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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When I try to write to an NTFS partition in Arch Linux, it fails with “cannot open <file>: permission denied”. Why?

I'm running Arch Linux off a flash drive. /dev/sdb1 is mounted as /, /dev/sdb2 is mounted as /home. /dev/sda3 is the main NTFS partition on the internal hard drive of my laptop. I have it mounted, ...
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Is it Possible to Mount a gzipped Partition Image?

I created an image of an NTFS partition using: sudo dd if=/dev/sda3 | gzip -c > Windows.img.gz & Is there any way that I can mount the compressed image directly? I do not have the disk space ...
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NTFS Formatted Drive will not Mount. Labeled as Compaq Diagnostic

I'm trying to mount my Windows drive while running an Arch install on an external drive. However, when I try to mount the partition, it throws Wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, ...
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Trying to mount a partition to recover files

One of the partitions on an external drive just went partway south on me. It shows up grayed out (unmounted) in Disk Utility as "disk3s5" but DU won't mount it. I ran the following: localhost:~ tod$ ...
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mount a folder from one server to another

I'm using cloud. I want to mount a folder in the cloudstack management server to the system where xenserver is installed. But while doing it, error occurred. I have done so many things but error ...
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Can I make SYSLINUX load a root fs from an image file on an NTFS partition?

SYSLINUX allows me to boot from a FAT16 USB-stick by loading a kernel image and an initial ram-disk (initrd) image from there. To get more space and a faster access, I can mount an NTFS partition ...
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NFS Mount not showing in Windows Explorer

Ok. After several hours of searching Google, I can not find exactly what I need. After mounting an Ubuntu NFS share in Windows 7 via command line, it says it mounts successively. I know it was ...
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Mount NFS on a remote host through a intermediate host

My scenario is: hostA: /A_NFS/ hostB: hostA:/A_NFS/ on /B_NFS type nfs hostC: hostB:/B_NFS/ on /C_NFS type nfs hostA is reachable for hostB, but not reachable for hostC. hostB is reachable for ...
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Everyone has read/write/execute permission, but no one can create files

I mounted my USB hard drive using the instructions here and, well: $ sudo mount -t ntfs -o umask=000 -rw /dev/sda1 "/media/MyBook/" $ ls -l /media total 12 (a couple irrelevent directories here) ...
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setting system time at startup from ext4 filesystem

I have a pc with no battery backup and using ubuntu 12.04 with ext4 it will constantly ask me to handle the situation by saying that my superblocks last write is in the future. So I wonder - can I ...
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USB Hard drive mounting as Read-Only

I've been having a problem with my Raspberry Pi: it keeps mounting my USB hard drive as read-only. I've been mounting it with sudo mount -t ntfs -o umask=000 /dev/sda1 "/media/My Book" but for some ...
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what's the meaning of “?” in file/folder mode bits in CentOS 6.4?

Environment: 2 desktops. A is a Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS B is a CentOS 6.4 A mounts B's folder via sshfs. The output of 'mount' in A: Lebian@zeus:/share on /mnt/share type fuse.sshfs ...
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Windows 8 create share on mounted ISO at startup

I have recently found someone who posted a registry setting that auto mounts an ISO on Windows 8 Pro at start-up. This is great because it allows me to mount my Office install disc which I can then ...
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How to backup apps + data using TitaniumBackup directly to SMB share

I've been searching for answer to this question for quite some time now and finally decided I should as a question here. So I've managed to find a kernel module (cifs.ko) for my kernel build on ...
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Mountpoint of Usb-device where Arch Live Distro sits

I was wondering about where the mountpoint of the usb device is where the arch live distro lies on. I am asking this because I am not able to mount the usb device where the arch live distro lies on to ...
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TrueCrypt system encrypted drive fails to load Windows

I have full system encryption on my Win 7 Pro/64 hdd. I boot the machine and enter the TrueCrypt password, and Windows starts to load but fails with the error message "The boot selection failed ...
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My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only?

My vbox shared mount will not auto mount and is only ready only? I am using scientific linux host and centOS guest and I am trying to share a folder I have in both accounts but the folder is only ...
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Mounting OSX hard-drive on linux

I believe the motherboard on my macbook died, so I'm trying to recover the information on the disk. I pulled the hard drive from the macbook and plugged it into one of my SATA ports on my Ubuntu ...
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Automatically mount and repeatedly check for Drobo mount

Is there a way I can repeatedly check for a Drobo mount and if it's not there perform a mount? I have a Drobo which I use from a few Macs and throughout the day at different points mounts seem to kick ...
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Detect mounting of a virtual (TrueCrypt) volume in windows PowerShell script

I am using the following powershell script to detect when a particular volume is mounted so I can run a script that will move files from my machine to the device (I don't know much about powershell ...
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How to automatically mount a TrueCrypt volume on OSX after login with password/keyfile

I would like to do the following: I. After logging into my account I would like OSX to automatically mount 2 of my volumes (located on same external HDD connected via FW800) using a password or ...
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Install .deb packages into mounted fs

I have a ext2 partition on CF card to use in external device. I've inserted this card into my PC and mount it as /mnt/linux. I've installed (extracted) a linux distribution to this partition. And I ...
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Mount shared drive on Mac

I have currently added a shared drive to my "load at login" window for my user. Now this does automatically mount the drive when logging in however it also immediately loads up a finder window with ...
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control mount order of partitions on a USB disk in linux

I have a backup external hard drive in a USB box that is identical to my laptop's boot drive so that I can swap it in if my boot drive fails. When it's connected to the system for normal use (e.g., ...
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Can I make mount.cifs reconnect against the same DNS name?

I run Linux in a VM on a Windows host. When I'm in the office, my Windows host machine self registers it's DNS name and it's mymachine.myco.com. When I'm at home, it self registers as ...
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Mount External HFS+ to Windows 8

I recently got a Win8 Laptop to replace my broken MacBook. I have an external enclosure for my macbook harddrive and would like to mount it as a file system on my windows laptop to move files. I ...
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How to mount an NTFS filesystem, allowing all users full access?

How could I mount an NTFS filesystem in a way that would allow all users full access to it? If I use sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /media/drive, then only the root user can use it. It won't let me ...
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re-mount two old disk from raid0 setup to recover data [duplicate]

I had setup two 500gb disk in RAID0 on my server, but recently suffered a hard disk failure (saw a S.M.A.R.T error on the HDD at boot). My host has put 2 new disk in RAID-0 again (re-installed the OS) ...
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vertical green stripes on the screen

I had ubuntu installed on my laptop (Sony vaio vgn-fz470e) was working with it, suddenly it restarted and then screen showed colorful squares at first and vertical green stripes remained on the ...
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How to mount a software RAID0 array in CentOS without formatting

Recently my software RAID0 array had a SMART error and so I had to get 2 new drives to create another RAID0 to re-install CentOS 6. The 2 previous drives were saved; and re-inserted. But I don't know ...
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USB flash drive not mounting on Mac and Windows but works on Crunchbang

I've been using a PNY 16GB USB stick for some time now, no problems. Recently there have been messages when I'm using on windows 8 to "repair the drive," but I always skipped it. Recently I clicked ...
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Mount VM's hard disk on Windows 7 machine?

I have a VM setup on VMWare's Esx server, which I access via normal Putty or ssh (over normal LAN network, using VPN) Is there a way to mount my VM's hard-disk directly on my Win 7 machine, so that I ...
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How to mount sparseimage permanently at specific mount point?

I have a read/write image that needs to be mounted at a specific location, how can I have it mounted on bootup at that location? Not necessarily for my user but maybe the whole system? My mount point ...
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How to force a Huawei E3276 LTE modem to only mount as a modem?

I have a Huawei E3276 LTE USB-modem and I need to force this modem to only mount as a modem when connected to the computer. Per default, the modem also mounts as a CD-drive and a USB mass storage ...
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In Windows 8, how to know exactly which ISO file is mounted in a virtual drive?

Windows 8 has the ability to natively mount ISO images. But how to know which ISO file is mounted in a virtual drive?
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How can I mount a remote folder to my local directory

I am given a guest ssh login (with username and password) to a remote server. How can I mount a directory on the remote server locally on my machine? Both remote server and local machine are running ...
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How do I mount a guest Windows share on host Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 12.04, I have a VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows Server 2008. I have a directory set up to mount /media/windows, which is chmod 777. When I mount the share from the Windows ...
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can not copy big file to usb device

I mount usb device like this: sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/usb and then copy a big file which about 1Gb to the device: sudo cp ~/big_file /media/usb Ordinary, if I copy a big file to usb, ...
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Can't handle convmv

Description: Ubuntu 11.10 Release: 11.10 Codename: oneiric I have a lot of folders and files with ??? ???? ??.txt - like file names when I do $ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 ...
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Do I need to remount directory on Ubuntu machine if I move the dir?

I have an Ubuntu machine with some additional attached storage. I mount the storage and create a directory in it as follows: sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/xvdf sudo mount -t ext4 /dev/xvdf /home/ubuntu/tempDir ...
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What exactly happens when you “mount” a drive?

What underlying things happen when you mount a drive. Even when a drive isnt mounted, it is visible to the computer (such as sudo fdisk -l / diskutil -list). When a drive is mounted, is all that is ...
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mounting share in fstab error

I've been successfully able to mount a share on my Ubuntu Server using this command: sudo mount -t cifs //IPTOSHARE/DriveLetter$/Folder/"Folder Space" /mnt/Folder/"Folder Space" -o ...
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Mount hibernated Windows partition

I am trying to mount my Windows partition at boot. It works fine when Windows is in shutdown, but when Windows is hibernated, it can't be mounted as read/write, and I am sent to the root shell at ...
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How to format an encrypted harddrive using Linux?

I`m not very experienced with Linux, however, there are a lot of inforamtion around, so I can usually learn what I need. I never understood, however, what "mounting" means in Linux. While using ...
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How are ties broken in AuFS with the top-down-parent file creation policy?

The AuFS manual says: Policies for Creating create=tdp | top−down−parent Selects the highest writable branch where the parent dir exists. If the parent dir does not exist on a writable branch, ...
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How to mount a dual hfs/iso9660 cd as iso9660 in Mac OS Mountail Lion?

I'm trying to install Warcraft III and run it using Wine. However it's loading the Mac image off of the CD, and it only has a PowerPC version, which is not supported. Is there a way to mount the ...
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Wrong free space reported for an ext4-formatted 3TB drive

I've just bought a WD elements 3TB external hard drive, formatted it to ext4 and mounted it on raspberry pi (raspbian (fork of debian) with latest kernel and package updates), and I've a problem linux ...
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How to boot into a root filesystem stored as partition image file on a bootable DVD?

I have created a bootable CD from a USB stick (built from Ubuntu core 12.04 according to this example) by copying the files of the USB stick's boot partition (containing vmlinuz and initrd.img) into ...
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How can I make a folder share survive a dismount in Vista? (for use to backup to Truecrypt volumes)

It is well documented that Vista's backup utility cannot recognise Truecrypt volumes as viable destinations for backup. The known workaround for this is to backup to a folder within the TrueCrypt ...
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Can't mount image of NTFS partition created by ddrescue

I've used ddrescue successfully in the past but I'm having no luck this time. Usually, I make an image of the partition, run a fsck or whatever else on the image to fix file system errors, mount it ...