University of Helsinki

Mounting group directories via the fstab

At the University of Helsinki, one can apply for group directories, which is simply disk space on a NAS. These are easily mounted when you use a university-managed computer via the university menu, but what about if you use your own machine? At least for Ubuntu Linux, the way to mount these directories has changed multiple times during the years and it again broke recently. The current entry in the /etc/fstab file in my (Vanilla, non-university-managed) Ubuntu 16.04 is as follows:

# HY group directories

Practical Course: Purification and Characterization of Recombinant Proteins (DPBM-135)


Teaching material, results, etc. for the DPBM course "Purification and Characterization of Recombinant Proteins" (DPBM-135)


Acatiimi article about our lab

The Jeltsch Laboratory: Michael, Sawan, Liisa, Enni, Rustem, Khusbu (missing: Zalina)

Acatiimi, the news magazine of the Acatiimi, the news magazine of the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers, wrote a short piece about our laboratory, which was largely based on this earlier story. However, this time there is a group image, showing who does the real work!