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

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Permissions of an automount ntfs partition

Hi there I have an ntfs partition which is mounted automatically on ubuntu's startup. In qBittorrent I have the default download folder is that ntfs partition, but after I mount the partition ...
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Drives C: D: E: not showing. Switched from windows [duplicate]

I recently switched from windows to Ubuntu. I had three NTFS drives. I formatted the C: drive and installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on it. Now I can only see my home drive. I want to access my data in the ...
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Problem with sound in Ubuntu 13.10 : sometimes is fine but sometimes is not work

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 beside Windows 8. When I shutdown Windows 8 in Fast Startup Mode (by default) and then run Ubuntu, Ubuntu cannot mount any NTFS partition and sound is working. But if I ...
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“The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present” error at boot

When i boot my computer . It shows a error in boot screen that "The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present" but it starts normally if i leave it . I want to stop this ...
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NFS mount fails on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm facing a problem with NFS mounts. I manage a cluster with five Ubuntu 12.04 nodes. I need to NFS export some paths in the main node to run my applications. Ping and ssh are working fine if I boot ...
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Problems mounting CD/DVD

I'm facing issues when using by very first time my CD/DVD drive in Linux. Back when I had Linux, it worked normal, CD/DVD rw, but since I didn't use it much, I just removed it from the laptop (you ...
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Root has taken rights

I installed root user of Ubunutu and it is working properly. But the only problem is when I come back to my main account, it says that I cannot unmount or mount any Drive as it's in root's ownership. ...
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Prevent mounting a partition in fstab

So I feel really bad for asking this question because it looks like it has been asked a million times on the internet. I am even finding a very consistent answer, and I am not getting any errors when ...
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Unable to mount NTFS hard drive partition “The disk contains an unclean file system” [duplicate]

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
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Trouble with sharing

I am trying to create a file server / backup machine out of an old pc and am not having any luck sharing the intended drive with the network. Please have a little patience with my ignorance, I ...
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Mounting an image which is connected in the cdrom of Ubuntu VM

I have an iso file connected with the cd drive of an Ubuntu VM. Now I am trying to mount it . I have tried mount -o loop /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom and it mounts properly but when I try to execute any ...
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drives will not mount on startup

I am simply trying to have a few drives mount at startup of UBUNTU 12.04. I have tried entering the commands in startup applications (as explained in THIS tutorial): udisksctl mount --block-device ...
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how do i access my dvd rom drive on ubuntu?

I understand that you have to mount your dvd rom or cd rom before using it. I also understand that this has to be done in root in Terminal. i know how to get into root. I dont know the code i have to ...
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Need help properly setting up raid5 (align then mount)

Trying to ¨start over¨ and following this guide: http://dennisfleurbaaij.blogspot.com/2013/01/setting-up-linux-mdadm-raid-array-with.html I used fdisk and mdadm to create a raid 5, and I believe I ...
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Input/output error while executing cp command

I'm new in Linux I'm trying to follow a steps for install ROS on UDOO and I have the next problem. When I try to download and unpack ubuntu 13.04 i have the next problems: the command line is: ...
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Accessing other HDDs ubuntu server CLI

This is quite possibly the most basic question ever asked on this forum, but I can't find an answer anywhere. I have installed Ubuntu Server on a HDD and installed two additional HDDs for file storage....
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 not Found after forced shutdown [closed]

Couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I was enjoying it until I wanted to import files from my external hard drive that it suddenly froze for 20 min or so and I forced shutdown my laptop. ...
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Why is 'gvfs-mount' not working after a force stop

'gvfs-mount' doesn't work after using a ctrl+z once and reusing 'gvfs-mount' back again. Consider the situation :: gvfs-mount smb://172.17.88.47 Password required for 172.17.88.47 User [nanda]: ^Z [...
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Problem with disk unmounting on sleep and mounting on wake

I use a HTPC with XBMC on Lubuntu 13.10 (32 bits) to watch My DVDrips from an external USB HHD, the problem comes when I put the computer to sleep from between XBMC and then I wake up the system then ...
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Mounting/Unmounting devices

I mount a device with this commands: sudo mkdir /media/(device uuid) sudo mount (device path) /media/(device uuid) Then when it comes to unmount it: sudo umount (device path) sudo rmdir /media/(...
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Cannot mount encrypted LUKS drive with “x-gvfs-show” option

I've used Linux Mint 16 Petra's Disks utility to format my external drive as an encrypted LUKS ext4 partition. The problem is that I can't mount it if I use the option "Show in user interface", that ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NFS mounted shares keep losing permissions

I have a Synology NAS box on which I keep my videos. This folder is shared out using NFS. One machine of mine, running Ubuntu 13.10 has been having problems accessing this shared folder. None of ...
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Gnome encfs Manager problem! Seeing all files even after unmount

I am either missing the whole point of that ENCFS System or fail to understand how the Gnome encfs manager works! when i create a stash i intentionally chose a newly created and EMPTY directory on a ...
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Nautilus doesn't mount in Xmonad: Not authorized to perform operation

I'm using Xmonad as my window manager. In the application nautilus, whenever I try to mount my usb sticks, it shows me the dialog "Not authorized to perform operation." I have tried putting this in ~...
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How to mount a backup drive read only?

I have a backup external USB drive. I wonder how to tell the system to always mount it read only without explicitly telling him everytime sudo mount -o ro /dev/sde1 /media/backup Note: My drive is ...
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How to mount novell share?

I would like to mount netWare service on my linux. Could someone give me example how such a line should looks like in fstab?
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What command is Thunar using to mount USB device?

I set up rsync as an hourly cron job to back up data to an external USB device which is always plugged into my machine. I see that Thunar (version 1.6.3 / Xubuntu 13.10) can mount this device when I ...
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log files prevent clean root umount

My root fs is always dirty after shutdown. To see why, I added a couple of lines into /etc/init.d/umountroot: /usr/bin/lsof / | /usr/bin/awk '$4 ~ /[0-9].*w/' ... mount -o remount,ro ... /bin/bash &...
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Cant get ubuntu usb to boot

I recently had Linux Mint installed on my new laptop with windows 8.1. I had problems booting to Mint so i installed rEFInd and managed to get Windows and L+Mint to boot correctly. I decided i wanted ...
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fusermount: mount failed: Permission denied

I'm trying to use google-drive-ocamlfuse to mount my Google Drive to an Ubuntu 13.04 VM I own on remote sever so I can copy some very large project-related files to my work computer. I've been ...
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Can Partition images (.img), directly mounted under Linux

Can partition images like nandc.img uImage are file system, can this mounted directly in Linux? mount command? Data inside image file can be viewed? Appreciated Thanks,
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Can't access logical partition immediately

Bit of a newbie question: I have a logical partition called "Workspace" (I am only running one hard drive). The logical partition contains media files for use from multiple operating systems (dual ...
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installing a new hard drive on an existing Ubuntu machine

I have a desktop machine running Ubuntu for a few years. I needed more space for my files and for that purpose I purchased and installed a brand new HD in it. Everything is working great. The only ...
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how to mount with udisks to specified directory

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I need a portable solution (to work on various linux systems) and to be in my user's home directory for mounting a partition after login or after boot. From what I searched on ...
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Problems reading filesystem of recorded DVD-R

I am experiencing problems when trying to read DVD-Rs or DVD+Rs recorded by different TV DVD Recorders. Usually the problem is that when I try to manually Mount the dvd with the udf option (with auto ...
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Error mounting/format/part bootable USB

Error mounting: mount: block device /dev/sde2 is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sde2, missing codepage or helper program, or other ...
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How to mount an old /home directory after OS clean re-install?

Before re-installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I unmounted the /home directory. After a clean re-install, I recreated some of the users and installed the ubuntu-desktop package, then re-mounted the old /home ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # /etc/...
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Automatic mount ext4 hard disk on boot problem

I used blkid and its output: /dev/sda1: UUID="54221CEE221CD6B8" TYPE="ntfs" /dev/sda2: LABEL="Data" UUID="FE10555E10551EC9" TYPE="ntfs" /dev/sda5: UUID="fc63b7f3-9b03-4e85-a0ce-fa638eeff40b" TYPE="...
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Unable to play songs/videos from mounted android phone

I have successfully mounted my android(JB) phone with ubuntu 12.04 lts. Everything is fine, when i connect my phone to laptop a window appears with memory card and phone memory. I can copy/paste files ...
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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu 13....
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how do I mount a second hard drive?

My laptop has a 32GB SSD on which I've installed Ubuntu, and a 500GB HDD where I plan to store my files. When I try to download big files (like blu ray movies) it says it can't because my HDD is not ...
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Deja-dup cannot access Truecrypt volume when run from Cron

I have a deja-dup set up to backup into a mounted Truecrypt volume. It works fine but now I would like to run deja-dup in my own intervals via Cron (set up for my account): * * * * * env DISPLAY=:0 ...
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'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory'

I got this error while booting 'mount: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0 : no such file or directory' Then i followed this I Booted into recovery mode and opened terminal and ...
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ecryptfs mounts as read only

I did the following (http://haridas.in/how-to-put-encrypted-contents-on-cloud-storages.html), and after mounting, the mounted dir is read-only filesystem: I created two dirs: one to /home/user/dir1 ...
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No permission to automount external HDD using ntfs-3g

I wanted to modify my mount options for my NTFS external HDD so that I can execute programs on it. I added the following line to my fstab accordingly: UUID=CE665A3F665A290B /media/Josh ntfs-3g ...
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error mounting /mnt/affe26f1-c669-4794-9015-7aff45393795

i get an error message when I booted after changing a mounting option for a partition /mnt/affe26f1-c669-4794-9015-7aff45393795 is not ready or not present i tried with mount errors=...
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Image file size exceeds 700 MB

I downloaded an ubuntu image file, but its size is 30 MB more than a CD can hold. Also, my computer can not boot through a DVD or USB drive; what should I do? Please help!
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Mount partition sdb get message permission denied?

I have 2 server with different ubuntu version,first server use ubuntu 8.04 and second server use ubuntu 12.04, now i want to use 2 HDD in first server ubuntu ver 8.04, so second server not function ...