Mounting ftp host to local directory on top of FUSE

November 17th, 2007 mysurface

I have wrote a post regarding on how to access ftp host using curl. And this time, let us look at how to mount the ftp host to a local directory on top of FUSE. FUSE (Filesystem in userland) is a userland build on top of virtual filesystem, it allows you to implement functional filesystem [...]

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mount a samba point

October 10th, 2006 mysurface

You may heard about smbmount, smbfs or cifs. Yes if you are looking for how to mount a point to access to other machine through samba, you come to a right page. How to mount a samba point might be vary at different linux distro, I ll recomment you at least read the manuals at [...]

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Enable a user to gain write permission when mounting

October 10th, 2006 mysurface

We need to perform mounting with root privilege, but after a simple mounting, we need to be root in order to write to the mounting point. This is the default for a simple mounting, check out more mounting examples here. But we can grant the mount point ownership to other user besides root. We can [...]

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Attach an external devices

September 28th, 2006 liewsheng

When you plug in the USB thumb drive into your pc, in a flash OSes will help you mount the device. But what happen if it not? ‘mount’ come to rescue ;p sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/USB but mount need admintrator privilege, so you need to login as root or any equivalent account to do the [...]

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