Questions tagged [mount]

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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What to do with “filesystem root has low storage”?

I randomly get this popup notification, where the filesystem root has varying disk space, and is always < 1GB. It seems that a lot of stuff is being downloaded to the root folder, like packages and ...
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Installation of Ubuntu failed on a Toshiba Satellite Laptop

I attempted to install Lubuntu 16.04.5, 64 B on a Toshiba Satellite C55 laptop. The laptop has 2 GB of RAM and 500 GB of disk space. It has no CD drive and I'm installing it from a memory stick. I'm ...
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Mount a subdirectory from an already mounted drive with fstab

I have mounted an external NTFS HD at startup and want to bind a subdirectory to my ~/Documents folder. For this, I added the entries below to fstab, based on this answer: # Local HD Mounts UUID=...
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Mount LUKS encrypted Disk from old OS

Hey wonderful Ask Ubuntu Community, on my new Laptop I want to access the LUKS encrypted data on some old hard drives which where used in my old computers. Long story short: Unfortunately it seems I ...
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Seagate IronWolf drive periodic clicking sound under Ubuntu 20.04

I have three new Seagate IronWolf Pro HDDs. They are working fine: I can write and read from them They are passing all the tests The one issue I have is a worrying sound they emit when idle. The ...
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Why is my MicroSD card suddenly write protected?

I have a 16 GB SanDisk MicroSD card that is plugged into my laptop using a MicroSD-to-SD card adapter that is plugged into an SD-to-USB adapter. It used to work fine, but now I get an error message ...
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Change to the User Groups on the /mnt/d/website/directory (on the external drive D)

I am working on the Windows 10 with Docker Desktop so I have Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS and WSL2 on the internel Disk C. My web site, laravel, is located on the external drive D (D:\websites\website\). My ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - “Unhandled error message: The name 1.1001 was not provided by any .service file” when trying to mount Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro via USB

When I try to mount my Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro on my Ubuntu 20.04 via USB, I get "Unhandled error message: The name :1.1001 was not provided by any .service files" from Nautilus. It fails to ...
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Ubuntu eject usb disk error [closed]

When I click the eject bottom, i got a pop window as below Error unmounting /dev/sdb: Command-line `umount "/media/sawlc/A6D0-F8A11"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: umount: /media/...
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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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Can't mount my external hard drive, PC is showing unknown error but it work properly with my TV

fdisk -l output fdisk: cannot open /dev/loop0: Permission denied fdisk: cannot open /dev/loop1: Permission denied fdisk: cannot open /dev/loop2: Permission denied fdisk: cannot open /dev/loop3: ...
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ubuntu--vg-ubuntu--lv partition full for no apparent reason?

I am using ubuntu server on a few machines but it seems 2 of them are afflicted with this issue while the others are totally normal. Both machines are very barebones, outside of the ubuntu server OS ...
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cannot create new directories

I cannot create new directories with specific names on a partition. It happend on Ununtu 20.10, I updated to 21.04 and it still happen. Here is the error I receive: l*@l*-desktop:/media/l@/...
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18.04 stuck on loading screen - Grub 2.0 fails mounting on root - no such device

I updated from 16.04 to 18.04, after which the system is stuck on the loading screen. Entering grub there is no recovery option but it directly loads in CLI-mode. I listed the partitions and can see ...
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usb drive not detected, but is visible in the Disks application. lsusb can see it

Lenovo IdeaPad Ubuntu 20.04.2 GNU version 3.36.8 Connected USB drive not accessible, is not displayed Disks application lists location as /dev/sda The command 'lsusb' displays 'Bus 004 Device 002: ID ...
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When i enter ls /dev/ | grep sd shows Empty output

I was trying to mount my external hard drive disk connected on USB port. I wanted to try to mount with : sudo fdisk -l sudo mount /dev/sd** /mnt But I didn't see my hard drive on the list so I try to ...
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Mounting an 18.04 drive in a 20.04 install without reformatting it

I have two 4tb HDD's that are formatted using 18.04 that are loaded up with movies that I'm trying to use in a fresh 20.04 installation. The drives appear in 20.04 but the mount options that I'm used ...
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CIFS mount from bash script with dynamic IP from variable

Trying to mount Windows directory from bash script Following works #!/bin/bash sudo mount.cifs //192.168.1.2/Shared /home/pi/windowshare -o user=some_user,password=some_pass Following works #!/bin/...
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Cant Boot up my Ubuntu system

I am trying to boot up my ubuntu os but apparently my /dev/sda3 journal filesystem seems to be corrupt here is the error to be precise /dev/sda3: recovering journal /dev/sda3: clean, 1558425/2569104, ...
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mount.nfs: Failed to resolve server /: Name or service not known

I'm trying to switch CIFS protocol with NFS in order to mount partition ( shared windows folder most likely , not sure ). I want to do this, because with CIFS I am required to use credentials , which ...
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How to make separate partition from partition where I mounted /home?

/(root) --> kubuntu installed(20gb) /Home-----> 200gb where I store my anime and study stuff I want to make another 100gb partition(to store something pornsel sorry personal) from partition in ...
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usb - Ubuntu 18.04.3 doesn't recognize WD external hard drive on TOSHIBA SATTELITE

erik@erik-SATELLITE-C70D-B:~$ dmesg | tail -n 10 [28631.854016] scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access WD 10EAVS External 1.75 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4 [28631.856857] sd 2:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0 ...
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How can I remove RAID 1 on Ubuntu 18.04 server to reclaim storage space?

I have a server with raid1 set up, I want more memory by removing raid1 but I don't know enough to do this. Please provide commands that will allow me to delete the raid and get 2 disks separately. ...
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Mount drive by cli working but not by gui

Until yesterday if I wanted to access a shared partition with Windows in my machine I just clicked other locations -> the partition and could work normally, but now I get Unable to access location ...
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overwrite install of ubuntu 18.04 on ubuntu 16.04, is the ESP on the disk being newly installed? (SOLVED automatically)

Today I failed to upgrade my ubuntu 16.04 desktop to 18.04. (Recently, I upgraded two notebooks from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, at that time there were just a small errors that I could handle, but today ...
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How to add ciopfs to etc/fstab?

I have questions about "ciopfs". Lately I found, that "ciopfs" command can help me to deal with case sensitive problems for games and mods. And it worked just fine till I booted ...
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Syntax help in fstab needed

I just added a external ssd-drive (USB) to my VM (Ubuntu 20.04). Im trying to set it up as a XFS repository, and got the creation of A XFS partition (sdb1) in /sdb working. But i cant figure out how ...
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how can a full LVM setup has a slash fulled while all usr var etc partitions are separated ? (nearly)

Here's a strange thing to get a "/" partition fulled with a very new and quite minimal installation. (debian but very similar to ubuntu of course) Understand minimal here as a for usual ...
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Cannot boot from busybox after updating to ubuntu 20.10

Hello I am new to ubuntu and I have minimal experience in linux. So I'm stuck in initramfs, I have tried fsck and it said fsck is not found. Tried various codes with sudo but it simply said sudo not ...
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Ubuntu read-only errors writing to Macbook pro in target disk mode

I have a Macbook pro 8,1 running Ubuntu 20.10 or Mac OS X El Capitan. I have another Macbook pro 5,5 containing an SSD (Crucial MX500 1TB new) with GUID partitions: FAT, HFS+, Ext4. I use it in ...
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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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efi system partition problem while upgrading distribution

I have dual boot win10/ubuntu-linux. i want to upgrade my Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10. but in process, i am getting an error that says: Efi System Partition (ESP) not usable I've tried: sudo mount /boot/...
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Can't mount replacement hdd to same spot?

I replaced my media hdd with a larger size and now I cant mount it to the same location as the old one /mnt/ultron I have deleted the ultron directory and recreated it, I have tried using the disks ...
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Cannot run multiple instances of a program in parallel on ubuntu in a virtualbox

I keep on my Windows laptop a virtual box running Ubuntu. Various Windows partitions are mounted and hence visible by the ubuntu virtual box. Linux software is actually stored on the windows file ...
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SSD does not mount to designated directory

I have 4 SSDs and I was able to mount all 4 of them with commands on Terminal: sudo mkfs.xfs /dev/nvme0n1p1 sudo mount -t xfs -o discard /dev/nvme0n1p1 /mnt/SSD_1 However since early this week, 1 of ...
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Input/Output error of text file after specific line number

Brief description of my work flow: I have a removable USB drive that has classwork on it so I can go between my laptop (Ubuntu) and desktop (Windows) easily. As of about an hour ago, one file on this ...
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How to access hard drive with ubuntu installed from another computer as external drive?

Answer: The drive was formatted as LVM2 (no encryption) and that requires some extra steps. A tutorial for lvm is available here cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-mount-an-lvm-volume-partition-command. See ...
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btrfs subvolume strategy on single drive

I just installed Ubuntu 21.04 on a single SSD drive (this is my first time), with a single BTRFS-formatted partition beyond EFI. In the past running Windows, I would typically partition my drive with ...
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Cannot manipulate my files in Ubuntu 18.04

I am having major problems with my data partition which I have mounted at /home/data. Any time I try to download a file to any location within this folder I get a download failed error (with both ...
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dual boot takes too long to restart

I installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS for the sake of learning along with Windows. Every time I restart PC from Ubuntu it does not give me the option to choose the Operating system and it takes way too long ...
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Microsoft Teams: Could not read the contents of FOLDER?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I've installed Microsoft Teams using Ubuntu Software. When I want to upload a new file to Microsoft teams that is on a different SSD I get the following error: Could not ...
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AutoFS CIFS Mount with Kerberos Fails at Boot Ubuntu 20.+

I have autofs mounting cifs user home folders at log in/boot absolutely fine on 18.04. Ever since 20.04, it now fails initially at log in, then after a delay, it will mount. All machines that are ...
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Trouble mounting older IDE drive on 16.04 - list as FreeBSD(?)

I'm cleaning out some drives and trying to verify nothing is needed before tossing them. One drive, a 160 Gbyte Seagate IDE/PATA is refusing to mount using an external IDE-2-USB cable that I've used ...
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Migrate container to another host, ZFS mount error

I moved my lxc container OpenHAB from one host to another. Host 1: Running Ubuntu, ZFS formatted Host 2: Running Ubuntu, Not ZFS formatted, but using ZFS for lxd. After migrating as described here ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 disk partitioning

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 lts on my system; I have three hard disks; one with a slackware distribution, a second one with windows 10, and the third I have installed with ubuntu 18.04; the disk on ...
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mounting usb stick -says path to stick doesn't exist or isn't a directory

I don't know much about linux and I've been trying to mount a usb-stick. I looked at all the post and followed the instructions. I can find the stick with blkid /dev/sdf1: LABEL_FATBOOT="DIANE M&...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on my USB with Rufus, but during installation I get some sort of error about “CD-ROM”

Anyway, I was following this tutorial because he seemed like he knew what he was doing but I got stuck with the drive installation/partition section. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIhYitXwJfE It ...
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Root doesn't remount writable during boot

Background: My Ubuntu server sometimes freezes, and I am still trying to find out why. (I thought it was drive access errors on the data drive, but moving it to a different SATA port fixed the errors, ...
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Snap gives wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop23 eror

$ sudo snap remove audacity error: system does not fully support snapd: cannot mount squashfs image using "squashfs": mount: /tmp/sanity-mountpoint-881202120: wrong fs type, bad ...
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Unable to View Ubuntu 20.04 GUI

After trying to fix a Gnome issue my Ubuntu OS boots to the Console. After trying to load into the GUI with the code sudo systemctl isolate graphical.target I received this error [96.201264] CIFS: ...

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