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Terminal - Commands using mount - 64 results
sudo vi /etc/fstab; Go//smb-share/gino /mnt/place smbfs defaults,username=gino,password=pass 0 0<esc>:wq; mount //smb-share/gino
2009-04-02 16:04:35
User: GinoMan2440
Functions: mount sudo vi

the middle command between the ; and ; is the vi commands that insert that line into the last line of the file, the esc with the carets is literally hitting the escape key, you have to have the smbfs package installed to do it, I use it to access my iTunes music on my mac from my linux PC's with amarok so I can play the music anywhere in the house. among other things, it allows you to access the files on that share from your computer anytime you're on that network.

mount.gmailfs none /mount/path/ [-o username=USERNAME[,password=PASSWORD][,fsname=VOLUME]] [-p]
2009-03-28 13:00:47
User: cammarin
Functions: mount
Tags: gmailfs fuse

Packages: gmailfs fuse-utils libfuse2 gvfs-fuse

Config files: /etc/gmailfs/gmailfs.conf; ~/.gmailfs.conf (make a copy from the another one)


fusermount -u /mount/path/

/etc/fstab (Optional):

none /mount/path/ gmailfs

noauto,user[,username=USERNAME,password=PASSWORD,fsname=VOLUME] 0 0


- The options between [] are optional since they already setuped on the config files.

- The '-p' flag shows a prompt for the password entry.

- It's necessary to add the user to the 'fuse' group. You can do that with:

sudo chgrp fuse /dev/fuse


sudo usermod -a -G fuse USER

- The volume name is not needed but highly recommended to avoid file corruption. Also choose a non-trivial name.

- Google doesn't approve the use of Gmail account other than e-mail purposes. So, I recommend the creation of a new account for this.

mount -t smbfs //$server/share /local/mount -o rw,username=$USER
2009-03-25 01:05:17
User: sufoo
Functions: mount

Mount an smb share with this command. other options -ousername=$USERr,gid=$groupname,scope=rw

mount | column -t
2009-03-20 14:18:56
User: thechile
Functions: column mount

Particularly useful if you're mounting different drives, using the following command will allow you to see all the filesystems currently mounted on your computer and their respective specs with the added benefit of nice formatting.

INFILE=/path/to/your/backup.img; MOUNTPT=/mnt/foo; PARTITION=1; mount "$INFILE" "$MOUNTPT" -o loop,offset=$[ `/sbin/sfdisk -d "$INFILE" | grep "start=" | head -n $PARTITION | tail -n1 | sed 's/.*start=[ ]*//' | sed 's/,.*//'` * 512 ]

Suppose you made a backup of your hard disk with dd:

dd if=/dev/sda of=/mnt/disk/backup.img

This command enables you to mount a partition from inside this image, so you can access your files directly.

Substitute PARTITION=1 with the number of the partition you want to mount (returned from sfdisk -d yourfile.img).

sudo mount -o remount,rw /
2009-03-01 13:36:05
User: blindgaenger
Functions: mount sudo
Tags: mount remount rw

Saved my day, when my harddrive got stuck in read-only mode.

mount -t proc{,,}
2009-02-26 12:53:58
User: alexfoo
Functions: mount

Run this in / in a chroot to get your own proc there.

function miso () { mkdir ~/ISO_CD && sudo mount -o loop "$@" ~/ISO_CD && cd ~/ISO_CD && ls; } function uiso () { cd ~ && sudo umount ~/ISO_CD && rm -r ~/ISO_CD; }
2009-02-25 03:41:35
User: vududevil
Functions: cd mkdir mount rm sudo umount

Add the functions to the .bashrc to make it work

Example: First go to the iso file directory and type:


[email protected]:~$ miso file.iso


It will put you into a temporary mounting point directory (ISO_CD) and will show the files

You can umount the iso file whatever the directory you are


[email protected]:~/ISO_CD$ uiso


It wil umount the iso file and remove the temporary directory in your home

mount -t cd9660 /dev/`mdconfig -a -t vnode -f discimg.iso` /cdrom
2009-02-19 06:31:14
User: mulad
Functions: mount

FreeBSD version of the Linux command

mount discimg.iso /cdrom -o loop

The "mdconfig" command creates a device and prints the name (typically "md0"). Just append that to "/dev/" and mount.

Once unmounted, you can unconfigure the device with

mdconfig -d -u 0

using "0" for md0, "1" for md1, etc.

mount -o -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows/c force
2009-02-16 10:51:57
User: RonaldConco
Functions: mount

If you have the library installed ntfs-3g, you will be able to mount the windows partition and write on it....

mount -o auto -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /windows
2009-02-16 10:45:06
User: RonaldConco
Functions: mount

if the command is successful , you will get no output - only if an error has occurred will there be output

mount | grep : | tr -s ' ' -d 3 | xargs umount -v
mount -t tmpfs tmpfs /mnt -o size=1024m
2009-02-06 00:33:08
User: ajrobinson
Functions: mount

Makes a partition in ram which is useful if you need a temporary working space as read/write access is fast.

Be aware that anything saved in this partition will be gone after your computer is turned off.

mount /path/to/file.iso /mnt/cdrom -oloop
2009-02-05 17:28:06
User: nerd65536
Functions: mount
Tags: mount iso

"-o loop" lets you use a file as a block device