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

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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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How to detecting damaged sd card

my SD card not detecting in any system, i think the SD card is damaged. can u help to detect the SD card and recover my data.I couldn't find commands to detect my SD card.
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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 ...
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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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Force Install Ubuntu ARM 14.04 on Raspberry Pi 3

I need Ubuntu ARM 14.04. I cannot use MATE / 15.04. What's Going On I have an SD card with Ubuntu ARM 14.04 but it is not understood by the pi3. I have and SD card with Ubuntu MATE 15.04 that is ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Skipping while playing music

I have problem with playing music, doesnt matters what kind of file (mp3, wma, flac). When I listen to music at the specif times in song it just skips. Every time on the same spot, so i was thinking ...
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problem expanding sd card partition using mate and raspberry pi [duplicate]

I finally got a good download of Ubuntu Mate for my Raspberry Pi 2. It is still working but when I tried to expand the ext4 partition to include the complete SD card things did not go well. I now have ...
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SD Card corrupted after moving files from Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that I'm using to move files between a Windows laptop (Surface Pro 3) and a Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. When I copy the files, everything seems fine on Ubuntu, but then I get a ...
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Photos and micro SD card

I am having trouble opening photos off ubuntu, It comes up with (COULD NOT LOAD IMAGE and FAIL TO OPEN INPUT STREAM FOR FILE) I have had this problem ever since I installed Ubuntu from Windows. I also ...
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Completely delete SD card files partition/format

I'm having issues doing a legit format and partition of an SD card on Ubuntu I have plugged in. I've been using fdisk, mkfs, Disks, and GParted but they have all only 'done' the task and not deleted ...
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How to change default download location to an SD card?

I put Ubuntu on a chromebook through crouton but the chromebook's memory is very small, so I have a SD card in the chromebook to expand the memory. Is there a way to make the default location for ...
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Ubuntu load kernel from MicroSD card

I have a noob quesion. So my friend gave me a MicroSD card containing a linux kernel. I mounted this MicroSD card onto my ubuntu machines and can see the following contents : osboxes@osboxes:~/mnt$ ...
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Unable to mount root filesystem after cloning volume with dd

I am trying to clone a Ubuntu install on an 8GB SD card. I created an image of the volume using dd, then copied this image onto another SD card using dd again. The SD card contains 2 partitions: a ...
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Use SD card for all new installations from apt-get

I just got a Chromebook, it's great! I'm switching between Chrome OS and Ubuntu+XFCE using crouton, and doing most of my non-browsing work on Ubuntu. I'm almost out of space so decided I'd buy a ...
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Ubuntu Mate Need Help

I use a Raspberry Pi. I'm trying to install Ubuntu Mate on it. So I downloaded directly from the Raspberry Pi website. And then I used Linux Lili live creator to format it to my micro SD. But it says ...
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Auto-Mount SD-card formatted as ext4 on ubuntu touch

I try to use an MicroSD card containing a chroot environment which I can break, e.g. by installing software, without damaging the OS on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, however I can not let the ...
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Small hard drive, best way to use SD card?

I've installed Linux on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. So far it's awesome and so much more useful than Chrome OS, but it has a tiny SSD size of 16gb. It has an SD card reader and I have a 32gb SD card I'm ...
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disable auto opening nautilus window after SD card auto-mount

I found this question (and answer): Disable auto-opening nautilus window after auto-mount which worked for me for not automatically opening a window after an auto-mount of a USB stick. How do I do ...
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How to format a partitioned sd card?

I have a SD card that has several partitions on it. Running sudo fdisk -l gives me: Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/mmcblk0p1 8192 2121093 ...
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Cloning SD Card Problem

After Cloning a 32GB to 32GB in Ubuntu using dd the cloned one will not mount. Any help would be appreciated.