Questions tagged [automount]

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

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Is it possible to automount SMB share on a common mount point in a multi user Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop environment using NTLMv2 / login credentials?

I wish to mount SMB share on a common mount point for all users and auto mount it when it's accessed, like when you map a network drive to a common drive letter in a Windows environment and it just ...
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USB Drive write & read permission not allowed after enabling automount on boot

I use 'Megasync' client to sync my files with a USB drive. I have to mount the usb drive from thunar file manager every time after bootup and then enable syncing from Megasync options. So using 'Gnome-...
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How to auto mount with full permissions using gnome-disk-utility?

I have gnome-disk-utility installed. It mounts a secondary hard drive I have, but it does not do it with write or execute permissions. How do I setup gnome-disk-utility to mount a hard drive with ...
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How to correctly plug external DVD drive to Ubuntu 20.04?

I have bought an external DVD driver since modern cases do not have a slot for them any longer. I am using ubuntu 20.04. When plugging, I get an initial detection but then the driver is not mounted: ...
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“operation is still pending” external harddrive

I have a 1TB Toshiba USB hard drive that is neither auto-mounting nor mounting through Files. I tried mounting the disk from the terminal, but I see this message: Failed to sync device /dev/sdc1: ...
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Automount USB drive broken

Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS suddenly stopped mounting my USB hard drive when I plug it in. I can manually mount it. This drive mounts on Windows 10 (2 different PCs) and Debian with zero problem - so clearly ...
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How to set up pam_mount?

I am trying to automount SMB shares from a Synology NAS on a client running Ubuntu Studio 18.04 (yes I know it is out of date and plan to upgrade to 20.04.2 soon). I have tried using autofs, but have ...
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Containers loses its volumes which are autofs sshfs mounted from a remote server to the host. How can I autorecover when the mount is down

I use autofs to mount a remote folder via sshfs to my local machine. On the local machine I have a docker container running which uses the same mount as a volume. If for whatever reason the mount is ...
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Custom mount hard drive on boot

I have a partition on my hard drive formatted as APFS. Linux has no support for APFS filesystems but I found the apfs-fuse driver which works fine for my needs (I only need read-only support). I am ...
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NTFS partition on external drive not automounting (20.10)

After resizing an NTFS partition on an external GPT drive using Gparted the volume doesn't seem to automount on Ubuntu anymore (or other distributions, like OSMC). It has worked fine previously. It ...
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automount with autofs setup but not working

Again I am stuck with setting up auto-mounting with autofs. As i tried this a few times before I stayed with mounting manually when I needed access but i am fedup mounting manually so, here I go again ...
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Apply permissions to NTFS USB drive on Auto-mount

I have a external USB hard drive that I'd like my backup program to write backups to. The backup program requires certain permissions. I understand that NTFS under Ubuntu doesn't allow me to set unix-...
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Kubuntu 18.04: How do I control SD Card auto-mount directory and permissions?

When I insert an SD card, it auto-mounts at /media/user/label with the user as the owner and root as the group. I would like it to auto-mount in a non-user-specific place, say /media or /mnt, ideally ...
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All internal drives are showing as removable, but actual removable drives no longer auto-mount

I'm running 20.04. Recently I've noticed that all of the entries I have in fstab are now showing up as removable devices in Nemo, although if I try and eject them it fails because I am not root. At ...
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How to mount a windows share to ubuntu 18.04 using a kerberos ticket (for all users) (no credentials file)

I am aiming to mount a windows share to one of our ubuntu 18.04 machines, we aim to do mount the share using a Kerberos ticket, we wish to have the mount accessible for all users and want to avoid ...
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SYSTEMD-FSTAB-GENERATOR unit service not starting

I have the following entry in /etc/fstab: //remote/folder /mnt/local_folder cifs x-systemd.automount,uid=user,gid=user,file_mode=0755,dir_mode=0755,ro 0 0 and it mounts fine, but the systemd unit ...
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NFS mount works, but autofs fails with remote IO error

The NFS server is AIX v7.2 and the client is Ubuntu Server 20.10. Here is the problem. Results of showmount -e tsm2.montanavendor.com : Export list for tsm2.montanavendor.com: /export/nim/lpp_source/...
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How to display the correct list files without gibberish?

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer. I mounted USB flash disk using command sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/usb0 Then I issued ls to get list folder and files and I get the name files/folder with &...
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Mounting using indermediate server and sshfs with autofs

I have a gateway machine (A) and the final machine (B). I have been able to ssh and sshfs to machine B through A using ProxyCommand in ~/.ssh/config. I have made it so that logging in doesn't require ...
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Disks utility options for automounting hard disk with rw rights

I am on Ubuntu 20.04.1 and I have a second hard drive: sdb1 (named mee_2) with one partition (FAT32). I used 'disks' to auto-mount it at start up. BUT as user I can not write on it... Which are the ...
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Ubuntu 18.4 cant start because of mounting error - what now?

I started my Linux and it takes forever to start. I already know that I can press "esc" so I can see what is going on in the back. It says "Failed to mount /media/x-data" See '...
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USB drive automount wrong permissions

On a new install of 20.04 I've created a new user. I now have two users will and bob. The second user cannot mount usb drives. The drive gets mounted in media under the users name but they don't have ...
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My SD Card Won't Mount When It's Unlocked

I'm having issues getting my SD Card to mount whenever it's locked, I don't have an SD Card reader, so I have to use the SD Slot. It will mount on other PC's, it's just my computer, and it works fine ...
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Emergency mode triggered when auto-mounting partition

I had been using Xubuntu 20.04, with Home in another partition (data partition). The emergency mode begun triggering after a power failure rebooted the computer. I tried re installing and installing ...
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Upstart to automount USB in Ubuntu Server 20.04

I would like to have my home Ubuntu server automount USB devices. Currently, I mannually write sudo mount /dev/sda1 /media/library However, I tried to write an Upstart script, start-library.conf in /...
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How to Automount USB disk drive with NTFS filesystem in POSIX mode?

Ubuntu Studio 20.04 I have Western Digital Passport USB drives for attached storage formatted in NTFS as they are shared between Windows and Linux on my laptop. Windows has its own folders, Linux its ...
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Auto Mount of a Network Drive

I've edited my fstab file to provide all the details of my network drive. It works fine, however, after my laptop (re)start, I still need to run manually sudo mount -a. Here is fstab line: ///192.168....
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Automatically mount network drive after connecting to VPN

Currently I connect to a VPN before I start work. Then at some point I notice I need access to a network resource. So I need to open file manager and attempt to access the mount point and it will ...
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auto mount problem

I use this command for auto mounting in /etc/fstab //192.168.1.205/Public /home/backup/ cifs auto,rw,user,username=admin,password=apassword,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 to mount a shared ...
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It seems usbmount is not working

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running an Ubuntu 20.10 server(arm64). I can manually mount my external HDD(just formatted to ext4) but it seems usbmount is not working. Any way to fix this? Also, how to ...
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LVM2 Partitions are not mounted after reboot

i have a ubuntu server system on a dell hardware with two logical LVM2 volumes. One is the boot system an the other is the data storage exist out of two physicall drives which are organized as a RAID1....
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USB devices are not detected automatically

In my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop, there are 2 USB 3 ports. If I put any USB device (including mouse, HDD) in any of those, the devices are not detected, neither they get power from the laptop. But devices ...
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Stale file handles and the proper way to 'map a network drive'

So I have been banging my head against a brick wall on this one for a couple of months so I though that I would ask for help. After a while one of my network drives gets a stale file handle. I cannot ...
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What is the right way to automount drives for selected users using /etc/fstab?

I am currently mounting my ntfs drive using UUID=123FSDF345233 /media/user/Disk ntfs uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=000,sync,auto,rw 0 0 UUID=123FSDF345233 /media/user/Disk ntfs uid=1001,gid=1002,umask=000,...
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“Too many levels of symbolic links” error when using systemd

I have following line in /etc/fstab: sami@lelu.local:/home/sami /mnt/node fuse.sshfs noauto,x-systemd.automount,_netdev,users,idmap=user,IdentityFile=/home/sami/.ssh/id_rsa,allow_other,reconnect 0 0 ...
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Ubuntu is showing a Black Screen after booting up

Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my PC along with Windows 10. It was working fine but I wanted to mount my NTFS partitions. So, I created a mount folder at /home/Win and tried to mount one of my ...
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new ubuntu mate install, old home on separate drive, decrypted and mounted to /tmp… now what?

I have my Ubuntu MATE install on my SSD while my old home is on a separate HDD set to automount. After much confusion and issues, I managed to decrypt and mount my home and now can access it via /tmp ...
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Does a mounted external NTFS drive (USB) need to be manually synced?

To be clear, the terminology of "synced" that I'm using here might be incorrect. I'm talking about the flushing through of the [write] cache. I am dding a local drive image to a file on my ...
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automount process starts 5 minutes after system boots

New to ubuntu, and I have been looking every place I can find to fix this issue. I really need my automount process to start when the system starts, not 5 minutes after. I have a program that starts ...
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Failing to configure automount on ntf partition on Ubuntu 20.04

let me give some context: I have a dual booting system (ubuntu 20.04 + Windows 10, over UEFI). Both SOs in the same disk (ssd nvme on m.2 port). Additionally a have a shared partition (same disk) with ...
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auto mount usb drives when inserted

I have multiple identical USB drives that I want to auto mount at specific points when they are inserted. I added an entry in fstab for each drive with it's UUID: UUID = uniqueUUID1 /mountPath1 ...
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Phone mounted read-only drives stacking up at /media

My mobile phone has a read-only volume on it to easily provide drivers for Windows. This of course is not needed on Ubuntu, but this volume mounts every time the phone is connected by USB. If the ...
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How do I make Shotwell Library automount my second internal harddrive when opening it?

I have imported my photos from my second internal harddrive in Shotwell Photo library. But when the second internal HDD isn't mounted (after rebooting my laptop for example) and i start Shotwell again,...
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How to create automount 'vboxsf' for sharing folders in Ubuntu 20.04.1?

Ubuntu 20.04.1 complains about the command: sudo usermod -a -G vboxsf (username) with the message: usermod: group 'vboxsf' does not exist I suspect that the group was not created by the virtualbox-...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Automount in GUI not working after resuming (laptop lid closed/opened)

My laptop is am HP Envy 13 aq1176ng. After lid closed /opened system would not popup message nor mounting device, when usb is plugged in. lsblk does not show the devices. Just a sound shows that ...
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Is it better to use UUID or PARTUUID to automount HDD with fstab?

I'm trying to setup my external harddrive to mount automatically on startup, following Akshit's terminal guide. I initially used the PARTUUID in `/etc/fastab' instead of the UUID: UUID=191486e0-6049-...
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How do I setup a second encrypted drive to automount at startup?

Some details about my system: I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 which I installed with the encrypted drive option. Ubuntu is the only OS on this machine. I recently got a second disk, an NVMe SSD which I want ...
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How to hide the boot partition from Caja (Ubuntu-MATE 16.04)

I run Ubuntu MATE 16.04 with a distinct /boot partition on /dev/sda5: $ df Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on ... /dev/mapper/sda6_crypt 437G 382G 33G 93% / ... /dev/sda5 ...
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USB storage devices disconnecting without apparent reason

The title says it all. My old (>10y) old box passed away, and since external storage devices have become really big and cheap, I decided to put my data to two of those. Yes, they might be slower ...
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Mount network disk on boot of ubuntu core on Raspberry

I have installed ubuntu core on a raspberry pi 3B + to create a Plex server, what happens is that the files are on a NAS disk connected to the network, which has a username and password to access it. ...

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