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

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Advantage/disadvantages of automagical mounting under /media over the traditional way of mounting under /mnt using `mount -t`

other than the convenience (that come with automounting) of not having: find out the device name determine the file system type on the removable media... are there any other advantage of using using ...
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Lubuntu 20.04- How to make noexec the default mount behavior for removable SCSI disks (flash, usb), even with automount

I have currently disabled automount and mount manually using mount -o noexec -t.... How can I make noexec the default automount behavior?
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mount external harddrive as user (not root)

I have a USB Hdd that I want to mount as r/w for users. I know this question has been asked before but none of the fstab solutions have worked for me. $ sudo fdisk -l # [abridged] Disk /dev/sdb: 3.7 ...
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Automount USB RAID array when plugged in

I've got a RAID1 array setup on an external USB3 enclosure with two disks in it. Currently I have to manually run a sudo mount command after plugging it in, as Ubuntu doesn't seem to handle hot-...
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How to make Xubuntu 18.04 automatically mount any USB thumb drive during restart

Our Xubuntu 18.04 will auto-startup our app after each boot/restart. But it needs access to a thumb drive during app-start. (we have implemented a rule that can find the correct thumb drive when ...
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Mount points created with udev rule not visible

I'm using Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS (upgraded from 18.04) and have the following udev rule installed: KERNEL=="sd?1", ACTION=="add", RUN+="/bin/bash /usr/local/bin/media_hotplug.sh" The script ...
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Is it possible to update Snap Bitcoin-Core datadir to NFS mount point under /media?

I couldn't find anything specific regarding NFS storage in /media for bitcoin-core snap on Ubuntu. From what I could gather with limited understanding is that only /home and /media folders on host ...
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How to automount NAS drive on WiFi

I have Kubuntu 20.04 which I have connected to my (wpa2 encrypted) wifi. I have the password remembered in the system, so whenever I login to KDE the computer connects to my wifi. I also have NAS on ...
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mount a ntfs windows harddrive permanently at startup

I need some help when mounting a windows hard drive permanently at startup. As far as I red the documentation, I need to add a line in fstab So far I got the Info -- sudo blkid --- terminal /dev/...
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Disable automatic mount of ~/.avfs directory

I have installed avfs via the packet manager apt install avfs, and now I have a ~/.avfs directory in my home which is an image of the root directory /. I could not find a documentation explaining ...
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Automatic mounting usb drives

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. USB drives are automatically mounted when connected. It's okay. But how can I change the encoding for the mount operation ? I want to install utf-8. Thanks in advance!
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autofs in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS: Why is stderr redirected to /dev/null so I can't capture any error messages?

During debugging a mysterious problem with autofs and NFS I observed this: # ls -als /proc/`pidof automount`/fd/2 0 lrwx------ 1 root root 64 Apr 30 11:47 /proc/3429/fd/2 -> /dev/null Why is the ...
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sshfs is not mounting automatically at reboot, files get removed after each reboot

Here is what l tried to achieve auto mount. sudo mkdir /mnt/my_remote_desk sudo sshfs -o allow_other,default_permissions xxxx@xxxx.xxxx.xx:/home/data /mnt/my_remote_desk These command line works ...
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Thunar does not automount USB drives anymore

Automounting USB drives used to work fine. I do not know what I changed to make it stop working. The user account still has all groups configured, the media manager still shows the automount enabled ...
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make nautilus stop asking for password when mounting disk

My desktop has another hard drive which I intend to use for data storage and the issue is that nautilus always asks for password when trying to mount that drive. Same when I try and access the drive ...
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System Problem Detected Ubuntu 18.04 due to drive mount

I am using ubuntu 18.04 on Acer Predator Helios 300 PH-315-51, every time my system boots up it prompts me with a message System problem detected i noticed it is actually due to the auto drive mount ...
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Opera can't access symlinked directories

I have symlinked some of the folders in my data partition to the home directory on my system partition (Downloads, Documents, etc). I have also set the partition to automount (works). However, when I ...
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Auto Mount NTFS Drive (on Ubuntu 18.04) to a Folder on Ubuntu Mate (Rpi4, Ubuntu Server 19.10) [duplicate]

First timer here and a Ubuntu noob, hope I can break down my question clearly. So currently have 2 setups: PC with Ubuntu 18.04, with 2 NTFS drives mounted back when I was using Windows Raspberry pi ...
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How disable the automount snap “disks”/drive?

I saw a lot of "disks" that comes from all thoses apps of snap in my Pc (Ubuntu 19.04), and I prefer disable the automount of Snap of thoses apps and mount the "disks/drives" when I launch a software. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 — USB flash drive automatically mounts for one user only, how to get access for other users?

When I insert a USB drive in my PC only one user (called e.g. foo) gets it automatically mounted in its /media/foo. Another user, bar, does not have it in /media/bar, neither can it access /media/l/...
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(auto connect) to nas

I want to auto connect to (openmediavault) nas. I try to use visudo for this command : sudo sshpass -p "vanveenen" mount -t cifs //192.168.1.146/opslag /mnt/samba -o sec=ntlmssp,uid=1000,gid=1000,...
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Ubuntu 19.10 zfs pool doesn't automount after reboot

Preface - I have searched and tried previous solutions with no avail. I created a zfs raidz1 pool naszfs using 3 external sata drives. The drives are attached via USB using the following enclosure: ...
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auto mounting encrypted volume at login not quite working

I'm using Ubuntu 19.10 with an encrypted install, no issues there. My OS drive is small so I have a 6TB drive that I encrypted and want to automount on user login. I followed various guides and used ...
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autofs issues over ssh tunnel

I currently use Fedora, and in an effort to come around to trying to use ubuntu, i have hit the following issue. in my environment i use NFS over SSH via an autossh tunnel, to mount a shared tools ...
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Auto-Mount NTFS drive via fstab - Ubuntu 18.04

I have modified fstab to auto-mount my secondary hard drive to a custom location and assign owner and group on Ubuntu 18.04. I am facing some issues and I know that probably the problem is on mount ...
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Automount CD on a minimal desktop (18,04)

Yesterday I've installed a minimal xfce desktop in VirtualBox, today I've installed a minimal LXDE in another box. In both cases when a CD is inserted into a CD drive, the system detects it and tries ...
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Mounting Windows AD share on active directry joined Ubuntu 19.10

Can anyone please advise the best way to permanently mount the Windows share on an AD connected Ubuntu. As the user is logging onto Ubuntu with his/her Active directory account that has access to the ...
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After modifying /etc/fstab, drives are still auto-mounting at boot time only

I added entries to block the partitions on an external drive (via USB) from auto-mounting at boot time. I tried using the UUIDs, and the block names (/dev/sdc1). (I need to be using the UUIDs.) ...
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How to Block Automounting of a Specific Drive (USB connection) With ** Three Mounted Partitions **

I need to block the auto mounting of a specific external drive (USB connection, by UID) that has three different mount points (partitions)? The contents of this drive were created with ddrescue - to ...
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I don't see a 3TB disk

I have 2 disks in my PC: one is 1TB where I have installed Lubuntu and another one 3TB (empty for now). I see both disks correctly in Disks, Gparted and KDE partition manager. But I can not make it ...
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Automount when clicking on disks in GUI file manager suddenly stopped working in Ubuntu. (“Unable to mount…Not authorized to perform operation.”)

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with nemo as the file manager, and out of nowhere I can no longer mount disks or partitions which show up just by double-clicking them, when just a few weeks ago this worked ...
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Service zfs-import is masked and unmask does not help Ubuntu 19.10

I read the information about how to make ZFS autoimport my zpools after reboot. The instruction was to enable zfs.target zfs-import.service and zfs-mount service. However zfs-import.service report ...
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Question about cifs, fstab and automount

I am relatively new to Linux/Ubuntu. I have looked high and low on this one and the closest articles I found are: Fstab mount smbfs share for user noauto asking for password via GUI Here is what I ...
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USB drive won't automount (WindowMaker is window manager)

I have Ubuntu 16.04. Recently I switched from Gnome(metacity) to WindowMaker. With the former USB drives after being plugged were automounted (including android phone). With WindowMaker this is not ...
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How do you automount additional pools with a zfs root?

In looking through all the older advice on this, it appears that everything no longer implies, such as enabling zfs-import.service: # systemctl enable zfs-import.service Synchronizing state of zfs-...
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how to disable automount of usb drive in ubuntu 19.10?

I tried follow steps which worked in 18.04 but it does not work for 19.10: Create a file /etc/dconf/pofile/local with following content: # cat /etc/dconf/pofile/local user-db:user ...
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Automount MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10

Looking to automount a MacOs 10.14 volume on Kubuntu 19.10. SMB works but runs at half the speed of cifs. The command that works in the terminal is: sudo mount -t cifs //001.001.01.1/DIR /media/...
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Where does automatic mount get the username?

It seems that removable media gets (by pmount?) mount under /media/[username]/. How is that username resolved? What if many users are logged in? What if no users are logged in? What if I just SSH to ...
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How to mount S3 bucket automatically on reboot

I am using s3fs to mount an s3 bucket on my Ubuntu server: sudo apt-get install s3fs sudo vim /etc/passwd-s3fs // <--put user access key and secret key in this file sudo chmod 640 /etc/passwd-...
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USB detected slowly and does not auto mount in Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently installed Xubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Studio 1558 laptop, and I find that by USB is now taking a long time to be detected and does not get auto mounted by the file manager. It used to ...
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usbmount - folder permissions (root)

I have a question related to usbmountand the root rights. I installed usbmount on my Ubuntu (18.04.2 LTS) and it mounts various USB-Sticks to the right folder (/home/user1/USB) I have specified in the ...
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Remove a deleted shared folder from a VirtualBox instance?

I have VBox 6.x running on Win 8.1, with Ubuntu 18.04x64 Guest. I reloaded an old Ubuntu image I had created and it still has references to a shared folder (that was formerly automounted) in the /...
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automount usb drive when connected to /mnt/ssd/ instead of /media/user/uuid

Trying to make a usb ssd automount itself to /mnt/ssd when it's connected to laptop. Instead of /media/user/UUID-******-*******. The ssd will be connected after the system boots. Is there a way to ...
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No icons for automounted volumes on GNOME / Nautilius desktop on Ubuntu 19.04

Up to Ubuntu 18.04, using default GNOME/Nautilius desktop, when I inserted a (data file) USB stick it would automount and put a USB icon onto the desktop. I find this very useful, especially for ...
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I want to automount USB with Nautilus in Xubuntu

I have installed Nautilus in my Xubuntu 16.04. and selected it as preferred file manager in Preferred Applications. Now the problem is that Thunar still operates in Xubuntu, for example, when I insert ...
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What causes loss of autofs CIFS share to hang Ubuntu 19.04?

On 19.04, I use autofs to automount windows shares. It works great until I shut down the windows machine. Doing so hangs my 19.04 machine. My nemo-desktop becomes unusable, and I cannot restart gnome. ...
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Set up USB flash to mount on startup [closed]

My USB flash used to mount on startup, but it has stopped doing it. I have tried what is described here: How to automatically mount usb flash drive at startup, but that hasn't worked. I tried to put ...
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KDE dialog tries to mount fstab mountpoint but is set to noauto

When I open any Kdialog (such as when you try to save something from your browser) the dialog hangs and the following message is found inside /var/log/syslog: Jul 10 11:55:34 ideapad systemd[1]: ...
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Using spaces and cyrillic symbols in /etc/fstab

I need to mount directory from another HDD to my current home directory. I can do it by following command and it works properly: sudo mount --bind /media/username/HDD3TB/'Мои документы'/Фото /home/...
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Automatically access external drive at startup

OS: Xubuntu (XFCE), Ubuntu 18.04 I have an external sd card on my machine and a hotkey to automatically open folder on that drive. It works just fine except. The problem is when I first start my ...

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