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

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Mounting USB Card reader / digital camera [on hold]

Just tried to connect my new Nikon D810 (acts as USB mass storage) to an USB port, it failed. The same thing after putting the SD card in a card reader. I tried all kinds of suggestions to get the ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 16.04 does not detect sd card reader

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and my sdcard reader is not working. The system does not detect the reader at all. The output of lsusb is fairly uninformative: lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:...
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Installing Poky onto a Micro SD card [on hold]

How do I download Linux Poky onto a micro SD card? The goal is to be able to insert the SD card into a camera so that we can input commands directly to the camera.
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How to give permissions to user www-data (apache+php) to access media/user/sd card slot?

I have a php script that runs from apache2 call that needs to read files in a SD card. The SD card appears mounted in /media/user/name of SD card partition. I tried to read this answer Default file ...
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SD over SPI (RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader)

I would like to use SPI to interface with an SD card. My laptop (running Ubuntu 16.04) incorporates the RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader which works perfectly in SD mode, but attempts to use it in SPI ...
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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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pv process interupting password

So I'm trying to flash an SD card with a 7GB image and it's taking forever (like 15 hours plus), so I decided to set up pv so I could see the progress. The problem I'm running into is that as soon as ...
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How do I get the SD card slot to work on my Dell Latitude 2120?

The SD card reader on my Dell Latitude 2120, running Ubuntu 14.10 does nothing when I insert an SD card into it. I unsuccessfully looked for a solution online, and apparently the drivers for the ...
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How to use SD Card in M10 OTA-11?

Is there any way how to configure ANY of the applications to utilize SD-Card? Currently I can copy music there, what about any of the writing/note-taking tools? At the moment M10 storage is OK, but ...
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Absolutely can NOT format this sd micro card

Have been reading and trying to format this sd card (no, the switch is unlocked). I have Ubuntu 12.04, the card is in a hub. The name for the card in my file menu is MOT (if that helps at all) there ...
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SD card is recognized but can't open it: “can't read superblock”

(Almost the same question but the solution proposed therein do not solve my problem) So I can mount the micro SD card but when I click on it I get: Error mounting /dev/mmcblk0p1 at /media/me/NIKON ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 Eject SD Cards Itself?

System: 16.04 Ubuntu on Macbook Air 2013-mid. I just went sleep, system locked screen and then logged in back again. I see Ubuntu ejected my SD memory card itself. I want to understand why because I ...
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Ubuntu software for writing ISO image to SD card?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried a few different methods of writing an .ISO file I have to an SD card. Startup Disk Creator doesn't work ("not enough free space" error -- not true), ...
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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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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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Auto-Mount SD-card formatted as ext4 on ubuntu touch

I try to use an MicroSD card containing a chroot environment which I can break, e.g. by installing software, without damaging the OS on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, however I can not let the ...
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How do I mount SD Card on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Frieza?

How do I mount SD Card on BQ Aquaris M10 FHD Frieza I just received my new BQ m10 tablet and when I first inserted the microSD card, it was recognized and I was able to copy some files out to it via ...
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SIM reader issue

I'm relatively new by using ubuntu and I followed this tutorial to try to install the EAP_SIM protocol on a pc with ubuntu : Tuto. I'm blocked in the step 5 and 6. The step 5 consist on checking the ...
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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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Expanding a partition on an SD card with GParted fails

I copied a Raspberry PI System from an 8GB SD onto a 16GB SD using ApplePi-Baker. Everything is working fine, except for the fact I'm missing 8GB in this setup. So I popped the card into a machine ...
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How can I format or delete an SD card that is not being recognized?

I'm in a similar situation to the one d3vid was in. I'm trying to reformat my SD card because I believe that's what's making it so hard for my computer to recognize it. Gnome Disk Utility recognizes ...
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What is this new device naming policy in linux?

What is this mmcblk0p1 instead of sdb (sdc, etc)? Why an SD card is named mmc (as in mmc card)? What is this wlp3s0 instead of ath0 (or eth0)? Why is a wifi card named wlp3 when i have only one ...
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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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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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Read data from SD card of ds150e

Ubuntu does not recognize SD card of delphi ds150e. GParted sees SD card, but filesystem is not marked. How to read data from SD card? I don't know which filesystem uses ds150e device. Sorry for my ...
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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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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 get my recognized Ricoh SD Card reader working on 14.04?

On my Asus F3 Series Laptop there is a built in SD Card reader lspci output: 09:01.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05) 09:01.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd ...
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SD card not working :[ 249.480884] mmc0: error -5 whilst initialising SD card

I have an issue with my recent Ubuntu. Actually I have all drivers (USB, WiFi, etc ) working fine however when I insert the SD I can't detect it. Also I find the following error kernel log: [ ...
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Unable to use a mini SD card on bq m10 ubuntu

I am trying to use a mini SD on my bq m10 Ubuntu tablet to no avail. I recreated an ms dos partition table and a vfat 32 partition on it. When I insert it in the slot, it recognized in the external ...
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How to dd from smaller SD to bigger?

I run out of memory (8GB) in one system, and I need to move the existing system to bigger memory (16GB). Details /dev/disk4s1 is the input i.e. from where I want to get the data /dev/disk2s1 is the ...
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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 to access a usb flash drive from the terminal? (How can I mount a flash drive manually?)

I only have access to the command line I need to backup my data (on the user folder) to a pen. I don't know where/how can I do this is order to access the pen, and then do the cp command. How can ...
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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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How do I get GRUB2 in a virtual machine to see my SD card?

I am running Ubuntu in VMware Player 12. I want to load an SD card that I have attached to the VM. How do I get it to appear in GRUB2's sights?
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SD card not working (XPS13)

I have a XPS13 (9350) edition with a built-in SD card reader. Running Xenial Ubuntu. When I insert a SD card, nothing happens. The output of lspci -nnk: 3b:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek ...
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Getting rid of mounted sd card notification on ubuntu touch?

Every time I switch on the M10 phablet I got a notification that tells me there is an SD card inserted. OK , I already know that. Is there any way to prevent that notification to be triggered ?
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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] ...
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Why is “Authentication is required to …?”

When I plug an SD card into the SD card reader (/dev/mmcblk0), a popup appears, saying: Authentication is required to mount a device. When I plug in a VGA cable between my laptop and an external ...
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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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dd command failed!

I have a peculiar problem. I had a blackberry I used to encrypt the files and now I can't seem to remove the (encryption) password from the card. It always asks for the password when I put the card in ...
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How to detecting damaged sd card

my SD card not detecting in any system, i think the SD card is damaged. can u help to detect the SD card and recover my data.I couldn't find commands to detect my SD card.
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Steam says drive is not mounted with executive permissions

I can't seem to get steam to allow me to install games on my SD Card. I use this command to mount it: sudo mount -o exec /dev/sda1 /home/spib/SDCard Steam still gives the "New Steam library folder ...
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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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Cloning an SD card to another in Ubuntu using a single SD card reader

I have an SD card which has the image of Raspbian jessy for raspberry pi. I currently have only a single SD card reader on my computer, and I would like to clone this SD card to another SD card only ...
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SD Card mounts read-write, but can't edit partitions

I have an SD card that will mount, and I can read and write to it, but I can't edit the partitions. Using the Disks utility, when I try to delete one of the partitions, I get an error saying that the ...
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Mount sd-card image (created using dd)

I have created an image of my Raspberry Pi SD-card using dd: sudo dd if=/dev/sdf of=/home/myusername/raspberry-backup-2014-04-10.img The SD-card includes two partitions (one vfat, one ext4) which ...