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The /etc/fstab file contains static file system information. It normally contains an entry for each partition name or UUID that lists the mount point, filesystem type and mount options.

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How to get out of Emergency mode in Ubuntu 20.04

When I boot ubuntu, I get into 'emergency mode' or 'maintenance mode' I have dual boot and grub with windows 10 and Ubuntu installed. This is a video on YouTube that I found that basically describes ...
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Ubuntu 21.10: Cannot boot any more after last update, ended up in emergency mode

Because of an update I had to reboot. However, my laptop ended up only in emergency mode. Executing "journalctl -xb" as advised resulted in a ton of messages, some errors from snap. It was ...
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Every time I come back from Windows, Ubuntu goes into emergency mode

surely you have seen my last question from Emergency mode in the end i couldn't start fix the problem. I actually get emergency mode when I enter Ubuntu when I reboot from Windows 11 the truth is that ...
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after resizing /var now Ubuntu has two /var?

I had my Linux directory on vda disk and as it is obvious , it had /var directory in vda1 directory. vda 252:0 0 50G 0 disk ├─vda1 252:1 0 49.9G 0 part / ├─vda14 252:14 0 4M 0 ...
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Odd mount behavior: Swap, ESP

I'm suddenly observing some odd mount behavior that is affecting both the swap and EFI system partitions, among others. The system is Lubuntu 20.04.4 in a GRUB multi-boot configuration with Ubuntu ...
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M.2 SSD Works, But doesn't show up anywhere

Had a 2 month old 2TB WD Blue M.2 SSD fail in a 20.04 system, read failed and when rebooted it disappeared. I installed a new one, formatted it, and mounted it without issue. I can read and write to ...
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can not detect NAS [closed]

After the latest kernel update to Mint 20.1 my NAS is no longer discovered. My backup util mounts the windows share and that shows in nemo, plus I can go up the directory and mount other shares from ...
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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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what is the default action for errors in fstab

In fstab, there is the option errors=remount-ro which I have seen here frequently. Apparently there are 3 error options which seem clear to me: errors=remount-ro (attempts to mount the drive read ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server /etc/fstab missing, system still works

I'm honestly so confused how this is even possible. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server on a computer recently and have been getting it set up. I'm just finishing setting up the backup scripts when I ...
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Can there be a /work partition?

A user got 512 GB SSD and 2 TB HDD. The person asked me to install the Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS on SSD, keep 50GB as /opt, 32GB for /swap and remaining space as /home and the whole 2TB HDD as /work ...
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"Steam library folder is not executable" Even though drive is in /media

I have been trying to get Steam to work on my kubuntu installation, but have hit a road block - adding a library on either of my secondary drives gives me a "Failed to add library folder" ...
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Slow boot: "Dependency failed for /mnt/usb-NAND_USB2DISK-0:0" and "A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-id/usb-NAND_USB2DISK-0:0"

my computer has been booting really slow lately. when i check the boot logs while it shows this. [DEPEND] Dependency failed for /mnt/usb-NAND_USB2DISK-0:0. [DEPEND] Dependency failed for Local File ...
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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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Accessing USB drive attached to Router

I have a USB drive attached to my Zyxel XMG3927 Router. I have set up access permissions at the router and the device can be seen in my file manager - listed as: USB_Storage on 192.168.1.1 I ...
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Mounting SMB Shares in Fstab issues

I just upgraded my file server from 16.04 to 20.04 and everything seems to be working except for my SMB mounts on my Ubuntu computer. I can access the SMB shares on my Windows computer but on my ...
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Unable to change permissions and user:group of SMB mounted directory

I have a trueNAS SMB mount to a Proxmox VM directory. The mount works fine however, in order for services to automatically move files from one part of the same directory to another, I need to remove ...
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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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Mounting my PC Box network drive onto wsl2 with drvfs works manually but not in /etc/fstab

I want to mount a Box drive onto wsl2 so that I can access the same locally/cloud synced files on two different systems (windows and linux). Box is a FAT32 file system, which I believe is supported by ...
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Looks an easy mistake? cifs_mount failed w/return code = -2 /etc/fstab

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and I'm attempting to create a Plex Server, I've done the install but I cannot mount my NAS?!?!.. I've decided to log into a Mint VM and to use the command line to try to ...
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Moving /home to another disk, which already contains some data, without erasing it

I have the /home folder on the same disk as the root, and I was planning to move it to another SSD drive ("ssd1" in the picture), which is already connected and containing some data: I ...
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Permission Problem with RAID1 device

I'm experiencing some trouble with an home server (Ubuntu 20.04.3) that I have put on. My configuration: 1 Software RAID1 (mdadm) that is mounted via fstab to /media/altocasa/NetDisk1 I have also ...
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CIFS mount as user : locked file messages on applications

I have a samba share on a Windows machine that I want to mount to my Kubuntu 21.10 machine. Here is the line i put in my fstab : //XX.XX.XX.XX/Folder /mnt/VM-Folder/ cifs credentials=/home/username/....
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Mounted NAS will not let users write to it

I just setup ubuntu on my raspberry pi 4. I mounted my NAS, which works as it should, however, when I use my newly created user, I can't write on the NAS. I have not read and tried things for hours ...
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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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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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Deleting folders in /media/username/

I am using kubunu 20.04 from an external usb 3.1 HDD. That means that any time I connect my kubuntu in a new pc/laptop, new folders appear under /media/myusername, depending on the hard drives or ...
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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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ubuntu 21.04 fstab cifs mount on boot throws 112 with _netdev

So I have an ubuntu machine running 20.04.2 LTS and I am mounting to a Synology NAS with following fstab entry. //10.50.10.20/foo /mnt/foodir/foomountpoint cifs credentials=/home/foo/.smbcredentials,...
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How can I fix Ubuntu emergency mode (sdb3 clean)?

after restarting my PC, it got into emergency mode: . The drive sdb is my SSD drive, where Ubuntu is installed. I get the message, that something is wrong with sdb3. I was also following this ...
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Cannot write to cifs share with SMB/Samba between 2 linux machines

As user1 (primary group root) on server1 (Linux) I am able to write files to /tmp. The permissions are: drwxrwxrwt 19 root root 4096 Jan 3 11:04 ./ When I mount (cifs) server1 using ...
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Grub automatically boots into Recovery mode

Hardware Information: OS: Ubuntu 21.10 impish Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.13.0-21-generic Uptime: 25m Packages: 2223 Shell: bash 5.1.8 Resolution: 2560x1600 DE: Gnome WM: Mutter WM Theme: Orchis GTK Theme:...
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External NTFS drive mounted but unavailable after logout while it is in fstab

I have an external USB-drive with NTFS filesystem on Ubuntu 20.04.2 I have a mounting point at /media/myname/data. I ran sudo blkid and know this device UUID. I have an /etc/fstab with this record: ...
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Disk Not Listed In fstab

some time ago I installed ubuntu 20.04 to my laptop. I believe that I used the default options for mounting partitions. I am now having trouble understanding how it is set up and I would be grateful ...
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Mass production for Ubuntu systems

I'm working on a project that is based upon an industrial PC. It runs Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop. Right now I finished the development and I have a PC with a ready-to-use environment: customized Ubuntu ...
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How to mount /tmp to another directory to increase memory

My /tmp directory is now at capacity and I want to increase the available memory: df -h /tmp Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/nvme0n1p3 59G 54G 2.1G 97% / To try and do ...
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Mapping network drives to a shared sub-folder

I have shared a folder on my local machine as follows; /home/don/storage it appears in the fstab file as: /dev/sdb2 /mnt/storage This in turn has a folder sturutre as follows; /home/don/storage/data ...
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Landing in systemd emergency prompt after lengthy boot repair process. Problem: Missing FS in fstab flile

I realize there's been several questions by people who've had issues booting already, but I think mine is a rather particular case, so I'm posting yet another question in hopes of addressing some new ...
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Partition Mounting Weakness for /run/snapd/ns/lxd.mnt nsfs file system type

so after a vulnerability scan on an ubuntu 20.04 instance I'm working on, 2 vulnerabilities were found. One of them was a partition mounting weakness and the proof of this vulnerability was that /run/...
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Dolphin Mounts Partition As Read-Only

I'm running Kubuntu 21.10 on my computer and I have two partitions I use a lot, my root partition (with all of the OS stuff) and my other NTFS data partition, with games and large files. As always, my ...
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I can't write to network folder (20.04)

I have a problem with write resources to mapped network folder on the computer. I have computers (10 devices) with Ubuntu 18.04 (all are OK) and computers (4 devices) with Ubuntu 20.04 (problem). ...
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Back in Time - Operation not permitted (Backing up to my NAS)

I used the fstab-file to autoconnect via NFS from my Ubuntu-Computer to my Synology DS720+-NAS. Connection is working without issues. My Volume inside my NAS got the filesystem BTRS, on Ubuntu I am on ...
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Unable to mount Raid 5 array "already mounted or mount point busy"

I've been trying to google and search and can't seem to find an answer to my specific problem even though many people have posted similar issues. Here we go. Trying to mount my raid 5 array to a ...
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FSTAB question with a USB Bootable drive and to additional hard drives

First question and I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question as I am still learning. I have three drives, sda2, sdb2, sdc2. Its running on a Pi and I have made it to where I can boot to m.2 ...
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Different time on each boot

With the dmesg command I noticed that the disks are mounted at different times for each boot. Ubuntu 20.04 dual-boot Windows. Fast boot: $ dmesg ... [ 5.870528] EDAC amd64: F15h detected (node 0). ...
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read-only file system - network share

I've been reading regarding read-only file system posts, but the ones I found relate to HDD/SDD's. I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.2 on my laptop. I have a VM on my server (actual server) and running OMV. ...
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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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Cannot access hard drive even though it appears to be there

I am baffled. I have been using linux since the 90s and Ubuntu forever. I am not a computer technical expert but have built several computers and gone through several HDD crashes but not one like this....
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Alert UUID=XXX does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

First time installing Ubuntu (or any distro) on an HDD. Last night I successfully installed and was using Ubuntu for a while and today I got an error when booting up. I could just reinstall it but ...
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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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