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

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Drive won't mount partitions, reports error 14.10

Since the last update, things have been a bit flunky. Things suddenly worked and yesterday or maybe the day before, suddenly all NTFS partitions on the drive are unreadable and Ubuntu disks says it ...
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mount Yosemite partition partition in ubuntu

I upgrade my mac OS X to yosemite 10.10. after upgrade, I can't mount (sda2) partition in ubuntu 12.04. this partition info in ubuntu disk utility is: usage: filesystem partition type: ...
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how to move home in ubuntu

I got a Ubuntu 15 VM and I am adding a second virtual disk for the home partition. I moved the old home to home.old. and have mounted the new home on the new disk. and the mount is successful. But ...
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How to Fix “Unable to access 7.7 GB Volume”

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/node2/0001-2DF8: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,dmask=0077,utf8=1,showexec,flush" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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How can I gain ownership of a partition which mounts on boot up please? Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm a relative newbie. Ive done a bit of systems editing but only by copying scripts and seeing if they work - ie trial and error I've created a ext4 partition. Gparted confirms (mount point: /media ...
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Unable to mount partitions on Ubuntu 15.04

I am unable to mount my drive on Ubuntu 15.04 after an upgrade for 14.04. I have already tried the commands 'pmount' and 'mount' sudo mount /dev/sdb1 mount: can't find /dev/sdb1 in /etc/fstab or ...
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mounting remote using sshfs

I'm trying to mount a remote server to edit some project i used to do that on windows using winscp. Now I'm using xubuntu and trying to mount a remote filesystem to my pc. I'm using this command to ...
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eCryptfs mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock

After a stupid I deleted my whole ubuntu system with sudo rm *, and my home folder is encrypted with ecryptfs I recovered 88760 .eCryptfs files. I copied them all at the root of a new folder ...
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How to get my raspberry pi to recognize my Ext4 formatted HDD

I'm trying to get my raspberry pi to function as a media center. Pretty much everything is working fine, but I can't seem to get it to recognize my ext4 formatted 1TB HDD. Whenever I go to ...
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Mounting a camera as mass storage automatically

When I connect the camera via the USB cable, its is detected by lsusb but it's not mounted. I followed the answer to this question: Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device Now it ...
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Help Creating Rsync/Crontab script that checks if ExtHD is mounted before running

I have a toshiba 3tb ExtHD and it consistently gets unmounted if I say shutdown computer then turn it on to a live cd then reboot back into OS. Its a simple fix, all I do is unplug and re-plug the USB ...
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path to USB drive

I'm trying to find where is mounted my mp3 player. I can acces it via Nautilus but for some reasons I would like to acces it via terminal. And I can't find out where is it mounted. In nautilus in the ...
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Execute jar file when user mount a loop block device linux

I successfully created and mounted a loop block device using these commands. dd if=/dev/zero of=my_fs bs=1024 count=30720 losetup /dev/loop0 my_fs mount -t ext3 /dev/loop0 /mnt/fs_mount_location/ ...
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Issues mounting external FAT32 HDD in 14.04

I've looked through previous threads, as well as google, but haven't been able to find a working solution yet. I'm trying to connect an external HDD to my pc. I'm running ubuntu from a live USB, and ...
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Problems with docked hardrive. What's going on and how do I fix it?

I have an encrypted drive that I'm trying to copy my files across. I have cryptsetup installed and the passcode available. When I'm trying to mount the drive I'm getting the error: "Unable to mount ...
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Unable to mount “lubuntu-15.04-desktop-i386.iso” on OSX Snow Leopard

I am trying to create an installer DVD from the above .iso image and am unable to do so. When attempting to use Disc Utility to mount the image I am alerted, "Unable to burn ...
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mounting external exfat drive

trying to mount an external samsung 1TB HD formatted ExFat It works r/w on OSX and Windows 7. This is a fresh install on an old Dell Dimension 3000 with 70 gig HD and probably 512 ram. running ...
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How do I mount an SD Card as /home/wb9688 by startup?

I want to mount my SD Card as /home/wb9688 by startup using /etc/fstab. My SD Card is formatted as ext4 and the UUID is 93afcc06-65be-4154-9b20-6593f14f6c93. A normal user must have read and write ...
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How to access mounted drive using terminal if drive contain space in name?

Here I am having some problem that how to access any NTFS drive that I have mounted. I want to access that drive using terminal and for that I have used cd /media/{username}/{drive-name} but in my ...
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Reach Network drive from terminal - HyperV

I have Ubuntu running in Windows HyperV VM. I have a shared network drive I can reach from the Ubuntu GUI. It has both read and write permissions there. I need to navigate to this network location ...
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“mount -a” shows errors from past mounts - how can I clear them?

As I Linux newbie, I had multiple false starts getting FSTAB to mount USB drive bulk storage. The current FSTAB now works as intended but the earlier mount point attempts also show in the Nautilus ...
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Hard Disk seems that doesn't auto mounted [duplicate]

First things first ! Please don't shout me, I am totally new on Linux, thus inexperienced, so please be patient with me :) Starting by saying I have installed the Ubuntu 15.04, and my computer has ...
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Unable to mount internal hard drive on startup. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently replaced a secondary internal hard drive that died. The new one worked for several days and then suddenly I got an 'unable to mount hard drive' message when booting up. I wasn't able to ...
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How to persistently mount QEMU .img file via NBD

I'm trying to find a way to attach to and mount a QCOW2 .img file in such a way as the img file will remain connected and mounted after the system reboots. As it stands, the only way I've been able ...
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Removing the Unmount Partition Disks Prompt During Unnattended Ubuntu Install

I'm trying to create a completely unattended install of Ubuntu and have removed nearly every possible prompt from the installation process. The only remaining prompt is the one shown in the image ...
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Can't mount ISO file as loop device: Error: “failed to setup loop device”

sudo mkdir -p /media/cdrom cd ~ sudo mount -o loop ubuntu-* / mount: ubuntu-*: failed to setup loop device: No such file or directory
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access external HDD to all user ubuntu

I have a machine running on Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop version. I need to connect a external HDD to the machine and have it setup such a way that all the available users -standard/administrator- could have ...
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Specify Home Directory: Partitioned Disk: Fresh Re-Install: Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02

I ran into serious problems with my previous Ubuntu installation. I'm now doing a fresh install (Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.02) on an already partitioned disk. I go to "Installation Type: Something Else" ...
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Mount network share by clicking on it in file manager (i.e. Nautilus)

I have a NAS SMB share that I want to mount. It's not always on, and I use the same computer at work so I don't want to mount it automatically. For now I mount and unmount it through terminal, but is ...
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Changed group on a folder now client machine has wrong permissions

I have created a new group called "sambashare" and I have added my user "fred" to this group. I have changed permissions on a directory /opt/data/admin like this: sudo chown -R root:sambashare ...
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14.04 CIFS mounting windows 8 share 'input output' error

I have tried hundreds of combinations of the following. mount -t cifs //alpha/raid_1 /media/alpha/raid_1 -v -o ...
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How do I uninstall a new GNOME download?

How do I access and uninstall new GNOME 15 something from my 4TB back-up? I'm a computer novice. Just downloaded Ubuntu, newest edition, trying to be updated, so tried to download GNOME newest edition ...
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Error Mounting Drives [duplicate]

I have recently installed lubuntu in my PC alongside windows 8.1 and every time i open windows 8.1 my local drives in lubuntu won't open.It says that it has mounting problem. Error mounting /dev/sda2 ...
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Recover home directory from encrypted mount

I have browsed all the questions that appear to look like mine, and while some are similar; I don't want to take a guess unless I know the next step is specific to my problem . I have listed below how ...
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NFS Shares - one IP Read/Write, rest Read-Only

I'm trying to create some NFS shares for my home network so that I can manage my NAS more easily. I'm currently using Samba for the household, but NFS is faster for me since I use Ubuntu (everyone ...
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Android device mounted as gphoto2 rather than mtp

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 fully updated (apt-get dist-upgrade). On one my android phone mounts in Nautilus automatically using an mtp:// location, which works fairly well. On the other ...
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why can not I change the permission and ownership of files in mount hard disk?

I mount a hard disk in ubuntu server with sudo mkdir /hard sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /hard then I find that the permission is 777, and the mounted files are also 777, so I want to change the ...
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How to set up Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to backup an ext4 file system?

I just bought me a Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to back up data from my laptop running Ubuntu 14.10. I tried unison file synchronizer, but I got errors Failed to set ...
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VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I was trying to boot and install lubuntu on my samsung nc10 plus netbook with a boot usb I created from an .iso. I had some issues (e.g. with ubi-partman), so I tried to follow instructions I found in ...
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Problem reading exFAT XQD card Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem reading files from an exFAT formatted XQD card. The card was formatted by a Sony fs7 camera and contains 4k video files shot using the fs7. The card is a lexar 64gb and the card ...
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How to use mv to move a file between two partitions

I have two partitions of an external drive mounted on computer A. A's "media" folder is then mounted using sshfs on computer B. On B I can move files between the two partitions in the file manager. I ...
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Kindle Paperwhite Ubuntu 14.04

I recently bought a Kindle Paperwhite. On initial connection with my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, I had no issues. The Kindle was mounted, and I put some ebooks on the device using Calibre. However, now I ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition not mounting as USB drive and not available to adb

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition arrived this week and I'm figuring out how to use it. One big problem is that I can't get USB access to copy data, either as a USB drive or using adb. My computer is a ...
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Thunar won't let go of SD card

Sometimes after I unmount a SD card and then remove it from the SD card slot, Thunar still displays it in the "Devices" menu and if I insert a new card, it won't be mounted. The disk does not show in ...
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15.04 - Mounting using CIFS failing with “No such device or address”

I'm trying to mount a cifs share using: sudo mount \ -t cifs \ -o credentials=$HOME/.smbcredentials \ //server.example.com/Common/Share/Path /mnt/mountpoint Which fails with: Retrying ...
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nfs client reconnect after interface change

I have nfs client on my laptop which mounts couple of partitions over nfs from a local server. Everything works fine, but I have problems when switching from wifi to utp interface and vice versa. So, ...
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Automatically eject HDD on suspend and re-mount on resume? (14.04)

I have an external Seagate HDD (/dev/sdb) with 2 partitions connected to my media center (Acer 3820TG laptop running 14.04) and it keeps the computer from suspending. Since I want my media center to ...
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Inconsistent Path when Mounting Partition on Startup

On startup, the ntfs partition I want mounts but its path is sometimes its UUID and sometimes "media/user/label". Path remains consistent after remounting. Not mounting on startup results in the ...
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How to Mount a USB on a Pushed Unbuntu Image from the server [closed]

I have some HP Chromeboxes that boot with PXE to get an IP from the Unbuntu Server. I would like to have those HP Chromeboxes be able to mouont a FlashDrive. How can I make this Happen?
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Retrieving and setting the Firewire GUID (FirewireGuid) for first time attached Iphone

I followed this web PortableDevices/iPhone and had the problem "Music unplayable or unlisted in device but is shown in Ubuntu Media Player" and it said " This is normally generated when the device is ...