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How to find the directory of a USB port

I am trying to find the name of the second USB port in my computer in the director /dev/ since I am trying to find where my AVR micro-controller programmer location to execute this command: avrdude -p ...
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Tata Docomo Photon 3g not working on 12.04 LTS

I recently upgraded from Tata Photon+ to Tata Docomo Photon 3G, however Ubuntu is not recognizing the device itself. I tried manually adding the device in Mobile Broadband section, using different ...
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How can I force USB devices to keep the same device file even after they crash and are reset?

I have 3 USB webcams and 3 Arduinos plugged into the same computer. On startup, they are labeled /dev/videoN (N goes from 0 to 2) and /dev/ttyACMN (N goes from 0 to 2). So far, so good. The problem ...
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Can't see all my devices any more on Ubuntu One

after a new installation of ubuntu 12.04 I can't see my devices on ubuntu one any more. On my laptop all devices are displayed but not on my PC. I got 20 GB of storage this addional storage is gone ...
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Installation of data card

I am unable to use my data card. How can I use it. Basically I am using a data card which has auto installer option for which whenever I plug it on any device it installs automatically. But in ubuntu ...
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Remove persistent devices from file browser list

In my file browser, it lists all the drives and devices available for browsing. There is one that is from another OS installation, and I want to remove it from the list. Hiding devices using ...
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Booting randomly changes device nodes of HDDs, problem with munin

I have an Ubuntu Server running 12.10 with an internal (Mainboard) SATA controller and an additional PCIe SATA controller and also external USB HDDs. My problem is that the links to the devices ...
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I can't get GPS working with Google Maps on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r243) running on it. None of my installed apps can access GPS information. OSM Touch says "No GPS available", and Google Maps says "Your location could not be ...
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mythbuntu 12 - lirc device doesn't appear to even exist

I'm trying to get a new installation of Mythbuntu working. So far, everything is OK except the remote. The sensor for the remote is on my Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1250. First I tried to run irw to see ...
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Why did USB stop working suddenly?

I tried to connect an Amazon Kindle (as I do everyday) to my 3rd. USB port, as the other two are always busy with mouse and keyboard. When I connected the device, the computer froze and I eventually ...
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What could cause Ubuntu to start loosing devices (12.10, T420)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu on a laptop where it had been running flawlessly for some time. It's a dualboot setup and all of the devices work fine under windows 7 however the wifi did not work ...
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How to run any process from /dev/console?

I want to run any simple process e.g. ./test.sh which is printing date, but on /dev/console instead of /dev/ttyN or /dev/pts/N. How do I run this program on to /dev/console? Please Help...
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DVD burners can't find a device (14.10)

Please be gentle! I am trying to create data disk archives on DVD. I have used XFburn, K3B, Brasero (junk) and Nautilus. In every case but one none of the utilities can locate a burning device. ...
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About my GPU- is it integrated?

Here is my grephics card output on lspci | grep VGA: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) I did not buy my computer, but I heard, so it has integrated graphics card. I want to know- is ...
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mount dvd player

I just wanted to DVD player to view video and pictures on DVD and realized that I need mount the device to use it. I want to learn the procedures to mount the device and to use it. Your help and ...
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Can I view the history of connected usb?

I don't know Ubuntu or other linux distribution would record the connected USB information or not. I mean does Ubuntu record the USB information as I plug it into the PC, when I plug it out, does ...
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ID_FS_LABEL in udev

What is ID_FS_LABEL in udev? Also why doesn't it show up when I execute this command : sudo udevadm info --root --name=/dev/sdb The output that I get for the above command : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo ...
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Disk naming convention in preseed vs manual installation

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto a Dell PowerEdge R710 via preseed, the auto install first disk is always coming up as /dev/sdc. As per the docs it should be /dev/sda. I looked at ...
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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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I can not get 'motion' working… seems to ignore changes to .conf file

I am trying to use 'motion' to setup some simple video surveillance in Ubuntu 12.10. I installed motion and edited the /etc/motion/motion.conf file, but it seems like the program is ignoring the ...
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getting devices/media to show up in Xubuntu on VM

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox on my iMac, and have discovered that devices and optical media don't show up in the VM at all. For example, USB drives and CDs mount on my Mac OS desktop but ...
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Hard Disk Drive Ejected

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ejected my hard disk drives. now I cannot find them on my devices list could anyone please help?
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User session lost device settings or drivers while guest working fine

After turning my computer today, I've noticed it getting stuck or freeze when I typed the user password. The computer was rebooted and I got the warning that there were erros and I've pressed F for ...
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Mounted Devices History

Does Ubuntu keep the history of the devices that were mounted (i.e. USB devices, external drives etc...). If this is the case where can I find it?
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How to use a different partition in Ubuntu

I had partitioned my Hard Disk when I was installing Ubuntu 12.04, I made two partitions one of 80GB and another one of 140GB. But for some reason by default it only uses sda1 as show in this ...
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Deleting a file from /dev

I am new to attempting to use the code for everything, and for once i don't have root permission on my user account as a back up. I wasn't focussing while making an Iso with genisoimage and created it ...
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Can I manually load drivers for a particular device? I have a “Next Engine” 3d model scanner.

I desperately would like to use my Next Engine 3D model scanner(http://www.nextengine.com/) in Ubuntu 12.04. The software installs nicely using wine, but the device drivers do not install. I am ...
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Why does an external USB hub show up under different USB bus/port numbers than other devices plugged into the same port?

I'm working on setting up a system where I want to have certain devices always named the same way when they are plugged into certain ports. I originally set up a udev rules file with the devices ...
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Device not identified as removable

I have an ebook reader (Kobo Aura) that used to appear as a removable device when connected (in KDE's device notifier). Some time in the last month or so (I haven't upgraded the device), it has ...
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Logical Block number in the “Buffer I/O error”

I was trying to determine a bad PV which was causing the LV to report Buffer I/O error and found this interesting behaviour in the "Buffer I/O error" message. On a Large LV that is mapped to ...
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Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu for Devices, LinuxonAndroid project for Ubuntu on ARMv7 machine?

I've looked around but can't find any solid solutions or help on this topic. I recently ordered a machine with an ARMv7 CPU (Cortex A-9, <= 1.6GHz, quad core). The machine also has a Mali-400 ...
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How to check what devices are conncted to serial port

When I am trying to program my Arduino and try to flash the code, I get outputs like avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 4 of 10: not in sync: ...
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Probing a USB device, likely a CAN bus

I have a USB device that is likely a CAN bus and I'm trying to interact with it. I'm wondering if anyone can offer any advice for probing and discovering what services are available. I suppose a good ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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mount dvd player wodim

I got got following error message when I use wodim --devices to know the devices and want to mount my device, What should I do to resolve the error message? Your help and information is great ...
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Ubuntu with unremovable device on Amazon

We are using a 10.04 canonical ubuntu instance image on an Amazon instance store. We recently unmounted a device and detached it from the instance. The problem is that the device still shows up in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my tablet

I have ainol novo 10 quard tablet. When I connect it to Ubuntu by USB, it doesn't see it at all. Do I need to install ainol drivers? Or something else?
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How to find device file for USB-to-UART Bridge board on a Virtual Machine?

We have an Ubuntu guest OS on a VirtualBox VM over Windows 7 laptop. We connected a development kit containing a Silicon Labs CP2102 USB-to-UART Bridge chip. The board is connected via USB to the PC, ...
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DVD writer isn't detected on 14.04

I was ready to put Opensuse.iso in my empty dvd when i went to files and check if it detected the device. it didnt. I went to Disks and it said it had no media. How can I make my DVD appear on the ...
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Disconnected device listed everywhere

I've inserted an old USB card, but whatever operation on it cause the system to block (no response at all to keyboard event or mouse clicks, but the mouse pointer still moved). So, I decided to ...
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USB device not detected

I have an audio recorder plugged to the laptop via USB. However, it is not correctly mounted by Ubuntu. I haven't plugged it since some weeks, but I'm sure that the last time it was correctly ...
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In gnome ubuntu how can I remove unwanted devices from nautilus' sidebar?

I use gnome ubuntu... installed it last night. I'm very pleased with how fast it is and how much ssd space I now have. In windows 8 I had about 20GB left, with ubuntu and the same apps installed I now ...
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Confusing mount for cd-rom

I'm confused as to what is happening here. If I use wodim: wodim --devices I get this result: wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : 0 dev='/dev/sg0' rwrw-- : 'hp' 'CDDVDW ...
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Problems with USB devices

I'm a newbie when it comes to Linux, but I've been using it in quite a while and I'm enjoying so much! But since I edited my /etc/apt/sources.list file I've had a problem with downloading packages, ...
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Sound Settings Cannot Use Internal Desktop Speakers After Upgrade to 14.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The sound settings after upgrade only has headphones (and headphones work fine). Under 12.04 I used to access internal desktop speakers through "LFE on Separate ...
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Device not visible under file view

So as of last week everything was good and dandy, but now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS file view will not show any of the devices connected to my computer. I currently have a USB stick, mouse, and kindle plugged ...
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What deteremines what USB Bus devices get attached to?

lsusb shows that my system has 4 Buses. One has "Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub" as device 1, the rest have "Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub". The system has 10 physical ports. Every single device I ...
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Mounting a read only drive as read write

I have a special bespoke device with a USB interface. When plugging in the device to my laptop - Ubuntu 12.04 it mounts as a read only USB drive - with a file on it. This file is created by the device ...
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Why I can't acces to an SD card with the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...