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

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How can I create a partition without the usage of Live CD nor USB?

Translation Is it possible to create a partition when using the system? When I try to do it on GParted, it seems that the options are disabled because of the disk is mounted and it cannot be ...
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Why doesn't the Scanlogic SL11R-IDE USB-to-ATA adapter work?

I am trying to recover data from an old Linux that was installed in a computer on an ATA hard drive. I found a ScanLogic Corp. SL11R-IDE IDE Bridge (04ce:0002), an ATA adapter to USB 1.0 like the one ...
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Mount exited with exit code 13

I have a 1TB external hard drive that I recently formatted to NTFS. It was mounting on my Ubuntu 11.10 fine until just now. I didn't make any changes to affect my OS or my exhdd. The error that I get ...
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How do I mount a .cue/.wav

I have a .cue file which points to a .flac How can I mount the image as if it were an audio CD? Is it necessary to decode the .flac file into .wav and edit the cue sheet to point to a .wav file ...
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VirtualBox Share permissions

At the moment I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on top of a VirtualBox running as service in Microsoft Windows7 x64. I've configured the shares on fstab with E /media/E vboxsf auto,rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 ...
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What are the default mount settings for mount / fstab?

What are the default mounting options for a non root partition ? The man entry for mount says ... defaults - use default options: rw, suid, dev, exec, auto, nouser, and async. ... so that might be ...
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USB modem could not mount on 12.04

I have a usb wimax modem. If I connect it at ubuntu 10.04 it has been detected and mounted as cd see here. From there I got that it is "iso96660" type and device location is /dev/sr1. But when I ...
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How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal [duplicate]

I can access files from emplorer or Nautilus but how to do the same job from Terminal . How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal. And whats the complete process of doing it. This will be my ...
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Simple and easy way to permanently mount remote folder

We are planning to replace all our Windows Machine (around 25) of PHP development team to ubuntu and we found everything perfect here however, we have two major problems as we work in team, we do ...
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How to get rid of devices in the left panel of Nautilus?

I would like to rid of not mounted ntfs partition from Nautilus' right panel ( I just want 352 GB Filesystem - d drive to be there. First of all 352 GB Filesystem is in fact d so I do not know why ...
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os-prober doesn't find Arch Linux until I manually mount Arch Linux partition

Title says everything. Here is output of Boot info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1169338/ sudo os-prober returns only Windows partition: sudo os-prober /dev/sda2:Windows 7 (loader):Windows:chain ...
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Correcting boot problem: mount of NTFS drives went wrong [closed]

After my upgrade to 12.04, whenever Ubuntu tried to boot up it prompted an error indicating that it can't mount (NTFS) drives and I had to press S twice, once for each drive, to get to the login ...
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NTFS Drive show in fdisk -l not when I run blkid unable to mount drive

I am unable to see a 750GB drive that is attached to my 12.04 machine using a USB 2.0 drive mate. The drive was pulled out of a Windows 7 machine and I am just trying to get all of the information off ...
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Only root can mount, why?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. I looked at my /etc/fstab yesterday and realized it did not contain my Windows 7 partition. So I added it myself, but now it tells me it cannot mount the ...
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Can't mount CIFS drive

I have a number of fstab entries that will no longer mount. They used to work under 10.04 and after I did a clean install of 12.04, they did work for a while although they would periodically hang up ...
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How to mount an external HDD?

I have Ubuntu Linux 12.04 version the latest right now.I want to mount an external HDD NTFS 1TB.I have followed many guides but still no success.The error I'm getting is this: Failed to read last ...
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USB ports, DVD drive, SD slot not mounting

The other day my Ubuntu 12.04 system was working fine. I could put in a flash drive and move files back and forth. I put in a CD and Ubuntu prompted me what to do. After turning on my computer and ...
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Managing Kindle Fire with on 12.04 via Micro-USB

To begin, I have read both Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04? and How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable? My problem is that I am unable to mount my ...
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Help mounting a VirtualBox folder between Ubuntu and Xubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mount VirtualBox SharedFolder in Ubuntu VM on boot I am running Ubuntu 12.04 natively and Xubuntu under a VirtualBox. In my Xubuntu I can see inside of /media the ...
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USB flash drive mount issue

I have a 4GB USB flash drive, which used to work fine. Recently, though, my mother had a problem with her HP winXP laptop. She tried to re-install XP using a Dell recovery disk, which would not ...
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Symlink on a folder inside a mounted drive

Ok so i moved from windows to ubuntu 12.04 32bit yesterday and im still learning the folder structure etc of *nix systems. What im trying to do is create a symlink from my 2nd hard drive's, which is ...
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auto mount cryptmount/encrypted loop device

Because of limitation of filename size of ecryptfs, I decided to use encrypted partition. Since I already use ecryptfs, for my home folder, I don't need the key to be password-protected. I need a ...
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Fs is read only, “mount -n -o remount /” not working since the fs is not writeable

How can I remount my filesystem rw if the filesystem is read only?
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Can't mount two external hard drives at the same time

This whole problem began a few months back when I tried to transfer data from my external hdd (formatted to NTFS) to a computer using Windows 7. While in Ubuntu, there is about 1 TB worth of data ...
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Automatically Mounting internal HDD on 12.04

I am wondering if all I need to do is add the disks to the fstab (Ubuntu 12.04LTS desktop) They are both 1 TB internal hard drives This site has my text going bold like crazy \ formatting using ...
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How do I remount a filesystem as read/write?

I'm trying to mount an hfsplus filesystem in a Xubuntu 12.04 VM (kernel version 3.2.0-23-generic) but when I type mount -o remount, rw /dev/sdb3 in command line it returns not mounted or bad option. ...
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cryptsetup partitions not detected at boot

I installed a fresh 12.04 and tried to mimic what I had for 10.04. swap should be encrypted with a urandom key and there's another partition that will contain home and other directories. # cat ...
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How Do I Hide an LVM Physical Volume from the Devices Section on the Nautilus Side Pane?

I installed 12.04 on my netbook with the Alternate CD ISO. I have set up 3 partitions and encrypted them with dm_crypt. When I boot up, I enter a pass phrase for each partition and they are all ...
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Finding out what filesystem a casper-rw file is formated with?

I have an old casper-rw file I'd like to loop mount but I can't determine what filesystem it was created with. What I do know is that I used UNetbootin to create it. I tried to mount it with all the ...
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Mounting a disk produces two icons on the launcher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? Ubuntu 12.10: When mounting a disk (either ntfs partition or inserting a CD/DVD), two icons ...
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Stuck at boot screen: checking file system stage

I cant login to Ubuntu. The splash screen stuck after checking file system. I used "storage device manager" (pySdm) to mount drives at boot time and also changed some options in it (which I can't ...
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How to mount this image?

I'm trying to mount an image but I get some error: $ sudo mount -o loop matlab2011a_64.iso /cdrom/ [sudo] password for dev: mount: warning: /cdrom/ seems to be mounted read-only. I'm not sure ...
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Mounting the hard drive when booting from a cd

Is it possible to mount the hard drive when booting from a cd ? If so, how can I achieve this ?
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Trouble mounting an sd card

While attempting to mount and sdcard from /dev/sda/ mount /dev/sda /media I get an error VFS: Can't find ext4 filesystem mount: you must specify the filesystem type any ideas?
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Mount to /dev/sdb1 without password

I am unable to mount a USB drive (or SD card) to my system without root access. When I plug in a USB drive, it is visible in the left column of Nautilus, but when I click on it to open it, I receive ...
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How to change where Nautilus mounts network drives (Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit)

When I mount a samba network share in nautilus it is mounted under ~/.gvfs I would like to change this default so that all network shares mounted using nautilus are mounted under /mnt for example. ...
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Problems with unmounting drives [closed]

See I am not sure wheather it's a bug or not. But then also please help me. So basically I have a 500Gb Western Digital HDD in which Windows uses 300Gb and Ubuntu 200Gb. In Windows there are three ...
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Show USB drives in launcher, but not mounted internal partitions

Well the title pretty much says it all. I have partitions that appear in the launcher when the system mounts them, just like when a USB key is plugged in. I do not want these mounted internal hard ...
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What are “/run/lock” and “/run/shm” used for?

I just want to know where and how /run/lock and /run/shm can help our PC . $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 56G 13G 41G 24% / udev ...
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Can't mount drive in 12.04

I am currently getting the message: Unable to mount "DATA" Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 3).Failed to mount '/dev/sdb6': Input/output error ...
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Mounting iso images to play on wine

I would very much like to be able to mount iso images on my file system while getting wine to detect them as if they were real cd/dvd images inside the cd/dvd drive. As of this day I haven't been able ...
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How to remount /home and etc… with Virtual machine

So on one of my machines running windows... I have Vmware running Ubuntu I was wondering if it were possible to: Remount Full Client /home/user → Host RW /users/Windows_User_Directory; So that all ...
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Sometimes Windows 7 NAS cannot be mounted

I can successfully connect my Xubuntu PC (cable-connected to office network) to a Windows NAS using this line in /etc/fstab: //Hall/Share /media/HallShare cifs ...
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If I create or modify any file or directory with sudo then I can only manipulate it with sudo

The general issue is that if I create or modify any file or directory with sudo then it seems that I'm unable to create and modify this file or directory further as any other user than sudo. The rest ...
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Why can't mount read files in “/etc/fstab.d/”?

I'm trying to setup an automatically mounted volume, and noticed that there is now an /etc/fstab.d/ on my server. I created a new file in the directory with the following contents: # backupstore: ...
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How Do I Install Another Distro Over Ubuntu? [closed]

I am pretty new at this, and I understand this is a pretty novice question but I am wanting to erase Ubuntu on my laptop (not enough RAM or hard-drive) and install a smaller distro over Ubuntu. I ...
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What is the “/dev/xvda1” device?

When I type mount on the root of my Ubuntu system I get the output /dev/xvdal on / type ext4 (rw,noatime) I want to know what is the meaning of /dev/xvdal in this?
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How can I prevent ubuntu from mounting particular partitions/deivices?

I would like to stop Ubuntu from mounting my other (Windows') partitions automatically (since I do not need it really often - and especially I would like not to automount "System reserved" partition ...
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Mount /usr on new partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move /usr to a new partition? I use Ubuntu 11.04. df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 9611492 7553508 ...
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is there a way to autorun-on-DISconnect a USB external drive (U10.04)?

I have a small USB HD I've bought for doing daily backups, which has an encfs system on it. I've got an autorun script in the root that does a couple of things including mounting the enc-FS and that ...