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Questions about mounting filesystems, such as those on internal drives or on CDs, DVDs, external hard drives or USB flash drives, or about using the `mount` command.

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How to move a data only ext4 HDD from one Ubuntu machine to another

I have an ext4 formatted data only drive in an older Ubuntu machine, containing media files for my Plex server. I am building a new server and want to put the existing drive with data in tact in the ...
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Accidentally deleted all partitions, trying to recover ecryptfs home w/ photorec

Heyo, I commited a mistake and accidentally zapped all my partitions from my Linux Mint install. No big problem, I was able to run photorec and get all my .eCryptfs files back. The issue now is trying ...
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dev-disk-by\x2duuid-9c01463b\x2da654\x2d4389\x2d84dc\x2d41ce25563846.device: Job dev-disk-by\x2duuid-9c01

I have 2 errors everytime i start up a game on my SSD ev-disk-by\x2duuid-9c01463b\x2da654\x2d4389\x2d84dc\x2d41ce25563846.device: Job dev-disk-by\x2duuid-9c01> Jul 17 20:30:55 torchwood-B550-GAMING-...
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Why did some of my internal drives start getting detected as ejectable and removable?

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04. A couple of days ago I did a software update (apt update && apt upgrade) and rebooted, and now several of my internal drives, including /home have eject buttons next ...
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One of my Hardisk partition in Ubuntu 24.04 lts is not mounting. There is an error message. After installation there was no problem [closed]

After installation of Ubuntu 24.04 lts all things were right. But now one of its Hardisk patitions is not mounting showing an error message.
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Ubuntu server reboot not working after symlink change - live usb can not make the fix

I have accidently made a wrong symlink So currently rebooting does not work This error occurs after I have accidently changed the symlink of glibc as below sudo ln -sf /opt/glibc-2.38/lib/ld-linux-x86-...
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new internal drive can't mount as user on ubuntu 22.04

if I add an internal drive either pcie or sata (both are SSD's), GPT or MBR with only EXT4 partitions (home directory : one partition per drive, contains only data) it will not mount automatically and ...
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Auto mount unprotected network drive

I have an unprotected(no password authentication required) network drive that I would like to map at start-up on Ubuntu desktop. I am manually mapping the drive to /mnt/drive, using the command sudo ...
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kubuntu mounting partitions not in fstab

Kubuntu is mounting some partitions in media/myhomedirname/ which are not in fstab. Ive used gparted to unmount them but on restarting , they have all reappeared. How can I prevent this from happening ...
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I just installed ubuntu (from windows) and im struggling to mount my laptops ssd

on the side tab its named "windows" and is encrypted i can de-encrypt it with the bitlocker code from Microsoft but when it try's to mount it just gives an error
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Ubuntu will boot in emergency mode every time you boot

You are in emergency mode. When I start ubuntu, I get the following message You are in emergency mode. After logging in, type "journalctl -xb" to view system logs, "systemctl reboot&...
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How can I access files on an OSX created encrypted .dmg file?

I have an encrypted .dmg file made on a Mac in OSX, I need to be able to access the files in it from my Ubuntu laptop. I have read a few things about how to do this using things like dmg2iso but so ...
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Windows does not activate on dual boot startuo

I have recently installed dual boot system, Ubuntu and Windows. It worked for a few days, but now windows is not working anymore (I only see the blank black screen). Ubuntu seems to work perfectly ...
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Can I unmount my data drive without losing data? [duplicate]

I messed up my system and need to wipe my system (see here: Can't use sudo anymore since running chmod: sudo: /etc/sudo.conf is world writable) Fortunately even though I am a beginner, I have one ...
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wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on dev/sdc1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error

New to ubuntu, trying to set up a plex box. Had everything installed (22.04) and working great using a 12TB WD Elements external HDD via USB. Suddenly last night, I noticed PLex was not reading new ...
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How to make my default home directories (Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Pictures and Videos) the existent ones on my NTFS partition, on Ubuntu 24.04?

I've bought a new SSD in which did a fresh install of Ubuntu 24.04. I've tried this successfully on my previous SSD in which I had done this on Ubuntu 22.04, but I can't remember how I did it. What I ...
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Why has my USB flash drive's mounted name suddenly changed?

For a couple of years, my USB flash drive has mounted at "/media/$USER/1234-5678" where 1234-5678 is the device UUID. I have a backup script written which uses this mount point to run. Last ...
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Problem mounting server shares

I just installed Ubuntu 22.04.04 on a new headless music server to replace an older larger 18.04 server. I'm trying to basically duplicate the setup, but I am unable to access the new machine on the ...
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How do I save the data on an unmountable disk?

Environment Ubuntu 20.04 I made a back up before moving into Ubuntu on an external disk that was working (working on 3 different computers, with Linux Mint, Windows 10 and Ubuntu). While I was copying ...
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Detect and mount device

Ubuntu can't mount one of my flashes. Output of some commands are listed, kami@kami:~$ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINTS loop0 7:0 0 4K 1 loop /snap/bare/5 loop1 7:1 ...
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How to remove Ubuntu from SSD which I don't have root privileges for?

I've tried DBAN, Gparted on a live USB, dd command to override with zeroes and random values for several cycles (which I now think was a mistake), sudo rm -rf /mnt/nvme0n1 which is my drive mounted on ...
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Drive Disappears After Mounting via Terminal

I'm unable to mount drive due to error..wrong fs type, bad superblock... screenshot 1 I tried sudo ntfsfix /dev/sda1 sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt unlike my experience previously in other ...
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Cannot mount SSD over external USB

I have a brand new 2TB Seagate FireCuda NVME M.2 2280 SSD. I put it into my USB mount, but gnome-disks says "No Media" I ran dmesg: [ 137.356861] usb 1-6: new high-speed USB device number ...
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I can't mount my external hard drive in Linux

I have a 500GB external hard drive that recently worked perfectly in Linux, but currently when trying to mount the disk it gives me this error: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/nomedousuario/...
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CIFS mount from Windows fileshare is very slow, how to improve performance?

Setup I have two different Ubuntu VMs (in different locations), that each mount a fileshare (so there are also two fileshares) located on dedicated Windows VMs using CIFS. I have roughly followed this ...
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Trouble setting up L4T on my nintendo switch

I'm a complete noob to ubuntu and i've been trying to set it up on my switch but keep getting the same error that says "Failed to mount rootfs" on boot. I've tried doing the installation ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0)

I'm experiencing a critical issue with my Ubuntu system and need some assistance. When I attempt to boot my system, I'm confronted with the following error message: Potential solution attempted: I've ...
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how does a normal user unmount a flash drive mounted with pmount [duplicate]

How can I mount devices as a normal user? discusses how to mount a flash drive as a normal user. How would I unmount that drive having mounted it with a pmount command? Currently I am using Xubuntu ...
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Unable to access external drive 24.4

I am very new to Ubuntu so please don't hit me with a ton of complicated stuff. I had been using an external drive to watch movies and it worked. I changed external drives and that too worked but when ...
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CIFS mounts in Ubuntu VM vs WSL2

I am trying to migrate from a virtual machine running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS in VirtualBox on my Windows 11 host to the same distribution running in WSL2 on the same host. I've got most things working ...
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Error mounting on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

can anyone help me with this type of error i don't know why i can't access to my OS drive
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Mounting USB GPT FAT on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

I was reading post to install my USB on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS With $ sudo fdisk -l I got: Disk /dev/sdb: 241.87 GiB, 259710255104 bytes, 507246592 sectors Disk model: SD Card Reader Units: sectors of 1 * ...
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Trying to mount a shared folder in ubuntu

I'm having problems trying to get my NAS to work on my Plex server. I'm trying to mount the shared folder in the server but it gives me the error mount.nfs: Operation not permitted I think i'm doing ...
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How can I use another HDD for some directories?

For example, now I have two directories /home/anton/test1 and /home/anton/test2 with files in them, they are stored on the main SSD. I'd like to use another HDD's partition (data partition on /dev/...
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Ubuntu Server iscsi mount on boot, Server fails to boot

We are having an Ubuntu server with 1 HDD in a volume group, this HDD got filled,so added an iscsi disk , before adding to the volume group, did restart and tested and the iscsi disk was showing under ...
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Meaning of mount command parameters

I'm trying to mount a NAS to a coding environment. I found that this command is needed but i don't know the details of it. Can anyone explain what do file_mode=0777, dir_mode, uid and gid mean ? in: ...
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External hard drive not working

I got this error message when I tried to open an external hard drive: Error mounting/dev/sdb1 at media/(device name) In another Ask Ubuntu post one answer recommmended to run sudo ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 ...
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Can't create, write and copy-paste file after mount SD card

I plug the SD card into the Ubuntu Laptop, it work. I use command to unmount: sudo umount /dev/mmcblk0p1 Then, I use command to mount: sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 /media/ndp After mount, I can't ...
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Only one CIFS share is auto-mounted

I have the following two mounts listed in my /etc/fstab //192.168.10.1/StashNas /mnt/stashnas cifs uid=sam,gid=sam,credentials=/etc/stashnas.credentials 0 0 //192.168.10.1/StashSam /mnt/stashsam cifs ...
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Failed to expand the storage of "Computer" in Ubuntu 22.04? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu(Ubuntu is a dual system installed with Windows 11 on the same computer) and noticed that there is only 13.7 GB of free space available in "Computer." Therefore, I want to ...
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editing fstab with different mount point for raid array

I created a software raid 5 array on ubuntu 24.04 LTS. I mistakenly created a mount point it seems called "/mnt/mdo" instead of "/md0" I mean, to be fair it probably really doesnt ...
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fstab ignores username configuration

I'm struggling to find a solution to this random issue. I have the following configuration: //192.168.1.39/MediaCenter /media/NAS/MediaCenter cifs username=USER1,password=PASSWORD1,uid=1000 //192.168....
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Error on mountig Windows 11 share on Ubuntu Server (or Desktop) 24.04

I am trying to mount a Windows 11 share on Ubuntu Linux, version 24.04, both desktop and server edition, with no success. I tried the following command: mount -t cifs -o user=guest,password= //host/...
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Second HDD not showing up after Ubuntu Server reboot

Probably a NOOB question but after install of Ubuntu Server 24.04 and a secondary internal SSD (sda1) is mounted, partitioned, file system created and appears as /mnt/sandisk, it appears as unmounted ...
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How to mount host directory and modify its contents inside the Docker layer

Here are the docker layers I want to implement: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31222377/what-are-docker-image-layers I want to mount a folder from host to docker with: docker run \ -v /path/to/...
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Error reading CPU table when running `apt` inside a chroot environment on Ubuntu server

Following this question, I am trying to set up a chroot environment on my Ubuntu server running on a Raspberry Pi. Here are the steps I followed to create the chroot environment: mkdir -p myenv mkdir -...
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ext4 partition that was recovered After Windows installed their bootloader on it keeps on getting repartitioned

First, here is how my disks are setup physically for future reference: SATA 1: 480 GB SSD (ext4, Running Ubuntu Server 20.04.1 LTS) (\dev\sda) SATA 2: 4 TB HDD (ext4, Data) (\dev\sdb) SATA 3: 512 GB ...
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Why my filesystem is full and what should i do here? [duplicate]

My file system is getting full often. Kindly help me. I have increased my GB to 128 today. loop0 7:0 0 25.2M 1 loop /snap/amazon-ssm-agent/7983 loop1 7:1 0 25.2M 1 loop /snap/...
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Deleted partition recovery: Contents unknown

I accidentally deleted all partitions (2) of my HDD, but I was only able to recover single partition. I have recovered the second partition as well but when I try to mount it, it does not mount. I ...
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I can't open NTFS External HDD | mounting error

I am using Ubuntu 24.04 and when I try to open my external hard drive, I get this error: Failed to mount "My Passport" Error mounting/dvs/sda1 at /media/alireza/My Passport:wrong fs type, ...
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