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How to mount a CD or DVD as Read Only on Mac OS X?

I am using Mac OS X Snow Leopard edition. I am trying to perform a read-only mount, even though a CD-ROM is write-protected after it's being finalized. Should I use hdiutil, mount or both?
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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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Mac: Can't convert to real path: Input/output error

I am trying to automatically mount a NFS share on Mavericks. I have the /etc/auto_master and the /etc/auto.myserver files configured as I have on other Macs. I also have the symlinks in the root. ...
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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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How to disable automount for specific, internal partitions on Windows 7?

I have an iMac on which I set up a Windows 7 on a separate partition of main main drive (an SSD) with Bootcamp. After installing the Bootcamp drivers, Windows is abled to read HFS+ file systems (even ...
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249 views

Is it Possible to mount windows partition on Linux automatically when system starts?

I have a Dualbooted PC, windows 7 64 bit and a Debian wheezy distro, I have all my music and documents on windows. When on Linux I have to manually mount windows filesystem partition on Linux. This ...
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Is there a way to prevent a partition on a usb key from being mounted?

Is there a way to block certain partitions on a usb key from being mounted? Not at the OS level, but at the usb key level. I'd like to be able to put my key in any other computer (windows, osx, linux) ...
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446 views

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 do I stop ubuntu waiting for me to “Press S to skip of C to continue…” when it fails to mount on startup?

I've been having some issues with my RAID setup recently on my headless Ubuntu 10.04 server which means one of my mount requests is failing on bootup. Clearly I need to fix the RAID issue, but this ...
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Whitelist disks to mount in Mac OS X

Is it possible to make a white list of disks to mount? I have multiple systems on multiple drives and I would prefer not to mount everything all the time. I can unmount it afterwards, but that is not ...
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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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1answer
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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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790 views

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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File execute permissions for automounted USB HDD (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have an issue with Ubuntu 11.10 automounting USB HDDs where the permissions for all files on the mounted volume are set to -rw-r--r-- and I can't change them with chmod. I don't have the same issue ...
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ubuntu 11.04 does not automount any usb drive / sd card / not even cd/dvd drive

In former version of Ubuntu I used I just had to plug in my usb drive, sd card, etc and it would show up and be mounted. However, ever since I have 11.04 it won't do anything. I can mount it manually ...
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Mac Lion: fstab is deprecated. so what replaces it to prevent a partition from mounting?

If fstab is deprecated in Lion (and before, I think?) how does one, properly, prevent a partition from mounting on system boot? This is loosely related to this question which as of this post has no ...
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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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How do I mount a sparse disk image permanently?

On Mac OS X 10.6.7, when I mount a sparse disk image (either by double-clicking it or using hdid from the command line), the image: Appears on my desktop Needs to be re-mounted every time I log in ...
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1answer
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How can I access SMB network shares on-demand from a Mac?

I regularly use samba network file shares on a corporate network from my Mac running Leopard. How can I automount these shares on-demand when I access a representative path via a shell or the Finder? ...
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how do i make sure i have read and write access to the folder when i'm mounting it in Linux (Ubuntu) using the fstab file

follow up to How do i set up shared folders in virtual box (windows 7 host, Ubuntu guest)? i can get the folder to mount on start up, but it keeps coming up with a padlock symbol on the icon and i ...
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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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1answer
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mounting remote drive works only when executed in line by line not from a script

I am trying to mount network data. This works if I enter the following commands into the shell: cd ~ sshfs user@ssh.company.com:/ /home/userName/remoteWork If I however, put those commands in a ...
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339 views

Automatic partition mounting fails after improper shutdown of Mac OS X

Since I frequently use both Linux and Mac OS X, I am using a shared HFS+ partition as /home in Linux and /Users in OS X. From day one, OS X was smart enough to automatically mount this partition on ...
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Securely auto-mount smb shares in Ubuntu

How do I auto-mount a samba share that is password protected, without storing the password in plain text? That just doesn't seem all that safe to me. I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 right now.
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690 views

pendrive automount not working

There are lots of ways to disable pendrive automount. I used one, but regreted, forgot which one and now need to reenable pendrive automount. It may have been a changed setting after pressing a button ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Automount by Label?

Ubuntu Server 9.10 I know that using the mount command, you can use -L to mount by label like so: mount -L thelabel /media/themount Is there any similar way to setup Automount / Autofs to mount by ...
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Disable automounting in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 with xfce and it keeps wanting to automount drives that I plugin, is there a way to disable this?
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Automount in Ubuntu 9.10

By default Ubuntu doesn't mount internal NTFS hard drives automatically. A fstab solution not working properly, because of conflicts with the "intelligent" mount system. If I add my hd in fstab and ...