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A mountpoint is a physical location in the partition used as a root filesystem. Use this tag for any questions about mountpoints.

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Mount extra HDD besides SSD Visibility in Gnome Files on iMac

iMac ~2013 Intel Core i5-2400S CPU @ 2.50GHz SCSI Disks: Seagate 500 GB HDD, /dev/sda1, Ext4 (version 1.0) — Not Mounted Samsung SSD 750 EVO 500GB, /dev/sdb1 EFI System, /dev/sdb2 Ext4 (version 1.0)— ...
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Dosen't my computer has other partitions mounted?

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 loaded on my machine. I recently got a little mixed up and have made new partitions by making the others a little small. But now I have to delete them but not finding the way. I ...
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How to remove files hidden under /tmp mountpoint?

I recently created a RAM /tmp by adding this to /etc/fstab: tmpfs /tmp tmpfs rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime 0 0 Everything works fine, and in theory the system runs faster now, but at boot time /var/...
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Mount / unmount storage device what happens to files

I have problems understanding the following. In /etc/fstab I've mounted an external storage volume with: //xyz.backup.com/backup /home/me/external_backup_volume cifs user=xyz,password=xyz,users 0 0 ...
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Mounting .img-file early in boot process

I have a rather unusual scenario. There is a ntfs-harddrive in my computer which I would like to mount, which isn't difficult on its own. But there is an .img-file on said harddrive which I would ...
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Time shift backup drive mount/gvfs confusion

somehow the drive, which isn't available right now, due to a shortage of sata cables, is coming up 3x in my monitor, and counted as a 512gb added onto my 250gb ssd in the system details. Note that sda ...
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how to mount NAS path \\yesh\fodlername on my linux server [duplicate]

I need to mount \yesh\fodlername NAS path on my linux server i am unable to do that using mount command, please help me over this.
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How can I undo a “read only file system” to make its directories valid?

19 March 2019 introduction My computer has 2 drives, I use the 2nd for file storage and the 1st for the OS. Been unable to access the 2nd's contents. I get the following message clicking on it: ...
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My partitions look unmounted

I'm a curious guy about linux so I wanted to install and try what it is about but I made a mistake by erasing the whole disc and installing linux to it. I managed to get my disc back but now the ...
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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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Change permissions of windows mounted folder from linux

I mounted windows share to linux(rhel7) using mount -t cifs -o username=<share user>,password=<share password> //WIN_PC_IP/<share name> /mnt I successfully mounted it. From Linux ...
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What mount point should I use for HDD if I install /, swap and /home on SSD?

I'm a complete beginner so please bear with me. My desktop has 500GB of SSD and 2TB of HDD - I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu on it. I've installed Windows 10 so now I have ~260GB SSD and ~...
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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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mounting point for Android smartphones on Lubuntu 14?

I'd like to access my Asus Zenfone 2 via CLI when I connect it to my old hp laptop via USB cable. Lubuntu typically opens up the GUI window manager (Nautilus?) and the location bar states something ...
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Remove space from mount point name

Hi in my ubuntu I have partioned my hard drive. and now I see the my mount point names contains space. please tell me how to remove the spaces from the name. now it is like Local Disk 1, Local Disk 2 ...
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Moving /var from separate partition to /

I've got /var mounted as a separate partition and although it's 2Gb it keeps filling up quite often. Using something like apt clean only frees 100m at best. So I would like to move it to the root ...
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Combine Beginning Unallocated Space with Ending Ubuntu Partition

I couldn't find an example anywhere of what I'm trying to accomplish. Below is what my hard drive looks like right now. I want to either: Combine the unallocated space at the beginning of the drive ...
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make persistent per user mounts to network share on 16.04

We have several ubuntu task servers witch write results to windows network shares. For now the shares are mounted using the fstab and a service account with read/write rights on the share. The issue ...
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Mounting NAS for plex media server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I know there are a lot of already asked questions in the web concerning plex server and ubuntu but none of the solutions worked for me. I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS clean install. I installed plex ...
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Where to change the vmware shared folder mount point?

I managed to attached a shared folder with the vmware, but I need an another location to mount (not vmhgfs). I tried to create a simlink to the desired location, but it has got a root permission ...
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How do I mount my OSX partition from Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm currently dual booting OSX 10.13.3 and ubuntu 16.04. But today i think i messsed up my kernel cache and i could no longer boot OSX. I need to mount my OSX partition from ubuntu and manually delete ...
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Wrong mount point ignoring /etc/fstab for a btrfs raid1

I have two disks in a raid1 btrfs. I want to mount and unmount it only manually to a specific mount point. These are the UUID (MYLABEL, XXXXXX, YYYYYY, ZZZZZZ are dummy names): $ sudo blkid /dev/...
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Cannot mount partition into old mount point

I have 2 disks (system and data) in my computer. The data HDD has two partitions, one for media and one for private data (encrypted with veracrypt). The mount points are: /media/[myusername]/Media ...
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How do I remount a partition to read and write permanently in the terminal

Everytime I boot the system and log in via tty I have to run the following command in order to mount the partition as rw sudo mount -o remount,rw /dev/sda6/ It seems like the partition is always ...
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Get UUID of / filesystem from script

How can I get UUID of a volume that contains the / filesystem? The best thing for that I've found to date is blkid -o list. But this output is human readable and hard to parse. Maybe there is a ...
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Auto mount, and change mount points on login

Usually I have lots of files and applications opened just for one project, and I am working on more projects simultaneously, and if I want to switch from one project to another, than I have to close ...
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Mounting my external hard disk takes to much time(USB 3.0)[LINUX]

I am trying to mount my external hard disk using : sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdc2 /mnt/backUp It is taking around 3 minutes to finish mounting. I even got this following error: Failed to write ...
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windows partitions are not visible

During installation of Ubuntu I do not see any other partition other than the VDI I have created for Ubuntu installation. I am using a windows 10 machine and created e:\ubuntu.vdi (40GB) but now ...
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Change mode and owner for mounted SD card [duplicate]

[Ubuntu 14.04.5 64bits] I mount an SD card with rw permission, on /mnt/XYZ using a udev rule that also triggers a script using it as storage. If the SD card is not mounted, the script is inhibited. ...
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What is the command for finding the USB memory stick's mount point or path?

I need to be able to retrieve just the USB memory stick's mount point or path. Is this the command for that? lsblk -r | grep usb I executed that command and it returns with the following. sda1 ...
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What is mounting in Linux? [duplicate]

What does mounting really mean in Linux? And where/when can I use the mount command? I'm new to Linux so I would appreciate a detailed answer.
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Ubuntu 16.10 Not able to delete files in mounted partition

In Ubuntu 16.10 I am not able to delete any file from mounted partition.I can only copy file from one mounted partition to others.I have tried by changing permission, mount point but not worked. ...
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How to get more information about a mountpoint

I have had some problems with ISPConfig this morning which are fixed by now, however I noticed this mounts: /dev/sda2 on /var/www/clients/client1/web1/log type ext4 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro,...
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What is /run/user/1000/gvfs/

I connected my action camera (GoPro Hero 5) to the computer running Ubuntu 16.10 LTS to download files. To my surprise, I did not see the camera's folder in /media/. Running find | grep DCIM from the ...
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Unable to mount usb error

I am trying to mount usb on 14.04 LTS(Usually wors fine),getting error Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/username/383255103254D48A: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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Mounting a drive speific to a user in Ubuntu 16.04

Need to mount a specific folder in hard disk specific to a user in group. Eg: System has a group called development which has many users A folder(/mnt/worksite/projects/documents of /dev/sda3) in ...
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Wubi dual boot error [Windows 7 & Triumfalna-Turkawka-14.04.1PL-DVD-amd64]

Error message BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built in commands. (initramfs) Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already ...
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Options for ssd mount point

I have to install Ubuntu on a SSD and I have to edit partitions manually at installation time. I know that Ubuntu is able to detect ssd hard disk with automatic partioning: if I choose partitiona ...
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Will a mounted drive get encrypted with the parent directory?

I have a secondary drive mounted at /home/user/Storage , will encrypting my home directory with ecryptfs encrypt the contents of the secondary drive as well?
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Remapping /home/ in a dual boot

I have a problem that I have almost found the solution to, but not quite. I have 2 linux operating systems on 2 partitions of my computer. I have all my stuff in the /home directory of the ubuntu side....
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How to make external drive accessible to a user e.g. webservers user

I have a program which creates some log directories using root next to the directory the user has given as argument to the script. I later chown them to my webservers user. The problem is if all ...
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Hard drive won't mount

Running sudo fdisk -lu returns the hdd I want to mount as Disk /dev/sdb but when I try to mount it from KDE Partition Manager it doesn't show some directories when I try to set up a path (tried ...
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Mount point does not exist (Even though it does)

I added these lines to my /etc/fstab: //10.23.83.7/AIP ~/Shares/AIP cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 When I run sudo mount -a I get: mount: mount point ~/Shares/AIP does not exist It does ...
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Prevent /home folder from being mounted up

In my system, a user can mount a device to a directory. I want to prevent user from mounting device to /home directory using mount command. What is the way to disallow mounting to a specific folder?
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Mounting point second hdd, only for additional storage

I have searched a lot but I didn´t really find an answer. I want to do a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 on a new Laptop. It has an SSD and an additional 500GB HDD. In daily usage I don´t want to use ...
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Problem with VHD mounting

I have followed whole article Mount a VHD or VDI in Linux with vdfuse and everything gone great except last step. When I type vdfuse -r "/media/mike/DATA/VM-VHD/SGOS.vhd" ~/Test (I want just copy one ...
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what happens when mount a partition on /?

I have a partition /dev/sdb1 what happens after executing this command? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 / -o rw ^ I know that must change mountpoint "/" address as mentioned above. ...
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How to reverse these settings?

I followed the first answer give by user "dginsd" from here Discs in DVD Drive not being read because I couldnt mount a game I had on a DVD disk and thought that ubuntu wasnt seeing my DVDrom drive ...
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Two mount points of my partition

I freshly set up Ubuntu, and formatted the whole disk with the btrfs file system. When I look at the mount point in gparted, /dev/sda5 is mounted both at / and /home. Is this a problem? This did not ...
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Do I need unencrypted files underneath encrypted overmount?

I have unencrypted files in my /home/user dir (likely fallout from moving my home dir to a different partition). /dev/sda1 440G 137G 282G 33% /home /home/user/.Private 440G 137G ...