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Not detect HDD for USB

I have a problem with detecting hdd on USB 2.0. Model Seagate ST1000LM014. Hdd is connected to JM20329 SATA Bridge. Can someone help? I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 dmesg | grep sd [ 1.689401] sd ...
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Why don't any of usb slots work for anything

I can't use anything on any of this ports on this machine. I have an old PowerEdge 2800 with bios revision ao5 which is old but I find it very difficult to update on ubuntu. The i/o ports work for my ...
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My Bluetooth in xubuntu isn't working. Why? And how can I trouble shoot this error?

Am not able to send or browse files from or to my laptop via any of the phones. What may be the reason for this?And how can this be overcome?
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How to bring back USB Storage Device to the life

My USB stick get wet (dropped in to the small puddle on the road). I am trying to use it again. I believe it is dry enough to try, so I did try. My computer did not recognized it automatically. Via ...
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Copying to USB pen drive slows everything

Every time when I copy large files from my laptop to any pen drive (USB) on my Ubuntu 14.04, all processes slow down. Even the mouse pointer slows and is stuck. If I open multiple tasks, many of them ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPC 8700 no longer see compact flash drive(s)

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPC 8700 Desktop. Sometime in the past the past 6 weeks or so my desktop no longer recognizes my compact flash drive(s). When I insert a SD card ...
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My usb flash drive is not detected by Ubuntu Linux 15.10 WilyWerewolf. How to fix?

Hi I have a Kingston 32 Gigabytes usb flash drive that is not being detected by ubuntu well it detected in the disk program but not Files program.
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How to change default automount options for USB devices to read-only?

I'm trying to change the default mount options for USB drives. I want them to mount as read only so no files can be extracted from the host computer. Any ideas on how I can do this (using 15.10)?
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How to properly format a flash drive, and use Ubuntu's USB Boot creator tool?

I constantly format my flash drive due to distro installations from a flash drive. every sigle time that i put a new distro in the flash drive using ubuntu's tool i find myself with an error when i ...
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Can not dual boot 15.10 after installation from USB on Laptop Acer Aspire v13-371

I have Acer Aspire V13-371 and preinstalled Win10. It has BIOS v1.28. I set Hyperpass and disabled secure boot. I start it with Live USB key via Temp boot order and it works fine; it works even if I ...
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I do not see my pen drive in the system after I have formatted it

Today I tried formatting for my pen drive. Then it shows an error message that is "could not be formatted". After this process my pen drive is not visible in the desktop or launcher panel. Haw can I ...
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Can't write to /dev/sdc, because it is opened read-only

I have a flash memory that I can delete or write anything to it when I try to delete the partition or format it , I got this message Can't write to /dev/sdc, because it is opened read-only. How ...
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How to disable local repo caching for good? (USB persistent storage problems)

I have my flash drive (32GB) which I wanted to use as a bootable distro bomb (put a lot of linux distro using YUMI). So I installed (not a full install just live-bootable) Ubuntu (14.04 ISO) into the ...
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How can I fix a USB 3.0 Issue in a Ubuntu 14.04 VirtualBox VM

For the last few days I have spent a huge amount time searching for a solution to this challenge. I have a Seagate Expansion Desktop Drive which is an external 2 TB USB 3.0 disk that I use for ...
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Remounting an USB-device

When I connect an external HDD or an USB stick, it gets mounted automatically under /media/<username>/<name>. Clicking on the "Eject" button in the file manager unmounts it. Once it's ...
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15.04 IOGear GUS432 2x4 usb 3.0 Peripheral sharing switch, connected usb storage not detected after switching

thanks for reading IOGear GUS432 2x4 usb 3.0 Peripheral sharing switch connected to 2 ubuntu 15.04 machines. The peripheral sharing switch has 1 usb stick connected. (This hub allows you to switch ...
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Is it possible to write on whole device before mount? [closed]

When a USB storage (such as an SD card) is connected to my Ubuntu desktop, it is mounted automatically as /dev/sdc1. If it is ejected or safely removed, /dev/sdc1 goes out from /dev/ folder and ...
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USB hard drive appears multiple times in /media

My 2Tb Seagate backup drive is plugged into my laptop all the time. When I first plugged it in, it appeared as one drive in /media. Now, when I look in /media, it shows 4 drives entitled "Milford", ...
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Booting Ubuntu from multiple usb

Can Ubuntu usb stick be run from a usb divider with another usb as a memory extension? And I have another outrageous idea, is it possible to connect 2 usb in one partition with a usb divider?
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How much free space does a Live USB logical partition need to work properly?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Live USB with 4GB of persistence using Universal USB Installer on a 32GB USB. I split the USB's partition using MiniTool Partition Wizard obtaining a primary ...
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Unable to Mount 128GB Micro SDXC Storage Card [duplicate]

Previously, I was able to read from and write to my 128GB Micro SDXC storage card, which is always removed from my computer correctly (i.e. using the "eject" option)... It is also removed from my cell ...
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usb formatting error

i tried formating my usb using disks and say Error formatting volume Error creating file system: Command-line `mkfs.vfat -I -n "sara" "/dev/sdc"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: stdout: ...
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Ubuntu doesn't automatically mount USB flash drive

I bought a 32GB USB flash drive from Woolworths. But Ubuntu doesn't "see" it. The USB flash drive icon doesn't appear on the Launcher (as is the case with every other type of removable storage), and ...
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Write bootable BIOS update .ISO to USB stick

Lenovo distributes BIOS updates as .iso files (example) that are supposed to be burnt on a CD and booted. Burning it to a CD worked and booted correctly, but now I want to use a USB stick instead ...
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Android phone's microSD not useable by Windows 8, after using under Ubuntu

I connected my Android phone (as 'mass storage') to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has a microSD card with fat32 filesystem. Thereafter I logged it to Windows and connected, but my Windows 8 didn't recognise ...
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How to protect Pendrive from become Write-protect in future?

If your Pen Drive is Write Protected. Then it is nearly impossible to Format and make it reusable. Gparted is mostly successful method for that kind of problems.But so many times it also fails to ...
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udev rules to allow only one vendor and model USB drive but no others

So, we're working to set up an environment here where we have a secure storage setup on our Linux laptops, such that our Linux laptops can only connect a specific USB drive: a Kingston DataTraveler ...
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Disconnected device listed everywhere

I've inserted an old USB card, but whatever operation on it cause the system to block (no response at all to keyboard event or mouse clicks, but the mouse pointer still moved). So, I decided to ...
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How to install Jahshaka? [closed]

I found that there is a great new software called Jahshaka which is used to edit videos better than before in ubuntu. So i want to install it in my ubuntu 13.10. How to install it? I can't find it in ...
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How to connect USB 3.0 Pendrives?

I have a 32GB Sony Microvault USB pendrive which is USB 3.0. And When I try to connect it, it isn't yet being shown in the device. I want to make it work without formatting the drive to USB 2.0. And I ...
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USB device not detected

I have an audio recorder plugged to the laptop via USB. However, it is not correctly mounted by Ubuntu. I haven't plugged it since some weeks, but I'm sure that the last time it was correctly ...
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Problem about detecting and mounting devices

The device I want to mount is Nokia 130. lsusb or lsblk cannot find it, but dmesg will, some part of the output is following: [30415.272150] usb 3-2: new full-speed USB device number 4 using xhci_hcd ...
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Can't copy music files off my WD My Passport

Every time I try to copy folders containing music from my WD My Passport Ultra USB drive, the copy files dialogue just freezes saying "Preparing to copy..." I have to unplug it and then try again with ...
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Same USB Port, Same Device: Sometimes Superspeed (USB 3.0) and Sometimes high-speed (USB 2.0)

OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS updated to Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Plugging USB flash drive directly into the notebook computer (USB 3.0 port; not using HUB; ALL USB 3.0 external hard drives always connect at ...
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USB 3.0 READ Speeds enabled with “libccid” but WRITE Speeds still slow; “SuperSpeed” recognized

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (updates bring it up to 14.04.2 LTS) USB 3.0 flash drive (Corsair 64 GB Survivor Stealth and Silicon Power 64G M70); both show slowness prior to loading ...
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Seagate Expansion drive is not detecting

I am trying to connect my seagate 1Tb expansion drive with my ubuntu. drive is not detecting in my system. I tried many forum questions but nothing worked for me. I tried this command in terminal as ...
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JMicron JM20339 USB SATA Controller Problem

I Have 3bon-s35s SATA to USB converter(or controller). It use JMicron JM20339 chipset. Windows 7 can recognize WD 4TB HDD, but Ubuntu dosen't. dmesg shows below [ 2.990457] scsi 6:0:0:0: ...
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USB 3.0 SATA dock errors

I am using a new USB 3.0 SATA dock. It seems unable to mount a disk, with anything in the dock quickly becoming read-only (because of errors?). The most compact example I can give: root@pooh:~# fsck ...
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How to connect mp3-player?

Can you give advice how to auto-mount an mp3-player in Ubuntu 14.04. I've connected the mp3 player to a notebook using an USB cable but it is not automatically mounted. update #1: player ORION ...
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USB 3.0 works slow as USB 2.0 in Ubuntu

I bought a USB 3.0 PCIe card and an external 3TB Western Digital USB 3.0 HDD. One partition is NTFS, and another is EXT4, but this is in regards to transferring to the EXT4 partition. Speeds run ...
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Does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS support safe remove USB [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I know that windows has a feature that allows you to remove your USB flash drive without having to go to the drive, right click and choosing safely remove. This prevents you from ...
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Stop asking for authentication to mount USB stick

My Ubuntu 14.04 is asking for my password to mount or unmount an USB stick. How can I change it, so that the mount is automatic and no password input is required ? This is about mounting arbitrary ...
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USB 3.0 ExternalEnclosure Unmounts at random

Title says it all. I noticed the drive was unmounted, so I got to looking through dmesg and found: [31080.516164] usb 4-3: USB disconnect, device number 3 [31080.760493] usb 4-3: new SuperSpeed USB ...
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getting usb 2.0 running in virtualbox 4.3

Have version 4.3.10 of virtualbox installed, but i cant find the extention pack for this version, is it avalable? if not what can i do to get usb 2.0 up and running? am in desperate need of this ...
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USB turn write protection off forced

I have a USB-flash device (SanDisk SDCZ33 BM120423519D) with no hardware switch, which is stuck in readonly mode: # hdparm /dev/sdf /dev/sdf: SG_IO: bad/missing sense data, sb[]: 70 00 05 00 00 00 ...
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Cannot boot into Ubuntu (tried with 3 different USB Flash drive)

USB sticks- Generic 4GB, 2.0 ADATA Pro, 3.0 Sandisk Extreme, 3.0 Img files: 2 x ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 (redownloaded twice, in case of corruption) 1 x ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64 -- current ...
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Dynamic swap file like in Windows?

I would like to install Ubuntu to a 8GB USB stick so really don't have space for swap. I have 8GB RAM and the most memory intense apps I use are Firefox and LibreOffice. I don't use hibernate. I know ...
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USB Mass Storage not Detecting [duplicate]

I just installed Virtualbox, and the latest (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and the only USB device which detects is my Logitech mouse. I'm using VirtualBox.
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Why do file transfers over USB slow down my whole computer? [duplicate]

Whenever I transfer large files, or large amounts of files, over USB to or from an external drive, the whole computer slows down to a crawl during the transfer. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, but I've had ...
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Ubuntu not mounting brand-new external drive

I bought a brand new 3TB external drive for my birthday coming up, It's a WD My Book, it came as NTFS, and I'm trying to make it mount using a simple script on boot. (Not /etc/fstab, I ruined my comp. ...