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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Netgear N600 router not connecting to wifi - help!

I'm extremely new to linux and i'm looking into using linux because my windows trial is running out and I don't have the money to buy a copy. I've been running ubuntu off of a usb to try it out, but I ...
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AutoFS with NTFS not mounting

I've dabbled a bit into getting rid of udev for mounting ntfs usb-sticks at boot time and when hotplugging because it seems to have troubles with fuseblk when using systemd. Since usbdisk is not a ...
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Issue installing Ubuntu via USB - no the normal install instruction forums have not helped

I'm a new to Linux operating systems and am having some problems installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 I am trying to install it on a HP laptop running Windows 8.1, I have created a separate partition of my hard ...
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External Drive automatically remounted and not powering down after detaching with udisks

Well this question may seems similar to these link: 1. How to prevent USB Drives from auto-remounting after remove. 2. USB 3.0 hard drives don't spin down when "safely removed" from ...
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udev Wait for Complete Device Initialization

During boot of Ubuntu 15.04 vivid the system waits too long for a usb device to be initialized. The problem is that the reported usb has a hub (front usb ports on my cabinet) but no device connected ...
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Live USB doesn't start - GNU GRUB version 2.02

When starting my laptop, the first and only screen I see is "GNU GRUB Version 2.02~ beta 2-9 Minimal BASH-like line ...". I can't access to BIOS, nor use a bootable usb flash drive. It doesn't read ...
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Absent frontend0 with USB DVBSky S960/S860 - driver bug?

I was pleased to upgrade, today, to Ubuntu 15.04 and to get a 3.19 kernel because the Linux TV Wiki suggests that, from kernel version 3.18 onwards, my "Mystique SaTiX-S2 Sky V2 USB (DVBSKY S960 ...
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I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick and “Resizing Partition” has been stuck at 0% for about an hour and a half

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 from a USB stick (created with this) on the only disk in a new machine that I've just built. When I got to disk partitioning I picked the first option. It's ...
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Boot from USB not working on Lenovo X1 3rd gen

I have a brand new X1 3rd gen with Fedora21 installed. After some kernel issues, I decided to install Ubuntu because when I was looking to fix my issues there was so much more help for Ubuntu than ...
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USB ports stop working after resumming from suspension - Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo S20-30 laptop (bought in February 2015) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (then Xubuntu) alongside windows. I don't use Windows now. Everything seems fine except when I suspend the laptop ...
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Do I need a bootloader in my existing hard disk to boot from USB?

The question is aimed at understanding the boot functionality when I try to boot from USB/a pendrive containing an OS. Does it use the bootloader of my existing OS in the HDD when I try to boot from ...
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Transfer Ubuntu from USB to new SSD

This question follows on from my previous one. I have decided to take the plunge and replace my faulty hard disk with a brand new SSD drive. In the mean time I have done a fair bit of customization ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 USB devices powered off at encrypted root password prompt

Since my update from Ubuntu 14.04 -> 14.10 -> 15.04 it sems that i cannot boot my system anymore as i am stuck at the password prompt when ubuntu appempts to mount my encrypted root partition. The ...
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How can I read usb in Virtual Box with Windows 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7 64-bit in Virtual Box, but I need to install the network driver and it doesn't detect the USB, only in Ubuntu. Answers are much appreciated, Thanks Emilie
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Ubuntu USB install hangs at purple loading screen on HP Pavillion x360

I've been trying to install the latest 15.04 Ubuntu on my laptop through a usb installation, but whenever I try the "Try Ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu" prompts, the screen hangs at a loading screen ...
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Seagate External HDD not detected but power light blinks

I have problem with my Seagate Backplus External HDD 1 TB. Two years it worked fine but now it is not getting detected in Ubuntu (Windows as well). I tried using different ports and tried using other ...
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Ubuntu Live USB won't boot, “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

I'm hoping to revive an old netbook I have laying around by installing Linux on it. I did what I gather most of us are supposed to do: I created a Xubuntu 14.10 Live USB with Unetbootin, plugged the ...
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How to disable an auto-detected default network scanner and use the USB scanner

I have a MFC scanner which was auto-detected through the network. When I try to use it, get invalid-argument therefore, I connected it via USB. Through USB it works however, the scanner programs ...
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No USB ports working after updates

All usb ports stopped working. I observe the light coming out of the mouse and it stops lighting when that nvidia splash screen comes. (which I've never seen before) Apparently it is the graphics ...
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Will this work? [on hold]

I have a relative who doesn't have a Ethernet jack to her laptop and was wondering if a USB 2.0 Male to 10/100Mbps RJ45 LAN Ethernet Network Plug Adapter Cable will work. She has a old netbook ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.10 on flash drive [duplicate]

How to install ubuntu 14.10 on a 16gb usb flash drive. I want to install it, as if it were the hard drive, not live cd, because my hard drive is broken.
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How to get back windows loader, or boot from ubuntu

Well, I have windows 7, I installed ubuntu using usb, but I missed up, so I deleted, But I loved ubuntu and I want it back. The first time when I had to boot from usb I had a nice windows boot ...
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External USB drive not shown in lsusb

I have found many issues where the driver was found by sudo lsusb -v but not mounted. However that is NOT my problem. NOTE It DOES detect and automounts my USB memory sticks. That works with no ...
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Share usb over network

i'm looking for a free method to share an USB device over network. I got a RaspberryPi (raspbian) which has an USB device connected. I want to be able to receive and send command to this device from ...
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lubuntu 14.10 live usb black screen with blinking cursor [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 14.10 alongside my windows xp. when I select "try lubuntu without installing" or "Install Lubuntu" i get a black screen with a blinking cursor at the upper left corner. ...
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Can I unplug USB media installation while installing?

I heard that while installing via USB (or Live CD), all files are loaded into ramdisk? And as far as I know, ramdisk is just RAM that behave as HDD. My RAM is 4GB and ubuntu installation media is ...
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USB not mounting in UBUNTU 14.04

Neither my pen-drives nor my wireless mouse are getting mounted or connected. During startup it shows something about USB 3-7 not accepting address or similar. I checked in DISKS and my pen-drive ...
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wifi connection and USB data modem together

I want to connect my laptop to a camera's wifi... and transfer pics to the laptop... (no problem so far...) Then I want to use the laptop, via a USB CELL data modem, to capture a selected pic, and ...
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Creating Your Own Mount Point for USB Drive

I have an external USB drive which is always plugged in. I have modified fstab and created a folder in media so that the drive is mounted at media/drive_name. However, is automount is enabled, every ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect USB connected phone [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04 device I am starting android development but when I tried to connect my phone (Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747m) it wouldn't display as connected. I used the lsusb command and it didn't ...
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Wireless interface become disabled

My internal intel wireless adapter (Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh], and logical name: wlan0) sometimes stops working, and I have to restart Ubuntu so that it will work again. My laptop is ...
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SJCam SJ4000 Not Recognised by PC

I have a new Action Cam. A copy of a GoPro, I think. When connected via USB it asks whether it should be used as a PC camera or a mass storage device. Whichever is chosen, the PC cannot 'see' it ...
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mute/unmute usb headphone with a Mic

I have a logitech h340 (usb headphones) with no mute/unmute button. I was wondering if there was a command line method to mute and unmute / toggle the Mic on my headphone. I tried: amixer set Capture ...
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Ubuntu installer won't let me install to my USB?

I am new to these forums and I have limited experience with linux so bear with me. I am using my 16 gigabyte usb stick to install xubuntu onto itself. I had entered the installer and chose to manually ...
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Operation System not found during USB boot

Machine : Dell XPS 15z OS : Ubuntu 14.10 I want to install wiindows 8 using USB Drive, I have Bootable USB available, and I have selected Boot Priority to USB. But I am not able to load OS for ...
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MP3 player not recognized

My problem is I plug my MP3 player, a Philips goGear vibe 8GB, and it doesn't show anywhere, that I can recognize. Here are the results from the commands I've tried so far: lsusb: Bus 002 Device ...
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Dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu error, can't install

I'm beginner with Linux, and I want to make Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1, so I've process like on this video. But when I restart my computer (with F12) on USB storage and that I want ...
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Enable generic Chinese USB camera on fresh Linux install

I have a no-name USB camera, made in China, that works fine on my XP desktop installation. I bought this camera to use as a sewer pipe inspection camera. It has 15 meters of cable, with the camera at ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS USB installation error (“mounting /dev/loop0 (…) failed: invalid argument”)

Im trying to isntall Ubuntu on my PC for gaming, so I dowanloaded Ubuntu 14.04.2 and created a live stick with LiLi. When I boot on the stick and click on install Ubuntu, I always get the following ...
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Install additional drivers to USB from mac?

I have a problem, I have no Ethernet cable and I want to bypass the need of using it to install the WLAN and Wi-Fi Ubuntu driver. I did find a similar question here, but it is old and the answer is ...
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Razer BlackWidow - Ubuntu not Recognizing Audio jacks

The Razer BlackWidow keyboard comes with two usb cables: one to simply connect to the computer so it recognizes key events, and another to register the USB and Headphone/Microphone jacks on the right. ...
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USB Audio Problem [closed]

I have a Corewind WiFiG25 board based on the AT91SAMG25 400 MHz following Arm processor running Linux 3.6.9 built using Buildroot. I am attempting to play mp3 files using mpg123 connected to an ALSA ...
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How do I install _“64-bit Power PC Ubuntu 14.04 ”Trusty Tahr“ Minimal CD” on my MeeGoPad Stick T01 64-bit?

The MeeGoPad Stick came with Windows 8.1 and Android that I also would like to remove and run Ubuntu only. I cant find a way to mount the mini.iso file to a bootable usb. I am using Rufus 2.1.649 and ...
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Failed install - Ubuntu 14.04.2 on Macbook Pro 9,2 via USB

This is my second time trying to install Ubuntu on my Mac. I don't have any CDs, so created a bootable USB, following the instructions, changing the iso to an img through the Terminal etc. Leaving ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is not detecting my android 4.4.4 kitkat.

my Ubuntu 14.04 is not detecting my android 4.4.4 kitkat, MIUI 6.3.5. via USB cable.
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Issues dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 on Lenovo z50-70

I've attempted unsuccessfully several times to install Ubuntu alongside Windows on my new laptop. Initially Ubuntu 14.04 did install, but I was unable to boot it, after trying various things. I ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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USB stick breaks the network access

Recently I've got a brand new Sandisk Extreme usb stick. It contains a NTFS file system and a encrypted NTFS folder that I can read/write on a Windows machine without issues. But when I plug it into ...
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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...