Mount is the process of making available to the computer a new file system device, like a disk drive or a network share.

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External disk not accessible

My WD Elements external disk connected via USB 3.0 cable is not accessible. I tried it with two versions of Windows and with Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.6.0. The disk was working some days ago. Then, ...
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Mysterious invisible files cannot be viewed or used during program installation

I have tried to do some poking around on the Internet. Maybe this sounds kind of stupid, but I don't really know where to even start looking. I tried to install a 2004 computer game on Linux Mint 17....
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truecrypt cannot mount with error: hdiutil: attach failed - no mountable file systems

Few days ago I updates macbook air to 10.9.5 maverics just slight update (security bla-bla) from 10.9.2 or 10.9.5 forgot already.. after this today tried to mount my truecrypt entirely encrypted disk ...
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How can I automatically mount an iso image before launching a specific program on Win 10?

I have a program that needs a locally stored iso image to be mounted as virtual CD drive to work. Currently I have both a link to the iso and a link to the application executable on the desktop. I ...
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Subdirectories of docker mount not mounted correctly with docker-compose

Problem Using a data container to store the MySQL data does not work properly if I mount the parent directory /var/lib instead of /var/lib/mysql Infrastructure I'm using 3 docker containers to ...
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Mounting raid5 disks without one of raid's member

I have to read data from disks, which are raid5 members. I'm wondering if there is posibility to read data from those disks somehow, but one of those disks is just broken. I was trying to mount some ...
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Systemd: hyphens in mount point

By default udisks2 mounts removable drives under /run/media/$USER/[UUID]. The UUID contains hyphens. I wanted to use this mount point in a systemd service. But systemd uses hyphens instead of forward ...
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Firejail: how to mount ~/Downloads above a `--private` filesystem?

In short for those who do not know firejail. Firejail is a sandboxing tool aimed both to separate stuff giving the least privileges to apps, and to provide a reasonable security layer for some apps. ...
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Unable to mount Elastic File System on EC2 (mount.nfs4: Connection timed out)

I am trying to mount an EFS file sytem on an EC2 instance. Here is what I'm doing: Connect to EC2 instance using ssh -i "MyKeyPair.pem" ec2-user@ec2-52-39-14-85.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com. ...
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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How can I mount a Galaxy S6 in Linux?

So, somehow my S6 factory reset while it was in my pocket while I was climbing. Still not sure how. But I need to recover the photo files off of it, whatever might still be left in the slack space. I ...
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Mount cifs for 2 users

I would like to mount a cifs drive for 2 user accounts on a Linux server. I have no trouble mounting the cifs drive for me, or for sudo, but I need to mount it so that two users can access it: sudo ...
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ext4 partition type unknow after restart and cannot be mount

After restarting my pc, I've stuck on error of my /home partition. It cannot be mount. Partition table is unknown. For this partition I had dedicated Goodram ssd 250 gb drive. On this disk there was ...
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Access old Windows files from Tails

I just installed Tails, but I can't seem to access my old Windows files. I'm prompted for the Windows admin password, but even when I enter the correct one it says it can't do it. My gut feeling is ...
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CentOS7 mount: special device /dev/sdb1 does not exist , but i can see it with fdisk

I had centos7 running on a machine. Attached to it via usb3 I had a disk caddy holding a 4TB WD green HD. This worked perfect for me. And it even worked in the previous centos7 machine. I got a ...
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Making manually mounted LUKS volume visible in Nautilus

In Unity under Ubuntu, when I mounted a volume under /media, then it was shown in Nautilus, as if it was mounted by gvfs. Now I'm running GNOME 3.20.1, which mounts its drives under /run/media/[user]....
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Configure a DD-WRT router as a FTP server

Router Model Buffalo WZR-1750DHP Firmware Version DD-WRT v3.0-r29968M std (06/17/16) Kernel Version Linux 4.4.13 #950 SMP 2016 armv7l Disk Info /dev/sda1 Block device, size 3.639 TiB (4000785104896 ...
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Force DISM to unmount/delete a mounted Windows WIM

I use DISM to customize and update images that I deploy to our computers. I do this on an external drive because its really heavy on I/O. A while ago I appear to have left the image mounted in my F ...
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How do I set up an NFS mount in OSx?

I recently purchased a NAS that supports NFS. I am trying to mount the NAS NFS filesystem on a macosx, so that multiple users can use it. What is unclear to me is how user names and permissions are ...
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Mounting a Ubuntu 16.04 Server so I can access files/folders liek a normal window/finder

I am setting up a local server using Ubuntu server 16.04, using a LEMP stack set up etc. The server will only be accessible via the network for local site dev. One thing that i'm missing is a way ...
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Mount an Azure Blog to a(n) Ubuntu System

I've created a storage account, in which there is a blob service, in which there is a container, in which there are some page blobs. One of these page blobs is a 500GB permanent storage device that ...
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Share mounted samba share in another share

I have a directory that is shared via samba. Now I mount a share on another computer to a directory that is inside this share. The problem is that this mounted share appears as empty directory when ...
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Unmount btrfs subvolume from tree

On an btrfs volume, I have a folder snapshots/ in which I store a snapshot of the whole volume from time to time. btrfs automatically mounts all subvolumes, eg. after mounting the top volume, ...
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how to mount chroot /proc on ubuntu start

In order to run java inside chroot environment I have to mount /proc file system using the following command mount -t proc none /proc inside the chroot environment or mount -o bind /proc /path/to/...
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Mounting drives after removing Windows 10 and installing Kali Linux showing Error

I had dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04..Anyway I formatted the partition that Windows 10 Installed On and Ubuntu too..After that I installed Kali Linux as Primay OS Without any dual boot or OS ...
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NFSv4 Exports hierarchy

How are the NFSv4 permissions work in exports and mounts? I am exporting a pseudo root share with a set of permissions and then additional shares as sub directories of the export with different sets ...
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Tool to mount an zip/rar/* as a windows drive and be able to WRITE to?

did read this and tried suggested Pismo File Mount and Win Archiver Virtual Drive but they mount archieve with 0 free space so explorer says "not enough space for copying".(I did set write option in ...
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Mounting Shared folders inside Docker machine on Windows

I have installed latest Docker Toolbox 1.11.2 on Windows 10. When I run $ docker-machine create -d virtualbox default - virtualbox creates image, everything is fine. Shared folders are configured by ...
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Can't mount recently formated external hard drive

Linux doesn't seem to recognize my drive at all. It doesn't show up in mount or lsblk but can be found in /dev/. While trying to mount it manually I get the following messege: mount -t ext4 /dev/sdc ...
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Vagrant mount failing on windows 10

I'm trying to do a vagrant up on a new project and the mounting of the folder seems to fail. I already tried to us the VBoxGuestAddition hack but it's not cutting it. Vagrant 1.8.1 Virtualbox 5.0 ...
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Change path of Hard drive

Chances are that this question is already answered, however, I am unsure if the tutorials available actually solve my problem. Let me explain: I have a HDD in my system with the following path: /...
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Failing to mount exFat on Linux

I have an exFAT filesystem in a microSD card (devide /dev/sdi appears in dmesg when I plug it using a microSD to USB adapter). The card works on Android, and I want to mount it in Fedora 23. I tried ...
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Mount a Linux VMDK on Windows 2012 R2

I would like to mount a Linux VHD (ext3) file on Windows 2012 R2. So far, I have been using PowerShell to deploy Windows VMs and mount them locally to inject the unattend.xml file. I would like to ...
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Mount a Samba share using Kerberos ticket

I have a Samba server (which is the domain controller), and a Ubuntu 14.04 Client with a logged user who is authenticated by Kerberos (the client joined to domain with Likewise). The user want to ...
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Attached devices change /dev/sd value

I have a script which auto mounts my Windows partition based on UUID, reason: my attached devices change their /dev/sd value. After booting up, my external hard drive might take on /dev/sda or /dev/...
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what happens when mount a partition on / ?

I have a partition /dev/sdb1 what happens after executing this command? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 / -o rw ^ I know that must change mountpoint "/" address as mentioned above. ...
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How to mount 3 ISO images as repos in SLES using zypper

I'm wanting to mount the three ISO disks of the SLES11SP3 OS onto my system, as we have a minimal installation and we need to zypper install some additional packages. zypper addrepo iso:/?iso=/path/...
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Why does hard drive fail? [closed]

For quite a while now I have a Seagate hard drive attached to a raspberry pi. The drive has external power. Every now and then the led on the drive would start flashing and the mount is gone from the ...
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Mount command not working, pulling up info page on Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to mount one of my disks (/dev/sdb) to a particular user (/home/username), with "sudo mount ext2 /dev/sdb /home/username", and it doesn't look like it's working. When I run that, it pulls ...
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How can I mount a Windows 7 disk image on the same system? (signature conflict)

In another recent post on superuser.com I asked how to back up all of my files on a Windows 7 system before reboot. It was advised to create a disk image using disk2vhd. I did so but when I mount ...
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Linux: WD USB not seen via df command from cli - also not automount (only from graphical itf)

Situation: on linux (Mint): new external WD usb disk (after plug-in autodetected, accesible via /media/user, also visible via df cmd) formated to the ext4 (I know, my stupid step :( - but I had a ...
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FreeBSD mount_nullfs lost after reboot

I want to mount one directory to another. For this I am using mount_nullfs. This works fine but when I reboot the mount is gone. Does someone know how I can keep the directory mounted after a reboot?
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Mounting a Partitioned Image

I'm having a bit of difficulty mounting some .img files that I myself didn't create (I've been able to mount ones I've created just fine). This is what parted shows me for one particular file: (...
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Mount or open disk I backed up with dd

I used the command dd in order to generate a full copy of a disk (a SD card). Now I'm trying to retrieve the information that was stored in there, but I don't know how to read the contents of the file....
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Unable to mount WD SDD, GPT/sector boundary issue

I have a simple thing I want to do (mount a 4Tb WD drive via my hot-swap bay) but my OS (Debian Jessie) apparently isn't playing nice. Mount auto/vfat claimed I wasn't dealing with a valid block ...
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Root FS Read only: Remounting gives “cannot change data mode on remount” when not changing data mode

After messing with the settings in fstab, my root filesystem is being mounted read-only. I was able to solve this error in the past by running # remount -o remount,rw / However, I am getting the ...
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Implementation of systemd service with dependency on external HDD

I just want to share a few thoughts about my first systemd configuration. So far I just used commands like start and stop this time I want more. I have a raspberry-pi running arch. I have a external ...
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Alias to attempt mounting multiple times doesn't work correctly

I have the following in my .bashrc alias ext='sudo mount /dev/sd'{b..d}'1 /ext/hdd || sudo' I intended the alias to mount my external hard drive without having to worry about the semi-random ...
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fstab drive auto-mounted to wrong (non-existent) dev

I ran into a curious problem today. ls /media/Personal would yield ls: reading directory .: Input/output error According to mount, that folder was mounted from /dev/sdb1 Yet according to blkid, I ...
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About using sshfs as multi-user file system (different hosts) and potential problems

I have a large online storage for backups which I mainly access through sshfs. Since I am using encfs for encryption (I know about the security concerns but even weak encryption is better than no ...