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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How do I reset my MIDI device?

I have my MIDI enabled digital piano connected via USB. To play .mid files I am using pmidi. Sometimes when I stop playback (using ^C) some notes are still playing. I know that's because of how MIDI ...
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Why won't my USB headset show up in `lsusb` or `dmesg`?

I was given a Turtle Beach XL1 headset for Christmas. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to work. On the Windows machine I tried it on, you plug in the USB cable and it works. Not much setup ...
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Ubuntu. VGA to USB driver

I'm having trouble finding information about this. I know there are similar questions, but the only one with an answer is 5 years old and the answer is outdated. I just bought a new laptop, they ...
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How can I set up muti-booting by grub on a usb with different OS .

How can I set up multi-booting by grub on a usb with different OS . The purpose is I want to choose the different OS when I plug in the USB.
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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...
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Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera not working on Ubuntu

I have an Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera. I need to install the driver from its CD in order to make it work on Windows. As there is not offical support for linux, could anyone tell is there a way to ...
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Can't write large files to flash drive

I`m having a problem copying files to any USB flash drive formatted in FAT32. Small files copy ok. But if I try to copy a large file (say 1GB) it starts to copy, the progress bar continues to grow ...
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Hi, I'm having a few issues with a USB wireless LAN card

I'm using 14.10 and I've tried to identify the problems but haven't managed to get the thing working. $ sudo tail -n 0 -f /var/log/syslog Dec 23 14:39:44 MaC kernel: [ 467.124504] usb 2-1.2: USB ...
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Ralink 148f:7601 WIFI Dongle [duplicate]

I've followed the procedure in ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation in order to install the appropriate driver for my brand new Ralink WIFI Dongle. I downloaded the source code from ...
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I updated ubuntu to 14.10 and now weird things are happening

So I update my computer from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. It finishes installing and I restart the computer and choose the option "ubuntu" it changed to a purple screen and stayed like that for ever. I ...
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over-current issue with USB 2.0 ports

My system (on Ubuntu 14.04) is no longer shutting down/restarting/suspending since a problem with all usb 2.0 ports occurred. (all of a sudden all usb 2.0 were without power. Luckily, the usb 3.0 ...
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How to make bootable usb from part iso files?

I am trying to make a bootable usb disk for a linux distro. The image files i downloaded is in parts like linux_dvd1of3.iso, linux_dvd2of3.iso, linux_dvd3of3.iso. I want to write these part iso files ...
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What is a good WIFI network card for a tower PC running Ubuntu Linux?

I got a free USB wifi but it isn't supported very well and doesn't support SSID scanning. What is a good USB wifi device that I can buy please? Prefereably something that is supported out of the box ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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Can't mount my external USB hard drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtualbox

I have a feeling it may have something to do with what type of USB i'm using. If i plug in a USB 2.0 device(like my flash drive), it will be recognized. But if I plug in a USB 3.0 device, it will no ...
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Creating a bootable USB for ubuntu in Linux Mint

I am a lifelong Windows user who recently installed Linux Mint Cinnamon. I hate it because it crashes constantly. I would like to switch to Ubuntu but I don't know how to make a bootable USB from the ...
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USB devices showing a read only

I have an 8gb FAT32 USB stick and a 500gb FAT32 HDD; both of these have suddenly become read only devices. I've tried deleting the directory inside /media and then creating it again, naming it, ...
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How to configure UPC with USB connection

I was unable to setup nut on a server for the UPS Eaton 5E with USB connection. All results what did I get was that driver is not running and UPS is not recognized. What kind of driver is suitable for ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts netbook installation throught usb

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my asus disney netbook and i can not launch wubi.exe from my usb drive when the computer starts up. I have checked BIOS settings and it is all ok because I have ...
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Booting from USB sends me to Grub Rescue Mode

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and I followed the instructions here perfectly and I used the BIOS to boot from my USB (F12, InsydeH20) and after a few seconds, it sended me to Grub rescue mode. Whenever I boot ...
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Dual booting broke my main OS

I recently decided that I wanted to try out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, so I decided to dual boot it. I went the easy way about it and when it came to partitioning; I selected "use this along with Windows 7". ...
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Error 5 Input/Output error during installtion through USB

I have followed every possible issue but still not avail to solved the problem hard disk fully formatted Windows 7 / 8 installed without any issue after getting the issue check memory issue / Test ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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ultra slow wifi or not working

So I just installed new ubuntu and I have usb antenna and on windows it was working good but now it says that its connected and internet works like in waves, sometimes its normal speed for about few ...
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Cheap PC build, USBTV007 device, no sound

I have some old VHS tapes I would like to scan to disk files. In looking around on eBay I found this cheap "EasyCap" usb stick that I can run cables from my VCR to that device and supposedly capture ...
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After update Ubuntu 14.10 doesn't read usb device

I was trying mount manually my digital camera, when I use the command lsusb it listed Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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When USB Wireless loses signal, all USB ports die

I've got a piece of junk access point/modem from our internet provider that every once in a while drops the signal. Maybe once an hour or so. It's an annoyance on my Windows machine, but it's killing ...
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Asus USB-AC53 adapter failing to work after installing bcmwlhigh5

I followed the previous thread in which ButtersB successfully got this product working. Despite getting bcmwlhigh5 : driver installed when running ndiswrapper -l iwconfig lists only eth0 and lo, ...
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How to save files from USB to desktop when usb is opened through ubuntu? [closed]

I am trying to save files to my computer from my USB but we are running Ubuntu so the usb files open up in the Ubuntu program. I don't want them in Ubuntu. How can I get these files onto my desktop ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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Ubuntu USB installation does not boot on a Dell Inspirion N5010

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB Hard Drive (WD Elements, 1TB) from my desktop PC. The boot loader is installed on the USB HD, too, and it boots with no problems from that PC. I've tested it on a ...
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modprobe ftdi_sio gives error Module ftdi_sio not found

I'm trying to get a usb device to work on my BeagleBoneBlack running ubuntuARM. In order to do this I have to use the ftdi_sio module. However I seem unable to figure out how to install it (sudo ...
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Turn off Networking

I have 14.10 running on a Lenovo Yoga laptop. The Yoga has no ethernet port -- only USB. However since my modem has both ethernet and USB, I can get a wired connection from USB-laptop to USB-modem. ...
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No usb, network and recognized vga after 14.04 installation

First I'd like to point out, I found some similar questions for my issu, but I cannot comment on them due to restrictions, so I had to create a new one. I've returned to try ubuntu after several ...
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Media-Tech MT1099 USB Optical Mouse x Ubuntu 14.10

I bought a low-quality USB optical mouse (product info), but it does not work on Ubuntu 14.10. I checked the device on a Windows platform - it worked correctly. Could someone give me any advice? If ...
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ubuntu 14.10 usb boot error

i have downloaded iso file of ubuntu 14.10 32 bit on my windows 7 system for a dual boot. extracted it on my usb drive. i have made partition correctly on f drive so that it will get it installed ...
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Return Chromium OS install to Ubuntu?

I'm new to this site (though I've lurked and used a lot of answers on here before) and I have a question that no amount of Googling around seems to be able to answer. So, I recently installed ...
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No options in Settings > Mouse & Touchpad when pluggin a wireless mouse/keyboard Logitech MK345 combo

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and I recently bought a wireless keyboard and mouse combo from Logitech, the MK345. However, when plugged in, I cannot configure anything in the Settings > Mouse & ...
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My 8Gb flash drive became a 2,3Mb one

I installed Ubuntu GNOME on my flash drive to re-install it on my computer and it didn't boot. That's okay, I fixed the problem now. But when I formatted my drive to remove the live cd, something ...
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Unformat a drive?

So I was in the process of creating a ubuntu live USB with the start up disc creator on my Ubuntu 14.04 computer. I meant to format the USB stick that was in my computer but accidentally selected my ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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Ubuntu GNOME on a USB 3.0 thumb drive: GRUB cannot be installed

I previously installed Ubuntu GNOME just fine on a USB 2.0 drive with the installation wizard, just like you would on a hard drive. I just bought a USB 3.0 16GB drive so that I could run it at a ...
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Wireless device undetected when attached via USB (Device was corrupted due to upgrade fail)

My device is Alcatel One Touch Y800MA I tried to look for my device using sudo lsusb but its not listed here. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 03eb:8a41 Atmel Corp. Bus 001 Device 005: ID 064e:9700 Suyin ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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How to achieve a “one size fits all” Ubuntu USB which doesn't have many hardware issues on different computers

I've successfully fully installed Ubuntu onto a USB which can boot on my Macbook Air and Windows PC (and hopefully anywhere else). I'm putting Ubuntu on this USB so I can use it anywhere, on anybody's ...
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Do the amd64+mac versions of Ubuntu work on Windows too? [duplicate]

I've been pulling my hair out trying to get a full Ubuntu installation running on my USB, and I think I just got it working for Windows (by disconnecting my hard drives during Live CD ...
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Unable to mount USB Drive

I have a flash drive that I received from a fried to copy files off of. We are unable to get it to connect to any computer. Ubuntu shows it on lsusb. Output of lsusb Device: ID 1f75:0903 Innostor ...
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WiFi signal problem on Ubuntu 14.10 on USB

Hi everyone I'm running uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.16.0-23-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 21 17:56:17 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on usb stick My problem is that my wifi signal ...
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Backup broken Device?

I have a USB-stick with a livesystem on it , but as I made a backup of the stick it had some read-write errors at around the half of the system's size. So I tried to boot it up again and at this point ...