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

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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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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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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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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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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. What is the first command I should type in the terminal ...
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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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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 ...
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How do I troubleshoot this dd error when copying image to SD card?

I'm trying to follow the instructions in this answer on how to copy the Ubuntu image to an SD card for the Raspberry Pi. I get the following error using the imagewriter application: Trying to ...
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How do I delete ubuntu entirely and then install Windows 8 from an ISO I have on an SD card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I would no longer like to have ubuntu on my laptop. I have recently placed an ISO file for Windows 8 on to an SD card ...
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Partitioning SD-Card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to format/partition SD card? I want to partition SD-Card to use the Link2SD on android based mobile phone. I should make two partitions. first a Fat partition for ...
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SD card not automatically mounted

This is happening on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Lubuntu 12.04 (the latter after I got frustrated to the point of formatting and reinstalling). I have an Asus Eee with a built in SD card slot. I used to ...
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Micro SD Card automatically getting write protected

I'm using Transcend Micro SD Card. When I try to copy some files from my system(12.04), it's getting write protected and also unmounting the device. I'm unable to copy files to it.
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The disk drive for /media/SDbackup is not ready yet or not present

On an Acer Aspire One 522 netbook, the boot process stalls with the message: "The disk drive for /media/SDbackup is not ready yet or not present. Continue to wait, press S to skip or M for manual ...
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SD card clone using dd command

I am trying to clone SD card which may contain number of partitions, some of them Ubuntu cannot recognize. Generally, I want to clone the whole volume, not only some partition. So, I mount SD card and ...
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Why does Ubuntu don't detect my SD card?

I can't mount my SD card. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Asus K55V (Intel), and I have a sd card slot, but Ubuntu doesn't detect when I put a SD card in the slot. Not Ubuntu nor other program.
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My laptop forgets everything done in the session after shutting down

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from a 16GB Kingston SDHC card because my Hard Disk died. Some days ago I started noticing that the files I stored in a session were lost after shutting down and turning on ...
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SD Card Reader not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have a read many other posts on this issue and believe that Ubuntu 12.04 is not even recognizing my SD Card Reader as just that: Computer Model: Metabox (Australian builder of Clevo laptops) / ...
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Format sdcard and read superblock issue

I've tried to format my sd card with no luck so far. Everytime I put it in my card reader, Ubuntu throws back at me this error: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/haunted/FC30-3DA9: Command-line ...
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Card Reader Read Speed Is Slow

BACKGROUND INFO: My hard drive recently failed and I haven't had the money/time to replace it. I tried a Live version of Ubuntu from a thumb drive and decided I liked it, so in the meantime I've ...
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MicroSD card is set to Read-only state. How can I write data on it?

I have a MicroSD card reader in my notebook. When I insert a MicroSD memory card into it, I can't write any data on it - it's read-only. The same thing happens when I try to do it under root. And I ...
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How to format a SD card easily in KDE?

first I want to clarify that I know how to do this with programs like kde-partitionmanager or gparted. What I am really looking for is a easy way such as right click in dolphin on my SD Card or USB ...
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sd card won't mount when an android phone is connected after 12.10 fresh install

I just upgraded to 12.10 via a fresh install. Mounting my Xperia Neo V in 12.04 worked flawlessly however I just discovered that the sd card can't be detected and mounted in 12.10. How can I solve ...
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How do I EFI boot Zenbook Prime UX31A from built-in card reader?

How do I EFI boot Zenbook Prime UX31A from built-in card reader? Ubuntu Live 12.10 64bit has been copied onto an a SD card which I'm trying to boot from. When I power on my Zenbook and press ESC for ...
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How to boot ubuntu from my sd card

I want to try ubuntu, so I put it on my sd card 32 card. But I can't figure out how to boot from my sd card from my boot menu. My sdcard usb drive is too outdated i got in 2005 and it only Support sc ...
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Problems reading a 4GB SDHC but I can read a 8GB SDHC

I recently bought a Dell XPS L502X. The internal card reader had some trouble detecting cards but I was able to fix it using the workaround explained at ...
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How do I prevent my filesystems from being mounted read-only after suspending?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an SDHC card (only one ext2 partition, no swap). When I suspend using pm-suspend, my root filesystem is mounted read-only. I am currently "fixing" this with the ...
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Can I make Ubuntu boot from a SD card?

Is it possible to download Ubuntu 12.04 to an SD card and then use that to install or to boot directly from it, rather than using a USB stick? The plan is to install Ubuntu on an old Toshiba Portege ...
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How can I burn a Raspberry Pi image to SD card from Ubuntu?

I'm sure this must be fairly simple but can't find it here. How does one go from having a blank SD card to having an SD card that boots a Raspi?
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isolinux.bin missing or corrupt On SDHC with Kodak Adapter

When booting from amd64 desktop 12.04 ISO (I did check the MD5), I get the isolinux.bin missing or corrupt. error of doom. Additionally, when (auto)mounting on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, I get an error ...
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Can't boot from sd card [closed]

I installed Backtrack via Unetbootin into SD card, but I see no option in boot menu in BIOS. What to do?
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How to best copy large files to an sd card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Copying files to SD card not saving When copying large (or even files of a few KB) to an sd card from ubuntu 10.10, the files appear to be there but when i access the ...
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Macbook pro 8,1 ubuntu 12.04 sd card reader doesnt work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get my laptop to detect SD cards inserted into its built-in card reader? THe built in sd card reader on the macbook pro 8,1 (2011, early or mid i think) doesnt ...