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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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Mount unit with - in path active in systemctl status, but available for Requires in unit

I'm observing the following behavior and am wondering whether I'm missing something or hit a bug: I'm specifying a .mount unit in a Requires stanza in a systemd unit. If the path contains a - (which ...
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Allow user to enter username before mounting shared drive

I have a mount drive which I usually mount using sudo cifs -o "username=myshareddrive_username,uid=$(id -u),gid=$(id -g)" //server-address/folder /mount/path/on/ubuntu Now, I have some linux ...
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I can not mount a ISO file on ubuntu 18.04 [wrong fs type error] [duplicate]

I try below code. But occured an error. yuis@yuis:~/lib$ sudo mount -t iso9660 -o loop /home/yuis/share/games/nukitashi/nukitashi.iso /mnt/nukitashi/ mount: /mnt/nukitashi: wrong fs type, bad option, ...
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Mount of XP share hangs on Ubuntu 16.04.5

Two Ubuntu 16.04 systems, one has been running about two years now. Just today I created another Ubuntu 16.04 system first from a recently burned DVD install disk then updated with several packages I ...
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Hard disk locked

I have a problem, mi external hard disk is locked. Someone knows how to solve this problem. When I try to access it by inserting the password, an error message appears. It says: 'Error unlocking, ...
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Filesystem Input/Output error but nothing in dmesg

I have an external 1TB HDD that contains an NTFS partition mounted using FUSE. Recently, a couple of small directories on the disk became unreadable, with tools like ls and cp returning Input/Output ...
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Mount an ISO in virtual and install from there Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install xubuntu and ubuntu Budgie just to try them out. So I downloaded the ISOs, and coming from a windows GUI background, how do I mount and install from a virtual ISO machine in ...
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NFS Permissions get Reset as Non-Root User

NFS Question I'm trying to mount a network drive on a nearly fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Server, and I'm getting some puzzling behavior. I mount the drive as root, and list the permissions: # ...
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mount: can't find /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare in /etc/fstab [duplicate]

I made a sharefolder on vmbox. I typed sudo mount -t vboxsf /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare/ But it showed the following message as response: mount: can't find /home/paatubo/Desktop/vmshare in /...
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How to mount ftp mounted .iso file to ubuntu

In my windows, I have created a folder. I have mounted that folder using curlftps. It was successful. there's .iso file (centos.iso) in that folder.then I tried to mount that iso image to my linux ...
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RAID5 (md0) isn't mounting (Ubuntu server 16.04)

Background: I'm not a total newbie, but Linux is not my thing. Current hardware is an old Atom box running 16.04 (It's just a file server). It has a small system disk and 3 larger disks running in ...
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Mount cifs share with different machine users

I have a ubuntu machine which has different users on it. I wonder if there is a way so I multiple users can login to the same cifs server share using their different ubuntu credentials and different ...
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Modifying /etc/fstab makes the system boot up in emergency mode [duplicate]

I am mounting my user filesystem in a server I connect to through SSH as a remote filesystem in my local Ubuntu machine. For that I have been following the instructions in this tutorial. The first ...
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Dropbox: ext4 isn't ext4

Some time ago Dropbox began to warn me about supporting ext4 as FS only. As a happy BTRFS user I wasn't happy, but have done this: dropbox stop dd if=/dev/zero of=~/dropbox.img bs=1M count=4096 mkfs....
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Error Creating Directory /media/new/folder; No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 18.04. I have a 280GB ntfs partition that i want to use. When I mount it, I only have read access, cant write on it. After some googling i use follion line in /etc/fstab UUID=...
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Mount a linux_raid_member (level 1)

Original topic: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/78804/how-to-mount-a-disk-from-destroyed-raid-system I did it by the "hard way": (first if its possible clone this disk before you do ...
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HDD mount. wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc,

I lost power to my desktop PC and one HDD got some errors after power-on. On GUI it doesn't show me that HDD. On the terminal, I got this error: mount: /mnt: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock ...
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Mount drive from Ubuntu laptop on a Windows laptop and find the user of the windows laptop on which the drive from Ubuntu laptop was mounted [on hold]

I need to mount a drive from an Ubuntu laptop to a Windows laptop as a Z drive. I have looked around a bit about it. There are options like using Samba, Ext2Read, ext2fsd etc. But they are only ...
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Using Plex and Snap apps. Mounting issues

I have a drive mounting issue, and I think it has to do with the way Nautilus takes ownership of my mounted drives. I have an NTFS partition mounted in /media through /etc/fstab. In this ...
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Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on small SSD and HDD

I read some topics concerning the subject but mostly people have bigger SSD than mine. I have samsung 530U with built-in 14,9GB SSD. I would like to use it somehow but last time I installed Ubuntu on ...
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How to change permission on external hard drive in ubuntu

I formatted my External USB hard drive(466G) and now is not letting me make changes to it, like adding or deleting files. I can only read files. I tried different solutions but nothing helped. Sys....
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SAMBA: Why do symbolic links work on Windows but not cifs mount on Ubuntu?

A SAMBA server has a symbolic link, which I can verify it by mounting the same server with NFS: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 Aug 14 20:07 folder -> ../../../../folder/ The problem is, Windows ...
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Unable to access the directory “Windows”

I've this issue when I try to mount my Windows partition. I've already tried to restart and power off both operating systems, but I still get the same warning: Error mounting /dev/nvme0n1p3 at /media/...
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How to fix file system corrupted usb (USB is not detecting)

My USB flash drive has been corrupted and I really need it to work, I have tried to list the devices with command lsblk But it's showing only my hard disk and when I try to mount it with terminal ...
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Recovering NTFS filesystem from image

I have a WD Passport 1TB external hard drive that ddrescue managed to save 95% of before the drive stopped reading at all. The recovered data is stored as recovery.img. $ mmls recovery.img DOS ...
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Using existing home directories in different partition to Ubuntu [duplicate]

All of the questions I've looked at in respect of this issue relate to moving an existing home to another partition and I don't want to do that. I had to reload Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my machine and ...
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How to mount hard disk with write permission from Lubuntu 18.04 USB?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 on USB in persistent mode, and I want to edit the files present on my hard disk. But when I mount the partitions from the file explorer, there are in read-only mode. Is there ...
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Mount folders to specific partition

I'm relatively new to Linux/Ubuntu and just installed 18.04 LTS Server on a VPS. During setup I created 3 partitions using LVM (other than boot): / swap /var This is the output from df -h: ...
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How to format a USB drive with non-removable media?

I have a USB drive with non-removable media inside of it.. I want to format the USB drive and get it working again. here is the output of the hdparm command: hdparm -I /dev/sdb /dev/sdb: SG_IO: ...
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Mount Debian install as USB drive

I have a Debian 8 notebook which had a hardware failure (power board) which is a time consuming and error-prone repair. So I purchased a 2.5" HD USB enclosure and placed the HD from the notebook in ...
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How does one mount UNC root? (SMB / CIFS)

I'm in a situation where I need to mount the UNC root, i.e. "\" or "smb://". I can open up nautilus and go to "smb://" but I need to actually do things with that, such as: readdir, mkdir, unlink, ...
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error: mount --rbind /dev /tmp/snap.rootfs_X8A5XK//dev: No such file or directory

There is a problem with the snaps that I install; they won't launch and return with this error: mount --rbind /dev /tmp/snap.rootfs_X8A5XK//dev: No such file or directory What should I do?
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Mount partition with group permission in Ubuntu

I'm newbie using linux OS. I installed dual boot windown 10 and Ubuntu, everything work fine except a little trouble like that: I using MongoDB in win 10 and i don't want backup and import a new ...
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What is the difference between creating swap space and creating a filesystem?

I know that to create swap space on file or disk, we have to use command mkswap //filename, and to create filesystem, we have to use mkfs command, but what is the main difference between creating swap ...
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No device file for connected SAS drive

I am trying to mount a serial attached SCSI (SAS) hard drive on my Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS system, but there doesn't seem to be a corresponding device file in /dev. It seems the system is recognizing the ...
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Boot Error mount: can't find /root in /etc/fstab

I've been trying to boot my live persistent version of Ubuntu but I've been getting multiple errors like, cannot find filesystem and, kernel needs to be loaded first. I've changed the code from: ...
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Windows cannot connect to Samba server

I am trying to access my samba server from Windows and mount it as a network drive. I get an unspecified error 0x80004005 from windows. I have gone into the samba log folder and can see two telltale ...
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Fix unrecognised Flash drive - no file system on the usb

I installed Ubuntu on my PC from a flash drive and then deleted the iso image from the drive (which was obviously not the right way to do it). Now the drive appears to have no file system on it and ...
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GRUB recovery - help needed

During Ubuntu startup (not remember exactly, but no newer than 16.04) I got error Minimal Bash-like line editing is supported. For the firs word, TAB list possible command completions. Anywhere eise ...
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18.04.1 no longer automounts external USB drive at /media/usb0

I have an external USB drive that I use for rsnapshot backups. Under 16.04.x it was detected as a USB drive and automatically mounted at /media/usb0, so I configured rsnapshot to use that as its ...
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Long delay before/while mounting ext4fs while booting Ubuntu 18.04 after shrinking swap

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on Surface Book 1 Performance Base with the patched kernel(https://github.com/jakeday/linux-surface). After following steps, my system have about 30s delay on each bootup. I ...
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How do I disable the auto-mounting of internal drives in Kubuntu 18.04

I'm aware that there are other questions regarding this issue. However, none of them apply specifically to Kubuntu 18.04, and the solutions they offer have not worked. Please look at what I have tried ...
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external drive is disconnecting, GParted warning “input/output error during read on /dev/sdb”

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Vostro. I have a problem to use external hard drive. When I plug it, first it works, but in some time it unmount by itself (while reading data or not). While the ...
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Setting up boot/efi in fstab

I'll try to be brief on the backstory. I recently bought a really cheap slim notebook,came with a low power celeron, 4gb ram and a 32gb eMMC drive, it also features a 500GB internal Sata HDD I added ...
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using cifs and cannot paste to folder or change ownership

I have been using the following to access files on a another PC on my desk and it has been working just fine for more than a year. I did an Update and Upgrade today and now I cannot Paste into the ...
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unable to mount any drive that working fine on windows [duplicate]

Whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get a message that it cannot mount my windows partition, and I can choose to either wait, skip or manually mount. When I try to enter my Windows partition through Nautilus I ...
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Change file permissions on hfs drive

I was unable to boot macOS on my mac laptop. I took the drive out to try recover my documents un my ubuntu machine. I installed sudo apt-get install hfsprogs sudo apt-get install hfsplus So I could ...
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Pen drive not mounting

This worked earlier, but no longer works.?? andy7_~$ mount /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/ mount: /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/: No such file or directory andy7_~$ sudo mount /media/andy/KINGSTON_DRIVE/ [...
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NTFS Archiving drive is only permanently deleting and cannot send items to trash

Okay so I've already done some research on this and I seem to have an intersection of a few problems. I have a drive /mnt/md0 that is a Raid1 3TB NTFS drive. My OS is 18.04.1 and is running off a ...
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System boot slowed down after /home partition resized and modified with rsync

Hello AskUbuntu community! I'm looking for your help after I spent the entire evening trying to fix my problem. I wanted to move all of my data from a NTFS partition to my /home: Using a LiveUSB, ...