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Mount Error on opening

I haven't used ubuntu for long time so I forgot most of command and how to fix issues. I have Dual boot , Windows 8 and ubuntu latest version I use ubuntu for my work and Windows for gaming and other ...
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Problem when booting Ubuntu - Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

When starting Ubuntu I get an error message that says: An error occurred while mounting /windows. Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery. Searching the internet I saw that I should open ...
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How to set up password check on unmounting NTFS partitions?

I have dual boot PC laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My PC has two hard drivers: /dev/sda - that is SSD drive containing Windows C: NTFS partition and Ubuntu / and swap filesystems. /dev/sdb ...
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Data getting deleted without being moved to trash

I edited fstab to mount a ntfs drive (of order /dev/sta5) on a location of order /media/usrname/TheDrive for a systemwide mount. I used the following line UUID=TheDrive'sUuid ...
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Error mounting with exit code 1 [duplicate]

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only root can mount /dev/sda5 on /media/bakwas /etc/fstab: static file system information. <file system> <mount ...
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After mounting the ntfs partition, all files are readonly

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this i cant create any files in any of the partitions and the existing files are readonly. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Access NTFS partitions with providing root password? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Each time I access the NTFS partition, the system does not ask me for root password. And I don't like this. Is it possible to NTFS partitions only if I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Sound not working after modifying fstab

I want to auto mount a ntfs partition after system start. Therefore i edited /etc/fstab and added this new entry: UUID=someuuid /home/someusername ntfs defaults 0 2 Mounting works ...
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Problem with mount using option “sec=ntlmv2”

I Have a partition called D:\ shared at a Windows machine, and In my Ubuntu server 12.4 I Have this line at fstab to mount it //10.0.0.39/D$/ /mnt/charles/ cifs ...
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Press S to skip mounting error after windows 8.1 installation

I have ubuntu 13.10 and I have just installed windows 8.1 on another drive. After that I restarted to ubuntu and I had to press S twice in order to enter. When I clicked on my Drives "Dati" and ...
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What's wrong with my permissions in sudo gedit /etc/fstab?

I keep getting this error when trying to mount my secondary internal hdd... sudo mount /dev/sdb [mntent]: line 13 in /etc/fstab is bad mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab This is ...
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What does the 'defaults' mount option mean for NTFS drives/partitions?

For EXT4 drives the defaults option in /etc/fstab translates to: rw,suid,dev,exec,auto,nouser,async I want to know what the defaults option transaltes into for NTFS drives. It is not covered in ...
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Error mounting my additional partitions after editing fstab?

New user here, having an issue automounting my extra partitions. I'm dual-booting Xubuntu and Windows7, and I have a bunch of partitions: A 60gb ext4 partition for "/".. A 60gb ntfs partition for ...
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Is ls printing wrong information for read-only NTFS mount?

I have this entry in my fstab (note the ro option) UUID=XYZ /win ntfs defaults,ro 0 0 ls / -l reads drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8192 Nov 7 10:41 win If I try to copy something into ...
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What are the appropriate mount options for a shared NTFS partition on an SSD in a dual boot Ubuntu/Windows setup?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7 installed in dual boot on a single SSD. In addition they share an NTFS partition where I put all my data and documents. What is the optimal way to mount this NTFS ...
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How to automatically mount hibernated NTFS to read-only?

Is there any way to set up Ubuntu this way: If I can't mount the filesystem in rw mode, then mount it in ro mode in the same directory. In result I should not come across the notification that the ...
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How do I fix this umask/permission issue on a NTFS drive?

I set up a new Ubuntu laptop, 13.04, purpose: media download and storage server in a multi-OS/device household. I have an NTFS partition called "storage". I've had all kinds of permission errors, and ...
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Mount directory for non-admin users on a dual boot setup

I have a dual boot PC (Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome, windows Vista) and admin uses all drives, including the C drive of windows. I would like to allow standard-privileged users to be able to read (not ...
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1answer
153 views

How can I serve files via apache2 from an internal ntfs partition using fstab ntfs-3g?

I have apache2 setup and serving files successfully from locations such as: /var/www/example.com where ownership and permissions were set like this: sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /var/www/example.com ...
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how to modify fstab for windows ntfs drive, and removing RAID

I am trying to automatically mount 2 drives that have been previously formatted in windows and have all my research (so I am trying to tread carefully), but running into some questions. The HD are ...
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Automount NTFS partition like Nautilus do

I have an NTFS partition that I want to automatically mount so I do not have to open Nautilus and click on it under Devices. If I mount with Nautilus, and then type mount, I see the following line: ...
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Non-fatal boot automount errors generated after adding NTFS partition to fstab

I had a problem mounting an NTFS partition using pysdm that's discussed here - can't mount ntfs partition without root access I resolved it by the fstab edits suggested. However, I now get an ...
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Everything seems fine, but “Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened.”

My laptop is set up with separate Win7 and Ubuntu partitions. I set up my Dropbox to link to the default folder inside the Win7 partition, but it was complaining at start-up about not being able to ...
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From /media/blabla to media/my_name/blabla

I have a ntfs disk which used to get mapped to media/A6505A54505A2B11_/. There was also a directory media/A6505A54505A2B11/. Then all of a sudden it started to get mapped to ...
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Cannot mount NTFS partition in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

After I installed Ubuntu 13.04, I can't mount my NTFS partition. Error mounting /dev/sda5 at /media/mrxfly/xFLyDiskData: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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449 views

Lost Steam games stored in NTFS partition upon upgrading to 13.04; can't re-add Steam Library Folder

I used a Live DVD to upgrade to 13.04. However, this reset my fstab file, which I had previously set up to auto-mount using pysdm. Because of this, when I reinstalled Steam, it was unable to detect ...
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Mount NTFS partition with write access for everyone

How can I mount a NTFS partition so that all user accounts on my machine have write access? My mount options are nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show,nobootwait,uid=1000,gid=1002,fmask=113,dmask=002 ...
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248 views

Most suitable permissions for mounted internal disk shared with Windows?

I've been using Ubuntu/Linux for a few years now but I'm still learning.. I've just updated to 12.10 after installing a Samsung 830 128GB SSD which has Windows and Ubuntu OS's dualboot on it. My old ...
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2answers
887 views

Configuring mongo DB to work with NTFS drive

I have 120 GB SSD Drive with two partitions (NTFS with Windows and ext4 with Ubintu) and 2TB NTFS HDD shared between Windows and Ubuntu. I configured my HDD to be properly mounted on system boot: # ...
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How to get permissions to compile a C program from NTFS hard drive?

I have this problem: I'm used to compile and run .c files with codeblocks. If I do that from my Desktop (ext partition) it works without problems, but doing this from my secondary hard drive (NTFS ...
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597 views

How do I enable extended attributes support on a wubi install?

I am trying to install the netflix-desktop app and when I start the app up, it shows me the error: "Unable to set extended attribute: Operation not supported." Ok, so I see the answer to this ...
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Booting from USB and mounting a HDD is resulting in strange partitions

I just built a new HTPC and to keep costs down I decided to use a USB 3.0 thumb drive as my boot drive. I had got most things running pretty smoothly and my next task was to mount a 2TB storage drive ...
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1answer
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NTFS partitions mount as root instead of user as set in /etc/fstab

I recently upgraded a server to Ubuntu 12.04 with a fresh install and my NTFS partitions won't mount as user at boot but I can mount them as user manually from the console with $ sudo mount -a. Using ...
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Changing permissions in fstab in order to allow writing in Windows NTFS partition

I have in my /etc/fstab file this line in order to mount my Windows ntfs partition: /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1 ntfs rw,noauto,users,permissions 0 2 I've changed the owner using chown and set the ...
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1answer
633 views

Mounting NTFS Partition that all users can read but only root can write too?

I have an NTFS partition I use to share data between Ubuntu and Windows on /dev/sda5. I am wondering if there is a way to make it readable by user (on a single user computer) but only write-able by ...
2
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2answers
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Apostrophe in fstab [closed]

Can's get a window's directory to mount due to an apostrophe. The relevant bit of fstab: # Auto-mount windows drive UUID=0C1C51021C50E86A /media/windows ntfs defaults 0 0 # Auto-mount the Music ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 Automounting ntfs partition

Ive looked everywhere to fix this problem but I cant seem to figure out why its doing this. I have the following /etc/fstab entry to mount a ntfs partition using ntfs-3g. UUID=01CD842715EC2180 ...
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2answers
442 views

Trash folder in the wrong location with bound partitions

My NTFS partition is mounted as follows: /dev/sdb1 /mnt/dos ntfs permissions,locale=en_US.utf8,uid=1000,umask=0 0 0 I bound several folders to my home as follows: /mnt/dos/Books /home/me/Books none ...
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Partition messed up due to modifications to fstab [closed]

Some system details:- Dell Inspiron N-4010 OS: Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 Home Basic RAM: 2GB Processor: Intel Core i3 tejaskale@tejaskale-Inspiron-N4010:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, ...
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1answer
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Mount network NTFS drive as NFS

I have a NTFS NAS mounted on my Ubuntu PC (11.10) to /mnt/nas2/ I wish to set this up as an network drive so my Windows PC can access it. I've tried directly mounting the NTFS NAS to my windows PC, ...
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Curious about how fast Ubuntu copies files

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the normal installer. Things having been working fine, but a few minutes ago I copied a 14Gb file and it said it had copied the file very quickly--so quickly I don't ...
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Transferring from USB to NTFS hard drive is really slow

I have a second hard drive that I've installed on my system, and copying files from the USB to the hard drive is extremely slow (about 70kB/sec). Here is my /etc/fstab entry: /dev/sdb1 ...
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Why does everything keep changing back to root ownership (NTFS)?

I've tried EVERYTHING to get my files back into my name, but all I seem to do is add MORE files to Root ownership every time I try to fix things. It starts with getting my 2 ntfs partitions to ...
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Ubuntu took away permissions from my Data partition

The pangolin has struck again. The bug of the day for today is Ubuntu taking away my permissions on my Data partition (NTFS). One moment everything worked fine, the next moment I couldn't chmod ...
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1answer
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Can not get .Trash-1000 working on NTFS auto mount?

I am using fstab to automount a NTFS dive... but I can not get the trash folder to work.... The line when I auto mount in fstab is: /dev/sdc1 /media/Data ntfs-3g defaults,uid-1000,locale=en_US.utf8 ...
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1answer
369 views

When automount ntfs partition, all file were marked “Allow executing file as program”

I edited /etc/fstab to automount NTFS partition, then all file were marked "Allow executing file as program". How can I fix it? EDIT: When I double click any text file, it didn't show immediately, a ...
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when dows Ubuntu automount NTFS partitions? and adding bind

I have an NTFS partition for storing my files only and seeing them in both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10. When I boot Ubuntu I can access it with no trouble at all in /media/Archivos (it's the disk ...
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1answer
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Automatically mounted NTFS (not in /etc/fstab) won't chmod

I have an NTFS partition so I can share with a dual-booted Windows installation. chmod doesn't do anything, nor issue a warning to indicate this. I want other (Ubuntu) users to have RW permissions on ...
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Mount NTFS partition at startup, with non-root user as owner

I'm currently mounting an NTFS partition at startup using the following line in /etc/fstab: /dev/sda3 /media/data ntfs nls=iso8859-1,umask=000 To my Ubuntu 11.10 installation, ...
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Trash on NTFS for multiple users: Why does Dolphin succeed where Nautilus fails?

I am trying to set up the ability for multiple users to use the Trash on a NTFS drive. The main solution proposed on the forums consists into enabling a single user to use the Trash. That is made by ...