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

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How to hide bind mounts in nautilus?

Summary: How do I remove folders mounted via bind or bindfs in /etc/fstab from appearing as devices in nautilus left column, the "places" view? detailed: Hello, I mount various directories from my ...
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I want to be asked for password for mounting drives

In earlier Ubuntu releases (As far as I remember Natty had it) we were asked for password while trying to mount the drive using Nautilus. But in Ubuntu 12.04 (also in 11.10) it is removed. But I want ...
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Apostrophe in fstab [closed]

Can's get a window's directory to mount due to an apostrophe. The relevant bit of fstab: # Auto-mount windows drive UUID=0C1C51021C50E86A /media/windows ntfs defaults 0 0 # Auto-mount the Music ...
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Upgrade to Precise leaving system unbootable

I've upgraded our server's system from Lucid to Precise and as far as I can tell, it left the system in an un-bootable state. I've read many responses in different threads but my problem has a twist. ...
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Can't use HG through a mounted directory

I have a repository on my development server whose directory I have mounted using sshfs. I've synced up my uid/guid and seem to be able to execute/edit files as usual on said directory, as if I had ...
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Error in mounting HDD

I am getting the following error whenever I mount my external HDD. It was working before and then I opted for safely removing the drive. Now its giving me following error Error mounting: mount exited ...
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Disable auto-opening nautilus window after auto-mount

Every time I plug a USB stick in, nautilus opens a new window with the contents of the drive. I would like to disable this auto-opening of the nautilus window, but I would like the actual auto-mount ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automounting ntfs partition

Ive looked everywhere to fix this problem but I cant seem to figure out why its doing this. I have the following /etc/fstab entry to mount a ntfs partition using ntfs-3g. UUID=01CD842715EC2180 ...
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Explain this terminal command please

Can someone please explain the following terminal command in Ubuntu:- mount -o rw, remount
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cryptswap1 issue when booting 12.04

When I'm starting my laptop which is running 12.04, most times recently I get a message saying: its taking a while to mount dev/mapper/cryptswap1 If I want to wait or skip it. When I skip, ...
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How to mount a drive for other user than root?

I've attached a SSD disk though USB. Then: sudo su - mkdir /mnt/hx chown ondra /mnt/hx mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/hx # It's FAT32 now, but was the same with EXT4 The last command changes dir owner ...
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Why is my hard drive mounted on /boot?

I was doing an update and it said that the drive was full. Here is df -h: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on 78G 2.7G 72G 4% / none ...
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Mount point space is not the same as the HDD

I'm new to linux and I have question about mount point I have two HDD in my system, one 500GB and one 1TB The 500 is used for OS and swap, the 1TB is for storage only the 500GB is name sda1 and 1TB ...
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Windows 8 partition mounting [duplicate]

How can I browse windows 8 system files with Ubuntu? Whenever I try to access it it says error 14 and does not let me browse the files like in windows 7.
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How to access hard drive files from liveCD?

I don't know what files or file types are there on the hard drive nor do I know the file system in which the hard disk is written on. I am not able to view it in the home folder after booting from the ...
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get device with mount point

there's a way to get the device name (/dev/sdx) with the mounted folder? i mean, get the assosiated device in a mount point using the mounted folder as the reference, or make a python dictionary with ...
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How to mount a hidden NTFS WinRE which are on an external HDD

A friend have given me her external hard drive which contains a backup of his Windows data. The disk has two NTFS partitions, once of them tagged as WinRe. When I do fdisk -lu I get Disk ...
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Backing up bind mounted folders

My layout is as follows. LVM Setup: /dev/VG/Documents, /dev/VG/Music, /dev/VG/Pictures, /dev/VG/Music, /dev/VG/Documents, etc.... Each of the LVMs is bind mounted to the corresponding folder name in ...
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Problems with mounting .ISO files

I'm using Precise, with GNOME. I've attempted to install some retro, multi-cd games (KOTOR1) via .ISO images and WINE, but I can't get the ISO's to mount correctly. First I tried GMountISO, which ...
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How to mount a Samba share at boot time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proper fstab entry to mount a samba share on boot? How to add samba share to fstab to ensure mounting at boot time?
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Is it possible to auto-mount sshfs

Is it possible to auto-mount a remote FS using sshfs upon instantiating a proper VPN connection? Allow me to explain the scenario, I'm working remotely, to do that it helps if I can mount my home dir ...
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Relocate mount point from new install

Rookie here! Just re-installed Ubuntu 12.03 server on my boot drive and it found my raid five array and assigned the following /dev/md/0 point. I would prefer to relocate the mount point to dev/md0 ...
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DVD wont mount Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I can't seem to be able to mount my optical drive. I have tried numerous solutions from this site with no results. I am not able to see the device inside the file browser either. There is a DVD in ...
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How to access mounted file systems as a guest user?

In Ubuntu 11.04 I could mount a file system in /media/foo and run chown guest:guest /media/foo/bar -R and have full access in the guest account. After the upgrade to 12.04 I changed my routine to ...
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Mount loop restarts unity [closed]

i have a DVD iso file and need to mount it before i can play with totem/vlc. everytime i process this command: mount /path/dvd.iso /mnt/python/ -o loop unity restarts itself (something like 'Unity ...
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How can I mount a fat filesystem automatically as Ubuntu starts?

I have a dual boot System with an Ubuntu-Filesystem a Windows Filesystem and another FAT Filesystem on my harddrive. My Thunderbird configuration is on that FAT partition. I tried different tools, but ...
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Allow non-admin users to mount drives via nautilus

I want to give mount privilege to the non-admin users to mount the drives via nautilus. I don't want them to give other admin privilege. I also don't want to use setuid method. How can I achieve ...
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Mount partitions for only one user

Like the title says, is there a way to mount a partition (on boot or on login) for only one user, so that other users can't access the files but only me? I searched for some fstab parameters but i ...
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mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung NC10 laptop with 2 GB RAM using WUBI. When I try to install something or to do something with files, the mount.ntfs takes 90% of CPU. Also I have an issue that ...
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command line mount helper for Ubuntu server?

Under Ubuntu there are several mount helpers to support easy mounting of encrypted (cryptsetup/luks) removable media such as USB drives. Under Gnome/Unity/XFCE a requester is opened, just enter the ...
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How to check if a cdrom is in the tray remotely (via ssh)?

I have a server running Ubuntu 10.04 (it's on the other side of the world and I haven't built up the wherewithal to upgrade it remotely yet) and I have been told that there is a CD in one of it's two ...
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How can I create a partition without the usage of Live CD nor USB?

Translation Is it possible to create a partition when using the system? When I try to do it on GParted, it seems that the options are disabled because of the disk is mounted and it cannot be ...
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Why doesn't the Scanlogic SL11R-IDE USB-to-ATA adapter work?

I am trying to recover data from an old Linux that was installed in a computer on an ATA hard drive. I found a ScanLogic Corp. SL11R-IDE IDE Bridge (04ce:0002), an ATA adapter to USB 1.0 like the one ...
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Mount exited with exit code 13

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I recently formatted to NTFS. It was mounting on my Ubuntu 11.10 fine until just now. I didn't make any changes to affect my OS or my exhdd. The error that I get ...
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How do I mount a .cue/.wav

I have a .cue file which points to a .flac How can I mount the image as if it were an audio CD? Is it necessary to decode the .flac file into .wav and edit the cue sheet to point to a .wav file ...
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VirtualBox Share permissions

At the moment I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on top of a VirtualBox running as service in Microsoft Windows7 x64. I've configured the shares on fstab with E /media/E vboxsf auto,rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 ...
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What are the default mount settings for mount / fstab?

What are the default mounting options for a non root partition ? The man entry for mount says ... defaults - use default options: rw, suid, dev, exec, auto, nouser, and async. ... so that might be ...
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USB modem could not mount on 12.04

I have a usb wimax modem. If I connect it at ubuntu 10.04 it has been detected and mounted as cd see here. From there I got that it is "iso96660" type and device location is /dev/sr1. But when I ...
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How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal [duplicate]

I can access files from emplorer or Nautilus but how to do the same job from Terminal . How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal. And whats the complete process of doing it. This will be my ...
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Simple and easy way to permanently mount remote folder

We are planning to replace all our Windows Machine (around 25) of PHP development team to ubuntu and we found everything perfect here however, we have two major problems as we work in team, we do ...
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How to get rid of devices in the left panel of Nautilus?

I would like to rid of not mounted ntfs partition from Nautilus' right panel ( I just want 352 GB Filesystem - d drive to be there. First of all 352 GB Filesystem is in fact d so I do not know why ...
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os-prober doesn't find Arch Linux until I manually mount Arch Linux partition

Title says everything. Here is output of Boot info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1169338/ sudo os-prober returns only Windows partition: sudo os-prober /dev/sda2:Windows 7 (loader):Windows:chain ...
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Correcting boot problem: mount of NTFS drives went wrong [closed]

After my upgrade to 12.04, whenever Ubuntu tried to boot up it prompted an error indicating that it can't mount (NTFS) drives and I had to press S twice, once for each drive, to get to the login ...
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NTFS Drive show in fdisk -l not when I run blkid unable to mount drive

I am unable to see a 750GB drive that is attached to my 12.04 machine using a USB 2.0 drive mate. The drive was pulled out of a Windows 7 machine and I am just trying to get all of the information off ...
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Only root can mount, why?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I looked at my /etc/fstab yesterday and realized it did not contain my Windows 7 partition. So I added it myself, but now it tells me it cannot mount the ...
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Can't mount CIFS drive

I have a number of fstab entries that will no longer mount. They used to work under 10.04 and after I did a clean install of 12.04, they did work for a while although they would periodically hang up ...
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How to mount an external HDD?

I have Ubuntu Linux 12.04 version the latest right now.I want to mount an external HDD NTFS 1TB.I have followed many guides but still no success.The error I'm getting is this: Failed to read last ...
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USB ports, DVD drive, SD slot not mounting

The other day my Ubuntu 12.04 system was working fine. I could put in a flash drive and move files back and forth. I put in a CD and Ubuntu prompted me what to do. After turning on my computer and ...
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Managing Kindle Fire with on 12.04 via Micro-USB

To begin, I have read both Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04? and How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable? My problem is that I am unable to mount my ...
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Help mounting a VirtualBox folder between Ubuntu and Xubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mount VirtualBox SharedFolder in Ubuntu VM on boot I am running Ubuntu 12.04 natively and Xubuntu under a VirtualBox. In my Xubuntu I can see inside of /media the ...