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

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my flash drive give disapear after clicking on it [closed]

hi I'm using Kali when I plug in my flash drive it appears on the left side when I click on it disappears and give strange message like what is in the screenshots enter image description here enter ...
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Can't Mount SSD (where windows and my files are located) Need to Save Files from there

I need to save some files from my personal computer but most of them are under windows user folder. With USB, I plugged in try ubuntu and can see my HDD but I can't access my SSD (where all files I ...
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Mount specific removable media with mount options by default

I run Ubuntu Mate 22.04 and I have a USB mass storage device (aka USB-Stick) that is formatted with btrfs. I know it's partition UUID and label and I want it specifically to be mounted with specific ...
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Persistent accessibility to a local network shared folder on Ubuntu

How can I ensure persistent accessibility to a local network shared folder located at /run/user/1001/gvfs/afp-volume:host=test.local,user=anonymous,volume=Public/Shared/Test on my Ubuntu 23.04 machine?...
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Avoid adding numbers to USB disks partition label/UUID when mount point exists under /media/user

I'm using Ubuntu 23.04 and I'm assuming that Ubuntu is using autofs to auto mount. I'm unfamiliar with autofs configuration. When I connect my labeled external drive(s) via usb, they automatically ...
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Ecryptfs automount on startup

i just updated Ubuntu to 22.10 - and after each reboot I have to mount my home files (encrypted with ecryptfs) manually via terminal. Is there any solution to automate this? Before updating it was ...
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Red icon for automounted disk / partition in nautilus (why?)

i've recently reinstalled ubuntu a few times because i had issues with nvidia drivers. But after a recent reinstall, i now have a red icon in nautilus for a partition i enabled automount for via the ...
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How can I auto mount a SSD on boot

I have 3 NVME M2 internal ssd's in my system, only the main SSD auto mounts. The other 2 I have to manually right click on them and choose mount for my gaming program Lutris to access it. How can I ...
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Process '/usr/share/usbmount/usbmount add' failed with exit code 32 (automounting sd cards)

After updating to Ubuntu 22.04.2, usbmount no longer works. /var/logs/syslog contains the following: May 21 13:57:44 homeserver usbmount[8979]: loaded usbmount configurations May 21 13:57:44 ...
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How to disable on lubuntu 22.04 the opening of the browse window when a USB device is automounted?

I'm working with lubuntu 22.04. When I insert an USB device into one of the USB port of the system the device is mounted automatically mounted and a browse window is open on the screen. I need to ...
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automount remote machine directrory

i have 2 ubuntu servers 22.04 i installed samba server on one of them (give it samba name with ip 192.168.3.10) and on the other (called access with ip 192.168.3.11) i used it to let the user logging ...
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fstab folder mounting not working

I was following this guide on how to mount VirtualBox shared folders. I've done every thing said in the guide. but the the folder is not auto-mounted when Ubunut is booted. i can mount it manually as ...
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Unable to auto mount a data disk from /etc/fstab but mounts with mount -a command

Here are the commands I ran: ~$ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT loop0 7:0 0 63.3M 1 loop /snap/core20/1852 loop1 7:1 0 49.9M 1 loop /snap/snapd/18596 loop2 7:2 ...
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SSD appears in BIOS but it doesn't appear in the terminal

I have a brand new Ubuntu PC with three SSDs connected and they are shown in the BIOS. However only two of them are shown in the terminal. Running udisksctl status I get: MODEL ...
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KDE Plasma 5 thrashes while charging an Android device by USB

Plasma 5.24.7, Ubuntu Studio 22.04. My Android tablet that I use as a performance controller was a bit low on battery, so I plugged it into an open port on my USB hub and selected "charge only&...
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Formatted partitions from terminal are read only

I formatted a USB drive (initially mounted as /dev/sdb1, vfat 2GB) from terminal using sudo mkfs -t ext4 /dev/sdb1 then created mountpoint in fstab UUID=DEVICE_UUID /media/storage ext4 ...
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How exactly kernel, udev and DBus mount external devices?

I'm trying to understand how exactly SDcard unmounting/ejecting works in Ubuntu to debug context of this issue: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gvfs/+bug/1980080 Looked this thread getting ...
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How to mount NFS share automatically via WiFi?

I'm trying to mount a local network NFS share on a laptop connected via WiFi. The NFS server is set up correctly as far as I'm aware and it's possible to connect to it manually with: sudo mount -t ...
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How to mount drives at bootup as RW [duplicate]

I am using Xubuntu 22.10. It automatically mounts my drives in explorer when I click on them but my backup software needs them permanently mounted so it can read the changes and I can move files to ...
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iSCSI automount

My version is Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. I have configured my iSCSI drives (2) to automatic login -- so they show using lsblk sdb 8:16 0 1.8T 0 disk sdc 8:32 0 695.2G 0 disk Then ...
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Error in starting Linux operating system due to unmounted /home partition

I have a problem with my Linux OS (Ubuntu), I was working normally, and suddenly I couldn't do anything, the files on my home were disabled, after the restart, the OS booted up, but not the graphical ...
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exfat card became read-only after automounting with GNOME Disks, and I cannot change permission even as root after that

I am running Ubuntu MATE 22.04 on a Chromebook. Due to the limited internal memory of a Chromebook, I am using a 128 GB USB drive for storage. This drive is formatted as exfat, so that it can be used ...
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How do I prevent auto mount for one of my external hdds in Ubuntu 22.04

For one of my external hard drives, I want to prevent Ubuntu 22.04 to automount it. Is there any way?
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I upgraded to Kubuntu 22.04 LTS but boots only when my external drive is plugged in. Why?

I just upgraded my machine from 20.04 to 22.04. Everything works, except for this strange behavior. I have this external HDD which contains just backup of my computer, but it needs to remain plugged ...
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Kubuntu/Plasma: How to force immediate mount of removable media before login or instead, refresh desktop shortcuts after delayed mounting

I initially installed Ubuntu, then installed kubuntu-desktop and switched to Plasma. However, initially, my removable drives no longer auto-mounted on (automatic) login. So I went to settings and ...
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Mounting Share Folder on desktop in linux

When I mount the share folder, why appear 3 folder.What is wrong I setting.
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Mounts per user [ ntfs issue ]

Edit Now I'm sure I wasn't doning anything wrong I understood that I could set oartitions from settings > removable storage > removable devices to be mounted automatically or not this is sessin ...
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Automount CIFS share permission issue

Having issues setting Write access when mounting a CIFS mount. Ubuntu Server/Client. Details are in the paste. I tried to provide as much info that I could think, but please let me know if you need ...
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Certain apps cannot "see" a drive mounted at /projects, but mainstream linux apps are fine

I have a second HDD set up that automounts to /projects (a linux-nonstandard location but one used by some CAD tools). Point being to make the design self contained and transportable. Basic Linux apps ...
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Thunderbolt 1 array - mac mini

I have an install of Ubuntu server on a mac mini (late 2012) that I'm trying to get a thunderbolt disk array to work on. I'm running Ubuntu server 22.10, kernel 5.19.0-23 Formatted the drives as a ...
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Mount Network Drive Permanently in Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I want to mount a LAN Network Drive that I can access from Files/Nautilus as soon as I login to my Ubuntu desktop. I can do this manually with the following command: sudo mount -t cifs -o user=user,...
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How to Mount a Samba Share on Ubuntu 20.04 server for Raspberry Pi 4/400

I have been trying very hard to mount a samba share. The following works well in all x86-based Ubuntu 20.04. But it fails to mount in Raspberry Pi based Ubuntu 20.04. //192.168.1.5/Media /mnt/smb ...
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OS rescan disk after DD write command

When I executed "dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=1M count=1" (sda is a SATA device), when the command was done. And the OS will rescan the disk, looks like try to scan the partition ...
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ZFS pool doesn't automount at boot - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 18.04.6 server installed on a PC, and a zpool striped named frnl composed of 2 HDDs of 2TB each. My problem is that recently the zpool isn't automounted at boot, it needs to run alex@...
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2nd HDD mounted, but as read only ntfs

first hard drive has ubuntu partition and windows partition. But mainly I'm using ubuntu. 2nd drive is nearly blank, and has just the single partition with free space. I was trying to move some ...
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Invalid value for IMPORT (invalid substitution type)

On Ubuntu server 22.04 I'm geting next errors: Jul 29 06:23:54 can1 systemd-udevd[384]: /etc/udev/rules.d/99-digitalocean-automount.rules:11 Invalid value "/bin/sh -c 'echo TMP_MOUNT_DIR=$(mktemp ...
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Xubuntu 22.04 - mtd device must be supplied (device name is empty)? [duplicate]

I have installed Xubuntu in dual boot with Windows 8.1 on my laptop Acer aspire VN7. All works pretty well but I have these messages after the post : [ 10.238730] mtd device must be supplied (device ...
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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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