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

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How to make partition mounting permanent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to auto mount my external hard drive? I have a few partitions on my PC, for example for movies, so when I reinstall the operating system they remain untouched. When ...
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Why does japanese filenames not show on ubuntu server and samba?

I've installed japanese fonts sudo apt-get install ttf-takao-mincho and I mounted my drive specifying utf8 sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdc1 /media/HERMES -o ...
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DVD-RW does not mount in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I try to use CDs and DVDs in my Ubuntu Precise Pangolin (12.04 LTS), but the system doesn't mount the DVD-Recorder when the DVD or CD is ready to use. What is the solution for this problem? How Ubuntu ...
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Problem mounting my internal hard drive…any suggestions?

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu, booting it via usb in order to see if I can recover files from my hard drive after a crash. I clicked on my hard drive in order to mount it, and got "Unable to mount 151 ...
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ACLs do not work correctly on cifs Windows share

Permissions do not function correctly if I mount a Windows 7 share using sudo mount -t cifs //Host/share /mnt/share -o username="Windows ...
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How to mount disk.root into my new Ubuntu?

I tried sudo mount -t /media/66CC2BC0CC2B88FF/ubuntu/disks/disk.root -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0 but it didn't work. Any suggestions? TY!
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My Android phone isn't being detected by Ubuntu

This is what I've got from terminal, looks like it can see the phone as a USB device just fine but isn't showing up under fdisk so I can't mount it. It automounts just fine in my VMWare Windows. And ...
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Making the old encrypted /home partition (10.10) available to new install (12.04)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a fresh partition and my old Ubuntu 10.10 has my home directory encrypted. I was wondering if I can mount this home directory as /home/myoldhome in to new install whenever ...
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“No caching mode page present” when USB flash disk attached

When attaching a USB flash disk (NTFS formatted) to a laptop with Ubuntu Server 12.04 on board, I get following messages: [ 3572.355603] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page present [ 3572.355640] ...
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How can I open binary Android ROM image files? (.img)

I'm a Windows/Mac/Ubuntu and Android user, so I know what I'm talking about, when I say: How do I open binary image files? (.img) They just won't open, on any OS… I'm an Android dev… I'm currently ...
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smbfs/cifs won't mount

This fstab has worked for 4 Ubuntu versions. All of the sudden, it doesn't work after a reboot, but I had it working under 12.04 yesterday. It still works on another 12.04 machine with no problems. ...
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I can't set permissions on my external storage drives to make them read/write

I have been using Ubuntu 11.10 for a couple weeks. I have 3 external hard drives attached to the system via USB. At present, they are set to read only. The file systems on them are NTFS. I have tried ...
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Can't mount NTFS partition

Well, I have Windows 8 running on another partition. I had Ubuntu 11.10 and was running perfectly, I could mount the windows partition. Now, it says that the partition is hibernated. But it is not. ...
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Xubuntu: fstab mount to /media/* is not shown on desktop

I have recently changed from Ubuntu to Xubuntu and had always mounted my Windows partition automatically to /media/Windows. When I do the same thing in Xubuntu, it does mount it correctly, but it ...
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“Unable to mount Android, Error initialising camera: -60: Could not lock the device” when connecting a Samsung Galaxy S2 via MTP

Whenever I connect my Samsung Galaxy S2 phone (running Android 4.0) via USB using an MTP connection one of two messages always pops up, either: Unable to mount Android: Error initialising camera: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognise CD

~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 dev='/dev/sg1' rwrw-- : 'MATSHITA' 'DVD-RAM UJ8B1AS' ...
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Mount folder using ssh twice (first ssh to gate, then from gate to workstation)

My current situation is that I have my personal laptop, and I there is a workstation I need to be able to mount. But before I can get to that workstation, I first need to ssh into the gate of the ...
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12.04, mapping network drive from windows server 2003

I'm trying to map a network drive running on a windows server.. I tried using the Connect to Server GUI but didn't get anywhere so I tried mounting it in the terminal but have had little success. ...
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help i've overwritten my /home/user directory

I have stupidly mounted /dev/loop0 in two places - it is mounted on / and on /home/user is it possible to unmount this and restore the folders in my /home/user folder ? i can't even access the ...
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How to mount NAS folders via direct wired connection?

There are two machines connected to each other via network cable. One is notebook Ubuntu 12.04. Another is NAS Western Digital with a Debian. The NAS has some files shared via samba. I am not sure ...
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Mounting an unknown filesystem type

I'm in possession of a 100G disk that sports a partition that I have not been able to mount. Using partx -o type on the device tells me the partition has type 0xa5, generally associated with BSD ...
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How to view ubuntu files from windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to read ext4 and btrfs partitions in Windows? How to view ubuntu files from windows. If i cant access ubuntu(it crashed badly). Files are important! Please help !
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bind (hardlink) one directory to many places

I need to "bind" one directory to many chrooted places. I know that I can do "mount -o bind", but this requires special processing on startup each time (run the mount). Is there a way to do it on ...
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How can i fit 2 commands in 1 terminal shortcut

10 latest updates and drivers and I need to run a game called unreal tournament, but in terminal it requires 2 commands The first one is to mount into the folder: cd /usr/local/games/ut2004/ and ...
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Error when mounting a NAS drive on Ubuntu Server 11.10

I've got a problem that I just can't figure out. Tried looking at other answers and working through the suggestions, but I still get the same error. I have a ReadyNAS drive with CIFS enabled and ...
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How to encrypt folders on my NAS with Cryptkeeper?

I use EncFS with Cryptkeeper to manage my encrypted folders (containing personal data files, bank, scans ...). I would like to encrypt a folder on my NAS Synology but even when I have my NAS folder ...
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sshfs is mounting filesystems as another user

So I am trying to mount a folder from another computer in my LAN, and I am able to ssh without any issues. But, I am unable to make any changes when I access the mounted folder. This is what I have ...
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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 ...