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1 TB Dell USB hard disk not getting recognized

Dell USB hard disk not recognized in Ubuntu 11.10 When I insert the USB disk I do not see it in Nautilus (left hand pane) lsusb surprisingly fails to report any pciid:vendor id related to the ...
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1answer
326 views

USB mouse / flash drive don't work in Xubuntu

I just started now with Xubuntu (11.10) and I don't know why but my mouse works strange. If I try to move my mouse it move in jumps and is not fluid (but if I use my trackpad there aren't any ...
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1answer
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Boot Ubuntu on USB flash drive in Mac OS X 10.4… and Ubuntu

I would like to create an OS-agnostic installation of Ubuntu on a flash drive, that boots under Ubuntu and under Mac OS X. Ideally the process would look like: Install Ubuntu 11.10 (or 12.04 if ...
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2answers
564 views

AMD64 slower than i686?

Hm... I Installed 12.04 B1 before it promptly crashed and corrupted my drive, but before that, it seemed much slower than a 32-bit version of 11.10 which I installed before. I bought a new drive, and ...
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2answers
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how can I prevent nautilus from running when I plug in a USB stick?

I run XFCE4 on Ubuntu 11.10. When I plug in a USB memory stick, I get two new windows popping up, both showing the contents of the memory stick. One is Thunar (which I want) and one is nautilus ...
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1answer
527 views

How to remount a pen drive after having it “Safely Removed”

How can I (without removing the pen drive and connecting it again) mount a pen drive that I have "Safely Removed". T
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1answer
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How to install and update Ubuntu to a Pen drive

I want to install Ubuntu into a pen drive. The pen drive is 16GB and I want to be able to boot from it (Not the LiveCD but the actual installed system) and be able to update and install new packages. ...
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0answers
230 views

Guest additions installed but USB devices can't be seen in Devices > USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox I already installed guest additions for VirtualBox but I can't see my USB flash from VirtualBox device list. Please help me.
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Get Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ working under Ubuntu 11.10

I have procured a 16GB Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ USB 2.0 memory stick with 256-bit AES Hardware Based Encryption. The official manual confirms that Linux is unsupported, but I wondered if there ...
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1answer
389 views

Can not install Ubuntu 11.10 through USB Stick

After I successfully unpacked to a USB drive the ISO-image and ran wubi.exe, I chose the settings there within Windows and I restarted my computer and chose Ubuntu. But this gives me the error: Try ...
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0answers
343 views

How to make the LED in USB stick blink only when accessed? [closed]

In Ubuntu with GUI I plug the flash drive into usb port, and is automatically mounted, the LED turns on and off the thumb drive that is to be checked. In ubuntu server (text mode, without GUI) I ...
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1answer
638 views

When Installing or Booting off of USB Pendrive Screen Goes Blank

I was installing Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my new PC from a pendrive, since the only computers I have do not have disk drives, I ran into a problem. After the ASUS Logo when switching on the PC, and ...
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3answers
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Having problems with mounting USB flash drives [closed]

Sorry for such a long post :) I'm not such an expert as I wanna be, but I'm still learning on my mistakes. Just recently I've encountered an problem with mounting USB flash memory sticks and external ...
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1answer
274 views

end_request: I/O error on external drive

I've been seeing occasional errors like this: kernel: [786407.826017] end_request: I/O error, dev sdd, sector 1424776960 sdd is a 1GB external seagate drive, split into a 600 MB ext2 (sdd2) and a ...
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1answer
128 views

Media autoplays when USB drive is opened from the Unity menu

An annoying change I've experienced upon upgrading to 11.10 is that when a USB device is opened from the unity menu, any media (i.e. music and videos) contained on it are autoplayed with whatever ...
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1answer
6k views

How do I automount usb drives to /media/volume_label on a server? [closed]

As mentioned in the title, I'd like to automount usb drives to /media/volume_label in Ubuntu Server 11.10. I'd like to make this happen like it does with Ubuntu Desktop, but in an Ubuntu Server ...
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5answers
2k views

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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2answers
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Partition Flash Drive?

I want to partition a USB flash drive so that two gigabytes is reserved for ubuntu and persistence, and the other two is for my files. I used gparted to create two fat32 partitions on the flash drive. ...
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3answers
994 views

How to workaround or diagnose a kernel panic when “safely removing” external hdd?

I'm experiencing an issue when using the "Safely Remove" option to remove my 1TB external HDD from the Unity Launcher. Not every time, but occasionally my screen will go black and display LARGE ...
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3answers
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Gnome Shell freezes when using external USB drives

Sometimes my system freezes when I use my external USB HDD (Western Digital 500GB). I am using a freshly upgraded Ubuntu 11.10 installation. The freeze is not reproducable but always happens right ...