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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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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Usb removed too early - GUI not loading

I'm running a dual boot(13.10 and Windows 8) ... and after removing an USB stick too early(in Ubuntu), the GUI isn't loading at startup on both OSs ... I can only access the Ubuntu GUI by starting the ...
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Find which TTY device connected over USB

I am doing android development. The adb ppp command to switch back to the USB cable instead of tcp/ip says it needs the tty as a parameter. I have googled for this and found lots of references to ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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USB file transfer painfully slow - is this a solution in some cases?

A new Ubuntu user here. Case 1: System: F730 with 4 GB RAM - SUCCESS no problems installed 2007 office http://rmitc.org/2013/04/ultimate-microsoft-office-2010-installation-on-ubuntu/ Another ...
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Can anyone explain or walk me through this posted answer on a thread I found regarding my problem?

I'm having trouble making my usb camera my default webcam. I have it selected in Multimedia selector as default, yet my laptop camera is activated when I open guvcview or G+ Hangouts, and when I ran ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu (via usb) on my machine after upgrading to Windows 7?

My legacy Pentium 4 computer ran Windows XP Professional 32-bit a few months ago, which I later tried (and succesfully) duel-booted with Ubuntu as the second OS. I then cleared both operating systems ...
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Can't boot 13.10 from USB

I'm trying to install 13.10 (atm Im on 12.04), but this is where i get stuck all the time after booting from USB: Im using Unetbootin to put Ubuntu on USB, I tried also redownloading the ISO a few ...
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upgraded to 13.10 usb card reader not working

I just upgraded to 13.10 and my usb card reader is now not working $ lsusb shows nothing and and "disk" shows nothing,,,I;ve have try plugging and unplugging an rebooting.. can't use any mtn commands ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Won't Recognize [or connect] to my Galaxy S3 [Android]

When I connect my Galaxy S3 to my laptop which is running Ubuntu 13.10, it will not detect the Android device. What can I do to fix this?
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system freeze after usb 3.0 external drive mounting

I have ubuntu 13.10 x64 with cinnamon desktop and kernel 3.12.6. When I plug in my external drive Verbatim, nemo opens and mounts the drive, after that the system freezes. So I need to unplug the ...
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Intel NUC D54250WYK - USB disk and Wifi Network

When I plug my USB disk (Lacie, powered by USB port only) to the NUC, the Wifi network speed goes minimal (20 Mb/s to 1 Mb/s). I use Ubuntu 12.04 and the Wifi card is Intel Centrino N6235. I have ...
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Can't install from usb. shows options but doesn't execute when i select to install [duplicate]

I just built a computer and I did the universal usb installer and made my usb stick fat32 formatted and I changed the bios and made it boot first. I downloaded and tried both versions 12.04 LTS and ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a USB external drive for booting?

I want to boot Ubuntu on my mac air(2010) using my external 1TB drive. I converted the install to .img fine in Terminal. Now i need to make a bootable usb drive to install I tried to do the sudo ...
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What log files should be examined to troubleshoot shutdown issues in relation to USB devices?

I am currently having the following issue: Close lid of laptop - laptop suspends Open lid of laptop - laptop resumes Select Shutdown from menu - computer reboots Suspend computer from menu - ...
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USB Modem CGU 628 doesn't get detected by Ubuntu 13.10/13.04

i have a modem usb CMotech cgu 628 (aka franklin cgu 628A and so on...). THe problem is that Ubuntu 13.10 (and 13.04 also) doesn't detect it. I think is a problem with usb-modeswitch. The Vendor ID is ...
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Please create self-installable USB option

Creating a bootable USB stick is pretty easy, and that's swell. What I would like is a bootable USB stick that can then install on itself. There are more and more systems being sold without CD ...
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How TO create a BOOTABLE USB stick on Windows 8 [duplicate]

i need to boot ubuntu from my usb drive.i did not face problems when creating with pendrive linux but nothing is displayed on the boot screen?
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Error when mounting USB hard drive

Error mounting /dev/sdd1 at /media/nevos/Elements: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdd1" "/media/nevos/Elements"' exited ...
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Ubuntu won't suspend, shutdown, etc

I've read everything I can find and can't seem to fix this. I removed novatel_3g_suspend for etc/pm/sleep.d (this fixed it initially but only once and issue persisted afterwards), removed toshset, and ...
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Which are the points to be ensured for booting from USB

I can't boot from a USB. If I press F12 when computer starts and take Boot menu, it just displays the complete list as HARD DISK, CD-ROM, USB-FDD, USB-HDD, etc.., I've selected the option "USB-HDD" ...
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My D-Link Easy Wireless Adapter N150 is not longer recognised by my Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 13.10, and I´ve bought recently a D-Link N150. When I installed ubuntu for first time, the device worked fine, and my computer showed me all the WiFi networks avaliable arround. However, ...
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Please help me connect to the internet

I recently installed a TP-LINK TL-WN725N wifi USB dongle. (see Please help me install this USB wifi adapter) The device is recognized by Ubuntu, and I'm able to connect to my home wifi network. I get ...
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USB Not Detecting

Computer: Acer Aspire M5-583P-6428 Problem: I have Ubuntu installed fine on my computer, nothing else. But on USB I have Windows 7 Ultimate which I want. But my computer won't detect the USB and won't ...
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'corrupted kernel image' error while booting from USB stick

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 and I used "Universal USB installer" to make a live usb and boot with it, once it's complete and I booted I get this error :"syslinux no default or ui configuration directive ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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Grub installed in pendrive, how to boot from HDD? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu into a pendrive and now I can't boot into windows without the pen plugged in. It seems that this question (I need my pendrive to boot into Ubuntu, how to correct this and boot ...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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Extend live USB overlay partition

I am using a Lubuntu live usb as kind of mobile or rescue system. It's installed on a ~4GB Stick. Now that I wanted to update the software (aptitude full-upgrade), I ran into some "disk full" errors. ...
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external firewire hard drive

I have a 320Gb external hard drive that has both usb and firewire. When i try and fdisk -l using the firewire connection i get this result. Disk /dev/sdc: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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USB drives are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility. And I cannot ...
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Unable to boot from USB drive [duplicate]

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB Drive. I was expecting a regulation procedure: BIOS>BOOT-order-tweak>boot-from-USB. But it didn't work. I recently upgraded from a 7 year old laptop, and am ...
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How to disable USB wifi adapter when I put computer to sleep?

I installed an external micro USB wifi adapter because the internal wifi on my laptop was struggling with ubuntu. It works great, but unfortunately it continues to run when I put the computer to sleep ...
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USB device not discovered after system restart

I have an USB device that after pluging in is visible as /dev/ttyACM0. Unfortunately, after system restart, it is not beeing discovered and I have to plug it out and in again to work. I have found a ...
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Dolphin file transfers over USB slows down system

I have noticed that almost every time I copy some data to a USB device using dolphin, my entire system slows down substantially (to the point were even the mouse jitters when moving). I am not sure ...
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Please help me install this USB wifi adapter

I'm fairly computer savvy, but still super new to Linux so bear with me. If somebody could please walk me through the commands step-by-step, I would be very grateful The adapter info: ...
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Unable to boot from usb on surface pro

I am getting error messages when I try to boot Ubuntu 12.04 from a usb stick on my surface pro. I disabled secure boot and followed the steps suggested in an earlier post on this website to create usb ...
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install ubuntu from USB on macbook

I'm trying to install ubuntu on an old macbook (2008 model) and have followed the instructions on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx. This however when I insert this ...
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Creating Bootable USB for new computer from mac

Do I need to do the steps as described on the site for making a bootable usb from Mac if I intend to run it on a new Desktop? The DVD Drive on the computer I built is acting peculiar so I'm trying to ...
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cannont mount/format USB pendrive

Yesterday, while I was working on several files stored in my USB, suddenly, it was not recognized by the system. It is shown at Disk Utility as 'Generic USB Mass Storage', but I cannot format it. ...
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None of the peripherals(eth, USB ) working after upgrading to kernel version 3.8.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu from a long time but I had never been in the depth of Ubuntu. At present I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was getting hanged randomly and fast when I was using Firefox. I ...
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How to install Ubuntu in emachines t2200

How can I install Ubuntu on my emachines t2200? It seems putting on a USB stick and trying to boot from the .iso file makes the BIOS lock up. Note this is after an attempt to force install windows ...
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Ubuntu on external USB Hard Drive

I just wanted to ask, before I do it. I copied my entire system with an exception of few not needed folders to an external USB HDD. If I install Ubuntu (same version) on it, will it work as it is now? ...
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What does “low-speed USB device” mean?

I've got Plymouth disabled so I see anything that happens at bootup. I noticed the following: - When plugging my USB mouse, it says something like "New full-speed USB device connected" - When plugging ...
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burn ubuntu to usb flash drive for install to computer [duplicate]

Do i have to use a disc to load ubuntu on to my pc. Can't i partition it and install a copy? Or copy/burn to a usb drive. Sorry new to this.
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How do I change the bad action I selected as default on USB stick insertion?

I inserted my smartphone in my laptop with a usb cable, and I wrongly checked the "Set this action as default" (or "Remember this action", I don't remember the exact sentence) after I selected a bad ...
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USB tethering with Samsung Galaxy Ace?

The network center doesn't find a new wired connection when tethering is enabled. Whether tethering is enabled or not, output of lsusb | grep Samsung is same: Bus 003 Device 009: ID 04e8:681d ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb key

After reading many identical questions, answers and documents, I still had a hard time to get this one wor. I don't have a ubuntu os machine, but a laptop running on CentOS 6, it does not have DVD / ...
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Trying ubuntu using a bootable USB and creating an account

I want to create a bootable USB and have downloaded the ISO file and will create this on a 16GB San Disk USB drive. I have read that you can create an account once you have inserted the USB and ...
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Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam

Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam... the picture freezes when I press the 'Record a Video' button. If I stop the records, then try and click the record button again it crashes the ...