SD card not found

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jackofalltrades
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SD card not found

Post by jackofalltrades » Sat Feb 21, 2015 11:52 pm

Linux mint 17 installled on my Gateway laptop. Photos on my micro SD card. used SD card adaptor and slipped SD card into slot. NOW where do I look to find the SD card to download the photos to a folder I created.
Second question. used a usb cable to connect phone to laptop. laptop recognized my phone and opened up the photos on the SD card but there were no thumbnails to preview the pictures,just a generic icon with a GIF message. How do I see thumbnails?

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Re: SD card not found

Post by DataMan » Sun Feb 22, 2015 7:43 am

Linux mint 17 installled on my Gateway laptop. Photos on my micro SD card. used SD card adaptor and slipped SD card into slot. NOW where do I look to find the SD card to download the photos to a folder I created.
I would recommend starting in /media/<your user id>/

It used to be mounted directly into /media. Guess the simplicity proved to be too much :shock:

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Re: SD card not found

Post by Mute Ant » Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:52 am

1) Laptop SD card reader :? depends how the motherboard designer made it addressable...ata...pci...usb...dma. I would try a USB card adaptor, or reading the card while it's in a USB device, like in a camera. Removable devices normally show up in your File Manager ''Computer'' section. If they have a recognised format, you just click and they open. For cameras and photograph files, the Shotwell application knows about importing from devices.

2) My desktop settings default to...
  • Preview:Local Files Only
...I think you need...
  • Preview:Always.
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