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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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 ...
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How to get rid of the write permission on the mounted cifs storage from users?

A disk array is mounted by sudo mount -t cifs REMOTE_DIR MNT_DIR -o username=admin,password=xxx But all the mounted contents are under mode 0777, that means everyone can change and delete the files. ...
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How do I access contents of mountpoint directory before mount without unmounting?

I'm running a linux server and have an encrypted partition. After a reboot, I manually log into the server, enter the passphrase and mount it at /home. Is there a way to access the content of /home ...
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Reattaching remote servers: no such file or directory in terminal

I'm using the Connect to Server tool to mount a remote drive. I'm able to access this via Terminal at /Volumes/REMOTE. If I unmount and remount the same connection however, my existing terminal ...
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Linux + AD + mount = problems writing files

I have 2 Linux servers + 1 Active Directory There's a NFS disk mounted from the Linux 2 to Linux 1. Users can access and write files from their Windows session on directories of Linux 1, and on ...
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How to mount debian installer (UDF) on OSX?

The current net-installer disk image for debian (debian-8.2.0-amd64-netinst.iso) uses a UDF file-system that is incompatible with mount_udf or hdiutil on OSX (Yosemite). How can I mount the disk ...
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Any PORTABLE application to open Active@ Disk Image Backup File (ADI)

Recently I formatted & reinstalled my Windows System. Before that taken back-up of whole 'C' Drive (using AOMEI Backupper,free backup software) to an ADI extension file. There is option to mount ...
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How to mount Azure File share to support Symlinks on Azure file share with Ubuntu 14.04

I need to use the Azure file share for deployments with Capistrano, the problem is that I don't seem to be able to create symlinks on the disk, which mounts as SMB. I'm mounting the File Share on a ...
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Cygwin mounted drive not accessible from remote machine

I have a mounted share drive l: on a Windows 7 64 bit machine I will call box1. In Cygwin on box1, I type mount and the mounted drive shows up correctly as L: on /cygdrive/l type ntfs (binary). When ...
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Files dissappeared after remounting NTFS partition. Why?

I was trying to login my Ubuntu 14.04, but after entering password, I wasn't able to see any icons or dash. I had faced this issue before and I knew the solution as well. The issue was that my Ubuntu ...
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How to back docker graph directory onto host?

I have a Win 7 32-bit host with Vagrant + Virtualbox. I kick off a trusty 64-bit VM and install docker. I notice some pulls take a long time, so I want to back the docker graph directory (var/lib/...
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Copy drive A to drive B on mount

I need some help with the problem of an automatic copy from drive A --> drive B. I want to detect a drive on mount as A - 1st mounted drive is A, as source drive. Detect the 2nd mounted drive as B - ...
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Bash Script for mounting share and starting rsync

There is a need to migrate data from one server to another as we begin decommissioning the first server; the first server is an OS X 10.9.5 machine. I would like to devise a script that, when launched,...
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How do I mount in Linux such that everyone or certain people can write to it?

First off, this is not a duplicate question: mine is broader than the others and all of the answers deal with the umask option, which only works with VFAT drives. I have a lot of virtual machines on ...
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Mount Windows partition with read-write permission if possible

I'm looking for equivalent of -errors={continue|remount-ro|panic} option which is available for i.a. mount.nfs4 but not for the mount.ntfs. I need it to mount Windows 10 partition (via /etc/fstab) ...
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partition being mounted as noexec, not fstab, what else can it be?

I have one partition being mounted as noexec. It shows on the mount output, but there is nothing on fstab to do that. Where is the noexec coming from? my fstab: UUID=1fbb29fe-cef2-4cc2-9b1e-...
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Force media to be mounted to /dev/sr1 instead of /dev/sr0

I would like to be able to have the first device that I mount to a linux host be /dev/sr1 instead of /dev/sr0. I am trying to script installing IBM’s SVC. There installer is hardcoded to expect the ...
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Translate permissions with as sshfs remote mount?

I have two computers on a network, call these Q and X. I want to mount via sshfs X:/ to Q:/mnt/X. So to do this I use: user@Q $ sudo sshfs root:X/ /mnt/X This successfully mounts it and allows the ...
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Remove static automount folder in Mac OS X 10.10.3

I have a strange apparently unused automount with nfs configured which I cannot remove. Probably, I mis-configured something when trying to set up LDAP or Kerberos a long while ago. Nothing special ...
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Automount external drives as readonly in openelec

I wanto to make sure that every time, I plug in an external harddisk to my raspberry pie with openelec, it is mounted readonly. I tried putting this rule KERNEL=="sd*", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", MODE="...
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Mount image of unknown filesystem

I have an image of a filesystem that I'm trying to mount. Unfortunately I have no idea what filesystem is in it. I'll show you what I have done so far. root@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:/vagrant# file ...
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Mounting HFS+ partition on Arch Linux

I'm having some problems with mounting an hfs+ partition on Arch Linux. When I run sudo mount -t hfsplus /dev/sda2 /mnt/mac I get this error: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/...
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File permissions using nfs-mounted vfat disk

I'm trying to get full access to a disk on a home server. On the server a raspberry pi with debian, there's only one user, "pi", with root privileges. On the client, an ubuntu machine, I have two ...
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tcplay: cannot write to mounted volume

Background I set up a TrueCrypt volume in Windows that I want to write to in Linux. It is a file within a hard drive I have mounted to a directory: drwx------ 1 user user 20K Aug 18 02:53 hdd/. I ...
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How can I run a script at boot time right when the disks are mounted?

Note: I'm not asking about running a service (or whatever) when booting is completed (I know how to do that). Background System boots from an SDCard, which has the full system on it. Attached to it ...
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curlftpfs ftps mounting drive at boot

I'm trying to mount a ftps folder to my local server. in /etc/fstab I have curlftpfs#url.domain.com:990 /media/ftp fuse ftp-ssl-ccc,ssl_control,cacert=/etc/ssl/certname.pem,no_verify_peer,...
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Explaining to systemd that /var is symlinked to /home/var

Suppose an installation of Debian unstable, using systemd for init, with two filesystem partitions, / and /home. Suppose further that, for reasons to do with the physical disks, I have moved the ...
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How to mount a drive in a running FreeDOS?

I'm currently using FreeDOS to load USB stick content to a virtual drive. The connected HDD won't get a drive letter, as it is simply not formatted. After that, I'm using Drive Snapshot to fill the ...
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mount --bind /tmp /var/tmp not mounting in debian 7

I have some issue with mount --bind /tmp /var/tmp. After I run this command, I edit /etc/fstab file and add line: /tmp /var/tmp none bind 0 0 But when I run command /bin/mount -v 2>/dev/null to ...
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Cannot mount or move Virtual Hard Disk .vhdx file

I created a .vhdx file using disk2vhd from sysinternals, but I'm unable to use it. The virtual machine in Hyper-V won't start. I can't mount it either. I t gives me the following error even though I ...
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change “cache” name to “backup”

I have a Debian server, my partition /dev/sda6 (which has a lot of space left) is mounted on /cache. I want to use this partition for file backup. I want to change the name of /cache to /backup. When ...
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How to make ISOLINUX loaded RAMDisk writeable?

I'm currently using ISOLINUX to create a bootable MS-DOS 6.22 image in the RAM. This is working pretty well! I can stuff the folders CDROOT and isolinux in this setup and then create a new ISO with ...
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Mount a Linux folder in Windows

To mount a Windows folder in Linux, I can just mount //<server>/<file> <location> cifs -o user=<user> How can I do the reverse -- Get a Linux folder on my Windows dekstop, ...
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How to create an ISO image that is mountable with Windows?

I have a directory of 1 TB with thousands of small files on ext3 filesystem. Now I want to put it all in an ISO image and send it to Windows with NTFS filesystem. I wonder whether I will be able to ...
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External HDD Could not be Mount in Centos

I have an Transcend HDD in NTFS file system. By mistake I unmount it from centos. After this i am not able to connect it again. Now it is not showing icon for it. Please help me, how to again mount ...
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Unable to mount SD card

I'm not sure this is a right forum to post this question. However, I have this SD card I'm trying to mount on my linux machine. It always gives me mount /dev/sdb mount/ mount: no medium found on /...
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How do I get access to the file system of a stopped AWS instance (virtual machine)?

Issue: I have an AWS t2.micro (virtual machine) instance (name:webserver) set up with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The instance is unusable due to a configuration file that I edited improperly and saved. I ...
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mount point is not a directory

I am trying to mount a directory from a local desktop in my home network. The computer exporting the nfs share is named jarvis and the nfs client is named marvin. On marvin, I run showmount -e jarvis, ...
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Harddisk not mounting: not recognized under Devices - Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop computer. According to my code I mounted my harddrive and then copy a file in it. I also use 2 USB for this copy operation. Today I got into trouble. Firstly one of ...
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Encrypted folder mounted by a cron job, won't keeps mounted

I have an A.sh script that queries a server; retrieves the mount password and mount the Private folder in the client. Then I have a Init.sh script that first check the internet connection status and ...
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how to mount beyond /dev/sda15 when using a GPT disk with lots of partitions

I have a GPT disk with about 20 partitions. They're on /dev/sda how can I mount each of these at the same time? as I understand /dev/sda is limited at /dev/sda15 this feels weird - being able ...
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Where is the data inside a disk image stored when it is mounted in a virtual CD-ROM?

I wanted to know what type of memory is consumed when a disk image is mounted in a virtual CD-ROM (for example, when we mount a .ISO file using Daemon Tools) and where is the data inside the disk ...
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How To Mount A Disk Image On Android With Terminal?

I'm trying to mount a disk image that I've made on my android with terminal and busybox. This is how I made the image: dd if=/dev/zero of=/sdcard/disk.img bs=4k count=131072 mkfs.vfat -v /sdcard/...
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sshfs remount frequently hangs

On Fedora 21 current patches, in a local LAN environment, I'm mounting 2 filesystems with sshfs. The remote server is on a reliable LAN network, the ssh keys are correctly setup for passwordless ...
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CentOS filesystem mount

I have set up a CentOS server and am administering it using Webmin. (I know webmin is generally frowned upon, but it is how I was taught to work on Linux and I only know basic ssh) The root drive ...
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NFS export a directory containing mount-points for other filesystems

I want to export /media directory. /media /media/hdd1 -- mount point for external drive H1 /media/usb -- mount point for external drive U1 And I want contents in H1 and U1 exposed. I have ...
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Value too large for defined data type

I am following this guide on how to chroot arch linux in my android device. Welcome back gnu! - My revenge on Android In case you do not read the guide, I made a linux.img file on my pc, using dd ...
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Infinitely deep folder without symlinks in ext4

It seems like I can find an infinite number of /pl/locale subfolders in this ext4 partition, yet none of them are symlinks. Where is the loop? $ ls -ld /mnt/rootfs/usr/share/locale/pl/locale/pl/...
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Can I view remote HTTP directories via something like sshfs?

It's possible to mount remote directories via sshfs, if you have the correct login credentials to connect via ssh. I've also seen many websites with the 'autoindex' functionality (e.g. here and here)....
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OSX Automatic Unlock and Mount Encrypted User Account on Separate Partition

I am using a bootable flash drive with OSX Yosemite, a single admin account, and multiple user accounts (for testing purposes, will migrate to MacBook when I get this to work). I am trying to find a ...