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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How to avoid an external HDD (USB-Drive) to mount automatcilly

I do have an external HDD which is partitioned (5 Partitions) and i usually only use one or two of the 5 partations therefore i have no interest that once i plug-in the usb the 5 partitions are ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed at install

This is the first time I tried to install ubuntu, so create a usb bootable, and when choose the option install or try, the following message appears: [4.033187] ACPI PCC probe failed [5.5956] sd ...
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Connecting Linux PC and Android [on hold]

How to connect PC running Crunchbang 11 Waldorf and Samsung Galaxy Core Plus? Wifi, via USB or any other way?!
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Can I have the portability of a LiveUSB with the performance of a USB install?

In particular I would like to have a dynamically installed GPU driver based on the target system. NVIDIA, AMD, or Intel. So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up ...
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Can't boot ubuntu from usb

I have several times tried to boot ubuntu from usb, because I need to delete som old windowsfiles after moving windows from the hdd to the sdd. I used the stick to install ubuntu on my laptop, but ...
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Replace Windows 10 with Lubuntu

Im on a HP Mini 110-3800 with a Intel Atom CPU N455 (1.66 Ghz) and 1 GB RAM. Since both Windows 7 Starter as well as the upgraded Windows 10 are both too slow for this netbook, I want to replace ...
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lsusb command not found

I've installed Ubuntu on an external drive and it don't see my usb dongle. I am complete novice with things Linux. After doing some digging I found that step 1 was to run lsusb. But that set of ...
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Install Ubuntu to USB key, configure it, and then mark it as read only

Writing a Ubuntu image to a usb key and booting from it is great; you can check out Ubuntu before installing it, and it's great that it's read only because you could do some online ...
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Is it possible to create a USB Bootable version of Ubuntu with Persistent Storage?

I saw this link on how to create a version of Fedora that can boot directly from a USB stick and have persistent storage as large as the stick itself. I tried this method to no avail. I have also ...
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Problem Booting Ubuntu on dual Win10 laptop

I have an HP laptop running Win10. I've created a bootable Ubuntu USB from the ISO. I've partitioned & installed Ubuntu onto the HP. I can access BIOS to change boot order. BUT - whenever I set ...
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Booting Ubuntu from multiple usb

Can Ubuntu usb stick be run from a usb divider with another usb as a memory extension? And I have another outrageous idea, is it possible to connect 2 usb in one partition with a usb divider?
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Lost all USB connectivity, Connect debounce error overload on tty and dmesg, locks computer periodically

Can't connect to any USB ports after trying to attch my powered external drive to back up this computer. dmesg output is flooded with connect debounce errors [ 4138.876066] hub 1-0:1.0: ...
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No access to usb

I have been having problem to change my USB from 'read only' to 'read and write' because i had reinstalled Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, it says that i am not the owner of USB. Please help me.
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Simple Scan not recognizing Canon LiDE 25

I do sane-find-scanner and get: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04a9 [Canon], product=0x2220 [CanoScan]) at libusb:002:002 # Your USB scanner was (probably) detected. It may or may not be supported by ...
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Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter WUSB54G ver 4 Can't Connect to WiFi

I'm a newbie to Xubuntu and am having trouble with getting my usb adapter to work properly. If anyone tell me how to do it step by step it would be greatly appreciated. I'm currently typing this ...
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Creating bootable usb stick in Ubuntu [on hold]

I am trying to install the tiny7 operating system to my xps 13 (9343). I am going to use this lightweight os to play poker games, since wine does not seem to work for bovada for me. I but the disk ...
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How create a udev rules to disable one of Android devices?

I have an HTC Android phone. Every time I connect it to computer I get a message: Android Phone: Could not open MTP device "[usb:002,003]" The numbers may be different. But the phone connects ...
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Protected ISO File

I face a strange problem. Few days before I have downloaded matlab 2014a and it was downloaded in the form of ISO image file. But when I try to copy the ISO image file to my pen drive from the system ...
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udev script doesn't run in the background

I'm having trouble getting a script run by udev to run in the background on usb insert. My udev rule seems to work, since it definitely calls the script, but no matter what I do, I can't get bash ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mounts external USB drive on boot with option “noauto” in fstab entry

I have an external USB drive and a USB thumbdrive connected to my computer. Both have an entry in /etc/fstab with the option noauto (will post the whole fstab entries at the end). While my thumbdrive ...
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Can't Read and write from FTDI device

I have a device that I am connecting to it successfully from windows application using a D2XX driver, I am trying to connect to it now from Ubuntu OS ( version 15.04) without success till now. I ...
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Slow file transfer issue with usb storage

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS , the problem happens when i try to copy files from my HDD to Pendrive . Transmission slows down in the very last time and stuck for few minutes which is very annoying ! Can ...
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How much free space does a Live USB logical partition need to work properly?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Live USB with 4GB of persistence using Universal USB Installer on a 32GB USB. I split the USB's partition using MiniTool Partition Wizard obtaining a primary ...
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Bamboo Pad still not working

I have a CTH-300 Bamboo Pad on a Ubuntu 15.04, and it was working fine a few weeks ago after following this popular answer. Don't know what happened, but it stopped working. lsusb can detect my ...
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Trying Ubuntu with USB

I have a laptop that has Windows 10 on it. But I would also like to use Ubuntu, sometimes. Instead of making partitions on my hard disk, I would like to run Ubuntu with the USB drive. My question is ...
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Bootable Win PE USB with extra files

So I'm tying to follow this guide for updating the firmware of an SSD on my laptop. The guide is designed for Windows, but essentially you need to create a bootable USB with WindowsPE, by using the ...
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Serial-to-USB CN-116 don't work on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't open serial port by using my Serial-to-USB Sitecom CN-116 adapter and I always get this error: > Unable to open /dev/prolific EXCEPTION: TransportException 2: Failed to open serial port ...
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Following is my terminal output for lsusb -t command [on hold]

khilendra@KHILENDRA-PC:~$ lsusb -t /: Bus 05.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M /: Bus 04.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M /: Bus 03.Port 1: Dev 1, ...
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stuck in GNU grub with no OS

Linux novice here however I've been playing around with Ubuntu and ultimately came into a bug in 15.04 and wanted to revert back. I decided to install os-uninstaller to completely wipe ubuntu OS off ...
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Flashdrive suddenly became read-only

Background: I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 I recently bought a new Sandisk SecureAccess 32GB flashdrive and was trying to backup some stuff on it from my Ubuntu partition, and while trying to ...
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Portable biolinux not booting in Dell inspiron 3000

I have been trying to install a portable bio-linux OS on external hdd. I have followed the instructions given for portable ubuntu/bilinux installation which has been sucessful and also made sure the ...
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Trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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Check for defects returns 1 error

I want to install it on my Win7 PC, but everytime I check for defects it finds one. I've tried two different USB's (one of them brand new), different versions (downloaded both via the website and ...
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overwritten some files and folder in root partition

while i was trying to use UNetbootin to create a live USB for Ubuntu i accidentally hit enter while the root partition was selected and not the USB drive , so UNetbootin extracted the "iso" content ...
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How to exclude certain device from being grabbed by PulseAudio?

To cut a long story short: I have a specific case with application run in Wine. The thing is this application is not seeing my sound input device when this device is grabbed by PulseAudio. ...
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LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Precision M3800 that came with a LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter. The issue I am having on both my new laptop and old desktop is that when connected to the internet through the adapter, ...
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System is loading about 10 min. What is comming on?

System loading take about 5-10min. Digging logs I saw: 355.672013] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 20 using ehci-pci 356.012011] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 21 using ...
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How can I synchronize my user settings between my desktop and my live USB?

I've got a persistent-storage live USB (with a separate casper-rw partition), with Xubuntu 14.04 on it. I've got the same OS on my desktop, and I'd like to be able to synchronize my settings between ...
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Wifi USB stick working but not displayed

I plugged a WiFi USB stick and I got instantaly access to Internet. Now I am curious to see the type of my uSB stick (USB 1.0, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0). But when I run ls /media/begueradj/ I do not see it ...
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Lubuntu USB full install but all changes to external harddrive

I have a damaged hdd. It is not working anymore (I tried low-level formating etc...) And I want to install lubuntu on my usb drive. but I want to keep my changes on my external hdd. Or; Is there any ...
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Ubuntu installation black screen everytime

I downloaded ubuntu and used the universal usb installer to put it in a flash drive. After restarting and choosing the usb from the booting menu i selected install ubuntu and after the loading screen ...
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windows 10 dual boot with Ubuntu

I am unable to install ubuntu on my windows-10 HP-laptop, through usb disk.The computer is unable to detect the USB while in UEFI mode(secure boot,fast boot turned off),but is detecting when in legacy ...
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How can I install Ubuntu onto a flash drive and boot from any PC using EFI?

I have been looking at Live disks with persistence and the fact that you can install Ubuntu to a Flash Drive, but there seems to be no stated way to install Ubuntu on a USB drive with persistence and ...
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How can I upload a file to a Garmin 260?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and trying to upload file current.gpx to /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. For example, I do: ~$ cp current.gpx /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. Everything looks normal until I restart my ...
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USB headset not working properly [closed]

I have a Corsair Vengeance 1500 USB Headset and I'm using linux Mint. My headset doesn't always immediately work when connecting it to my pc, but most of the time the headset works. Sometimes the ...
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Scanner under Linux unsuported by SANE

I got ordered to install Kyocera FS-1035MFP in my office. Got printer to work through CUPS with an ease. The problem is the scanner, though. SANE doesn't support my scanner $ sane-find-scanner ...
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how to install software for wifi dongle [duplicate]

I've got a new Realtek USB wifi dongle comes with installation cd. that includes Linux. It is not, despite assurances that it should be, recognised by the system. How can I use the software supplied ...
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Removing write protection on udf usb drive

I like many other have this question and can't believe no one has found a way around this. I have a usb drive that is a UDF format and can not format it was given to me by my company and said i may ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities to recover & manage Synology NAS drives?

Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities. I am choosing LTS for long term package support. It is not primary usage, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 on usb3.0 pendrive with swap,tmp,var,etc folders on ssd

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on USB 3.0 (SanDisk Extreme 16GB) pen drive but want to keep /var, /etc, /opt, /tmp on SSD as my Samsung 850 Evo 250 GB is relatively new and until now only 2 TB has ...