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

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Mount external HD ubuntu 12.10

Although it's an abundantly treated matter, I'm unable to find an answer valid for my needs. I had a 12.04 installation of ubuntu and I decided to install the 12.10. I copied (using GParted) the ...
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Recovering broken drive

i have a 320 GB external drive which isnt detected automatically when i plug it (neither on Windows7 nor Ubuntu 10.04) Under Windows i can recover the Data with Photorec (but it doesnt preserve names ...
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How to automount usb drive reliably without fstab

I need a way to mount a usb drive without using fstab. I Cannot use fstab because the drive is not connected to my computer at boot. This causes an issue during any one off reboots because start up ...
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CD/DVD drive not being read/won't mount

I've looked all over the web and I can't find an answer to my problem. A few days ago when I would insert a CD, it would auto mount, but now for some reason it isn't showing up. I was using Ubuntu ...
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Upgrade to 12.04 LTS failed, unable to boot

I was trying to upgrade to 12.04 LTS, but the upgrade froze in the process (it was stuck for over 8 hours) and I had to do a hard reboot. Now when I boot up, I get the following: mountall ...
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When mounting my HDD I get unable to mount location"

I have replaced windows 8 with ubuntu 12.10 , and after installing i can't open hdd and i get this Message unable to mount location I have very important files on my hhd therefore I can't formate it. ...
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Unable to mount hard disk

I am unable to mount hard disk and got this message: Unable to mount 158 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS USB not being detected after formatting with Startup Disk Creator

sudo fdisk -l lists the drive, however, I cannot find it in the file explorer. Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors Units ...
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mount remotely mybook live network drive

I have a mybook live western digital 1TB hard disk connected to fritzbox 7270 router in office. When I am in the office, I can mount this drive to ubuntu since I have added to the etc/fstab file: ...
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USB and CD data cannot be read or mounted in 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I wrote a data disk using Brasero Disk Burner, but the system cannot read the CD. I tried to write the same data into my HP v220w pen drive but now there is an error in that ...
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Is it possible to power down my external via the eject button?

I'm trying to convert from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6. Using the notification area's eject icon, I notice the partition is unmounted but the drive is still powered and spinning... I ...
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My WD 1TB external HDD is not mounting

I am getting this error when I click on devices list: DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending and when I remove the device, it says: Error mounting: ...
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mount / in wine as /

Now, wine mounts / folder as Z: drive, and in winecfg I can change it to another letter, but i need to mount it as is / to /.(This behaviour was on other version of wine, I dont remember which). ...
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Why are mounted iso's not browseable via an NFS share/mount?

Try it out please: download an iso and place it in /data/iso eg: [root@geppetto ~]# ls -al /data/iso total 708620 drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Oct 17 14:40 . drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 4096 ...
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How do I mount a folder from another partition?

Is there a way to do a command to mount a folder from one partition to my main patition. example of what I'd like to do, which obviously doesn't work: mount /media/tc1/folder /home/dvad/home If ...
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Cannot mount USB 3 harddrive

I cannot mount an USB 3 harddrive. When looking at dmesg I got the following error: [ 96.463269] usb 3-2.1: >new low-speed USB device number 10 using xhci_hcd [ 96.485777] usb 3-2.1: >New ...
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How can I (install and) use the cloop device in Ubuntu?

I need to be able to mount and read on the fly a compressed dd image. I think that cloop is what I need. But I don't see it in /lib/modules and, anyway, I'd like to know how it works first. Anybody ...
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How can I Mount multiple iso?

I have multiple iso files, actually two. I use Furius ISO Mount. Can I mount multiple iso files in a single image with this tool or another under Ubuntu 12.04? And how can I do it? Edit: I need to ...
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How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? [duplicate]

I have a Windows HDD attached to an external docking bay on my Ubuntu System, but the HDD brings up an error message: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused ...
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How to mount ntfs partitions on startup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? I now this question has been asked a million times but this is a bit different, now I need to know on how to mount it on ubuntu 12.10 I ...
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mount issue in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “The location is not a folder” error when opening files I'm having issue with latest Ubuntu 12.10. Let me make it more clear. I'm having the following partitions in my ...
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Is it possible to *map* my Windows' desktop as my home desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I integrate my Windows filesystem with Ubuntu? I am using Windows and Ubuntu, is it possible to map Windows' desktop as my home desktop (symlink or something like ...
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How to show Windows System Reserved partition using Ubuntu live dvd?

All questions in this site ask how to "hide"! I want to fix my boot (fix mrb wont work, I have GPT Disk) by changing some files at Windows System Reserved. GParted shows the following partitions (but ...
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Can't mount any partitions - ACL error

I've install Ubuntu 12.10 and now I can't mount any partitions. I get the same error with drives: Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to /media/proach failed: Operation not supported
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How to mount a virtual hard disk?

Is it possible to mount a virtual hard disk (VHD, HDD, VDI, VMDK) on Ubuntu? How can this be done?
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Can't mount any partition due to “/usb: Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to /media/evil' failed: Operation not supported” error

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and now I can't mount any partition. I get the same error with all drives: /usb: Adding read ACL for uid 1000 to /media/evil' failed: Operation not supported Both of ...
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Need help reinstalling GRUB from Live CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) In Live CD i went in the terminal and when i do 'sudo update-grub' it responds ...
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Problems mounting ntfs hard disk on boot

I've followed this tutorial: Can I change personal folder locations to mount my two disks on boot. The funny thing is that I was able to mount one (Datos), but the second (Programs) gives me this ...
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I can't access secondary hard drive

I have Ubuntu installed on a primary hard drive and Windows 8 on a secondary one. When I try to access the secondary hard drive the following message appears: Error mounting: mount exited with ...
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How to permanently mount a Samba share in 12.04 (gnome-shell 3.4)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proper fstab entry to mount a samba share on boot? Currently I have a number of share folders that I am using as a very simple home server for media and other files. ...
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Unable to mount external hard drive [closed]

Basically I my 12.10 update crashed halfway through, so I've had to start again and put all my data onto an external HDD. It was all going fine until this came up : Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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I get an error when I try to mount a disk to more that one mount point

When I try and mount a disk to two mount mounts I get the following error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or another ...
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Pen drive cannot be mounted

I get the following message when I insert my pen drive to USB port. I am unable to format it as well. (This pen drive earlier used as a bootable drive for Ubuntu 12.04) I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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How to mount a network drive?

I'm trying to set-up a home file server. I'm thinking about just setting it up as an FTP server, no particular reason other than I'm familiar with FTP and samba tends to be very frustrating. ...
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Why won't Kubuntu load my CD?

I'm running Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and Kubuntu hasn't recognised my CD! Here are the results of a sudo fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 ...
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How do I detect if an external drive is already mounted?

I have a script that backup up files to the external drive each night. The problem is that Nautilus auto mounts the external drive and when the script runs it fails to mount the external drive. The ...
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1.5 TB USB Drive failed to mount

Seagate 1.5Tb FreeAgent USB Hard Drive. Formatted FAT32. I figure it is 75% full. Used to work fine in XUBUNTU it shows up in Cairo Dock but when I click on it I get "failed to mount drive'. Nautilus ...
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CIFS shares not mounting after modifying /etc/fstab

I've been able to mount my nas shares by first making directories in the /media folder, then : sudo gedit /etc/fstab to include the following line for each share I want to auto-mount; ...
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Why do my cifs mounted drives become inaccessable after a few hours?

I mount several drives on my machine. //selah-think/UbuntuShare /home/selah/Shares/UbuntuShare cifs exec,credentials=/etc/cifspw,uid=1000,dir_mode=0755,file_mode=0644 0 0 ...
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How to check which filesystem current kernel supports?

I would like to know if it's possible to check which filesystems my kernel supports. (like btrfs, raiserfs, exfat, ...). Man mount shows many options, but it's not really possible to use all
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Can I use mount command to “increase” my internal hard disk capacity using a USB drive?

The internal hard disk of my home server is full and since it's not possible to upgrade it I got a USB disk. All my home XBMC and other download services are perfectly working and configured to ...
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My hard disk suddenly full

I am a Ubuntu beginner and I started to use Ubuntu 12.10 beta 2 last week. I found that my hard disk is full. It seems the disk does not mounted correctly. However, I have tried a lot of codes but ...
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Why can't I checkout with subversion 1.7 on a mounted cifs share?

I have mounted a share on my Ubuntu machine. I am unable to checkout a subversion working copy onto this share. When I try to do so, I get an error message: svn: E200033: database is locked, ...
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mount point /usr/share error

I had mounted a partition in /usr/share during installation of xubuntu.Then I used Gparted to format the partition. Then whenever I boot my PC a message is displayed "press s to skip d to manually ...
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unable to mount hard drives

I am currently trying to backup data from my computer's hard drive to an external one while live-booting to Ubuntu from a USB, and I've encountered a bit of a problem. You see, I cannot mount my hard ...
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unable to mount read-only DVD with photos

I have a working Samsung CD/DVD player with (SATA connection) and i'm running latest updated version of 12.04. Audio CDs and video DVDs appear in the devices sidebar, but I have a DVD from a ...
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startup problem : the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present

During startup the message above pops up, it has something to do with mounting. However if I don't choose any of the options and just wait, ubuntu loads normally. I am using ubuntu as my only OS. ...
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Used mountmanager now Ubuntu hangs on boot

I was using MountManager in Ubuntu 12.04 to set user permissions in mounting hard drives. I set each partititon to be mountable by everyone instead of admin only. Then I clicked Apply in the file menu ...
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Auto mount & Permissions on a new hard drive

I have added a new SATA hard drive to my Ubuntu machine and I would like to auto mount and change the permissions on the drive so I can write to it. I have tried following one of the Ubuntu guides ...
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Can't mount my USB Drive

~> sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/Disk Did not find any restart pages in $LogFile and it was not empty. The file system wasn't safely closed on Windows. Fixing. I have a USB Hard Disk and Windows ...