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

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How to boot ubuntu off an SDXC card

I'm wondering if anyone can help with this issue. I currently have an Asus UX303LA, on this laptop I plan on leaving Windows on my ssd and installing Ubuntu on a Lexar 128 GB SDXC card for the ...
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pm-utils hooks not working to un/load modules on suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, alternatives?

Suspend & hibernate are not working properly as long as I have an SD card inserted into my machine. Removing it is not a sustainable option for my set-up. The internal SD Card reader of my ...
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How to properly format a SD card on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have a 16GB Micro SD Card that for some reason only shows 1.1GB. I tried several tips and forums on how to fix my problem but I'm not having much luck. There's a separate partition on it that I ...
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Ubuntu can not format Memory Card

I have SD Card and when I try to format in Ubuntu it say root@deniz-desktop:~/Documents/Tarpaulins/Ready/DB# mkfs.vfat /dev/sdd1 mkfs.fat 3.0.27 (2014-11-12) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdd1: ...
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How to copy sd card data to pc? I want to copy sd card to pc running ubuntu 15.10

I want to backup all the data from phone's SD card to PC. While simply doing copy & paste it shows an error. My phone is Motorola g 2nd gen lollipop. The customer care is of no use as they only ...
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SD card is writeable after reboot but then stops working

Here is the output of fdisk -l: Disk /dev/sdb: 33.6 GB, 33555480576 bytes 64 heads, 32 sectors/track, 32001 cylinders, total 65538048 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (...
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SD card is read only

Note: I know about the lock switch on the SD card. It's not the lock switch. :) Hi, I'm having problems with an FAT32 SD card taken out of a Wii. It's read only. Any attempt to copy something is met ...
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Installing Ubuntu via SD card [duplicate]

I want to put Ubuntu, but I do not have USB-stick. Tell me, is it possible to install Ubuntu with SD-card?
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File system on SD card full when partitioning

See attached screen shot. I've got a Debian based distribution installed on an 8GB SD card with 2 partitions. 1 being a 59MB section for the bootable stuff, and the rest of it being the Linux file ...
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How to access a generic SD card?

What's the systematic way of accessing an SD card? I've installed one in my reader, but nothing seems to progress. The end of dmesg gives: [ 6647.300380] mmcblk0: error -123 sending status command, ...
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SD card doesn't work well under Ubuntu, but does well under Windows

I own a laptop with a built-in card reader. For the past year or so, I've been coping with a curious problem that seems more software related than hardware. I run a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Why is the dd comand failing to open and/or unable to find my raspian.img file?

Noob here, first post. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 amd64. I want to flash raspian onto an 8GB microsd card. I have been unsuccessful. The command I entered is: sudo dd if=2015-09-24-raspian-jessie....
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Make SD card bootable with W7 on it [duplicate]

Is it possible to make a bootable SD card with W7 on the card using Ubuntu?
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How to mount/use logical drives created with device mapper?

Trying to split a physical volume (an SD card) into two equally sized logical volumes using 'device-mapper'. I'm new to Linux but have got as far as creating the two logical drives but I don't know ...
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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 warning....
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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 UUU....
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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., Ltd....
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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 of=/dev/...
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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 "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=...
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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 sd-...
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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 dropbox,...
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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] ...