Questions tagged [mount]

Questions about mounting file systems. (Examples include a CD, a DVD, an external hard drive and a USB thumb drive.)

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How do I get the “Superdrive” CD drive to show up in the Command Line?

I am trying to locate, identify and mount, my MacBook CD drive, an exercise in my study of the Linux Command Line. I have found useful information, but nothing seems to work. I have attempted to ...
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eOS and Win 10 can't see eachother files in an External HDD formatted NTFS

I bought this Seagate Expansion Drive with 2TB of space so I could backup files from both machines I have, one with Elementary OS and another with Win 10. It worked at first but weirdly it seems not ...
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File Copy / Paste Error in elementary OS even if user have administrator privilege

Last 6 months I had used the elementary OS in my PC as dual boot OS, with Windows 10 OS. I have 2 hard disks in my PC, one 240 SSD, and HDD. Both OS are installed on SSD and HDD using for storing data ...
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Show/hide “used” bar and/or entry in Files sidebar for specific drives?

I've several partitions on my HDD, the main ones being my elementary OS one which shows up as "File System" in the sidebar, an NTFS data one called "Data", which I've set to auto-...
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Elementery Hera auto mount nfs don't work

I try to auto mount NFS shares over my local network. I add to /etc/fstab: 192.168.0.24:/mnt/Toshiba/dietpi_userdata /mnt/nas nfs defaults 0 0 I see service on start: mnt-nfs.mount but Elementary ...
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This is not a question , but a solution for a previous one [unable to mount drives rw]

for those who are desperate of mounting their ntfs drives read and write , and dual booting aside win 10 , Read this : I know that this may sound simple and weired , but I installed elemntary OS as a ...
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Mount an ISO in Elementary 5.1.3

How do I mount an ISO? I tried 'mount' with the 'loop' option and get a 'failed to setup loop device' message. I've read elsewhere of installing gnome-disk-utilities or another software but am not ...
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Camera mounts as read-only and doesn't show previews in Hera

When I connect any camera to my Elementary OS (I've tried two from different vendors), the camera mounts as read-only (can't delete files, create folders, rename, ...) and none of the images has a ...
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How do I access the photos on my SD card on elementary OS?

I am new to Linux and StackExchange, and I'm having trouble finding my SD card so I can import my photos into GIMP for editing. I have tried various commands using the terminal and I've looked in the ...
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How to mount a Mojave/HighSierra APFS partition as read only in elementary OS?

I recently had an issue relating to BootCamp that rendered my Mojave partition unbootable, so I got interested on how to read that APFS partition to retrieve the files using my elementary OS Juno, ...
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How to change usb mount rules?

Is there any way to change the mount rules on files? It's showexec by default and I need it to mount as exec.
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Can't mount Windows 10 Partition on Loki

I've searched before posting this. The top answer was kind of my problem. I formatted and fresh installed Windows 10 (1803 version) then made a partition and installed Elementary OS. Everything works ...
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How do I find the device name assigned to USB thumb drive?

I am having some trouble mounting USB thumb drives in elementary. When I insert a thumb drive, it does not automount (I understand that this is not supported in elementary). When I look for the ...
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Can't access other drives after installing elementary

I installed elementary OS and I can't seem to access drive D: and E: Previously, it used to show that it could not mount. Right now, it does not show anything. The drives do not open at all.
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Mount new USB Drives automatically [duplicate]

is it possible that new USB drives mount automatically at this time I have to mount all my pen drives with gnome disk utily, So is there a script or service that recognize all new pen drives and ...
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Loki not showing files from iPhone iOS 11.2.1

I'm enjoying new install of elementary OS Loki. BUT, I need to access photos from an iPhone. I am connecting the iPhone using a USB 3.0 port in the back of a NUC. When I click "Trust this computer" on ...
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Anyone got autofs work with Elementary OS?

I'm trying to get autofs work with nfs shares with no luck. I can mount them myself, but autofs do not work. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs Used settings from that help.
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Cannot eject external harddrive

On elementary OS Loki, if I mount my external hard disk and eject the hard disk, the external hard disk continues spinning. And if I shutdown the computer it takes a long time. Is this a bug?
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mount shared folder in Virtual Box

I am emulating elementary OS via VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro. In Terminal this command as root mount -t vboxsf source destination outputs: mount: unknown file system type ‘vboxsf‘ Guest ...
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Unable to mount or read SD card

having a lot of trouble mounting and reading an SD card in Elementary. I'm running the latest Elementary, all up to date, on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. I got a new SD card and plugged it in. Couldn't ...
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Load ZFS Partition under Devices

this is my first experience on Elementary OS and I'm pretty new to Linux/Ubuntu. I find my way around pretty easily with Google at my fingertips. Somehow I could not find any sources about the ...
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(Is it possible to find out) what caused or might have caused my encrypted home folder to get unmounted?

Two days ago while I was working with OpenShot video editor that was constantly crashing, my home folder got unmounted. When I tried to access my data there were only two files in my home folder: ...
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External HDD doesn't appear in Files

I am trying to connect an NTFS-formatted hard drive with a USB-SATA adapter, but for some reason it won't appear in the devices list in Files unless I mount it manually. However if I mount it ...
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Mounting internal drive to be shared between users

I have a question regarding drive mounts. I installed Elementary on a separate SSD. 3 partitions - swap, file system and home. I then installed a 1TB hard drive. The drive was partitioned to ext4 ...
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No USB when already logged

I have an amazing problem (that's why we love eOS !). If I plug an USB in my laptop, He don't reconize it (in lsusb too). If I plug an USB BEFORE loggin, it's reconized (only once, if I eject my USB ...
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Will the developers add the option to automount external media & devices? [closed]

I, my family, my friends and colleagues have all abandoned Elementary OS for a return to Ubuntu for one simple reason: automounting of external media and devices. It isn't just the bother of have to ...
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Messed up Mount Options

I tried to to workaround elementary os not having the option of automount at startup by using the gnome-disks-utility and then it modified the /etc/fstab file. It was working fine, until after I ...
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How to install programms on the multiple partitions?

I'm using Elementary on notebook with 1TB HDD and 16GB SSD. I've installed Elementary on SSD and cut HDD into two partitions: one with windows in NTFS and other in ext4 as additional space for ...
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Cannot login due to elementary OS thanks to Veracrypt and a possibly invalid volume

I have Freya with an encrypted partition and decided to try Veracrypt. It created a partition I'll named like /dev/mnt/veracrypt7. After fiddling with the app, I gave up thinking I'm already well ...
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This Folder Does Not Belong to You

I followed this guide to encrypt my home folder and now I cannot access my external hard drive. As this guide instructs, I created a temporary user with encrypted home and migrated all my files to ...
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How do I access my Truecrypt container?

I am migrating from OS X and have some Truecrypt containers that I want to access and eventually convert to Linux friendly containers. What solutions exists for elementary OS and is there one over the ...
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how to automatically run a script as root to mount a network share

I'm rather new to *nix and have played a little with Ubuntu, Mint and now Elementary OS. I'm doing a mistake but I don't understand where. I'm mounting a network share via sudo mount -t cifs //xxx....
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How to automatically mount CDs and DVDs on insertion?

I was hoping someone could explain how to automatically mount CDs and DVDs on inserting them into the drive instead of having to open files and clicking on the drive. I am using Freya 0.3.1. I am ...
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mount: / is busy

I have a late 2014 mac mini with the latest osx and parallels installed. I'm trying to install elementary os in parallels but every time I boot into the live os or install I get ACPI PCC FAILED If I ...
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How to hide partition from pantheon files?

In ubuntu i could hide a partition by going into the disks application, but in pantheon i cant find tha app, so how would i go about hiding an ntfs partition in pantheon files? ubuntu writes something ...
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Pantheon files will not auto mount cdrom or dvdrom media. How do I do this via command line?

When I remote into my machine using ssh, I am unable to access any optical media because pantheon files has not mounted the media. Is there a command line utility (preferably other than editing fstab) ...
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Read data from an encrypted /home directory

I have changed my laptop's hard drive for a bigger one, and because the installation of elemmentary was corrupted somehow (didn't start the OS) Now when I mount the hard drive as an external drive, I ...
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MTP device connecting problem in files

The files from my android device get detected only when there is an internet connection. If I am not connected to internet I get an error message: "Unable to mount folder. The server for this folder ...
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Can't mount Windows partition r/w anymore

After a recent crash (but recovery and correct reboot afterwards) of my Win8.1, Freya is no longer able to mount the NTFS partition. When I try that I get the error that Windows is in the suspended ...
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Is there a way to mount another partition on startup?

I have a secondary partition with a broken Windows installation on my hard drive. I no longer need Windows, but I still have some files that I need there. The partition remained mounted when my ...
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How do I mount a network filesystem on boot?

I have a server I connect to using ssh in pantheon-files, how do I make the network file system remain mounted after reboot?
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Contract file to mount iso?

What would be the content of a .contract file in /usr/share/contractor for a menu entry like 'Mount iso'?