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

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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.
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SD card reader (Realtek 522a) not working in Dell i7559 in Ubuntu 15.10

My new Dell Inspiron i7559 is not recognizing any SD cards. I had installed Ubuntu Mate 15.10, and everything else (including wifi) worked fine. However, at the start, the SD card reader device was ...
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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 Card....
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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 5.1....
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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 8g....
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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 ubuntu-mate-15.10.1-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi-...
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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 it'...
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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: KERNEL=="mmcblk0",ACTION=="mount",...
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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 [ 292....
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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 ...