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Questions tagged [sd-card]

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

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SBC speed of running off of SD card?

This question's comments and answers indicate that it's generally agreed upon that trying to run a Linux-based OS computer off of a SD card is not a good idea for performance and data integrity ...
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What are the pros and cons of installing and running Ubuntu from a microSD card?

I have a laptop with a spare microSD card. I am planning to install Ubuntu 16.04 on that card and use it alongside Windows. What are the pros and cons of running Ubuntu from a SD card? I don't think ...
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SD card permissions

I keep buying SD cards and they keep locking me out by denying me permission to delete files. This issue is becoming a real problem. How can I permanently make my SD cards read and write capable? ...
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SD card won't mount for no reason [closed]

I'm trying to mount my SD card to /media/SD using the terminal command sudo mount, but this happens: $ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/mmcblk1 /media/SD mount: /dev/mmcblk1 is already mounted or /media/SD ...
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Want to boot Ubuntu from integrated SD card reader

The title pretty much says it all, but I will give a little more detail. I have an Asus Transformer 3 Pro which is currently setup with Windows 10 & Android-X86 installed on the SSD. If possible ...
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Ubuntu Core image for IoT2020

I want to install ubuntu core on a IoT2020 device (by Siemens) [1]. I couldn't find any Ubuntu Core images or Gadget Snaps for this device, but after a quick web search it seems I can create my own ...
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I can write to SD cards only the first time I insert it after reboot

After a reboot, I can insert a SD card and read/write normally. After extracting it, any subsequent SD card will be mounted as read only. My user belongs to the "disk" group. Trying to remount with rw ...
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Ubuntu 16-04 LTS update = no more SD cards mounting

When mounting the cards, I get: Error mounting /dev/sdd1 at /media/giemastruc/PVCNC: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,utf8=1,showexec,...
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My sd card worked fine until now

I have a newer SD card which I use in my camera for my business. It worked fine for a long time until one day I plugged it in and a message popped up stating "reformat card". I plugged the card in a ...
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Ubuntu mate raspberry pi SD card issue

I am attempting to install ubuntu mate 16:04 on an SD card for use on a Raspberry pi 3. Working on a mac, I have use Etcher to write the img (ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img), to ...
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Auto mount SD Card like in desktop version

I'm using Ubuntu Server 18.04 and want to auto mount SD cards when inserting. This should be done in the way like the Ubuntu desktop versions do. When inserting a SD card with the name "SD1" it ...
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Rescan/reattach block device without reboot

Now and then (approx 1 out of 15) when I boot Ubuntu 16.04 on a Nvidia TX2 the sdcard reader that has a ext4 formatted card in it doesn't show up and I can not find /dev/mmcbkl1p1. Hence I cannot ...
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Running Ubuntu on 16gb Chromebook and SD Card?

I am considering buying a chromebook for school and replacing Chrome OS with Ubuntu 18.04. I can't seem to find many 32gb chromebooks in my price range. Can I expect Ubuntu to run properly on a 16gb ...
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After change to new computer I can't access any of my external devices

Ubuntu 16.04 I bought a new computer and did a clean install. When I put in any of my SD cards or external thumb drives, every file on the card is locked (shows a padlock). Not only can I not ...
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SD card error: can't read superblock

I am currently running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I inserted my SD card in a DSLR using an SD adapter but later on, when I inserted it to my phone, it does not show my SD card, later on I inserted the SD card ...
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SD card slot inexplicably stops being recognized

I'm running LUbuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo T450s. The SD card is usually recognized just fine when it is inserted into the slot, but sometimes, inexplicably, I will insert a card and nothing will happen. ...
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Access SD Card without enabling desktop environment [closed]

I am unable to access SD card when running the app directly on boot, however, when enabling the desktop environment, the access to memory card seems fine. I believe it is some sort of initialization ...
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Boot time on Macbook Pro 11,1 hangs excessively due to unaddressable internal USB Card Reader error -62

Running a Mac OS X / Ubuntu 16.04 Dual Boot with Refind Some time in December (roughly around the time Canonical went from the 4.10 to 4.13 kernel on 16.04) from taking 5 seconds to load the kernel ...
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SD card seems in read only mode and I cannot format it.

The card itself doesn't seem damaged. I can read files and store them without troubles or errors. However, if I unmount and then mount it again all changes disappeared. I want to format it but the ...
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internal sd card reader works, but without automount

On a new laptop I installed Ubuntu 18.04. Everything works fine, except for auto mount of sd cards. After inserting an sd card in the internal card reader, dmesg says: mmc0: new high speed SDHC card ...
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Ubuntu 18.04- create img file from SD, But different size

I need to clone an OS saved on an SD card ( Raspberry Pi's -`Strech-Lite'), a) using command line b) using Ubuntu's Disk App Both done successfully. But the fact that an 8GB SD creates a 8GB ...
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Slow read of SD card via slot; other SD cards fine; weird card reads faster via USB. (exFAT, canon vixia HF R800, fuse, lubuntu, microSDxc V30 U3 A1)

The SD card is read very slowly via the slot on the lap top, but faster via an external USB card reader, and other SD cards are read fine via the slot. So it must be a software issue? Something fuse ...
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Realtek SD/MMC card reader not working

I have System76 Laptop Lemur that I had bought about a year ago. (A lemur) with ubuntu 17.04 on it. I recently installed ubuntu 18.04. I have a integrated sd/mmc card reader that does not pick up the ...
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MMC reader won't automount in 18.04

My SD-cards won't mount automatically anymore. In the past it did, also on Ubuntu 18.04, but now when returning from my summer holiday and upgraded the system it won't anymore. Anyone knows a trick? ...
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SD card is not written correctly from Ubuntu, but works fine from Windows [closed]

I have a new 512 GB micro SD. It is formatted on Windows to NTFS, and partition detected as 0x07 (NTFS/HPFS). I can format, read, write it in Windows 10 as much as I wish. On the same machine (dual ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 18.04 Desktop on surface 3 - sd card

There was a problem trying to configure multiboot by installing Ubuntu 18.04 on the Surface 3(not pro) - sd card After installing Ubuntu on the sd card, booting will not proceed and will go to grub> ...
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Ubuntu Installation from SD card always fails

I have tried installing versions 14.04, 17.10 and 18.04 on my desktop which has a Windows 8.1 installation already, as a dual boot system. If I burn the installation image to an SD/microSD card and ...
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fail create ext4 filesystem on micro sd card

I have a micro SD card that is plugged into an SD adapter. Using gparted, I create an ext4 partition and formatted to ext3. When the process is complete, I get a warning icon assoc with that partition ...
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Installing Ubuntu onto a SD Card on Microsoft SurfaceBook 2 (UEFI)

I've successfully created an Ubuntu boot-able USB Flash Drive. Then, booted from UEFI on the SurfaceBook 2, by pressing Down "Power Button & Volume Up button at the same time". After that, I'...
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SD Card is not listed in fdisk but opens in files

I recently formatted my SD card after installing android image for raspberry pi on it. After formatting the SD card is not getting listed in fdisk. I did dmesg and gave me the following result: [...
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SD card reader drivers problem

I am new to Linux, and facing a problem running Ubuntu 18.04. I tried to install proprietary drivers for my SD card, but it is still not recognized in Ubuntu. Step by step guidance for compilation ...
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Card Reader notebook Kubuntu 18.04

No too much to say, the sd card reader works when I boot with win10, on kubuntu seems that it does not exist at all. Can someone give me an help with this? Thank you in advance Cheers UPDATE: lsusb ...
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Mouse is slow when SD card reader is in use

I have a custom built desktop PC, that has a card reader. Whenever I put an SD card in it, the mouse is slow and not smooth anymore. A little bit like mice use to feel when their ball was dirty (...
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No external hard boot on raspberry pi

Raspberry Pi 3 is using the operating system Ubuntu mate16.04 I would like to use raspberry as an external hard drive without using sd card. Is there any way? I installed the ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-...
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Card reader does not seem to work

My laptop lenovo W520 has this issue. I have the following output on the commands used here nishant@nishant-ThinkPad-W520:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 17ef:1003 Lenovo Integrated Smart Card ...
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Not able to format SD card

I have the following disks: tatiana@berlin ~ $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT mmcblk0rpmb 179:24 0 4M 0 disk mmcblk0boot0 179:8 0 4M 1 disk mmcblk0boot1 179:16 ...
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Browse Android's external SD card from Ubuntu PC [closed]

I followed this guide to get access to my Android phone from my Ubuntu PC and everything went well except I don't have access to my Android's SD card. The guide uses the "mtp-tools mtpfs" to browse ...
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SD card has no partition table and has no file system

I have a problem reading a sd card which I use on my phone. It has no partition table and file system and I don't know how to make it a legit SD card which I can store my files in. When I open the ...
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Ubuntu MATE 18.04 SD integrated card reader doesn't work in Lenovo N22

I have Lenovo N22 with integrated micro SD reader. It works under Windows, but doesn't recognize any card in Ubuntu MATE 18.04. Additional informations: SD reader works under Windows Card is ...
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Music filenames invalid on android transfer

G'day all, I tried to copy all the files from my Music folder on 18.04 to my android phones SD card via a simple file transfer over USB. There were lots of 'Unable to send object info' errors so I ...
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Mount USB 3.0 SD-CardReader in Ubuntu Guest (vbox)

I'm running an Ubuntu 16.04. Guest on a Windows 10 Host Machine and want to mount a SD-Card on the guest machine via a SD-CardReader (USB 3.0). The system detects the CardReader as "Generic Storage ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 fails to mount SD card while Windows 10 reads it perfectly

The SD card is NTFS formatted. Ubuntu 18.04 fails to mount SD card while Windows 10 reads it perfectly and reports no errors. Actually, Ubuntu will not even boot with the SD card inserted. ANy ...
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SD Card Reader RTS525A - Unassigned class [ff00]

I can't get my SD Card reader working on XPS 13 9360 running Ubuntu 17.10 kernel 4.13.0 lspci: Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS525A PCI Express Card Reader (rev 01) I ...
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Ubuntu mate sd card for Raspberry pi

Im trying to create a micro SD card with Ubuntu mate and trying to follow these steps. http://ubuntu-mate.org/raspberry-pi/ My lsblk command throws this following output - lsblk NAME ...
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Formatting write protected SD card

Error synchronizing after formatting with type vfat: Timed out waiting for object (udisks-error-quark, 0) Why this error occurs? How can I resolve it?
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SD card problem - can't find a way to format it and test it

I have this SanDisk Ultra 32GB HC I - class 10 SD card that I have been using on my android phone as means to install and run more stuff on my phone. I have been using it for around 4 months and ...
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SDHC not mounting

I have a 16GB SDHC i card from transcend and nothing happens when I put it into the embedded sd card reader. I ran dmesg and got: [ 12.005989] mmc0: Timeout waiting for hardware cmd interrupt. [ ...
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SD card content not showing up in Ubuntu

I have burned OS image (.img) into a new SD card (Sandisk 16GB) use LibreELEC USB-SD creator tool on Ubuntu laptop. I assume I don't need to format SD card before writing. Then I tried browse SD card ...
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SD card memory sharing

I am using Acer Chromebook 11 and its instaled with ubuntu 16.04 Xfce. I have a 64GB sd card, is there any way to share the same memory card in both OS. it is always a long step for me to use the ...
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Chroot onto ARM based image

I'm trying to do some work on an image for a raspberry pi, but I don't have access to the pi itself, just the SD card that runs the OS. I'd like to chroot onto the pi's SD card (mainly to run some ...