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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How to install a windows iso from a usb while using ubuntu currently

Recently installed ubuntu on an old computer but i need to return to windows 7, how would i create a bootable usb stick for this?
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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Could, would ethernet via usb work on BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu tablet?

I'm considering buying the above mentioned tablet, but just to be sure, I contacted BQ to ask if they can confirm the device recognises an usb ethernet adapter. Unfortunately they didn't provide a ...
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Device for boot loader installation via USB

I have used Ubuntu before, and really enjoyed using it, but it was set up by a friend of mine in the computer science department of our university, and we were making a dual-boot out of my netbook. ...
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Using HID complaint mouse like device in ubuntu

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates as mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in ubuntu It works on windows. Device ...
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USB Keyboard Barcode Reader Dropping Chars

I bought a barcode reader which connects over USB and mimics a keyboard. Connecting to Windows, the barcode is read correctly but connecting to Ubuntu, it drops some repeating chars. It consistently ...
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OS Version for 15.10 => 16.04 Upgrade Failure Recovery

So I tried upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 this morning and somehow my laptop charger got disconnected and I'm pretty sure my laptop died during the installation. Attempting to boot normally brings me ...
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How to know if a pendrive can be safety removed?

Imagine that you copy a large file to a pendrive, and then you press the USB release button in nautilus. A warning window appears telling not to release the USB because data is being written. This ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installation: Crashes during boot

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10, wanted to install 16.04. I created the 16.04 bootable USB stick using dd, sudo dd if='-' of='-' bs=512 Now, when I try to boot that USB stick, it usually crashes during ...
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How to prevent sleep/keep screen on when on USB power for Ubuntu Touch devices?

On Android devices, there is an option Settings > Developer Options > Stay awake when charging which keeps the device ON (prevents sleep) even if the device is not touched, when the device is ...
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USB ports not responding at times in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at startup but works after a reboot

I have a dual boot windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. At startup USB ports not responding at times but works after a reboot.
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Install Kubuntu(16.04) and GRUB to an external drive to create a portable OS

Yesterday I tried to install Kubuntu 16.04 LTS onto an 8GB USB2.0 Stick following this answer. I changed the location for the bootloader to install to sdb(Which indeed was my usb drive). Still kubuntu ...
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live USB shutsdown after GRUB

I'm having an issue with my Ubuntu install - it randomly decided not to boot this morning, in trying to recover, I've downloaded and burnt to USB Ubuntu to create a live USB install. When I plug this ...
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USB Drive - Not able to change file permissions

Now, please note that this is a sub-question of my old Changing Ownership: “Operation not permitted” - even as root! question. If you do not want to visit that link or cannot, to sum up, while ...
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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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Problems with Serial Port Ubuntu 16.04

I've been in troubles with a little ESP8266 chip wifi module. Last week I had my Ubuntu 15 working with the chip in usb-serial connection, but when I connect I type: dmesg and I can see that ...
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USB Input being lost, power saving configuration issue?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Dell E6330 laptop with core I7 cpu, when running in the default Unity desktop with external USB keyboard and mouse, if I don't touch the keyboard or ...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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Problem with Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on MSI

I have MSI ge60 2pe. I am facing big problem,whenever I try to boot USB it is obviously showing me options such as "try without installation" etc. However whenever I choose to install or try without ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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How to install Ubuntu straight to HDD with Unetbootin?

I've heard that Unetbootin provides installing a distro straight to Hard drive instead of USB. Should I just select Hard Drive as the picture shows and click Ok or there is something else to do?
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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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3G D-Link DWM-157 Modem Install on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm a new in Linux and Ubuntu, too. Please, tell me how I can install my 3G Modem (D-Link DWM-157) on Ubuntu 12.04. Some steps, that I've been already tried (after Googling): Plug in the modem ...
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Live Ubuntu USB boots to black screen

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a USB stick in order to recover some files from a damaged Windows partition. I burned the image to a USB stick using Win32 Disk Imager, however Ubuntu never finishes ...
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How do you create a live persistent Ubuntu USB on a Mac that will boot to a Mac or PC?

Hello I have actually successfully created a live Ubuntu USB (12.04.3 64-bit on 8GB LiveUSB) using unetbootin, however it is not persistent and will not boot on a Mac. Or, if anyone has any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot Use USB Audio: fwupd Bug

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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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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USB 2.0 device (scanner) does not work with xhci_hcd on USB 3.0 system

I'm trying to scan with samsung scx-4200 which is a printer with scanner. When I connect my brother's laptop which has the same version of ubuntu(14.04), it works. I don't know how and why. He did not ...
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Auto chmod and launch?

Is there a way to have all files chmoded and then launched automatically? Say when I have my pc off, I insert a usb stick with a game on it, a lot of random files need to be chmoded and then I would ...
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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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Bootable pen drive 16.04 is not able to recognize by my laptop(UEFI)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop and now i want to upgrade it to 16.04 so i downloaded ubuntu 16.04 image file and i make my pen drive to bootable by using Startup Disk Creator available in ...
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Problem with ZTE MF193A usb modem in 12.04LTS

Recently I've bought a zte mf 193a data card. It came with the zte driver and application software for windows,linux and mac. I am able to use it in windows but I got trouble in ubuntu(12.04LTS). ...
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Ubuntu 12.x USB printer “Stopped - Waiting for printer to become available.”

My wife was consistently having issues printing to her Epson Sylus Photo R200 USB printer on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Noted the error in the printer properties Printing State: Stopped - Waiting for ...
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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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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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How to reinstall Windows after installing Ubuntu [on hold]

My laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad 100) came preinstalled with Windows 10. I think I have overwritten the windows files with ubuntu. Now I want to install windows 10 back ,deleting Ubuntu. I have Windows 10 ...
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Usb drive clone

I want to clone my "security" usb-stick with a encrypted partition on it. The model is "Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0" But unfortunatelly my ubuntu doesn't recognize it correctly. I see it ...
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USB stick read only when should be read/write

Sorry, another novice to Linux systems, but became tired of Windows. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a PC. Any time I plug in a USB key it defaults to read only and I am unable to copy anything to it. ...
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when i connect windows phone lumia 625 via usb, nothing happens, no unable to mount the device option, nothing, what should i do ?

Earlier i used to get the notification of unable to mount however after creating a new rule as follows: 21 down vote These are my steps to connect the Nokia Lumia 920 (WP8): Add the MTP file ...
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Can't start Ubuntu from USB flash drive

I'm trying to test ubuntu on this old laptop I happen to have but I can't get past the boot menu. I choose the option to test ubuntu and when I press enter it freezes. There's no error messages or ...
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WIFI adapter stop working

My wifi adapter stop working and the log shows those messages: Mai 01 01:33:56 felipe-G750JS kernel: ieee80211 phy2: rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request 0x07 failed for offset 0x131c ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on USB - “Failed to create system file”

Before I start, I am completely new to Ubuntu and the terminal commands used. I only know a few from what I have tried. I have been working on trying to install Ubuntu on a 31GB flash drive, which ...
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Can I use Docker Machine on Ubuntu Snappy?

Can I run Docker Machine (and Virtual Box) on Snappy? Are there smaller docker images that work better than others? For example: https://hub.docker.com/r/tatsushid/tinycore/ My Goal: Run Docker ...
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ESP 5250 scanner problem

I have the following: HP computer with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, ESP 5250 AIO on a USB port. The printer part of the ESP 5250 works but the scanner does not work. I have not used the scanner since I got ...
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Live USB distros won't stay connected to internet

After booting an Ubuntu 14.04 Live from USB I connect to the internet everything works great for a few seconds, then the internet stops working. It doesn't say it's disconnected or anything like that, ...
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Cannot access Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installer via USB

I'm currently trying to install Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (x64 version) on my Odys Trendbook 12 via USB. I've already checked the following: - even though it came preinstalled with Win10 32-bit, I do in fact ...
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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 various queries below- lsusb: ...
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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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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 ...