Automounting is the process where mounting and unmounting of certain filesystems is done automatically by a daemon.

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How does Dolphin discover the disks to mount?

After I ran Dolphin, I noticed that two new mounts, like dev/sda1 for windows NTFS and dev/sdd1 have appeared in my system. Where are they defined? It is not surprise that I could not find them in /...
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Automount with autofs, encfs and keyring access

I have build myself a nice setup: I have encrypted encfs folders that are mountable with autofs, i.e. when I enter the folders they will be automatically decrypted. I have the encfs password added to ...
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Automatic Mount at Boot For Xubuntu

I'm trying to follow these instruction to mount a second hard drive: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/InstallingANewHardDrive For automatic boot at mount it says I need to enter this into the ...
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Mount an hard drive at start-up

I'm using Fedora 23 with KDE Plasma. I'd like to mount automatically my hard-drive at start-up. Here is a screenshot of my situation : Any idea ? Thanks
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Difference between automount and the use of udev rules and autofs to automatically mount and dismount USBs, CDs and DVDs

Ubuntu 16 (and 14 and 12 and 10) runs fuse-gvfs and does not need any daemons to mount USB drives. What is the difference between automount and the use of udev rules and autofs to automatically mount ...
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How to fix the autofs procedure used for preserving the USB mount point in between reboots and USB reconnects?

I read the answers in this excellent Unix Stack Exchange article; Automounting USB sticks on Debian and tested it earlier yesterday on an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 instance , Lenovo Thinkstation quad core ...
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Automount USB sticks on fedora 22

I need to automount any USB stick that gets connect to any USB port. I am running Fedora 22. I thought this would be straightforward but it is taking a while for me to set up. The tutorial I find when ...
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Static CDC ACM device binding

I'm using a buildroot linux on IMX6 board. I have 2 CDC ACM device, a reader and a modem. My modem have always been on /dev/ttyACM0 and I want it to stay that way. The problem is that my reader is "...
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Why does Linux seem to automount NTFS USB drives under /media/LABEL but FAT32 USB drives under /media/usb[some_weird_number]?

I need them fat ones to be mounted under /media/LABEL as well... Running Raspbian (7.x something if I remember correctly). Does anybody know the solution?
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systemd: gracefully fail backup when external disk not plugged in

I have a backup setup where I use systemd timers to do hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly backups. Each timer unit triggers a service that runs the backup script. The backup service units are of the ...
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According to which algorithm does Linux assign the hard drive letters?

I have observed that between repeated boots of the same system, the mapping between the device names /dev/sda, /dev/sdb/... and the physical hard drives stays the same. However I am not sure if it ...
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Mount error when automounting a LUKS-encrypted USB flashdrive

UPDATE 1: userone@desktop:~$ sudo umount "/media/userone/New Volume" umount: /media/userone/New Volume: mountpoint not found userone@desktop:~$ sudo cryptsetup luksClose /dev/mapper/luks-04cb4ea7-...
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systemd: how to require and effect mounting a specific file system?

I would like to create a service file that, when started, causes a specified filesystem to be mounted before the action of the service file is performed (as it needs that file system to be available). ...
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Disabling USB automount in GNOME3

I'm trying to disable the USB automount in GNOME 3.14.1 (debian Jessie). I've modified the gnome media handling using dconf-editor, my configuration looks like this: I'm not sure of what proces or ...
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SELinux prevents auto-umount of ecryptfs

I'm running SELinux and ecryptfs on a Debian machine. When a user logs out, unfortunately it's home directory is not unmounted, and I get the following error in audit.log: type=USER_AVC msg=audit(...
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Why can't I mount the disk now with limited memory?

Today I am experiencing problems on my laptop running Fedora 22 with a external USB 3 Seagate hard drive. I plugged the drive in and it wouldn't mount, instead showing low_memory errors in dmesg. ...
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Cant interactive external program be executed using udev rules? [duplicate]

I am using following udev rule(s) to execute my program whenever block device (e.g. USB) will be attached. ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="block", PROGRAM+="/tmp/foo %k" or ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEM=="...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Auto-mount partition

Here's the situation: I have a nice 399 GB NTFS partition with a lot of files on it I access regularly but still need to access in Windows. My question: What is the best way to automount this ...
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Debian Jessie FSTAB Automount network problem

Ok I made a reinstallation of my Debian 8 Jessie last night and my home Directory wasn't erased (don't know if any confs might interfere on this). So I have a Network CIFS share I wanna Automount... ...
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How to mount to subdirectory of autofs

I have follong problem - I'd like to use autfs in one place to mount to subdirectory of autofs. I.e. I'd like to have something like: foo -fs=... bar/baz -fs=... The problem is that (according to ...
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udev disk mount permissions in linux

We would like to set up a customer account on our overo running embedded Angstrom along with ssh so they can log on to retrieve data. uname -a Linux pb014-01 2.6.32 #1 Wed Feb 29 15:17:02 GMT 2012 ...
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How to disable systemctl unit?

I have a home.mount unit that mounts my home directory to a partition different than what I wish. Things I have tried: Using fstab to override it. However, fstab does not mount /home unless I type ...
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How to configure Mate to automount a disk despite kernel errors?

I am attempting to connect a Marantz Professional sound recorder over USB to a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Mate 15.10. The sound recorder should mount as a USB disk. I am receiving buffer overflow ...
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What does automount do when no maptype is specified?

I have inherited a server with an entry in /etc/auto.master of /home auto.home. In the manual on this server (and on another more recent server) it's clear that map-type is optional. What I can't ...
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How to mount a partition at startup in Linux Mint 17.2 KDE by using a GUI?

I would like to have a GUI to set one of my NTFS drives to be automatically mounted at startup as it contains data synchronized with apps that also run at startup (Dropbox, Megasync etc) which ...
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NFS mounts with non-matching UIDs/ usernames

There's a Linux machine where files are owned by a user named "lab" with a UID of 1000 (on the system). There's another Linux machine where files are owned by a user named "user" with a UID of 500 (on ...
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NFS Share on Centos 7 Fails to automount

I have a fresh install of Centos 7. I cannot seem to auto mount an NFS share located on 192.168.254.105:/srv/nfsshare from the Centos client. Mounting the share manually however, works perfectly. /...
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Linux Mint fails to boot if unable to mount (shared) device listed in fstab

I have a dual-booted system of Mint and Win7, both of which share an external drive storing non-essential files. I listed the drive in /etc/fstab/ UUID=693E145023EB681E /media/External_HDD ntfs-3g ...
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Automate Rename files from 1 to unlimited number

How to rename multiple files starting from 1 to unlimited ( to finish all files ) ? My files looks like: file.jpeg.jpg fileA.jpeg.jpg fileB.jpeg.jpg Output: 1.jpeg.jpg 2.jpeg.jpg 3.jpeg.jpg I'm ...
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how to mount a filesystem without a mount point

In Ubuntu 14.04.3 inserting my SD card causes it to be automounted to a mount point that does not exist. How can I do this? /dev/mmcblk0p1 30780420 2269796 28510624 8% /media/admin/backup-...
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Disable USB partition from auto-mounting on Gnome 3.16

I have a Sony PRS-T1 ebook reader which is based on Android 2.2. When I connect it to my PC, it shows up as two USB partitions: READER and SETTING. The latter is a read-only partition, only useful the ...
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Where is the information about the file system format stored in External Hard Disks

I was reading about mounting in Operating Systems and have the following question related to it: When we plug an external hard disk it gets automatically mounted in our file system, the one our ...
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Automounting vfat usb drive

I use debian 8 with kde-full package, everything is up-to-date. I have 4 usb flash drives: all of them are formatted in Windows OS. But only Sandisk "14.9 GiB Removable Media" is automounted correctly....
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Not able to automount NFS share

I am using RHEL 6 and not able to mount NFS Share via automount . My Config files are as follows :- #cat /etc/auto.master /mnt auto.mnt #cat /etc/auto.mnt /nfsshare -fstype=nfs,no_root_squash,rw,...
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Debian VirtualBox auto mount fails on startup but works after login: mounting failed with the error: No such device

I have a VirtualBox Debianx64 system installed and I was trying to share a host folder to it. Following a tutorial, I came to a mount command: sudo mount -t vboxsf -o rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 [Virtual ...
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Why do you have to unmount a drive before formatting or resizing it?

I always have to unmount a filesystem/drive (like a USB) before formatting it or resizing it. Why is this necessary? On a related note (I feel like this would help me understand why it is necessary) ...
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How does Linux know which USB hard drive is which?

Currently I have Linux Mint installed on my PC with a USB hard drive partition mounted as /home. This is working well. If I install a second USB hard drive, is there any chance Linux will get ...
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Error in findmnt

I'm writing a backup script prompting the user to insert (mount) a given backup USB stick if it is not mounted. For this I use findmnt --source UUID="my uuid" --poll=mount --first-only. It works fine ...
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what is the difference between mounting via command line and using GUI?

I am in great trouble as of now as if I have to mount my drive only using command line because if I mount my drive using GUI it gives me permission as read only for command line operations. See the ...
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CIFS Shares No Longer Automounting At Boot

I have a couple of CIFS shares that used to automount successfully (on an Arch Linux box) at boot but have recently stopped doing so. I've tried to discover why but am currently stumped so hope ...
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automount doesn't work in linux mint after upgrade to rafaela

I recently upgraded my mint, I'm using 64bit version on cinnamon. The problem is that ntfs partitions in the hard drive and flash drives and android attached phone don't show automatically in the ...
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udev+udisks2: udisksctl gives 'Error looking up object for device'

In Debian Wheezy I had a special rule for my ntfs usb hdd. When it is inserted it is mounted in /media under a specific sub-folder. ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{serial}=="<serial_number&...
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debian jessie: how to automount from tty1?

[Note: before you mark this a duplicate: There are several similar-looking questions in this stackexchange (which did not show before creating this question--one seems to get much better matches in ...
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What is the proper way of mounting external devices on NixOS

I have a usb stick and NTFS hard drive partition that I'd want to use in nixos. On some other distribution I'd mount it using ntfs-3g in /mnt. But on nixos the directory doesn't exist, I suppose nixos ...
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How Do I Automate A Mount On Bootup

I have a RAID array which I have to manually mount every time my computer has rebooted. Is there a way to automate this? Every time my PC starts I type this. sudo mount /dev/md0 /mnt/raiddrives I ...
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Cannot find directory & Cannot cd errors during usb mount openwrt

What I am trying to do: I have a TP-Link Router running OpenWRT. I have files on my router in the OpenWRT OS that I want to save to a flash drive. Steps to complete the task: 1. I navigated to the ...
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Mount remote home directories

I have a SAMBA/CIFS server where the users have their own directories. My client machines run Linux or Windows. What I am trying to do is to use that share in both OSes. But my users can login in any ...
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Mounting Windows 8.1 partition in fstab fails even when FastBoot is turned off

I'm using Arch Linux, and with this in my fstab for mounting my Windows partition: /dev/sda2 /media/windows ntfs-3g josh,exec 0 0 it panics and goes into emergency mode on boot. I turned off ...
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USB hard drive doesn't auto mount

I just bought a raspberry pi and want to start using it as a NAS. I'm fairly new to this, but I've gotten this far.. I've got an external hard drive (freshly formatted NTFS) connected with a USB cable ...
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Linux - mount command returns zero/0 but not working

Sounds strange, I have a shell script that it gets trigger by udev rules, to mount attached USB device to the system file tree. The script runs when an usb device attaches to system, so the rules ...