Questions related to using Secure Digital (SD) card with Ubuntu machine, related issues, etc.

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SD card and USB error reg in ubuntu12.04

I have downloaded some BSP package regarding my embedded computer and The linux os booting on the hyper terminal and now I am trying to boot up onboard/SD card boot up for that I am trying to write ...
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Is removeable media always mounted to the same path

I have and SD card that I want to use to save youtube films on. My laptop has an integrated SD card slot, will this always be mounted to the same path? If remove the card attach a USB drive then ...
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Ubuntu not showing LUKS Encrypted SD card anywhere

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and wanted to encrypt a new sd card for keeping my files safe and private. I used the built in disks tool to format it to LUKS format, and set the password and ...
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Resize Raspberry Pi SD Card with Ubuntu 14.04 without losing data [closed]

I have a 16 GB micro SD card with an expanded file system (so the whole space is occupied). Inside this micro SD Card is the Raspbian OS of my Raspberry Pi and there's a lot of unused free space. I ...
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How to get SD card serial in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm trying to get serial number and oemid of SD card. I have found an instruction here, but on my current system I cannot find it. Previously I was using Ubuntu 15.10 and I'...
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How to give permissions to user www-data (apache+php) to access media/user/sd card slot?

I have a php script that runs from apache2 call that needs to read files in a SD card. The SD card appears mounted in /media/user/name of SD card partition. I tried to read this answer Default file ...
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pv process interupting password

So I'm trying to flash an SD card with a 7GB image and it's taking forever (like 15 hours plus), so I decided to set up pv so I could see the progress. The problem I'm running into is that as soon as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not detect sd card reader

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and my sdcard reader is not working. The system does not detect the reader at all. The output of lsusb is fairly uninformative: lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:...
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SD card is recognized but can't open it: “can't read superblock”

(Almost the same question but the solution proposed therein do not solve my problem) So I can mount the micro SD card but when I click on it I get: Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/me/NIKON ...
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Ubuntu software for writing ISO image to SD card?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried a few different methods of writing an .ISO file I have to an SD card. Startup Disk Creator doesn't work ("not enough free space" error -- not true), ...
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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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SIM reader issue

I'm relatively new by using ubuntu and I followed this tutorial to try to install the EAP_SIM protocol on a pc with ubuntu : Tuto. I'm blocked in the step 5 and 6. The step 5 consist on checking the ...
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What is this new device naming policy in linux?

What is this mmcblk0p1 instead of sdb (sdc, etc)? Why an SD card is named mmc (as in mmc card)? What is this wlp3s0 instead of ath0 (or eth0)? Why is a wifi card named wlp3 when i have only one ...
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How can I format or delete an SD card that is not being recognized?

I'm in a similar situation to the one d3vid was in. I'm trying to reformat my SD card because I believe that's what's making it so hard for my computer to recognize it. Gnome Disk Utility recognizes ...
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How to use SD Card in M10 OTA-11?

Is there any way how to configure ANY of the applications to utilize SD-Card? Currently I can copy music there, what about any of the writing/note-taking tools? At the moment M10 storage is OK, but ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 Eject SD Cards Itself?

System: 16.04 Ubuntu on Macbook Air 2013-mid. I just went sleep, system locked screen and then logged in back again. I see Ubuntu ejected my SD memory card itself. I want to understand why because I ...
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Read data from SD card of ds150e

Ubuntu does not recognize SD card of delphi ds150e. GParted sees SD card, but filesystem is not marked. How to read data from SD card? I don't know which filesystem uses ds150e device. Sorry for my ...
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SD card not working :[ 249.480884] mmc0: error -5 whilst initialising SD card

I have an issue with my recent Ubuntu. Actually I have all drivers (USB, WiFi, etc ) working fine however when I insert the SD I can't detect it. Also I find the following error kernel log: [ ...
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Unable to use a mini SD card on bq m10 ubuntu

I am trying to use a mini SD on my bq m10 Ubuntu tablet to no avail. I recreated an ms dos partition table and a vfat 32 partition on it. When I insert it in the slot, it recognized in the external ...
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How to dd from smaller SD to bigger?

I run out of memory (8GB) in one system, and I need to move the existing system to bigger memory (16GB). Details /dev/disk4s1 is the input i.e. from where I want to get the data /dev/disk2s1 is the ...
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How do I get GRUB2 in a virtual machine to see my SD card?

I am running Ubuntu in VMware Player 12. I want to load an SD card that I have attached to the VM. How do I get it to appear in GRUB2's sights?
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Getting rid of mounted sd card notification on ubuntu touch?

Every time I switch on the M10 phablet I got a notification that tells me there is an SD card inserted. OK , I already know that. Is there any way to prevent that notification to be triggered ?
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SD card not working (XPS13)

I have a XPS13 (9350) edition with a built-in SD card reader. Running Xenial Ubuntu. When I insert a SD card, nothing happens. The output of lspci -nnk: 3b:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek ...
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How do I mount SD Card on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Frieza?

How do I mount SD Card on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Frieza I just received my new BQ m10 tablet and when I first inserted the microSD card, it was recognized and I was able to copy some files out to it via ...
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Steam says drive is not mounted with executive permissions

I can't seem to get steam to allow me to install games on my SD Card. I use this command to mount it: sudo mount -o exec /dev/sda1 /home/spib/SDCard Steam still gives the "New Steam library folder ...
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dd command failed!

I have a peculiar problem. I had a blackberry I used to encrypt the files and now I can't seem to remove the (encryption) password from the card. It always asks for the password when I put the card in ...
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SD Card mounts read-write, but can't edit partitions

I have an SD card that will mount, and I can read and write to it, but I can't edit the partitions. Using the Disks utility, when I try to delete one of the partitions, I get an error saying that the ...
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Can I enable TRIM for SD card as if it was a SSD?

I have two old laptops that run Ubuntu / Arch (I am not an expert linux user, just learning), and they have: 1) 1.8 inches hard drive with a (flat thin) ZIF connector. 2) 2.5 inches IDE hard drive. ...
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SD card unmounts during suspend or hibernate

I have a laptop with only 32GB SSD space (Lenovo 100S). That's not very much, so when I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I set a 64GB SD card as the /home partition. My problem is, every time I wake the ...
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Can't format sdcard

I'm unable to format my sdcard and get following error when formating with gparted GParted 0.25.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid --enable-online-resize Libparted 3.2 Create Primary Partition #1 (fat32, ...
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how to automatically copy new files from sd reader to disk on connect?

im new with ubuntu and linux, and poor knowleadge of english, sorry if i cant write clarely. I need a script or something to automatically move new photos (.cr2) from my camera's sd when i put it on ...
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SD card won't work

My laptop won't detect my SD card nor here at ubuntu or Win10. So I: sudo fdisk -l and... WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU ...
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Why do i get wrong filesystem error on mounting external drive whilst correct ntfs-utils is installed?

since today I get the following message when inserting usbstick/sd card: Aankoppelen bestandssysteem is mislukt Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/wouter/Kali Live: Command-line `mount -t "...
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Driver for JMicron SD Controller

I have an Asus laptop running Ubuntu 15.10, it has an internal sd card reader, but I don't seem to be able to use it, the system didn't make anything when inserting a card. The output of lspci -nnk is:...
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Using Grub on hard disk to boot live SD card

I have a laptop running Ubuntu MATE 15.10, and said laptop has an internal media-card reader. I would like to be able to use that media-card reader to boot a liveCD installed on an SD card. ...
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SD card as /boot partition aside from the '/' on HDD

I have attempted to do this manually. After clicking 'something else', I configured the hard drive to have 4 partitions for '/', /opt, /tmp, /home. After that, I had partitioned my SD card to have 512 ...
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Cloning an SD card to another in Ubuntu using a single SD card reader

I have an SD card which has the image of Raspbian jessy for raspberry pi. I currently have only a single SD card reader on my computer, and I would like to clone this SD card to another SD card only ...
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How to Mount this SD card?

I get in Discs I looked in OS X that it is 16 bit formatted but it should have been 32fat but it is not. There is Raspbian which does not work correctly. I want to format the disc to fat32. ...
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How do I mount my dropbox drive on a removable SD card in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I get dropbox to syc to my sd drive. I have mounted the SD card automatically and showing as a volume with the correct size of 268 gb. However,when rightclick the dropbox icon and within ...
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SD Card reader stopped working

My SD card reader stopped working. I am using Ubuntu 15.10, and the SD card reader is built in in the chassis, which is a silencio 550. lsusb: Bus 009 Device 002: ID 05e3:0723 Genesys Logic, Inc. ...
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Realtek RTS5227 Card Reader Problems

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10, and it doesn't detect my SD card insertions. I've tried multiple solutions that seem to be the common answer for a problem like this, but no success. I saw this discussion that ...
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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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SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC 128GB Won't Mount

Macbook Pro early 2013, Ubuntu 14.04 (latest updates as of March 30th 2016). Everything works in OSX. A regular 2GB SD card worked in Ubuntu. When I plug it in it shows up in /dev as mmcblk0. When ...
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SD card load error [duplicate]

New to this, if it's a duplicate question, please help me find my answer elsewhere. Trying to view pics on an sd card, get an error screenshot of error The error begins "Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /...
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dd command 'no such file or directory'

I am trying to put a .img file onto a sd card to later put onto a raspberry pi. I run the following command dd bs=4M if=~/Home/Downloads/kali.img of=/dev/sdb and the following result puts out dd: ...
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Problems encrypting SD card

I've tried a couple of times to encrypt a 1GB SD card using Disk Utility. I thought all went well until I tried to unlock it. When I enter the passcode, it looks as if the device is opened up, but ...
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Expanding a partition on an SD card with GParted fails

I copied a Raspberry PI System from an 8GB SD onto a 16GB SD using ApplePi-Baker. Everything is working fine, except for the fact I'm missing 8GB in this setup. So I popped the card into a machine ...
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How can I read SD card on ubuntu?

I read various topics here, but wasn't able to find solution for my problem. I have a sdcard reader on my dell v131 laptop with ubuntu 15.10 installed. I insert my sdcard to reader and cannot find it ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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Sd card formating process failled as had been mistakly unplugged

Hello Ubuntu community I was trying to format my SD card so that it would be usable in any device. As I did so the windows disappeared and nothing to acknowledge if the process was already done or not....