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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Change boot order in 14.04

I uninstalled windows 8.1 on my toshiba satellite. I set my computer to boot from USB. After I installed Ubuntu and restarted my computer. It went back to the USB boot screen. I can't get into bios to ...
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Trouble With USB Wireless NIC BCM5754

I've done some research. It seems that many people struggled with Broadcom USB NIC's several years ago, but now I don't see a lot of topics asking for help. It's definitely not a "plug and play" ...
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USB Power Saving Settings

I have a USB weather station. If the screensaver kicks on (blank screen and lock), data from the weather station stalls out. I can lock the screen manually and I have no issues at all with the ...
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I can't read a USB HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 VM (VirtualBox 4.3, Windows 7 host)

I've installed (and reinstalled) VirtualBox 4.3 with the Extension Pack on my Windows 7 host, and created USB filters to hand a few specific WD 4TB My Book drives straight to the Ubuntu 14.04 guest ...
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USB 3.0 works always, USB 2.0 works sometimes

I have little problem with my two ports USB 2.0. They don't work properly. If something (like mouse or keyboard) is connected on boot it's working but when I re-plug this device he often don't want to ...
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ubuntu doesnt recognise usb flash drive after formatting in disks

I have just installed ubuntu as my primary os, from a usb. After that I wanted to format my usb, so I went to Disks and found my usb and formatted it. Now I can't find my usb driver but only in the ...
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Is It Possible to Create a Bootable Ubuntu Install Within Chrubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm currently using Chrubuntu on my C720 Chromebook, but want to create a bootable Linux USB key. The problem is that I can't seem to do this from within Ubuntu once I've loaded it and obviously can't ...
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UNetbootin on 32GB USB 3 Stick

I run a windows 7 machine, and use UNetbootin to create Ubuntu bootable live USB keys. I have 1 key in particular that I would like to use entirely as a live Ubuntu key, so I can install some apps, ...
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alfa AWUS036AC USB WIFI adapter

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 amd64. I have the latest USB adapter from alfa, model AWUS036AC. I downloaded linux drivers for it, they are not packaged to easily install. I do not know how to install the ...
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Enabling Hot plug removable media. Virtualbox windows guest ubuntu host

So I have ubuntu 14.04 host with virtualbox installed. A windows 7 guest os on top of that. When I add a device filter for a specific device it works perfectly. What I want to do is add a generic ...
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Regarding installation of Micromax MMX377G in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Micromax MMX377G 3G dongle in Ubuntu 14.04. I used the command ls /dev/sr and got dev/sr0. But when I tried to mount the device using sudo mount /dev/sr0 /mnt, I got the reply as ...
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Ubuntu installation to USB stick removed windows MBR

Got a Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 to an USB Stick. Can boot into this Ubuntu on a stick. But not into Windows. Want to restore Windows boot. I can still boot into Windows if I ...
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Install Ubuntu onto USB stick? (Not installer?) [duplicate]

I'm a total newbie, so sorry if this is a stupid question. I was wondering if I could make a version of Ubuntu I could run straight from the USB stick. Not like the installer, but I'd plug it in and ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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Recover files from ruined Xubuntu using Windows

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have installed a bootable (persistent) Xubuntu on a USB stick, and it worked - I booted from it and used Xubuntu happily. But now it is ruined - I'm not sure ...
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Conflict between uvcvideo and usb ports drivers

I've installed ubuntu 14.04 32 bits on my laptop, but I have a problem, suddenly my webcam stopped working and my usb port are slow to recognize my pendrive. How can I fix it? Thanks for your help.
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Ubuntu USB Discriptor -22 Read Error - Acer Aspire TC-605

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, My ...
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fstrim not supported on USB flashdrive?

Not sure this has already been properly sorted (but I am a noob) New install of 14.04 server installed on a brand new SanDisk 16Gb USB stick mounted on the internal USB connector of a HP Proliant ...
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test of usb on ethernet mode

I am trying to connect my DELL XPS 13 developer edition to a network with a USB to Ethernet adapter (this laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port). I am not able get any signal. I have tried using this ...
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How can I connect wifi card via serial-Usb and get a interface of it

I got a external Wi-Fi card as a chipset on board,and connected to my laptop via serial-USB adapter. And meanwhile I got the driver for wifi-card installed. And I checked the device by using dmesg | ...
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Help with video capture card

Please help with the capture card pinnacle, 710-usb. It works in windows, but recently I switched to ubuntu 14.04, and I can not get it to work. U who have experience in programming help, need a ...
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Universal USB Installer can't detect usb

None of my usbs are detected in universal usb installer.I am running it in wine on ubuntu.My main HD and my dvd drive are detected but not my usbs.
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dual-booting now have 2 grub-menu's

I have a Dell Inspirion laptop stock with Windows 8.1, I have added Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu install went perfect, rebooted came to the regualar, grub2 menu, (I say regular because it's the same one I've ...
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Help installing Ubuntu Desktop Next 15.04 from USB

I would like to install Ubuntu Desktop Next 15.04's daily build from 12/31/14. I would like to know how to install this from a USB stick. I used the instructions on the Ubuntu website for normal ...
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How do I fully disable 'auto-mount' of USB drives under Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Background: I've tried using the dconf-editor tool and have unchecked the 'automount []' and 'automount-open []' options, under the 'org->gnome->media-handling' parameter set. (I've even cleared the ...
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Solution to slow transfer of files from PC to USB [duplicate]

First of all, my apologies: I've seen a tons of forums related to this topic, but nowhere did I see a solution to this problem. I've switched to Linux only recently and my biggest issue about it is ...
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USB Sound Card not detecting microphone

I don't know why my USB sound card won't work on my Ubuntu 14.04. I mean I can hear sound from my headset but my problem is the microphone. Whenever I tried to record my voice, there was nothing being ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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ubuntu arm on beaglebone black check for usb devices attached to usb HUB

I have a beaglebone black running ubuntu arm, attached to this I have a usb hub. Now if I attach a new device to this usb hub then it will automatically be recognised as /dev/ttyACM0 however when I ...
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USB Headset stopped working

I have been happily using my usb headset, but (K)Ubuntu stopped to show my headphones in the mixer. They show up red (no driver) in USB View, however I do not know where I would get the driver to ...
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USB Device Issues - ongoing enumeration

Since I want to run a custom driver I have a custom Kernel running (3.13.11). Recently I tried to build the 3.18 series. Since I failed to find the Ubuntu patches I build a vanilla version. I tried ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu from USB on a Mac: “Loop not found” and “Load Kernel First” Error in GRUB

I have the Mac version of Ubuntu loaded onto a USB, booted using ReFINd with an EFI partition. All runs until I select the Ubuntu EFI Boot in reFINd. Once loading begins, I get a "Loop not found", ...
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Help installing ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1

To start off I'll let you all know I have a Lenovo T430s running the preinstalled windows 8.1. What my initial plan was (and I have yet to find a way to do it), was to install Ubuntu 14.01 onto an ...
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USB Stick Linux Graphics Driver [duplicate]

Hi there I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty Tahr) from a USB stick onto my hard drive. My USB stick when booted on my computer shows the the normal "Try Ubuntu without installing; ...
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Can't make a Windows 7 Bootable USB

I'm trying to use Startup Disk Creator to burn a Windows 7 iso file to a USB, but it doesn't appear to do anything when I try to select a file. Here's a video of what I'm trying to say since I suck ...
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How to configure an external HDD installation of Ubuntu to work with a different PC

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an external HDD that I am using with a Dell Laptop. I wanted to check, if I plug in the HDD to another PC (HP) will the set-up automatically detect and update ...
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Vodaphone Mobile on USB

Can anyone tell me how to use Vodaphone USB Mobile on Ubantu? ~ Vodaphone don't seem to think it's possible, yet Ubantu has a set-up for it, I'm just not sure how to do it ~ Tanx ;-)
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Wifi driver problems in trusty tahir, back to windows?

I've had loads of problems getting Wifi working properly on my HP laptop. the on-board chip is a pig. I got a TP link TL-WN725N Wifi dongle as the eBay seller assured me there were Linux drivers on ...
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Not able to connect to USB modem on Ubuntu 14.04 using wvdial

I am using wvdial to connect to my MTS Ultra Modem on Ubuntu 14.04 I get this output on sudo wvdial mts Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB0: No such file or directory Here is my lsusb output : Bus 002 Device ...
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Is it possible that a USB gets treated in the wrong class?

I have a issue with a USB connected board that combines a touchscreen and a keypad controller. When I connect the board to a Windows PC or start the BIOS on my Linux Laptop both components work, but ...
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usb photo frame device tries to mount on unknown devices (U12.04)

When I try to connect a usb photo frame/show for photo download, no connection occurs and dmesg gives: [67299.396132] usb 4-2: new full-speed USB device number 2 using uhci_hcd [67299.620105] scsi29 ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still ...
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USB Drive doesn't mount

I've got a USB flash drive which doesn't mount. It was so far only used on Windows Computer and there the user gets the message that you have to format it in order to use it correctly. I plugged the ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Can you access an usb flash drive from terminal?

I have a big problem with one usb drive: I was copying something on it when for some strange reason, the power went out. I have no battery in my laptop so it immediately shut down. After my laptop ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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USB hard disk automounts with additional audio disc

I have 3 external hard drives, and whenever I plug any of them in, an additional 'audio disc' shows up in the launcher and file browsers. In the launcher and Dolphin it does nothing when clicked; in ...
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Are there any alternative ways to install Ubuntu other than CD and USB? (Without WUBI)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Windows 7 computer. But my only USB stick is currently at school and I am on holiday break until next week. I can't use a DVD because I don't have one ...
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How to reboot ubuntu of of live cd (USB) with ubuntu installed?

After finding out how to fix my hard drive partitioning problem, I went to boot from a live usb only to find out that the try Ubuntu option didn't come up in the grub menu and would only take me ...
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How to get Native instruments audio 6 to work in ubuntu 14.04

I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 after some time of not using any Linux distro and I'm am having issues with the following sound card: Native Instruments Audio 6. I used to have it working ...