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

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Can I mount an ISO without administrative privileges?

Can I mount an ISO in Ubuntu 10.04 without requiring the use of sudo? This is all I know how to do: sudo mount -o loop -t iso9660 image.iso /media/iso A few answers mentioned using something ...
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How to mount a digital camera for the right applications?

Whenever I plug by digital camera in, a nice media-icon pops up. Great! ! When I right click on this icon, I can only open Rhythmbox or VLC-media-player. Both applications are rather senseless to be ...
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USB Storage Device Automount

Under Ubuntu 10.04 one of the problems which appeared is that USB devices would no longer automatically mount when plugged in. Normally I would get a pop up message asking what application I wanted to ...
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Easily add mount points to Ubuntu

Is there a nice, possibly GUI way to add mount points to partitions in Ubuntu? For some reason, the mount point for my windows NTFS partition which was recognized during the installation is gone. In ...
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External hard drive permissions problem with apache since 10.04 upgrade

I have a Fat32 external hard drive plugged into my server at home and since upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 (from 8.10 - it was a bug jump!) I've been having permissions trouble with it. It used to be ...
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How to remove a mounted volume icon on the desktop?

Each time my 3G Vodafone k4505 Pen get's mounted by the system, I get a icon on my desktop. I would like to NOT have that icon each time I connect this 3g usb pen. How can we accomplish this? Thanks ...
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Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?
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Selective mounted volumes for the GNOME Desktop and Nautilus Sidebar

By default 'mounted volumes' are shown on the Ubuntu desktop. I usually disable this (gconf-editor or Ubuntu Tweak) because I don't want, for instance, my Windows partition on the Desktop. However ...
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How can I disable the auto-play feature when MTP device is connected?

Currently whenever I connect an MTP device (my creative zen, or blackberry) rythmbox automatically tries to mount it as a music device and opens up. I just want to be able to connect my device to the ...
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Why does the mount point keeps changing, and how can I prevent it?

When I plug in an external USB drive, it automatically mounts and it's accesible in /media/disk/ However after a while, this is how my /media directory looks like: cesar@minas-tirith:~$ ls /media/ ...
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Problems mounting an SMB share in my fstab

I have a valid, reachable SMB share on my Windows box, which I can mount with sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.9/C /mnt/WinC -o username=foo,password=bar but isn't mountable from my fstab. The ...
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How do I mount an ISO?

I was hoping to know if Ubuntu comes with a standard way of mounting ISOs. I looked around online and found a bunch of scripts that can do it. This to me seems like core functionality, is it offered ...
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Mounting a USB disk in a permanent location

I have a USB hard disk that I want to mount on boot and in a specific location. How can I make that drive mount and stay available (say for local backups, etc.) even though no one's logged in? It ...
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Fixing USB drive auto-notify

Yesterday I was copying files from SD cards, but at some point they stopped auto-mounting. Didn't notice any errors. I can still mount by right-clicking the appropriate file in /dev in Konqueror. ...
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Is there a preferable way of structuring partitions/mounts for /home/userX

I change linux versions/distributions quite often on one of my computers but I would like to keep my home folder working (keep configuration and files), is there another better solution than making a ...
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Is it possible to delete files when another filesystem is mounted on the path?

Having just written an answer about moving /usr to a new partition I was wondering about deleting files once a new partition has been mounted. To use the example from the question, is it possible to ...