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How do you auto mount hot swappable sata drives based on what sata port it is attached to?

I'm looking to auto mount hot swappable sata hdd's. There are multiple drives so identifying them via their UUID's is out of the question. I've searched but can't find a suitable option. The ...
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How can I auto mount a CD or DVD to the same location/path every time?

I am running Linux Mint 13 and I am enjoying the convenience of having a CD or DVD automatically mounted after I insert it (to some mysterious place). I have converted this machine to a headless ...
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How can I make my KDE system mount things on /media/<label> instead of /media/<username>/<label>?

Since today, and I do not know why (I just rebooted), my USB disks are being mounted by KDE in /media/myname/label (e.g. /media/myname/backup ) instead of /media/label (e.g. /media/backup/ which ...
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USB disk not auto-mounting in Ubuntu 12.04

It used to, but suddenly now it doesn't. The device shows up in the following: dmesg | tail -1 [394191.758315] usb 2-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 9 using ehci_hcd ...which I know is the ...
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Auto mount WebDAV folder

I want to auto mount WebDAV folder with a bash script. My server resources are very poor so I have a memory problem with WebDAV. Therefore, I have to umount WebDAV folder to clear cache and memory. ...
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Auto-mount all USB-devices at same USB socket to same mountpoint

I have a small computer with 2 USB sockets : A and B. I want any external USB disk, attached to socket A - to be mounted as "deviceA" I want any external USB disk, attached to socket B - to be ...
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Manually trigger automount in debian based linux

I have formatted a flash drive and thus needed to unmount the device. Is there a way to trigger automount via command line after formatting was finished ? (I know I can just reinsert a USB flash ...
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Prevent auto mounting Android sdcard under Linux Mint

I recently obtained an older Android phone, so that I could test Android Apps on it. I've needed it because I have a Nexus 7 but not older Android versions, hardware, etc. to test on. I'm having a ...
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Auto-mount usb flash drivers for remote servers using bash file for scheduled backup operation

I have to do scheduled backup of servers' databases using a cronjob for the backup task and a bash script for the backup operation. It's a PHP web application. You can choose to store your backup file ...
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LMDE with gnome 3 - Change automount options

I've got GNOME 3 on an LMDE machine and I need to change the automount options to mount without the noexec attribute for an NTFS partition. Does anyone know where I could find such configurations and ...
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Can't mount usb key filesystem

8GB FAT32 filesystem that normally mounted as intended using usbmount. When I went to take it out to plug into a difference computer I did umount /dev/sda1 which is where it was. Now it fails to ...
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How to automount ntfs partation on raid0 in arch linux with systemd

Recently, I switched from initscript to systemd followed this wiki, and I got error like this during boot: Job dev-md126p5.device/start timed out This is my fstab: /dev/mapper/VGLinux-lvroot / ...
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How to automount ntfs partation on raid0 in arch linux with systemd

Recently, I switched from initscript to systemd followed this wiki, and I got error like this during boot: Job dev-md126p5.device/start timed out This is my fstab: /dev/mapper/VGLinux-lvroot / ...
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Automount ZFS zpool in Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been told that ZFS for Linux has the ability to automatically mount a zpool on system startup in Ubuntu 12.04, but it doesn't work for me and I can't find any documentation on how to make it ...
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How to mount removable media in /media/<LABEL> automatically when inserted, without any desktop environment?

I have a Debian sid system (Wheezy) (and same question for arch as well), without any desktop environment (and no Xorg at all). I can mount my SD-cards, USB sticks, external HDD manually with mount / ...
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How to disable automount of pendrive

I am using CentOS 6.2 and I want to disable automount of pendrive. what is the procedure? which file should I edit?
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Could I add an item in `/etc/fstab` to bind an old directory with a new one?

I have a problem with binding two directories. The problem comes that storage on hard disk is almost run out and I install another disk moving files in ~/Documents/ into one folder of the new disk. I ...
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Linux drive automount point path conventions

Like many I have several physical disks installed in my system and I set them up to be constantly mounted to some paths. I want to find a conventional general approach to it. In my experience I've ...
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Is it possible to change the mount point used for external USB devices from /media to something else under GNOME?

I'm using CentOS 5.x and am trying to change the mount point that get's used when I insert a USB thumb drive or external USB drive. They're showing up under /media/KINGSTON for example. I'd like to ...
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How to configure automounter with FUSE sshfs

Is there a way to configure the automounter (either Linux or OSX) with FUSE sshfs so that cd /servers/<server> will automount the correct server with sshfs?
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Auto mounting of “identical” external USB drives in Ubuntu swaps the mount points

I have 2 identical Western Digial Elements 1,5 TB external harddrives, but they are causing some problems when they mount. The problem is that the OS sees them as identical drives with the same ...
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Change default mount group of USB drive in ubuntu

I have a shared, family computer which has USB drives attached to it. Multiple users can be logged in, that sort of thing. All of the users have been added to "Access external storage devices ...
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I want Fedora 15 to automount media with non-root permissions

I'm Ubuntu ex-fan (because of gnome-shell). On Ubuntu, there was this very sane feature (for laptop/desktop user): when you insert a thumbdrive or external usb media, the system mounts the media and ...
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Directory invisible until I cd into it

I have a mysterious directory that doesn't list until I cd into it. Then it does just fine. Then it vanishes again periodically. bash-3.00$ pwd /sde bash-3.00$ ls -la total 16 drwxr-xr-x 4 root ...
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Prevent gnome from automatically mounting partition when clicked in nautilus

I have two partitions on a hard drive in my machine that are formatted as ntfs, but must under no circumstance be mounted by my Ubuntu installation (unless I do some preparation first). However ...
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failed to mount cifs via autofs

I try to tune mounting and give next error in /var/log/messages: Nov 10 10:37:00 cvv automount[3038]: attempting to mount entry /mnt/cifs/acad Nov 10 10:37:01 cvv automount[3333]: >> Usage: ...
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Auto-mount USB drives read-only

I'm currently setting up a laptop for my grandparents to use. They have never used a computer before, so I'm trying to make this as fool-proof as possible. The system will be setup with Ubuntu 10.10. ...
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HALEVT troubleshooting: VFAT usb storage device gets mounted with root:root user:group

i'm banging my head for number of days around this problem. using Halevt for automounting, everything mostly works, but the only thing is that Halevt mounts external USB storage devices as root. So, ...
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Can I make CDs mount automatically and create a desktop icon under Gnome on SLED 11?

I want to insert a CD-ROM and have it automatically be mounted to someplace like /media/cdrom and create an icon on the Gnome desktop, while logged in as a non-root user under SLED 11. How can I ...