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Questions tagged [automount]

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

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Persistent trouble with FAT32 formatted USB pen drive mounting as read-only drives [closed]

My 16GB USB pen drive mounts as read-only on Ubuntu 17.10. I've searched for all known solutions for the issues on stackoverflow, stackexchange, ubuntu forums etc for the errors popping up in output ...
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Cannot change ownership or modify it permission

I am new to Ubuntu. I have attached a new hard disk and it is mounted at "/mnt/sdb1" . I want to use that hard disk as network share when i try to change the ownership or permission its showing "...
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How to automount with a chroot?

So in a chroot I have a /etc/fstab file. If I run mount -a in the chroot, it mounts the partitions listed. However, even when using the auto option, they do not mount when entering the chroot. What ...
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VS Code shows as file manager on 18.10 GNOME

I've installed VS Code on my Ubuntu from DEB package and now it shows as file manager - for example, when I plug in an external hard drive, there is a notification to open it in VS Code ("Otwórz za ...
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How to access a Windows 10 shared folder using virtualbox

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I want to try it as my development environment, since it will be cleaner than my home PC which is filled with games and kid's homeworks. I tried different Linux distros and ...
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Does systemd try to mount my luks keyfile?

Please help verifying if this is a bug or just misconfiguration on my part. When I try having my LVM setup decrypted on boot, using a keyfile, the system is trying to mount the path to my keyfile, ...
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Unable to mount CIFS share using AutoFS and Kerberos

I can mount a CIFS share using mount directly from my terminal: sudo mount -t cifs -o multiuser,cruid=1395409773,vers=3.0,sec=krb5 //fileserver2.mba.ac.uk/Z\ Drive /mnt shows the following in /var/...
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Data partition not listed when I want to open a file

Some software (Gwenview, Firefox,...) only show my system’s partition and not my data partition when I want to open a file. Only after I opened Dolphin (which lists them all), the other programs show ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Mount CIFS On Boot

I am new to Ubuntu and just only started using it. So please be specific if you are able to help me with my issue. I am trying to automount my Netgear ReadyNAS shared drive which is using SMB1. I am ...
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Mount sdcard using mount() function of linux

I am trying to mount sdcard using mount function of linux with default options as follows const char* src = "/dev/mmcblk1p1"; const char* trgt = "/media/user/sdcard"; const char* type = "...
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Ubuntu Automount corrupts ext4 partitions of Android install?

I've been experimenting with dual-boot between Linux and Android on an x86 device which came with Android + Windows preinstalled (Chuwi Hi10 Pro). I soon found out that simply booting Ubuntu (either ...
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CIFS not auto mounting after reboot

I have a 16.04 server that uses a cifs mount. The share is confiugred in fstab. However, it dosen't automatically mount after a restart. To mount, I have to sudo su and the mount -a as the root ...
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How do I automount a SD Card on /opt?

I just bought a brand new Dell Inspiron 3185 with a massive 1.6 GHz dual-core AMD Radeon R4, a whopping 32gig SSD and a mind boggling 4 gigs of memory; a veritable rocket marked down from AUD $380 to ...
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Linking a folder to usb. Automount on start up [duplicate]

I am a beginner with linux and want to make folder /home/username/example mount to usb and automount from start up. I want it to be linked to the /home/username/example so if i drop something to /...
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CIFS automount works on ubuntu 12 but not ubuntu 16

I'm trying to migrate a server from ubuntu 12 to ubuntu 16 and there is an automount being used to connect to a SLES 11 ftp server. I copied the configs from the u12 server to the u16. Packages: ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Can't access drive on startup

I have just moved to Linux (Kubuntu 18.04) and I am quite a newbie in it. I have the following problem: I keep the OS installed on an SSD and my files in a partition on an HDD. When I power the ...
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Bluetooth is always turned on when on startup. How do I fix this problem?

A few days ago I turned on Bluetooth on my laptop and then turned it off. Now I see every time I start the laptop, I see the Bluetooth is turned on and I should turn it off manually and sometimes ...
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automount vmware shared folder in ubuntu 14.04

I have shared by drive D: from my Windows 10 host to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in VMware. Ubuntu successfully mounts this share into /mnt/hgfs/D. However I would like to automount it to /D on startup. ...
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Automount windows network share 18.04

Since updating from 16.x to 18.04 my windows network share doesn't automount. My /etc/fstab started like this, and worked fine in 16.x //SISKO/usb_storage /media/plex cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=...
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Modify group for all automount USB flash drives and external hard drives

I'm running both Linux Mint (17.2) and Ubuntu (18.04) on two different machines. When I plug in an external hard drive or USB flash drive, the drive is automatically mounted. A directory is created (...
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usbmount — fails to automount

On ubuntu 18.04 LTS server installation I have installed usbmount, with this /etc/usbmount/usbmound.conf: ENABLED=1 MOUNTPOINTS="/media/usb0 /media/usb1 /media/usb2 /media/usb3 /media/...
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Where to look for mount other than /etc/fstab?

One of our servers has a network share auto mounted. I see the following line when I run df -h. I am trying to find out where this is configured as I need to do the same auto mount for another machine....
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automount USB mp3 player

This question concerns both Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04, running Gnome/Unity desktop: I have an mp3 player that connects to a USB port. When I plug it into the USB port, an icon for it appears on the ...
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Can't access automounted devices

In Ubuntu 18.04, I created a new (admin) user. When I insert a removable device, strange things happen. First, if I click on the UBS device, Nautilus says it is an unknown file tipe and proposes a ...
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Samba no longer mounts at boot

I have a samba shared drive that I use to keep files that are available to anyone on the network. This drive is mounted at boot on my computers. Here is the fstab file: `# /etc/fstab: static file ...
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How do I disable the auto-mounting of internal drives in Kubuntu 18.04

I'm aware that there are other questions regarding this issue. However, none of them apply specifically to Kubuntu 18.04, and the solutions they offer have not worked. Please look at what I have tried ...
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Udev correctly executes but usb stick won't automount since Ubuntu 16.04 and after

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 until I installed 18.04. On 14.04 I successfully created a udev rule that upon certain USB stick insertion it run a script AND the system used to auto-mount the stick (...
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Auto-mounting several Windows shared-folders doesn't …always… work

I've got a problem with network shared-folders configuration in fstab : I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I've modified my /etc/fstab, adding these lines : //192.168.x.x/Common_space /media/common_space cifs ...
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Execute “mount -t cifs -o username=xxx,password=aaa” everytime I reboot/log in?

How can I mount the network hdd everytime I reboot or start up my computer. It works just fine if I execute it everytime in the terminal but it's a bit tedious. Surely there's a way to automate this?
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How can I permanently mount / automount a specific volume disk to another folder?

I want to permanently mount/automount using /etc/fstab on my server volume /dev/vg_nfs/lv_nfs to the mount point /DATASHARE and set the mount permissions to u=rwx g=rw- o=rw- I just want to connect ...
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internal sd card reader works, but without automount

On a new laptop I installed Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works fine, except for auto mount of sd cards. After inserting an sd card in the internal card reader, dmesg says: mmc0: new high speed SDHC card ...
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Automount LDAP home folders in client machines

I have created couple of users on my ldap, and setup a couple of ubuntu ldap client machines, where users can login with their accounts. I now want to share their home folders and make it centralised ...
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How can I ensure laptop mounts shares on boot if connected to WiFi?

I have several folders on my NAS set to automount on my Xubuntu laptop at boot, using a saved credentials file. Each one has an fstab entry that looks like this: # NAS home //192.168.1.111/Home/ /...
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No mount during boot; auto mount after boot

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04. I have some mountable USB drives that cause the system to hang forever at boot time if it tries to mount them at that time, although the mounts work fine after the system is ...
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Mounting a mobile phone: what is happening under the hood?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 and it automatically mounts my mobile phone (Android, Xperia Z5 Compact) when I connect it via USB. This only happens under Unity that I normally don't use. What's the magic ...
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Automount USB drives with autofs?

How do I configure autofs to automatically mount USB hard drives to /media/LABEL and have LABEL be the drive label both on boot and when they're plugged in?
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Can't Access Automatically Mounted LUKS Volume with User Account

I have a BTRFS filesystem layered on top of a LUKS partition on an external drive. When the drive mounts, it doesn't allow me access. It only allows access to the root user. How do I set the drive so ...
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Prevent LUKS Volume from Automatically Mounting

I have several LUKS volumes on an external drive. When I attach the drive, I would like to prevent two of the LUKS volumes from automatically mounting. Using noauto on the UUIDs in /etc/fstab doesn't ...
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Shortcuts to Partitions not found

I have a HDD with 3 partitions: OS, Data_1 and Data_2. In Nautilus, Data_1 and Data_2 show above "Other Locations" (assuming these are just shortcuts), but unless I actually go into "Other Locations" ...
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Why does Ubuntu change mount point?

I have an SD card with two partitions labeled BOOT and DATA; BOOT is FAT32 and DATA is ext2. When I insert it into the card reader, automount properly mounts DATA but morphs the name of BOOT into ...
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How to ‘lockdown’ system-wide settings with `dconf`

I want to ‘lockdown’ a particular key/value combination in dconf, so that only superusers will be able to modify that particular setting. In order to achieve this it is necessary to add a ‘lock’ to ...
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setting mount options on an USB drive automounted by Gnome

My USB drive is currently automounted correctly under Gnome (Ubuntu 18.04), but I want to set the "noatime" option at mount. I know I can do this via the Gnome "disks" untility, but I prefer to ...
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Can't change the owner of a folder

I want to change the owner of a folder. The path to to that folder is /mnt/8A30AA8B30AA7DB7/Books. I want to take the ownership of that folder to change the permissions. The folder currently belongs ...
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How to configure a `dconf` key globally across all user accounts

I want to set the 'automount' key, for the ‘media-handling’ schema, to ‘false’, for all users on a single desktop machine. I can do this individually, i.e. one user at a time, by using gsettings ...
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Using `gsettings` to block the mounting of USB drives

I want to configure Ubuntu (16.04) to prevent users from using removable media, specifically USB drives. You can prevent automount as per. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling automount ...
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Understanding USB message logs to troubleshoot USB automounting

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue where on one server my USB automounts whereas on another server it isn't. Comparing the logs for both instances, I am trying to understand what each line means. ...
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Unable to mount NFS remote share during bootup

I am trying to mount directory during boot up on Ubuntu 16.04. I followed the exact steps mentioned in this tutorial link. I was able to mount and umount the folders manually. As mentioned in the ...
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How to change mount options with terminal?

please correct any mistakes. So I went in to the drive application and disabled the auto mount in mount options. When I rebooted I can only start in the grub mode and can only access safe mode. Note. ...
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External backup drive is not recognized

I upgrade from 16.04 and before I did I could use my portable USB hard drive for backup. Now it will not see the drive even after a reboot. How can I get it to mount?
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Automount when changing USB floppy

When changing the floppy in my usb floppy drive /dev/sdb which is mounted to /home/user/floppy it won't change the contents of my mount directory until I click the floppy icon in the left taskbar or ...