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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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Issues

I am trying to instal Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS from a USB however I am having issues. Hardware; Dell Optiplex 160GB WD HD 6GB RAM Intel core 2 duo 64 bit I had Ubuntu 12.0.4 installed until ...
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How to connect USB touch screen with Ubuntu

I want to connect USB touch screen with ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Is there any device which can be used easily in ubuntu. The word Easaily can be that it can be used without any additional device driver ...
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Audio Crackle when Mouse Moves

Whenever I move my mouse in Ubuntu Gnome, my audio sounds distorted. I have a Fiio E10K and I am using a fresh install. Any ideas? Thanks
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How to transfer file from Ubuntu 14.04 to Moto E running Android 4.4.4?

When i am trying to copy file from ubuntu 14.04 to Moto E running Android 4.4.4 I am getting error like Error while copying to "store_00020001". but there is plenty of space in Moto E.
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Cannot Boot to Windows After Booting from Ubuntu USB [duplicate]

I am in dire need of assistance. I can no longer boot to my Windows OS. I installed an Ubuntu ISO onto a USB drive to perform an installation of Ubuntu onto an external HDD. The installation to the ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to view hidden files in the home folder via MTP?

When I connect my Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 with my Ubuntu 14.04.2 PC I can see all folders in the phone's home directory but no hidden files/folders like .local/share/.. This is annoying because many ...
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WI-Fi issue, Adapter worked in installation but not anymore

I'm brand new to Linux (without a GUI at least) and I'm trying to run a home server. Couldnt get a hold of a copy of 64 bit Windows for my server so I went with Ubuntu, thinking I could figure out ...
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Same USB Port, Same Device: Sometimes Superspeed (USB 3.0) and Sometimes high-speed (USB 2.0)

OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS updated to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Plugging USB flash drive directly into the notebook computer (USB 3.0 port; not using HUB; ALL USB 3.0 external hard drives always connect at ...
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Cannot read USB device in Ubuntu 12.04

My Flash drive cannot read (without light) to my computer.
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USB 3.0 READ Speeds enabled with “libccid” but WRITE Speeds still slow; “SuperSpeed” recognized

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (updates bring it up to 14.04.2 LTS) USB 3.0 flash drive (Corsair 64 GB Survivor Stealth and Silicon Power 64G M70); both show slowness prior to loading ...
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GrubRescue - blacklist.txt, Single Ubuntu Install, 14.10 From 14.04LTS, Delete/Format Partitions Repair?

I'm using a Lenovo b575 laptop (single Ubuntu installation, tried to install 14.10 over 14.04LTS). It has legacy, tried to turn off and on, tried to install Ubuntu from USB, but it won't recognize ...
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Slow Samba Transfer Speeds with USB 3.0 HDD (lubuntu)

I was noticing slow transfer rates on my new lubunutu system. I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, but I figured it was related to the drive being NTFS. That doesn't seem to be the case, so that's why I'm ...
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How to install Ubuntu to Windows Vista with or without a usb?

I want to install the latest Ubuntu to my old Windows Vista but don't know which way to go about. I don't have a cd to do the live cd method but I do have a usb but I'm lost from there what should I ...
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Encrypt USB stick and be able to mount it everywhere

I wonder if there's any way to encrypt the data in my USB stick with a password and be able to access to it once I plug the USB on any computer with Windows/Linux. I've been trying with VeraCrypt but ...
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MSI 970 Gaming USB 3.0 drivers

I recently switched to Ubuntu, with intents to make it my main OS. So far I've managed to get everything working correctly except my USB 3 ports. No matter what I plug in (I've tried flash drives, ...
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ubuntuphone does not connect to ubuntu desktop

My BQ Ubuntuphone is not recognized by my Ubuntu-PC. Is there any special setting on either side to enable the connection?
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USB problem on ubuntu 14.04 - unmet dependencies libcheese*

did a clean install av Ubuntu 14.04.02 (64-bit) on a brand new PC, resulting in endless problems concerning keyboard, mail, USB, Openshot (Python/LADSPA) and who knows what's coming next... Anyhow, ...
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Ubuntu Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 USB Problem

I do not appear to have any USB Functionality on my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition Phone. Plugged into Dell running Ubuntu 12.04 and neither the phone nor the Laptop see each other. USB power okay and ...
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Wireless not working error message 0x308c with error -71

Hi am getting this error message 0x308c with error -71. The knock on effect of this is that my USB wireless adapter will not work. I have run a system file check but the problem persists. Any ideas ? ...
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Can't find ttyUSB in /dev after connecting my USB dongle

I'm desperately trying to connect a 3G dongle to Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately every time I try to connect (using wvdial) I'm met with the message Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB0: No such file or directory I ...
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VirtualBox Not Seeing Bootable USB with Windows 8.1

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on a System76 laptop. I bought Windows 8.1. Pro from Microsoft Store and downloaded it to a (supposedly) bootable USB on a friend's Windows 8.1 machine since the mediacreator ...
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can't mount ntfs flash drive to embedded device

mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/usb failed: Invalid argument while attaching NTFS usb Drive to embedded device which is linux based. it is an POS device which we used for Swiping the ATM Card
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Ubuntu won't recognize new hard drive on my Mac

The original drive in my mid 2012 MBP 9-2 died and I replaced it with a completely new drive. Instead of re-installing OSX I decided I would give Ubuntu a try but I'm having some troubles installing ...
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If I install ubuntu on my USB will it affect my Hard Drive or will my Win 7 OS be lost?

If I install ubuntu on my USB will it affect my Hard Drive or will it delete my Win 7 OS? And how do I make it to be a live USB so when I take out my USB I can boot Windows and When I plug it in I ...
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External USB Numeric Keypad not working 14.04

I just got an external USB number keypad to use in Blender 3D, It works on Windows but not in Ubuntu. The keyboard on the laptop does not have a numlock key, but I did try the keypad on another Ubuntu ...
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How do I install Linux on a Mac Mini without Intel

community. Lately I've been installing Ubuntu on my families computers, and have succeeded with the Windows Pc's. But I also wanted to install it on a Mac Mini. The problem is I have a PowerPc core ...
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Trying to make a Windows 7 USB with UNetBootin, getting error “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

Pretty much what it says on the tin. I looked around a bit, someone told me to press "Tab" to see a list of options, this is what it yielded. Verifying DMI Pool Data .................... Failed to ...
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Can't boot from cd/usb- already have dual boot setup

I've got an HP g6 that came pre-installed with Windows 8. I've got it set up for dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04. I haven't had any problems with that, however, I can't boot from usb/cd. I'm familiar ...
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USB 3.0 USB PCI Card not working

I recently purchased the following USB 3.0 PCI card from Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00RZJ6IBY I installed it, tested it in Windows and it worked flawlessly. I booted into Ubuntu ...
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Arduino nano doesn't connect correctly on boot up

I have an Arduino Nano connected to my PC that does some basic home automation stuff, and it works nicely. Except that sometimes on bootup, the USB device isn't connected successfully. Unplugging and ...
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AX88179 Ethernet adapter not working properly

I recently bought an adapter with the ASIX AX88179 chip in it. The adapter seems to work, but after about one minute it gets terribly slow. I have already tried this and this solution to no avail. ...
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Ubuntu bootable install usb stick doesnt working

Today I have a problem with my bootable Ubuntu USB stick. I correctly burn Ubuntu to my USB stick and try to install Ubuntu to my PC. And here is problem is:
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Problem with 40-permission.rules

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and getting familiar with the environment. Here's my problem, I connected an Arduino to my pc and I realized that my Ubuntu doesn't recognize the ports no matter what I do. ...
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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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Laserjet P1005 printer connected to Netgear USB-port

I have a Netgear JNR3210 router with a USB-port. In my Windows computer the printer works fine as a wireless printer. The router software has the USB-control center, where I may select the printer or ...
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WD 3T usb 3 external failed mount at boot time

Newly bought a WD My Book 3T USB3 external hdd. Connect to my laptop (dual boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04), Repartitioned, reformatted, ntfs, ext4, etc. So far so good. Connecting to my (OLD) ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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Recover Flash Drive Files

I need to recover files off my 16gb Lexar flash drive. The pcb does not appear damaged in any way so I'm hoping recovery can be done. When I plug the usb into a Windows machine, it recognizes it as ...
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Copying to USB (unprivileged user)

After googling quite a bit trying to find solution to my problem, I have decided to post my inquiry here. The situation is this. I have downloaded some files onto a public computer which runs Ubuntu. ...
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How can I get Ubuntu to run Innova Pro PC-Link

I have an ODB2 car scanner and, to find out the codes from the car and what the problem is with the car, I have to connect the scanner to my pc with Innova Pro PC-Link. I have tried to start the ...
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Compatible USB Wi-Fi adapters [closed]

Please put in answers USB Wireless Adapters (one adapter per answer) that work with Ubuntu. If there is an answer with the adapter you use, vote for it if you worked with this adapter and edit it to ...
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How to disable support for iDevices

Googling for Ubuntu and iPhone leads to many posts about getting them to work together. I have given up on that part. I have a USB lead on my desk which I use solely for charging my devices. Every ...
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Can I get LiveCD/USB platform adaptability on a normal install?

So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up to 4GB (I think that's the max) of persistent storage for downloads, etc. I am asking the opposite, in a sense. I'd like ...
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Faster ubuntu boot from usb

I made a usb 3.0 booting with ubuntu OS. Ext4 journaling. However, even I have had made it USB 3.0 32GB, it is running but freezes frequently. (so in the middle of browsing with firefox the screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 install boots on my pc, but not any others

So recently I decided I'd start learning Linux, having 10+ years experience with Windows and feeling quite competent with that OS. I got a 500gb external HDD, formatted it etc with Rufus and created a ...
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Using Universal USB Installer on a VHD to Dualboot

I'm looking to multi-boot (I have Windows 8.1, and 10 Technical preview on dual-boot), and I'd like to do so with a VHD rather than a USB or a disc. That's mainly because I don't have any USB device I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone (SOLVED)

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB

I've recently bought a new TDK 4 GB USB stick, but when I try to mount it (I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04, but neither in Windows 7/8.1 it works) in various ways Gparted, Disk Utility, simply pluggin it ...
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USB mic stopped working - sound input device in System Settings ignored

this was working previously but has recently stopped working for reasons unknown. I have an AntLion ModMic connected to my laptop via a USB audio adapter. When I plug it in it shows in System ...