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

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Bash script fail to detect disk

I got a script that is supposed to reformat and mount /dev/disk/by-label/backup_disk into /mnt/backup_disk. Like this: /sbin/mkfs.ext4 -q -L backup_disk /dev/disk/by-label/backup_disk mount -t ext4 ...
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unable to mount NFS with specific permissions

I have an NFS Drive which I an using for owncloud, now I have mounted the NFS drive using mount command like this: mount -t nfs 172.16.2.x:/shares/OwnCloud /eStore/ But owncloud complaint about ...
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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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Mounting AirPort in Raspbian [duplicate]

I am trying to mount a AirPort Time Capsule internal HD on a Raspberry Pi. I tried the directions [here][1], but could not get it to mount. Command I'm using (Assumptions: Time Capsule's IP is ...
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2.7 Terrabyte Partition only 100G in Size [on hold]

I've just partitioned and mounted a new 3-terrabyte hard-disk under Ubuntu. Now the size of the partition shows up as 100G only. lsblk command tells me sdc1 is 2.7 terrabyte root@homecinema-xbmc:~# ...
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Creating an Arch ISO image produces invalid cross-device link errors

I have been trying to create a custom Arch ISO by following the archiso article at The ArchWiki, unfortunately whenever I run ./build.sh -v from my ~/archlive directory I get one of two types of ...
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How mount a svfs file system with user permissions? (without sudo)

In the context of an application that transfers some files to an ovh storage, and I am experiencing some problems mounting a fuse file system. This is the structure of my mount point in fstab ...
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How to mount a device in Linux?

I read some resources about the mount command for mounting devices on Linux, but none of them is clear enough (at least for me). On the whole this what most guides state: $ mount (lists all ...
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Force-Mount windows hibernated partition in Read/Write mode

I have a dual boot system with an NTFS partition (C:) dedicated to the windows 8 OS files, an EXT4 partition dedicated to Linux Mint 17. There is also another NTFS partition (E:) which I would like ...
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Migrating mounts with identical permissions not working

I have two mounts /mount1 and /mount2. I ran the command: rsync -azrt /mount1/* /mount2/ to clone everything from /mount1 to /mount2. I then altered the /etc/fstab (see below) to remove /mount1 ...
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Unable to create a multiboot usb stick with MultiSystem

I installed multisystem on Ubuntu 14.04 for multiboot usb. When I start the MultiSystem GUI, it shows me the USB device being mounted on /media/usb0, but when I select and hit confirm, I get the error ...
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umount: device is busy. Why?

When running umount /path I get: umount: /path: device is busy. The filesystem is huge, so lsof +D /path is not a realistic option. lsof /path, lsof +f -- /path, and fuser /path all return ...
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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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how do I get fileshares to mount after a wireless connection is established?

Changed the computer from a wired to wireless connection for a few days. Now the network shares will not mount at boot. But they will mount with sudo mount -a. I tried adding _netdev but that made no ...
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How to Mount a USB-Connected Device By-Path [on hold]

I've run into an odd situation. Fill up any partition so that there are 0 bytes left, Linux goes into panic mode as it is out of disk space. What happened to the ability to extend a folder or file ...
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Why is /dev a subdirectory of / (the root)? [on hold]

Why is /dev a subdirectory of / (the root)? I ask because isn't everything in the file system also mounted from the computer's hard disk which show up in /dev? Then why isn't dev the root directory ...
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Debian 8 Jessie virtualbox vdi disk-image mount

I need to mount virtualbox dynamic vdi image on Debian 8 system. There is 2 ways to solve this task: To use vdfuse. But it was removed from D8 repo, though it exists for D7 wheezy and I use it on ...
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Is there a way to mount two folders into one mounting point, so that folders are mirrored?

I want some tool like $ mirroring_mount ~/first_location ~/second_location ~/mount_point So, when I edit file in ~/mount_point, it is edited in both locations, and if ~/first_location and ...
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Mounting samba directory changes all file permissions to user who mounted it

I have a xubuntu 14.04 client, a debian 8 Samba File server and an external Active Directory service. I log in as user1 on the client authenticating against the ADS with winbind. My home directory ...
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Cannot unmount cifs share

/etc/fstab //192.168.1.40/shared /home/user/Shared cifs rw,_netdev,user,noauto,credentials=/home/user/.credentials 0 0 //192.168.1.40/backup/user /home/user/Backup ...
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List files in unmountable but recoverable BTRFS partition

I have a NAS running Debian with an unmountable BTRFS partition on RAID5. I do not know the exact cause of the probem and Googling the errors from the logs leads no results. Apparently ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04, drive path changed on its own [duplicate]

So yesterday I had a grub issue that required me to comment out the other two drive sin my fstab that get mounted. 1. an ssd that houses my qcow2 vm. 2. a 1tb seagate So all I had listed was / and ...
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unshare -m seemingly not creating mount namespace

I ran unshare -mfp sh -c 'mount -tproc none /proc ; ls /proc' That printed a /proc with only directories for PID 1 and PID 3, and exited, leaving me back in my old prompt in the root namespace, as ...
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Mount error during arch-linux installation

I'm trying to install Arch-Linux from a USB stick. I copied the iso onto the stick using Unetbootin and made changes to the syslinux file as per the wiki. But the installation throws up a "mount: you ...
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How to mount USB Pendrive - CentOS 7 [closed]

I have just installed CentOS 7. Everything looks fine, except that I cannot open a USB pendrive when I attach it to the USB port.
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Weird mount behaviour

I have a weird thing happening and I can't explain. first take a look at the attached picture. As you can see I have a CentOS based AMS-ASPERA01 server in the DMZ, and I have 6 machines in our ...
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How to fix “org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1” error when unmounting USBs in Thunar?

I recently installed Debian Wheezy with XFce4. Whenever I try to unmount a USB, I get this error message: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1 ...
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Two nfs exports from different servers mounted on the same mount point

Recently found these lines on my test server: 10.126.84.153:/zebra on /zebra type nfs ...
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Sandbox alike solution for linux

I wonder if there is a kind of a sandboxing solution for linux, sometimes there is more than one app that is candidate to solve my problems, in that case I want to try all of them to get the one which ...
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/etc/mtab is bad when mounting a cifs share

On a Linux system, I used the following command to mount a Windows Share folder: mount.cifs -o user=xxxx,pass=xxxx '//host/folder' /mnt Above command finished without giving any errors or ...
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How can I create a script to do not mount pendrives for some time?

I'm new to Linux (I'm using Ubuntu 14.04) and I want to create a script to deny pendrive mounting. What I want: root user deny pendrive mounting to everybody except him for 4 hours. More: how to ...
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Home directory does not mount on kernel update

My home directory will not mount on booting with new linux kernel. Previously, my home directory has been mounted automatically from a network device. I updated my kernel to 4.6.0 from the git ...
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caja is not mounting smb shares

Recently, caja refuses to "mount" smb locations for which it previously gave no complaint. Usually, I would access various share points using caja by typing smb://<server>/<share_name> in ...
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How can I edit a squashfs image directly without extracting and re-packing?

I have a squashfs image file that I copied from a bootable iso file. When mounting the file, it always mounts it read-only. Is it possible to directly edit the content without extracting the squashfs ...
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How to mount USB Pendrive - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a new ssd (no Windows operating system installed). Everything looks fine except that I cannot see a USB pendrive when I attach it to the usb port. How do I ...
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umount from all the systems in the lan [duplicate]

We have some 20 machines in the LAN and 3 NAS boxes mounted on all the devices. I want to permanently umount one NAS box from all the machines. I can do the manual way... SSH to each machine umount ...
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/etc/fstab is mounting rw filesystem as read-only

A partition of my internal hard drive (not the root partition) I want to mount automatically on boot. I've been using /etc/fstab to mount my external backup drive automatically read-only, so this is ...
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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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Disable NFSv4 (server) on Debian, allow NFSv3

How can the NFS server on a Debian 8 system be limited to NFSv3? By default, shares can be mounted with both vers=3 and vers=4. /etc/default/nfs-kernel-server: # To disable NFSv4 on the server, ...
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Samba unable to write when mounting from linux

I'm having some weird issues with samba. Somehow im not able to write to the mounted share from Linux over VPN but it works without problems when mounting from Windows hosts on the same local network. ...
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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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Accessing a shadowed mount point

A mount point /mnt/sub is shadowed by another mount point /mnt. Is it always possible to access the mounted filesystem? Root access is a given. The system is a reasonably recent Linux. Example ...
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mount — how long has a partition been mounted?

Asides from viewing dmesg logs, does mount keep any records of when a partition has been mounted? perhaps viewing the ctime of the mount target? Does anyone have a definitive command for that?
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How to automatically mount a NAS in Ubuntu

I'm trying to set up a network attached storage (NAS) in my house to access from multiple computers. My NAS is actually a hard-drive containing all my music, plugged directly into my router. My goal ...
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Mount point doesn't exist, make directory, then “File exists” error

My SD card will occasionally become unmounted. If I try to mount it again, I get $ sudo mount -t ext4 -o exec /dev/mmcblk1 /var/host/media/removable/sd mount: mount point ...
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CD disk not detected by Fedora on my Laptop

I rarely use cd's on my laptop, but I recall having the same problem a few months ago. When I put a cd in my DVD drive nothing happens. It kicked in last time without me doing anything but I don't ...
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mdadm does not automount raid0 disks under /media/storage

I've beat my head against this issue all night and I can't seem to wrap my head around it. I've recently installed Linux Mint 17.3 Mate to replace my Windows 10 machine and after some tinkering I've ...
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How to unmount a nfs or ntfs when a NAS is not reachable?

I have this environemnt: Redhatlinux Enterprise on fstab a NAS mounted as NFS yyyy.xxx.com:/vol/yyyy_nec_nosnap12/prod_data on /prod_data type nfs (rw,bg,addr=x.y.z.w) when the NAS doesn't reply ...
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Why does hdparm and dd show two completely different results?

I have an external hard drive (/dev/sdc1) mounted at /mount1 When running hdparm -tT /dev/sdc1 I get: /dev/sdc1: Timing cached reads: 2246 MB in 2.00 seconds = 1123.75 MB/sec Timing buffered ...