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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Got a Dell D620 with no OS, would like to use USB to get Ubuntu on it. Where do I start?

I Just bought a Dell D620 on the cheap and it comes without an OS. Initially I figured I could just download Ubuntu on a USB, plug it in, and boot up Ubuntu, obviously there is more to it. Where do I ...
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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Huawei usb 4G modem not detected

I have a problem with Huawei modem. Ubuntu 16 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. I cannot choose it in my Network Connections. $ lsusb 5266: executing lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:...
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How to create Win7 bootable usb from within Ubuntu 16.04

I know this has been asked before but the majority of the answers given seem to be a bit out of date. I've tried the gnome disk utility, after reading somewhere in here that it might be as simple as ...
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Repairing Flash Drive that wasn't ejected with I/O errors?

I was dumb and didn't eject my flash drive, now it won't show up in mount, can't be manually mounted, dd just hangs when trying to zero it out, and I get I/O errors when trying to format it. I know ...
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How can I create an bootable USB stick on Win7-32bit machine? [duplicate]

How can I create an bootable USB stick on Win7-32bit machine ? I have downloaded the ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso onto a USB stick. As it is an ISO file, it will not boot on my laptop. Thank You
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All of my USB flash drives are read only

All of my USB flash drives are in read only when I connect to my computer. I'm just trying to put a few files from my computer onto a flash drive. I have done this before successfully but no matter ...
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Run a semi-permanent Ubuntu from a USB for Trial

I tried to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my HP Laptop. Worked out ok. Booted. Had to tap F9 while booting to choose Ubuntu. And for some reason there was 2 versions... both seemed to lead to ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 + Novatel E371 (DW5804)

Have a problem on my laptop Dell D430 with Novatel Expedite E371(DW5804). cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty uname -a Linux GSLM 3.19.0-59-lowlatency ...
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How to use Ubuntu pen drive on Windows? [duplicate]

I am totally a new user of Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is that I installed Ubuntu through the USB drive. Now I want to use the pen drive on Windows. I tried to format the pen drive but failed.
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Ubuntu variant Bodhi Linux Unetbootin installed on SSD [on hold]

I have accidentally installed Unetbootin with Bodhi:Linux on my SSD on my Asus C300 Chromebook with John Lewis' SeaBIOS (not a Chromebook anymore). So now I can't boot from USB anymore as it sees the ...
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installation Ubuntu 16 “no root file system defined”

I'm installing ubuntu 16.04 next to Windows 10. I've put Ubuntu on a 64 GB usb drive and rufus. Once I boot from the USB and try to install ubuntu I first get the language options, next I get to ...
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Best backup approach for a USB drive

I'm currently using the grandfather, father, son approach to create backups of my everyday usb drive which I always carry around with me. The full drive is encrypted using dm-crypt and I use dd to ...
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Why won't my windows 10 computer boot Ubuntu 16.04 from a usb?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which doesn't have a disc drive, so I tried to boot from a live USB. I have followed several tutorials, used various different programs to burn the ...
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USB mouse stops moving suddenly

Using ubuntu 14.04, suddenly my USB mouse stops working, even though it has power (the laser works). When I try to shutdown, it takes a lot of time and finally I have to force shutdown by a long ...
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Persistent Linux USB won't boot… getting weird error screens, maybe related to UEFI

To start with here are my specs: 970 FTW edition i5 2550k 8 gigs of DDR3 1600 mhz MSI Z77A-G41 250 GB SSD for OS and apps 150 GB SSD for apps 3 TB 5400 rpm for storage 500 GB 7200 rpm ...
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Ubuntu freezes and will not complete the install. Don't know what I am doing wrong

Computer info: Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 Acer Extensa 5630 Dual CPU T3200 @ 2GHZ Memory 3GB 32 bit Ubuntu: Ubuntu Label: Ubuntu Suite: trusty Version: 14.04 Codename: trusty Date: Thu, 08 May ...
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How to find M10 when connected to Ubuntu desktop by USB?

Connecting Aquaris M10 to Ubuntu desktop with USB, it appears in file manager, but no contents shown. Can view microSD contents when ejected from the tablet. Is it possible to get to the M10's ...
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Trouble with Alfa Network UBDo-nt(5) RT3070 on Ubuntu 16.04 (and Kali 2)

Please help to resolve my very sad and annoying issue - I have NO idea what to do to compile/install my USB Wireless Adapter and get it working. I've tried various instructions and manuals with no ...
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uEye camera not showing on Camera List (in ubuntu 16.04)

The uEye camera in question shows up on lsusb as IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH generic (firmware not loaded yet) however, it is not showing on the camera list - the usb daemon is listed running ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, USB, DAC. do not wok. [on hold]

I can't get my DAC to work. Ubuntu doesn't seem to find it. suggestions any one???
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USB Stick doesn't react after 'formatting'

I'm writing this thread because i haven't found any solution yet. The problem is that after formatting my USB stick 2 days ago(sudo mkfs.ntfs /dev/sdb1) from FAT to NTFS to get rid of 4 GB file limit....
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mobile-Broadband USB stick sometimes not detected at all

I am facing similar issue as mentioned in following question: Mobile-Broadband stick sometimes not detected at all Whereas only difference is I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and modem as Tata Photon plus. ...
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Suddenly I have USB 2/3 problems. Keyboard and mouse no longer function on blue 2/3 ports

I have a roccat Kone+ mouse and a roccat ISKU | FX Multicolor gaming keyboard both of which have been fully supported in the past. Suddenly they no longer function. Right now, I'm using an old ...
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WD 3TB external HD that is not recognized by Ubuntu 14.04 (the BIOS does support +2.2TB drives)

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, with a 4 TB hard drive. My mother is an Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3, which natively supports hard drives larger than 2.2TB in 64-bit. I've have two WD (western Digital) ...
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Is there a list of devices Ubuntu supports “out of the box”?

I've been all over Canonical/Ubuntu's website and as far as I can tell there's no list of devices that are supported "out of the box," by which I mean "you can plug this in and it will work." The ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bootable pendrive doesn't boot up [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu, i have downloaded ubuntu 16.04 iso from the ubuntu website only, then i made a bootable drive using win32Disk Imager(also tried using Power iso, Rufus, Universal USB Installer), ...
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Canonical shop - Bootable USB stick - Ubuntu 16.04

I can't find information about the size in GB for the bootable USB stick that Canonical is selling. Do they sell them in 2, 4, or 8 GB in size? Has anyone already purchased it to confirm?
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USB 3.0 port compatibility/driver issues

Since I have this laptop the USB 3.0 port always cause some trouble on Ubuntu. No matter which Ubuntu distribution I use/used. Most of the connected devices usually works. For example external USB ...
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got crouton on USB wanna move all downloaded files go to USB

So i got Crouton xfce ubuntu linux on my USB (im on HP Chrome 14) but whenever i download a file from chromium/web browser in xfce it goes to my USB AND CHROMEBOOK this is a problem because i planning ...
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Recover Partition Table for exFAT Partition

I unplugged my USB stick from ubuntu 16.04 without the save remove option, but exfat should be fine doing so. No read write was happening, the partition does not use journaling. What I end up with is ...
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Got crouton on USB wanna transfer all files to bigger USB

Hi i got XFCE crouton on my USB on my HP Chromebook 14 and both of them have 16 GB i'm running out of space so im wondering how i can transfer/move all the files in my 16 GB USB to my 258 GB ( i know ...
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Error while trying to run Ubuntu installed on a pen-drive

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my pen-drive (32 GB USB 3.0), using this installation procedure. When I try to boot from that pen-drive, the selection screen appears. I select the normal Ubuntu ...
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Customization of a live usb (persistent) to use Latex

I would like to prepare a live usb persistent to use Latex and be used as a initial instalation in another pc/usb if I need. I would like to know if I make the changes in this persistent version and ...
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External USB DAC not working [closed]

My external USB DAC Dacmagic xs not working with Ubuntu 16.04. It isn't have support or module in kernel. What can i do? Upd: Thanks for response. Upd2: I solved the problem by manual switching ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't recognize my USB 3.0 flash drive

I have a 8 GB USB 3.0 Silicon Power flash memory. I'd been using it on my laptop,which only has three USB 2.0 ports, until it didn't anymore mount on Ubuntu after being plugged in. The problem is that ...
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Are there any advantages of having Ubuntu on usb? [closed]

I'm new to Linux and programming and I'm interested in downloading Ubuntu on my computer but i was wondering if there are any advantages of having it on a usb instead of installing it on my computer.
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Installation of NS2 in ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I am unable to install ns2 in ubuntu 16.04. Please let me know how to install it?
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How to get ubuntu on USB from chromebook

I have a HP Chromebook 14. I wanna get crouton/Ubuntu unity on my USB from my Chromebook and my USB has 258GB. I have downloaded Linux twice on my Chromebook (not usb). I use /dev/sdb (not sure what ...
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GUI chainloader for internal USB

I have a USB pcie card with two internal ports. I have a spare 2gb USB stick that I'd like to use as an extensive chainloader so that I can boot to obscure partitions and even use GPT in my old ...
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Bluestork USB mouse not working on USB port in Ubuntu 16.xx

I have a problem. For a while , my usb Bluestork mouse worked normally. Now it stopped. I tought first it is because of the Power Management of USB PORTs. but it is not the case ... I searched for ...
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How do I get out of grub rescue when the USB ports won't work?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP compaq 7600. When I switched it on today, it booted to a black screen with the following message at the top: Error: symbol not found: '...
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Where do usb wifi drivers go? 16.04

I have a usb wifi dongle pluggedin and recognized, and have the linux driver, but the manufacturer's install disc failed, and I can't seem to get support, like where to put the now-unzipped driver. (...
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Usb-Eth converter problem - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a usb-eth converter manufactured by Digitus. Link; http://www.digitus.info/en/products/network/fast-ethernet-network/network-interface-cards/fast-ethernet-usb-20-adapter-dn-10050/ Device is ...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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How do I install linux on my computer without using a usb or cd? [duplicate]

I want to give my computer to my friend. He doesn't know how to use Windows, only Linux. I would not like to keep windows on the system. The computer's BIOS does not support USB start-up. Also, I ...
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USB printer worked fine for months with 16.04; now it's not recognized. Bumped by update/upgrade?

Brother printer MFC-J460DW worked fine with Ubuntu 16.04 since release, it worked fine one week ago (2016-06-06). Tried to use it yesterday, (2016-06-12), and it was stuck in "idle" status. Tried to ...
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cdc_acm not displaying device name for Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to use a Bluetooth dongle on my 64 bit Ubuntu 16, however I cannot get the device id/name of the Bluetooth dongle. After I insert the dongle, I check the dmesg: ~$ dmesg | tail [ 773....