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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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 final not booting from stick: gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image

The brand new 16.04 final does not boot from USB stick: Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image boot : I made a boot stick with Startup Disk Creator ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 inside Windows XP

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows XP. Downloaded ISO from Ubuntu site (version for RAM less than 2GB). Burned to USB stick using LiLi USB Creator. Booted laptop using that pen ...
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Installing Ubuntu (clean install) does not seem to work

I downloaded the ISO file for Ubuntu and put it on a usb drive using Rufus. I completed the installation, and then it asked me to restart my computer. I did so, and it launched back up to the black ...
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook

I tried running Ubuntu on my Nextbook tablet by making a bootable USB drive and also tried making a bootable SD card, but all I get is this error screen saying "System doesn't have any USB boot ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 USB Audio - Cannot find slot

In 15.10, both internal Intel and external USB audio were working. After upgrading to 16.04, USB audio has stopped working but Intel remains functional. Any ideas? The /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf ...
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How can I enable USB type C connectors on 15.10?

Does linux support usb-c yet? So far only the power function seems to work, my phone will start charging when I plug it in. I'm wondering if Ubuntu supports USB-C yet - in my experience, only the ...
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Installing TP-Link AC1200 T4UH USB Wireless Device

I've downloaded the Linux drivers here: http://www.tp-link.com/en/download/Archer-T4UH.html#Driver How do I install them? Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
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Installed laptop-mode-tool 16.04, now USB mouse not working after rebooting until it is re plughed in

I did a fresh install of 16.04 on my vizio ct14-a0 ultrabook. I installed laptop-mode-tools Then I edited the AUTOSUSPEND_TIMEOUT in file /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/runtime-pm.conf file from =2, ...
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How to use only USB wifi card first if it exists

I have read this article: How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card? However, my problem is sort of difference. My laptop is very old. and the built-in WIFI only supports 802.11b/g/n. ...
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Trying to boot Ubuntu 16.04 USB however “Missing Operating System” Error

Before I say anything I would like to note that I am VERY new to Linux. (The most complex command I know is sudo apt update/upgrade :/) At the moment I am using Xubuntu 14.04 and I want to use Ubuntu ...
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Harddrive still available after being unplugged. How is this possible?

I have an external USB harddrive at /media/hakon/0ddde628-b54a-4bb2-9823-b734fe0f78b9/ Now I unplugged it, and I can still type things like ls /media/hakon/0ddde628-b54a-4bb2-9823-b734fe0f78b9/ ...
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How to make installation stick having storage partition

I'd like to create USB stick having both: a) Ubuntu 16.04 installer, b) storage partition. So I can boot a computer with it, install or just start Ubuntu and be able to copy data from computer drives ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't show up in update launcher + pendrive on windows failed as well

I would love to install ubuntu 16.04 but it doesn't show up in the updater and when I tried making a bootable usb drive it failed as well.
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Is there any way to batch convert FSCK rec files?

I plugged in my USB this morning and went to grab a few files, but realized the folder was empty. Checked the usb drive properties and it said only 6,4 MB unused, while the folder had nothing in it, ...
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installing ubuntu with full disk encryption including encrpyted boot on i-USB Pendrive ii-A regular HDD

Hi how to install Ubuntu 12.04+ with full disk encryption including encrypted boot partition : a- to a USB drive ie. 16GB or 32GB b- to a HDD
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Is there any way to turn off a USB HDD manually?

I have a USB-powered external HDD connected to my DELL laptop. Some times, after clicking on "Safely remove" item in pop-up menu of its icon in side bar, the drive is un-mounted and is removed from ...
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Android Studio - No USB devices detected

I am running Android Studio on Ubuntu. I connected my LG phone with USB into my laptop, but when I run Android Studio it says no USB devices or running emulators detected I even followed all the ...
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How do I format or partition a read-only USB drive?

Whenever I try formatting my Sandisk Cruzer Glide 16GB, I get this error message on Gparted. GParted 0.11.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Create Primary Partition #1 (ntfs, 14.42 GiB) on ...
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Won't boot from USB (Thinkpad 11e)

So, i bought a new SSD and ram and installed them both and now I cannot boot from the USB?
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Wacom Intuos 5 detected but not working

I have an Intuos 3 A5 and for about 1-2 months now it's not working anymore. dread@FreezingMoon:~$ lsusb Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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How do I get my Sony Cybershot W510 to connect?

I'm new to Ubuntu 12.04 (only installed it on Sunday), and enjoying what I have been learning, but having a bit of a problem! I want to get my Sony Cybershot W510 to connect to the computer. I do ...
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Error mounting USB drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a USB drive that I used to mount on my Ubuntu 14.04 config (it was working perfectly). Now I get the following message each time I connect it to a USB port : Error mounting /dev/sdk1 at ...
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How can I get past the preparing to install screen in Ubuntu 15.10 installation in Live environment?

I am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 Laptop. I have a intel Core-i5 2.5 GHz Processor and 4GB RAM. It's running Windows 10. After downloading a Ubuntu iso from the official page I have created a bootable ...
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Configure udev to change permissions on USB HID device?

I have a USB scale, a USB HID. Currently, when it is plugged in, the permissions only allow the superuser to access it. How can I configure udev to let anybody access this device? I have the vendor ...
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Booting ubuntu from USB “no possible bios file found”

So that's my problem, I downloaded ubuntu 13.04 32bit and I put it in a 4gb USB stick following the steps in ubuntu's webpage. Then when I restart the computer I press F12 and chose the USB stick, ...
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Over-Current condition on port 7 or 8

I am having a problem with my USB ports. It shows over-current conditions on ports 7 and 8. I have heard that this is caused by a damaged USB port, and since it is detecting it on two ports it seems ...
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usb mouse stops from working after few minutes from starting ubuntu [closed]

First of all. This is not caused by usb auto-suspend. It happened after I installed a game (Pingus). Then removed the game and the problem still exists. I tried disabling usb auto-suspend but it ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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USB 3.0 Host Controller not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 14R N4110 notebook and recently the USB 3.0 ports (blue ports) has intermittent operation. I know that these ports are on the I/O board which contains ...
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no booting device after installing Ubuntu

I have recently bought Acer Aspire E5-573G-57HR and decided to install Ubuntu instead of completing the installation of the preinstalled linpux linux. However, after succesfully completing the ...
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Plasma device notifier failing to start (kdeinit/kioexec)

When I plug in a USB storage device, I try to double-click it in the device notifier that comes up in my tray, but all I get is messages like: Examining: Finished // mtp:// blah blah blah /ALCATEL ...
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Computer not starting up and a problem detected

My computer does stsrt up but before it goes to the home screen. I get a popup saying problem detected and if i wanna report it or not. And then the whole thing shuts down.
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Ubuntu USB dongle

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my PC that I have built. My mother board does not have wireless network card so I bought a CSL USB 2.0 Dual Band WLAN Adapter. I have got the driver disc and ...
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USB boot problems

I try to install Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop using thumb drive, but it fails with though I use the standard Startup Disk Creator utility. Laptop model: DELL Studio 1536 What is the problem ...
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Device is not recognized as a joystick

Ubuntu 15.10 [ 592.587774] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device number 9 using xhci_hcd [ 592.721091] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1781, idProduct=0898 [ 592.721095] usb 1-3: New USB ...
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Connect my LG G3 on USB for Internet on Ubuntu 12.04

I have my phone (LG G3) and Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to use the foxfi app to connect my LG phone to my computer. My phone can only use that type of connection, but I don't know how to do the sudo ...
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Live USB Instructions for Mac don't work for 12.10

The are several guides online (including a few on the ubuntu website) that follow the general pattern of instructions found in this one. I assume that at some point, this worked. However, on an ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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Wipe usb flash drive ubuntu

I have made a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu installer and now I can't delete Ubuntu from it. I tried to use GParted and erased the partition table, made a new ms-dos partition table and formatted the ...
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What is the new path for mounted usb drives in Ubuntu 15.10?

In past versions of Ubuntu I have always been about to find a folder for external usb drives in /mnt or /media/username after they have been mounted. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 I have noticed ...
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USB 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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Need help with USB Speakers

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. Any ...
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ubuntu 14.04 mounting usb with “can't read superblock ”

My usb was working pretty normal and now it is unable to open showing the following message. Please help as the data is very important. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sooraj/7D64-9145: ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04 - problem re-occurs

Please read the (PS:) at the end of this new post on this specific problem. I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth ...
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Android file recovery using PTP?

I would like to recover photos from my reset android phone running 4.1.2.. There are several posts explaining that an MTP connection will not allow to take an image via "dd", for example question ...
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Problem retrieving video from GoPro

I have a problem with retrieving videos from my GoPro. I am able to mount the GoPro and I see the "Get_started_with_GoPro.URL" file, but no video or image files. Similarly, I have that $ gphoto2 -L ...
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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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How should I partition my pendrive in the Ubuntu 15 installation so that I can save my stuff?

I have put the iso. file to install Ubuntu 15 in a pendrive and I want to install it in another pendrive(16 GB) from which I want to boot. I am getting stuck in the step where it is asking me to ...