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Shutdown 3G modem

How can I shutdown 3G modem (ttyUSB0)? Because even when I shutting down I see the lights on it. So maybe my question is : how I can eject 3G modem. Or how I can unmount it. Help me to find out in ...
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Hard Drive Formatting and Unmounting Errors

I'm trying to format a hard drive using Ubuntu 11.10. Every time that I attempt to format it from the Disk Utility, I get the error saying the device is busy, and under details it says: /dev/sda1 is ...
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“Failed to unmount partitions” during installation Ubuntu 11.10

I have multi-boot with Windows 7, Linux Mint, Kubuntu and then I was installing Ubuntu 11.10 too but during the installation it appears this message: failed to unmount partitions. ...
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What is the difference between Eject and Safely Remove Device

Taking this question and it's answer into account What is the difference between "Unmount", "Eject", "Safely Remove Drive" and the eject icon? I ask: Why do both options ...
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How can I unmount a truecrypt partition which has open files on it?

I have a truecrypt volume, and I have some restricted data on it. I had mounted today and I started a Matlab simulation. The simulation is takes around 2-3 days, and I would like to unmount the ...
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What to do with my “unmounted drive”? [closed]

I just recently followed the tutorials on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download for installing the ubuntu server onto my 1TB Seagate External. I was planning on using this to install it on my ...
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Unable to unmount /proc

I started customizing live ubuntu cd. I followed all the steps in this post but i am not able to unmount the /proc. Please look @ the below error.. The error says some process where running but i am ...
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Copying files to SD card not saving

I am copying 486 items, totalling 2.9 GB, from a folder on my desktop, to a microSD 16 GB card via a USB card reader. The tranfer completes fine. I then do a safely remove (have also tried eject and ...
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How to diagnose & fix disk failing to unmount properly at shutdown? [closed]

My Ubuntu is consistently failing to properly unmount the disk when shutting down, which means that I have to boot twice each time (I don't reboot often, but it is an issue nonetheless). I've got no ...
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How can I stop Ubuntu from automatically unmounting Samba shares?

I have some music files I'd like to listen to sitting on a Samba share. I added this share via the Ubuntu GUI (Places -> Connect to server...), and everything worked just fine. However, despite the ...
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Remove unwanted Mount option from Places Menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I hide CIFS volumes in the Places menu? On Ubuntu 10.10, I added a CIFS network share into /etc/fstab using /media/pub as my mount point. The share becomes ...
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Why is Ubuntu unmounting my primary hard drive?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop (an Asus G73j), dual-booting Windows 7 if that matters. After using the computer for couple of hours or so, I get a popup complaining that a file was unmounted, ...
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USB drive doesn't unmount [closed]

When I unmount usb in nautilus elementary(using unmount button) sidebar it restarts rather than unmounting !
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Is it safe to shutdown computer without unmounting NTFS partitions?

Sometimes I mount my NTFS drives in Ubuntu but forget to unmount them before shutdown. So does Ubuntu unmount them before shutdown or do I have to unmount them manually before shutdown? I am asking ...