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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What would keep iPad from showing in lsusb?

What would keep iPad from showing in lsusb? The cable was working earlier (I use libimobiledevice 1.2), and is not a charge-only cable. The USB port works because I plug in an Android to it and it ...
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Boot on usb on a Ubuntu laptop

I have laptop which from the beginning runned Windows 8, I later wiped the harddrive and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now I want to wipe the harddrive and install Windows 10. In BIOS I have selected to ...
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How to unmount when umount hangs due to disconnected disk?

I have an external disk connected via USB that was accidentally disconnected uncleanly. Now lsing the directory in which it was mounted gives Input/output error. umounting the directory simply hangs. ...
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extern USB-SSD formatted in NTFS not being detected on 14.04

I bought an extern hard disk casing Inateck FE2004 and wanted to use my SSD as an alternate OS namely Windows 10. I can boot from it and the SSD is being detected from another Windows system. But I ...
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Out of Range in single board computer

I am trying to load ubuntu 12 version on my Single Board Computer PICO830 I am able to install Windows using bootable USB stick while when I try to do the same using Bootable Linux USB i am getting ...
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Ubuntu drive with windows programs

I'm sorry if this has been asked, but I'm not seeing this anywhere. I have Ubuntu 16 installed on a 32 3.0 USB drive. I want to install some utility programs on the drive for windows. Not to run ...
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Ubuntu not booting from USB; No “continue” option in the installer when choosing to install alongside Windows

I have windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. I have burned Ubuntu 14.04.1 to USB. But when I restart my laptop & go to boot menu Ubuntu cannot boot from USB. I have done separate partition of 20 GB. ...
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Help me about install kubuntu 16.04?

I just have been finished installing Kubuntu 16.04 and when I shut down, my laptop shows this error. This error stays for days. What do I need to do to prevent this from happening?
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My label printer stays idle while sending data to the printer…Brother QL-710w USB connected

My label maker won't print via USB. Downloaded drivers from brother as suggested. I sent test pages and the jobs are completed but it still won't print. Verified the settings and label dimensions on ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't recognize my USB 3.0 flash drive

I have a 8 GB USB 3.0 Silicon Power flash memory. I'd been using it on my laptop,which only has three USB 2.0 ports, until it didn't anymore mount on Ubuntu after being plugged in. The problem is that ...
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gpsd:ERROR: can't bind to local socket

I am trying to get a BU-353 GPS device to work on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via GPSD. When I ran cgps I was greated with a timeout error. I assumed something was wrong with the GPS because I has not been used ...
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Error while trying to install Ubuntu on my PC

I want to install Ubuntu in D:/ partition while I have Windows 10 in the C:/. I followed all the steps here and got the USB stick ready, but when I start the PC, press F12 and boots on USB stick it ...
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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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ZOTAC ZBOX doesn't install from USB Stick

I made an Ubuntu USB Stick with unetbootin on my Mac. With F8 I get the Menu for Boot Options. After selecting the USB I there´s a Menu with: Try ubuntu without installing Install Ubuntu OEM Install ...
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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 - http://pingus....
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How do you reset a USB device from the command line?

Is it possible to reset the connection of a USB device, without physically disconnecting/connecting from the PC? Specifically, my device is a digital camera. I'm using gphoto2, but lately I get "...
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The USB drive is read only even write protection is off

I have made my Transcend USB 3.0 pendrive into bootable ARCH-LINUX key using dd command. After that it become read only and I was not able to use it. So I formatted as MBR with NTFS partition using ...
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Automatically mount and redirect USB key to rdesktop

I'm working on a Project to use ubuntu thin client on meeting rooms and stop giving Windows7 laptops to users. My only issue is when I want to plug a USB key to the thin client it should be mounted ...
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how to make a udev rule using “sibblings” serial number

Here is the situation : I have a testing equipment that is made of the following : a USB Hub connected to the master PC, the hub is embedded in the test jig and is used so that we have only 1 USB ...
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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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Automounted USB devices are read only

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 the automout of USB devices does not work as expected. When I plug in a storage device it is recognized correctly but I do not have write privileges on it. I thought, ...
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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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External USB Harddrive not recognized

I got an external HardDrive that I want to recover. I don't know what the previous user did, but it was definitely a software change. lsusb recognizes a harddrive with the following output: Bus 002 ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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Canonical shop - Bootable USB stick - Ubuntu 16.04

I can't find information about the size in GB for the bootable USB stick that Canonical is selling. Do they sell them in 2, 4, or 8 GB in size? Has anyone already purchased it to confirm?
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Mouse in 2-port USB sharing device not recognized in Ubuntu 16.04

I use an Aten 2-Port USB sharing device to share mouse and keyboard between two computers. Under Ubuntu 14.04 this worked fine but after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my Steelseries Kinzu V2 mouse is not ...
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Unable to create additional partitions on Ubuntu Live USB drive

After using Ubuntu 16.04's Startup Disk Creator to create a live (16.04) environment on my 4GB USB drive, I'm unable to create additional partitions (tried both FAT, Ext4, primary and logical) in the ...
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USB 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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Need TP-Link T1U driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm brand-new to the world of Ubuntu, and completely clueless. I am trying to install a TP-Link Archer T1U USB wireless adapter, but I can't find an appropriate driver. The TP-Link website only states ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Android 6.01 - MTP failing

At first I was getting an error when I was trying to access my phone's SD Storage. Then as I was trying to fix it I manage to break it even further. So, now when I plug my phone it doesn't show up. ...
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Mounting USB Card reader / digital camera [on hold]

Just tried to connect my new Nikon D810 (acts as USB mass storage) to an USB port, it failed. The same thing after putting the SD card in a card reader. I tried all kinds of suggestions to get the ...
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USB devices showing a read only

I have an 8gb FAT32 USB stick and a 500gb FAT32 HDD; both of these have suddenly become read only devices. I've tried deleting the directory inside /media and then creating it again, naming it, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - USB Bluetooth not working

I have looked at some other answers already, none of them seemed applicable or fixed anything. I have USB Bluetooth on 15.10. It used to work fine. I went to pair my headphones today and noticed I ...
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Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 / Mediatek RT2870 Wifi USB dongle not working [on hold]

The device mentioned in the title is not on the Linux Hardware Guide, the closest I could find was the previous model: http://www.linux-hardware-guide.com/2014-01-06-sitecom-wla-2100-usb-micro-adapter-...
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USB ports all stopped working

I have an Acer E5-571-74F7 running Ubuntu 12.04.5. Recently all the USB ports stopped being recognized. lsusb shows nothing installed in any of them. Headphones, flash drive, logitech mouse. All ...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Netgear WNA3100

I have the latest version of Ubuntu, but it will not recognize my wireless adapter (Netgear WNA3100). How do I get it to search for (any) USB device and how do I get it to use it to gain access to ...
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How to convert a iso9660 ISO to a USB ISO

I have an ISO of customized GCompris based on Ubuntu. It is intended to be burned on a CD (iso 9660 FS Type). When I try to burn it to a USB, the pendrive "becomes" a CD and it won't boot... The guy ...
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Missing Operating System - Windows7 - Boot from USB

I am using an HP TouchSmart 600 that came from factory with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I have decided to get rid of it and installed Ubuntu 14.04 booting from USB and everything went perfect. Now, ...
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Detect and mount devices

I upgraded Ubuntu today and everything works smooth except that Ubuntu doesn't detect any other storage devices. My / and /home partitions work fine, but my other partitions are just not detected. I ...
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GNU GRUB Version 2.02 beta 2-9 while booting from USB

I attempted to install the latest version of Linux Ubuntu Studio, with previously installed Ubuntu 14.04. Installation procedure went fine, it was only at the finish, when something collapsed, I ...
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Got a Dell D620 with no OS, would like to use USB to get Ubuntu on it. Where do I start? [duplicate]

I Just bought a Dell D620 on the cheap and it comes without an OS. Initially I figured I could just download Ubuntu on a USB, plug it in, and boot up Ubuntu, obviously there is more to it. Where do I ...
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how to install tp link wn725n wifi usb adapter on ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

i have a usb wifi adapter Tp-Link model: wn725n it works very well on windows but i can't find any drivers for linux/ubuntu i tried everything online but nothing work so far i'm using Ubuntu 14.04....
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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All of my USB flash drives are read only

All of my USB flash drives are in read only when I connect to my computer. I'm just trying to put a few files from my computer onto a flash drive. I have done this before successfully but no matter ...
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Huawei usb 4G modem not detected

I have a problem with Huawei modem. Ubuntu 16 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. I cannot choose it in my Network Connections. $ lsusb 5266: executing lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:...
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How to create Win7 bootable usb from within Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before but the majority of the answers given seem to be a bit out of date. I've tried the gnome disk utility, after reading somewhere in here that it might be as simple as ...
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¨USB device: card reader¨ is draining the battery even if it is not used

I`ve installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro Retina 13 and I am trying to get the best battery life possible. I'm using PowerTop to manage what needs to be changed and pm-utils to save power. PowerTop ...
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Repairing Flash Drive that wasn't ejected with I/O errors?

I was dumb and didn't eject my flash drive, now it won't show up in mount, can't be manually mounted, dd just hangs when trying to zero it out, and I get I/O errors when trying to format it. I know ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu from my usb flash drive?

I have been using Windows 7 Home Basic for years, and now I'm bored and my PC is getting slower by the day. So I decided to try Ubuntu. I formatted an 8GB Transcend USB Flash drive and put Ubuntu in ...