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 do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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How do I get a PS3 Sixasis Controller working via USB?

I am trying to get a PS3 Sixaxis controller to work with Ubuntu 12.04. The ubuntu wiki page for sixaxis says to install QtSixA, which I did. The issue now is actually using the controller. I installed ...
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Canonical shop - Bootable USB stick - Ubuntu 16.04

I can't find information about the size in GB for the bootable USB stick that Canonical is selling. Do they sell them in 2, 4, or 8 GB in size? Has anyone already purchased it to confirm?
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How do I transfer files to and from Nexus 7/Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to connect a Nexus 7 tablet (Android 6.0.1) from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I started by following the instructions from this answer. When I execute the last command android-connect, it tells me: ...
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Issue creating bootable USB using dd command

It's a while that I'm trying to create a bootable USB drive with a Windows on it. I first tried with Unebootin unsuccessfully, I reckon the reason is the fact that the last version doesn't support any ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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uEye camera not showing on Camera List (in ubuntu 16.04)

The uEye camera in question shows up on lsusb as IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH generic (firmware not loaded yet) however, it is not showing on the camera list - the usb daemon is listed running ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, USB, DAC. do not wok. [closed]

I can't get my DAC to work. Ubuntu doesn't seem to find it. suggestions any one???
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mobile-Broadband USB stick sometimes not detected at all

I am facing similar issue as mentioned in following question: Mobile-Broadband stick sometimes not detected at all Whereas only difference is I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and modem as Tata Photon plus. ...
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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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Suddenly I have USB 2/3 problems. Keyboard and mouse no longer function on blue 2/3 ports

I have a roccat Kone+ mouse and a roccat ISKU | FX Multicolor gaming keyboard both of which have been fully supported in the past. Suddenly they no longer function. Right now, I'm using an old ...
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D-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 with Ubuntu 13.10

Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 , I'm not able to make it working on Ubuntu 13.10. I read a number of threads but I could not find the solution. It is certainly due to my limited knowledge of ...
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WD 3TB external HD that is not recognized by Ubuntu 14.04 (the BIOS does support +2.2TB drives)

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, with a 4 TB hard drive. My mother is an Asus P8Z68-V/GEN3, which natively supports hard drives larger than 2.2TB in 64-bit. I've have two WD (western Digital) ...
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External USB DAC not working [closed]

My external USB DAC Dacmagic xs not working with Ubuntu 16.04. It isn't have support or module in kernel. What can i do? Upd: Thanks for response. Upd2: I solved the problem by manual switching ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

The problem is as simple as the title, I can't mount my rooted galaxy s4 phone(newest update 4.4.2) on my laptop(running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The error message is a consistent: Unable to open MTP ...
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Ubuntu unable to use Kinect v1

I used Kinect on my ubuntu laptop, with a 12V adapter connect Kinect to usb. But the light on Kinect is always flashing and when checking lsusb, I can sometimes see Motor plugin and NEC which I think ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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Command to Connect Huawei E3272 HiLink

I have edited 40-usb_modeswitch.rules and added the device. When I plug it in, Ubuntu automatically connects it sometimes. However, it doesn't do anything other times. Restarting, reconnecting, etc....
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3G D-Link DWM-157 Modem Install on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm a new in Linux and Ubuntu, too. Please, tell me how I can install my 3G Modem (D-Link DWM-157) on Ubuntu 12.04. Some steps, that I've been already tried (after Googling): Plug in the modem (...
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Recover Partition Table for exFAT Partition

I unplugged my USB stick from ubuntu 16.04 without the save remove option, but exfat should be fine doing so. No read write was happening, the partition does not use journaling. What I end up with is ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bootable pendrive doesn't boot up [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu, i have downloaded ubuntu 16.04 iso from the ubuntu website only, then i made a bootable drive using win32Disk Imager(also tried using Power iso, Rufus, Universal USB Installer), ...
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USB 3.0 port compatibility/driver issues

Since I have this laptop the USB 3.0 port always cause some trouble on Ubuntu. No matter which Ubuntu distribution I use/used. Most of the connected devices usually works. For example external USB ...
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how to setup a Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

Bluetooth setup docs seem a bit dated; my device, but with a different chipset, is on the hardware support docs, however. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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got crouton on USB wanna move all downloaded files go to USB

So i got Crouton xfce ubuntu linux on my USB (im on HP Chrome 14) but whenever i download a file from chromium/web browser in xfce it goes to my USB AND CHROMEBOOK this is a problem because i planning ...
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Logitech S-150 Speakers wont work on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a pair of logitech's S-150 speakers to use with my new ubuntu setup. In the sound control pannel, I have "digital output (S/PDIF) | USB AUDIO" and "Analog Output | USB AUDIO". When I ...
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Diagnosing Slow Boot - 15.04

I've recently thrown Ubuntu onto my main rig as a dual boot. I've been having an issue with a rather slow (relatively speaking) boot time. It takes around forty seconds. I seem to have found the issue,...
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How to burn a Windows .iso to a USB device? [duplicate]

I want to burn a Windows ISO to a USB device in Ubuntu. How do I do this? I know how to burn a Ubuntu ISO into a USB device, but with a Windows ISO it's not the same.
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Got crouton on USB wanna transfer all files to bigger USB

Hi i got XFCE crouton on my USB on my HP Chromebook 14 and both of them have 16 GB i'm running out of space so im wondering how i can transfer/move all the files in my 16 GB USB to my 258 GB ( i know ...
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Bootable USB needs CD-ROM?

I am attempting to install 'Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS' with a Flashdrive (there is no DVD/CD onboard). However, after keyboard selection a notification is presented saying: "Your installation CD-ROM ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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How do I prevent Notifications and Icon Popups when Phone Connected to USB?

Condition: extraneous notifications and popups when phone connected to USB. Differential conditions: power management failure with USB, network card management failure. Support: notifications, popups ...
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Error while trying to run Ubuntu installed on a pen-drive

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my pen-drive (32 GB USB 3.0), using this installation procedure. When I try to boot from that pen-drive, the selection screen appears. I select the normal Ubuntu ...
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Customization of a live usb (persistent) to use Latex

I would like to prepare a live usb persistent to use Latex and be used as a initial instalation in another pc/usb if I need. I would like to know if I make the changes in this persistent version and ...
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How to get ubuntu on USB from chromebook

I have a HP Chromebook 14. I wanna get crouton/Ubuntu unity on my USB from my Chromebook and my USB has 258GB. I have downloaded Linux twice on my Chromebook (not usb). I use /dev/sdb (not sure what ...
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Where do usb wifi drivers go? 16.04

I have a usb wifi dongle pluggedin and recognized, and have the linux driver, but the manufacturer's install disc failed, and I can't seem to get support, like where to put the now-unzipped driver. (...
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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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Are there any advantages of having Ubuntu on usb? [closed]

I'm new to Linux and programming and I'm interested in downloading Ubuntu on my computer but i was wondering if there are any advantages of having it on a usb instead of installing it on my computer.
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GUI chainloader for internal USB

I have a USB pcie card with two internal ports. I have a spare 2gb USB stick that I'd like to use as an extensive chainloader so that I can boot to obscure partitions and even use GPT in my old ...
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Bluestork USB mouse not working on USB port in Ubuntu 16.xx

I have a problem. For a while , my usb Bluestork mouse worked normally. Now it stopped. I tought first it is because of the Power Management of USB PORTs. but it is not the case ... I searched for ...
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How do I get out of grub rescue when the USB ports won't work?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP compaq 7600. When I switched it on today, it booted to a black screen with the following message at the top: Error: symbol not found: '...
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Usb-Eth converter problem - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a usb-eth converter manufactured by Digitus. Link; http://www.digitus.info/en/products/network/fast-ethernet-network/network-interface-cards/fast-ethernet-usb-20-adapter-dn-10050/ Device is ...
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USB 3.0 ExpressCard only works with devices already plugged in

Okay so this is a very odd problem. I just bought an Asmedia ASM1042 based USB 3.0 ExpressCard for my Lenovo ThinkPad T420 running Ubuntu 14.04. When the computer is powered on with nothing connected ...
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HP LaserJet won't print (16.04 LTS)

I have a weird problem I cannot trace a cause to. I successfully install HP LaserJet 1018, through Printers / Add Printer / (recognizes the USB connected printer) / select HP / Select driver / ...
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cdc_acm not displaying device name for Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to use a Bluetooth dongle on my 64 bit Ubuntu 16, however I cannot get the device id/name of the Bluetooth dongle. After I insert the dongle, I check the dmesg: ~$ dmesg | tail [ 773....
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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no media detected on a usb flash drive

I have a Kingston DT MicroDuo 3.0 and it was working fine till it didn't mount on Windows, Mac nor Ubuntu It appears in the disk utility as /dev/sdd and in the volumes area it shows no media detected ...
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How to format a USB stick

My USB stick looks dead : victor@X301A1:~$ umount /dev/sdc1 victor@X301A1:~$ sudo mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdc1 mkfs.vfat 3.0.12 (29 Oct 2011) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdc1: Read-only file system ...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...