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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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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Kali Linux 2.0 Wireless Adapter [closed]

I have been having difficulty trying to get my wireless adapter to work with the new Kali Liunx 2.0. I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax ...
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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 ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive-won't boot properly

I have thrice tried unsuccessfully to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive in the "use entire drive" mode. I set it for automatic logon during the install and gave it a password. When I try to ...
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Can't start Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a compaq presario cq60 and i'm not really able to boot through the usb drive. My dvd drive is broken, and my version of windows got corrupted, so ubuntu is my only option. this is sort of ...
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How to SSH into Touch device without Android toolset?

I would like to access my new Ubuntu phone by SSH over a USB cable. Apparently this requires adb, which is not available on my OS, Debian 7. The simplest way forward seems to involve a backports repo ...
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USB recognition of external device

I'm running trusty xfce 14.4 on a Samsung Chromebook 2 basically i want to update an external device (UE boom portable speaker) via wine (the updater program for the speaker is only supported by ...
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How to actually boot Ubuntu once installed?

I've successfully installed onto a USB drive, I've booted from the USB drive and got a menu with 4 options; Try Ubuntu without installing. Install Ubuntu. OEM Install (For manufacturers). Can't ...
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How to get Ubuntu working from a USB?

I've followed the walkthrough on the Ubuntu website for installing and booting from a USB drive, however when booting I get the message: "The selected boot device failed. Press to Continue." As far ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu from my USB stick?

it's my first time using Ubuntu and I'm an absolute beginner in computer programming. I downloaded Ubuntu and used the Linux USB installer to put in onto my SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB. I'm using an ...
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Combo wireless keyboard+mouse, Mouse is not working

I bought this yesterday http://www.cdrking.com/?mod=products&type=view&sid=21638&main=167#.VdhuKN9_c8o. It's a mouse and keyboard with one usb receiver. The keyboard is working perfectly ...
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Setting up Ubuntu to run dual boxed on my 2015 Macbook pro. Problems with partitioning and installing? Help, thanks

Pre-Problem info summarized: So I started by looking at this tutorial; http://www.howtogeek.com/187410/how-to-install-and-dual-boot-linux-on-a-mac/ I downloaded the latest Ubuntu I could find. I ...
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External drives will not automount until I log out and in again

Issue: When I boot up Ubuntu external USB drives such as my external HD and thumb drives, as well as the Windows partition are not recognized or mounted until I log out from the user and log in again ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I am new to ubuntu, so I will need some asistance uploading the log files as i am not quite sure where they are ATM. I currently have ubuntu 15.04 installed on a 250gb usb hd. For some reason after ...
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usb0 interface is not listing in ifconfig ubuntu 12.04

I m using Ubuntu 12.04 and wanted to change usb0 interface MTU to 1500. With reference to thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1284176 I have tried below options. added "mtu 1500" to ...
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“Boot error” When loading a working ubuntu 15.04 usb installer

I cannot find any information what so ever because my amazing POS system doesn't actually give me anything other than "boot error". I have a dell 530 (07 era) desktop. I had windows on it, but the ...
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cannot install ubuntu 12.04 using bootable usb

i created ubuntu 12.04 bootable pendrive using universal usb installer in windows. i changed the boot order and set the top priority for usb booting. The system is booted from usb and options for ...
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Can't run Ubuntu using USB stick on Windows 8.1

I have a USB drive (4gb) that I formatted to run Ubuntu on. I went to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows and got PenDriveLinux installed. The USB has 2.2gb ...
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How to know which sdb is a USB pendrive?

I wrote a script which formats USB pendrive and place media on it. It helps people in a library getting a bunch of HTML and media on it to browse historical data (official version). All my script do ...