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

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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?

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 [on hold]

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” [on hold]

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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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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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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How burn or mount an ISO file?

I have downloaded ISO files recently. How do I burn it to a CD or DVD or mount it?
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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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BTRFS RAID6 array is broken, how do I fix it?

My Btrfs raid 6 array seems to be broken. When try to mount it I get the following error message. I don't know how or why it broke maybe a power outage or something (it happened during my vacation). ...
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How do I make a folder or an entire drive accessible by all users, and permanently mounted?

I can not find an "All" user group, nor the "Everyone" owner.... I have read over 50 questions on the subject today of people not being able to read and write to their media weather internal or ...
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USB drive not mounting on Kubuntu; mounts on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Kubuntu 32bit (not sure which version). I want go back to having Ubuntu 14.04 which I have on my USB drive but it isn't mounting it. I have tried this but but it doesn't find anything: ...
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Recover files from one drive from a raid1 array

A couple years ago I created a raid 1 array using two 1TB drives in a computer running Ubuntu 12.04. These drives stored my files (pictures, videos and music) and acted as a server for other computers ...
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Execute jar file when user mount a loop block device linux

I successfully created and mounted a loop block device using these commands. dd if=/dev/zero of=my_fs bs=1024 count=30720 losetup /dev/loop0 my_fs mount -t ext3 /dev/loop0 /mnt/fs_mount_location/ ...
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How to unmount nfs on shutdown of system via Network Manager

I use network manager and mount a NFS drive via a custom script /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/99nfs.sh: #!/bin/sh IF=$1 STATUS=$2 if [ "${IF}" = "eth0" ] && [ "${STATUS}" = "up" ]; ...
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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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How to Access ext3/ext4 (Ubuntu 14.04) Partition from Windows 8.1

I have recently installed Windows (8.1) on my Ubuntu (14.04) alongside after shrinking the root partition ( /dev/ubuntu-vg/root ) using GParted live (terminal) and rearranging the partitions using ...
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One drive removed from RAID5 each restart

After almost each restart my RAID 5 array is being degraded. Very suspisous thing I found in dmesg Log First SDA and SDB logs can be found, Then MD0 - without SDC and then SDC. What can be a ...
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Cannot access mounted partition

I am trying to build an LFS system. I am following the 'Linux from scratch 7.7-systemd version. However, I have experienced an weird behavior. I am logged in as user nahin with the GUI. I have mounted ...
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Cant mount drive, could this be a zero-length partition?

sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /media/k mount: /dev/sdc1: can't read superblock sudo mkfs.ext4 -n /dev/sdc mke2fs 1.42 (29-Nov-2011) /dev/sdc is entire device, not just one partition! Proceed anyway? (y,n) ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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message disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present even after trying various options

I have tried the advice here: Puny geek including the last amendments. and here Askubuntu including the advice further down for 14.04 I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on an older system. I just upgraded ...
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How to know which sdb is a USB pendrive?

I wrote a script which formats USB pendrive and place media on it. It helps people in a library getting a bunch of HTML and media on it to browse historical data (official version). All my script do ...
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Is there any hope of recovering this installation?

I have a laptop that gets very hot and when it overheats it shuts down abruptly. By Sod's law this happened while I was updating to 11.04 (during the install phase, somewhere in the lib* section, so ...
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Mounted cifs share but no write permissions

Have reinstalled Ubuntu on my web dev server. On the old one I had an smbfs share setup to access a share over the local network to other Ubuntu boxes. It was setup using the following and worked fine ...
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Unable to mount drives [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu along with windows as dual boot. Some times I am unable to mount the other drives i.e, E, F, G . it is showing error message. Even after proper shut down of windows also sometimes it ...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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checking files on android devices

I´am wondering if there would be a specifically adb browser, to check out files on a connected device which can´t boot up due missing bin files, i have tried many sources out but can´t even ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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Where is the GVFS folder in 15.04

I can't seem to locate the GVFS folder in Ubuntu 15.04 has its location changed from 14.10? The old location: /run/user/1000/gvfs/ Is always empty, no matter how many samba shares are mounted. ...
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errors in mounting usb while trying to create live usb for an os

I am trying to create a live USB of an OS. but while installing, the USB is having problems being partitioned. On the install screen it says that the changes to the disk have been written but the ...
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(kubuntu) Can't Remove KaliTools from system

I have problem with Kali tool it can not remove and when a type in terminal sudo apt-get upgrade it does not work It say that when I type sudo apt-get upgrade or when I type anything ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 13 see my ipod [closed]

sudo fdisk -l gave: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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How to find details like whether the mounted filesystem is read only or read-write with details of status related to the disk health?

How to find details like whether the mounted file-system is read only or read-write? In addition to it how to find details of the hard disk or partition health status without affecting the data of ...
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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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Ubuntu server 14.04 with adaptec RAID. How do I find my RAID folder in webmin

Ok so probably you'll be laughing at me for such a noob question... I have just set up the above system that I want to administer through webmin. All working fine but can't find RAID directory or ...