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

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Why does Ubuntu complaint that my SD card is in use when it is not? How do I establish the connection to this device?

My IOGEAR SD Card Reader/Writer is recognized on Ubuntu (by using VM ware) but when I try to connect to "Removable Devices -> Alcor Micro Flash Card Reader/Writer" , the following message appears: ...
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Issue with booting/rebooting behavior when using a bootable SD Card

So, here's what I have: A bootable SD Card, with a minimal Ubuntu installation. A bootable USB stick, with exactly the same filesystem image. A Shuttle PC (much like the XS35V2 Digital Signage Media ...
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How to format a SD card easily in KDE?

first I want to clarify that I know how to do this with programs like kde-partitionmanager or gparted. What I am really looking for is a easy way such as right click in dolphin on my SD Card or USB ...
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isolinux.bin missing or corrupt On SDHC with Kodak Adapter

When booting from amd64 desktop 12.04 ISO (I did check the MD5), I get the isolinux.bin missing or corrupt. error of doom. Additionally, when (auto)mounting on Mac OS X Snow Leopard, I get an error ...
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SD card reader not working in multi card reader

I've got a multicard reader in my machine. It lists itself as Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0151 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Mass Storage Device (Multicard Reader) It mounts CF cards just fine, ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 can't see my Micro SD

I want to connect a Micro SD in my laptop (HP Pavilion g6 2320sl) with a Micro SD Adapter but Xubuntu (12.04 LTS) can't see that (all works fine in Ubuntu 12.04). Nothing appears in Thunar and i can't ...
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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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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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connected my phone to ubuntu, all my files on external SD card are now gone

I just updated my ubuntu to the latest version, 13.04, and I wanted to transfer some files to my Galaxy s2 (i9100). I have had problem earlier which included slow transfer speed and I got 4 dialog ...
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Data Recovery from a MicroSD in Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that was in a camera that got hit by a rally car... I'd like to recover the videos that are on the card, but I'm not having much luck. I've tried mount it using an external ...
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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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SD card mounting trouble

I've looked through the other questions regarding this issue, I can't pin down what my specific problem is $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 05e3:0727 Genesys Logic, Inc. microSD Reader/Writer Bus 001 ...
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Unable to mount flash drive or SD/SDHC card in Device/dev/sdf* already mounted at '/media/usb*'

But when I look in the Home folder they show up in the left hand section and I have full access. It looks like I have caused an unintended consequence in trying to find solutions to an earlier ...
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unable to mount sd card

I have a pre - installed windows 8 PC which I have partitioned with Ubuntu 12.10 . I am able to mount the SD card in windows 8, but when I put it in when running Ubuntu , nothing happens . it doesn't ...
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My laptop forgets everything done in the session after shutting down

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from a 16GB Kingston SDHC card because my Hard Disk died. Some days ago I started noticing that the files I stored in a session were lost after shutting down and turning on ...
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Built-in SD CARD reader doesn't work

may you help me ? my SD work perfectly (I know because I checked in other PC and on my camera )I don't understand what I read here below XD root@marco-laptop:~# mount /dev/sda1 on / type ext3 ...
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SD Card only recognized if mounted during boot

I have a bug with my SD-Card reader on my laptop*. My computer doesn't recognize/see a SD-Card when mounted. I found out though that I can make it read it if I boot with the SD-Card inserted. If I do ...
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Cannot mount SD-card in Ubuntu 12.10. Message for “bogus alignment”

After one of the updates, my Ubuntu 12.10 stopped auto-mounting the SD-card in the internal Card-reader. It is a SAMSUNG q45 laptop, and the card is a typical Sony 4GB, which works perfectly on a ...
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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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Very Slow SDXC Card Read/Writes

Recently took my laptop which had Windows 7 on it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 Bit. The laptop has a 128GB Class 10 Kingston SDXC card installed. I used the card in Windows without any ...
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Live USB on multiple disks

I currently use Ubuntu gnome 13.10 on a USB drive as a backup os, but I have a question that I haven't been able to find the answer too yet, would it be possible to have a live USB (or install to usb) ...
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How to get SD card reader working Realtek Device 5287

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. The SD card reader is not working.lspci shows this: 04:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5287 (rev 01) I don't know what I changed but a ...
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Laptop SDcard reader not recognised (Dell Inspiron 15 7000)

I have this laptop http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd And the sdcard reader does not seem to work at all under Ubuntu. I have tested it with Windows and it works just fine however when ...
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PNY MicroSD card not detected in Ubuntu 13.10 laptop

When I run the "lspci" command, it shows the card reader in my Dell Vostro 1720 is listed as: 1a:00.1 SD Host controller: O2 Micro, Inc. Integrated MMC/SD Controller (rev 01) However, when I ...
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How to run applications on an external drive such as an external hard drive, flash drive, or SD card

I recently installed Ubuntu on my samsung chrome book. Because the chrome book does not have alot of space, I would like to be able to install and run applications off of an external drive. I would ...
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Android (Galaxy Note) use specification

I've used Ubuntu Live Sessions with PCs. Can I use an external sd card in the same way with my Galaxy Note tablet? I want to be able to switch between a working version of my android tablet (with the ...
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Error while creating new partition on SD card

My SD card was locked, using a Nokia phone, and I had forgotten the password. So I cleared the SD card in my Ubuntu 13.10. When I tried to create a new partition, it showed the following error: Error ...
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Cannot mount sd card

I can't mount my sd card: Here is the error message: Cannot mount... Rejected send message, 3 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.12" (uid=1002 pid=3353 comm="exo-mount -n -h ...
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How to force UbuntuOne android app to create u1 folder on external SD card

My android phone has only 2 Gb of internal storage and I've upgraded it with 8 Gb external SD card. Buy when I ran Ubuntu One sync app, the syncing master directory "u1" was created on top of the ...
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create two partitons on sd card . make 1 partion read only and other writable?

Here is my use case .. i want to have my files in external storage write protected so that no one can either modify or delete. after some research i found this 3rd party tool can i do something ...
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Mount SD Memory Card as read-write

Whenever I insert my SD Memory Card via Card Reader Slot or UBS or via phone (File Manager). The card is mounted but its read only. Not able to create new folder, delete folder or move/copy files ...
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How do I access a Sandisk SD card? Getting error msgs upon insertion

I have a Sandisk micro card from a cell phone that isn't being recognized when I plug it into the built-in reader on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I issued tail -f /var/log/syslog and inserted ...
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Linux does not detect the micro-SD cards

I have a microSD card in my Android and I would like to plug it in into my computer to change the music and collect photos. However, I am not able to do this, the OS does not seem to even notice ...
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How can I get my recognized Ricoh SD Card reader working on 13.04?

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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USB PAM login with SD Card

I am trying to set up a PAM login token. I want to use an SD card instead of a normal USB flash disk. When I run the pamusb-conf to set up a new device, with the SD card inserted, it says that there ...
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SD card auto-mounting problems in 12.04, workaround does not work, “bogus alignment” on rescan

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Compaq HP Presario. This question was the first search result, so I thought I was victim to this bug, but the workaround does not work. In another question I read that I ...
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sd card reader error -110 ubuntu 12.04

I have the same error with SD card as described here: mmc0: error -110 whilst initialising SD card Same:). My computer is lenovo 3000 N500. Ubuntu 12.04 Kernel version: 3.5.0-36-generic dmesg gives ...
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Writing to Transcend Wifi SD Card

Has anyone had any luck in writing to a Transcend Wifi SD Card, be it using SMB, FTP or whatnot? I read about the successful rooting of one of these. My use case: My TV is quite oldschool but has ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu os on sony xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu os on sony Xperia x10 mini pro? If possible, how to do it? Interested versions of Ubuntu touch and Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 but it is a last resort. Is the SD card is ...
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Ubuntu mount SD cards as read only file system

I just noticed that an SD card (is the only one I have and I can try) that is opened in read/write in others computers running Ubuntu or Windows in my notebook is opened as a read only file system. ...
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SDHC cards are suddenly read only

I know that there are already some threads on this topic, but none could actually help me. I own two SDHC cards, which I use for my Raspberry Pi. Both of them have Raspbian Weezy on it in a boot ...
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Sound not Produced

I installed Ubuntu1203 LTS on a Compaq Presario. I allowed the program to take the entire computer. However, I now have no sound. How can I correct this. I must admit that I am very new to Ubuntu ...
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Only root can write to SD card slot

Ubuntu 12.04LTS x64, HP Probook 4530S With any SD card that I put into my SD card slot, it mounts and has the appearance of being writeable (context menu has clickable options like "Create New ...
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Touchpad and SD card reader are not being detected?

I am having issues with the touchpad and SD card reader being recognized in Ubuntu 13.04. My laptop is a Samsung series 7 ultra (NP740U3E). I'm fairly new to Ubuntu. Can someone please assist me?
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Can't mount SD-cards in ubuntu, in windows on same machine works fine

I keep trying to make use of the built-in SD-card reader of my laptop(HP pavilion G7 2137eo) using Raring, I tried in a terminal tail -f /var/log/syslog and then inserted the SD-card. Before ...
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Format Nokia encrypted micro sd card

I have a micro sd card. I formatted with my old Nokia 2600C mobile phone. The problem is that I have forgotten the password and I don't own the phone any more. So, now I'm trying to format the micro ...
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SD-Card Resume problem -No unlock prompt

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Elitebook 2540p. I have installed on a 64GB SDCard. (It has been quite a journey to make it boot from the SD-Card but now it works :) ) My problem is that, ...
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Acer one: how do I enable the SD-Card readers?

I hcon I usecon I usecon I usecon I useave installed Ubuntu 12.10 and it runs. However neither the Storage Expansion slot nor the SD-Card slot are working.
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Messed up SuperBlock/Journal SDCARD

I had recently partitioned my SDCARD to work with my phone. Added an EXT4 and FAT32 partitions. After a power failure the data got corrupted. I can still see it but it's not the same as before. I've ...
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Can't format MicroSD card (partition table messed up)

I was using my 32gb microSD in my LG optimus Net, and my battery died, and after charging, my phone got stuck in a boot loop. so I removed the SD card, and restored to factory defaults, I inserted my ...