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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Tool to mount an zip/rar/* as a windows drive and be able to WRITE to?

did read this and tried suggested Pismo File Mount and Win Archiver Virtual Drive but they mount archieve with 0 free space so explorer says "not enough space for copying".(I did set write option in ...
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Is there an alternative to httpfs2 to mount web urls in Linux?

Currently I use httpfs2 to mount direct web urls in the filesystem. For example a rar archive which has to be decompressed, but I don't have enough space on my VPS to download AND then decompress the ...
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Linux: WD USB not seen via df command from cli - also not automount (only from graphical itf)

Situation: on linux (Mint): new external WD usb disk (after plug-in autodetected, accesible via /media/user, also visible via df cmd) formated to the ext4 (I know, my stupid step :( - but I had a ...
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Run script when a specific disk/memory card is mounted under OSX

How do I run a script when a drive is mounted under OSX? My usecase is that I would like to automatically copy images from my USB memory/harddrive when it is inserted in my USB card reader, and when ...
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systemd can't mount partition

I use a ssh tunnel at work to browse the internet. Yesterday I realize that my terminal is very slow responding to commands, I inspect htop, iotop, netop and see nothing in particular, only the ...
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Can't mount recently formated external hard drive

Linux doesn't seem to recognize my drive at all. It doesn't show up in mount or lsblk but can be found in /dev/. While trying to mount it manually I get the following messege: mount -t ext4 /dev/sdc ...
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Vagrant mount failing on windows 10

I'm trying to do a vagrant up on a new project and the mounting of the folder seems to fail. I already tried to us the VBoxGuestAddition hack but it's not cutting it. Vagrant 1.8.1 Virtualbox 5.0 ...
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Failing to mount exFat on Linux

I have an exFAT filesystem in a microSD card (devide /dev/sdi appears in dmesg when I plug it using a microSD to USB adapter). The card works on Android, and I want to mount it in Fedora 23. I tried ...
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Change path of Hard drive

Chances are that this question is already answered, however, I am unsure if the tutorials available actually solve my problem. Let me explain: I have a HDD in my system with the following path: /...
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Mount a Linux VMDK on Windows 2012 R2

I would like to mount a Linux VHD (ext3) file on Windows 2012 R2. So far, I have been using PowerShell to deploy Windows VMs and mount them locally to inject the unattend.xml file. I would like to ...
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Mount UFD to a VHD or an iso

Can I mount a live folder or a Removable USB drive as an iso or a VHD and present it to a Hyper-V VM to as a bootable device? Is there any way to boot a Hyper-V VM off a Removable bootable USB device ...
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How to mount 3 ISO images as repos in SLES using zypper

I'm wanting to mount the three ISO disks of the SLES11SP3 OS onto my system, as we have a minimal installation and we need to zypper install some additional packages. zypper addrepo iso:/?iso=/path/...
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Mount a Samba share using Kerberos ticket

I have a Samba server (which is the domain controller), and a Ubuntu 14.04 Client with a logged user who is authenticated by Kerberos (the client joined to domain with Likewise). The user want to ...
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Attached devices change /dev/sd value

I have a script which auto mounts my Windows partition based on UUID, reason: my attached devices change their /dev/sd value. After booting up, my external hard drive might take on /dev/sda or /dev/...
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Why does hard drive fail? [closed]

For quite a while now I have a Seagate hard drive attached to a raspberry pi. The drive has external power. Every now and then the led on the drive would start flashing and the mount is gone from the ...
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what happens when mount a partition on / ?

I have a partition /dev/sdb1 what happens after executing this command? sudo mount /dev/sdb1 / -o rw ^ I know that must change mountpoint "/" address as mentioned above. ...
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Can I expand the size of a file based disk image?

I created an empty disk image using dd, then I used mkfs to make it a real filesystem image. I am mounting and using it fine. What I need is to be able to expand or shrink this file based disk image ...
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Mount command not working, pulling up info page on Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to mount one of my disks (/dev/sdb) to a particular user (/home/username), with "sudo mount ext2 /dev/sdb /home/username", and it doesn't look like it's working. When I run that, it pulls ...
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How can I mount a Windows 7 disk image on the same system? (signature conflict)

In another recent post on superuser.com I asked how to back up all of my files on a Windows 7 system before reboot. It was advised to create a disk image using disk2vhd. I did so but when I mount ...
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FreeBSD mount_nullfs lost after reboot

I want to mount one directory to another. For this I am using mount_nullfs. This works fine but when I reboot the mount is gone. Does someone know how I can keep the directory mounted after a reboot?
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Mount or open disk I backed up with dd

I used the command dd in order to generate a full copy of a disk (a SD card). Now I'm trying to retrieve the information that was stored in there, but I don't know how to read the contents of the file....
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Can Sparseimage be mounted in linux?

I have a .sparseimage file that I am trying to mount on Linux. I have tried mounting with the hfs and hfsplus filesystem specified but no luck. Has anyone done this before? I have used the below ...
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About using sshfs as multi-user file system (different hosts) and potential problems

I have a large online storage for backups which I mainly access through sshfs. Since I am using encfs for encryption (I know about the security concerns but even weak encryption is better than no ...
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Mounting a Partitioned Image

I'm having a bit of difficulty mounting some .img files that I myself didn't create (I've been able to mount ones I've created just fine). This is what parted shows me for one particular file: (...
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Unable to mount WD SDD, GPT/sector boundary issue

I have a simple thing I want to do (mount a 4Tb WD drive via my hot-swap bay) but my OS (Debian Jessie) apparently isn't playing nice. Mount auto/vfat claimed I wasn't dealing with a valid block ...
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Root FS Read only: Remounting gives “cannot change data mode on remount” when not changing data mode

After messing with the settings in fstab, my root filesystem is being mounted read-only. I was able to solve this error in the past by running # remount -o remount,rw / However, I am getting the ...
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Alias to attempt mounting multiple times doesn't work correctly

I have the following in my .bashrc alias ext='sudo mount /dev/sd'{b..d}'1 /ext/hdd || sudo' I intended the alias to mount my external hard drive without having to worry about the semi-random ...
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Implementation of systemd service with dependency on external HDD

I just want to share a few thoughts about my first systemd configuration. So far I just used commands like start and stop this time I want more. I have a raspberry-pi running arch. I have a external ...
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fstab drive auto-mounted to wrong (non-existent) dev

I ran into a curious problem today. ls /media/Personal would yield ls: reading directory .: Input/output error According to mount, that folder was mounted from /dev/sdb1 Yet according to blkid, I ...
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Is there a Way/tool to find label to drive mappings in FreeBSD?

Is there any facility in FreeBSD 8.4, where I can find a disk drive based on a label, similar to what blkid does in Linux? I am aware of bsdlabel, but it doesn't give me the drive based on label. Can ...
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Can't mount any dmg El Capitain

Help! I just started having an issue where I can't mount any DMG files on my Macbook Pro! I recently upgraded to El Capitain and everything seemed to be fine until today. Here's what I noticed, which ...
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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. They have a power save mode that sends them into sleep after a couple of minutes of them being idle. Whenever I open a context menu ...
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Can't ssh to GCE instance after mounting /home

After creating a new instance (+ attached disk in /dev/sdb) and sshing to it via browser, i'm running: [root@instance-01 ~]# mkfs.ext4 -F /dev/sdb [root@instance-01 ~]# mkdir /media/disk [root@...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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How to mount nfs share from docker container?

I can see the shares of the server: [root@sandbox /]# showmount -e 192.168.0.111 Export list for 192.168.0.111: /RAIDPOOL02/vers * /RAIDPOOL02/prod * /RAIDPOOL02/pipeline * When I attempt ...
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Mounting SSH/SFTP shares on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SFTP as a folder on Vista I'm fairly unfamiliar with Windows, especially Windows 7, but using it for a school project; essentially I have a directory accessible through SSH ...
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Cannot mount a USB pendrive

I have no problem to mount the USB pendrive from file browsers (Nemo, Nautilus, Dolphin, etc). But I have a pendrive, which cannot be mounted from the file browser. The error message is: Not ...
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Mount a directory in read only filesystem to read write

I want to delete a particular directory in a read only file system. How do I mount its parent directory in read/write mode, so that I can delete that? I've tried several things with googling, but ...
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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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How to mount ISO as DVD by virtualbox?

I am trying to run an old program written for win98. I downloaded the win98 vmware image from here: https://winworldpc.com/product/windows-98/98-second-edition I am able to start the system, but every ...
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Mount HTTP Serverlocally

i have a HTTP server in windows machine.so i want to mount that to my Linux machine locally.Is that possible.How we can do that.We can mount FTP using curlftpfs.Is there any thing for HTTP.I am using ...
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Ubuntu Server slow NAS connection “Server <Nas> Has not responded in 120 seconds. Reconnecting…”

My newly built Ubuntu server was running fine until I had a power outage. Now, I am overloaded with these "Server Nas has not responded..." error messages everywhere I look, but all other computers on ...
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Mac Finder: WD My Passport won't mount

I have a WD My Passport 650GB (with Firewire and USB). I'm using it for almost a year now and it always worked fine. While underway I simply plug it in via Firewire - at home I connect it to my ...
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Kali Linux - Debootstrap error Failed to determine codename for the release

Installing the new Kali Linux 2016 rolling release to the HDD via USB. I made a bootable USB using Universal USB. Booted off the USB and selected "Graphical Install", I had an issue at the beginning ...
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When running `rm -rf`, is it possible to exclude certain subdirectories?

I routinely use bind mounts to aid in making space available in multiple locations without having to have multiple logical volumes / physical partitions / LUNs, etc. For example, I may have a 200G LV ...
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I connected my usb hdd driver. CentOS7 don't mount it

Unfortunately, my usb driver don't detect on CentOS7. This is on message i got. Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /run/media/root/f4786057-a556-4cc8-a465-9b066b12a15b: Command-line `mount -t "ext4" ...
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Mount fails to read/write data after a while

Im mounting different types of USB drives to a Raspberry Pi, running Raspbian. The mounts can have different filesystems, so i have installed ntfs-3g, exfat-fuse and exfat-utils using apt-get in case ...
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How do I make a USB-docked hard drive not “disconnect” from the connected system when idle?

I have connected a WD30EZRX WD Green HDD to a Thermaltake Blacx Duet 5G USB dock (similar linked, for example) in Ubuntu 12.04. Every thing seems fine until the HDD idles, when it seems to have cause ...
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After reinstallation Ubuntu 15.10 cannot mount USB stick or DVD

I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.10 because the boot loader was gone after I updated Windows on a second partition. Since then Ubuntu is unable to mount USB sticks or DVD: USB: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at ...
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How to remove USB stick properly and without elevation when no drive letter is assigned [duplicate]

I have a USB stick which has no drive letter assigned because its only partition is encrypted with VeraCrypt. Before removing the stick from my computer physically, of course I first dismount the ...