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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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Chromebook RW_Legacy enabled Jammy 22.04 install

With Development enabled and enabling Legacy settings for RW_Legacy, I installed a minimal from a live Ubuntu Jammy X86_64 image installed from usb. I get a clean boot and have updated with libraries ...
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Automatically mount a per-user drive on login with systemd

I have a NAS which provides SMB/CIFS shares and I've also just set up a new PC (running EndeavourOS/Arch) and want to automatically mount those shares. In the past I've always handled this by simply ...
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Can't boot VHD image after resizing in VirtualBox

I have a pretty big mess to sort. I have a 512GB VHD which I use to store private backups. It started running out of storage so I looked online how to make it bigger (as I assumed VHD's probably just ...
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Mount SFTP directory in NFS Share

Here's my issue : I have setup an SFTP with chroot directory is /sftp/usersftp In this chroot directory i have two subdirectory IN/OUT On the same serveur i had created a user with $HOME=/data/...
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Are there alternatives to bind mounts, that don't require the target already exists?

RootFS is read-only and I'm working around that by bind mounting files and directories to specific locations. Bind mounts seem to require, that the target exists already, so I can't use them to create ...
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Disk usage wrong after incorrect fstab mount and rsync to the mount

tl,dr; Something is using disk space after failed mount and rsync but I can't find out what it is and how to cleanup/free the space. Context: I was trying to add second disk to my RPi and given that ...
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Mounting drive with mount command and fstab do not work as intended

I have two external USB drives which I would like to be mounted to specific directories which are owned by my user. A script runs on startup which mounts all my drives in their specific locations ...
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How to mount Luks disk with specific user?

Have a external disk with Lucks and EXT4 partition, the OS mount the disk using the first user by default but can not mount as secondary user: The first user is uid=1000 and gid=1000, but the ...
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Do Mounting VHD on HDD can speed up access time in Windows?

As we know HDD is slower in term of read and write access time. Actually, it's not that slower if a transfered file is big size compared to multiple files with small size in KB unit being transfered. ...
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Unable to mount disk image after creating in Arch

I have quite the problem right now. I have created a disk image of my Arch install by using this command sudo dd if=/dev/sdX bs=8M | pv -cN source | zstd | pv -cN zstd > out.img.zst, then ...
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My USB flash drive is corrupt and I can't format or mount it [duplicate]

The USB flash drive is a DataTraveler 104 32GB. I used to use it, but it has stopped working. If you plug it in on Windows, it freezes the disk management and the file explorer. On Debian, disks show ...
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How to get stable mount points for SMB network shares on macOS?

I have multiple users on my MacBook, e.g. for different family members, or also for certain roles. These users frequently access data on a fileserver that provides access to that data via SMB. When a ...
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Windows: How to auto mount all SMB shares a user has access to?

Under windows (and later Mac as well), I need the functionality where a user somehow loggs in, or types his SMB credentials into a terminal and then all shares on a (Linux) Samba server that this user ...
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Cannot mount CIFS althought kinit return me a ticket

I'm using Ubuntu 22.04 to mount a remote SMB share : $ kinit [email protected] Password for [email protected]: $ sudo mount.cifs "//x.y.z.t1/Extension_2" /mnt/remoteShare/ --verbose -...
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Cannot mount CIFS with Kerberos from Synology DSM 6 and 7 : mount error(22): Invalid argument

I'm trying to mount a CIFS share from a Synology DSM 7.0 : $ sudo mkdir /mnt/ADN_Archives $ echo $? 0 $ kinit [email protected] $ echo $? 0 $ sudo mount.cifs //myNAS.myDomain.lan/ADN_Archives/ /mnt/...
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Cannot open files with Emacs after mounting Google Drive on Ubuntu using ocamlfuse

I have installed a FUSE filesystem for Google Drive so that I can mount my Drive on Ubuntu. It's something I have done before on other machines with no problem. Everything is installed and mounted ...
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Linux to Windows - smbclient works fine but mount.cifs does not

I am using a Ubuntu 22.04 guest in Hyper-V in Windows 11. I have created a file share and shared it for a local user ("shareuser"). I am trying to automatically mount it with cifs and ...
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mount ignores user option at drvfs mount point

In WSL2 I've configured in /etc/fstab a drvfs mount point to be mountable by an ordinary (non-root) user: F: /mnt/f drvfs rw,noatime,dirsync,noauto,exec,umask=...
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How to Safely Copy Entire Ubuntu Root Directory to Different Drive and use it as system drive via SSH?

I'm currently maintaining a remote Ubuntu server with two drives: one SSD and one HDD. The HDD is currently mounted at /, serving as the system drive, while the SSD is empty and mounted at /mnt/nvme. ...
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How can I split from /dev/nvme0n1p3 to /dev/nvme0n1p2

I only have one disk, an SSD on my laptop. My disk status is as shown above. The /dev/nvme0n1p2 disk part (mounted at /) is too small. I plan to move 42GB from /dev/nvme0n1p3 to /dev/nvme0n1p2, but /...
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Read Only folder alias in Windows

I have a folder I would like to create a read only alias of to prevent tools from modifying the original contents in any way. The original should be kept in "pristine" condition so ...
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SSHFS over multiple connections through a gateway

I have to mount a directory from a machine which can only be accessed through an SSH connection within another SSH gateway that I have to connect first. I want to use SSHFS for mounting, is it ...
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Why is an incorrect size reported on multi-partition USB flash drive?

I'm creating a custom Linux installer which uses two partitions on a 4GB USB flash drive: an EFI partition for booting and a data partition for installer files. The size reported by df is unexpected. ...
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How can fstab direct linux to mount the root directory if /etc/fstab is in the same partition as the the root directory?

How can fstab direct linux to mount the root directory if /etc/fstab is in the same partition as the the root directory? Does the operating system partition (typically mounted at /boot) have some sort ...
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Virtual machine isn't recognizing file changes when altered on host machine unless "ls -l" is triggered

I am seeing a weird issue on a virtual machine running on a server of mine. I set up a little test scenario below that illustrates the symptoms of what I am experiencing and I can't figure out what ...
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Streamlining Bind Mounting for User Folders between Windows 10 and MX Linux 23.2

I've successfully configured a shared partition between Windows 10 and MX Linux 23.2, ensuring strict mapping of user accounts in both operating systems. Steps such as creating the ntfs-formatted ...
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Speed up btrfs check --init-extent-tree

I recently accidentally mounted a btrfs filesystem read-write without knowing a different kernel that also had it mounted read-write was hibernated. When I resumed the hibernated kernel, it mounted ...
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External USB SSD disk fails to mount at boot

I have two external drives attached to my Ubuntu Server 22.04.3. My /etc/fstab includes, among other things, the following two lines for the two drives: /dev/disk/by-uuid/d7dbea69-0332-4d12-b905-...
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How can I mount network drives consistently in macOS?

The issue is that I have a shared drive with 3 partitions on my router. The router insists on exporting a drive letter ("G", "H" and "I") instead of partition names. The ...
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Adding extra hard disk to an Ubuntu machine

I have installed a hard disk to my ubuntu machine Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on tmpfs 1634316 1512 1632804 1% /run /dev/sdb3 959783984 ...
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Windows 11 iso file fails to mount

I downloaded the latest windows 11 ISO from Microsoft. I verified that: the SHA256 checksum matches the ISO is unblocked The ISO is not sparse. Trying to mount through Windows Explorer results in ...
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"Unreadable" CDs in MacOS Sonoma

I have some commercial CDs, such as the CD that came with my Nikon Camera. My Mac claims they are unreadble by this computer (Macbook Air running Sonoma with a Origbelie USB DVD (R/RW) drive.) Yet I ...
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Bcachefs remove device without mounting, or mount with device offline

Using bcachefs (Arch Linux 6.7.2), how can I remove a non-existent device without the device being present? The X-problem is: I've added a test drive to my daily drive using bcachefs device add I ...
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How to mount a Synology NAS to keep permissions and modification dates?

Which is the best protocol to use to mount a recent Synology NAS (DS1522+) as root in Ubuntu 22.04 to then add a folder for each user and be able to run a cron job to cancel all files older than a ...
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rsnapshot backup fails with cryptomator mounted volume

I have rsnapshot (on macos) setup for my backups and in the config file one of the locations I am trying to back up is a Volume mounted by Cryptomator. Relevant line in config file: backup /Users/...
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VMware mount shared folder in specific folder on linux guest

I would like to mount a VMware shared folder to a location other than the default. The default mount path for shared folders in linux guest as of VMware Workstation 15 (2023) is: /mnt/hfgs/[...
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Having issues mounting raw disk image in OSX

I have received this disk image from a embedded linux device. I need to mount the image and check some files on it. This is what I have tried so far: > hdiutil attach -nomount ~/Downloads/dskimg....
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Why is my LVM volume showing as being mounted multiple times?

Just noticed a weird thing in the output of lsblk: It shows that it’s mounted multiple times for each physical volume. It doesn’t seem to be causing any issues. But I’m very curious why it’s doing ...
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Grub4dos UEFI error - Cannot mount selected partition

I am using Grub4dos for UEFI (release 2023-10-16) to boot ISO files in partition named "STORING". The type of HDD is GPT as in the below picture The file MENU.LST is Grub4dos for UEFI ...
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EndeavourOS/Arch Linux broken after power off. NVMe drive not detected by any method

After a forced power off, my system looks broken. The OS was installed in a BTRFS system. Booting EndeavourOS normally will hang with: “A start job is running for /dev/disk/by-uuid/…” (forever) cat /...
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Wait for USB mount before starting NFS server on a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (zero2w) with Raspbian?

I have Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (zero2w) with Raspbian x32 installed and attached USB SSD drive which main purpose is to act as a network (image) backup server for several other devices (all Raspberry Pis -...
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Mount EFI system partition at directory

I already know that mountvol <Drive Letter>: /S will mount the computer's EFI system partition—how it knows which one is the one that was used to boot the computer, I have no idea—at <Drive ...
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How to mount BTRFS partition multiple times both using the same space allocation?

I’m new to BTRFS and am wondering if it’s possible to share the space of a single partition but mount it under multiple mount points? For example, I have a 1 TiB partition and want to share the same ...
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How to properly unmount a bind mount?

In order to create a chroot, I often do something like: mount --bind /dev ./dev But when I try to unmount ./dev, it sometimes attempts to unmount/redirect to /dev instead. How to tell I want to ...
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Trouble mounting SquashFS filesystem from TP-Link Deco M5 router firmware

Question I am new to reverse engineering and trying to retrieve the file system of a TP-Link Deco M5 router from its firmware. I have successfully extracted the SquashFS filesystem from the firmware ...
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Recover a USB mount from disconnect - reconnect

I'm using an m2 SSD in a USB C enclosure as a root partition on Linux. Despite trying different enclosure brand, there are always some rare disconnection (when moving the cable for example). A quick ...
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Why does a new VHDX remain mounted after rebooting - and how can I restore that behaviour after dismounting it once?

I noticed every time after I created a new VHDX (usually Dev Drive) under Windows 11 (23H2) it stays mounted after rebooting. That is, until I dismount that VHDX once. Even re-mounting it afterwards ...
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How to mount hard drive (physical disk) which is a part of LVM in Ubuntu Server 22.04?

Newly installed Ubuntu 22.04 to a server. The logical volume is already mounted (by default) to / during installation of 22.04 to a Dell server. When I try to mount the "mapper" (to anywhere ...
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USB drive detected as a char device (not block device) on Linux?

I have a Kingston's DataTraveler SE9 (8G, SerialNumber: 0014785448B4BCA13728002A), and I myself am running Pop!_OS, and I can't seem to figure out why it's not being detected. Not in a Windows system ...
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Cygwin64 | mount: Invalid argument

I am trying to do simple operation using my USB flash card and Cygwin64: mkdir /tmp/sdb mount /dev/sdb1 /tmp/sdb And get following error: mount: /tmp/sdb: Invalid argument How to resolve this ...
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