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

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SD Card Appears Multiple Times in /media?

So I've noticed that my SD card under /media/user/ is mentioned with multiple names. It will appear as /media/user/SDCARD,/media/user/SDCARD1, /media/user/SDCARD2, and so on. Only the latest one is ...
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no media detected on a usb flash drive

I have a Kingston DT MicroDuo 3.0 and it was working fine till it didn't mount on Windows, Mac nor Ubuntu It appears in the disk utility as /dev/sdd and in the volumes area it shows no media detected ...
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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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How to assign a UUID to a hard drive?

I have done a clean install of ubuntu 16.04 LTS onto a acer aspire VN7-792G. This has a 128Gb SDD and a 1Tb HDD. The laptop was supplied with windows 10, which I removed using the diskpart utility ...
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Can mount alter a partition?

I have a dual boot tablet, Android and Win10 are installed on the MMC drive. I am using linux/xubuntu in order to restore/manage the MMC drive. My goal is to replace the NTFS win10 partition. For some ...
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Problem accessing external Ubuntu encrypted disc from Mint

First post as it seems I'm in a difficult position. So I used to have a Ubuntu 14.04 system which crashed, meaning that it consistently tries to login after entering credentials, but nothing happens ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...
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How do I correctly set ownership of a cifs mount?

I have attempted to mount a windows share using the following line in my fstab: //some_mount /media/some_mount cifs uid=1000,gid=1000,credentials=/home/quant/.smbcredentials,sec=ntlm 0 0 When ...
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Recovering NTFS partitions that cannot be mounted

About two weeks ago I had a problem with my PC that my brother wrote a question about at PC not booting after using Windows 7 auto-repair. I still haven't solved the problem, so my PC is unusable now....
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Sandisk Cruzer Blade not detected and can't be formatted

My sandisk cruzer blade is not write protected and it is not mounted in ubuntu. I can't even format it using Disks utility in ubuntu. dmesg | tail info: rishi@rishi:~$ dmesg | tail [192006.789212] sd ...
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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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I don't understand how this RAID setup came back to life

I don't know how to explain this correctly, but I just need some insight as to how this happened: I have a 4-disk RAID 10 system via the motherboard's Intel raid controller using MDADM. I have ...
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Unable to access windows partition even after restart or shutdown in Ubuntu 15.10

I am facing great problem with the title above. I cannot access windows partition , even after restarting or shutdown. Error mounting /dev/sda8 at /media/hasan/Development: Command-line `mount -t "...
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Ubuntu won't boot without external hard drive connected

I am dual booting ubuntu and windows 10 on my laptop. I recently installed the plex server and followed the instructions on this link to fix a permissions issues I was having. Now however, ubuntu will ...
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Nextcloud data folder on windows share permission issues

I have a windows share mounted on my ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS server and I want to have my data folder on the mounted windows share. everything is configured and working EXCEPT nextcloud needs to have the ...
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“No object for D-Bus interface” when mounting with Nautilus

I have an internal HDD that gives this error when I try to mount either of its two partitions in Nautilus, while my main HDD works fine. When I use Disks to mount it works but unmounting in Nautilus ...
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how to mount windows phone in ubnutu?

In Ubuntu, windows phone are not detecting. How to mount using terminal ? The PPA provided in this link How to connect Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 12.04. is not valid
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Mounting a new hard drive (sda1) to my existing filesystem

I tried to read some posts regarding mounting a new hard drive, but I am facing some problem. My new hard drive is sda1. The output of sudo fdisk -l is: sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 999.7 GB, ...
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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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Remapping /home/ in a dual boot

I have a problem that I have almost found the solution to, but not quite. I have 2 linux operating systems on 2 partitions of my computer. I have all my stuff in the /home directory of the ubuntu side....
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How to mount disk image taken in linux and run in virtual box

I want to get virtual box to mount and boot the disk image I took a month ago. I have been able to mount the drive and can see its contents, everything is accessible, I want to now get the image ...
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Mount Logical Volume failing

I'm trying to mount my logical volume and get the following error: root@mediaserver:/home/jon# mount /dev/mediaserver/homeserver /media mount: you must specify the filesystem type So I tried to ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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,...