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Questions about mounting filesystems automatically, either at boot time or when plugging in

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DVDs don't work in Kubuntu after upgrade to 20.04

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS and as usual with Ubuntu upgrades, stuff broke. After the upgrade DVDs didn't work at all, but after apt installing libdvd-pkg and running dpkg-...
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Disabling automount in ubuntu 20.04

I have installed dconf-editor and checked the top two boxes to disable automount and automount-run, but it does not do the trick. All partitions are still mounted on plug in. This is annoying. Is the ...
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Ubuntu Studio automounts NTFS partition - how to disable?

I have installed Ubuntu Studio, Version 22.04 LTS. I have also a NTFS partition at the same disk, which contains previously installed Windows OS. Ubuntu Studio seems to automatically mount the NTFS ...
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How do I access exfat files on Ubuntu 20.04 with missing permissions

When I manually mount or have caja automount an external usb hdd I can only see limited files/directories. $ sudo mount -t exfat -o rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,uid=1000,gid=1000,fmask=0022,dmask=0022,...
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How to change USB label from commandline?

Ubuntu 22.04 running Xfce4 and gparted. Have a USB harddrive that automounts under /media/[my login name]/21D3FB6E-1D96-4A40-B790-7AE74F0F465D I know how to change the label from gparted but want to ...
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Why the CD access in Ubuntu Server is different than expected according with FHS?

About to get access to a CD through the terminal - with Virtual Box working with Ubuntu Desktop and Server, when the Guest Additions .iso file is inserted through: Devices -> Insert Guest ...
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How do I setup default files permission automount USB drive on 20.04?

Whenever I plug USB drive in the system(w/ vfat or exfat fs), it automount the drive with my login uid/gid & permission 0777 for every files, even if I manually unmount and remount it with mount ...
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How to noauto fstab mounting of remote

I manage to mount a distant remote using : sudo mount -t cifs //adress /mnt/point/ -o credentials=/home/me/.credentials I tried to integrate this into my fstab using: //adress /mnt/point/ cifs noauto,...
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Error loading ubuntu boot, ubuntu live sees main boot SSD, but not storage HDD

My computer is dual boot windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. I have two windows drives (1TB SSD OS, and 1TB HDD storage) and two Ubuntu drives (256GB OS, and 2TB storage). I was unable to load the Ubuntu OS ...
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I think i need a hand with my Gparted partitions, maybe mount-points + automounts?

Hello Im looking to a simple way of using my 2 empty partitions i did format with Gparted, They seem unmounted and im not very sure about setting up the mount points and auto-mount, Im just arriving ...
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USB automount not working

I'm having an issue with usb automount on Ubuntu 21.10, kernel version: Linux Home 5.13.0-30-generic #33-Ubuntu When I insert any usb device, it doesn't get automounted, despite org.gnome.desktop....
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Created or Edited Files after Auto mount are missing after restart

Yesterday I decided to auto mount a hard drive with "Disks". During the mount options change I was working with some files in VScode, after saving the changes, the files were readable and ...
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BLKID doesn't show external hdd UUID

On my raspberry Pi, I am using two external HDDs. OS is Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS. The first one is a small WD elements that automount perfectly well (USB connected) The second one is a big WD drive ...
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Mount subfolder from NTFS drive via entry in /etc/fstab

I have a NTFS hard drive connected to my Raspberry Pi. The structure of the drive is: F:\ - Images - Other - Movie I would like to mount only the F:\Movie folder in /mnt/disk/Movie in read-only. My ...
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automount of SD card not working in 21.10

Since updating to Ubuntu 21.10 the automount (and therefore the Gnome Extension "Removable Drive Menu") doesn't work. I have to open Nautilus and click on the SD card entry to mount an SD ...
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nfs4 mount in /etc/fstab [duplicate]

How do I add the following mount in /etc/fstab file? mount -t nfs4 [240b:c0202:0:1]:/export/sanda_archive_dsteam /home/mnt1/storage1
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How can I prevent auto-mount of 2nd internal drive? (Ubuntu-MATE 20.04.3)

When I log in to my main Ubuntu-MATE 20.04.3 (nvme0) OS, my secondary OS install (/dev/sda) is somehow already auto-mounted on the desktop. I'd like it not to be. /dev/sda is an internal SSD on which ...
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Where are the options for automounted USB drives or how is automounting done in Ubuntu 20.04

In Ubuntu 20.04 (as in previous versions), external USB drives are automatically mounted when they are plugged in, and an icon for each partition appears in the Dock. How is that working? Which ...
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FSTAB automount fail

Hardware: RPI4 + Radxa Quad Sata hat Version: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-1050-raspi aarch64) GPT partition table with single ext4 partition / disk I testing it from throught ssh! After I ...
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What’s the recommended way of mounting with rclone in on Ubuntu Desktop

I want to configure an encrypted rclone mount on a Linux desktop system for a backup solution (probably PikaBackup installed via Flatpak) that stores on a cloud storage. The storage could be mounted ...
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lvremove snapshot met "Logical volume *** in use"

I taked a lvm2 snapshot of my root lv a few month ago, now when I remove it with lvremove, but I get "Logical volume svg/0902_extended in use". I never mounted it, and I now confirmed it ...
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Automounting Not Working

I've been looking to get my drives to automount on boot up and for some reason they're not, I've got my Linux machine running "Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS" I'm using the GUI version since I'm still ...
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How to automount external USB disks when system wakes up?

I have a Thinkpad running 21.10 connected to a Thinkpad dock that has external USB disk drives connected to it. When I'm done using the laptop, I unmount the disks, disconnect the dock and let the ...
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autofs mounts not disconnecting after inactive

I have autofs installed on ubuntu clients that are connecting to the central NFS server for the users /home directories. It works great when mounting the directories on login, but the mounts never ...
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Unwanted Auto-mounting

I have Ubuntu set to auto mount two of my drives, which it successfully does every time I boot the system. However, sometimes shortly after I boot my system Ubuntu will start to mount the other five ...
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Rookie questions about FSTAB and external drives

Server has two external HDs connected via USB (one is a USB-USB connection, the other is a USB-SATA connection if that matters). They are permanent mounts into their respective /mnt directories via an ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: Automounting of bitlocker disks stopped working

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. henever I plug in an external USB drive encrypted with Bitlocker, an error message window pops-up saying "No .Filesystem or .Encrypted interface on D-Bus object". ...
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how to mount NAS permanently as drive even after reboot without root login?

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop. It serves as a server and I would like to connect my NAS to it permanently. So also that after an automatic reboot the NAS remains mounted as a drive. With ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - How to automount a CIFS share if mounting during boot fails

I'm trying to automatically mount a samba share residing on nas running openmediavault 5.6.12-1 and samba version 4.9.5-Debian on my desktop running Ubuntu 20.04.3. After following the instructions in ...
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Automatically mount CIFS share while connected to a particular network and then automatically unmount either just after or before disconnecting

The problem: I have a laptop (running ubuntu 20.04) which is highly mobile and works from multiple locations. While at location A: I have a CIFS share which I need to work. While not at location A, I ...
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How to force NTFS partition to always be mounted as root?

I have a system with Windows and Linux installed, and Windows is installed on a driver with an NTFS partition. I want to make sure that I don't accidentally write to this partition, so I want it ...
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I have 2 external drives for storage...usb. One refuses to mount automatcally

Here is the error message... mount:/mnt/usb VenderCo_ProductCode_8428481090229500947-0:0: must be superuser to use mount
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Mounted drive needs to be double-clicked at least once before other applications can use it

I have mounted an NTFS drive from my Windows install. I believe it "automounts" as it is visible in "Other Locations" > "On This Computer" every time at startup. ...
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Mounted Disk Issue

Please go easy as I am somewhat a novice in Linux. I am running Ubuntu 20.04.2 and using it as a file server. I built it about a year ago and it has been working fine. This morning I rebooted the ...
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Can't automount shared directory from Synology NAS to Ubuntu 20.04LTS

Until now the NAS users were locally registered in the NAS, the users had for simple login their identifier in the form «User», the mounting of the volume via pam_mount worked perfectly with the line: ...
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Apps can't access internally mounted SSD

So this question has been asked a bunch of times but the discussion goes over my head. I need a step by step guide to fix this issue. I have an internally mounted SSD. Its formatted to ext4. I have ...
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Disable automount only for Windows Partition on Ubuntu 20.04

i have just installed a dual boot computer with Windows 10 and Xubuntu 20.04. There is still remaining only one problem, i don't have find a solution for it. I want to disabled the automount only for ...
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ubuntu mate 21.04 USB stick will not automount

A USB 64 gig stick will not automount. control center "disk" shows the drive as unmounted. Gpartd shows the drive as having a FAT32 file system. Does the same thing when formatted to ...
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how to disable automount of usb drive at boot in ubuntu 20.04?

I have a RDX Drive (USB Intern) for backups on the Server. When the backups are done the Server does a restart. It then mounts the RDX Drive. I can get the Cartridge out by pushing and holding the ...
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Can't access USB flash drives

I am having a problem accessing two older usb (2.x) flash drives (a SanDisk 128MB drive and a Verbatim 2GB Store 'n' Go drive) using Kubuntu 20.04.02 LTS kept fully updated through Discover. I have ...
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Automount for USB sticks and disks stoped working on Ubuntu 20.10

since last weekend the automount for my USB sticks and disk stopped working on my Ubuntu 20.10. Before I just input my USB stick. It has been automatically mounted and was accessable via Nautilus file ...
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Configure Automount Settings

I have an ipod classic I bought used on ebay. When I plug it in to my xubuntu 20.04 machine, it mounts as read-only. This is apparently happening because it is formatted as a journaled HFS+ drive. I ...
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Cannot create a file or folder named * on a mounted disk

version:Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Cannot create a file or folder named * on a mounted disk,but can create it on system disk
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fstab mount of iSCSI fails before network starts?

I have an ISCSI target that I connect to and I can mount it after the network is up and I'm logged in, but I want to use fstab to automount but the network is not up when it tries to mount. I'm using ...
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Cant Change Encryption Options in Gnome-Disks

When I try to change encryption options to automatically unencrypt a partition by going through the GUI entering the partition passphrase and the root password I get this error: Failed to open file /...
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How to automount removable usb drives?

When I plug in a flash drive in my PC (Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS), it does not automount. I have to open the Disks Tool and mount the drive manually. The automount setting is enabled: $ gsettings list-...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 removable media (cd/dvd) and usb drives no longer auto mounting

Worked fine until about a month ago when noticed inserting a CD or DVD wouldn't bring up the default player application. Start the player manually and the (internal sata) drive has no problem ...
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Systemd automount does not work

I have tried everything in this forum. Does anyone really know or is it all trial and error? It will mount using: systemctl start mountpoint.mount after the system is up and running. However, when ...
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Xubuntu + Thunar locking up mount points

hi this is about Xubuntu 20.04 with Thunar 1.8.14 on 2 pcs with similar installed software Automount and Volume Control are disabled in Removable Devices. I have installed udftools I am trying to ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 Thunar - automounting of removable media to a different mount point

this will seem similar to other questions but I need something specific that the other answers narrowly avoided covering. In Thunar (v1.8.14), there is an option to:- Edit > Preferences > ...
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