Mount is the process of making available to the computer a new file system device, like a disk drive or a network share.

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How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as Read/Write?

I plugged in my external harddrive (which was formatted on my Mac into HFS+ journaled) to my Ubuntu desktop 9.04 64bit. I am not able to get the drive to mount with write capability, how do I do that?...
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Automatically mount external drives to /media/LABEL on boot without a user logged in?

This question is similar, but kind of the opposite of what I want. I want external USB drives to be mounted automatically at boot, without anyone logged in, to locations like /media/<label>.I ...
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Can Windows tell me what is using my USB drive?

Being the good citizen I am, I left-click on the "Safely Remove Hardware" icon in my taskbar, and select my USB drive to dismount.Then I get the message:Windows can't stop your Generic volume ...
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How to mount an NTFS partition read-only in Windows?

I feel like this is a really simple and fundamental function that Windows should have, but so far Google has been telling me it isn't possible. How can I mount an NTFS partition read-only in Windows? ...
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How to mount read-write an ext4 partition on Windows? [duplicate]

I want to use ext4 on my external HDD, but it must be cross-platform. (At least Linux, Win7 & WinXP).Unfortunately, I haven't found any proper driver allowing Windows to WRITE to ext4. I've ...
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Windows 10 Ubuntu Bash Shell: How Do I Mount Other Windows Drives?

I'm using Windows 10's Ubuntu Bash shell. It maps the C drive fine as /mnt/c.I have other local physical hard drives, mounted in Windows as E: and F:How do I tell Bash to mount these drives too (...
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How can I mount an ISO via PowerShell/programmatically?

How can I mount and dismount ISO images from PowerShell in Windows 8 without 3rd party programs?This question's original revision got me wondering if it's possible to mount an ISO via PowerShell in ...
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How can I mount a partition from dd-created image of a block device (e.g. HDD) under Linux?

I have an image of the entire disk created using dd. The disk structure follows:kent@cow:~$ sudo fdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 750.1 GB, 750156374016 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders...
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How to mount and unmount hard drives under Windows (the unix way)

On my work computer I have two USB hard drives that I use rarely. They have a power save mode that sends them into sleep after a couple of minutes of them being idle. Whenever I open a context menu ...
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How to “Un-Eject” a USB Flash drive — Eject is easy (safely remove hardware), but what about Un-Eject or Reconnect? [duplicate]

There are times after I eject a USB Flash drive, I want to copy some more files over to the USB Flash drive. In this case, do I always need to unplug the drive and plug it back in? Is there a way to ...
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What does NOEXEC flag mean when mounting directories on RHEL?

I am trying to understand the NOEXEC flag when mounting.I am having an execution issue within the /tmp directory on someone elses machine that I cannot access atm where the /tmp directory is mounted ...
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Mount second drive as c:/Users in Windows 7

So about a month ago I set up a Windows 7 Professional machine where I was able to mount the secondary hard drive to the path C:\Users. This put all of the userspace files on the second hard drive ...
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Mounting SSH/SFTP shares on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate:SFTP as a folder on Vista I'm fairly unfamiliar with Windows, especially Windows 7, but using it for a school project; essentially I have a directory accessible through SSH ...
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How do I mount ext2/ext3 partitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

Is there anything that will natively allow read/write on an ext2/3 partition within Snowie?Just don't want to get a Linux box to mount, and then access via samba. Although I could perhaps through ...
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What does Linux do with existing files in a mount point?

If I attempt to mount a folder that already has files in it, does linux give me an error message or go ahead and show both the mounted filesystem and the files that were already in the folder?

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