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Attaches a file system to a specified point in an existing filesystem hierarchy

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How do I fix a corrupted file system?

My NAS went offline today. I could not even boot up. I have extracted the OS drive (Debian Bookworm) and plugged it into my laptop via an adapter. I failed mounting it, with the error: unknown ...
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Power Outage Has Subtly Corrupted External Hard Disk

Added a 3rd Addendum to respond to the question/comment of Archemar. Added a 2nd Addendum to give a more complete response to the question/comment of sina bala. I use a USB cable and an external ...
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Mounting (potentially faulty) harddisks

I have had a Lacie 2Big Triple RAID harddrive ages ago, and there are some family photos I didn't copy before the case broke. I tried to put the old hard disks into a reader, but the disk cannot be ...
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Mounting Problems

I'm running PopOS and, after a recent clean install, I'm having some problems with a secondary HDD I use for data storage. My Partitions One disk /dev/sda1 "data" is a 1Tb hdd NTFS logical ...
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How to make cgroup V2 persist accross system reboot in RHEL 7

I am using RHEL 7. The default Cgroup hierarchy for the system is Cgroup V1. I need the system to have both Cgroup V1 and Cgroup V2 hierarchies co-existing, and I am achieving that by manually ...
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Mounting a disk image

I created a backup from my laptop using the following command: # dd if=/dev/sda | gzip -1 - | ssh backup-server "dd of=kubuntu-disk.gz" On the backup server (FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE-p4) I ...
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How do I rescue an encrypted LUKS partition after failed shrink

I had an encrypted ext4 partition on a Samsung T7 1TB USB drive. It was LUKS (I believe this may be called a LUKS container?) The partition was 850GB. It had about 130GB in use. I also had an ...
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resetting usb bus to allow device mount after usbguard service stop

in RHEL 8.9, there is a holdover problem with usbguard. For example: usbguard active with rules.conf having just allow with-interface one-of { 03:*:* 09:*:* } to allow human interface devices (kybds/...
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Linux mount and save changes to RAM (while not changing the underlying file system)

I am looking for a way to discard any changes written to a filesystem. Currently, I am mounting a file system with mount -o ro. If programs write to it, an error will be raised. I would like to change ...
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Files created by user in a mounted partition show root as owner

I have a dual boot system (Windows 10/Archlinux) and I have created a NFTS partition which is mounted at startup via /etc/fstab so I can access it from both OS'es. The fstab file shows that the ...
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Debian, Xfce: Volumes mounted by Thunar unmounted after suspend, "file exists" when trying to mount them again with Thunar

I've just reinstalled my Linux desktop, and now have a problem that I haven't experienced on Ubuntu Xfce: If I mount a volume, suspend the computer and then wake it up, volumes that were mounted ...
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Mounted network drive buggy. Can't access directory or run df -h

I have mounted two network drives in the past and everything did work like it should but now I have some problems. I know I had this problem in the past but I really can't remember how to solve it but ...
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External USB SSD disk fails to mount at boot [closed]

I have two external drives attached to my Ubuntu Server 22.04.3. My /etc/fstab includes, among other things, the following two lines for the two drives: /dev/disk/by-uuid/d7dbea69-0332-4d12-b905-...
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External drive doesn't mount

I was transferring a file from my external hard drive to a USB device on my laptop, which runs Arch Linux with the KDE desktop environment. After the transfer reached 30%, I paused it and put my ...
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What's the difference between mounting a drive with rw and chmod +rw?

I know that mounting a drive with "rw" would mount the file system as read/write, but what does that even mean? What's the difference between setting read and write via chmod?
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rsnapshot backup fails with cryptomator mounted volume

I have rsnapshot (on macos) setup for my backups and in the config file one of the locations I am trying to back up is a Volume mounted by Cryptomator. Relevant line in config file: backup /Users/...
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Understanding the auto-allocated disk layout on OpenBSD

I am attempting to install OpenBSD7.4 on an amd64 arch with a 1TB drive. The machine will run an X windows system and need plently of room to store files. I selected "whole disk GPT" at the ...
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Ubuntu issue with external HDDs unmounting

I'm running into an issue with my media server running Ubuntu 22.04.2. I'm running Plex in a docker container with a few other containers on the server. I have two HDDs that stay permanently connected ...
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Cannot mount partitions from image

I have a dd image of an old SSD. It's been sitting on an external HDD for a while, but I have previously been able to mount the image and its partitions. Now, for some reason, I can only mount the EFI ...
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Problems mounting old Iomega NAS drive in unrealated Ubuntu environment

I'm posting on the StackExchange Unix&Linux community board first, as it seams to be the most likely place for the type of answers I'm looking for. I'm hoping that someone can point me in the ...
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Mounting a USB drive on a synology system: "operation permitted for root only" although sudo was used

I want to mount a USB drive on my NAS synology Following those tutorials: https://askubuntu.com/questions/37767/how-to-access-a-usb-flash-drive-from-the-terminal https://linuxconfig.org/howto-mount-...
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Mounted point for a RAID drive not available when logging in via SSH

In my machine, I mounted a mdadm RAID array using sudo mount /dev/md0 /mnt/raid. Mounting is successful and I able to access the drive. RAID assembly is also successful and has a clean state. I used ...
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Is noexec a standard setting for home?

I have been told that noexec is a standard setting for /home folder for development environments. Can someone provide some references? Using noexec on /home prevents applications like IDEs, editors, ...
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NFS mount from Synology NAS, gives permission denied

I am currently trying to use a Synology NAS to handle storage through NFS for some other computers. My current problem is that I get permissions denied, whenever I try to read or write to the NFS ...
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What BTRFS mount options to use for long running streaming writes (like cameras)

Background I have a NAS setup that's streaming camera data directly to disk on a file-an-hour rotation, then a job setup at the start of the day to concatenate the 24 files into a day file that is ...
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Is it possible to disable symlinks when mounting a partition?

I have an embedded system development setup which is supposed to restrict users from accessing any system folders. On a USB stick I created a symlink to "/" (root folder) and when I click on ...
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new USB stick: backup GPT table corrupt, primary appears OK

Kubuntu - I can't mount/partition a new USB-stick [1] The sudo fdisk -l output is: The backup GPT table is corrupt, but the primary appears OK, so that will be used. Disk /dev/sdb: 61 TiB, ...
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async mount for read-only filesystem?

It seems OpenBSD's /usr/X11R6 is only written when I upgrade the base system (specifically, the X11 sets). For regular use cases, I want to speed up every read of /usr/X11R6. I wanted to mount the ...
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Cannot close LUKS volume while any flatpak app is running

The problem I cannot cryptsetup close any LUKS volume while any flatpak app is running in the background. Yes, the flatpak app just has to be running in the background, I'm not trying to use ...
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Mount fails silently - how to debug and fix?

I have a(n MD) device /dev/md1 with an ext2 for /boot. However, I cannot mount it at /boot (where is belongs): # mount | grep boot Exit 1 # mount | grep md1 Exit 1 # fsck /dev/md1 fsck from util-...
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How do I whitelist drives / partitions that can be mounted to only those that have entries in /etc/fstab?

On my Ubuntu system, I noticed that some file managers, when open, they can mount any drive that was connected via one of my USB ports (as non-root). In the attempt of preventing this from happening I ...
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At boot, if X, then mount A, else mount B

Context is as in this other question of mine. TL,DR: most of my home folder is on an external drive that I carry along with me and mount at my various workplaces and at home. Mount is done as unionfs /...
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ecryptfs: ls lists top level folders but with "no such file or directory" for them

I've managed to mount "old" ecryptfs home folder with sudo mount -t ecryptfs [SRC DIR] [DST DIR]. It was failing for ecryptfs-recover-private with mount: No such file or directory and with ...
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Disks mount points inconsistent after each reboot. Using UUID in fstab

I am having an issue where I can mount my disks manually using the mount command. I than add the disks to fstab. Once I restart: sda1 points at the correct mount point (/mnt/da), but the rest do not. ...
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What could be causing my computer to boot in emergency mode?

I haven't had any issues with booting up until I recently moved to a new house. Upon setting it up again, I get the following when booting up: You are in emergency mode. After logging in, type "...
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How to make a loopback device appear and behave as a (removable) block device?

If I create a loopback device, I can mount it manually, but it doesn't show up in Plasma "Disks & Devices" as a newly attached Storage Volume (Removable Media), nor does it appear as an ...
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Why doesn't accessing /dev/loopX raw update correctly (in real-time) when contents are modified?

If I create a file, such as /tmp/vdev (400KB in size and formatted to ext4) then map it to /dev/loop18, and then mount the /dev/loop18 to /tmp/mnt, and then create a text file under /tmp/mnt and write ...
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How to mount drive? Getting "No such device"

root@Fort-Kickass:/tmp # parted -l Model: ATA WDC WD140EDGZ-11 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 14.0TB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B Partition Table: gpt Disk Flags: Number Start End Size ...
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Is my brand new USB SSD defective?

I've had a few times this problem in the past few days (but not in the previous weeks and I haven't changed anything besiders package updates) in a Debian 12 system (kernel 6.1 - haven't tried 6.6) ...
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No such file or directory when mounting a .vdi VM

i have a Virtual Box VM with Fedora installed and it's filesystem went to read-only mode. I have now to recover some files from there so in the past i mounted the image in the host Ubuntu machine as ...
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How to auto-mount CIFS share if the server is only ready later?

I have two servers on my home network: A Linux server. (Currently running Debian with systemd, but I don't think there is anything Debian-specific here.) A NAS server. (Network Attached Storage.) ...
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When installing linux, why do we need to mount our "root partition" to "/", and what does it do?

I'm installing arch linux, and I've got my root partition in /dev/sda2. As I understand, this partition will now be my root, containing all the subdirectories /home, /usr, etc. What's confusing to me ...
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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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Mount a filesystem in a K8S pod without privileged

I have a K8S deployment loading a volume as raw block (through volumeDevices): apiVersion: apps/v1 kind: Deployment ... spec: replicas: 1 ... containers: - name: somepod image: ubuntu:latest ...
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Mount LVM backup partition inside host on XEN

I have a XEN server (4.17) with a volume group vg0 and some volumes on it where one is a logical volume especially for Nextcloud e.g.: lvcreate -n nextcloud -L2000G vg0 mkfs.ext4 /dev/vg0/nextcloud ...
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files disappear upon umount

I have a mystery ... a reproducibile one, but still a mystery. My ideapad 100s has a SD card reader which I use to store stuff while I work on it, as its built-in drive is super tiny. Its really just ...
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Mounting a macOS disk image in Linux

I have a disk image of an SSD drive with macOS with a partition containing an HFS+ filesystem and I want to mount it in Linux. How could it be achieved?
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Mounting Google Drive files in TermUX on Android

I need to mount some Google Drive files in the TermUX client on my Realme 8 5G Android 12 device. This is so that I may then copy and backup some of the files to Github (or, alternatively, it, in ...
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How do I access all the files on a disk image?

To backup a remote server, I ran this command on my local machine: ssh user@remote "dd if=/dev/vda | gzip -1 -" | dd of=image.gz I then decompressed image.gz and tried to mount it by double ...
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Can't Change Permission in Mounted Drive

Hello im new using Ubuntu. I try to change permission from directory in mounted drive but always back to root or user while run command 'chmod'. i already try this command : sudo mount -t ntfs -o ...
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