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

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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

I have an SD card (adverties as 64 GB but other than usual storage media has less than that (it has 63'416'827'904 Byte)) and an SD slot on my laptop (an Acer Aspire VN7-591G-70CY). The SD card worked ...
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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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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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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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How can I completely erase all data on a (micro) SD card?

I just got a micro sd card that I plan on using with the Raspberry Pi. I used the KDE partition manager to delete the original partition on the card and to write a new 12GiB ext4 partition. After ...
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WinUSB gives a exit code: 256

I have Ubuntu 14.10 with WinUSB and I have a Windows 8.1 Pro ISO with a 4GB SD Card with an empty FAT32 partition. Everytime I try to use it, it says "Installation failed, exit code: 256". How do I ...
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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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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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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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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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How to mount btrfs partition? [on hold]

I've installed xbian distro on RPi. I want to edit the files in my SD card using my computer, Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I insert the SD card, the Ubuntu cannot mount the Xbian partition, and gives ...
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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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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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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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Micro SD Card disconnect unexpectedly

My micro SD card is connected trough a USB card reader and when I plug it mounts just fine. The problem starts When I try to copy from/to a large amount of data, it can be one big file or many small ...
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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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How would you install Steam to an SD card using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I would like to install Steam on my computer, but I want the program and all the data to go to an SD card. How would you do that?
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu won't mount SD Card

I have Asus X552V with Ubuntu 14.04 64b. I tried inserting 4GB Transcend SD Card into Card Reader, but nothing happens. As I was directed to Why does Ubuntu not detect my SD card? this question, I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Can't mount 64 GB SDXC

I did a clean install of 13.04 and now I'm having a hard time mounting my SD card. I had it working on my old system, which was also 13.04 but I had upgraded from 12.04. I can't figure out how to get ...
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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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How do you format a micro sd card?

I recently bought this micro sd card, and I think I am having trouble formating it. In my mp3 player, it says card error. So I took it to the computer. After clicking on the file icon, I clicked on ...
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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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Dual Boot Windows 8.x and Ubuntu on HP Stream 11 with Ubuntu installed on the SDCard?

I installed from within Windows 8.x, Ubuntu x64 on a 64 GB fast memory card. My HP Stream 11 only has 32 GB of hard disk space. When booting, I see the Windows boot menu (Windows or Ubuntu). After ...
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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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Problems with Linux and SD Card Readers

I have 4 laptop computers with SD Card Reader problems: I installed 64-bit Ubuntu Linux on my Gateway NE56R41u laptop. It recognizes and mounts the SD card when it installs but will not find or ...
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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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Micro SD card problem : file deleted successfully but not actually

I have a micro SD card from Sandisk which is Mobile ultra of size 64 GB class 10. I was using with my mobile. I wanted to format it after 1 year. I deleted several files successfully as per system ...
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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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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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Acer 4-in-1 Card Reader not recognized

I bought an Acer 4-in-1 PCIMCIA Card Reader for my Dell Latitude D510 which is running Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS. The device is not recognized and will not mount the SD Card. lspci info: 02:01.0 ...
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Ubuntu: Unable to mount SD card

I did go through other similar questions and realized that although the questions are the same but for the different reasons. Nothing so far I have tried based on online-help or suggestion helped me. ...
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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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Surface Pro 3 - No Grub menu

Although many people have successfully installed Ubuntu Gnome on their Surface Pro 3, including on their MicroSD card, I just can't seem to get it to boot on my SP3. Here's what I did so far: ...
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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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Error mounting SD card when returning from suspend

I have a 128 GB SD card that I use for permanent storage in my Lenovo Thinkpad X1. I've mounted it in /etc/fstab with this line: UUID=37733366-e936-41df-983a-f084352b3a5b /home/kristian/sd128gb ...
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Ubuntu ARM on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

I am having a problem getting Ubuntu 14.04 for ARM to work on the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I have installed the image onto the SD card using Win32DiskImager. It writes to the sd card fine and the ...
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Formatted and lost 6 years worth of photo memories.. any way to get this back?

I usually back up before formatting and doing a re-installation of Ubuntu, it was in the process and then obviously stopped prematurely but I was thinking all my data was transferred. After ...