Linux machines are  aware in the case of security. This extra security may sometimes become a headache for simple linux users.

For example, if u have separate partitions or hard drives , every time you have to mount those when required.The time-saving solution is to mount such media permanently.

Firstly to tell Debian where to find the mount and where you want it mounted. Secondly, to create the folder within Debian’s recognised file structure to house the mounted media. After you perform this configuration, your backup folder on a secondary disk can be accessed from within your /home/user folder.

1. Open the fstab file that controls your mounts:

nano etc/fstab

2.Find out the name of partition that you are planning to mount . It lists recognized partition tables:

fdisk -l

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