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

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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 it....
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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 SD-...
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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 "/mnt/usb-Generic-_Multi-Card_20071114173400000-0:0-...
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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 ...
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I'm new to Ubuntu. How do I access my SD Card?

I'm doing an arduino project involving file writes/read from an SD Card. My workplace runs on Ubuntu. When I insert my SD card (it's really an adapter for my Micro SD card), nothing appears under "...
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SD card is recognized but won't mount “can't read superblock”

When attempting to look at the files on my SD card I get the following message. ## Unable to access “16 GB Volume” ## Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/automat0n/6366-3430: Command-line `mount -...
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SD card turns slow after split partitions and format

It's a class 10 SD card, and the speed is normal (about 10MB/s write) before I use GParted to split it into 2 partitions and format them as EXT4. But then the speed is only about 1.5MB/s write after ...
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Error in formatting corrupted Micro Sd Card

Initially this 4 gb microSD worked for a couple days inside a cellphone before it stopped functioning. I have used an adapter to plug it into my computer making sure that the write protected switch ...
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Prevent fs (SD card) from getting an item in Unity Launcher

Is there anyway I can prevent the following behavior (running Ubuntu 14.04)? I keep an SD card plugged into my computer, and every time I boot it up or bring it back from suspension, it adds an item ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 2015 (12,1) Ubuntu 15.04 install from live CD to SD Card

I want to do a full install Linux on my MBP 2015 13-inch. I'm using an SD Card because I do not want to touch the SSD. I've used this tutorial:http://www.michaelevans.org/blog/2013/01/15/boot-ubuntu-...
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Weird sound comming from speakers

Hi I have a HP stream 14 running Ubuntu off a micro SD card and I hear a buzzing noise out of the speakers, the laptop is fanless and had a ssd so it is not those that are making the noise. Do I need ...
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SD Card reader stopped working: cannot even mount it

On my HP 625 Laptop running Ubuntu 14.10 with kernel 3.16.0-28, the SD card reader stopped working after some time. The last actions related to this device were installing exfat-fuse and exfat-utils ...
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Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu Music app doesn't work

-The SD-card works: I am able to read the documents which are on it, for example. -When I call up the SD card, on the other hand, there just a series of 00000 to be seen. -I can see the title of the ...
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Creating an SD disk image from scratch: “you must specify a filesystem type”

The really short version: I am trying to create a disk image that includes an MBR/bootloader provided in another image, and one partition with a root filesystem provided in a tarball. Creating the ...
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Trusty on SD card under Crouton - corrupted disk? [closed]

This question relates to Crouton only in that Ubuntu is running under it on my Chromebook. I've installed 14.04 with xfce on an ext4-formatted SD card. I seem to be having all kinds of problems, and ...
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How do I scan a SD Memory Stick from my Phone and recover accidently deleted photos? [duplicate]

I used the Android "Gallery" app and accidentally deleted all my photos. Can I plug my memory stick into Ubuntu, and DD recover the disk, and somehow recover the files?
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restore sd card to full capacity

I have faced a problem when all partition tools see my SD card as a card of 30 GB size. But when I bought the card I clearly remeber the card had 64 GB and moreover it is written on the card "ScanDisk ...
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Windows Installation on linux pc from .iso? [duplicate]

I have had Ubuntu installed on my laptop now for a while, I have also been switching distros. Now that I want to install windows back again I am having a problem: I have tried making a bootable ...
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media-scanner-service consumes 100% CPU on Bq Aquarius

I have have something like 10 Gigs of music on my SD card and media-scanner-service takes 50%-100% of CPU constantly. Rebooting or waiting doesn't help. I think it shouldn't take several days to scan ...
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How to access SD-card within Aquaris E4.5 (Ubuntu edition)?

I have just purchased a new bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition and I am not able to read or write on my SD-card. The smartphone recognizes the external drive, but neither the ubuntu touch file manager nor ...
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What format should I format/partition the SD card for running Ubuntu (Crouton) from it on Chromebook?

Guys I like to run ubuntu on the sd card and not the internal storage memory of my chromebook. I diid some google serach and learned that it all depends on how fast your sd card slot can read and ...
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Could I install Ubuntu on SD card and runt it from my Chromebook?

So I just installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook. Now the main issue is that the internal memory is limited. I am thinking of using a 64 GB SD card to expend the memory. Would it run as smooth as it does ...
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Install ChruBuntu on SD card or USB flash drive on Chromebook

I have a question. Is it at all possible to install ChrUbuntu onto a SD Card or flash drive? Also is it possible to boot into a USB flash drive or SD card from a Chromebook? Could you also please ...
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I can't mount my mini SD card

I used hardinfo to see if my mini SD card was working, as shown in the image. I have tried this response and this. But I can't mount it. I try: ~$ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sde /mnt and: ~$ ...
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Lenovo SD reader not recognized

When I do lspci I get this: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation ValleyView SSA-CUnit (rev 0e) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation ValleyView Gen7 (rev 0e) 00:13.0 SATA controller: ...
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How to shrink a Raspberry Pi SD card image?

I have a 64 GB SD card that has 15.6 GB of space used. I used GParted to shrink the partition, but I have no idea how to convert the two partitions /sda1 and /sda2 into an approximately 16&...
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How to use the dd command to copy an .img file to an SD card?

I've been trying to use the dd command to send an .img file of mine to a partition on my SD card. The command is: dd if=/dev/sda6/media/david/desktop/stellar-unbrick.img of=/dev/sdb1 Unfortunately, ...
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Cannot see pictures on Trascend SD

I m quite new to Ubuntu/Unix systems and I am facing some problems while trying to read files from my sd card. Basically the sd card is detected and mounted but I cannot see thumbnails or the content ...
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How to create a GRUB2 entry for a “LiveSD” Card

I want to be able to boot any OS (this case: a Live version of Kubuntu) installed on a SD card (not USB). I have followed the instructions given for a USB. However that won't work properly, the ...
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Installing Steam games to SD card uninstall at shut down

I'm new to Ubuntu and I want to run steam games from my SD card on Unity. I have a 32 Gigabyte SD card and I was able to install all of my games onto it. But when I shut down my computer, all of my ...
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SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown

I have a a multi card reader. Today accidentally I ejected my reader while formatting a SD card by Gparted. When I inserted it again, it detected is lsusb but nothing was opening ie. as a storage ...
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Formatting 128GB SD card to ext4 with gparted

I am trying to format a SanDisk 128GB SDXC card plugged into the internal SD card reader on a Toshiba Chromebook 2 running Crouton. When I format to ext4 using gparted the operation never completes, ...
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Cannot boot off of SD card reader

I have a Asus Zenbook ux31a and my SSD just died so I am trying to run off of a SD card but cannot get it to boot off of it. I installed Ubuntu 64 bit onto the SD using a usb flash drive and created ...
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How to change user of SD card from Root

I just recently got a Chromebook and now have Linux installed on it, and I am trying to get steam games onto my sd card. I initially had the issue in that it would not install anything on a drive with ...
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Damage to sd card

My memmory card is '16gb strontium micro sd HC'. I have worked it on my mobile. One day suddenly my phone doesn't detected it. Then i put it on my card reader and plugged into ubuntu 10.04 laptop. ...
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UBUNTU 14.04LTS Cannot Mount my SD Card

So, I am pretty new to Linux and just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I've had no issues so far with anything that I could not find answers to here. However, I inserted my 32Gb SD Card into my SD card ...
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SD Card, Destination is read-only

I can no longer write to my SD card using the GUI (Files 3.10.1). If I use the command line I can successfully write to the SD card, but using the GUI gives me "Destination is read-only". Using the ...
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SD card won't mount (or even be recognized) after resuming from suspend

My 32GB SD card (FAT32) does not have any problem mounting perfectly if my laptop (running Ubuntu 14.04) never goes into suspend (after I close its lid). But once I re-open the lid, retyping my ...
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Why can't I write data to SD Card

I am about to upgrade hard drives and I was attempting to back up data to an SD card that I had used before flawlessly. The disks app said that it was read only, and when I put in a cat picture to ...
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32GB sd card recognised as 2TB

I am running ubuntu 14.10 , i have a sd card of size 32GB [class 4].When i try to read it in Gparted ,it take immense amount of time and result in showing it as 2TB[2TerraByte].Same goes with sudo ...