Archive for March 6th, 2010

How to format SD Memory Card using dd command in Linux

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How to low level format a SD memory card ?

  1. The command dd is used to low level format the card
  2. The command fdisk is used to create a new primary partition
  3. The command mkfs.vfat us used to create the FAT32 file system
kerphi@ketchup:~$ sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd
dd: écriture vers `/dev/sdd': Aucun espace disponible sur le périphérique
1974273+0 enregistrements lus
1974272+0 enregistrements écrits
1010827264 octets (1,0 GB) copiés, 1090,36 seconde, 927 kB/s

kerphi@ketchup:~$ sudo fdisk /dev/sdd
Device contains neither a valid DOS partition table, nor Sun, ...
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Periodically Backup File On Your Email using Linux mail command

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Recently, I started using KMyMoney to manage my personal money transactions, bills, debts and savings. I needed to save the file on my own laptop (which is normal – idiot ), but I also wanned it to be available to be downloaded at anytime. I thought of placing the file on Box.net or any other online file server, but I wanned the backup process to automatically occur, and as a ...

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