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 Phone BQ Aquaris E4.5 USB Problem

I do not appear to have any USB Functionality on my BQ Aquarius Ubuntu Edition Phone. Plugged into Dell running Ubuntu 12.04 and neither the phone nor the Laptop see each other. USB power okay and ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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Can I get LiveCD/USB platform adaptability on a normal install?

So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up to 4GB (I think that's the max) of persistent storage for downloads, etc. I am asking the opposite, in a sense. I'd like ...
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Wireless xbox360-like pad

Can you please suggest a good wireless xbox-360 compatible pad (rechargeable via USB) which would work out of the box with Ubuntu 14.04+ and steam? Cheers
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Wireless not working error message 0x308c with error -71

Hi am getting this error message 0x308c with error -71. The knock on effect of this is that my USB wireless adapter will not work. I have run a system file check but the problem persists. Any ideas ? ...
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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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External USB hard drive, WD Elements, not power off itself

I own a Seagate Free Agent external hard drive for last 4-5 years. After plugged in and finished with file transfers I will click menu 'Safely remove'. Then it will gracefully shut down itself, ...
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External USB Numeric Keypad not working 14.04

I just got an external USB number keypad to use in Blender 3D, It works on Windows but not in Ubuntu. The keyboard on the laptop does not have a numlock key, but I did try the keypad on another Ubuntu ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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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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Help needed with Eazycap (somagic) PLEASE!

I followed this guide easycap-somagic-wiki installing both the Deb somagic-capture and the Deb somagic-capture-tools packages.I skipped both source installs and the "Downloading and building git ...
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Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB

I've recently bought a new TDK 4 GB USB stick, but when I try to mount it (I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04, but neither in Windows 7/8.1 it works) in various ways Gparted, Disk Utility, simply pluggin it ...
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Can't find ttyUSB in /dev after connecting my USB dongle

I'm desperately trying to connect a 3G dongle to Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately every time I try to connect (using wvdial) I'm met with the message Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB0: No such file or directory I ...
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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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Trying to make a Windows 7 USB with UNetBootin, getting error “Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32”

Pretty much what it says on the tin. I looked around a bit, someone told me to press "Tab" to see a list of options, this is what it yielded. Verifying DMI Pool Data .................... Failed to ...
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VirtualBox Not Seeing Bootable USB with Windows 8.1

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on a System76 laptop. I bought Windows 8.1. Pro from Microsoft Store and downloaded it to a (supposedly) bootable USB on a friend's Windows 8.1 machine since the mediacreator ...
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can't mount ntfs flash drive to embedded device

mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/usb failed: Invalid argument while attaching NTFS usb Drive to embedded device which is linux based. it is an POS device which we used for Swiping the ATM Card
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If I install ubuntu on my USB will it affect my Hard Drive or will my Win 7 OS be lost?

If I install ubuntu on my USB will it affect my Hard Drive or will it delete my Win 7 OS? And how do I make it to be a live USB so when I take out my USB I can boot Windows and When I plug it in I ...
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Booting ubuntu from USB “no possible bios file found”

So that's my problem, I downloaded ubuntu 13.04 32bit and I put it in a 4gb USB stick following the steps in ubuntu's webpage. Then when I restart the computer I press F12 and chose the USB stick, ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize new hard drive on my Mac

The original drive in my mid 2012 MBP 9-2 died and I replaced it with a completely new drive. Instead of re-installing OSX I decided I would give Ubuntu a try but I'm having some troubles installing ...
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Arduino nano doesn't connect correctly on boot up

I have an Arduino Nano connected to my PC that does some basic home automation stuff, and it works nicely. Except that sometimes on bootup, the USB device isn't connected successfully. Unplugging and ...
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How do I install Linux on a Mac Mini without Intel

community. Lately I've been installing Ubuntu on my families computers, and have succeeded with the Windows Pc's. But I also wanted to install it on a Mac Mini. The problem is I have a PowerPc core ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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USB 3.0 USB PCI Card not working

I recently purchased the following USB 3.0 PCI card from Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00RZJ6IBY I installed it, tested it in Windows and it worked flawlessly. I booted into Ubuntu ...
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Can't boot from cd/usb- already have dual boot setup

I've got an HP g6 that came pre-installed with Windows 8. I've got it set up for dual boot with Ubuntu 14.04. I haven't had any problems with that, however, I can't boot from usb/cd. I'm familiar ...
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AX88179 Ethernet adapter not working properly

I recently bought an adapter with the ASIX AX88179 chip in it. The adapter seems to work, but after about one minute it gets terribly slow. I have already tried this and this solution to no avail. ...
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Ubuntu bootable install usb stick doesnt working

Today I have a problem with my bootable Ubuntu USB stick. I correctly burn Ubuntu to my USB stick and try to install Ubuntu to my PC. And here is problem is:
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Create UEFI bootable USB stick to install Windows AND Ubuntu from it

I know how to make a UEFI bootable stick to install Ubuntu (explained here) and I know how to make one to install Windows 7 (guide in German, sorry). I guess for Win 8 the procedure would be similar, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not detecting SamsungY Android via usb cable

I had this same problem when previously using ubuntu 13.10, among other issues with my Windows dual boot. So I wiped the hard drive, re-installed ubuntu stand alone, and I still get the same dang ...
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Ralink RT3573 chipset not working with Ralink linux driver for that chipset. What now?

So I have a netgear n900 usb adapter I wanted to use to obtain a wireless connection in the latest ubuntu system. I followed some instructions that I will post below in order to download a Ralink ...
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USB and Network adapters don't work after Ubuntu 14.04 fresh install. No ethernet, wifi, bluetooth, usb

After a failed upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (see), I fresh installed from a life usb. In the test system and in 13.10 usb and all my networks were working out of the box (bluetooth, ethernet, ...
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Problem with 40-permission.rules

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and getting familiar with the environment. Here's my problem, I connected an Arduino to my pc and I realized that my Ubuntu doesn't recognize the ports no matter what I do. ...
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How to find the directory of a USB port

I am trying to find the name of the second USB port in my computer in the director /dev/ since I am trying to find where my AVR micro-controller programmer location to execute this command: avrdude -p ...
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procedures for creating the bootable usb not working for me [duplicate]

Paragraphs 2-4 comprise my original elaboration on this problem. The procedures listed in the answers to the question of which many say this is a duplicate have not worked for me (as per what ...
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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone (SOLVED)

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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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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Laserjet P1005 printer connected to Netgear USB-port

I have a Netgear JNR3210 router with a USB-port. In my Windows computer the printer works fine as a wireless printer. The router software has the USB-control center, where I may select the printer or ...
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“Invalid argument” when trying to mount my USB

On Ubuntu, I'm trying to mount my USB [] dmesg ... USB Mass Storage support registered. ... scsi 2:0:0:0 Direct-Access Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 ... sd 2:0:0:0 [sdb] 15679488 512-byte logical blocks: ...
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WD 3T usb 3 external failed mount at boot time

Newly bought a WD My Book 3T USB3 external hdd. Connect to my laptop (dual boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04), Repartitioned, reformatted, ntfs, ext4, etc. So far so good. Connecting to my (OLD) ...
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USB Audio device ocasionally sounds loud white noise

I'm using a Dell Soundbar AC511 (USB 413c:a503) and it usually works fine, but every couple of minutes goes to a full volume white noise state, and I have to reset it be selecting another sound ...
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Why do I get LIBUSB_ERROR_ACCESS when trying to get my Xbox controller working?

I can't get my Xbox controller to work. It doesn't show up on jstest. Can anyone help? When I type xboxdrv on a terminal, this is what I get: :user@ChrUbuntu:~$ xboxdrv xboxdrv 0.8.5 - ...
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Recover Flash Drive Files

I need to recover files off my 16gb Lexar flash drive. The pcb does not appear damaged in any way so I'm hoping recovery can be done. When I plug the usb into a Windows machine, it recognizes it as ...
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Copying to USB (unprivileged user)

After googling quite a bit trying to find solution to my problem, I have decided to post my inquiry here. The situation is this. I have downloaded some files onto a public computer which runs Ubuntu. ...
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USB mouse disappears after restart

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After every restart, I have to unplug/plug my mouse to make it working. Any solutions?
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How can I get Ubuntu to run Innova Pro PC-Link

I have an ODB2 car scanner and, to find out the codes from the car and what the problem is with the car, I have to connect the scanner to my pc with Innova Pro PC-Link. I have tried to start the ...
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Can't boot from USB; no selection option in grub; usb 1st boot choice

First, I have looked through the suggested questions that may have an answer, but nothing seems on point. I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 system. I have decided to play around with some ...
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Compatible USB Wi-Fi adapters [on hold]

Please put in answers USB Wireless Adapters (one adapter per answer) that work with Ubuntu. If there is an answer with the adapter you use, vote for it if you worked with this adapter and edit it to ...
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Getting “boot error” when trying to boot from USB

I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can ...
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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 ...