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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Im not able to install ubuntu or Xubuntu on my Linx 1010 Tablet

im Not able to install ubuntu OR Xubuntu OS in my Windows 10 Tablet, which has Keyboard with Mouse pad. I tried the USB boot, as soon as i try to boot it from USB it displays USB boot option not ...
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How do I find which serial port my Arduino is connected to with a shell script?

I'm writing a little script right now which sends some data to the Arduino through a bash shell script. The command that sends the data looks like this: alias led_green="echo -e -n '\x10' > ...
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How do I specify a USB device as a specific COM port?

We are working on switching our POS registers to Ubuntu from Windows. Our registers run in a WAN configuration so the POS software doesn't actually run on them but rather is running on a Windows ...
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Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?

For my VirtualBox 5.0.14, I downloaded and installed the Extension Pack (All Supported Platforms) and I also became a member of "vboxusers". From what I have read up on the matter, these ought to ...
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Ubuntu automatically shows deleted files

I ran Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a live cd and I noticed that it shows deleted files (some many years old) on USB sticks and on the computer's hard drive (files that were created, saved and deleted from ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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How to decrypt ubuntu on load from usb key

I have selected disk encyption option on ubuntu installation. And now I have to type pass to decrypt it on load - [ubuntu load encryption][ How can I create "usb-key" to unlock it automatically if my ...
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usb stick rechte [on hold]

ein wiedergekäutes Thema, mein usb-stick erlaubt mir plötzlich kein schreiben mehr. wenn ich mit "chmod 777" die Rechte neu setze, werden sie mir auch vollständig angezeigt, sprich jeder dürfte alles ...
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copy network setings from live usb

Live usb works fine on my pc. My regular ubuntu 14.04 installation suddenly lost network connections. I do not see the two arrows at the top right. eth2 does not appear in ifconfig. Instead of ...
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Machin reboots during istallation

I've tried both versions now, 14.04.3 and 15.10 with the same result. No matter if I just choose to try without installation or install I'm stuck in a bootloop. Istantly after I choose one option the ...
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how do i get usb 3.0 driver working or check that it is already working

# lsmod |grep xhc nothing here but in dmesg: # dmesg |grep xhc [ 0.650446] xhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: xHCI Host Controller [ 0.650450] xhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus ...
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Install Lubuntu 15.10 with encrypted lvm

After setting up encrypted partitions on Lubuntu installation on a USB-Stick, there's no /dev/mapper/xxx I could bind to a mountpoint (edit partition/use as: / or swap or whatever)! On Ubuntu this was ...
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Use USB port of raspi from ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to export a USB port over IP from raspi and use it on ubuntu. On the raspberry pi I can start the daemon using > sudo usbipd usbipd: info: starting usbipd (usbip-utils 2.0) usbipd: ...
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Vostro 1000 Dell Wont Boot from Usb

I have installed ubuntu on my HP Stream using the live usb method and it worked. This time Im trying on my dads old Vostro 1000 laptop. I downloaded the Lunbuntu OS and the pendrive thing. After that ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, but I can't boot into it. How can I fix this?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a USB drive, on a PC running Windows 8.1. But when I turn on my PC, I'm not presented with an option to choose to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. Instead, I'm ...
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Error during installation of Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3

My main OS is Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit). I have an 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive that I used to boot off of using the Universal USB Installer software from pendrivelinux.com. The software takes the ...
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Random system failures when running on a USB thumb-drive

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell E5540 laptop off of a USB 3.0 thumb-drive. It installs and runs fine but at random intervals it stops booting and gives an error message. I'm always careful ...
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Mouse disconnecting randomly 15.10

My mouse randomly freezes (disconnects?) and connects again, CPU doesn't have to be peaking, when I'm working on desktop or in a game and move my mouse it sometimes stops for a second. Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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How to mount ntfs usb flash drive with permissions automatically when plugged in?

I recently made it so I can use the ./ command in a usb drive by formatting to ntfs and then using the command sudo mount -t ntfs -o fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=1000,gid=1000 /dev/sdb1 ...
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How do I make a bootable USB drive for Winodws 7 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Almost all questions I've found here are outdated. I've already tried using UNetbootin and WINusb and neither have worked. When I used UNetbootin, once I booted the computer from the USB, it was stuck ...
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Unmounted then formated usb drive, now I can't use the usb drive, or NTFS partition [on hold]

Earlier today I made a post about running the ./ command in a flash drive (I can't use the ./ command in USB flash drive), and after I posted this I looked at some posts about unmounting and such, ...
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Not detect HDD for USB

I have a problem with detecting hdd on USB 2.0. Model Seagate ST1000LM014. Hdd is connected to JM20329 SATA Bridge. Can someone help? I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 dmesg | grep sd [ 1.689401] sd ...
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I can't use the ./ command in USB flash drive [duplicate]

I recently got Linux, and wanted to run the game dwarf fortress in my USB flash drive. To run dwarf fortress on Linux you have to use ./df in the dwarf fortress folder, but when I use this command it ...
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When installing ubuntu to a USB drive, I keep getting a “No such file or directory” error

So this is the error I keep getting. I have already unmounted the disk and currently have ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso on my desktop. Thank you for the help. Picture of error
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Run file when USB device inserted

I want to implement a strict policy of nobody being able to insert any USB device into my laptop. If someone inserts a memory stick, keyboard, light etc... into any USB PORT (while the computer is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Mouse stops working after pressing middle mouse button

my usb mouse stops working after pressing the middle mouse button. It doesn't happen all the time, sometimes it works fine, sometimes the mouse freezes for a few seconds and starts working again, but ...
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Zalman M500WL Cordless mouse problematic in Ubuntu 15.10

On my laptop with Ubuntu 15.10 the Zalman cordless mouse works only intermittently. It beeps on/off every few minutes sometimes seconds. Wondering if someone has run into this problem before and a fix ...
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VisionTek Flashdrive issue with mounting

I got a visionTek USB 3.0 128 GB drive. https://www.visiontek.com/solid-state-drives/128gb-usb-3-0-pocket-ssd-detail.html It won't mount on Ubuntu 14.04. It does show up in lsusb as ASMedia SATA ...
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Unable to access USB port for Ubuntu touch app

I'm using Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 4. I'm trying to run an application (digitemp) from the ubuntu touch terminal that needs usb access. The program reads the values from 1-wire temperature sensors via ...
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Frequent wifi disconnects

I'm facing frequent WIFI disconnects and none of the suggestions I've found is working: My Wireless info: ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 01 Feb 2016 21:40 CET +0100 Booted ...
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Tenda w311m USB wifi adapter is not recongnized Ubuntu 14.04

Hello guys I have a problem with my wifi usb adapter. I am a newby for Linux and this lap top doesn't have a wifi card. I bought tenda w311m USB wifi adapter but it's not recognized. I ask the guys at ...
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After trying to install Ubuntu on a USB with casper-rw patrition It does not boot

I tried the best answer of this question - How to make a persistent live Ubuntu USB with more than 4GB After doing all steps I booted to my drive and got nothing than a cursor ( _ ) (I don't know his ...
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Could not install Ubuntu using USB

I download an Ubuntu iso from ubuntu's official site and made the bootable USB(For this, I tried with 3 different programs, YUMI, unetbootin, universal). Then I updated the device priority for ...
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Re-use of Ubuntu Live USB

I created a Ubuntu 15.04 Live USB using the Start Up Disk Creator. It worked fine; no problems at all. However, the USB stick I used now cannot be used as a storage device. It will still boot ...
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Allocating more data to Ubuntu on USB & accessing hibernated drive [on hold]

I got 2 queries: I have Ubuntu on a 15G flash drive and when creating it with Wubi I did not allocate much space - only 1G. Is there a command to extend it as the drive shows named as Casper-rw with ...
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LXC USB Passthrough 2

Recently i managed to try LXC containers. I've installed Proxmox 4.1 as host and got 3 Ubuntu 14.04 containers. Everything seems to work fine but i cant get my USB Hasp keys passthrough. Each ...
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how to label usb as bootable?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 USB disk. It was bootable. But I accidentally labeled it as not bootable (unchecked bootable) from Ubuntu demo desktop. Now I am using Windows.but I want to label USB as ...
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Ubuntu Phone: USB hub? (Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 which I flashed Ubuntu Touch to. I also recently got a USB Micro-B (male) to USB standard A (female) HUB with exernal power supply. I connected everything, but it didn't seem to work ...
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Trouble “trying” Ubuntu from USB with Radeon graphics

I've created a USB key with pendrivelinux using Ubuntu 15.10 x64. I don't want to install, just have as a portable OS. I've tested it out on other machines without any problems. After I've done ...
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Why don't any of usb slots work for anything

I can't use anything on any of this ports on this machine. I have an old PowerEdge 2800 with bios revision ao5 which is old but I find it very difficult to update on ubuntu. The i/o ports work for my ...
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Can I use rest of the USB with persistent Live USB

I want to use Ubuntu on USB flash memory. I dont want to start "from scratch" everytime I boot Ubuntu from that USB. I decided to make a persistent USB flash. My question is: Can I still use flash ...
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What external usb-modem do you recommend(plug-play, 5ghz)? [closed]

What do you suggest? I want have usb modem operating under ubuntu immediately after connection. I need a card running at 5GHz. I do not know whether it exists (plug-and-play)? PS:I have this but ...
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Looking for other operating system during installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB. I shrunk my Windows 10 partition and formatted my usb as fat32. When it starts installing it says "Looking for other operating System" and when I ...
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usb stick not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my desktop where everything was fine until 2-3 days ago when I want to copy and paste some music onto my PC to a flash drive that I used in my car and when I plug ...
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How do I soft remove a usb port?

A usb port has been mapped to an interrupt that I want to free up... cat /proc/interrupts | grep 16: 16: 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ...
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getting Netgear WNDA3100 USB adapter working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have been struggling with this problem for about 2 days now... Here is where I am: When I run ndiswrapper -l: bcmn43xx64 : driver installed device (0846:9011) present When I run ndiswrapper ...
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Cannot mount USB stick - errors out with “$MFTMirr does not match $MFT”

I have an NTFS-formatted USB stick. When I connect it to a Windows system, it works fine. However, I receive this error output when I try and mount the USB stick on my Linux machine: Error mounting ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on HP ProBook 440

I've seen many question like this in the forum, but no one reporting this specific behavior. I downloaded the iso file ubuntu-15.1-desktop-amd64.iso I checked the file's md5sum and was OK ...
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is m-audio super dac ii supported on ubuntu?

I am planning to get headphone DAC/AMP m-audio super dac ii. I am wondering will it work with Ubuntu.If it does how will I get it do work.
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation: still no “install alongside win7” option even disk shrinked [duplicate]

I try to install ubuntu 14.04 by USB. My first OS is Win 7. When I install ubuntu, there is no option that "install alongside win 7". Only two options: "erase current OS" and "other option". I know ...