Questions tagged [sd-card]

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

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Is it possible to flash an SD card with WSL Ubuntu?

I'm new to Linux so bear with me here, I'm happy to clarify any terminology I inevitably misuse. I am running Windows 11 and WSL/Ubuntu. I am trying to flash an embedded linux image to an SD card ...
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Use sd card for files and apps on Ubuntu/Pop!_OS? [duplicate]

i find answers saying "yes, you can do this" online but no actual tutorials. i have an sd card and want all applications and files to be installed on it, and per someone else's suggestion ...
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Kubuntu 21.10 , how do I unhide an SD drive I hide while inside the Dolphine file manager?

So, I right clicked on my SD card/drive and selected hide and the SD card/drive become hidden. The only problem is now I can't figure out how to unhide the SD drive. The SD card is located in an SD ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 does not work on Raspberry Pi 4

I am having trouble installing Ubuntu 22.04 on my Raspberry Pi 4 8 GB. I have a SanDisk Extreme 64 GB microSD on which I previously had Ubuntu 20.04 installed and it worked. Now I am trying to install ...
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How to fix a corrupted MicroSD card?

Somehow my MicroSD card became read-only. There is no physical write lock switch on the card. I can't store new files in it, and I also am unable to delete any of the existing files. Whenever I try ...
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Cannot create partition table on sd card

I cannot create a partition table ( nor msdos, nor GPT ) on my new 64 GB PNY micro sd-card. I tried: - using GParted ( in Kubuntu 20.04 and in Mint 20.3 ) - fdisk in the terminal ( Kubuntu ) - ...
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GNU/Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) on old 32-bit hardware (Pentium 4)

I have been trying (and failing) to install Linux to an SD card attached to my Pentium 4 machines (I have tested this on two, same issue on both). I am able to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS without fail, ...
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Unable to reformat SD-card to ext4

edit: I solved the problem by using a USB drive instead OS: ubuntu 20.04 (headless) Hardware: Beaglebone Black My beaglebone black (BBB) has too little space to install some software I need. Therefore ...
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SDCard reader not functioning at boot Lubuntu 21.10

I have installed lubuntu-21.10 on a Asus C423NA-BCLN5 device. It comes with kernel 5.13.0-39-generic. Now, I am having an issue with it's, otherwise perfect, card reader. I have an SD card inside, ...
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SD card rename works...or doesn't..?

I slice my 3d printer files to an SD card. Since Cura doesn't give me the opportunity to name the file what I want, I rename the file using Dolphin. Dolphin shows the rename is successful, I can even ...
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Disabling password change requirement on 1st login to Ubuntu Server?

I setup a Pi 4 once with Ubuntu Server & was having issues with SSH not prompting me to change my password the 1st time I logged in. So I researched for awhile & found a way to disable that ...
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g-bd-part-error-quark error during format of sd-card

Recently my sd card stopped working in a photocamera. When I insert it into sd card reader OS can't recognize it (at least this disk is not showed up in the sidebar menu). But at the same time it's ...
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How to mount a FAT32 SD card as writeable?

I have a FAT32 micro SD card which I want to write to. If I just stick it into my laptop's SD card slot and try to copy files in using the GUI, I get an error telling me the file system is read-only. ...
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Raspberry Pi4 not booting with Ubuntu MATE 20.04

I am running a Pi400 4GB. I've got the device connected to a monitor. I previously tried ubuntu20.04 and this loaded okay. When trying Ubuntu MATE 20.04 64bit the Pi very quickly turns off. I've ...
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20.04 Server on RaspBerryPi 4B does not finish boot and stops at "spi-bmc2835 fe204000.spi: could not get clk: -517"

I've installed an Ubuntu Server 20.04 on a SD-card running NextCloud. Now, after a reboot it refuses to finish boot. I see: Net: eth0: ethernet@7d580000 starting USB... No working controllers found ...
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JPG files from Leica Q2M cannot be opened, Ubuntu 21.10

I've tried geeqie, ristretto, gimp, and the browsers, and nothing seems to be able to open the JPG files produced by a Leica Q2 Monochrom. They all get various errors about the file format. The file ...
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Dolphin: SD Card/USB Device recognized and usable, but doesn't show

I'm frequently going back and forth between the 3d printer and the PC with an SD card. The SD card works fine on the PC and shows in the "Folders" panel, but doesn't show up in the "...
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Formating SD cards from the GUI

Folks, I really like ubuntu! Really I do! However I'd just like to format my SD Cards and have them work. I use 32, 64, and 128Gig SD cards for everything. Moving Zoom files, Photos, and Document ...
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automount of SD card not working in 21.10

Since updating to Ubuntu 21.10 the automount (and therefore the Gnome Extension "Removable Drive Menu") doesn't work. I have to open Nautilus and click on the SD card entry to mount an SD ...
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Failed to eject 32GB SD Card - SG driver

I am running Xubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. I cannot seem to safely eject any SD card (USB key/memory sticks are fine.) I can unmount it, but I can't achieve a safe ejection. I get the following error: Failed ...
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Why does the installer keep crashing when copying the files? I checked everything

I've been trying to install Ubuntu on an old laptop this weekend, a Sony Vaio PCG-6S4M / VGN-SZ61MN, for if that is relevant. I start using a live USB (on a micro SD card actually), but when it gets ...
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Trying to change default ubuntu storage to SD card

I recently modded a chromebook to run linux ubuntu 20.04 on its standard 16gb ssd. However, when the 16gb maximum is hit, the chromebook becomes stuck in a login loop, so I purchased a 550gb SD card. ...
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Ubuntu Core & Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W

I'm trying to run Ubuntu Core 20 on Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W. According to Install Ubuntu on RPi this should work without a problem when using the 32bit version. Or with 64bit version using following ...
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SD card not showing in lsblk

I seem to have a very basic problem. I am using microSD USB 2.0 to connect my SD card to PC to do the partition. I am currently on Ubuntu 20.04 running on windows machine. When I run lsblk SD card ...
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/boot/firmware still on SD Card after SSD upgrade on Raspberry Pi 4

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 (4G) and Ubuntu 21.04 to run a Foundry VTT server. I recently upgraded the storage from an SD Card to an SSD. As long as the SD Card is still in, I can boot. The /boot/...
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How to fix SD card that keeps disconnecting and reconnecting?

I have an old iMac 2013 with Intel® Core™ i5-4570S CPU @ 2.90GHz × 4 running UBUNTU 21.04 Doesn't matter if I connect the SD cards (all of them) in the built in SD card reader or if I use an USB card ...
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RaspberryPi SD card unusable after taking an image with Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Raspberrypi 4 8Gb installed with Ubuntu 21.04, using the Raspberrypi imager, on a Sandisk Ultra microSD card 128Gb. After sometime, the Raspberrypi would 'randomly' not boot up, leaving a ...
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How to access contents of an old Android SD card?

I have an SD card with lots of important personal documents on it. I've used it with an Android phone as an 'Adoptable Storage' so it showed up as internal storage on that device, which, according to ...
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how to clone sd card without mbr with ubuntu?

I clone an sd card (32Go) and I copy it to a sd card of different size (64Go). I use those commands: sudo dd if=/dev/sdc of=Debian.img status=progress sudo dd if=Debian.img of=/dev/sdc status=progress ...
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Micro SD card detected but unusable, mounted on /dev/sdb

Been having a difficult time trying to get a 256 GB micro SD card to be usable on my machine, as it is only detected as Generic- USB3.0 CRW -SD(1.00) through gnome-disks, and using ls /dev/sd* gives ...
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use SD Card to extend hard drive

The laptop I'm using for Ubuntu is very small and have installed an SD card to increase the data storage. How can I have the system use the SD card as an "extension" of the boot drive?
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SD Card: "device is already mounted" but otherwise works fine

Kubuntu 21.04 When I plug in my SD card, I get a message that it's already mounted. Um...great? It still works, everything's fine, the message is wholly unnecessary. Is there a way to suppress the ...
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Backing up Ubuntu Server 20.04.02 LTS image to SD card

I have an Ubuntu 20.04.2 image on a Raspberry Pi that I've been trying to back up onto an SD card for over a week now. I can successfully copy the image onto my desktop with the following use of dd: ...
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SD card intermitted connection. detect and undetect

Ubuntu 21.04 and old iMac 2013. Using an USB to SD card device Kingston MobileLite G3, I can't seems to get it to connect properly. It takes about 3 to 5 seconds to detect it, and half a second ...
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Kingston MobileLite G4 no longer working with SD card

Kingston MobileLite G4 lists (lsusb) as: Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Card reader 0bda:0326 System: Fossa It is no longer working with my MicroSD card when contained in its usual SD card converter ...
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Thunar doesn't recognize SD cards

I use Ubuntu Studio 20.04.3 LTS inside two desktop PCs and one laptop, all of them are 64 bit systems. Inside one of my desktop PCs, I have a Multi-Card Reader USB 2.0. That device worked so fine all ...
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Raspberry Pi 400 - Ubuntu 21.04 appears to have broken 2 microSD cards

Briefly - tried flashing the 21.04 RPi 400 Desktop image to a 128GB microSD card with the stock Pi Imager on macOS last week. Installed ok, and worked for two reboots, upon which I saw a terminal ...
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Can I flash Ubuntu to a partition of a 32 GB SD card?

I have Ubuntu Server 21.04 installed on a 32 GB SD card. I am booting it in a Raspberry Pi. I would like to swap out Ubuntu Server for Ubuntu Mate. I read this post that you could boot to RAM and then ...
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Can I install a driver into a copy of Ubuntu from the computer flashing it?

I would like to flash Ubuntu Mate to an SD card to be used in a Raspberry Pi. (I don't know why, but a company spokesperson told me my LCD display's driver works on Ubuntu Mate but not Ubuntu Server.) ...
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Ubuntu Core not booting in Raspberry pi 4

I've been running Ubuntu Core (I guess 18) in a Rpi 4 4Gb like charm for a while. The only use was a nextcloud server. About a week ago the system stopped running and now it doesn't boot. I only get ...
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How to format write protected sd card in ubuntu

I have a sd card with 16GB I try to format it using windows 10 it says this device is write protected when I try with Ubuntu like that mkdosfs -F 32 -v /dev/sdh1 it says following lines. mkfs.fat 4.1 (...
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Can Ubuntu be configured to protect uSD card on Orange Pi Zero (or similar board) from a power outage?

I have an Orange Pi Zero board running Ubuntu (Xenial??) on a micro SD card. When the power is interrupted, the filesystem gets messed up in subtle ways. You can still login and cd around in the ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 -- USB microSD reader won't mount

I have a microSD (8 GB) that I use for transferring gcode files from my computer to my Ender 3 3D printer. Yesterday, I found I couldn't mount this device (via an unpowered USB hub). The SD card ...
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SD Card Reader Not working - Ubuntu 20.04

I have Ubuntu 20.04, freshly installed. It is not able to access any SD Cards if used with the SD Card Adapter. I tried multiple adapters, and tested the same with other computers as well. The SD Card ...
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Cannot mount microSD card

I am trying to mount my micro SD card but it shows write-protected. I have tried disabling using the notch on the adapter. I also ran the following commands: lsblk -p /dev/mmcblk0 ...
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How to copy entire image from SD card to external hard drive

I recently bought RPI4 with 64GB SD card my operating system is working fine from SD card but I would like to clone whole image from my SD card to my external hard drive so I can remove my SD card and ...
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Why is my SD Card not formatting?

I literally tried about a million time that to format my card. When I got to Menu > USB Stick Format, it says that the format is confirmed, but when the local file browser is opened all files ...
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Why is my MicroSD card suddenly write protected?

I have a 16 GB SanDisk MicroSD card that is plugged into my laptop using a MicroSD-to-SD card adapter that is plugged into an SD-to-USB adapter. It used to work fine, but now I get an error message ...
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Raspberry Pi Rsync

I've run through this guide https://medium.com/xster-tech/move-your-existing-raspberry-pi-4-ubuntu-install-from-sd-card-to-usb-ssd-52e99723f07b in order to move Ubuntu from my SD card to my internal ...
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Encrypted install: encrypt the local SD card backup

Introduction I have installed kubuntu 20.04.2 on my laptop using the excellent tutorial here: Encrypted custom install This works fine so far, the system boots well and the decryption offers a nice ...
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