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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i want to make a bootable USB and put win8 on it? [duplicate]

So how do I do that? A friends needs to install win 8 and i got the ISO on my PC, I need to put it on usb,thanks in advance.
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USB keyboard doesn`t work after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a4tech 7600N keyboard and mouse with one USB adapter. Mouse works OK, but keyboard not. There is no response on any button pressed. Here is my dmesg output after installing usb adapter: [ ...
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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Grub2 keeps saying unknown filesystem-

Hello Friends I'm asking for help.I have a 2006 mac running ubuntu.The problem is it wont boot.So I decided to put an iso of ubuntu on a usb so I can boot it with grub 2.The thing is whenever I try ...
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Where is reserved extra space in Startup Disk Creator 16.04?

I've recently installed updated my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and one of the resources I most use is the Startup Disk Creator. And one of the problems that I'm having is, I can't install an .ISO at my USB ...
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iPhone large file transfer via USB on Ubuntu 16.04

Right now, I'm able to transfer large files only via the following two methods: 1) use an FTP or SFTP app and wait until I'm 80 for the file to transfer. I get about 3MB/sec through my wireless LAN, ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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How to interpret the output and create the rules

When booting 14.04 with the USB Modem in place the following messages appear: [28.956433] system-udevd[384]:NAME="ttyUSB_utps_diag" ignored, kernel device nodes can be renamed; please fix it in ...
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Ubuntu Gnome USB Persistant

How do I add a persistent partition into Ubuntu Gnome when running it from a USB? I'm sure I'm going to get a reply with another guide, but I've been attempting this for days and they aren't solving ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a hard drive using a USB flash drive that already has a full version of Ubuntu installed?

I have a new hard drive that I want to install Ubuntu on. And I have a USB flash drive already running a full version (not "try") of Ubuntu. I want to use the flash drive to install Ubuntu on the new ...
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How to Start Persistent Ubuntu 16.04 in Macbook?

I am trying to find a way to run my Macbook Air 2013-mid from the external media (usb) containing Persistent Ubuntu 16.06, see here for the creation of the stick: Fixing the EFI partition Update ...
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my laptop doesn't open my flash drive folder

I am using ubuntu 15.04 and a 4GB Kingston Datatraveler G3. The light on the usb turned on and stayed on when I inserted it, but the folder isn't automaticaly opened and I can't open it manualy ...
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USBIP Server Setup Ubuntu 16.04 (Desktop)

So, appears as though I need some help here, as I am not getting this right. I've installed usbip on my clean ubuntu 16.04 test bench, however I'm having no success in setting it up. When I run ...
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Open folders on USB drive over VirtualBox

I am running an application under Oracle VM VirtualBox. At the UXterm, I'm trying to install a driver from a flash USB drive. The driver is in the DCU-1.0.10 folder, on the F: drive (as identified by ...
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USB set to write protect mode

I used the dd command to burn a bootable Ubuntu distro (ISO file) to my USB. Now the entire drive is completely "read only". It's impossible to modify it! I tried switching to root and executed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck in a login loop, can't boot from a USB and can't use Terminal

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Idea Pad S12. I am not able to log in as the admin nor the guest. When trying to open Terminal, I only get black-white-blue squares and have to restart the ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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create bootable usb with partitioned usb

I have sandisk 32 GB USB partitioned in two partitions. Both are FAT32 format and first is 20 GB and second partition is of 10 GB. I use 1st partition for file storage as it is detected in windows ...
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Trying to dual booth install Ubuntu 15 on Windows 8.1

I'm trying to install Linux through Ubuntu on my system. I managed to turn my USB into a Ubuntu installer, and I tried to install through there. I can't however , reach the Ubuntu boot menu. I even ...
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Mini computer not booting with USB drive on Ubuntu

I bought this little computer (link below), but I simply cant make Ubuntu recognize the USB driver in order to install Ubuntu. It comes with windows 10 which does not recognized the screen of my TV ...
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Unetbootin has no GUI on Ubuntu GNOME

I want to make the switch to Antergos. When opening Unetbootin, I can't seem to open it successfully. Here is what happens when I open UNetbootin from Terminal namehidden@lolllll:~$ sudo unetbootin ...
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Mac bootable live USB with over 4gb persistence

I'm trying to create a live USB (Linux Mint, 128gb drive) that is bootable on Mac and has over 4gb of persistent storage. I've used the Mac Bootable USB Loader to make it Mac bootable, which works. ...
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USB won't show up after forcefully removing battery

I've got version 14.04. I burned a windows iso file on my usb because I wanted install it as a dual boot. I had my usb plugged in and wanted to skype before I did the boot. While skype was opening my ...
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Can't install Ubuntu, getting error 'failed to load fecs_inst'

I am currently using windows 10 and created a bootable USB drive with universal USB. I used the ubuntu 16.04 iso and am getting the initial page that shows the Ubuntu logo then the screen cuts to a ...
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Problem with installing windows 7 back to my pc

I have problem with installing windows 7 back to my pc. I have make windows 7 boot on my USB but when i choose USB in boot menu my pc just skip that and start ubuntu again and when i restart my pc i ...
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A script for copying random folders

I'd like to realize a little project I've always had in mind. I have a vast music library on my desktop and I'm looking for a way/script to select a random amount of folders (say, 25 albums) and, if ...
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Ubuntu send power over usb after internet trigger

So I have a raspberry pi hooked to a motion sensor and WiFi, when it senses movement on the web server it prints a 1 to a file on the server. I would like to have a Ubuntu system receive that signal ...
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How to get USB-Audio with Boss-RC300 working on Ubuntu/Linux?

I have a BOSS RC-300 and i want to use it as a USB-Soundcard with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I got audio working by changing sound/usb quirks-table.h and recompiling the Kernel with 12.04 as descibed in ...
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i8042: No controller found

There are other questions with the same issue (here and here), but in my case, instead of a MacBook I have this (I am not doing any kind of promotion of this product) Until today, everything was ...
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USB mouse doesn't work in my own build of Ubuntu

I made my own build of Ubuntu 16.04 x64 with this manual (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization). I found that USB mouse doesn't work with the build. There is no cursor and reaction ...
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Fldigi usb to db9

Ubuntu 14.4.4. Yaesu FT-450D. Fldigi & flrig do not see the radio. I use a db9 to usb cable. I tested with rigctl and it did not see the rig. From the looks of the previous non-answered questions, ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location ...
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intermittent failures receiving traffic from external network adapters

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu machine connected to two peripheral devices via USB-to-Ethernet adapters. Currently, I have the two adapters configured for eth3 and eth4, both on different subnets ...
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How do I backup computer that wont let me go on windows from usb hard drive with ubuntu?

I am having an issue with my laptop and it won't let me turn it on. It goes straight to "preparing automatic restart" and then it gives me a blue screen with aload of options. Ive tried all of them ...
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Mounting Windows 3.1 Harddrive via USB Enclosure

I have recently unearthed my old windows 3.1 machine from the attic and was surprised to see it still works. At a minimum, I would like to back up data from the hard drive and, perhaps, create an ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux VIA usb

I am very new to Linux, I currently have Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 10. My internet dongle WUSB6300 does not have a manufacturers Linux driver, but iv seen there are third-party drivers ...
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USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard

Is there any method/driver/trick to use my USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard on Ubuntu Linux? Thanks for your time
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Testing Ubuntu Touch on Intel tablet

I'd like to test Ubuntu Touch on a Dell Venue 11 7130 tablet with Intel hardware and found seemingly appropriate images of pre-installed systems on cdimages.ubuntu.com. But unfortunately, after any ...
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lsusb doesn't list my android device

Three days I'm striggling with this problem. lsusb isn't detecting my ASUS Fonepad 7, but detects my Lumia, which is a Windows Phone device. I tried plugging my sister's phone, my dad's phone, which ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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Ubuntu doesnt open my mp3 device folder

First of all im using the portuguese version if there is a way to translate the terminal with english it would be nice And second what should i start be doing?whats the first step to solve this ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here ...
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USB ports stopped working

All USB ports on my computer stopped working after my last restart. They do work at the BIOS stage and when I boot from a Live CD. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu Installation: Can't Create Partition on USB Stick

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in a USB Stick. However, it seems I cannot make any partition in this stick. I have attached an image. Picture: 'New Partition Table' is disabled Now I tried to ...
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amd radeon Graphic device driver error on ubuntu 16.04

Why is there no support for AMD radeon graphics devices on 16.04? And why usb fdd is undetectable on 16.04?
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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USB ports are not working ubuntu 15.10

All my USB ports went dead on my DELL laptop (Ubuntu 15.10). Power is still coming out of ports but the devices are not recognised including USB-mouse, External hard drive, pendrive etc. Not a problem ...