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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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Is it possible to change mount options of an existing encrypted Ubuntu 18.04 installation using a live stick?

Today I unintentionally changed the mount options of my main harddrive. After I enter the decryption phrase during the bootup the Ubuntu logo and the loading bar show up and afterwards the screen ...
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Mounting an extenal drive

I manually tried to mount this drive and got this message: mohamed@Orion:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/mynewdrive The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows ...
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How to Remove LVM Physical Volume from (inaccessible) Server

The goal is to remove the physical volume /dev/sda from this LVM setup (running on 16.04 server): # pvdisplay --- Physical volume --- PV Name /dev/sdb3 VG Name box-vg PV ...
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Data partition not listed when I want to open a file

Some software (Gwenview, Firefox,...) only show my system’s partition and not my data partition when I want to open a file. Only after I opened Dolphin (which lists them all), the other programs show ...
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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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Data recovery - micro SD “no medium found” after running in Pi 3

Earlier today I unplugged my Raspberry Pi 3 after running it for a few hours, then plugged it back in. After this, the Pi would turn on (steady red light) but would not boot (no flashing green light)....
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mount share cifs folder without sudo

I want to mount share folder. Curren command line: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USERNAME,password=PASSWD Is it have some safe way (without permanent sudo and other). Any others utils? If this is ...
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Mount multiple shares with a single mount command

If I have in my fstab 10 shares/mountpoints, is it possible to run only a single mount command to mount them all at the same time just to avoid authenticating myself 10 times? I tried something like ...
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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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Ubunti 18.04 - Mount NAS on Boot

I have a WDCloud( EX2 ) NAS for several years, which works fine with MAC os and Windows 7- via Wifi and LAN. Now- I have an i5 with 8GB, 1000MB LAN connected to network, installed with fresh copy of ...
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Manually mount second VirtualBox virtual disk in Ubuntu Server guest (no GUI) [duplicate]

I use the VirtualBox UI to add a second virtual disk (belonging another VM) to my Xubuntu 18.04 guest. After I boot the guest I see a desktop icon named "20 GB Volume" with the tooltip "Removable ...
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Bad usage mount -t cifs

I want to mount a webfolder (NAS-storage) via the terminal. In the end I want to be able to open documents via 'Spyder3' (a python IDE) stored in the webfolder. The manual of the host gives this ...
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/tmp directory full

I am running some program on my ubuntu server. The program got stopped between saying that no space left on device. I checked df -h command. It gave me following result: Filesystem Size Used ...
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USB flash drive strange behaviour

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an Acer Iconia W700 with perfect compatibility except when using a USB stick. This is automatically recognized (and fully functional) under Windows and MacOS, but is ...
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Unpluging external disk causes Ubuntu to freeze

I am new to Linux and, despite some research on the Internet, I have not found a solution for my issue. I have an external disk that I formated to be FAT32. It is successfully recognized by my ...
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Preconfigured Intel Raid Array Mount in Ubuntu

I would like to mount a preconfigured Raid Array on my new Ubuntu Installation. Found relevant information to find it using sudu command in terminal. However, location of Raid is spanned across 3 ...
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Ubuntu on vmWare: added a new disk, unable to find it

The vmware sysadmin added a new disk to a existing (and running) virtual machine with ubuntu. I paste here info about common command used to understand drive mappings Info from vmware console Hard ...
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Google Drive on Login [duplicate]

I am fairly new to the Linux world, and i was wondering how could i mount my google drive using google-drive-ocamlfuse only when i login with my personal account. From what i understand i can not use ...
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Ubuntu recovery mode. How to get backup of my home and download directories

I am having a disaster. My Ubuntu can not boot. The problem is summarised here I read about Ubunut recovery mode. I followed these instructions. I selected Drop to root shell promot. I got a shell in ...
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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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Veracrypt is taking forever to mount a partition (Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS)

I had recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS (OS Type: 64 bit) everything works fine except Veracrypt. which takes forever to mount a drive. Once I waited to see exactly how much time it takes to ...
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Freeze after splash screen upon startup

I've got a dual boot with Windows 10. I installed the latest version of Ubuntu today and all went pretty well, rebooted a few times, no problem. Then I opened some of the other partitions/drives and ...
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Cannot mount External USB Drive on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu: 18.04 USB Drive: Seagate GoFlex Desk (3Tb) I can mount it on another machine on both Windows and Ubuntu (18.04) The dmesg reports: [ 1019.274572] usb 2-1: USB disconnect, device number ...
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USB 3.1 mass storage not working in USB 3.1 port in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded form 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Lenovo G50-45. I also have dual boot with windows 10. 3.1 flash drive mounts automatically to USB 2.0 port, but cannot be seen in 3.1 port. sudo ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Mount CIFS On Boot

I am new to Ubuntu and just only started using it. So please be specific if you are able to help me with my issue. I am trying to automount my Netgear ReadyNAS shared drive which is using SMB1. I am ...
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Google Drive Nautilus Mount Point

As per this article, I am able to get nautilus integration with google drive and can manually copy files into google drive via the GUI, however I would like to be able to write a small shell script to ...
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Mount iOS device: unhandled lockdown error

This question has been asked before, but the solutions provided didn't work. Maybe they are outdated and this will be useful to other users too. I have Ubuntu 18.10 and an iPad 2018 with iOS 12.1. I'...
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Adding External USB Drive & Reboot Won't Mount Zpool

Ubuntu server 16.04.5 LTS has been running well with external USB drive for years but we've outgrown it. Trying to add a larger external USB drive before removing the old. I have a four drive RAIDZ ...
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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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Unable to access drive from terminal

I have two internal disks and I did "LABEL=STORAGE /media/$USER/STORAGE auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show 0 0" (as recommended in the thread Mounting external hard disk for all users at start up in ...
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Freshly created logical volumes show large usage

I created a couple of logical volumes of around 2.0G size for practice and then created GFS2 file systems in these. There are eight physical volumes from which two logical volumes have been created. ...
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KDE Connect can't mount phone folders

KDE Connect shows this error when I try to open my phone folders Is there an error log where I can find the exact cause of this issue? KDE Connect 1.0.1-1+b2 Linux 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9....
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Grub looking for an encrypted root UUID before the container decryption

I was cleaning Ubuntu 18.10 with bleachbit when my PC froze. When rebooting, I was stucked after Grub at BusyBox (initramfs). When exiting BusyBox, I get the message: ALERT! UUID=f6fc1852-25c6-47a6-...
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Formatting drive from Gnome Files causes it to mount as Root, Must Use Gparted

Using Ubuntu 18.04 "Gnome Files" file browser. If I right click on a drive and select format: It allows me to format the drive, but when I unplug and remount it, the drive is owned by root. I ...
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Mount sdcard using mount() function of linux

I am trying to mount sdcard using mount function of linux with default options as follows const char* src = "/dev/mmcblk1p1"; const char* trgt = "/media/user/sdcard"; const char* type = "...
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Linux commands mount that drive Read Only

Getting an error about the drive being in an invalid state and that it needs to be mounted Read Only - RO. I want to be able to open up a terminal session within Parted Magic and execute those ...
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Please Help - “/dev/sda1 is mounted.” E2fsck: Cannot continue, aborting." Thanks

https://serving.photos.photobox.com/18156716f350a12bd31b61ca638825e809e811d642dc091097fdb48b9f5fac5062a5c74a.jpg Here is the picture of my problem. I cannot boot my laptop and cannot log on to the ...
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“'dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'”?

I use Ubuntu for a week now, so I don't know what I'm doing. Needed to enable exfat so I can mount my SD card. sudo apt install exfat-fuse exfat-utils Apparently that should've done it. But then I ...
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Help mounting an external drive

I had a power supply failure on my old machine which seems to have taken out the motherboard and hard drive. Luckily, I had backed up my important data to a Seagate FreeAgent drive. I bought a new ...
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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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How do you mount a USB Drive? [duplicate]

I have tried to mount my 32GB USB Drive for a while now. Every time I do, it tells me "mount: only root can do that" HELP
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Mount without root permission

I use xubuntu. When I plug in my usb, I can simply mount and open it by clicking on it's icon, but when i want to mount it from command line, it needs root permission. Why? And how can I mount my ...
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Samba Shares via Linux Client

Network with Ubuntu 16x file server and Samba shares. Windows 7 & 10 clients access the shares with Full permissions. Was able to mount share from Linux client (Mint 18.3). Connects, but read ...
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Recovering Data from Cryto Luks Partition Backup

does anyone know of a way to recover the files from a crypto-luks drive? I had an old laptop which had a full crypto-luks encryption on it which broke down around 6 months ago. See the link for my ...
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apt stuck if /var/cache/apt/archives folder is NFS mounted

title says it all. I intended to move my archives folder off my PC to a NFS mount and found I cannot apt-get install anything. It just gets stuck after the updated/new/to_delete/not_updated message ...
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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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Sharing External Drive using Samba in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a small home network of 3 computers, each running Ubuntu 18.04. Up until some very recent update I was able to share external drives attached to each of the machines across that network... now ...
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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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SDDM fails when PAM_MOUNT is used

I have a new install of Kubuntu 18.04.1, with user authentication via sssd to the company's Microsoft Active Directory. Every user has a Samba share on //fileserver6/$USER and I want to mount it at ...