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How to disable Usb port?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to disable my usb port due to some resign. so how i can disable my usb port and after that how i can enable it..
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5answers
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Format option not available in 11.10 as in 10.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop and Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop. In 10.10 there is an option to format a pen-drive by right-clicking the icon for the pen drive and selecting format, but I am ...
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0answers
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Stuck at “Detecting File Systems” while trying to install on an Acer Aspire One D255E [closed]

Trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit from a usb onto my Acer Aspire One D255E. Windows XP 32 bit is installed. When i boot from my usb and then select the parition sizes (splitting Ubuntu to 200GB ...
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1answer
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How to configure to record data to pendrive instantly?

If I edit the files on my pendrive, and then just remove it physically, the data will not be recorded. I have to click "eject", and so the led starts to blink, and the data starts to be recorded. How ...
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1answer
2k views

Mount Blackberry Pearl as USB Mass Storage Device

Is there are any possibility to make my Blackberry Pearl as USB Mass Storage Device? When i plug my phone then i check in terminal withlsusb command, my phone is detected. But i dont know how to make ...
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2answers
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Is setting default mount options for udisks really not possible?

I want to mount usb drives with option flush (or sync). I'm using Kubuntu 10.10 and as far as I understood udisks is responsible for the mount options. I've read various threads and two solutions ...
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3answers
75 views

Testdrive not downloading release [closed]

I'm just trying Testdrive. I have problems downloading maverick release, natty iso download is working. Could you help?
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1answer
279 views

Updating when running off USB stick makes it unbootable?

I guess one should not run the software update when running off of a pendrive. Each time I have, not only does the update crash, but the usb drive becomes unbootable? Should the ablitiy to run a ...
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0answers
274 views

`power/persist` file not found in USB device sysfs directory [closed]

The file /usr/share/doc/linux-doc/usb/persist.txt.gz mentions that the USB-persist capability can be enabled for a given USB device by writing 1 to the file persist in that device's directory in ...
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1answer
383 views

Booting but not rebooting from external USB hard drive, what could be the problem?

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop with a dead internal hard drive controller. It boots perfectly from CD or USB. I therefore removed the internal hard drive and installed Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick onto ...
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0answers
239 views

With a typical USB hard drive enclosure, is the full range of drive power management functionality available? [closed]

In what may be an unrelated matter: is it possible to suspend a PC without unmounting an attached USB-powered drive, and then remounting it on resume? This is the behaviour I'm currently seeing ...
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3answers
493 views

Nautilus won't browse my USB hard drive unless I double click it twice

On my laptop, running 10.10, whenever I plug in a thumb drive Nautilus will add an icon on the desktop and open a file manager window with the drive contents. This does not work for my 250Mb external ...
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2answers
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Can't access external hard drives or thumb drives

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 onto my laptop. Everything is working great however USB devices such as thumb drives and external hard drives wont show up. I have been looking around a bit and when I ...
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3answers
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USB drive doesn't unmount [closed]

When I unmount usb in nautilus elementary(using unmount button) sidebar it restarts rather than unmounting !
3
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2answers
751 views

Is it possible to create bootable USB stick on 512 Mb flash drive?

I have only 512 Mb flash drive. Is it possible to create bootable Maverick 10.10 on it? Maybe, with some packages dropped? What tool can I try for it?
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9answers
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How to auto mount my external hard drive?

On login, ubuntu 10.10 would not mount external hard drives automatically, While ubuntu 10.04 mount them on login. I've tried Storage Device Manager but it give error when external hard is not ...
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2answers
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USB Full Install damage flash drive?

When comparing a full install of a USB flash drive versus simply creating a live USB, is there a significant amount of wear on the USB flash drive when using a full install? When reading around I was ...
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2answers
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Any way to upgrade from 9.04 to 10.10 with no CD drive?

My CD drive is broken and i am still on 9.4 and i want to update or clean install straight to 10.10. I do not care how I upgrade as long as i do not havew to use a CD drive or install the previous ...
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2answers
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Not booting from laptop when trying to boot from an external USB drive

I installed Ubuntu to USB ext drive from CD from my desktop, where it boots perfectly from USB Hard drive. However, it does not boot from my laptop. Laptop hangs with a blinking cursor. Can you please ...