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

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How to repair corrupted fat32 sd card superblock

I have important data on an external sd card. I plugged in the card and i get an error message. It is a 32gb micro sd card. it was formatted as fat32. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sam/32GB: ...
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How to get my laptop to detect SD cards inserted into its built-in card reader?

My laptop has a built-in SD Card reader but it cannot detect one when inserted. Here is the result when I type lspci from the terminal: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 Host Bridge ...
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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 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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SD Card Controller for Samsung RC420

I have a Laptop Samsung RC420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it has a SD Card port. The problem is that when I put an SD Card on it, I can not read it. I have to use my wifes PC in order to read my SD ...
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internal card reader is not working

I have Dell vostro 3560 running on ubuntu 14.04, and it's card reader is not working. Result of lsusb is Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ...
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my computer wont recognize my SanDisk Ultra Plus 128gb micro sd

my computer, currently running ubuntu 15.10 used to recognize my sd card, i havent changed anything on the computer or sd card and it will not recognize it at all. i have an 8gb card and the computer ...
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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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My newly installed ubuntu software is not detecting sdcard.

just switched from Windows 10 to ubuntu. it is not recognizing sd and and I'm very confused on every site I looked into. so please in layman terms. can someone help
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Why does lsusb show devices connected to a USB 3 port as connected to USB2 root hub?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Dell Chromebook 11, which has two USB 3 ports, and an SD card reader. I was trying to establish whether the SD card reader would be capable of USB 3 speeds (and thus whether ...
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A corrupted MicroSD card not shown in /dev/; is recovery still possible?

I have an allegedly corrupted MicroSD card that Ubuntu (3.19.0-43-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 31 15:44:49 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) doesn't seem to "recognize," i.e., it is ...
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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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problem mounting new disk partition

I'm trying to install Arch Linux for a Raspberry Pi 2 according to their instructions on http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/broadcom/raspberry-pi-2 on a brand new 64G micro-SD card. I'm doing so ...
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How to recover Files from a coruppted Micro SD card?

I am having a problem with my Samsung Micro SD card (in particular, a Samsung 32GB Evo mircoSDHC UHS-1 Grade I Class 10 Card). I use the card in my 8GB Motorola Moto G 4G which is running Android ...
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Can I trick Shotwell into recognizing my SD card if it doesn't automatically?

Well, since Ubuntu 15.10 my Shotwell doesn't recognize SD cards anymore, and I reported a bug for that. I know I can Import from folder... but that doesn't quite offer the same functionality. Is ...
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microSDHC UHS-I Sandisk fails to mount read-write

I bought 2 SanDisk 16GB microSDHC UHS-I cards to use with my Raspberry PI's and unfortunatelly I'm running into the mount issues. I understand that when there's an issue mounting a filesystem systemd ...
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I have an Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu 14.04. and need to change download destination

I have the Compute Stick and did all of the updates and now my 8g. is full (almost). I have installed a 64g. micro sd card and can move nothing to create more room since everything in the original ...
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Some pictures of an SD card not showing up

I have some SD cards, formatted in fat32 (16GB and 32GB) and exfat (64GB) by a Canon camera. In this card there are movies (.mov format) and raw pictures (.cr2 format). I know from the camera ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu MATE on Raspberry Pi

I have a new Raspberry Pi 2 B+ and I bought a new 16GB MicroSD and followed the steps here I wrote the image on the SD using sudo ddrescue -d -D --force ...
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How to install ubuntu on a sd card

I made a bootable usb and booted from it, then i installed ubuntu but not on the hard drive, but on the SD Card, when installation was done i shut down and went to the bios to start from the SD Card, ...
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Using an SD card for extending my SSD

I just bought a Jetdrive Lite 330 128GB SD card to extend my 256 GB SSD. I am using Ubuntu LTS 14.04. The idea is to permanently have it connected to the laptop and save some of my data on that (not ...
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How to boot Chromebook from SD card without entering developer mode?

I have a question. Is it at all possible to install Ubuntu or Chrubuntu onto a SD Card and then boot a chromebook from said SD card? I know this is easily possible, but the chromebook in question ...
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Micro SD card write protected fat32?

I have tried this solution and it doesnt work. sudo fdisk -l output is Disk /dev/sda: 750.2 GB, 750156374016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 91201 cylinders, total 1465149168 sectors Units = ...
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Ubuntu losetup command does not mount the image of sd-card

I have used the gdiskdump tool to create a dd image of my 2gb sd card. And used losetup command to create a loop-back device. Usually when i used only dd command from terminal, and then used losetup, ...
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Sd card is readable but,not able to write or format the card

I am using a Transcend class 4 8gb SD card. I am not able to erase the SD using my phone. 1) All the files can be accessed. I cannot send or delete files in the SD card. 2) When I delete the files ...
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How to use an SD Card into Ubuntu?

I have a Multi-Card Reader USB 2.0 device installed into my main desktop PC. It has four different slots intended to four kind of cards: 1) MS/MS-Pro/MS-Duo/MS-Pro-Duo type cards, 2) CFI/II/MD type ...
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14.04 / Acer ES11 / SDCard-Reader invisible

I have purchased an Acer Aspire ES 11 (a netbook) with Windows 10 preinstalled. After some difficulties with UEFI now I have Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.19.0-43-generic x86_64) alongside with Windows. ...
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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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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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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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SD card cloning using the dd command

I am trying to clone an SD card which may contain a number of partitions, some of which Ubuntu cannot recognize. Generally, I want to clone the whole volume, not only some partition. So, I mount the ...
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Error when reading SD formatted on Camera

Hello I have a 64GB microSD card (Samsung or Sandisk) and when I format it in the Ubuntu Laptop it works fine. When I use it in my Canon camera and I formatted so I can record when I try to mount it ...
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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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Merge microSD card storage with internal storage

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with 8GB of system storage. I also have a 32GB microSD card inserted but it's a seperate partition. I would like to merge my 32GB microSD with the system in such a way that ...
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Multiple crouton installitions on acer 720 sd cards

I setup trusty with unity on a SD card with a crouton. I then setup sana with kde on another SD card. I can start sana with the startkde command, but when I change SD card with trusty on it, I can not ...
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Phone with SD card not being detected as a media device but pen drive is being detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Earlier my sd card in phone was being detected as /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdb2 when I ran df -h It was shown in /media/rvakash/device_name but now after I tried to format it ...
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Internal Realtek SD card reader rts522a not detected in Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on HP Envy

I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on a new notebook HP Envy and the internal SD card reader (Realtek rts522a) does not mount. I found 2 drivers to download from Realtek, but they are for rts5227 and ...
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SDIO more specific answer

mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SDIO card libertas_sdio: failed to load firmware do you think there is a relationship between the error and the firmware ?
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Realtek 5249 card reader not working (Dell M3800 Precision)

Running ubuntu 15.10 (kernel 4.2.0-21-generic) on a Dell m3800 Precision laptop, the SD card reader is not working for me. This is what I know: jeff@starshine:~ $ sudo lspci -vk | tail -12 07:00.0 ...
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Run script when an always-connected drive is mounted

How can I trigger a script to be run when an always connected drive is mounted? I have tried udev, specifically placing a rule 99-local.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d: ...
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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 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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Repairing Kubuntu installation after incomplete install

I tried to install Kubuntu 15.10 from an SD card plugged into a USB card reader. Unfortunately the installation froze at 90%, maybe because the connection to the SD card got lost. However, after ...
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Help diagnosing a suspected USB SD card reader Firmware issue

I believe I have the same problem as SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown I put a bounty on that question, but it seems the original questioner, isn't updating following queries from ...
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Unable to access “62 GB Volume” SD Card [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and inserting a Verbatim 64GB SDXC card into my laptop's sd reader. I receive the following message. Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/alex/0123-4567: Command-line ...
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Merging partitions microSD card [duplicate]

I formatted this two partitions of my microSD card and now I want to merge them.. How to do that?
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I can't copy files to my memory card

I can't copy files to my memory card. When i copy there is a error message and it says read-only file system. But, i can copy file from the card.Can any one please help me. I am using ubuntu 11.10. ...
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boot on sd card in uefi and bios legacy mode

i have done a full ubuntu installation on a sd card. As i mainly use a macbook pro, i performed a efi installation using refind on the efi partition of the sd card. It works like a charm. My problem ...
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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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Ubuntu no longer detects SD cards

My card reader used to work fine but now it doesn't work, Here is my dmesg output: [ 290.581992] rtsx_usb_sdmmc rtsx_usb_sdmmc.0.auto: card claims to support voltages below defined range [ ...