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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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 ...
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How can I access SMB network shares on-demand from a Mac?

I regularly use samba network file shares on a corporate network from my Mac running Leopard. How can I automount these shares on-demand when I access a representative path via a shell or the Finder? ...
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Can't mount hard drive. Ubuntu

I can no longer mount an extra internal hard drive on my Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit system. I could up until a few days ago. I had added a line at the end of fstab for the drive to automount, but I don't ...
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Where can I find logged mount errors?

Where's the log where I can read mounting errors?
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Problem with binding partition

I have this line in my fstab file: /home/bin /bin none bind However whenever I try to cd to /bin instead of /home/bin I get the old /bin. Any idea why it's not working?
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Mount IMG file as CD on Mac?

I'm trying to install Windows on VirtualBox, but it's not recognizing my physical CD drive. So instead I want to mount the IMG file of the install disc as a CD (like you would with Daemon Tools or ...
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Problem mounting XP share using CIFS

I've seen other similar questions but don't believe any of them solves my problem. I've got a VMWare virtual Ubuntu box. hosted by an XP machine. The XP machine is sharing a folder VMWebRoot I want ...
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Very Strange Drive Mounting Error in Windows XP

this question is not really a programming question, but I figured I'd post it here because it does seem to be a software error, and you guys are experts. I use a Lacie 1TB external HDD and have been ...
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How do I get the full path to a USB drive in Windows 7 with no drive letter?

I plug in a Nokia C3 phone to USB and select view files on this device. It shows up in the Explorer "my computer" window as Nokia C3 under "Portable Devices" but there's no drive letter associated ...
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Linux: Changing device names in /dev, causes problems on boot

I have many disks and volumes in my system. Some of disks IDE, some SATA. Volumes on SATA disks cause me problems - I have them listed in etc/fstab, but on every boot, they have different name: ...
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Is there a difference between using pmount and mount?

Is there any difference between using pmount to mount a device (e.g., USB drive) and using mount with user in the 4th column of /etc/fstab? Essentially, is the only purpose of pmount to allow the ...
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Looking to mount Linux root dir to Windows drive letter

I have a RH5 box and develop on Windows. I'm looking to mount the root dir of the RH machine just for ease of integration and automatic deployment to the linux box. I'm using WinSCP at the moment ...
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Mounting a CDROM in Ubuntu

I'm using a software that needs to read data from a cdrom. The instructions say to mount the cdrom (mount /mnt/cdrom). I understand that I need to mount the cdrom to /mnt/cdrom. I created a folder ...
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How to automatically mount a LUKS-encrpyted iSCSI device at boot time

I have a Debian Lenny server and a client with Kubuntu 10.10. The server provides some iSCSI storage. One of the devices is the /home of the Kubuntu client. I know how to add devices to /etc/crypttab ...
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Which are the best file-systems/mount-configuration for each folder on GNU/linux?

One of the good points of Linux is that is easy to customize the partitioning scheme of the disk and put each directory (/home, /var, etc) in different partitions and/or different disk. Then we can ...
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In regards to ddrescue, do not run on a mounted partition

Never try to rescue a r/w mounted partition. The resulting copy may be useless. source: http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/manual/ddrescue_manual.html what does this mean exactly? I have finally ...
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mounting remote hard disk (Linux)

I have a machine running Ubuntu 10.04. I have a VPS (virtual private server) also running Ubuntu Linux. The VPS has a dedicated IP. I want to have a setup, so that the directories on the VPS are ...
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How do I mount USB devices in opensuse?

I have tried: Mount /dev/sdb /mnt Mount /dev/sdb /media Mount /dev/sdb1 And so on I have also tried reformatting in partition editor. I unplugped and plugged it back in , but I can't find the ...
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Do I need to mount?

I do not have access to /media/Acer/i/XAMPP/xampp/htdocs until after I open a file from this location in gedit. After this point I can navigate to it from the command line.
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Is it possible to mount a .tar file?

The only result of any import when I searched for this was from 2001. In the intervening decade, have any tools/methods for mounting a tar file as a filesystem (perhaps utilizing fuse) been created? ...
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MacBook Pro not recognizing external HDD

My hard drive is about to flake out, and I'm trying to back everything up before it dies. However, it is now not recognizing my LaCie external hard drive. I can see the drive in Disk Utility, and I ...
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Phantom flash-drive repeatedly appearing on my Windows 7 system, how to remove?

I have a phantom USB memory stick appearing and disappearing repeatedly on my Windows 7 HP laptop computer model 8730w. The computer keeps making a noise 'bah-dum', about once a second and in the ...
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Mounting network storage over wireless

I have a laptop that is connected to my home network over wireless connection. The laptop runs a bit torrent client which downloads to a mounted NAS filesystem . I would like the laptop the run the ...
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iPhoto backup on TimeCapsule using encrypted disk image

I have the following setup: Pics on my MBP Backups on my TimeCapsule iPhoto library alias pointing the real library on encrypted disk image Every time I open iPhoto, it mounts the encrypted disk ...
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strange: random google-XXX.dmg mounts and umounts on OSX

I just noticed via HardwareGrowl, that a .dmg image file mounted and unmounted all by itself. It was called google-XXX.dmg (where XXX represents a number i did not note down that fast. I am running ...
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How does one mount a file system (afs, cifs, or smb) at boot so that the mount is persistent. (mac 10.6.6)

I would like to have directories on several PCs available to other users of a macbook pro running 10.6.6. Is this possible? I was able to get this to work for nfs via the disk-utility. I purchased ...
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Mount a disk image root has no access to

I need to mount a disk image located on an NFS network share without copying it first. Only a non-root user (apache) on the RHEL 5 machine I'm on has permissions to access the files on that network ...
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Is there a way to mount a file.tar.bz2 without extracting it onto the filesystem?

Is there a way to mount a file.tar.bz2 without extracting it onto the filesystem? I don't care if the mount is read only. Hopefully your answer will also apply to file.tar.gz. "mount" in this ...
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Ubuntu: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell!

I'm currently using Ubuntu Maverick, and whenever I try to use a kernel newer than 2.6.32-21, I get this message: ALERT! /dev/mapper/localhost-root does not exist. Dropping to a shell! Does ...
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Detect filesystem type (can't mount filesystem image .img)

I am trying to mount a file image, like this mount -o loop /tmp/apps.img /media/apps But I get the following: mount: you must specify the filesystem type I try ext3: mount -o loop /tmp/apps.img ...
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FreeBSD mount at reboot

In FreeBSD, how do I automate the process of mounting of a directory into a jail at boot time?