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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Need some help installing ubuntu server via usb

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server as a iso file and would like to know how i install it via a usb. The Macine im installing it on dosnt have a desk drive.
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 to USB

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto my 500GB USB drive. Just to be clear, that's TO, not FROM. I want to have the full OS on my USB, rather than making it a bootable USB. I believe this is ...
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SD Card not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 guest, of VMware Workstation 11, on Windows 7 host

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. So I installed VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 7 64-bit, and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as guest on it. It's working fine with removable USB ...
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Booting Linux from USB

I'm trying to boot Linux from USB to run an application. When I boot Live Linux, the data is gone and it is new again when I reboot the OS. I want to retain the data and run the application and also ...
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Error mounting microSD card on 14.04

I recently got a microSD card for a music player, I've tried to mount this on my computer to transfer music but have got the following error: Unable to mount 127 GB Volume Error mounting ...
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Ubuntu and windows bootable usb partition type

So i want to create 2 bootable usb sticks: one for windows 7 and one for ubuntu 14.04. I want to boot those usb's in UEFI mode, both having 64bit ISO's, and install the two OS's in UEFI mode dual ...
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Is my new portable harddrive compatible with Ubuntu 14.10?

I have a question regarding a portable harddrive. I just got it as a present but I didnt open it, because on the back it says system requirements are Windows or Mac. However on the webpage I found ...
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Boot 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 from USB Stick on Windows 8.1(64-bit)

So I have a3 32-bit Ubuntu image file and I want to boot it from my USB stick. I have already made a bootable stick but whenever I go into my UEFI menu and Choose 'Use a device', I see nothing. Is it ...
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I am wanting to switch from Ubuntu to Debian [on hold]

I currently have the newest supported version of Ubuntu - 14.10 - Utopic Unicorn. I want to switch to Debian. I have been up all night trying to figure this out. I just can't seem to get my computer ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a Apple cube

I don't know if this is absolutely impossible or not, but I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my antique Apple Cube machine. I've converted the .ISO to .IMG and transferred it to the USB drive. I then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Integrated webcam not working

This issue seems to have a lot of unanswered questions. From the top: System: lenovo T420. webcam is enabled in BIOS. Originally installed with 12.10, no issues with the webcam then--it worked fine. ...
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How to prevent USB headset buttons to kill the mouse click handler?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo W530. The other day we received brand new Plantronics Blackwire C420 headsets. After a short while I realized that something was strange - and I nailed it ...
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kernel BUG at /build/buildd/linux-3.16.0/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_s8.c:321!

I just bought a new Dell laptop with Windows 8 and am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.10. I used Startup Disk Creator with the PC Intel x86 desktop image to create a bootable Ubuntu USB drive with a ...
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install not working [on hold]

i am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a usb to my brand new computer and everytime I try it will get to the beginning of the install then restart my computer completely what am I doing wrong?
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Odin (download) mode prevents device detection [on hold]

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 (p3105) that I'm trying to flash Cyanogen Mod. When plugged in under normal conditions, the usb connection works fine. I can see the tablet in lsusb and connect fine using adb ...
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Lost all USB ports in 14.04

I've recently set up a refurbished IBM i5 M82 TFF desktop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've upgraded the RAM from 4G to 12G, and added a basic AMD Club video card to one of the PCI slots. It has been ...
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Backup of Flashdrive

I am compiling some packages onto an external USB flash drive. Unfortunately, the compiling has not been going 100% and I often have to try redoing packages with different settings. To make sure that ...
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Currently on Windows XP-want to boot Ubuntu from USB

I have downloaded the file from Ubuntu: ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso I have placed this file onto an SD card plugged into a USB 2.0 port. The instructions I have found from Ubuntu say, ...
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Unable to mount LG optimus L5 as USB

I have upgraded to ubuntu 14.04.1 (amd64) last week on my acer aspire E1-571. I plugged the phone (LG optimus L5)and it was mounted as a usb massive storage. Few days later, I installed by error an ...
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Bluetooth only detected when disabling USB 3.0 at the BIOS

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a ASUS Zenbook (code UX-301LA). It does have an onboard bluetooth module, and I have seen it listed by lsusb when I disable USB 3.0 on the BIOS. However, if I enable USB ...
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Binding device to a driver module

I'm trying to understand better the process of binding a device to its driver. I have an USB tool (In System Programmer for Arduino) whose Id (Product and Vendor) are known. The driver, cdc_acm.ko, ...
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USB 3.0 drivers

Can anyone tell me what exactly is the USB 3 driver that is incorporated in Ubuntu? I'd like to look for a hardware that matches that driver exactly. Thank you.
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I cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Lenovo G50/70 IntelCore I5 from a Bootable USB

I created a bootable drive using Universal USB Installer and then UNetbootin, but both times it gave me the same error message telling me that the boot up failed. What should I do?
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Store on USB at system boot

I am interested in storing data on a USB drive every time my system boots. I have placed a script in the init.d directory but I am not able to copy my data in the USB stick. Is it possible that the ...
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MBR is on wrong drive (USB) now windows/ubuntu won't boot w/out usb connected

I somehow installed Grub on my USB drive, now Windows/Ubuntu won't boot unless my USB drive is connected. How do I move the MBR to my laptop - internal HDD? Acer 64; Windows 8; Ubuntu 14.xx
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Error mounting USB drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a USB drive that I used to mount on my Ubuntu 14.04 config (it was working perfectly). Now I get the following message each time I connect it to a USB port : Error mounting /dev/sdk1 at ...
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Authentication required for USB devices!

is there a way to allow USB devices mount only after the user password was asked and granted? I need this for admin and guest accounts in school to stop kids bringing portable browsers and other ...
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How to install Kubuntu from working OS?

I have dual-boot system. Now, I want to erase all packages and all home's files on my Kubuntu, i.e I need 100% clean system. I decided to make a bootable usb-stick. I tried to boot from it, got ...
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blacklist.conf file is showing completely blank

I have some touchscreen ubuntu devices which run on 10.04LTS (pretty old) with kernel 2.6.34. Now to disable USB mass storage access to the end user I placed the line blacklist usb_storage in the ...
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I'm trying to format a usb drive on ubuntu. I followed some instructions and got an error

Here is the error: Error synchronizing after initial wipe: Timed out waiting for object (udisks-error-quark, 0) What does it mean and what should I try next? I've tried ejecting and taking the usb ...
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Web cameras fails under 14.04 with usb2

system: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz RAM:8Gb XUbuntu 14.04 (all latest updates) kernel: 3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 13 19:36:28 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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Canon printer MP630 no longer works after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 bit

I have used a Canon MP630 with Ubuntu for the past 4 years connected with USB. However, after installing Ubuntu 14.10 - 64 I cannot not get it going any more. I have trawled the sites and tried many ...
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Flash Drive Partitioning

I have been trying to use a Kingston 16gb flash drive that has worked great up until now It is unformatted but when I try to format it in Gparted, It says that I need to make a new partition table. ...
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Trying to disable mouse accel and I have a question

Can someone tell me how do I figure which of these 2 is actually my mouse so that I can actually turn off mouse accel ? .Why the hell does it show 2 A4TECH USB DEVICE?
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Why is my USB Ethernet Card not working in Ubuntu 14.04 Server?

I've got a laptop which I'm trying to set up as a server (a rebadged Uniwill 223ii0), but it has an ethernet port which is dodgy (sometimes works, sometimes doesn't). I bought a £20 usb ethernet card ...
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Sudden changes of sound input, Ubuntu 14.04

I have the built in audio board and an external USB headset. The selected sound output is stable and remain set on my selected device. But the sound input suddenly decides to switch to the built in ...
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DisplayLink DL-165 Chip support Ubuntu 14.10?

Is the Plugable USB-VGA-165 USB to VGA Adapter for Multiple Displays up to 1920x1080 / 1600x1200 Each (DisplayLink DL-165 Chip) supported on Ubuntu 14.10? Has anybody been able to connect multiple ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB [duplicate]

I want to install ubuntu on a usb disk, but not as in a liveCD or another method to install it on a computer. What I want is to use a thumb drive as an actual computer, as in a user account. From ...
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USB Drives Inaccessible to Multiple Users

My Ubuntu install is mounting USBs just fine, but the only user who can access it is the one who plugged it in to the PC--which is rather problematic since this is a family computer which is in a ...
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How to connect USB Printer through Wifi router? [closed]

How can I connect a USB printer (there is no Wifi printer) through a Tenda Wifi router which only has LAN slots (there is no USB slot)?
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Linksys AE1200 usb dongle

I have read the How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter? question and I have been able to get the blue indicator light on and Sudo ndiswrapper -l : ...
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How to avoid “hub_port_status failed”error messages?

On startup and on closing Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) displays many lines like [ 14.212517] hub 1-8:1.0: hub_port_status failed (err = -71) Then the computer seems to work ok, although there seems to be ...
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Make IT@School Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS boot up without the installation USB plugged in [closed]

I installed IT@School Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS on ASUS X200LA Laptop. Since it doesn't have a dvd drive, I installed it using USB. Installation went fine, but every time I switch on laptop, after the ...
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Unable to format pen drive

These are the errors i am facing. I have tried gparted and disks. Gparted error: Input/output error during write on /dev/sdc Error formatting volume Error wiping device: Command-line `wipefs ...
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Why bluetooth or USB 3.0 fails to load during booting?

Everytime I open my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted with win 7) either bluetooth firmware fails to initialize or USB 3.0 ports. At this time also bluetooth is working fine but usb3.0 is not ...
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Change boot order in 14.04

I uninstalled windows 8.1 on my toshiba satellite. I set my computer to boot from USB. After I installed Ubuntu and restarted my computer. It went back to the USB boot screen. I can't get into bios to ...
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Trouble With USB Wireless NIC BCM5754

I've done some research. It seems that many people struggled with Broadcom USB NIC's several years ago, but now I don't see a lot of topics asking for help. It's definitely not a "plug and play" ...
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USB Power Saving Settings

I have a USB weather station. If the screensaver kicks on (blank screen and lock), data from the weather station stalls out. I can lock the screen manually and I have no issues at all with the ...
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...