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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stuck in GNU grub with no OS

Linux novice here however I've been playing around with Ubuntu and ultimately came into a bug in 15.04 and wanted to revert back. I decided to install os-uninstaller to completely wipe ubuntu OS off ...
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Flashdrive suddenly became read-only

Background: I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 I recently bought a new Sandisk SecureAccess 32GB flashdrive and was trying to backup some stuff on it from my Ubuntu partition, and while trying to ...
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Portable biolinux not booting in Dell inspiron 3000

I have been trying to install a portable bio-linux OS on external hdd. I have followed the instructions given for portable ubuntu/bilinux installation which has been sucessful and also made sure the ...
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Trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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Check for defects returns 1 error

I want to install it on my Win7 PC, but everytime I check for defects it finds one. I've tried two different USB's (one of them brand new), different versions (downloaded both via the website and ...
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overwritten some files and folder in root partition

while i was trying to use UNetbootin to create a live USB for Ubuntu i accidentally hit enter while the root partition was selected and not the USB drive , so UNetbootin extracted the "iso" content ...
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How to exclude certain device from being grabbed by PulseAudio?

To cut a long story short: I have a specific case with application run in Wine. The thing is this application is not seeing my sound input device when this device is grabbed by PulseAudio. ...
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LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Precision M3800 that came with a LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter. The issue I am having on both my new laptop and old desktop is that when connected to the internet through the adapter, ...
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System is loading about 10 min. What is comming on?

System loading take about 5-10min. Digging logs I saw: 355.672013] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 20 using ehci-pci 356.012011] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 21 using ...
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How can I synchronize my user settings between my desktop and my live USB?

I've got a persistent-storage live USB (with a separate casper-rw partition), with Xubuntu 14.04 on it. I've got the same OS on my desktop, and I'd like to be able to synchronize my settings between ...
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Wifi USB stick working but not displayed

I plugged a WiFi USB stick and I got instantaly access to Internet. Now I am curious to see the type of my uSB stick (USB 1.0, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0). But when I run ls /media/begueradj/ I do not see it ...
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Lubuntu USB full install but all changes to external harddrive

I have a damaged hdd. It is not working anymore (I tried low-level formating etc...) And I want to install lubuntu on my usb drive. but I want to keep my changes on my external hdd. Or; Is there any ...
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Ubuntu installation black screen everytime

I downloaded ubuntu and used the universal usb installer to put it in a flash drive. After restarting and choosing the usb from the booting menu i selected install ubuntu and after the loading screen ...
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windows 10 dual boot with Ubuntu

I am unable to install ubuntu on my windows-10 HP-laptop, through usb disk.The computer is unable to detect the USB while in UEFI mode(secure boot,fast boot turned off),but is detecting when in legacy ...
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How can I install Ubuntu onto a flash drive and boot from any PC using EFI?

I have been looking at Live disks with persistence and the fact that you can install Ubuntu to a Flash Drive, but there seems to be no stated way to install Ubuntu on a USB drive with persistence and ...
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How can I upload a file to a Garmin 260?

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 and trying to upload file current.gpx to /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. For example, I do: ~$ cp current.gpx /media/GARMIN/Garmin/gpx/. Everything looks normal until I restart my ...
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USB headset not working properly [on hold]

I have a Corsair Vengeance 1500 USB Headset and I'm using linux Mint. My headset doesn't always immediately work when connecting it to my pc, but most of the time the headset works. Sometimes the ...
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Scanner under Linux unsuported by SANE

I got ordered to install Kyocera FS-1035MFP in my office. Got printer to work through CUPS with an ease. The problem is the scanner, though. SANE doesn't support my scanner $ sane-find-scanner ...
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Kali Linux 2.0 Wireless Adapter [on hold]

I have been having difficulty trying to get my wireless adapter to work with the new Kali Liunx 2.0. I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax ...
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how to install software for wifi dongle

I've got a new Realtek USB wifi dongle comes with installation cd. that includes Linux. It is not, despite assurances that it should be, recognised by the system. How can I use the software supplied ...
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Removing write protection on udf usb drive

I like many other have this question and can't believe no one has found a way around this. I have a usb drive that is a UDF format and can not format it was given to me by my company and said i may ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities to recover & manage Synology NAS drives?

Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities. I am choosing LTS for long term package support. It is not primary usage, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 on usb3.0 pendrive with swap,tmp,var,etc folders on ssd

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on USB 3.0 (SanDisk Extreme 16GB) pen drive but want to keep /var, /etc, /opt, /tmp on SSD as my Samsung 850 Evo 250 GB is relatively new and until now only 2 TB has ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive-won't boot properly

I have thrice tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive, set it for automatic logon during the install and gave it a password. When I try to boot the new system it gets as far as the logon ...
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Can't start Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a compaq presario cq60 and i'm not really able to boot through the usb drive. My dvd drive is broken, and my version of windows got corrupted, so ubuntu is my only option. this is sort of ...
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How to SSH into Touch device without Android toolset?

I would like to access my new Ubuntu phone by SSH over a USB cable. Apparently this requires adb, which is not available on my OS, Debian 7. The simplest way forward seems to involve a backports repo ...
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USB recognition of external device

I'm running trusty xfce 14.4 on a Samsung Chromebook 2 basically i want to update an external device (UE boom portable speaker) via wine (the updater program for the speaker is only supported by ...
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How to actually boot Ubuntu once installed?

I've successfully installed onto a USB drive, I've booted from the USB drive and got a menu with 4 options; Try Ubuntu without installing. Install Ubuntu. OEM Install (For manufacturers). Can't ...
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How to get Ubuntu working from a USB?

I've followed the walkthrough on the Ubuntu website for installing and booting from a USB drive, however when booting I get the message: "The selected boot device failed. Press to Continue." As far ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu from my USB stick?

it's my first time using Ubuntu and I'm an absolute beginner in computer programming. I downloaded Ubuntu and used the Linux USB installer to put in onto my SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 16GB. I'm using an ...
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Combo wireless keyboard+mouse, Mouse is not working

I bought this yesterday http://www.cdrking.com/?mod=products&type=view&sid=21638&main=167#.VdhuKN9_c8o. It's a mouse and keyboard with one usb receiver. The keyboard is working perfectly ...
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Setting up Ubuntu to run dual boxed on my 2015 Macbook pro. Problems with partitioning and installing? Help, thanks

Pre-Problem info summarized: So I started by looking at this tutorial; http://www.howtogeek.com/187410/how-to-install-and-dual-boot-linux-on-a-mac/ I downloaded the latest Ubuntu I could find. I ...
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External drives will not automount until I log out and in again

Issue: When I boot up Ubuntu external USB drives such as my external HD and thumb drives, as well as the Windows partition are not recognized or mounted until I log out from the user and log in again ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I am new to ubuntu, so I will need some asistance uploading the log files as i am not quite sure where they are ATM. I currently have ubuntu 15.04 installed on a 250gb usb hd. For some reason after ...
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usb0 interface is not listing in ifconfig ubuntu 12.04

I m using Ubuntu 12.04 and wanted to change usb0 interface MTU to 1500. With reference to thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1284176 I have tried below options. added "mtu 1500" to ...
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“Boot error” When loading a working ubuntu 15.04 usb installer

I cannot find any information what so ever because my amazing POS system doesn't actually give me anything other than "boot error". I have a dell 530 (07 era) desktop. I had windows on it, but the ...
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cannot install ubuntu 12.04 using bootable usb

i created ubuntu 12.04 bootable pendrive using universal usb installer in windows. i changed the boot order and set the top priority for usb booting. The system is booted from usb and options for ...
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Can't run Ubuntu using USB stick on Windows 8.1

I have a USB drive (4gb) that I formatted to run Ubuntu on. I went to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows and got PenDriveLinux installed. The USB has 2.2gb ...
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How to know which sdb is a USB pendrive?

I wrote a script which formats USB pendrive and place media on it. It helps people in a library getting a bunch of HTML and media on it to browse historical data (official version). All my script do ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 13 see my ipod [closed]

sudo fdisk -l gave: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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usb wifi dongle connection unbuntu 15.04, will not connect at 802.11n, using ndiswrapper, how can I change this?

Ubuntu 15.04 d-link dwa-171 dongle (works only at 802.11g, slower than dialup) no working linux driver to be found all that is needed is to somehow set the mode to 802.11n ?? need to change that ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition Fastboot problem

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu is stuck in a bootloop ... something is wrong with the OS image. I can get to fastboot. When i plug the device into windows 10 it never gets an ID. In ubuntu i get the device ...
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Reformat USB flash drive marked “Read Only”

I have a 32GB USB 3.0 Flash drive marked "Read Only". It is formatted FAT32. I don't know when it was formatted as such, and I need to reformat it. I've attempted using Windows' Diskpart to mark it ...
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In ubuntu 14.04, why does my internet connection keep disconnecting?

what could be causing repeated internet connection dropping on a wireless network (the wireless does not disconnect), which can be momentarily fixed by disconnecting and reconnecting in 14.04? Here is ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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EasyCAP and somagic-capture

I have looked at the existing postings on this and can't find a solution. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have and EasyCAP device and get the following from lsusb when I plug it in: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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Android bootloop [duplicate]

Hello my dear development team I have a serious question which one of you can probably fix and help me with it, on my windows it gets recognized as a ZTE composite adb device, if i open a adb shell ...
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How to install a USB WiFi adapter on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I've tried a lot of methods to install. I have also tried a lot of guides on this forums, but so far, haven't been successful. I am totally new to ubuntu and Linux, and have been using only Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login loop

I have been trying stuff all day to fix this problem on my old samsung laptop. I have downloaded different img and redownloaded just incase if its corrupt but it isn't. On the live usb it asks for a ...