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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Problems with USB ports

I've recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Toshiba C55 (it has 3 usb ports, 1 USB2 on the left side and 1 USB2 and 1 USB3 on the right side). My mouse is connected on the right. The problem is ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 without access to OS X

I have an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 which has already seen some years and I would like to install Ubuntu on it (any version) by overwriting the current OS X installation which I can't and don't want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't install D-Link DWM-156 drivers

When connected to Ubuntu 12.04 D-Link DWM-156 detects it as USB storage medium but not as modem. It explored data stick in Windows and copied files "3g_modem_connect_DWM156_i386.deb" & ...
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CX usb3 2.5-hdd-case asm1051 wont spindown/detach on ubuntu 12.04

bought this device http://www.ebay.de/itm/281128589294?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 it mount and unmount the partitions on the drive smart is also supported the only thing ...
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ubuntu 13.10 64bit No working usb

Well I installed Ubuntu 13.10 fresh install and updated it ..etc One day I was downloading "Wine" then i left my pc open and slept . I woke up and of course the Lock Screen was on "The screen where ...
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Using Canon LIde 700F with xane over USB

I know, I know, I should have never gotten a Canon to connect to a Linux box... But the SANE supported-scanners doc said that the CanoScan 700F is supported "Good". I took that to mean that it can ...
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adaptador de red usb tl wn 8200 nd v1

hola les escribo desde argentina yo he tenido este inconveniente tambien con el adaptador TL-WN8200ND_V1 en ubuntu 12.04 y no encuentro la manera de instalar los drivers para que me funcione. cuando ...
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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USB/Keyboard/Mouse not recognized after update to 13.10 from 12.10

I just updated to 13.10 from 12.10. On restarting, I was completely unable to use my keyboard or mouse through USB. I have no PS/2 devices to use. Also, it said that I had been disconnected from my ...
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School computer can't run Ubuntu off flashdrive. But can run “Try Ubuntu” off the install flashdrive

Not sure what the problem is. When I go to the boot menu and choose boot from usb nothing happens and it boots to windows. When I plug in the flashdrive that has all the Ubuntu files (the one I use to ...
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Fuji camera “mounts” but folder not in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade

Fuji camera mount reported in attached devices but not visible in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade Have reinstalled the driver, and a few other suggestions, for other cameras mounts failing on ...
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USB's storage capacity reduced to 2 MB from 16 GB

I downloaded ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64. In Ubuntu's web page, I sow a link for making bootable USB drive option, then I downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.3 and I made my USB bootable. When I ...
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USB Keyboard not working in the bootloader, but does in BIOS and OS's

I have Windows 8 and Ubuntu installed alongside on my computer. However, my USB keyboard doesn't seem to work when supposed to navigate the GRUB menu. This was also a problem when i only had Windows ...
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USB Not Using All of Space After Install [on hold]

I just bought a 128 GB USB for Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu from USB to another but for some reason I'm still getting "3.9GB Available" whenever I go to "About This Computer". How do I optimize all ...
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Install Problem (Ubuntu Server 10.04) with USB as it reboots when I hit 'enter' for 'Install Ubuntu Server' option! Help

We cannot seem to install Ubuntu Server with USB as it reboots when I hit 'enter' for 'Install Ubuntu Server' option. My friend wants to try setting up a server so; we downloaded Ubuntu Server ...
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USB Hard drive Not displaying Ubuntu

I have a 2TB Verbatim USB 3 hard drive that was working fine one evening and not at all the next day. I cannot view or mount the partitions. Running "lsusb" shows that the hard drive is plugged in but ...
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Unlocking the disk (sda5_crypt) Enter Passphrase

I had installed ubuntu 12.10 with security key for enscrypting system hard disk which requires you to enter the passphrase before the login screen every time you boot your system... i wanted to get ...
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Cannot boot from Ubuntu 14.04 live usb

I recently downloaded and created Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit using Unebootin. The process was successful,but after reboot the screen is stuck with Syslinux screen forever. I tried numerous times,but ...
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How to to get D-Link DWA-131 wireless USB Adapter working on 12.04?

I have installed 12.04 on my desktop (I was previously using Windows XP). With XP I was using a D-Link DWA-131(H/W ver B1 F/W Ver 2.01) wireless USB adapter for the internet and I have been trying ...
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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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how to create bootable USB drive (ubuntu) [duplicate]

I want to create a bootable USB key drive in order to be able to run/install an Ubuntu ISO image with it. How can I do that using Ubuntu (command line) ?
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Not able to configure Reliance Netconnect USB dongle with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a Netconnect USB dongle which is I am not able to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am noob lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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how to create a bootable usb on mac to install ubuntu into a formatted PC?

hi I have a working MacBook Pro and a crashed Windows 7 PC. I was running Ubuntu on my PC but after a recurrent issue now I can't boot either OS. I would like to install only ubuntu to my PC and will ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Problems with wireless mouse

I've just upgraded to the latest release, but unfortunately it is kind of useless without my mouse, the mouse works but, at random intervals it will stop working... one possibility is that I have both ...
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SanDisk SecureAccess software

SanDisk USB flash drives come with a password and file encryption software called SecureAccess v1.0 and the update is v2.0. This doesn't work on my UBUntu Studio 12.04 LTS OS. Their website states its ...
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Ubuntu VM sees a ghost bluetooth adapter?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in VMWare on a Windows 7 desktop. I don't have any bluetooth adapters plugged into my desktop. Before I insert any adapters, Ubuntu sees an adapter called "ubuntu-0". When I ...
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problem forwarding USB device to virtual box

I want to connect a CAN to USB interface for programming an engine control unit to a WinXP virtual machine. only this device is not listed in under the small USB Icon at the lower left of the vm ...
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Cannot boot from USB install (HP DV6)

I have installed Ubuntu (12.04 AND 14.04 separately, multiple times each) onto a 32Gb USB flash drive. The flash drive boots fine on a spare laptop (older HP DV7, windows 7), however on my HP ...
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How to Install Ubuntu without USB or a disc

Is there a way to install Lubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with no boot from usb capability, a broken disc drive and running Debian right now and the only way of transferring data to it being usb flash ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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Is possible to record MIDI via USB from a roll up piano?

I have a roll up piano (see the image) that has an USB output. An USB cable comes with it: it is able to connect the roll up piano with the computer. Is there any way to record MIDI ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my USB connected phone

I connected my phone using an USB cord to my desktop, but Ubuntu does not detect the phone. How do i transfer files to and fro from my computer ?
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How can I delete ubuntu from usb installer?

I used a usb to install ubuntu to my friend. After the installation finished, I can't delete contents, what can I do to format it? Since this reading this as just being part of the system and does not ...
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When I start the Ubuntu ISO, initramfs says “unable to find a medium containing a live file system”

When I start the Ubuntu ISO(13.10) on a USB, initramfs says "unable to find a medium containing a live file system". These are my PC specs: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/PoniesFiM/saved/39dy I have ...
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How to burn a .iso to a USB device?

I want to burn a Windows ISO to a USB device in Ubuntu. How do I do this? I know how to burn a Ubuntu ISO into a USB device, but with a Windows ISO it's not the same.
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14.04 Not Auto-Mounting External Drives Since Upgrading from 12.04

I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 via command-line when my system froze, had to do REISUB and dpkg --configure -a to recover from crash after rebooting. Now everything seems to work except ...
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How to make my wi-fi usb adapter sitecom wla 2100 n300 v1-001 to work

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on a laptop (32bit) and on a desktop (64bit) and on both my sitecom wifi usb adapter is not recognized by ubuntu. I dont have any experience with ubuntu or linux. On ...
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trouble booting 14.04 from USB

I'm trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and am encountering problems. I'm working from 12.04. Downloaded the 14.04 iso file. Used the Startup Disc Creator App. However, when I try to boot from ...
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Help, linux beginner! How do I put ubuntu on usb and boot/install on a PC with blank harddrive?

I wonder if someone can help me? I am fairly new to trying to actually understand and use computers myself rather than just buying whatever Windows/Mac wants me to! You will get a giggle from my ...
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Putting A Full Installation of Lubuntu on a USB Drive

I am trying to install a full Lubuntu installation on a USB drive. I've tried a number of different methods, but they all seem to fail in some way or another. First of all, I don't have a native ...
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Install Windows on Ubuntu from bootable USB [on hold]

I would like to ask how to install Windows 8 on Ubuntu. I created a bootable Windows USB, (once FAT32 and once ntfs), but I do not know how to run the USB, I could only open it as a folder. Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live USB installer will not run

I'm currently trying to update from 12.04 to 14.04 with a live USB which I made using the Startup Disk Creator application. However, whenever I boot up with it, it takes several minutes to start up, ...
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Kingston Datatraveler won't mount in ubuntu 14.04

I try and try and try but ubuntu 14.04 is not recognizing my flash drive. It's a Kingston Datatraveler which has never caused me any problems before until now. Anybody know what to do?
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How to display UMTS signal strength?

Using a random UMTS USB stick (Huwei 160 or something like this) works an current Ubuntu pretty much out of the box and the setup via network manager (nm-applet) is convenient. But it does not ...
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Audio output device, fast switch?

Depending on the situation, I use either my speakers or my headset for audio output. Given that my headset is an USB headset it behaves as its own audio device. Currently I switch between audio ...
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AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10, just installed, and a AVM Fritz!Wlan-Stick + a CD with software and drivers - for Windows! Now I'd like to use this Stick with my Ubuntu. The Ubuntu-Wiki seems to know only one ...
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help!

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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Installing grub2 in efi-mode in usb flash drive

I've two different OS, which one is ubuntu. I'm using a PC, NOT a Mac. I use Chimera bootloader that don't find Ubuntu. So, i'd like to install grub 2 in EFI-mode on flash-drive USB. In this way, i ...
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How do I get a wireless USB keyboard to to wake Ubuntu 13.10 from suspend?

My PC with Ubuntu 13.10 is set to suspend after 30 minutes of inactivity. Up until it suspends I can resume working at any time using my Logitech K400r wireless USB keyboard. The OS defect/problem ...
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Making Boot USB on Macbook Pro, OSX Mavericks [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a boot-usb that can be used to install Ubuntu-12 onto an old macbook following the guide on the site (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx). I'm ...