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 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 ...
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TrueCrypt Command Line: Dismount by Volume Name?

Considering the command: TrueCrypt.exe /q /e /v "dummy.tc" 1: Is there a way to dismount dummy.tc from the command line WITHOUT knowing its drive letter? 2: Is there a way to discover, after this ...
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Trying to restore a Mac OS X system from DMG file fails

I'm in a bit of a panic at the moment. My MacBOok was hanging and generally misbehaving so I decided it was time to do a clean install. I took 2 backups: Time Machine (happens anyway, but I ensured ...
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Mount a drive read-write without remounting

I have a flash drive mounted in read-only mode. I cannot unmount it, but I want to be able to write to it. I tried mounting it in a second place but that didn't work. It is in use, so I cannot unmount ...
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TrueCrypt: How can I mount an anonymous drive?

(Windows 7, TrueCrypt v7.1a) I use a batch file to mount two TrueCrypted disks when needed. On my old motherboard, the devices were initialized in constant order, and I could use truecrypt.exe ...
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NFS: Network disconnect causes Gnome Nautilus to hang / Jumping progress bars

I mount NFSv4 export via /etc/fstab and mount and use the shared folder in nautilus. There are two issues: When I copy a large file (around 4 GB) to the NFS server, the progress bar rapidly goes to ...
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Unwanted remount attempt of UBIFS rootfs during boot

I have an ARM system using buildroot-2011.05 - Linux 2.6.38.7. The board uses a NAND flash and to get around a problem with squashfs not liking bad blocks I changed the root file system to use ...
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Automatically mounting Truecrypt volumes at user login time

I need to mount a Truecrypt volume automatically at user login time. This volume is specific for each user. I'm not sure how to proceed since I'm not extremely familiar with Linux and the various ...
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Why is that when I have a device already mounted, I am unable to mount other devices in Linux?

I am running Ubuntu LTS 12.04 and I have mounted an ISO image to the /media directory. The command I used to mount is mount -t iso9660 -o loop,ro name_of_iso.iso /media. Am I correct to refer to it ...
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Is there a race condition when two computers have the same remote directory mounted over NFS

I am seeing some very strange results in a filesystem where I have one machine that creates a directory in a mounted NFS filesystem, does some work it in, then makes a remote call to another machine ...
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Keeping a USB drive mounted in sleep mode

How can I make my computer sleep but not automatically change the state of the USB flash drive I am using? I have it mounted on / because my hard drive broke, and whenever my computer wakes up it ...
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Can a loop mount a partition that is on the device I will be mounting from?

For example: I have an external HDD and wish to mount the "backup data" partition so that it appears as a separate device, just for coolness.
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Truecrypt system partion partially encryted but then drive corrupted and won't boot - decrypting so I can access files to backup?

So I was attempting to encrypt my (Windows 7) system drive with Truecrypt and it stopped at around 15% and said that there was a segment error and that it could not proceed until it was fixed. So, I ...
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How to execute programs on mounted partition

This is the aplication I want to run. -rwxr-xr-x 1 manuel manuel 582841 Nov 22 09:51 PromServerMain This is the fstab entry /dev/sda8 /media/data0 ext4 defaults,user 0 2 This is the mountpoint ...
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Mount permanently a windows shared folder on linux

I have a little server with a shared partition called D. I'd like to mount it permanently on a local machine with Linux Ubuntu, in order to access them easily. I have looked for similar questions, but ...
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Cant Mount NTFS hdd on ubuntu server

i am trying to mount my NTFS 1.5TB hdd to my ubuntu server running version 12 I use this command mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /dummy The error i get is this: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume ...
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Unable to mount 2nd 500 Gb USB hard drive

I have two Seagate 500 GB USB hard drives. I installed Debian 2.6.32-5-686 on one of them, and used dd to create a clone of the bootable drive. I have verified that I can boot and run from either ...
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WD Passport Won't Mount

My WD Passport won't mount. However, it turns on when plugged into my macbook and doesn't make any strange noises. It took a small fall (just a few inches and it was on my couch) and I'm very ...
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Is it possible to modify linux mount defaults option?

Is it possible to modify/redefine linux mount defaults option? For example, having a fstab like this: # / was on /dev/sda8 during installation UUID=669cb10d / ext4 errors=remount-ro ...
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libvirt/9p/kvm mount in fstab fails to mount at boot time

I am trying to mount a shared folder using qemu-kvm/9p and it fails to work if I add it to the fstab file. I get an error at boot that the device cannot be mounted, yet after start if I run "mount -a" ...
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granting access to files on a USB drive from separate computers

All, I have two computers: home and work. I have set these up pretty similarly (although home is Linux Mint 13 and work is Ubuntu 11.10). Assume my account name at work is "me_work" and my account ...
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How can I mount an ISO via PowerShell/programmatically?

How can I mount and dismount ISO images from PowerShell in Windows 8 without 3rd party programs? This question's original revision got me wondering if it's possible to mount an ISO via PowerShell in ...
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Loading and unloading ISO files in Windows 8

I saw on one site that the new Windows 8 could load ISO images without the help of other programs. Is Windows 8 creating a new drive for every ISO? Or does it have one virtual drive to load all ISOs ...
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Option to mount .iso in Windows 8 missing

I just upgraded from Windows 7. I hear that Windows 8 has native mounting. However, when I right-click the .ISO file, there is no mount option. I really need to do this, because I got a message that ...
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mount gives unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'

I'm getting an error message mount: unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf' when trying to mount a shared folder on my guest Ubuntu machine. I have a Windows 7 machine running 4.1.22V Oracle VM VirtualBox. ...
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Is it possible to mount an ISO image in Windows 8 without 3rd party software?

I often have to access ISO images to install software on my machine. Typically I install a 3rd party tool to mount the ISO file and expose it as a virtual drive within windows. Examples of 3rd party ...
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Is there an easy way to mount a hard drive in ubuntu without making changes to it?

I need to mount a second hard drive to my ubuntu 12.10 system. There are directions for installing a new drive in ubuntu and mounting partitions. However, it seems like there should be an easier way ...
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Is it possible to set the device containing a linux root filesystem to always be detected as a specific block device?

I have a bootable linux thumb drive meant to deploy linux OS images and I've been having problems with the thumb drive occasionally changing the /dev/sd device it mounts as, wreaking havoc with the ...
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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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Mounting a remote disk image which I made local via sshfs? Possible?

The core question first: Is sshfs fit to provide low-level reads/writes/seeks as required when a file contains blockdevice-like contents? Why? Well... I am trying to locally mount a filesystem-image, ...
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How to mount an external USB drive on Linux read-only?

I need to restore a directory on a Linux (CentOS) file server from an external USB drive. It's the only copy, and I don't want to risk any of the data being altered on it by some mistake with rsync or ...
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How can I automount an external harddrive if and only if it's connected to the computer as it boots?

I have an eSATA harddrive connected to my laptop's dock. Unfortunately it doesn't automatically mount when Ubuntu boots, nor is editing fstab an option, given that the harddrive is not always present ...
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How can I mount dd image of a partition?

I created a dd image of a partition (containing an HFS+ FS) of one of my disks (and not the entire disk) a few days ago using the following command - dd conv=sync,noerror bs=8k if=/dev/sdc2 ...
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External Western Digital hard drive (USB) not fully mounting

I am trying to mount my external NTFS-formatted HDD in Windows 7 Ultimate, but it is getting stuck. The system remains responsive, but the 'mounting progress bar' never goes to completion and the ...
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mounting a multi-drive USB enclosure in linux

I have a OWC Mercury Elite 2-bay USB drive enclosure (OWCMEPT934AL2C). I have it set on "individual" settings for the disks, so the 2 disks show up as two separate drives on my Mac (no raid, or ...
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How to reliably mount a shared folder /volume/folder at boot up

Following is my sample.sh in /usr/local/bin/ #!/bin/sh mkdir -p /Volumes/folder mount -t afp -o rw afp://user:password@server_name/folder_name /Volumes/folder Following is my com.apple.sample.plist ...
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mount external hard drive in safe boot mode - osx

osx question: Is it possible to mount an external hard drive whilst in safe boot mode? If so, how?
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unable to simultaneously mount hdd and its copy on OSX

Recently, I purchased an SSD and using dd copied my OSX HDD onto that SSD. I'm able to boot from both drives when they are installed in my Macbook Pro, separately. However, if both drives are in the ...
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How can add a samba share as a drive under Win7?

I would like to store the PC Home folder on a server using Samba. I found some information, how can I move the Home folder. I would like to move this folder to a Samba share, on Linux there is the ...
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Linux mount part of filesystem as template

Here's what I'd like to do: I have some directories that I need to have separate copies of, but these directories are 2+ GB so simply copying the directory several times seems inefficient. 90% of ...
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How to prevent partitions from being mounted automatically in Linux(Mint)?

I have a Linux(Mint)/Windows dual boot PC. Checked /etc/fstab and their are no entries for the Windows and System Reserved partition. Don't really understand how it's happening. Any other place I ...
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How can I make sure that my two USB disks are mounted at startup?

When I start my ubuntu server, my two USB hard disks are typically not automatically mounted. However, if I unplug the disks and and plug them back in, they're detected and mounted. How can I ensure ...
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How to cd into smb://user@100.100.100.100 from terminal?

I am using ubuntu and gnome on my computer. When I open up File Browser, on the left hand rail, I see conveniently a folder called "Work Server". When I mouse over it, the following caption appears ...
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Mountable online storage using SpiderOak with no syncing

I have a Linux VPS that I would like to turn into a media server. Like most cheap VPS's, it has a fairly small storage capacity. What I would like to do is attach the box to an online backup system ...