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

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Identical mount points during upgrade

I'm installing Ubuntu on a new Lenovo 700 with dual-boot. I successfully installed 15.04, but discovered that my wireless card (the Intel 3165) isn't supported. I saw this thread: How to get my Intel ...
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How can I read SD card on ubuntu?

I read various topics here, but wasn't able to find solution for my problem. I have a sdcard reader on my dell v131 laptop with ubuntu 15.10 installed. I insert my sdcard to reader and cannot find it ...
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Problem in mounting hard disks

I previously had Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04(32 bit) on my system.I installed Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit) replacing the 32 bit Ubuntu,But it also Removed Windows 10.Now,the problem is,My hard disk partitions ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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Ubuntu can't see the D: windows partition

I have installed ubuntu in my laptop and everything was going well, but I had a problem that ubuntu's file manager can't see the windows D: partition. Here is some photos of the problem: in the left ...
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I have problem in mounting hard drives. My system is dual booted along side windows

The error I get while I try to access other drives is as in the below image:
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Shut down laptop while booting after update and now can't use it

I restarted my laptop because I installed (already) an update. But after a bit, nothing was on the screen. Only a dark violet background. So, after 5 minutes, I kept pressed the power button and my ...
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Need help sharing folders from Mac OS 10.9.5 host with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on Virtual Box 5.0.16

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and using code commands in terminal, so I feel like there is an answer out there on the other posts but it's too confusing for me to understand. Using Virtual ...
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nfs mount causes freeze in terminal (after suspend?)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. Mounted up some folders with NFS4 from a Synology diskstation using fstab. This is example line in fstab file: x.x.x.x:/volume1/projects /home/x/Projects nfs auto 0 0 ...
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Unable to mount NTFS partition (no hibernation)

I have Windows and Linux installed on SSD, and then, I have second HDD with data. There is no Windows installation on it, just NTFS partition with data (and second partition Lenovo Recovery, but ...
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Samba working via Nautilus, but not via mount

I am having a Samba share on a bananapi. On the pi I have created the user samba. Since the shares are also shared by owncloud, I have added samba to the group www-data. If I am using Nautilus with ...
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Trying to mount old NAS hard drive - mount: Structure needs cleaning

I had a Western digital. The software was not working anymore, so I remove the hard drive. The HD is a Western Digital Caviar Green of 1 To I connect through a USB hard drive converter and..... ...
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How did I mount my Windows partitions?

So, 2 months ago, I wanted to access my Windows partitions while my device is booted on Ubuntu. I had some other work, so I gave this work to my friend. He tried some things apparently. It shows the ...
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How to mount the ntfs disk properly in fstab file? [duplicate]

sda7 is ntfs system and it was formatted on win7. In my ubuntu blkid /dev/sda7: UUID="8EA2D1A3A2D19057" TYPE="ntfs" PARTUUID="3b2662b1-07" cat /etc/fstab # /var/www/html was on /dev/sda7 during ...
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mount usb as /media/cdrom (replacing the cdrom directory present)

I have a computer that doesn't want to boot from a usb drive. so I burned a live dvd. problem is that the dvd drive crashes once it heats up so I want the live environment to check the usb drive when ...
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External USB HD not being automounted according to fstab

I have an external USB HD and I want it to be mounted on /data/FS/WD2Tb/. I added the following line to my /etc/fstab file: UUID="a05fab8c-5c4c-42be-9898-830ec5ad45dc" /data/FS/WD2Tb/ ext4 ...
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OS on external hard drive

If I put a OS like Ubuntu onto a external hard drive, would it allow viruses to infect my internal hard drive? If more info is needed, then feel free to ask.
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Mounting XBOX360 device on Ubuntu 14.04

Been trying for ages to mount this hard drive to my PC with no hope. I ran lshw and this was the output: *-scsi:2 physical id: 3 bus info: usb@1:6 logical name: scsi9 ...
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SFTP access to other folders

My current server setup with 14.04 includes OpenSSH with SFTP configured: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match group ftpaccess ChrootDirectory /mnt/earth/www X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ...
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have problem with ceph fs mount

I want to mount CephFS with the kernel driver, but when I execute this command on my admin node mount -t ceph 192.168.0.164:6789:/ /mnt/mycephfs The admin node hangs! and I have to reset my ...
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Location of mounted drives

Why location of all mounted drives (except root) are in this place /media/user/ ? why it's directory is not like that ? /sda1/...
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Bad address (14) centos mount cifs

I am trying to mount a CIFS share under CentOS And I am getting Bad address (14) On var/log Error (13)
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Always mount DVD as /media/MEI_UDF

I have several DVD_ROMs which I use for backup and archival purposes and I think they were all formatted with the same command. I have not had to add anything to /etc/fstab for them to be recognized: ...
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lvdisplay shows nothing

Disclaimer. I've already checked all possible questions on askubuntu on this matter and nothing solves my problem. I've recently reinstalled kubuntu on new disk. During installation old one was ...
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Cifs Share keeps asking for password and is slow

I followed the directions here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently to mount a windows share and it works as expected. Some issues that I am having is one it is very slow when I load ...
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Can only access gvfs-mount in nautilus

I am trying to mount a Windows network drive using gvfs-mount, gvfs-mount smb://<server_name>/<share_name>/<folder_name> The folder seems to be mounted correctly, as I can browse ...
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ceph fs mount error

I want to mount ceph fs with the kernel driver, but when I excute below command on my admin node mount -t ceph 192.168.0.164:6789:/ /mnt/mycephfs it return below error mount error 5 = Input/output ...
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Cannot mount external hard disk, MFT records error

I am trying to mount a Western Digital "My Book" drive, which I used to share between Linux and Windows. It is formatted in NTFS. When I connect it on Windows, I get the message that the disk is ...
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How to fsck hard drive while hard drive is unmounted, using bootable USB stick?

I have a hard drive with only Ubuntu 14.04 installed, that I want to check. However, the tutorial I read says that the hard drive has to be unmounted before I can check it. Apparently, I can run the ...
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SSD blocked after shutdown (blackout)

i hope u can help me, i have an ssd, but it is blocked write after my pc was shutdown, it shutdown was because the light off by bad weather (i have desktop), then I can access to my sdd, when i tried ...
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Mounted Android System.img unable to edit

I have mounted an android system image using the command: sudo mount -t ext4 -o loop system.img sys/ When I go into the mount point, all of the files are easy to open. I can go through just about ...
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Mounting a physically separate drive as my home folder? [duplicate]

I have 1 TB SSD and a 120 GB SSD. I'd like to use the 120 drive for / /var /etc and so on and make a very minimal home folder on that drive. I would then like to mount another drive (which I ...
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Safest, Easiest Way to Format & Mount Multiple Hard Drives without losing data?

Okay, I'm trying to make a switch to Ubuntu from Windows. I understand the file structure is different and different terms are used, which I'm okay with. I also have no problem with waiting on ...
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I Mounted ZFS to /home, but not linked?

Both /home and /tank/home have a folder called main (which is my username). However if I add another folder to /home it does not appear in /tank/home. If I add another folder to /tank/home it does ...
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Getting a `Permission denied` error from mount when trying to chroot to Arch Linux

I'm trying to chroot to Arch Linux on my 64-bit Ubuntu box by following the instructions listed here. Here are the steps I've taken so far: $ curl -sSLo archlinux.tar.gz ...
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Why does the system freeze when mounting disk images

Recently I tried to mount an ISO disk image to use with KVM. Immediately the system froze (mouse stopped, time stopped, music skipped). I tried mounting it with Disk Image Mounter and from the ...
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Mounting hard disk of an old laptop through converter

I would like to access the hard disk from a broken laptop with my desktop computer running Lubuntu 14.04.3. I have connected it using a special cable/device that plugs into the contacts of the hard ...
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How to increase the size of /dev?

I have run into a rather unusual situation: ... cp: failed to extend ‘/dev/mapper/loop0p1’: No space left on device nathan@nathan-desktop:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used ...
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how can I change the hard drive device label?

I have a piece of software that thinks it needs to be on /dev/hdd2 while my actual disk is /dev/sda1. Is there something I could do in fstab to alias my hard drive to /dev/hdd2? The software is from ...
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777 permissions on NTFS-3G Windows mount

I'm trying to install a game from Steam on an external harddrive. I normally use this to mount my WD Elements external usb harddrive (windows share): sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/elements/ ...
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Unable to Mount C Drive (could mount other NTFS drives)

My problem is a little different than usual. I'm unable to mount just one of the NTFS drives. C:\ drive, which contains windows. I can perfectly mount other NTFS drives in the same hard disk. ...
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Unable to mount my external hard disk

I get this error message when I plug my external hard disk: Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at /media/vijay/7612-F96F: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Cannot mount shared folder over OpenVPN. Works over local network

I have setup an OpenVPN connection from my client machine to a second machine with a VPN server on it and want to mount a shared folder from the server machine on the client machine. When I try to ...
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Enable to write in Virtualbox's shared folder

I have a Lubuntu 15.10 VM installed in a Windows 7 host and running with Virtualbox Version 5.0.14 . I've created a permanent shared folder in Virtualbox's machine configuration and set it to be ...
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Ubuntu not displaying contents of mp3 player

So, I updated to 14.04 and now, after a few days, ubuntu won't/can't open the contents of my mp3 player - a MU820 - saying that it can't display the contents due to some input/output error. What's ...
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Unable to mount Iphone 5s

How do I mount Iphone 5S in my 14.04 ? I have executed sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice-utils ifuse idevicepair unpair && idevicepair pair as mentioned in ...
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Access 2nd internal HDD as guest Ubuntu 15.10

I have a dual boot setup with Ubuntu 15.10. I have my music stored on a separate internal (NTFS) HDD along with other files. Is there anyway to let Guest accounts access the music folder and ONLY the ...
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When mounting USB in Cinnamon Unity desktop shows up

Every time I mount USB disk and system mounts it Unity desktop comes to te front. It changes wallpaper and shows icons but I cannot click them. If you look at the screenshot above icons on the ...
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Fstab Incorrect Bind Mount

My (non-working) settings are below. NOTE: The 2nd line works OK and the bind works. The problem is line 4th line. This just bricked my bootup & I had to chroot into my drive to # out line 4. I ...
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Explain This Mount Option Please

On this guide it states to create the bind mount below in the fstab file so that we don't have to manually mount it on reboots. What I don't understand is the third option (none). /home/users ...