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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NTFS partition folder lost due to write-interruption

Im on ubuntu-studio 14.04 LTS. I have an external harddrive with an NTFS partition to which i was copying a folder. Due to some fault in the USB connector there was a input-output error during the ...
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Keyboard and mouse stop working in ubuntu live usb

I have recently tried installing Ubuntu from a live USB on to my PC, and i encountered problems with Ubuntu not detecting my keyboard or mouse as soon as I boot into it. The keyboard and mouse works ...
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Storing MySQL database in USB .. Permission problem (errno: 13)?

So, this page is what I'm using as a manual: Different locations for MySQL databases? I'm trying to store my database on USB (whether a good idea or not, please tell me how to do this if there is a ...
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Unable To Boot into Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from USB

Okay, I'm a little new to this OS. But, I installed Ubuntu to a usb yesterday. And now today, when I try to boot into it. I get this error "Selected boot device not avaible." then a bunch of F keys ...
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CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 has no control for headphone

Logilink 7.1 UA0099 CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 shows no headphone. In modinfo snd-usb-audio there is no entry for this vendor, hence no options . There are no headphones in alsamixer nor in ...
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How to use an SD Card into Ubuntu?

I have a Multi-Card Reader USB 2.0 device installed into my main desktop PC. It has four different slots intended to four kind of cards: 1) MS/MS-Pro/MS-Duo/MS-Pro-Duo type cards, 2) CFI/II/MD type ...
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Ubuntu won't install on new computer with USB

I've done the following: Set up a new install USB drive: Booted my PC which is a fresh, custom build and has nothing on it. It didn't load at all after I selected the install ubuntu option. Watched ...
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Sound output to usb device Ubuntu 14.04

Ive successfully input and output sound to a USB (guitar effects) device either using simple playback, or Ardour to record and play back. Recently the sound output stopped working. Selecting S/PDIF ...
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Why does lsusb show devices connected to a USB 3 port as connected to USB2 root hub?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Dell Chromebook 11, which has two USB 3 ports, and an SD card reader. I was trying to establish whether the SD card reader would be capable of USB 3 speeds (and thus whether it'...
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libimobiledevice is not recognizing iDevice

I have libimobiledevice-utils installed, and Ubuntu will not recognize my iDevice. I have manually run usbmuxd as root to make sure it operates and it does, but running lsusb shows no Apple device. ...
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Ubuntu live USB boot freezes with “ACPI PCC probe failed”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop (not sure exact model, but it's about 4 years old, and was pretty cheap at the time). It came with windows 8, now has windows 10, and it's super slow, ...
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Fixing USB Drive & Installing Archbang

I'd like to install Archbang on top of my Ubuntu installation. To do this, I reduced my Sda5 LVM partition by 100Mb, planning on being able to add a new partition in there. This is where I hit a brick ...
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How can I boot into a USB device on a MacBook when there's no boot menu?

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my white MacBook (circa 2007 or so) because I didn't have any use for it anymore. I chose to wipe everything and install Ubuntu over everything. I'm trying to ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on Win 10 Machine, getting black screen after hitting “install”

I've created 2 bootable USB drives for Ubuntu, one for Ubuntu 14.0.7 and one for 15.0.?. I've used one successfully to install Ubuntu on a HP laptop running Win 10; no matter what I do can't seem to ...
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Install from USB issues

Here is what I am dealing with: A new Dell Ispirion 14-3452 3.0.2 With Windows 10. No cd tray, and a 32gb hd that is full from windows updates. I have created a bootable USB, using Universal USB ...
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Newbe Ubuntu installer - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64bit - Windows 10

Having some issues installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64bit next to Windows 10. This is what I did: 1) Created a bootable usb with ubuntu on it using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.3 2) Changed the boot ...
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Install persistent version of USB onto a hard drive

If this has been asked before, I am sorry ahead of time. It is extremely difficult to find what I am trying to ask because there are so many threads on installing persistent installations onto pen ...
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How do I create a Windows 8.1 bootable usb stick in Ubuntu 15.10?

I've already partitioned my hard drive and have my iso. I can't download Winusb, UNetbootin doesn't work, and neither does startup disk creator. I've tried Rufus and Microsoft's official usb tools ...
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Huion H610 hotkeys

Been fussing over this for awhile, but found my problem seems unique compared to others, so no instructions have been helpful. I purchased an H610 graphics tablet, running it on my Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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Ubuntu installation asks for login and password [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 live cd asks for password and login upon trying to install or try the live environment. What should I do ?
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Problem installing wireless adapter driver

Up until now I've been using a wired connection on my PC (running Ubuntu 15.10) but a recent move has required that I try to connect with a wireless USB adapter (ASUS dual band AC56R). I've gotten to ...
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udev rule seems not working properly to force the usb device into fix location

I've created a udev rule to force my usb devices into fixed folders at /dev/ (one, is a webcam into /dev/video1 and the other one is a framegrabber into /dev/video0 ) I need to do this because, by ...
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How to make silent backups when plugging in a USB disk and when using Back In Time

Actually, I already answered that question, though I don't know if the answer is a good one. So what do you think about this: Task: let the computer start a backup using Back In Time (BIT) as ...
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USB doesn't mount

I have a problem. I have had Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years and up until now no problems with the USB. But since this evening the pc doesn't mount the USB. I read some discussions but the ...
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FiiO E10 USB DAC not working/no sound

I plugged my FiiO E10 USB DAC on my Lubuntu 14.04, turned on (blue LED is on) but has no sounds. It is working on my Mac and Windows 10. I also submitted this Bug #1532379 on Launchpad Hoping ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 32-bit, Can I install Windows 10 or Ubuntu 64-bit without installation media?

Long story short, I lost the hard drive that contained my windows 10 64-bit installation, and at the same time I lost my windows installer USB. I had been working on an older computer for a friend, so ...
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how to setup simple scan on a local USB brother printer

There are similar questions out there, no answers yet. I have found; Brother-L2540D: setup brscan4 for usb printer Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use ...
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Install Windows XP .iso on USB (Linux, Lubuntu) [duplicate]

I have windows xp iso file, and I want to upload it on a usb (pendrive). Then I want to install the Windows on my computer. How can I burn the windows .iso file on my pendrive?
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Gparted cannot unmount USB

I recently bought a new USB, anyway when first plug it in i get this error. Which is clearly wrong as this comp has never seen this USB before. And it does end up mounting anyway. It shows up in ...
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External usb HDD not detected

I have just followed what was given to me in this question's answer, but in my, case, things are a little strange. When I say ls /dev/ | grep sd, I get the following screen: After connecting my ...
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USB Devices won't show up in 15.10

My laptop that runs 15.10 won't show any USB devices connected. I have read different answers here but they don't work for me. When I connect a printer, it isn't recognized. When I plug in a flash ...
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I want my Netgear USB to be the active networkcard instead of my Realtek network card

I have been trying to switch from my laptop (Lenovo b-5400)'s Realtek Network card to use a Netgear A6100 wifi usb adapter instead. Realtek RTL/8111 only covers 2.4ghz which is a really sad ...
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Ubuntu live USB won't start with CSM disabled

I copied files from the ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso to a FAT32 formated USB drive. When I boot on the USB and select Ubuntu live the startup get stuck at a black screen with the message Ignoring ...
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How to bring back USB Storage Device to the life

My USB stick get wet (dropped in to the small puddle on the road). I am trying to use it again. I believe it is dry enough to try, so I did try. My computer did not recognized it automatically. Via ...
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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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Ubuntu install grub

I have dell 5558 laptop with windows 8.1 pre-installed. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows, so I downloaded the iso image. I then formatted my pendrive then using universal USB Installer ...
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Flash Drive completely unrecognizable yet I can access files on it

This is the strangest behavior I have ever seen with a storage device. When I connect my USB flash drive, it automatically opens the directory /media/albert/Linux Mint 17.3 MATE 64-bit and I can see ...
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How do I compile usbmuxd and make a .dll file?

I have usbmuxd and need to compile it to .dll file. within the src folder of usbmuxd i have .h and .o files. Is there anyone who knows how to compile this to .dll? thanks.
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File copy to USB3 HDD slows down after 16GB

I recently bought an external USB3 case for my old hard disk and formatted it with UDF to backup stuff from my Ubuntu 14.04 and OSX machines. This works fine and I got speeds of 50MB/s and over when ...
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How many times can I use a bootable usb flash drive to install Ubuntu

If I have 100 computers and I want to install Ubuntu Linux can I put the flash drive into the first computer install Ubuntu Linux and pop it out put it in the next computer install Ubuntu Linux and so ...
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Virtualbox guest Ubuntu OS doesn't recognize USB

I'm trying to pull a file from my USB drive from the guest OS (ubuntu 14.04) in virtualbox (5.0.10). I tried following this question's best response: Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb ...
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ttyACM0 fread problem on 14.04 i386

I have CDC device that is enumerated as ttyACM0, and write / read was working OK on 10.10 i386. I installed on another partition 14.04 i386, and there is some problem with fread (fwrite is working OK)....
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File system check in each boot when booting from external usb drive

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 from an external usb drive, and mostly works, except that every boot the system complains about the file system not being cleanly unmounted and forces a file system ...
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Can not boot Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB stick

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 to a USB stick booting from the install DVD and choosing sdb1 as the boot partition and mount point for the file system root (this is the method described in this answer)....
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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acer R301L doesn't recognize boot usb I made from UNetbootin

Just bought an ASUS R301L, immediately downloaded UBUNTU through UNetbootin using a USB I formatted for the occasion, then restarted, but it goes directly back to windows (cursed be) in stead of ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Netgear Wireless Adapater Driver

I am having a hard time installing a driver for my netgear wireless adapter, on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. Here is what is showing up when I type lsusb in terminal (other stuff filtered out) lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Logitech bluetooth hub does not work in recent kernels (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS)

I have difficulty to make Logitech bluetooth hub work. darek@HOME:~$ lsusb | grep Logitech Bus 006 Device 003: ID 046d:c705 Logitech, Inc. MX900 Bluetooth Wireless Hub (C-UJ16A) My system is darek@...
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libusb does not transfer all USB 3.0 bulk endpoint packets

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu-14 3.13.0-74-generic #118-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:52:10 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux For the past couple of days I am having problems related to libusb ...