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

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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?
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How do I mount a Motorola Droid Bionic?

I have 11.10 running on a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro. I tried to connect my Motorola Droid Bionic via USB, but Ubuntu is not finding it (or I cannot find the mounted device). I am new to ...
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Why “df -h ” does not show the root mount, but multiple repetitive entries?

The system is Ubuntu 10.04 running on a OpenVZ VPS Here is the output: root@s01:~# df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on varrun 256M 20K 256M 1% /var/run ...
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Why aren't my files getting preserved across reboots?

I've managed to get a Wubi installation onto my USB flash drive, which works on both VirtualBox and on a native computer. (The data is on the root.disk file.) It works completely fine, except for one ...
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Mounting windows share with non-root users? [closed]

I'm having some trouble mounting shares on 11.10. I've installed pyNeighborhood through which I can mount windows shares as root. I want to be able to mount them as non-root so that I can write to the ...
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Creating a mount point if it does not exist

When using the mount utility, if you specify a directory that does not exist, that is considered an error. Is there any option I can use so that mount points get automatically created if they don't ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...
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Can't see ipod, even in lsusb output

Just installed 11.10 64-bit Hooked up ipod touch 2nd gen, and nothing. OS doesn't attempt to mount it, and opening a terminal and running lsusb results in it listing every device connected to my USB ...
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Unable to mount iPhone unhandled lockdown error

I get this error when plugging in my iPhone 3GS. What does it mean?
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Nautilus keeps remounting after I “Safely Remove Drive” [closed]

Why does Nautilus automatically remount a USB Drive when I clicked "Safely Remove Drive"? It powers it down nice, then just when I'm about to unplug it, it reactivates it and remounts it! OOPS! Now I ...
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How can I stop Gnome Shell's drive pop up notifications?

I have an NFS drive mapped in Ubuntu 11.10 using autofs which automatically mounts a drive on every boot. But if I use the Gnome Shell interface, a pop up notification keeps popping up from the ...
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GoFlex Home drive visible but won't mount

How do I get the "GoFlex Home" network drive to mount in ubuntu 10.4?
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Mounting external hard drive in 11.10

I'm trying to mount an external Hitachi hard drive. Supposedly it's USB 3.0 and backwards compatible with 2.0. I can see it with lsusb (it's "SimpleTech"): Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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NTFS exec mount rights [closed]

I have a problem: To let binaries run right from my NTFS flashdrive, I have to umount it and then manually mount (namely, $ mount -t auto /dev/sdb1 /media/Flash works well). I don't want to hardcode ...
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“disk drive for /dev/shm is not ready yet” at boot

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 i386 on a laptop. I recently upgraded linux generic kernel to 3.0.0-14 with a PPA (eugensan/boiler): I actually was looking to install just one piece of software ("unison"), ...
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How do I create a file and mount it as a filesystem?

How do I create a file of size 10M, format it with ext3 filesystem and then mount it in /media/fuse? I tried with mkfs -t ext3 file then to mount it mount -t ext3 file /media/fuse It didn't ...
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How do I mount, edit and repack an .img file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded a .img file to use on my Android device. I have to edit a file in the image in order to use it. How can I mount the file so I can edit the text file and then re-pack the .img?
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Static CD/DVD ROM Drive Location

I have read several questions relating to getting WINE to recognise the CD-ROM drive with no success. I have installed a Windows game and when I go to play it, I get a "Please insert disk into CD-ROM ...
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Error trying to mount FreeBSD/UFS partition from FreeNAS

I get this strange error trying to mount UFS partition. sudo mount -r -t ufs -o ufstype=ufs2 /dev/sdb2 /home/tim/ufs_mount mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb2, ...
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Mount UFS filesystem

How do I mount a partition with UFS filesystem (FreeNAS) in Ubuntu 11.10? I'm a total Ubuntu newbie and just switched from FreeNAS. There should be ll the info I need I guess, but if anyone would ...
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$local_fs not including all drives

This is a refinement of a question I asked yesterday, the product of deeper research I have done since. The script that starts CrashPlan has, as it should, a hard dependency on $local_fs in its LSB ...
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What's the easiest way to mount Windows share as a local folder in home directory?

Via Gnome Nautilus I can easily mount Samba shares from my Ubuntu Server. However, these "mounts" are kinda of fake. Many applications I run do not recognize that Gnome has mounted these server ...
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Process that needs a volume starting before volume mounts

The destination for incoming CrashPlan backups on my server (11.04) is /media/SeagateBig (SeagateBig is the volume name of my 2TB USB drive). When the server boots, two things happen: 1) ...
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Mounting Wubi part from another Linux installation

hope someone can help. I need to access 11.04 ubuntu files residing on a second hard drive (dual boot XP/Ubuntu) from a 10.04 hard drive installation. The 11.04 system co-exists with XP on the second ...
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Can't see Windows partition in Nautilus

I am on Ubuntu 11.10, installed with Wubi. I used to be able to access my Windows partion from the list of devices in Nautilus, but I no longer see it. What might b.e wrong? Running sudo blkid gives ...
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Repairing the FSTAB

I recently changed my /home to another partition and after it caused problems (I had it formatted as NTFS) I wish to change it back to it's original location. I changed the FSTAB listing for /home to ...
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How to mount a blu-ray drive?

Maybe it is for the best to close this question. This has nothing to do with a bluray drive in general anymore. Probably a hardware defect. I will try to test it with a windows system and different ...
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How do I get a Canon MG, MP and MX series USB printer working?

Printer MP6150 driver installed itself upon plugging in the printer. Printer is recognized (lsusb shows it) but does not mount. If the printer is recognized, the driver must be working (or?), but ...