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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USB Security by Encrypt.com - where do i purchase this ap? (The instructions say it has never been hacked?)

I have a Lexar usb stick with Encrypt technology. Lexar said I had to purchase for like $12.99 software to use the USB stick, as it is so good apparently that it has never been hacked according to ...
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Ubuntu unable to use Kinect v1

I used Kinect on my ubuntu laptop, with a 12V adapter connect Kinect to usb. But the light on Kinect is always flashing and when checking lsusb, I can sometimes see Motor plugin and NEC which I think ...
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Source code of usbmon

Where can I get the source code of usbmon utility. Googling didn't help me to get the source code. Any help is appreciated.
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Xenial 16.04: D-Link DWA-182 [aka “Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter”] issues

This is what I have, it's a gigabit wireless ethernet USB stick - http://us.dlink.com/products/connect...d-usb-adapter/ It's history is as follows - 14.04 - working fine using this driver ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't see my external usb audio interface

I have the Audient iD14 audio interface, and I was able to get it to work with Ubuntu 14. However, when I did a fresh new install of Ubuntu 16.04, it wouldn't even list it in the sound devices. The ...
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Unable to Connect My Mobile to ubuntu 16.04

I can't connect my mobile device to ubuntu by USB-Cable. This appears: No object for D-Bus interface My mobile device is Techno. How do I solve this?
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Installer Crash and “No Bootable Device” with Acer R11

On the Acer Aspire R11 I tried running Ubuntu from the USB, it was awesome!! Touch features and a fully powered laptop !! But when I wanted to install Ubuntu (I had downloaded 14.04.3) the problems ...
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hard drive doesn't appear as device

I have an Acer Aspire R11 combination Laptop / Tablet. It has a 32 Gb harddrive with a few partitions. Windows 8.1 is installed on it. I recently had an issue with partitioning. I decided to use an ...
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Installing Ubuntu from an external hard drive

So I've been trying to install Ubuntu for a while now with no success. I don't have a thumb drive, and my computer doesn't have a CD drive, but I have an external hard drive. I already went through ...
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Is the 16.04 iso file corrupt? 4/28/16 its not working for me

4/27/16 and 4/28/16 I've downloaded 16.04 Iso direct and by torrent. I wrote it to usb using Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.4 which I have used countless times to write USB ISO files for trying out ...
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Can't connect Usb modem on Lubuntu 16.04

My usb modem is detecting in network manager, however on clicking connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. Please see output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 011: ID ...
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Hauppauge winTv SoloHD unclaimed

I'm trying to use Hauppauge's winTv soloHd USB stick on ubuntu 16.04 and 15.10, both seem to detect the stick, but kaffeine as well as me-tv both say there's no dvb device attached to the computer; I ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on USB on Mac

I've followed these instructions to the letter: hdiutil convert /path/to/ubuntu.iso -format UDRW -o /path/to/target.img Terminal gives the error message Cannot execute binary file.
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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USB Mouse not working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Persistent Fix?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I haven't any problem in live. But after the login, mouse doesn't move and click. the only solution I found was: sudo rmmod usbhid sudo modprobe usbhid However, I ...
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To set up a USB dongle in 14.04?

I have a new usb wifi dongle which Ubuntu should support. I would like to enable it, and disable others because mac air's default wlan is not supported on Ubuntu. My motivation is to use such a wlan ...
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How to configure RS232 to USB on Ubuntu (Mate) for JSP Web app

English is not my native language so please be patient. I'm using a Odroid C2+ to host a Struts-2 web application, like a LAMP server, using Ubuntu Mate, Tomcat7, MySQLite3 and (instead of PHP) JSP. ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 now I can't boot Windows 7 or 10

I created a boot able flash drive using this procedure: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows I then used this to upgrade Ubuntu to the current version. After the ...
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after installing usb wifi dongle, it stopped working after upgrading software, (still 14.04)

After installing a Netis wifi usb dongle using a procedure described in Questions 168032, it worked under 14.04. Then I updated software, and the Netis dongle no longer works. The dongle appears ...
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Cannot boot from USB - HP Envy

I'm having a little bit of a problem right now... I am trying to install Ubuntu, whether it be the 12.04LTS or 13.10, but I can't seem to get my PC to even run into my bootable USB. I am trying to ...
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Installing 16.04 to an external usb hard drive

I am doing a full install of 16.04 to an external 300gb USB HDD. I have followed all the instructions (booting from live media, then using the install option, taking care to setting the grub to point ...
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Recognise Kubic Edge as a device by banshee or rhythmbox

When I mount my Kubik Edge 8Gb MP3 Player with a 4Gb expansion card, neither Banshee or Rhythmbox will recognise it as a Device. The launcher bar shows a flash stick icon and I can copy music ...
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USB headset causes bizarre system behavior

I have a Sennheiser headset that causes bizarre system behavior when it is plugged in, including: Graphical corruption: all of the system text, such as the toolbar clock, shifts to a very different ...
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Restricting MTP devices from being mounted by a user/group

I am working on converting an Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) installation into a kiosk-like system with disabled USB storage. However, this does not prevent a user from mounting an MTP device such as an android ...
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Live USB distros won't stay connected to internet

I loaded a Ubuntu 14.04 Live USB, and when I connect to the internet everything works great for a few seconds, then the internet stops working. It does't say it's disconnected or anything like that, ...
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Want to connect Sony Z2 (Android phone) to Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I try to connect it with Sony Xperia Z2 (which has Android 4.4) via USB. I have set Mass Storage Mode(MSC) setting but nothing happens when I connect cell phone to the laptop. ...
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Fresh install of xenial strange usb issue

I'm really not sure whats causing it I've tried several fixes and none work. when I turn on my computer all of my usb ports are dead and my monitor placements are wrong. Then after about 10 seconds ...
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How start ubuntu from a bootable USB stick

I made a bootable USB stick and I made sure to follow the guide lines. As far as I can tell nothing went wrong when creating the USB stick but somehow I can't find out how to boot ubuntu from the ...
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can't create startup disk in ubuntu when selecting fedora iso

I can't select a fedora image to create a bootable usb stick. It works with ubutu and gnome ubuntu but not with fedora. Does the ubuntu startup creator only work with ubuntu isos?
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“An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from the CD failed”

I am trying to install Ubuntu Kylin, but everytime I am about to finish the installation it shows the following message: ''An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from CD failed.'' ...
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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Install full desktop on USB?

I'm planning on trying to force myself to switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu gradually. I've installed Ubuntu in the past as a dual start option but notices that I keep on using MS Windows, especially ...
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installing programs on a USB ubuntu

im using ubuntu as means of Recovery on my study i have a Boot Usb with it but is it possable to install a program such as a anti-virus or fixxing tools used to fix data on the Same USB?
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Convert bootable USB stick to ISO file

I am trying to get an ISO file from a bootable USB memory stick. The device name for the stick is dev/sdf1. In this answer: Convert bootable USB to ISO file , dd was suggested for copying. So I did: ...
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usb don't work for a time after boot with “usb 1-3: device descriptor read/all, error -110”

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 machine that's exhibiting a strange usb error during startup. The keyboard doesn't work during boot. The system gets to the login screen and, for something like 30 seconds, the ...
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Problems with USB on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a bootable USB. I made the disk by opening the iso with Archive Manager and then writing it to USB. I don't know what happened but I cannot format the pen drive now. Here ...
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My bootable usb doesn't show up as an option in the boot menu

I followed this guide, and my usb does not show up as an option in the boot menu. This is what my boot drive looks like. Boot Drive Image
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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 final not booting from stick: gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image

The brand new 16.04 final does not boot from USB stick: Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image boot : I made a boot stick with Startup Disk Creator ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu (clean install) does not seem to work

I downloaded the ISO file for Ubuntu and put it on a usb drive using Rufus. I completed the installation, and then it asked me to restart my computer. I did so, and it launched back up to the black ...
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook

I tried running Ubuntu on my Nextbook tablet by making a bootable USB drive and also tried making a bootable SD card, but all I get is this error screen saying "System doesn't have any USB boot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 USB Audio - Cannot find slot

In 15.10, both internal Intel and external USB audio were working. After upgrading to 16.04, USB audio has stopped working but Intel remains functional. Any ideas? The /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf ...
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How can I enable USB type C connectors on 15.10?

Does linux support usb-c yet? So far only the power function seems to work, my phone will start charging when I plug it in. I'm wondering if Ubuntu supports USB-C yet - in my experience, only the ...
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Installing TP-Link AC1200 T4UH USB Wireless Device

I've downloaded the Linux drivers here: http://www.tp-link.com/en/download/Archer-T4UH.html#Driver How do I install them? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
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Installed laptop-mode-tool 16.04, now USB mouse not working after rebooting until it is re plughed in

I did a fresh install of 16.04 on my vizio ct14-a0 ultrabook. I installed laptop-mode-tools Then I edited the AUTOSUSPEND_TIMEOUT in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/runtime-pm.conf file from =2, ...
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How to use only USB wifi card first if it exists

I have read this article: How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card? However, my problem is sort of difference. My laptop is very old. and the built-in WIFI only supports 802.11b/g/n. ...
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Trying to boot Ubuntu 16.04 USB however “Missing Operating System” Error

Before I say anything I would like to note that I am VERY new to Linux. (The most complex command I know is sudo apt update/upgrade :/) At the moment I am using Xubuntu 14.04 and I want to use Ubuntu ...