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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I have downloaded RTL8191SU and have unpacked it. “ask-get rtl8192SU install.sh” doesn't work

How to get Synaptic to find it in Downloads.? It's just not there! I never downloaded anything using Terminal and I'm lost! The system is a RTL8191SU USB port. It worked on Windows XP fine but not ...
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How can I fix the error below with Huawei E303 Modem not showing in /dev/tty list?

I get this error when I use this command: dmesg | grep tty [ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled [ 20.203778] usb 1-1: GSM modem (1-port) converter now attached to ttyUSB0 [ 20.203933] usb 1-1: ...
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Why does Xubuntu show repeating string instead of booting normally?

I have an old Samsung NC 10 netbook with Xubuntu 14.04 installed. Xubuntu doesn't boot and shows only "^[[2~^" and it seems there's nothing to do about it. I tried to boot a Kubuntu 14.04 live USB but ...
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How can I attach an USB 3.0 to a VM?

I have a problem with the usb3 attachment procedure on a VM created on Openstack (basic version installed using devstack scripting). By contrast, usb2 works fine. The basic Openstack version that I ...
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try to install tp-link wireless adapter ubantu 16.04

im new in ubantu 16.04, i dont understand nothing i download the driver to my adapter from http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/Archer-T2UH.html i cant install it, can someone help me to ...
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working?

Ok so this is the first time this has ever happened to me after installing Ubuntu on many laptops. Basically I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 and everything has been working fine and ...
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Mouse pad and usb mouse wont work

So after logging on, for example, I would load onto a different WiFi, then click on minecraft. I click the home button on my computer (window box) and I can't use the mouse pad or the usb mouse. It ...
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What is the Equivalent Command to Ubuntu's GUI “Mount”?

Situation: Ubuntu-mount USB drive on the system by a terminal command, same as Ubuntu's GUI mount Configurations # http://askubuntu.com/q/648159/25388 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling ...
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Laptop loads to black screen intermittently when booting from Ubuntu 16.04 live USB

My hard drive got busted, but since I only need to access a browser for most of my work, I decided to wing it by using a live USB. Unfortunately, there are some problems related to the screen. The ...
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Software and USB partition format for creating a bootable USB with Ubuntu on it, on a Mac?

This is my first Linux system, and I'm on a Mac running OS X 10.10.5. I used these steps for downloading Ubuntu, but at Step 5 my USB was just not listed at all. I also just tried using the ...
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How to create an install usb with certain settings and programs already installed

In my last job, I was an intern at a research institute that used Linux on most of their computers. Their computer science guy had created an install usb for ubuntu with certain things like Google ...
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Unable To Make Working Bootable USB of 32 Gb but It is possible in 16 Gb

I have Sandisk 16 Gb and 32 GB Pendrives. I use Win32DiskImager and UniversalUSBInstaller and lili etc for each one 16 and 32 GB pen drives. For 16 gb is working successfully but 32 gb it says unable ...
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Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi connects only after unplug-replug post booting Ubuntu 16.04

Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi dongle does NOT auto connect on start up since upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04. Auto connects post unplugging and replugging dongle into usb port. Issue only occurs on booting/...
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SD card and USB error reg in ubuntu12.04

I have downloaded some BSP package regarding my embedded computer and The linux os booting on the hyper terminal and now I am trying to boot up onboard/SD card boot up for that I am trying to write ...
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Repartitioned USB drive (FAT32 to NTFS), now cannot mount/access from command line

I needed to format and repartition my USB drive from FAT32 to NTFS in order to install Node.js live-server (cf. npm live-server install: symlink error (even when running as root/admin)). After ...
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Usb flash drive doesn't show up on Bios Boot Manager

I'm having some troubles with reinstalling ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E15 laptop. I made a bootable usb with Ubuntu Server on it. If I try to boot it in UEFI mode (the mode that I've already used to ...
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Accidently wiped out Windows 8 installation, now cant install windows 8 from USB [migrated]

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 in my machine and accidently wiped out all the windows related date, now the hard disk is showing as a one big partition, Then I tried to create a bootable USB drive and ...
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usb stopped working after making it a bootable device

My usb is not being detected after making it a ubuntu bootable device.. the second time when I tried to install it on my hard, disk my hard disk stopped working. The hard disks light turns up but its ...
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Usb devices no longer have eject option

There was a kernal update within the last couple days. I can connect my Kindle to load files, and to recharge it. Normally when I want to disconnect it, I right click it on my task bar, and choose ...
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Error occurred while write win7 iso into my usb using WinUSB in Ubuntu

I tried to write the win7 iso into my usb using WinUSB in Ubuntu,but some errors occurred.Here is the log. grub-install: warning: Attempting to install GRUB to a disk with multiple partition labels. ...
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transparently tunnel a keyboard though usb, to another device

I would like to transparently "tunnel" a usb device (keyboard) through Ubuntu so that we have: [usb keyboard] -> [ubuntu box] -> [target box]. So, [target box] would think it's using [usb ...
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Ubuntu freeze on login, USB issue?

Ubuntu started freezing a few seconds after reaching the login screen. The cursor blinks for a few seconds during which the USB keyboard and mouse don't work, then it freezes completely. The hardware ...
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Disadvantages to running Ubuntu from a USB stick or SD card?

I'm buying a cheap barbone mini PC and I'm looking for a way to get around buying a SSD for it. I have a quality USB 3.0 stick here with 128GB which I'm not using atm. The PC also has USB 3.0. It also ...
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recover data from device that requires a DRM key

I have an ancient Linux box, that has a specialty program on it. the PC has faulted recently, and I'm not sure that I can repair the hardware. The bios loads an encryption key from a separate USB DRM ...
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Trackpad not working on SP3 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Dual booted Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (bought a USB stick from the Ubuntu website) to a Surface Pro 3 and everything works great except it is not responding the trackpad on the typecover. Using the USB stick ...
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Problems with dual boot (phoenix tiano BIOS), ubuntu-windows 10 [duplicate]

I would install Ubuntu in dual boot with Windows 10 (current operative system), from a USB drive. When I enter in BIOS setup, in the page where I have to select boot priority order I see only "Windows ...
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udisks-part-id timeout error in tty

I'm running 14.04 and I've gotten the following error when logging into a tty session after typing my password but before the command prompt showed up: [198877.466429] systemd-udevd[25302]: timeout '...
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Network usage high even when idle

Ubuntu 14.04. PCI wifi card (Ralink 2561 chip) Even with fresh boot with nothing running, system monitor indicates send rate of 40-50 KiB/s and receive of 20ish KiB/s. Pulled the PCI card and ...
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Unable to use Xmos F-1 usb to Spdif converter

I am trying to install a USB XMOS f-1 converter. THe sound settings doesnt see it. the dmesg gets me this [ 2.834638] usbcore: registered new interface driver btusb [ 672.736106] usb 3-1: new ...
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Using USB flash as a “second computer” with Ubuntu [duplicate]

From what I understand, you can install Ubuntu on a flash drive and run it as a try version. But after searching a while, I found that files and work do not save, so they are lost. I heard that Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 on a machine without CD/DVD/USB drive support?

I have an old Intel machine and I want to install Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Unfortunately, It is not supporting CD/DVD or USB drive. Is there any other way? Would this work if I attached it's hard drive in ...
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USB drive just keeps auto suspending/disconnecting, even after disabling it

So, situation description: USB 2.0 HDD Enclosure (MS-Tech LU379PS, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2336) with a WD Caviar Green 2TB inside. Connected to my small Home Server (ZOTAC ZBOXSD-ID12/ID13) via ...
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Trying to make a bootable drive using rufus as suggested and keep it keeps failing [closed]

It says ISO image extraction failure.
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wireless adapter asus-n13 keeps disconnecting

I have just recently installed Ubuntu and I am new to Linux. My network adaptor, Asus usb-n13, keeps disconnecting every few minutes and I lose internet connection. the only way to connect back to ...
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External drives not detected but pendrives are

Xubuntu 14.04. " pid=520 comm="apparmor_parser" [ 3.359914] type=1400 audit(1468720969.240:8): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/NetworkManager/...
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How can I create a virtual camera/webcam device for a Qemu/KVM guest OS?

I host an Android_x86 VM in Qemu/KVM with the help of virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.04. My host notebook has a webcam and I would like to either directly pass it through to my KVM guest. It's internally ...
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Migrating USB boot to SSD [Kubuntu]

I'm currently running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS on a bootable USB My hdd and sdd aren't usable (they're in "root/dev/disk/by-id/" as unknown files) I can find the hdd as "sda" in "root/dev" but its a ...
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Bluetooth dongle not working

I had a BT dongle that worked on my PC with Xubuntu 14.04. Now I have Xubuntu 16.04 and it doesn't work any more. I use this dongle only 5 or 6 times a year so I'm not 100% sure if it worked on 16.04 ...
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Does the usb 3.0 to vga (or dvi or hdmi or even displayport) function work with the new 4.4 kernel?

I've bought a laptop with a nvidia optimus graphics card and I don't want to activate the nvidia profile every time I want to use an external display. So I thought that a usb to vga adapter could be ...
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After system froze and hard restart it is running very slow

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 off of a USB 3.0 drive in my laptop. I was running a script in Keras, and the computer froze after waiting ten mins or so I held down the power button for a hard restart. ...
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Connecting to WiFi immediately results in disconnection

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, and I face a strange problem. I have an internal WiFi card as well as a USB WiFi dongle. I prefer to connect to WiFi using the dongle because the internal WiFi is ...
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No network, no usb after kernel update in 14.04

Today I did a regular update for my Ubuntu 14.04 installation on my Dell XPS 13 and the update included a new kernel (I guess it was 3.19.0-65). I noticed that the wireless stopped working after the ...
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How to adjust size of bootable live USB and actually make it work?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I read the entire article here, and tried method 0, which seemed like the easiest and most recommended. What I want to do is create a USB version of Ubuntu that I can ...
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Access USB device From Wine

Is it possible to run a Windows application on Wine which accesses a USB device. Exactly I need to access a Zena ZigBee Gateway and protocol analyzer from microchip.
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need driver for TP-link: model:TL-WN727N [closed]

I installed ZORIN OS 11 on my pc. but my wifi adapter( TP-link: model:TL-WN727N) is not working at all. i typed "lsusb" in terminal, then the adapter showing as "Ralink MT7601U"... so, that means ...
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Can't mount my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I partition sometime ago. I made two partitions in one I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the other I use for storing various files. It was working OK last time I used it ...
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USB 'boot error'; possibly bad files?

So, while updating to the latest version of Ubuntu, the upgrade stopped halfway through and did not fully upgrade. Due to this, my current version of ubuntu is unusable as i can only use the command ...
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Raid (usb) enclosure vanishes

I have a SOHO 2 disk raid enclosure which vanishes. On start-up the disk activity lights come on & lsusb gives: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0781:5583 SanDisk Corp. Bus 001 Device 000: ID 0928:0002 PLX ...
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How to unbind/bind a usb device as normal user?

I have an unstable usb-device that needs to be reset every five minutes. So far, I manually unplugged it which is rather annoying. I found out that it's possible to reactivate it by unbinding/...
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usb has become read only

I have a usb which I used to burn an iso file using dd. I now want to use it for other things so I used gparted and made a fat32 partition marked /dev/sdb1 7.35GiB which has a used space of 14.70MiB. ...