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

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Error mounting HD

I've got 4 HD, 1 SSD for the system and 3 SATA HD for data. I had some problems with Windows and I decided to format my system HD (without partitions) and install just Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu, ...
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Mount directory for non-admin users on a dual boot setup

I have a dual boot PC (Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome, windows Vista) and admin uses all drives, including the C drive of windows. I would like to allow standard-privileged users to be able to read (not ...
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Root Owns Home Directory, chown does not work

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and having various problems. I have traced it back to the fact that my user's home directory (/home/user) is owned by root. The /home directory is actually mounted on ...
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Can't mount external usb driver on Ubuntu 12.04

When plug in external usb driver to PC I see next info: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdd1, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - mount.cifs always ask for password

I've created a script to mount the windows server network shares, but it keeps me asking for the network password. I've already tried setting the PASSWD env var and setting the password in the ...
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pendrive shown correctly in gparted but not in df -h

my pendrive (cruzer/sandisk 4GB) is recognized correctly by gparted but it is not listed in df -h. It was working fine just few hours ago, I tried rebooting but it doesn't show anymore. on the other ...
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How do I fix a mount that is now failing

One of my drives that used to mount, no longer mounts and if possible, I would like to get my data from the drive as that is where my java projects and other things are. My current /etc/fstab looks ...
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How to access efi boot partition as read-write?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 (efi mode) and now I want to go to a read-write access of the efi boot partition. For secure boot to work, I installed the Linux Foundation's ...
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Is there an fsck command for checking the entire HDD?

This is probably a duplicate, but then please just link the post that answer my question. Fsck seems to check partitions and file system, but is there a way to use a live CD, unmount (well, I guess ...
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How can I use Ubuntu live disk to get my data from a dead laptop hard drive?

My hard drive crashed, so I'm trying to retrieve the data on it using a Ubuntu live disk. I can access the desktop, and from there I open "files" and try to open "1.0 TB Volume," which (I think) is my ...
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mounting logical volume from .img containing a luks encrypted volume group

I'm having some trouble restoring a back-up I made of a encrypted filesystem. The back-up is a .img file containing a single disc partition. This partition is a luks container in which a logical ...
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What is the /media/myname/SSH2013-09-16 directory for?

I noticed today that there is a directory located in /media/myusername called "SSH2013-09-16". I tried to remove it, but rmdir reports "Device or resource busy". This even happens if I try to remove ...
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Unable to access my encrypted internal hard drive with Win 7 on it

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and I've tried all the post related to my issue but couldn't solve it. I'll try to give as much information as possible. I'm using 12.04 LTS on an external hard disk and boot ...
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Can you mount new partition to /var/log without rebooting

I have made a new partition that I have for the /var/logs. I have edited the fstab. Is it possible to mount this over the /var/log without rebooting the server?
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How can I retrieve data using a live cd?

My hard drive crashed, so I'm trying to retrieve the data on it using a Ubuntu live disk. I can access the desktop, and from there I open "files" and try to open "1.0 TB Volume," which (I think) is my ...
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What mount point should I use? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu twice and I get a GRUB Error. I think it's because of the mount point. Since I put it at the root of the HDD. Where do I put it? Is it / or /boot? Or am I completely wrong? ...
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Mountpoints, file permissions

I have an application that writes to /var/lib/yacy. I have a partition I want to use for that database. I have the partition mounted in fstab at /home/somwhere/partition I want to move the current ...
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Input/output error when mounting an NTFS partition

When I try to mount my laptop's hard drive from a live CD, this error message appears: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/ubuntu/ACER: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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My hard disc or pndrive is detected by ubuntu but it is not appearing on the computer

My hard disc or pendrive is detected by Ubuntu but it is not showing on my screen. In terminal, I just typed dmesg after inserting my hard disc into and it is showing very verbose thing in which it ...
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Recover 12.04.3 LTS - Unable to mount /

Message from Ubuntu "The disk drive for / is not ready or not present. The contents of the disk appear to be OK. I can mount it to another Ubuntu session and view all of the files accessible to a ...
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Windows 7 partition not showing on Ubuntu 13.04

I use Ubuntu 13.04 on a dual boot with Windows 7. I could see the Windows partition until I did a hard reset because the computer froze. I read about using a manual mount, however the blkid just ...
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How do I add a network drive to Plex?

So I've been looking around and can't find an exact solution to my problem. I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I like Ubuntu and want to use it instead of windows. Everything was working on ...
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How do I mount another NTFS partition of an external hard drive running Ubuntu?

I have an external hard drive with the following partitions. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) on the same ext. hard drive and am unable to mount the NTFS partition on this drive. Could ...
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how to mount an iso to a cdrom ubuntu 13.04

i'm new with ubuntu. I decided today to install the version 13.04. When i finished installing it, the system didn't recognized my broadcom BCM43227 wifi network card. So i searched online, and i known ...
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Where can I find the mount point for SMB shares in 13.04?

In older Ubuntu releases, you were able to access the SMB shares mounted with Nautilus by going into the ~/.gvfs/ directory. I found it very convenient, since I like to use Nautilus to mount the ...
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Mount raid volume command line

I have a 3TB raid, which was made originally with OPEN MEDIA VAULT, a media server. I have recently uninstalled OPEN MEDIA VAULT from the server and installed ubuntu 13.10. The only problem I'm ...
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Mounting partion (FAT) fails [duplicate]

I have several windows drives, allthough I'ḿ not using Windows anymore but too many data on it. Is there a way to convert the filesystems without losing the data or how to fix this issue? I have 4 ...
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samba share as download location for firefox (12.04)

I want to download something using firefox to a network share on a synology nas (with password security). In the file browser I can acces the share (but I cannot write to it because it is mounted ...
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Can you 'mount' an Ubuntu Touch (nexus 4/7) device as a disk?

Is it possible to mount a Nexus 4 or Nexus 7 which is running the latest Ubuntu Touch dev preview as a disk via USB with MTP or similar? I can adb and/or ssh into these devices, no problem, but I ...
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Software Raid0 doesn't mount successfully in fstab

I have created a Raid0 and it works as I expect it. The the array file is created at /dev/md0. I want this to be mounted automatically by adding this line at the end of the /etc/fstab file : /dev/md0 ...
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Cannot create folder and file on external drive (Xfce, Thunar) after change of mount point

I wanted to have an ntfs partition mounted at startup, so I used this solution to mount it automatically. (Using a program to set the automatic mounting: "Storage Device Manager" - pysdm.) At a ...
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How to auto-mount from command line?

How can I trigger an automount from the command line? By "automount" I don't mean fully automatic mounting, but getting a list of available devices and then selecting one and having it end up as ...
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How to mount an AES-encrypted .DMG file containing a FAT12 filesystem?

My question says it all: on Ubuntu, is there any way to mount a .dmg file (as produced by OS X's Disk Utility) that contains an AES-encrypted, FAT12 filesystem? I've seen sporadic advice about how to ...
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iPod doesn't mount correctly

I'm trying to sync rhythmbox to an iPod classic using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked at first, and then I got some error messages involving libgpod-common, and now the iPod doesn't even mount. It doesn't ...
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'Unable to mount New Volume' and 'Unable to mount 202 GB Filesystem' in Ubuntu 12.04.2

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a live usb, After I restarted my system with bootable usb, when I try to open my harddisk, it shows-- Unable to mount New Volume Error mounting: mount exited with exit ...
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Can't boot windows partition

What I have? 500gb harddrive - 500gb for Windows 1000gb harddrive - 500gb for Ubuntu - 500gb for Extra Storage Problem Description I am unable to boot my computer except by USB at the moment. So I ...
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Mount old encrypted home

I'm aware of this post, but my problem is slightly different. I have two partitions, one with my old Ubuntu 10.04, and one with my current Ubuntu 12.04. My old home is encrypted using ecryptfs, but ...
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How to mount so spaces in filenames are replaced

I know that there are many ways to replace spaces in filenames with underscores by renaming the file. But what I am searching for is a way to access the untouched files with a different filename (a ...
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Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS This is my fstab UUID=dcd55b7f-3157-4e75-9372-bcab5b0ac7cf / ext4 defaults,discard 0 0 /dev/sdc1 /mnt/DATA auto defaults 0 0 The problem is on ...
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Folder Mounting Issue in Ubuntu 12.04

I am having some issue after adding users i am able to access my ftp fine, but while i am trying to mount a shared folder following error: command i am using is sudo mount --bind /newhd/shareddocs ...
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Samba share for everyone inside network

I'm sure this is really easy but can get it working and don't know if it's some kind of permisson or what. I have one disk mounted as a backup disk in my "server" machine, and want to share this ...
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Ubuntu Server: Udev automount - can't unmount this USB drive. Any Idea?

I use Ubuntu Server 12.04.03 LTS (without GUI) and wrote an udev rule: KERNEL=="sd?1", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{product}=="Mass Storage Device", RUN+="/bin/mount /dev/%k /mnt/usbdrive" This is ...
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I have replaced the harddisk of my laptop . I need to get data from ext3 partitions of old harddisk.

Unable to mount the partitions sudo mount /dev/sdb4 /media/sdb4 -t ext4 mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb4, missing codepage or helper program, or other error ...
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mount.ntfs taking up 99% of cpu [closed]

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows with WUBI, version 12.04, and have been recently running into some issues. Every once in a while, I run top and see that mount.ntfs is taking up all of my cpu. It is ...
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How to mount EXT4 drives from another system

I had a testbed 13.04 server which had a boot volume partitioned into three, root, swap and Workspace as well as two other drives running in raid 1. The Workspace and raid volumes were setup using LVM ...
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Mounting a Windows folder with writing permissions in Ubuntu

Apparently the answer is here: http://superuser.com/questions/251537/mount-specific-ntfs-directory-on-linux however it is not working as expected. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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large 3 TB External Disc mount problem after formating [duplicate]

I have been using an external HDD 3TB for a couple of years now. Since it was FAT32 I couldn't write big files over 4.3 GB on it. So I formatted it to NTFS. I didn't use any partitioning since I only ...
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Problem detecting USB in 12.04 x64, works on Xubuntu 13.04 64x and windows

I am banging my head against the wall on this one. I have a SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB thumb drive that used to work on my box running 12.04 64bit, but now that box will not detect it in any way I ...
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Trouble mounting/formating 16g SanDisk USB

I'm having trouble mounting or formating my 16gig SanDisk USB. When I run sudo fdisk -l I get this return Disk /dev/sdc: 16.0 GB, 16008609792 bytes 64 heads, 32 sectors/track, 15267 cylinders, ...
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Trying to mount backup of /dev/sda as ext4 for recovery, fdisk reports invalid partition table

I used dd if=/dev/sda of=~/backup.img where /dev/sda was an ext4 filesystem. I want to perform recovery on it which means I need to mount it as ext4 filesystem using extundelete application. Can ...