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

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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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How to remount a pen drive after having it “Safely Removed”

How can I (without removing the pen drive and connecting it again) mount a pen drive that I have "Safely Removed". T
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Samba user can't access external drive

If my external drive is showing up in /home/user1/.private, would another user not be able to view this? See link for example -----> Example user1@UB-DT2-SERVER:~$ df -lhT Filesystem Type Size ...
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“mountall: event failed” after a reboot causes system to become unbootable [closed]

My server crashed today and upon rebooting gives the following error message and will not boot: mounted-tmp main process (700) terminated with status 127 mountall: event failed and then hangs. I ...
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how to disable luks partition from showing up in nautlus panel

I have a luks setup with encrypted partition. And I don't want everyone on my computer to see that I have such partition. Unfortunately it shows up in the nautilus "devices" panel as "Encrypted ...
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How do you mount a LVM patition that has the same VG name as my current partition

Ive been tearing my hair out for about a week now trying to figure out how to do this. I have two HDD's in my server, both 250gig. They both have ubuntu installed, one is currently booted. I want to ...
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How to mount a windows folder in Linux

I'm running Linux ( Ubuntu 11.10 ) and Windows ( 7 ) on the same system on two partitions. So I have this folder in Windows: C:\Users\Me\Folder And I created this folder in Linux: /mnt/Folder ...
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How will union mounts be possible in 12.04?

I noticed today that Ubuntu 12.04 will not include aufs. What, if anything, will be available to facilitate the creation of union mounts?
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Mount - Unable to find suitable address [closed]

I am trying to mount my Windows share through my Ubuntu box (no xwindow), but I continue to get Unable to find suitable address I have tried using the raw IP address, I have checked the ...
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unable to read/write CIFS mounts in Ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded my laptop from 11.04 too 11.10 and since then the CIFS mounts are not working. Before the upgrade it would allow mounts on host names, in 11.10 it's only IP addresses (not much of an ...
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Best disk partition for normal users

I have a new clean HDD in my laptop on which I want to install Ubuntu 11.10. So, as I have very less (in fact nothing) knowledge on Linux File System hierarchy, I thought some would be helping me to ...
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/root/sys failed, netbook won't boot up properly

So, I boot up my netbook...and the main screen comes on, announcing Acer and whatnot. Then, it goes to to a black screen with a cursor in the upper left hand corner that blinks. For a long time. ...
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How to find Mac OSX UID from Ubuntu

How do you view Mac OSX user id without having to boot into OSX? I can mount the drive, but I can't find the UID for my user, which would hopefully enable me to access files without being root.
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Can't mount cds after failed Brasero burn

Brasero failed to burn a disk recently, and now I can't access CD-ROMS. Even CD-Rs are not not showing. Using Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell D510 Lattitude laptop. allan@allan-Latitude-D510:~$ cdrecord ...
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How can I allow a specific standard user in Ubuntu 11.10 to mount a specific NTFS file system?

I want to grant permission one specific standard Ubuntu 11.10 user to be able to mount a specific NTFS drive. How can I do that?
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
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archive manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: archieve manager does not archieve files The archive manager does not archive files and gives an error message during the archive. Archive: ...
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Mounting Second Hard Drive in Ubuntu 11.10

I've been trying to mount a second hard drive into Ubuntu. I've been following this guide and a few others that are essentially the same. Everything's going fine until I try to add a file or folder to ...
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Unable to Mount NTFS partition “Not authorized”

This time I installed Ubuntu 11.10 in another partition rather than using wubi and making a virtual mount. But now I'm not able to mount the other NTFS partitions and getting a message Unable to ...
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Navigating windows folder on Ubuntu partition

I have a dual boot Win7/Ubuntu LTS. I can "see" all my Win7 files on a mounted directory "OS" via the filemanager. I want to navigate this directory through the command line. I tried but I'm clueless ...
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inaccessible Windows documents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you repair an “input/output error” in an NTFS partition? A few days ago, I installed xubuntu on my computer and since recently has worked perfectly. ...
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Can I map Windows drives to Ubuntu?

I use dual-boot between Linux 11.10 and Windows 7 on my laptop. There are Windows partitions: C Drive - 360 GB D Drive - 200 GB E Drive - 80 GB I installed Ubuntu in on drive F which is 30 GB. The ...
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Ubuntu: How to mount zfs snapshot?

I'm trying to mount zfs snapshot. It should to be so easy...but I can't do that. I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 Oneric, kernel 3.0.0-15-server. Installed ZFS from ppa also I'm using ...
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How to find mount point for audio CD/DVD

Ok, I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and I am unable to find the mount point for my CD/DVD. I inserted a CD in the rom, and I see the files just fine in nautilus, but when I try to run the following command ...
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How do I mount a Truecrypt volume with special options?

I would like to mount an ext4 truecrypt drive with --fs-options but it doesn't work. Also I created a FAT partition and the following command is working. What is the alternative command if my ...
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How to watch movies compressed into .bin and .cue?

I have had some old VHS digitalized into DVD and used Window's PowerISO software to back them up in my external hdd. The I've got 4 videos that I want to run on Ubuntu 11.10: A.bin B.bin C.bin ...
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Cannot view mounts remotely

I have several Samba mounts on an Ubuntu server. When I ssh into that box remotely (instead of working directly on the box), I cannot see the mounted file systems (ie, if I ls there are no results). ...
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How to mount HFS+ drive and ignore permissions

I installed Ubuntu and Windows on my MacBook and Ubuntu is my primary OS; however, all of my media stays on my OSX partition. I want to be able to access it (at least my OSX user's home folder) from ...
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Need to mount second internal hard drive to specific location

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop on an old server. The Ubuntu OS is running on a 250Gb hard drive and the files I want to share on on a second 1Tb hard drive mounted in the server. The 1Tb drive ...
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Can I mount single folders in a 2nd HD to a master folder I have on my main HD?

Essentially I have a server setup as a media device running MuthTV for my main tv off the Ubuntu comp and then I have several other PC's in the house which connect to the shared folder of my server to ...
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CD/ DVD/ Blu-Ray Device Undectable

I can't get my fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 to recognize that I've got a drive for CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Rays... Here's the output of a couple of commonly-requested terminal commands in other forum ...
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Can I permanently mount a Windows Drive in Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? I am new to Ubuntu. I have 2 internal HDDs in my PC. One with Ubuntu and the other has Windows Vista on it. I have all my music and ...
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How can remote host be mounted with nautilus from comnmand line to avoid a nautilus window is opened?

A remote host can mount with nautilus: nautilus sftp://<target-host> But, in this case a nautilus window is opened. I would like to use this command in a script. How can I avoid window ...
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How do I switch back to having /dev/shm be the mount point instead of /run/shm? [closed]

I am using 11.10 and have an application (oracle xe) which specifically wants shared memory mounted under /dev/shm. I noticed that the way 11.10 is configured, things are mounted at /run/shm and ...
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Why did mounting /media/MMMCSD work?

I am novice Ubuntu user. I've struggled mounting my SD card on my Ubuntu 11.04. However, I've googled the issue and now I'm able to mount the card. But, I don't know what difference the command made ...
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Excessive hard disk access on secondary HDD, I'm not accessing anything on it

I've set up my Ubuntu 11.10 on a SSD with an encrypted LVM. I've attached another ext4 HDD, unencrypted, it's automounted on /media/data and created Videos, Music, Downloads and Backups folders on it, ...
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Ubuntu can't detect all windows drives as well as external drives

Ubuntu has been running well on my dual boot system until today. Now I can't detect either external drive or my internal WinXP drives when before all I have to do is mount. Are there any commands or ...
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External Hard Drives not mounted in Ubuntu Oneiric [closed]

I am having a strange issue with external hard drives/USB sticks/CD/SD card etc. in Oneiric 11.10. When I connect any storage device it seems that the device is recognised by the system (I get ...
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How can I mount my LeapFrog Tag USB device?

I have no problem with my USB key devices: there are mounted automatically. But for the LeapFrog Tag USB device it is not mounted automatically. So I look in the Ubuntu documentation to mount USB ...
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Help or advice for my script

I have written the following script which you may find useful if running Ubuntu on VirtualBox and make use of NetBeans. The scripts may even be used for other VirtualBox needs as it tries to: ...
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How to mount a zip file as a file system?

Can I mount a zip (or other non-solid (so that accessing a file wouldn't decompress the whole archive) compressed archive format file) as a file system in Ubuntu?
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mp3 player a8706 not detected as usb device [closed]

I've got a a8706 mp3 player. When I plug it in, it charges but doesn't mount. In XP mounting works perfectly fine. I'm using 11.10. What should I do? Thanks lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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unable to access drives

Error: sudo: /etc/sudoers is owned by uid 1000, should be 0 Segmentation fault. This comes up when trying to mount drives. USB, external drives , CD are unmountable, so I am unable to access ...
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Mount NTFS partition at startup, with non-root user as owner

I'm currently mounting an NTFS partition at startup using the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/sda3 /media/data ntfs nls=iso8859-1,umask=000 To my Ubuntu 11.10 installation, ...
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How to make the LED in USB stick blink only when accessed? [closed]

In Ubuntu with GUI I plug the flash drive into usb port, and is automatically mounted, the LED turns on and off the thumb drive that is to be checked. In ubuntu server (text mode, without GUI) I ...
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I am getting an error while mounting my NTFS drives?

friends please help me with this error when i try to mount the ntfs drive i getting an error like for to mount the ntfs partitions i have to use the STORAGE DEVICE MANAGER every time any help to ...
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Difficulty trying to mount an ISO file “mount: you must specify the filesystem type”

I have an .iso file which I would like to mount. I have made a folder in /mnt/iso as a mount point. Now I try: sudo mount -o loop filename.iso /mnt/iso and the reply is: mount: you must specify ...
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How do I diagnose a Mount error message during boot?

I get an error that the system has a problem mounting / and do I want to Skip, Ignore, etc. I choose Ignore and usually everything is OK. I'm new to LINUX and Ubuntu. This machine will eventually ...
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my LaCie 500 Gb not mounted on 11.10

My external USB drive was recognized with 10.x versions of Ubuntu but since 11.x I am getting stuck, I had tried everything I read in forums but still the same error: 4956.401052] usb 2-1.4: new ...
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Iomega 335 GB USB Drive not being recognized

I have a 335G Iomega USB hard drive Model MDHDU that my Ubuntu laptop does not recognize. It works well on Win7 & is NTFS formatted. Any ideas on how to get Ubuntu to recognize it?