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mac os mount as specific user with autofs/automountd

I have an entry in /etc/auto_master that looks like the following:/http://superuser.com/Volumes/share -fstype=nfs,soft,rw,locallocks,resvport nfs://host:/share/pathThe mount command output shows:map auto_master ...
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Vagrant Mount Command error

I have a vagrant set up that was built by someone else at my company. Other co-workers say it works for them on their (similarly configured) apple laptops. When I run vagrant up, I get the following:...
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How to fix 'Resource busy' when mounting a vfat disk on a Mac?

I am (unfortunately) using a Mac with macOS High Sierra 10.13.2) and I am trying to mount an external disk in vfat format. First I check the identifier of the disk using diskutil list where I see ...
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Pogoplug not mounting on MacOS High Sierra

I have attached drives on Pogoplug. I tried installing their Pogoplug drive software but it does nothing. Totally nothing. I tried emailing the company and nobody responds.I want to mount my hard ...
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Can mount a USB thumbdrive on Mac, but it is not shown in Finder

Using an Apple MPB mid-2014 and MacOS 10.12.6, I can mount any number of USB thumbdrives. The drives appear as mounts on the Desktop, but no longer appear in a Finder window under the Devices section. ...
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Mac El Capitan who is mounting my disk?

I have a backup disk that gets mounted every night at a specific time. I have a backup program but it is not the culprit, based on the log files. The only log entry I can find that relates to the ...
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How to mount the Mac hard disk in Ubuntu booted from USB drive?

My Mac OSX is down, but the data on the hard disk is important to me. I boot the Mac from USB drive, in which Ubuntu is installed. How can I mount the Mac hard disk and get the data out of it?I ...
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Mount OS X Mavericks Server fileshares from Windows 8.1 over VPN

My workplace uses an OS X server running Mavericks as a fileserver. (Not my fault; they're an all-Mac shop since long before I arrived.) I am able to mount fileshares from that server on the two ...
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Apple OSX - Prevent second partition asking for FileVault Password

wonder if anyone can help... So my work provides me with a MacBook Pro, what I have done is created a second partition with a second installation of OSX for personal use when at home. Both ...
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How to NFS-export /Volumes/drive as /nfs/drive on Mac OS X?

I've got the following /etc/exports entry on my Mac OS X machine:/Volumes/a/long/path/to/folder -ro -alldirs -network 192.168.1.0 -mask 255.255.255.0It works great, except I don't want it exported ...
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MAC: Make a Hard drive mount on request only

I am replacing my internal HDD with an SSD. I am going to mount the older 1TB HDD on a HDD Caddy in my laptop. However that will only be used for time machine backups and long term storage of files. ...
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Mounting a server into the Finder on Apple OS X.11 via SSH

In the past, I have mounted remote servers over SSH on my Apple computer using MacFUSE and a program that interfaces with it called MacFusion. These appear to be deprecated and do not work with the ...
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OS X - undoing mkdir followed by mount and another mkdir

So far I've tried my google fu to figure out exactly what I've done on the terminal (I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3), but I'm not satisfied with my current understanding on how mounting and mount ...
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Mounting HFS Volume on Win 7

I have an HFS volume on a USB disk. When I plug it in, Windows wants to format.I've had not luck with HFS Explorer.I go to Disk Management -> Right click the HFS disk and select Properties -> Goto ...
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Change expandrive mount location

I am using expandrive to mount a remote linux drive on my Mac. It mounts to /Volumes/myremote. I want to mount it to /myremote. Is this possible? How can I accomplish it?
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How to mount a network drive with authentication at startup on Mac OS X?

I need to keep a network drive mounted at all times. I figured out how to mount it at startup, but this requires a password that changes every 3 months.How can I get around having to change the ...
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mount remote mac file system on windows so its viewable in explorer

I work on a windows machine usually, but the files I work with are not. They used to be on a linux machine, so I was able to use sshfs to view the files in winodws explorer just fine. Now the files ...
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How to mount sparseimage permanently at specific mount point?

I have a read/write image that needs to be mounted at a specific location, how can I have it mounted on bootup at that location? Not necessarily for my user but maybe the whole system? My mount point ...
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1answer
515 views

diskutil mountDisk with password

I'm trying to mount a disk with password from the terminal, i try:diskutil mount HarddriveI Get:Unable to find disk for HarddriveThis is because the disk isn't in Volumes until i entered the ...
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Mac OSX: restart required after removing auto mount

By default /home directory is protected in mac osx and you need to remove the auto mount by editing the file /etc/auto_master and replace the following line/home auto_home -...
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1answer
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How do I mount a harddrive to my /home folder in OS X?

Im wondering how to mount my second HDD to my /home folder like you do in other *NIX systems, making the mount point just that folder and not a standard HDD.I am aware of the method of copying my /...
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External hard drive only visible in System Profiler, doesn't mount, not visible in Disk Utility (Mac)

I have an external hard drive that does not mount to my Mac laptop, nor is it visible in Disk Utility. It is, however, visible in the System Profiler under the USB section. Any suggestions as to how I ...
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By-passing default permissions when mounting HFS+ volumes in linux

I have a dual booting macbook pro with Snow Leopard and Kubuntu 11.10, and want to read (don't care about write) my home Mac home directory when I'm running Kubuntu.I can mount it without any ...
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Automount external hard drive on Mac

I have an external drive plugged in to my MacPro via eSATA. At the moment, the disk only mounts if I log in. Since I am using the computer remotely, this is annoying since I have to open up VNC, log ...
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Mac Lion: fstab is deprecated. so what replaces it to prevent a partition from mounting?

If fstab is deprecated in Lion (and before, I think?) how does one, properly, prevent a partition from mounting on system boot?This is loosely related to this question which as of this post has no ...
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How to mount a dmg file in Windows?

I need to mount a .dmg file on windows 7. These are the disk image container files as are commonly used with Apple's OSX.What applications/utilities will do this? I know Daemon tools won't.
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How can I access SMB network shares on-demand from a Mac?

I regularly use samba network file shares on a corporate network from my Mac running Leopard. How can I automount these shares on-demand when I access a representative path via a shell or the Finder?...
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iPhoto backup on TimeCapsule using encrypted disk image

I have the following setup:Pics on my MBPBackups on my TimeCapsuleiPhoto library alias pointing the real library on encrypted disk imageEvery time I open iPhoto, it mounts the encrypted disk ...
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How to mount NFS export on Mac OS X?

I have FreeBSD (test.local) box configured as NFS server. And I'm trying to mount its NFS sharing form my mac (hhmm.local)/nfs hhmm.local/nfs has 777 permission.And I checked from mac that ...
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How do I mount a .iso or .dmg image as a CD on a Mac so that it's recognised as a CD and not just a volume?

I have a knackered super-drive, and need to install software from a CD. However I do have backup images (as .dmg's) of all my install disks. Usually it all works fine, but with two particular installs ...
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If I don't have an external storage device, can I still install Mac Snow Leopard from an ISO image?

The only external device I have to transfer my ISO image to from my MAC's hard drive is an empty NTFS-formatted external drive (which, I just realized, I could potentially format to FAT32). But is ...
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Automatic partition mounting fails after improper shutdown of Mac OS X

Since I frequently use both Linux and Mac OS X, I am using a shared HFS+ partition as /home in Linux and /Users in OS X. From day one, OS X was smart enough to automatically mount this partition on ...
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Restore damaged boot sector

After a series of unfortunate events, I have a clone of my laptop's hard drive as a .dmg file (created using dd). The dmg was built using the noerror option, which means that significant portions of ...
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1answer
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On a Mac, how to mount the Ubuntu installation image and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?

On a Mac, is there a way to mount the image downloaded from Ubuntu and install Ubuntu on VirtualBox?I could download that image and burn it to a CD-R or DVD-R if at home using a PC, but I am at work ...
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How to write to a Mac OSX read-only filesystem?

I have DMG I need to mount and write a file to. When I mount it, finder shows the root and all as read-only.Then I discovered 'mount -w'. But when I run that, I get 'mount: unknown special file or ...
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How to open .bin files in Mac?

I have a .bin image file with me that I want to mount in Mac. How can I do it?
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Mount a share on a Mac using a login hook

I have a script that mounts a Samba share to a folder on the desktop, it runs no problem but when its setup as a LoginHook it doesn't mount the folder.Does anyone have a working login hook that ...
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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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FAT32 External HDD formated with Mac OS not mountable on a Windows machine

I have an external HDD that I formated in FAT32 using Mac OS X. I don't know how but it's unmountable in a Windows XP machine running SP3. The HDD size is 500Gb and it contains a single partition. Is ...