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

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Mounting an Apple Tv on ubuntu?

Note: I wasn't sure whether to put this question here, or on Apple.SE, so If you think it would be better served there, feel free to migrate it, Although I thought that because it was primarily about ...
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How do I mount a ZFS pool?

Sorry for asking an Ubuntu concerning question, but I hope that someone here has some experience with that. I have to mount the zfs pool I created with freenas8 on Ubuntu. I tried it as described ...
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sshfs permissions problem — need to be root to view some files [closed]

I'm automounting sshfs shares using a script in /etc/network/if-up.d/ and entries in /etc/fstab. I have keys set up for my user so no password is required. My user (1000) has sudo rights on the ...
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Unable to Mount Seagate Array from Iomega

I am new to Ubuntu so please be kind! My (Windows based) Iomega Storcentre ix2-200 stopped working, with all my business data upon it. Iomega helpfully told me that I should get Fedora, remove the ...
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How can I prevent a mount from being displayed as a removable media?

When a user session starts, I bind some /mnt/nfs_share into /home/username/afolder using mount --bind. Then Nautilus displays the mounted folder as a separate volume and the removable media applet is ...
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How can I automatically mount an NTFS partition in Lubuntu on startup?

I run windows on a NTFS partition and Lubuntu 11.10 on the other. I want to access the Thunderbird Profiles on the NTFS Partition when I'm using Lubuntu. But I can't mount the NTFS from the beginning ...
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Using a bootable live cd disk image mounted on the hard drive

I want to mount the contents of a boot-able CD image, like Ubuntu rescue remix, to a partition of the hard drive. So I can have an entry in Grub to boot to the contents of that disk, ...
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Is it possible to boot without mounting /home?

I want to backup my /home partition on /dev/sda6 using partclone, a command line utility. To do so, I first have to unmount the partition that I want to backup. Most of the time, this is easy, but ...
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Mounting hard-drive on boot

I had 2 HDD, today I bought a new one, I would like to mount this HDD at boot, it's working, but the new HDD mounted under robu not root, why? Content of the fstab: ...
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How do I mount a USB floppy disk drive?

I have tried to mount my usb floppy disk drive in 11.04 Natty. So far I have managed to use the udisks --mount/dev/sdf command in terminal, but get a message that I have not stated a filetype ...
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can't mount ntfs partition without root access

whenever try to mount ntfs partition it says Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: Unprivileged user can not mount NTFS block devices using the external FUSE ...
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NTFS volume recognised as “Unallocated Space” but works with Windows

Moving to Ubuntu, I have a drive with windows on a drive with Ubuntu on and 4 other ntfs drives 3 of which appear fine in both systems 1 however works fine on windows (single ntfs volume) but in ...
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Can't mount USB : “Not Authorized”

Since three months I am waiting and searching for a solution to mount a USB stick again. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 32bit and 64bit Dell machines and I could not really find a useful answer what ...
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10.04 wont boot after power outage

After unexpected power outage 10.04 won't boot, the following message appears mount: mounting /dev/disk/by-uuid/***************************** on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /sys ...
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Mount NTFS on Ubuntu start up - rc.local vs fstab

I've found out two ways to automount a NTFS partition on Ubuntu start up. File /etc/rc.local: mount -t ntfs /dev/sda8 /mnt/data/ Or by fstab: UUID=1C02CB8502CB627E /media/data/ ntfs defaults 0 0 ...
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Why can't I mount this partition? [closed]

I have two hard disks (80 Giga ide and 500 Giga sata) and i installed Ubuntu 11.10 in hard disk 80 giga and give for him 20 gigabyte after that he saw all partition in two hard drivers until one I see ...
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Mounting ntfs on startup gives errors

I have a NTFS Partition that I want to be mounted on every startup. Currently Kubuntu tells me on every startup There have been errors checking the filesystem and then stops the boot process until I ...
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How can a usb be detected but not show up anywhere?

I started the morning by trying to create a bootable usb using a 2gb stick and the startup disk creator. It seemed to run through the whole process just fine until it got to a screen that read ...
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How to I enable NFS caching for mounts made in /etc/auto.master [closed]

My /etc/auto.master is looking like this: /usr/groups yp:auto.groups --timeout=3600 /home yp:auto.home --timeout=3600 /nistest yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 /misc yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 I want ...
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How do I change file system in recovery mode to read-write mode?

I have messed up my sudoers file and I want to change the permission on it. When I login in recovery mode, I cannot run the command chmod as it is read-only option. I tried mount -o remount,rw / in ...
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Recurring changing owership problem on external HDD

I've had this problem before and now it's struck me again and with full force! Here are the details of my hard drive: 1 TB, HFS+ type partition mounted at /dev/sdb2 Doesn't have write access for ...
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pen drive unmounts and remounts as readonly

When I plug in my USB pen drive, it is automatically mounted as read/write, as expected. However, after a random time it suddenly gets unmounted and remounted as read-only. A part from waiting for ...
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SSD on USB 3.0 doesn't always mount

The SSD I use is apparently slightly damaged. At the moment it shows this popular Corsair Series 3 problem. Symptoms: the disk is working for some minutes and then just suddenly stops. Two months ago ...
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Sorry, could not find a PTY

I was hoping someone could help me understand what happened with my Ubuntu server. I had an issue with it acting odd, I won't go into detail but I restarted the server with this command: shutdown -r ...
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How do I access a Lion USB recovery stick from Ubuntu? [closed]

I have an OS X Lion recovery stick that I would like to access, specifically to use it to install Lion in a Virtualbox VM. I notice that Windows detects and mounts the recovery stick as an optical ...
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Unable to mount NTFS Partition after resizing

I was having only 15 GB space allocated to LINUX. I wanted to have more space available to linux. So I just re sized one of my ntfs partition using GParted. But after resizing I am not able to open ...
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'Unable to mount Filesystem' Error

Trying to extract data from a 'bricked' Western Digital MyBook Live 2tb drive. I came across a forum that advised to use Ubuntu (booted from a CD) on my Macbook. Managed to download and create a ...
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Why is a .Trash-1000 hidden folder created when I try to delete files from a mounted MicroSD card?

I have recently been mounting my Android phone via a USB cable and have been adding and deleting files to the microSD card. However I noticed that space was not being freed up when I deleted files. It ...
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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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How to remount a pen drive after having it “Safely Removed”

How can I (without removing the pen drive and connecting it again) mount a pen drive that I have "Safely Removed". T
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Samba user can't access external drive

If my external drive is showing up in /home/user1/.private, would another user not be able to view this? See link for example -----> Example user1@UB-DT2-SERVER:~$ df -lhT Filesystem Type Size ...
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“mountall: event failed” after a reboot causes system to become unbootable [closed]

My server crashed today and upon rebooting gives the following error message and will not boot: mounted-tmp main process (700) terminated with status 127 mountall: event failed and then hangs. I ...
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how to disable luks partition from showing up in nautlus panel

I have a luks setup with encrypted partition. And I don't want everyone on my computer to see that I have such partition. Unfortunately it shows up in the nautilus "devices" panel as "Encrypted ...
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How do you mount a LVM patition that has the same VG name as my current partition

Ive been tearing my hair out for about a week now trying to figure out how to do this. I have two HDD's in my server, both 250gig. They both have ubuntu installed, one is currently booted. I want to ...
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How to mount a windows folder in Linux

I'm running Linux ( Ubuntu 11.10 ) and Windows ( 7 ) on the same system on two partitions. So I have this folder in Windows: C:\Users\Me\Folder And I created this folder in Linux: /mnt/Folder ...
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How will union mounts be possible in 12.04?

I noticed today that Ubuntu 12.04 will not include aufs. What, if anything, will be available to facilitate the creation of union mounts?
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Mount - Unable to find suitable address [closed]

I am trying to mount my Windows share through my Ubuntu box (no xwindow), but I continue to get Unable to find suitable address I have tried using the raw IP address, I have checked the ...
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unable to read/write CIFS mounts in Ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded my laptop from 11.04 too 11.10 and since then the CIFS mounts are not working. Before the upgrade it would allow mounts on host names, in 11.10 it's only IP addresses (not much of an ...
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Best disk partition for normal users

I have a new clean HDD in my laptop on which I want to install Ubuntu 11.10. So, as I have very less (in fact nothing) knowledge on Linux File System hierarchy, I thought some would be helping me to ...
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/root/sys failed, netbook won't boot up properly

So, I boot up my netbook...and the main screen comes on, announcing Acer and whatnot. Then, it goes to to a black screen with a cursor in the upper left hand corner that blinks. For a long time. ...
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How to find Mac OSX UID from Ubuntu

How do you view Mac OSX user id without having to boot into OSX? I can mount the drive, but I can't find the UID for my user, which would hopefully enable me to access files without being root.
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Can't mount cds after failed Brasero burn

Brasero failed to burn a disk recently, and now I can't access CD-ROMS. Even CD-Rs are not not showing. Using Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell D510 Lattitude laptop. allan@allan-Latitude-D510:~$ cdrecord ...
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How can I allow a specific standard user in Ubuntu 11.10 to mount a specific NTFS file system?

I want to grant permission one specific standard Ubuntu 11.10 user to be able to mount a specific NTFS drive. How can I do that?
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
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archive manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: archieve manager does not archieve files The archive manager does not archive files and gives an error message during the archive. Archive: ...
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Mounting Second Hard Drive in Ubuntu 11.10

I've been trying to mount a second hard drive into Ubuntu. I've been following this guide and a few others that are essentially the same. Everything's going fine until I try to add a file or folder to ...
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Unable to Mount NTFS partition “Not authorized”

This time I installed Ubuntu 11.10 in another partition rather than using wubi and making a virtual mount. But now I'm not able to mount the other NTFS partitions and getting a message Unable to ...
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Navigating windows folder on Ubuntu partition

I have a dual boot Win7/Ubuntu LTS. I can "see" all my Win7 files on a mounted directory "OS" via the filemanager. I want to navigate this directory through the command line. I tried but I'm clueless ...
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inaccessible Windows documents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you repair an “input/output error” in an NTFS partition? A few days ago, I installed xubuntu on my computer and since recently has worked perfectly. ...
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Can I map Windows drives to Ubuntu?

I use dual-boot between Linux 11.10 and Windows 7 on my laptop. There are Windows partitions: C Drive - 360 GB D Drive - 200 GB E Drive - 80 GB I installed Ubuntu in on drive F which is 30 GB. The ...