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

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Can't mount SD card, - /dev/sdc is ok, but can't seed /dev/sdc1 [closed]

Few weeks ago I mentioned that Sdcard can't be mounted under ubuntu 11.04 on eeeepc 901. I can see /dev/sdc and /dev/sdd, but no partitions on them /dev/sda and /dev/sdb are system disks, sdc was ...
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Disk won't wake up (?) after hibernate [closed]

I have a hard disk mounted using fstab like so: /dev/sdd1 /media/DATA_TWO ext4 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 2 Occasionally after resuming from hibernate, the /media/DATA_TWO folder appears empty and I ...
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How do I mount the documents folder on a different partition?

I'm new to unity and trying to harmonize my dual boot between windows and ubuntu by setting the documents, pictures, videos, etc folders onto a storage partition, instead of in the home folder. I ...
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Is there a command to “manually automount” an attached disk?

I have an extra hard drive which I use for backups. The label on its one and only partition is "backup". When I open nautilus and click on "backup" it mounds the drive in "/media/backup", and then ...
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NFS Mount fails on startup

I have multiple Ubuntu servers, recently I've installed a few 11.04 servers (and 1 desktop) and I've just found that upon rebooting the nfs mounts will not mount. I've tried upgrading nfs-common to ...
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CD/DVD drive not mounted when inserted with Disc of any kind

I just noticed that if a insert a CD or a DVD of any kind, the Drive will start spinning but it will not show the mounted disc. Earlier it used to ask me what to do with the media inserted. Now it ...
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Issues harmonizing my dual boot

I tried to follow this guide: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/35807/how-to-harmonize-your-dual-boot-setup-for-windows-and-ubuntu/ I'd wish and can't figure out how to make it work. I've been dual ...
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Apps capable of mounting/unmounting CD/DVD Images with multi-sector or protected format

What apps for Ubuntu exist that can mount/unmount CD/DVD images. Image formats like cue, bin, iso, nero format, etc... Needed features: Emulate protected CD/DVD like Daemon-Tools Mount multi-sector ...
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Error mounting ntfs partition at start-up Ubuntu 11.10 - can only be mounted and accessed as root

I started getting the error "Error mounting partition to /media/Date Press S to skip mounting this partition or M to manually mount this partition" at startup. I haven't found any line changed in ...
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Change the Sort order of Devices in Nautilus

I have Three Windows drive, my nautilus shows devices in following order I want it to be sorted like windows 7 does C drive D drive E Drive My Massport 13 GB FS Future attached removable ...
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Opening a NTFS partition fails with report: Not authorised

Besides lesser errors on 11.10, I ran into a more annoying one: I cannot access NTFS partitions. No matter whether I use nautilus, dolphin, tux commander or archive manager, always does the same ...
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Ext4 volume as File on NTFS volume

I was running out of space on my ext3 root volume , so I created a Ext4 Volume as a file and saved it on a NTFS partition. Then made this ext4 vol as a permanent mount. Purpose was to have all the ...
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unhandeled lockdown error(-15) when I try to connect my iphone 4s

Could anyone please help me ?? when I try to connect my iphone 4s I get this message :unhandeled lockdown error(-15) . It worked just fine so far and I have no idea how to fix it .
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How to Recover Ubuntu Home Folder?

I was having different partition that serverd as my home folder for safety. Few days ago I had to format my system and i forgot to mount that partition as home folder (/home). Now I have the files but ...
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How to remount a drive as rewritable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I accidentally made my file system read only. How can I change it back? Whenever I mount some of my partitions from the computer menu, they are mounted as read only and ...
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Reading OSX disk from Ubuntu: Permission Denied

I have an OSX and Ubuntu dual-boot system. In Ubuntu, I would like to be able to mount and read the OSX partition. It is currently mounted in /media (this seems to have been done automatically). ...
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Remount NAS drive with GVFS and user rights when network re-connects?

I use gvfs script to mount my SAMBA share when my system starts. I run it at autostart. Here is the script: #!/bin/bash sleep 4 wifi="'$(/sbin/iwconfig eth1 | egrep ESSID | cut -d '"' -f 2)'" ...
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How to prevent hangs of Nautilus or Krusader when NAS is disconnected? [closed]

I tried to find a solution for this and I failed. I mount my NAS to my laptop, but when the connection is down the file-manager hang for a lot of time... Since this is a laptop, and it is on the go, ...
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What is the correct way to change permissions of the printer in /dev/usb/lp0?

I use some commands to print text. However, when I connect my printer it becomes available under /dev/usb/lp0, which is owned by root and as a regular user I do not have access to this device. What ...
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Correct way of mounting a Windows share

I mounted a Windows share to my Ubuntu 11.10 system via adding the following line to the /etc/fstab: //serveraddr/sharedfolder /mnt/foldername/ smbfs credentials=/home/myname/.smbpasswd 0 0 using ...
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Switching between places and tree sidebar modes quits Nautilus

I have the following issue in my system (11.10 - GNOME3). When switching between places and tree sidebar modes Nautilus quits suddenly. When I open it again the mode I selected is active. I realize ...
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Mount with VirtualBox erased home directory?

I have a new(ish) installation of Ubuntu in a VirtualBox, with OSX as a host machine. I was attempting to mount a shared folder into Ubuntu, so typed in the terminal: sudo mount -t vboxsf VBShare ~/ ...
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Execute script before specific wireless disconnect?

I have a laptop and NAS. What I want to do is to mount my NAS only when my wireless is connected, and umount it at wireless disconnected. I have written both scripts I wat to run- they check the name ...
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I accidentally made my file system read only. How can I change it back?

I accidentally locked my Ubuntu System. Now everything is read only. The closest i can remember which might have done this is, I was trying to change the authority of a fstab symllink with chown -h ...
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“Unknown filesystem unionfs” although all packages and modules are installed

I'm trying to mount a unionfs file system in fstab (as one of the steps in this guide), with the following line: unionfs /usr unionfs nodev,noatime,dirs=/.filesystems/usr/overlay=ro:/usr=rw 0 0 ...
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sshfs someuser@192.168.0.100:/ ~/Documents/somefolder makes somefolder an unreadable file [closed]

I installed fuse, and added myself to fuse usergroup. The directory somefolder is already created. When I run the command, it asks for the remote password, and if I enter it correctly, prints nothing ...
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Can't login mounted home directory mounted after upgrade to 11.10 [closed]

I have a home directory mounted from a file server (OpenFiler software), with an entry in the file /etc/fstab It worked well with Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, and 11.04 The line in the /etc/fstab file is ...
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How to customize/label the hard drive icons in the launcher

Is there any way to change the hard drive icons in the launcher since I have 4 total hard drives and they all look the same. I was wondering maybe to add the LABEL of the hard drive (If exists) to the ...
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Mount and share USB disk on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I've just installed and configured a house server with Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS). Everything works fine, but I have a problem: I want to connect and share with Samba a USB Disk formatted in ext4. I tried to ...
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Why does my NTFS partition mount as read only?

Until recently both my Windows Partition (C:) and my Data Partition (E:) would mount as read/write. Now both seem to only mount as read-only. GParted Resize (Error) ntfsresize v2.0.0 (libntfs ...
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iPhone mount errors

When I plug my iPhone (iOS 5) into my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, I get this error: Unable to mount Documents on iPhone. Location is already mounted followed by this error: Unable to mount ...
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Mount single partition from image of entire disk (device)

I made an image of my entire disk with dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/external_media/sda.img Now the problem is I'd like to mount an ext4 filesystem that was on that disk but mount -t ext4 -o loop ...
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Can't mount filesystems and computer won't shut down

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and ran the recommended upgrades. Two things are not working properly. My windows drives, USB drives, external hard disk cannot be mounted. The below error ...
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No access to my own external hard drive?

I have only used my external hard drive once, wich was with my previous Ubuntu installation (11.04), on the same laptop. I have created 2 partitions, FAT32 and EXT4. Now I needed to get some data from ...
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Some drives not seen

I just updated to Ubuntu 11.10. When I put in a 100mb Zip floppy, it shows in the launcher but I'm only allowed to eject it. I installed Storage Device Manager and it sees the drive but all the files ...
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LVM volumes don't appear in Nautilus since upgrading to 11.10

up to Ubuntu 11.04 all my LVM volumes used to show up in the sidebar of Nautilus as devices available to be mounted, alongside software RAID volumes. after upgrading to 11.10 last week, i can only see ...
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What's the most lightweight application to mount iso files in Lubuntu?

I'm looking for a lightweight way to mount iso's on my fresh-install of Lubuntu 11.10. Furius Iso Mount has been my favourite on Ubuntu, but it installs too many extra stuff on Lubuntu, like Brasero. ...
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How to prevent a partition from being mounted?

I have two NTFS partitions that constitute a Windows 7 install. I am running Ubuntu and virtualize that Windows install off the physical disk. While the VM is working it could be disastrous if mount ...
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serious error while trying to mount partition xxx ignore skip mounting manual recovery

Yesterday I upgraded from Natty to Oneiric and I got a "Serious error while trying to mount partition /media/xxx. It is an NTFS partition. I chose Skip, I checked the partition with disk utility while ...
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Auto-mounting network shares per user

I have a server that has a number of CIFS shares that need to be accessed on a per-user basis. For example, I have a Music share which I have full access to, but my wife has read-only access. When ...
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mount -o rw,<user> /dev/src1 /media/<mount-name> not working

I have burned the ubuntu iso distribution on my flash drive and I boot into ubuntu from the flash USB drive. Note that I am using the option 'Try without installing ubuntu' while booting. The problem ...
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Gnome-shell and removal devices

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 with Gnome-shell. In /etc/fstab i add following lines: /dev/sda4 /media/D ntfs none 0 1 When i move mouse on right bottom corner i ...
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cannot mount SD card on ubuntu server

I've a problem. I run ubuntu server on usb. And during installation I also used SD card as a swap space. But the problem is that it's not being mounted at all. If I check df I only see usb key - no ...
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How to access other partitions/disks?

There was an icon called "My Computer" to Ubuntu 11.04 that allowed access to all available disks and partitions. However, I could not find anything similar in Ubuntu 11.10. Anyone know if this ...
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Unable to change iso properties

Whenever i mount an iso file and wants to change the properties of some files in the iso, (i.e. make a file executable) i always fail to do so. Nautilus wouldn't work, as soon as u click on the make ...
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What are these files like Zone.Identifier:$DATA and how to prevent them?

I have an ext4 drive which is available to my windows XP VirtualBox as a shared folder. When working with files across ubuntu and windows I sometimes see these autogenerated files with ...
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reconnect at login for davfs2

I have a Secure WebDAV server that I need to connect to. I was unable to connect through the "connect to server..." option in the places menu. I was able to connect through command line by manually ...
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What is responsible for mounting disks listed in fstab?

What script/init process/whatever is responsible for reading fstab and calling mount, during the boot process?
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Can i move the /var folder without having to reboot?

I run a headless ubuntu server from a usb drive, and to minimize writes I want to move the /var folder to a different drive. The problem is that all other drives are encrypted, and become avaliable ...
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Mount encrypted volumes from command line?

If I have an encrypted external disk (or an internal disk that is not in fstab), I see an entry for it in Nautilus -- with an entry like "X GB Encrypted Volume". I can click on this volume, and am ...