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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Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter WUSB54G ver 4 Can't Connect to WiFi

I'm a newbie to Xubuntu and am having trouble with getting my usb adapter to work properly. If anyone tell me how to do it step by step it would be greatly appreciated. I'm currently typing this ...
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Blue Snowball iCE Microphone not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently purchased a Blue Snowball iCE microphone. It seems like this person and this person had success using this on earlier versions of Ubuntu. When I plug in this microphone, it's not recognized ...
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booting ubuntu from usb UEFI [duplicate]

I recently built a custom pc. I want to boot ubuntu from a flashdrive, which I have set up following the instructions given by ubuntu on how to both prepare the usb and .iso file (converting it to an ...
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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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Creating bootable usb stick in Ubuntu [on hold]

I am trying to install the tiny7 operating system to my xps 13 (9343). I am going to use this lightweight os to play poker games, since wine does not seem to work for bovada for me. I but the disk ...
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How create a udev rules to disable one of Android devices?

I have an HTC Android phone. Every time I connect it to computer I get a message: Could not open MTP device "[usb:002,007]" The numbers may be different. But the phone connects correctly. ...
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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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Protected ISO File

I face a strange problem. Few days before I have downloaded matlab 2014a and it was downloaded in the form of ISO image file. But when I try to copy the ISO image file to my pen drive from the system ...
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Logitech R400 on Lenovo T440s, Ubuntu 14.04 not properly recognized

I would like to use a Logitech R400 pointer with my Lenovo T440s running on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. There is a problem with the keys so that forward and backward buttons result in jumping at 1st or last ...
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August LP205R on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

Similar question have been asked before, but there were no answers. I cannot comment there, nor I have an answer, therefore I don't see other option but to ask again. I have a USB laser presenter ...
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udev script doesn't run in the background

I'm having trouble getting a script run by udev to run in the background on usb insert. My udev rule seems to work, since it definitely calls the script, but no matter what I do, I can't get bash ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mounts external USB drive on boot with option “noauto” in fstab entry

I have an external USB drive and a USB thumbdrive connected to my computer. Both have an entry in /etc/fstab with the option noauto (will post the whole fstab entries at the end). While my thumbdrive ...
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Can't Read and write from FTDI device

I have a device that I am connecting to it successfully from windows application using a D2XX driver, I am trying to connect to it now from Ubuntu OS ( version 15.04) without success till now. I ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive-won't boot properly

I have thrice tried unsuccessfully to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a 64GB flash drive in the "use entire drive" mode. I set it for automatic logon during the install and gave it a password. When I try to ...
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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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Live USB boot stuck at initramfs prompt

I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my machine which already has windows installed. I created a live usb using the Universal USB installer for windows. The flash drive boots fine but when i select ...
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How much free space does a Live USB logical partition need to work properly?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Live USB with 4GB of persistence using Universal USB Installer on a 32GB USB. I split the USB's partition using MiniTool Partition Wizard obtaining a primary ...
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Lubuntu USB full install but all changes to external harddrive

I have a damaged hdd. It is not working anymore (I tried low-level formating etc...) And I want to install lubuntu on my usb drive. but I want to keep my changes on my external hdd. Or; Is there any ...
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Slow file transfer issue with usb storage

Im using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS , the problem happens when i try to copy files from my HDD to Pendrive . Transmission slows down in the very last time and stuck for few minutes which is very annoying ! Can ...
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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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Bamboo Pad still not working

I have a CTH-300 Bamboo Pad on a Ubuntu 15.04, and it was working fine a few weeks ago after following this popular answer. Don't know what happened, but it stopped working. lsusb can detect my ...
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“Not a COM32R image” error when trying to install from a USB key

Not a COM32R image boot is a message that the console infinitely keeps spitting out when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB. I created the USB using the StartupDiskCreator in 11.04. What is ...
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How can I tether my android phone with pdanet to my laptop via usb?

For my iphone I was using this with pdanet to tether via usb. Now I have an android phone, also with pdanet. I'd appreciate any help. Edit My phone is a droid x. I'm using the latest OS officially ...
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Trying Ubuntu with USB

I have a laptop that has Windows 10 on it. But I would also like to use Ubuntu, sometimes. Instead of making partitions on my hard disk, I would like to run Ubuntu with the USB drive. My question is ...
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Combo wireless keyboard+mouse, Mouse is not working

I bought this yesterday http://www.cdrking.com/?mod=products&type=view&sid=21638&main=167#.VdhuKN9_c8o. It's a mouse and keyboard with one usb receiver. The keyboard is working perfectly ...
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Bootable Win PE USB with extra files

So I'm tying to follow this guide for updating the firmware of an SSD on my laptop. The guide is designed for Windows, but essentially you need to create a bootable USB with WindowsPE, by using the ...
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Ejecting a USB 3.0 drive connected to USB 3.0 port reconnects immediately

I have an external HDD with a USB 3.0 connection. When I connect it to the USB 3.0 port on my laptop, it works fine but when I eject it, it gets remounted immediately. This doesn't happen when I ...
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Serial-to-USB CN-116 don't work on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't open serial port by using my Serial-to-USB Sitecom CN-116 adapter and I always get this error: > Unable to open /dev/prolific EXCEPTION: TransportException 2: Failed to open serial port ...
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Following is my terminal output for lsusb -t command [on hold]

khilendra@KHILENDRA-PC:~$ lsusb -t /: Bus 05.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M /: Bus 04.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=uhci_hcd/2p, 12M /: Bus 03.Port 1: Dev 1, ...
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stuck in GNU grub with no OS

Linux novice here however I've been playing around with Ubuntu and ultimately came into a bug in 15.04 and wanted to revert back. I decided to install os-uninstaller to completely wipe ubuntu OS off ...
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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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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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how to install software for wifi dongle [duplicate]

I've got a new Realtek USB wifi dongle comes with installation cd. that includes Linux. It is not, despite assurances that it should be, recognised by the system. How can I use the software supplied ...
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Trouble with devices and USB ports

I have been trying to play Xwing vs Tie fighter on Linux Ubuntu Mate in virtualbox with my playstation 3 controller. After a few attempts It worked but I rebooted and it stopped working. If I load ...
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Flashdrive suddenly became read-only

Background: I dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 I recently bought a new Sandisk SecureAccess 32GB flashdrive and was trying to backup some stuff on it from my Ubuntu partition, and while trying to ...
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Portable biolinux not booting in Dell inspiron 3000

I have been trying to install a portable bio-linux OS on external hdd. I have followed the instructions given for portable ubuntu/bilinux installation which has been sucessful and also made sure the ...
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Check for defects returns 1 error

I want to install it on my Win7 PC, but everytime I check for defects it finds one. I've tried two different USB's (one of them brand new), different versions (downloaded both via the website and ...
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overwritten some files and folder in root partition

while i was trying to use UNetbootin to create a live USB for Ubuntu i accidentally hit enter while the root partition was selected and not the USB drive , so UNetbootin extracted the "iso" content ...
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How to exclude certain device from being grabbed by PulseAudio?

To cut a long story short: I have a specific case with application run in Wine. The thing is this application is not seeing my sound input device when this device is grabbed by PulseAudio. ...
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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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LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Precision M3800 that came with a LAN7500 usb ethernet adapter. The issue I am having on both my new laptop and old desktop is that when connected to the internet through the adapter, ...
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System is loading about 10 min. What is comming on?

System loading take about 5-10min. Digging logs I saw: 355.672013] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 20 using ehci-pci 356.012011] usb 1-2: new high-speed USB device number 21 using ...
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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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How can I synchronize my user settings between my desktop and my live USB?

I've got a persistent-storage live USB (with a separate casper-rw partition), with Xubuntu 14.04 on it. I've got the same OS on my desktop, and I'd like to be able to synchronize my settings between ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Wifi USB stick working but not displayed

I plugged a WiFi USB stick and I got instantaly access to Internet. Now I am curious to see the type of my uSB stick (USB 1.0, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0). But when I run ls /media/begueradj/ I do not see it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MTP error

I am trying to make my new phone (Oneplus One) work with Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Vostro 2520. Here is the output from /var/log/syslog.. [ 489.186871] usb 1-1.1: USB disconnect, device number 10 [ ...
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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 SSH into Touch device without Android toolset?

I would like to access my new Ubuntu phone by SSH over a USB cable. Apparently this requires adb, which is not available on my OS, Debian 7. The simplest way forward seems to involve a backports repo ...
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How to access the SD card through my Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc Phone?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc phone and I cannot access its SD card through the USB cable provided. I have set the USB connection mode to MSC yet when I connect the phone to my computer I cannot ...