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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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NFS mount shows with df -h but directory is not there

I am trying to sort out autofs issues by manually mounting from an Odroid HC1 server running OpenMediaVault 5 to an Odroid XU4, both running Ubuntu. When I do: sudo mount -t nfs HC1:/export/work /...
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How to fail-proof moving /home to a new partition

I'm in the process of moving /home to a new partition. I have copied the old /home to the new partition (with cp -rp). Next step is to modify /ect/fstab and reboot. However, if something goes wrong I ...
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Why do I need an administrator account to mount a network drive via ssh?

I'm trying to mount a network drive over OpenSSH on Windows 10 (authenticated with username and password of a non-admin user). When I use the net use command (via a PowerShell script) to mount a ...
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permanently mount Samba version 4 share on linux

I want to permanently mount a Samba share on a newly set-up Linux Mint 20.1 system. I'm running Samba version 4.10 on FreeNAS 11.3. I can mount in the current session by running in the terminal (from ...
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unable to mount SD card in ubuntu 20.04 lts

I tried to use my Memory Card in my Ubuntu 20.04 lts it's not mounting on same laptop my Windows 10 detect Memory card i am also able to read and right on that on chrome OS , chromium OS , Arch-based ...
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Waiting for mount before executing a systemd service

I have a problem during startup of my device running Embedded Linux. My systemd service runs before some partitions get mounted which is not acceptable. I can list my mounts with command systemctl ...
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How do I repair an external hard drive with a corrupted catalog?

I'm attempting to mount my nearly filled up 1TB Mac OS Extended External Hard Drive to my MacBook Air 13" which is running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. When I do this, the media drive mounts onto the ...
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alpine diskless install mount ext4 with specified user and group permission

How can I mount an ext4 formatted disk on startup with a specific user and group on an diskless Alpine installation? When I mount the disk and change the user and group with chown and chmod it is not ...
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Windows 10 WSL: mount creates 9p filesystem instead of drvfs

I want to mount my Windows C: Drive to /mnt/c in WSL as a drvfs file system, but if I specify drvfs as the file system type I get a 9p filesystem instead. I entered these commands: $ sudo umount /mnt/...
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Linux mount within a mount sees empty folder

I have a s3fs mount on machine A at /sftp/bucket. On machine B I am doing a simple nfs mount to machine A:/sftp at /mnt/ftp. When I navigate to /mnt/ftp/sftp on machine B I can see the 'bucket' folder ...
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WSL mount binds spontaneously disappearing

I'm having trouble with several mount binds disappearing. My fstab looks like this: LABEL=cloudimg-rootfs / ext4 defaults 0 0 /mnt/c/Users/thc/CloudDrive/ /home/thc/CloudDrive/ ...
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mounting a RAID in /etc/fstab

Hi I have a raid mounting in /etc/fstab /dev/md/debian\:0 /home ext4 defaults 0 0 but if I do mount -a It gives me error mount: /home: special device /dev/md/...
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Cant change permission of external, mounted drive

I know this question has been answered here a lot, however everything I tried didn't work. I have an external drive mounted to /media/user/drive and about a few months ago I was able to modify any of ...
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Mount ext3 filesystem in Cygwin

I've succesfully partitioned and created an ext3 file system on my SD Card using Cygwin. Now I need to mount that partition in Cygwin to add some files to it. Is this somehow possible with Cygwin, or ...
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iPhone attempts to mount network share when connected to Mac

On the rare occasions that I plug my iPhone 12 into my iMac via USB, I'll get a message popping up in Finder to the effect of There was a problem connecting to the server "nas.local", nas....
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How to Remount EFI Partiton of Already Installed debian OS?

I earlier installed ubuntu, kali, mx Linux. Then due to disk space requirement deleted ubuntu and kali from windows. Also deleted efi partition for these Debian OS'es. Now i reinstalled ubuntu. From ...
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Mounting a ddrescue image of an encrypted drive?

My time machine backups hard drive recently failed, and I used ddrescue to create an image of an encrypted partition on that drive (it was an encrypted HFS drive). The ddrescue ran and seems to have ...
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WD 5TB HDD keeps mounting as readOnly

I have a WesternDigital external(usb3) 5TB hdd that keeps mounting as readonly every time I reconnect it. The drive was formatted ExFat with diskUtil and is only a few months old. I've run sudo ...
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Cannot detach file-backed loop device after unmounting

I have some image files that I often use for cross-compilation work via chroot. My usual deal is to create a loop device with it, mount its main partition, bind mount /dev, /proc, /sys, and maybe /etc/...
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How to mount tmpfs on a directory so that all changes to the existing (and new) files and folders in the directory is persisted in RAM instead?

I want to mount tmpfs on a directory in an embedded system that advises against too many writes to files, but that is exactly what I am being required to do. So I was hoping I could mount tmpfs or ...
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NFS mount based on user

I have a linux station (ubuntu 20.04) and I have a mountpoint /share (that is currently mounted as CIFS but I could also use NFS if needed). I’d like that two different users with local accounts, ...
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Creating ramdisk with recent Raspberry OS causes “System has not been booted with systemd as init system…” error message

Quite a while ago I installed some Rasperry Pi 2 B+ with Raspbian and to reduce SD-Card usage I followed some instructions to create ramdisks. For this purpose I added these lines to /etc/fstab: tmpfs ...
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Bad Superblock when mounting LVM SSD

I made a complete copy of my Fedora boot ssd using dd however the new drive does not boot correctly and is not mountable when connected via usb enclosure on a different machine. I get a bad superblock ...
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NTFS: identify mounted volume options?

The standard mount / findmnt commands don't seem to identify all the FUSE / NTFS mount options that the volume was originally mounted with. For example, I've tried mounting a volume with or without ...
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Can't mount config partition on QNAP TS-431K

I asked this question over at StackOverflow and have been advised to better put it in here. I recently bought a QNAP TS-431K NAS, installed 4 harddisks and set it up as a RAID. Then I configured the ...
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Bitlocker autounlock with mountvol

I have a backup drive that I use to store nightly backups. Win10 has the hard drive power saving, but because windows likes to randomly access the drive for no reason through out the day, it ...
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Setting up raid/symlink over rclone mounts

i use rclone to mount my google drives witch is great but im wondering in linux is there a way to use the 2 or 3 mounted drives to be seen as one my thought is folder /usr/home/backup will open and ...
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Can mounting home folder directly inside a chrooted environment create conflicts?

Basically I'd been running GUI applications from within an LXC container, like so: ssh -X target the-gui-app However, possibly due to encryption overhead of ssh it uses much more resources than the ...
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Unable to mount an LVM2 block device to local path

OS : CentOS Linux release 7.9.2009 (Core) kubernetes version: 1.11 docker : 1.13 The rook ceph deployment is kubernetes is unable to provision pv dynamically hence im trying mount the LVM volume to ...
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Can interrupting mounting and dismounting cause data loss?

I'm using veracrypt to safely store files. Occasionally it seems to hang (for 5-10 minutes or more) when mounting a volume. So I gravitate towards force quitting the application, ejecting the volume, ...
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Compile a list of files accessed on an NFS mount

The NFS mount in question is basically a set of build tools and libraries. I would like to copy them over to the local file system for faster builds. Copying the whole NFS share is a challenge: Is ...
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Mounting SMB Share in Windows Subsystem for Linux (Ubuntu)

How can I connect to a SMB share from Ubuntu running in Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)? This took me a while to sift through, a lot of questions and answers have been posted throughout the years, ...
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pam_mount: Test server availability?

I have a pam_mount configuration to mount the various user directories (Pictures, Music, Documents, ...) via NFS from my home fileserver. This works quite well for all the stationary systems. However, ...
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elegant way to mount multiple disk images

I have a folder with over 100 dvd .iso disk image files. I would like to mount them all I can mount them 15 at a time natively to separate drive letters in windows 10 pro, but this is a lot of drive ...
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Is it okay to mount a partition in C:\Users\Name\Downloads folder in Windows 10?

I have a small sized SSD for C: drive, and space is running low. A large portion of the files that I have stored in C: drive are in the C:\Users\Name\Downloads folder. I also use a HDD for other ...
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Mounted VeraCrypt drive does not show up in WSL

I found this thread. But it isn't working for me. I mount a VC volume as I: (for example), and /mnt/i is "No such file or directory". According to one claim in that thread, closing down all ...
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Sync manually mounted folder from Vagrant box to host

I am using Azure ML to mount a large data set on my Ubuntu Vagrant Box. It creates a new mount point and mounts all the remote files (using fuse) without downloading them. The problem is that the ...
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”Mounting” an audio CD in a Linux terminal or in a Bash script

How can I ”mount” an Audio CD in a Linux terminal or in a Bash script? When I insert my CD and open Thunar (the Xfce default file browser) and click the CD icon, I can see all the tracks as ”Track 1....
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Arch: How to mount ntfs with fstab with write permission

I have two ntfs drives next to my arch drive. I have mounted them in fstab, I use ntfs-3g, but so far I had no luck with write permissions. My fstub mounts them thus: UUID=321482F11482B6FF ...
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Why is my mount point busy or being used? Windows to WSL file transfer

I am trying to transfer files from my Windows system to my WSL (which is running Ubuntu). I can access the files through /mnt/c, and move them to a directory in Ubuntu. But I don't have permission to ...
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Possible to set up a mounted directory to share between VirtualBox host and its VM?

I have Mac OS with Virtual Box 6 here. I have a Windows 10 VM that I use fairly extensively. The work I do on this VM requires a large data file as input and it also generates another massive dataset ...
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How does a disk image work? Why does Windows fail to mount an image?

I'm having trouble mounting an image file in Windows 10 and I would like to know if my understanding of a disk image is correct. I hope this isn't a silly question and if there is some flaw in my ...
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SSD damaged? Format partition? What to do? (MacBook / Unix Terminal)

(moved here from StackOverflow) Hi, the main partition of the (3 y/o) SSD in my old MacBook (2010) appears to be damaged and can't be mounted under Mac OS. I can only boot into recovery mode and ...
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Find mounted hard drives on ubuntu

I recently got a new dedicated server and I'm trying to mount all the drives it contains. $ sudo lsblk -o NAME,FSTYPE,SIZE,MOUNTPOINT,LABEL NAME FSTYPE SIZE MOUNTPOINT LABEL ...
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RPI problems with surveillance on USB devices

I configured my raspberry 4B as a video surveillance system with ffmpeg that captures rtsp streams from 8 IP cameras set at 4Mb of bitrate. Before, I used a NAS, until the ethernet controller failed ...
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Have non-root users mount samba shares using terminal

I want regular (non-root) users to be able to mount samba shares using their terminal. Each user has their own username and password on the share, so I cannot use an fstab entry with a credentials ...
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Mount / Link non-existent volume directory to a directory

Recently I've removed a volume, /volume2 and moved all the folders to /volume1 but many programs are still looking for files under /volume2 I want to redirect all /volume2 requests to /volume1 I've ...
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ROS in docker-compose leads to “bash: line 0: cd: MYPROJECT: No such file or directory”

I am a clear beginner at docker and I try to create a docker-compose where two containers can see each other. It could be that this question is a duplicate of many others about the "No such file ...
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Encountering “unknown filesystem type 'hfsplus'” when mounting external drive?

I'm running ArchLinux and when trying to mount a partition from an external HDD I encounter: mount error: unknown filesystem type 'hfsplus' Upon formatting the partition I encountered the same error ...
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Adding powershell and other packets to winre.wim doesnt work (0x800f081e)

as the question tells im trying to add powershell as a feature to a pxe bootable winRE.wim. I get the errorcode 0x800f081e and it says the packet is not valid for this image. For a better look, you ...

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