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Why is 'umount' not spelled 'unmount'?

I am wondering if there is any historical or practical reason why the umount command is not unmount.
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Umount all attached usb disks with a single command

Is there a (safe) way to umount all partitions on all attached usb devices (usb-hdds, usb-sticks) with a single commandline command, including several encrypted luks partitions? Only the partitions ...
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How to mount a Truecrypt container with a timeout from the command line?

I'm mounting a truecrypt container via the command line (i.e. truecrypt file dir). Is there any way to have truecrypt automatically unmount the container after a given amount of inactivity in dir?
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How to trigger mount/umount before/after hibernation?

How to trigger mount/umount before/after hibernation? I use s2disk. Note: Debian
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sshfs - can't unmount the point

I mounted a folder on a remote machine using sshfs, but didn't specify -o allow_other flag thus can't access the mounted directory. When I try to mount over with -o allow_other option sshfs gives me ...
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Automatically run command before umounting a filesystem

I want to execute a command automatically shortly before a filesystem is unmounted. The command still needs the filesystem to be mounted but I am interested in information as "new" as possible. ...