USB is an acronym for Universal Serial Bus. The current USB standard is USB 3.0, which supports transfer speeds of up to 625MB/s. USB devices are plug-and-play.

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After upgrading to Trusty my keymap file isn't working for my tivo_slide remote

I tried creating this file: ‍/etc/udev/hwdb.d/61-keyboard-local.hwdb It looks like this: lee@tv:/etc/udev/hwdb.d$ cat /etc/udev/hwdb.d/61-keyboard-local.hwdb keyboard:usb:v150ap1201* ...
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WiFi regularly fails on high traffic

My FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N (connected to a Fritz!Box 6360 Cable) seems to kill the wifi connection on high traffic loads - I can't even do an apt-get upgrade, because the network collapses in the ...
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Bootable USB Ubuntu

I see that this has been asked around here before. But not only are the answers over a year out of date, they all point to a Windows installer that is known to have a virus. I know this for a fact ...
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what wifi adapter does linux need?

Does anyone know what wireless adapter linux needs to work WiFi? Cause linksys does not work. It brings up a CD and then when I click the cd and its just a bunch of files. So is there another ...
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How Do I install Windows on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Now the time has come for me to quit. I am not able to manage with Ubuntu, I should not blame the developers rather I should blame myself for not understanding. I would humbly request the experts to ...
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USB HDD transfer speed varies

So the problem is, that USB speed varies all the time at Download and Transfers. If I connect it to windows/mac machine it works ok. For example i made screenshots of utorrent: ...
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USB devices are detected but not working

I have an Acer(TM5720, 32bit, 2.3ghz, Intel Dual Core T7500) laptop. I use a dell USB wired keyboard and and HP Wired Mouse. Everything was working fine until this morning, i.e now Keyboard and mouse ...
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Can't share the LAN connection with windows 8.1

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8.1 by vmware. I connect to internet via USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter due to the reason my notebook doesn't LAN jack. The thing is I don't know how to share ...
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Linux Full Installation on USB (Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1) UEFI issue

I see a few similar questions but I haven't found one that had a solution yet for me. So, forgive me if this seems redundant. As the title implies, I want to install an Ubuntu fork (LinuxLite 2.0) on ...
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Mint Grub can't find USB [on hold]

Whenever I boot my laptop with Linux Mint 17, it gets stuck at the logo screen, saying: Starting CUPS printing spooler/server This goes on for a few minutes and then it stops and starts that same ...
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Wi-Fi help linux abuntu 14.04

I have a wireless usb adapter. Its a linksy adapter. I have the disc for it to install it. I put it in my computer and it didnt open a installation wizard. But, there is a disk icon and when I open ...
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Problems with my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits bootable USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my computer by using a bootable USB but I keep getting this error: SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C)... Unkown keyword in configuration file: ...
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Can't boot from USB; no selection option in grub; usb 1st boot choice

First, I have looked through the suggested questions that may have an answer, but nothing seems on point. I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 system. I have decided to play around with some ...
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No bootable device

I know this isn't exactly a Linux problem but I'm getting no help anywhere else. I'm trying to reinstall ubuntu onto my laptop but I keep getting the error "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am wishing to duel boot Windows 7. I have my boot order to automatically boot from USB. I have an ISO of Windows 7 but no way to "burn" them to USB. I've tried ...
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Name of the application to make bootable USBs from the contextual menu

What's the name of the application to make bootable USBs from contextual menu? I want to see if I can install it on Kubuntu.
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usb modem installation

I am new to Linux. I'm using UBUNTU 12.04 LTS. I have iBall 3.5G Connect USB Modem. I can use the Dongle on Windows, but I failed to use the dongle on UBUNTU. Help me to solve this problem.
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14.04.1 LTS 64 bit from USB does not see my windows 7 when I go to install it

I suppose this is as much a question as a heads up/warning 14.04.1 LTS only gave me the option of writing over everything on one of my windows 7 machines. If I'd pushed the wrong button and continued ...
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VIew wireless networks through usb0?

this is my first post in these forums and I'm somewhat of a noob to linux, so forgive me if my question seems ludicrous. I have ubuntu 14.04 and I'm in need of a new wireless card for my compaq ...
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Bootable usb stick not boots

i have problem. My bootable usb stick not boots any linux distribution.. it just stop at BIOS, like before turning on OS, but it does nothing. Windows xp/7/8.1 installs boots perfectly. It stopped ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - load installer components from cd fails, although integrity is ok - why?

I am trying to install lubuntu-14.04.1-alternate-amd64 on a USB Stick - and oh my, is that some trouble. My Setup: Win7 UEFI System with enabled Secure Boot My Target: 64GB USB 3.0 Stick in USB3 ...
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Installed Ubuntu on External Harddrive Broken in windows

Ok, here's the thing. I installed ubuntu on my external harddrive for temporary reasons. After usage I gparted my external harddrive to NTFS(first try) and FAT32(2nd try) And it no longer shows up in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - PulseAudio / ALSA will not work with USB headset

Being relatively new to Linux, I just shot for Xubuntu. I had to reformat yesterday, because I somehow nuked it in my tired adventures. Ever since then, I haven't been able to get my USB audio ...
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Killed IBM T42 trying to boot from usb

Downloaded Ubuntu desktop iso, (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/thank-you?country=US&version=14.04.1&architecture=i386), to my desktop & installed to a 4g sd card using a usb2 card ...
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How to fix: USB mouse settings restored to default on each connection?

I'm connecting and disconnecting USB mouse from the notebook. I've noticed that every time default xinput settings is restored, precisely Device Accel Velocity Scaling (271): 10.000000 which drives me ...
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usb drive filesystem?

So, school is approaching quickly, and one of the things on my supply list is a usb drive. Now I'm asking myself what filesystem to use. After some research, I found ext4 to be the most stable drive ...
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USB Image Writer for a distro that isn't Ubuntu?

For some reason, Startup Disk Creator only installs Ubuntu-derivatives in USB's, and UNetbootin won't install Suse in the drive (It gets stuck). I tried to install Image Writer, but it isn't ...
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Kubuntu 12.04.4 usb installation fails

When I insert and boot my usb stick with Kubuntu 12.04.4 on it, it shows me the screen "try kubuntu"/"install kubuntu". Then I click on the first one, the graphic goes away and sends me on a ...
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How to set USB flash drive as first boot device in dell inspiron 15

i m trying to install ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15 using USB flash drive using USSB installer. But in booting sequence there are only two boot options. Legacy boot and UEFI boot mode. Can anyone tell me ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1, after installation the computer boots back to installion page

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Toshiba. The installion was successful and was required to be restarted. After the restart I am brought back to the GNU installation page. The only option I have ...
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Alfa AWUS036H USB wireless adapter not recognized

The Alfa AWUS036H USB wireless adapter will not be recognized by my netbook (Ubuntu 14.04, Asus X201E). As I understand it, the drivers should already be built in to this version of Linux, but I ...
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USB to UART adapter works with delays on Ubuntu

I have bought a USB to UART adapter with the CH341A chip on it. I'd rather mention that this adapter is polyfunctional; it can be used as an USB to UART adapter, as a 24/25 chip programmer and as an ...
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HP Envy 5530 and Linux Ubunu 14.04

I can't install HP ENVY 5530 using USB Cable in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Installing Ubuntu on a blank machine

I'm getting a new PC next month and let's face it I'n mot paying all that money for Windows to have it taken off straight away fro 14.04, so I opted for No OS. I have a USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu + Wacom Intuos 4 + MyPaint HELP!

Please keep in mind I'm not that computer savvy, but I will try any suggestion so please help me out! My tablet will stop working if the USB connection is ever broken, or the Ubuntu software is being ...
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Can't read data through USB serial port, but can send data

I have two computers connected by USB-RS485 serial adapters. On one computer, I type cat > /dev/ttyUSB0 at the prompt, and the other (windows) I run PuTTY on the appropriate COM port. Typing things ...
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Create bootable USB of Ubuntu on Mac for a failed partial ubuntu install

So I have 3 computers at my disposal, and would like to wipe my failed partial ubuntu update on COMP1 (which is also locked out from incorrect logins) (originally 12.04, failed partial of 14.04) and ...
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Graphics problem while installing ubuntu

Respected Sir/Mam while i am going to install ubuntu my laptop giving a error after installation that my system is running in low graphics.i have a laptop having amd redeon graphics ...
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USB mass storage couldn't get mounted

It's my android phone SD card which was indicated damaged by android yesterday night, out of the blue! I put it directly to a USB port with a USB SD card holder case, so in that way I can recover it ...
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Wireless in virtualbox not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I have enabled the USB nic in settings in Virtualbox manager but when I use lshw -C network it does not show the wireless nic Using lsusb shows this output: Bus 001 ...
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Booting an installed Ubuntu in an USB from Windows 8.1

So I have bought an Asus Transformer Pad T100 and it contains Windows 8.1. It also has a Micro SD card slot that contains a 16GB Micro SD card. So I have installed Ubuntu on the card and now is it ...
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Cisco AM10 USB wireless adapter not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated (and also tried a fresh install) of the most recent Ubuntu OS for my Dell Optiplex. My USB adapter worked fine before the update. Now the adapter is not working / recognized. ...
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How to: Persistent Ubuntu over tftp

i am currently booting my ubuntu successfully over tftp. I can also save the current state due to a casper filesystem on my USB-Stick. But i want to make my live cd persistent over tftp. I have added ...
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Why does USB formatted NTFS in Ubuntu work on Windows 7/8 but not XP?

I formatted my USB drive in Ubuntu's disk utility. When I plug that USB into my PC which has Windows XP on it, it shows the drive as corrupted. That same USB works on Windows 7 and 8, just not with ...
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Does driver exist for Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

I'm new to Ubuntu and was wondering if Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit drivers exist for the Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 adapter. I tried searching the forums for my specific adapter, but no luck. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize my wireless USB adaptor

I need a little help as i am new to UBUNTU. My ubuntu is not recognizing my wireless USB adptor. I have already installed the drivers through WINDOWS WIRELESS DRIVERS. But it shows that no hardware is ...
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Problems with external harddrive (USB 2.0)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. LTS on a Compaq Presario CQ 60. After having a few problems, I managed it to run more or less stable (freaking Nvidia problems are more or less resolved by using ...
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How can I get Belkin Wireless adapter N450 DB/N600 DB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I am new on this... This is what I get when execute lsusb command: zheko@zheko-FX6800-01e:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 050d:110a Belkin Components ... Any help would be greatly ...
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configure android access for adb device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7 in.)

--UPD-- i forgot settings / dev options /usb debugging = true... that solved it. issue - adb devices shows blank list ON the tab-4, when connected to PC, it does show USB symbol on sts bar ...
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Mounting USB disks automatically

I run Lubuntu 14.04 (without a display manager). When I connect a USB disk it is not automatically mounted and it doesn't show up in the file manager PCManFM. What daemon do I need to run to enable ...