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

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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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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 ...
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SD/MMC card detected by the kernel but no block device created

I'm running an Acer laptop on 13.04: 3.8.0-30-generic #44-Ubuntu SMP Thu Aug 22 20:52:24 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The laptop has an SD/MMC card slot that has worked for me in the ...
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How can I get my recognized Ricoh SD Card reader working on 13.04?

On my Asus F3 Series Laptop there is a built in SD Card reader lspci output: 09:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05) 09:01.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd ...
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USB PAM login with SD Card

I am trying to set up a PAM login token. I want to use an SD card instead of a normal USB flash disk. When I run the pamusb-conf to set up a new device, with the SD card inserted, it says that there ...
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Issue with booting/rebooting behavior when using a bootable SD Card

So, here's what I have: A bootable SD Card, with a minimal Ubuntu installation. A bootable USB stick, with exactly the same filesystem image. A Shuttle PC (much like the XS35V2 Digital Signage Media ...
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connected my phone to ubuntu, all my files on external SD card are now gone

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version, 13.04, and I wanted to transfer some files to my Galaxy s2 (i9100). I have had problem earlier which included slow transfer speed and I got 4 dialog ...
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SD card auto-mounting problems in 12.04, workaround does not work, “bogus alignment” on rescan

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Compaq HP Presario. This question was the first search result, so I thought I was victim to this bug, but the workaround does not work. In another question I read that I ...
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sd card reader error -110 ubuntu 12.04

I have the same error with SD card as described here: mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SD card Same:). My computer is lenovo 3000 N500. Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel version: 3.5.0-36-generic dmesg gives ...
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Writing to Transcend Wifi SD Card

Has anyone had any luck in writing to a Transcend Wifi SD Card, be it using SMB, FTP or whatnot? I read about the successful rooting of one of these. My use case: My TV is quite oldschool but has ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu os on sony xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu os on sony Xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it? Interested versions of Ubuntu touch and Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 but it is a last resort. Is the SD card is ...
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Ubuntu mount SD cards as read only file system

I just noticed that an SD card (is the only one I have and I can try) that is opened in read/write in others computers running Ubuntu or Windows in my notebook is opened as a read only file system. ...
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SDHC cards are suddenly read only

I know that there are already some threads on this topic, but none could actually help me. I own two SDHC cards, which I use for my Raspberry Pi. Both of them have Raspbian Weezy on it in a boot ...
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Sound not Produced

I installed Ubuntu1203 LTS on a Compaq Presario. I allowed the program to take the entire computer. However, I now have no sound. How can I correct this. I must admit that I am very new to Ubuntu ...
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Booting from SD

Attempting to boot from a 16GB SDHC card on an HP ProBook 4530s. Used universal USB installer (pendrive) supplied via link from ubuntu.com to create the bootable drive. In the start up menu, I choose ...
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how do I set up my sd card reader and USB flash drives?

I have just installed ubuntu 12.04.2, but can't figure out how mount my sd card reader and flash drives to transfer files. I am New to this having used Windows since the beginning of time. I have ...
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SD Card vanished after placement of .nomedia file

This is not really a Ubuntu problem but since I moved from Windows to Ubuntu I naturally would like to use Ubuntu to solve this problem. I bought a 32gb sandisk micro sd card for my galaxy note 2. ...
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How to partition with a 8GB SSD and a 16GB memory card

I would like to use my available memory as a single area. I have a 8GB SSD and a 16GB SD card. I also have 1GB RAM. I want to repartition and reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been running into ...
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Can't mount 64 GB SDXC

I did a clean install of 13.04 and now I'm having a hard time mounting my SD card. I had it working on my old system, which was also 13.04 but I had upgraded from 12.04. I can't figure out how to get ...
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Files lost during move & power failure

I was moving (using the default Ubuntu file manager) some photos from my SD card (formated FAT32) to a NTFS drive on my computer when a power failure occured. After that, I used the SD card in my ...
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Memory card reader no longer works

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Inspiron 9400 laptop. The built-in 5-in-1 memory card reader used to work in Linux, but now it won't detect my SD card. It still works in Windows 7 though. I don't ...