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How do I restore these library paths/versions for libmount?

I'm still dealing with the ramifications of installing a util-linux version well in advance of Ubuntu Trusty, as given here: http://askubuntu.com/a/439065/129616 Specifically, libmount still looks ...
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Only put certain directories in home to another partition

Before anyone wants to mark this as a duplicate: I do not want to put my /home on another partition. I'm going to buy a 250GiB SSD to replace the 640GiB HDD in my laptop computer. However, since ...
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Kill SSHFS at shutdown? (systemd / upstart)

Apparently having an SSHFS mountpoint active while trying to restart or shutdown Ubuntu can cause the system to hang. I would really like to avoid having to possibly power cycle, due to using an md ...
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How to design partitions for SSHD?

I'm going to install Linux on Lenovo B5400, which contains: 500GB Hybrid SSHD with a 8 GB SSD and 500 GB HDD Designing partitions for my 2 Linux distros was quite easy before, when I had only HDD. ...
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Unable to start windows

As you can see from my question I'm really noob with Ubuntu. I have installed my Ubuntu on my computer. I was thinking that I will be able to make choice between Ubuntu and Windows after reboot the ...
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Why can't all the mount point in root directory changed to /mnt/temporary & /mnt/removable? [closed]

It seem a obsoleted in the root directory with all the mount point. For example: /cdrom /media /mnt So, why can't it change to something like this: New Hierarchy: /mnt/temporary #Can short it to ...
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How to change an order of mount points if a volume is mounted twice?

How to change an order of mount points if a volume is mounted twice (or more)? sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/Folder_1; sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/Folder_2; udisksctl info --block-device /dev/sda2; ...
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Manual Installation Help

When I install Ubuntu by using something else and create the partitions What should I usually do is select the mount point as root ie / I wonder what are the other mount options used for and what ...
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Mount directory when navigating to it

Is it possible to mount a drive when a user attempts to navigate to it? For instance, if I were to have /dev/sda8 mounted upon /mnt/shared/, could I only mount it when a process attempts to list the ...
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Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04

I want to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 8. Both are installed in my Dell laptop but the bios is not configured properly. I have to press F11 every time I need to use Ubuntu instead of Windows 8. I ...
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Mount point name changed

I had Ubuntu 13.10 for a while and recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. There is a problem in the mount point name of my hard disk. I had a partition name stuff and for some reason after upgrading the ...
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Mounting a filesystem?

I know how to use mounting in linux and have used it many a times but I am not able to understand what mount actually means in operating system,its benefits and practical usage? I have searched it on ...
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sshfs and disk usage

I have a 1TB hard disk mounted on / in the same hard disk I have the home, something like 100GB of data. This is the output of df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on ...
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how to mount with udisks to specified directory

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I need a portable solution (to work on various linux systems) and to be in my user's home directory for mounting a partition after login or after boot. From what I searched on ...
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Mounting the image to disk [closed]

Using qemu-img i converted disk as a bootable how can i mount this one to my system while i use normal mount For example mount /dev/sdb /bootable it through special disk can't able to mount
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Mount external devices into home with specialised folder icons

I wish to mount separate 3TB drives as /home/markrich/Pictures, /home/markrich/Music and /home/markrich/Videos. Mounting the drives isn't a problem for me, however is Ubuntu clever enough to assign ...
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Zfs mountpoint for sidebar

I'm trying to mount a zfs drive in Lubuntu, I can get it to mount, but I can't find the proper mount point to get it to show in the side bar like a normal drive would. sudo zfs set mountpoint=?/? ...
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Can't log into data partition of drive 2 in computer 2 over lan, from computer 1

I am trying to move (or copy) a large tarball from my home directory on 12.04 computer1 to the sda6 directory on 12.04 computer2. Computer 2 boots from a 20Gb partition on a SSD drive. sda6 is on a ...
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decrease mount point partition

The mounting point / partition only uses a small fraction (7%) of the 132 GB originally allocated by the Ubuntu installer. Can I safely reallocate space from the / partition to the /home partition? ...
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Plex media server and mount issues in Ubuntu 13.04

hopefully it's not too much of a newbie question...... so, i have decided to drop plex media server onto an Ubuntu install in order to provide my house with a stable platform that will maximize ...
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How to mount without mkdir

Very very basic conceptual question. (Obviously from a beginner) I want to manually mount an internal hard drive. My drive in not mounted. dir /media is empty. I click on the drive in the GUI, ...
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Access denied error while mounting a shared folder?

I am a linux newbie and I have a very basic question. I have three machines - machineA 10.108.24.132 machineB 10.108.24.133 machineC 10.108.24.134 and all those machines have Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How to create Mount Point and then mount the directory in all servers?

I am a linux newbie and I have a very basic question. I have three machines - machineA machineB machineC and all those machines have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in it and I have root access to all ...
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Why are the default permissions for /media/username root:root?

I have tweaked the permissions on /media/username from root:root to username:root [1]. I understand that a user-centric location allows user-centric permissions [2]. But why were the permissions for ...
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How do I mount an EncFS volume at /media/username/mountpoint?

I am using Gnome EncFS Manager [1] on Ubuntu 13.10. If I create an encrypted folder (known as a stash) and an unencrypted mountpoint, both in the Home folder, it works. For example, ~/test-encrypted ...
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Added 2nd HDD, created new mount point for /mnt/datanew, get you are not the owner

I am completely new to Linux and have been asked to extend a VM running Ubuntu, I thought I would test this first so have just installed it in a test VM, I added the 2nd hard drive and used Gparted ...
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default mount point changed for external HD [duplicate]

The default mount point for my external HD changed when upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. Now the username is added as an extra level before the hd label. So it used to be /media/nameofhd and now ...
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What mount point should I use for data/free space

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a PC that has 2 hard drives (160 GB and 320 GB) These drives were set up with Ubuntu on the 160 and Vista on the 320 as dual boot. I am currently re-partitioning ...
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Unmount script running on unmounted device

How can I unmount a USB drive using a script located on that drive? The device appears busy when the script is running,
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What happens if I simply change a mount point from /usr/local to /usr?

I have this disk set up like so: /dev/sda3 mounted to: /usr/local if I just change this (in fstab, right?) to: /dev/sda3 mounted to: /usr What happens? Do I lose anything or does it all just ...
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Mounting disk drives among different users

I had this idea about mounting disk drives among different users. I would create a folder called say /media/diskXYZ . Then I would make a softlink from /media/user1/diskXYZ to /media/diskXYZ , and ...
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Storage pooling using OverlayFS

I'm planning to move my 12.04 media server to 13.04. I'm adding an SSD and want to start with a clean installation. Currently I use an aufs mount to pool my various data drives together into one ...
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Where are MTP mounted devices located in the filesystem?

I have an Android phone that connects with my computer via MTP. This works fine; I can see and transfer files with Nautilus. However, I often want to use the terminal to move large numbers of files, ...
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Disk usage analyser does not display correct disk size (using multiple mount points)

I'm running ubuntu 13.04 on an acer aspire S3, and everything is going pretty smoothly. However, one thing that I did notice was an error in disk usage analyser I have the Caching SSD that was used ...
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multiple /home mountpoints

I have 5 hard drives 1.5TB and 4-750's. What I want to do is make the 4-750's into a raid10. I already have a /home mountpoint on the 1.5TB drive. I want to use the raid as DATA only no OS stuff at ...
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Non existing Mount Points fails to automount on boot, How to fix this?

I think I've messed up something with my partition mount points. OK, this is the thing. When I have been fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10 from a Live CD, I made all my partitions with ext4 file system ...
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Changing the mounting point for logical partitions

When I installed Ubuntu 12.04, I didn't know how to properly set the mounting points for the partitioned logical drives. So, I just set it randomly. Now when I open the Home folder I cannot see any of ...
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How to know where plugged device was mounted?

For example I have 3G modem. When I plug it in USB port it becomes /dev/ttyACM0. How can I see if device is really connected at all, what proper commands to see listings of connected devices (not ...
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mount to an existing ubuntu server os

I currently have ubuntu server installed on an ext4 partition which contains the root file system. I wanted to separate /var out to its own partition. So I booted gparted live, created another ext4 ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu with Windows 7 on a single hdd with common slaves?

I have a question...when using multiple partitions for shared access, do you use '/media/' as the mount point, or is there a different way to set this stuff up? I'm setting up a multimedia system ...
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nautilus connect to server - can not reach filesystem root

Using Ubuntu-Raring I connect via 'Files/Connect-to-server': ssh://root@myhost:mysshport/ connection works ok, but I am connected to '/root' on the target system and can not reach the filesystem root ...
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How to select mount points for Windows partitions?

Can someone give me some criterias on how to select mounting points for ubuntu installation? At the moment Windows 7 is my main OS on the pc and the 250GB hdd memory is allocated this way: C:/ -Win7 ...
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What do I do when my root filesystem is full?

My / folder is reading as full and I can't update software or do anything. Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. $ df -h Results: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 ...
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What's the difference between USB, UUID, Disk identifier and Vendor ID?

I need a persistent, unique identifier of a USB drive that never changes, to make a mount point folder. Can you explain the difference between Disk Identifier, Vendor ID and UUID? Can you also advise ...
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how to mount dvd-rw drive/create mount point

I just get ubuntu 12.10. So I am a newbie. I have sata hard disc with partitions - sda 1 (swap) sda 2 (mount point /) and sda 3 (mount point /home). Today I add another internal hard disc (not sata) ...
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Small harddrive for Ubuntu, Large harddrive for Music, Video, Pictures etc?

I have a small SSD for running the operating system (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, it used to windows but recently made the switch!). I then use another large harddrive for storing all my data (I call it "11111", ...
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Changing default mount point of external HDD

I know hot to assign a mount point to my usb hdd(ntfs) in terminal but as soon as it's unmounted and mounted again, it goes back to default folder that is /media/Seagate Expansion Drive What i did so ...
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How can I change the mount point of an external hard drive

My external HDD currently automatically mounts at a certain name, let's say /media/500GB hard drive. I wish to make it mount at a different location, for example /media/500GB_HDD. I have looked ...
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Specifying a custom mount point for an empty partition

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my system. I repartitioned my hard disk yesterday, I have an empty 40GiB partiton. Can I mount it at say /data-part ? How do I do this ? I have formatted it as ext4.
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How do I create a file system / partition / volume that would appear in the side bar of my file manager?

Is there a specific mount point to use for a partition so that it would appear separately in the side pane? I mean that it would appear separately in the left pane of PCManFM or Thunar the way ...