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

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How to mount Apple Core Storage partition

So I wiped my Mac Mini (OS X Lion) and replaced the OS with Ubuntu 12.04.2. So far so good, it works beautifully. But I'd like to still access the external backup drive's Time Machine contents. The ...
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can't mount internal hdd in ubuntu 8.10 [closed]

$LogFile indicates unclean shutdown (0,0) Failed to mount'/dev/sda1':Operation not supported Mount is denied becouse NTFS is marked to be in use.
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cifs filesystem not found on mount [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount a Windows 7 in 12.10, but it doesn't seem to have cifs working. I've installed smbfs, winbind, and cifs-utils. If i run: sudo mount -t cifs //servername/shareName /mnt/point I ...
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messed up with mount and naming a partition - delete a folder in file system

I have a partition /dev/sda8 which I want to name it "Documents" and automount. Because I have a long time to use these commands ,I messed up a little (not that I am familiar). I used gparted and ...
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Is there a program to mount all of my drives automatically?

Sometimes when I restart my computer, my drives will mount but sometimes they won't (like right now when I'm typing this question out). Is there an easy way, like a program that can mount them for ...
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How can I to access my Windows partition after I've installed Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and after I boot into it I am unable to see any of my Windows drives. How can I to access my Windows partition after I've installed Ubuntu?
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Error message: unable to mount location Ubuntu 12.10

When trying to open the internal hard drive, the error message: unable to mount location, can't mount file appears. Note: Ubuntu was installed over windows
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Can't mount large external large disk(3TB) on ubuntu server 12.10

When I connect with e-sata or usb for external disk, the display shows the following message: [534.032718] ata3: exception Emask 0x10 ASct 0x0 Serr 0x5840000 action 0xe frozen [534.033063] ata3: ...
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Mounting UDF hard drive partition at boot

How do I get a UDF hard drive partition to mount at boot? From what I can figure, mountall runs before the udf module loads. Specifically: do PREREQ specifications in initramfs-tools hooks only ...
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Unable to mount volume - operation not supported [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu to my USB drive and the GUI comes up beautifully. But if I click on any of my devices I get the error: Unable to mount xxxx Volume Adding read ACL for uid 999 to ...
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Mount a Win8 Phone as Share on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount a Nokia 620 phone running Win8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 box. I can see the device using lsusb, but from what I can see it's not listed under sudo blkid. I'm trying to follow the ...
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CLI mounting vs. GUI mounting

On Ubuntu 12.10, when I want to mount a hard drive, I can just click on the unmounted drive and everything works fine (by mounting to /media/username/partitionlabel). Basically, I would like to do ...
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How do I unlock a microsd card?

I have a locked microSD (locked by Nokia symbian phone), I forgot the password, how do I unlock it? I don't mind if I lost my data in microSD. I can't mount it. Output of mkdir ~/sd_mount ...
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access windows file system problem [duplicate]

i'm using ubuntu 12.10 and its a dual boot.till yesterday i'v access windows through ubuntu.but today when i try to access windows through ubuntu it shows error message. here it is, Blockquote ...
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How do I solve a “An error occured while mounting /sys/bus/usb/drivers.” error?

I have got this message during the startup ubuntu 12.04: An error occured while mounting /sys/bus/usb/drivers. Press S to skip mounting... and so on... Any help will be appreciated!
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Problem installing 12.04 in efi mode

Edit: I was told that my question was confusing and couldn't be understood. I'm completely rewriting it so it will make sense. Same question, just rewiting it. Here it is... -> I'm installing a 64 ...
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How do I map users with a samba share?

I have a Synology Diskstation with a published windows share. On both the server and the client (Ubuntu 12.04) I have user accounts with matching username and passwords. (myth/myth) The share is ...
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How to find internal hard drive when booting from USB?

Trying to rescue a friend's computer. Put Ubuntu 12.10 on a Flash drive, changed the boot order, and fired it up; no problem. But now that I'm in, I can't seem to find the internal drive! Any ...
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How to mount/format iPod Classic that stopped being accessible after an interrupted Banshee sync?

I am running 12.04 LTS and I have an iPod classic. I had it repaired with a non-Apple store. It was at first detected by my machine running Banshee and syncing was in progress. However, due to some ...
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How to let ubuntu ignore a internal hard-drive when start up?

I am dual-booting Ubuntu(12.10) and Windows on different hard drives in my laptop. For battery life and noise issue, it is possible for me to ignore the Windows drive and prevent it from being ...
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Mount fat32 partition with 777 permissions

I know, this question is asked a lot of times. Just searched for several hours, but nothing i did worked. The thing i want to do is setup a little NAS. As a test i took a memory stick to serve as ...
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mount a disk where Windows is hibernated [duplicate]

Hi there I want to access the disk where I have windows installed, but I got this error message: Unable to mount 123 GB Volume Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/aimad/4E2E4F0C2E4EEC91: ...
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Mount hfs+ partion

I want to mount a hfs+ partion on an external drive. I have installed hfsprogs and created a folder to mount at /media/hfs. Nevertheless this # sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdb2 /media/hfs mount: ...
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Auto-mounting in Lubuntu

I tried set-up fstab for auto-moutning my ext4 drive: /dev/sdb /media/vitaly/ ext4 auto,exec,rw 0 0 But Lubuntu can't start with this parameters: Mounting error: press S to skip mounting this ...
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How to mount a CIFS share so it doesn't warn about external file modifications

This is the current fstab entry for the mount. //qnap/share /data cifs noauto,user,username=qnap,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 This works fine and most of the time without any problems. However when ...
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mount two hard drives on start up

I have two hard-drives (one internal and one external) that I want to mount on start up (ntfs, but it doesn’t matter). I can mount them fine with the "Disk Utility" aplication and I can mount them ...
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Removed windows and now am unable to mount formerly shared partition

I just removed my windows 8 partition, but not ubuntu (Raring) will not let me mount a ntfs partition I was using as a shared space. Here is the error: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at ...
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Copying from mount share drive to local folder through script

This is my first time trying to work with Linux Scripts so this may be something obvious. Here is what I am trying to do: Remove all contents from local folder - rm /home/user/Documents/Exercise/ ...
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How to temporarily mount a hard drive partition as read-only using Nautilus? [duplicate]

I hibernated Windows 7, then booted Ubuntu. When I tried to mount the Windows partition, I got this error: I'd just read that switching OSes via hibernating was OK as long as you didn't modify files ...
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What do I do when my root filesystem is full?

My / folder is reading as full and I can't update software or do anything. Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. $ df -h Results: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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filesystem is “read only” even though `mount` lists it as “rw”

I'm not sure what happened, but right now all filesystems (expecpt for / which is on a separate drive) are "read only" even though mount lists them as "rw": $ mount /dev/sda1 on /media/Data type ext4 ...
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How to give priority to auto-mount on boot in Ubuntu 12.10?

One of those things that I like in Ubuntu 12.10, is that for some reason my ntfs partition is automatically mounted on boot, without having to use some application like ntfs-config. However, it's not ...
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automatic mount any external drive under /media with read/write access to everyone

Here is my issue: My computer has 4 USB ports and is running Ubuntu 12.10. I receive different USBs every day, plug to my computer, read/write data to them, and then send them away. What I want is ...
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mount an [IPADDRESS]/dir on 12.04 in terminal

This is probably a super simple question, but googles failing me. In windows, I can map a network drive, and point it to "\10.10.0.28\sample_folder" and it works just fine. On my Ubuntu machine, I ...
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Why am I unable to mount my cd/dvd drives?

Sorry to ask this question which has been asked by dozens of other people, but it seems that though the symptoms may be the same, most people have different issues. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Acer ...
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Hard drive mounted at / , duplicate mounted hard drive after using MountManager

possible duplicate post I'm running 12.04 64bit. My system is a dual boot for both Ubuntu and Windows7. Both operating systems are sharing the drive named "Elements". My volume named "Elements" is ...
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Mount Logical Volume failing

I'm trying to mount my logical volume and get the following error: root@mediaserver:/home/jon# mount /dev/mediaserver/homeserver /media mount: you must specify the filesystem type So I tried to ...
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How do I gvfs-mount without opening a file manager window?

I like to have my devices mounted in Nautilus/Nemo by default when I log in, so I can have symlinks to certain directories. And I don't mean a custom mount or a mount with 10 lines of cryptSetup and ...
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disk will not mount

I get the folowing error when I try to mount a drive: Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/ubuntu/f2bebb2d-d57d-4c75-b719-cda5a73d8531: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" ...
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Unmount fuse mountpoints on logout?

I have a couple of folders containing compressed data. I have one application which needs to access the uncompressed version of the same data. A simple way to solve that for me has been to run a ...
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How to mount a Windows 8 partition [duplicate]

I am not able to mount my Windows 8 partition. Trying to do so leads to the message: Error mounting /dev/sdb2 at /media/josh/Windows 8: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How do I get passwords from the keyring in the terminal for usage in scripts?

When you have a LUKS encrypted drive in your computer, Nautilus or Nemo will show it under Devices as a drive with a little lock on it. When you click it, you need to enter a password. If you choose ...
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I am having difficulties reinstalling 12.10 and need help

My reinstall of Ubuntu 12.10 seems to be taking forever. I see occasional notes that come up in the small window reporting events, but they mean nothing to me. I was tempted to hit the having trouble ...
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Confusion with mount points in Linux

I am a former Windows user who has migrated to Linux (read Ubuntu) full time. Though in my PC I have kept the Windows partitions intact, I have bought a new Laptop whose hard disk I want to partition. ...
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How do I mount a USB hard drive to an arbitrary mount point?

I just upgraded my system with an SSD from a hard drive. Loads faster. But, I left all of my large media files on my hard drive. Currently, I have a SATA optical bay caddy on order, but in the ...
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What event failed? As far as I can tell everything is mounted as expected and the system boots fine

At boot I get a message mountall: Event failed but everything seems to mount fine. With verbose output I see this: / is local /proc is virtual /sys is virtual /sys/fs/fuse/connections is virtual ...
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Command line not working?

So, I just installed Ubuntu on my Macbook pro (dual-boot) and I noticed that I couldn't see my other Hard Drive (I partitioned ~40gb just for Ubuntu, but I obviously don't want to install programs on ...
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Mount shared Ubuntuone folder

Is it possible to mount a folder, which is shared by another person into my Ubuntu-One folder (or any other) to my Ubuntu system (not the Web-interface). It also would be nice to do this via fstab.
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Can anyone tell me how to make an image of a disc in ubuntu that later I can mount and use?

I am trying to find an application that makes iso or whatever usable type of images of a disc. I'd like something that is not command-based but has a nice graphical interface.
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How can I make the network boot before mountall in 12.10?

How can I make the network boot service come up before mountall loads network shares in 12.10? Currently, mountall attempts to mount network shares before the network drivers are loaded during the ...