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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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Not Recognizing 64gb SDXC Card That Was Recognized by 14.04

My SDXC 64 GB card was recognized in 14.04 I upgraded to 14.10 and now it is not recognized. I plug it in using either my camera, or remove it from my camera and use a reader, and either way, the card ...
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Bios won't accept boot from usb

I have a x64 tablet running win 8.1. I am trying to install different Linux distro's. Unfortunately I am having trouble booting up from live usb. I got all set up in bios, turned off secure boot, ...
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How to copy existing movie files on ipad to watch?

I have an iPad and a desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 with lots of movie files of various formats (avi, mp4, m4v, etc). Is it possible to transfer those files from within linux directly to the iPad ...
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Thumb drive suddenly “read only file system”

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I copied about 2 gig of pictures, files, etc onto a thumb ...
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Move Ubuntu 14.04 server from HDD to USB

Here's the deal. I have Ubuntu server installed on a quite sluggish HDD which would be of better use as a storage disk. The mainboard supports USB3.0 and I have a 32gb USB3.0 drive that I would like ...
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How to edit label of USB drive?

How to edit label of USB drive easily without formatting it? I tried right clicking the device and go to the properties but cannot find anything to edit.
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How do I reset my MIDI device?

I have my MIDI enabled digital piano connected via USB. To play .mid files I am using pmidi. Sometimes when I stop playback (using ^C) some notes are still playing. I know that's because of how MIDI ...
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TomTom not recognised in W7 VM after upgrade to 14.10 (VMM)

Since the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, my W7 VM does not longer recognise my TomTom. I am very dependant on my TT, so it is an absolute neccessity for me to be able to update it. Before the update ...
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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Why won't my USB headset show up in `lsusb` or `dmesg`?

I was given a Turtle Beach XL1 headset for Christmas. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to work. On the Windows machine I tried it on, you plug in the USB cable and it works. Not much setup ...
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How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and when I connect my Kindle Fire to my computer via micro usb, it is not recognized automatically. Other usb devices, such as my ipod and digital camera, are recognized just ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows XP

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP. Downloaded ISO from Ubuntu site (version for RAM less than 2GB). Burned to USB stick using LiLi USB Creator. Booted laptop using that pen ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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Ubuntu. VGA to USB driver

I'm having trouble finding information about this. I know there are similar questions, but the only one with an answer is 5 years old and the answer is outdated. I just bought a new laptop, they ...
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How to repair an external harddrive?

I would like to reformat my hard disk, and if possible recover the (somewhat unimportant) contents if possible. I have a Western Digital 1TB hard drive which had a NTFS partition. I unplugged the ...
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Why is my external USB hard drive sometimes completely inaccessible?

I have an external USB hard drive, consisting of an 1 TB SATA drive in a Rosewill RX35-AT-SU SLV Aluminum 3.5" Silver USB 2.0 External Enclosure, plugged into my SONY VAIO VGN-NS310F laptop. It is ...
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3G D-Link DWM-157 Modem Install on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm a new in Linux and Ubuntu, too. Please, tell me how I can install my 3G Modem (D-Link DWM-157) on Ubuntu 12.04. Some steps, that I've been already tried (after Googling): Plug in the modem ...
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How to configure UPC with USB connection

I was unable to setup nut on a server for the UPS Eaton 5E with USB connection. All results what did I get was that driver is not running and UPS is not recognized. What kind of driver is suitable for ...
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How can I set up muti-booting by grub on a usb with different OS .

How can I set up multi-booting by grub on a usb with different OS . The purpose is I want to choose the different OS when I plug in the USB.
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PL2303 attached to ttyUSB0 -> Change it to ttyS*?

I want to read the single status lines (txd, dtr, ...) of a PL2303 USB2RS232 converter with statserial. I already attached my PL2303 to the ttyUSB0 port. But to read the data, I need the command ...
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Can't write large files to flash drive

I`m having a problem copying files to any USB flash drive formatted in FAT32. Small files copy ok. But if I try to copy a large file (say 1GB) it starts to copy, the progress bar continues to grow ...
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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...
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Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera not working on Ubuntu

I have an Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera. I need to install the driver from its CD in order to make it work on Windows. As there is not offical support for linux, could anyone tell is there a way to ...
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Hi, I'm having a few issues with a USB wireless LAN card

I'm using 14.10 and I've tried to identify the problems but haven't managed to get the thing working. $ sudo tail -n 0 -f /var/log/syslog Dec 23 14:39:44 MaC kernel: [ 467.124504] usb 2-1.2: USB ...
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Ralink 148f:7601 WIFI Dongle [duplicate]

I've followed the procedure in ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation in order to install the appropriate driver for my brand new Ralink WIFI Dongle. I downloaded the source code from ...
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I updated ubuntu to 14.10 and now weird things are happening

So I update my computer from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. It finishes installing and I restart the computer and choose the option "ubuntu" it changed to a purple screen and stayed like that for ever. I ...
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How to set USB flash drive as first boot device in dell inspiron 15

i m trying to install ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15 using USB flash drive using USSB installer. But in booting sequence there are only two boot options. Legacy boot and UEFI boot mode. Can anyone tell me ...
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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over-current issue with USB 2.0 ports

My system (on Ubuntu 14.04) is no longer shutting down/restarting/suspending since a problem with all usb 2.0 ports occurred. (all of a sudden all usb 2.0 were without power. Luckily, the usb 3.0 ...
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How to make bootable usb from part iso files?

I am trying to make a bootable usb disk for a linux distro. The image files i downloaded is in parts like linux_dvd1of3.iso, linux_dvd2of3.iso, linux_dvd3of3.iso. I want to write these part iso files ...
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How to format a USB drive for Startup disk?

I want to make a bootable live USB from Ubuntu 14.04. When I insert a free USB, Startup Disk Creator says Capacity: 7.5GB; Free 0.0GB. This is a free and working USB, as I can copy file on it. I ...
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USB devices showing a read only

I have an 8gb FAT32 USB stick and a 500gb FAT32 HDD; both of these have suddenly become read only devices. I've tried deleting the directory inside /media and then creating it again, naming it, ...
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What is a good WIFI network card for a tower PC running Ubuntu Linux?

I got a free USB wifi but it isn't supported very well and doesn't support SSID scanning. What is a good USB wifi device that I can buy please? Prefereably something that is supported out of the box ...
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Problem with Usb Wireless Adapter (by SignalKing)

I have bought a USB Wireless Adapter made by SignalKing because I broke my laptop's hardware switch of the embedded adapter. Despite the fact that I can use it on Windows without having any issue, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 very slow boot. Nouveau / nVidia: broken pipe?

(EDITED 2x) Recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 x64 takes over 4 minutes to boot on the system below. I don't understand the 'dmesg' output; at first I thought a USB MS Mouse was a problem; replaced that ...
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Power on/off USB ports

Is it possible to on/off specific usb port using terminal in ubuntu? lsusb displays the following result Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device ...
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Live USB backup methods

I'm currently running Ubuntu as a Live USB on a PC which also has Windows installed. However, I've discovered that updating or messing around with the kernel doesn't seem to do great things with the ...
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Can't mount my external USB hard drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 guest in Virtualbox

I have a feeling it may have something to do with what type of USB i'm using. If i plug in a USB 2.0 device(like my flash drive), it will be recognized. But if I plug in a USB 3.0 device, it will no ...
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Creating a bootable USB for ubuntu in Linux Mint

I am a lifelong Windows user who recently installed Linux Mint Cinnamon. I hate it because it crashes constantly. I would like to switch to Ubuntu but I don't know how to make a bootable USB from the ...
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Booting from a USB for HP laptop

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from my USB, but my laptop stays stuck at the black "hp" screen. I've tried tapping F9 to get to my boot menu, and even f10 to enter BIOS....but nothing seems to work. What ...
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Error 5 Input/Output error during installtion through USB

I have followed every possible issue but still not avail to solved the problem hard disk fully formatted Windows 7 / 8 installed without any issue after getting the issue check memory issue / Test ...
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ubuntu 12.04 lts netbook installation throught usb

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 lts on my asus disney netbook and i can not launch wubi.exe from my usb drive when the computer starts up. I have checked BIOS settings and it is all ok because I have ...
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Cannot mount any file system/USB stick with Nautilus side bar after changing UID of my user

There are a lot of answers in here that describe how to change a user's UID. This is necessary to match it to my NAS and to ease NFS mounts and permissions. BUT: I had to do this on Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Booting from USB sends me to Grub Rescue Mode

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and I followed the instructions here perfectly and I used the BIOS to boot from my USB (F12, InsydeH20) and after a few seconds, it sended me to Grub rescue mode. Whenever I boot ...
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Dual booting broke my main OS

I recently decided that I wanted to try out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, so I decided to dual boot it. I went the easy way about it and when it came to partitioning; I selected "use this along with Windows 7". ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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Double entries for android device in “Available Devices” (Kubuntu 14.10)

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10 and trying to make an MTP connection (over a USB cable) to an LGP705 Android phone. At one time I had the connection working, but no longer. The problem I now have is that ...
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USB slots stop working suddenly from time to time

After re-installing Lubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop an older problem re-emerged after a few days and installation of different programs: without apparent reason the external mouse and sometimes ...