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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PlayOnLinux mount/umount iso @ start and end of program

I have a little script to mount/unmout an iso and change the screen resolution before start and after close. It works perfectly while using sh foo.sh in the terminal, but it does not mount anything ...
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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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Running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB, Truecrypt volume not mounting

I am running Ubuntu as persistent LiveUSB on one USB thumb drive. I have another USB thumb drive setup as a truecrypt encryped drive. Everything was working fine for a few days. But now, whenever I ...
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Convert unmouted ext(boot device) dev/sda3 to ntfs

Is it possible to Convert unmouted ext(boot device) dev/sda3 to ntfs ? If so how to do ? I already tried using gparted with no luck.
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Unable to mount STore. Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 2:

today I wanted to open a media(NTFS) partition named "STore" but this error displayed: Unable to mount STore Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 2: there are very important data for me on ...
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can't unmount hard drive in ubuntu12.04 [replicate]

Unable to unmount an external usb HDD The question is the question last year which didn't be solved. I want to ask whether the problem is solved or not until now. I also come across the problem ...
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After Safely Removing a Device via Unity Interface, Machine will not stay suspended

Here is what causes the issue: I connect my external hard-drive (or flash drive) to Ubuntu 13.04. Then using the sidebar from Unity to Right-Click, select safely remove, and then remove the drive. ...
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Unable to format hard disk partition

I am trying to format a partition on my HDD (it is NTFS) but I am unable to format it using gparted. When trying through terminal i try to unmount it and get message that The drive is not mounted but ...
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init not found error

After losing power, my machine rebooted to this error: “error: no init found. Try passing init=bootarg” Per similar threads on this site and others, I've tried booting from a CD and selecting "Try ...
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Gparted unmount grayed out

I'm getting warnings saying my boot partition is almost full, so I need to shrink the main partition and grow the boot. I booted off a live CD and ran Gparted, but none of the partitions is ...
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“Mounting Failed” Message After Downloading Ubuntu 12.04 to My Mac?

I have been sitting here for the last few hours trying ti install Ubuntu 12.04 LST to my Ibook G4 and Powerbook G4. After downloading Ubuntu 12.04 I got a "mounting failed" message. Could it be that I ...
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How to use Gparted on empty external drive

I would like to install Ubuntu onto my external hard drive. It is now empty (I guess). I ran my laptop from LiveUSB and I ran GParted to create root, swap and home section on my disk but the problem ...
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I can't run Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit after installing it along side windows 7 no option boot

I have successfully install ubuntu 12.10 32-bit on my desk top in the office running windows 7 32-bit and am enjoying using it. I have tried to install it on my Asus 65c 64-bit laptop using Ubuntu ...
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USB stick that I have created can't remount again

After I create a bootable usb stick by using my external hard disk, it can't remount again. I have important files in it. How can I do to get my files back. Thank you for help, please.