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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AudioBox not selectable as output device

I haven't been able to get my AudioBox 44 VSL working, oddly. I recently re-installed and for some reason my Audiobox is not selectable in System Settings as an output device. The device shows up in ...
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Which Drive to Select? [duplicate]

I'm using 13.10 but recently installed Windows 7 via USB. Linux changed things around, so to install Windows 7 which do I choose? Here's a picture.
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I have a TPlink Wn723n V3 Usb dongle .. But it doesnot seem to work in Ubuntu 13.04?

lsusb: : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Unable to mount external 80 GB hard disk

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 and I'm unable to mount my external HD. It's an 80 GB drive with only one FAT32 partition. The hard disk is working normally if it is plugged directly to the bus IDE on ...
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USB Drive - Space missing after failed attempt to make it bootable

I was trying to make my USB drive bootable to install Arch (I used dd to write Arch ISO to the USB Drive) but the process was stopped half-way. The drive stopped responding so I tried sudo dd ...
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Seagate portable hard disk fails in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Seagate Expansion portable hard disk. It worked well in Windows-based systems (XP,Win7...) . When I tried to connect it to a Ubuntu machine, it also worked well -- but just several seconds ...
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USB stick format via Nautilus

Okay, so I was fooling around on Ubuntu 13.10, then noticed that when I right-click my USB stick in Nautilus, I have a "Format" option. When I click "Format", a new window opens and asks for what to ...
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PCIE USB 3.0 Controller not working

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and just got a Sharkoon USB 3.0 PCI-E x1 Controller but can't get it to work. I tried lspci -v and can see the controller. What now? $ lspci -v 02:00.0 USB controller: ...
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WiFi and Network menu problems in 13.10

I have wireless usb adapter works on windows 7 now network menu not responding and I'm not sure how to install drivers how can I recover the network menu to working condition in Ubuntu 13.10 the usb ...
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Cant install from USB or DVD — Posted solutions not resolving the issue

Hi and thanks for taking the time to view my question, I've been trying to install X/Ubuntu (12/13.04/10), all to no avail. From USB I always encounter the output: BusyBox v1.13.3 (Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu on smart tv

Is there anyway for Ubuntu to run on a Samsung Smart TV? At least on a USB? I personally don't like the smart hub that much and would like to watch cable and browse Ubuntu on my TV.
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Ubuntu doesn't mount iPod

I cannot access my iPod files even though the iPod is found by Ubuntu. Output of lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID 05ac:129e Apple, Inc. iPod Touch 4.Gen Output of dmesg [ 118.991968] usb 2-1.2: ...
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Ubuntu 3.11.0-15 (on machine with NVidia) - can boot from USB drive - not hard-drive

In trying to install nvidia drivers a number of times I end up corrupting my install of Ubuntu to the point where it won't boot. I end up with the messages: nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints ...
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Unable to boot from a USB drive nor hard disk on Samsung Series 9 notebook (NP915)

Samsung NP915S3G 1 - tried to install aside windows 8 - change partition (reduce) to have space for debian or ubuntu - boot on usb keys - using debian 7.2 7.3 fails - using ubuntu 13.04 ...
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How to install D-Link DWA-123 Wireless N 150 wi fi adapter in Ubuntu 13.4?

I am using ubuntu 13.4 on my laptop. the wi fi adaptor which came along with my laptop is not working. so i got an external USB wi fi adaptor D-Link DWA-123 Wireless N 150. could any one please help ...
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virtual usb drive for virtual box

I have a Ubuntu installed on USB flash and it boots OK , and installed a virtual box on Ubuntu which run windows 7 as a guest operating system the flash drive is partitioned into 3 partition and ...
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Logitech H390 Headset not recognized Ubuntu 13.10

I am having issues getting my usb headset (Logitech H390) to work with my computer. I am using ubuntu 13.10. Here is the output from lsusb: nihil@nihil-GA-970A-DS3:~$ lsusb Bus 003 Device 003: ID ...
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Making Boot USB on Macbook Pro, OSX Mavericks [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a boot-usb that can be used to install Ubuntu-12 onto an old macbook following the guide on the site (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx). I'm ...
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backup bootable recovery usb drive to image file

I have a bootable recovery usb stick made by Dell's recovery program. I would like to back up the drive to a file so I can use the usb stick for other purposes, and restore the recovery disk if ...
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“Missing Operating System” when booting from USB flash drive

Arrghh...So frustrated with this problem. Today I downloaded the most recent Ubuntu, being completely new to Linux. My plan is to run it on a partitioned drive with Windows 7 on a separate SSD. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on ThinkPad S431 issues when using battery power

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, using Live CD, on my newly purchased ThinkPad S431 laptop(about one month ago, the newest model without touchscreen). Everything is just nearly perfect and ...
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Usb Audio Manhattan 150859 noised sound

I have bought this external audio card, Manhattan 150859 and the sound has white noise, even if I turn off the mic. The volume is always very high and difficult to manage. Any idea?
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Ubuntu cannot be booted from external hard disk on another computer

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a external hard disk by using a Windows 8 laptop. I wanted it to be accessible from any other computers. But I found that there were 2 "Ubuntu"s at the boot ...
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Installation interrupted 12.04, usb method

I am very new to linux operating systems, and I recently tried to download ubuntu on my girlfriends computer using a usb drive. However, when the installation process was close to being complete, my ...
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Computer breaks USB installation

I have often done this before: install ubuntu on a usb and use it to boot from it from different machines (two similar dell laptops, similar components etc.). I know, normally you use a live system ...
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Can't wake from USB lan device with WOL

I attach a Sitecom USB 3.0 Gigabit ethernet to a ASRock B75 Pro3-M, which is used as a NAS running Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit). I installed the driver from the Sitecom site and ran these handy scripts to ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize USB

So guys, I was about to install Ubuntu into my USB. But recently I formatted my USB drive as FAT and clear all the data. After that the computer doesn't recognize the USB any more. When I open ...
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“Operation System Not Found” booting from USB Drive

I'm trying to boot Chromium from a USB drive and I'm anticipating the same problem I'm about to describe to happen when I try Ubuntu, which is currently downloading, I was just using Chromium to test ...
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Install Ubuntu on HP mini HP2133

I wanted to install Ubuntu on a HP mini (HP 2133). I created an USB bootable stick (1.9Gb) with Ubuntu desktop 13.10 32-bit version using Universal USB installer 1.9.5.2 (I also checked the box to ...
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Transcent StoreJet auto backup

Is it possible to make Auto-backup button on my Transcend StoreJet 35T3 work? I need this option badly. As an external hard drive it works perfectly, but I cannot find any software to make the button ...
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Ubuntu won' t install or boot

I have used Ubuntu for years. Got a new laptop with Windows 8 on it, which is Satanic. So made a Live USB like usual. I get a boot menu (Try without Insalling...Install...etc) and I get the splash ...
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Why does step 8 of making the bootable USB take so long for my MacBook Air?

I'm on my MacBook Air late 2008 model, I'm currently trying to make a bootable USB to add Ubuntu to but I have gotten to the final stage of adding the image to the disk and now it isn't doing anything ...
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Boot ubuntu from USB option not available?

So I followed the steps here and downloaded Ubuntu onto my 32gb usb drive and I am trying to figure out how to boot up from the USB. When I go to my boot menu on my laptop I get boot from notebook ...
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Multimedia keyboard recognition delayed

Several years ago ich changed my original (Fujitsu-Siemens) keyboard for a nice thing called Colorsit KB 8110. For I changed every hardware but the DVD-burner and a multicard-reader, including ...
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False installation process and I cant even get on Bios!

I guess I had set the primary or secondary boot device wrongly! my laptop is a sony vaio t serie and has a win 8.1 . I have download the ubuntu 10.13 from the website and instead of burn it on a DVD ...
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Ubuntu wont Recognice USB devices

I've been using ubuntu for a while, and I've been using my mouse and my dac perfectly, but I reinstalled ubuntu and now it recogniسes my oendriver but not my mouse and my dac, what should I do? I'm ...
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unsupported graphic for installation on Toshiba U50D

I have a Toshiba satellite U50D laptop (A6-5200 with Radeon 8400 graphic). When I try to install Ubuntu (12.04 LTS or 13.10) via USB, it goes to the text mode and not into the graphic mode for ...
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please tell me correct way to use usb_modeswitch in ubuntu saucy

I have one mobile router "hw0-2e". (https://www.nttdocomo.co.jp/product/data/hw02e/index.html )(japanese only) I want to use this by usb connection as my pc is desktop and no wifi. I know this one ...
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how to dualboot with Windows 8.1, for the comically inept

So I have a Lenovo Laptop (1TB, 4 GB RAM, AMD) running windows 8.1, and I've basically spent the past day trying to get Ubuntu dual-boot up-and-running on my laptop (I need it to run programs for ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a broken MacBook?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my broken mac book which isn't booting now (I had Ubuntu on it before and I tried installing Arch on it which I think messed up with partitioning). So when I switch on ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.04.03 32bit from usb boot

I have loaded Ubuntu on a USB following the Wiki instruction. I can select the USB as a bootable device. After I start it up, the problem appears when I select any of the options to either try Ubuntu ...
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USB DAC in 13.04 does not appear in Settings or lsusb

I'm using a Schiit Audio Modi USB DAC on 13.04. I had it working in the past, it occasionally did not show up in Settings>Sound. This was always fixed by uninstalling and reinstalling alsa-utils. The ...
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No USB Devices picked up on restart to windows 7 from ubuntu

I have dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 13.10 on efi Dell Inspiron 14z 5423 ultrabook. My devices are recognized well in Ubuntu. If I reboot the system (i,e switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7) and start ...
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USB shows up as two drives!

I was given a free 1GB USB at an event a few months ago - however, when I plug it in to my Ubuntu laptop, the USB shows up as two drives (/dev/sdb and /dev/sdc). I have checked it isn't just ...
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Can't connect to network with TL-WN722N (AR9271) USB adapter

I already tried couple guides to solve my problem, but still I am not able to connect with my TL-WN722N to wifi network. Device is up and recognized. joe@G580:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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Even after editing UEFI Firmware Settings, the PC immediately boots Windows 8.1

The problem is this: I originally had a USB option in my boot menu, but I actually removed it. What happened was an installation of the Vanilla version of Chrome OS completely failed and took me to a ...
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Usb stick does not mount automatically

Currently, I can not use any usb stick or external hard disk in Ubuntu 12.04 via graphics user interface. While trying to mount them manually, I realized that they are actually mounted automatically ...
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EV3 USB not enumerating - Next steps?

The following is solved. Not sure how to mark it so within askubuntu. I am trying to connect the Lego Mindstorms EV3 brick to my laptop (running Ubuntu 13.10). As per ...
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USB support with VirtualBox [duplicate]

This isn't really a question but more like my frustration and criticism - After spending countless hours, searching web for answer, there seems to be a lot of confusion about the Virtual Box ...
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Virtual Box attaching USB devices needs sudo [duplicate]

I have virtualbox installed in my Kubuntu 13.10. I installed Lubuntu in VitualBox but USB devices cannot be attached to it unless I run virtual box as root. How can I solve this poblem? (so that root ...