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I'm Using Ubuntu 11.10, please help me.

Its taking too much time for me to copy files onto my pendrive. Same pendrive is working at an acceptable transfer rate in Windows.

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If your pen drive is a USB 1.0 one then it's bandwidth cannot exceed 1 MB/s, if it's a usb 2.0 one then 600Megabitspersec , please report your current transfer rate.And if its read files with the same speed as it does for writing then your pen drive is all right.

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usb 2.0 has 480mbit/s at maximum, not 600. also, many cheap usb sticks are just painfully slow. – cweiske Mar 28 '12 at 13:31

Make sure you don't have a faulty BIOS configuration. Check dmesg for error messages, too.

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