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 to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB

I've recently bought a new TDK 4 GB USB stick, but when I try to mount it (I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04, but neither in Windows 7/8.1 it works) in various ways Gparted, Disk Utility, simply pluggin it ...
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USB mic stopped working - sound input device in System Settings ignored

this was working previously but has recently stopped working for reasons unknown. I have an AntLion ModMic connected to my laptop via a USB audio adapter. When I plug it in it shows in System ...
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How do I burn the Windows 10 ISO to a USB?

I did the dd method and it worked but I'm not sure that's all you have to do because it is Windows and may not have GRUB and I'm not sure so I'm asking the experts haha. WINUSB DID NOT WORK BECAUSE ...
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How to create Windows / Linux bootable USB on Ubuntu [GUI style]

Since some laptops doesn't have an optical device and it is faster and easier to create bootable USB than DVD (especially if something go wrong) I have decided to post this question. Answers should be ...
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Q: Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Edition && How to SSH into the phone via Wifi or USB?

I bought my Ubuntu phone on last flash sale in March (still awaiting it to arrive). Actually I use an Openmoko Freerunner as smartphone, running as well a Linux. How can I SSH into the Aquaris E 3.5 ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Lenovo G50/70 IntelCore I5 from a Bootable USB

I created a bootable drive using Universal USB Installer and then UNetbootin, but both times it gave me the same error message telling me that the boot up failed. What should I do?
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Not able to configure Reliance Netconnect USB dongle with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a Netconnect USB dongle which is I am not able to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am noob lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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Symbolic links error while creating Ubuntu UEFI bootable USB

I have tried to create UEFI bootable USB drive within Ubuntu 14.10 (Startup disk creator didn't help nor I am interested in using it.). I have formated USB with FAT32 and GPT. So the only thing left ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 partition installing help!

I'm trying to install Ubuntu to a partition. Will this allow me to save my changes that i make on the system? I'm really concerned if this would or could mess my laptop up.
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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How do I save data that I create in a LiveCD session?

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on my 8 GB USB on an HP laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. How do I get Ubuntu to be able to save programs that I download, Firefox bookmarks, or anything else that ...
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Could I install Ubuntu on SD card and runt it from my Chromebook?

So I just installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook. Now the main issue is that the internal memory is limited. I am thinking of using a 64 GB SD card to expend the memory. Would it run as smooth as it does ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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How can I “install” a driver for a USB-to-Serial adapter?

I have a USB-to-Serial adapter, Belkin F5U109, that I need to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have found what appears to be a compatible driver, umct.4freebsd.gz (found here: ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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Unable to use my Android device as Android emulator using Android studio

How can I have Ubuntu recognize my Android mobile device when it is connected via USB? (Analogous to the Windows action mycomputer-> manage->devices etc.)
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How do I create a bootable USB on Ubuntu from Hiren's Boot CD ISO for Windows?

Trying to create a Hiren's BootCD on a USB. Not needing anything else such as a dual boot of Ubuntu and Haren or Window's and Haren. All the programs that I can find to complete this either end up ...
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keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard during kernel bootstrap but this USB device is always disconnected

During os/kernel bootstraps, there are some errors on init and then keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard devices. Any hints or suggestions on how to debug or resolve this error? Please ...
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How can I get iball usb tv tuner card to work?

I have an iball USB TV tuner card which only has Windows drivers. I could not get it to run on Ubuntu 13.04. When I run lsusb, I get the following: drdanand@drdanand-HP-Pavilion-g4-Notebook-PC:~$ ...
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iBall clarotv model T18 USB TV/FM tuner stick on Ubuntu 13.10

My Ubuntu version: 13.10, Linux image: 3.12.0-7 Recently, I got a USB TV/FM tuner stick. It is working on windows 7, But I need it in my Ubuntu, I tried most of the ways found on the web & ...
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logitech f510 and f710 are not working

Moved to ubuntu 14.04 not so long ago. I had Logitech f510 and f710 while using windows, but I was not able to make them work on my ubuntu system. What was done - installed xboxdrv. After it ...
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PC is restarting when loading Ubuntu [on hold]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a machine wich is really old , around the year 2002 and every time when it has to load it from usb or cd it restart or block the system. I tried ubuntu 14, 12, 10, 8, ...
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Upgrading from USB Stick

I've gotten myself into a sticky situation with my Ubuntu OS. I want to upgrade Ubuntu to the latest release, because my version is about 3 years old. I don't care what info gets deleted from the ...
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RDP-client with customizability

I need to connect from a Thin Client to a Windows server 2003, for a remote desktop session. The thin client will run Ubuntu 14, but I'll need a RDP-client that supports USB-passthrough, smart-card, ...
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Disable USB port

currently I have a pcDuino3 running Lubuntu 12.04 and I have some usb devices attached to it. I was wondering if it is possible to disable power to specific USB ports. I have looked at other methods ...
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Computer with Ubuntu won't shut down with USB peripherals plugged in

I have quite low-quality USB 2.0 hub with additional power supply which I use to plug in peripherals like keyboard and laptop cooler. When I click on Ubuntu top bar and choose "Shut Down..." option ...
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Can't write large files to flash drive

I`m having a problem copying files to any USB flash drive formatted in FAT32. Small files copy ok. But if I try to copy a large file (say 1GB) it starts to copy, the progress bar continues to grow ...
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Why is my external USB hard drive sometimes completely inaccessible?

I have an external USB hard drive, consisting of an 1 TB SATA drive in a Rosewill RX35-AT-SU SLV Aluminum 3.5" Silver USB 2.0 External Enclosure, plugged into my SONY VAIO VGN-NS310F laptop. It is ...
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how to get my fender mustang working on ubuntu studio?

I’m new to Linux and I use Ubuntu Studio and being a adept Windows user my troubleshooting capabilities are bound to GUI and not emulator. Coming to the problem, I would like to use my Fender Mustang ...
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Live not working on newer toshiba satellite

I am trying to get live to work on a Toshiba satellite c75d-b7304. It has an AMD A6 quad core with r4 graphics. It has 4gb of ram. I have made a usb disk from 14.04.2 desktop-amd64 using live ...
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Why there is no 32bit EFI boot available on current ISOs?

I have an old Macbook 3.1 with a broken disk drive. I was going to throw it to the trash when I found EFIs boot great solution which works from USB pendrive. I was able to install Ubuntu 64bits on ...
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MSI SuperCharger on ubuntu

Is there a way to get MSI super charger working on Ubuntu. My motherboard is MSI Z97 Gaming 7.
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How can I force USB devices to keep the same device file even after they crash and are reset?

I have 3 USB webcams and 3 Arduinos plugged into the same computer. On startup, they are labeled /dev/videoN (N goes from 0 to 2) and /dev/ttyACMN (N goes from 0 to 2). So far, so good. The problem ...
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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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USB Write Protect Switch - how does Linux know?

I have a USB drive /dev/sdb, and inside sdb are some separate mount points ( /, /boot, and so on. ). I am running Ubuntu off the USB stick, just an FYI. I have a hardware write protect switch which ...
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Create Bootable USB from Mac for New Server Without 3rd Party Software

I have a Macbook Pro. I have a brand new server I want to install Ubuntu on. I need to use the Mac to create a bootable USB device that I can plug into my server and boot from. If I understand ...
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PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse to USB Adapter is wrongly recognized as Barcode Reader

I have purchased this product, which is an adapter to connect an old PS/2 keyboard to USB. It is not working on Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb says: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 13ba:0018 PCPlay Barcode ...
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USB 3.0 SATA dock errors

I am using a new USB 3.0 SATA dock. It seems unable to mount a disk, with anything in the dock quickly becoming read-only (because of errors?). The most compact example I can give: root@pooh:~# fsck ...
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How to find USB hub speed

I have a 2008-era Macbook Pro, and according to the specs, both of its USB ports should be rated for USB 2.0 speeds of at most 480 Mbit/s. However, when I run sudo lsusb -vvv |grep -i bDeviceProtocol ...
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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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How can I connect my Nokia Lumia 520 with Ubuntu 14.04?

I cannot seem find a way to connect a Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 14.04. I tried several solutions posted on the Internet, but I could not find the right one. Has someone achieved this?
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Ubuntu Usb Flash Drive Installation

I installed ubuntu 14.10 to usb drive and when i try booting to it it gets stuck on a screen showing busybox v1.22.1 built in shell (ash) displaying on screen. Can anyone help me so i can successfuly ...
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Device for boot loader installation via USB

Hello all you Linux'ers. I have used Ubuntu before, and really enjoyed using it, but it was set up by a friend of mine in the computer science department of our university, and we were making a ...
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USB Modem ZTE mf70 for AT-Command

I have USB modem ZTE MF70, when I plugged this there was pop up appears "wired connection (ZTE WCDMA TEch..)" when type lsusb, here is : Bus 001 Device 005: ID 19d2:1405 ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM ...
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Booting USB From Computer Running UEFI

I have downloaded the Ubuntu iso file and created a bootable USB drive according to the instructions on the download page. Unfortunately, I am running a computer with Windows 8 and I cannot seem to ...
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How to copy existing movie files on ipad to watch?

I have an iPad and a desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 with lots of movie files of various formats (avi, mp4, m4v, etc). Is it possible to transfer those files from within linux directly to the iPad ...
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On installation, my computer shows a white box on a black screen and the installation consequently fails. What can I do to fix it? [duplicate]

Good day, I have googled this problem and it doesn't seem to have come up before, if it's a duplicate that's been solved then please redirect me there. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a ...
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