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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“Boot error” When loading a working ubuntu 15.04 usb installer

I cannot find any information what so ever because my amazing POS system doesn't actually give me anything other than "boot error". I have a dell 530 (07 era) desktop. I had windows on it, but the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox Guest USB Drive Mounting Works For Some Devices but Not Others

I have a VirtualBox ubuntu guest running on a osx host. I've searched the web and implemented the solution for similar problems, but nothing has helped me resolve my issue. When I connect my phone, ...
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When I start the Ubuntu ISO, initramfs says “unable to find a medium containing a live file system”

When I start the Ubuntu ISO(13.10) on a USB, initramfs says "unable to find a medium containing a live file system". These are my PC specs: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/PoniesFiM/saved/39dy I have ...
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cannot install ubuntu 12.04 using bootable usb

i created ubuntu 12.04 bootable pendrive using universal usb installer in windows. i changed the boot order and set the top priority for usb booting. The system is booted from usb and options for ...
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Can't run Ubuntu using USB stick on Windows 8.1

I have a USB drive (4gb) that I formatted to run Ubuntu on. I went to http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows and got PenDriveLinux installed. The USB has 2.2gb ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 13 see my ipod [closed]

sudo fdisk -l gave: Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size ...
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usb wifi dongle connection unbuntu 15.04, will not connect at 802.11n, using ndiswrapper, how can I change this?

Ubuntu 15.04 d-link dwa-171 dongle (works only at 802.11g, slower than dialup) no working linux driver to be found all that is needed is to somehow set the mode to 802.11n ?? need to change that ...
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MD5 says the checksum is correct but still “Check finished: errors found in 2 files”

I'm attempting to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu but I can't quite seem to create a USB boot drive without errors. Twice now I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 from the official website, ...
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Reformat USB flash drive marked “Read Only”

I have a 32GB USB 3.0 Flash drive marked "Read Only". It is formatted FAT32. I don't know when it was formatted as such, and I need to reformat it. I've attempted using Windows' Diskpart to mark it ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition Fastboot problem

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu is stuck in a bootloop ... something is wrong with the OS image. I can get to fastboot. When i plug the device into windows 10 it never gets an ID. In ubuntu i get the device ...
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In ubuntu 14.04, why does my internet connection keep disconnecting?

what could be causing repeated internet connection dropping on a wireless network (the wireless does not disconnect), which can be momentarily fixed by disconnecting and reconnecting in 14.04? Here is ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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EasyCAP and somagic-capture

I have looked at the existing postings on this and can't find a solution. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have and EasyCAP device and get the following from lsusb when I plug it in: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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USB to Serial adapter doesn't works

I have a USB to serial adapter. It works OK with my desktop computer, but no on my laptop. My desktop PC is a generic computer (Athlon 64 X2 6000+ on board MSI K9AGM, 6 USB 2.0 ports, no USB 3.0 ...
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Booting from a USB on a PC Syslinux Boot Promt

I have a corrupted version of Windows 7 on my PC so I can't boot up anymore. I have all my data saved on a SSD so im not loosing anything. I thought this would be the perfect time to try Ubuntu. I ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N wireless usb stick - existing solutions dont work

I'm running Ubuntu12.04 and I'm trying to get a TP-Link TL-WN821N to work. The solution from Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 wireless usb stick didn't work for me. Neither has anything ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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How do I use a 4GB USB flash drive to install Ubuntu 12.10?

I've downloaded "ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64" and used Pen Drive Linux to get it onto my USB. I then restarted my computer (a Windows 7 Home Premium edition) and entered the boot menu to have it boot ...
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Android bootloop [duplicate]

Hello my dear development team I have a serious question which one of you can probably fix and help me with it, on my windows it gets recognized as a ZTE composite adb device, if i open a adb shell ...
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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 ...
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Windows Virus in Ubuntu

I used my USB to transfer files from our library computer in school to my netbook (which is running on Ubuntu). Next, I used my father's USB to transfer another file from my netbook to his Ubuntu ...
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How to install a USB WiFi adapter on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I've tried a lot of methods to install. I have also tried a lot of guides on this forums, but so far, haven't been successful. I am totally new to ubuntu and Linux, and have been using only Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login loop

I have been trying stuff all day to fix this problem on my old samsung laptop. I have downloaded different img and redownloaded just incase if its corrupt but it isn't. On the live usb it asks for a ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04

I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth headsets (SHB71150 from philips, and WeSC Piston along with two bluetooth dongles ...
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Ubuntu-touch reverse USB tethering

I'm trying to get internet from my Nexus 4 ubuntu-touch through the usb as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Android_Tethering (this is for Android) What I cannot accomplish is to ...
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USB Wifi card TL-WN823N in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 in an old VAIO notebok (MODEL PCG-5J2L). It has a builtin wifi NIC, but it doesn't work for Windows nor Ubuntu. I've switched it off. I bought an USB wifi card TP Link ...
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USB Mouse stutters periodically

I'm using an HP dv6000 (not sure of exact model) with a pretty basic Logitech wireless laptop mouse. From time to time, the USB mouse will be very stuttery and less responsive. Not all clicks register ...
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How can I get a DisplayLink USB monitor work under Ubuntu?

I have a DisplayLink-based external USB monitor, which has both power and data over USB, and seems to work perfectly under Windows 7, but only can display a text console under Ubuntu 10.10, and that I ...
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Ubuntu installed on USB, boot loader installed on hard drive

Goal: Install ubuntu 14.04 to my 32gb usb (not persistence/live-usb), and be able to boot with this usb on different computers. What happened: 1) Used a small 3gb usb and format it to live boot ...
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How to set up USB for Virtualbox?

I'm using Ubuntu Maverick and Virtual Box 3+ and I installed Window 7 Ultimate Editon. The problem is that it doesn't detect USB drives on Window 7 but USB peripherals (mouse + keybord) are working. ...
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Netgear N600 router not connecting to wifi - help!

I'm extremely new to linux and i'm looking into using linux because my windows trial is running out and I don't have the money to buy a copy. I've been running ubuntu off of a usb to try it out, but I ...
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Broway Card Reader For Custom PC

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. I just got a card reader I purchased on Amazon today. Prior to buying it, I asked if it worked with Linux and said I was using 15.04. I got a "yes". It turns out that ONLY the ...
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15.04 builds fail to boot on USB

I have tried more than a dozen times to build the Startup Disk on 4 different 2GB USB stick drives, with at least 2 different downloaded images, and all get the "Not a COM32R image" when boot is ...
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Device for boot loader installation via USB

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 dual-boot out of my netbook. ...
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GET flash memory type: SLC or MLC

Just for my knowledge, I would like to know whether the type of flash memory used in my pendrive is SLC or MLC. Is there a way to find it out? I googled but found nothing.
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Ubuntu 15.04 Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3 Web camera doesn't work

I use ThinkPad X1. Camera doesn't work for some reason. lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device ...
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funcube dongle pro not detected

I am trying to use a funcube dongle pro on ubuntu 14. lsusb lists the device and I have copied device specific rules to /etc/udev/rules.d neither qthid4.0 or fchid (under wine) detect the device. ...
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Windows 7 client on virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 host, not recognizing USB stick

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 box running virtualbox 4.3.10 with the extension pack installed that goes with it. A Windows 7 client is running in virtualbox. It has 1 cpu assigned to it, if that matters. ...
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PS3 GAMEWARE usb no show data change on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem with this PS3 joystick (is not SONY) via USB on Ubuntu 12.04. I run jstest-gtk and recognizes my device but when i press a button or move some axis the data dosen't change. I pressed ...
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please help! how do I make a bootable usb pen drive to install my windows 10 iso on 15.04?

How do I make a bootable usb pen drive to install my windows 10 iso on 15.04? I'd like detailed instructions with commands and or possibly a link.
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Cannot boot from USB disk with “not a COM32R image” error

After installing 11.10 on my Dell Studo 15 (Model 1557) laptop, it started to overheat. Recently it even shutdown twice saying that critical temperature has reached even when I was just idling (not ...
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Device file vanishes after a reboot

When I connected a USB modem to my machine, it complained that /dev/sr1 does not exist. So, after a bit of Googling, I used the following commands to create this device. ls -l /dev/sr* brw-rw----+ 1 ...
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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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rufus Ubuntu 14.04 live usb boot fails blank screen after grub and purple ubuntu with dots

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a yoga 2 pro with windows 8.1 I used rufus to create a bootable usb from the 64bit iso on the ubuntu site. When I try to boot with it I get a black and white grub (not ...
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Downloading photos from smartphone

I have a small AKAI smartphone with Android 4.2.2. I want to download some of the photos from the smartphone to my Ubuntu computer. I connect the smartphone with a USB cable to the computer, but, ...
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“Can't find operating system”

I did an install of Ubuntu 15.04 (after 14.04.3 didn't work b/c of 2 errors on disk) on an old Sony Vaio that was running windows 7. I finally got 15.04 to complete the download with no errors, but ...
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What is holding my USB device when I try to use it in VirtualBox?

Ubuntu host, XP guest. When I connect the USB device I want to the virtual machine, I get: Failed to attach the USB device Microchip Technology Inc. PICDEM FS USB Demo Board (C) 2004 to the ...
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Installed grub on flashdrive

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my flash and then deleted windows as I ran Ubuntu on my USB drive. I found out after research I downloaded the grub on my USB drive. I tried basic commands to fix it and ...
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Trouble with AES on WNA 3100

Is there a way to get AES to worn with a WNA-3100 USB netowrk interface? If i change to TKIP my entire network shutsdown except the ubuntu machine.