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 OS X Mavericks Server fileshares from Windows 8.1 over VPN

My workplace uses an OS X server running Mavericks as a fileserver. (Not my fault; they're an all-Mac shop since long before I arrived.) I am able to mount fileshares from that server on the two ...
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Force rt-n56u/Padavan/XRMWRT router to mount disk to /media/AiDisk_a1/

An external USB disk is mounted to /media/AiDisk_a1/ by default. But after disk power-cycle the mounting point is inaccessible and the disk is mounted to /media/AiDisk_b1/. How to force the disk to ...
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Permanent loop device?

Are loop devices on Linux that are created with losetup supposed to be permanent? This does not seem to be the case for me. Whenever I restart my computer I see that the loop device is gone. I am ...
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truecrypt cannot mount with error: hdiutil: attach failed - no mountable file systems

Few days ago I updates macbook air to 10.9.5 maverics just slight update (security bla-bla) from 10.9.2 or 10.9.5 forgot already.. after this today tried to mount my truecrypt entirely encrypted disk ...
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External disk not accessible

My WD Elements external disk connected via USB 3.0 cable is not accessible. I tried it with two versions of Windows and with Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.6.0. The disk was working some days ago. Then, ...
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Mysterious invisible files cannot be viewed or used during program installation

I have tried to do some poking around on the Internet. Maybe this sounds kind of stupid, but I don't really know where to even start looking. I tried to install a 2004 computer game on Linux Mint 17....
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HFS partition mounting read-only [duplicate]

I have an external Western Digital Hard drive with two HFS partitions with journaling disabled. When I connect it to a computer running Linux (Debian or Ubuntu), frequently both partitions are ...
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What's up with stat on Mac OS X/Darwin? Or filesystems without names

In response to a question I asked on SO, Give the mount point of a path, one respondant suggested using stat to get the device name associated with the volume of a given path. This works nicely on ...
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USB Filesystem that can run executables and can mount on Linux and OS X

I'm looking for a filesystem that I can format a USB drive with that can run C++ executables. Tried FAT32: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission denied Tried NTFS: $ ./main bash: ./main: Permission ...
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Mount encrypted folder on synology nas via terminal

I was searching for a solution to mount an encrypted folder on my synology nas via terminal and found out that DSM uses ecryptfs. Using mount.ecryptfs $ENCRYPT_DIR_PATH $MOUNTED_DIR_PATH actually ...
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How can I automatically mount an iso image before launching a specific program on Win 10?

I have a program that needs a locally stored iso image to be mounted as virtual CD drive to work. Currently I have both a link to the iso and a link to the application executable on the desktop. I ...
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Can Windows tell me what is using my USB drive?

Being the good citizen I am, I left-click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in my taskbar, and select my USB drive to dismount. Then I get the message: Windows can't stop your Generic volume ...
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mounting nfs gives “access denied by server while mounting (null)”

I've recently upgraded one of our machines to debian Squeeze from lenny. Previously, these machines mounted 2 NFS shares /home and /home/scans/data After the upgrade they can only mount one at a time....
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Hook into linux mount/umount event

is there a way to provide post-mount and pre-umount scripts in Linux? I am trying to do some scripts on storage media when mounted and before umounting (eg, for synching). Any help appreciated.
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Subdirectories of docker mount not mounted correctly with docker-compose

Problem Using a data container to store the MySQL data does not work properly if I mount the parent directory /var/lib instead of /var/lib/mysql Infrastructure I'm using 3 docker containers to ...
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SD card failure, can't read superblock

What is wrong with my SD card and is it salvageable? At very least to get the current data off. Information: I have an 8 GB Transcend Class 6 SDHC card that I got for my camera recently. It ...
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Can't mount VMware tools cdrom in VMware Player

I know this should be easy, but I'm having a hell of a time figuring out where the vmware tools cdrom is (for instance it's not /dev/cdrom) and so I can't figure out how to mount it. I'm on Kali Linux,...
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Ubuntu can't mount windows share

I want to access by termin a Windows share so on my Ubuntu 14.04 system I executed the following command: sudo mount.cifs -o username=dana //192.168.1.4/Users /mnt/ After entering the sudo ...
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RW mounted usb drive regarded read-only by cp

Context Can any of you help me with the following, I've got a micro sd card inserted via a usb stick into my Compaq 8510w laptop running the latest Arch Linux (x86_64) release. I have a udev rule ...
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Mounting raid5 disks without one of raid's member

I have to read data from disks, which are raid5 members. I'm wondering if there is posibility to read data from those disks somehow, but one of those disks is just broken. I was trying to mount some ...
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mount on busybox: invalid argument when trying to mount smb share

I am trying to mount a smb share on my embedded Linux running on ARM (3.6.9) with busybox 1.21 mount -t cifs //192.168.0.12/mydata /mnt/myData results in an invalid argument error: mount: ...
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Systemd: hyphens in mount point

By default udisks2 mounts removable drives under /run/media/$USER/[UUID]. The UUID contains hyphens. I wanted to use this mount point in a systemd service. But systemd uses hyphens instead of forward ...
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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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Firejail: how to mount ~/Downloads above a `--private` filesystem?

In short for those who do not know firejail. Firejail is a sandboxing tool aimed both to separate stuff giving the least privileges to apps, and to provide a reasonable security layer for some apps. ...
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Unable to mount Elastic File System on EC2 (mount.nfs4: Connection timed out)

I am trying to mount an EFS file sytem on an EC2 instance. Here is what I'm doing: Connect to EC2 instance using ssh -i "MyKeyPair.pem" ec2-user@ec2-52-39-14-85.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com. ...
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Mounting Shared folders inside Docker machine on Windows

I have installed latest Docker Toolbox 1.11.2 on Windows 10. When I run $ docker-machine create -d virtualbox default - virtualbox creates image, everything is fine. Shared folders are configured by ...
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How to access USB stick content from VMWare running Ubuntu 10.10?

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 via VMWare under Windows 7. I have followed the procedure to install the USB stick. It is now connected to the host. However, I don't know how to access the content of the ...
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How can I mount a Galaxy S6 in Linux?

So, somehow my S6 factory reset while it was in my pocket while I was climbing. Still not sure how. But I need to recover the photo files off of it, whatever might still be left in the slack space. I ...
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How can I mount a single RAID 1 disk/partition as ext3?

I need to copy data from a single HD, which used to be part of a Linux RAID 1. I've googled around, but can't find any clue how to mount partitions from this single HD. Background: The HD comes from ...
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How can I mount a VMWare Disk in Windows 7 64-Bit

I need to mount a VMWare disk image in Windows 7 64-Bit however the "VMware Mount Utility" only works on 32-Bit operating systems. Is there an application or method that I can use to mount the disk?
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Mount cifs for 2 users

I would like to mount a cifs drive for 2 user accounts on a Linux server. I have no trouble mounting the cifs drive for me, or for sudo, but I need to mount it so that two users can access it: sudo ...
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Mount an Azure Blog to a(n) Ubuntu System

I've created a storage account, in which there is a blob service, in which there is a container, in which there are some page blobs. One of these page blobs is a 500GB permanent storage device that ...
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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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How to access a network folder in Ubuntu using the terminal

I am new to Ubuntu(and Linux for that matter) and I am trying to access files using the terminal. The network folder is on my Desktop, but when I go to the Desktop folder via the terminal, the ...
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Windows Spanned Disk (LDM) automount

Every time i startup the server with 2x2tb raid harddrive i need to call the following methods to mount: ldmtool create all mount /dev/mapper/ldm_vol_SPONS_SERVER-Dg0_Volume1 /media/data Which is ...
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ext4 partition type unknow after restart and cannot be mount

After restarting my pc, I've stuck on error of my /home partition. It cannot be mount. Partition table is unknown. For this partition I had dedicated Goodram ssd 250 gb drive. On this disk there was ...
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Can't mount my external hard drive

After a repair task with disk utility I can't mount my external hard drive on my mac. I have tried to mount it on terminal mount /dev/disk1s1 but I receive this eror mount: /dev/disk1s1: unknown ...
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Access old Windows files from Tails

I just installed Tails, but I can't seem to access my old Windows files. I'm prompted for the Windows admin password, but even when I enter the correct one it says it can't do it. My gut feeling is ...
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CentOS7 mount: special device /dev/sdb1 does not exist , but i can see it with fdisk

I had centos7 running on a machine. Attached to it via usb3 I had a disk caddy holding a 4TB WD green HD. This worked perfect for me. And it even worked in the previous centos7 machine. I got a ...
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Cannot mount vmfs version 5 on linux

I know I can mount a vmfs version 3 on linux using vmfs-tools. First I get the iscsi connection using open-iscsi I then check in my partition tool to which virtual drive the iscsi connection has ...
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Making manually mounted LUKS volume visible in Nautilus

In Unity under Ubuntu, when I mounted a volume under /media, then it was shown in Nautilus, as if it was mounted by gvfs. Now I'm running GNOME 3.20.1, which mounts its drives under /run/media/[user]....
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bootsect.exe /nt60 - No bootcode was successfully updated

I am trying to modify my 500GB usb harddrive so I can use it to mimic a DVD BOOT disk I have formatted and created a primary partition on it using cmd.exe diskpart list disk select disk G clean ...
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Configure a DD-WRT router as a FTP server

Router Model Buffalo WZR-1750DHP Firmware Version DD-WRT v3.0-r29968M std (06/17/16) Kernel Version Linux 4.4.13 #950 SMP 2016 armv7l Disk Info /dev/sda1 Block device, size 3.639 TiB (4000785104896 ...
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Mount a VHD (VirtualBox) in OSX

How can I mount a VHD (created in VirtualBox) of a Ubuntu Server install on my Max OSX (Mountain Lion) and allow it to be found in Finder (so I can select a folder and view it's contents). If it ...
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How can I mount a partition from dd-created image of a block device (e.g. HDD) under Linux?

I have an image of the entire disk created using dd. The disk structure follows: kent@cow:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 750.1 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders ...
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Force DISM to unmount/delete a mounted Windows WIM

I use DISM to customize and update images that I deploy to our computers. I do this on an external drive because its really heavy on I/O. A while ago I appear to have left the image mounted in my F ...
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Mounting a Ubuntu 16.04 Server so I can access files/folders liek a normal window/finder

I am setting up a local server using Ubuntu server 16.04, using a LEMP stack set up etc. The server will only be accessible via the network for local site dev. One thing that i'm missing is a way ...
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Share mounted samba share in another share

I have a directory that is shared via samba. Now I mount a share on another computer to a directory that is inside this share. The problem is that this mounted share appears as empty directory when ...
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How do I set up an NFS mount in OSx?

I recently purchased a NAS that supports NFS. I am trying to mount the NAS NFS filesystem on a macosx, so that multiple users can use it. What is unclear to me is how user names and permissions are ...
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Unmount btrfs subvolume from tree

On an btrfs volume, I have a folder snapshots/ in which I store a snapshot of the whole volume from time to time. btrfs automatically mounts all subvolumes, eg. after mounting the top volume, ...