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 VeraCrypt (fuse) as root user

I want to share one of my connected ex-TrueCrypt drives via SMB. I already have three other drives, which are unencrypted, mounted under /mnt. They show as owned by root:root and I can browse them ...
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Automatically mount external hard drive into Samba share

I have setup my Raspberry Pi home server, one short-coming is if I unplug 1 of my external hard drives, use it, and plug it back in to the Pi, this drive is not recognized/readable, it returns an ...
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How can i mount free space to root on debian

I was trying to mount the free space to root ,i wish to increase the space of root where the current file size was very less , running df -l Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted ...
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How to list HHDs as one large volume but remain independent

Is it possible to allow all hard drives to be used/listed as a single mount point in a Linux file system, but still remain independent of each other to a point of if one drive was disconnected all the ...
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Macbook confuses mount path of partitions from 2 different external disks

after copying a big amount of data from one 3tb disk (Mother) to another (Backup) overnight i put my computer out. After i put it on again it took about 30 min for "Mother" to reappear with the ...
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Access / fix corrupted windows file system SSD under Linux

After my PC crashed apparently due to a corrupted RAM module (scanned my RAM after the crash while trying to find out what went wrong and tons of errors came out) I now seem to have a locked / ...
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Unable to mount external drive or sshfs

I'm running Linux Mint 17.2. Here's what happens when I try to mount an external USB drive: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc1: Command-line `mount "/media/nick/MyPassportRed"' exited ...
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Debian jessie fails to boot - changed the fstab file

All, I have recently installed Debian Linux on my machine. It's working great. However it wasnt showing my two 2TB hard drives. It was only showing the my main 256GB SSD onto which the OS was ...
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/dev/sda1 not Accessible in Ophcrack

I have problems using the Ophcrack Live distribution on a PC with Windows 7. I can not in any way to see the C: drive. I've tried everything, from entering as SU, I did mount, mount force, mknode, ...
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How to mount NFS share in OS X Yosemite?

I have an NFS server (CentOS 6.6 at IP 192.168.1.16) that shares a folder /nfs/share. I want to mount this folder from a Mac laptop (at mount point /nfs/share). When I tried the following: sudo ...
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Unable to mount NTFS partition using ntfs-3g

My system was able to mount NTFS partitions previosly, but after some while, mounting "broke" and cannot succeed now. Details: Disks are healthy, I checked the system on 3 different disks. Attempt ...
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Mount Unknown Type External HDD (was NTFS)

I'm new to Ubuntu and came here as my i can't read my external HDD in Windows. So i've booted up my Ubuntu 15.04 install to check if it pops up within the program Disks. The strange part in this ...
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MAC: Make a Hard drive mount on request only

I am replacing my internal HDD with an SSD. I am going to mount the older 1TB HDD on a HDD Caddy in my laptop. However that will only be used for time machine backups and long term storage of files. ...
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umount device or mount point?

Is there a more-correct way to unmount a device/filesystem/etc? Should I umount the device I originally mounted or the mount point? mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/myusbstick do stuff umount /mnt/myusbstick ...
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Clonezilla saved image to USB-bridged SATA & Verified it. Can't see USB Bridge to restore

Working with a small size, HP laptop, no CD drive. AMD A12-8800 R-7. 256G SSD, 3 partitions. Came with Win10 installed. From recent experience with another high powered HP laptop, I want to clone the ...
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How can I force delete a faulty drive from the Linux device mapper?

I have a faulty HDD which sometimes fails to spin up. It doesn't contain anything important, just my home directory and some multimedia files, so I don't care if the filesystem crashes. However, it's ...
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How to properly clone /dev/sda on /dev/sdb

I have two hard disks with the same sizes - represented as /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. I am trying to copy /dev/sda on /dev/sdb. /dev/sda has one ext3 partition. /dev/sda and /dev/sdb have the same ...
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Unable to mount FreeNAS 9.3.1 NFS share on Ubuntu 15.10

I have FreeNAS 9.3.1 running on a computer with an NFS share. I am unable to mount this share via the mount command: mount -t nfs 192.168.0.104:/mnt/NAS /mnt/test on Ubuntu 15.10 or on the FreeNAS ...
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Using dd command fails after the first mount

I am using dd command to copy disk drive /dev/sda on /dev/sdb. What I do is the following: I run dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb then mount /dev/sdb1 (note that /dev/sdb1 is not mounted on boot) to make ...
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How to generate an ext4 filesystem for an embedded system?

I'm looking through the ubuntu man pages on genext2fs and am trying to understand how to properly choose some of these parameters. How do the block size, number of inodes and number of ext2 blocks ...
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Make nautilus mount usb so unprivileged user can write to it

I'm using debian stretch. I plug in a usb, then open nautilus (as an unprivileged user). I click mount on the usb and nautilus mounts it. However, only privelaged users can write to it. Is there some ...
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How to mount Linux rev 1.0 ext4 filesystem data file?

$ file data Linux rev 1.0 ext4 filesystem data, UUID=9f923f9d-2cbd-4a49-8b5c-6a3cece42509 (extents) (64bit) (large files) (huge files) $ mount -t ext4 data /mnt/ mount: wrong fs type, bad option,...
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Mounting external drive Windows 10

I have an older 500 GB My Book WD external drive that always seems to have trouble mounting on the desktop. This is a problem in both OSX and Windows 10. In Windows, if I check device manager, I can ...
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I can't see my hard drive on Oracle Linux even though i've mounted it in Virtual Box

I’m new to Linux. Currently installed an Oracle Linux (64-bit) on my machine. I basically want to be able to access files from my external hard drive that I’ve mounted with full access in the share ...
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Mounting USB hard drive on a Debian 8.2 system sometimes requires reboot; how to avoid this?

So I have an external USB hard drive which I mount on my Debian 8.2 (“Jessie”) GNU/Linux system. I actually use an explicit line for the disk in /etc/fstab – it is more than just a keydrive. Every ...
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How to add a disk

I would like to start to use a disk: /dev/sda (see bellow). What do I need to do before I could copy files on it? (centos 6) # fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 1030.8 GB, 1030792151040 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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Can I mount read-only a partition image that is being written into by ddrescue?

I'm recovering a damaged drive. The first 2 passes are done, but I want to rescue more data, while being able to browse the already closed partition image, while it is being filled up with new data ...
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1 out of 3 ntfs partitions failed to mount on OS X 10.11.1

This is a single usb hard drive with three NTFS partitions (which were historically created by windows), that functions perfectly under ubuntu linux. When connected to this MacBook Air (OS X 10.11.1) ...
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Git clone: error: chmod on <ntfs mount> failed: Operation not permitted

I'm dual booting fedora/windows 7, and so I have a common storage place between them I've made a small fat partition, mounted from /etc/fstab: UUID=C37A-2B35 /transfer vfat users,umask=000 1 3 I'm ...
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How to mount an ext4 filesystem with specific permissions?

I want to mount /home such that any user can read and write to his/her own directory but only a certain user has execute permission. We have a queue system (torque) and I want users not to be able to ...
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Ubuntu mount point does not exist

I am trying to fix a broken Ubuntu upgrade, and so I am following the steps here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCdRecovery#Update_Failure And when I get to step number 4 sudo mount --bind /...
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How can I find out the /sys/class or /sys/devices entry for a mounted filesystem?

What I have: I know the place in the filesystem where a microSD card is mounted, e.g. /storage/sdcard1 What I need: To find out which device folder it corresponds to, e.g. /sys/class/mmc_host/mmc0 (...
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USB flash drive stopped working

USB flash drive not mounting either in GNU/Linux or Windows. Gparted not identifing df -l do not list HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool not identifing lsusb shows the following: Bus 003 Device 009: ...
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Can't Mount iPhone 5 in Linux - lsusb finds device / no dmesg / ipheth command not found / idevicemount device not found

As the title stipulates, I am trying to mount my iPhone 5 in Arch Linux. lsusb finds the device and returns Bus 005 Device 006: ID 05ac:12a8 Apple, Inc. iPHone5/5C/5S/6 dmesg | grep "Apple" returns ...
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Mounting a server into the Finder on Apple OS X.11 via SSH

In the past, I have mounted remote servers over SSH on my Apple computer using MacFUSE and a program that interfaces with it called MacFusion. These appear to be deprecated and do not work with the ...
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systemd: Start service/script IMMEDIATELY after mount

On a system running Debian 8 with Systemd, I am trying to run a service immediately after /var is mounted. The custom service copies some essential files to /var, and it must be run before any other ...
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Mounting Hard Drive

I am new to Ubuntu...I am using a computer with a locked hard drive. The computer was running WIN 8 and was inherited from a friend who passed on so we do not know his password. When I am in Ubuntu ...
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See a SSHFS mounted folder in a VM Share Folder in Windows

Basicly I have a virtual machine running linux. The virtual machine Shared folder is at /vmshare inside the guest and C:\vmshare on the host. It should be noted that inside the guest something like ...
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Add user permission for /media/myDrive directory

I'm using RaspberryPi and Raspbian distribution. Additionally I have installed Kodi and set it up to auto start. I have problems with setting permission to /media/myDrive directory. It's because od ...
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How to mount windows share on linux with specific credentials and specific linux user ownership?

I have linux user lUser (uid=123) that is in the group lGroup (guid=145). I have windows user wUser that has full access to the share. I want to automount that share on linux machine and give lUser ...
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Mount Remote Share without fuse / alternatives for SSHFS

I am running Ubuntu on a Virtual Server (1and1). The host does not provide the Kernel mod Fuse, which is the reason I cannot use SSHFS to Mount the remote directory locally. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to reach a WEBDAV mount in a NFS4 export

I have a WEBDAV mountpoint to a remote server, the according user mountable directory is created in a directory, which i export via NFS4. Browsing the mounted share directory on a workstation (Debian ...
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Trouble using command prompt to mount a network drive

when I tried to mount the drive with the following command: net use x:\\folder\Sharename I get the following error: "System error 67 has occurred the network name cannot be found" when I try ...
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I can't mount an ISO in Windows Server 2012

When I try to mount an ISO on Windows Server 2012 I get a message that states "Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file"... and that's it. I Googled a bunch, and every answer to this question I ...
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VirtualBox: Windows 7 inside Windows 7: cannot mount shared folder: system error code 53

I have imported a Windows 7 virtual machine into Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.6 running on Windows 7. I have installed guest additions and logged in as Administrator. I have created a automount shared folder ...
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Mac OS X login mount at a specific location

On Mac OS X it is possible to mount a drive on login. Is it possible to control the mount location via this method, or must a script be used?
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“Unable to find or create a directory of the trash” on NTFS partition

I use RFRemix, desctop XFCE4 ]$ uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 3.17.4-302.fc21.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Dec 4 19:12:43 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux When I try to delete from NTFS ...
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Startup Oracle Database with an NFS mount

I currently have an Oracle Database which works just fine on 1 server. I want to share the folder which contains its' control file to another server via an NFS mount. However when mounted I get ...
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“Mount” for .ISO's disappeared from context menu

I have Windows 10 and when right clicking on .ISO files there is usually "Mount" as an option. But when I installed Nero Burning Room, "Mount" disappeared from the context menu. How can I add it ...
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enabling shared folders in VMware Workstation 9 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I'm trying to enable a shared folder. The issue is I can't get the guest to recognize the share and mount it. Following this guide I executed mount -t vmhgfs .host:/share /homt/user1/share after ...