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Can I create a new partition my hard drive after installing Ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu on a new hard drive. I did not perform any partitions during installation. After the installation and upgrade, I tried to partition the drive in which ubuntu was ...
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Can automatically mounted camera be automatically unmounted by script in 14.04

The version of Ubuntu I have (14.04.1) automatically mounts my digital camera and generates a box inviting me to say what to do with it. Since I was dissatisfied with all the options presented, I ...
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Unmounting dev/sda1 and downloading Ubuntu.iso problem

I am installing windows7 over ubuntu and i created bootable Windows USB, when i click install windows it says: "Windows Setup Cannot find a location to store temporary installation files. To ...
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External HD keeps disconnecting, And wont auto mount

So i've read through other questions but cant find a solution.. I have an externel drive in /dev/sdg and it continually disconnects.. I edited /etc/fstab so that it would auto mount but every time ...
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Stop init process using /var partition so I can umount it?

I need to reduce the /var partition of a remote Ubuntu server so I can't use a live cd or anything similar. I tried unmounting it but this happened umount /var/ umount: /var: device is busy. ...
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Accidentally unmounted the contents in /home/user/ and i want to recover it please help?

I was working on a school homework.I was supposed to create a shell program to mount and unmount usb device. I used while loop and cases in program.In first case i used "mount path" and in second ...
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The partition could not be unmounted from the following mount points: /

I have installed elementary os. As it is based on ubuntu, I assume that they are both the same. I have unallocated the whole drive while installing windows. I made a small partition for installation ...
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Mac External drive ejects itself

I have been given an external drive that was formatted for mac to copy some files onto. When I have freshly booted, it auto mounts and I can see the files, but when I try to copy files on or off the ...
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Installing Ubuntu to external HD - Mount/Unmount?

Hello Everyone, I wish to install ubuntu to my External USB Hard Drive. When I choose the something else option, the installer detects both my internal drive (SDA) and my External ...
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Startup script to unmount and re-mount a USB device

I have a Microsoft wireless mouse and it has a scrolling issue in Ubuntu. The scrolling is too sensitive. I've read in other threads that the solution to this is unplugging the USB receiver of the ...
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How does mounting (or unmounting) a partition affect the performance of the system?

Just curious to know: how does mounting (or unmounting) a partition affect the performance of the system? I have a fairly large partition where have stored backups, software and old files that I ...
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Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04 don't ask “Do you want to empty the trash” when I unmount an usb stick

Nautilus in Ubuntu 14.04 don't ask "Do you want to empty the trash" when I unmount an usb stick. Is it normal or is it a bug ?
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What does unmounting partitions do?

Okay, so I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS once. It didn't have an option to "install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8" and the advanced partitioner had no option to make a new partition. I then disabled ...
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Mounting/Unmounting devices

I mount a device with this commands: sudo mkdir /media/(device uuid) sudo mount (device path) /media/(device uuid) Then when it comes to unmount it: sudo umount (device path) sudo rmdir ...
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On shutdown Ubuntu 12.04 has trouble unmounting my SSD

On a fresh (today) install with Ubuntu 12.04 Shutdown is always UN-succesfull. In the console it tells me that it is UN-mounting my primary drive (an SSD, mounted as a Scsi device, where it actually ...
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show error not mount driver after start computer [duplicate]

After start computer show error not run Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu Unmounting drive takes forever

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to unmount a drive after copying data, the Writing Data to Device takes forever, maybe as long and the copy process? This is another thread about this: Unmounting ...
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How to prevent accidentally unmounting and destroying my Windows drive from Ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 and I had a question about preventing the unmounting of my windows drive. When I go into the file browser (I think it's called nautilus. It's ...
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How to redefine nautilius unmount to turn off the unmounted hard drive as well?

I have just installed an hdd caddy for my second hard drive. I would like nautilus to turn it off when all of its partitions are turned off (to simplify it we can assume that there is only one ...
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Can't mount /. Ubuntu 13.10 problem with booting

I have (only) Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my laptop and i wanted to boot from cd instead of my hdd so used gparted - I 'unclicked' the option to boot from SDV1 automatically when starting and now i ...
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Unable to eject/safely unmount USB drive

So I'm trying to safely remove this USB drive, because when I don't it does not work properly. When I go on Nautilus and try to eject it, I get this error message: Error ejecting: eject exited with ...
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How do I make raid with 2 disks on Ubuntu server?

I have two 500 GB disks that I have installed on my ubuntu 12 system, One is my main file system, and the other I partioned as a RAID disk in the ubuntu installation. I would like to remount the ...
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make non-ubuntu drives disappear

I am an absolute newbie with Ubuntu. Would be happy if somebody could help me here. I have a windows 8 pc with several internal hard drives. I managed to install Ubuntu 13.10 on one of those drives, ...
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impossible to unmount a truecrypt partition after accessing it via samba

I am using a true-crypt partition, which is mounted inside a samba share. This works as expected, until I access a folder inside the archive from windows via samba. After this it's impossible to ...
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Cant unmount my Hard Drive!

So I really want to dual boot windows xp and Ubuntu. But when I enter the installer for xp it says not enough partition space or something... So I go to unmount it and this is what I get... ...
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Are manually mounted disks automatically properly unmounted on reboot/shutdown?

I am facing unsolved behaviour of automounting using fstab as described in Disk mounted shows wrong size in df, and appears empty So I used the workaround to have a fstab entry: ...
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Unmount a desktop

I was attempting to mount a iso file to a file on my desktop but unintentionally I mounted my desktop by mistake. Now my desktop is readonly and I can not fix it. I tried searching but I was unable to ...
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unable to unmount the modem

am using USB modem and i try to safely remove the modem but it gives the following message. error detaching:helper exited with exit code 1:detaching device/dev/sdb USB ...
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How to Unmount WIndows Partition Disk Permantely

I have dual OS (Windows 8 and Ubuntu), when I using Ubuntu, Windows partition Disks are automatically mounted in Explorer. I need to unmount permanently on every boot or permanently. I tried this in ...
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Auto-unmount USB drive

I used to work for a long time with ubuntu 10.10 and I changed to a recent machine so I had to move to Ubuntu 13.04. One feature I'm now missing is the auto umount of usb drives. I've not been able to ...
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USB Flash Drive - emptied but there's no free space (and no used space?!) on it

I'm new to Ubuntu after a major windows breakdown. I'm slowly getting used to it, but I've just tried to copy files on to an empty USB 4gb flash drive (well I've actually tried two different ones) ...
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Can not unmount SDA partition in GParted

My /boot partition got full with updates, so I wanted to make it larger. I booted from a live disk, but my main partition is not unmountable (and thus not resizeable, so I can't make it smaller to ...
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how to unmount NFS when server is gone?

I am mounting a NFS-folder from a server to my laptop. Unforutnately, the server goes off sometimes... The problem is, that I cannot unmount the "dead" NFS-folder. On the command-line, I get "device ...
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Var partition refuses to unmount

I have /var on a separate partition on two computers using the reiserfs filesystem. Everytime I reboot, or shutdown my computers /var refuses to unmount claiming the device is busy. I then have to go ...
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Unmounting drive in Xubuntu

Every time I try unmounting / ejecting / safely removing a drive in Xubuntu, I get the following dialog: However, most of the time it seems like there isn't any data that needs to be written or a ...
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Autorun a script after I plugged or unplugged a USB device

What can I do to run automatically a script after I mount/plugin or unmount/unplug a USB device?
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How to unlock partition in Gparted? [duplicate]

Im new in using Ubuntu and I cant seem to make any partitions for a new dual boot OS and the swap file or for any other matter i would want to use the partition because the drive is locked. I have ...
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Re-mounting an un-mounted USB stick

Is there a way to mount back a USB stick that is once ejected, without physically detaching it and then plugging it in? It was a live-usb of Linux Mint 14 in it, if it helps.
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How to remove shortcuts of drives from desktop without unmounting it always?

I have a doubt in UN-mounting the drives in Linux. Whenever I open any drives in system its shortcut/image will be shown in the desktop. To remove that I need to right click on it and select unmount. ...
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eCryptfs - Need to remove from drive

Okay, so I have a new server with ubuntu 12.04. I added the drive from my old and was trying to move data from the main drive and of course when I mounted it I ran into ...
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Unmounting and Mounting Drives

I have a passport device that I plugged in using firewire that I use to house old , unused files so that my Mac computer would process more freely. After I connect it the drive is read, I then move ...
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how can i safely remove an external hard drive?

Two of the three icons of the drive's partitions show on the desktop. One has disappeared and the contents are not accessible. Right clicking on the desktop icon of the partition gives the option to ...
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Mount and unmount errors when usb is connected in 12.10.

I just installed 12.10 and noticed some strange behaviour every time I connect a USB storage device. It reports I already have the device mounted by a different user but there is only one user account ...
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How can I unmount a s3fs mount as a normal user?

I use S3 a ton. I have over 40 or so buckets floating around between clients. I like the fact that I can list them in /etc/fstab and that they just work. For reference here is one of the buckets. ...
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Unable to write in mounted drive Kubuntu 12.10

I installed Kubuntu 12.10 in SSD but unable to use HDD because I do not have write permission. kisun@ejo129:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for kisun: WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected ...
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“Safely remove drive” option missing from Nautilus in 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to safely remove a USB external drive? Safely remove drive option is missing from Nautilus in 12.10 or am I missing something? In 12.04 I could right click on the ...
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Making A Partition with Gparted - Unmount?

I need to create some space to that I can dual-boot with Windows. Looking at Gparted, it seems that to do that, I need to unmount my /dev/sda1 which contains my Ubuntu system. While searching online, ...
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Clean mounting HFS+ partition after power failure

I have a rather large external harddrive formatted in Apple's HFS+ format, and reformatting it is not an option for me. Now that I have a linux server at home, I have turned journalling off on the ...
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How can I remove unmounted SD Card icons from my desktop?

I have been using some audio utilities in Ubuntu 11.10 to tweak .mp3 files on my phone (Motorola Photon 4G). I connect via USB... both my phone and the internal SD card are mounted as two separate ...
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Any easy way to have ubuntu remount all currently mounted devices on reboot?

Any easy way to have ubuntu remount all currently mounted devices on reboot? I know that I can add the entries to fstab, but I would prefer a method that would just "remember" what I currently have ...