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

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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 ...
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Unable to mount Internet Manager ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem

I just got this ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem, and when I plug it in I get this message: Unable to mount Internet Manager Error mounting: mount: /dev/sr0 already mounted or /media/Internet Manager ...
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Allow loop mounting files inside LXC containers?

I'm trying to set up a MaaS server inside an LXC container. When I import the PXE files, it needs to be able to mount loop devices. I have set the following options in the container config file to ...
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How to mount ramdrive in 13.10 for fast drive space

trying to mount ramdrive in 13.10 for fast drive space tmpfs /media/ramdisk tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777,nosuid,size=1600M 0 0 will not mount properly drive icon shows but will not open drive
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Can't mount cd/dvd r/w drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm having some troubles mounting my drive or getting it to detect media. When I do this: dmesg | grep "sr0" I get : [ 2.096797] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer ...
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USB dongle (MTS MBlaze) doesn't mount

I bought an MTS MBlaze ultra USB dongle. There is a manual that came with it. It asks me to plug it in, and find a media/cdrom0 directory and run a script in it. But I can't find cdrom0 or anything ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 can't mount hard drive that is on my router

So I am working currently with my Ubuntu server which I have it on my laptop at the moment so I can test out how to work with the server OS. I have it up and running with samba, openSSH, webmin, and ...
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Micro SD card write protected fat32?

I have tried this solution and it doesnt work. sudo fdisk -l output is Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders, total 1465149168 sectors Units = ...
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How to apply TRIM to an NTFS partition on an SSD drive?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. How can I apply TRIM to this partition?
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How do I mount my External HDD with filesystem type errors?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and I am having some difficulty mounting my external 2TB HDD. When I first installed Linux my external HDD was working just fine, however, it has stopped working and ...
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“FAT-fs (sdc1): IO charset iso8859-1 not found” error while mounting FAT Drives

I am unable to mount any fat32 or fat16 formatted usb disks under Ubuntu 13.10. The thing here to note is that it is happening only with fat formatted Disks. ntfs, ext formatted external usb disks ...
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Mount Hfsplus partition of a disk image

I know my question is very similar to many others on this site (ex. Mount single partition from image of entire disk (device)) but I have a slightly different problem during the mount of a single ...
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Samba shares won't automount on boot from fstab

I have FSAT setup to mount a CIFs share, but on boot up the share never gets mounted. However, if I run mount -a after boot up, it mounts everything just fine. Here's what my fstab looks like. Ignore ...
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Move tmp folder from '/' partition to mounted partition (/mnt)

I have an Amazon EC2 instance which has given me a tiny '/' partition and a large '/mnt' partition. As such, I have moved my mysql data-dir over to the /mnt partition. However I am now having issues ...
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Lost privileges since upgrading to 13.10

Since upgrading to 13.10, I no longer have the 'privileges' to do the following things: Mount USB/CDROM drives Run software centre or software updater Press the GUI shut down or restart buttons ...
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default mount point changed for external HD [duplicate]

The default mount point for my external HD changed when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. Now the username is added as an extra level before the hd label. So it used to be /media/nameofhd and now ...
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Tried replacing LightDM with GDM, now computer won't start

After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10, I was having the problems described in this bug (ie couldn't mount a USB/CDROM and couldn't use GUI shutdown button) ...
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What are the appropriate mount options for a shared NTFS partition on an SSD in a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows setup?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. What is the optimal way to mount this NTFS ...
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creating new partition on windows and now have problem on GRUB and not booting

I have a Sony Vaio Laptop That has Original Windows 7. I installed a Linux inside a Windows.( I had a system with windows and a Linux) . I create a new partition on My Computer of Windows. but after ...
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Wrong disk geometry on USB enclosure

I have a sata disk formatted in a NAS that use it in linux raid 1. I have removed the disk from the NAS ed mounted it internally in a PC with linux. Linux correctly recognize the disk and I'm able ...
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Using .bin files

Hello I have around 20 video files that I bought off an online tutorial website. In the introductory tutorial they said that you can play the .bin files using daemon tools. But how about linux? ...
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User permissions messed up after updating to 13.10

Ubuntu 13.10 is not working properly since I upgraded from 13.04 - seems to be a problem with my user permissions: The GUI shut down and reboot buttons do not work (no response when clicking on ...
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mount another drive to the same directory

I recently purchased a server that was advertised as 2TB (2 1TB drives) in size, when I use it it reports only one of the drives, I would like to be able to use both as if one drive. here is the ...
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How to mount remote pen drive on my system using terminal

I have computer A and computer B. I have attached a pendrive /dev/sda5 on computer B and I want to mount it on computer A through terminal. I don't want to use the GUI to connet to the server and ...
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Cannot copy MP3 files from a CD

I purchased a set of spoken word audio CD's that have MP3 and FLAC audio files; I think they also play as regular audio CD's because I see a CDA directory and .cda files. But I'm only interested in ...
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Likewise, mount after login to domain

I installed Likewise on my Ubuntu machine(12.04). I succeed to join the computer to the domain and make Ubuntu ask me for PAM and disable guest account. What I couldn't figure out is how to make the ...
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Mount external ext4 with changed uid and gid

I'm trying to share a single external hard-drive between two ubuntu different machines. The problem is, my user uid and gids are different across the two machines. Is there a mount option for ext4 or ...
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Unable to boot/mount Ubuntu?

So, I am trying to install Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire Series 5742Z running Windows 7 Home Premium. To accomplish this, I carried out the following steps: I went into the Windows ...
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Can't access from ubuntu to windows 8 drives that install along side it

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 but when I want to access Windows drives I see this error massage: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/xalid/3A56A42656A3E0BD: Command-line `mount -t ...
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Mounting a drive using sshfs

I am trying mount a remote drive using sshfs on ubuntu 12.04. I follow the steps here: http://xmodulo.com/2013/04/how-to-mount-remote-directory-over-ssh-on-linux.html But after I did sshfs ...
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How to get rid of /dev/loopN

On my Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo notebook, I tried to create a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 13.10 for a MacBook Air decided to go to Ubuntu too. The "Startmedienersteller" (sorry, German UI, may be start ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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mounting problem

Hey I got this problem on my fresh xubuntu 13.10 install I have a Data device /dev/sda5 which I like to auto-mount it on startup, I added it to the /etc/fstab file ...
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 12.04

I have done the following steps: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp sudo apt-get update and updated some packages from update manager. After doing above steps I am able to see lumia ...
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System upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 Filesystem check or mount failed

I got started the system upgrade. Unfortunately, my upgrade just froze in the middle of the installation and I, was prompted to force my PC down by pressing the reset button. Now my Ubuntu won't to ...
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Problems auto-mounting 2nd hard drive

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 and decided to try something new. I have 1Tb internal hard drive that I use for storage. I found a guide to mounting it, and have followed it, here's my ...
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Make ubuntu not mount my Win-7 disk as random hash

Right now, I use my windows 7 HDD as data-disk for Ubuntu, where I store my music and documents. The problem is that the hard drive is mounted with a random hash or something every time I boot, so ...
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Force ntfs volumes to be treated like any other by default

I have a 20 GB NTFS volume that I was planning on using for a variety of purposes, including being readable by windows with little effort. Unfortunately, for some reason, I cannot execute any files ...
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USB flash drives being mounted read-only in 13.10

Ever since installing 13.10 (x64) every time I insert a USB flash drive, it mounts as read-only. I tried using three different drives, and they all get mounted read-only. They were working fine on ...
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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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dvd mount error

I get this error, when trying to play a DVD. Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: mount point /media/cdrom/ does not exist Can anyone help? Thanks a lot
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Virtualbox shared folder mount from fstab fails; works once bootup is complete

I've got Ubuntu 13.10 installed in Virtualbox 4.3. The host machine is Windows. I have a couple of Virtualbox shared folders being mounted by /etc/fstab. Until recently this setup worked just fine, ...
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Cant unmount my Hard Drive!

So I really want to dual boot windows xp and Ubuntu. But when I enter the installer for xp it says not enough partition space or something... So I go to unmount it and this is what I get... ...
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SD card won't appear after upgrade to 13.10

My SD card won't mount when I put it into my lap top, everything was fine before the upgrade. The information about the SD card appears just fine when I type sudo fdisk l it just says that it ...