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

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How can I get SD cards to mount automatically even when X isn’t running?

I have an old laptop with a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. The GUI is painfully slow, especially when something is animating, so I followed these instructions to prevent the window manager from ...
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Managing multiple hard drives, choosing which stores what (during install process)

I have an SSD and an HDD installed in my machine. I've decided to start fresh, and make a few changes in the process. I would like to use the SSD for certain documents (project files) as well as the ...
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No access to usb

I have been having problem to change my USB from 'read only' to 'read and write' because i had reinstalled Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, it says that i am not the owner of USB. Please help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 mounts external USB drive on boot with option “noauto” in fstab entry

I have an external USB drive and a USB thumbdrive connected to my computer. Both have an entry in /etc/fstab with the option noauto (will post the whole fstab entries at the end). While my thumbdrive ...
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Automatic Ubuntu server installation not working - error with booting from usb drive

I am working on automatic Ubuntu installation iso file. I followed the guide shown here: https://pricklytech.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/ubuntu-server-unattended-installation-custom-cd/ The iso file ...
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Filesystem check or mount failed. dpkg too many errors

My ubuntu does not boot anymore. I have checked the sources.list and have 14.04.3 LTS (trusty) in it. But it seems that it failed during an upgrade. I have a similar error like this Filesystem check ...
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mounting a network server on ubuntu machine

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 and I changed it to exactly look like 10.04. Found it much easier than current GUI of 14.04. I want to mount a network server(a cluster UNIVA GRID ENGINE) on my local machine ...
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Samba giving me problems after restart

I usually do not ask for much help as I google and research all my problems well. I am trying to share an internally attached hard drive through samba to access from (Android, Windows, and other Linux ...
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Encrypted partition disappeared. Remounting / recovering the data

I had an encrypted partition which I setup perhaps 3, maybe 4 years ago. I don't remember the details of how I set it up, so I'm not sure how to recover it. After a recent update (sometime in the ...
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Creating bootable usb stick in Ubuntu [on hold]

I am trying to install the tiny7 operating system to my xps 13 (9343). I am going to use this lightweight os to play poker games, since wine does not seem to work for bovada for me. I but the disk ...
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Network Drives Not Mounting on boot untill ufw is disabled/enabled

I am relatively new to Linux but I am enjoying it and even more enjoying learning it. Here is what I set out to accomplish. I have an Windows media box (running win7) that i want to connect the shares ...
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Mount.d does not seem to start

Yesterday my NFS share did work. Today I get: mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting On the server, when I restart nfs (service nfs-kernel-server restart) I get: * Stopping NFS kernel ...
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Mount windows symbolic link to linux directory

I have the following setup: WinPC1 with USB drive (NTFS) WinPC2 with symbolic link to USB drive from WinPC1 (USBLink) LinuxPC1 which should mount the symbolic link from WinPC2 to a directory I ...
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Why am i unable to mount my partition? Is it fakeraid or corrupted or what?

This is error i see when try to mount my "Movies" partition Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sda2: Command-line `mount "/media/Movies"' exited with non-zero exit status 13: Incomplete ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unkown-block(0,0) [on hold]

after a reboot I get the following error message: The grub menu: I can boot the system by selecting previous version->... 3.13.0.64-generic (/dev/sda1) in the grub. Here an image of the boot ...
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Is there anyway to access my old hard drive?

So i'm trying to get all the files off my old hard drive and this is the error message i'm getting. Error mounting /dev/sdb4 at /media/madlife/AC2C95582C951F00: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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how do i access magicpuck 256 gb micro sd card on lenovo y50 running ubuntu 15.04 64 bit

hello im trying to access my sd card which can be accessed fine on windows thru its sd reader it came with, but on ubuntu i cannot access it for some reason. i get the error message Unable to mount ...
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Gigolo doesnt ask for password when i try to connect

I am trying to mount a drive permanently on my ubuntu machine so i installed gigolo. after doing this i tried to connect to a drive and i only have an option for custom location so i entered ...
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Can't read sd card in digital camera, but can read the card in cardreader

when i connected the camera w/ sd card to pc, i got the following error messages: Error mounting /dev/sdg1 at /media/chef/3831-6263: Command-line mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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How do I pass SMB/CIFS nobrl (or other mount) option to gvfs-mount?

I'd like to mount a dedicated NAS box SMB share from userland (no sudo or root access) via gvfs-mount, and specify various mount.cifs options such as nobrl (no byte-range locking) for compatibility ...
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Force format an external HDD

My Seagate 500 GB external HDD stopped working few days ago for unknown reasons. I don't really care about the data on it anymore. I just want it to work properly again but I cant format it in ...
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How to share home directory in an pxe-booted linux

I am making a diskless linux cluster with the aid of ubuntu howto (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DisklessUbuntuHowto). The server has a /nfsroot directory which is the root directory of clients ...
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Failed to setup loop device while mounting .iso file

I am trying to install Matlab R2013A in Ubuntu 15.04 using an .iso file and: I logged in as super user using sudo su. I made a directory for a mount point using "mkdir -p /mnt/disk" To mount the ...
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How to burn or mount an ISO file?

I have downloaded an ISO file recently. How do I burn it to a CD or DVD or mount it?
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Create blank disk image for file storage

Similar to the way Mac OS X users can create and mount blank .dmg files, add and remove files as much as they wish, and move that image wherever they want... as if it were a virtual USB drive. Is ...
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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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NFS directory content doesn't show

I used the instructions here. Here is what I have in etc/exports: /media *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,subtree_check) and here is the command I use for mounting on the client: sudo mount ...
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Furius ISO and mounting

I used Furius for mounting an image (a torrent i downloaded) and it made a new drive and a folder containing all of the files from the image , when i finished i unmounted it. And now when I try to ...
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Create RAID array of image files

OK, so I've got three image files in /home/, and they each reside on different physical drives: image1.img image2.img image3.img Each image is the same size, and I want to put the images ...
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Can I mount an encrypted /home directory with automatic login?

I'm trying to encrypt some files in Ubuntu server 14.04 so that if someone boots off a live CD that can't just read the files. However I also want the server to auto-login into a whiptail menu which ...
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How can I use Ubuntu to recover files on an NTFS file system which is dirty? [duplicate]

Because my windows is having problems, I'm trying to use an Ubuntu live disk to access my Windows hard drive. So I start up Ubuntu (Without installing it) and I see that my drive can not be found, so ...
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Ubuntu installation and file sharing help [closed]

Several questions. I am running Ubuntu from a Live CD. My other OS is WIN XP, but it is not operating correctly, so I want to transfer about 140 GB of music and files to my other computer. First, ...
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“failed to setup loop device” [closed]

I've seen others with this issue, but cannot seem to solve it. I am trying to mount an iso file (obviously) using the command sudo mount -o loop ~/Downloads/<isoname>.iso /media/iso/ and ...
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how make Apache access out the www directory

Hello i have make (store) directory in / path /etc /var /store <-----My directory . . and i mount hhd to /store mount /dev/sde /store i need my website php in /var/www/html/ can acess to ...
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Mount CIF with permission for 2 users

I mount a drive with this command in fstab //analyticstest/datadrive cifs vers=2.1,credentials=/home/ccruzado/.smbcredentials 0 0 The problem is that I have 2 folder within the mounted unit to ...
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Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ubuntu

since I could not find how to post this as a blog/post/tutorial in AskUbuntu.. I decided on posting it here, were it is best exposed anyhow ... Setting up LVM Snapshot as a backup/restore point in ...
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How to provide /dev/sda to already existing file system?

I am new to file system. I have file system file with name rootfs.ext3 and when I mount it to some directory , I don't see any "sda" directory into it so that this file system file could be mounted on ...
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Cannot access Windows volume, operation pending

My Win 7 has recently crashed big time, and loops on startup repairs, while all other boot options bring me to a frozen black Windows screen. This happened to me a year ago, but I was able to view my ...
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Unexpected encfs+apache permission behavior

I can't write my cache file for my encrypted wiki. [root@localhost user]# namei -mo /var/www/html/decwiki2/data/cache/ f: ...
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Automatically running ntfsfix on boot?

Recently, I set up a nice symlink system so my documents and various things are synced between my Ubuntu and Windows installs. However, this depends (obviously) on my Windows partition being mounted. ...
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Getting “Disk /dev/sdX doesn't contain a valid partition table” on LUKS external drive

Wanting to make sure I'm doing this right. I get the warning on both /dev/sdX and "/dev/mapper/luks-xxxx-xx. . ." when I run fdisk -l. This is what I did to encrypt it: cryptsetup -y -v luksFormat ...
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“mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1” when mounting ext4 drive

I'm trying to mount an ext4 partition on another drive so it can be mounted at login, but whenever I do, I get this message: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount ...
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Mounting cifs drive gives: mount error(22): Invalid argument

I'm trying to run: sudo mount -t cifs //user.my-backup.com /mnt/wal_drive -o iocharset=utf8,rw,credentials=/etc/backupcredentials.txt,uid=postgres,gid=postgres,file_mode=0660,dir_mode=0770 However ...
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An error occurred while mounting, read only [duplicate]

I've been reading a lot of posts, but none of the solutions have helped me. I only have 4-5 days of experience with any *nix systems. The problem is that everytime I boot ubuntu, it says "An error ...
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After `apt-get upgrade` mdadm won't auto-assemble RAID at startup

After a simple apt-get upgrade, mdadm won't assemble my intel raid anymore automatically. This leads to fstab entries not being mounted and so the startup fails. I'm dropped into a recovery shell ...
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special device /dev/mapper/jmicron_JRAID1 does not exist

It is my first post .. so first of all thank you all for the good effort. Concerning my problem now. On my Ubuntu 14.04 I used to have a disk (sdb) on raid (software cannot recall raid type). Suddenly ...
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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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Ubuntu unbootable without usb and usb partition umountable

I have an external 500 GB usb hardrive and my computer runs the latest ubuntu mate (15 64 bit). My computer can't boot into Ubuntu without the hardrive attached error dev/sdb no medium found is shown. ...
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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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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 ...