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

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Can't mount Nokia Lumia 735 on Ubuntu 15.04

Description: I connect my Nokia Lumia 735 (WP8.1) via USB to Ubuntu (last updates all in) - it "mounts" "LUMIA 735" but suddenly with the popup error "Impossibile montare "Lumia 735 (RM1038)" Errore ...
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How can I add my sdcard reader?

I copied Linux from another laptop to my VMware Workstation ver10.0.4 but my sdcard reader didn't appear in removable device. My sdcard reader works properly in Windows 8.1 I don't know anything about ...
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Is it possible to repair sd card?

I have done pretty much everything I guess. I just want to format my micro-SD card so I can write a Raspbian image to it for my RPI. To begin with I am pretty new at Ubuntu so I am pretty sure that I ...
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Can I use Guymager tool to create image of Android Phone?

I wish to create bit-by-bit images of Android phone and it's SD card. So far I have learnt to create dd images. But I am unable to use them as they are just raw images. I wish to use this Guymager ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 freezes when copy from sd card to external hd

I have a problem when copy files(pictures) from a SD card insert in my notebook to a external HD formated as NTFS and plugged in via USB 2.0, Xubuntu 15.04 freezes at the half of the process and I'm ...
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cannot mount sd card after writing xillinux image

I was going over the tutorial on how to setup xillinux here: http://xillybus.com/downloads/doc/xillybus_getting_started_zynq.pdf On page 22, I was able to write the image to sd card. But once I got ...
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Unable to make new partition in SD card

I used following command to make new partition in my 32 gb Samsung SD card. sudo fdisk /dev/sdb Then pressed letter o to create a new empty DOS partition table. But it came up with following ...
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SD card showing UUU.UUU error

I have 32gb Samsung SD card. When I used it in my laptop having Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in it, SD card misbehaved. On opening the folder it didn't show up with any of my files or folders, but ...
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Can I play games off a sd card?

So I have ubuntu 14.04 running xfce4. I was planning on getting a 64 gb sd card to play games on it. I have a Dell chromebook. I just wanted to know if it was possible to download games such as league ...
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Mounting VFAT SD card on Ubuntu 14.04 not possible w/ x-gvfs-show option? [duplicate]

[Ubuntu 14.04.3 x86_64] I have a 128MB SD card that I want to use as a read-only tripwire binary and database volume. Using UDisks I reformatted (complete wipe) that card with FAT-16 bit version as ...
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Recognize SD card as /dev/sdX rather than /dev/mmcblkX

How do I change the system so that it recognizes SD cards as /dev/sdX rather than /dev/mmcblkX? I want to do this because scripts depend on sdX. Thanks in advance.
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chmod: Everything on SD Card Stuck On 755, Owner is Root

I am trying to access my SD card as a general user after it somehow changed to just Root access. I have tried several solutions, and none of them worked. Here is an attempt to chown eveything to ...
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How to get 14.04 LTS to read SD card, or mount, or test to see if it recognizes the internal hardware?

Hi so I've been ghosting around on this website, looking for an answer to why I can't get my computer to recognize the SD drive. I'm fairly beginner on ubuntu. I understand some of the line prompts, ...
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Realtek PCI Express Card Reader rts5209 not working

i ve searched but i really dont know what to do :( so im here... when i insert the sd it does nothing im on ubuntu 14.04 sudo lspci -v 02:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
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Write OS image on a SD-card

I want to write the OS image of an embedded board (Odroid-XU) on a SD-card. (xubuntu.img) without using any commands like dd, or ddrescue, or any softwares such as unetbootin. First, I've written the ...
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reinstalling without alot of options

I have no top/side bars and terminal wont start from its folder... (Im lucky to have previous installed wine and firefox and have them on my desktop because the only way I can do anything is from ...
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How can I install and run Ubuntu directly from an SD card?

I've heard that this is possible and I want to do this. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS.iso(64-bit) file and used win32 Disk Imager to write it onto two SD cards to try and get it to work. The SD ...
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copying sd card without deleting partitions

I have an SD card that shows up two partitions say /dev/disk3s1 /dev/disk3s2, I unmounted both and now I am about to copy some raspbery ubuntu distro on the SD card sudo dd if=/some/path.img ...
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Lap top wont detect SD card

I have just installed Ubuntu and have been having a problem with my lap top recognising any SD card adapter (mini SD) I put in the reader. Can someone please let me no what I'm doing wrong. Thank in ...
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Ubuntu installed on microSD. sometimes I get error: attemp to read or write outside of disk hd0

I managed to get Ubuntu 15.04 installed onto a 64GB microSD card I got on my Dell Venue 11 Pro (7140 Core-M version). I tried several times to install (using live-distro running through DroidDrive on ...
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Booting off an SD if Ubuntu doesn't natively recognise card

I want to set up my PC to boot Ubuntu off an SD card. My concern is, Ubuntu couldn't access my SD card until I used the solution posted here. Will this be a problem if I boot off the reader (assuming ...
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Can't read sd card in digital camera, but can read the card in cardreader

when i connected the camera w/ sd card to pc, i got the following error messages: Error mounting /dev/sdg1 at /media/chef/3831-6263: Command-line mount -t "exfat" -o ...
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how can I delete opencv from my bootable SD card

I had created a bootable SD card , ubuntu 14.04 image with display, I have downloaded opencv 3.0.0 and opencv 2.4.9 packages and maybe install one of them, now I want to remove all opencv related ...
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Why does copy&paste fail from and to a smarthphone's external sd-card (sdcard1) - mtp-probem

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Thunar 1.6.3. I cannot copy and paste folders and files from or to the SD-card of my Sony Xperia Z1 compact smartphone. (Everything in the following is translated back ...
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Help setting up SD card reader for Asus Zenbook running 14.04?

I am trying to get my internal SD Card reader working on Ubuntu. I have only found a general solution and that was to reboot the computer with an SD Card inserted, which didn't work. I'm thinking it ...
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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected lenovo y50

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my lenovo y50. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader, which is just meant to provide access to a 256 gb micro sd card, seems ...
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Is there any SD formatter for ubuntu

I want to install NOOBs to sd card I have a SD card slot in my laptop. In the video shown in NOOBs link they recommend to have SD-formatter, but there is no linux version for that, Is there ...
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SD Card Reader does not work with 14.04 and Dell Latitude e7440

I'm working with 14.04 with Xfce-Desktop. Because I work with 2 monitors I use the Ubuntu-Kernel 3.19. But since I've installed it my SD-Card Reader does not work any more. Can anyone help me?
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How to resize & create exfat partitions on SDCARD

I have an external 64Gb SDCard which I formate to exfat (default) in my smartphone, but I want to reformat it to create 4 x 16Gb exfat partitions using my PC. Gparted and KDE Partition Manager do not ...
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How do I set an SD card as main storage

Hey all I have a Chromebook running both Chrome OS and Crouton with KDE. I want to make the SD card the main storage of my comp. as the Chromebooks have very little SSD space.
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Make Dropbox store and sync only on SD card?

How would I set this up in reality? I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 lxde on a Chromebook with allocated 10gb on the drive(1gb left at the moment). I wish to be able to edit some LaTeX reports on my ...
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Unable to access files in “camera” folder on 64GB SD card

I think I'm in a pretty unique predicament. The pictures on my SD card in the "camera" folder cannot be read. While all other pictures and music, that are not in the "camera" folder, are completely ...
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USB 3.0 Card Reader 40 in 1 (Delock)

I bought a Delock USB 3.0 card reader (http://www.delock.com/produkte/G_91718/merkmale.html) to read my Canon's 64GB SDCX card on my Lenovo Carbon X1 (gen2) notebook. The reader with the said card ...
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How to install usb-writer in ubuntu 14.04

I want to install usb-imagewriter to clone an SD card that I have. I didn't find USBWriter in the Software Center. Is there any link to download it please? original post can't connect after using dd ...
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How to copy bricked sd card to a folder

I have a sd card that is not working and wanted to know if it is possible to just copy everything from it to a folder. and then from there I can get the data I want out? it shows up when writing ...
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Failed to create SD card (& in AVD Folder)

Ubuntu version 14.04 LTS My Machine Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series I am following the following article for installing Android Application Development Enviornment [Target Super Newbies; IDE Eclipse] ...
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Android phone's microSD not useable by Windows 8, after using under Ubuntu

I connected my Android phone (as 'mass storage') to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a microSD card with fat32 filesystem. Thereafter I logged it to Windows and connected, but my Windows 8 didn't recognise ...
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fdisk problem on sd card

Everytime when I run: sudo fdisk /dev/sdc. i get this message. You must set cylinders. You can do this from the extra functions menu. I have set the cylinders value by ...
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Unable to access SD card vfat

Tried mounting my SD card onto Ubuntu 14.04, but gives me the following error Unable to access "32 GB Volume" Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/polo/0403-0201: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o ...
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SD card not recognized. Shows up in fdisk

I have an SD card which I bought for my raspberry pi. I wrote a raspbian wheezy image to it and now it is not recognized. It was partitioned. I removed the partition and made a new one. But it is ...
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Edit files on written SD Card (on Ubuntu laptop, edit boot files for Raspberry Pi)

I have just set up my Raspberry Pi and get a no signal when it is attached through a HDMI cable. I've seen that this is not uncommon and requires you to enter hdmi_force_hotplug=1 and hdmi_safe=1 in ...
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SD Card Slot doesn't work

Alternative way to earn the bounty: Show me how to store a file system like ext4 (a FS which can store large files, I don't really need all of the good stuff ext4 provides for this use case) in many ...
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Can't burn image to SD card

I have a problem burning images to my SD card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g6. When I plug my 8gb SD card into the laptop's internal SD card reader it shows up in the dock and I can ...
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micro SD card: unable to write large files

OS: Xubuntu 14.04 Machine: Acer Aspire V3-571 SD Card: Kingston Micro SDHC 8G (using plastic adapter into laptop's built in SD Card reader) I've been trying to copy NOOBS (Raspberry Pi's ...
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Extracting a strange .zip

I just downloaded the Raspberry Pi (rate) image from the PirateBox webpage. I received a zip file containing only one file, called raw_arch_image (no extension). The zip itself is called ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on SD card EFI (Chuwi VI10)

I have bought a Chuwi VI10, very cheap chinese computer dual booting Windows 8.1 and Android. It runs InsydeH2O BIOS. I got rid of the Android stuff and decided I wanted to install Ubuntu on the ...
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Unable to mount SD card, Exits with error

I am trying to mount an SD card onto my computer, but it just shows this error: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdb1: Command-line `mount ...
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File manager app does not show files on sd card on BQ E4.5

On my BQ E4.5 Ubuntu phone, teh file manager app does not show files on the SD card. I copied lost of mp3 to the SD card and I do not have any problem playing these files on the phone. When connecting ...
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Problem reading exFAT XQD card Ubuntu 12.04

I am having a problem reading files from an exFAT formatted XQD card. The card was formatted by a Sony fs7 camera and contains 4k video files shot using the fs7. The card is a lexar 64gb and the card ...
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Thunar won't let go of SD card

Sometimes after I unmount a SD card and then remove it from the SD card slot, Thunar still displays it in the "Devices" menu and if I insert a new card, it won't be mounted. The disk does not show in ...