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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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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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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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'?
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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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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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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, ...