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

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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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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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Why is a .Trash-1000 hidden folder created when I try to delete files from a mounted MicroSD card?

I have recently been mounting my Android phone via a USB cable and have been adding and deleting files to the microSD card. However I noticed that space was not being freed up when I deleted files. It ...
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How will union mounts be possible in 12.04?

I noticed today that Ubuntu 12.04 will not include aufs. What, if anything, will be available to facilitate the creation of union mounts?
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view LVM paritions in windows 7

im trying to browse in windows an old harddisk that i got, but its a LVM patition. How can I see a partition that is ext3/4 or part of LVM partition in windows? Anyone can recommend on a tool?
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“The daemon is being inhibited” error message when mounting volumes on a partitioned external HD

I'm having a great deal of difficulty with an external hard drive. I'm currently running a dual boot system (XP Service Pack 3 and Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwahl) on a Dell Inspiron B120. I'm trying to ...
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External hard drive won't mount [closed]

Since plugging the hard drive in didn't automatically make a window pop up I decided to manually mount the hard drive in Disk Utility. It gives me this: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: ...
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Cannot mount partition

I am unable to mount my two of the partitions (NTFS) currently. When I double click on it from the file manager, a pop up window says unable to access {disk lable}. Not authorized to perform ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an already existing encrypted home

The issue is to upgrade a Ubuntu system mounted with an encrypted home (on a seperated partition) which then cannot be decrypted/mounted with the exact same passphrase on a new fresh installed Ubuntu. ...
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Restore /boot/efi

Recently I apparently corrupted my /boot/efi partition, I got according error messages at boot and a manual console to remount it. I tried to reformat it (mkfs.vfat 32), reinstalled grub ...
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Is it possible to automount a partition on a dummy location?

There's a partition on my drive that I don't use, called /dev/sda8. This partition is not listed in /etc/fstab so it will pop up in the Unity launcher when I boot my system. I don't want this to ...
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Removable HDD defined in fstab causing problems at startup when not present

Recently I made some edits in my fstab file after some change in my partitions. (check Partitions mounted with fstab, not opening from Nautilus nor Unity sidebars ) In the process I wanted to include ...
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How to Create Virtual Block Devices

I want to create multiple virtual block devices like /dev/sda and then use them to create an md device for test purpose. I have mounted my root filesystem on /dev/sda1 and don't have extra space to ...
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My external hard drive keeps unmounting and remounting itself

I have a Seagate 500 GB desktop external drive. When I plug the drive in through USB 2.0, it immediately auto-mounts and functions for about 1 minute before unmounting itself. After a few more minutes ...
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How to fix “doesn't look like an EFI partition” with WinUSB?

Using WinUSB I get this error. I would appreciate any help as I'm trying to put Windows back on computer to please th' wifey, then dual boot so i can still use Ubuntu. Installation failed ! Exit ...
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what does device node 'none' means in file system?

when I tried $ mount command on my system (14.04 LTS), I found some of the results like... none on /sys/fs/cgroup type tmpfs (rw) none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw) none on ...
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Ubuntu Username / Home Directory Changed - Now Files & Settings Are Gone

================================== UPDATE - 6/20 #tangodown I went ahead and executed 'cp -rfp /home/OLD /home/NEW' Now, I have some additional hidden folders in '/home/NEW', and it also has a new ...
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Accessing a Novell share on Trusty Tahr?

After upgrading my pc to the current LTS release 14. 04, I found that I can't access novell shares using ncpfs any more. It seems that the ncp-related packages (libncp and so on) have been present in ...
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hdd won't mount

when plug in hdd this message came up /dev/sdb1 at /media/filip/f28823a2-4de1-44c5-90fe-62fb3c241b73: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 boot error

Ubuntu runs smoothly on my system but after updating it created a critical problem. When I start my computer its says following errors: — Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) — Check rootdelay= (did ...
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Mount samba share at login using startup script (not fstab)

Background I'm trying to automatically execute a command that mounts a password protected Samba share when my user logs in. The catch is, I share my laptop with another user, and I don't want the ...
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How do I mount an EncFS volume at /media/username/mountpoint?

I am using Gnome EncFS Manager [1] on Ubuntu 13.10. If I create an encrypted folder (known as a stash) and an unencrypted mountpoint, both in the Home folder, it works. For example, ~/test-encrypted ...
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default mount point changed for external HD [duplicate]

The default mount point for my external HD changed when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. Now the username is added as an extra level before the hd label. So it used to be /media/nameofhd and now ...
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SD card won't appear after upgrade to 13.10

My SD card won't mount when I put it into my lap top, everything was fine before the upgrade. The information about the SD card appears just fine when I type sudo fdisk l it just says that it ...
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How should I setup the File Sharing to access Works Files from Home PC (VPN is ok)

I have a work computer which is running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm wondering what method is best for me to be able to view it's files from home. I will be accessing the files at my workplace through a VPN ...
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NAS Raid 5 Recovery using mdadm: volume and mount issues, please help

Hello this is my first foray into ubuntu, or any form of Linix for that matter, as well as my first attempt to ever recover a lost a raid, but I'm a fairly quick study. I have an 8TB WD Sharespace, ...
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Unable to mount Windows ntfs partition

I have a computer that is dual booting with Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.10. Everything works fine I am able to boot into both OS's as expected. But when I try to boot into Ubuntu, and mount the Windows ...
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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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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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Automount external hdd in fluxbox ubuntu -12.10 commandline install

I did the following: Install command line interface with ubuntu alternate install 12.10 in vmwareplayer5(9.2.2) After the base system was installed: sudo apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, ...
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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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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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startup problem : the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present

During startup the message above pops up, it has something to do with mounting. However if I don't choose any of the options and just wait, ubuntu loads normally. I am using ubuntu as my only OS. ...
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Why doesn't the Scanlogic SL11R-IDE USB-to-ATA adapter work?

I am trying to recover data from an old Linux that was installed in a computer on an ATA hard drive. I found a ScanLogic Corp. SL11R-IDE IDE Bridge (04ce:0002), an ATA adapter to USB 1.0 like the one ...
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Can't mount two external hard drives at the same time

This whole problem began a few months back when I tried to transfer data from my external hdd (formatted to NTFS) to a computer using Windows 7. While in Ubuntu, there is about 1 TB worth of data ...
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If I create or modify any file or directory with sudo then I can only manipulate it with sudo

The general issue is that if I create or modify any file or directory with sudo then it seems that I'm unable to create and modify this file or directory further as any other user than sudo. The rest ...
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smbfs/cifs won't mount

This fstab has worked for 4 Ubuntu versions. All of the sudden, it doesn't work after a reboot, but I had it working under 12.04 yesterday. It still works on another 12.04 machine with no problems. ...
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How to I enable NFS caching for mounts made in /etc/auto.master [closed]

My /etc/auto.master is looking like this: /usr/groups yp:auto.groups --timeout=3600 /home yp:auto.home --timeout=3600 /nistest yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 /misc yp:auto.misc --timeout=3600 I want ...
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I am getting an error while mounting my NTFS drives?

friends please help me with this error when i try to mount the ntfs drive i getting an error like for to mount the ntfs partitions i have to use the STORAGE DEVICE MANAGER every time any help to ...
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How do I mount a Motorola Droid Bionic?

I have 11.10 running on a virtual machine on my MacBook Pro. I tried to connect my Motorola Droid Bionic via USB, but Ubuntu is not finding it (or I cannot find the mounted device). I am new to ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...
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Unable to mount 1TB USB external HDD - Error

I'm getting an error when I plug in my 1TB USB external HDD, the weird thing about this is that it was working fine before and I've been using it for about a couple of months now. yesterday I ...
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How can I automatically mount eSATA drives when plugged in?

What can I do to make Ubuntu automatically mount an external drive when it is connected to an eSATA port? Currently I must go to Home Folder ▸ Go ▸ Computer and click on the disk to mount it.
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Repair broken encrypted home

I've ran into following problem. I have split my disk into two partitions, one for / and one form /home. I've also encrypted /home. One beautiful day ubuntu reports upon boot some broken files, ...
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14.04 disk mount problem came our of left field

So I have a partition that I use to backup/store things. This partition worked correctly since I installed 14.04 with no problems. Now all of a sudden I am gettting errors saying I am running out of ...
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Slow login when CIFS mounts are unavailable

I installed a PC with Ubuntu 14.04, Sssd and accounts in our OpenLDAP directory. Network shares residing on our Samba server are mounted automatically when a user logs in, through pam_mount ...
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GParted problems with swap and extended partition [duplicate]

After some partition table problems I finally ran up my Ubuntu and GParted to see my partitions. Then some window appeared. I clicked Cancel and then second one appeared. I clicked Cancel once ...
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Partitions mounted with fstab, not opening from Nautilus nor Unity sidebars

I had recently changed my partitions (reducing Windows partition to give more storage for Linux), and I used fstab to have convenient access to my file system. I have not problem using these ...
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ubuntu unknow partition cannot mount or update grub

After a power failure, I had the following error: error: unknown filesystem grub rescue> I ran the ubuntu repair using a live usb. The log can be found here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/8464735/ After ...
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Unable to start windows

As you can see from my question I'm really noob with Ubuntu. I have installed my Ubuntu on my computer. I was thinking that I will be able to make choice between Ubuntu and Windows after reboot the ...