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

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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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USB Device Not Recognised - Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.4 LTS

Ubuntu has just stopped recognising my Nexus 5 when I connect via USB. The Nexus 5 confirms it is connected as a 'media device' (MPT) rather than a 'camera' (PTP). It worked fine a week ago (I don't ...
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Why does VLC get mount errors after connecting iphone via usb

After installing the latest libimobildevice updates most of the trust issues were resolved. But now I have a new irksome problem where each time I connect my iphone via usb VLC gets mount errors(See ...
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Cannot add ppa for gvfs-mtp

I am a total newbie concerning anything to do with Ubuntu/Linux. I am running 12.04 on VM Player. I am trying to connect my HTC One (Android 4.3) to Ubuntu, and looking online has told me to do: ...
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Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ubuntu [closed]

since I could not find how to post this as a blog/post/tutorial in AskUbuntu.. I decided on posting it here, were it is best exposed anyhow ... Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ...
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Can't mount HFS+ drive, bad superblock?

My Macbook (Snow Leopard OS) was giving me the rainbow wheel of death so I tried booting into safe mode and repairing the disk, with no luck. So I decided to pull the drive out and plug it into my ...
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Map my second hard drive to be SDA1

I recently switched hard drive and had a fresh install (13.10). I copied across the settings from some programs, including banshee and Transmission. On the old install, my primary HDD was SDA and the ...
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how to umount /dev/sda1 or to change for another partition? [closed]

Is about this title. I need to change my partition to NTFS and i can't because my HDD is occupied with Ubuntu.
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Unable to access External HDD in Ubuntu

I have bought a new laptop Lenevo G500 and installed Ubuntu 13.0, I have taken out my previous laptop's HDD and trying to access it by connecting to USB port, however it has detected only once and ...
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Can /proc/partitions and the command file -s device_name be used to get info on an unmounted usb drive

I am tring to get information on an unmounted usb drive using /proc/partitions and file -s device_name where the usb drive has a device name typical to any usb device, i.e. ANDY'S USB or DAVE'S USB. ...
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change home mount point, where does original folder go?

On a completely fresh install of Ubuntu, I created only one root partition "/" on "DriveFOO" which holds all my system files, including my "/home" folder. Now, I wish to instead have my "/home" mount ...
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Why does 'Disks' Utility mounting does not work?

Ubuntu, for some reason does not allow mounting drives through the 'Disks' utility. I went to More Actions -> Edit Mount Options -> Mount At Startup and pushed the check button, restarted the ...
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13.10 Samba client fails to log in on Samba (linux PDC) Domain (where 12.04 client works)

I am attempting to migrate from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 and am having some issue being able to log into my samba domain from the 13.10 workstation when I use the same settings on the 12.04 workstation. ...
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Mounting problems on 13.10

Right after I upgraded to 13.10 my computer stopped being able to mount one of my hard drive partitions sda5 giving me this error report each time i try: Error mounting system-managed device ...
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How can I prevent auto-mounting of a partition in fstab?

Previously, I prevented auto-mounting of a particular partition at boot by the following line in /etc/fstab UUID=<alphanumeric> /media/windowsHDD ntfs user,noauto 0 0 At some point in the ...
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How to rename /dev/sdax(partitions) in Linux

I made a partition like /part on my machine with some important data... But I can't stand the name of it... I want a clear solution to resolve it and change the name of it to for example /test... ...
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Moving banshee to a new PC

I have searched and found a few answers on this topic but they do not answer my question: Moving Banshee music to another computer How do I backup my Banshee listening history? How do I export ...
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All created files on a NTFS partition with User Mapping defaults to root owner

I've just migrated to Ubuntu from another distribution, and where previously my NTFS partitions worked with the addition of a User Mapping file, now all the newly created files will have the owner set ...
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AuFS read only branch as another read only branch

My goal is to use an AuFS read only branch as another read only branch: I've got a directory dir0, then I make : mount -t aufs -o br=dir2=rw:dir0=ro none dir1 This gives me - dir0 - dir1 #read ...
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13.10 sees external ntfs drive as empty space

I have an existing install of both Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop, and Lubuntu 13.10 on my old P4. Neither of them can see the NTFS partition on my external 2TB hard drive, which is odd. The Lubuntu ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...
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Auto umount cifs when user logout

i have ubuntu 10.04 server with something like 20 users i add some commands so that each user that logs in will mount some samba share, but i have notice that when he logs out the mounted folder still ...
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SD card reader not working in multi card reader

I've got a multicard reader in my machine. It lists itself as Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0151 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Mass Storage Device (Multicard Reader) It mounts CF cards just fine, ...
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How to mount an image (.img) and find out the filesystem type as a disk in Ubuntu?

I've tried to do mount -o loop file.img /mnt/img but it asks me the mount: you must specify the filesystem type then I could edit and unmount normally umount /mnt/img/ How do I check the ...
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smbmount with two NICs

My office desktop has to access to two different LANs. One LAN is connecting to the Lab servers and the other is to connecting to the IT department LAN where I have a network drive there. I have setup ...
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Set network drive / share as home folder?

I've currently got ubuntu to mount my external hard drive on boot and use a folder on there as the home folder. I've just bought a raspberry pi to act as a file server, and I'll be connecting the ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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Cannot mount iOmega 1TB HDD

HDD works flawlessly on my Windows 7. But when I connect it to this machine (Ubuntu 12.04) I get this error message; Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only ...
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How to trigger a script when an external USB disk is mounted?

I need to automatically copy images off a camera when it is inserted into the USB port. I've written a script to do the copying, and I've found that, by creating a file ...
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My External Hard drive was not properly removed and now will not mount

I recently bought a computer for my Wife, windows (her choice not mine). Before we paid, I asked the salesman to check whether my hard drive would work with windows 7 (as sometimes windows can be ...
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Can't write file to server via either Samba or NFS

I have setup Ubuntu 12.0.4 Server 32-bit on a home PC and am trying to simply share a basic file directory on that server for read-write access from a Unbuntu 12.0.4 64-bit client (via NFS and Samba - ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + sick beard /etc/fstab

I installed sick beard on Ubuntu 13.10. It is run OK but I can not send the files on NAS. I got the " Unable to save the file: 13 " I mount the share files with the command: ...
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installing ubuntu 13.10 latest problem

I have 4 partition drive c,drive d,drive U ,drive e in my hard drive then I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on drive e which is empty .during the installation I use something else option..I make drive U: ext4 ...
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mount windows disk after error mounting [duplicate]

I can't mount the windows disk. I am a new Linux user. Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/dimitris/CE061FB2061F9B13: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Does anyone know how to connect to network Drives using scripts?

I've looked around, but I couldn’t find anything that worked. I'm trying to create a script that runs at startup which connects to my colleges network folder(smb://stuff/stuff). This script would ...
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backing up from Ubuntu computer to NAS

My setup is a Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu 13.10 and a BuffaloTech NAS hard-wired to a Netgear 6300 router. The question is about automating the task of accessing the NAS from the laptop and ...
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Can No Longer Format Flash Drive [duplicate]

I have always been able to format my MP3 Player by right clicking on it. Presently when I right click on it, there is no such option. Only eject or safely remove is present. I tried other devices and ...
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Unable to mount Windows usb

So I tried to make a bootable Windows 8.1 USB, when i did that and plugged the USB into the USB port I got this message: Unable to mount Windows USB Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: ...
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Second hard drive seems to randomly freeze or unmount

I tracing down a problem with a second hard drive and am now stumped. My setup: Dell Inspiron 17R-5721, 8GB Ram, running Ubuntu 13.10, Primary drive is Kingston 120GB SSD, secondary drive is a ...
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cannot access to external usb HDD

I have an external hard drive but cannot access the information on it. I tried to access via Ubuntu and Windows, but both show the same message: device "0 megabytes". I tried to mount the device but ...
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Planning Storage

I've just bought a new laptop (ASUS SS551LB) and decided to install an Ubuntu on it (for the first time after many years with Windows). I have two storage devices: SSD of 24GB, and a regular disk with ...
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How can I mount software raid drive mdX with fstab

I have raid5 configure with gpt partition to allow working with drive larger the 1.6 TB Ubuntu version is 12.04 and the md drive is 5TB. with: mount -t ext3 /dev/md129 /images mount works ...
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Accidentally extracted Ubuntu iso on hard drive and made hard drive bootable [closed]

I used UNetbootin to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu on my flash drive. I accidentally selected to extract the Ubuntu iso to my hard drive. UNetbootin asked if it should replace all the files, then I ...
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lsblk and fdisk show no filesystem on hfs+ OS X partition

A b-tree node error has caused my macbook (Mavericks) to crash. Disk Utility and /sbin/fsck -fy do not fix the problem. So, I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS live on a USB stick in an effort to grab my ...
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External Hard disk, I/O Error [duplicate]

I have been using a Seagate 500 GB FreeAgent Go Flex Drive and have been using it for the past year. But when I plugged it in yesterday, it says "Hard disk is unable to mount". Here is the the error ...
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Mount samba share at login using startup script (not fstab)

Background I'm trying to automatically execute a command that mounts a password protected Samba share when my user logs in. The catch is, I share my laptop with another user, and I don't want the ...
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Unable to mount external 80 GB hard disk

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and I'm unable to mount my external HD. It's an 80 GB drive with only one FAT32 partition. The hard disk is working normally if it is plugged directly to the bus IDE on ...
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Symbolic link permission denied , shared folder over cifs

I have synology rack , and im using one folder from my ubuntu 12.04. but I wont be able to create a symbolic link on mounted folder, getting permission denied error, below is my fstab entry ...
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Ubuntu boots into terminal mode with read-only access to hard drive?

Ubuntu crashed randomly and had to hard reset the system, now when I boot my machine I get an error has occurred while mounting media/Disk_2 (Disk 2 is a secondary hard disk) I am faced with either ...
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Can I change the file path of an external HD from media/<user> to media/?

(Edited this question: see below) Just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. I store all of my documents and projects on an external hard drive, and the upgrade process has added an extra ...