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

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Here is the ANSWER you are looking for. You can't go wrong with this [on hold]

This is really an answer to the problem, and the RIGHT ONE that you need to fix this. I just answered on another page, and I copy and paste my solution, here: Here is how I just made a perfect and ...
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SD Card Controller for Samsung RC420

I have a Laptop Samsung RC420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it has a SD Card port. The problem is that when I put an SD Card on it, I can not read it. I have to use my wifes PC in order to read my SD ...
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my computer wont recognize my SanDisk Ultra Plus 128gb micro sd

my computer, currently running ubuntu 15.10 used to recognize my sd card, i havent changed anything on the computer or sd card and it will not recognize it at all. i have an 8gb card and the computer ...
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My newly installed ubuntu software is not detecting sdcard.

just switched from Windows 10 to ubuntu. it is not recognizing sd and and I'm very confused on every site I looked into. so please in layman terms. can someone help
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A corrupted MicroSD card not shown in /dev/; is recovery still possible?

I have an allegedly corrupted MicroSD card that Ubuntu (3.19.0-43-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 31 15:44:49 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) doesn't seem to "recognize," i.e., it is ...
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problem mounting new disk partition

I'm trying to install Arch Linux for a Raspberry Pi 2 according to their instructions on http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/broadcom/raspberry-pi-2 on a brand new 64G micro-SD card. I'm doing so ...
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How to recover Files from a coruppted Micro SD card?

I am having a problem with my Samsung Micro SD card (in particular, a Samsung 32GB Evo mircoSDHC UHS-1 Grade I Class 10 Card). I use the card in my 8GB Motorola Moto G 4G which is running Android ...
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microSDHC UHS-I Sandisk fails to mount read-write

I bought 2 SanDisk 16GB microSDHC UHS-I cards to use with my Raspberry PI's and unfortunatelly I'm running into the mount issues. I understand that when there's an issue mounting a filesystem systemd ...
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I have an Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu 14.04. and need to change download destination

I have the Compute Stick and did all of the updates and now my 8g. is full (almost). I have installed a 64g. micro sd card and can move nothing to create more room since everything in the original ...
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Some pictures of an SD card not showing up

I have some SD cards, formatted in fat32 (16GB and 32GB) and exfat (64GB) by a Canon camera. In this card there are movies (.mov format) and raw pictures (.cr2 format). I know from the camera ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu MATE on Raspberry Pi

I have a new Raspberry Pi 2 B+ and I bought a new 16GB MicroSD and followed the steps here I wrote the image on the SD using sudo ddrescue -d -D --force ...
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Using an SD card for extending my SSD

I just bought a Jetdrive Lite 330 128GB SD card to extend my 256 GB SSD. I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. The idea is to permanently have it connected to the laptop and save some of my data on that (not ...
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How to install ubuntu on a sd card

I made a bootable usb and booted from it, then i installed ubuntu but not on the hard drive, but on the SD Card, when installation was done i shut down and went to the bios to start from the SD Card, ...
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Ubuntu losetup command does not mount the image of sd-card

I have used the gdiskdump tool to create a dd image of my 2gb sd card. And used losetup command to create a loop-back device. Usually when i used only dd command from terminal, and then used losetup, ...
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Sd card is readable but,not able to write or format the card

I am using a Transcend class 4 8gb SD card. I am not able to erase the SD using my phone. 1) All the files can be accessed. I cannot send or delete files in the SD card. 2) When I delete the files ...
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How to use an SD Card into Ubuntu?

I have a Multi-Card Reader USB 2.0 device installed into my main desktop PC. It has four different slots intended to four kind of cards: 1) MS/MS-Pro/MS-Duo/MS-Pro-Duo type cards, 2) CFI/II/MD type ...
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14.04 / Acer ES11 / SDCard-Reader invisible

I have purchased an Acer Aspire ES 11 (a netbook) with Windows 10 preinstalled. After some difficulties with UEFI now I have Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-43-generic x86_64) alongside with Windows. ...
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Why does lsusb show devices connected to a USB 3 port as connected to USB2 root hub?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Dell Chromebook 11, which has two USB 3 ports, and an SD card reader. I was trying to establish whether the SD card reader would be capable of USB 3 speeds (and thus whether ...
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Can I trick Shotwell into recognizing my SD card if it doesn't automatically?

Well, since Ubuntu 15.10 my Shotwell doesn't recognize SD cards anymore, and I reported a bug for that. I know I can Import from folder... but that doesn't quite offer the same functionality. Is ...
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Error when reading SD formatted on Camera

Hello I have a 64GB microSD card (Samsung or Sandisk) and when I format it in the Ubuntu Laptop it works fine. When I use it in my Canon camera and I formatted so I can record when I try to mount it ...
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Merge microSD card storage with internal storage

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with 8GB of system storage. I also have a 32GB microSD card inserted but it's a seperate partition. I would like to merge my 32GB microSD with the system in such a way that ...
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Multiple crouton installitions on acer 720 sd cards

I setup trusty with unity on a SD card with a crouton. I then setup sana with kde on another SD card. I can start sana with the startkde command, but when I change SD card with trusty on it, I can not ...
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Phone with SD card not being detected as a media device but pen drive is being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Earlier my sd card in phone was being detected as /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdb2 when I ran df -h It was shown in /media/rvakash/device_name but now after I tried to format it ...
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SDIO more specific answer

mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SDIO card libertas_sdio: failed to load firmware do you think there is a relationship between the error and the firmware ?
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Realtek 5249 card reader not working (Dell M3800 Precision)

Running ubuntu 15.10 (kernel 4.2.0-21-generic) on a Dell m3800 Precision laptop, the SD card reader is not working for me. This is what I know: jeff@starshine:~ $ sudo lspci -vk | tail -12 07:00.0 ...
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Internal Realtek SD card reader rts522a not detected in Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on HP Envy

I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on a new notebook HP Envy and the internal SD card reader (Realtek rts522a) does not mount. I found 2 drivers to download from Realtek, but they are for rts5227 and ...
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Help diagnosing a suspected USB SD card reader Firmware issue

I believe I have the same problem as SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown I put a bounty on that question, but it seems the original questioner, isn't updating following queries from ...
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Unable to access “62 GB Volume” SD Card [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and inserting a Verbatim 64GB SDXC card into my laptop's sd reader. I receive the following message. Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/alex/0123-4567: Command-line ...
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Merging partitions microSD card [duplicate]

I formatted this two partitions of my microSD card and now I want to merge them.. How to do that?
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Run script when an always-connected drive is mounted

How can I trigger a script to be run when an always connected drive is mounted? I have tried udev, specifically placing a rule 99-local.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d: ...
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boot on sd card in uefi and bios legacy mode

i have done a full ubuntu installation on a sd card. As i mainly use a macbook pro, i performed a efi installation using refind on the efi partition of the sd card. It works like a charm. My problem ...
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Ubuntu no longer detects SD cards

My card reader used to work fine but now it doesn't work, Here is my dmesg output: [ 290.581992] rtsx_usb_sdmmc rtsx_usb_sdmmc.0.auto: card claims to support voltages below defined range [ ...
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SD Card limits or faults

I have 3 new 32gb SD cards (Class 10, xc I). I put 20.3gb of data, including images, videos, ISOs, a DVD, PDFs, debs, tar balls on them. But after writing them all, some files are missing, and some ...
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Unrecognized SD card reader

I have a Zotac IQ01 (computer) with a multi card reader. I can't tell you very much about the card reader, since as far as I can tell, the card reader isn't being recognized by ubuntu 15.10. (Note: ...
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SD Card Slot not recognized 14.04

I hope somone can help me out. I tried some solutions but nothing has fixed my problems. My SD Card Slot is not recognized by Ubuntu. It also doesnt listed as a storage. I dont know how i should fix ...
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Repairing Kubuntu installation after incomplete install

I tried to install Kubuntu 15.10 from an SD card plugged into a USB card reader. Unfortunately the installation froze at 90%, maybe because the connection to the SD card got lost. However, after ...
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How to boot ubuntu off an SDXC card

I'm wondering if anyone can help with this issue. I currently have an Asus UX303LA, on this laptop I plan on leaving Windows on my ssd and installing Ubuntu on a Lexar 128 GB SDXC card for the ...
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pm-utils hooks not working to un/load modules on suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, alternatives?

Suspend & hibernate are not working properly as long as I have an SD card inserted into my machine. Removing it is not a sustainable option for my set-up. The internal SD Card reader of my ...
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How to properly format a SD card on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have a 16GB Micro SD Card that for some reason only shows 1.1GB. I tried several tips and forums on how to fix my problem but I'm not having much luck. There's a separate partition on it that I ...
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Ubuntu can not format Memory Card

I have SD Card and when I try to format in Ubuntu it say root@deniz-desktop:~/Documents/Tarpaulins/Ready/DB# mkfs.vfat /dev/sdd1 mkfs.fat 3.0.27 (2014-11-12) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdd1: ...
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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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SD card is writeable after reboot but then stops working

Here is the output of fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sdb: 33.6 GB, 33555480576 bytes 64 heads, 32 sectors/track, 32001 cylinders, total 65538048 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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SD card is read only

Note: I know about the lock switch on the SD card. It's not the lock switch. :) Hi, I'm having problems with an FAT32 SD card taken out of a Wii. It's read only. Any attempt to copy something is met ...
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Installing Ubuntu via SD card [duplicate]

I want to put Ubuntu, but I do not have USB-stick. Tell me, is it possible to install Ubuntu with SD-card?
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File system on SD card full when partitioning

See attached screen shot. I've got a Debian based distribution installed on an 8GB SD card with 2 partitions. 1 being a 59MB section for the bootable stuff, and the rest of it being the Linux file ...
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How to access a generic SD card?

What's the systematic way of accessing an SD card? I've installed one in my reader, but nothing seems to progress. The end of dmesg gives: [ 6647.300380] mmcblk0: error -123 sending status command, ...
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SD card doesn't work well under Ubuntu, but does well under Windows

I own a laptop with a built-in card reader. For the past year or so, I've been coping with a curious problem that seems more software related than hardware. I run a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Why is the dd comand failing to open and/or unable to find my raspian.img file?

Noob here, first post. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 amd64. I want to flash raspian onto an 8GB microsd card. I have been unsuccessful. The command I entered is: sudo dd ...
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Make SD card bootable with W7 on it [duplicate]

Is it possible to make a bootable SD card with W7 on the card using Ubuntu?
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How to mount/use logical drives created with device mapper?

Trying to split a physical volume (an SD card) into two equally sized logical volumes using 'device-mapper'. I'm new to Linux but have got as far as creating the two logical drives but I don't know ...