Questions tagged [mountpoint]

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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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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Need to change FAT32 partition permissions [duplicate]

I have created installed K-Ubuntu with a seperate FAT32 partition with mountpoint as /windows. It shows up as /windows when I type ls in root directory. The issue is when I login as the primary user (...
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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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How to mount my shared partition

I always had windows7/ubuntu dual boot and my hdd always had a partition that I use to store info that can be accessed when either using windows 7 or ubuntu. But now I have bought windows 10 and dual ...
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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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Allow users to mount arbitrary Samba shares in a location of non-root user choice

Is there any way I can allow users to mount local network attached storage Samba shares in a location of their choice? Such as $HOME/Share? With Gnome Files, Nautilus and similar apps the users can ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 ZFS Rootfs Default Mountpoints Needed to Escape Initramfs

As part of me recovering from an unbootable system (Ubuntu 19.10 Drops Into Grub2 Command Line After update-grub On ZFS Rootfs), I was finally able to get to the grub menu, but then I got dropped into ...
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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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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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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?