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First, note there is a typo in mount your command. It should be: $ sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/username Here /dev/sda2 is the device (in this case, a hard drive's partition) you want to access, and /media/username is your mountpoint, i.e., the location in the filesystem where you want to mount the device. To answer your questions: Yes, using cd is the ...


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Try adding vboxsf to /etc/modules (check to see if it is already there first, though I have a feeling it is not) and see if that helps. Otherwise, a similar question has been asked over at askubuntu. See if any answers there help you at all: https://askubuntu.com/questions/252853/how-to-mount-a-virtualbox-shared-folder-at-startup Edit to try and answer ...


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iOS 8 requires libimobiledevice-1.2, which is not available as packet for 14.04 imho. Instructions on how to install here


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eCryptfs doesn't encrypt an entire partition like LUKS/dm-crypt does, your home is stored (encrypted) in a regular folder, apparently somewhere on your sda1 root partition in your case. Making a regular backup of your home while you're logged in (and it's mounted/decrypted) would be a good method to migrate it to another location (keeping the backup copy ...


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Simplest method I know and use upon every fresh install is: start up the live CD with the installer on it (Desktop version) mount the old home partition in the install session (via terminal or file manager) rename the user directory (sudo mv USER USER_old) unmount the home partition and do the install with manual disk setup: add the home partition as /home ...


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The amount of loopbacks is a setting in modules.conf. It used to be /etc/modules.conf and before that /etc/conf.modules but looks like in 15.04 is is /etc/modules-load.d/modules.conf. You can add 64 loopbacks with options loop max_loop=64 It looks like 256 is a hard coded limit in loop.ko. From a redhat system: # modinfo loop ... parm: ...


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Try disabling hibernation completely by running powercfg /h off as administrator in windows. Happy that this solved the issue for you!


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I've solved the problem with what feels like a dirty hack. If anyone can provide a better answer, please share. Otherwise I am going to mark this as the correct answer eventually. Create an autostart launcher for the desktop that runs gsettings. Example as follows: $ cat /etc/xdg/autostart/gsettings-for-all-users.desktop [Desktop Entry] Type=Application ...



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