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

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'Unable to mount Filesystem' Error

Trying to extract data from a 'bricked' Western Digital MyBook Live 2tb drive. I came across a forum that advised to use Ubuntu (booted from a CD) on my Macbook. Managed to download and create a ...
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NFS Mount fails on startup

I have multiple Ubuntu servers, recently I've installed a few 11.04 servers (and 1 desktop) and I've just found that upon rebooting the nfs mounts will not mount. I've tried upgrading nfs-common to ...
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Default mount options on auto-mounted NTFS partitions (how to add `noexec` and `fmask=0111`?) [closed]

I use auto-mounting of external USB devices, and it works as expected, except that NTFS partitions are mounted with executability flag on. For example: /dev/sdb1 on /media/Elements type fuseblk ...
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Mount NTFS partition with german umlaute

How can i mount a NTFS partition, which has german umlaute (ä, ö, ü) in the filenames. I'm using the following mount command: mount -t ntfs-3g UUID=5A9098309098149B /local/data -olocale=de_DE.UTF-8
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mount network drive

since i updated my ubuntu to natty narwhal(from 10.04), my mount script doesn't work anymore. The scripts mounts a folder from a NAS (WD mybookworld) in the local network to a folder in my home ...
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Mounting filesystem with special user id set

I want to mount the device /dev/sda3 to the directory /foo/bar/baz. After mounting the directory should have the uid of user johndoe. So I did: sudo -u johndoe mkdir /foo/bar/baz stat -c %U ...
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How to mount a network drive?

I'm trying to set-up a home file server. I'm thinking about just setting it up as an FTP server, no particular reason other than I'm familiar with FTP and samba tends to be very frustrating. ...
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iPhone mount errors

When I plug my iPhone (iOS 5) into my laptop with Ubuntu 11.10, I get this error: Unable to mount Documents on iPhone. Location is already mounted followed by this error: Unable to mount ...
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CIFS shares not mounting after modifying /etc/fstab

I've been able to mount my nas shares by first making directories in the /media folder, then : sudo gedit /etc/fstab to include the following line for each share I want to auto-mount; ...
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How to map a network drive?

I am unable to map a Windows network drive in Ubuntu. I have entered the following command in the terminal: karthick@karthick:~$ sudo mount -t cifs -o username=raghu //172.29.32.184 /media/Data/ ...
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Disabling auto-open

How do I keep CD/USB automounting (works fine) BUT without auto-opening in Nautilus?
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Cannot mount second drive at “/”

I have a second drive that I want to be mounted at the root. The drive contains the following folders: /home /shared I want those two folders to be accessible at "/". I can mount the drive at ...
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Cdrom is mounted, but where?

A Nautilus folder will be opened automatically when inserting a CD in a drive. It is under Devices with name Audiodisk. As long as the files are accessed via Nautilus everything is fine. The problem ...
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How to check which filesystem current kernel supports?

I would like to know if it's possible to check which filesystems my kernel supports. (like btrfs, raiserfs, exfat, ...). Man mount shows many options, but it's not really possible to use all
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Added new partition to system, “permission denied” when running programs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu took away permissions from my Data partition I reformatted a NTFS partition on my system with ext4 because I want to use it on my current Ubuntu installation, not ...
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Using a bootable live cd disk image mounted on the hard drive

So in essence I want to mount the contents of a bootable 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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How to add NTFS partition to fstab? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mount NTFS drive at startup I need to run .exe files on my Vista partition but I can't give them the right permissions so i need a way of auto mounting with the ...
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How to mount a backup drive read only?

I have a backup external USB drive. I wonder how to tell the system to always mount it read only without explicitly telling him everytime sudo mount -o ro /dev/sde1 /media/backup Note: My drive is ...
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Ubuntu doesn't “see” external USB Hard Disk

It's NTFS. It's USB2. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. It works perfectly fine on Windows (which excludes cable and hardware problems). I have two Ubuntu computers and it's not detected on either. It's about ...
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How can I change the mount point path while using udisks?

How I can mount my disk with udisks to /media/$USER/%disk_title% instead of to /media/%disk_title%? When I try this: udisks --mount /dev/sda1 It mounts to /media/%disk_title%, but in GUI (file ...
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How do I mount a hibernated partition with Windows 8 in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I can't mount my other partition with Windows 8, I have Ubuntu 12.10 amd64: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/ricardo/003E8A7D3E8A6C0A: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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mount remotely mybook live network drive

I have a mybook live western digital 1TB hard disk connected to fritzbox 7270 router in office. When I am in the office, I can mount this drive to ubuntu since I have added to the etc/fstab file: ...
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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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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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Access NTFS partitions without providing root password?

I have Ubuntu and Windows Vista installed on the same disk, different partitions. I can access the Windows data, but each (first) time I access the NTFS partition, the system asks me for root ...
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How to make Ubuntu ask for password when mounting partitions?

I have been through this kind of feature in older versions of Ubuntu. When I'd like to mount a partition it will ask me a password. Now I want to enable that kind of feature in Ubuntu 12.04. How can ...
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Error trying to mount FreeBSD/UFS partition from FreeNAS

I get this strange error trying to mount UFS partition. sudo mount -r -t ufs -o ufstype=ufs2 /dev/sdb2 /home/tim/ufs_mount mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb2, ...
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How to mount a remote (over SSH) directory to be available like a local directory (incl. in shell, not just in Gnome)?

I've got my files (mostly text/code, nothing of heavy like videos etc.) in a directory on a remote server which I can only access by means of SSH. Can I mount it on my laptop to use it seamlessly from ...
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Mount a directory to look like a drive

Is it possible to mount a directory, either an ext# local one, or one in a /media mounted windows drive, so it is seen as a mounted drive itself?
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Make ubuntu not mount my Win-7 disk as random hash

Right now, I use my windows 7 HDD as data-disk for Ubuntu, where I store my music and documents. The problem is that the hard drive is mounted with a random hash or something every time I boot, so ...
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How can I prevent a standard account to mount a specific partition?

I have a root account from which I do all of my tasks. I set up my partitions to mount at startup. I have also created an account for my younger brother. I do not want him to access specific ...
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How to set permissions so that I can read and write to another partition?

I m using Ubuntu 12.04 and i have to partitions part1 and part2, both are ext4. I want to transfer media files to and from them freely through programs.
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Nautilus uses different permissions for mounted drives

I've written two bash scripts to give read-only or read/write access to my NTFS partition: read-only access: sudo umount /media/Data_Drive/ sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o ...
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How to mount Windows partition on boot?

I'd like a GUI method to set my Windows partition to mount on boot, using the same options as when it mounts by me opening it in nautilus.
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How to resize /run (to make /run/shm bigger) properly - and where is it's' size set?

On Ubuntu 13.04 /dev/shm is symlink to /run/shm and /run/shm is just subdirectory of /run. /run is some tmpfs which is mounted but ………… I can't find by what and how (surely it is not present in ...
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mount:can't read proc/mounts

I've installed Ubuntu, but when it is loading it gives following error: mount:can't read proc/mounts. Can't fount such file or directory However, OS continues loading but when I try to enter system ...
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How do I burn the Ubuntu ISO on Mac OS X Lion?

I downloaded the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop iso and I'm trying to burn it to a disc to install onto a Windows Vista Laptop but it keeps giving me an error saying that It couldn't be burned properly because ...
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How do I create a file and mount it as a filesystem?

How do I create a file of size 10M, format it with ext3 filesystem and then mount it in /media/fuse? I tried with mkfs -t ext3 file then to mount it mount -t ext3 file /media/fuse It didn't ...
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Cannot mount nfs4 share: no such file or directory

I am trying to get a basic nfs4 working between two machines (let's call them server and client). I have followed this manual by letter to no avail. Here's what I'm getting: root@server#: tail -n 2 ...
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14.04 Not Auto-Mounting External Drives Since Upgrading from 12.04

I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 via command-line when my system froze, had to do REISUB and dpkg --configure -a to recover from crash after rebooting. Now everything seems to work except ...
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“wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error while mounting FAT Drives

I am unable to mount any fat32 or fat16 formatted usb disks under Ubuntu 13.10. The thing here to note is that it is happening only with fat formatted Disks. ntfs, ext formatted external usb disks ...
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How do I mount .vhd file?

I'm using 13.04 Raring amd64 and I need to mount a .vhd file on my ubuntu. I've googled about it and found that virtualbox-fuse package is the answer. But the package was deleted from apt repository. ...
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Mount on filesystem of type eCryptfs explicitly disallowed due to known incompatibilities

I get this error when I'm trying to do sudo mount -t ecryptfs folder1 folder2 in my home folder (encrypted by ubuntu) I tried the same command but folders at /tmp, it worked as expected. The error ...
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File sharing between Ubuntu VM and Windows 7

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running as Guest in a virtualized VMware Workstation 9 session on a Windows 7 host. The Windows machine shares a folder with the Ubuntu machine via CIFS and the Ubuntu machine ...
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How do I mount a .cue/.wav

I have a .cue file which points to a .flac How can I mount the image as if it were an audio CD? Is it necessary to decode the .flac file into .wav and edit the cue sheet to point to a .wav file ...
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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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Mount - Unable to find suitable address [closed]

I am trying to mount my Windows share through my Ubuntu box (no xwindow), but I continue to get Unable to find suitable address I have tried using the raw IP address, I have checked the ...
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Ubuntu: How to mount zfs snapshot?

I'm trying to mount zfs snapshot. It should to be so easy...but I can't do that. I'm using Ubuntu Server 11.10 Oneric, kernel 3.0.0-15-server. Installed ZFS from ppa also I'm using ...
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Setting execute permisions on a mounted image

How do you set execute permissions on a .exe that is on a mounted image (.ISO file)?
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How to disable mounting of external drive at boot? [duplicate]

Okay so I'm not exactly sure how it happened, but recently Ubuntu has been trying to mount an external hard drive that I usually have plugged in during boot. A message comes up during boot asking me ...