The file system is the way an operating system organises its data on the storage (usually non-volatile, like an SD card) available to it.

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FUSE installation on Raspberry pi rasbian [on hold]

I need to install and use fuse as a file system, how would i do this? The file system must be accessible from other devices.
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Automount various USB stick file systems on Jessie Lite

I want to be able to automount USB sticks fat32 and ntfs formatted on the fly, like hot-plugging without rebooting the my Raspberry Pi 2. I have ntfs-3g installed on jessie-lite. Putting the UUID in ...
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Retro Pi expand filesystem keeps reverting

I have gone through the steps to setup a retro pie on raspberry pi 2 with a 32 gb sd card and am having difficulty with the expand filesystem. I expand the file system through using raspi-config ...
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Problem when saving many files in Raspberry Pi

Guys I'm having a problem when I write/save many files in Raspberry Pi. I'm using the RaspiCam to record videos in HD and at the same time I'm collecting alot of data and writing them in XML files ...
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Development setup for taking system state snapshots [duplicate]

I'm doing different system wide experiments with the RPi which often lead to a unusable or messed system. After that I usually have to re flash the drive with Raspbian to start anew and that takes a ...
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Is it necessary to resize the file systems on Ubuntu MATE?

After installing Ubuntu MATE on my Raspberry Pi 2, everything works fine, for once. However, the site I am following to set it up tells me I have to resize the file systems. It tells me to delete the ...
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Raspbian Jessie boot issue after dd image install from Arch partition

I originally used NOOBS to create this card and it had Wheezie + Arch Linux. I had some issues with the wheezie installation so I: -downloaded and unziped the Jessie image onto my Arch partition, ...
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How to prevent card SDcard file system corruption when power is abruptly removed or system is improper shutdown? [duplicate]

Raspberry Pi runs on Linux and the filesystem is prone to corruption when power is abruptly removed or improperly shutdown. Sometimes, users are just impatient to wait for proper shutdown to be ...
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Problems with my 24h torrent box project (maybe related with ExFAT)

I recently acquired a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to make a 24h torrent box. My external HDD is in ExFat (1TB USB3.0 - WD) and after installing the exfat drivers, I began to configure it for my purpose. ...
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raspberry boot from different partitions

I have a doubt about boot process, is possible set boot partition from boot if /dev/root fails? like a grub select. I prefer no use berryboot and my install is noobs based. My idea is set a boot ...
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USB HDD folder linking?

I've got a 1tb USB HDD connected to my pie to hold a slew of different files. As of right now I have RetrOSMC installed onto my SD card, which is both OSMC + RetroPie. Right now as it is OSMC side of ...
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“Segmentation fault” everywhere

I have a weird problem with my Pi since a few days: A lot of commands result in "segmentation fault". Any "apt-get install" does, some normal programs do. I've googled it and found out it might be ...
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How to make mounted RPi file system writable using sshfs in OSX

I have an exFat-formatted external hard drive mounted on a Raspberry Pi. I use OSX fuse to mount the Pi on my local file system on my Mac using this: sshfs user@IP:/pi/directory/to/mount ...
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Alternative Storage Options

I have just started my wonderful journey into using a Raspberry Pi 2 device. I know I could add an external hard drive to the device but my concept of just supplying a black box to my User will ...
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Transmission-daemon permission denied [closed]

When transmission download an file to an file on my external hard disk i get this error: Permission denied (/media/usbhdd/Torrent_complete/sample.avi) I searched for the problem an a solution was to ...
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Where is the home directory on the sd card?

My raspberry pi has stopped working so I want to get the files that I stored on it off it before I reinstall the OS. I have Raspbian from NOOBs and I am on a mac. On what partition and in what ...
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How does BerryBoot work?

Good evening, BerryBoot allows us to put multiple OSes on the same SD card, and I know it uses SquashFS, but I don't understand how everything is done. I'd like more explanation about how do SquashFS ...
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How can I avoid wearing out flash memory by frequently changing symlinks?

I have a circular buffer of files in ram disk. A new file is created every second. I want to always refer to the latest file using the same file name for access by a browser and apache. So, each time ...
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Is it possible to install or move my installed Linux to another partition?

Case scenario (a SD Card with three partitons: a boot partition, and two Linux-type partitions) : $ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 61.9 GB, 61924704256 bytes 4 heads, 16 sectors/track, 1889792 ...
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Can't connect to the Pi after cloning the SD card

I want to make a new SD card with Raspbian and OpenCV installed. Instead of making it from scratch, I have already done this from another SD card that I use with raspberry. After cloning the SD card, ...
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Installing Kali Pi using all available storage space?

Is there any way to install kali linux for raspberry pi using all space that is available on the micrSD card initially or do you HAVE to go back later and resize partitions in order to utilize the ...
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Is it possible to shrink the root partition? [duplicate]

Extracted from the instructions from the original docs for installing Ubuntu on RaspBerry Pi 2: There are no Raspbian-specific utilities included, specifically no automatic root resizer. However, ...
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Setting a homeserver with Rasberry PI 2

I was thinking of building a small private cloudserver almost like Dropbox or Google Drive. I'm not expecting a very fast server, it will more be like just a home server for so i can send files easily ...
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PI 2 always got filesystem errors

I have installed raspbian on PI 2, and it always got lots of errors after rebooting. Sometimes I have to unplug the SD card and do fsck on my laptop (the second/ext4 partition), otherwise the PI 2 ...
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How to enable aufs support on raspberry Pi, specifically, raspbian?

I have installed raspbian (and 2 other distro's) on an 8G Class 10 card in my raspberry Pi 2 and I am running out of space on root filesystem after adding a few applications. I understand from debian ...
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Why does the SD card random write performance for record size 8-128 kB drops below the performance of record size 4 kB?

When I check the performance of SD cards for random write, I can see the performance is quite bad for record size 4 kB (this is not surprising) but then for several cards it even drops for larger ...
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Which one is faster? A NAS device or a web server on RasPi B+ [closed]

I'm currently making a project with Raspberry Pi B+. I want to create a solution through which we can access files from a external HDD from anywhere (over the Internet). After googling, I found 2 ...
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How to trace the path on a command [closed]

I'm trying to salvage some code on a project that was passed on to me, but I can't find the actual file for the code that I'm trying to find. I have tried which, echo, rgrep, and gdb. What other ...
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Read-write filesystem + no problem when halting the Pi by removing the power cord?

Is it true that removing the power cord without doing halt on a normal read-write root filesystem could cause filesystem corruption? For my embedded project, it's impossible to shutdown with a clean ...
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External Hard Drive with HFS+ file system mounted read only in OSMC

I used this hard drive with Raspbmc with no problems, but since I updated to OSMC, this seems to mount the disk as read only. I need to change some permissions and modes and I get this message: chmod ...
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Raspberry Pi kernel image installation on new SD Card (no pre installed Raspbian or NOOBS in it - it's free with no partions)

I have been working on kernel compilation of Raspberry Pi on Ubuntu using a cross compiler. I have compiled the kernel, and I got the image file generated ...
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Edit size of /root partition BEFORE writing it to SD card?

I have downloaded the latest Raspbian IMG (not NOOBS) onto my Raspberry Pi using wget http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_latest I then extracted it. I can mount the root partition to see ...
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On-the-fly / mounted volume encryption for RPi

I have a Raspberry Pi B+, and I want a unitary, encrypted archive which I can read and write from/to at will. I want a single file on the RPi (or attached storage), which contains an entire directory ...
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Owncloud fails to create data folder

I'm trying to set up Owncloud on my Raspi following this howto: http://tech-blog.clericare.com/2013/08/how-to-deploy-owncloud-with-postgresql.html The Raspi should serve as an Owncloud server, a print ...
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Adding hfsplus file system to fstab

I have a external drive that is formatted in HFSX. And I have installed the hfsplus etc using sudo apt-get install hfsplus hfsutils hfsprogs After this I have retrieved the UUID for the disk using ...
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My 4T disk with ext4 does not work for more than 5 minutes

I got a WD large drive, 4T with USB enclosure (powered by a dedicated AC adapter). I formatted it in my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04) as a single ext4 file system without any partition. mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb ...
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Can I view/copy the contents of an img file from Windows?

I have a backup .img file of an old Raspbian installation that I used to have running as a webserver. I'm unable to get the Raspberry Pi to boot from it any more, I think due to running out of space ...
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System writeprotected all the sudden

I've had Raspberry Pi running few years Arch Linux ARM 24/7. All the sudden there seems to be inability to write anything, can't create new files nor edit anything, even as root. Same applies to any ...
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where are rapsian files located?

short story I browse file on SD card from my windows box, but was unable to see any files related to home dir of the new user I create. long story I tought I lost pi's passwd. my first idea was to ...
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Not clean NTFS filesystem hangs command

I have made a NAS Server with my Raspberry Pi and this works great with a NTFS Formatted External Harddisk, but when the RPi is not correctly shut down, it makes a mess with the filesystem. When I ...
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readonly filesystem after reboot

I use ArchLinux on Raspberry Pi B+. If I reboot it using shutdown -r, I always get readonly filesystem after reboot and I have to remoung it using sudo mount -o remount,rw /. Isn't shutdown -r ...
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Minimum filesystem for the tar command to run [closed]

When I ship a new version of linux, I zip it up and email it to my customer. They then unzip it with tar and overwrite the filesystem. However this is not ideal as there may be files lingering from ...
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Can I use Raspberry pi as NAS with Raid 1 and encrypted file systems?

I am currently using a desktop computer as NAS where I have four hdd's which I have in Raid 1 using mdadm. These Raid 1-drives are encrypted using Ubuntu's default encryption (I think it is ...
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How to export repaired ext4 filesystem to SD card without reinstall?

So I had a Power surge the other day and the ext4 filesystem got currupted.. Now that i've repaired the (ext4) filesystem after exporting it using sudo dd bs=1M if /dev/sde2 >BACKUP.IMG on a ...
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NTFS with high CPU usage

I'm using a RPi B+ with XBian and transmission, and an external USB 2TB disk, which has an external power supply. That disk is NTFS, and I've noticed that the CPU usage of the mount-ntfs process is ...
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How to replace a rootfs with another one?

I have 2 sd cards, one with raspbian and one with debian builds. I need to replace the rootfs in my raspbian sd card with the one in my debian sd card. How can I do this? And, what are the changes ...
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Moving files on OpenELEC

I have a model B Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC v4.2.1. I have two attached usb sticks (formats: exFAT and FAT) and an attached hard drive (format: NTFS). When I go to the file manager in OpenELEC I ...
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Will reformatting external hard drive to Ext4 from NTFS speed up data transfers?

I have two (externally-powered) external USB hard drives plugged into my Raspberry Pi. I use this to download torrents (using Transmission) and to share these with the other computers on the network ...
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MicroSD correct partition to edit config file, problems in Windows

I'm very familiar with the UNIX command line (on Linux, Mac OS X, etc.) and have been messing with my pi here and there. Current project is to set it up so I can ssh from any computer into the world ...
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Is it safe to delete stuff in /usr/src ? [closed]

After apt-get upgrade and -update, my 4 GB SD-card was full. I already ran 'apt-get clean' to clear uit /var but I still have less than 1 GB free and I'd like to free up more space. The update took ...