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 use /etc/fstab and/or automount with sshfs on OSX?

I'm attempting to automount a directory from a remote Ubuntu machine on my Mavericks Mac. SSHFS works perfectly when mounted manually, in many different ways. The standard sshfs mount works great: ...
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How to build an sd card image, without an sd card?

We have a scripted process that builds up an embedded install of Debian Jesse on an sd card. The relevant parts of the script look like this: export DISK=/dev/sdb umount ${DISK}1 # make sure no ...
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How to execute a system command one minute after reboot (Linux)?

Is it possible to run a system command such as mount a certain amount of time after system reboot? My problem is that I had an entry in /etc/fstab to mount a host disk in a Linux (Ubuntu) virtual ...
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How to mount only a part (byte- or block-based) of a device file? [on hold]

How can I create a block device file of an existing block device file of size z (including a file associated with a loopback) so that a certain byte x (with x > 0) appears as first byte, x+1 as ...
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Change root '/' partition to another disk

I bought a new SSD and I want to transfer my current / directory there without loosing any data. I already copied the files to the SSD using a livecd but I don't know how to tell the system than now ...
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Finding space used on windows NTFS mounts

I have a few windows servers that I am interested in determining how much space is being used. If a drive is mounted as a drive letter, this is pretty easy. But in several cases I see volumes that ...
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Hard drive is not accessible

I have installed new internal hard drive on my desktop but when I click on partiton of the hard drive from another hard drive it is showing "Unable to mount location" in linux(from ubuntu and ...
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Truecrypt mount system drive from “outside”

i am trying to mount an encrypted system disk from a Winbuilder Win 8 live disk with Truecrypt 7.1a. The encrypted disk originally has a 100GB and a 400GB partition, but truecrypts mount dialogue ...
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Ubunthu: Mounting of external drive during startup stopped working after I unmounted in nautlius

I have mounted an external drive by specifying this in /etc/fstab # NTFS external drive /dev/sdb1 /media/seagate ntfs-3g uid=erik,gid=data_rw,umask=0022 0 0 This worked fine for several months ...
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mount partition on boot without fstab

I'm running Arch Linux on my Cubietruck, an ARM board with more features than a Raspberry PI. In order to do so I have moved the OS data from the internal storage to a SATA hard drive. For some ...
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Mount XFS filesystem with userquota in Debian

I'm trying to get userquotas working on a xfs-formatted root partition. However, I can't mount the partition with userquota enabled: # mount [...] ...
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Why is the mounting of an NTFS partition in Linux not functioning properly?

This question is related to this one; call it Part 2. @allquixotic provided advice on that original question, which solved the symptoms, but the result exposed an apparent underlying problem, which is ...
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Why is a mounted NTFS partition not showing up in the Linux file manager?

The internal hard disk on my computer has three NTFS Windows partitions (Win 7 main, boot, and recovery), and several Ext4 Linux Partitions (Mint and swap). I'm temporarily doing most of my work on ...
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windows disc read-only after mounting in linux

For accessing my windows (NTFS) partition in linux, I have the following line in fstab # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> ...
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Unable to Access WD My Passport 1TB Harddisk in Ubuntu 14.04, showing error

Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/aham_brahmasmi/My Passport: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdb1" ...
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Using a exFAT formatted disk for backups in Clonezilla

I want to create a backup image of my laptop disk to a 1TB external exFAT formatted disk using Clonezilla. However, it fails to recognize that the disk is exFAT, and it won't mount properly. How can ...
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How to obtain the “eject” / “remove safely” for USB on Windows 8?

I've got a very serious problem which I've seen many other users have too: there's simply no way anymore to "eject" / "safely eject" an USB drive from Windows 8 / Windows 8.1. By googling I realized ...
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Ubuntu automount (/etc/fstab) weird behavior

I have SSD + HDD setup and planned to have OS on SSD (/dev/sdb) and use HDD (/dev/sda) as storage. I want HDD to be mounted during system start to the subfolder of home (full path /home/artemm/large). ...
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Is there an alternative to httpfs2 to mount web urls in Linux?

Currently I use httpfs2 to mount direct web urls in the filesystem. For example a rar archive which has to be decompressed, but I don't have enough space on my VPS to download AND then decompress the ...
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Why my last drive doesn’t mount in Ubuntu in despite of mounting all my disk and its drives in windows?

Why my last drive doesn’t mount in Ubuntu in despite of mounting all my disk and its drives in windows? I installed Ubuntu alongside with Windows 7. My system also restart suddenly in Ubuntu but my ...
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Linux Mount Windows Share Automatically when logon to Win Domain

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running and I have successful connected it to my Windows Domain Controller using Likewise-Open. I can log in my Lubuntu computer as any domain user (of course). Now, how can I ...
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Mount encfs volume created by encfs4win on OS X or Linux

I created a few encfs volumes on Windows 7 using encfs4win. One is on Dropbox others are elswhere. I am not able to mount these volumes on Linux or OS X. On Linux Mint I use the frontend Cryptkeeper ...
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Mount encfs volume via RDP client

On a Windows machine with Windows 7 installed I created an encfs volume in Dropbox using encfs4win. I can mount this volume without a problem when I am working on that machine. I tried to mount that ...
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Unable to mount location after installing Linux Mint

I have been using Ubuntu for a while, but I decided to move to Linux Mint. I removed everything and clearly installed it. After the installation there are two parts which are File System and Toshiba. ...
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CrashPlan don't cross filesystem boundaries

I have replaced my backuppc to CrashPlan Family. CrashPlan is very feature-full, but I can not force backup to do not cross filesystem boundaries, like rsync -x. It would be a killing feature, because ...
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Change auto mount directory of SD card

I want to write a bash script to backup a certain directory, but only to a particular SD card. I want the script to have a way to check if this particular SD card is inserted. I run Lubuntu, which ...
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Vmware: how do I share directories between Ununtu (guest) and Mac host using nfs?

I am trying to share a directory between an ubuntu vm and a mac host. I tried mount -t nfs 192.168.95.151:/path-to-directory ~/mounttest But this results in a connection refused message. I am not ...
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How to browse a local disk directly using terminal in Ubuntu?

I am a beginner for Linux. I use Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I am trying to browse into a local disk which is not in my home directory. It is not mounted in my Home directory. It is a separate partition. How do ...
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no root partition was found : FreeBSD

I want to install freeBSD in my laptop. I already had a Ubuntu at my system. I make the partition of 40GB using GParted, to install freeBSD in to that. But when I install freeBSD on the partition ...
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How to mount an .iso image that Windows 8.1 refuses to mount?

I downloaded some iso and tried to mount it but Windows 8.1 refused. Then I found this post that advises to copy the iso. Yes and it works. People who commented said that it should be possible to ...
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How do I mount a shared folder on a virtual maching running from an external hard drive?

I have installed a virtual machine running ubuntu 12.04 on my external hard drive (detected as F:\ on windows 7 host where virtual box manger is installed). I would like to share a directory on ...
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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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USB 3 hard drive not mountable on Linux

I am trying to mount an external hard drive with ext2 filesystem. "dmesg" tells me: > dmesg | grep sdb [ 3.436513] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB) [ ...
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Mount the same VHD file from multiple user sessions

Is it possible to mount the same VHD file from two different user sessions? I'm using Windows 7. Scenario: user 1 logs in, mounts the VHD file user 2 logs in, mounts the same VHD file My VHD file ...
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Mount vagrant box on local machine

Vagrant can mount local directory to the guest machine via config.vm.synced_folder but is it possible to mount the whole guest machine as a local directory so I can access applications and settings on ...
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du Command in Ubuntu Terminal Giving Weird File Sizes - Samba Share

When running the du command I usually do something like this: du -h Then, the output is something like this (du -h /home/bob/): . . . 40K /home/bob/.pulse 12K ...
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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 ...
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cifs mount locks processes after period of inactivity

I am successfully mounting our windows share on my ubuntu box (kubuntu in this case). However, after a period of inactivity any process that tries to access it will hang/lock up. It should be noted I ...
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mounting/mnt/usb-generic in ubuntu 14.04

This is error occurred for me while booting ubuntu 14.04: An error occurred while mounting/mnt/usb-generic_USB2.0-CRW_20100201 press S to skip or M for manual recovery. Can anyone tell how to ...
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browse a library of iso without mounting each iso

I have a library of iso images of older CD-ROM of media and of software. I am not sure if this is the best way to store legacy media and software... please speak out if you have another solution. ...
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USB hard drive not showing up under /dev/

I'm running Ubuntu 14.01 on a BeagleBone Black with LXDE. I have a USB hard drive that auto mounts (a prompt comes up in LXDE and I have to enter my password) if I connect it after the computer have ...
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Unable to mount a 1TB external drive on Ubuntu

When I plug my external hard drive in the USB port, it doesn't get auto mounted. So I did a sudo fdisk -l but was unable to find an entry for my external drive. Then I did a dmesg and found the ...
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Difference between su vs root SSH login for mounting?

I have a bash script luks that I use in Android for mounting/umounting encrypted devices, that can be called in a terminal emulator with su -c "luks ..." The script works ok for the first part, ...
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dual boot ubuntu with windows 8

I want to install Ubuntu beside my windows 8 but I made a mistake that i installed only Ubuntu ,but when I logged in Ubuntu and went to open my partitions , an error appeared said tha Error ...
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Windows Mount Timeouts

I have a Windows Vista share mounted onto a Linux Mint 17 laptop. If I go too long without using the share, the mount times out and I can no longer access any files from the Windows machine. The ...
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Mounting Windows 8.1 hosted network volume on OS X Marericks 10.9.4

From a Windows 8 machine, I have shared an NTFS partition, full rights. On the Mac, I can access it as expected. However, if I right-click on the volume and select Make alias, I will get the ...
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Kali linux live usb persistence low on rootfs

Well what my main problem is rootfs and how it has 7G of space when im booting it off a 32g flashdrive (Live encrypted usb persistence is when your flashdrive keeps all current data you have done on ...
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Unable to access hard drive

I am trying to mount my external hard drive but I keep getting this error Unable to access “Backup Data” Error mounting /dev/sdb3 at /media/root/Backup Data: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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How much dangerous rm -rf is?

Does rm -rf dir/ erase filesystems mounted below dir/ (say in dir/a)?
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ntfs_pread failed - unable to mount

My WD Passport external driver had been working well for several months. Recently I've been having random restarts in my laptop which has been since fixed. But I am not sure if that's what caused my ...