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

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Disk drive boot problem: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or is not present!

When I started Ubuntu, I got this error: The disk drive for /tmp is not ready yet or is not present! I tried skipping mounting, but it came up like a command prompt. Please help me.
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unable to mount New Volume from Ubuntu 14.04

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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Diskmounting problems after using windows

On mine laptop is use dualboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sometimes i must use Windows cos Ubuntu does not support some of mine software (10% not), but when i boot over to Ubuntu i cant mount ...
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To Share on samba a External USB Hard Drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been looking for one month now and cant find any answers to sharing a external hard drive usb with samba using Ubuntu 14.04, I have read a lot of forums and accessed advice. I always get the ...
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Creating a RAID1 Array, “Disk doesn't contain a valid partition table”

I'm trying to create (two) software RAID1 arrays on two identical 4TB non-boot drives. I'm following advice from several forum posts but keep running into trouble. Here's what I've done so far: for ...
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Error mounting NTFS partition after hybrid shutdown with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I've got this error and I can't access my files located in a different partition when I'm using Ubuntu, but when I'm using Windows 8 my files are accessible. I'm using Ubuntu as my main OS. I tried ...
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mount of 2 USB-3 hard disks

I got a harddisk Seagate 3TB which I plugged in and was recognized immediately. I got a second hard disk Seagete 3TB, which I cannot mount anymore. sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdc: 3000.6 GB, ...
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Auto mount a disk drive in ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Bookmark directory not found)

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start my pc and click on any bookmark from the file manager it shows this error: Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and try again. ...
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Failed to access Windows 8.1 NTFS partition from ubuntu 13.10, even after disable fast startup

I am using ubuntu 13.04 32 bit and Windows 8.1. When I try to mount Windows 8.1 NTFS Partition it is showing this error messageas below. Previously I was using windows 7, but I have no problem to ...
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Can't mount ubuntu partition ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem, I can't boot ubuntu 14.04. Now I boot ubuntu from a pendrive and when I want to mount the partition where is installed ubuntu appears a pop-up that says Unable to mount volume ...
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Mount a VirtualBox drive image (vdi)?

Is it possible to mount a VirtualBox drive image (.vdi) so the contents can be viewed in Nautilus etc.? I have a windows 2000 .vdi which won't boot ("inaccessible boot device") after upgrading from ...
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How to detect my memory card by any means ?

My memory card is not detected. I've tried almost every options but still getting no results. In the G Parted Partition Editor, My 8 GB memory shows 30 MB of size and even showing red symbol. Here is ...
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'Unable to mount New Volume' and 'Unable to mount 202 GB Filesystem' in Ubuntu 12.04.2

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a live usb, After I restarted my system with bootable usb, when I try to open my harddisk, it shows-- Unable to mount New Volume Error mounting: mount exited with exit ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Disable the mounting of internal hdd (sda)

I am running ubuntu from a usb stick and I would like to prevent ubuntu from seeing my internal hdd, so it would be impossible to mount. How is the best way to do this? I added /dev/hda1 / auto noauto ...
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iPhone 3GS wont mount

I cant mount my iPhone. I've mounted my iPhone before with the same cord and it worked just fine. See screen-shot: I ran tail -f /var/log/dmesg and this is what it said: ...
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USB hard drive not showing up under /dev/

I'm running Ubuntu 14.01 on a BeagleBone Black with LXDE. I have a USB hard drive that auto mounts (a prompt comes up in LXDE and I have to enter my password) if I connect it after the computer have ...
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Why do I get “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error?

When mounting an NFS directory by doing: sudo mount 192.168.1.5:/home/shared /mnt/common I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.1.5:/home/shared, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB phone

Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10 doesn't detect and doesn't mount my USB attached phone. So I cannot transfer files between my laptop and the phone's micro SD card. Windows 8, and Ubuntu 12.04 does ...
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Mounting the network path does not work

I have mounted a network location in my Ubuntu Server in the FSTAB entry, but it does not get mounted anymore. It has been working all the time and I have used the path to automatically back up my ...
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Western Digital External Hard Drive Crash: How to recover data using Ubuntu

My Western Digital 2.0 TB External Hard Drive stopped working all of a sudden. I see the light flashing but the hard drive is not being detected. So, I created a bootable Ubuntu USB drive and I tried ...
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The Disk Drive for /tmp is not ready yet. S to skip mount or M for manual recovery

I know this has been asked before, but I can't find an answer that also pertains to this /tmp message. I have 12.04 LTS on a Toshiba laptop, as well as Windows 7. I really just started to dig into ...
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Starting Read required files in advance fails

If I boot my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, I get these messages in my boot process: $ cat $(locate boot.log)|grep required * Starting Read required files in advance ...
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Cannot read my SD card

I know there are several topics about the fact that Ubuntu cannot mount and therefore cannot read the SD card. All of the topics I visited: this one, this one and finally (eventually) that one. were ...
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How to connect MTP devices via USB?

How does one connect an MTP device to Ubuntu via USB? Many popular devices, such as all Android 4.0 phone, have only MTP or PTP as a connection option, no USB mass storage anymore. Considering the ...
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Permanent Windows share mounting

As this is a very basic topic, I have read many documentation about it online and none of them seems to work, I have tried several ways but I want to know if anybody has been successful with this so ...
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Swap not mounting on a fresh installation

~$ blkid /dev/sda5: UUID="2a5b14e5-ac61-42c5-8240-c8aa144b07b3" TYPE="ext4" /dev/sda6: UUID="685a9f14-4680-4620-a498-126f1113a471" TYPE="swap" ~$ sudoedit /etc/fstab # <file system> <mount ...
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How to mount box account on ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to do the same as in this question : Mount your Box account or sync a folder with it. I previously install dav2fs But in my case (ubuntu 14.04) the pop up window looks like this one : ...
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System not mounting swap partition

Even though the swap partition exists, and set to load in fstab, it's still not being mounted. fdisk returns this for the swap partition: file system: /dev/sda5 start: 1 end: 244 ...
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hi…i m not experienced but i had dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. i deleted Ubuntu and freed memory using disk manager…now [duplicate]

i m not experienced but i had dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. i deleted Ubuntu and freed memory using disk manager...now i get error:no such partition grub rescue> i used the following video ...
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Unmounting and Mounting Drives

I have a passport device that I plugged in using firewire that I use to house old , unused files so that my Mac computer would process more freely. After I connect it the drive is read, I then move ...
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How to copy windows files to ubuntu, from Ubuntu

So long story short, I can't access windows 8.1 atm and would like to transfer my files (aka school notes) from windows to Ubuntu so I don't lose them. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as a dualboot on a ...
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Unable to open Windows 8 partition

Some days ago my windows 8.1 stopped working. The only thing I was able/forced to access was that problem-solving menu of windows offering me options to do a full wipe or restore some recovery files. ...
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mounting a FUSE in /etc/fstab

I am finishing a FUSE file system which is in /etc/fstab and mounted automatically during startup. The puzzle is that it apparently is mounted three times, each time identically. Any ideas why it is ...
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How can I use Ubuntu live disk to get my data from a dead laptop hard drive?

My hard drive crashed, so I'm trying to retrieve the data on it using a Ubuntu live disk. I can access the desktop, and from there I open "files" and try to open "1.0 TB Volume," which (I think) is my ...
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Trying to install cifs-utils - the attempt created dependency hell

Trying to mount a smb share in Linux (12-10, kernel 3.5.0-17-generic) - I tried to install mounting utils sudo apt-get install cifs-utils response / error: ... Preparing to unpack ...
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/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-swap_1 is not ready or not present

This is frustrating as heck, I moved away from Windows 7 OS because of issues, errors, and such and was sold to Ubuntu because it was supposed to be reliable, and now errors and issues right after ...
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USB is not mountable, system doesn't know how

I wanted to mount Windows 8 on USB and it kinda succeded given that moving data "has completed" without errors. The next day, I plug USB in and I get following error. Right after I put USB in the ...
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Unable to mount 1.0 GB volume: Device /dev/sdb is already mounted at `/media/usb0'

This error message pops up whenever I plug in my USB stick. A similar message appears when I plug in my ereader although my MP3 player opens up normally. I am unable to modify any of the contents on ...
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Lubuntu allow non-admin to mount drive without admin password

Question 1: I'm the administrator of my Lubuntu system. I only have one "Desktop User" account for all kids. But when ever the Desktop User tries to access or open the "Data"[NTFS partition](Drives ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognise CD

~$ wodim --devices wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : ------------------------------------------------------------------------- 0 dev='/dev/sg1' rwrw-- : 'MATSHITA' 'DVD-RAM UJ8B1AS' ...
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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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I get a “serious errors while checking the disk drives for /boot” error while booting

I have just set up my new system by creating three partitions on a whole hard disk (/boot, /home, swap and /). I saw this article and now I am getting those errors and the system provide me with some ...
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“an error occurred while mounting /home/aljobory/drive” [duplicate]

When I start Ubuntu must be press s latter twice times to start system: 'an error occurred while mounting /home/aljobory/drive' press S to skip or m to recover
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How to change an order of mount points if a volume is mounted twice?

How to change an order of mount points if a volume is mounted twice (or more)? sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/Folder_1; sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/Folder_2; udisksctl info --block-device /dev/sda2; ...
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Unable to mount Windows (NTFS) filesystem due to hibernation

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
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Why system assigns a “volume name” for a binded “/tmp”?

(The problem is found on: KUbuntu 13.10) Initially /tmp is not binded. System has a volume with a label "Vol_2" (e.g., /dev/sda2). A user logs in. The user mounts the volume "Vol_2" to ...
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How to mount “Hard Disk Drive” on Ubuntu?

I recently bought a laptop with pre-loaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Windows 8 Pro.I have partitioned the hard disk drive. While using Ubuntu I accidentally clicked on the eject option next to the "root" ...
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Problem with installing ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty Tahr

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was installed, functioning well. I just installed the new Trusty Tahr version. Restarting the laptop the message below appeared. How to solve? mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on ...
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Why does my DVD drive not mount?

My DVD drive does not mount on Ubuntu 14.04, when opening dvd through VLC it shows these errors: Playback failure: DVDRead could not open the disc "/dev/sr0". Your input can't be opened: VLC is ...
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Mounting and accessing Western Digital's MyCloud NAS

I have bought a Western Digital Mycloud disk. I did succeed to mount it under Lubuntu 13.10 by means of the following command: sudo mount -o soft,intr,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 :/nfs ...