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 mount a dmg file in Windows?

I need to mount a .dmg file on windows 7. These are the disk image container files as are commonly used with Apple's OSX. What applications/utilities will do this? I know Daemon tools won't.
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Linux - Mount device with specific user rights

How can I mount a device with specific user rights on start up? I still have some problems figuring it out. I would like to mount the divide with uid=1000 and gid=1000. My current entry to the ...
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Proper fstab options for the disk

I have the following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sdb3 /media/mybook xfs rw,auto,users 0 0 The device is properly mounted and seen by root, but not by the normal ...
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Permission problems at mounting ext4 filesystem on fstab

I have installed 2 linux distributions, Fedora 15 and Ubuntu 11.04. I have a partition formated in ext4 filesystem and i mounted using the /etc/fstab file on /mnt/files/ mountpoint. It mounts ...
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How to mount XFS filesystem in ubuntu

I am trying to mount a hard drive with an XFS filesystem on it in Ubuntu. It was originally formatted in a netgear stora NAS device. I am using a command in ubuntu like this, sudo mount -t xfs ...
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Mounting windows 7 shared drive from my VM in Ubuntu

First my setup: I have Ubuntu 10.04 and i am using Oracle VirtualBox to run my Windows 7. On my windows i have access to a the shared drives for example, all i need to do is go tools-> map drive ...
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How to mount Ext3 drive in Cygwin?

I want to mount and fully operate an Ext3-formatted USB drive in Cygwin under Windows XP. How can I do this?
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How can I see all the drives on my system, both mounted and unmounted?

How can I see all the physical hard drives on my Ubuntu system — regardless of whether they're mounted — as well as their partition info, sizes, &c.? I have three physical drives, but ...
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Searching for “Flash drive mounting” software

I am working on Windows 7 Ultimate. I have an ISO file and need write access to it. On virtual daemon I only can simulate CD-ROM drives without write access. Is there any mounting software that can ...
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Linux: mount and umount as a user without fstab

I am writing this software that creates virtual block device nodes almost like loop does. I need to allow non-superusers to mount and umount filesystems from these devices. I don't know the names of ...
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How would I programmatically find the mount options for the file system that the current directory is on?

I want to find the mount options for /var. I can get a list of mounts and their options with mount. but how do I find the right one for a particular file? I could start with the filename (/var) and ...
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How can I mount a single RAID 1 disk/partition as ext3?

I need to copy data from a single HD, which used to be part of a Linux RAID 1. I've googled around, but can't find any clue how to mount partitions from this single HD. Background: The HD comes from ...
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Why is my new internal hard disk is not showing up after reinstalling Windows 7?

I have a desktop with an Intel motherboard running Windows 7. A few days ago I bought a 2nd internal hard disk (SATA Seagate 500GB). I installed it and it was running normally. I copied some of my ...
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How can i mount fakeraid in ubuntu server

I got gigabyte chipset with an raid support. Currently I have 2 hdd's running in raid 1. When I was first installing ubuntu 11.04 server my fakeraid was detected, and I assigned a name for it in the ...
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What's a good free tool to mount Linux filesystems (over sftp) as drives that works on Windows 7, 64-bit?

I'm trying to find, as I state in the very long title, a tool that will allow me to mount Linux filesystems over sftp as Windows drives. I've found a bunch of tools to do this, namely NetDrive, ...
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Why bind-mount /var/tmp to /tmp?

I've read in several places that it is recommended to bind-mount /var/tmp to /tmp. This can be done by adding the following line to /etc/fstab: /tmp /var/tmp none rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,bind 0 0 How ...
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Cannot mount disks after installing Fedora 15

In short, this is where I found the best answers to my problem with my disks: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DataRecovery During Fedora 15 installation, I added all my 3 drives to be mounted on ...
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Remount rootfs read-only

I am having a very strange error on an embedded ARM board (poky, kernel 2.6.35). I try to remount / read-only because the device sometimes reboots (hardware watchdog) and I want to avoid file system ...
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Looking for definitive answer to accessing a network drive/NAS/SMB drive via Windows 7 HOME and Windows 7 Professional. Is it possible and how?

I want to be able to access my Lacie 2Big network drive in Windows 7 Explorer. I have a machine with Windows 7 Home and one with Windows 7 Professional. Neither Windows 7, home or pro, can access the ...
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The terminology of mounting volumes (virtual directory?)

If I'm understanding correctly, a Device file name is the reference to the device found in /dev. The mount point is wherever the file system is accessible, but what is the role of the virtual ...
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ext2explore for windows doesn't read ext3/4 sparse files what does?

I have some sparse files that I want to read/copy to windows but I can't find a FS reader that works any suggestions? EDIT: to clarify the sparse files are living on an ext3 partition it's this ...
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Western Digital Caviar Green hard drive not mounting in Windows 7

My Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB hard drive will not mount in Windows 7 for some reason. I loaded it into a SATA enclosure to see if I could partition it in Windows XP, and it says it's a healthy ...
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How do I mount a sparse disk image permanently?

On Mac OS X 10.6.7, when I mount a sparse disk image (either by double-clicking it or using hdid from the command line), the image: Appears on my desktop Needs to be re-mounted every time I log in ...
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HSDPA modem, how to mount SD card on Linux?

scsi19 : usb-storage 1-1.2:1.0 scsi 19:0:0:0: CD-ROM ZCOption HSUPA Modem PQ: 0 ANSI: 2 scsi 19:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 5 scsi 19:0:0:1: Direct-Access SD ...
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Mount an encrypted volume stored on a remote server over ssh/ssl/vpn/nfs/webdav/samba?

What is the best tools to use to mount an encrypted volume stored on a remote server? The encryption/decryption should be done on the client side. I think about first using NFS to mount a remote ...
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Unmount unnecessary drives

My disk position looks like this: # df -HP Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda2 256G 177G 67G 73% / /dev/sda1 510M 18M 467M 4% ...
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How to mount a folder from a Linux machine on another Linux machine?

I want to mount a folder from a Linux machine on another Linux machine. How do I do that? Do I need to update /etc/fstab or /etc/export? My target is to mount /tmp from the other Linux machine. I ...
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How can I change the mount with CMD commands?

I have two files *.CMD, each of them makes the G Drive mount to different locations using NET USE G: "\\10.10...... I would like a single file to switch the mount path. How can I know to where my G ...
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Vanishing mount points on unmount

When I insert an SD card in the reader, slackware creates a mount point and mounts my card volumes. On unmounting the volumes, the mount point vanishes. How do I achieve this manually? When I ...
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Have truecrypt run script on mount/dismount

Is there a way to have a script automatically triggered when a truecrypt volume is mounted or dismounted? I don't mean a script to actually perform the mount or dismount, I want scripts that can react ...
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Change permission to mount disk with rdesktop on Ubuntu

I installed rdesktop 1.7 on Ubuntu 10.4 and ran the following commands: sudo umount /media/Tal sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=0000 /dev/sdb1 /media/Tal rdesktop -0 -r sound:local -f ...
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How to mount and unmount hard drives under Windows (the unix way)

On my work computer I have two USB hard drives that I use rarely (only for backups). They have a power save mode that sends them into sleep after a couple of minutes of them being idle. But whenever I ...
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How to change mount to grant user write permissions?

I am on TomatoUSB, and using the feature to have a NAS. The only way I can write to the Samba share is if I force root: [global] interfaces = 127.0.0.1, 192.168.1.1/24 bind interfaces only = no ...
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Error on loop disk in Ubuntu

I had a disk, but unfortunately it had errors from a hard reset on the laptop power. How do I know? $ file cache.disk cache.disk: Linux rev 1.0 ext3 filesystem data, ...
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Smart but mountable diskimager for windows (that works like ntfsclone -o but in windows)

I like ntfsclone -o image.img because it is mountable. However it is not a windows app. Is there a nice windows solution that: A)Does file mode partition or drive copying (for NTFS). B)Image that ...
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Mount ext4 partition with >4KiB block size

I'm attempting to mount a partition from a NAS and the block size is 65536 bytes, this is above my distribution's precompiled kernel memory paging size of 4KiB, so I cannot mount it normally. Which ...
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what do I need to do on a unix machine to allow some PC computer to mount (NFS)

I have a unix computer and a PC computer. I want to mount a drive in the PC onto a unix directory. What do I need to do in the unix side to allow this? Thank you!
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How do I use the terminal to log into another mac?

I have some Bash scripts that copies files from one mac to another trough the LAN, but I need to be logged on to the other mac for the scripts to work. It's a bit cumbersome to go trough Finder to do ...
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USB Ubuntu Linux drive not detected on reboot, works with hard shutdown?

I'm somewhat new to the inner-workings of Linux so forgive me if this is a stupid problem. I used the instructions on Ubuntu's website to build my LiveUSB drive from scratch. It seems to work ...
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Android USB volume name

When I turn on my (Nexus S) Android's USB storage, Mac OS X mounts it as "NO NAME". Among other mounted volumes, it's confusing. How can I give it a more relevant name?
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NTFS mounting problem

Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 53946272 60034904 3044316+ ...
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Cannot mount openSuSE NTFS partitions that were automatically created

I am using openSuSE and Windows 7 together. Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT ...
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VMware Ubuntu boot fails (stuck in initramfs prompt)

I've been playing aroung with a Ubuntu Server 10.04 installed through VMware (the host is Windows XP). For any reason (I suspect a power off of my host machine), the guest OS seems broken. Every time ...
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How to access hard drive in OpenSuse 11.4 running on VMWare?

I am using OpenSuse 11.4 through VMWare. I also have OpenSuse 11.2 and I can access the hard drive by mounting it, i.e : sudo mount -t vmhgfs .host:/ /mnt/myDriveF However, I'm not able to do this ...
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Force Finder to log in as Guest to a SMB share

I have a QNAP NAS that offers a few SMB shares. As I'm in a trusted environment, my shares are accessible as guest rather than with a combination of username and password. Problem Now, when I click ...
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bash:terminal access to camera files? (mounted as “gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/…” - can't find them!

I cannot find any of my camera image files (connected via USB), despite them being listed in Nautilus (Ubuntu 11.04), labeled gphoto2://[usb:001,003]/DCIM/104_0308/... How can I cd to that location??
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Allowing users to mount /dev/loop0

I have a following problem. I need to let normal users mount device /dev/loop0 to a predefined directory /mnt/data. The filesystem of the device is unknown and is to be defined when mount command is ...
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Mac OS X 10.6: Never try mounting a specific drive

We have a (public-use) Mac (running 10.6), which also has Linux installed on a separate partition. After every reboot, the first person who logs in gets a message "The disk you inserted was not ...
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deleted mount from bin

I accidentally deleted "mount" from my dstro(Slackware 13.1). How can I restore it?
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Mount external USB drive in Debian Linux to a mount point based on the volume name

How do I configure my Debian installation to mount external USB drives to mount points based on the volume names of the drives? For instance, if I have a thumb drive with the volume name of ...