On the GUI, we can click on the File > Devices > HDD-Name to automatically mount the disks to /media/.

I could mount them one by one manually, i.e. https://superuser.com/questions/467170/how-do-i-mount-internal-hdds-in-ubuntu-via-the-command-line

But is there a way to do the same automatically on the command line?

Also, how can these mounted drive persists after I restart the machine or across users?. E.g. if the way to do it automatically is a single command, I can put it in .bashrc to mount them automatically whenever I log on to the user.

  • Put mount command into /etc/bash.bashrc and mount in a shared directory between user to let all user to access that partition.
    – Danibix
    Apr 5 '16 at 8:52
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    /etc/fstab is for mounting devices permanently
    – EdiD
    Apr 5 '16 at 9:01

To mount a device at boot and have it visible in terminal you need to edit /etc/fstab

You can find explanation on how to edit and examples at this link


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