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

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Help getting HDD mounted as Root

Thanks to all the tech gurus who are willing to help noobs like me! I'm trying to mount my hard drives in a way that Plex Media Server will be able to access them. When trying to mount my secondary ...
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What's wrong with my permissions in sudo gedit /etc/fstab?

I keep getting this error when trying to mount my secondary internal hdd... sudo mount /dev/sdb [mntent]: line 13 in /etc/fstab is bad mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab This is ...
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How can I set a device label for a devices in the Nautilus sidebar?

When I mount any device (Windows partition, external HDD, flash drive, TrueCrypt mounts...) they appear in my Nautilus sidebar as "75 GB volume", "11 GB volume", etc. How can I change their label to ...
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How do you mount a partition locked by Windows hibernation without dual boot [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu on a friend's laptop, completely replacing Windows 8. He has a backup ntfs partition that I left untouched after the operating system was replaced. I get an error in Nautilus ...
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Mounting Ext4 partition freezes system

I'm new to Linux. I'm using 13.10 with Cinnamon 2.0 on a Fujitsu A-Series with a Toshiba HDD. The disk has four partitions. I was copying a few large files from a Windows Phone to a partition when ...
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Used Gparted to shrink a windows partition, can I restore it? [closed]

Firstly, now I really understand how stupid it is to shrink a NTFS Windows 7 partition with Gparted when the windows partition manager wont let me shrink as much as I want but... too late! So, I have ...
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I messed up my hard drive during a Plex Media Server tutorial. How can I fix this?

I'm freaking out! I was trying to make my drives accessible through Plex Media Server... I was following the commands on this page LINK, but I didn't notice/understand that the tutorial was for a ...
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Unable to mount ISO in write mode

I tried to mount my Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit image using the following command : sudo mount -o rw,loop /home/varun/Downloads/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso /media/cdimage But I gets the following ...
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USB Drive not recognized

I put a USB Drive into my computer and was not recognized. Can someone help me? The computer says it was not possible to mount the USB Drive.
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Is a bad NFS mount preventing a clean boot?

I'm on ubuntu server and I basically ran into this problem here http://serverfault.com/questions/56588/unmount-a-nfs-mount-where-the-nfs-server-has-disappeared The umount command didn't work, so I ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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How can I make ubuntu ask for my password before mounting usb-drives? [duplicate]

THIS POST IS NOT A DUPLICATE ALTHOUGH IT HAS BEEN MARKED AS SUCH. NO WHERE ON THE ALLEGED DUPLICATE PAGE DOES IT MENTION EXTERNAL DRIVES OR HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE THEM INSIDE POLKIT I did some research ...
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Size limit when mounting CIFS share

Is there a limit to the size of the CIFS share you can mount? I have a users who was previously able to mount one of our cifs shares, but once I extended the size of the share from 6TB to 8TB, he ...
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How can I regain my SSD Icon in the launcher?

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux and as a matter of fact I just loaded Ubuntu onto my system! I own an Asus G75VW-DS72 and I upgraded my C drive to a Samsung Evo 1TB that has windows on it and I've loaded ...
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Access an encrypted drive from one to the other installation results in No key available with this passphrase"

Had a desktop and a laptop, both running Ubuntu 13.10. Decided to merge the two and plugged in laptop HD in tower's second slot. Both are seperately encrypted. Have no trouble booting one or the ...
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Mapping a smbnetfs network drive using fstab and .smbnetfs.conf

I want a network mapping to be available to the user via smbnetfs at system startup without having to type smbnetfs /media/network every time, so I used this entry in /etc/fstab: smbnetfs ...
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Pendrive Wont Mount, Errror

Pen-drive wont mount, although its working fine on my friend system Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount "/mnt/usb-hp_v210w_0419570000000162-0:0-part1"' exited with ...
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Writing data to another hard drive when using Bittorrent Sync

I'm probably making a noob mistake, but i was basically trying to learn how to mount another hard drive for use with Bittorrent Sync. Here is what is DID Went into the terminal to create my folders ...
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Mount point for multiple ext4 partition

I can't find any related question and answer that will satisfy me on my quest. All I see that people telling to create a ext partition with mount point '/' and a swap space. But I want to create ...
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Can't mount “Windows Disk” after installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I can't mount or even boot my windows disk after I installed ubuntu. Can anyone help me, how can I solve this, please? Error message: Couldn't analyze partition: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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problem in finding the lsystem file drive in ubuntu 12.04

am new to linux/ubuntu. mayb finding it difficult to access all the features . i have dual booted ubuntu 12.04 along with windows 7 using WUBI.the installation is done in separate drive G: where the ...
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Kernel Panic, unable to mount root [duplicate]

I have recently dual booted to ubuntu 13.10 with windows 8. I have windows 8 before having ubuntu, I had to do a boot-repair so I can choose which to load, it all went fine, no problem. But then ...
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Chrooting to a mounted USB Stick using SFTP

I would like to use SFTP over OpenSSH as a small FTP server. However I would like to use a mounted hard drive or USB stick as the chrooted directory for the user. As far as I see, chrooting is ...
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Mounting my TimeCapsule on Ubuntu 12.04

I am newbie to mounting, but already used ubuntu on a user level. I have installed Ubuntu with an XBMC and wanted to mount my timecapsule as well so I can manipulate the data on it. What I tried until ...
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Unable to mount Windows partition - fast boot is already off - still get the problem [duplicate]

i have installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu on my new computer, and get the following error when i try to mount the device. I already googled and turned all the hibernation / fastboot options off, but i ...
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What does the 'defaults' mount option mean for NTFS drives/partitions?

For EXT4 drives the defaults option in /etc/fstab translates to: rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async I want to know what the defaults option transaltes into for NTFS drives. It is not covered in ...
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Mount FTP so it will be possible to execute shell commands

I have backup storage on FTP server. I want to mount FTP server (may be with a help of curlftpfs) ands not only read/write, but also execute shell commands there, too. Is it possible?
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Can't mount external HDD

Well, I'm pretty sure this has been asked lots and lots of times, I even looked at some previous questions but I couldn't do much with them, so I'm asking once more. I have an WD external HDD, ...
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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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Cannot remove hiberfile on ntfs partition

I've been looking at questions like Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation and How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? and they all say "Boot into windows" which I am unable ...
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gnome3: Disable dialog for NFS devices

I am mounting 3 NFS devices via fstab. As soon I log in, I am getting the following dialog for each NFS device: How can I disable this dialog only for NFS devices, but not for USB devices (as USB ...
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(re) mount usb device

I just can't seem to figure out the exact mount-command to re-mount my phone. It used to automatically appear, but for some reason in stopped. I need help to get the mount-statement right. The device ...
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Why does not the atime option of mount always update atime of files as expected?

I needed to detect read access to certain files so I needed the file system to update the atime attribute of files the usual way. Default mount options In the default state the file system did not ...
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Mount from rc.local fails; how to do it properly?

Here is my current /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e # Test 1 echo line1 > /home/myHome/rclog.txt # the mount mount /mnt/mediaDrive &> /home/myHome/mountlog.txt # Test 2 echo line2 >> ...
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How to change the default volume name?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. When I mount the logical volume through Unity dash or the File Manager it creates the mount point at /media/$USER/557808d2-b3a5-4bf2-b84b-93a3b42ce36a. I want to change the ...
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How do I make raid with 2 disks on Ubuntu server?

I have two 500 GB disks that I have installed on my ubuntu 12 system, One is my main file system, and the other I partioned as a RAID disk in the ubuntu installation. I would like to remount the ...
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File System and Mount Point

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7. The Partition that Ubuntu picked up on and tried to install on, wasn't big enough. I created a new partition but I need the File System that ...
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safely remove using command line

I have a external seagate 1TB USB hard disk. Every time I connect it to my computer it gets automatically mounted. While removing it I select safely remove option rather than unmount because I read ...
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unable to start lxc container

I have installed lxc in ubuntu server, every thing was working fine. Today I have updated lxc from version 0.7.5 to version 1.0.0.alpha2. After I update lxc, I am unable to start lxc containers. ...
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How to mount a device in ttyUSB0?

I'm trying to mount a USB internet dongle (data card). The output of dmesg is: [20200.396232] option 2-1.2:1.1: GSM modem (1-port) converter detected [20200.396448] usb 2-1.2: GSM modem (1-port) ...
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cannot write Active Directory Shares mounted with pam_mount

I am using centrifydc to connect an Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to our Active Directory. Login to the Ubuntu computer using the AD Credentials are working fine. I am using pam_mount to mount a share located ...
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Error mounting my additional partitions after editing fstab?

New user here, having an issue automounting my extra partitions. I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows7, and I have a bunch of partitions: A 60gb ext4 partition for "/".. A 60gb ntfs partition for ...
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Accidentally uninstalled all kernels

I'm running the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS LAMP server. I got an error stating that my root directory was full after running an apt-get dist-upgrade, so following the instructions I found online, I uninstalled ...
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Attempting to read LVM disk in ubuntu

I pulled a disk formatted in LVM from a NAS after the device failed, and need to recover the data, but I can't seem to get it to mount. This is the closest I got: root@peter-desktop:/home/peter# ...
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How can I get all USB storage device to mount as read-only or offer no mount options at all?

These are the two parts of my query: Is there a way to mount all USB storage/flash/removable storage devices as read-only i.e. set the default mount policy to read-only? Back in Windows OS, I could ...
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Unable to mount internal hard drive

I can't access my internal hard drives other than the root partition. When I open my hard drive, I get the following error message: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/sam/i Stuffs: Command-line ...
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mount -a works, but boot hangs on mount

I have a 3 TB internal HDD (/dev/sdc) which I have formatted as NTFS and which is automatically loaded from this /etc/fstab file (note, this is an Ubuntu 13.10 OS, not a raspberry pi): ...
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USB Mount Autorun a script using udev

I've spent a lot more time than I was expecting and was hoping I could get some help debugging. My goal is to sync files between my documents and my usb drive as soon as it is mounted. I've ...
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Problems mounting .iso bigger than 4.3 gb on saucy

I upgraded to saucy a couple days ago on my Asus UX32VD-R4002H and I tried to mount various game isos. For some reason, it is impossible to mount images if they are as big as or bigger than 4.3 gb. ...
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Kubuntu Fails To Mount NTFS on startup, then succeeds but it's too late

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64, I'm a complete noob at Linux and Kubuntu and have never asked a question on here before, and I have a NTFS partition on my HDD that is shared with a Windows 8.1 partition ...