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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 -t sysfs always mounts the same filesystem disregard of specified source

I was trying to mount an uncompressed initramfs image on a folder to modify it, but when trying to mount normally it wouldn't recognize the filesystem. Then, all places on the internet told be to use ...
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make file system accessible again

I'm new to linux, I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 replacing Windows OS. In Windows I had 4 drives, C, D, E, F I have my files on drives E and F while installing Linux, I formatted and choose C drive ...
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Change Udisk mount point default permisions

Need ha way to change the default permisions of a mount partition with udisk2. I have this scrip who mount various partitions, it runs as root user. udisksctl mount -b /dev/disk/by-partuuid/...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Unable to access to any usb drives

First of all, I have to confess I am not a very experienced Linux user. I tried to format a USB drive some weeks ago. I thought I failed to do it since I wasn't able anymore to access it from my ...
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Can there be a /work partition?

A user got 512 GB SSD and 2 TB HDD. The person asked me to install the Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS on SSD, keep 50GB as /opt, 32GB for /swap and remaining space as /home and the whole 2TB HDD as /work ...
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I think i need a hand with my Gparted partitions, maybe mount-points + automounts?

Hello Im looking to a simple way of using my 2 empty partitions i did format with Gparted, They seem unmounted and im not very sure about setting up the mount points and auto-mount, Im just arriving ...
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ZFS: Backup a disk with mountpoints that conflict with backup computer?

I'm working towards backing up a laptop running Ubuntu on ZFS. I have a backup server also running ZFS on some ancillary volumes (not the root). I made a snapshot of bpool today and sent it to the ...
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GlusterFS Mount

I am using glusterfs version 9.2 and seem to be having the issue where a mounted glusterfs volume randomly unmounts. I have done some googling and it seems where a couple others have had the same ...
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Accidentally changed the mount point of the main drive. How to revert

Using Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS inside VirtualBox I was trying to change the mount point of a second drive but accidentally changed the mount point of my primary drive (/dev/sda1) to a new location with: ...
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How to make path specification of partition on 2nd internal ssd *short* -- easy to type?

I used the Disks utility to format my 2nd internal ssd. I added a whole-device partition without a name, and added a filesystem (ext4) name. Everything's working ok: it mounts at startup; the ...
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After update, primary disk w/MBR lost mount point and will not boot

My primary MBR disk is encrypted using LUKS. I ran the recommended updates and lost the mount points on all 3 of my HDD's. Here is the fdisk and blkid for my primary drive. The others I use for ...
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Harddisk partion

I only have one partition in my sda harddisk. I don't have an sdb partition. Changing the OS will delete all of my data. If I create a new partition and copy my data there, will this work?
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my drive mappings have all gone away for some reason - i need help to restore them I really want them the same

my current fstab: taichi:~:5014> cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # ... # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <...
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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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Long boot time, /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume not found

After I mount a hdd I am finding relatively long boot time on ubuntu 20.04. On my PCI gen4 nvme, systemd-analyze Startup finished in 10.499s (firmware) + 3.259s (loader) + 4.428s (kernel) + 8.384s (...
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How to get gvfs CD mount point from Terminal?

I am writing a small bash script to automate transcoding CD's, which I would also like to make publicly available. For that I need to get the path where the CD is mounted by gvfs (on my machine /run/...
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Mounting two external hard drives on the same point

I have been using Linux installed on an external hard drive (lets say A) for a year, so everytime my hard drive was connected i could use linux and when it wasnt i could use windows. Now i have taken ...
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fstab automatically creates mount points

As mentioned here, "you must create the mount point before you mount the partition." But after adding the following lines in fstab and rebooting the system /dev/sdxy /media/user/...
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Move home second user to another disk

I have got three hard discs. Ubuntu 20.04 installed on the SSD disc. I have moved the home of user1 to sdb1. That works. How do I make the homedir of user2 point to sdc1? fstab: UUID=uudi-sda1 / ...
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Mount point of Samba via Xfce [duplicate]

What directory does Xfce use when it mount Samba connection via own GUI File Manager (NetWork)? I try to look /mnt, /media. They are empty. I just want to use this mount point in a script and don't ...
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You are running in emergency mode

I attempted to change the name of a mount point using Disks app. After rebooting I got this message: I don’t care about editing the mount point names. All I want is to get my HHD up and running again....
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drive mountpoint automatic renaming

What is causing this to happen every few months? BackinTime: "Can't find Snapshots location!"
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How to delete unused mount points?

How do I delete these 2 unwanted mount points.
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Ubuntu 18.04 installation, 2nd large disk not used

Installed Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit on laptop with 2 drives but installation did not go as planned. While I did make a 169 GB partition on my 2nd drive, Ubuntu didn't use it and stuffed everything: ...
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Delete mounting points

I primarily using Ubuntu (16.04) but have also Win10 installed. Recently I need Windows more often and switch between the two OS. I have two partitions with the operating systems (C for Win and '...
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18.04.4 Ubuntu won't launch in Virtual Box 6.1

I am taking a Cyber Security class at the local college and am a little experienced in IT. I have loaded Ubuntu 18.04.4 into Virtualbox 6.1 on a Windows 10 HP laptop. The HP has a i7 7500u processor ...
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I don't see a 3TB disk

I have 2 disks in my PC: one is 1TB where I have installed Lubuntu and another one 3TB (empty for now). I see both disks correctly in Disks, Gparted and KDE partition manager. But I can not make it ...
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Using Previous Directories in Reinstalling Ubuntu 19.04

I separated /home and /opt from / in the previous Ubuntu 19.04 installation. Now Ubuntu doesn't boot and I am trying to reinstall it. Can I use the previous /home and /opt in the current installation?
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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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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