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

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How do I mount my new 3TB hard drive?

I just bought a new Western Digital hard drive (3tb) off Amazon, which the reviews suggested I could use with Ubuntu as a secondary drive. sudo fdisk -l gives me: Disk /dev/sdc: 3000.6 GB, ...
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Can't mount an ISO

Can't mount an ISO and the one time it did, it showed up empty. iso is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop1, missing codepage or ...
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Installed Ubuntu on a thumb drive with full disk encryption. Doesn't accept the pass when mounted on another install

I checked the full disk encryption (and home dir) options when instlling Ubuntu 15.04 on a thumb drive. The installation was done as you would do on a HDD. It works fine. However, i plugged the thumb ...
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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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XFS File System Fails - Can't read Superblock

After this (Iomega Home Media disk corruption - data recovery help asked) problem solved... i have a new one.. I'm trying to understand why my Iomega Home Media Stopped working, and need for that to ...
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How do I move empty space on hard drive

I have a 500GB hard drive, internal, and it is split as follows: Partition Type Mount Point Size Used Flags 1. /dev/sda1 ntfs /media/BackupHD 433.55GiB 408.76 boot 2. ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 not Found after forced shutdown [closed]

Couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I was enjoying it until I wanted to import files from my external hard drive that it suddenly froze for 20 min or so and I forced shutdown my laptop. ...
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Installing new internal hard drive with Ubuntu. Hard drive and logical name show up with sudo lshw -C disk, but receive an I/O error when using fdisk [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a brand new internal hard drive using a USB install. Using lshw -C disk I'm able to see that my computer recognizes the hard drive is connected. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Trouble with sharing

I am trying to create a file server / backup machine out of an old pc and am not having any luck sharing the intended drive with the network. Please have a little patience with my ignorance, I ...
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Making multiple pendrives bootable, using command-line

How can I create multiple bootable pen-drives at the same time using Command-Line? For information, the normal flow of making a bootable pendrive using terminal is as follows: 1: Check the ...
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Mount NFS share using autofs

I have a NFS share on a local Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu Server 14.04) that I'm trying to automount on my work station (Xubuntu 15.04). I've found out that it can be achieved using autofs and I've set it ...
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Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. - Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with wubi inside Windows 7 and then after installation is completed and system is about to start it shows -Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. If ...
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Why do I get “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error?

When mounting an NFS directory by doing: sudo mount 192.168.1.5:/home/shared /mnt/common I get the following error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on 192.168.1.5:/home/shared, ...
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SD card is recognized but won't mount “can't read superblock”

When attempting to look at the files on my SD card I get the following message. ## Unable to access “16 GB Volume” ## Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/automat0n/6366-3430: Command-line `mount ...
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'Safely Remove' mounts the Seagate Backup plus drive again and again

I had upgraded my ubuntu to 15.04 recently and while using my Seagate external hard disk, I found there is no Unmount option but a new Safely Remove option is provided. And it is not working properly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Map Folder To Windows Share On Login

I have a folder on my Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop called Windows-Share. In a terminal I run the following command (all one line): sudo mount -t cifs -o ...
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error in opening another partition

this is the message shown in opening my partitions--- Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/pradyumn/ DATA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sda5" ...
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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 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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How to mount Google Drive, without grive?

Since grive no longer works with new Google API, how do I mount Google Drive?
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Remounting SMB shares when changing between wifi/wired networks

I've been battling with this for a while with mixed results. I frequently move my laptop between it's dock (wired) and my couch (wireless). Anytime I switch networks, I have to manually run "sudo ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no longer mounts samba share on boot

I recently upgraded to ubuntu server 15.04 from 14.04. I have this line in my fstab: Samba //192.168.1.101/mediaserver2/ /mnt/mediaserver/ cifs ...
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Odd behavior with certain disks and mounting

Whenever I mess around with a disk, (not quite exactly sure what triggers it), Ubuntu's partition searching system seems to bug out. I was trying to set up my camera SD card to auto-mount and when ...
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Unable to mount NTFS hard drive partition “The disk contains an unclean file system”

I have dual booted ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 in my laptop. Earlier my window partition(C drive) and other NTFS partition was accessible from ubuntu. Now its giving me this error and not mounting: ...
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Error in formatting corrupted Micro Sd Card

Initially this 4 gb microSD worked for a couple days inside a cellphone before it stopped functioning. I have used an adapter to plug it into my computer making sure that the write protected switch ...
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LUKS encryption over ecryptfs

My /home partition under Ubuntu is default encrypted (ecryptfs), but now the system isn't mounting it. Even worse, I don't even find the folder after encrypting for a second time with LUKS. This is ...
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How can i mount hard disk partition without deleting files? [duplicate]

I got this error, when I tried to open my partition ... Error mounting /dev/sda1 at /media/gr3ch/28DA3B12DA3ADC2E: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" ...
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How to mount a samba share permanently?

How to mount a samba share permanently in ubuntu 10.10? Also i dont want to display the share icon in my desktop. How to acheive this task?
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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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Configure automount vboxsf in 15.04

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 over VirtualBox 4.3.28. I have a shared folder using vboxsf. Until now, adding the mount -t vboxsf command in /etc/init.d/rc.local file, it was mounted automatically on ...
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Mount cifs Input/Output error

I am using Linux Mint which is derivated from ubuntu.I try to mount a remote drive with cifs. So i did this : sudo mount -t cifs -o ...
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Unable to mount Windows partition - fast boot is already off - still get the problem [duplicate]

i have installed windows 8.1 and ubuntu on my new computer, and get the following error when i try to mount the device. I already googled and turned all the hibernation / fastboot options off, but i ...
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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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How to fix this error while mounting drives? [duplicate]

I am unable to browse any folders on my computer. Please help me solve this problem. I get the following error when trying to browse my ntfs drive: Error mounting /dev/sda2 at ...
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How to automount NTFS partitions ?

I have two NTFS partitions, and I don't want to mount them everytime I start Ubuntu. How can I do this ? Is there a tool or a code to use? If so, is it safe to automount? specially when they are ...
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Creating a mount point if it does not exist

When using the mount utility, if you specify a directory that does not exist, that is considered an error. Is there any option I can use so that mount points get automatically created if they don't ...
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I am having trouble mounting my external hard drive

I get the error Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/harish/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Is it OK to mount a partition to /home/

My office system's HDD capacity was 500 GB, but the usable space was only around 100 GB. When I analysed disk I found that some of the space was used by boot and swap and the rest was used by an empty ...
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Suddenly can't run sudo

I didn't do anything on the computer except Internet for a few days and suddenly when I tried to do: $ sudo apt-get update I got: sudo: effective uid is not 0, is /usr/bin/sudo on a file system ...
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Ubuntu partitioning advice

I am searching for a best practice for my use case. I have setup a vServer with following partitions: /dev/vda1 2048 1953791 975872 82 Linux Swap / Solaris /dev/vda2 * ...
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What causes high CPU usage by mount.ntfs?

I'm in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. mount.ntfs use high CPU--40%. I have Intel Core i5-3210M. Why is this happening? lsblk: NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL sda 465.8G ...
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Ubuntu won't mount SD Card

I have Asus X552V with Ubuntu 14.04 64b. I tried inserting 4GB Transcend SD Card into Card Reader, but nothing happens. As I was directed to Why does Ubuntu not detect my SD card? this question, I ...
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How do I get write access to my external hard drive?

I have recently formatted an external hard drive for use with Ubuntu 14.04 using GParted. I formatted the drive to Ext4, and everything seemed to work until I tried to copy files to the drive, at ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NFS v4 mount error incorrect mount option was specified

I am trying to mount a nfs folder over network from NFS Server to NFS Client. My NFS Server configuration looks like this /mount 192.168.145.128/255.255.255.0(rw,sync,no_subtree_check) ...
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FS mounted as RO on boot after upgrade to 15.04

Just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Couldn't get the system to boot ok. I could boot using (upstart) option - not using default systemd. When in default mode the lightdm terminal was stuck before login ...
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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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rsync back up of entire root system not working using --exclude?

I am trying to do a system back up of my entire OS I am using these command and both are not excluding the files I want sudo rsync -avz --exclude="/tmp" --exclude="/sys" --exclude="/lost+found" ...
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Unable to mount secondary BTRFS filesystem to specific subvolume

So I'm trying to wrap my head around BTRFS and set up my fileserver using BTRFS filesystems. Here is my setup: /dev/sda1 : BTRFS filesystem, contains @, @home subvolumes mounted to / and /home. ...
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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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CD-ROM issues in Kubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04. Since then, I cannot use my CD drive. If I insert a CD, it doesn't appear on my devices list. If I try mounting it, I get the following error: % sudo ...