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

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Can ubuntu have persistent storage on a sd card

Can you have persistent storage on SD card? I heard you can for USB, but does it work with a SD card?
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Error when starting ubuntu laptop.

My laptop is a modified Toshiba Satellite L355. It has a Intel core 2 duo 1.83ghz Cpu and 3gb ddr2 Ram. I'm using Saucy Salamander 13.10 I installed Ubuntu Studio a while back when my friend gave it ...
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Mount sd-card image (created using dd)

I have created an image of my Raspberry Pi SD-card using dd: sudo dd if=/dev/sdf of=/home/myusername/raspberry-backup-2014-04-10.img The SD-card includes two partitions (one vfat, one ext4) which ...
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Built-in SD CARD reader doesn't work

may you help me ? my SD work perfectly (I know because I checked in other PC and on my camera )I don't understand what I read here below XD root@marco-laptop:~# mount /dev/sda1 on / type ext3 ...
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SD Card only recognized if mounted during boot

I have a bug with my SD-Card reader on my laptop*. My computer doesn't recognize/see a SD-Card when mounted. I found out though that I can make it read it if I boot with the SD-Card inserted. If I do ...
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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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Why is my SD card not transferring files to SSD?

I have a memory card reader, and when I insert a sd card and began to copy pictures or vidioes from the sd card to my ssd(hard disk) after one or two files the error appears: Error splicing file: ...
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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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SDHC vs SDXC cards for Linux

I recently bought a Zenbook prime of 128GB and I bought a microSD to SD adapter for macbook air (because of the low profile). It's working great with my SDHC that I had on the phone. I'm thinking ...
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Very Slow SDXC Card Read/Writes

Recently took my laptop which had Windows 7 on it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 Bit. The laptop has a 128GB Class 10 Kingston SDXC card installed. I used the card in Windows without any ...
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how do I unmount my phone

I am confused . Do I need to mount a new sd card or phone or usb stick or external hdd drive every time I plug it in? And I cannot see them if I accidentally close them. I do not know how to eject ...
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How to recover password from ubuntu installed on sd card?

I've got my Ubuntu 13.04 ARM installed on the SD Card. System was working on beaglebone black. The image was installed following instructions in this wiki page: ...
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SD Card is not being read by Ubuntu 12.04

When I place an SD card into my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04) it does not read it, so I went to the terminal and put in sudo fdisk -l" and "blkid (don't know what it means, just saw it on another answer). ...
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SD card reader not working in multi card reader

I've got a multicard reader in my machine. It lists itself as Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0151 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Mass Storage Device (Multicard Reader) It mounts CF cards just fine, ...
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Live USB on multiple disks

I currently use Ubuntu gnome 13.10 on a USB drive as a backup os, but I have a question that I haven't been able to find the answer too yet, would it be possible to have a live USB (or install to usb) ...
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How to get SD card reader working Realtek Device 5287

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. The SD card reader is not working.lspci shows this: 04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5287 (rev 01) I don't know what I changed but a ...
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Laptop SDcard reader not recognised (Dell Inspiron 15 7000)

I have this laptop http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd And the sdcard reader does not seem to work at all under Ubuntu. I have tested it with Windows and it works just fine however when ...
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How can I install ubuntu to SD card?

I'm trying to install ubuntu 13.10 directly on my SD card to save energy and use HDD just for data, but I've some problem. I've created a startup disk in my SD with unebootin. I've disabled efi, set ...
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How do you format a micro sd card?

I recently bought this micro sd card, and I think I am having trouble formating it. In my mp3 player, it says card error. So I took it to the computer. After clicking on the file icon, I clicked on ...
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How to access information on SD Cards Ubuntu 12.10

I am running the arm version of Ubuntu 12.10. I need to install programs and view videos and such from an SD Card. Is that possible, and how could I accomplish that? Thanks in advance! P.S. I am ...
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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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Unknown Filesystem type while mounting SDXC card

I'm trying to mount my 64 GB SDXC card into my computer's internal card reader but I get the following message: Error mounting /dev/sdd at /media/renato/disk: Command-line `mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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PNY MicroSD card not detected in Ubuntu 13.10 laptop

When I run the "lspci" command, it shows the card reader in my Dell Vostro 1720 is listed as: 1a:00.1 SD Host controller: O2 Micro, Inc. Integrated MMC/SD Controller (rev 01) However, when I ...
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How to remove the password of the SD card in ubuntu 12.04

I forgot the password of my micro SD card. How can i remove the password of the SD in ubuntu 12.04. I tried using system files in mobile but it did not successes.
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SD Card Not Recognized as Bootable

I went to the BIOS of my Asus S550 CM , Switched on CSM. I have a light weight version of Linux copied to a 16 GB SD Card. No where in the BIOS the SD Card is recognized as a bootable device. How ...
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Running a VM on SD card

I recently bought a ssd, and i'm wondering if running a windows virtual machine will do a lot of writing or it's mainly reads? I thought using a 32G SD card (SanDisk extreme plus 80m/s read and ...
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How to run applications on an external drive such as an external hard drive, flash drive, or SD card

I recently installed Ubuntu on my samsung chrome book. Because the chrome book does not have alot of space, I would like to be able to install and run applications off of an external drive. I would ...
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Android (Galaxy Note) use specification

I've used Ubuntu Live Sessions with PCs. Can I use an external sd card in the same way with my Galaxy Note tablet? I want to be able to switch between a working version of my android tablet (with the ...
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Can i access /sdcard/ in ubuntu touch?

i'm able to view ubuntu's user data from android. is it possible to view my sdcard from ubuntu ? notes: i'm using the dual boot method explained here
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How To Write To SD card

I heard of people saying they could if they did it as a root user. How do I do that. When I tried to write to sd card . . . I got a read only error. Permissions says Owner: me Access: Create and ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 can't see my Micro SD

I want to connect a Micro SD in my laptop (HP Pavilion g6 2320sl) with a Micro SD Adapter but Xubuntu (12.04 LTS) can't see that (all works fine in Ubuntu 12.04). Nothing appears in Thunar and i can't ...
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Error while creating new partition on SD card

My SD card was locked, using a Nokia phone, and I had forgotten the password. So I cleared the SD card in my Ubuntu 13.10. When I tried to create a new partition, it showed the following error: Error ...
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Micro SD card write protected fat32?

I have tried this solution and it doesnt work. sudo fdisk -l output is Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders, total 1465149168 sectors Units = ...
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Permissions about Saving files to an SD card

I am having trouble while saving valuable pdf files to my 16GB SDcard. I can save just fine on my system hard drive, but every time I try to move it to the SD card or save it straight to there, it ...
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Absolutely can NOT format this sd micro card

Have been reading and trying to format this sd card (no, the switch is unlocked). I have Ubuntu 12.04, the card is in a hub. The name for the card in my file menu is MOT (if that helps at all) there ...
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SD card won't appear after upgrade to 13.10

My SD card won't mount when I put it into my lap top, everything was fine before the upgrade. The information about the SD card appears just fine when I type sudo fdisk l it just says that it ...
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Cant mount SD Card/ [duplicate]

I have an 8 GB MicroSD card, with an SD adapter. I am using a Virtual Box to run Ubuntu 12.04. When i start up, Ubuntu doesnt mount my Sd card and i dont know how to do it manually. Any help would be ...
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Why does Ubuntu complaint that my SD card is in use when it is not? How do I establish the connection to this device?

My IOGEAR SD Card Reader/Writer is recognized on Ubuntu (by using VM ware) but when I try to connect to "Removable Devices -> Alcor Micro Flash Card Reader/Writer" , the following message appears: ...
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Cannot mount sd card

I can't mount my sd card: Here is the error message: Cannot mount... Rejected send message, 3 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.12" (uid=1002 pid=3353 comm="exo-mount -n -h ...
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Move Ubuntu server from 64gb SD to 16gb USB

I'm tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I've recently built myself a home server to store and save all my media. I installed Ubuntu server 12.04LTS and setup a bunch of stuff on a 64gb SD ...
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Install to SD (removable Flash: SDHC, eMMC) with F2fs?

The question was asked over 2 years ago and clearly it was not smart to try it mainly due to the USB bottleneck of the card reader. Can we expect the situation to be any different today? SD cards ...
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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 to force UbuntuOne android app to create u1 folder on external SD card

My android phone has only 2 Gb of internal storage and I've upgraded it with 8 Gb external SD card. Buy when I ran Ubuntu One sync app, the syncing master directory "u1" was created on top of the ...
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Slow MicroSD card

I've recently bought a 64GB MicroSD class10 card. Now according to Wikipedia, it should be able to transfer files at a rate of max 10MB/s. But I am only reaching 6.7MB/s (two-third of the promised ...
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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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create two partitons on sd card . make 1 partion read only and other writable?

Here is my use case .. i want to have my files in external storage write protected so that no one can either modify or delete. after some research i found this 3rd party tool can i do something ...
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Mount SD Memory Card as read-write

Whenever I insert my SD Memory Card via Card Reader Slot or UBS or via phone (File Manager). The card is mounted but its read only. Not able to create new folder, delete folder or move/copy files ...
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pc wont boot with sd card reader plugged in

when i installed 12.04 on new hdd i didnt have the card reader plugged in before partitioning, now that my gateway zx4000 is all set up i realized the card reader hadnt been plugged in so now when i ...
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How do I access a Sandisk SD card? Getting error msgs upon insertion

I have a Sandisk micro card from a cell phone that isn't being recognized when I plug it into the built-in reader on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I issued tail -f /var/log/syslog and inserted ...
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Linux does not detect the micro-SD cards

I have a microSD card in my Android and I would like to plug it in into my computer to change the music and collect photos. However, I am not able to do this, the OS does not seem to even notice ...