mount command, allows mounting of a file system at a specified point in the file hierarchy.

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Finding correct information to update mtab and fstab?

Is there an automated way to update my mtab and fstab? Or a command I can run so that I can copy the output into these files? I'm just nervous about tampering with these files because I know they are ...
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How to remount as read-write a specific mount of device?

How to remount as read-write a specific mount of device? (one folder) The file is "Read-only file system", rw-r-r, so it not allow to change permissions. I need to replace that file, then change ...
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External Hard-Drive not visible in /media

I cannot seem to ssh into my external Hard-drive on "/media" it used to show up there, but now it doesn't. I have erased the Disk and verified it (on MAC OSX) and it still does not show. I have ...
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Unable to mount USB flash drive on OpenBSD

My machine on which was installed OpenBSD 5.7-stable, was booted up with my USB 2.0 flash drive plugged into a USB 2.0 port. I logged in as root, opened up a terminal and typed: mount /dev/sd1i ...
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How do I mount a shared VMWare folder on startup?

So I'm following this article on how to mount a shared vmware folder. I can successfully mount with the following command: mount -t vmhgfs .host:/foo /home/user/Documents/foo However, I can't seem ...
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Force-Mount windows hibernated partition in Read/Write mode

I have a dual boot system with a NTFS partition (C:) dedicated to the windows 8 OS files, an EXT4 partition dedicated to Linux Mint 17 and another NTFS partition (E:) which I would like to use for ...
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Connecting to network drive on startup

I'm on Debian 8.1 and trying to mount a network drive (WD MyCloud) on startup. At first I added the following to /etc/fstab: 192.168.1.101/the_red_drive /media/the_red_drive cifs ...
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Renamed mount point on CentOS 6

I have the following situation on my CentOS server. There are 2 HDD connected and mounted: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/xvda1 9.9G 7.7G 1.7G 83% / none ...
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Move /tmp to RAM

I am trying to move /tmp to RAM and obey good practice: /var/tmp should NOT be placed in tmpfs, as it must survive reboots not mount /tmp as a stand-alone tmpfs, but rely on /dev/shm or /run/shm ...
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Unable to mount any ISO images

I'm running Arch Linux with kernel version 4.0.7-2 and I am unable to mount any ISO images what so ever. I downloaded the arch live image and the command mount archlinux-2015.08.01-dual.iso ...
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Files are not shown on mounted partition that is booted from LiveCd

I need help. I have installed Arch after Ubuntu and Elementary OS, and after that my grub was messed up, and I was unable to boot again in Elementary OS. So I decided to backup my files from home ...
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Unable to mount root fs over NFS

I am attempting to set up the first (of many) Raspberry Pis running Pidora (a Fedora Remix) to boot from an NFS share. It is my goal to eventually place a dozen or more Raspberry Pis in the datacenter ...
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Unable to find Documents on iPad device when mounted

It seems that this is a common problem, but there haven't been any satisfactory solutions posted yet, despite existing for years. Briefly, the problem is that when I mount my iPad in Linux Mint, I ...
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Mount windows share

I've just literally spent about 2 hours trying to simply mount a windows share on linux. Mounting with cifs causes deadly hangs as discussed here. So I tried to mount via nfs as discussed in this ...
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mount.cifs error(2): No such file or directory when using a prefixpath

I tried this command: mount -t cifs //server/share/directory /mnt/directory -o credentials=/path/to/cifs.credentials --verbose Response is: mount.cifs kernel mount options: ip=<IP of ...
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LXC: How do I mount a folder from the host to the container?

I'm trying to mount a folder on the host to an LXC container. The host has a folder /mnt/ssd/solr_data created (this is currently on the root filesystem, but later I'll mount an SSD drive there, so ...
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How can ubuntu/truecrypt be configured so users can mount volumes if-and-only-if they have proper permissions on the mount-point?

If I add the line: ALL= /usr/bin/truecrypt to the sudoers file this lets all users mount volumes at arbitrary mount-points. The problem is a user could create a truecrypt volume and then mount it at ...
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warning: Filesystem seems to be mounted read-only

I have an old SGI indigo with an EFS file system (Extent File System ), and the password needs to be reset. I can mount the hard drive, but read-only. I need write permissions. # mount --rw -t efs ...
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How to mount a NRG file on Linux?

I'm trying to mount an old NRG image file in my Arch Linux box. In Windows 7 I can mount it using PowerISO without problems. When I try to mount it in Linux I get the following error messages: $ ...
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NFS: mount.nfs: Protocol not supported

I want to mount the NFS share of a Zyxel NSA310s NAS. Showmount, called on the client machine, shows the share: $ showmount 10.0.0.100 -e Export list for 10.0.0.100: /i-data/7fd943bf/nfs/zyxelNFS * ...
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Can I mount a microsoft mirrored dynamic disk?

I'm testing out sw raid in windows 7, but I almost always use linux and I would like to know if it's possible to mount such a mirrored dynamic disk. I can already mount each members separatly but ...
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Segmentation Fault when trying to mount ext(2,3,4) fs, from usb (openwrt)

So I have a TL-MR3220v2 router, which has Openwrt installed, this device only has a 4mb flash so I'm trying to get extroot setup on a USB, to increase disk space. My first attempt I tried using a ...
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how to disable access time settings in Debian linux

Performance Best Practices for MongoDB implies that: Most file systems will maintain metadata for the last time a file was accessed. While this may be useful for some applications, in a ...
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Mount Google Drive in Linux?

Now that Google Drive is available, how do we mount it to a Linux filesystem? Similar solutions exist for Amazon S3 and Rackspace Cloud Files.
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System claims my USB is mounted when I insert it and I cannot (un)mount it. How do I fix this?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 Server (headless). I have a group of USB flashdrives that I need to reformat for use across several devices. I've successfully mounted, formatted, copied files to, and ...
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Permanently mount - Reboot currently stops

I am currently mounting my server using the following command. mount ip.ip.ip.ip:/home/backups /mnt/backups/ Every time the server reboots I have to add it again manually. How can I Permanently ...
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Mount MTP Android Device in Linux Mint 17.1

I need help in mounting my ASUS Android device in Linux Mint 17.1 (MTP). My pc didn't see my device, so I tried following the answer in this page: ...
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Hiding an encrypted folder in a shared system without root access (unshare -m)

I'm a graduate student trying to use a cluster at my university. These machines are shared, so I want to protect the source code I use (I signed a NDA, so I'm scared about publishing the code by ...
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busybox initramfs loop mount

I'm trying to loop mount my root filesystem (a loop file) within a busybox initramfs. I try to run the command: mount /rootfs.raw /root ... which works on my Ubuntu laptop, however, I simply get ...
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Querying an overlayfs

I'm looking for a way to query a mounted overlay filesystem (overlayfs) in order to check it's upper and lower directory, but until now I haven't found any suitable command for that. Is there is a way ...
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Undeletable directory

Everything I've tried (always with superuser privileges) has failed: # rm -rf /path/to/undeletable rm: cannot remove ‘/path/to/undeletable’: Is a directory # rmdir /path/to/undeletable rmdir: failed ...
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Mount 'hibernated' windows partition, ciphered with bitlocker

My windows 8.1, ciphered with bitlocker, was damaged during system update process somehow. Now it boots only to recovery mode and I can't use password for bitlocker drive unlocking. I lost my recovery ...
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Filesystem for boot partition

I created a BIOS boot partition on a hard drive, using gdisk : $ sudo gdisk /dev/sdb Command (? for help): p Disk /dev/sdb: 7821312 sectors, 3.7 GiB Logical sector size: 512 bytes Disk identifier ...
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Adding a new disk to an exsting partition in linux

I have a sda on my opensuse and want to add a new disk to have more space on it. After adding the disk I have created a partition lets name it sdb. Mr sda has 6 partition and I ant to sdb to 6th ...
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SONY Cybershot DSC-WX150 camera won't mount on Fedora 19

How do I mount my SONY camera? I wanted to look at the my photos on may SONY Cybershot DSC-WX150. I plug it in and then turn the camera on. The camera did not automount on Linux (Fedora 19).The ...
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Mount a disk over another disk

I have a Drupal website on a VM (RHEL 7) and it works on an SSD storage both public and private directories: /storage/drupalpublic and /storage/drupalprivate. Now and in the future, I need to store a ...
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SD card mount error

I m running into a mount problem with my SD Card. Linux returns this error message when I try to mount my SD: mount -a mount: special device /dev/mmcblk0p1 does not exist Here is the entry in ...
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Mount a USB unit via ssh to transfer music using Amarok

I want to use Amarok to transfer my audio files to my cellphone (Android). Amarok allows transfer files using only USB drives. Then, I though in mount my cellphone using ssh or sshfs. At the moment, I ...
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ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Device or resource busy

When I try to mount my 1tb hard drive /dev/sda I get "exited with non-zero exit status 21: ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Device or resource busy" I have tried using the "sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o ...
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Is there a command to see where a disk is mounted?

Is there a simple command that takes a disk's device node as input, and tells me where (and whether) that disk is mounted? Is it possible to get the mount point by itself, so I can pass it to another ...
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Run specific script on boot for specific machine with portable Linux installation

I have a USB disk on which Arch Linux is installed. This USB disk can be plugged in in different machines. Now I want to run a specific script on a specific machine. For example: Upon booting ...
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Problems with (local) mount at boot (sysvinit)

During boot, some/many mount points in /etc/fstab are not mounted. The /etc/mtab file contains these mount points - my understanding is that the system believes the filesystems are already mounted. ...
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What caused NFS filesystem to be mounted?

How do I find which script, configuration file, etc. mounted an NFS filesystem on my Linux server? I've looked through /etc/fstab, but it does not contain any nfs line; also I found nothing in ...
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udisksctl mount a different subvolume of an already mounted btrfs partition

I have a btrfs partition with several subvolumes, one of which is /. I have another subvolume with some other stuff that I also want to mount, but trying to mount it with udisksctl: udisksctl mount ...
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Recursive umount after rbind mount

When entering a chroot is sometimes necessary to mount /sys and /dev using -rbind instead of -bind in order to insure everything is in it's right place when somebody goes looking. The problem comes ...
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User has write permissions but cannot write to files

I am using a python script to write (and sometimes overwrite) data files. I can write new files just fine, but am getting permission denied when trying to write to existing files. What's strange is ...
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How to check if /proc/ is mounted

How can I check if /proc/ is mounted? Using /etc/mtab is discouraged as it might be inconsistent. Using /proc/mounts is also not an option as might not exist if /proc/ is not mounted (although ...
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listing directories under / that are not in the same mountpoint

If i have 8 directories under / , with 5 directories on different mountpoints then / /dev/md/dsk/d0 49G 32G 17G 66% / /dev/md/dsk/d65 76G 77M 75G 1% /u03 ...
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Peristent LiveCD: Allow user to write-access to usb key

Using kubuntu liveCD in persistent mode, I'd like to allow user to write on boot usb key (to put data out of "casper" file). USB (root) is auto mounted in /cdrom kubuntu is "main" user (uid 999) ...
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vfat mount only seen by 'root'

For the sake of this question, I'll assume the device /dev/disk/by-name/device formatted as vfat, the mount point /mount/point and the user named pancakes with uid 1000. As root, I attempted to mount ...