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 unmount USB mac disk with MacDrive

If you have a USB external drive in Windows, you can right-click it and unmount it before unplugging. But if this USB drive is Mac formatted and mounted with the helper app MacDrive, the "Unmount" ...
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Any reason why IDE disk hda1 shows up as sda1 under Knoppix Live CD

I'm running a debian system and today I ran aptitude safe-upgrade. It's been a while since I'd down that so it downloaded and installed a bunch of stuff including a new kernal image. Everything ...
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How to auto-mount encfs volume on login in ubuntu 9.10

Previously, in 9.04, I was using pam mount in conjunction with encfs to mount an encrypted volume at login. This worked perfectly and since the password was the same as my user password, none was ...
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Mounting truecrypt system partition copied to USB drive

I'm rather baffled by this one. I am using Windows Vista and am running truecrypt version 6.2a system encryption with pre-boot authentication for the C: only. I have a D: which is not encrypted. ...
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“Please insert disk into removable drive” error with pen drives in Vista

Whenever I insert a pen drive, I am not able to open it. Vista shows me this error: Please insert disk into removable drive I have tried changing the drive letter, but it didn't help.
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How do you Upgrade Ubuntu from an ISO Image By Mounting as Loopback (without burning)

I'm trying to upgrade 9.10 without burning the ISO image to a disk. What are the steps to get this to work? I am using the Ubuntu-9.10-desktop-amd64.iso image. There are a few postings around on ...
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Force unmount in Ubuntu, to fix problems after netbook sleep mode

The only thing I actually need to know here, is how to force an unmount while device is busy. umount -f doesn't work. The following description is just background for why I need to do this, in case ...
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How to mount windows shared folder with write access for apache2?

How can I mount a windows shared folder (windows allow write access) into my Ubuntu system, so that apache2 will be able to write there. Point is, I'm synchronizing folder files from my Windows PC, ...
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Indexing across a mount point in windows

I have a new windows 7 computer. The first thing I did was in stall a 2nd hard drive and mount it at C:/Users/me this seems to work just fine, except one issue. Search does not find and file there, ...
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Use multiple NFS servers for a single directory

I have to store some gigabytes of data in a single dir. The structure is as follow : /DATADIR - dataABC - dataXYZ - folder012/ - folder456/ - ... If my hard disk is close to full, is ...
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Disable automounting in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 with xfce and it keeps wanting to automount drives that I plugin, is there a way to disable this?
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How to map a shared folder in the network to a local folder in Windows

I've got an application which stores its settings and other data in a specific folder on my hard drive. I cannot change this location without reverse-engineering the application. I use the ...
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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 ...
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Mounting windows drives in fedora with user account

When I login fedora 9 with user account(instead of root), the windows drives dont get mounted, there is no entry in/ etc/fstab file for windows drives. But in file browser, it shows all windows ...
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Stop a network drive from automatically mapping

I have a network drive that I originally set to automatically connect on login. However, now I need it to stop doing that. Even if I manually un-mount it as soon as I log back on it is back. To ...
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Mounting a drive in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

I have just installed Ubuntu on a machine that previously had XP installed on it. The machine has 2 HDD (hard disk drives). I opted to install Ubuntu completely over XP. I am new to Linux, and I am ...
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Mount a SAMBA share and create symbolic link

I develop web-apps using ubuntu (jaunty) but have a need to work on a site that must be hosted on windows. I've setup virtualbox with a winxp32 installation and shared the entire hard disk. My goal is ...
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Automount in Ubuntu 9.10

By default Ubuntu doesn't mount internal NTFS hard drives automatically. A fstab solution not working properly, because of conflicts with the "intelligent" mount system. If I add my hd in fstab and ...
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How much space is available on the device containing a given file

In linux, given a path to a file, is there any way to tell which filesystem it is on? Specifically, I'm trying to figure out how much space is left on the drive that /home/itsadok/bananas is in. From ...
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Mount points disappear from network share directory listing

When browsing a network share which contains volume mount points, said mount points disappear from the directory listing. The mount points are still accessible directly by path, just not present in ...
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Can't change permission/ownership/group of external hard drive on Ubuntu

I have an external hard drive connected to my Linux box. I wanted to setup a web server to access files on it, but the permission on all files and directories on the drive are rwx for the owner which ...
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can't mount cdrom redhat enterprise 5

This is what I get when I write this command: $ mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write-protected, mounting read-only UDDF-fs: No fileset found mount: wrong fs type, bad ...
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Virtualbox - permanently map share drive?

I have to manually go to My Computer and do the 'Mount a network drive..'.. even if say I map it to X: and restart, the X: reference will stay intact however when I double click the connection is ...
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Optical drive failing to mount, yet can be read from

I've had this problem for a while, but have only recently really tested what works and what doesn't, and it's frightfully confusing. Here's my drive situation (Sony Vaio FE890 running ArchLinux): ...
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What is the meaning of pri=42

When mounting a swap partition on Linux, what does the mount option pri=42 mean? fstab: /dev/hda1 swap swap pri=42 0 0
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Linux - Is there a way to mount a compressed file that is not an archive?

It's possible to mount a compressed archive in Linux as if it were a directory using tools like archivemount or gvfsd-mount, both of which depend on libarchive. This only works for "proper archives", ...
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Automatically mount external drives to /media/LABEL on boot without a user logged in?

This question is similar, but kind of the opposite of what I want. I want external USB drives to be mounted automatically at boot, without anyone logged in, to locations like /media/<label>. I ...
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How do I mount ext2/ext3 partitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

Is there anything that will natively allow read/write on an ext2/3 partition within Snowie? Just don't want to get a Linux box to mount, and then access via samba. Although I could perhaps through ...
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Mount second drive as c:/Users in Windows 7

So about a month ago I set up a Windows 7 Professional machine where I was able to mount the secondary hard drive to the path C:\Users. This put all of the userspace files on the second hard drive ...
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Why does trying to use “mdir” give me “Can't open /dev/fd0: No such file or directory”?

Every time I try to use the "mdir" command on Ubuntu 9.10, I get this message: Can't open /dev/fd0: No such file or directory Cannot initialize 'A:' Any idea what it means, and how to fix it? ...
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FAT32 External HDD formated with Mac OS not mountable on a Windows machine

I have an external HDD that I formated in FAT32 using Mac OS X. I don't know how but it's unmountable in a Windows XP machine running SP3. The HDD size is 500Gb and it contains a single partition. Is ...
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/tmp broken: mount doesn't show anything

I'm on Ubuntu 9.04 and I've got the following problem: The folder /tmp normally has a tmpfs mounted in it. On one machine, this isn't the case anymore. I don't know what happened to have it that way. ...
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Map ftp servers as network drives in Ubuntu Linux

I'm a new Linux user, just switched over from Windows. I've got a couple FTP servers I connect to on a regular basis through sftp. I was wondering if there was a way to, as we say in windows, map them ...
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Is there any way to stream disc images (ISO's) from one computer to another?

To start - I do not mean videos/DVD's, and I do not have Windows file sharing set up (and to be honest, am looking for a solution involving a program that I could maybe start and stop fully). On my ...
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Linux File system for a 1 TB External Hard drive

I have a 1TB external seagate hard drive that i use it with my dell inspiron 1525 laptop running UBuntu 9.04. I dont intend to share my hdd with anyone, so my laptop is the ...
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Autounmounting USB keys with FAT filesystem on Linux (RHEL5)

For security reasons, I have two workstations i front of me, and I can only transfer data between them through a USB key. As you can imagine, it can get quickly tiresome, but the most annoying is ...
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On Linux, mounting network drives depending on the network profile

In Linux, is there a way to automatically mount different network filers depending on depending on the network profile? I have a laptop that moves from place to place and would like to mount or not ...
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Any good ideas of how to display LCD/DLP projector output on a tabletop in a non-permanent fashion? [closed]

I want to geek-out our RPG gaming group by displaying a digital version of the game map via an LCD/DLP projector firing downwards on the table top directly. I've seen permanent rigs where the ...
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I mounted an extra partition for a Linux account and found it unmounted after reboot. Why?

I have an extra ext3 primary partition that I wanted to mount for a particular Linux user account. I ran mkdir, mount, chown, and all was good. However, upon reboot I have discovered that the ...
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Ubuntu 9.04 :: Cannot mount Windows partitions (or hard drives)

This is a known Ubuntu error in Jaunty. The only thing is that the bug fix was in Geek, not English. Could someone explain the fix to me? Here it is: ...
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Mount VirtualBox VDI disk

I have a virtual Windows 7 computer using VirtualBox on a Linux host. How can I mount this virtual pc's harddisk (VDI file) in Linux? It's a dynamic file, meaning that it only takes up as much space ...
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How do software .dmg files mount or work in OS X?

I am a new Mac user and have an iMac. Coming from the Windows world where everything is installer based, OS X seems to mount .dmg files and run them. I've seen this happen prior to an install and ...
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Mount “Macrium Reflect” on a partition, boot from there?

Can Macrium's Reflect recovery CD be mounted/used with GRUB ? If the cd can be 'put' (loaded/mounted/...) in a partition, then the only disc needed would be the actual recovery disc, which could be ...
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Prevent a partition on a USB drive auto-mounting in Linux

On Linux (Gnome desktop) how do you prevent one of the partitions on an external USB drive auto-mounting when it attached to the machine? I don't just want to prevent the Nautilus window from popping ...
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Ubuntu - How to automount an external drive at a preconfigured mount point?

Normally, when I attach an external USB drive to my Ubuntu system, the filesystem on it are automounted to /media/label. However, I'd like the filesystem to be mounted at a mount point of my choosing. ...
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How do I unmount a drive “not mounted by HAL”?

I'm running CentOS in a virtual machine (VMware) and booting from an iso, is it possible to unmount the 'drive' I booted from? I get something along the lines of cannot unmount because it was not ...
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How can I make Windows not mount a drive when it is plugged in?

Due to my employer's IT policy, I'm not allowed to have any kind of MP3 playing software on my computer. I do, however, like to plug my iPod into my computer to keep the battery charged during working ...
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How to get a reinstall of Ubuntu to recognize /home partition?

I have been running Ubuntu 9.04 since it's release and on my last install adventure I took the plunge and created a seperate partition for my /home directory. For reasons not important here I needed ...
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How to mount a NTFS USB harddrive to Mac OS X that was unsave removed from Windows?

I have a hard drive that gets plugged into several machines. One MacBook Pro running Mac OS X, some Ubuntu and Fedora Installations and sometimes Windows XP or Vista. Therefore, I formatted it NTFS to ...
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How to automount an Android phone as USB mass storage?

When connecting my Android device to a PC, it prompts to mount it as USB mass storage. Is there a way to force it to auto-mount?