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

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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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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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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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read only file system on several thumb drives [on hold]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, here is one of the issues I currently have: I had a backup on ...
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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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Best way to mount /tmp in fstab?

What is the best way (options, those numbers on the end) to mount a /tmp partition in /etc/fstab in terms of security and speed on a desktop (laptop) computer (read: not server)? I've heard about ...
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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 mount New Volume from Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

This question has been asked here and here. I am having dual boot system with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 but I am not able to open New Volume from Ubuntu.It gives the following error I disabled ...
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can not access to directory

I tried to access Downloads direcory throught the command cd Downloads but its give me the following message : cannot create temp file for here-document: Read-only file system bash: cd: Down: No such ...
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Ububntu 14.04. Unable to mount 63 gb volume

Trying to use 64Gb microsd cards with usb adapter, but always get this error. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/andrew/0123-4567: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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ERRORS : dd_rescue: (fatal) spurious options: Expansion / failed!: No such file or directory?

Please, I would truly appreciate if you could help me in figuring this out : I'm trying to save my data from one source ( memory stick / hard disk ) on to another and I have no clue why I'm getting ...
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How can I connect my Nokia Lumia 520 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I cannot seem find a way to connect a Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 14.04. I tried several solutions posted on the Internet, but I could not find the right one. Has someone achieved this?
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Ubuntu '/home' mount point in subfolder of shared partition?

I have a dual-boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 machine. Currently, I have one ext4 partition that is being used as my '/home' mount point in Ubuntu, and one NTFS partition that I am using to redirect ...
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problem mounting second harddrive with ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu and im completly new with ubuntu. I am trying to get my second harddrive to work but it won't. I've used some guides like this But still no success. The problem is that it ...
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Cannot access USB drive - non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown

I am trying to access my FAT32 USB drive. There is an error when I try accessing it. I just want to access it read-only. The error I get is: Error mounting /dev/sde at /media/mink/34D2-84FB: ...
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Unable to mount hard-disk at startup

I am trying to mount a separate hard-disk automatically before startup, and for some reason fstab is failing me. It will not boot the partition on a separate disk at startup. The partition is question ...
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Mount point name changed

I had Ubuntu 13.10 for a while and recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. There is a problem in the mount point name of my hard disk. I had a partition name stuff and for some reason after upgrading the ...
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Unable to share folder on mounted hard disk

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 desktop version 64 bit and already installed samba. I mounted an extend hard disk onto /media/dongchirua/ (in this case, dongchirua is my username). Hard disk's label is backup ...
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An error occured while mounting /.(also /home)

I've read through related threads but a lot of the suggestions seemed somewhat vague and unhelpful. I re-installed Ubuntu 13.10 yesterday after running into some problems. I set it up to where / ...
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unsuccessful mounting of external memory - cannot access files

At work there is an Ubuntu 12.04 server with 2 internal hard drives (1.0TB and 2.0TB), 2 external hard drives (2.0TB and 4.0TB), and a 32GB USB memory that is used as swap. It's kind of a complicated ...
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Mount my Webserver as a drive in Win7/8

For a variety of reasons I still have a couple of Windows machines around (ver 7 and 8.1). They are still my primary machines. However, I've been running a couple of Ubuntu 12.04 desktops for a while ...
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Unable to mount Internet Manager ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem

I just got this ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem, and when I plug it in I get this message: Unable to mount Internet Manager Error mounting: mount: /dev/sr0 already mounted or /media/Internet Manager ...
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How do I mount my External HDD with filesystem type errors?

I am a relatively new Ubuntu user and I am having some difficulty mounting my external 2TB HDD. When I first installed Linux my external HDD was working just fine, however, it has stopped working and ...
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Connecting a Nexus 7 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

What is the best way to connect a Nexus 7 by USB and transfer files to/from Ubuntu? I had a bit of a fiddle with mtpfs but didn't get very far as it seems to hang when I connect the device. I have ...
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How can I fix mounting my data drive after a crash?

After a crash, I can't mount my data drive. The OS was on a different drive. How can I recover/restore access to my data drive? I think the drive is physically intact. I was using Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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“The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state” when trying to mount NTFS partition? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.4 to replace Windows 8. After the installation was complete I can't access my partitions and receive a message like this: Error mounting /dev/sda5 at ...
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Can't Mount External Drive After Reformatting

I just bought a Toshiba Canvio 2TB external hard drive. I then installed GParted, and reformatted the drive to ext4 (following the instructions in part 1 & 2, at this blog). The instructions ...
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Unable to make files executable (on ntfs filesystem mounted as rw)

I'm baffled. I've looked around for awhile on this but nobody seems to have quite the issue I do. I have an ntfs partition for all of my stuff, and I want to run some programs off of it. However, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't load after grub

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad SL-510. The computer has been working for several weeks now with no problems. Today when I turned the computer on I got a blank purple screen. ...
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Difficulty mounting Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) on new HDD

To the gentle membership of the Ubuntu Linux Forum: After my laptop passed away a few weeks ago, I made up my mind to build n open source system. So I put together a computer for this purpose. I have ...
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Unable to mount location, Can't mount file

I'm a new user to Ubuntu and I have a problem: I had Windows XP in my computer and I had two partitions: C (for system data) and D(for my personal stuff), then, during the Ubuntu installation I chose ...
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Palm Centro not even appearing on desktop

Background: I'm trying to set up my dad's new installation of Xubuntu 12.10 (I finally got him to switch from Windows :-D) so he can sync his Palm Centro on his computer. I installed J-Pilot, but the ...
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unable to mount read-only DVD with photos

I have a working Samsung CD/DVD player with (SATA connection) and i'm running latest updated version of 12.04. Audio CDs and video DVDs appear in the devices sidebar, but I have a DVD from a ...
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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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Mounting hard-drive on boot

I had 2 HDD, today I bought a new one, I would like to mount this HDD at boot, it's working, but the new HDD mounted under robu not root, why? Content of the fstab: ...
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proplem with dual boot with windows 8

I want to install Ubuntu beside my windows 8 but I made a mistake that i installed only Ubuntu ,but when I logged in Ubuntu and went to open my partitions , an error appeared said that ""Error ...
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I got a error,when i start my computer [duplicate]

i am getting this type of problem,when i open my computer(continue to wait or press s to skip mounting or m for manual recovery) please help me regarding this
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alternative ways of mounting USB NTFS external-hdd

I mount my Samsung hard disk through this command sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/Samsung BUT it doesn't work except after running the command sudo f-disk -l and waiting for it about 5 minutes to finish! ...