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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Cheapest and full working USB 3-card for Ubuntu?

What is the cheapest PCIe USB3-card that you know is working fine with Ubuntu 64-bit? Thanks in advance
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Cannot unmount USB o write on USB as normal user

I have the following file of rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/ KERNEL!="sd[a-z]*", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" # Import FS infos IMPORT{program}="/sbin/blkid -o udev -p %N" # Get a label if ...
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Random shutdowns related to UPS

I'm using 15.04 with a CyberPower CST1300ALU UPS, connected by USB, and after a brief power failure, the computer will shut down after what looks like a USB disconnect. Can anyone help me figure out ...
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Unable to install external webcam on ubuntu

I've a samsung laptop with an embedded camera, which works fine. However I've a better webcam that would like to use but all software I've used cannot detect it in ubuntu. with lsusb, i can see the ...
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Installing an asus usb-n14. I read similar questions but mine comes with an install dvd w/linux

I downloaded http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/USB-N14/DR_USB_N14_261320140102_Linux.zip from How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?, My adapter comes with a dvd including a file named ...
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how to get SEC1110 smartcard reader to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to work with an SEC1110 card reader on my Ubuntu lsusb provides this: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0424:1104 Standard Microsystems Corp. I have installed the following: libusb pcsc-tools ...
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USB Huawei LTE modem - after restart USB isn't connecting

the thing I'm trying to do is to restart LTE modem: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard which I do with simple script: #!/bin/bash echo -n "0000:00:1a.0" | tee ...
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How can I boot Ubuntu trial from USB drive on Windows 8.1 PC with SSD?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS onto a USB drive using the Universal USB Installer. Everything up until this point was fine. I then restarted the computer, and tried to access the boot ...
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Ubuntu for Arm on AOC All in One Android Monitor

I would like to install Ubuntu for Arm on an AOC A2272PW4T, a 22" All in One mointor that can act as a display as well as a giant 22" android tablet. I had a slight issue where I got locked out of ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15.04 over my old Windows XP with a USB stick?

I'm totally new to Ubuntu, but very keen to learn a lot. And here I start. I have my old computer running on Windows XP, and I would like to install Ubuntu 15.04 over it, in other words, just have ...
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How to install a USB TV tuner?

I have a USB TV tuner from here. It works fine with Windows, but Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't seem to recognise it... When typing lsusb in the terminal I'm getting the following output: Bus 002 Device ...
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Unable to re-install Ubuntu 14.04LTS dual boot from USB. Minimal bash-like line problem

Yesterday I formatted the Windows F drive where Ubuntu 14.04 was installed (from a USB) because of some problem. Now when I am re-installing the same version of Ubuntu by the same USB, I could not ...
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driver problem or something

yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 but this morning something strange began to happen i dont know how to explain, so... i have a mouse and a Xbox 360 usb wired controller, when i use scroll (up or ...
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“i8042 no controller found” error while trying to install ubuntu on Mac Book Pro early 2011

Trying to install ubuntu with rEFInd on a mac book pro 15 early 2011 model. "i8042 no controller found" error comes up and prevents installation. I have read the other answers regarding the topic but ...
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I cant connect my yoga tab 8(ANDROID 4.4.2) to ubuntu 14.04

When is connect it first shows up and works perfectly but when i try to copy or delete something it shows that file location missing or libmtp error . I tried the sudo apt-get install mtpfs command ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 14.4 from usb on dell inspirton 15 3537

So I recently installed windows 10 on my computer. Before that I had a dual boot windows 7/ubuntu 14.4. Now I wanted to boot ubuntu from a usb. I created a live usb using unetbootin. After that I ...
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Create a bootable ubuntu Usb stick on Mac [duplicate]

I have followed the instructions from various posts at the forum and I when I execute in the terminal sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/rdiskN bs=1m then it requires the password but ...
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Wireless adapter not working Realtek

I bought a Realtek semiconducter Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n wireless LAN Adapter for my Vostro 200 Desktop, as it doesn't come equipped with a PCI card, i went to my grandfathers house as he has the ...
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Gparted Recognizes Usb but not Ubuntu 15.04 or the file manager

I plugged in my usb today and expected to be able to find it in the manager,to my surprise it did not show up so i plugged and re plugged in various areas, so i went to gparted and formatted correctly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 USB installation drive not recognized during boot(Dell Latitude D630)

Ubuntu 14.04 USB flash drive isn't recognized during boot. I have had a bunch of hardware failures this week and I am down to a hybrid image laptop harddrive with mint 12 installed on it to boot as ...
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Logitech R400 on Lenovo T440s, Ubuntu 14.04 not properly recognized

I would like to use a logitech R400 pointer with my Lenovo T440s running on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. There is a problem with the keys so that forward and backward buttons result in jumping at 1st or last ...
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Android phone MTP - create a mount point

I need to use dd command to create a image of the internal memory of my phone (Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo). To use dd I need to know the if source (e.g. /dev/sd1) but right now I just can access my ...
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USB 3.0 PCI-e card not working

I looked around but I couldn't really find a fix for this. I have this pci-e card, it works perfectly fine in Windows 8.1 (which I am dual booting with Ubuntu 15.04 -both are 64bit-). However in ...
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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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how to send uart pakage and read them on Ubuntu terminal (CH340G USB to Serial)

i have CH340G i dont know if it need to get driver or not i connect it to a PIC micro controller which sent bytes via UART RX TX to the USB to serial CH340G ,so does any one has idea about how to ...
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Audacity doesn't list USB Microphone

I got a new USB Microphone. It is listed at lsusb: Bus 004 Device 011: ID 0d8c:0031 C-Media Electronics, Inc. And it works fine on e.g. TeamSpeak. But at Audacity, it isn't listed. (Just for ...
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Booting from usb in ubuntu on macbook

Ive installed ubuntu solely on my macbook. However, I want to change to windows. I try to open the startup manager by pressing option(alt) on the macbook. However, no options appear. If osx is ...
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Faxing with Ubuntu 15.04, Archos Copper 70 Tablet (or Huawei E353 HSPA+ UMTS-Stick) and hylafax possible?

I was given the information by my internet/cellphone service provider that my SIM-cards can receive and send (digital) faxes. I am not sure if this for real, but I have to trust these words. Anyway, ...
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How to control the permissions of a mounted usb drive?

I have multiple USB drives, used for different purposes, and I've noticed they have different permissions when mounted, and, moreover, a chmod command has no effect. Why is this and is there a ...
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Tool to list USB devices as tree in shell?

Is there any tool which lists the controller, hubs and devices of USB subsystem in their tree structure at the shell? lsusb lists flatly and does not show all the details. usbview has a GUI, but ...
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How to connect to a usb modem if there is no TTY?

I have a zte mf730m modem and I would like to connect and send some AT+ commands so that I can read and send SMS messages. The issue is that I can't find how to connect because even if it works(it ...
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Ubuntu kills USB 3.0 Chipset on Asus Z87-PRO motherboard

I have PC based on Asus Z87-PRO Motherboard. I have installed both Windows 7 & Ubuntu 15.04. When I have to reset Ubuntu (e.g. because of freezing) all of USB 3.0 ports stop working. Completely ...
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I can't trust USB pendrive finished copy in Ubuntu 1404

How can I really know that Ubuntu 14.04 finished copying in my USB pendrive that does not have an activity led? For example, I connect it to the USB 3 port (pendrive is USB 3) then it shows like it ...
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Missing driver for ASUS USB-N53?

I have a WiFi USB adapter called "Asus N53 Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Adapter". I've tried just sticking it into my (up-to-date) Ubuntu 15.04 computer, but it doesn't work. Syslog: kernel: usb 1-3: ...
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How does network manager identify a connection over usb0?

Here's a thing I'm trying to solve: I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 and an ARM board running some Linux. I want to have RNDIS-ethernet-over-USB connection between the two, and I want network manager ...
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Problem cloning from USB to SSD

I'm trying to build a mini server using an Intel NUC and a couple of external hard drives. The challenge is I'm trying to do it completely headlessly (as my monitors and TV are about 5,000 miles away ...
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Mint won't install over ubuntu from unetbootin, startup disk creator, or terminal dd commands [on hold]

I'm new to linux but have been with Windoze since forever, so have a fair/average knowledge of general IT stuff. OK we have a Lenovo Thinkpad S10 149GB HDD 1.5GB RAM Last week I removed Windows XP ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 / 15 in computer with Windows 8.1 Legacy installed before

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Win 8.1 installed before. I installed Windows 8.1 in Legacy mode, my laptop is Dell Vostro 2420 which support UEFI but I disable UEFI boot mode before ...
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Why is this grub-install not working

I am trying to create a Windows bootable USB on Ubuntu. However, while installing grub onto the USB with this command: grub-install --target=i386-pc ...
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Ubuntu Server Fails to boot from USB with External Drive

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 onto a 32GB pen drive. This is used as the main drive for an Intel NUC. -System- Intel Nuc (i3 D34010WYK) - Headless Sandisk USB3 micro pen drive (used ...
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Connecting two computers with usb

I bought a dual usb from belkin a little bit ago, it has the chip in the middle and is designed for dual computer use. Problem is, it seems its only for transferring files from PC to PC with the ...
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Error using usb flashdrive - what usb error codes mean?

I have somewhat arbitrary errors when using a pendrive, as reported by dmesg: [ 306.904222] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci [ 321.080172] usb 2-3: string descriptor 0 ...
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Can I create a bootable Windows 7 installation USB from within Ubuntu to boot a 2010 model iMac?

I have a 2010 model iMac on which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the sole OS. I would like to install Windows 7 as a dual boot. I have freed up some space on the HDD. No matter what I try, I am ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite c850-19z

My computer is using UEFI and is running Windows 8. I've tried install Ubuntu before but I only got as far as putting it on a USB (using universal USB installer). But when I go to the boot manager on ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook (8,2 early 2015) - No keyboard or touchpad

I received a brand new MacBook this afternoon that my company purchased for me against my will. I have no intention to use OSX, though I'm dual-booting it with Ubuntu rather than single booting it so ...
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Ubunut recover infromation from Stick

can anyone tell me a software with how I can recover the lost information from USB stick, pleas tell me any program with out TESTDISK because I try use it but don't work for what I have.
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Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...
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USB 3.0 Card Reader 40 in 1 (Delock)

I bought a Delock USB 3.0 card reader (http://www.delock.com/produkte/G_91718/merkmale.html) to read my Canon's 64GB SDCX card on my Lenovo Carbon X1 (gen2) notebook. The reader with the said card ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB Stick

I burned the latest version of Ubuntu onto my USB stick. Then, I clicked on the wubi application on the usb drive, clicked on live installation, then clicked on reboot. When it rebooted, it asked me ...
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How to format USB stick for car audio system?

UPDATE: The pendrive was for my parents. When I got a chance, I got it formatted from a Windows machine at my friend's house. I can't try any suggessions in the comments or answers, because I have ...