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

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I cant see my windows drive in ubuntu

I'm n00ber than any n00b you ever seen, so bear with me... I just downloaded wubi and installed ubuntu 12.10 along with Windows 7 on the same HDD. Linux works fine, but doesnt show files from drive ...
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Recover partition after GParted resizing interrupted by unexpected shutdown

As I was resizing my partitions using GParted, my laptop battery ran out, and the process was interrupted. Now, I am unable to mount the partition which I was trying to resize. I get the following ...
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how can I check if two directory are in the same partition in ubuntu

I forget whether I have mounted / and /boot to the same partition in my ubuntu 10.04. What command can I use to check it out? Thank you very much!
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How can I unmount a s3fs mount as a normal user?

I use S3 a ton. I have over 40 or so buckets floating around between clients. I like the fact that I can list them in /etc/fstab and that they just work. For reference here is one of the buckets. ...
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How do I access the contents of my flash drive while booting from it? [Xubuntu]

I'm trying to recover some files from a Windows computer using a Xubuntu live bootable flash drive. I've found the files that I want to copy on my Windows drive, but don't know how to mount the flash ...
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Where is my mounted iso if not in `/media` nor in `~/.gvfs/`? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Path for mounted iso How can I graphically mount ISOs? I have mounted an iso with Furius ISO Mount Tool. Now: I cannot see it in /media or in ~/.gvfs/ (as suggested ...
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No other users can access external hdd since upgrade to 12.10

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 no other user can access the external hdd. This is awkward as its a family pc and we use the hdd to store music and save backups across the several accounts. The ...
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How can I get access to an external USB hard drive mounted in KDE other user?

Before kubuntu 12.10 I had Gentoo and in KDE's plugged devices widget I mounted devices and they were accessible by other users in other KDE sessions. In kubuntu, however, my external hard disk is ...
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Problem mounting internal floppy drive

This is the error I received when I tried mounting internal floppy drive: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/fd0: Command-line `mount "/media/floppy0"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: ...
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Cannot mount USB drive — FSTAB error

Recently, one of my desktops seems to have developed a problem with the fstab and mounting USB drives. The specific error I receive is... Unable to mount TRAVELDRIVE Error mounting: mount exited with ...
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How do I open a memory stick formatted with exfat? [closed]

I receive the following error message when I try to access my san disk 64 GB memory from my android phone. Error mounting: mount: unknown filesystem type 'exfat'
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cannot mount /dev/loop1 on /cow

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.10 64bit using a liveUsb and I got this message : cannot mount /dev/loop1 on /cow which shows up after clicking on "try Ubuntu before installing" or install Ubuntu". ...
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Unable to mount USBDRIVE Error creating moint point: Permission denied

Whenever I plug a usb into my computer a window pops up and says Unable to mount [Name of USB] Error creating moint point: Permission denied steve@goliath:/$ uname -a Linux goliath 3.2.0-32-...
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Mount problem on 12.10

I've just done an online upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 - seemed to have gone well, but now I cannot access other drives (partitions) on my PC, also flash drives. I get the following error: Unable to ...
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Mount isnt mounting until x login?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and running it via vmware (probably wont make a difference, no vmtools applied yet). I logged in via ssh and looked at my external HD, the folder was blank. After logging into ...
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ubuntu mounting windows raid0 hard disk

my windows OS crashed and i booted ubuntu from a usb key to try to mount the raid0 HD from windows, i have tried many commands and software (like mount) but the HD dont get mount, any help would be ...
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How to burn an iso to a bootable sd card? (Not Ubuntu)

I have an iso image of Windows 8 which I would like to burn to an sd card. How do I do this? I know about the startup disk creator but it only works for an ubuntu image.
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Auto-mount filesystems on boot fails (12.10)

I have a Compaq HP 8200 slim desktop running 12.10 with encrypted partitions (set up with the text-based installer). Everything's working fine, except... When I boot the computer, my /boot and /boot/...
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How to mount hard drive

A couple days ago my windows corrupted and I had to mount Ubuntu onto a usb and install it onto a different hard drive that is also connected to the same computer. I have files that I would LOVE to ...
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How to remount a read-only folder as readWrite?

Background: I need to edit a file which is read only, and its parent folder is also read only. This file is located at a remote appliance. Through ssh I logged in to this as admin and I have the ...
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How to pair an iPhone?

I already installed ifuse via this code: sudo apt-get install ifuse libimobiledevice-utils and then when I want to pair via this code: idevicepair unpair && idevicepair pair I get the ...
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High CPU load for 1:30 minutes when mounting ext4-raid partition

--> The problem solved itself <-- Sometime between November 2012 and January 2013 one of the Ubuntu updates made the time the mount command takes to complete go down to ~1 second again: time ...
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Why couldn't i mount windows 7 partition when it is hibernated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation When i try to mount windows 7 partition when it is hibernated the system give me this message : so Why this ...
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Cannot Mount external harddrive

Trying to plug it in, and here is the error: Unable to mount My Passport Error creating mount point `/media/jianyue/My Passport': Read-only file system
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Read only file system

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, Upon opening any shell I get the following error: /home/jack/.rbenv/libexec/rbenv-init: line 87: cannot create temp file for here-document: Read-only file system I ...
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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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automatic mount of external hard disk fails

I am running Ubuntu precise and have the following external hard disk: $ sudo blkid | grep Elements /dev/sdb1: LABEL="Elements" UUID="e6daad35-1f57-4281-8683-a03c20cfc5a3" TYPE="ext4" My etc/fstab ...
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Where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10?

where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10. How can I find the locaton of the mounted through samba folders? I share a folder with a ubuntu 12.10 machine. I am trying to find the location of the mount ...
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Mount external HD ubuntu 12.10

Although it's an abundantly treated matter, I'm unable to find an answer valid for my needs. I had a 12.04 installation of ubuntu and I decided to install the 12.10. I copied (using GParted) the ...
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Recovering broken drive

i have a 320 GB external drive which isnt detected automatically when i plug it (neither on Windows7 nor Ubuntu 10.04) Under Windows i can recover the Data with Photorec (but it doesnt preserve names ...
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How to automount usb drive reliably without fstab

I need a way to mount a usb drive without using fstab. I Cannot use fstab because the drive is not connected to my computer at boot. This causes an issue during any one off reboots because start up ...
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CD/DVD drive not being read/won't mount

I've looked all over the web and I can't find an answer to my problem. A few days ago when I would insert a CD, it would auto mount, but now for some reason it isn't showing up. I was using Ubuntu 12....
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Upgrade to 12.04 LTS failed, unable to boot

I was trying to upgrade to 12.04 LTS, but the upgrade froze in the process (it was stuck for over 8 hours) and I had to do a hard reboot. Now when I boot up, I get the following: mountall /lib/...
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When mounting my HDD I get unable to mount location"

I have replaced windows 8 with ubuntu 12.10 , and after installing i can't open hdd and i get this Message unable to mount location I have very important files on my hhd therefore I can't formate it. ...
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Unable to mount hard disk

I am unable to mount hard disk and got this message: Unable to mount 158 GB Filesystem Error mounting: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, missing codepage or helper ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS USB not being detected after formatting with Startup Disk Creator

sudo fdisk -l lists the drive, however, I cannot find it in the file explorer. Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors Units =...
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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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USB and CD data cannot be read or mounted in 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I wrote a data disk using Brasero Disk Burner, but the system cannot read the CD. I tried to write the same data into my HP v220w pen drive but now there is an error in that ...
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Is it possible to power down my external via the eject button?

I'm trying to convert from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6. Using the notification area's eject icon, I notice the partition is unmounted but the drive is still powered and spinning... I ...
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My WD 1TB external HDD is not mounting

I am getting this error when I click on devices list: DBus error org.gtk.Private.RemoteVolumeMonitor.Failed: An operation is already pending and when I remove the device, it says: Error mounting: ...
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mount / in wine as /

Now, wine mounts / folder as Z: drive, and in winecfg I can change it to another letter, but i need to mount it as is / to /.(This behaviour was on other version of wine, I dont remember which). ...
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Why are mounted iso's not browseable via an NFS share/mount?

Try it out please: download an iso and place it in /data/iso eg: [root@geppetto ~]# ls -al /data/iso total 708620 drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Oct 17 14:40 . drwxr-xr-x. 3 root root 4096 ...
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How do I mount a folder from another partition?

Is there a way to do a command to mount a folder from one partition to my main patition. example of what I'd like to do, which obviously doesn't work: mount /media/tc1/folder /home/dvad/home If not ...
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Cannot mount USB 3 harddrive

I cannot mount an USB 3 harddrive. When looking at dmesg I got the following error: [ 96.463269] usb 3-2.1: >new low-speed USB device number 10 using xhci_hcd [ 96.485777] usb 3-2.1: >New ...
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How can I (install and) use the cloop device in Ubuntu?

I need to be able to mount and read on the fly a compressed dd image. I think that cloop is what I need. But I don't see it in /lib/modules and, anyway, I'd like to know how it works first. Anybody ...
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How can I Mount multiple iso?

I have multiple iso files, actually two. I use Furius ISO Mount. Can I mount multiple iso files in a single image with this tool or another under Ubuntu 12.04? And how can I do it? Edit: I need to ...
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How do I mount a hibernated NTFS partition? [duplicate]

I have a Windows HDD attached to an external docking bay on my Ubuntu System, but the HDD brings up an error message: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 14: Windows is hibernated, refused ...
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How to mount ntfs partitions on startup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automount NTFS partitions? I now this question has been asked a million times but this is a bit different, now I need to know on how to mount it on ubuntu 12.10 I ...
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mount issue in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “The location is not a folder” error when opening files I'm having issue with latest Ubuntu 12.10. Let me make it more clear. I'm having the following partitions in my ...
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Is it possible to *map* my Windows' desktop as my home desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I integrate my Windows filesystem with Ubuntu? I am using Windows and Ubuntu, is it possible to map Windows' desktop as my home desktop (symlink or something like ...