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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Live USB boot does not work "any more!

For the past couple of days I was experimenting with Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 14 (BIOS) on a Dell xps 15Z. I used a USB drive to install ubuntu on this system (HP formatting tool & YUMI) ...
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Can only echo very limited numbers to USB companion files

I want to echo number 7 to the file /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb2/../companion, but fails. But if I echo number 1 or 2 to this same file, it works well. Any idea on that? nxr@nxr-desktop:~$ sudo -s ...
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USB 3.0 causing weird problem for the system

Currently I am using one Ubuntu system which different types of ports. mine@ubuntu:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:0823 Logitech, Inc. Bus 002 ...
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Installing 12.04 on a 14.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I want to do a fresh install of 12.04 so I can play dota 2 with the steam client for linux. I have a startup usb ready with 12.04 but when I restart or turn off it goes directly ...
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I/O errors at install

I'm pretty sure this is not a duplicate of Problem While installing Ubuntu, before anyone asks. But I'm at a complete loss here. I had a machine running Ubuntu I installed back in June. I didn't write ...
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How do I correct this message? The disk drive for/mnt/usb-corsair_flash_voyager_ A 1000000000 25461-0:0-part1 [duplicate]

I sometimes get the following message when I have been using my 4GB Corsair Flash drive. The disk drive for/mnt/usb-corsair_flash_voyager_ A 1000000000 25461-0:0-part1 is not ready yet or not ...
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Ubuntu every time resets to installed settings when I reboot

Every time I log in or reboot my system, the Ubuntu settings reset to what they were when I first installed the system. I am using ubuntu 14.xx latest one available. I am booting from USB. I did this ...
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there are some keys on usb keyboard that are not working

I have a monoprice usb flexible keyboard. The led light on the left side of the physical keyboard is out even when plugged. there are keys that work but there are always some keys dont work but those ...
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Install of Ubuntu 14.04 64amd desktop ISO live USB returns errno5 error

Does the machine that I want to install 14.04 on need to have the HDD partitioned and formatted in any specific way to fix this error? The live USB will boot up 14.04 in the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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Making Android device visible as USB device

I have an Android smartphone connected to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable. I've figured out how to transfer files, but I need something more: making the Android device visible as a USB device. For ...
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ubuntu cannot shutdown without plugging usb device

I use samsung laptop series 5 and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTE. But I found that I cannot shutdown the system, it will close the OS but still restart it, just like reboot the system. Recently, I found ...
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Impossible to boot from USB

Been downloading Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS multiple times already. Don't have a CD drive and created a bootable USB stick with recommended UUI from "Pendrivelinux.com Once rebooting, Windows XP starts as ...
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Access to /dev/ttyUSB0 and sudo

This is my first question here. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have an application accessing the USB port of computer. My Ubuntu username is gadu. Until today, i've always used the following command: ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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Burn IMG to ISO

I have a Chrome OS IMG file for USB drives. I want to convert this to an ISO so I can burn to a DVD for installing on an older machine that doesn't do USB boot. I've tried ccd2iso but it says it ...
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Problem with pendrive

I have problem with my pendrive, I need data which are on it, but...: lsusb (after a few min it wouldn't see it again): Bus 002 Device 023: ID 0951:1642 Kingston Technology DT101 G2 dmesg | grep sd ...
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Device Agent doesn't see Timex Ironman Global Trainer

I am a new user of Ubuntu 14.04. The device agent software is working fine under Wine but it does not see my Timex Ironman Global Trainer watch when I connect it via USB. I've seen that other people ...
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Recover windows partition after trying guymager

I was trying to learn Ubuntu and the utilities it usually offers (unlike Windows), and I decided to give guymager a try to check on a usb kingston drive I have. When trying it, I decided to use the ...
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How do I get the Tascam US122L USB audio interface to work?

I have a Tascam US122L (NOT US122). I've spent hours trying to get this to work but it just won't detect in Pulse Audio Volume Control. I've installed the Alsa firmware and Alsa firmware loaders and ...
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Trying to enter screen were i can access my USB on start up so i can install GParted live CD and Windows 8.1

I have a small but annoying problem, recently i have been enjoying Ubuntu 14.04 and intend on keeping it but I am trying to resize my primary partition so I can have space when installing windows 8.1, ...
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Ho to unlock USB keys [closed]

About 3 or 4 times per year, my USB Keys get suddently locked while working on ubuntu. So I ignore why. At time, sudo chmod -R 777 /media/{user}/{UsbMediaFolder} work out. When not I decided to ...
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“Bootmgr is missing” - while trying to install windows xp [closed]

I've tried a lot of the answers suggested here on askubuntu.com but none of them seem to work, so I decided to ask my own question. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS and I'm trying ...
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ADB not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been struggling with this problem for 3 hours already and it seems like it's a very specific problem, but I really need help and it seems like I'm doomed if I keep trying to do it by myself. I ...
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weird behavior when detecting USB scanner

I've installed xsane and iscan in order to use an Epson Perfection V500 scanner connected to an USB port. When I try to run xsane it does not answer (it appears a window indicating "scanning for ...
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Usb Boot Drive works on laptop but not desktop

Weirdest thing, I'm currently running win764 on my main dev build and wanted to dual boot ubuntu 14.04 (I have two hard drives one for each os) but whenever i would boot from the flash drive i would ...
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Android device not recognized in 14.04

I was trying to connect my Android phone to my laptop as an MTP device. Two days ago I had tried it and it had worked fine. This time it was recognized in PTP mode but not in MTP. I ran these ...
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ASUS USB-AC53 Ubuntu 14.04 won't connect, stalled out from prior answer

Question/Answer from earlier this year on getting ASUS USB-AC53 network adapter running in Ubuntu Where I am stalling out is that after using ButtersB's instructions Ubuntu is recognizing the driver ...
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Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema not working

It just don't work on cheese. From lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 045e:075d Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema From dmesg, when re-connecting the cammera: [ 2098.426935] usb 3-1: USB disconnect, ...
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Issues with bootable USB for ubuntu

I followed instructions on this thread (How do you make USB bootable on chromebook) for making a bootable version of ubuntu on a USB drive, but it gets stuck at a certain point during booting ...
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Can you install OS to USB? [duplicate]

I would like to know whether it is possible to INSTALL an OS to a USB flash drive / external HDD / whatever. I don't mean extract a live ISO on it and set up persistence. I mean really install the ...
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How to get a system installed to an external USB HDD to boot on UEFI PC

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 to a USB HDD which I have been doing since 2011 for use on multiple PCs at work and with the HP EliteOne 800 all-in-one PS this is no longer working. The drive does ...
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mtpfs error, tried everything it seems

Attempting to connect to my Samsung Galaxy S4 using mtpfs as many guides tell me to do results in this: leaves@sakamoto:~$ mtpfs Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.Listing raw ...
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Only use Mass Storage devices on a selected USB port - how?

On a given USB port, I only want to accept USB Mass Storage capabilities, and nothing else. No HID devices, no Bluetooth adapters, no RS232 converters, nothing. Is there a way to do this e.g. using ...
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Mouse and the Hoverclick

I´ve got a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Thinkpad T530. The mouse (and the touchpad, too) makes automatic hoverclicks (prime button) after 3 second of no move. Settings Manager-> Onboard ...
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Max device/ USB 3.0 port

I wonder and I have a question: How many active device/ USB 3.0 port? Because: I have a USB hub 1 to 8. I connect it to a USB 3.0 of PC but only 6/8 outputs are active. Connecting USB 2.0 is not ...
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USB boot Ubuntu 14.04 too sluggish [closed]

I'm wondering is it me or are OS usually slow on USB bootables? I have a samsung series 9 ultrabook. So in terms of computing power, it shouldn't perform too bad. However, the persistent UsB boot is ...
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How can I install iBall Airway 3G Usb modem in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have bought iball Airway 3G USB modem. I can't configure it on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Can't install Ubuntu from USB, the screen resizes and stops

I know there were a lot of this questisons, but I haven't found solution anywhere for my particular problem. I have Windows 8 now and I want to delete it all and instal Ubuntu. I made USB Boot ...
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Digitech USB multi-effect with Jack

I'm newbie in Ubuntu and I'm having a hard time to work with jack audio. I have started to use Ardour and the problem is the Jack server apparently does not recognize my digitech rp500 pedalboard ...
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Emacs freezing for a few seconds while in use

My EMACS tends to freeze for a few seconds while I am typing code, and I am not sure what is wrong as when I monitor my CPU and RAM usage, there are no visible spikes. System Info: Ubuntu 14.0.4 ...
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How to enable Minimed CareLink usb in VirtualBox with Win7?

I have a Medtronic CareLink usb, to analyze the data from my insulin pump. The provided software works with Windows 7. I have a PC running Ubuntu 13.04 with Win7 in VirtualBox. But the usb is not ...
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Unable to format usb drive (udisks-error-quark, 14)

I have been striving hard to format my usb drive. I cannot format it. Whenever I try it using the disks utility I get the following error message: Error unmounting /dev/sdc: Command-line `umount ...
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How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X problem

My college gave me a Debia.img to make a bootable USB stick from my MacBook Pro, I use OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks) I followed instructions from here: ...
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Installation problem with Ubuntu from USB

I followed the instructions, but now I want to install it but I get the following message The creation of swap space in partition failed #6 of SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sdb) failed I have partitioned my HDD ...
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files copied in usb hard drive using rsync disappear

I use Ubuntu server 12.04 and using rsync I successfuly copied files using rsync from server to the external usb hard drive which is plugged to the server all the time. For some reasons I reinstalled ...
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Elgato USB video capture device #10020840 - I can't tell if it's working, I don't think it is. (Ubuntu 14.04 x64)

I have Avidemux-qt 2.6.8 installed, but under the "video decoder" section, it just says XXXXX. I'm not sure if the drivers are even working for the device. In Windows, I would just check out the ...
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How to make a bootable USB on Mac? [duplicate]

Hope you guys are doing well. I want to ask one question to you guys. Please help me out. I am using Macbook pro. I have a friend who is using Windows 7 but wants to switch to Ubuntu Operating ...
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Permanently Disable external Graphics Card (usb)

I've got this cooling pad with USB-hub, LAN-Port, Audio and a VGA-Port. It's all connected to the computer via USB. So I guess it's basically an external Graphics-Card for the VGA. Long: It didn't ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...