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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Upload Pics From Camera

When I plug the camera in (HP Photosmart 612), nothing happens. When I open F-Spot, it says "no camera detected". I can't get anything to work with Shotwell or gThumb either. It's like the camera ...
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Can not achieve full USB 3.0 speed, identifying problem with NEC uPD720200

I have new flash drive SanDisk Extreme capable of high speed over USB 3.0 (up to 190 MB / sec), I can not get it to write over 80 MB / sec. All drivers are recognized and seem to be installed ...
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D link Wireless N USB for ubuntu 12.04

I am using a desktop and using ubuntu 12.04. I brought a D-Link Wiresless DWA 132 N USB adapter, yet its not recognize. How ever its recognized in my laptop , and I used that while my local PCs ...
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NETIS WF2120 Wifi Adapter Drops Signal Within Seconds

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Basically, I can load like three webpages and then the signal drops. It still shows I'm connected with 4/5 bars or whatever you'd like to call them, but none of my ...
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Ubuntu doesnt see my Kindle (4th generation) as mtp device

My kindle 4th generation was working for a year just fine just plugging it in with a USB- microUSB cable and transferring the books with calibre. Now since a couple of weeks it does charge but it ...
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installing ubuntu 12.04.5 server using bootable usb

I created a bootable usb drive and tried to install ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS server edition and when it comes to the "detecting disk" part, it does not detect the inbuild eMMC storage (32GB) it keeps asking ...
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Laptop's internal wifi card not working, how to use just the usb wifi card?

I have installed ubuntu on my DELL laptop. My laptop has a problem with it's wifi card, it always sais "disabled". I have a usb wifi card but the wifi is still "disabled". Ho can i enable wifi and ...
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Ubuntu on Asus X205TA

I want to install Ubuntu on my new netbook Asus X205TA. I try to create a USB stick with Unebootin but not succes for boot on. Thanks for your help
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unable to install windows 7 from ubuntu

so unable to install windows 7 i used winUSB, formated the usb on ntfs the first time and fat32 the second time, i was following this How can I install Windows after I've installed Ubuntu? but i ...
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Ubuntu/Linux tools to put Ubuntu on USB (for testing or installation)?

I want to easily create live usb installation USBs for testing purposes, for installing various distros in VM and to have at hand an installation device in case I need to reinstall my system. But ...
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I accidently deleted all the partitions on my usb drive [duplicate]

Now I can't find it on my computer. ..nothing is idiot proof.
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ASUS Q550LF and 64GB SDXC card

I recently bought an ASUS Q550LF laptop. Core i7, nVidia GF745M, three USB 3.0 ports. I'm trying to get a 64GB SDXC card to mount, and cannot seem to. I installed fuse-exfat and exfat-utils; this ...
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Ubuntu won't boot AFTER I already installed it. Keeps asking to “try” or to “install” again

I installed Ubuntu correctly the first time from my usb. I wiped out windows 8 for Ubuntu and all was right in the world. I restarted the computer once and now every time it boots WITH the usb plugged ...
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Can't play audio on USB headphones

I'd like play my audio through my USB headset. The headset appears in the sound dialog, but sound continues to be played through my laptop speakers after I select the headset. If I tap on the ...
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Remove/Eject hardware USB license key

I have a machine running ubuntu. On it I installed virtualbox and I have two virtual machines one ubuntu another is a debian. In addition on my host machine I have two USB license key plugged in. The ...
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Printer connected to wifi modem does not work

I have been trying to install my Kyocera FS 1040 printer which is connected to my WiFi modem via USB cable. When installing I type http://192.168.xx.xx:631/printers/Impresora into the DEVICE URI ...
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Ejecting a USB 3.0 drive connected to USB 3.0 port reconnects immediately

I have an external HDD with a USB 3.0 connection. When I connect it to the USB 3.0 port on my laptop, it works fine but when I eject it, it gets remounted immediately. This doesn't happen when I ...
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Android Phone is not recognized on Ubuntu via USB

using ubuntu 12.04 and LG optimus G E975, usb debugging was working fine 2 days ago and now it just stopped working, when I plug the device into my laptop (all 3 usb ports), it just shows the charging ...
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Hiface USB audio device

I use Ubuntu since 10.04 with great pleasure and I also like Hi-fi musik. Now I heard that there are Ubuntu device drivers for my Hiface Usb audio device and I have read the Ubuntu community article ...
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2/3 usb ports stopped working

two weeks ago 2 of my usb ports stopped working. third one still works. Reinstalled ubuntu and still it doesn't work. lsubs Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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Reinstalling Lubuntu

I got a problem when I tried to reinstall Lubuntu. I tried UnetBootIn, Live USB, UUI, and PenDriveLinux, but they all failed. A friend told me that my USB needed to be reformatted to FAT32 by using ...
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Wireless going in and out

I apologize if this answer is somewhere else. I've tried searching for a solution for my problem, but I only find answers that are a couple of years old and I don't know if they are still relevant. ...
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How to create a bootable usb stick for ubuntu on RHEL 6 [on hold]

I want to create a bootable usb stick for installing ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Currently I have access to an RHEL 6 machine. Ubuntu has guides for installing from usb stick, and two methods ...
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Unable to mount usb thumb drive due to write protection

I have a thumb drive called EndroCraft-Lin, that all of a sudden turned read only, then became unable to be mounted. It's a PNY 8GB usb stick, that's formatted to an ext4 filesystem. Here's the error: ...
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How to enable USB in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I am using Windows 8.1 as host and in VirtualBox running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, how can I make it to see the USB sticks in VirtualBox? I found lots of tutorials but all are for Ubuntu as host and Windows ...
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How Do I install Ubuntu on a Dell laptop with no current operating system and on a Acer swift with windows 8 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who can provide with simple clear instructions on how to install Ubuntu on a relatively new dell laptop with no current operating system, it recently had it's hard drive completely ...
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Problem Connecting PS3 Controller to Linux

I should start by saying I am not new to Linux. I recently decided that I would like to connect my Dualshock 3 PS3 controller to my computer to use as a mouse, as my current mouse is spotty at best. ...
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ive downloaded the latest ubuntu and copied it to a usb stick [duplicate]

ive downloaded the latest ubuntu iso file and copied it to my usb stick. i'm trying to boot from the USB stick on an aspire one net book and its telling me that its missing the operating system.
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WIreless USB mouse does't work when laptop is on battery

I have a problem with my wireless USB mouse while working on battery. When laptop is plugged into power source mouse works pretty well. The problem started after I run some script that aimed to tune ...
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Problem with installing Ubuntu on my macbook

I am installing Ubuntu on my macbook with an USB stick. The USB stick booted and i started the installation. When it asks me to restart to complete the installation i do so. But when i start up again ...
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Can another computer connect to my webcam via USB?

So I have my machine that has a webcam on it and I want to be able to access this webcam from another machine via USB. The other machine should be able to connect and see my machine as a webcam. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Share files with Samsung Tablet [duplicate]

How can I use my USB to transfer files to/from my 14.04 to/from Samsung Tablet. Thanks
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What's wrong with Ubuntu's/Linux's support for NTFS on flash devices

It seems like every time I use a flash drive or SD card formatted as NTFS with Ubuntu a problem always arises. I have a dead 8Gb flash drive with a bad supper block after using it. Not too long ago I ...
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installing ubuntu 14.10 on usb-stick with hardware write protection

Will ubuntu run faultless after being installed on a usb-device (memorystick) and when write protection switch of this device is being enabled after system setup? What is going to happen with all ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without a CD or a usb drive? [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu without a CD and a USB drive. I have a windows 8 laptop and I tried before but when I go to choose Ubuntu it just crashed any help?
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HP VGA WEBCAM (USB) not working,

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. I bought a HP VGA USB Webcam (#EW193AA) new. I immediately tried to use it with Cheese, just as many others have. It works fine for taking pictures, ...
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Live linux USB to boot on a MAC but made on a PC? Please assist!

Good afternoon, Piggy-backing off of the only internet link from google (listed below) that i can find, i'm trying to get more info on this subject. How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on ...
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How to flash bios on Shuttle XPC with USB stick [duplicate]

I want to update bios on my machine with SZ87R000.201 version. I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a USB stick and a DVD-ROM available. The FAQ on Shuttle website has instruction only for Windows ...
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How can I set up Garmin nRoute to work with USB in VirtualBox?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Oracle Virtualbox VM installed. I am not able connect my Garmin GPS18x USB to use my Nroute navigation.
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Increasing Wireless Network Speed

I brought an Edimax EW-7811Un 150M 11n Wi-Fi USB Adapter and the speeds are horrible as said here. I guessing the "green" technology (for power saving) that they have might be interfering with the ...
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USB 3.0 GBE Adapter on Ubuntu Server 14

I bought one of this adapters http://www.ebay.com/itm/311073768892?_trksid=p2059210.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT When I connect the adapter to a Windows machine a virtual CD drive is ...
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Mount USB device to portname instead of devicename

I am using an USB Device as a replacement for a floppy disk. I need to set up a fixed path to my USB device in order for it to work. So one option could be to always use the same USB device, I'll find ...
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wlan0 No such device on ubuntu server

I've been following a tutorial to install ndiswrapper and have successfully installed that and the drivers for my wireless usb card. As soon as I get to the ifconfig wlan0 up part the terminal writes ...
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Prevent auto mounting a device in 14.10

Now i know that there is an answer out there at Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting for 13.04. But there isn't enough specificity in the accepted answer for what i am looking for. My ...
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USB devices are not detected in guest OS [duplicate]

I have ubuntu as Guest OS in virtualbox. My host OS is also ubuntu(version 14.10). To do a personal project, I want to detect my android phone in guest OS. By default, Iam unable to see my phone under ...
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Making Ubuntu Download Bootable from USB

How can I make the Ubuntu download bootable from a USB stick without downloading third party software? Thanks!
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Mounting USB Device in same location

I am using an USB Device as a replacement for a floppy disk. I am only using one USB device at a time. How can I make Ubuntu to mount ANY USB device into a fixed folder, eg. /media/USERNAME/USB? ...
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Can I install abuntu without erasing my windows [duplicate]

how do i install abuntu without getting rid of my windows 8 and how do i install it without a DVD or USB
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After the installation of foo2capt driver for Canon LBP 2900

I installed foo2capt driver in Ubuntu 14.04 for Canon LBP 2900 printer. Then add printer using printer settings option. When I give a test print the status shown as 'processing' , no further ...
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Having trouble booting to USB to install Ubuntu

Hi I have a an Acer Aspire 5253-BZ660 running Windows 7 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from USB. I copied the .ISO file to the USB. I have also gone into the BIOS and set it to boot to USB first. ...