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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August LP205R on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

Similar question have been asked before, but there were no answers. I cannot comment there, nor I have an answer, therefore I don't see other option but to ask again. I have a USB laser presenter ...
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Virtualbox 5 cannot access USB devices on Dell XPS 13 9343

having an annying issue with my VirtualBox 5 under Ubuntu 15.04, trying to run a Win8.1 VM. I cannot access any USB devices, nor does the virtualbox interface show that I have any installed. Googling ...
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I cannot get my webcam to work on ubuntu 15.04

webcam type : GEMBIRD usb webcam webcam ID : 1908:2311 Program Used: cheese error message: libv4l2: error turning on stream: Input/output error (cheese:6118): cheese-WARNING **: Could not read from ...
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does ASUS HS-W1 headset work on linux

i would like to know if some one has the new ASUS HS-W1 Headphones and if yes do they work on Ubuntu, because I've tried to find everywhere but didn't find the answer
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Making a wifi adapter RTL8192eu work on Ubuntu

I bought a wifi adapter for my raspberry pi, but I have problems making work on raspberry pi. I tested it on a PC running Ubuntu. It has exactly the same behavior, as follows: When inserted, lsusb ...
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virtualbox guest not recognising usb

I am using fedora as host and ubuntu as guest in my virtualbox. I followed this link How to set up USB for Virtualbox? completely. But no result. I updated to latest version in virtualbox,changed ...
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How do I install grub for UEFI in legacy mode?

My laptop has no CD-ROM. So I use YUMI to create a bootable USB stick, which seems not support UEFI. I use legacy mode boot from USB and finish install ubuntu(Only one OS). Now I want to switch to ...
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Questions about bootable USB stick (Ubuntu) on Windows

When I create a bootable USB stick (Ubuntu) on Windows, does it mean that the changes that I will do (let's say save a new file called "abc.txt" on the Ubuntu desktop) will those changes be reflected ...
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START PXE IPv4 OVER

Hi, Awhile back my hard drive crashed, I replaced it and installed Ubuntu onto the hard drive instead of windows. I now want to go back to windows and I am running into a problem. I have made a ...
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Ubuntu don`t see my usb stick

My pc don`t see my usb stick , 8Gb (7.41Gb). FAT32 Last time I use it was 4-5h ago , in w7. I have 2 movies and some files on that stick , and I really don`t want to format it. I`m new on Ubuntu :D ...
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USB Port not Working 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu in my PC (Dell Inspiron 15). When I inserted my pendrive it is not showing in file manager. I also tried fdisk, lspci, lsusb, dmesg, etc., but no sign about the pendrive.
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Boot folder on external USB pendrive, how to boot to?

My machine is LUKS-encrypted and boot works a charm (asking the passphrase at launch). I want to use a keyfile on a USB pendrive, thus the user has a dongle that the user must plug to launch Linux ...
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Computer don't detect android one usb device

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system. Right now I want to use an Android one device which is running android 5.1 for testing purposes but the system can't detect the USB device. I followed ...
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I partitioned my hard drive; now none of my USB devices work

Yesterday I partitioned my main hard drive in Ubuntu, using the graphic installer that is part of the 14.04 Live DVD, so that I could mount the new partition to my home directory. This was successful ...
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How to boot into a USB and reinstall Ubuntu on Ubuntu having disk lock?

I had dual booted windows 8.1 and Ubuntu. Later i removed windows 8.1 and installed Ubuntu LTS 14.04 . While installing Ubuntu, i selected to encrypt the disk and used LVM. Now i want to reinstall ...
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usb formatting error

i tried formating my usb using disks and say Error formatting volume Error creating file system: Command-line `mkfs.vfat -I -n "sara" "/dev/sdc"' exited with non-zero exit status 1: stdout: ...
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WNA3100 Wifi usb adapter won't connect

I followed the guide here http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2221251 to install the drivers for my Netgear wifi usb adapter WNA3100. I managed to install the drivers correctly but before and ...
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Touchpad does not work - HP isa0060/serio1/input0

The touchpad does not work directly with the CPU going on Ubuntu, but the boot the installer Win 10, abortion and restart in Ubuntu works perfectly. Even if the hibernate or sleep, still works ...
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Need help with USB Speakers. Logitech S100, Ubuntu 15.04, USB 1.1

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech S100 USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. ...
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Why does wifi USB dongle slow down USB stick file copy/transfer?

I am on Ubuntu 15.04 but my problem has been around for a long time in previous releases - I have a PC with a Belkin wifi USB dongle attached using the r8712u driver. Every time I copy a file, ...
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How to fix modprobe?

I followed some instructions, like a typical noob, in trying to assign a tty/USB0 to my la crosse technology USB device. Instead, I guess I was installing a modprobe for an "ipaq" (I thought it was a ...
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Why writing speed is not high as reading speed in usb 3?

I have attached the benchmark test finding for my new computer. The test is for USB 3, and in the result the writing speed is only 23.8 Mb/s but the reading speed is ok as expected for usb 3. Can any ...
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Do I have to install any additional driver for my usb 3 port in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I installed ubuntu 14.04 lts in my new laptop (HP 250 G3 Notebook). It has a usb 3 port with it, but surprisingly the speed of usb 3 and usb 2 is same. I have attached the output of lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Which version should i use? [duplicate]

I have an old netbook and I wanna use it again. It's a Positivo Mobile, MOBO M900. Netbook setup: 1.2ghz processor 512 mb ram 4gb hd winXP Is there any linux distro that I can use? I have an ...
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Problem restoring disk image to external hard drive

The image I am trying to restore is an image of a usb stick that I installed Ubuntu onto (not a live usb) I created a disk image from the usb stick using the Disks utility, and saved it to my ...
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Blue Snowball iCE Microphone not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently purchased a Blue Snowball iCE microphone. It seems like this person and this person had success using this on earlier versions of Ubuntu. When I plug in this microphone, it's not recognized ...
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usb read-only in gui, but works fine from terminal (12.04)

From all that I've read on-line, it appears I have a new twist on the usb-read-only problem. When I first tried a new usb drive, whenever I tried to drag-drop a file into it, I got the error message ...
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USB devices keep asking for password - polkit makes no difference

I was trying to make a live USB using 14.04 Ubuntu dual boot on a Chromebook. I used startup usb creator, but it wouldn't work, kept saying installation failed. It said I didn't have permission to ...
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No sound through USB headset

Running Ubuntu 14.04, clean install with updates. My headset is a Turtle Beach Z300. I've read plenty of solutions for no sound in Ubuntu but nothing has worked yet. Here's what I've done: My ...
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problem with unformatable usb flash

I've a problem with my usb flash, this flash had a bootable sabayon installation on it before, and it worked, but when I write ubuntu 14.10 with startup disk creator on this usb, and tried to install ...
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LUKS encryption + USB dongle keyfile = if not plugged, disallow passphrase prompt?

My laptop is LUKS-encrypted. I put boot & keyfile on a USB dongle: if the dongle is not plugged at boot, you cannot enter linux. But when I dont plug the USB dongle (which contain the keyfile), ...
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USB Ports No Longer Working

A few days back I had tried to plug a cooling fan into one of my USB ports. Much to my dismay, it did not work. I unplugged my mouse and placed the cooling fan's plug into there, and it worked just ...
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installaton of ubuntu 14.04 on dell precision t7810 fails: No boot device found

I want to install ubuntu 14.04 unto a Dell Precision 7810. I created a USB drive using the "Startup Disk Creator". Installation went smoothy. Unfortunately, it failed at boot time with "No boot device ...
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Low speed and problems in USB tether

I have strange mtr result, this is google.com mtr result: DEMON (0.0.0.0) ...
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Inateck USB 3.0 Hub+Gigabit Ethernet Adapter with Acer c720

I'm not sure if this is where I should be asking this, so if this is the wrong place please let me know and I can post elsewhere. I am running HugeGreenBug's Ubuntu 14.10 for Acer c720 with coreboot ...
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dd: failed to open ‘kali-linux-1.1.0a-amd64.iso’: No such file or directory

I'm trying to create a Kali Bootable USB Drive on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS following these instructions -> http://docs.kali.org/downloading/kali-linux-live-usb-install Everything seemed alright till the ...
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Mobile phone storage device not recognized by Ubuntu

I have a mobile phone about two years old. When I first bought this phone, the internal micro SD card was recognized without the slightest problem. All I had to do was to connect the phone using a USB ...
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I installed Ubuntu on an external UDS HDD. My boot disappeared. Why?

I can't explain why my boot disappeared, after I did it: I plug a pendrive (live Linux Debian) + a virgin HDD-USB, all that on my linux Debian Machine. [usb pendrive live Linux] <=plugged=> My ...
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midi controller issue; unable to enumerate usb devices during boot

I have a lenovo thinkpad with a firewire express adaptor card that I recently setup for recording. I connect my maudio controller either/and via 5 din midi to my audio interface or via usb to my ...
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Serial Port Debugging on Ubuntu

I have a written a C++ program on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which communicates with a USB2Serial device /dev/ttyUSB0 . I want to know if the connection parameters are set correctly on this file handle, what ...
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Boot Ubuntu from Fully Encrypted USB Stick

As the title says, I would like to be able to install Ubuntu on a USB stick such that I can (a) boot from the USB stick and (b) Ubuntu uses full disk encryption. I was able to put Ubuntu on a USB ...
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Meizu ubuntu / Connect to macbook per USB / Filetransfer

I have a new Meizu MX4 Ubuntu and it is not possible to mount the device on an macbook or imac. How I can transfer my music, photos etc. from/to the Ubuntu phone? I think this I quite very important ...
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How do I enter password via keyboard without using pamUSB?

I installed pamUSB and I have used my USB flash drive to store and enter my password automatically in ubuntu 14.04. But my USB memory is formatted. Therefore, the system shows the following message ...
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Trying to install an USB video capture card, but idk why the driver is not loading

So here is the thing. I'm trying to use this USB video capture card on my linux but I dont know why my linux doesn’t load a driver for it. The card I'm talking about is this one: ...
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Unable to create bootable drive? [duplicate]

So im not sure if im doing something wrong or if this has to be done in linux itself, but ive been trying for hours with windows to make a bootable usb drive so i can install my other linux OS for my ...
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Cannot unmount USB o write on USB as normal user

I have the following file of rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/ KERNEL!="sd[a-z]*", GOTO="media_by_label_auto_mount_end" # Import FS infos IMPORT{program}="/sbin/blkid -o udev -p %N" # Get a label if ...
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Random shutdowns related to UPS

I'm using 15.04 with a CyberPower CST1300ALU UPS, connected by USB, and after a brief power failure, the computer will shut down after what looks like a USB disconnect. Can anyone help me figure out ...
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Installing an asus usb-n14. I read similar questions but mine comes with an install dvd w/linux

I downloaded http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireless/USB-N14/DR_USB_N14_261320140102_Linux.zip from How to install Asus USB-N14 Adapter?, My adapter comes with a dvd including a file named ...
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how to get SEC1110 smartcard reader to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to work with an SEC1110 card reader on my Ubuntu lsusb provides this: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0424:1104 Standard Microsystems Corp. I have installed the following: libusb pcsc-tools ...
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USB Huawei LTE modem - after restart USB isn't connecting

the thing I'm trying to do is to restart LTE modem: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard which I do with simple script: #!/bin/bash echo -n "0000:00:1a.0" | tee ...