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sd cardreader not working

I have Xubuntu 16 on a HP pavilion dv6. Tried to install the driver like this post suggested. internal card reader is not working Got errors in the $make scripts/Makefile.build:258: recipe for ...
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SD over SPI (RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader)

I would like to use SPI to interface with an SD card. My laptop (running Ubuntu 16.04) incorporates the RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader which works perfectly in SD mode, but attempts to use it in SPI ...
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ASUS E200HA SD card reader not working

I'm fairly new in the Linux world. I recently bought this laptop and got it running with Ubuntu 14.04 (but I also tried 15.10 and 16.04 beta2 to see if the problem goes away, it didn't help). ...
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Lifetech smart card reader all in one driver

Lifetech doesn't provide a driver for Ubuntu. My smart card reader doesn't work or is not recognized. How can use this reader on Ubuntu? Thank you,
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How to find card reader block device?

I am trying to make an image from USB Card Reader using dd. When I connect device, this is what the log tells me: Aug 21 11:26:50 acid kernel: [ 1399.579168] usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=...
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USB 3.0 Card Reader 40 in 1 (Delock)

I bought a Delock USB 3.0 card reader (http://www.delock.com/produkte/G_91718/merkmale.html) to read my Canon's 64GB SDCX card on my Lenovo Carbon X1 (gen2) notebook. The reader with the said card ...
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¨USB device: card reader¨ is draining the battery even if it is not used

I`ve installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro Retina 13 and I am trying to get the best battery life possible. I'm using PowerTop to manage what needs to be changed and pm-utils to save power. PowerTop ...
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Problem installing reader software for Estonian ID card for ubuntu 14.04

I updated my ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and now I have problems to install Estonian ID card reader software. When I trie to use the installation script, that I have downloaded from https://installer.id.ee/...
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acer aspire 5737z memory card reader not working on ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is Acer Aspire 5737z and my memory card reader is not working (it is not recognized). Can I get some help? Thank you, Vali.
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SmartcardReader, which driver(-file) is really used?

I have a problem with my SmartCard-Reader (Cherry ST1044-U) in my Kubuntu 14.10 (64bit). It does not fully work (when trying to sign data, error is thrown). (i read about the "default" driver, which ...
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Gemalto card reader Ubuntu 14.04

We have just received Gemlato USB Token for grade signing. Our service is available only inside the University. However, I am having trouble making it work properly in ubuntu 14.04. Drivers are ...
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Realtek RTS5138 Card Reader not working

I have a Dell N5110 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. My internal card reader is a Realtek RTS5138 is not working (when I plug-in an SD card nothing happens). I tried this solution (although it is ...
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How to unload a kernel module which is in use?

I'm following this tutorial to get my card reader working: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=636867 However I'm unable unload my sdhci module: sudo modprobe -rv sdhci mmc_core mmc_block ...
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How to install ACR38 card reader

Tried to install this driver: wiki.homebank.kz/attach/CardReaderSetup/ACR38_Driver_Lnx_1000_P.zip but didn't have success. I followed the same steps as in readme file, but faced problems when i was ...
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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected HP realtek rts5227

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Envy m7-j020dx. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader does not seem to be detected at all. I have tried to find a ...
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Card reader draining power on MacBook running 14.04

I'm using 14.04 on a MacBook Air 5,2 (mid 2012, 13"). I just recently noticed powertop listing the built-in card reader to drain massive amounts of power: Power est. Usage Device name 6.68 W ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader isn't working

I've read some other posts issuing this problem. But without an solution for exactly this problem. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo T440s. Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5227 PCI Express ...
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Ubuntu SD Card reader problem

I have realtek SD Card reader on ubuntu, and something weird happens: Sometimes it recognises SD card, sometimes it has no action at all after putting it inside, and sometimes shows, disappears then ...
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How to discover what file in the dev/ directory is related to the SD card reader of my laptop?

how can I discover what file inside dev/ directory is related to my SD card reader of my laptop? I thought that I could execute the following operations: 1) Remove the SD card from the reader 2) ...
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internal card reader is not working

I have Dell vostro 3560 running on ubuntu 14.04, and it's card reader is not working. Result of lsusb is Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ...
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How do I partition an SD card with “disk utility”?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. I want to make partitions on my SD card. After mounting the SD card I'm trying to make the partitions with the "disk utility". In the disk utility, after clicking on "more ...
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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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Can't install package libclassicclient

This is the output of "sudo apt-get install libclassicclient": user1@laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libclassicclient Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Why does my USB card reader (Dell 2405FPW) not recognize any inserted media?

My Dell monitor (model 2405FPW) has a built in USB card reader that is recognized by Ubuntu 13.10, but any inserted SD cards do not get seen. It used to work with an older version of 32-bit Ubuntu on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 SD card is not detected

My SD card is not being detected at all no matter what I do. I am using Ubuntu 12.04, on: HP Pavilion G6 2552sa Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 64-bit The following commands were used ...
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SanDisk ImageMate SDDR-99 5-in-1 Card Reader help

I am trying to use a SanDisk brand card-reader but the system does not respond when I plug in an SD card. The SanDisk website lists only Windows as a compatible OS for this device, but I have seen ...
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Accidantly removed SD card - Card reader not visible anymore

I thoughtlessly removed my SD card from the slot of the card reader while the SD card was in use in gparted and the disk-utility. After I put it in again, it was not visible anymore. It is the same ...
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How can I get my recognized Ricoh SD Card reader working on 14.04?

On my Asus F3 Series Laptop there is a built in SD Card reader lspci output: 09:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05) 09:01.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd ...
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Omnikey 1021 installation help

I am a lorry driver and I have to download information from my digital tachograph card to my computer and email them to my boss. I have an Onikey 1024 Smatcard reader and I have downloaded, from ...
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Why ID card reader is not working in Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10? Using Omnikey3121

I have this Omnikey 3121 which is an USB ID card reader. Connected to my Ubuntu. When i try to read Belgiun ID Card or any other card it does not work always missing to provide results. How can i make ...
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USB Memory card reader does not work

It appears: lsusb: Bus 002 Device 035: ID 05e3:0710 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader But when I insert a mini SD card in the reader, nothing happens. How to solve this and read ...
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Realtek Card Reader not working

I have an internal card reader in my HP Pavilion DV6-6155ca and the card reader is a "multi-card media reader" (I know this means nothing but trying to be though) and the device is the RTS5209 PCI ...
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Disable USB device: USB2.0-CRW (Generic)

I have a problem with card reader in my notebook with Ubuntu 12.10. It's usage is always at 100% and powertop shows it's power consumption as 16W or even more (which is really really way too much for ...
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How can I get my memory card slot to work?

I use Ubuntu 12.10, on Dell L702x, and the internal memory card slot has never functioned since I switched from its original Windows 7 installation. I've had to use my usb reader for a while now. How ...
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Is the Alcor AU6371 card reader supported in 12.10 64bit?

I have now spend several evenings searching this forum for an answer on how to get the internal card reader on my desktop working. It does not show up in any of the lists that terminal commands have ...
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Read-only SD cards

I've got an IcyBox USB hub/card reader combo in my computer, running Ubuntu 12.10. It's got an issue with SD cards. It always mounts them read-only, regardless of the write-lock switch. This is ...
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Problem installing reader software for Estonian ID card

So I need to install the latest ID Card reading software to use my Estonian ID card. FTP for it is at http://ftp.id.eesti.ee/pub/id/signed_repository/ubuntu/ Problem is that I have no idea how I am ...
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SD Card Reader not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have a read many other posts on this issue and believe that Ubuntu 12.04 is not even recognizing my SD Card Reader as just that: Computer Model: Metabox (Australian builder of Clevo laptops) / ...
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SIM card number swap [closed]

Is it possible to swap two numbers between two sim cards? (I just purchased a new phone and it is using a micro sim) And I have a old number that I want to use but it is on standard sim card. Is it ...
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Card Reader Read Speed Is Slow

BACKGROUND INFO: My hard drive recently failed and I haven't had the money/time to replace it. I tried a Live version of Ubuntu from a thumb drive and decided I liked it, so in the meantime I've ...
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How do I EFI boot Zenbook Prime UX31A from built-in card reader?

How do I EFI boot Zenbook Prime UX31A from built-in card reader? Ubuntu Live 12.10 64bit has been copied onto an a SD card which I'm trying to boot from. When I power on my Zenbook and press ESC for ...
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missing driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9)

Thanks for all who could help me to install a driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9). The driver is available here: Ricoh RL5C476 And according to http://sdricohcs.sourceforge....
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Problems reading a 4GB SDHC but I can read a 8GB SDHC

I recently bought a Dell XPS L502X. The internal card reader had some trouble detecting cards but I was able to fix it using the workaround explained at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/...
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Card reader only works for SD not xD cards

I suspect the answer is "just doesn't work", but it seems odd to me. My laptop's card reader works fine for SD cards but completely ignores xD cards: when you plug in an xD card there is nothing in ...
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Card reader in MSI x370 don't work

Card reader in MSI x370 don't work. Ubuntu 12.04 64bit gnomeShell 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 14h Processor Root Complex 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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SD-CARD reader does not show in ubuntu

I bought Acer asipre 4250. It have built-in SD card reader. But it is not working. Nothing show in /media or fdisk but something in dmesg. dmesg: new high-speed USB device number 3 using ehci_hcd [ ...
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LIfebook lh531 inbuilt card reader not working

Inbuilt card reader (SD/PRO/SDHC) not working. When I insert the memory card the indicator comes for a milli second and nothing happens. When I do lspci it gives the out put which is pasted below: I ...
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USB device not accepting address

I have a series of machines that I am building for work that have usb card readers. When I boot them I get a long series of messages: ... [ 2347.768419] hub 1-6:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on ...
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Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader (internal)

I've just plugged in a internal usb card reader Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader $lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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Do I need to reboot my computer to read data from two SD cards?

I stuck an SD card in the card reader, imported my photos with Shotwell, deleted the photos from the card (again, with Shotwell), then right-clicked on the desktop icon and safely removed the card. I ...