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

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Default HDD partitions on Dell Inspiron 3551 laptop

I got a brand new dell inspiron 15 3551 with ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. 3,7GB RAM, Intel Celeron CPU N2840 2´16 GHz x2, Graf. Intel Bay Trail, HDD 500GB. It comes with the following disc partitions; ...
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Unable to mount external NTFS HDDs due to duplicate UUID

I'm trying to setup /etc/fstab to automatically mount two external NTFS hard drives on boot, and decided to use the UUIDs as reference instead of the device names. Strangely, blkid reports that both ...
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Use common data folders for two users instead of separate ones

I have a 15.04 machine with basically 2 user accounts, an admin and a restricted user. What I want is that both of them have separate home directories (for system/application settings etc.), but use ...
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Extra folders in /media?

I have a few folders in /media/ and I am not sure why they are there. Two of them are drives I have explicitly mounted in fstab (ssd-linux-data, linux-data), but I am not sure where the other two are ...
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14.04 USB keep mounting itself

im trying to format my USB flash drive, but when i sudo umount /dev/sdb1 it doesn't work. so i tried to format it with ubuntu disk utility app. when i tried to unmount it, it keep mounting itself. so ...
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How to auto mount my external hard drive?

On login, ubuntu 10.10 would not mount external hard drives automatically, While ubuntu 10.04 mount them on login. I've tried Storage Device Manager but it give error when external hard is not ...
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What does NT_STATUS_MORE_PROCESSING_REQUIRED mean when using smbclient to connect to a samba share?

Symptoms: You can mount a NetApp 'shared drive' using the mount program fine. But if you try to browse it using smbclient, you get this error when it fails to connect: session setup failed: ...
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Help Creating Rsync/Crontab script that checks if ExtHD is mounted before running

I have a toshiba 3tb ExtHD and it consistently gets unmounted if I say shutdown computer then turn it on to a live cd then reboot back into OS. Its a simple fix, all I do is unplug and re-plug the USB ...
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Error when attempting to access external hard drive Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to click on my external hard drive I get a pop-up error that reads Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/andrew/Untitled: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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Access Encrypted Home Folder

Something happened to my laptop recently and whenever I booted it up, it freezes and my cap locks button blinks. I did a little googling on this and it appears that it is caused due to a kernel panic. ...
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Can't burn image to SD card

I have a problem burning images to my SD card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g6. When I plug my 8gb SD card into the laptop's internal SD card reader it shows up in the dock and I can ...
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Mounted External Drive Doesn't Show Correct Size

I have an external USB drive with 2.0 TB connected to a machine running Ubuntu Server 14.04. I used: fdisk -l and I can see that my at dev/sdd1. Here is the output: WARNING: GPT (GUID ...
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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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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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can't access the user account

Mistakenly I wanted to change the ownership or /usr and /etc and /home by chown -R username because I thought in this case, I won't see any error saying permission denied in installing softwares ...
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Unable to Mount External USB SSD

I bought a 1TB external USB SSD (Shadow). I want to copy files from an old disk and use it with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 (so NTFS). But it won't automount. The internal drive is SSD as well and ...
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New install displays errors and boots into cmd line

I've got an old laptop which has vista on it (which is crap) so I've decided to move to ubuntu. I don't have a CDROM or anything like that to mount the installation files on so I did it through ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 can not find Drive [duplicate]

whenever i try to access my drive this appears and i can't access my drive. I am using 15.04 alongside windows 8.1 Error mounting /dev/sda2 at /media/sharif/EEE: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How to mount BTRFS filesystem via CLI with switches defaults,noatime,commit=300,autodefrag

I have ubuntu on a 32GB USB2 flash stick that I carry around with me, it works fine booting on other machines I have to sometimes access. Recently I added a volume that contains a lot of data (a ...
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Udev rule is executed twice because Android Smartphone is mounted 2 times

I need your help. :-) First I want to excuse for my Englisch, I´m from Germany. I have a Bash script which should be executed every time an Android Phone is connected through USB. This is done by my ...
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Q&A How to mount devices as normal user?

Is it possible to mount some devices without being a root and without having sudo permissions?
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Mount USB to the same directory Ubuntu

I have a USB key which is mounted to a directory that I have created. For this I have edited fstab file in Ubuntu The problem is that if I disconnect this key(which was in /dev/sdb) and connect ...
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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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Can't mount drive - no such file or directory

On the back of this question: How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition? I can't mount my external drive. I tried both: /dev/disk/sdd1 and /dev/disk/by-label/Newx20Volume ...
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Trying to auto mount through rc.local file

I have a shared folder in my oracle virtual box that I call mz, it is being shared from my C drive Now I already mounted it and copied it to another folder. However I always add new stuff to that ...
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Unable to access NFS share from Mac OS X

I am trying to use NFS to share an external drive mounted on an Ubuntu server with a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I cannot access the mount point from the Mac. The relevant line in /etc/exports is: ...
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Unable to mount hard disk even after disabling fast boot

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 preview build. I have two hard disks, one on which Ubuntu and Windows are installed and the other containing all the data. I am not able to ...
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Problems with my Wifi

I see the different connections and I can also connect to any of those connections and access internet, but i can do it about 10 minutes at the most, then it appears that I have signal, but internet ...
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USB flash drives being mounted read-only in 13.10

Ever since installing 13.10 (x64) every time I insert a USB flash drive, it mounts as read-only. I tried using three different drives, and they all get mounted read-only. They were working fine on ...
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Como puedo instalar windows desde ubuntu? [closed]

The issue is that I had a notebook hp that came with Windows 8.1, and then he burned the hard drive and not lit, we took to fix and said no more Serbian. I told them to pass the info to an external ...
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“mount” does not recognize my drive

I am trying to mount a HDD but I'm having no luck. The disk is a 3000GB Seagate SV35 that is exactly one year old. It is a secondary drive used only for data; the media center has an SSD for the OS ...
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iPhone (iOS6) will not mount

After plugging in the iPhone, sudo lsusb says ... Bus 003 Device 015: ID 05ac:12a8 Apple, Inc. ... and sudo dmesg says ... [ 4187.142844] usb 3-1: USB disconnect, device number 13 [ ...
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Installing Ubuntu LXLE on 4GB SSD and external /home partition

I have been trying to install Ubuntu LXLE on a 4GB SSD with no other hard disks in an old laptop. It fails during install and I have found out that it is because it takes about 4150MB for a full ...
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automount ntfs partition read-only if not cleanly unmounted

I have configured to automount my ntfs data partition on boot: # /media/Win8 was on /dev/sda5 during installation UUID=A47A42FF7A42CDAC /media/Win8 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 0 ...
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unable to mount /

It first started after installed dosbox and typed in the command Z:\>MOUNT C ~/BCKUP. I had gone into full screen, and when I exited out of dosbox the icons and the menus were all zoomed in, I ...
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shared drive with an ubuntu 14.04 can't see

I am trying to access a file currently on the host machine from an ubuntu virtualbox. I have added the folder by clicking Machine > Settings > Shared Folders > Machine Folders > New. I set it to ...
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Cannot acces encrypted usb drive

So I had a USB stick encrypted by truecrypt but as it isnt supported anymore I decided to reformat it with disk-utilities in LUKS. I overwrote everything and formatted the drive with disk-utilities in ...
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Gave up waiting for root device error even though UUID exists

I am a new linux user and this is the third time that I have (re)installed LXDE on my old laptop and on all occasions to get rid of this frustrating error message. I have tried the suggestions on ...
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Unable to mount SD card, Exits with error

I am trying to mount an SD card onto my computer, but it just shows this error: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdb1: Command-line `mount ...
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Mount type always set to none

Wish you a good day! I want to mount a folder with type ntfs or ext2 or ext4 in order to set permissions for files in that. This is how I did: tudinh@Acoustic:~$ sudo mount --bind -v -t ext2 -o ...
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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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Is it ok to use “permissions” option on top of “defaults” in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g?

When I use ntfs-3g GUI tool it automatically appends "defaults" option for each NTFS partition on my hard drive (Dual boot with windows).As a result every files & folder are owned by root. Now As ...
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How do I mount a qcow2 disk image?

I have a QEMU virtual machine that uses a qcow2 disk image. How can I mount its filesystem without powering on the virtual machine?
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trying to copy from root to user

I mounted a folder inside my C drive to a root path of mnt/myFolder now I am trying to copy the contents of that folder to /home/dev/build/mysource I used that command that was taught by my senior ...
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Usb mount invalid argument openwrt [closed]

I am working with openwrt - attitude adjustment. I am trying to transfer files from a flash drive to /dev/media/usb. So, I am running mount /dev/sdc1 /dev/media/usb. In return, I get the following ...
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Logical volume is not mounted but is in use. Please close all applications using this device (eg iscsi)

How do I resize a LVM partition using system-config-lvm? As per: http://askubuntu.com/a/489909/45156 I clicked on the partition and try to resize, but get Logical volume is not mounted but is in ...
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kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,2)

I'm so new to Linux and suddenly found the error message appear when i boot after i click install ubuntu Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,2)
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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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How do I change file system in recovery mode to read-write mode?

I have messed up my sudoers file and I want to change the permission on it. When I login in recovery mode, I cannot run the command chmod as it is read-only option. I tried mount -o remount,rw / in ...
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How do I add a network drive to Plex?

So I've been looking around and can't find an exact solution to my problem. I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I like Ubuntu and want to use it instead of windows. Everything was working on ...