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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Can't mount my external USB hard drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtualbox

I have a feeling it may have something to do with what type of USB i'm using. If i plug in a USB 2.0 device(like my flash drive), it will be recognized. But if I plug in a USB 3.0 device, it will no ...
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Creating a bootable USB for ubuntu in Linux Mint

I am a lifelong Windows user who recently installed Linux Mint Cinnamon. I hate it because it crashes constantly. I would like to switch to Ubuntu but I don't know how to make a bootable USB from the ...
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USB devices showing a read only

I have an 8gb FAT32 USB stick and a 500gb FAT32 HDD; both of these have suddenly become read only devices. I've tried deleting the directory inside /media and then creating it again, naming it, ...
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How to configure UPC with USB connection

I was unable to setup nut on a server for the UPS Eaton 5E with USB connection. All results what did I get was that driver is not running and UPS is not recognized. What kind of driver is suitable for ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts netbook installation throught usb

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my asus disney netbook and i can not launch wubi.exe from my usb drive when the computer starts up. I have checked BIOS settings and it is all ok because I have ...
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Booting from USB sends me to Grub Rescue Mode

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and I followed the instructions here perfectly and I used the BIOS to boot from my USB (F12, InsydeH20) and after a few seconds, it sended me to Grub rescue mode. Whenever I boot ...
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Dual booting broke my main OS

I recently decided that I wanted to try out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, so I decided to dual boot it. I went the easy way about it and when it came to partitioning; I selected "use this along with Windows 7". ...
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Error 5 Input/Output error during installtion through USB

I have followed every possible issue but still not avail to solved the problem hard disk fully formatted Windows 7 / 8 installed without any issue after getting the issue check memory issue / Test ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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ultra slow wifi or not working

So I just installed new ubuntu and I have usb antenna and on windows it was working good but now it says that its connected and internet works like in waves, sometimes its normal speed for about few ...
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Cheap PC build, USBTV007 device, no sound

I have some old VHS tapes I would like to scan to disk files. In looking around on eBay I found this cheap "EasyCap" usb stick that I can run cables from my VCR to that device and supposedly capture ...
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After update Ubuntu 14.10 doesn't read usb device

I was trying mount manually my digital camera, when I use the command lsusb it listed Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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When USB Wireless loses signal, all USB ports die

I've got a piece of junk access point/modem from our internet provider that every once in a while drops the signal. Maybe once an hour or so. It's an annoyance on my Windows machine, but it's killing ...
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Asus USB-AC53 adapter failing to work after installing bcmwlhigh5

I followed the previous thread in which ButtersB successfully got this product working. Despite getting bcmwlhigh5 : driver installed when running ndiswrapper -l iwconfig lists only eth0 and lo, ...
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How to save files from USB to desktop when usb is opened through ubuntu? [on hold]

I am trying to save files to my computer from my USB but we are running Ubuntu so the usb files open up in the Ubuntu program. I don't want them in Ubuntu. How can I get these files onto my desktop ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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Ubuntu USB installation does not boot on a Dell Inspirion N5010

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB Hard Drive (WD Elements, 1TB) from my desktop PC. The boot loader is installed on the USB HD, too, and it boots with no problems from that PC. I've tested it on a ...
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modprobe ftdi_sio gives error Module ftdi_sio not found

I'm trying to get a usb device to work on my BeagleBoneBlack running ubuntuARM. In order to do this I have to use the ftdi_sio module. However I seem unable to figure out how to install it (sudo ...
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Turn off Networking

I have 14.10 running on a Lenovo Yoga laptop. The Yoga has no ethernet port -- only USB. However since my modem has both ethernet and USB, I can get a wired connection from USB-laptop to USB-modem. ...
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No usb, network and recognized vga after 14.04 installation

First I'd like to point out, I found some similar questions for my issu, but I cannot comment on them due to restrictions, so I had to create a new one. I've returned to try ubuntu after several ...
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Media-Tech MT1099 USB Optical Mouse x Ubuntu 14.10

I bought a low-quality USB optical mouse (product info), but it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. I checked the device on a Windows platform - it worked correctly. Could someone give me any advice? If ...
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ubuntu 14.10 usb boot error

i have downloaded iso file of ubuntu 14.10 32 bit on my windows 7 system for a dual boot. extracted it on my usb drive. i have made partition correctly on f drive so that it will get it installed ...
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Windows XP Virtualbox Not Recognising iPhone [closed]

I have set up Windows XP on Virtualbox, and it's running fine. iTunes has been correctly installed, the extensions required are installed. I have navigated to the USB settings in the settings of the ...
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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No options in Settings > Mouse & Touchpad when pluggin a wireless mouse/keyboard Logitech MK345 combo

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and I recently bought a wireless keyboard and mouse combo from Logitech, the MK345. However, when plugged in, I cannot configure anything in the Settings > Mouse & ...
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My 8Gb flash drive became a 2,3Mb one

I installed Ubuntu GNOME on my flash drive to re-install it on my computer and it didn't boot. That's okay, I fixed the problem now. But when I formatted my drive to remove the live cd, something ...
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Unformat a drive?

So I was in the process of creating a ubuntu live USB with the start up disc creator on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. I meant to format the USB stick that was in my computer but accidentally selected my ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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Ubuntu GNOME on a USB 3.0 thumb drive: GRUB cannot be installed

I previously installed Ubuntu GNOME just fine on a USB 2.0 drive with the installation wizard, just like you would on a hard drive. I just bought a USB 3.0 16GB drive so that I could run it at a ...
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Wireless device undetected when attached via USB (Device was corrupted due to upgrade fail)

My device is Alcatel One Touch Y800MA I tried to look for my device using sudo lsusb but its not listed here. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 03eb:8a41 Atmel Corp. Bus 001 Device 005: ID 064e:9700 Suyin ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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How to achieve a “one size fits all” Ubuntu USB which doesn't have many hardware issues on different computers

I've successfully fully installed Ubuntu onto a USB which can boot on my Macbook Air and Windows PC (and hopefully anywhere else). I'm putting Ubuntu on this USB so I can use it anywhere, on anybody's ...
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Do the amd64+mac versions of Ubuntu work on Windows too? [duplicate]

I've been pulling my hair out trying to get a full Ubuntu installation running on my USB, and I think I just got it working for Windows (by disconnecting my hard drives during Live CD ...
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Unable to mount USB Drive

I have a flash drive that I received from a fried to copy files off of. We are unable to get it to connect to any computer. Ubuntu shows it on lsusb. Output of lsusb Device: ID 1f75:0903 Innostor ...
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WiFi signal problem on Ubuntu 14.10 on USB

Hi everyone I'm running uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.16.0-23-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 21 17:56:17 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on usb stick My problem is that my wifi signal ...
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Backup broken Device?

I have a USB-stick with a livesystem on it , but as I made a backup of the stick it had some read-write errors at around the half of the system's size. So I tried to boot it up again and at this point ...
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Turn power OFF of USB Ports - Ubuntu 10.04 machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 based portable touchscreen computers at workplace and sometimes people would use USB data cable to charge their phones from the USB port. Now I have usb storage access disabled ...
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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:ERROR: upcase table is not found

I have an usb stick on which I do recordings from my TV. It started to not get recognized and after running several commands trying to fix it i think i messed it up. So I tried to format it in ...
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How do I find a manual (user Guide) for Ukopp?

I downloaded Ukopp v.4.7 but I can't make it work? Are there instructions for it? I found a manual. You people called it a userguide-en.html, excellent! Lost it? WTF? Now I can't find it! Damn. I ...
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How can I configure my it913x dvb usb dongle to use HW PID filter?

I am trying to use it9135 dvb usb adapter with ralink RT5370 usb wifi adapter on a 14.04 LTS ubuntu (64bit). The it9135 is installed correctly, but insists on passing the MPEG2 stream to the software ...
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Recommended usb wifi adapter with hotsopt support [closed]

i'd like to setup a wireless hotspot in ubuntu and would like to know what brands/models have master mode support.
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Mount problem with 64gb microSDXC

I am using a Kingston MMC USB reader with a Samsung 64Gb microSDXC UHS-I card. The first time I inserted it, this dialog appeared: So I searched around and found a similar q/a here; I performed the ...
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Strange USB Hard Drive Behavior

I'm currently experiencing strange behavior when using a new external usb hard drive that I believe that the behavior is related to a mount issue, a file system issue or actual hardware failure. It ...
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drm_kms_helper: panic occured, switching back to text console

I've done a search for this issue but don't find a match to my particular set of circumstances. This is my first time trying to use Linux. I have an Eee Pc Seashell series Asus netbook. I want to be ...
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Problem with Usb Wireless Adapter (by SignalKing)

I have bought a USB Wireless Adapter made by SignalKing because I broke my laptop's hardware switch of the embedded adapter. Despite the fact that I can use it on Windows without having any issue, ...
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permanent changes in ubuntu on USB stick without installing Ubuntu

I want to operate ubuntu ver 14.0.4 from USB Stick without install it on the PC , but when I make an update , install software or make system configuration if I restart the machine I lose everything ...
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Ubuntu immediately 'forgets' sound input device setting

I have two microphones attached to my computer: one built into my webcam, and one as part of a USB headset. I'd prefer to to use the USB headset mic for sound input. When the computer boots, the ...
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How to recover a usb which was made bootable using dd tool

I was trying to create a Kali installation suite on my 16 GB sandisk pendrive. I used the dd command and umount to mount the iso into my USB. After the installation is complete I formated my pendrive ...
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How to create Windows 8.1 Boot usb on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to create a bootable USB and there are no ISO's online, so is there any way I can run the mediacreationtool.exr software without Wine ? Because not even Wine is loading that.