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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Enable generic Chinese USB camera on fresh Linux install

I have a no-name USB camera, made in China, that works fine on my XP desktop installation. I bought this camera to use as a sewer pipe inspection camera. It has 15 meters of cable, with the camera at ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS USB installation error (“mounting /dev/loop0 (…) failed: invalid argument”)

Im trying to isntall Ubuntu on my PC for gaming, so I dowanloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2 and created a live stick with LiLi. When I boot on the stick and click on install Ubuntu, I always get the following ...
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Install additional drivers to USB from mac?

I have a problem, I have no Ethernet cable and I want to bypass the need of using it to install the WLAN and Wi-Fi Ubuntu driver. I did find a similar question here, but it is old and the answer is ...
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ERROR install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with USB

I'm beginner with linux, and I wanna make Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1, so I've process like on this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uVcsFhv2Vo But when I restart my computer ...
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Razer BlackWidow - Ubuntu not Recognizing Audio jacks

The Razer BlackWidow keyboard comes with two usb cables: one to simply connect to the computer so it recognizes key events, and another to register the USB and Headphone/Microphone jacks on the right. ...
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USB Audio Problem

I have a Corewind WiFiG25 board based on the AT91SAMG25 400 MHz following Arm processor running Linux 3.6.9 built using Buildroot. I am attempting to play mp3 files using mpg123 connected to an ALSA ...
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How do I install _“64-bit Power PC Ubuntu 14.04 ”Trusty Tahr“ Minimal CD” on my MeeGoPad Stick T01 64-bit?

The MeeGoPad Stick came with Windows 8.1 and Android that I also would like to remove and run Ubuntu only. I cant find a way to mount the mini.iso file to a bootable usb. I am using Rufus 2.1.649 and ...
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Failed install - Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Macbook Pro 9,2 via USB

This is my second time trying to install Ubuntu on my Mac. I don't have any CDs, so created a bootable USB, following the instructions, changing the iso to an img through the Terminal etc. Leaving ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is not detecting my android 4.4.4 kitkat.

my Ubuntu 14.04 is not detecting my android 4.4.4 kitkat, MIUI 6.3.5. via USB cable.
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Issues dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 on Lenovo z50-70

I've attempted unsuccessfully several times to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my new laptop. Initially Ubuntu 14.04 did install, but I was unable to boot it, after trying various things. I ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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USB stick breaks the network access

Recently I've got a brand new Sandisk Extreme usb stick. It contains a NTFS file system and a encrypted NTFS folder that I can read/write on a Windows machine without issues. But when I plug it into ...
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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...
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installing ubuntu 14.04 from usb error

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 from a gorilla 32gb flash drive, it will install and on reboot if i take out the usb as the computer starts up i get a message telling me to insert ...
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USB device not detected

I have an audio recorder plugged to the laptop via USB. However, it is not correctly mounted by Ubuntu. I haven't plugged it since some weeks, but I'm sure that the last time it was correctly ...
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UNetBootin and Partition Wizard

I'm trying to burn ISO to my 4GB Usb drive because i set boot partition as active I can't find this option in GParted. I have set in BIOS to boot up from usb but it says No Operating System Found when ...
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Cannot scan after plugging USB scanner into running system, reboot required

I am using an Epson Photo Perfection scanner with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed the Linux drivers successfully but I still have the following annoying problem. I cannot use the scanner when ...
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Can't get D-link Wireless AC (DWA-171) to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm having trouble getting my WiFi to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a D-Link USB Wireless AC adapter (DWA-171), but I am unable to get it to work. I hope someone will be able to point me in the ...
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How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?

I'm very new to ubuntu and can't install Asus wireless adapter driver after I tried to apply few solutions like here: https://forum.ubuntu-tr.net/index.php?topic=43087.0 Here is the driver for Asus ...
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Can't install Ubuntu from my USB stick [duplicate]

I am actually using the 'try ubuntu' option, just because I can't install it on my computer, at least without having to uninstall windows. By the way I am using a USB stick with ubuntu in it. When I ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 ehci errors in Acer ES1 111M

I have Lubuntu 14.10 installed and running on an Acer ES1-111M. For information, it works, using legacy BIOS, and after setting the trackpad mode to simple. However I get the same USB 2 error ...
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install hp officejet 5740 e-all-in-one ubuntu 14.04

i am trying to install the hp officejet 5740 e-all-in-one on ubuntu 14.04. Using the lsusb i can see that the printer is connected to the USB: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 03f0:cd11 Hewlett-Packard and i ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 14.04 on empty disk. Help?

I'm having a problem installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Dimension e510 with a USB flash drive. I changed the boot order so that USB Device is first. I did download the .iso image and copy the files ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize my USB flash

I just bought 16gb DTSE9 G2 (USB 3.0) USB stick, but I can't make it work. When I put in USB port, I get no notification. It even won't show up in gparted. I get this error: Unable to open /dev/sdb ...
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Asus A5 Android 4.4.2+ Ubuntu 14.04, Phone is not detected

i connected my phone to the laptop, my phone charges but the phone folder is not shown. When i run lsusb i get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Where is my download folder?

I'm trying to create a Bootable USB with UNetBootin.However, when I click to search for my .iso it only shows Computer and inside that it has a Homeand a root folder. I really need to know how to get ...
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USB devices not detected

None of them seem to show up in lsusb. Neither my mouse nor any USB drives. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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GRUB installation for make USB bootable

Through following a tutorial to make a bootable Windows USB from Ubuntu 14.10 using PC that use BIOS, I opened terminal and run sudo grub-install --target=i386-pc ...
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Can an unmounted USB be infected my malware?

Yesterday, I went on a dark creepy site whose js freezed my system/firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 up to date, Firefox 37.0.1 up to date). Now I tried, from the same system, to find any malware with: sudo ...
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Writing to f2fs formatted USB flash drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I wish to explore the f2fs filesystem speeds on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. I have formatted a HP USB flash drive using gparted to f2fs. How do I perform read/write operation onto the flash drive? I can ...
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Unable to boot any Linux distro (DVD/USB)

I have a Compaq HP 6730s since 2009. I'm not using it that much but I really want to try some Linux distros on it. My laptop didn't come wih any Windows installed but FreeDOS. First I had Windows XP ...
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Will Ubuntu 15.04 support usb to vga adapters ? any news any updates? [on hold]

I have been looking all over the web for a valid answer about the usb - vga adapters I couldn't find anything relatively new in regards to this , all I got was out-dated news about how 90% of the ...
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USB mouse on Ubuntu stops working [duplicate]

Many times my mouse USB suddenly stops working, though the trackpad works just fine. I have to click it to make it work again. I have found the following solution: sudo bash for i in ...
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Putting a Linux distribution on an external drive with Unetbootin

I don't have a USB stick or CD drive, but I'm trying to put some version of Linux on my external hard drive. My computer is running Windows 8 on a Lenovo Yoga. I used SmartDiskFAT32 to reformat the ...
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create a Windows bootable USB stick with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am Linux user and currently there is no Windows* PC s available to me . I just want to experience the Windows 8 I have a Windows 8 Image/files I have a running Ubuntu PC I have an 8 GB USB disk I ...
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USB 2.0 not working on Ubuntu, but working fine in GRUB

My Logitech G510 keyboard works in BIOS and GRUB2, but not on Ubuntu 14.04. The keyboard does not appear on lsusb. How can I get basic keyboard functionality from the keyboard on Ubuntu? UPDATE: The ...
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 730 to Ubuntu 14.10?

I can't connect my phone like a sd card, it is recognized as camera. The File manager adds two devices and both can be access only in "shotwell". mtp-detect Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, ...
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Usb Mouse not working in Ubuntu Ubuntu 14

Recently I am facing problem with my USB mouse. Sometimes it works sometimes it not works with a reboot. A result of lsusb is below : Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0cf3:3005 Atheros Communications, Inc. ...
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USB disabled in BIOS after installing Ubuntu

I can't boot via USB after installing Ubuntu. Yes, the BIOS lists USB, but it is disabled. Yes, USB is at the top of the boot priority in the BIOS, but it is disabled. Yes, user Da1T, I'm looking ...
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Am I stupid or I just have a faulty USB drive?

Got a new and fancy USB 3.0 32gb thumb drive. Yay! It seemed to work the first couple days but now Disks gives this error Error creating file system: Command-line `parted --script "/dev/sdb" ...
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USB boot missing, USB works [duplicate]

I have made a bootable USB. I have made 100s of them before. I have a dual boot pc, Kali and Ubuntu. I want to reinstall Kali from USB (alongside my UBUNTU), but the computer will not boot to USB ...
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Chromebook usb bootable disk

I want to create a usb bootable version of Ubuntu server. I have a Chromebook with crouton-XFCE on it. I read online many posts about this, none gave me a solution. I tried to use this approach sudo ...
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Network printer makes noise every time i insert/remove a USB device

I know that I've encountered an answer to this question before, but i can't seem to figure out the right search terms to find the answer anywhere. I have an epson WF4630 at my office and an epson 845 ...
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Problem about detecting and mounting devices

The device I want to mount is Nokia 130. lsusb or lsblk cannot find it, but dmesg will, some part of the output is following: [30415.272150] usb 3-2: new full-speed USB device number 4 using xhci_hcd ...
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Huawei GP02 vendor:product ID 12di:1506 modem won't connect

Huawei GP02 vendor:product ID 12di:1506 USB modem won't connect. Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on the second HDD. Boot either Vista or Ubuntu. Huawei GP02 which works for Vista but not Ubuntu. Tried a number ...
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How to get MCE remote working with Kodi on Ubuntu 14.10

This is a very new computer (Gigabyte Brix i3-5010U) which is USB3 only. The USB IRC receiver has worked in the past, in fact it was working on the computer I was using immediately before this one. ...
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Location of USB header files for Include

I'm working on porting a Windows application to Ubuntu 14.04. The application is a host-side GUI for a USB device that uses the generic HID interface. I need to Include the header files for the ...
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How to boot from an old 3.5'' internal hard drive connected via an USB adapter?

The Windows XP of my father's old PC was utterly broken (no wonder), so I removed his 160 GB internal SATA-drive from his PC, took it at home, connected it via a universal USB connector for all kinds ...
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Lubuntu and Belkin F5U103v usb to serial : can i make it work under WINE?

I have a BELKIN usb-to-serial adapter, model F5U103v. The accompanied drivers (at that time) are only for Windows XP. My question: I have Windows XP software that communicates via Belkin ...