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

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Can sudo ntfsfix /dev/sda2 be somehow reverted?

Greeting, I cannot boot into window currently because of most likely failing HDD so I booted into Ubuntu desktop via USB to recover my files. Using a software called partition wizard I found out that ...
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Need help recovering/saving a drive with bad sectors

I have a Windows drive that went bad. 500GB. I need data off it. I'm new to Linux, so using the GUI version, not command prompt. I downloaded the ISO and created a USB bootable drive, and am running ...
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Partition not showing after fresh installation

I have just install Ubuntu in my new works station and having issue with showing up all available partitions and mount it. As I am not well experienced with Ubuntu, I am unable to understand the ...
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Stop Ubuntu asking for password to mount second drive

Whenever I turn on my machine and browse to the second hard disk in nautilus it asks me to authenticate to mount the drive. I can find guides on how to turn on this behavior, but not to de-activate ...
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Mount SMB/CIFS in Ubuntu from Openmediavault

I try to mount smb/cifs share into Ubuntu 15.04.the mount string is like //192.168.10.27/AM /mnt/windowsshare cifs hard,noperm,nouid,credentials=/home/snofla/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,,file_mode=...
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Why to explicitly mention filesystem type while mounting?

I want to understand the filesystem concepts of linux. I tried my best to collect info from internet before posting here .But I really got confused when i read lot of sites on internet..What i ...
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Creating disk images as a normal user

I want to be able to run the following script as normal user (as root it runs fine): #!/bin/sh dd if=/dev/zero bs=8192 count=128 of=disk.img mkfs -t ext2 -F disk.img losetup /dev/loop0 disk.img ...
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Ubuntu-server 16.04 Problem with “udev” and mounting ntfs file system

It is really strange but I am not able to find the problem. In Ubuntu 14.06 all works fine in the same way and with the same files. It is not possible in Ubuntu 16.04 to mount an ntfs file system via ...
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ZFS autoreplace unavailable drive

I have the fallowing ZFS test pool setup in my vm: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM pool DEGRADED 0 0 0 mirror-0 DEGRADED 0 0 0 sdb ...
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What is the Equivalent Command to Ubuntu's GUI “Mount”?

Situation: Ubuntu-mount USB drive on the system by a terminal command, same as Ubuntu's GUI mount Configurations # http://askubuntu.com/q/648159/25388 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling ...
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Cannot mount remote folder with right permissions using cifs

I'm using autofs to automatically mount Windows shares on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. The problem is that I can't mount those folders with the right permissions. If I mount //192.168.95.24/library/...
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16.04 Hardware RAID 1 configuration

I just installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 to my home server on ssd disk. I have ASUS M5A78L-M motherboard that claim has RAID 0 and RAID 1. I also have 2 * 2TB same model harddisk. I configured my disks as ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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Error mounting a drive

Hi. I have an ssd and an hdd drive on my computer. I installed Ubuntu on SSD. When i try to mount the hdd i get the error from the image attached. Tyed several terminal lines i found around here and ...
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Cannot mount 2 windows merged ntfs volumes in ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

when my brand new Ubuntu is trying to mount my two hard drives that was merged in windows 7 I get this message: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /media/luttikon/Media 1: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "...
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Root directory mount in a weird location

I recently installed ubuntu on a new computer (I had it with me on an old laptop before). Usually I would follow some guide to install Ubuntu and assign the correct home folders, swap folders. Now I ...
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Hard Drive invalid NTFS and hidden partition

Hi i recently bought a western digital green 2To and put it in an enclosure to use it like a simple external hard drive. I tried to name it and format it in NTFS through the disk utility. It worked, ...
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Unable to access a Drive [on hold]

I am new to this platform so I don't Know much about Ubuntu, Now I have installed the latest Ubuntu version that is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (64 bit), I already have windows 8 installed in my PC and I have ...
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NTFS Disk mounting

How I can mount windows NTFS drive? I am double clicking on drive icon. But showing no permission.
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What iptables rules are needed to allow an nfs share on 16.04?

Can anyone provide the exact wording/coding I would have to add to my /etc/iptables/rules.v4 file ? The server I am working on has many complicated firewall rules, and I have determined it is for sure ...
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accessing a USB device using FTDI D2XX driver

I am trying to access a USB mass-storage device (happens to be a Cycleops Joule 1.0 cycling computer) on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. There exists open-source software called GoldenCheetah that is intended ...
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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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Hard drive won't mount

Running sudo fdisk -lu returns the hdd I want to mount as Disk /dev/sdb but when I try to mount it from KDE Partition Manager it doesn't show some directories when I try to set up a path (tried ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

The problem is as simple as the title, I can't mount my rooted galaxy s4 phone(newest update 4.4.2) on my laptop(running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The error message is a consistent: Unable to open MTP ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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What does it mean to mount something?

I hear and read the term all the time, but what does it mean? I just accidentally mounted a shared folder hosted on a remote computer. The only difference I see is the presence of a desktop ...
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Second hard drive not detected

I have an old HP Pavilion dv9000 series laptop that I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. The laptop is large enough to have two hard drive bays. One has one of the two original Samsung hard drives (it's ...
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How do I tell the boot loader where grub.cfg is?

I have 4 partitions on my boot drive: /dev/sda1 which has Ubuntu 12.04, /dev/sda3 which has 15.10, /dev/sda4 which has 16.04 and which is big, and /dev/sda5 which has 16.04 and is small. When I boot, ...
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Drive auto mounting as read only (errors=remount-ro)

My system is auto-mounting as read only and I have no idea why. Output of fstab: cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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Glusterfs fstab

Currently I have 2 bricks that are replicated. I'm trying to mount a client to gluster. The only way I can get it to work is if I do this in the fstab: hostname:volume /test glusterfs defaults,...
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How do I list all options a file system is mounted with?

Both mount and cat /proc/mounts do not give me all the options I specified in the 'options' field in /etc/fstab. For example, this is in my /etc/fstab: # <file system> ...
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13.10 to 14.04: Filesystem mount failed: How get to maintenance shell?

While upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 we got a power cut: When we restarted the machine we got a system fail; I'm getting the readout below: 'Filesystem check or mount failed. A maintenance shell will ...
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Stop mounting of folders in /mnt

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, and now my system takes almost 5 minutes to boot (before upgrading it was <10 seconds). I ran systemd-analyze blame to see what was taking it so long, and it ...
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Is removeable media always mounted to the same path

I have and SD card that I want to use to save youtube films on. My laptop has an integrated SD card slot, will this always be mounted to the same path? If remove the card attach a USB drive then ...
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Bootup Error: ---[ end Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknow-block(0,0)

Previously, I have execute the following 3 commands. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade However, I cannot bootup my laptop after the restart. Whatever I try to ...
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Mounting issue with Mac-host and Ubuntu-guest shared folder on VirtualBox

Using VirtualBox 4.3.28 r100309 on Mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, I have a running ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest machine. On the mac in virtualbox "Manager" main screen, I right-click the running machine icon, ...
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Windows partition by default created & mounted after installing 16.04 LTS Dell Precision 7510

I noticed right after I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the USB bootdisk it by default created a partition named OS in one of my harddisks. The contents of this are the following: Is this best ...
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Unable to mount NTFS drive

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to re-mount my internal 3Tb hard drive. It had been working, but when I restarted the system, it wouldn't mount. I've tried every solution that Google could find, but ...
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Emergency mode after fail mounting windows partition

It happened after I formatted (from ubuntu) the windows partition, using file system ntfs. Now only boots in emergency mode. The log throws two errors: [drm:intel_set_pch_fifo_underrun_reporting [...
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External drives not detected but pendrives are

Xubuntu 14.04. " pid=520 comm="apparmor_parser" [ 3.359914] type=1400 audit(1468720969.240:8): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/NetworkManager/...
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USB drive just keeps auto suspending/disconnecting, even after disabling it

So, situation description: USB 2.0 HDD Enclosure (MS-Tech LU379PS, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2336) with a WD Caviar Green 2TB inside. Connected to my small Home Server (ZOTAC ZBOXSD-ID12/ID13) via ...
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Is that good to have both SDD point to root

My ubuntu: ~# sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 223.6G |-sda1 linux_raid_member 953M NC-PH-...
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is there a different way to mount drives over ssh then when using putty?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 machine that i use as a fileserver and i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop as the only OS. lately i have been having issues where the mounted drive on my server seems to ...
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Do I have to dismount VeraCrypt volumes before shutting down or restarting Ubuntu?

is there an auto- unmount/dismount in veracrypt or should i always unmount veracrypt volumes manually before shutting down to prevent a broken filesystem/container? I found the answer for Windows in ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu server; target filesystem doesn't have requested /sbin/init

I haven't used my ubuntu server for a few weeks now but I haven't done anything with it since I last successfully used it. I use it as mostly a media server. After trying to access it from my windows ...
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Relocate mount point from new install

Rookie here! Just re-installed Ubuntu 12.03 server on my boot drive and it found my raid five array and assigned the following /dev/md/0 point. I would prefer to relocate the mount point to dev/md0 ...
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How to get SD card serial in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm trying to get serial number and oemid of SD card. I have found an instruction here, but on my current system I cannot find it. Previously I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'...
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Hard disk not showing up in files but it is shown in “disks” and mount option are not available

Error when I tried the solution given on this website iya@riya-HP-Pavilion-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo fdisk -l WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support ...
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Can't mount my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I partition sometime ago. I made two partitions in one I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the other I use for storing various files. It was working OK last time I used it ...
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How do I know what physical drives/partitions are behind my /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11?

This is a just upgraded Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS machine. The /dev/mapper/isw_dghbbcaabe_RAID_Volume11 is "new" to the upgrade but I don't know what physical drives/partitions are included in the "device". ...