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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Why can I mute the sound on my PC with my mp3 player which was plugged in via USB?

Xubuntu 14.04 mp3 player: Sansa E280 with Rockbox 1.4.0 It is currently plugged in via its original USB cable. I have Banshee 2.6.2 running. When I press the big button in the middle of the (blue) ...
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bash script to cd into an USB device

i am creating a simple updater for a program which will be ran on an Odroid C1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Server.. Preamble 1) i want the updater.run downloaded from my server and placed into an USB; then ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu server 12.04 - usb is set as primary device

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 from usb. In bios, I'm setting usb as first to boot and then follow steps from How do I install Ubuntu Server (step-by-step). But when it comes to installing ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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fail to install ubuntu server 14.04 64bit LTS from USB drive

I created a bootable USB using Startup disk creator (in ubuntu desktop 12.04 32bit), from an iso image of Ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit, when I want to boot another computer using this usb drive, The ...
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How to fix resume issue: usbhid 2-4:1.0: can't add hid device: -110

Since I installed an Ericsson H5321gw 3G/GPS/HSPA+ WWAN module into a ThinkPad X1 Carbon running on 14.04.02 I'm seeing issues when resuming from suspend. More specifically, login both graphical as ...
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Serial Port Menu Arduino Greyed Out

I have installed Arduino on my Ubuntu system. All the regular functions work, however the serial port is set to COM 1 and the serial port menu is greyed out. This error is causing my Arduino to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - External Hard Disk not detected via USB Hub but detected when directly connected

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS through sudo apt-get upgrade. However, on restarting my Xorg crashed and my system wouldn't boot after the splashscreen. Somehow, I managed to uninstall Xserver ...
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Can detect external hard drive

I have a 14.04 laptop and it does not recognize external hard drivers. I have tried with two external hard drives, one USB and the other eSATA and when I plug them in it seems that the system does ...
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Android device no longer available

I have an android S4 mini. I used to be able to see the files and folders on it, whenever I connected it to my (ubuntu) laptop. It showed me 2 directories (phone and card). When I connect it now, I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise FairPhone/Android anymore through USB connection

Very similar to this question, but different: Previously, as I connected my FairPhone to my laptop (which now has Ubuntu 14.04 installed), Nautilus popped up showing the root folder of my phone. Now, ...
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Ubuntu putty and serial port

Need putty to work on /dev/ttyUSB0 I know for a fact that the port (console on a switch) is 9600 8/n/1, so it should be simple. ttyUSB0 shows up in dmesg. So shouldn't I be able to select ...
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FiiO E17 not outputting sound

I have a USB E17 DAC, which works normally on windows, but is having some trouble on Xubuntu. Normal analog audio works, so does HDMI, but for some reason I'm not getting any sound in my device. It ...
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Can I create a USB stick that has a permanent Ubuntu install with other bootable ISOs?

Essentially I have a 32GB USB stick, and what I want to create (in an ideal world) is a stick that will contain : A permanent install of Ubuntu (not the 'Try Ubuntu', as I want to save drivers, ...
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Downloaded Ubuntu 14 LTS, but on extraction shows all files broken

I am new to LINUX. So, I wanted to test it on USB. Used Universal-USB-Installer.exe downloaded from http://www.pendrivelinux.com to create a bootable USB. Then downloaded Ubuntu-14.04.2 Desktop 64 Bit ...
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Displayport Hub functions like Apple Thunderbolt Display

Does Displayport supports hub funtions for e.g. usb (like the Apple Thunderbolt Display)? I just bought an Dell XPS 13 2015 (9343), now running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). It has a Mini ...
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Can't boot from USB Drive on VirtualBox machine

I know there are similar questions with a similar title but my situation is a bit different. I'm following this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/114503/how-to-resize-your-ubuntu-partitions/ to ...
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Huawei USB modem not listed on connections menu after config with network manager

I can configure my USB 3G modem. It used to work, but no longer appears on the menu where Wifi and other connections are listed. There are no errors with lsusb or dmseg. Plus the USB device is ...
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how to configure USB mounted WiFi WLAN Adapter

I have a WiFi USB adapter/router . This adapter is using Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8191SU. and supports WLAN 802.11n the output of lsusb gives me the following output ID 0bda:8172 Realtek ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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Changing the diNovo Mini stick modes from Linux?

If I plug in the diNovo Mini stick lsusb says ID 046d:c71f Logitech, Inc. diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard ID 046d:c71e Logitech, Inc. ID 046d:0b07 Logitech, Inc. If I keep the red button pressed ...
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Unable to boot from flash drive (Windows 8.1)

I've been trying to boot Ubuntu from my flash drive on a windows 8.1 computer (asus x205ta). I downloaded Ubuntu, and I used pendrivelinux to make the flash drive bootable. The problem I've been ...
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Can't load Ubuntu from DVD or USB

I would like to re-install Ubuntu onto my computer, but when I restart it and hit F9 and/or F12 and it won't load from the DVD or USB.
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Installing 14.04 onto a Liva mini pc via USB - CD ROM error [on hold]

I am a Ubuntu newbie and have been trying this for a couple of hours now. I am trying to install U 14.04 onto a new LIVA mini PC - the goal being to make this into a little PLEX server. The basic ...
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Rekordbox alternative for ubuntu

There is a programm called "Rekordbox" from Pioneer for Windows. With this tool you can export your songs to an usb stick and play it with the cd players. When you plug in the stick to the cd players ...
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Failure installing Ubuntu 14.10 on Mac Pro cylinder: Cannot mount /dev/loop0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on the latest version of the Mac Pro (the one that looks like a black mini trash can). I basically followed the instructions on Installing on a Mac Pro - Cylinder (Late ...
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Accessing the button of a WiFi-Stick (TP Link TL-WN823N)

I just bought a TP Link TL-WN823N it seems to be working just fine. It has a button on it. I would like to trigger an event when it is pressed. Any idea how I could find out anything about it ...
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Trouble booting Ubuntu from flash drive on a PC with no so [duplicate]

So, the story is that I had Ubuntu installed on my PC, but then accidentally reformatted the drive it was on thinking I was reformatting a different USB instead. Now, when I boot my computer, I am ...
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USB GRUB boot HDD -or- The Upgrade parachute

I have a question... I'm upgrading my laptop's HDD to an SSD. Starting basically from scratch (just backing up and partially transfering /home and stuff), but there's software I have installed (such ...
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Recently installed ubuntu can hear myself through microphone [duplicate]

Ok so i recently installed Ubuntu and i got my headset Logitech g430s and I can hear myself through my headphones when i talk. How can I fix this it's really annoying.
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Is umount performed automatically during a reboot?

Let's say I have a USB device mounted. When issuing a system restart using the command line utility "reboot", will the system automatically umount my USB device? Also, typically, if any shell is up ...
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Huawei MU736 3G modem not showing in network manager and not connecting

I have a Huawei 3G module, model MU736, installed by default on my Clevo laptop, Ubuntu 14.04 64. Here is what I know: I have a dual boot with Debian 8 Jessie (which despite of Ubuntu doesn't work ...
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USB port not working after resume from suspend - ubuntu 14.04

My USB ports and webcam are not working after sleep. I have WiFi, but that's it. I am Ubuntu 14.04 and I have usb2.0, usb3.0, webcam. I found similar case here and here and here, but none gave me ...
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While mounting my USB, it showed 'Error mounting: mount: /dev/sdb1: can't read superblock' . [closed]

And Windows was unable to detect that USB. Does my pendrive have any problem?
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Upgrade Ubuntu 7.04 to Ubuntu 14.10 on dual boot system using USB stick w/no network [duplicate]

I have an older laptop that has Windows XP and Ubuntu 7.04 installed with no network connection currently. I can boot either partition using GRUB to select which to load. Since the Ubuntu version is ...
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Segotep illuminated keyboard

Since i switched to ubuntu(14.04), can't turn on the backlight illumination of my Segotep gk1000 keyboard. What can i do to fix that? I kinda need that source of light since i'm working from some time ...
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help installing XUbuntu on a latitude d610 [duplicate]

Ok so I have an old Dell Latitude D610 laying around and I wanted to start using it again but the OS windows XP was out dated and getting slow, so I went online and wanted to see if there was any ...
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Disable USB hub

I wish to be able for security reasons to be able to disable all of my USB ports, to do this without having to do every USB port individually, I would have to disable my entire USB hub, so that really ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't recognize Garmin etrex 30 GPS

I'm traveling Europe by bike with a Garmin Etrex 30 gps. I'd like to use Viking or Foxtrot GPS for mapping purposes. Problem is, my computer, an Asus 1050HA eeepc, won't recognize my GPS device. When ...
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Keyboard / usb detachment alert?

I'm in a fun security-battle with a co-worker, where we each try to attach each others system in order to send out an email to all other co-workers in which they are invited to come and have a sweet ...
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How can i make a LiveUSB of WIndows 8?

buddies. Yeah, i'm kinda noob in this so i need help... I need windows for the college an i have tried multiple ways to make a LiveUSB out of a ISO of WIndows 8 (32Bit) and nothing worked, so i need a ...
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Mouse clicks stop registering in some or all windows

I've been running Ubuntu for years without problems, using mostly the same hardware for much of that time. But recently, I've begun having a strange problem, and I'm not sure where it might be coming ...
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Restarts to install menu with usb in. Restarts to black screen and flashing underscore with usb out [duplicate]

So i'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 and I can install Ubuntu, but when it restarts with the USB in, it acts like Ubuntu wasn't installed. It goes to the install, try, ect menu. When I take out the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Will Not Load from USB (HP laptop, Windows 8)

I cannot get Ubuntu 14.10 to load of a USB. I have load USB placed before load from hard drive in my BIOS settings, as well as Secure Boot disabled. When I have my USB plugged in, it just ...
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Using USB stick to save and access steam games [duplicate]

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I have just installed it like 10 minutes ago to replace Chrome OS. I do not know any commands currently or how to explore any Linux system to be exact. My question is; is ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working on resume

I have ubuntu 14.10 which is running on a Acer Aspire 4752. I have a USB hub where the external keyboard and mouse are connected. Every thing work fine when boot up the laptop. But if the put the ...
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Lifespan a flash drive running Ubuntu?

My question is: Can anybody point me to a documented case of a flash drive dying from running Ubuntu? People talk about the dangers and urge cautions, but I have researched on the internet and asked ...
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How to get an Avermedia AverTV Hybrid Volar Max USB TV tuner to work

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an Avermedia AverTV Hybrid Volar Max USB TV tuner that I cannot get working. If I type lsusb I get the following: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:0181 ...
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USB Wifi card TL-WN823N in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 in an old VAIO notebok (MODEL PCG-5J2L). It has a builtin wifi NIC, but it doesn't work for Windows nor Ubuntu. I've switched it off. I bought an USB wifi card TP Link ...