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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Blank screen while trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB stick

This is what I get initially. After pressing "Try Ubuntu" my screen goes blank I don't even get the keyboard and human pic initially at all and my background screen is black not purple... My ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on USB drives

I have tried multiple times to install Ubuntu on a Lexar 64GB USB flash drive, first 14.04 LTS, then 15.10, without success. The Live Disk tryout works OK if a bit slow, and the installation appears ...
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Asus G551JM Game Laptop Bluetooth and Microphone not working

lspci output: xyphos@xyphos-G551JM:~$ lspci -k 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 No USB, No Wifi, No Ethernet

After updating my Dell Latitude from 15.04 to 15.10 I cannot connect through ethernet or wifi and when trying to grab the drivers from another computer and install via USB it won't detect the USB or ...
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Unable to safely remove usb external hard drive

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and connecting USB Flash Drives and External USB Hard Drives regular basis, I'm able to Eject my USB Flash Drive but I can't Eject or Safely Remove the External USB Hard ...
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USB disk shows 2 mb instead 4 gb

My 4 GB USB shows 2 MB, I have read lot of answers on many site as well as askubuntu, tried this problem to solve from both the platforms windows xp & 7 and Ubuntu but all is vain. Someone can ...
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WiFi does not work with USB Adapter TP-Link WN722N

I have USB wireless adapter TP-LINK WN722N and Ubuntu 14.04.3 in VMWare Player. I connected adapter to it and when I write lsusb I can see it Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, ...
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Ubuntu and Windows broken, bored, need an other way

My 500 GB Hard Drive has 2 partitions, one is for 400 GB Windows and the other one is for the 100 GB Ubuntu. Both are broken, I got a LiveUSB and an extra 8 GB USB which I would like to install ...
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USB WiFi or wireless dongle driver

I have a cheap USB WiFi wireless dongle that will not work on ubuntu. How do I find a driver and how do I install it? The CD comes with windows and Linux drivers. I am brand new to ubuntu.Thank ...
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Lubuntu not connecting after I upgraded to 15.10 from 15.04, using wifi usb adapter

So. I'm currently using Lubuntu 15.10 on an older Dell Dimension 4600 PC. After upgrading from 15.04 yesterday, the usb wifi adapter that I was using to connect stopped connecting. It will just sit ...
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How can I speed up Lubuntu running from USB thumb drive

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (32bit) from USB thumb drive since my HDD is dead. How can I copy/move data to RAM to speed up system performance? It is full installation not the live, and there is ...
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USB stick read only after installing Ubuntu

I've successfully installed Ubuntu on our laptop by mounting the iso to a USB memory stick. I now want to wipe the memory stick of the Ubuntu installation files and use it as a normal memory stick ...
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Live USB not booting Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I have searched this site and google for my problem but I can't find anything that relates close enough to help me solve it. I had ubuntu gnome 14.04.2 on a 32gb usb drive for a while and it worked ...
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Why no alsa device for usb soundcard for vlc to use?

I have 14.04 nicely installed and running on an old mac mini. I want to wireless stream video around my home with a Kworld DVD Maker 2 USB video capture card and VLC, like I did nicely for years ...
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USB devices not working on Ubuntu but working elsewhere

I just ran a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and the installer was able to locate my mouse, keyboard, and USB WiFi adapter just fine. However once the computer booted off the hard disk installation, ...
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Help with 'unetbootin' [duplicate]

Trying to put W7 on a bootable usb drive with unetbootin. Seems to go fine until a reboot. The reboot results in a frozen screen. Blue in color with 'UNetbootin' along top. Default in a white line. ...
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how to get rid partitions on a USB on linux

i used a USB to boot up and install Linux and it partitioned about 4g of the USB and im not sure how i can get rid of the partition on it.
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How to make bootable Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on USB in Debian 8.1?

I have Debian 8.1 in my system now and the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as ISO image. I know these pieces of advices for OSX here about making bootable usb in OSX. Pseudo unsuccessful solution I did not ...
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Slow transfer from internal disk to external USB hard disk

Lots of people have problem with copying to/from external USB hard disk. My system Ubuntu 14.04. External USB Seagate disk 1T originally NTFS. The disk is empty I am trying to copy 100GB to 1T disk. ...
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Installing Ubuntu server to usb - no boot

I have a PC, a usb drive with the ubuntu server 12.04 x86 that I made using unetbootin and the ISO I downloaded from this website, and another usb drive that I wish to install the ubuntu server to. I ...
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Unable to do usb tethering of Android Gingerbread phone in Ubuntu 14.04

Phone A - Gingerbread 2.6.35.7 Phone B - Jellybean 3.4.5 On Ubuntu 12.04, both phone can do USB tethering for sharing internet On Ubuntu 14.04, only phone B was able to do USB tethering. When I ...
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Help on Formatting an USB

I cant format my usb because i tried to install Linux Mint on it and then, when i wanted to erase all data just appears to be 1 empty Gb on Gparted but the usb are actually 2Gb But file explorer ...
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Can't get my Linksys USB wifi adapter to work

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, but I can't get an Internet Connection. The only means I have of connecting to the Internet is my Linksys USB wifi adapter (model AE-1200). The lsusb command shows me ...
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PC Not Booting from USB

I am trying to boot Ubuntu via USB on my home desktop but it hangs. When connected to USB 3.0 it hangs at the purple screen and when connected to 2.0 it hangs at the following message: [ 31.942394] ...
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Keyboard of Acer Aspire A5943G not working properly

I have an Acer Aspire A5943G laptop, and its keyboard is not working properly. The keys SDGHM and some shift combinations produce either no characters at all, or just sometimes with wrong delay and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTE won't start after insallation

I used Unetbootin and the 64bit iso to create a bootable USB stick. I did check for defects before installing. Install went smooth. I selected to wipe the Drive and intsall Ubuntu. After installation ...
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How to get Windows-like caching behavior for USB external drive

The problem: Thunar claims that it's written my files to a thumb drive, then I spend 15 minutes waiting for the drive to unmount. I understand it has to do with the write cache. I hope there's a way ...
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Exfat-fuse error while copying files

Installed exfat-fuse and exfat-utils from Ubuntu repositories. First, everything was ok, USB HDD 1 TB worked perfectly, automounted and write and read was ok. But then I tried to move my Movies folder ...
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USB windows install going all wrong [duplicate]

Can I use Ubuntu to write a Windows 7 ISO to USB? pointed me in the right direction! (close this if you like) Im trying to reinstall windows through a usb drive and remove ubuntu 14.04 My disks ...
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Invalid path creating bootable pendrive for 15.10

I have created a bootable pendrive for Ubuntu 15.10 in 14.10 using Startup Disk Creator. When I try to boot from it in 2 different machine I get a message saying there's a missing "PATH" parameter ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Bluetooth, USB, sound

I have a laptop dell vostro 3560. It had Ubuntu 15.04, but after a fresh install of ubuntu 15.10, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB ports and sound don't work. I have wired internet connection though. $ lspci ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from Usb 1

I've been struggling booting from usb to install Ubuntu for few days. I tried new Ubuntu Mate 15.10 .iso file from official website but it didn't boot (using Unetbootin) then I was suggested to use ...
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Creating file to Fat32 USB-storage,the timestamp is localtime in 14.04 but UTC in 15.04,why?

I created a file in a Fat32 USB-storage in Ubuntu15.04,and then plug the USB to Windows,the timestamp of files are early 8 hours (using UTC). I try this in Ubuntu14.04.3,the timestamp of files are ...
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USB disk does not mount: how do I check if it's broken?

I had a power failure while formatting a new usb disk and now the disk appears with lsusb and usb-devices. It also appears with dmesg, although with several errors: *~> dmesg [ 1454.904018] usb ...
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Mount Nexus 5x via USB

I'm trying to mount one of the new nexus 5x phones on my laptop via mtp. When I plug it in, nautilus recognizes it as a nexus 5x and an option appears on the left. However, when I click on it, the ...
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Live USB not installing

I have a Dell Inspiron with Intel i7 inside. The Live USB sticks I made for Ubuntu 15.04 and Linux Mint are working fine. As soon as I install the OS, nothing seems to work. It black screens or ...
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ubuntu ask me to install everytime

I installed ubuntu on my usb stick using universal usb installer and changed the bios settings to read OS first from usb. So it worked but when I power my PC it ask me if I want to insatll ubuntu or ...
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Asus N-13 USB Wifi dongle disappears from iw's result

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with an embedded Intel Centrino Wifi NIC and an Asus N-13 (Realtek 8192CU chip) Wifi dongle. After replacing the driver for this dongle according to this web page: ...
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USB ports not working - how diagnose problem?

USB ports suddenly not working after computer wouldn't boot properly, for hours. Could only turn off by unplugging. I left it off overnight, but when I turned back on, it can't see USB thumb drives. ...
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USB stopped working

I use Ubuntu 14.04. Four days ago, the USB stopped working. Since keyboard and mouse are attached via USB, I could see the system booting but was unable to use it. Power down has not helped. Booting ...
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Having issues finding ISO file of Ubunto [duplicate]

I'm trying to download Ubuntu onto a bootable USB in order to install as a new OS on a separate laptop, but when I go to download it onto the USB, I cannot whatsoever find the ISO version of the file. ...
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Grub rescue on USB

I made the mistake to install Ubuntu on my USB. After some time I wanted to use it normally again (also the OS was really slow) so I formatted it. The problem is, I burned a Windows 10 ISO to it and ...
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Getting the Wacom Intuos Comic to Work on Ubuntu?

I recently got my Intuos in the mail. I immediately downloaded / installed xf86-input-wacom-0.31.0, but when I plugged it in nothing picked it up. It only shows up under lsusb as ID 056a:033c Wacom ...
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Trying to put Ubuntu on to my flash drive

so I have an old laptop without a HDD. I'm trying to make it boot to Ubuntu from a USB flash drive. My main computer is a Mac, and I tried to make the USB drive bootable in Ubuntu via the Mac, but I ...
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COMFAST CF-WU810NWireless (Realtek 8188EUS) Driver installation

I am new to Ubuntu and need your help with the driver installation of a COMFAST CF-WU810N. The vendor provides a CD with drivers, but when I Use sudo bash install.sh I get the following error: ...
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Missing Operating System!

ı have macbookPro Mid2012 with yosmeite osx and win7 with bottcamp. yesterday with live ubuntu usb ı startedn my mac and click install ubuntu 14.04.3. lts icon on ubuntu after that ı canceled ...
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Computer reboots after boot menu, can't enter desktop

I have a problem with my fujitsu lifebook a series with ubuntu 12.04 on it. When i start the computer it goes to "GNU Grub menu" (earlier this menu would not appear, I would just go directly to ...
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Mouse won't work with Ubuntu..yes it's not broken

There is possibly a duplicate question around here somewhere, if so, I'm sorry, I just couldn't find one that matches my condition. I'm going to be as detailed as possible here. I installed Ubuntu ...
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Need 'Ubuntu 15.10 _Wily Werewolf_ - Release amd64 ' on USB [duplicate]

Whenever I try the command sudo apt-get install -f I get the message Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 15.10 _ Wily Werewolf_ - release amd 64 (20151021)' in the drive ...
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Why can't I install additional software like flash in persistence mode on a bootable USB stick but in livemode it works?

I used USB live Creator software to make a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04. In livemode i can install everything i want but it gets of course deleted, but in persistence mode, it wont install ...