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fstab will help you for sure. For those lazy and cautious ones who want to use a simple and self-explanatory GUI there is a tool called Storage Device Manager (pysdm). The tutorial here will do basically the same as other answers in this thread suggest to do, but the tool will accomplish it with a couple of clicks and no need to enter configurations ...


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Unfortunately, you found this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/util-linux/+bug/1012081 The util-linux package in Ubuntu 13.10 is still the version 2.20 (2012). It is a very critical package and must be updated with a lot of caution, and in sync with upstream, although probably in this case there have been a bit of overzealous safety... On ...


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It sounds like your drive is damaged: [ 372.444424] end_request: I/O error, dev sdb, sector 250589039 Here are some things to try: Attach the drive to a Windows machine and run a checkdisk there. NTFS checks are probably better under Windows (this is an assumption). Run ntfsck. On Debian systems, /sbin/fsck.ntfs is a symlink to /bin/ntfsfix but this ...


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mount - mount a filesystem -o, --options Options are specified with a -o flag followed by a comma separated string of options. remount Attempt to remount an already-mounted filesystem. This is commonly used to change the mount flags for a filesystem, especially to make a readonly filesystem writeable. It does not change device or mount point. The ...


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By default only devices mounted in "/media" will be shown in the sidebar. And whan there is no fstab entry those devices will be mounted in "/media". So change /mnt/extra_storage to /media/extra_storage and Nautilus will pick it up. There is also a dconf setting that can be set to prevent mounting:



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