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Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE) is a loadable kernel module for Unix-like operating systems to make it possible to create userland filesystems, e.g. ntfs-3g.

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Shared folder remounts itself after umount

On a Oracle Linux 7.9 server, I have a directory that is mounted from another system. The fstab entry is: [email protected]:/opt/commonfiles /opt/commonfiles/ fuse.sshfs identityfile=/home/myuser/....
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FUSE filesystems look at saved UID/GID?

While attempting to create a program that reads some configuration before launching programs as a normal user and then as the root user, I noticed this odd behavior. I can't seem to find mention of it ...
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EPERM when formatting block device on a FUSE filesystem

TL;DR Attempting to format a block device on my FUSE file system fails with EPERM at the open syscall. Permissions are set to 777 and the necessary ioctls are stubbed, but no logs are printed from ...
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How do I use a FUSE server independent of the Linux kernel?

Normally, when using a FUSE server (aka FUSE module or FUSE filesystem) the Linux kernel acts as the FUSE client. They talk a protocol that is semi-documented, but mostly only ever looked at by ...
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Location for mounting fuse and other user specific mounts

Presently I keep my personal and user level mounts in my user home directory: /home /dummy /mnt /bindfs-to-user-x /borg-backup-mount /fuse-rclone-to-cloud /gocryptfs-docs ...
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modprobe fuse doesn't seem to load module

I'm trying to load the fuse kernel module but for some reason it seems like it's not getting loaded. But I also don't get any error message. Can someone explain to me what's going on? root@my-host:~# ...
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Kernel-mounted vs FUSE-mounted exfat filesystem

I have read that support for the exfat filesystem has been incorporated in the Linux kernel since kernel ver 5.4 was released in late 2019 - early 2020. I'm confused about what this means wrt the ...
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Is curlftpfs missing in debian 12?

Tried to install curlftpfs in debian 12 says that the package is missing. While I understand that the package is still not active developed I use often curlftpfs inside some virtual machines transfer ...
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How to allow users to mount FUSE/exfat filesystems in fstab without root?

I have a filesystem listed in /etc/fstab and I'd like a normal user to be able to mount it. Normally I would just add the users option and it will work, however it seems that if the filesystem is ...
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Is there a way for a nonprivileged user to read/mount a UDF filesystem in linux without using sudo

I'm renting a node on a linux server. uname -a Linux 5.15.112-gentoo #2 SMP x86_64 AMD 64-Core Processor Authentic AMD GNU/Linux By nature as a renter I can't become superuser or even use sudo. I ...
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Keeping remote file system connected with disconnects and roaming IP changes

I have a Linux laptop system set up to connect to a remote file system on a dedicated host. I'm using sshfs at the moment. When I suspend the laptop or connect to a different network, the ssh ...
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Does guestmount sypport ufs?

I am trying to use guestmount to inspect/modify a FreeBSD .qcow2 image (I saw several answers here, but I found nothing actually solving my problem). I am working under Debian Sid. Apparently image is ...
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Start kodi from the terminal of another user

I'm trying to work around an issue I have with hidden fuse files locked by kodi.bin. Please note that I'm already trying to resolve the root cause for the actual issue through other threads but havn't ...
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The NVIDIA driver creates multiple FUSE devices and intensively loads up the system

When I boot up my arch distro, sometimes (75% of the time) it starts creating FUSE devices and load up my system, so that I cannot use it, unless I reboot and then everything seems normal. It can ...
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Running AppImage on WSL: How to resolve error requiring FUSE?

I downloaded WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) and tried to run an AppImage, but received an error message that said AppImage needs FUSE to run When I tried the --appimage-extract and --appimage-...
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Slow reading of millions of files in Fuseblk partitions shared over NFS

I have two Linux systems: NFSServer1 (RHEL) and NFSClient1 (Ubuntu). On NFSServer1, ntfs-3g driver and ldmtool is installed. The NTFS device partitions are mounted by executing the command: mount -t ...
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Cryfs automount using service

I want to mount a cryfs Filesystem automatically after startup. I installed a new service: [Unit] After=network.target media-SB01_Cloud.mount [Service] ExecStart=/root/scripts/...
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Cannot unmount unconnected transport endpoint because of chdir failure

I try to unmount an unconnected endpoint (created by mount.posixovl), but when I try to unmount the endpoint using fusermount -u I get a failed to chdir. » fusermount -zu ./overlaydir fusermount: ...
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very strange dir/file, what is?

Today on backup rsync give me an error about a dir($HOME.cache/doc/by-app) I have checked it and I see this First I go to the dir cd $HOME.cache/doc$ cd by-app/ I do ls and.. ls /bin/ls: error while ...
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Software caused connection abort

I've got an external ssd that was giving me Transport endpoint is not connected errors after a few hours of a lengthy rsync I was doing. So I set the 'advanced power options' to never power-off : ...
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FUSE recommended error code for file validation errors

I'm writing a FUSE Filesystem that makes API resources available as files in the system. Changes made to those files should be sent to the API and update the resources. I have validation rules that i ...
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Where is my Android device mounted inside my Linux?

I am trying to run a bash script on certain folder inside an Android phone, mounted in my Fedora Linux box. I can see that the phone is there with adb devices (no, I do not want to use ADB for this!), ...
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Current Linux support for symbolic links (symlinks) for NTFS 3.1

Symbolic links have been expanded in Windows, previously available only through administrative privileges. Linux is documented as supporting NTFS 3.1, the version shipped in Windows 10. What ...
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mount a file containing a file system as a regular user

If I create an empty file and format a file system on it: dd if=/dev/zero of=foo bs=1 count=0 seek=10G mkfs.xfs foo mkdir bar How can I non-root mount foo on bar? I was able to do it using udevil, ...
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sshfs/fuse set limit/max size for a mounted folder on the ssh server for the connected user with sshd_config?

How can i set a limit size for a mounted sshfs/fuse folder in sshd_config? With this command i sshfs/fuse a folder from the server to a folder on my machine. sshfs -o IdentityFile=/home/user/.ssh/[KEY]...
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Is it possible to setup a transparent virtual file system (VFS) in userspace?

I'm trying to setup a virtual file system (VFS) that is transparent to the final program, where I may need to overlay thousands (1000-2000) of read-only directories and a single copy-on-write one; ...
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BorgBackup: fuse: failed to exec fusermount3: No such file or directory

I'm trying to run the borg mount in Borg Backup, but it's saying that fusermount3 is not installed. fuse: failed to exec fusermount3: No such file or directory Googling this problem isn't helping. I ...
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Cannot mount rcloned drive because of FUSE error

I wanted to mount my rcloned drive. When I try to mount that rclone using this command: rclone mount --allow-other Webseries: /webseries I get the following error: 2022/04/28 21:59:46 mount helper ...
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Change file creation timestamp on an exFAT volume from Linux

The question As of today, Unix standards don't support a file "creation time" attribute. However, many filesystems, like ext4, exFAT and NTFS, internally do save a creation time for their ...
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ntfs-3g and different USB 3.0 chipsets

I am using an external USB 3.0 4TB HDD, formatted on Windows with NTFS. When connecting it to Debian 11 with the Intel 8 Series/C220 Series USB 3.0 chipset I have read and write speeds of about 126MB/...
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How can I auto mount an SMB share on KDE + Arch Linux? (re: kio-fuse?)

I'm using a Steam Deck which runs Arch Linux and KDE Plasma. It has a read-only filesystem (for system files) but does include kio-fuse (5.0.1). What's the best practice to automatically mount an SMB ...
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bash count files and directory, summary size and EXCLUDE folders that are fuse|sshfs

I need help for a bash script that counts files and folders in a specified directory on a Linux system (Debian), but I want to exclude a specified folder. I have a main directory named workdir with ...
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Error: kernel does not support overlay fs: 'overlay' is not supported over extfs

When I run podman with --storage-opt ignore_chown_errors=true I am getting Error: kernel does not support overlay fs: 'overlay' is not supported over extfs at /home/user/.local/share/containers/...
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How to track open() syscalls in FUSE filesystem?

I want to track all open() syscalls of a process inside a FUSE filesystem. Two concerns: Is there any usecase, when open() syscall will not trigger a FUSE filesystem operation? For example syscall ...
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Cannot connect my phone: `mtpfs` command and `modprobe fuse` command fail

I am trying to connect my phone in Gentoo. I have mtpfs installed and FUSE enabled in my kernel, user_allow_other set in /etc/fuse.conf. I ran modprobe fuse with and without -fv flags and it produces ...
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How can I redirect process file write operations to /dev/null?

I've got a program that generates a crazy amount of data and I'm really only interested in seeing the stdout it generates. Rather than running the program, filling up my disk, then deleting the ...
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hide files matching pattern in bindfs mount

I want to mount a copy of a directory in such a way that files/subdirectories matching a pattern are hidden. When mounting with write permission that could obviously cause problems in case a hidden ...
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"modprobe fuse" on WSL?

Trying to use veracrypt (console) in WSL. I make a volume, seems to work OK... but when I try to mount it: Done: 100.000% Speed: 5.0 MiB/s Left: 0 s The VeraCrypt volume has been successfully ...
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How to mount http files?

I want to mount files that are hosted on an HTTP server such as a video file or an ISO file like NFS shares but with HTTP. For example there is a Linux ISO and I want to see it on my files and copy it ...
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Is there any free system for testing fs security implementation?

I'm writing my own Fuse filesystem and I'm in need of good testing, in particular the access control implementation investigation, as I've already found test suites for I/O. There will be other things ...
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How to forcefully remove fuse[.glusterfs] related entries from /proc/self/mounts when "umount -f/-l" won't work?

After the auxilliary process(es?) died and the directory in question is empty, it's impossible to get rid of the entry in /proc/self/mounts (options -l and -f don't help). IMHO the below should not ...
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Correctly implementing seeking in FUSE readdir() operation

I'm trying to implement a toy file system and I'm struggling to understand how to correctly implement the readdir() operation in an efficient, scalable way. To understand the interface used by FUSE, I'...
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Can't run fuse inside podman: fusermount: mount failed: Operation not permitted

I'm trying to design a podmod container that can run fuse inside, for example to use sshfs or run some appimages. However I get errors: fusermount: mount failed: Operation not permitted Any idea what'...
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How to install non-FUSE Samsung's open-source exFAT driver?

I've had problems with the FUSE driver exfat-fuse, in some particular cases (Samba share, etc.). So I wanted to test the new Samsung's exFAT driver (open-source). I see it's merged in Linux kernel 5.7,...
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Is it possible to create a cache directory that refuses unlink/delete?

I have a cache directory that stores files that should never change once downloaded. However, the program that uses this cache directory deletes the files from the cache. Is there any mechanism (like ...
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rsync: How to copy files to another file system just once unless updated?

I need to transfer some files from my Ubuntu computer to my Google Drive, mounted as gdfuse using google-drive-ocamlfuse. My go-to way to do this would be to run rsync -avhP /home/me/python /media/me/...
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How to Selectivly Passthrough USB devices to a chroot

I have a chrooted env. made with debootstrap and i would like to pass only Certain USB devices to it. (not all the devices mounted on the host system). I know you could pass all USB devices by using $ ...
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Cannot change ownership in SSHFS/FUSE

I encounter permission denied when trying to change the owner using chown of a folder on mounted SSHFS: # /etc/fstab sshfs#[email protected]:/mnt/data /data fuse user,_netdev,nonempty,...
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Why are file managers not using top-dir trash dirs?

I'm making a FUSE filesystem with fusepy and I want to give a special meaning to deletion. I'd like to intercept moves to trash too. For this I would like file managers to use the trash dirs at the ...
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sshfs appears to mount, but ls & cp on local mount-point hang?

I am FUSE mounting a remote FreeBSD machine with sudo sshfs -C user@remote-ip:/home/user/ /mnt/localmnt/ -o allow_other -o SmartcardDevice=/dev/hidraw7 to authenticate via an OpenPGP smartcard ...
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