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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Mount a VHD (VirtualBox) in OSX

How can I mount a VHD (created in VirtualBox) of a Ubuntu Server install on my Max OSX (Mountain Lion) and allow it to be found in Finder (so I can select a folder and view it's contents). If it ...
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Volume mounted to NTFS folder (C:\Temp) disappears randomly

I have my temp directory (C:\Temp - system variable) mounted to an NTFS folder on an SSD (via Diskmanagement > Change or Assign Drive Letters > mount to empty NTFS folder). This mounting behaviour is ...
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Windows Flash Drive Partitions [duplicate]

Ok. I know that similar questions have been asked many times before, but I don't think quite in this way. I was thinking about how tools like Daemon Tools Lite and Virtual CloneDrive create a virtual ...
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How do I always mount the same drive to the same location?

I have Debian running on a laptop of mine, and an rsnapshot config that does a wonderful job of backing up incrementally to a 1TB external drive of mine. Unfortunately, sometimes the drive mounts to ...
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Mount error after power outage

Last night we had a power outage. When I restarted my server this morning I got a error message telling me that a disk failed to mount. Got the option to skip mounting and continue booting. Now when I ...
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Is there any difference between installing from a burned .iso and installing from the decompressed .iso?

I have a .iso file which installs a program. Do I need to burn it / mount it on a virtual drive? Or does decompressing it work as well?
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USB pen drive not getting assigned anything in /dev/

dmesg | tail -f: [17597.228060] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 11 using dwc_otg [17597.330548] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=18a5, idProduct=0300 [17597.330580] usb 1-1.3: ...
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diskutil mountDisk with password

I'm trying to mount a disk with password from the terminal, i try: diskutil mount Harddrive I Get: Unable to find disk for Harddrive This is because the disk isn't in Volumes until i entered the ...
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Cannot mount USB after unsafe eject

I have a 16GB usb flash drive and I made it bootable to install Linux Mint. But for some reason, I couldn't install and did an unsafe eject. Now, I cannot mount the drive, neither on Windows nor ...
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How to mount Ubuntu server to windows network drive?

I am using windows 7 client and the latest version of ubuntu server installed inside vmware workstation. Ubuntu server is a fresh install with just openssh server as the only program I installed in ...
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Using bind mount causes some programs to error with “Only root can mount”

I have an SSD for my boot, and some of my media directories (i.e. Pictures) are still on a regular hard drive. I mount the disk: /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 noatime 0 2 And then mount the partitions: ...
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The opposite of mount -o loop: can I read a block device as a regular file?

I'm trying to back up an LVM volume using Duplicity (note: not just the file contents of the volume, but the actual volume itself, byte-for-byte). The best way I've so far found is to dd all the data ...
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mount disk with password from applescript

I'm using a applescript to mount my harddrive. At the moment im using: do shell script "diskutil mountDisk diskutil list | grep \"Harddrive\" | grep -o 'disk[0-9]*'" Now i want to do the same but ...
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How to automatically mount hard drive in Ubuntu

I have an extra hard drive which I access regularly in Ubuntu, and I have a link from my home folder to a folder on this drive. However, this link doesn't work when I first log in because the hard ...
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Unable to mount Windows partition from terminal

While trying to mount a Windows partition named work documents I used the following command: [root@Feddy /]# mount /mnt/'work documents' mount: can't find /mnt/work documents in /etc/fstab or ...
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Mount on a per user basis

I am in charge of a small nfs network and I would like to set the machines to perform different mounts depending on which user logs in. Is this possible? For example, if user A logs in I want them to ...
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Sparse image filesystem suitable for live linux filesystem

I want to boot linux (Mint 14) from an USB drive, but mount essential parts of the filesystem from the hard drive (/home, /usr, /opt). Is there a filesystem type that can be used within a sparse image ...
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can I script to mount a drive to a mountpoint in windows

My windows server guy created a mountpoint drive for me, such as drive letter E for my SQL Server database files. I can use Disk Management in Computer Management from Administrative Tools to map a ...
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Understanding mount option nodev and its use with USB flash drives

mount(8) OS X Manual Page describes the nodev option: Do not interpret character or block special devices on the file system. This option is useful for a server that has file systems ...
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Why `/proc` file system should be mounted when re-install GRUB from `chroot`?

Currently, the MBR on my machine is corrupted, so I decide to re-install GRUB from a liveCD and with chroot. From this tutorial, I can complete the re-installation. However, I'm not clear about the ...
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Is it possible to run a server on a mounted file system?

I have two machines testserver and dev. I have the /opt directry on testserver mounted on my dev machine. Both machines are unix. I need to create and run an OpenDJ ldap server in the mounted ...
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Best way to mount a remote ZFS share in Windows and make it appear local, or close to local

I primarily use Linux and Mac, where sharing folders and block devices is easy and just works. I have a 38TB ZFS-backed Ubuntu fileserver that pretty much stores all of my data for all of my devices. ...
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Trouble Mounting (Intel) RAID in Debian

I am switching to Debian from Ubuntu and so far all is good, however, I can't get Debian to read one RIAD drives. I have three physical drives setup, using Intel Matrix Manager, for a RAID5 volume ...
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mounting ext3 hard drive on boot in Fedora?

I have a 1TB ext4 formatted hard drive other than the one that Fedora has been installed. It is not mounted on boot time and after boot I need to mount it myself. I just click on file manager, it asks ...
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How do I get Windows 8 to mount a VHD at startup?

I have a VHD with a database on it, which I have attached to the database server, which wreaks havoc on the database server after a reboot and the VHD is no-longer mounted. My searching for this has ...
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Arch Linux Install, Why is arch-chroot giving me an error?

I'm following the Arch Linux install instructions found here from a live cd, and I'm stuck issuing the following command: # arch-chroot /mnt mount: sys is already mounted or /mnt/sys busy sys ...
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Auto-mount partitions upon wake up

I am running Linux Mint 11 Katya. Whenever the system is awakened after hibernating, my Windows partitions do not automatically show on the desktop. I have to click on Computer, select one or more of ...
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How can I protect a mounted drive's data from deletion?

In Windows, a Hard Disk partition can be a lettered drive (D:\, etc.) or it can be mounted on an NTFS folder (eg. C:\Downloads) . Mounting on a folder is an incredibly useful feature but poses a ...
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LVM Filesystem Corruption. Single User Boot

So I hit something pretty interesting. I have a lab environment where I regularly break things and fix them. Last weeks hobby was the fork bomb. After locking up my system a few times I believe I ...
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Why Linux /etc/fstab UUIDs are case sensitive?

I recently added a line for a USB memory stick to /etc/fstab, to be able to mount it automatically, using UUID to identify the device. Before I already have several external ext4 drives that have ...
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NFS share on Ubuntu grinds iMac down to a halt when mounted

We're at a university in a lab trying to create an NFS share that can be shared between OS X and Ubuntu machines. This problem has been driving my supervisor and I crazy for the past few days - ...
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mount command times out when trying to mount between servers

I've got two identical RHEL boxes and would like to mount a directory from one to the other. my command: [me@serv_dev ~]$ sudo mount serv_prod:/my/dir /mnt/my/dir times out after a few minutes: ...
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How to mount partition with spaces in path

I created one partition and I wanted to mount that partition to this directory /home/max/VirtualBox VMs I wrote this line in fstab: /dev/sda4 /home/max/VirtualBox\ VMs ext4 defaults 0 ...
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Mount samba share from konsole

I have samba share with null password enabled in gui nautilus i can easily access for cp/write/delete by smb://192.168.0.100/homenet with no pass asked, but when i try mount this share with ...
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Debian/Gnome stop auto-open of mounted volumes

Since upgrading from Debian stable to Debian testing, every time I issue a mount command from the terminal, the file manager opens a window to the mounted path, interfering with my scripts (volume is ...
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linux rsync iphone photos on connection

I'd like to be able to automatically run a script that rsync's my iphone's photo directory to a computer directory in linux whenever I connect via usb. The rsync should be straightforward, assuming I ...
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Mounting local external hard drive on a remote machine

I have an external hard drive, which stores extremely large files. This is LOCAL and is connected to my laptop/desktop. I run many different programs on a REMOTE Linux server. I need to use some of ...
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Double authenitcation needed with mounting a Nas In Linux Mint

I use the command and am prompted twice: sudo mount //192.168.0.12/volume_1 /mnt/stableNas/ [sudo] password for {myUserName}: Password: I use the same password This works great, but I am ...
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Awesome WM will not show any external devices (Arch)

Things went fine with the Arch installation. I installed nautilus once I got into the GUI, but when I plugged in my external USB, it would not show up anywhere. I come from Ubuntu where there is a ...
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what's the easiest way to match up /dev/sdx with a device mounted in /media?

I can never remember which device is what so when it comes to partitioning, etc. I'm afraid of messing up the wrong drive. Automounted devices like external drives don't seem to turn up in fstab. So ...
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I cannot see my usb hard drive on Fedora 17

I plug the hard drive to the computer but it cannot be recognize on the machine. What could I do to mount it automatically. I am running fedora 17 and my hard drive is ntfs.
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NFS permission denied

I start NFS service on a server in a different city, and the setting in the /etc/exports as below: /data/shared 10.2.6.*(rw,sync) When I mount the NFS directory,it throws an error: mount: ..... ...
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How can mount work with an empty fstab?

From the Arch Linux installation guide: The /etc/fstab file contains static filesystem information. It defines how storage devices and partitions are to be mounted and integrated into the overall ...
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Mount remote drive by port forwarding

I have a windows 7 computer at home and a remote windows XP machine with an external USB drive attached to it. I would like to be able to copy files to and from home/the remote USB drive. The problem ...
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How can I bind mount a directory with a space in it?

I have a drive mounted at /media/ that contains a directory with a space in the name - let's call it "My Stuff". I would like to bind mount it to "My Stuff" in my home directory. I tried the ...
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Windows 7 “Save as” dialog waking up all HDDs

My OS is running from SSD. Recently I've moved my often used data also onto SSD to avoid unnecessary spinning and noise of my other standard HDD. This HDD is put to sleeping mode after 10 minutes of ...
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Can I find out when a hard disk was connected to a Windows system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find out WHEN a usb disk was removed? Recently someone stole my external hard drive. I suspect a friend of mine might have done that – I have access to his ...
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Mounting ext4 drive with specified user permission

I want to mount a supplementary ext4 data disk drive with specified rwx permission for a certain user. The mount point is inside the home of such a user and it's owned by the user. I added the new ...
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backing up restricted folder

my MacBook just died and I have really important data on my Macintosh HD. So I try to do a backup using Ubuntu 12.10 (Windows does not recognize the Volume as it is HFS+ Journaled, may also be a Win8 ...
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Incredibly slow response when reading from mounted shared network (windows share) drive within Java application

I wrote a Java application that checks and indexes huge archive files. When i test it on my local machine, everything is speedy and works like a charm. However, i need to process large quantities of ...