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Questions tagged [fstab]

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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reverse command

I have written this command: sudo mv /* /usr/lib/I'm not sure about this folder name/ for install flash player and many files copied to this directory /usr/lib/I'm not sure about this folder name/ ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Mount WDcloud NAS

I have a WDclous EX2 NAS, trying to connect to a Linux machine. On some site ( can't remember its name ) offered to mount as follows into /etc/fstab file : //192.168.2.100/Multimedia/Music $dir2 ...
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How do you create a symlink to a file on a mounted disk that survives reboot?

On my network, I have a disk on my other computer running Ubuntu (both computers with 18.10) mounted to /home/username/Storage via nfs in fstab. That fstab line looks like, 192.168.2.33:/otherhome/...
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How to mount a specific directory from a partition(not the entire partition) onto mount point (say /home)?

here is what i want to do: I used to have only one distro installed, so i had a fstab entry like: UUID=dccfc257-7039-4dba-9a2f-469f6bbc5fbf /home ext4 nodev,nosuid 0 2 now I installed ...
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Make bind-mounts unmountable

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and upgraded from 16.04 recently. I'm also using an OwnCloud-based cloudstorage, for which I've added a couple of mount-points in my fstab as follows: # Store pictures on ...
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Why is my NTFS partition read-only? [duplicate]

Until now, by every boot my NTFS partition (sda3) was mounted for reading and writing and I am the owner, not root. Suddenly, I can't write to it. Here is what fstab looks like, and mount. Could it be ...
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How to edit /etc/fstab if it in ro mode? [duplicate]

Me set "data=journal" in etc/fstab file, after that i reboot, but system doesn't booting. After that me boot from LIVE-CD and tried to delete "data=journal" from /etc/fstab, but file works in ro mode. ...
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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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Is `/etc/fstab` used to remount drives?

I have a device installed with Ubuntu 14.04.5 which has a single hard drive with an ext4 file system. By reading the document Ext4 Filesystem I learned that the default data mode is ordered which ...
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can't mounf sshfs usiong fstab, input/output error

I currently have two servers in my home, and used sshfs in fstab for a long time without any issues. However, when i recently installed new server, and tried to just copypaste the fstab line with ...
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Remount shared folder: alternative to mount -a

Some shared folders unexpectedly get unmounted sometimes, therefore I've scheduled a mount -a with the purpose of remountig only those shared folders that got unmounted in the meantime. In the manual,...
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Error “failed to mount /etc/fstab” at startup after attempting to add an HDD to fstab

To start with, I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu in general (only had it a couple months) and so am operating off of what I have learned from actually using Ubuntu in that time. I am currently ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not booting, UUID error

Suddenly my laptop stop booting. I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 and now when it's booting I'm getting this error. I searched it and tried all solutions I found but still not booting. Please don't mark ...
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How to mount Windows Share on Ubuntu

Currently having issues with mounting a drive to a windows share via my Ubuntu 16.04 machine. Thoughts? Sudo nano /etc/fstab //192.168.4.12/Share/Videos /media/Plex cifs defaults,noauto,nofail,...
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Hide desktop icons for certain mounted volumes

I have fixed and removable disks/volumes and they all show an icon on the desktop. I only want the removable mounts shown. There is a dconf setting to show/hide icons, but it shows/hides all of them. ...
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Mounting home folder of one Ubuntu inside home folder of another

I have a system which has Ubuntu 18.04 installed. It has a home folder of size around 500 GB. Now, I am in need of Ubuntu 16.04. I have a space of around 180 GB in the hard disk. Due to the nature of ...
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mount cifs problems on ubuntu 18.04

I have a two similar Ubuntu servers 18.04 (4.15.0-39-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 23 15:48:01 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) and trying to mount windows files server share on it. On one ...
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What happens if the file system in /etc/fstab entries is deleted by the user?

I am trying to share a directory between my Ubuntu host with my macOS Virtualbox guest using NFS. I am following this guide: SettingUpNFSHowTo - Community Help Wiki. To save us from retyping this ...
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Several programs can't access files on NTFS volume (VLC, Discord) [duplicate]

I recently set up a new dual-boot system with Ubuntu and Windows 10. The computer has an internal 256gb SSD, which contains the operating system partitions, and a 2tb HDD, formatted NTFS, which ...
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Failed to start File System Check on

A couple hours ago tried to start my Ubuntu laptop after a few months without using it and I found myself with this: I'm far from understanding what's exactly happening here. Does anyone know how to ...
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Unmounted system Disc

I have unmounted my system disk by mistake. I am not sure if that was dev/sda10 or /dev/sda (if is it even possible to unmount whole system disk). Anyway I have only 1 physical disk on my PC. I had ...
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nfs: server not responding, still trying

I've recently noticed these messages popping up in my log every time there's activity on a NFS share mounted to my server. nfs: server 192.168.1.5 not responding, still trying It usually finds the ...
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Mount partition of Ubuntu computer into different Ubuntu computer

I have two computers running Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 respectively and both are connected via TCP/IP. Right now I am accessing one another via SSH most of the time but I want to permanently mount a ...
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How to mount sshfs under /media/<user>/

when i click on my LUKS partitions it gets mounted under /media/<user>/disk-name i'd like to have the same for my defined sshfs location. i want to click the icon or mount it in any program (...
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How to have sshfs disk without auto-mount?

When i have partitions on local disk they appear as not-mounted. i can mount them in any program (krusader, nautilus) and then i can access them in all programs. I want to have the same for sshfs. I ...
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FSTAB: CIFS mount works in terminal but not on reboot [duplicate]

I'm able to mount a file system using the mount command in the terminal, as well as by including it in /etc/fstab and running sudo man -a. Unfortunately it won't mount on reboot! Please help. /etc/...
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Ubuntu map CIFS / SMB share using active domain credentials without password file

Is there a way in Ubuntu 18.04 to map an SMB share when the users login without using a password file? The boxes I have are members of a Windows Active Directory domain and the users will use their ...
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how to mount img file (Virtually) WITHOUT loop or fuse or any loadable module in ubuntu 14.04 (running in docker without priviledge in c9.io)

I am trying to mount (plain-ext4-format) .img files in a ubuntu 14.04 running in c9.io without ability to load module or kernel tweak or fstab tweak (because it ignores fstab).i can login as root. i ...
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fstab edit for NAS mount

I have a WD Mycloud and I want to permanently mount the public folders on my Ubuntu computer. I have edited the fstab to this line but I have some questions: //192.168.106.105/Public /media/nas cifs ...
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samba share write privileges lost

I had a samba shared drive that use to work fine for my ubuntu workstation but wasn't available on Windows computers. The setup allowed for anonymous users to access it and this is not permitted on ...
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Mount NTFS using /etc/fstab [duplicate]

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.10. Using the disc management tools in Windows I was able to shrink the volume and give myself 200G for Ubuntu. I am trying to mount the Windows partition so ...
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A shared folder doesn't mount upon startup of Ubuntu on Oracle VM Virtualbox

I have a PC with Windows 7x64. I installed Oracle VM (v. 5.2.20). In the VM I installed Ubuntu 18.04 and created a shared folder in the VM. The shared folder has name vp and refers to d:\vp folder on ...
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System crashes on boot if more than 2 drives in fstab?

So I'm setting up a new home server running Ubuntu 18.04. Everything goes smoothly, system works perfectly fine, until I try to install a 3rd drive. Primary drive is a 250G SSD, secondary drive is a ...
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mount samba share gives 'can't find [mount path] in /etc/fstab'

sudo mount -t cifs -o //192.168.0.3/Public /media/external mount: /media/external: can't find in /etc/fstab. The path /media/external exists and is empty. If I do smbclient //192.168.0.3/Public I ...
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NFS mounts not happening at boot in 18.04 or 18.10

I'm trying to set up a couple of NFS mounts to automatically mount at boot. I'm not new to this; I did this on Solaris in 1985. Here's what I have in /etc/fstab: iomega:/nfs/Music /music nfs rw,...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04.01 LTS CIFS Mount failing

Having issues getting my persistent network shares to mount in Ubuntu, here is what ive added to /etc/fstab //192.168.2.10/AlphaData_GlobalShare /media/AlphaData cifs credentials=/root/....
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How do a mount a NAS (WD, MyBookLive) so i can add media to a plex server?

How do i add/mount my exsisting NAS drive (WD,MybookLive) so that i can add the folder to my plex server? As i understand it (and this is day1 of me using Linix) i have to add a line in fstab to ...
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What is the difference in cifs.mount between (L)ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04?

Since upgrading I have issues with my samba share. Lubuntu will fail to copy files from a special filesystem called mp3fs that is mounted on the share and which is transfering FLAC (and others) to MP3 ...
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Wrong UUID in /etc/fstab after installing 18.04 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04, and could not start the machine after installation. The reason was that the system was not properly mounted, and I saw wrong UUIDs were written in fstab. I corrected the UUID ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 stuck at start-up - probably not properly unmounted?

When ubuntu is started, the grub menu pops up. When I select "Ubuntu", a black screen showing "/dev/sda2: Recovering journal" and "/dev/sda2: clean .../... files, .../... blocks", afterwards the ...
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After 18.04.01 LTS server update samba returns unable to find suitable address message

So, at first Samba worked even after the update, Due to lack of GB on server side hard drive i changed the label of a drive. altered all i needed to relevant places and files. All worked, could acces ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 takes long time to boot

I have a dual boot system (Windows 10 + Ubuntu 18.04). Here is the output of systemd-analyze time: Startup finished in 6.590s (kernel) + 57.125s (userspace) = 1min 3.715s graphical.target reached ...
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How to fix fstab samba mounts not loading

I have two mount statements in the fstab file but they dont work. Here is an example- I can do a sudo mount with the text below, it works perfectly. sudo mount //192.168.0.200/Movies /mnt/NAS1HD -...
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How do I mount from fstab without interruption if the drive isn't available?

I would like to have a drive mounted during boot, but only if it's available. I have an entry for it now in fstab, but if it's not available boot halts. Is there a way to have to format the fstab line ...
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using fstab to mount network drive with cifs

I'm trying to set up samba on an ubuntu server, and create automatic backups on my ubuntu desktop, both 18.04, but I can't seem to configure fstab properly. I have ownership of both the server's ...
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How can I add the new space to a volume group after resizing partition?

This was the output of lsblk before running parted: sda 8:0 0 90G 0 disk └─sda1 8:1 0 40G 0 part ├─ubuntu--vg-root 253:0 0 39G 0 lvm / ...
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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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CIFS mount error (fstab) at boot since networking doesn't seem to be up

On a newish 18.04 system, I added a few SMB mounts to my fstab and verified they do mount, interactively. When my system boots, it complains about CIFS mount errors, then tells me I am in emergency ...