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

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How to setup NFS on 13.04 and 12.10

I used my 12.10 as my NFS server. And the 13.04 as the client. After installing NFS to both of my laptops I added this in /etc/exports /export client.ip.add.ress/24(rw,fsid=0,insecure,...
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USB hard disk and USB flash drive keep unmounting and remounting

I wanted to backup some files on my external hard disk and just barely managed to do so, because it randomly unmounted and mounted again. My first thought was that the hard disk's life is about to end....
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external USB drive via VirtualBox says it's busy

When I try to access an external USB flash drive with my running Ubuntu in Virtualbox, by going to the Devices -> USB section in the Virtualbox menu, it complains that the device is busy with a ...
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Mounting a pendrive as a swap partition, having problems

The building of one of the softwares I am installing is failing because of the error c++: internal compiler error: Killed (program cc1plus) I think this is because I have only 500Mb swap ...
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cannot mount my external hard drive anymore

I do not what happened, but i can not anymore automount my hard drive. It contains a vital data for me and have no whish losing it. Any help is very much appreciated i was trying to copy somes files ...
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Cannot SSHFS mount user home directory

I am attempting to setup a centralized home-directory server through sshfs and pam-mount. Currently I am stuck at this point: When attempting to mount the remote home directory sshfs just gets stuck:...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I can't mount my NTFS partition. Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/mrxfly/xFLyDiskData: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=...
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USB External Hard drive unplugged but still shows up!

I am running on Ubuntu 12.04. I have physically unplugged an external hard drive from my laptop, but for some reason it is still shown as mounted in Nautilus. When trying to get rid of it by ...
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“Invalid argument” when trying to mount my USB

On Ubuntu, I'm trying to mount my USB [] dmesg ... USB Mass Storage support registered. ... scsi 2:0:0:0 Direct-Access Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 ... sd 2:0:0:0 [sdb] 15679488 512-byte logical blocks: ...
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After a failure 13.04 distupgrade, mount is not working anymore with CIFS

I have a problem after doing a failure upgrading to the 13.04 distribution, after installing all packages the script was stopped before deleting all packages (due to a network interrupt). After ...
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Permission denied viewing content of remote network share

I'm trying to mount a remote network share, but have trouble viewing the content. It is showing up in my mounted devices but when I attempt to open it, I get This location could not be displayed. You ...
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How to mount a shared folder of a windows system in Ubuntu Permanently?

I need to mount a shared folder of a windows system in ubuntu with read / write permission permanently. How do i do that? Note: The windows system is connected to domain. Say the ubuntu system has ...
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Problem to enter in NTFS partition “The disk contains an unclean file system”

Sorry if this question is already solved. I changed my Operating System, from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 13.04. I have 2 partitions: C: (system) and M: It's NTFS; there I have my information, music,...
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Rockbox not detecting ipod mount

The rockbox utility isn't detecting my ipod in the "select your device in the filesystem" drop down list. The ipod is detected with other programs. Any ideas? Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Ipod 5g 80gb.
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Unable to mount secondary hard drive

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu (64-bit). And now I have realized that I am unable to mount any partition of my secondary hard drive. I'm getting this error: Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at /media/...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.04 with an .ISO image? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system. I want to upgrade it to Ubuntu 13.04. I want to do this upgrade using an .ISO image of Ubuntu 13.04 and without a USB drive. I tried How to upgrade Ubuntu ...
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Auto-completion does not work with sudo mount

I'm using 12.04.2 and auto-completion for mount does not work with sudo. If I don't use sudo auto-completion works as expected: $ mount --bind -t devpts /dev/<press tab> block/ char/ ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 mounts iPhone disk spaces and after a while unmounts them

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3, Ubuntu 13.04 On 12.10 and before, I could mount my iPhone without problems. Ubuntu mounted automagically two "shares", "iPhone" and "Documents on iPhone", and you can access your ...
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Don't automatically open the folder of mounted devices [duplicate]

I usually charge my phone through a USB connection. Due to Ubuntu 13.04 detecting and mounting it, Nautlius automatically opens the mounted folder. Can I stop Nautlius from automatically opening the ...
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“Disk I/O error:” Can not write anything to mounted partitions

Recently I have lot of DISK I/O Errors. I am not able to save anything even on my home partition. I have the same problems in 12.04, 12.10 and now in 13.04. Following is the output of mtab /dev/...
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How can we restore If all kernel has removed by mistaken it has RAID10

how we can restore the server if we removed the all kernels, and I have the RAID 10. in this case I try to recover with live-cd but I am not able to mounting partition because I have RAID10 ...
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Unable to mount exit code 12

I'm trying to recover data from an internal HDD with no OS running Ubuntu 12.04 from an usb drive. With fdisk-l I get this: Device Boot Start End Blocks ID System /dev/sda1 ...
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USB memory devices not working (unable to mount)

I have an annoying problem. On my laptop all of my USB memory devices stopped working. They all worked fine until few days ago, I don't remember doing anything to affect it myself. Until that day I ...
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Can't mount drives automatically after upgrading to Kubuntu 13.04

I guess it's a problem with kio/dbus or something else since dmesg output is fine and I can mount drives manually from command line. Since the upgrade process was not smooth and I had to sudo dpkg -a ...
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mount: unknown filesystem type 'cifs'

For some reason, I can mount my NAS using cifs as follows: sudo mount -t cifs //10.0.0.210/data -o username=xxxxxxxxxxxxx,password=xxxxxxxxxxx,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0644,dir_mode=0755 /...
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Can Ubuntu access files within an old operating system on an External Hard Drive?

My laptop is dying (motherboard issue) and I'm due to receive my new laptop tomorrow. I'm considering converting the current hard drive (SATA, 350GB) into an external hard drive using a SATA-to-USB ...
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During boot: An error has occured while mounting(13.04)

So I get this message during boot saying that it failed to mount the /home/chris/Videos/Anime drive. It's the same kind of drive as my /home and /home/backup drives, formatted the same, etc... but it'...
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Two home folder. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi to all, Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.10. It's very nice and I like it very much. I have a few doubts about folders, as I was previously using Windows. In Windows, I have 3 local disks C,D,E. Now ...
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Memory card does not mount

I upgraded my OS from 12.10 to 13.04 and i am not able to mount my memory card. Snap shot of the error. I used to see EOS_DIGITal which is the name of memory card before clicking OK After i click ...
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How to find a new HDD

I have only shell access to a machine (I'm remote and I ssh in) but I can sudo. I am told by someone on-site that he has added a hard disk drive to the machine. I need to mount it (which I know how to ...
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Problems upgrading dual-boot Win7/12.10 to 13.04

I have a home setup running dual boot Win7 and Ubuntu 12.10. The way I have it set up is using the Windows boot manager to allow choosing OS at boot (Win7 is the first option so the kids can get to it ...
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Cant open second hard disk “permission denied”

I just did a clean install of 13.04 and now cant open any hard disks or hard disk partitions, it says "permission denied". I can open them as root but when I try and change the permissions it says I ...
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sh: 0: getcwd() failed: No such file or directory

I am trying to compile ARM code in Ubuntu 12.04. Everything is working fine when I put my code in local directory. But when I put the code in cited mount directory this error happens: sh: 0: getcwd(...
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How can I mount cifs shares in (k)ubuntu 13.04?

In (k)ubuntu 12.10, I could mount a cifs drive (from my Apple Airport Extreme) with sudo mount -t cifs -o user=foobar,password=foobar,rw,hard,nosetuids,noperm //192.168.1.2/Drive ~/mnt/mount_point ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - dual boot problem - unable to mount windows 8 partition [duplicate]

i installed ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 and almost everything works fine (dual boot for both windows 8 & ubuntu 13.04 is working great). but when i try to access my windows 8 partition via ...
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unable to mount windows partition

I can't mount the windows 8 partition. I have shut it down properly. When I try to open up in devices, it gives me the following error: Unable to mount 413 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount ...
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Detect and mount devices

I upgraded Ubuntu today and everything works smooth except that Ubuntu doesn't detect any other storage devices. My / and /home partitions work fine, but my other partitions are just not detected. I ...
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First time using Ubuntu not sure the installation is correct

So I got fed up with Microsoft and decided I was going to start using exclusively open source products. Very little experience outside the Windows OS environment so I picked Ubuntu which I thought ...
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How can I get my western digital hd to work?

The program in the hd won't respond to the cursor.
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Keeping the same /home partition after a clean install

I currently have 2 partitions for my ubuntu installation: A / partition and a /home partition. When Ubuntu 13.04 is released I plan to reinstall ubuntu while keeping the same home partition. Is it ...
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Is there a user friendly way of mounting an external drive that was ejected? [duplicate]

I have a very noisy external 500 GB drive which I use mostly for synchronizing local files. In OS X I used to eject the drive, and mount it later when I need it with the Disk Utility. Is there a GUI ...
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Issue Mounting NAS

I am trying to mount a NAS on one of my servers: htadmin@testing:~$ showmount -e 10.0.0.210 Export list for 10.0.0.210: /humanresources /Web /Usb /...
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/run/lock and /run/shm missing

Recently I found /run/lock and /run/shm folders to be missing. I tried to recover some files with a mounted disk, I now know that this may caused the harm. So unaware what to do, I created these ...
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Autorun a script after I plugged or unplugged a USB device

What can I do to run automatically a script after I mount/plugin or unmount/unplug a USB device?
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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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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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Mounting samba share with root priveleges 12.10

How to permanently mount samba share with root priveleges? I've used this FAQ but still getting the same error. The point is i don't want to send credentials in plane text. User credentials file: ...
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Sync network-drive (Windows Home Server 2011)

I'm running a WHS 2011 NAS in my network and I'd like to auto-sync several folders (e.g. music) every once in a while. To do so, I used to use "Create Synconicity" on Windows. On Ubuntu 12.10 I'm ...
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backed up an image of my HD using Ddrescue want to mount (not virtually) on new HD

Background: Hard drive on Vista laptop developed fault but still works and boots. All important user data recovered and new HD purchased. Don't want to go through hassle of re-installing/ re-...
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Age of Empire install problem

I've mounted the AOE iso and it seems working. But when I start a game, get an error message "You must insert a game CD to play a single player game, and then restart Age of Empires". Here is what I'...