[Solved]Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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[Solved]Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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Just upgraded from MATE 18.3 to 20.0
Having issue mounting my network drive. WD MyBookLive
In MATE 18.3 I manually added these lines to get it mounted, it worked fine ..
//192.168.0.2/Public /home/donald/Public cifs guest,users,gid=users,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm 0 0 <-for me
//192.168.0.2/Public /home/alicez/Public cifs guest,users,gid=users,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm 0 0 <-for wife
//192.168.0.2/Pvivate /home/donald/Private cifs username=<myuserName>,password=<mypassword>,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm 0 0
I did that again for 20.0
They show up under "Devices" but when I click on and try to open the Public share I get ..
"mount error(2) No such file or directory"
Clicking on Private gets "operation permitted for root only"

If, in file manager (Caji?) I use Browse Network I see three items MyBookLive MYBOOKLIVE and Windows Network
I can open MYBOOKLIVE and see both shares and mount them. Even though I use password for Private and click remember forever, it doesn't
Programs like LiberOffice cannot go to those locations to open a document either.

Would really appreciate help. ;)
OtG
Last edited by oscarTheGrouch on Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:32 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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oscarTheGrouch wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:16 pm
Just upgraded from MATE 18.3 to 20.0
Really? Directly from 18.3 to 20?! In that case, some might say that you got off very lightly. When all else fails, read the instructions:
To upgrade to Linux Mint 20 you need to run the 64-bit version of Linux Mint 19.3. [emphasis added]
System: Asus ROG Maximus XI Code mobo, Intel i9-9900K CPU, Nvidia GTX1080 GPU, 32 GB DDR4-3600 RAM, Sumsung Pro 2x512GB NVMe & 3x1TB SSD, Multiboot

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Re: Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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arvy wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:52 pm
oscarTheGrouch wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:16 pm
Just upgraded from MATE 18.3 to 20.0
Really? Directly from 18.3 to 20?! In that case, some might say that you got off very lightly. When all else fails, read the instructions:
To upgrade to Linux Mint 20 you need to run the 64-bit version of Linux Mint 19.3. [emphasis added]
Maybe I wasn't clear, I did a complete new install. EVERYTHING works except that!

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Re: Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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Ahhh. Well, in that case, please accept my apologies for the misunderstanding. Your "upgrade" statement led me to think that you were trying something other than a fresh LM 20 install. As for WD MyBooks, I've never been very happy, nor very lucky, with those things and their controller technology, but you say they worked fine under LM 18.3 and so I can offer no explanation for any different behaviour under LM 20. Haven't used one in quite some time, but I seem to recall ripping out the HDD and just using it as a regular drive in the end.
System: Asus ROG Maximus XI Code mobo, Intel i9-9900K CPU, Nvidia GTX1080 GPU, 32 GB DDR4-3600 RAM, Sumsung Pro 2x512GB NVMe & 3x1TB SSD, Multiboot

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Re: Mint 20.0 Mate MyBookLive Mount issues

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I was able to solve this (no help from this forum)
New mounting lines in /etc/fstab are ..
//192.168.0.2/Public /home/<user>/Public cifs vers=1.0,guest,users,gid=users,iocharset=utf8,rw,uid=1000,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,nounix
//192.168.0.2/Private /home/<user>/Private cifs vers=1.0,username=<Username>,password=<password>,iocharset=utf8,rw,uid=1000,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,nounix

Not sure what made it work, the vers=1.0 , uid=1000 or nounix

Hope this helps someone ..
OtG

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