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Moving new drive volume out of /media

I have the following filesystem: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 33G 2.7G 29G 9% / udev 1007M 232K 1007M 1% /dev none ...
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Ubuntu cannot see portable hdd with 2 partitions

I don't know why but Ubuntu v9.10 isn't showing up one of it's partitions in my portable HDD. Only the 2nd partition is shown, and I can't find the 1st one. What might be a solution to this?
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After Upgrading Ubuntu to 9.10 my hard drive now has a warning

I have a 500GB hard drive formatted as ext3: /dev/sdc1. The disk utility does not even see this. This warning is from GParted: e2label: No such device or address while trying to open /dev/sdc1 ...
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Using Ubuntu “Connect to Server” to mount Windows share?

I have a system with Ubuntu 9.10 installed. I can connect to remote windows shares by using the "connect to server" under "places" menu. I can't figure out where these mount in the file system. Is ...
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Network shares do not mount

My network shares were mounting fine yesterday.. suddenly they are not. They were mounting fine for the last two weeks or however long since I added them. When I run sudo mount -a I get the ...
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External hard drive is read only, how to change owner? (Ubuntu)

I hooked up my External hard drive and it won't let me write new files to it, saying permission denied, and nothing is selectable on the permissions tab, saying on the bottom, You are not the owner. ...
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Mounting ubuntu's root.disk in Windows 7

I've got Ubuntu 9.10 installed in an NTFS partition. After an update, I started getting kernel panics, so I need to reinstall it. But before I do that, I need to retrieve and backup my home directory. ...
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ubuntu 9.10: What's the difference between “Unmount” and “Safely Remove Drive”?

I always though that unmounting would flush the cache (if any) and it was then safe to remove the drive, but I see that there are two different options (and actually, sometimes eject shows up too, for ...
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Directories' permisions for automounted USB hard drive in Ubuntu 9.10

I've noticed that directories' permissions for my automounted USB hard drive formatted in NTFS in Ubuntu 9.10 are 700. This is inconvenient for me. On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS it was 777 everywhere and it was ...
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Mounting a drive in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

I have just installed Ubuntu on a machine that previously had XP installed on it. The machine has 2 HDD (hard disk drives). I opted to install Ubuntu completely over XP. I am new to Linux, and I am ...
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Automount in Ubuntu 9.10

By default Ubuntu doesn't mount internal NTFS hard drives automatically. A fstab solution not working properly, because of conflicts with the "intelligent" mount system. If I add my hd in fstab and ...