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I wonder if my two new USB stick run to slow [closed]

I have bought a two Kingston USB sticks, with 8 Gb & 32 Gb I wonder if they run to slow. It seems that the biggest run faster with Ext4. Question: Do these two USB stick run enough fast or are ...
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USB stick bad superblock. Works absolutely fine in Windows

When I plug in my 8GB Cruzer Blade 8GB (Formatted as FAT32) into my Ubuntu computer, I get a mount error. The command 'e2fsck -f /dev/sda1" gives me "Bad magic number in super-block while trying to ...
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What to do about USB support?

USB speeds are consistently slow in ubuntu, and have been for years. I just bought two new machines with usb 3.0, running 10.04, and yet nothing has changed, top speeds are only about 8.0 MB per ...
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Problems mounting an encrypted volume on a different computer

I have a set of external hard drives that I use for backups of my photos and images. They were formatted as EXT4 and setup with encryption from a laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 - and I've had no problems ...
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How to mount a CD ROM from a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.04.3 server

I am trying to mount the installation CD rom drive using a USB CD ROM drive on Ubuntu 10.4.3 server to extract additional packages (since I do not have internet active on the server). I plugged the CD ...
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1answer
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How to install KVM in Ubuntu 10.04?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB flash disk and found this askubuntu question. However I am stuck at the part of the KVM. I am supposed to type this command at the terminal sudo kvm ...
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Ubuntu install fails reporting insufficient space on Asus Eee PC?

I have been running ubuntu on a virtual machine for a while now I'm trying to install it on an old Asus eeepc 1000he which has no Cd/dvd reader/writer. I started by downloading Ubuntu 10.04 livedisc ...
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1answer
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Do all Android phones tether?

Can I pick up any android phone and connect it to my ubuntu laptop via a usb cable and tether to the internet using the data allowance on my phone contract? I already know that my contract allows ...
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1answer
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Which usb_modeswitch.d file do I need to use?

How do I configure usb_modeswitch on Ubuntu 10.04? When the device is pluged in lsusb gives: oshirowanen@laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 19d2:0103 ONDA Communication S.p.A. When I eject ...
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3answers
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Disable auto-mount for particular partitions on USB drives

I have a big USB disk with 3 partitions: one for backup and two other bootable ones for installing and testing new distros. I want the backup partition automounted on boot. But I don't want the two ...
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2answers
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How to turn off automount in Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have an external USB HDD IDE enclosure that I use to back up and then wipe old hard drives. My questions is: How do I prevent Ubuntu Server from auto mounting these drives? Most of the ...
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2answers
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Can I make grub2 boot from a CD in an external USB CD drive?

I would like to boot from an external USB CD/DVD drive on a Toshiba Portege which can't. I've tried with plop, but haven't had any luck.
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How do I safely use a virus infected USB drive in Ubuntu?

I have an USB drive which I know is virus infected (an anti-virus on my friend's machine detected it). Unfortunately neither of us know the virus name and I don't want to take the risk of plugging it ...