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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Trying to mount a folder from school's network

This is what I'm told to do... mount -t smbfs -o username=USERNAME,port=9900 \ //localhost/USERNAME /YOUR_LOCAL_MOUNT_POINT I'm new to Linux so I'm sure I'm not doing this right but I can't figure ...
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using pam_mount in WLAN setting

I thought this should be a simple exercise here, but obviously I couldn't find a solution, yet. I use KDE on Ubuntu 12 LTS. I want to use libpam-mount to mount a nfs share to a directory within user's ...
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Linux (Ubuntu) CIFS mount with restrictive umask

I'm trying to mount a NAS share using CIFS in Ubuntu 14.04. This is my personal share and I'd like to make sure that files are readable only by me and not by anyone else logged in. So ideally, I'd ...
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How can you execute files mounted via sshfs?

This does not work: $ touch testfile $ chmod 777 testfile $ ls -l testfile -rwxrwxrwx 1 quinn dialout 0 Apr 18 10:15 testfile $ ./testfile -bash: ./testfile: Permission denied $ sudo ./testfile sudo: ...
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Cannot follow Shortcuts in CIFS-mounted windows shares

I have a windows share: \\MYSERVER\SHARE\ MyFolder MyShortcut\ SubFolder1 Subfolder2 Using a windows box, I ...
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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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bindfs doesn't work from fstab on openSuse 13.1

everybody. I'm trying to use bindfs to mount a partition with access for the two users I have in my PC. I installed bindfs from repository: bindfs 1.12.2 I created a mountpoint called ...
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Failed to mount /dev when running Arch Linux in coLinux

I have got coLinux 0.7.9 with Linux kernel version 2.6.33 (coLinux-0.7.9.exe), and the original ISO file for Arch Linux 2014.04.01 (archlinux-2014.04.01-dual.iso). I booted with the Arch Linux Live ...
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How do I set a RAID array as a /home mount point on Linux?

I need to create a file server using Ubuntu Server 13.10 with the following specifications: 1 80Gb HDD: grub boot manager System files apache server files 2 identical 1000GB HDDs: RAID 1 array ...
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Unable to access samba file share after mounting on Mac

I am trying to automate mounting, copying a file to a samba shared folder and then unmounting the drive from my Mac. I wrote a simple bash script to do it #!/bin/bash echo "Mounting Drive" mkdir ...
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Automounting External USB 3.0 HDD with truecrypt on linux

Is it possible to mount my external HDD usb device which is encrypted with truecrypt on plug in? I use it only on Linux.
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encfs mysql datadir: Errcode: 13

I'm using encfs to encode the /var/lib/mysql data directory, but mysql returns Errcode: 13 at any attemp of create tables or databases. To do so, I moved all files to a temporary dir, created the ...
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RHEL linux version dependant mounting if elif else

I am trying to mount as below, where the mount point is version dependant: 1) Find if any of the below 2 are mounted. 2) Find RHEL version, then mount one of the below mount -o soft ...
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What is the correct way to configure a linux installation's partition system?

FIRST Sorry if this is technically a duplicate. i Have searched for the information and was unable to find it in any of the answers or forums. SECOND Since SE likes to close questions that don't get ...
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MFT is corrupt, cannot read its unmapped extend record

I am running a dual boot installation (Windows 7, Ubuntu 64bit) with a shared NTFS partition. Windows was running over night. I normally shut down the computer the next morning. The other day when I ...
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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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Linux if elif else fails

I am trying to find if mount point 1 is available if not mount it, if mount point 1 fails, mount 2nd one if that fails dispaly failed message. Here is the code: mount > /tmp/log; if grep -ohw ...
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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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Mountpoint for static mounts

I have a new Server with multiple hard drives (four of them). It's running Debian and I am currently installing it. Now I want to mount the HDDs according to the FHS. I found two possible locations: ...
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Mounting remote folders via afp

I have a problem in mounting remote folders using the AFP protocol. In this page: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4538 they say - if I understood correctly - that issuing the command: mount_afp ...
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Mounting GoFlex NAS in Ubuntu fails with Permission denied from fstab only

I can mount a NAS from Ubuntu from the command line with: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.110/GoFlex\ Home\ Public /media/goflex -o user=,pass= However, when I add the following line to /etc/fstab: ...
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How to solve mounted partition error in Debian 7

I installed MATE on Debian 7 (LXDE), and encountered problems with both ntfs and ext4 partitions when I mount any partitions (ntfs, ext) using MATE file manager (Caja). I don't recall how it was with ...
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Dolphin KDE error Not authorized

I'm using KDE 4.12 on Debian Sid and I have a little annoying problem. The USB inserted in the at the boot are mounted without problems. If I insert a new USB I get Not Authorized error in dolphin and ...
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mount multiple windows shared folders in one Linux folder

As title say, im trying to mount multiple windows shared folders in one of Linux folder. I have two hard disk/drives, and in each of them have Folders that are shared. This folders i like to put on my ...
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SystemRescueCd: Save files from crashed Windows 7, cannot discover the harddrive

My laptop suddendly quit working, simply boots no longer, giving an error stating that it cannot find a disk where to boot from. I suspect that the harddrive is corrupted or broken. Well, I booted ...
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USB mounting seems borked on Mavericks

I'm having some strange issues on a used Mac Pro (cheesegrater) that I recently acquired. It seems like it won't recognize USB-drives of any sort. I've had problems with all of the following: Generic ...
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Mounting shared directory for chroot users

I ran in to an interesting issue with mounting that doesn't make any sense to me. Basically I have setup a chroot environment for SFTP users, they each have a chroot directory with a format of ...
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Permission problems with a mounted NTFS VM volume

I’m trying to migrate a VMPlayer system to VirtualBox, but the migration isn’t working (I’ve already spent hours trying the small handful of solutions people have suggest and eventually given up). As ...
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“mount” a file from a foriegn filesystem to a local file system?

I have credentials to server which I can SSH into and access the file system on that machine. Within that file system is a file that I need to access continually to see what has been added; a log ...
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TrueCrypt mounting 3TB, not enough memory

I've been using Truecrypt 7.1a to mount all kinds of 2TB files before, but now I'm having trouble with a 3TB file. On my laptop it shows an error that says: "Not enough memory to complete this ...
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Automount NTFS partition with EFI/GPT

I have a multiboot laptop with EFI and GPTs. One drive is a shared drive formatted with NTFS. I was going to automount it at boot by modifying bits in /etc/fstab. However: # <file system> ...
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How to mount Dropbox folder from ubuntu guest virtualbox with rw permission

I am using windows 8.1. I installed virtualbox and set up a virtual Ubuntu 13.10 system in it. I want to shared the folder with windows. The folder is the Dropbox folder with rw permission. I can ...
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issue mounting LV to /tmp in RHEL

I tried mounting an LV to the /tmp directory and it has seemed to mess up my RHEL VM. To mount, I did the following: 1. Added following line to fstab: /dev/VolGroup00/lvol0 /tmp ext3 ...
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Mount external share on access

I'm serving a few files on and FTP site. Some of these files are hosted on a seperate Windows machine, but I want everything accessible on the same FTP server, and it's too many files to mirror. ...
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How to get Ubuntu 12.04 to recognize the UDF filesystem?

I'm just trying a watch a commercially bought DVD on my laptop, but Ubuntu 12.04 won't recognise UDF: $ sudo mount -t udf /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom mount: unknown filesystem type 'udf' I got the ...
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How to mount multiple afp shares?

I have a Mac mini Server with different Users on it. Each of these users have shared folders. On my MacBook i can only mount with one account of these users from the mac mini server. Is there a way ...
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issue mounting new logical volume rhel

I am having an issue mounting a logical drive to a folder on a RHEL VM. Below are the steps I took: 1. added a new drive to my computer (allocated more space to the VM) 2. created partition, sdb1, ...
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How to create a loop device without using mount (without loop.ko)?

While trying to do the following: mkdir loop-mount mount -o loop output loop-mount The problem is I don't have loop.ko and can't add it to my machine. Is there a tool or other way to create a loop ...
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Having Trouble Mounting HFS Filesystem at Boot on Ubuntu Server

While the command "sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sdc1 /home/external3" mounts the hfs file system on the /home/external3 directory on my Ubuntu server, I don't understand how to get it to mount at boot. ...
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OSX 10.9 auto-mount partition as a directory in my home folder

I've just created a partition, which I now want to have permanently mounted as a directory in my home folder. Is this possible in Mavericks?
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Is there a Way/tool to find label to drive mappings in Freebsd?

is there any facilitiy in freebsd 8.4 , where in I can find a disk drive based on label,similar to what blkid does in linux. I am aware of bsdlabel , but it doesnt give me the drive based on label. ...
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Converted vfat to linux with cfdisk, now cannot mount it

With cfdisk, I converted my vfat thumb drive to linux, but now I cannot mount the device. Here is what happens when I try. Disk /dev/sdc: 16.0 GB, 16008609792 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, ...
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What does NOEXEC flag mean when mounting directories on RHEL?

I am trying to understand the NOEXEC flag when mounting. I am having an execution issue within the /tmp directory on someone elses machine that I cannot access atm where the /tmp directory is mounted ...
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Mount a single vmdk to multiple physical computers (NOT VM's)

Is there any way that I can mount a single .vmdk file to multiple physical computers as a storage drive? I tried to but it seems that the .vmdk locks after mounting it to a single computer so it ...
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Mount share on windows, from linux through winexe

Answer has to use winexe. I'm using winexe (on linux) to mount a samba share on a remote windows 7 with the following command: ./bin/winexe -U <user>%<password> //<ip> "cmd.exe /c ...
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Mount by UUID or LABEL

In Linux it is possible to mount a device (disk) by UUID or label. I have used UUID for a while mainly because I was picked up a discussion on IRC that mounting by label was a really horrible idea. I ...
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How to prevent mounting file system without booting (linux)?

We have an hdd with Linux, don't want to let others break into it with mounting and a live CD. I think maybe it is possible with password protecting grub. But we need all services and scripts (for ...
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empty hard drive when mounted

i mounted a previous Hard drive had had mounted on a previously installed ubuntu server version 12. i then upgraded and installed ubuntu 13 and when i mount the same hard drive, the contents of the ...
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How to list ALL connected HDD devices in a scrip-friendly way?

How to list ALL connected HDD devices in a script-friendly way? All - means both mounted and not mounted. Script-friendly - means something I can use for (u)mounting in my shell script with minimum ...
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Cannot copy large files to cifs mounted drive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot backup (or copy large files) to a network server (an asdl router with hardrive from free.fr). It copies data for about 30 seconds, then it slows down to a crawl. ...