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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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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 ...
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Automounting partitions on 1TB external hard disk

I am on Kubuntu 12.04. I have five labelled ext4 partitions on an external removable 1 TB external USB hard drive. When the drive is plugged in, a box pops up, asking me what I want to do for each ...
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pen drive unmounts and remounts as readonly

When I plug in my USB pen drive, it is automatically mounted as read/write, as expected. However, after a random time it suddenly gets unmounted and remounted as read-only. A part from waiting for ...
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USB 3.0 hard drive not being mounted on some reboots

I have a problem with my external HDD (WD My Book Essential 1TB) working on USB 3.0 port. I'm using dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10, both 64 bit. While I'm running Windows and ...
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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 ...