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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Vizio CT14 + Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS = No root & No boot

Have been running 14.04.3 LTS from usb stick in 'try first' mode. That has been working, so tried installing alongside Win7. Didn't work. Removed Win 7 from drive. Gave whole SSD drive to Ubuntu. ...
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Regarding installing Ubuntu on an empty drive

My computer (Windows 10 64-bit, BIOS) has got three drives viz. C, D and E. I plan to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on 'E' drive. When I check open up My Computer, I see the Windows logo on only the C ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 from USB on Fresh Drive on HP Mini 110 says Missing Bootmgr

I made a USB stick of Ubuntu 14 using unetbootin. I did it from Windows 7. When I tried to boot the stick on the fresh new hard drive in my hp mini 110, it would not boot, and said a bootmgr was not ...
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Help diagnosing a suspected USB SD card reader Firmware issue

I believe I have the same problem as SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown I put a bounty on that question, but it seems the original questioner, isn't updating following queries from ...
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USB3 to Ethernet adapter neither properly detected nor functional

My laptop is a Dell XPS 15 (9550) running ubuntu 15.10. My USB to Ethernet adapter is an Aukey CB-C17 (http://www.amazon.fr/gp/product/B013HUDG0U). My question is simple: How to make appear the ...
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Linux supported 5.1 SPDIF out external sound cards

My only requirement is to get 6 channel (5.1) digital audio out from USB and output it with a S/PDIF (optical/coaxial) port. So I'll connect the receiver (DAC) and it does the decoding + playback. I'...
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I cannot install OR run a live session of Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 either with a USB key or DVD

I use Ubuntu Unity but recently wanted to look at other distros such as elementary and gnome. In all cases I could run a live session and/or install. The exception is Ubuntu Gnome. My USB just can't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Qualcomm Atheros inbuilt, and TPLINK wn823n dongle

Not a newbie, and familiar with terminal commands, but this wifi issue (or lack of!!!) has me puzzled. When I last used ubuntu 12.04 it picked up wifi off the bat, now I only see the tplink dongle ...
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Slow and Unreliable Internet with EDIMAX EW-7811Un N150

My internet connection is slow and unreliable. Sometimes pages will eventually load, but other times I will get a server not found message. Refreshing the page often fixes that. Sometimes it takes ...
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64 GB stick takes forever to eject

So I have a 64 GB USB stick which is formatted as NTFS since I use it to transfer stuff between Ubuntu and Windows (as well as files larger than 4 GB, so no FAT 32). At the moment I need to copy a ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu off a USB stick? [duplicate]

Not talking about installing it via USB, but actually running a full version of Ubuntu (14.04) from it. I've got a Surface Pro 4 GB ram, and since running a VM would be to resource heavy and ...
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A Magewell USB Capture HDMI alternative, just for screenshots?

I am the owner of a website that posts how-to guides on technology. I am looking for an HDMI Capture USB Dongle, so I can take screenshots from other devices, such as the Raspberry Pi, or for ...
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15.04 to 15.10 upgrade no USB, Ethernet, Wireless

Did do.release unattended. Worked perfectly. 2. Attempted apt-get update and it requested that I do dpkg --configure -a which worked. 3. Then it said it would take effect after reboot so I rebooted. 4....
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Difference between USB bus vs port vs device vs interface [closed]

In the output of the lsusb -t command in Ubuntu, what is the difference between USB bus vs port vs device vs interface? Edit: I found this website very useful.
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 from bootable USB: Could not find kernel image: /isolinux/isolinux.cfg

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB. At first I got the error No default or UI configuration directive found after reading through the forums a bit I renamed the isolinux folder as well as ...
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Ubuntu clean install after fail upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

I tried to upgrade... no success. pic: http://imgur.com/cWrRfaL.jpg I have backup off all my things, now i dont care i just wanna reinstall new version 15.10. I made a USB with (Universal-USB-...
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wireless usb adaptor problems (system hangs)

I am trying to use an asus usb-ac51 wireless adaptor to get internet on my desktop pc running Ubuntu 15.10. I installed the driver for linux that was provided with the accompanying CD for the usb ...
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Error: No Such Partition, Grub Rescue >

Long story short, I have a laptop that came with win 7 I partitioned it and installed Ubuntu. All was working great. I then decided to delete the Ubuntu partitions from within windows. Before I ...
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Kubuntu automatically mount USB in /media/usb0 as read-only

After a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.10, my USB drive is automatically mounted as read-only in /media/usb0 instead of /media/<username>/ Mount output $ sudo mount … /dev/sdb1 on /media/usb0 ...
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How to chmod /cdrom to 777 on USB trial install file system

I have done a USB install of Ubuntu 14.04 I try to sudo chmod 777 /cdrom/temp mode of /cdrom/temp changed from 0755 (rwxr-xr-x) to 0777 (rwxrwxrwx) ubuntu@ubuntu:/$ ls -ld /cdrom/temp drwxr-xr-x 3 ...
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Cant copy files into USB stick. USB stick is Read only

Ok so when I do sudo fdisk -l, I get this: Disco /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 cabezas, 63 sectores/pista, 121601 cilindros, 1953525168 sectores en total Unidades = sectores de 1 * 512 ...
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Best option to run Ubuntu? From partition? USB? or virtual box?

I have a new laptop that secure boot enabled with UEFI firmware. The main use would be for previewing media in a read only environment and preforming dd imaging of said media. What would be the ...
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Unable to see files Android phone Galaxy S5 connected via usb

Does anybody know how to make files from the phone to show on my computer. 14.04 I need to transfer photos and videos to computer. It was working fine yesterday. Here is the screenshot, as you can ...
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clean install, but with boot loader installed onto USB drive

I'm starting a new job that requires full drive encryption for me to use my own computer. My new job will require telecommuting so I have to try to meet my new bosses security or I have to learn ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Startup USB does not contain wubi and cannot boot in Windows [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and created a startup disk with two different programs (xboot and pendrive...) The result in both cases is a startup disk that cannot start up/boot in Windows. And no .exe ...
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ASUS My Cinema U3000 Mini DVB-T Tuner not working

ASUS My Cinema U3000 Mini DVBT Tuner not working. dmesg output: [ 17.653011] dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-dtt200u-01.fw' [ 17.702773] usbcore: registered new interface driver ...
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Can't open NTFS USB drive on Ubuntu 14.04. Unable to access “16 GB Volume” Error

I format my USB flash drive to NTFS file system using the "Disks" application on Ubuntu 14.04, after that I could open my USB(note after the format I have not removed the USB from the PC!), I copy ...
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Can't mount external hard drive USB

It's NTFS. It's USB3. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried the following commands: sudo fdisk -l sudo fdisk -l sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt
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Ubuntu booting from USB errors

I am using a lot of software from my bootable USB with no problems until lately. My problems began when my computer turned off by accident twice ( I know this sounds stupid but sometimes I am unlucky ...
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Extremely slow USB transfer speed

I'm getting extremely slow USB transfer speeds with Ubuntu 14.04. I have a new USB 3.0 Stick and I'm getting transfer rates of about 0.5 Mb/s. I discovered through this site that this is a common ...
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USB ports stopped working suddenly

All of the sudden my USB ports stopped working. I tried to fix it by searching on google for solution but nothing that I did solved my problem. Today I installed unity-tweak and now my laptop is ...
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How to use an Xbox 360 controller in steam

Steam big picture doesn't recognise my controller, and when I followed these instructions: https://www.reddit.com/r/chromeos/comments/2mttfq/how_can_i_connect_my_xbox_controller_to_my_ubuntu/ Xboxdrv ...
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Ubuntu will not recognize USB WiFi adapter

Every time I start Ubuntu it will not read the WiFi adapter. It will just standby and won't even start the driver. Is there any way to fix this on terminal? I have no other way to get internet access ...
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Keyboard will not work after install ubuntu 15.10

I am very new to linux and installed ubuntu on for my grandparents new computer, but the USB keyboard will not work on the login screen. Not even any lights for num lock, caps lock, scroll lock, etc. ...
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UEFI Bootable Flashdrive

I have seen many people ask similar questions. I might not be picking up the subtle differences, but here goes. I am a PC Tech. I have made a Bootable flash drive with Grub4dos that allows me to boot ...
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Is there a good dual-band USB wifi transmitter that will work with a bunch of users

I'm looking at picking up a usb wifi dongle that can: support transmitting to many users (> 10, but they won't be watching netflix) I can choose any of the most recent ubuntu versions easy to get up ...
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Dual boot on windows 10/ Dell Precision M4800 not quite working

Have Win 10 (1511 update) on Dell Precision M4800, 1Tb hybrid disk. Want dual boot, using a 64Gb USB as the Ubuntu option. Downloaded ubuntu 14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso. Used Universal USB installer ...
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USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have the same problem like him (USB Keyboard & Mouse Stopped Working (Ubuntu 14 LTS)) It happend after nothing (no possible reason), I mean no updates or software changes were running before a ...
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is there any Ubuntu 15.10 USB 3 or USB-C to HDMI adapter that works

Hi I bought the latest Dell XPS 13 2015 and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. The laptop has two USB 3 ports and one USB-C port (no thunderbolt port or anything) I'm looking for for an adapter to HDMI ...
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Repeated USB Errors at Command Prompt

I'm using the 64-bit version of Wiley and am trying to reset compiz to hopefully resolve an issue I'm having with Nautilus. Anyway, when I leave the GUI and go to the command prompt, immediately ...
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Cant boot Ubuntu 15.10 ( not even the live version)

Hi everyone ( sorry for my bad english), i own an Hp Stream 13 (2x1.6GHZ, 2GB RAM, 32GB SSD) with windows 10, and yesterday i have successfully installed Ubuntu 15.10 ( using a 4gb usb stick with ...
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Windows 10 UEFI bootable USB prepared by Ubuntu Based System

First of all sorry, if this question is duplicate of someone else's question buried deep in stackexchange, however i wasn't able to find any info. The question is pretty straight forward: Is there ...
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Machine setup got USB 3.0 post-upgrade, though xHCI not working

Ubuntu Desktop 64Bits 14.04 LTS installed on virtual machine. Virtual machine powered by Virtual Box. The Ubuntu installation was carried out yet in the days as VirtualBox 4.3 was installed and used >>...
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Windows 8.1 onto ubuntu pc with laptop

how do i get windows 8.1 to boot on my new pc? i have a windows 7 laptop, a windows 8.1 64bit key, a usb for a boot drive, and an iso download link. the pc im putting it on already has ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Check for defects - Errors found in 1 file

I've followed every step from the ubuntu website about how to make a bootable usb drive and i'm using mac os x el capitan. After i booted to my usb drive and i saw the check for defects option so i ...
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Shut down problem on my Lenovo Ideapad 100-14

I got a problem, have not installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Lenovo Ideapad 100 yet, but tried it with an Usb-Stick and it freezes on the shut down screen, what could i do to fix this problem? ...
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sata,usb, ps/2 packets sniffer wanted

TL;DR. I've had a hardware virus on my Windows systems on my network. I've brought a clean computer, installed Ubuntu and plugged in infected HDD and usb keyboard. Computer refused to boot ("...
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Installing Popcorn time in Ubuntu running on Chromebook

So I'm totally new at Ubuntu and just managed install it on a USB and boot on a Toshiba Chromebook 1. My first venture is to install Popcorn time on it, but since I've no experience, I'm having a hard ...
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Pen Drive doesn't get detected and Problem with File Transfer to USB Drives & devices on Dell 5548 with Ubuntu 14.0.2

I start facing this problem recently on my Dell 5548 laptop may be an update might have caused this. When I try to transfer a folder or file to my USB Drive or USB Card reader, the Transfer Progress ...
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14.04.3 Live USB not booting only on desktop

Acer Aspire XC-610 desktop computer Sandisk Cruiser USB 3.0 16GB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and created a live USB using Startup Disk. ...