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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capslock/shift/ctrl keys are not working on usb keyboard, works on laptop keyboard

Title basically says it all, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. It seems like they are being detected but just not mapped.
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What is holding my USB device when I try to use it in VirtualBox?

Ubuntu host, XP guest. When I connect the USB device I want to the virtual machine, I get: Failed to attach the USB device Microchip Technology Inc. PICDEM FS USB Demo Board (C) 2004 to the ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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Installing pyusb on ubuntu 13.10

I tried this link, but got the following message on shell: sudo apt-get install python-pip : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo pip install --upgrade pyusb Downloading/unpacking pyusb Could not find a version ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu from USB

Earlied, I tried to install Ubuntu with Win7, and it works. But somehow I broke it, with some prompt like grub rescue, so I decide to reinstall Ubuntu again. I use Universal USB Installer with Ubuntu ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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Black screen when trying to install lubuntu

I have been trying to install lubuntu using a USB. however whenever I try to boot up the usb to install lubuntu I see a copyright screen that lasts less than 1 second, after that the screen goes ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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Ubuntu Single Boot on Mac Mini (late 2011)

HDD of my Mac Mini (2011) died. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it -- single boot from a USB. So, I replaced the HDD with a working disk and created a bootable USB drive as mentioned here: ...
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Trying to boot to USB stick

I have gone through the intial steps and downloaded the files to a USB drive. I have setup my computer to boot to USB. When I try to do install and run the file I'm using the Boot from CD. I ...
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How do I make a bootable usb drive for ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I make a bootable usb drive from the .iso file? Using windows 7 on a lenovo x140e.
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Unbuntu 12.4 HDD files can't be seen by XP in external USB drive

Due to a powersupply malfunction I rescued the hard drive and placed it into an external USB storage box and plugged it into an XP professonal O/S computer to recover emails, music etc but XP cant see ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Glitch [migrated]

Yesterday was the day when I finally became a real person; I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1. I was so excited, at long last, to see that purple screen that reads "Ubuntu". I got to mess around with the OS a ...
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Lubuntu + USB DAC problem

I have old mini laptop computer (Asus Eee PC) where I installed Lubuntu version 14. Everything else works well, but I cannot get my external USB DAC (Cambridge audio dacmagic) to work. I have one HDMI ...
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Help with usb wireless adapter RTL8188C, connection keeps dropping

My wifi seems to be dropping out literally all the time, but I can connect to my router in like 2 seconds, which is annoying when watching YouTube or something cos I'm connecting half the time just so ...
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Wifi works only with startup flash drive

I have 2 usb flash. one is the startup flash. the other i've installed latest ubuntu from the first flash device. so the problem is that when i boot using the fully installed usb flash drive, i ...
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Creating Bootable USB from Mac

I am Macbook user and I am on current Yosemite OS X. I followed the directions provided on this http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx ... however I get errors. ...
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USB Installed Ubuntu server fails to load without USB

I have tried installing the Ubuntu server (version 14.04) onto my acer desktop using my USB. I configured the USB through Universal USB Installer (version 1.9.5.7), using the option that said Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SONY Vaio laptop USB not working/ recognising

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 in my SONY vaio Laptop. It has 3 USB ports. One port is working and other two is not recognizing/working.
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Nokia Lumia doesn't charge through usb until it is mounted in Nautilus

My Nokia Lumia 530 doesn't automatically charge like my Android device does when it is plugged to USB cable until I mount the device in Nautilus. Is there way to change this behavior so it would ...
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USB stick is automatically getting disconnected

When i plug in my usb stick it doesn't get mounted. So i check dmesg. There i could see that stick is getting connected initially but in a second its getting disconnected. dmesg output: [ ...
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Printer sometimes doesn't print

I installed 12.04LTS and have a DeskJet 1125C connected through USB. The problem: Sometimes it does not print - in print jobs is status Pending/Processing but print does not start. I discovered if I ...
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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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Installing a USB Wireless Dongle for my setup

I have a raspberry pi that I want to install my usb driver on. So far I have managed to extract the RT2800 driver to my hard drive, and I end up with rt2800lib.ko and rt2800usb.ko. What do I do now? ...
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USB ports not working properly on Ubuntu 14.04, Fn keys stopped working

I was using my machine and everything was working just fine but at some point of time (I don't recall changing anything in the system) USB ports just stopped working properly: I was connecting ...
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Need some help installing ubuntu server via usb

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 Server as a iso file and would like to know how i install it via a usb. The Macine im installing it on dosnt have a desk drive.
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USB keyboard sometimes works sometimes it doesn't

I'm using xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an IBM Model M keyboard with USB-SDL-6-pin adapter. The keyboard works fine on a Macbook Pro and on my desktop when I'm running Win7. The keyboard works at the bios ...
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How can I fix the error in 7-zip “0 can not open output file G:\autorun.inf” when trying to create a live usb with Ubuntu on it?

I run a 64-bit windows 8 laptop. I have tried both the 12.04.4 and 13.1 ISO files. I use the Universal USB Installer here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/. when I ...
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USB device not accepting address

I have a series of machines that I am building for work that have usb card readers. When I boot them I get a long series of messages: ... [ 2347.768419] hub 1-6:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on ...
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USB Wireless Mouse XHCI_HCD problem

I have this mouse, with this laptop. With a USB dongle to plug in the mouse. Except when I plug it in doesn't work. Unplugging and plugging it back in a lot sometimes fixes it. But normally nothing ...
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Ubuntu and windows bootable usb partition type

So i want to create 2 bootable usb sticks: one for windows 7 and one for ubuntu 14.04. I want to boot those usb's in UEFI mode, both having 64bit ISO's, and install the two OS's in UEFI mode dual ...
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USB external HDD spins down, but just from command line. I must be missing something

I have two different external USB 3.0 hard drives connected to my Ubuntu computer and none of them auto spin down after 10 mins. Funny thing, if I run a Windows 8.1 virtual machine and attach the ...
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USB does not appear in ubuntu server in oracle VirtualBox

I have small issue i am trying to copy file to Ubuntu server , but USB does not appear in oracle VirtualBox , note: 1- i already installed VirtualBox Extension Pack 2- it is appear in Lubuntu OS in ...
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Why my USB 3.0 external hard drive shutdowns after five minutes?

I'm having a big headache with a Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 external hard drive (code HDTB110XK3BA). After formatted to ext4 filesystem with mkfs, the drive shutdowns itself about five minutes after ...
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LXC USB Device Passthrough

I am trying to create an LXC container running mythtv (server) .. .which needs access to USB tuners There seems to be a dearth of information on how to pass USB devices through to an LXC container ...
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Boot from USB option not avalible Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my ASUS K55V laptop running UBUNTU 14.10 but I cannot seem to find Boot from USB option in BIOS. There are only two options to boot form, Hard disk and DVD Drive. ...
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Initialize USB keyboard attached while suspended

I have a laptop that I sometimes want to use with separate peripherals; external monitor, external keyboard and external mouse. When in this mode, I want to keep the laptop closed and tucked away (as ...
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kernel BUG at /build/buildd/linux-3.16.0/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_s8.c:321!

I just bought a new Dell laptop with Windows 8 and am attempting to install Ubuntu 14.10. I used Startup Disk Creator with the PC Intel x86 desktop image to create a bootable Ubuntu USB drive with a ...
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Boot 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 from USB Stick on Windows 8.1(64-bit)

So I have a3 32-bit Ubuntu image file and I want to boot it from my USB stick. I have already made a bootable stick but whenever I go into my UEFI menu and Choose 'Use a device', I see nothing. Is it ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 to USB

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto my 500GB USB drive. Just to be clear, that's TO, not FROM. I want to have the full OS on my USB, rather than making it a bootable USB. I believe this is ...
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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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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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SD Card not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04 guest, of VMware Workstation 11, on Windows 7 host

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. So I installed VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 7 64-bit, and then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as guest on it. It's working fine with removable USB ...
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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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Why bluetooth or USB 3.0 fails to load during booting?

Everytime I open my laptop with ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted with win 7) either bluetooth firmware fails to initialize or USB 3.0 ports. At this time also bluetooth is working fine but usb3.0 is not ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation

I am trying to install ralink wifi adaptor to my desktop ubuntu 14.04 the system is not detecting the wifi. lsusb lists the device as: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I ...
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Booting Linux from USB

I'm trying to boot Linux from USB to run an application. When I boot Live Linux, the data is gone and it is new again when I reboot the OS. I want to retain the data and run the application and also ...
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Error mounting microSD card on 14.04

I recently got a microSD card for a music player, I've tried to mount this on my computer to transfer music but have got the following error: Unable to mount 127 GB Volume Error mounting ...
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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+ and I installed Window 7 Ultimate Editon. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives on Window 7 but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. ...