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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Wireless adapter not working Realtek

I bought a Realtek semiconducter Corp. RTL8192CU 802.11n wireless LAN Adapter for my Vostro 200 Desktop, as it doesn't come equipped with a PCI card, i went to my grandfathers house as he has the ...
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Gparted Recognizes Usb but not Ubuntu 15.04 or the file manager

I plugged in my usb today and expected to be able to find it in the manager,to my surprise it did not show up so i plugged and re plugged in various areas, so i went to gparted and formatted correctly ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 USB installation drive not recognized during boot(Dell Latitude D630)

Ubuntu 14.04 USB flash drive isn't recognized during boot. I have had a bunch of hardware failures this week and I am down to a hybrid image laptop harddrive with mint 12 installed on it to boot as ...
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Logitech R400 on Lenovo T440s, Ubuntu 14.04 not properly recognized

I would like to use a logitech R400 pointer with my Lenovo T440s running on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. There is a problem with the keys so that forward and backward buttons result in jumping at 1st or last ...
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Android phone MTP - create a mount point

I need to use dd command to create a image of the internal memory of my phone (Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo). To use dd I need to know the if source (e.g. /dev/sd1) but right now I just can access my ...
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USB 3.0 PCI-e card not working

I looked around but I couldn't really find a fix for this. I have this pci-e card, it works perfectly fine in Windows 8.1 (which I am dual booting with Ubuntu 15.04 -both are 64bit-). However in ...
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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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how to send uart pakage and read them on Ubuntu terminal (CH340G USB to Serial)

i have CH340G i dont know if it need to get driver or not i connect it to a PIC micro controller which sent bytes via UART RX TX to the USB to serial CH340G ,so does any one has idea about how to ...
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Audacity doesn't list USB Microphone

I got a new USB Microphone. It is listed at lsusb: Bus 004 Device 011: ID 0d8c:0031 C-Media Electronics, Inc. And it works fine on e.g. TeamSpeak. But at Audacity, it isn't listed. (Just for ...
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Booting from usb in ubuntu on macbook

Ive installed ubuntu solely on my macbook. However, I want to change to windows. I try to open the startup manager by pressing option(alt) on the macbook. However, no options appear. If osx is ...
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Faxing with Ubuntu 15.04, Archos Copper 70 Tablet (or Huawei E353 HSPA+ UMTS-Stick) and hylafax possible?

I was given the information by my internet/cellphone service provider that my SIM-cards can receive and send (digital) faxes. I am not sure if this for real, but I have to trust these words. Anyway, ...
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How to control the permissions of a mounted usb drive?

I have multiple USB drives, used for different purposes, and I've noticed they have different permissions when mounted, and, moreover, a chmod command has no effect. Why is this and is there a ...
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Tool to list USB devices as tree in shell?

Is there any tool which lists the controller, hubs and devices of USB subsystem in their tree structure at the shell? lsusb lists flatly and does not show all the details. usbview has a GUI, but ...
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How to connect to a usb modem if there is no TTY?

I have a zte mf730m modem and I would like to connect and send some AT+ commands so that I can read and send SMS messages. The issue is that I can't find how to connect because even if it works(it ...
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Ubuntu kills USB 3.0 Chipset on Asus Z87-PRO motherboard

I have PC based on Asus Z87-PRO Motherboard. I have installed both Windows 7 & Ubuntu 15.04. When I have to reset Ubuntu (e.g. because of freezing) all of USB 3.0 ports stop working. Completely ...
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I can't trust USB pendrive finished copy in Ubuntu 1404

How can I really know that Ubuntu 14.04 finished copying in my USB pendrive that does not have an activity led? For example, I connect it to the USB 3 port (pendrive is USB 3) then it shows like it ...
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Missing driver for ASUS USB-N53?

I have a WiFi USB adapter called "Asus N53 Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Adapter". I've tried just sticking it into my (up-to-date) Ubuntu 15.04 computer, but it doesn't work. Syslog: kernel: usb 1-3: ...
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How does network manager identify a connection over usb0?

Here's a thing I'm trying to solve: I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 and an ARM board running some Linux. I want to have RNDIS-ethernet-over-USB connection between the two, and I want network manager ...
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Problem cloning from USB to SSD

I'm trying to build a mini server using an Intel NUC and a couple of external hard drives. The challenge is I'm trying to do it completely headlessly (as my monitors and TV are about 5,000 miles away ...
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Mint won't install over ubuntu from unetbootin, startup disk creator, or terminal dd commands [on hold]

I'm new to linux but have been with Windoze since forever, so have a fair/average knowledge of general IT stuff. OK we have a Lenovo Thinkpad S10 149GB HDD 1.5GB RAM Last week I removed Windows XP ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 / 15 in computer with Windows 8.1 Legacy installed before

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Win 8.1 installed before. I installed Windows 8.1 in Legacy mode, my laptop is Dell Vostro 2420 which support UEFI but I disable UEFI boot mode before ...
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Why is this grub-install not working

I am trying to create a Windows bootable USB on Ubuntu. However, while installing grub onto the USB with this command: grub-install --target=i386-pc ...
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Ubuntu Server Fails to boot from USB with External Drive

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 onto a 32GB pen drive. This is used as the main drive for an Intel NUC. -System- Intel Nuc (i3 D34010WYK) - Headless Sandisk USB3 micro pen drive (used ...
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Connecting two computers with usb

I bought a dual usb from belkin a little bit ago, it has the chip in the middle and is designed for dual computer use. Problem is, it seems its only for transferring files from PC to PC with the ...
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Error using usb flashdrive - what usb error codes mean?

I have somewhat arbitrary errors when using a pendrive, as reported by dmesg: [ 306.904222] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci [ 321.080172] usb 2-3: string descriptor 0 ...
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Can I create a bootable Windows 7 installation USB from within Ubuntu to boot a 2010 model iMac?

I have a 2010 model iMac on which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the sole OS. I would like to install Windows 7 as a dual boot. I have freed up some space on the HDD. No matter what I try, I am ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite c850-19z

My computer is using UEFI and is running Windows 8. I've tried install Ubuntu before but I only got as far as putting it on a USB (using universal USB installer). But when I go to the boot manager on ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook (8,2 early 2015) - No keyboard or touchpad

I received a brand new MacBook this afternoon that my company purchased for me against my will. I have no intention to use OSX, though I'm dual-booting it with Ubuntu rather than single booting it so ...
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Ubunut recover infromation from Stick

can anyone tell me a software with how I can recover the lost information from USB stick, pleas tell me any program with out TESTDISK because I try use it but don't work for what I have.
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Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...
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USB 3.0 Card Reader 40 in 1 (Delock)

I bought a Delock USB 3.0 card reader (http://www.delock.com/produkte/G_91718/merkmale.html) to read my Canon's 64GB SDCX card on my Lenovo Carbon X1 (gen2) notebook. The reader with the said card ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB Stick

I burned the latest version of Ubuntu onto my USB stick. Then, I clicked on the wubi application on the usb drive, clicked on live installation, then clicked on reboot. When it rebooted, it asked me ...
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How to format USB stick for car audio system?

UPDATE: The pendrive was for my parents. When I got a chance, I got it formatted from a Windows machine at my friend's house. I can't try any suggessions in the comments or answers, because I have ...
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Can't boot, new usb device found

When trying to boot into the Ubuntu live usb, I get new usb device found idvendor=1d6b idproduct=0003, and it hangs there, refusing to boot. Ubuntu 14.04 booting into install or live mode, uefi and ...
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Install ubuntu on usb without wiping usb

I have a 16gb usb can I install ubuntu on it without deleting any of the files on it the files take up 2.64 gb of space I also want to make ubuntu fully portable so the files are only on the usb how ...
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How can I fix the issue I have with installation?

So I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 amd64 for a day and I keep having the same problem. First off, here's some info on my system: CPU: Intel 15-4690k GPU: Nvidia geforce GTX 970 acx 2.0 ...
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Alternative to Thunar that can access Android fs (Samsung Galaxy Tab S SM-T700) via USB

I've spent one frustrating hour trying in vain to get Thunar to access the files ystem of a Samsung Galaxy Tab S SM-T700 via USB. I'm now fed up with Thunar1, and I'm ready to give it the ol' ...
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USB Drive partition corrupted

I was working with my usb drive when I plugged it in and in gparted and the usb showed unallocated partition and gparted asked me to create a partition table. I created a table and my pc got stuck and ...
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How to disable USB automount in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04 I have tried to disable USB automount by creating the following two files as found here: Prevent a specific USB device from auto-mounting and rebooting: /lib/udev/unmount.sh ...
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DVDR drive note recognized using : 152d:2338 JM20337 Hi-Speed USB

I see the controller in lsusb but ubuntu does not recngize it as a drive. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 152d:2338 JMicron Technology Corp. / JMicron USA Technology Corp. JM20337 Hi-Speed USB to SATA & ...
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USB speaker not detected

I am connecting an USB speaker but it the speaker gets detected on USB buts gets rejected after a while. However it works in Fedora [ 9548.214066] usb 5-3: new full-speed USB device number 19 using ...
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Ubuntu won't save the settings I have done after installation

I had created a 4GB bootable USB stick of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using Universal USB installer. I have installed Ubuntu on my Windows 8.1 PC and allocated it 30GB space. After completing the installation ...
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Messy partitions: How do I fix my HDD and SSD partitions from a USB?

So after finding out I gave my external HDD 250 MB instead of 250 GB I tried to fix it by changing the partitions around with some popular software. Told me to restart my PC. Now every time I try to ...
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Cannot install 32 Bit Ubuuntu ISO using the UUI installer per directions. It says File missing [on hold]

I am trying to create a bootable Linux USB stick and am having problems. I download the 32 bit ISO file to my desktop: " ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386.iso" I also download the Universal USB ...
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installing linux to usb, didn't change boot loader installation, can't get into windows

I was trying to create a persistent usb stick, with everything contained on the usb (including grub or whatever). I used the live cd to install and was pretty sure I changed the boot loader ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu. Cursor blinking on black screen

I have burnt Ubuntu ISO to a USB. When I boot from it, my laptop shows a black screen with a cursor blinking on top-left. This cursor keeps blinking endlessly. I left it overnight once to confirm that ...
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Lubuntu not booting without USB used to install it [duplicate]

My Lubuntu v12.04 (I'm not using the newest one because my Laptop doesn't support PAE) doesn't boot when the USB I used to install it isn't plugged in. I've overwritten my Windows XP with Lubuntu and ...
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How to install usb-writer in ubuntu 14.04

I want to install usb-imagewriter to clone an SD card that I have. I didn't find USBWriter in the Software Center. Is there any link to download it please? original post can't connect after using dd ...
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Can't boot ophcrack with Ubuntu installed on system

On all my other computers I am able to boot ophcrack from a bootable USB drive. On my Acer Aspier E-15 running Ubuntu I cannot boot it up. Don't ask why I need to boot ophcrack on my Ubuntu laptop I ...
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RTL2832U+R820T2 DVB-T TV stick, can I use DVB-C?

I have got this cheap china USB dongle for receiving DVB-T and DVB-T2. I have tried the device for DVB-T and it works great. I have also tried it as an SDR (Software defined radio) and I can tune into ...