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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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 ...
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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 ...