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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Applied external HDD permssions don't stay permanent

I've added permissions to an external USD HDD to allow users to access the drive over a wifi network. I was having an issue with giving permissions for other users to access the drive. I solved it via ...
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Connecting a Nexus 7 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

What is the best way to connect a Nexus 7 by USB and transfer files to/from Ubuntu? I had a bit of a fiddle with mtpfs but didn't get very far as it seems to hang when I connect the device. I have ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB + Disk Encryption

I want to create an Operating System installed upon a USB instead HDD (4 GB) So I wanted to know if there were any special steps for it or simply choosing usb in installation menu. P.S - I want to do ...
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Connecting a USB printer hangs computer

With my distro (kubuntu) installed on a USB HDD, every time I connect either of my USB printers the system hangs in some way. Usually the mouse and/or keyboard (both usb) stop working and if left for ...
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How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on Windows?

Right, I'll get right to it. How can I make a Linux Live USB on Windows, that I can use on a Mac. In front of me, I have a Windows laptop, and a dropped Mac Book Pro that won't properly boot. I need ...
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not getting grub selection menu while booting ubuntu from usb

i am tring to boot Ubuntu 13.04 desktop from usb, right now i don't have any os, after entering boot device selection when i select boot from USB nothing happens, blank screen comes with a blinking ...
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Move Ubuntu server from 64gb SD to 16gb USB

I'm tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I've recently built myself a home server to store and save all my media. I installed Ubuntu server 12.04LTS and setup a bunch of stuff on a 64gb SD ...
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Why is my Wacom Intuos tablet not detected?

I need a little help trying to install a Wacom Intuos tablet, model number CTL-480/S. My installation of Ubuntu 13.04, 64bit, doesn't seem to be able to detect the device. I've tried an few different ...
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Cannot boot Windows discs or usbs on second partition (NTFS)

Tried every program on the net to mount Windows to USB. Either none work or just not on my Dell quad. Borrowed a CD after 8 hours and 2 days of useless toil with my ISO. It just flat won't boot ...
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warning: DOS-compatible mode is deprecated

I am running into a problem while creating a USB drive with downloaded *.iso image in Windows, using Universal USB installer: I copied the ubuntu-10.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso using Universal USB ...
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Permissions setting on a thumb drive

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. My laptop is a Dell Insperion. I plugged in a thumb drive 64 gig into the USB drive. About a week later, I plugged in the drive again and it said that I could not ...
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Installing Ubuntu from a bootable USB disk [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer that has no OS. How do I do that? I only see a download version that is for installing when I already have an OS. In other words I need to be able to ...
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Best way to automagically mount and share USB drives in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'd like to find a way to automatically mount any external usb drive connected to my server, and then to automatically share it via samba. The main thing that confuses me is how to handle unmounting ...
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Can't connect to with TP-LINK USB wifi

My notebook's internal WIFI adapter stopped working (maybe because of overheating?). I bought a USB WIFI (TP-LINK 150Mbs Wireless N USB Adapter TL-WN723N). Now internet is fine in Windows 7. But not ...
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Toram option and Persistence on live usb

I created a live usb, that is what they call, by using unetbootin. I also know that to ram option would speed up the OS in exchange of ram. But when I do append presistence,with the toram, to the boot ...
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udev rules for multiple usb game controllers (including dual controllers)

Using XBMCbuntu Eden... I'm having trouble creating udev rules for my controllers. I have a dual arcade stick that has two separate usb connections, and I am having no trouble writing the udev rules ...
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Universal USB installer not making a working drive [duplicate]

using Universal USB installer I install 13.04 that I downloaded from the website, and there are no problems. but when I restart my computer, it says no OS found and loads windows normally.
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Error launching ZTE Modem AC2787?

I get this error when i run "wvdial mts" : --> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.61 --> Initializing modem. --> Sending: ZTE --> Sending: ATQ0 ATQ0 OK --> Re-Sending: ZTE --> Modem not responding. ...
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Install off USB successful after restart USB tries install again

So the install along side windows8 went fine off a USB, I was then told to restart the computer, still booting off the USB, but it just gives me the install menu again. If I change the BIOS boot off ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 adpter usb ethernet

Hi I recently bought an usb-ethernet adapter for my laptop (sony vaio pro 13). I've followed this guide (http://simon.schllng.de/2013/08/10/ubuntu-auf-dem-sony-vaio-pro-13/?lang=en) to make my wirless ...
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booting off a usb drive [duplicate]

once i click the usb drive to boot off of it says "SYSLINUX 4.06 EDD 2012-10-13 Copyright (C) 1994-1012 H. Peter Anvin et al" the rest of the screen is black and i have no idea what to do. can ...
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Unable to mount USB

I received this message when tried to access my USB drive (Transcend with 500 Gb): Unable to mount USB Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/nikolajtesla/USB: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o ...
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Can't write/delete to external usb 12.04 ubuntu

I'm not a computer guru but I do like the ethos of open source so I use Ubuntu for day to day stuff. My interest is photography and I have a large external drive with all my pictures on it. Recently ...
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“unable to find a medium containing a live file system” on samsung NP300E4C when booting from USB

I have a notebook model Samsung NP300E4C-AD2BR with Windows 8 and I want to install Ubuntu with it in dualboot from a pen drive (USB port, I don't have a DVD to burn the ISO). I have already ...
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Wireless not working when running 12.04 from USB

I'm trying to see if Ubuntu will work for me on my old laptop. I created a bootable USB drive for 12.04 I haven't done the proper installation yet. I selected the "try Ubuntu" option and run it off of ...
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ZTE Modem and Ubuntu 13.04

I have a ZTE modem and I checked using the following command: lsusb that the Vendor ID and the Product ID are respectively 0x19d2 and 0xffe9. I am told that this modem mounts both in the CD ...
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Ubuntu USB Failed Install

I tried to install Ubuntu on USB but it failed. Now my USB has 0 free and its not even booting. How can I restore the USB to reinstall the Ubuntu
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Corrupt usb. Is there any way to fix it?

I'm really new to Linux, so I might seems to be stupid from time to time. But anyways, I unplugged a USB flash memory from my computer, while running windows xp. I think that this got it corrupt in ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. sudo sane-find-scanner (using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems) returns: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], ...
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Which is the ideal way to install ubuntu in a usb stick

I know that I can run ubuntu from a usb stick using an iso and some software like unetbootin.Also, I can install the iso using the installer in the live session in a usb stick.I am wondering if what ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Garmin 405 Ant+

How do I get ubuntu 13.04 to recognise the Garmin 405 ant+ usb device so I can download data from the Garmin 405 to python trainer or Garmin connect. Any help would be appreciated. Many thanks
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How to format a USB or external drive in 13.04? [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu 13.04. How to format a USB or external drive?
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Not recognizing USB key board

I am trying to load ubuntu server from a disk to an older Mac mini. I have a dell key board that connects by USB and it is not being recognized to type in any commands. Any advice would be great. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't find USB device

I have an Beagle bone black connected via USB after installing some software ssh didn't work any more. Somehow the USB device is not recognized any more at all. I did try to connect my Samsung Galaxy ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installed on USB but I can't TRY it before installing

I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my 8gb USB stick with - Universal USB installer - LiLi USB Creator and - Unetbootin and it boots from it too but when I choose for Try it without installing ...
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Why does usblp prevent VMware from accessing my USB printer?

Every time I plug in my USB printer for VMware Workstation 9 to use (Windows 7 guest OS), Ubuntu 13.04 (the host) launches usblp and grabs the printer. VMware then throws up a dialog: The ...
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Having issue with Foxconn/Beecems PXU1900 from Clear Wireless

I have an Asus USB N53 wifi adapter Ubuntu recognizes this just fine, and can access internet via my apartment's wifi; however, I have a connection with Clear Wireless that works in Windows(and is ...
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ubuntu 12.04 usb stick instalation problem. help!

I recently decided to change from using windows xp on my dell dimension 1100 to Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the instructions for making a bootable USB stick and even managed to run abuntu from the USB to ...
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Can not use Vodafone Connect Pen K3806-z (12.04)

I have a Vodafone Connect Pen K3806-z and I'm trying to use with Ubuntu 12.04. I already Google about this and try many solution but without success. When I connect the USB Pen, the device is ...
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How do I put Ubuntu onto USB?

I have a Surface RT (32GB), and I want to run ubuntu on it from a usb. What do I put on the USB to run this? Where do I get it?
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Using Dlink DWM 156 with Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have recently a new USB modem, named DLink DWM-156. But I am not able to connect internet via this on Ubuntu. I have read and applied various solutions available online, but none works. I'll ...
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Crashing system - how to xhci_hcd unload and only allow ehci_hcd in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 for debug some usb hardwares

I have few USB hardware who is using 500mA (5V) power, after reserching found that external power supply or hub was the solution but that was a waste of time, even doing external power the problem ...
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How to create a bootable usb HFS+ on ubuntu?

I've been trying to make an usb stick that is formatted to HFS+ (done) and then make bootable image from Mac OS X .iso. If the usb is not HFS+ my mac doesn't recognize it as a usb bootable. Does ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Apple iPad 3 (iOS 7 non-jailbroken) USB connection problem

I've bought an Apple iPad 3 (iOS 7 non-jailbroken), and I'm trying to connect it to my PC running Ubuntu 12.04 through the original USB cable. After I plugged in the cable, I got this message on the ...
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USB Flash Drive, Unable to mount

Once my flash drive was infected by some virus that produced the shortcuts for directories. After this infection the device could not be connected to any system and OS. I tried it on Ubuntu and found ...
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ra0 No scan results with Ralink usb wireless device: usb device do not scan for wifi

Hi I'm new to ask ubuntu. Sorry for any format mistakes I would have made. So as specified in title, I have just brought a usb wireless device WLI-UC-G3000HP-V1 from BUFFALO INC., and I have install ...
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USB audio device not detected [closed]

I've been having problems with USB sound for some time (it used to work about 6 months ago). I find that any USB sound device that I connect is not recognised, and is not listed by aplay -l I've ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04 cloud on external pen drive?

I just want to create my private cloud. I had installed it on my PC. But right now I want to install it on my Pen Drive which 16GB.
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How to access other video inputs via EasyCap 4 Channel?

I have EasyCap 4 channel usb capture device with four cameras connected to it. I can view and capture video from the first input via /dev/video0, but there is no video1, video2, etc. How do I switch ...
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FAX / Ubuntu interface

Is there a way to have access from Ubuntu 12.04 (LibreOffice Writer OR other) to an Epson Stylus NX305 FAX? The FAX machine has a PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) port and a USB (Universal ...