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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How to access android phone on Ubuntu 22.04

I plugged Samsung smartphone running android 9 into usb, checked 'allow access' query appearing on phone. Then in Ubuntu 'Files' found a 'SAMSUNG Android' entry - but the folder was empty. Looking for ...
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usb key half loading

When I plug in my key, the light goes on but nothing else happens. sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/disk mount: /media/disk: special device /dev/sdb1 does not exist. sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sdb: 4 GiB, ...
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Why can Libreelec mount external drive while ubuntu cannot?

I found many similar questions, but none of them fit my issue. 22.04 Ubuntu running on a 10 years old laptop can see my 4tb gpt single ext4 partition drive, but cannot mount it. I'm warned with an ...
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Easiest way to enable a firefox snap running on Ubuntu inside a VirtualBox guest to access an auto-mounted shared folder of the host?

My setup: Windows 10 host OS Ubuntu 22.04.1 guest OS running inside VirtualBox 7.0.4 Several shared host folders auto-mounted on the guest in folder $HOME/Public Firefox installed as snap inside the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 mounting swap even if disabled

Solved Solved it myself by flipping the 'do not automount' option on the swap partition. Since Ubuntu uses LVM by default the attribute has to be set on the /dev/LMV0/SWAP instead of on the underlying ...
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Mount not working with systemd (working with /etc/fstab)

I have a working line in /etc/fstab for mounting a remote samba server //192.168.1.11/wind /media/fixe/wind cifs noauto,user,username=XXX,password=YYY,rw 0 0 But I would now use automount ...
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How to automatically power down internal HDD which is mounted and shared with samba?

I have recently bought an Intel NUC 12 pro to use as home-server, so now I am exploring the world of Linux a bit (so far I have only used Linux via WSL or for Docker). I have managed to partition the ...
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Not able to mount external HDD on Mint [closed]

I am Running Linux Mint Trying to mount external HDD gives this message message. Below is the output of a few commands tried: Any clues or guidance? Thanks in advance.
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BOOT failure after copying a disk from gparted [closed]

Gparted does not work! i think you have less then 30% to ever get it to boot! i think the question is common and could help people use this product it is not entirely personal i am NOW using uubuntu ...
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Expanded TrueNas Scale Ubuntu VM partition not showing up in VM

I have a TrueNas Scale Ubuntu Server 20.04 VM that needed more space. So I increase the zvol in TrueNas and then booted the VM into the GParted Live ISO and resized the partition to use all the free ...
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Unable to mount usb disk drive through command

I am running Ubuntu Focal(20.04.5 LTS) on a laptop. A usb drive containing ext4 fileysystem is recognizable through the lsblk command $ lsblk ... sda 8:0 1 14.9G 0 disk └─sda1 8:...
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Forcing fsck to check more than one mount point at every boot?

I want to force fsck to run before every boot on my 2 mount points (constant problems with the filesystem): /dev/nvme0n1p2 /dev/nvme0n1p4 > mount | grep nvme0 /dev/nvme0n1p2 on / type ext4 (rw,...
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Samba (client) on 22.10 permissions issue on saving from apps

I've successful installed an Open Media Vault NAS and make some shares. All works fine, I can create new folder, new blank files, copy files and folder from and to the shares but when I try to save ...
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Name of internal hard drive keeps changing

I have a computer running as a server for Plex media among other things. I store my media on an internal hard drive, and Ubuntu is installed on an SSD. For some reason the name that Ubuntu assigns to ...
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ns3 installation error

NS3_MODULE_PATH = ['/usr/local/sbin', '/usr/local/bin', '/usr/sbin', '/usr/bin', '/sbin', '/bin', '/usr/games', '/usr/local/games', '/usr/lib/wsl/lib', '/mnt/c/Program Files/Common Files/Oracle/Java/...
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I can't get the UUID of my partitioin to mount it

I want to mount NTFS partition of Dual-boot on Ubuntu 20.04 as explained here but I can't get the UUID~ can you please tell me how can I do that? thanks in advance. $ sudo blkid /dev/sda3 /dev/sda3: ...
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Can't boot ubuntu after installing nvidia driver on laptop [duplicate]

The goal is to activate dedicated graphic card to play game. I updated kernel to install nvidia driver. I can boot the system in recovery mode but no network available in it. bellow, this is what i ...
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USB storage device requires unplugging and re-plugging to make it work after reboot

When I do lsblk or blkid it just does not show up until I go and physically unplug/re-plug the USB. I've tried the disabling Auto-suspend method so it's not that, not sure what's going on. Is it the ...
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How to use storage available in two SSDs together?

I have a notebook with Ubuntu 22.04LTS installed (no dual boot). It has two SSDs disk: one with 1TB and another one with 512Gb. I have more than 1TB in my Google Drive and I would like to have my ...
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How to stop network shares from disconnecting

I am using pam-mount under Ubuntu Studio 22.0.4 to connect to several shared directories on my Synology NAS. It takes a long time, but these connections die after a while. This is not a network ...
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Xubuntu - SD card is only recognized if plugged in before boot

I have a Samsung Chromebook 3 which was EOL. I removed the write protect screw, flashed full UEFI firmware and installed Gallium OS, which worked well. I wanted something more recent so I installed ...
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Cannot mount and play copy-protected dvd Ubuntu 22.04 (libdvdcss is installed!) [closed]

Greetings to everybody. I have a trouble in reading DRM-protected DVDs on my computer (Ubuntu 22.04). Those DVDs I own personally and I just want to watch them. System tries to read the DVD 3 times ...
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Developing application with expanded Filesystem (Still getting no space left on device error)

After mounting a 64Gb sdcard (/dev/mmcblk1p1) to my embedded device that has topped out of its 16Gb emmc (/dev/mmcblk0p1) df -h returns the following which looks correct: Filesystem Size Used ...
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"exec" mount option not working after reboot on secondary drive's partition

I have mounted a partition on a secondary drive to /mnt location with KDE Partition Manager, and added exec mount option (I need to run shell scripts from that location). Everything works fine untill ...
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how to access snap filesystem (/tmp)

Please tell me a way to copy a file from snap:/tmp to the main file system. Currently snap:/tmp is a .tmp file located in /run/snapd/ns. Additionally is there a way to mount snap entier root?
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Which of the mount points are worth checking for disk errors before Ubuntu boots?

I've set up my laptop to be checked for disk errors on every boot: sudo tune2fs -c 1 /dev/nvme0n1p2 This causes fsck to run on every boot and to check /dev/nvme0n1p2. And that helped many times as my ...
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How to mount an external hard drive when it disappeared after formatting it to ext4 with parted?

I have a 'My passport' external hard drive that I wanted to format to EXT4 to use for Linux Ubuntu 22.04. The drive is almost empty but has a few files by default that I didn't mind keeping, so I ...
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Running out of room in /home

I wanted to run Ubuntu on my primary system so I installed a second hard drive, a 500GB. I let the install program do all of the partitioning. I tried to move files off of my Windows 7 drive, but I ...
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SMB/SAMBA share from freenas permission denied for writing files

SMB share on the freenas: [raid1] read only = no guest ok = yes vfs objects = streams_xattr shadow_copy_zfs ixnas nfs4:chown = true nfs4:acedup = merge aio write size = 0 ...
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Apps can't access network drive

I'm on 20.04 and trying to set up a server that I want to use for Plex and Sonarr. I have an unlimited Google Drive mounted via rclone and that is encrypted and mounted via Cryptomator. The encrypted ...
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Read-only LUKS partition

I have a LUKS encrypted partition on a second hard drive that I use on my computer. When I turn on my computer, it is encrypted unless I go to it and try to open it, an operation that the system then ...
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Free space not showing on NTFS drives properly

I have 3 storage drives on my computer that are all NTFS and I am currently running Ubuntu Budgie 22.10 on my system. Something happened, but I am not sure what caused the NTFS drives not to show the ...
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Unable to access second disk after reinstallation of ubuntu

I have just installed Ubuntu 22.04.1LTS on my laptop but I can no longer access my SSD drive that was installed on place of my CD-ROM. This was fully accessible before I reinstalled Ubuntu. It is ...
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mount network drive through VPN kill switch - Ubuntu 20.04 Synology DSM 7

I know this has been asked before but nothing I try has worked. Any suggestions are appreciated! I am trying to mount a network drive on Synology NAS 5.7 to my Ubuntu 20.04 server. If I disable ufw ...
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How do I repair a botched upgrade attempt from Kubuntu 20.04 to Kubuntu 22.04?

EDIT 1: While kubuntu 22.04 dropped in April of 2022, many of us didn't have access to it via apt upgrade until only very recently. While even more recent versions have since dropped, it's the 22.04 ...
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sudo: unable to allocate pty: No such device

Ubuntu 22.04.01 LTS Gnome Changed python version which resulted in inability to access Terminal and a few other things. Used a liveUSB and then selected to try ubuntu. In that terminal entered: sudo ...
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Issue with writing to NFS Share between Linux and Synology NAS

I have NFS share folders I only have read access via Linux, the folders are located my on Synology NAS. To confirm this I tried to save a file to the NFS folder and I got the pop up saying I don’t ...
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How to define the fstab entry for /dirname when /home is already defined

I refer to the post How do I mount a folder from another partition?. I have /home associated with a partition and this is working. From the post it seems that my fstab should read: /whatever /home ...
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mount failed: Operation not permitted

when I try this command sudo mount -o ro,loop win7ultimate.iso /mnt/win7 I gave mount: /mnt/win7: mount failed: Operation not permitted. I tried to use these commands in wsl: https://github.com/...
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Can't install Ubuntu onto internal hdd from usb

Solved see answers below I am trying to install version 22.04.1 LTS of Ubuntu desktop from a bootable usb onto my laptop's internal hdd. I completely want to replace Windows. My laptop has a 750GB hdd ...
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Mac OS has a folder called "Volumes" that is located at /Volumes. Is there an equivalent folder on Ubuntu?

Basically, the folder "Volumes" in Mac OS is convenient because it contains both local mounted drives as well as network drive mounts. I'm wondering if there's a similar folder on Ubuntu. ...
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wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdd1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error

I'm getting this error after trying to mount a flashdrive/usb partition and not sure why. I've tried different USBs for the system but all to no avail, hoping someone on here could help me figure it ...
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Remote SMB mount doesn't accurately imitate local file

I have a file (PDF, but I don't believe that's relevant) on a network drive. The drive is an SMB (permanent, but soft, via /etc/fstab) mount, which appears on a mount point, so it has a direct, normal ...
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KDE Disc Upgrade Panic Issue 22.04

I am currently facing a massive delema with my system after an upgrade.   I did a dist upgrade from 18 to 20 then to 22, since then when my system boots up it shows cannot find device uuid =+ hdd ...
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Undo effects of running ntfsfix (ntfs-3g) on a Windows NTFS partition

Using Ubuntu I was trying to access an NTFS partition that was created using the partition tool in Windows. Then I took the decision of running ntfsfix on it. I got access to another exfat partition(...
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Format Readonly file system

I wanted to format my USB drive, first, the folder is /dev/sr0 for whatever reason second, Ubuntu 22.04 detects it as a cd/dvd third, none of the known things such as sudo umount /dev/sr0 then sudo ...
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mkdir can not create directory, no such file or directory after installing ubuntu and removing windows

So I recently installed ubuntu. Before this I had Windows installed with 3 drives i.e 'C:/','Studies:/' etc. I only tried to remove the C drive and installed ubuntu there, which I did successfully. ...
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NFS mount to NAS folder causes /mnt directory to become unresponsive; NAS also becomes unresponsive

I've just spun up a new Asustor NAS on my network and have been deciding how I want to configure and connect to it. I'm currently using NFS to mount shared folders I've created on the NAS. While ...
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How do I fix a typo in mount command output "relatime"?

I ran the mount command to see what was set up so far. Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.15.0-56-generic x86_64) Output snippet: sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime) proc on /proc ...
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Failed to mount Volume. Not Authorized to perform operation

I'm using an SBC (Khadas VIM1) with Ubuntu 18.04.6. I have an SD card formatted in FAT32 on it and I'm having access to Ubuntu via the VNC server. On the desktop, I clearly see that the SD card is ...
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