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

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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 ...
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How do I move the mount point of a drive

I have /dev/sda2 mounted as /mnt. I am actually running my system from a volume mounted at /mnt/install (I've chrooted to /mnt/install). I'd like to be able to use that disk from within my chrooted ...
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Is it possible to extend filesystem using network drive?

I'm running very low free disk space on my file system. Is it possible to extend file system size using network drive (using LVM or similar) Preferably I would like to use Google drive (There is ...
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Mount and unmount errors when usb is connected in 12.10.

I just installed 12.10 and noticed some strange behaviour every time I connect a USB storage device. It reports I already have the device mounted by a different user but there is only one user account ...
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Can't mount data DVD using 12.04

I cannot mount a data DVD using Ubuntu 12.04. I can read the DVD using a different OS, so the DVD is not the problem. I can read other CDs using Ubuntu. The error I get is: $ sudo mount /dev/dvd ...
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How to make shares only mount for particular users?

How can I set up shares to conditionally mount depending on which user logged in? I have some shares on a NAS that I put in fstab, and the line in fstab looks like this: ...
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CIFS - Default security mechanism requested (Mounted Share)

The following message appear every time I reboot/boot my ubuntu 12.04.1 CIFS VFS: default security mechanism requested. The default security mechanism will be upgraded from nbtlm to ntlmv2 in ...
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Why do my desktop folder links keep breaking whenever I turn off?

I keep trying to make a link to my Windows account on the C: drive, however it keeps messing up everytime I reboot the system. It will say that the link is broken and to move to trash. This is how I ...
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Unable to mount wd my passport 1 TB hard disk on ubuntu 12.10

I m using WD my passport hard drive in windows 7 . It is password protected which i am able to open in any windows OS but i am unable to unlock and mount the HDD in ubuntu 12.10. How can i access my ...
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Cant mount cryptswap1 ?

From the reading I've done, it seems it's having issues mounting the encrypted files. The guys here: could not mount /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 Seem to be suggesting how to fix it, but I am new to Linux ...
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Cryptswap boot error - can't mount?

I believe i have my swap set up but am not sure because on start up it says that it is something along the lines of "could not mount /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 M for manual S for skip". But it appears to ...
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Don't show mounted folders on start

Ubuntu opens a Nautilus for every mounted Windows share right after login. How can I suppress this? It's Ubuntu 12.10 and filesystem is cifs. Thanks in advance.
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Issues mounting WD 320 External in 12.10

So, I'm a brand new user to this OS. I'm trying to access my external Western Digital MyBook 320gb USB HD, but the automount feature isn't working. I've read and attempted several suggestions from ...
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Palm Centro not even appearing on desktop

Background: I'm trying to set up my dad's new installation of Xubuntu 12.10 (I finally got him to switch from Windows :-D) so he can sync his Palm Centro on his computer. I installed J-Pilot, but the ...
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Why partition is not mounted after installation of ubuntu 12.10 in place of windows 7?

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 in place of windows 7. Now I can't see my personal data. Problem is that i'm getting error "can not mount file" while trying to access hard disk under path (GO-Computer) ...
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Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04

After installing Win8 and then used WIMI to install Ubuntu. The operative systems work fine, now to my trouble. I Can´t mount win8 partition in Ubuntu 12.04. Is this a known error? How can I fix ...
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Cdrom is mounted, but where?

A Nautilus folder will be opened automatically when inserting a CD in a drive. It is under Devices with name Audiodisk. As long as the files are accessed via Nautilus everything is fine. The problem ...
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Permissions on mounted drive not able to be changed

So I have 4 2TB drives mounted as /media/Media1 , /media/Media2 , /media/Media3 , /media/Media4. /media I have changed permissions on to 775 root root 4096, but it will not let me change it on any of ...
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Rough guide on how to partition when installing ubuntu 12.10

I was wondering if someone could give a rough guide on how to partition my desktop. I have a 512 GB SSD and 2 TB SATA HDD. The computer runs on 32 GB RAM and an i7 processor. The computer is for ...
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Sandisk USB thumb drive won't mount because file system is not Installed

my not working flash SANDISK 8GB im use disk untility for formating not working usb busy and unmount or mount not working? help any and terminal im use
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Shortcut Icons on the desktop do not work

My desktop computer has two drives each with two partitions apart from swap, boot. /dev/sda1 has Windows XP,programs and some data; sda2 and sdb1 have only data: sdb2 (40GB) has Kubuntu 12.04.01. ...
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What is wrong with my fstab?

trying to get a second drive to mount into /media/media folder: /dev/sda /media/media ext4 auto,exec,rw,user,async 0 0 but it is failing, causing me to skip. Using 12.04. Here is the full fstab ...
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ro root fs on /proc/mounts

my ubuntu 9.10 is mounting the root filesystem as read only. already tried some options found on the forums like fsck, remounts, etc, but no luck... for what I could find, my problem is is ...
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Mounting Nexus 7 on Ubuntu 12.04 through USB? [duplicate]

Please help me troubleshoot. I would like to transfer files between my Ubuntu 12.04 and Nexus 7 (Android 4.2) I have first followed this link post carefully without success, rolled back all changed. ...
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I cant see my windows drive in ubuntu

I'm n00ber than any n00b you ever seen, so bear with me... I just downloaded wubi and installed ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 7 on the same HDD. Linux works fine, but doesnt show files from drive ...
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Recover partition after GParted resizing interrupted by unexpected shutdown

As I was resizing my partitions using GParted, my laptop battery ran out, and the process was interrupted. Now, I am unable to mount the partition which I was trying to resize. I get the following ...
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how can I check if two directory are in the same partition in ubuntu

I forget whether I have mounted / and /boot to the same partition in my ubuntu 10.04. What command can I use to check it out? Thank you very much!