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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Ubuntu 14.04 “[Errno 5] Input/output error” during Installation

I have been trying to install a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit version) on my desktop PC from a USB memory stick, but I'm experiencing a problem. Each time I attempt an install I received an ...
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Ubuntu installer hangs

I am currently trying to attempt a Quadboot with Win 7 (50GB SSD), Mac OS X Maverick, Ubuntu & Android 4.4 all on a Samsung Spinpoint S3 500GB HDD, I will also have a WD 1TB HDD for backup and ...
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Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive

So I've been trying to install Ubuntu for a while now with no success. I don't have a thumb drive, and my computer doesn't have a CD drive, but I have an external hard drive. I already went through ...
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WinUSB confused pendrive with external drive?

Mates, I was trying to make a windows bootable image on my flash memmory and seems that winusb confused my pendrive with my external hard drive. The thing is that I've lost like 700gbs. The external ...
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Mounting the windows drives and external usb drives

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04. I installed ubuntu on a windows laptop as the second OS. As I am new user, I created two mounting points in /mnt/.. and /media.. I tried to remove one, but I couldn't, it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problem with usb 3.0

I've some problem with my usb 3.0 and an external HD. Both works fine because if I plug my external HD to the usb 2.0 all works ok, and If I plug a memory stick to the usb 3.0 all works ok. USB ...
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Trouble booting from USB Windows 8

I have a Toshiba Satellite p75-A2000 laptop. I have created a live usb Stick with netbootin . I already disabled secure boot and made USB the number one boot priority. However my laptop just loads ...
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BIOS doesn't detect USB device

I have a problem with installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 on my Acer Aspire V7. I've created a bootable USB on Windows (with Universal USB installer), turned off FastBoot and SecureBoot, yet when ...
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VirtualBox: USB Sticks not recognized (Windows XP as guest; Ubuntu 14.04 as host)

I have installed virtualbox on ubuntu 14.04 and installed windows xp as a guest. i have a usb stick and an external drive (western digital) that i want to mount in win xp. the mounting itself works, ...
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USB modem Huawei E392 in Ubuntu 12.04?

i just got a USB-modem Huawei E392. I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When i plug the usb modem into my laptop nothing happens. It is detected as GSM Modem/Networkcard, when i run the "lsusb" command in a ...
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Share internet with samsung tab over Samsung Kies & Cable [duplicate]

Here is the problem: I need internet on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to update Android, but Wifi doesn't work and my mobile data plan is not sufficient (1GB MAX). I want to "reverse tether." I don't have ...
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udevadm doesn't print in terminal

So I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to create some udev rules as I have 8 identical USB RFID readers Firstly I wanted to check what logical ttyUSBx devices existed (where x is 0, 1, 2...) with ...
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Installing Ubuntu with an external drive

What I'm trying to do Erase Windows and all files from my computer (I have another computer that stores everything valuable, so I'm going to use this old computer to experiment with Ubuntu and if I ...
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Accessing Hard drive enclosure through usb

I am trying to get at the files on my old dead computer with the hard drive in an enclosure. It was Ubuntu 12.04. It worked well on my desktop for a while, but I tried to boot to it on my son's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Automatically mount USB drive without clicking on it manually?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Intel NUC and using it right now as a HTPC, running XBMC. When I insert a USB drive, Ubuntu recognizes it and shows the drive in Nautilus, in the panel on the left. But ...
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How to distinguish between identical USB's

I have this system where I have 8 USB RFID readers which I would like to distinguish from one another. Here's a snippet from lsusb Bus 002 Device 011: ID 05fe:1010 Chic Technology Corp. Optical ...
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How can I connect my Nokia Lumia 520 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I cannot seem find a way to connect a Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 14.04. I tried several solutions posted on the Internet, but I could not find the right one. Has someone achieved this?
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Can I run this on a usb hard drive on my desktop that is currently running windows xp I do not have enough space to partition my drive? [duplicate]

Can I run this on a usb hard drive on my desktop that is currently running windows xp I do not have enough space to partition my drive ?
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Minimum USB requirement for persistent ubuntu

I need to install Ubuntu and Kali Linux on USB Sticks. Before that, what's the minimum requirement that a USB Stick should have (For best performance)? For example, Read/Write speed. Thanks in ...
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Cannot access Disk settings for external USB drive and drive does not sleep

I have a Seagate Plus 4 TB external USB 3.0 hard drive and am running stock Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The OS is running on my internal hard drive. External is for backups. I always had my drive set to ...
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Gateway Laptop not booting Ubuntu from USB

I have a Gateway MX8738 and when I try to boot my USB with the Ubuntu ISO on it it doesn't work. The POST screen stays stuck loading. Does the .iso need to be in a different format or do there have to ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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Does Ubuntu store data of external media/drives?

I keep confidential data (docs, spreadsheets, images, etc) on USB sticks or discs. I plug/insert them to access the data when I need, and put them back in a drawer when I'm done. Does Ubuntu store ...
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How to set usb Drive with executable permission

I have Steam on my Chromebook (Acer c710) With Saucy, Unity. I was just about to download Dota 2 when I didn't have enough space on my device, so I had a spare usb Flash Drive(Sandisk Cruzer Faucet) ...
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my custom udev hwdb rule doesn't work

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 installed in EFI Mode, i tried to write simple udev rule which for all external USB keyboards will map capslock for escape. I use a lot of vim and plug and unplug keyboards ...
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Problems with installing Ubuntu from USB

I deleted the Ubuntu partition that I had in my computer, GRUB is gone so I can't access Windows. To fix that I tried to reinstall Ubuntu using a USB, but I only get a boot error message. I think the ...
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Grub2 cannot see my new external USB hard drive, but sees an older one

I am trying to boot Ubuntu-studio (current version) from a new Seagate 2TB expansion USB drive on an old system (PC) whose BIOS doesn't know how to boot from USB. No problems with either the install ...
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Can't run Ubuntu without installing

(First, sorry for my bad English) I want to install Windows with Ubuntu in my PC, but I have to do a partition of the disk, so first I needed a Live USB because I can't dismount the primal disk. After ...
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Virtualbox - Vm can`t open usb

I have installed Windows 8 on Virtual Machine. At first it could not recognize any USB I tried the solution in How to set up USB for Virtualbox? and now the system can understand that I connected a ...
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Teac CAB-200 card reader and device names

I am running Ubuntu 14 on two Dell 690 computers. On one machine, the USB card reader devices are always enumerated last which results in a the card reader showing up as /dev/sde-sdh. On the other ...
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MD5 says the checksum is correct but still “Check finished: errors found in 2 files”

I'm attempting to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu but I can't quite seem to create a USB boot drive without errors. Twice now I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 from the official website, ...
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ralink 148f:760b mt7601 driver not working

I got new ralink mini WIFI dongle. lsusb returns: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 148f:760b Ralink Technology, Corp. it's based on MT7601UM chip. driver installed following :this instructions does not ...
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Setting MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB driver

I have MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB, and with their source, but I am user anyone can help how to run this USB Wifi?
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Building NAS Server and Need Guidance

I'm building a NAS and using Ubuntu as the OS. I have a few questions and need some guidance on what direction to take. I know I am asking many questions, if you can only answer one of them please ...
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Disabling constant RTS and DTR on Serial to usb adapter

I am using a Prolific PL 2303 serial to usb adapter and am using Ubuntu 14.04. The problem I am having is when the USB to serial adapter is connected, RTS and DTR are constantly on. This is a ...
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Gateway Laptop Won't Boot From USB Drive

Well it kinda boots, but right when it should reach the screen to ask to install or try, I only get a black screen. I tried to put a HDD with Ubuntu on it in my laptop, it boots fine until it reaches ...
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Micromax MMX377G G USB Modem not working in UBuntu10.04 and 12.04 32bit

Recently I bought a Micromax MMX377G 3G USB Modem cannot install in Ubuntu10.04 and 12.04 32bit Pls help me
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RT3070 wireless USB looks installed but not working Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

linuxcnc@linuxcnc-desktop:~$ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated ...
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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How to install d-link dwp 156 in ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I need the procedure for installing d-link dwp 156 in ubuntu 12.04 via terminal
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Creating Custom Install USB

I have a custom 12.04 DVD. But it doesn't complete installation due to some fault on the disk. Can I transfer these contents to a USB storage device and use that to install Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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Net install (mini.iso) via USB

I'm trying to do a net install of Ubuntu 14.04 using mini.iso by following the instructions from Ubuntu Installation Minimal CD Documentation. 64-bit PC (amd64, x86_64) Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" ...
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System freezes when copying from Hard Disk to Flash memory

When ever I copy large files(> 1GB )to any USB, ubuntu 14.04 LTS becomes unresponsive . The Pointer Starts to hangs for a second or two repeatedly. I also feel that copying process is to slow as ...
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huge problem with linux distributions

I have a question, please help me out. So, I can't install Debian based distributions on the pc. I've tried to install Elementary OS Isis, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux mint 17, xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04 ...
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USB disk - auto mount options

I'm unable to find out, what exactly happens when USB flash disc is inserted. And I want to add "noatime" option for flash drive. I have read this: ...
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USB port sniffing on Ubuntu 14.04

I am working on a project now and I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. I need to do some sniffing on a USB device, and I used to do it with usbmon. However, usbmon doesn't seem to be available on Ubuntu 14. ...
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Wireless printing through ZTE network device not working

I am a beginner to Linux, having recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1525 alongside Win 7. I have a Samsung SCX 4521f multifunctional USB printer and a ZTE zxv10 h201l network ...
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Why does “sync” for a ntfs usb stick take forever?

I have a large USB stick that I formatted (under windows 7) to ntfs. ( fat32 does not support files > 4 GB; and exfat does not allow me to create linux links on the file system) Copying forth and ...