Linux Ubuntu How to Automatically Mount a Mac Hfs+ Disk Partition on Start-Up-Boot Easy Guide

August 4, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Ubuntu Mount Hfsplus Partition Boot

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Mount a Mac Hfs+ Disk Partition a Ubuntu Linux System Start-Up/Boot.

The fstab file typically lists all available disks and disk partitions, and indicates how they are to be initialized or otherwise integrated into the overall system’s file system

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  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)


    Ubuntu Mount Hfs+ Partition Boot- Open Terminal
  2. Install Required Package

    sudo su -c "apt-get install hfsprogs"
  3. Find the Partition UID

    ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid

    Copy the UID Value Associated to the /dev/sdXY Device.

  4. Make the Target Directory

    sudo su -c "mkdir /mnt/[myDisk]"
  5. Edit the fstab File

    sudo su -c "nano /etc/fstab"


    UUID=[1234-5678] /mnt/[myDisk] hfsplus defaults 0 0

    Ctrl+Shift+v to Paste the UID Value
    Ctrl+x to Save & Exit from nano Editor :)

  6. Test if the Setup is Working

    umount /mnt/[myDisk]

    The last potentially to Unmount the Partition…

    sudo mount -a
    ls /mnt/[myDisk]

    This should Show up all the Partition Content!

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