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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I have a Realtek Wireless Lan USB Adapter 8192CU that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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Messy partitions: How do I fix my HDD and SSD partitions from a USB?

So after finding out I gave my external HDD 250 MB instead of 250 GB I tried to fix it by changing the partitions around with some popular software. Told me to restart my PC. Now every time I try to ...
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How to install snappy Ubuntu 15.04 Core images on a PC

Can you please help with some instructions on how to install Snappy Ubuntu core on an AMD64 PC? I can find the image at this URL. But I've not been successful installing booting it of an USB and ...
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Any way to recover my 3TB USB HDD?

I've got this 3TB USB HDD for which Ubuntu reports the following Jul 15 13:30:00 ris kernel: [11395.274460] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2329 Jul 15 13:30:00 ris kernel: ...
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how to send uart pakage and read them on Ubuntu terminal (CH340G USB to Serial)

i have CH340G i dont know if it need to get driver or not i connect it to a PIC micro controller which sent bytes via UART RX TX to the USB to serial CH340G ,so does any one has idea about how to ...
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New build needs drivers for ethernet and USB 3.0 [on hold]

I ordered a build and when I got it home, I found that USB3 and ethernet does not work. I was told that I needed drivers. MSI does not support Linux in any way, shape, or form. I intend to use only ...
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Booting from usb in ubuntu on macbook

Ive installed ubuntu solely on my macbook. However, I want to change to windows. I try to open the startup manager by pressing option(alt) on the macbook. However, no options appear. If osx is ...
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Audacity doesn't list USB Microphone

I got a new USB Microphone. It is listed at lsusb: Bus 004 Device 011: ID 0d8c:0031 C-Media Electronics, Inc. And it works fine on e.g. TeamSpeak. But at Audacity, it isn't listed. (Just for ...
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Faxing with Ubuntu 15.04, Archos Copper 70 Tablet (or Huawei E353 HSPA+ UMTS-Stick) and hylafax possible?

I was given the information by my internet/cellphone service provider that my SIM-cards can receive and send (digital) faxes. I am not sure if this for real, but I have to trust these words. Anyway, ...
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How to control the permissions of a mounted usb drive?

I have multiple USB drives, used for different purposes, and I've noticed they have different permissions when mounted, and, moreover, a chmod command has no effect. Why is this and is there a ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 / 15 in computer with Windows 8.1 Legacy installed before

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Win 8.1 installed before. I installed Windows 8.1 in Legacy mode, my laptop is Dell Vostro 2420 which support UEFI but I disable UEFI boot mode before ...
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Problem cloning from USB to SSD

I'm trying to build a mini server using an Intel NUC and a couple of external hard drives. The challenge is I'm trying to do it completely headlessly (as my monitors and TV are about 5,000 miles away ...
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Ubuntu kills USB 3.0 Chipset on Asus Z87-PRO motherboard

I have PC based on Asus Z87-PRO Motherboard. I have installed both Windows 7 & Ubuntu 15.04. When I have to reset Ubuntu (e.g. because of freezing) all of USB 3.0 ports stop working. Completely ...
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Tool to list USB devices as tree in shell?

Is there any tool which lists the controller, hubs and devices of USB subsystem in their tree structure at the shell? lsusb lists flatly and does not show all the details. usbview has a GUI, but ...
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How to connect to a usb modem if there is no TTY?

I have a zte mf730m modem and I would like to connect and send some AT+ commands so that I can read and send SMS messages. The issue is that I can't find how to connect because even if it works(it ...
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USB works only when booting in recovery mode

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit installed on my HP Pavilion Windows Tablet with an Intel® Core™ i3-4030U CPU @ 1.90GHz × 4. When I've booted Ubuntu, my USB mouse does not work. The laser is lighting ...
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USB-creator: Error erasing device: Unknown or unsupported erase type

I created a live usb using usb-creator-gtk. I installed Ubuntu with it and all was good with the world. Now I am trying to use the same memory stick and create a live USB for 14.04 and I get the ...
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Mount problem with 64gb microSDXC

I am using a Kingston MMC USB reader with a Samsung 64Gb microSDXC UHS-I card. The first time I inserted it, this dialog appeared: So I searched around and found a similar q/a here; I performed the ...
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Cannot install 32 Bit Ubuuntu ISO using the UUI installer per directions. It says File missing [on hold]

I am trying to create a bootable Linux USB stick and am having problems. I download the 32 bit ISO file to my desktop: " ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386.iso" I also download the Universal USB ...
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Need help with USB Speakers

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. Any ...
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I can't trust USB pendrive finished copy in Ubuntu 1404

How can I really know that Ubuntu 14.04 finished copying in my USB pendrive that does not have an activity led? For example, I connect it to the USB 3 port (pendrive is USB 3) then it shows like it ...
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Missing driver for ASUS USB-N53?

I have a WiFi USB adapter called "Asus N53 Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Adapter". I've tried just sticking it into my (up-to-date) Ubuntu 15.04 computer, but it doesn't work. Syslog: kernel: usb 1-3: ...
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How does network manager identify a connection over usb0?

Here's a thing I'm trying to solve: I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 and an ARM board running some Linux. I want to have RNDIS-ethernet-over-USB connection between the two, and I want network manager ...
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How can I connect my Nokia Lumia 520 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I cannot seem find a way to connect a Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 14.04. I tried several solutions posted on the Internet, but I could not find the right one. Has someone achieved this?
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How can I stop my controller from moving my mouse?

This is the adapter which I am trying to get working: Amazon - Mayflash Wii U Pro Controller usb adapter This adapter has two modes, an xbox input mode and a generic hid mode. The xbox mode works fine ...
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Why is the error, dd: /dev/rdisk1bs=1m: Operation not supported, popping up while trying to instal ubuntu on usb?

I am trying to install ubuntu onto my flash drive using the instructions from the website, http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx , and after step 8, the terminal asks for ...
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Mint won't install over ubuntu from unetbootin, startup disk creator, or terminal dd commands

I'm new to linux but have been with Windoze since forever, so have a fair/average knowledge of general IT stuff. OK we have a Lenovo Thinkpad S10 149GB HDD 1.5GB RAM Last week I removed Windows XP ...
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Ubuntu Server Fails to boot from USB with External Drive

I recently installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 onto a 32GB pen drive. This is used as the main drive for an Intel NUC. -System- Intel Nuc (i3 D34010WYK) - Headless Sandisk USB3 micro pen drive (used ...
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Why is this grub-install not working

I am trying to create a Windows bootable USB on Ubuntu. However, while installing grub onto the USB with this command: grub-install --target=i386-pc ...
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Issue creating bootable USB using dd command

It's a while that I'm trying to create a bootable USB drive with a Windows on it. I first tried with Unebootin unsuccessfully, I reckon the reason is the fact that the last version doesn't support any ...
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USB 3.0 Card Reader 40 in 1 (Delock)

I bought a Delock USB 3.0 card reader (http://www.delock.com/produkte/G_91718/merkmale.html) to read my Canon's 64GB SDCX card on my Lenovo Carbon X1 (gen2) notebook. The reader with the said card ...
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Connecting two computers with usb

I bought a dual usb from belkin a little bit ago, it has the chip in the middle and is designed for dual computer use. Problem is, it seems its only for transferring files from PC to PC with the ...
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Error using usb flashdrive - what usb error codes mean?

I have somewhat arbitrary errors when using a pendrive, as reported by dmesg: [ 306.904222] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci [ 321.080172] usb 2-3: string descriptor 0 ...
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Can I create a bootable Windows 7 installation USB from within Ubuntu to boot a 2010 model iMac?

I have a 2010 model iMac on which I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the sole OS. I would like to install Windows 7 as a dual boot. I have freed up some space on the HDD. No matter what I try, I am ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite c850-19z

My computer is using UEFI and is running Windows 8. I've tried install Ubuntu before but I only got as far as putting it on a USB (using universal USB installer). But when I go to the boot manager on ...
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Unable to eject/safely unmount USB drive

So I'm trying to safely remove this USB drive, because when I don't it does not work properly. When I go on Nautilus and try to eject it, I get this error message: Error ejecting: eject exited with ...
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Lenovo USB 3.0 to DVI/VGA monitor adapter ubuntu 14.04

I just brought an extra screen and found that I had no spare slots for it. So of course I went out and got a USB to DVI/VGA adapter In the crate a cd with an exe file on it followed. Now i have ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed.starting version 219.error opening USB device 'descriptors' file

Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message: [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219. error opening USB device 'descriptors' file. I managed to boot in safe mode. My laptop is ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook (8,2 early 2015) - No keyboard or touchpad

I received a brand new MacBook this afternoon that my company purchased for me against my will. I have no intention to use OSX, though I'm dual-booting it with Ubuntu rather than single booting it so ...
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Wayona mini usb WiFi adapter does not work

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have found that my usb wifi adapter(wayona mini usb) is not working. I am new to Ubuntu, how can i get my usb adapter to working?
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USB flash drives being mounted read-only in 13.10

Ever since installing 13.10 (x64) every time I insert a USB flash drive, it mounts as read-only. I tried using three different drives, and they all get mounted read-only. They were working fine on ...
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Ubunut recover infromation from Stick

can anyone tell me a software with how I can recover the lost information from USB stick, pleas tell me any program with out TESTDISK because I try use it but don't work for what I have.
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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...
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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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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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How to format USB stick for car audio system?

UPDATE: The pendrive was for my parents. When I got a chance, I got it formatted from a Windows machine at my friend's house. I can't try any suggessions in the comments or answers, because I have ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB Stick

I burned the latest version of Ubuntu onto my USB stick. Then, I clicked on the wubi application on the usb drive, clicked on live installation, then clicked on reboot. When it rebooted, it asked me ...
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Can't boot, new usb device found

When trying to boot into the Ubuntu live usb, I get new usb device found idvendor=1d6b idproduct=0003, and it hangs there, refusing to boot. Ubuntu 14.04 booting into install or live mode, uefi and ...
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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, ...