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

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12.04 won't recognize my CD/DVD Drive

CD/DVD drive is an IDE slave device, and my hard drive is the IDE master device. The hard drive is located at /dev/sda1, but dev/sda2 can't be mounted. (I can't use -t auto and I don't know what the ...
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How to get a working mtp connection for Galaxy S2 in 12.04? [duplicate]

Any one able to get proper MTP connection setup for Galaxy S2? Ubuntu 12.04 detects my device and automatically mounts it but it's only partial. The problems are: When I connect my device it ...
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Overlayfs reload with multiple layers (migration away from aufs)

I've come across one of those aufs to overlayfs migration headaches. With aufs you could specify multiple RO-layers and updating some files in them was refreshed with remount. fstab with aufs: aufs ...
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Duplicate /media directory entries

I installed Ubuntu 64-bit 12.04 over Ubuntu 32-bit 32-bit on the same partitions. In my /media directory I have what appear to be duplicate entries. I had found a similar issue on an Ubuntu discussion ...
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Does Ubuntu log when USB devices are connected?

When I connect a USB drive to an Ubuntu OS, would there be a text file which contains details of that connection and if so, where is that file located ? What is the name of that file?
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12.04 does not shows my windows partions nor my DVD ROM and aslo not my flash drive or phone memory card?

I installed fresh a Ubuntu system on my computer but then it does not show the NTFS partitions, DVD-ROM and flash drive. I have two HDD's. One is primary SATA (80 GB) and other is slave, an old IDE ...
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How to prevent nautilus from launching?

I'm running i3-wm under a gnome session in 12.04. Nautilus is not normally running. I regularly loop-mount ISO and other filesystem image files, and every time I do this nautilus pops up both a ...
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Is it possible to sync a folder from NAS drive to Ubuntu One Cloud?

I am running Ubuntu One on Windows 7. I have a Synology DS212+ NAS drive that I would ideally like to back up to my cloud. However, Ubuntu One only allows me to backup from the user documents folder ...
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mount.cifs stopped working after last kernel upgrade

Yesterday (05/21) I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 kernel: uname -a: Linux vi 3.2.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 25 08:43:22 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux After the reboot all my mounts ...
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Disable the message “ these files are on a digital audio player” in na

When I mount my Android phone with USB cable to Ubuntu 12.04 I get "these files are on a digital audio player" and open with rhythmbox in nautilus.This means that I am not able to see any file within ...
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How to play Bluray? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I watch Blu-ray discs? How can i play Bluray discs on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit? When i put the disc in my laptop it doesn't even get mounted. jeggy@localhost:~$ ...
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How to mount a subdirectory of `/home` without making it appear as removable?

In my present configuration, my /home lives on a regular spinning hard drive, with the exception of /home/mac/runtime which is a partition from a SSD. My problem is that such partition shows up as a ...
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NFS /exports/media won't automount during boot

I'm using Webmin 1.580 with Ubuntu 12.04 and created an NFS export (export/media) which works perfectly fine after manually enabling the export, but when I reboot the system it tells me that it is ...
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“Mounting cifs URL not implemented yet” when I try to mount a samba share

I have a server for development (Ubuntu 12.04). On that machine, I have a shared folder named "projects". I tried sudo mount -t smbfs smb://192.168.2.28/projects/myProject /mnt/myProject on my ...
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How to script a mount command involving a dm-crypt / luks volume

I am trying to make a script that will mount an encrypted volume (dm-crypt / luks) with a password that is passed as argument to that script. My trouble is that I can't find a way to make that script ...
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Mount /usr in RAM (loading from HDD when starting, and saving to when shutting down)

I have the current scenario: 16GB or RAM. For the most part, around 10~12GB unused Almost never install/remove software, this is a mature system Only reboot like once a week, so (re-)boot time is ...
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bind mounting read-only using fstab on Ubuntu?

I need to remount one directory (/src) as readonly in another location (/dst). This can be done like this: $ sudo mount --bind /src /dst $ sudo mount -o remount,ro /dst However, I would like to use ...
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Upgraded to 12.04, can't login because home directory disappeared

I have just upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, and at my first login, I typed in my password, and then a quick console screen showed that some mountall event failed. Indeed, I had some networked ...
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Disable removable device notification for hard drives

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with two hard drives. The second drive is set to mount to /home/myuser/DATA and it mounts OK. However gnome shows a 'Removable Devices' item in notification area which lists my ...
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External Hard Drives Not Detected

I am a novice user who upgraded to 11.10. In my previous version of Ubuntu, icons of my external drives(2) were visible and I could mount and navigate these drives. I cannot locate my external hard ...
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Fail to access a Windows drive from a live session [closed]

I am attempting to use Ubuntu to rescue files from a Windows pc. I am using Ubuntu for the first time, so I am a complete novice. I am asking for assistance to find the files on the pc. I have a ...
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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 ...