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

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How to mount MTP device without logging out?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed in my laptop. When I plug my xperia m to the laptop, the storages doesn't automount. But once I logout and log back in keeping the phone plugged in, it shows both the ...
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Issues with floppy drive

I am having issues currently with my floppy drive. I am able to see it in the devices list, but I cannot get it to mount. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I get a timeout error when using the udisks --mount ...
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Unable to mount D-Link USB Data Modem

I am an ubuntu user and using the version 13.10. I have a USB Data Modem of D-Link which I recently purchased. For first time I tried to connect it to my ubuntu laptop two days ago and it was detected ...
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Not seeing some directories in windows partition

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 in dual boot with Windows 7 in a Lenovo G480 laptop. I'm having the following issue: I can't see (literally) a couple of directories which are in the Win partition. To be ...
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how to stop ubuntu from auto mounting my phone?

I am using USB cable to charge my phone, however, ubuntu auto mount my phone and show the files in it. How could I stop this?
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Where is my CD-ROM mounted?

How do I find out where my CD-Rom is mounted? Just need a quick code. Nothing complicated.
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Xubuntu 14.04 wanting to mount nonessential drive during boot [duplicate]

I have a 4TB NTFS external hard drive that I keep my Movies/TV on it. For some reason, If I boot Xubuntu without the drive plugged-into the computer it will give me an answer along the lines of ...
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Moving /home to an existing directory

Although I've found numerous guides and questions already I still don’t seem to be able to get this to work. Situation: I’m trying to move the home folders of 2 users to an already mounted disk. The ...
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Auto mount sshfs volume through fstab with password auth

I have a headless server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 that needs to come back up after a reboot without user intervention. There is an existing manual process that involves looking at files on a remote ...
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How to add a mounted iso to software packages?

With aptoncd I created an ISO file, then mounted that file with mount -o loop to /media/MyDir. I can now see its content and browse through its content. The full command is as below: sudo mount ...
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Can the mount command mount iso files into virtual drives?

I was looking over some question here on the site. From what I understood I could mount an iso file in a virtual drive using "-o loop" (the loop option). Is this true? ...if it is then I'm having ...
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Clearing Mount Points for NTFS Patitions

Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have two internal hard drives. I have a Windows XP and Ubuntu dual boot system. One disk has two NTFS partitions for the XP system and Windows data. The second hard drive ...
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Some info about SD card patitions after the use of the dd statment and some oiters doubts?

I am not very experienced using Linux and I have the following situation that cause me some doubts. I have wrote RaspBian (the RaspBerry linux distribution) on an SD card using Ubuntu dd statment: ...
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Ubuntu mount points for new installation SSD and Secondary HDD

I have a question regarding a new Ubuntu installation. I have a primary SSD drive and secondary HDD drive. I am going to put home on the secondary drive and have done this with multiple installations. ...
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Cannot install ubuntu in qemu…partition problem? [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 LTS server to qemu image file. First, I created qcow image qemu-img create -f qcow2 ubuntu.img 10G and executed qemu with ubuntu server iso image. ...
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Data getting deleted without being moved to trash

I edited fstab to mount a ntfs drive (of order /dev/sta5) on a location of order /media/usrname/TheDrive for a systemwide mount. I used the following line UUID=TheDrive'sUuid ...
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/ on SSD, should I put /var on a HDD?

I've recently just installed ubuntu 14.04 and i'm still very new to linux/ubuntu. I've got a laptop in which i have installed an 120GB SSD and a 750GB HDD. Currently, i have ubuntu installed on the ...
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Internal hard drive not appearing after I partitioned and mounted it using webmin's logical volume management. Should I be concerned?

Running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server, I attempted to partition one of the internal hard drives, /dev/sdb, using the logical volumes management tool in webmin following the guide found here: ...
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shared folders VMWare not showin up

When I go to /mnt/hgfs nothing shows up. I have vmware tools installed and when I run vmware-hgfsclient I get a list of shared folders.
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Can't mount a USB pen drive

It's 4 GB USB pen drive. Formatted NTFS. USB2. Works fine on windows on the same computer (and others). It has the contents of a windows xp installation disc. ...I just cannot mount it. When I ...
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QEMU NFS client cannot mount exported file system

I have setup a NFS server on Ubuntu 14.04 and can successfully mount its exported file system from another "real" machine, but mounting that same file system from a QEMU instances fails with the ...
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Error accessing files through Samba, cifs-utils and smbclient [closed]

I have strange errors trying to access files shared in our corporate Windows network. It started yesterday. First, I wasn't able to copy shared ISO image to my local directory: download stopped at ...
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I can not access any drive(like software, movi, raaz) from ubuntu os but i can access from windows os [duplicate]

My Ubuntu was running very nice. I can access all drive.i use two os windows8 and Ubuntu. But when i shut down my Ubuntu os and start with windows 8 and i copy a folder from c(desktop) drive to movies ...
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corrupt partition

I try to mount a partition but linux can't found the filesystem ext4. $ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/test/ mount: you must specify the filesystem type $ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/test/ -t ext4 mount: ...
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Why would permissions on a mounted volume be different when done manually vs. through fstab?

I have a home server running Ubuntu, and several computers connecting to it running Ubuntu and Windows 7. My main Ubuntu machine is having issues where any file or directory I move to the server will ...
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I am having problems setting up NFS

I have tried to follow the tutorial/how to here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo#Installation_and_Configuration I have installed nfs-kernel-server on the server machine and added ...
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Log in through windows network and mount home via samba

I'm a teacher in high school and I would like my pupils use Linux instead of the old and broken Windows. Here is the description of the current network: the pupils log on Windows session through a ...
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Unable to access ext4 partition, but can access Fat32 [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu on a new hard disk with several ext4 partitions and 1 fat32 partition for installing windows in the future. I am able to view all partitions in File Manager. The ...
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Linux partition system

While installing Ubuntu, I only created two partitions for Ubuntu one for swap and I formatted the other as ext4 and set mount point as "/". The Operating System is working flawlessly. I was just ...
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Auto-mount usb drive on chromebook to use with dropbox

I have replaced Chrome OS on my Acer C720 with Ubuntu 14.04, so far I'm quite happy besides the limited local storage capasity. To remedy this I have bought a 32 GB USB Drive (SanDisk Cruzer Fit) and ...
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Can't mount to host file under a guest ubuntu VirtualBox permanently

I'm running guest ubuntu on a Windows8 host. Unable to mount to the shared file on Windows8 after reboot guest ubuntu. However, I'm able to mount to the shared file on Windows8 host after I did this ...
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Need Help connecting WD My Cloud NAS to 14.04

I recently purchased the 2TB WD My Cloud NAS, and now I realize that it doesn't have Ubuntu support and can not figure out how to make it connect. I found this, ...
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Second hard drive — detection, formatting and mounting

My Ubuntu desktop has two Hard Drives, 1 GB (primary, formatted) and 500 MB (unformatted, never mounted). If I try to detect the partition using the command cat /proc/partitions, the result is: ...
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Anybody notice that ubuntu 14.04 is extremly slow when you connect a usb flash drive or usb external drive?

if i remember correctly in older versions of ubuntu a usb flash drive icon would appear on the desktop and it would mount by itself so that you would gain access to the files right away. i have ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : How do you use mount.cifs, mount.nfs, they are not in the repositories any more?

In Ubuntu 12 LTS, I always used mount.cifs and mount.nfs Now they are not in the Ubuntu 14.04 repository, so how do you use mount cifs and mount nfs or install them in 14? Thanks i.e.) Ubuntu ...
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Permanent GRUB edit from RO to RW

I recently installed the latest version of UBUNTU onto my laptop and having a slight issue during boot-up. During boot up I get the following error: "Serious errors were found while checking the ...
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Cannot read my SD card

I know there are several topics about the fact that Ubuntu cannot mount and therefore cannot read the SD card. All of the topics I visited: this one, this one and finally (eventually) that one. were ...
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What does ? in output of ls -la mean?

I'm having trouble with my webserver an noticed that the output of ls -la /var/www contains irregularily ? instead of permission digits, e.g. $ LANGUAGE=C ls -la /var/www/ ls: cannot access ...
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Strange USB (phone) behavior

I have 12.04LTS on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and it behaves very strangely when I plug my Samsung Galaxy SII phone into it. When I connect the phone, I get three dialog boxes, one says "Unable to mount ...
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Input/Output Error Drive Mount Error NTFS Partition [duplicate]

My NTFS Partition is not mounting,whenever it mounts it shows an input output error.Before this problem occurred my laptop actually powered off while a movie was being played and after that I am not ...
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Trying to create UDEV rule to mount removable drive exfat partition

So I am trying to create a udev rule to automatically mount a drives exfat partition to /media/offsite. My goal is to automatically mount a drive to /media/offsite and then kick off a .sh script to ...
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problem mount cdrom under Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed VMWare 10 on my Dell PC, and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now I am having trouble mount /cdrom. Here's what I have tried: mkdir /mnt/cdrom mount /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom mount: no medium ...
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Can't get SD card or USB drive to mount

Here is some info if it helps: Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders, total 625142448 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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UNetbootin can't recognize USB after it's mounted

I'm wondering if anyone has this problem? I mounted a USB drive formatted as FAT32 to a directory, but UNetbootin still couldn't recognize it. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And also I couldn't see the USB ...
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Autorun windows share mount script after login as root

I have looked everywhere for a solution that lets me run CIFS automount script after login with around 20 second delay. What I have tried. Added the script to visudo: rait ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ...
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ecryptfs-recover-private with only mount passphrase gives encrypted filenames

I am trying to recover my encrypted home directory with ecryptfs-recover-private with only my mount passphrase. I don't know my login passphrase. I changed my password using the passwd command, and ...
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USB Drive Mounting - Noob Question

Ubuntu noob here... I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server installed with 4 internal SATA drives. I've recently added a USB 1.5 TB drive and used it for a while without issue. Even more recently, I've added ...
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ftrace on ubuntu 12.04

I wish to work with ftrace on ubuntu and able to use trace-cmd (http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/en/man1/trace-cmd-start.1.html). But as per this http://lwn.net/Articles/365835/, I want to ...
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how to mount .vhdx image in lubuntu

So, I had a hard drive with Windows 8. The drive started dying, so I made an image backup to an external HDD. Because it's practically impossible to get an ISO of Windows 8, I installed Lubuntu. ...
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Access data disk on same machine from linux for writing

Can't access data disk on the same machine from linux for writing. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/armin/1T_20131122: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...