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

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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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Only root can write to SD card slot

Ubuntu 12.04LTS x64, HP Probook 4530S With any SD card that I put into my SD card slot, it mounts and has the appearance of being writeable (context menu has clickable options like "Create New ...
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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 ...
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Data Recovery from a MicroSD in Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that was in a camera that got hit by a rally car... I'd like to recover the videos that are on the card, but I'm not having much luck. I've tried mount it using an external ...
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Touchpad and SD card reader are not being detected?

I am having issues with the touchpad and SD card reader being recognized in Ubuntu 13.04. My laptop is a Samsung series 7 ultra (NP740U3E). I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. Can someone please assist me?
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set limit to data transfer/copy speed

On command-line and/or file managers (such as nautilus), how do we set an upper limit to data transfer/copy speed? I haven't found anything on the manuals of "cp" or "mv". I wan't to know this ...
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Can I enhance the performance of ubuntu using a sd card by in anyways?

I'm just curious if it is possible do it. I have a spare 4gb sd card.
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How do I create a backup image of an SD card?

I am quite new to Ubuntu and i have to copy my SD-Card to my hard-drive I know that i have to mount and unmount it but i have the problem, that the following line doesnt work: dd if=/media/oneiric ...
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How to open SD card from terminal?

I'm trying to open my SD memorycard, but it doesn't show up when plugged in. Though it is detected when I look at the USB-devices lsusb and then I get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0ac8:c33e Z-Star ...
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How do I get an SD card reader to work in Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on a CLEVO P151EMx, it has a built-in Realtek PCIE Cardreader 5289, which works fine in Windows, but refuses to show up in Ubuntu. I can't see any sd cards I put in it in ...
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Can't mount SD-cards in ubuntu, in windows on same machine works fine

I keep trying to make use of the built-in SD-card reader of my laptop(HP pavilion G7 2137eo) using Raring, I tried in a terminal tail -f /var/log/syslog and then inserted the SD-card. Before ...
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Sony Vaio (SVE15129CAB) Built in SD Card Reader (RTS5116) Realtek NOT Working Ubuntu 12.04

Card Reader was working fine when I was using live USB, but after installation and upgrading it is not even detecting. Initially I got mmc0 error 110 (syslog). After that I tried to install the driver ...
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micro sd card help

I am running a fresh (full wipe install) of ubuntu 12.04 and I am trying to get my microsd card to work. The card is a samsung 2gb microsd card, and the reader I am using is a usb dongle (targus multi ...
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Format Nokia encrypted micro sd card

I have a micro sd card. I formatted with my old Nokia 2600C mobile phone. The problem is that I have forgotten the password and I don't own the phone any more. So, now I'm trying to format the micro ...
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SD-Card Resume problem -No unlock prompt

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Elitebook 2540p. I have installed on a 64GB SDCard. (It has been quite a journey to make it boot from the SD-Card but now it works :) ) My problem is that, ...
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SD Card recognized as MMC not SDX

My SD card if not recognized as dev/sdX, instead it is recognised as dev/mmcblk0, which I understand is okay. The problem is that I'm trying to put an Angstrom image to my beaglebone and according to ...
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Acer one: how do I enable the SD-Card readers?

I hcon I usecon I usecon I usecon I useave installed Ubuntu 12.10 and it runs. However neither the Storage Expansion slot nor the SD-Card slot are working.
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4Gb sd recognized as 1.6Gb

I used as dd command to make my 4GB sd card bootable for arch linux arm as explained here since it didn't work I tried formatting the card in my ubuntu again but now it recognizes it as a 1.6GB card ...
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Moving lubuntu boot disk to an SD card - Grub says no such device

I have a bit of an unusual problem. I've installed lubuntu 12.10 AMD64 on my system, placing / and /boot on an SSD and the rest on a hard disk. Everything except /boot is encrypted. All was well until ...
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How to mount an SD card reader

I have read through many of the help pages around the sd card mounting issues etc. I do not know whether they relate to my situation or not. Can any one tell me what is the first command I should ...
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Can I wipe HHD and install Ubuntu all from SD card?

I have an Asus Eee PC running on Windows XP. Recently, it crashed and when it boots, it has a black screen. This is a pain, as I only wanted to turn it on so I could wipe XP and install Ubuntu. Is ...
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Damaged SD card (badly unmounted?) How to fix?

First Off I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop with a built in card reader. I have a sandisk 8Gig micro sd card that came with my HTC Desire HD phone. Unfortunately I had mounted it to a windows ...
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Messed up SuperBlock/Journal SDCARD

I had recently partitioned my SDCARD to work with my phone. Added an EXT4 and FAT32 partitions. After a power failure the data got corrupted. I can still see it but it's not the same as before. I've ...
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How do I stop my PC from autoplaying media files present on my SD card on my Android Phone?

How do I stop my PC from autoplaying media files present on my SD card on my Android Phone? Whenever my USB linkage cord between my PC and my phone is wobbled just a little bit my Ubuntu 12.10 tries ...
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Changes to SD card undone after re-mount (e.g. deleted files re-appear)

After having a corrupted file system on my SD card due (probably due to unsufficient power supply) I want to make a new filesystem. (e2fsck fails, log below.) However, any file-related changes on the ...
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Is it preferable to boot from an SD card or from a USB flash drive?

I recently purchased a Chromebook (ARM). It has an SD card reader and a USB 3.0 port, but I have neither an SD card nor a USB 3.0 flash drive! If I were to boot from Ubuntu on one of those two ...
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SD card mounting trouble

I've looked through the other questions regarding this issue, I can't pin down what my specific problem is $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 05e3:0727 Genesys Logic, Inc. microSD Reader/Writer Bus 001 ...
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SD card is not mounted in Lubuntu

I have a 2GB Transcend SD card for my Camera but when I entered it in my laptop's SD slot then it is not mounted automatically by Lubuntu. I did not have the same problem with Ubuntu. I can not see it ...
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How to write a .iso file to an SD card?

Unetbootin does not recognize my SD card. Is there any alternative software to write a .iso file to an SD card? I'm not trying to write a Ubuntu .iso, so Startup Disk Creator wont work..
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How can I get my memory card slot to work?

I use Ubuntu 12.10, on Dell L702x, and the internal memory card slot has never functioned since I switched from its original Windows 7 installation. I've had to use my usb reader for a while now. How ...
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Unable to mount flash drive or SD/SDHC card in Device/dev/sdf* already mounted at '/media/usb*'

But when I look in the Home folder they show up in the left hand section and I have full access. It looks like I have caused an unintended consequence in trying to find solutions to an earlier ...
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car radio sd doesn't work when formated from ubuntu

My radio car reads SD card only when formated from windows. When I format it from ubuntu it says "no file", althought in the computer (both from windows and ubuntu) I can see their contents. Is there ...
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unable to mount sd card

I have a pre - installed windows 8 PC which I have partitioned with Ubuntu 12.10 . I am able to mount the SD card in windows 8, but when I put it in when running Ubuntu , nothing happens . it doesn't ...
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Read-only SD cards

I've got an IcyBox USB hub/card reader combo in my computer, running Ubuntu 12.10. It's got an issue with SD cards. It always mounts them read-only, regardless of the write-lock switch. This is ...