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

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No partition showing for SD Card

New to linux, installed Lubuntu 14.04 on EEE PC 900. All works well except the SD Card reader does show any partition when I run "Disks". When I select identity as /dev/sdc the capacity of the SD Card ...
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gparted cannot see SD Card - and how I fixed it [closed]

(Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit, ASUS Laptop K75D) Inserted brand new 8GB SD card I wanted to reformat - it mounted, but gparted did not see it. gparted > Refresh Devices .. still not there. Unmount device ...
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How to use SD card as primary drive without corrupting superblock?

I have a netbook which I would like to use with a Linux-based distro. The hard drive has been replaced with a SD to SATA Converter Adapter so that I can run everything off of an SD card similar to a ...
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How to get data from semi broken micro SDXC card?

I used to have a 64GB micro SDXC card in my mobile phone. But last week, after the phone crashed and I had to restart it hard, the SD card was not mounted anymore. The phone tried for 5 minutes but ...
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How to boot Chromebook from SD card without entering developer mode?

I have a question. Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu or Chrubuntu onto a SD Card and then boot a chromebook from said SD card? I know this is easily possible, but the chromebook in question ...
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USB mass storage couldn't get mounted

It's my android phone SD card which was indicated damaged by android yesterday night, out of the blue! I put it directly to a USB port with a USB SD card holder case, so in that way I can recover it ...
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Booting an installed Ubuntu in an USB from Windows 8.1

So I have bought an Asus Transformer Pad T100 and it contains Windows 8.1. It also has a Micro SD card slot that contains a 16GB Micro SD card. So I have installed Ubuntu on the card and now is it ...
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How can I completely erase all data on a micro sd card?

I just got a micro sd card that I plan on using with the Raspberry Pi. I used the KDE partition manager to delete the original partition on the card and to write a new 12GiB ext4 partition. After ...
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How to grant apache2 access for PHP script to modify /media/user/[SD card on phone]?

My achievement is that the script can access /media/user folder, but for some reason it can not sneak into the mounted SD card located on the phone. Of course this can be accessed from nautilus. I ...
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Ubuntu won't mount SD Card

I have Asus X552V with Ubuntu 14.04 64b. I tried inserting 4GB Transcend SD Card into Card Reader, but nothing happens. As I was directed to Why does Ubuntu not detect my SD card? this question, I ...
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SD Card reader won't work [duplicate]

I have Asus X552V with built in SD card reader and Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, and I tried to mount SD card, but it doesn't even show up. Nothing happens when I insert SD card. I tried restarting computer ...
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How do I get the SD card slot to work on my Dell Latitude 2120?

The SD card reader on my Dell Latitude 2120, running Ubuntu 14.04, does nothing when I insert an SD card into it. I unsuccessfully looked for a solution online, and apparently the drivers for the ...
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PCMCIA Card SD Reader not recognized

I have a Dell 620 running Ubuntu 14.04 (all updates done, fresh install), and an old "Four in One PCMCIA CardReader" plugged into the PCMCDI slot of the Dell machine. I have a working SD Card in the ...
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Cloning SD card 4GB to SD card 8GB

I need the whole system, all scheduled data, settings, and overall everything I have on the SD card (linux) with 4GB convert to another SD card. How can I do this? My notebook have ubuntu. Both ...
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My Gateway's BCM57765/57785 SD card reader isn't working

The device will not show up with "sudo fdisk -l". This is not just a corrupt card, it's been reoccurring for every card I try. This is the output from the dmesg [ 21.835685] mmcblk0: unable to ...
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SD card reader only works if card is inserted during boot

I'm trying to get the Realtek RTS5229 SD Card Reader to run on my newly installed system. I installed linux-firmware-nonfree to get the driver for the RTS5229 SD card reader, according to my other ...
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GParted Closing When Applying Operations

Recently I've been trying to get Lubuntu 14.04 running off of a SD Card (the computer I'm running this on only has 1 GB of hard disk space). I've created and used "Live SD"'s like this with ...
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14.04 - Can't mount an SD XC encripted

I have an encrypted SC XC card, but now I can't simple access it. Card reader is working; I've used with other SD cards and works as expected. When I plug my encrypted card, it doesn't mount ...
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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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All folders and files in SD card and USB drive appearing as locked!

I am facing a wired problem and that is whenever I insert any USB drive or SD card in my computer, all folder and files inside it appear as locked! And therefore I can't crate any new folder and ...
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Lubuntu - SD card not showing up!

Using the latest version of Lubuntu (x64). Just popped in the card - doesn't show up anywhere. No idea how I'd go about fixing this, as the other distros I've tried have all had no issues detecting ...
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Error formatting SD card

I'm now trying to resize a 64 Gb SD card and format it to ext4 (i use a normal SD card reader, not a usb card reader) in order to use it on my android device. formating it to fat32 won't give me a ...
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SD card write speed not as advertised, on 14.04 at least

I bought a new SD card and the claimed performance is a long way from my benchmark. Is there something I can do improve the transfer speed when working with this SD card? Information on the disk: $ ...
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SD CARD is not detecting in dev folder

My SD card is not detected in my Ubuntu 14.04 but when I put it in a USB SD Card reader, it is seen. dmesg [ 1782.222774] usb 3-9: new high-speed USB device number 126 using xhci_hcd [ 1782.248469] ...
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Ubuntu installer not detecting MicroSD

I need to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 on a MicroSD When I reach the step where I need to choose the disk to install the system on I don't see my SD card among the options How to solve that? Thank ...
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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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Why I can't acces to an SD card with the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...
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SD card is partially detected

I have Asus U36jc and most of things is working at least good. But today I've tried to use any SD card and it doesn't work. After some work I've achieved something: lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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Any news on an SD reader for 12.04?

My Ubuntu 12.04 will not load an SD card. That is to say, if I insert a simple SD card from my camera it does not show up and I cannot get to my pictures. I can find lots of questions on the board ...
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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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Speed up Ubuntu on SD card [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 off an SD card after a computer's hard drive went bad and we only need it to play a video on a loop anyways. The SD card is class 4. Are there any tricks to speed up ubuntu ...
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surface pro/micro SD performance comparison question

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my microsd. I put / on 15 gig partition and /boot on 1 gig partition on the hard drive. Memory never gets past 2 gig but I created a swap just because. I can't figure ...
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Seems Ubuntu cannot read SD cards?

Ubuntu cannot read my SD card. Many people have pleaded passionately for help with this problem on this board...and no one seems to have received an answer. I just upgraded to 14.04, but, alas, to ...
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Cannot read my SD card

I know there are several topics about the fact that Ubuntu cannot mount and therefore cannot read the SD card. All of the topics I visited: this one, this one and finally (eventually) that one. were ...
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Cannot format micro sd card

I apparently did something wrong while trying to format my micro sd card 8 GB. I have used it for one and a half year in my old phone without any problems and now I wanted to format it to use in my ...
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Can't get SD card or USB drive to mount

Here is some info if it helps: Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders, total 625142448 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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dd will NOT recognise my sdcard ie “no such file or directory” it is seen by all other routes gparted,df,lsusb,blkid,,,so on

xubuntu 12.04-32 I am trying to build a bootable sdcard for my tablet and everything is ready but "dd" will NOT recognise any of my sdcard(s) 2Gb micro sd,8Gb or 32Gb
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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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How do I create a multi-bootable SD card?

I am looking to make a backup & rescue micro-SD card for Microsoft Surface Pro 2 which has a micro-SD slot built-in. I probably won't be able to choose just one solution to use as a rescue disk, ...
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How do I create a readable/writeable medium on a Micro SD card

I recently got a Micro SD card for the use with my phone. It's 8GB in size and branded by Samsung. I bought it second-hand, and for some reason it won't mount properly on my Huawei phone running ...
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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 ...