Questions tagged [udisks]

Udisks is a service that automatically mounts media when it is connected to the computer. The udisks daemon queries devices via the standard d-bus interface present in all freedesktop.org Desktop Environments. Udisks can also be used manually on the command-line to mount and dismount media.

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Mounting btrfs partition with compression enabled

I've got a btrfs partition on a SSD drive. This partition is not mounted by default, it's not root. It's just a plain data partition which is mounted on demand. Nothing fancy. The btrfs partition was ...
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udisks eats up 9GB RAM in ubuntu 18.04

Problem: udisks is taking more than 9GB memory in my openstack VM (keeps growing) Note: more than 10 people have reported this so far. OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome version: 3.28.4 udisk version: 2.7.6-...
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Error unlocking /dev/sda5: Failed to activate device: operation not permitted (udisks-error-quark, 0)

I've had a booting problem on a Dell Latitude for a long time now that I've left aside but now want to give another try to access. It's an Ubuntu 18.04 encrypted with LUKS, which used to work properly....
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Internal FLOPPY drive using Lubuntu 18.04.1

QUESTION SUSPENDED, DON'T BOTHER, THE DRIVE IS PROBABLY FAULTY, I CAN'T HAVE IT CHECKED UNTIL LATER, THANK YOU ALL! The situation has radically changed so this is a completely new version of my ...
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HDD gives “failed to probe the device” (udisks-error-quark,0)

I run ubuntu on an SSD and was planning to use my HDD for storage purposes. I was running an ATA enhanced secure erase on the HDD when my PC crashed with an error that said NMI watchdog had detected ...
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Where default values of fmask and dmask are defined for disk auto-mounter?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed (with MATE DE if this matters). After the insertion of USB-flash it is usually got auto-mounted to the /media/username/VOLUMEID and the mount shows the following ...
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Moving a partition using GParted in Ubuntu

I am trying to merge to non-adjacent partitions in Ubuntu using GParted. In the provided screenshot, there are two partitions one is 19.53 GB (7th from bottom) and another one is 11.35 GB (third from ...
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udisks2 (udisksd) errors in syslog: how to investigate?

my system logs of my Ubuntu 18.04 Intel NUC are getting spammed by these error messages: udisksd[1369]: udisks_mount_get_mount_path: assertion 'mount->type == UDISKS_MOUNT_TYPE_FILESYSTEM' failed ...
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Where can we find udiskd's logs?

I want to see the udisksd's logs, where does it get stored and how to enable it?
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Can I power down an external drive automatically when it unmounts?

I know this question is answered a lot, but I couldn't find a answer that make this happen automatically. What I would like is when I unmount the last partition of the the external HDD (as it may have ...
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cannot start nemo if udisks2 is disabled

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with cinnamon as desktop and my default file browser is nemo. I don't like that any partition of an external disk that I connect to my machine (e.g. via USB) is automatically ...
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udisksctl unmount with wildcard possible?

I use Ubuntu bionic. Is it possible to umount with udisksctl unmount with wildcards? Short story, when I plug in my backupdrive a user systemd.service start my backskript. when the backup is ready I ...
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partprobe for udev Format File System

I have a script that runs a mkfs right before udisksctl mount -b ... on a device. Problem is that if I don't put a sleep in between them udev doesn't realize it's been formatted something that can be ...
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udisksd continuously logs to syslog an assertion error

/var/log/syslog is filled with this 4 times every minute or more. udisksd[30855]: udisks_mount_get_mount_path: assertion 'mount->type == UDISKS_MOUNT_TYPE_FILESYSTEM' failed How can I get more ...
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Automatic mounting in /run/media instead of /media

When I (manually) mount my crypted document partition on ubuntu 19/04, it is mounted on /media. When I'm in Fedora, it's mounted on /run/media. I would like udisks2 to mount it on /run/media, as it ...
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What is the proper way to run script when mounting specific usb drive with mountpoint as argument?

I want to update some files on portable usb drive when it connects to my desktop with Ubuntu 18.04. I can do it with a script, but for this, a destination location (FS mountpoint) must be determined. ...
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Automount a logical volume on an external disk drive LVM partitioned

Problem I have an external HDD with one logical volume perfectly working that can be mounted with: udisksctl mount -b /dev/mapper/wd0hdd-wd0 It will create a new directory under /media/username/wd ...
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Lubuntu 386 18.04 Disks

I want to run the Disks disk manager app found in full sized Ubuntu but its not present in my Lubuntu 18.04. I think Disks is called under the hood udisks. apt-get install usdisk fails as not ...
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Strange LED blinking problem with USB flash drives - is it just me?

Introduction I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04.5 LTS with latest 4.4 Linux kernel on several machines (laptops and desktops with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0). For me it seems that something was changed inside USB ...
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Dependency is not satisfiable: udisks

I'm having the issue that udisks is not found on my system by a deb-Package. I assume my Ubuntu is newer than the package and it finds udisks2. Probably the problem will be solved easily with a ...
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Modify group for all automount USB flash drives and external hard drives

I'm running both Linux Mint (17.2) and Ubuntu (18.04) on two different machines. When I plug in an external hard drive or USB flash drive, the drive is automatically mounted. A directory is created (...
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With new kernel 4.13.0-43 on Xenial syslog is filling up with disk messages

This didn't happen with the prior kernel 4.13.0-41. The log is full of these messages that are emitted every couple of minutes. Error updating ATA smart for /org/freedesktop/UDisks2/drives/...
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How do I fix the automounting of USB drives after installing Openbox on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am installing Openbox on Ubuntu 16.04 because I need to eliminate the top window bar for the application I am running. This appears to be a good solution except that the system no longer automounts ...
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Error opening /dev/sdf1: No such device or address (udisks-error-quark, 0)

My computer`s hard-drive started to give some boot-related errors after a reboot. After running the in-built diagnostics tool of my computer, it found out that, it can no longer detect the hard-drive. ...
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/usr/lib/udisks2/udisksd constantly crashes

I am constantly getting an internal error message from Ubuntu: Sorry, Ubuntu 17.10 has experienced an internal error. ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/udisks2/udisksd The only disk I have in the system ...
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Safely remove harddrive in the GUI (equivalent to udisksctl?)

I have a toshiba hardrive that has a little blue light when powered and you can feel the drive spinning when powered. In Ubuntu I can mount and dismount by right-clicking on it in the Unity bar, but ...
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How do I properly mount fat32 flash drive for Multisystem use?

I'm attempting to switch to MultiSystem from YUMI so I can add ISOs to a multi-bootable flash drive with Ubuntu instead of Windows, and boy, am I starting to regret it. First, I backed up my flash ...
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Error changing Mount Point using “Disks” tool - Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to mount my secondary disk "2TB" in "User1" home directory. I used the "Disks" tool unmounted the 2TB disk >> Mount Options > then changed the Mount Point to /home/User1/Desktop/2TB. When I ...
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How to make a fuse-filesystem appear on /media/$USER without root or changing fstab?

I'm a bit perplexed about this. I'm sure that we're 'supposed' to use udisks or udisksctl to mount things on that place, where they'll be picked up by nautilus etc. However, how can i do that for ...
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What does this hard drive authentication after login in LXDE mean?

I am using LXDE on Ubuntu 16.04. When I wake it up from suspension, I login in, and then another authentication window appears. What does that mean? Is it necessary? If not, how can I get rid of the ...
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set mount option to write drive for PCManFM

I am using PCManFM as a file manager. I set PCManFM to autodetect my drive: I have 2 rules for polkit: polkit.addRule(function(action, subject) { if ((action.id == "org.freedesktop.udisks2....
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How to obtain the correct vfat path translation for my floppies?

My father left me a batch of 3.5 inch "floppy" disks created with Windows 95 (Dutch). I want to copy their contents. My only computer with a floppy drive runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. After installing ...
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Every 10 minutes, something goes wrong with one of my SATA drives

I have a computer with an SSD drive (Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB) with Ubuntu, and an additional hard drive connected with SATA for storage. It seems that every 10 minutes, some sort of "housekeeping" ...
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Is it valid to copy a line from /etc/mtab (the line was added automatically) to /etc/fstab

I'm having the problem described here. But in my case the drive in question is already mounted, yet the link to something on that drive is broken. I never mounted the drive manually, yet it's mounted. ...
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Ubuntu started asking for my password in more cases (mounting, updating)

I am using this computer and Ubuntu installation for a long time, and I upgraded to 16.04.1 two months ago. A few days ago though, Ubuntu started asking me for my password in some cases that it didn't ...
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udisks-part-id timeout error in tty

I'm running 14.04 and I've gotten the following error when logging into a tty session after typing my password but before the command prompt showed up: [198877.466429] systemd-udevd[25302]: timeout '...
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Basic usage of udisks

I'm on Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I would like someone to give me a short introduction to the basic usage of the udisks utility on Linux systems. Specifically, I would like to know how to properly mount and ...
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How to manage udisk with the udisk utilities?

I'm trying to install the udisks utility. The problem is that it says that I have already the newest version of udisks installed on my computer: sudo apt-get install udisks2 Reading package lists... ...
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How to set default options for mounted file systems?

I would like all FAT volumes to be mounted with the option uni_xlate enabled. How can I configure mount or udisks2 to use that option while mounting the volume?
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Cannot mount disks at bootup

I've been having a particular problem with Ubuntu and its flavours for a year. Now that I have made a fresh install of Xubuntu, I thought the problem might fix itself but it has not. Please keep in ...
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Udisks doesn't work after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

If I mount a device from commandline as user I usually do something like udisks --mount /dev/sdc1. However since my upgrade from ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 this command seems to be gone. A package called ...
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How to change permissions of automount?

I set up a Ubuntu 14.04 machine for my family. I noticed that when I insert a USB key it gets automounted to /media/$username/$volumename. /media/$username has an ACL that only allows $username to ...
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Membership of which group grants a user access to udisksctl?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 There are multiple partitions on /dev/sda. /dev/sda1 is where the system resides, /dev/sda2, ..., /dev/sdaX are NTFS partitions. There are two users, admin and user. admin ...
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Why udisks is not in the system

In Ubuntu manual regarding AutomaticallyMountPartitions is described that Nautilus is using udisks to mount partitions. But when I type udisks in terminal system tells that I need to install it. So, ...
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Aptitude install wants to remove many libs [closed]

After execution of command sudo aptitude install udisks I got following message: ggg@gmLatitude:~$ sudo aptitude install udisks The following NEW packages will be installed: cryptsetup-bin{a} ...
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udev rules to allow only one vendor and model USB drive but no others

So, we're working to set up an environment here where we have a secure storage setup on our Linux laptops, such that our Linux laptops can only connect a specific USB drive: a Kingston DataTraveler 2....
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Automount of USB memory devices in VT

It seems that when in a DE inside X automount works properly. When instead I'm in a virtual terminal (even with X running in another), there is no automount working. When I plug the device nothing is ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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Automount USB disk (ntfs) and use files for libvirt/qemu/kvm?

When I plugin my NTFS USB disk it gets auto-mounted. That's fine. But when I want to use files for libvirt/kvm/qemu virtualizaztion they cannot be accessed. Sadly I cannot find the parameter or option ...
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How do disable the CD-ROM for all users?

I want to disable CDROM/CDRW/DVDROM/DVDRW for everyone in Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop 64-bit edition. I have tried following but not worked: Removed user from /etc/group, as following: cdrom:x:24: as ...