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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After mounting container as drive in Truecrypt , Windows says drive is not formatted

I created a container using truecrypt long time back , and I used to mount it whenever I needed , until one day I decided to format my laptop. So I took backup of the file container to a USB drive. ...
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Cannot change options in mounting ntfs partition for rw

I need to mount a ntfs volume for read & write for a particular group of users, so I tried putting in this line in /etc/fstab: (I have also tried UUID but it was the same result) /dev/sda1 ...
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USB Drive went into Read-only mode and doesn't allow me to write or delete anything

I am using Linux kernel 3.4.56 and I was working with a USB stick but while doing a system upgrade procedure, it went into read-only mode. And now it doesn't allow me to write or delete anything. I ...
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mount: / not mounted already, or bad option

Can't mount the system with data=writeback I've added ,data=writeback to fstab than fstab: /dev/mapper/vg-lv_root / ext4 defaults,noatime,discard,data=writeback ...
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delete cached credentials for SMB mount in OSX?

I am trying to figure out how to delete my saved credentials when I mount a share to my Windows server. I've tried deleting any mentions of the particular server from within Keychain, but I still log ...
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cifs mount failed with return code 13 after building kernel 3.12.1

I was using the PING.ISO (Part Image is not Ghost) 3.02. The ISO is a simple file structure with all the work being done in a python script. I needed drivers for a newer PC, so I remastered it with a ...
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mounts aren't case-sensitive

I mounted a few drives from Linux boxes in my network, but those mounts aren't case-sensitive. The mount command I used ( from the man mount.cifs, case-sensitive should be the default ): mount ...
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When nodes are created in linux at the time of system bootup?

I am working on Linux kernel 3.4.56, and I am trying to add a system upgrade feature in my system using external USB device. So in my implementation is check that, if /sys/block/sd*(a/b) node is ...
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lxc-start: filesystem could not be mounted: /run

I have installed lxc in ubuntu server, every thing was working fine. Today I have updated lxc from version 0.7.5 to version 1.0.0.alpha2. After I update lxc, I am unable to start lxc containers. ...
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Windows share is not accessible from time to time

I have a CentOS box having a share mounted from local NAS (Synology) and a share mounted from a Windows Server 2012 (no utilities, plain standard share AFAIK). There's a script that does backups every ...
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How do I mount vhd disk to Ubuntu (Hyper-V)?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk VHD1. I add another VHD2 disk as SCSI. Now I want to mount this ...
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Can a TrueCrypt container file be mounted from an external hard drive?

I created a 200GB TrueCrypt container, and thinking that you should be able to mount it from anywhere, I transfered it to my external hard drive. Then I tried to mount it, but TrueCrypt won't even ...
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sshfs abrupt disconnection

I am doing a lot of coding over SSH and so I have decided to mount the file system via sshfs: user@remote /home/user/mnt fuse.sshfs noauto,_netdev,users,idmap=user,reconnect 0 0 If my internet ...
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Git cannot clone repository into CIFS mounted directory

Attempting to clone a remote Git repository into a CIFS mounted directory on Linux. The error is: $ git clone ssh://git@github.com/ghuser/ghuser.git dir Cloning into 'dir'... fatal: Unable to create ...
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How to change mountall to mount -a at boot?

Apparently ubuntu uses mountal instead of the classic mount -a to increase boot speed. but the problem with mountall it mounts them in parallell. I need to mount drives in a specific order. How to ...
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Can't boot in windows 8 after installing lubuntu and running boot-repair

I installed lubuntu to a flash drive on my windows machine. Because the boot manager wouldn't find the usb I ran boot-repair. Now Grub can't find Windows 8. To make matters worse I can't mount my hard ...
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Cygwin local mounts disappeared after update. How to recover?

I've been running 32-bit Cygwin under 64-Bit Win-7 for years. I just did a Cygwin update, which I do every month or so, and normally the updates have no noticeable side effects. But today's update ...
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How to make GNU/Linux more robust in case of frequent power loss

When having a system (hardware), that has no protection against sudden power loss (zero power at all), what is the best way to keep the damage that may occur to a running GNU/Linux as low as possible? ...
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How to mount ext partitions on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have Linux installed on my PC along with Linux (Ubuntu). How can I access files from Windows 8 which are present on the Linux's partition?
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How to mount Linux virtual drives on Windows

So, I created a Ubuntu virtual machine on Windows 8 host OS using VMWare Player. I need to backup this VM, but including the VM directory in the backup program leads the program to backup the entire ...
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Easier way to create floppy disk images?

I'm using Vyatta routers with KVM and want to attach a floppy drive with a config file for Vyatta when I boot the image. I'll be doing this over and over again, and as such am looking for an automated ...
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How to prevent Windows Backup from traversing junction and/or mount points?

Windows Backup and Restore has been configured to backup the system image and the users' libraries. All the drives (including the drive C:) were unchecked in the list of locations to be backed up. ...
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HTC Android Fails to mount- Mount from computer?

I Have an HTC Incredible S (S-Off, Rooted, ViperVIVO 1.3.0 ICS) that has seemingly ceased to posses the ability to mount its SD Storage to my computer. For whatever reason, whenever I plug in my ...
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Is there such a thing as a file hosted container which deduplicates data held within?

Background I have backups of a website which stores all of it's data into a single file. This file is several gigs large and I have many different backups of this file. Most of the data within is ...
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Is it possible to mount DriveImage XML backup image?

I used DriveImage XML [1] to create backup of the harddrive on some old Desktop PC with NTFS partition. I used no compression (None), enabled Raw, Split Files (I should not check this) and create the ...
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What does “locally installed” and “not essential” mean explaining difference between /bin /usr/bin /usr/local/bin?

I have read some word explaining the difference between /bin, /usr/bin and /usr/local/bin, or alikes, e.g. this question. But I don't understand what do they mean by not essential or locally ...
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Mounting a VBox shared folder as user [duplicate]

In my Windows host, I have an Arch linux VirtualBox guest. I setup a Windows folder as a shared folder in VBox. I then manage to mount the folder as type vboxsf in my guest (done in /etc/fstab), but ...
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Why does cifs asks for su rights to write any data into it?

I'm mounting a windows share as follows: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.178.49/public -o users,username=name,dom=domain,password=pword /mnt/nas Then I'm trying to create a simple file with some basic ...
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What if I dismount main volume, where the Windows is installed

I'm writing permanent file deletion tool and accessing raw disk clusters. Since Windows Vista writing into raw disk is a bit more complicated. I have tried on my external data device first and worked ...
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Playing mounted ISO File on Windows 8 (VCD)? No player works?

I used ImgBurn to create an iso file from dvd movie folders, then mounted to my windows 8 box's virtual drive using Virtual Clone Drive. It use to be in my old Windows 7 machine that it would start ...
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Full rights on new files created on mounted partition

I have created a new partition (ext4) on a 4tb disk and i want to use that partition to store media. Is it possible to mount that partition and set full rights to new files created by various users? ...
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Automatically mount a remote folder on boot

I'm trying to mount a Windows folder on my Ubuntu machine on start up. I've tried following this page here, modifying /etc/fstab and appending sshfs#my_user@remote_host:/path/to/directory ...
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Can't mount ISO files over a network in Windows 8.1

Ever since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I have been unable to mount ISO disk images over a network. When I try, I get the error "Sorry, there was a problem mounting the file." I didn't have this problem ...
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rsnapshot / cp-al: duplicate files on mounted NFS share

The Scenario I'm backing up one of my Debian wheezy machines via rsnapshot. The target directory is a mounted NFS share. A Qnap NAS serves this target directory. The Problem But rsnapshot complains ...
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Virtualization software that supports mounting host zfs zpool

what virtualization software should be used for a guest operating system (preferably BSD) that supports mounting host(Linux) zpools in the guest OS? I am aware of the vmware ability to mount hard ...
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Fedora nfs mount dissappears

I have a small host running Fedora 18 (3.6.11), with a nfs set to server a /mnt/dir. The problem on the client running Fedora (3.11.6) after just a minute or so the mount disappears. SELinux is ...
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Two distinct mount points with one device

After being disappointed with Ubuntu's release update feature, I finally decided to have separate mount points for / and /home. Towards this, I reformatted my HDD giving most of my drive to ...
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Lubuntu LiveCD disabling auto-mount.

In cooperation with my IT teacher we want to boot all PC's in IT class with Lubuntu. I've successfully set up PXE server, but there is one thing that worries us. Harddrives shouldn't be accessible ...
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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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How to disable automount for specific, internal partitions on Windows 7?

I have an iMac on which I set up a Windows 7 on a separate partition of main main drive (an SSD) with Bootcamp. After installing the Bootcamp drivers, Windows is abled to read HFS+ file systems (even ...
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How to mount an AWS volume on local host?

How do you go about mounting an AWS volume on a local host? I am working on a remote AWS volume and would like to treat its files as if they were local so that I can use the programs on my local host ...
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Automounting folder in Enhanced CD layout

I am in the middle of recording my own material to benefit my published trademark. I may have understood is that users can automount folders as read-only and make it permanent. In the Enhanced CD ...
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NTFS-3g and NFS not working

I have a problem with one of my NFS shares. On one computer running debian I have mounted a NTFS drive using ntfs-3g, using this line in my fstab file: /dev/sda2 /delt ntfs-3g ...
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Mount NTFS dive with permissions set to 777

I need to mount a NTFS drive with permissions set to 777 on debian. The code i have in fstab now is: /dev/sdb2 /disk ntfs defaults,nls=utf8,umask=000,uid=1000,windows_names 0 ...
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Problems with mounting HFS+ drives

I have a problem mounting some hfsplus drives. I just need them mounted readonly. (disabling journal is not an option) I did a lot of research and found out that due to changes from kernel version ...
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How to resize an lvm volume (after lvresize got corrupted. is it possible to revert?)?

I did following under the root login (shrinking /home, expanding /var): umount /home lvresize -L-7G /dev/mapper/myvg-home it was warning: WARNING: Reducing active logical volume to 28.89 GiB ...
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mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking

I am trying to mount a disk from a remote computer but I get this error: root@sidibalkan:~# mount -t nfs rat:/develop /mnt mount.nfs: rpc.statd is not running but is required for remote locking. ...
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Displaying partitions and removable disks in files managers

I use Debian 7 and I have strange trouble. Few days ago my files managers (Nautilus, Thunar) stopped displaying partitions which are not mounted (including removable disks). I have changed /etc/fstab ...
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External HDD doesn't show up in /dev on raspberry pi

here's my problem: I have an old 500GB HDD drive from one of my old laptops which I connected to my Pi via USB. First issue: Every time I plug in the device, the Pi reboots. I already read this is due ...
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Create new mount point(/backup) from existing partition

i have 2 partition on cenos 6.4 in SOFT RAID 1. my current mounted partitions(df -h): Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mountedon /dev/md1 20G 5.4G 14G 29% / /dev/md2 ...