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

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After migrating from a Wubi install (12.10 x64) I can't mount a USB flash drive

After using the Wubi migration script and booting into my Ubuntu install, when I plug in my USB flash drive I receive a prompt that says "Unable to open a folder for PENDRIVE. No application is ...
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mounting skydrive as a folder

Just finished up installing Ubuntu 12.10. I mainly need a system for school(grad school) so theres a few things I would really like to do, especially Skydrive. Does anyone know how to mount Skydrive ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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Mounting of external Harddrive

Im using Ubuntu v12.04.Its working fine but Im not able to mount my external harddrive.It says there is an error in mounting the hdd because of unknown file system exfat. Hope to find a few solutions. ...
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unable to mount ntfs partitioned disk -

I'm unable to mount one of ntfs file system drive since the system got turned of while copying few files to this drive. I'm getting following message: Unable to Mount 94 GB File system error ...
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mount a remote (ssh) usb disk?

My home server has an external USB drive connected. I prefer to keep it unmounted so I don't have to log in if I want to unplug it (for backup rotation). But I'd also like to be able to browse it in ...
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How to mount root.disk from WUBI when booted from dual boot install of Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTFS. On the same disk, I have another Win7. On the NTFS Win7, I have buntu 11.04 running on a ext4 partition that was installed with Wubi. I'd like to be able to access my ...
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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How to automount hdd without causing freeze when missing?

I used to add external usb hdds as automounts in /etc/fstab, but sometimes I remove them (or they fail) rebooting the server fails since they won't mount. Is there a way to automount system hdds if ...
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Ubuntu not mounting any external drive

It's not mounting anything, I've tried many USB drives, memory cards etc. So I can't backup my data, its more than 10GB so I'm not thinking of any online backup. At the boot time, while checking for ...
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How can I modify the default behaviour of Ubuntu 12.04 (& 12.10) to prevent a symbolic link from /dev/shm to /run/shm ever being created on boot up?

Whilst installing Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 by following the Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 howto and have encountered the Oracle memory target problem with ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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Can't access other drives

My 500 gb hard drive with windows 7 has recently crashed with all my personal files on it. I have called HP and have a new hdd in the mail but I am unable to remove old files from the old hdd. I am ...
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How to mount an external hard drive as root?

I recently changed my external hard drive so that it can be read/edited by all, not just myself. In doing so I think I made it so only the root user can mount it. When I tried to mount it today I got ...
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Pendrive not detecting after formatting disk utility

After running sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): ...
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mounting yaffs2 filesystem on ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I want to mount a yaffs2 partition on my system. The kernel version is 3.0.16, which does not support yaffs2. So I downloaded and built it. Copied the .ko file to /lib/modules/.../fs/yaffs2/yaffs.ko ...
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Difficulty mounting Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) on new HDD

To the gentle membership of the Ubuntu Linux Forum: After my laptop passed away a few weeks ago, I made up my mind to build n open source system. So I put together a computer for this purpose. I have ...
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Why do I have two instances of the same partition in Nautilus?

Don't quite recall when this started behaving like this but Gnome's Nautilus has been reporting a sort of 'ghost' partition that's labeled the same as the regular one: The partition resides on a ...
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Unmounting and Mounting Drives

I have a passport device that I plugged in using firewire that I use to house old , unused files so that my Mac computer would process more freely. After I connect it the drive is read, I then move ...
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How do I mount Zyxel NSA310 shares?

I have a Zyxel NSA310 NAS, which is working fine with Windows machines in the house. I've also successfully created and mounted an NFS share on the two Ubuntu machines. But I'd like to mount the ...
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mount canon 500d

When I plug my canon 500d camera into the usb port of my ubuntu pc it shows the camera in the files, and I can see the images on the camera, but if I try to copy any of them to the pc, nothing ...
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Browse .img without mounting

Is there anyway to browse a .img file without mounting it? I have an .img file which I have generated from a clonezilla partition snapshot. I somehow have problems mounting the file with the command ...
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Windows Mounting in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to mount Iphone I'm not sure how to explain this but i'll try and give it a go. Many programmes i have installed on my Ubuntu 11.04 operating system are ...
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Linking error when trying to compile on a shared drive

I am trying to compile OpenCV library on a shared drive on my system. I was able to configure and generate makefiles successfully by using these settings, but when i try to compile I get the following ...
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How to run an executable from a mounted drive?

I have created an Eclipse Workspace on a mounted partition of my hard drive. I am able to successfully build the hello world program but when I try to execute the runnable I get the following error ...
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How do I retrieve my files if mounting gives me a “bad superblock” error?

I got my Ubuntu 12.04 corrupted after a sudden power cut. I've tried to retrieve my data from a live USB but I am not able to mount my main disk (/dev/sda1). It gives me a error about a bad super ...
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How to show mount icons on the desktop, in gnome classic?

In the pre-unity days, when a device was (auto)mounted, a icon used to show on the desktop. Currently, I have Ubuntu 12.10 in classic mode - is there a way to get the same behavior?
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Should media files (HTPC) using NFS mount using fstab/static or autofs?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with XBMC and am streaming media files from my fileserver (mounted using NFS). Right now I have fstab configured to mount my NFS share like this: 192.168.0.99:/tank/media ...
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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...
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How to mount a yaffs2 filesystem

I have a .img file that uses the yaffs2 filesystem (an Android partition image) that I want to mount. I can't seem to do it with the mount command. How can I do this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. Also, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not mounting internal hard drives [closed]

Hi I am a noob and I have no idea what I am doing. I just started using UBUNTU 12.10 and I do like the interface very much. I am not savy with the hip lingo of linux, so spare me the who I know what I ...
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How to get internal hard disk working in Lubuntu?

Previously, I had in this Windows installed on this computer, but then I installed lubuntu. There are two HDDs in this computer, and I installed lubuntu in the other, which I had split into two ...
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How do I mount disks with an Adaptec RAID controller on a dual-boot machine? (error code 12)

I'm trying to migrate from Windows to Ubuntu 12.04, dual-booting at the moment. One problem I am facing is the RAID controller, I'm not able to mount any of the drives connected to it. (The OS is up ...
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Can't mount 2nd HD SFS

I'm trying to mount a 1TB Western digital hd that was appearing fine yesterday before I reinstalled ubuntu 12.04. I used to have a dual boot windows 7/ubuntu 12.04, and my 1TB drive would show up ...
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Unable to mount location, Can't mount file

I'm a new user to Ubuntu and I have a problem: I had Windows XP in my computer and I had two partitions: C (for system data) and D(for my personal stuff), then, during the Ubuntu installation I chose ...
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unable to mount blank-dvdr disk

I have inserted a blank disk into my dvd-rw but in ubuntu its showing an error that unable to mount the place is already mounted?
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USB Device first mounted as root, then by user

When I connect my Kindle, it shows up as an usb0 media, which I can read but not write (owner = root). However, if I do sudo umount /media/usb0, usb0 gets unmounted and a Kindle media gets mounted ...
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Disable automount in Nautilus to avoid mount-devices being listed twice in Nautilus

I have added my mount devices in /etc/fstab and they get correctly mounted (2nd partition with ntfs and nas-share with nfs). I have also disabled automount in Nautilus preferences by using ...
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USB devices and Flash disks mount as root instead of the user

After reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 I am facing a strange problem. Anytime I plug in a flash key, Kindle etc., I can see it, but can't write. Owner of the device on say /media/usb0 is root. When I try to ...
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Setup with same mount point (help me, please!)

this is my situation: I want to have installed 4 Operating Systems, by the moment I already have 3 OS installed (Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit edition and a Linux distro). These are some features of ...
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How do I test if a Windows share exists and is ready to be mounted?

How do I test if a Windows share exists before I attempt to mount the share? Regards Hendre
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Samba share mounting in read-only mode

I used to mount my local network HDD (samba share) using following fstab entry: //192.168.1.5/PUBLIC /media/MyBookLive smbfs credentials=/home/gacek/.mybookcredentials,uid=1000,gid=1000 Of course, ...
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Should Exterrnal USB hard drive auto mount Ubuntu 12.04.01 LTS

I want to have external USB hard drives automatically mounted when plugged in. I have 2 drives exactly the same except for volume label. They both have the same UUID. I want to be easily able to swap ...
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Can't mount terabyte drive

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer, but for some reason I can't mount my Kingston SNV425S264GB drive. It was there when I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and now its not. What can I do to get it ...
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Mounted Devices History

Does Ubuntu keep the history of the devices that were mounted (i.e. USB devices, external drives etc...). If this is the case where can I find it?
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Automount disk on boot

I've used XBMC live in the past and have been happy with manually editing /etc/fstab to configure disks to automatically mount. Now I am running Ubuntu 12.10. Within "disks" i have the mount options ...
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Automount external hdd in fluxbox ubuntu -12.10 commandline install

I did the following: Install command line interface with ubuntu alternate install 12.10 in vmwareplayer5(9.2.2) After the base system was installed: sudo apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, ...
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Android Media sync LG Optimus L7 (P705) with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I can't connect my Android LG Optimus L7 (P705) with Ubuntu via media sync (MTP), just to see or transfer file / media inside my internal / external memory from computer to handphone vice versa, ...
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Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda5

How can I solve this problem? Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda5: Command-line `mount "/media/naymar/skool"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: [mntent]: line 2 in /etc/fstab is bad ...
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Redirected to log in screen 12.10 [closed]

So, i installed ubuntu 12.10 in windows 7 and everything was running fine, i configured some stuff, installed some programs and registered to ubuntu one. nothing major. today though i tried signing ...