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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I am not able to install ubuntu using usb?

I downloaded ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS iso file from torrent( size 700+ MB)and copied it in the usb. Then I made my usb drive bootable by running command line instructions (since my GUI is not working) from ...
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Is there a way I could run the Ubuntu Desktop on Nexus 10?

I understand that Ubuntu Touch has ended support for the Nexus 10. Because I just purchased and now own a newer Nvidia Shield Tablet, I don't mind doing risky developer activities on my 32 GB Nexus ...
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remapping CapsLock to Control when using a PS2-to-USB adapter?

The setup: I'm trying to remap the CapsLock key to be Control when using my Model M keyboard (with trackpoint) with a PS2-to-USB adaptor. The problem: if the now-remapped control key stays pressed ...
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Installing Ubuntu on empty PC (by USB) [duplicate]

I have just had my new PC delivered. I have a Macbook running and am now downloading the iso file. Do I need to follow the instructions on the Ubuntu site to create an OS X bootable usb and start the ...
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Failed to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by creating a USB Boot Disk. I am using a 500 GB External Hard-drive ("Elements"). I get through the first part of using the start-up disk creator. I select ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed.starting version 219.error opening USB device 'descriptors' file

Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message: [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219. error opening USB device 'descriptors' file. I managed to boot in safe mode. My laptop is ...
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My Dell Laptop with Ubantu is not booting

I don't have boot dvd/flash drive. I have a desk top with XP SP3; i have down loaded a USB installer to make boot USB but net Ubantu iso. How to down load this iso file and make the boot USB?
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in ubuntu is any software existing for making a usb botable…like win to flash in windows [closed]

from 4 days i am struggling with these soft-wares.......brasero disk burner,unetbootin,startup disk creator,disks,gparted partition editor,winusb...but no one is helping me out..unetboot said after ...
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Why do I not have permission to access my usb device, wihch is in /dev/ttyUSB0, even though I am in dialout?

Ubuntu 14.04 problem: It seems I do not have permission to access ttyUSB0, though I am already in the dialout group.(and logged out and back in) Heres some things I have run: ammirato@bvision4:/dev$ ...
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Cannot reinstall Windows after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop(Sony Vaio Duo 13). The laptop ONLY has two USB slots in the back, no disk drive. A bit later I realized that I still needed Windows for programs needed in ...
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SOLVED - Cannot connect to network using a WiFi USB Adapter

This question has been solved. Thank you for all your help. The solution was just to downgrade. Didn't even need to install the OS for it to work, it worked inside the installer. My mother's old ...
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USB Printer: unable to enumerate USB

I have issues getting my canon MP540 to work on my 14.04 machine. They Printer is not recoginzed at all. tail -f /var/log/syslog when plugging in: May 15 21:18:53 Notebook kernel: [ 1218.970245] usb ...
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trying to re-install Ubuntu from USB, initramfs error

I had a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 that was very buggy that I wanted to install 15.04 on. Before inserting the USB, I noticed that I seemed to have two partitions, one being 500 GB and one being about ...
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Installation progress stuck at splash screen (“Started WPA supplicant.”)

I downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 via torrent and made a bootable USB using: sudo dd if=~/Downloads/ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdb I inserted the stick into a new ASUS laptop (running free dos) ...
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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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Problems with Mac USB Linux Loader

I have been trying to boot Ubuntu with a USB stick on my Macbook Air. I have found several tutorials for this, but all with an older version of both the Mac USB Linux Loader and Ubuntu. Even though I ...
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Live USB not appearing in Boot Menu Acer Aspire V15

I have been stuck on this for days now. I want to install ubuntu and uninstall windows 8.1 on my acer 1.Downloaded ubuntu 14.04/15.04 went smoothly Download linux live usb creator and another live ...
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mtp not work ubuntu vivid 14.10 and Lenovo S-930

I added into /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules: UBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="17ef", ATTR{idProduct}=="7718", MODE="0666" Then I ran the following command (restarting the udev service): $ ...
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WD Passport external HD connected but not recognized

I have a 1TB WD Passport External HD. It was working 2 days back and is in perfect condition(its a new one). Today, my HD stopped being detected on my Ubuntu machine. The light on the HD was blinking. ...
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Ubuntu Won't Install to older Netbook from USB

I have an older HP Mini 1000 netbook that originally came with Windows 7 Starter. We replaced that with a standard version of Win7 to gain access to more features, but once the OS became too big for ...
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Help with Belkin Dual Band Wireless Adapter AC867

I've been trying to get my Belkin AC867 Dual Band USB adapter to work with Ubuntu 15.04 with no success. I followed this tutorial ...
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Copy the bootable live CD to USB in ubuntu without installing winusb

I have a installation CD of windows 7 and I want to make boot-able USB from this CD, to install windows 7 to my other computer. I checked a post form A: Convert a live CD to a bootable USB but this ...
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no channels with AverTV Volar Green HD a835 (07ca:3835) on 14.04

I have followed the instructions in How to make an Avermedia AverTV Volar Green HD work? and as i4pics stated the dvb-usb-it9135 firmware is being used and not the dvb-usb-af9035 firmware. With the ...
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how to create accesspoint using hosapd and wireless device (TL-WN822N) with ubuntu 14.04?

how to create accesspoint using hosapd and wireless device with ubuntu 14.04 (i used 300Mbps, High Gain Wireless USB Adapter(TL-WN822N) ) this usb device not supported.i think there was a problem in ...
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Hard Drives in Startech Enclosure Are Not Recognized

Issue 1 With Computer 1(Running Ubuntu 12.0.4)? I have 8 external hard drives of varying sizes from different manufactureres that are formatted as either ntfs/ext4. We purchased a Startech 8-bay ...
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Cannot boot from USB - HP Envy

I'm having a little bit of a problem right now... I am trying to install Ubuntu, whether it be the 12.04LTS or 13.10, but I can't seem to get my PC to even run into my bootable USB. I am trying to ...
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windows ISO file showing a lock sign on it.that is why it is giving problems in making USB stick boot-able

Because of this lock maybe that is why nothing helping me out in making a USB boot-able.I tried everything for making a windows ISO file to burn into a USB to patched,imaged to a USB that can be boot ...
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usb mount problem to aquarisE4.5

Regardless of restarts, I cannot connect with USB to my AquarisE4.5 through my file browser anymore. First it says: No such interface 'org.gtk.vfs.Mount' on object at path /org/gtk/vfs/mount/1. ...
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Failed to get canonical path of /cow

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 for quite some time, and passing hurdles one by one. Now I am in a situation as follows. I have got a PC and 10 GB HDD which will be totally dedicated to Ubuntu so ...
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Executing a script when inserting a flash drive

How can I write a script that fires on an event? When I insert an USB flash drive, Ubuntu mounts it and automatically opens Nautilus. When this happens with a specific flash drive, I'd like to open a ...
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custom rule to force FDTI Quad UART FT232r output on specific name

I would like the 4 UARTS that show to be on a name other than /ttyUSB0 because i have many devices that end up on /ttyUSB* I have written a rule which can create a symlink or new name based on the ...
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USB 2.0 ports not working 14.04 device descriptor read/64, error -32

Tried asking this on ubuntuforums but nothing forthcoming there. Here's my issue: Hello I wonder if someone can help me with this. I have searched but yet to find an answer that works. Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB - don't see where I can choose USB over my hard drive

I am running Windows 7 on my laptop but want to get Ubuntu OS. I put the ISO file on a USB stick and made it 'bootable' or whatever. When I restart my computer and hit F12 to go to the boot menu, ...
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Installing Bootloader/Grub2 on USD with Ubuntu on HDD

I have a Lenovo y510p system with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It has UEFI with secure boot and I want to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.2. I am not a too tech savvy person and want to look at ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 on USB with UEFI

My desire is to do the following. The computer has W8.1 on the HDD and it is using UEFI I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on 32GB USB stick in a way that I can install regular updates and it remembers ...
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How to share internet from iPad to Ubuntu via USB cable

How to share the internet of my iPad Air with my Ubuntu PC? On the iPad I navigate to: Settings -> Personal Hotspot, there it displays: TO CONNECT USING USB 1 . Plug iPad into your computer ...
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PL2303 attached to ttyUSB0 -> Change it to ttyS*?

I want to read the single status lines (txd, dtr, ...) of a PL2303 USB2RS232 converter with statserial. I already attached my PL2303 to the ttyUSB0 port. But to read the data, I need the command ...
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Audio Lag/Delay with USB Headset

I own the Corsair Vengeance 1500V2 USB Headset and I like them quite a lot. I have recently switched back to Linux by installing Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit. Everything is fine expect from some audio ...
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errors coming after installing Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit from a usb stick

I keep getting errors after the installation of Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit installed using a USB stick. The first time this happened was yesterday when I tried to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, but when I ...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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my macbook pro will not let me have ubuntu…please help!

I have acquired a 2009 macbook pro 15 at a great price, but I can't seem to figure it out in order to get ubuntu as my only os. I first placed my boot disc I have always used and it would not run. ...
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How to create a OS X Mountain Lion Bootable USB drive on Ubuntu?

I already know how to do it on Mac OS X (plenty of instructions online). But is it possible to do it on Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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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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USB 3.0 works slow as USB 2.0 in Ubuntu

I bought a USB 3.0 PCIe card and an external 3TB Western Digital USB 3.0 HDD. One partition is NTFS, and another is EXT4, but this is in regards to transferring to the EXT4 partition. Speeds run ...
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Install HP 5740 office-jet all-in-one on ubuntu 15.04

I updated from ubuntu 14 to 15.04 so HPLIP 3.15.2 is installed and in theory the HP printer officejet 5740 e-all-in-one should be supported. Yet the HPLIP does not recognize the printer from the USB ...
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thumb drive went in to read only mode, no idea why?

It's almost brand new, suddenly sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd bs=512 count=1 dd: failed to open ‘/dev/sdd’: Read-only file system tried with sudo hdparm -r0 /dev/sdd /dev/sdd: setting ...
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How do I add external usb disk to launcher (15.04)

My external usb disk used to show up in the launcher when I plugged it in. I stupidly unlocked it. How do I get it back in the launcher? This is Unbuntu 15.04.
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How to tell which USB port to monitor

I'm trying to capture some packets for a USB device which works in a MS Virtual Machine, so that I can try to write some Linux support. I am using libpcap and wireshark to capture the USB packets. ...
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Trouble accessing BQ Ubuntu Phone on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone. For a class project, I need to perform a simple forensics analysis on it. However, I am having trouble accessing the device from a computer (both Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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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 ...