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 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 third-party software?

I often have to access ISO images to install software on my machine. Typically I install a third-party tool to mount the ISO file and expose it as a virtual drive within Windows. Examples of ...
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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 ...
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Can I change a disk from drive to mounted?

I added a disk to a W2K8R2 machine, and gave it a drive letter: X I want to change that, and mount it as a folder now. Is that even possible? How?
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Unable to mount external hard drive

I have a Western Digital My Passport 2.0 TB and I think I may have had a bad ejection one time when I ejected my hard drive. When I try to plug it in on my ubuntu 12.04 machine, it gives me this ...
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Cannot access external HDD

A few days ago, used my external HDD (a 2TB Seagate) in order to transfer some files on Vista. During that, I noticed some malfunctions on my system(it was running too slow, Windows Explorer crashed). ...
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Mount an ISO from the Command Line and Get its Drive Letter in Windows 8

I am making a batch script which mounts an ISO file and installs an app (VS 2012) from the mounted location like this: K:\Softwares\VS12.iso %DRIVE_LETTER%:\vs_ultimate.exe /passive /norestart But ...
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How to automount into specific directories?

I'm using openSUSE 12.2 with KDE3. When I connect my portable hard drive it gets automatically mounted in /media/XXXXXXX, where XXXXXXXX is just some random identifier. How can I control mounting of a ...
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Cannot mount vmfs version 5 on linux

I know I can mount a vmfs version 3 on linux using vmfs-tools. First I get the iscsi connection using open-iscsi I then check in my partition tool to which virtual drive the iscsi connection has ...
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Access Truecrypt encrypted drive on network

I have a drive encrypted with Truecrypt that I want to allow accessed on a home network. I have it connected to the router, and the router shows that something is connected to it. However, it cannot ...
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smb mount cannot sync file automatically

Under Ubuntu, I use smb to mount the directory of the server(Ubuntu too), and set to a local directory, like /home/username/server. When I change some files of local directory, the files in the server ...
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Mount encrypted HFS in ubuntu

I try to mount an encrypted HFS+ partition in Ubuntu. An older post described quite good how to do it, but lacks the information how to use encrypted partitions. What I found so far is: # install ...
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Is it possible to mount a TrueCrypt volume to a NTFS mount point?

The question is simple really. Under Linux etc.. you can mount TrueCrypt volumes, files or partitions, to any mount point of your choosing whereas in Windows the interface only shows drive letters. ...
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change owner/uid of mount point upon mount

The scenario is like this. Bob has a computer. It crashed. Now he only has the hdd. The hdd is in ext3 format. He go to his office and told the sys admin John to mount this hdd and put the mount point ...
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Can't mount hard drive. Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to recover some pictures on my 320 GB Hard Disk, so I put in a Live Ubuntu CD and am in that right now. In the devices list, it shows my USB drive, but not my 320 GB Hard Disk. I can see ...
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How to set fstab file to let Linux AutoMount NTFS with read-write permission

want to have one folder in windows server 2008 r2 shared to a Linux user with read-write permission. I put the following sentence int the /etc/fstab file //192.168.1.1/sharedFolder ...
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Is it possible to automatically mount a hot-swappable drive when it is turned on?

In my PC, I have a hot-swap drive. Usually I keep it off to save power. I only really use it when accessing from another PC on the network. Is it possible to configure /etc/fstab to mount this drive ...
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Windows 8 boot loop after mounting from linux

I installed the release version of windows 8 professional (which I got through my university). I installed Ubuntu on another drive so I can select which drive to boot in the BIOS. All was well... ...
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Mount TMPFS instead of ro /dev

I am working on a ARM-Based embedded system with a custom Debian Linux based on kernel 2.6.31. In the final system, the Root file system is stored as squashfs on flash. Now, the folder /dev is created ...
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Reading Iomega Zip 100 disk on MacBook Pro?

I’m trying to read a Iomega Zip 100 disk through old external Iomega Zip 100 drive, which I've connected to my MacBook Pro through the original USB 1.0 cable. It sounds like the drive is reading the ...
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linux: mount old ATA disk to USB adapter

I am trying to recover data from an old Linux that was installed in a computer on an ATA hard drive. I found a ScanLogic Corp. SL11R-IDE IDE Bridge (04ce:0002), an ATA adapter to USB 1.0 like the one ...
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Can't find second partition on encrypted drive with two partitions

I have a drive with two partitions, a system partition (Windows 7) and a partition just for data. Both are encrypted with the same password. I didn't had any problems, but yesterday my laptop gets ...
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What is the difference between ISO and DMG images?

What is the difference between .iso files and .dmg files? Why are they used differently?