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

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ERROR MOUNTING a single internal HDD used as EXTERNAL via USB PORT

This internal HDD used as external hard disk via USB PORT carried data without any OS in it.. It is currently in NTFS type format. Problem Once while I was browsing on this HDD1 (External one) it ...
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SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC 128GB Won't Mount

Macbook Pro early 2013, Ubuntu 14.04 (latest updates as of March 30th 2016). Everything works in OSX. A regular 2GB SD card worked in Ubuntu. When I plug it in it shows up in /dev as mmcblk0. When ...
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My system won’t start. Error no such device: …

Because of a very long story I found myself having two Linux systems. As one of the two was obsolete, I decided to get rid of it. I deleted its partition, and then sudo update-grub and because ~ ...
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How to mount a virtual hard drive to an existing virtual image?

I need help expanding my hard drive. I created a virtual image to run Ubuntu on an Oracle VM (fixed 8Gbs). I have since created a second virtual hard drive that will expand as needed. I want to ...
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Ubuntu to windows 7 share cifs mount going dormant

I have an ubuntu 14.04 installation and I have a windows 7 pc with a hand full of share mount points.. The mounts work great if I am constantly using them, However if I let them sit for a little ...
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URBackup auto backup

im very new to linux and would really appreciate some help. Ive installed windows server 2012 on pc with virtualbox. I then installed ubuntu 14.04 desktop on a vhd. Installed URBackup, setup all ...
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NFS sets rtkit ownership

I have a server that shared folders to a client. The issue I am facing is that when a client writes to the folder it changes the permissions server side. If I look at folder ownerships client side ...
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Making Ubuntu Touch wriable

I am running Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. By default the Filesystem is readonlya and I would like to make it writable . In this Link [1] it is promised to use this command,via a USB connection by using ...
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Need to rescue Encrypted Hard disk, ubuntu not booting

I'm having trouble booting my ubuntu 14.04, i have set a administrator password for BIOS which appears at startup. once i enter that the system is supposed to go to the screen that shows the password ...
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Problems restoring damaged sectors on hdd

I have some problems with my laptop hdd, due to a lack of electricity during a critical update. Since then, I have been able to reboot with little to no further issues, but recently, possibly due to ...
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CD not mounting

I received a CD from an vendor that has baby pictures on it. When I insert it into the drive, it does not mount. I know my CD-ROM works. How do I mount the CD within a terminal? This is what I see ...
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SD card load error [duplicate]

New to this, if it's a duplicate question, please help me find my answer elsewhere. Trying to view pics on an sd card, get an error screenshot of error The error begins "Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at ...
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In a system that is formed of 3 disks, Install Ubuntu in one of these disks

I have a HP Z440 workstation with three disks: SSD 128 GB SSD 256 GB 2 TB 7200 RPM SATA I would like to install ubuntu in the SSD 256 GB disk. Booting from the ubuntu USB, and trying ubuntu ...
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Using a mounted partition for document root

I recently decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04, being that the Mean Stack dependencies haven't quite caught up yet I decided to switch back to the good ol' days of using a Lamp Server. So as the Title ...
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How to mount drive without super user permissions?

When I click on drive (on left panel) in Dolphin, it automatically mount it to folder /media/[username]/[drivelabel]. Interesting thing is that dolphin does this even if I have no permission to /media ...
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How do I make Ubuntu ask for a password when I'm trying to mount another H.D.D

Some data that I don't want other people to see it, how do I make Ubuntu ask for a password when I'm trying to mount another H.D.D?
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Problems mounting CD-ROM

Greetings and thank you in advance for your assistance. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 - thought not a guru, I am somewhat familiar with Unix. Having an issue with using the CD-ROM, have read several ...
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Used Backup storage located it to a encrypted file directory thats synced to the Cloud “scenario”

So I used the encfs command to create a encrypted file directory and the decrypted file. I basically followed this tut here how-to-encrypt-cloud-storage-on-linux-and-windows-with-encfs I used the ...
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Error formatting volume read only volume

When right click on usb and select format from menu I get this error below. Error wiping device: Command-line `wipefs -a "/dev/sdc1"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: wipefs: error: /dev/sdc1: ...
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still having problems mounting ntfs hard drive with win 10 installed [closed]

I have tried all the suggested things I can find but still getting "can't mount drive ... unstable..." type messages. I Have disabled fast boot run chkdisk but still having the problem. Config is HDD ...
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Cannot mount storage volume

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.3. I connected a storage unit (IBM Storwize v3700). I cannot getting it to be mounted to the server. I followed the following steps. install multipath sudo multipath -ll ...
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Identical mount points during upgrade

I'm installing Ubuntu on a new Lenovo 700 with dual-boot. I successfully installed 15.04, but discovered that my wireless card (the Intel 3165) isn't supported. I saw this thread: How to get my Intel ...
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How can I read SD card on ubuntu?

I read various topics here, but wasn't able to find solution for my problem. I have a sdcard reader on my dell v131 laptop with ubuntu 15.10 installed. I insert my sdcard to reader and cannot find it ...
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Problem in mounting hard disks

I previously had Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04(32 bit) on my system.I installed Ubuntu 14.04(64 bit) replacing the 32 bit Ubuntu,But it also Removed Windows 10.Now,the problem is,My hard disk partitions ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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Ubuntu can't see the D: windows partition

I have installed ubuntu in my laptop and everything was going well, but I had a problem that ubuntu's file manager can't see the windows D: partition. Here is some photos of the problem: in the left ...
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I have problem in mounting hard drives. My system is dual booted along side windows

The error I get while I try to access other drives is as in the below image:
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Shut down laptop while booting after update and now can't use it

I restarted my laptop because I installed (already) an update. But after a bit, nothing was on the screen. Only a dark violet background. So, after 5 minutes, I kept pressed the power button and my ...
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Need help sharing folders from Mac OS 10.9.5 host with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on Virtual Box 5.0.16

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and using code commands in terminal, so I feel like there is an answer out there on the other posts but it's too confusing for me to understand. Using Virtual ...
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nfs mount causes freeze in terminal (after suspend?)

Running Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. Mounted up some folders with NFS4 from a Synology diskstation using fstab. This is example line in fstab file: x.x.x.x:/volume1/projects /home/x/Projects nfs auto 0 0 ...
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Unable to mount NTFS partition (no hibernation)

I have Windows and Linux installed on SSD, and then, I have second HDD with data. There is no Windows installation on it, just NTFS partition with data (and second partition Lenovo Recovery, but ...
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Samba working via Nautilus, but not via mount

I am having a Samba share on a bananapi. On the pi I have created the user samba. Since the shares are also shared by owncloud, I have added samba to the group www-data. If I am using Nautilus with ...
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Trying to mount old NAS hard drive - mount: Structure needs cleaning

I had a Western digital. The software was not working anymore, so I remove the hard drive. The HD is a Western Digital Caviar Green of 1 To I connect through a USB hard drive converter and..... ...
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How did I mount my Windows partitions?

So, 2 months ago, I wanted to access my Windows partitions while my device is booted on Ubuntu. I had some other work, so I gave this work to my friend. He tried some things apparently. It shows the ...
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How to mount the ntfs disk properly in fstab file? [duplicate]

sda7 is ntfs system and it was formatted on win7. In my ubuntu blkid /dev/sda7: UUID="8EA2D1A3A2D19057" TYPE="ntfs" PARTUUID="3b2662b1-07" cat /etc/fstab # /var/www/html was on /dev/sda7 during ...
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mount usb as /media/cdrom (replacing the cdrom directory present)

I have a computer that doesn't want to boot from a usb drive. so I burned a live dvd. problem is that the dvd drive crashes once it heats up so I want the live environment to check the usb drive when ...
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External USB HD not being automounted according to fstab

I have an external USB HD and I want it to be mounted on /data/FS/WD2Tb/. I added the following line to my /etc/fstab file: UUID="a05fab8c-5c4c-42be-9898-830ec5ad45dc" /data/FS/WD2Tb/ ext4 ...
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OS on external hard drive

If I put a OS like Ubuntu onto a external hard drive, would it allow viruses to infect my internal hard drive? If more info is needed, then feel free to ask.
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Mounting XBOX360 device on Ubuntu 14.04

Been trying for ages to mount this hard drive to my PC with no hope. I ran lshw and this was the output: *-scsi:2 physical id: 3 bus info: usb@1:6 logical name: scsi9 ...
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SFTP access to other folders

My current server setup with 14.04 includes OpenSSH with SFTP configured: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match group ftpaccess ChrootDirectory /mnt/earth/www X11Forwarding no AllowTcpForwarding no ...
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have problem with ceph fs mount

I want to mount CephFS with the kernel driver, but when I execute this command on my admin node mount -t ceph 192.168.0.164:6789:/ /mnt/mycephfs The admin node hangs! and I have to reset my ...
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Location of mounted drives

Why location of all mounted drives (except root) are in this place /media/user/ ? why it's directory is not like that ? /sda1/...
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Bad address (14) centos mount cifs

I am trying to mount a CIFS share under CentOS And I am getting Bad address (14) On var/log Error (13)
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Always mount DVD as /media/MEI_UDF

I have several DVD_ROMs which I use for backup and archival purposes and I think they were all formatted with the same command. I have not had to add anything to /etc/fstab for them to be recognized: ...
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lvdisplay shows nothing

Disclaimer. I've already checked all possible questions on askubuntu on this matter and nothing solves my problem. I've recently reinstalled kubuntu on new disk. During installation old one was ...
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Cifs Share keeps asking for password and is slow

I followed the directions here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently to mount a windows share and it works as expected. Some issues that I am having is one it is very slow when I load ...
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Can only access gvfs-mount in nautilus

I am trying to mount a Windows network drive using gvfs-mount, gvfs-mount smb://<server_name>/<share_name>/<folder_name> The folder seems to be mounted correctly, as I can browse ...
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ceph fs mount error

I want to mount ceph fs with the kernel driver, but when I excute below command on my admin node mount -t ceph 192.168.0.164:6789:/ /mnt/mycephfs it return below error mount error 5 = Input/output ...
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Cannot mount external hard disk, MFT records error

I am trying to mount a Western Digital "My Book" drive, which I used to share between Linux and Windows. It is formatted in NTFS. When I connect it on Windows, I get the message that the disk is ...
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How to fsck hard drive while hard drive is unmounted, using bootable USB stick?

I have a hard drive with only Ubuntu 14.04 installed, that I want to check. However, the tutorial I read says that the hard drive has to be unmounted before I can check it. Apparently, I can run the ...