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

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mount unknown filesystem type 'lvm2_member'

After upgrading from 14.04 to 16.06 my system failed. I have done a fresh install on a new drive, but that failed too... I have done another install but now when trying to mount my original drive ...
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HDD mounting problem because of Win

I have a WD Elements HDD, I am using Ubuntu but from time to time I work with Windows too, so I formated it with NTFS (compatible with most devices, as the description says), as I see now I should ...
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What service does automatically mount my second HDD?

On my ubuntu, some drives are automatically mounted on media/user/, however I don't have anything on /etc/fstab. I would like to understand how it is mounted and when?
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Usb drive clone

I want to clone my "security" usb-stick with a encrypted partition on it. The model is "Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0" But unfortunatelly my ubuntu doesn't recognize it correctly. I see it ...
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How to reverse these settings?

I followed the first answer give by user "dginsd" from here Discs in DVD Drive not being read because I couldnt mount a game I had on a DVD disk and thought that ubuntu wasnt seeing my DVDrom drive ...
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Mounting phone results in “message bus timeout”

Whenever I try to connect my phone (Sony Xperia C503) to my laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) it's showing this: [] I googled for a solution but couldn't find any working solution.
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davfs2: /sbin/mount.davfs: different URL in /etc/fstab

I am trying to mount a webdav server in /etc/fstab with davfs, but when i try open this in my file manager (Thunar) i will get the error: Failed to mount "My Folder" /sbin/mount.davfs: different URL ...
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Configure /home mount point on a secondary hard disk

Had windows 10 on one hard drive and then moved user folder onto a second hard drive, I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 over the Windows 10 drive leaving the files intact on the second drive and ...
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Duplicate /media directory entries

I installed Ubuntu 64-bit 12.04 over Ubuntu 32-bit 32-bit on the same partitions. In my /media directory I have what appear to be duplicate entries. I had found a similar issue on an Ubuntu discussion ...
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x-systemd.automount does not work for ext4 on LVM LV

For following setup: $ lvcreate -L 2048G -n lv99 vg99 $ mkfs.ext4 /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99 $ blkid /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99 /dev/mapper/vg99-lv99: UUID="11111111-2222-3333-4444-555555555555" TYPE="ext4" ...
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CD Drive won't mount, can't use, burn, play any CDs or DVDs

I have recently re-installed ubuntu, and the CD player is unusable. I tried mounting the CD Rom to the media folder (which was recommended on a help forum) and now there is a start up message when I ...
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any help with this … that is the second time for this to appear , ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

unable to access 529 GB Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/ahmad/01D1065EFB83B3E0: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda3" ...
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Automating a mount operation that requires user input

I want to mount a directory on a file server at startup. This is my /etc/fstab entry: # mount the fileserver https://fsrv.company/ /mnt/fileserver davfs user,auto 0 0 Manually mounting it with ...
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Can't access Windows Partition anymore - No permissions

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongsite Windows 10. I was able to access Windows partition without any problems since today, after rebooting my compyter I can't access it anymore. A pop-up shows up ...
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Cannot Mount Harddisk from Macbook to recover files

I've looked around and cannot find a solution to this problem. I am working on an old Macbook that died and am trying to salvage some files form the disk. I am Using Ubuntu live to try and accomplish ...
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How do I mount a CIFS share via FSTAB and give full RW to Guest

I want to create a Public folder that has full RW access. The problem with my configuration is that Windows users have no issues as guests (they can RW and Delete), my Ubuntu client can't do the same. ...
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Configuring NFS mount to use LDAP user id

My research group uses LDAP authentication for all the desktops. However, we've purchased a few laptops and would like to set them up so that they don't require LDAP authentication (so we can work ...
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DVD drive doesn't work properly in Ubuntu

I ran System Testing app on my system and it didn't seem to work properly and stopped or crashed 2 or 3 times during tests and the last time during the Optical Drive test it took so long and the test ...
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missing UUID of my root partition f2fs

Found some tutorials how to migrate my root system from ext2 onto another partition with f2fs. Unfotunately my f2fs partition hsn't got an UUID. Hence on a SSD and normally I'm booting it in virtual ...
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bindfs with filesystem ACL support?

I have been using the ServerPilot service to provision a Vagrant box (14.04 LTS) for local development. NFS is the fastest option when setting up a synced folder between the host and guest VM but this ...
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Error formatting volume read only volume

When right click on usb and select format from menu I get this error below. Error wiping device: Command-line `wipefs -a "/dev/sdc1"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: wipefs: error: /dev/sdc1: ...
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How can I run a script when click on soft-link to directory on other partition?

I have created a link to directory on windows partition on Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04. Because this partition will not be automatically mounted at startup the link is marked broken each time I power on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - After update root disk /dev/sda is labelled /dev/root

After updating with apt-get upgrade the root partition /dev/sda is now labelled /dev/root. This is a KVM vm which is why it's showing as /dev/sda rather than /dev/sda1 I did not update the kernel. ...
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How to prevent Ubuntu from doing anything to the Windows installation?

My laptop comes with a 128GB SSD, and it have Windows installed. But since it has almost no space, I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a USB drive (32GB, USB 2.0). It's working really well, but I don't want ...
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Setting up hard drive in QEMU+KVM?

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am using QEMU+KVM+OVMF for a Windows VM. Is there a way to mount physical hard drives to the VM only without using a container, as well as keep the data that is ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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sudo: file permissions

If I create or modify any file or directory with sudo then permissions go to root only. And it seems that I need to use sudo in order to do some things in ubuntu. For example, I can't seem to mount a ...
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have problem with ceph fs mount

I want to mount CephFS with the kernel driver, but when I execute this command on my admin node mount -t ceph 192.168.0.164:6789:/ /mnt/mycephfs The admin node hangs! and I have to reset my ...
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Adding a disk to /etc/fstab getting a parse error

A little system description, I have 2 SSD drives running raid 0 strictly for boot drives. I also have a 1tb HDD that I am trying to add to /etc/fstab on ubuntu 15.10. Here is my entry into /etc/fstab ...
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How do I mount .vhd file?

I'm using 13.04 Raring amd64 and I need to mount a .vhd file on my ubuntu. I've googled about it and found that virtualbox-fuse package is the answer. But the package was deleted from apt repository. ...
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How to access efi boot partition as read-write?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 (efi mode) and now I want to go to a read-write access of the efi boot partition. For secure boot to work, I installed the Linux Foundation's ...
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systemd seems to ignore _netdev option for NFS in Ubuntu 16.04

I have the following mount for NFS in /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.6:/var/share /media/share nfs hard,intr,retrans=10,timeo=10000000,_netdev 0 0 On reboot my system hangs; turns out it's the mount as ...
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NTFS as a Native drive

Good Morning, I've been using Linux for a while and now I just installed it on my backup home server on dual boot with windows. The server has 4 drives, all backed up on crashplan. The problem is, ...
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Windows game running on playonlinux/wine asking me for CDROM

I have the iso and I have the CD in the drive yet the programs keeps asking me about the CD I tried to make a drive in winecfg and link it to the iso file but it didnt work :/
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pam_mount stopped working

This is how it worked: my Ubuntu workstations authenticate against Active Directory, and pam_mount mounts some CIFS directories on user logon. Now, for some reason, pam_mount stopped working and no ...
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How to prevent ubuntu from automatically mounting plugged in storage

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS and sometimes I have to rescue data from failing storage. So my computer has a LSI sas- and a intel sata-controller - both are able to hotplug diskdrives. When I plug in ...
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How can I automaticly make extra nautilus bookmark names at first logon of someone?

This concerns systems that have mounts to file-shares on servers (sshfs). (The mounts are made at login (via a .desktop file in $HOME/.config/autostart) that starts a script in /etc/sshfs (eg: I use ...
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Restricting MTP devices from being mounted by a user/group

I am working on converting an Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) installation into a kiosk-like system with disabled USB storage. However, this does not prevent a user from mounting an MTP device such as an android ...
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How can i share a partition (without win locking it on hibernite)

I know ubuntu can mount my win(ntfs) drives. My problem is that i always Hibernate my win (& linux), and windows locks all NTFS drives when i hibernate it. And I know i can mount locked win drives ...
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Why doesn't my disk get shared via NFS?

I have had no problems getting NFS to work until now. I'm trying to mount an internal disk /dev/disk under a certain location, /location/disk, then share that location with another machine by ...
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Remove files created through mount & owned by root

So, I have been doing some trial & error learning about bind mounts in Ubuntu Desktop 14.04... I got everything working the way I wanted it, but as a result of my trial & error learning the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server mount takes very long

I installed 16.04 for my server and find that when mounting my Drobo partition it takes a very long time. In 14.04 this was near instant but now it's so slow it actually times out when using fstab and ...
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Access' permissian to HDD for standard user on ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

How can make an entry in fstab to mount UUID of the relevant disk to media/Data on ubuntu 14.04?
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Why are mount -a and blkid hanging?

I was trying to share an internal disk via NFS. So, two machines, A and B. MachineA mounted the disk at /data/Storage and exports /data to MachineB MachineB mounts MachineA:/data at ...
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How to set default options for mounted file systems?

I would like all FAT volumes to be mounted with the option uni_xlate enabled. How can I configure mount or udisks2 to use that option while mounting the volume?
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How to mount a NFS share in Ubuntu 16.04?

I made a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04 recently. Before I used 14.04 and mounted a a NFS share with the following line in the /etc/fstab 192.168.178.66:/media/user/drive /media/user/banana nfs rw 0 ...
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How to set up Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to backup an ext4 file system?

I just bought me a Transcend StoreJet 25M3 1TB USB 3.0 external hard drive to back up data from my laptop running Ubuntu 14.10. I tried unison file synchronizer, but I got errors Failed to set ...
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Linux: How to mount --bind directory(folder) on boot using /etc/fstab

My computer installed both ubuntu desktop and windows. I mount the windows NTFS partition on the linux os, then I use wine to run some windows applications in ubuntu. To make some data shared, I ...
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usb phone won't mount

When I plug in the usb on my Doro flip phone I get Error mounting /dev/sdd at /media/dusty-dave/406F-0001: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o ...
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Nautilus (Files) show drives in launcher

How to handle different HD (mounted in folders from the FSTAB) in the same Nautilus? for example, I have mounted my music hd in Music folder, when I click in Music folder another instance of Nautilus ...