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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Mounting partition as a virtual disk in Windows?

I'm trying to mount a partition which contains a whole MBR partition table as a virtual disk on Windows, but I haven't found any soulutions for that. Here's how I do it in Linux: With fdisk -lu ...
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Can't access files in SMB share

I'm trying to mount some share from my synology NAS via SMB. I'm using Linux Mint and when I mount it over the GUI ("Computer"->"Network"->"NAS"->"Sharename") everything works fine. But I want it to ...
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script to mount a dm-crypt partition with luks

I'm going to use dm-crypt and luks on raspbian, a linux distribution for the raspberry pi. I was wandering if you have any suggestion to automate the mount - umount of the partition, or if you suggest ...
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Apple OSX - Prevent second partition asking for FileVault Password

wonder if anyone can help... So my work provides me with a MacBook Pro, what I have done is created a second partition with a second installation of OSX for personal use when at home. Both ...
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Filesystem failing to mount on boot, but OK when mounted manually

not sure when/why this started happening, but I have a RAID array entered in my /etc/fstab to mount on boot to /mnt/data. Up until today everything has been fine, and it's been that way for several ...
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How to automount in ChromeOS? Biggest partition not mounting at startup on my Chromebook

I was pretty excited to realize there's a Chromebook tag on here on SuperUser, very cool! Not finding this answer on SO or SU or after a lot of Googling. Question is: My biggest partition (9Gb) ...
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After installing LVM /var I can't access webpage of CMS on apache2

I added new hard drive to existing volume group. I then created new logical partition /var. I then added new entry to fstab and rebooted All appeared well with no problems. However, I can no longer ...
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How to create virtual block devices from file? [duplicate]

Let's have unknown disk drive uncompressed raw image (created for example by dd if=/dev/sda of=image) in single file. If we knew the disk layout, we could mount particular partitions from the file as ...
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How do you mount a file to a disk drive? [closed]

Im trying to download this game but i have to mount this BIN file but every drive i mount it to says it doesnt work (I cant use the drives that i normally have like my DVD drive which i want to put it ...
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What are my options for setting user permissions with a CIFS share?

I have a NAS that only allows CIFS mounts on a Linux machine. I would like to set it up on a server, that I don't have root access to (but can ask every once in a while the root to do something on the ...
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Tuleap redirection prevents from mounting webdav area

After installing and configuring the webdav plugin for Tuleap (option 2 in the readme), I can access to the webdav area by using a web browser. Now I am trying to mount the webdav area with davfs2 on ...
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Kali Linux - Debootstrap error Failed to determine codename for the release

Installing the new Kali Linux 2016 rolling release to the HDD via USB. I made a bootable USB using Universal USB. Booted off the USB and selected "Graphical Install", I had an issue at the beginning ...
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How to configure Windows 7 firewall outbound rules for symlinked applications?

I'm using Windows 7 Ultimate. I have set the built in firewall in outbound white list mode (block unless allowed by a rule). Now I'm trying to configure some outbound rules for the built in ...
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How can I recover the files on an SDXC flash card from a suddenly dead Galaxy Note 2?

I am trying to recover the files on an SDXC card (SanDisk 64GB) that was in a Galaxy Note II. The Note 2 itself died suddenly, and it doesn't seem recoverable. Rather than seek another Galaxy just to ...
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Mount a NFS share after user login

I want to mount a NFS-Share after the login, since mounting it via fstab will prolong my boot process if the NAS isn't reachable. So I thought about a systemd --user service. [Unit] ...
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How to allow pam to execute mount

I am trying to setup ecryptfs on my Gentoo system, but I am constantly getting to issues with automounting the home folder. ecryptfs works in the way that there is a password file encrypted with ...
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SD Card Won't Mount

First off, the mount I am talking about is the SD card being able to be read/written to. So I have an Acer Aspire Switch 10 (AAS10 from hereon), Windows 8.1. So I wanted to look at pictures I took a ...
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Is there a way to failover mount.cifs to new ip address recorded in the DNS?

Is there a way to failover mount.cifs to new ip address recorded in the DNS? Consider this scenario: mount.cifs -o user=test //fileserver/share1 /mnt move "fileserver" to second server with new IP ...
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mounting specific directory from zfs share mounted on other server

I have two servers in LAN. Server "A" contains one ZFS share mounted as /u01. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on 172.8.1.1:/export/Server1/Store1 100G ...
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One folder doesn't have write access - samba share

I have an external HD in NTFS format setup to share from my router. Here is the fstab entry I have for mounting in Ubuntu: //rt-n66u-8fe8/data /mnt/rt-n66u-8fe8/data cifs ...
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how to enable Android apps to browse user mount points in /mnt [migrated]

I want to access and work on my remote documents (such as .docx, .xlsx, etc... and pdfs) from within my apps. For this, I have created a cifs mount point from a network sdcard (NTFS v3.1) to my ...
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Mount AFP from terminal / AppleScript

I try to mount an AFP / SMB drive either from terminal or AppleScript, Used to have a code for that but can't find it, the only issue is my password have "@" character with probably make the terminal ...
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Corrupted directory after sshfs hard killing

I've mistakenly mount huge network directory using sshfs util. Trying to umount it leaded to hand-up this process, so I decided to kill -9 appropriate sshfs process. This leads to that folder ...
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Mount directory with spacebar

Problem solved Katarzyna\ Buszkiewicz how to mount directory with spacebar Katarzyna Buszkiewicz? root@ubuntu:/mnt/backup_ws_users# mount -t cifs -o username=wlodek,rw,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 ...
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Mount USB flash drive via command line as it would be mounted automatically after the stick pluged in under Linux

When you insert a flash stick into USB port the following happens: The file system of each USB drive partition is detected automatically Partitions are mounted automatically to a temporary path like ...
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Mount external drive from command line just like in GUI?

When I connect my 3 TB drive to my laptop (running Kubuntu 14.04), I can see it with fdisk -l and can mount it with mount as root, but I end up seeing all the files as root:root with strange ...
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Shall I mount /boot partition and if yes, can I make it read-only

I've got a separate /boot partition on an SSD drive. Do I have to mount it at all and if yes, can I make it read-only? Current fstab: UUID=783b2uhe7-2a2780abfxd0 /boot ext4 ...
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DD-WRT mount USB UUID or Label

DD-WRT v3.0 Busybox v1.24.1 Netgear R7000 I'm trying to set auto-mount on my DD-WRT to mount specific drive partitions to specific mount points. Otherwise on boot (or reconnect) the drives get ...
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Troubleshooting hung NFS drive

I have mounted a NFS drive through /etc/fstab on an Mac OS X computer, and it seems to be hung or stuck. When I try cd /path/to/mounted/drive, the command sticks and never completes. What commands ...
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Mount ExFAT-Volume 0755 under OS X

I know that ExFAT doesn't support file permissions but is it possible to mount the filesystem under OS X to a location and/or with some options to make the whole volume/mountpoint root:wheel 0755?
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Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
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Filesystems are to mounting as partitions/devices are to

Mounting is the process of making a partition's filesystem accessible in a VFS. What is the term for making devices/partitions appear in /dev? As an example, what would setting up an MTD be called as ...
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VMware Workstation shared folder takes Fedora disk space

I have a Fedora guest hosted on Windows 8.1 using VMware Workstation 10.0.5. I need to share a large (~30 GB) network drive with the guest vm so that I can do calculations with the data available ...
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Translate network mount command to fstab

I've got the following working mount command: mount -t cifs -o credentials=/home/git/.smbcredentials,sec=ntlm //SRV010/Service\ Center\$/Informatie\ Management/Development /home/git/repositories ...
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How to NFS-export /Volumes/drive as /nfs/drive on Mac OS X?

I've got the following /etc/exports entry on my Mac OS X machine: /Volumes/a/long/path/to/folder -ro -alldirs -network 192.168.1.0 -mask 255.255.255.0 It works great, except I don't want it ...
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access to hard drive on plex media server

I am attempting to set up a plex media server on my Ubuntu 15.04 system from a few external hard drives. However, the plex system is unable to find my hard drives. The following is shown where ...
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Mounting a Linux distro iso under OS X El Capitan

I need to access a few files which are part of a linux distro iso that I've downloaded. I can't install the distro so I was wanting to mount it if that's possible under Mac OS X. I found a guide ...
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Script repeatedly runs when USB mounted on Ubuntu

First post so bear with me if I don't give enough info first time around. I have a script set to run when either of 2 USB drives are plugged into my Ubuntu server. I have FSTAB set correctly for the ...
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Mount subfolder on cifs share fedora 23

I have a home folder on windows box at work. //SERVER/SHARE/hq/USERNAME username is what i want to mount. SHARE is the share. HQ is folder I don't have access to or SHARE directly it seems. I can ...
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VHDX File Empty When Mounted Windows 10

I've found a old vhdx backup on a harddrive and I want to get some files off of it. Whenever I mount the disk is Windows 10, it mounts an empty volume even though the vhdx file is 350gb. Here is an ...
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Mounting external FAT partition on OSX

I would like to mount an external HD on OSX. That disk has been the internal drive of an ubuntu notebook with a data partition in FAT32 (disk2s2). All that works so far is mounting the EFI partition ...
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Error mounting USB on RHEL 7.2 within vmware fusion

I am running two instances of the same RHEL 7.2 version on vmware fusion, one with GNOME gui and one without. I have inserted a USB stick, when I do, on the GUI instance everything works fine, my USB ...
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Windows 7: Specify which (internal) drives to mount on startup

I am running a machine with Windows 7 and multiple internal hard drives/partitions on these drives - booting from one of these. All of these drives/partitions are mounted on startup. Is there a way ...
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mount .dmg from one hard drive to another

I was able to create a clone from a failing 1 TB HD via Data Rescue 3. The .dmg that is produced is 1.01TB and currently sitting on a borrowed 2TB hard drive. In order to mount this onto the brand new ...
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How to mount a HDD on PC via SSH?

I'm working from home for a while and would like to mount the other HDD on my work PC (Ubuntu 14.04). But I haven't found the correct command. I have tried: Disk /dev/sda: 512.1 GB, 512110190592 ...
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Mount: unknown filesystem type 'swap'

I'm running vanilla Debian Jessie and I need to enable swap file. It works fine when I use swapon /var/swap.img but I'm unable to make it mount with fstab at boot time. The following entry in fstab: ...
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KVM mounting a directory with p9 driver and right permissions

I run virtual machines with KVM (libvirt) in Ubuntu. So there you can mount a local filesystem of your host machine using p9 drivers (http://wiki.qemu.org/Documentation/9psetup) Now I only found ...
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External hard drive can't be mounted. OS X(10.10.4) running huge fsck_hfs process

It is sad to say that my external hard drive is currently facing issues. The hard drive is listed when I run diskutil list (TOSHIBA_EXT): /dev/disk1 #: TYPE NAME ...
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Mount sshfs share in /etc/fstab with key-based authentication

My configuration: client & server: Ubuntu 12.04 server Remote directory on server which should be mounted by key-based authentication through sshfs on client machine. /etc/fstab: ...
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How to prevent auto-mounting a specific SATA drive?

I'm trying to recover data from a laptop drive using ddrescue. After first getting slow speeds via an external USB case, I connected it directly via SATA inside the desktop computer. However, ...