable pen-drives at the same time using Command-Line? For information, the normal flow of making a bootable pendrive using terminal is as follows: 1: Check the pen drive ...
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Mount NFS share using autofs

I have a NFS share on a local Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu Server 14.04) that I'm trying to automount on my work station (Xubuntu 15.04). I've found out that it can be achieved using autofs and I've set it ...
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SD card is recognized but won't mount “can't read superblock”

When attempting to look at the files on my SD card I get the following message. ## Unable to access “16 GB Volume” ## Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/automat0n/6366-3430: Command-line `mount ...