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

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Mount error after power outage

My linux knowlege is rather limited, but I'll try to explain. Last night we had a power outage. When I restarted my server this morning I got a error message telling me that a disk failed to mount. ...
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mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SD card [closed]

I have a problem trying to mount a SD card in Ubuntu 12.04. The message what I get from the system is: mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SD card I'm on the 3.5.0-24-generic kernel. I check ...
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fstab. allow 2 users mount NTFS with passwd. Deny other users. possible?

i've seen this answer, but it requires the partition to always be mounted (and do the user access via group perms on the root FS that mounted the NTFS) What i'm hopping to be possible, is to allow ...
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How to mount external drive directly under “/media/” and not under “/media/username/”?

I have been facing a new and annoying problem after installing Apache2 on my new 12.10 distribution. I have done this at least 20 times before with older distributions and had no problems up until ...
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Disk Image Mounter: Value too large for define data type

I have a genuine iso file of AutoCAD ~2.5gb, I can mount it in windows with traditional application like Poweriso & Alcohol but while in nautilus the error mentioned in title occurs. Now how can ...
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How to mount a VirtualBox shared folder at startup?

I have Ubuntu installed in Virtualbox. I want to mount my VirtualBox shared folder in Ubuntu automatically when I log in Ubuntu. I put the following line in my ~./bashrc and ~/.bash_profile: sudo ...
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How could I mount an ext4 partition and have write permission?

I've set the /etc/fstab file so that I can mount an ext4 partition on startup and I did it with the following options : rw, auto, nouser, exec, sync. The problem is that I can't create or delete any ...
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Startup problem: the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present (12.10)

This message is appearing during start up. I'm a bit of a Linux noob and have no idea, how to remedy this or what it even means. I also realise, this is almost an exact replica of a question that has ...
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Can't access internal drive

New to ubuntu (just 5 hours) and these forums, so hello :) Here's a summary of what happened. Had windows xp installed this morning, thought I'd give ubuntu a whirl since I was planning on using it ...
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Unable to mount flash drive or SD/SDHC card in Device/dev/sdf* already mounted at '/media/usb*'

But when I look in the Home folder they show up in the left hand section and I have full access. It looks like I have caused an unintended consequence in trying to find solutions to an earlier ...
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How does a device get mounted via the Unity Launcher

When I click on a hard drive in the launcher, how does it know what parameters to apply to the mounted unit since the device is not shown or added in /etc/fstab. How can I add additional parameters to ...
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Undo automounting my second internal HDD at boot

When I installed 12.04, I let Ubuntu automount my second internal HDD at boot. Now I formatted it and now it says "/media/Dateien isn't ready to mount" at boot. By clicking 'S' I can normally continue ...
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How do I prevent directories mounted with 'bind' from appearing on 'Devices' on nautilus?

I have these lines in the fstab # binds /media/DataNtfs/Music /home/can/Music none rw,bind /media/DataNtfs/Pictures /home/can/Pictures none ...
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Messed up partitions after 11.04 upgrade

I wanted to upgrade my old 10.10 to 12.04 using alternate CD, and had to upgrade to 11.04 first. Unfortunately I ran into the following error after upgrading and rebooting to ubuntu : the disk ...
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Ubuntu goes into read-only mode randomly

For the last few days, my Ubuntu 12.10 has been going to read-only mode randomly, making me unable to save any edited files, and forcing me to restart my computer, which is a pain because this is the ...
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Why am I getting [mount error(22): Invalid argument] while trying to mount SMB network drive?

Disclaimer: I am very new to Linux :) Anyway, onward: I have a fresh instance of Ubuntu Server (12.04.1 LTS) running on my network and I want to mount a network drive to the server so I can access ...
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Mount USB drive with write permissions for everyone or specific user

I know there are similar questions but I get some specific problem I can't overcome. I have: HDD split into two partitions. /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2. sdb1 is NTFS and I don't need it. I need sdb2 ...
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Changing default mount point of external HDD

I know hot to assign a mount point to my usb hdd(ntfs) in terminal but as soon as it's unmounted and mounted again, it goes back to default folder that is /media/Seagate Expansion Drive What i did so ...
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Can't mount my internal harddrive

Im trying to mount my internal hard drive. Whenever I click on my 320 gb hard disk a pop-up comes up saying "Unable to mount location , cant mount file" Thats all it says and I just got started using ...
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The disk tray won't open when I press the button

I'm trying to open the disk tray in Lubuntu 12.10 and nothing is happening. This can't be a mechanical failure because it works fine in Windows XP, and I'm posting it here because there are no ...
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Can't boot my Ubuntu 12.04 machine; displays error on start

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 running Cinnamon desktop. I tried to reboot, and now I get an error and the system halts. The error is: > Starting nanny (Parental Control Daemon): > ...
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Mounting NFS issues - LVM - ext4

I set my ubuntu desktop up with LVM2. I don't know if that is contributing to the issue or whether I have forgotten something. When I try to mount the external filesystem with this command: sudo ...
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unable to mount sd card

I have a pre - installed windows 8 PC which I have partitioned with Ubuntu 12.10 . I am able to mount the SD card in windows 8, but when I put it in when running Ubuntu , nothing happens . it doesn't ...
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Can't delete one of the partition on my disk

I am really messed up with one of my partitions. I am new to linux and created a 210GB huge partition as swap. I tried converting it to a regular ntfs partition, but my computer hanged up despite ...
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Unable to Mount Location Can't mount file

I am new to ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and then at the installation process defined the partition and mount parameters. e.g. /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 /dev/sda3 so on... But after the ...
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Read-only SD cards

I've got an IcyBox USB hub/card reader combo in my computer, running Ubuntu 12.10. It's got an issue with SD cards. It always mounts them read-only, regardless of the write-lock switch. This is ...
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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 can i mount partitons in recovery mode

I am unable to login to my account and I want to back up my data from Documents folder so I need to know how to mount other partitions from recovery mode. How can I do this? mv ...
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How can I change the mount point of an external hard drive

My external HDD currently automatically mounts at a certain name, let's say /media/500GB hard drive. I wish to make it mount at a different location, for example /media/500GB_HDD. I have looked ...
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Specifying a custom mount point for an empty partition

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my system. I repartitioned my hard disk yesterday, I have an empty 40GiB partiton. Can I mount it at say /data-part ? How do I do this ? I have formatted it as ext4.
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Automounted USB devices are read only

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 the automout of USB devices does not work as expected. When I plug in a storage device it is recognized correctly but I do not have write privileges on it. I thought, ...
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Mounting samba share in using fstab

I tried to mount a samba share from the local network to a folder in my PC. I added the following line in fstab sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.1.5/my/folder/ /home/mounts/localmount/ But when I do ...
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Mount writable subfolder of read only ntfs partition

I have dual boot (win7/ubuntu 12.04) system. I want to mount a specific folder (namely the Dropbox folder) from my windows partition in my home directory. Unfortunately, I am not able to do that. As ...
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How to automount HPFS/NTFS (exFAT) 64GB microSD card on 10.04?

When trying to mount my 64GB microSD card, it fails. Did a bit of research and found I needed exfat. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:relan/exfat sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fuse-exfat I ...
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I Have Ubuntu 12.10. Boot Error Mount / [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I avoid the “S to Skip” message on boot? 1) Power on 2)Bios 3) Grub 4)Select Ubuntu 5)An error occurred while mounting /. Press s to skip mounting or M for manual ...
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How can I mount remote folder on D-Link 320 automatic?

I have a D-link 320 NAS server with my movies and musics on there. How can I mount it automatic on login? I´m using Ubuntu 12.04 on Ultrabook Samsung Series 5. The path for my data is: ...
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How to mount disc with exec permissions

I have a storage drive I normally mount just clicking on the disc in the file browser. However, I want to be able to run some bash scripts from that drive. When I try ./script.sh I get Permission ...
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LVM mounted ubuntu 12.04. No space left on device

I have a logical volume that is 2.44 TB in size which is mounted. I use it to store movies and TV shows for sharing on the home network. However, all of a sudden the system now gives the error: No ...
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After migrating from a Wubi install (12.10 x64) I can't mount a USB flash drive

After using the Wubi migration script and booting into my Ubuntu install, when I plug in my USB flash drive I receive a prompt that says "Unable to open a folder for PENDRIVE. No application is ...
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mounting skydrive as a folder

Just finished up installing Ubuntu 12.10. I mainly need a system for school(grad school) so theres a few things I would really like to do, especially Skydrive. Does anyone know how to mount Skydrive ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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Mounting of external Harddrive

Im using Ubuntu v12.04.Its working fine but Im not able to mount my external harddrive.It says there is an error in mounting the hdd because of unknown file system exfat. Hope to find a few solutions. ...
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unable to mount ntfs partitioned disk -

I'm unable to mount one of ntfs file system drive since the system got turned of while copying few files to this drive. I'm getting following message: Unable to Mount 94 GB File system error ...
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mount a remote (ssh) usb disk?

My home server has an external USB drive connected. I prefer to keep it unmounted so I don't have to log in if I want to unplug it (for backup rotation). But I'd also like to be able to browse it in ...
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How to mount root.disk from WUBI when booted from dual boot install of Ubuntu?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTFS. On the same disk, I have another Win7. On the NTFS Win7, I have buntu 11.04 running on a ext4 partition that was installed with Wubi. I'd like to be able to access my ...
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...
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How to automount hdd without causing freeze when missing?

I used to add external usb hdds as automounts in /etc/fstab, but sometimes I remove them (or they fail) rebooting the server fails since they won't mount. Is there a way to automount system hdds if ...
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Ubuntu not mounting any external drive

It's not mounting anything, I've tried many USB drives, memory cards etc. So I can't backup my data, its more than 10GB so I'm not thinking of any online backup. At the boot time, while checking for ...
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How can I modify the default behaviour of Ubuntu 12.04 (& 12.10) to prevent a symbolic link from /dev/shm to /run/shm ever being created on boot up?

Whilst installing Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.04 by following the Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 howto and have encountered the Oracle memory target problem with ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...