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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USB HDD not readable on two usb ports

I have a System76 Kudu Pro. I have a usb hard disk that I use all the time. One day when it was plugged in and running I hit some keys (I don't know which) and now Ubuntu won't recognize that hard ...
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usb issues after returning from hibernation

after I return from hibernation I always have to plug out and to plug in my usb wlan dongle to establish the wlan connection - Likewise with any other dongles. Only the usb mouse works fine. Is this ...
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WinUSB fails to install windows 7 on USB

I get a error saying: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: block device /home/jeffrey/Desktop/Win7_sp1_32-64_EN-faXcooL.iso is write-protected, mounting ...
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Netgear USB wifi adapter driver for Ubuntu?

I recently switched over from windows 8 to Ubuntu and the installation process went by really smoothly. Once everything was complete, I came across one small problem in terms of wifi connection. I ...
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Ubuntu Automatically Selects USB to Install to

When attempting to install Ubuntu, I selected the "Erase disk and install Ubuntu" option. This caused Ubuntu to be totally installed on the USB. As I am about to try it again, I see a prompt that ...
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problems when booting ubuntu 14

When ubuntu load, it's show message usb 1-1.1: string descriptor 0 read error: -22 and then else usb 1-1.1: string descriptor 0 read error: -22 [drm:cpt_set_fifo_underrun_reporting] *ERROR* ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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Ubuntu14.04: UNE 4G LTE mobile modem not connecting

I recently upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 and as a result I lost my 4G LTE connection. (It is working ok in windows. I have dual booting). When I try to connect via the UNE icon Ubuntu replies ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview USB Setup Installation Issue [closed]

I have an HP Envy laptop which came pre-installed with Windows 8. Eventually it became slow, so I decided to restore it and I lost my Windows key in the process. Instead of using an unlicensed ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from live USB on HP Spectre x360

I am unable to boot Ubuntu 15.04 from a live usb created with Lili usb creator. I have gone into the bios and disabled secure boot and changed the boot order so the usb is first on the boot order. It ...
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ubuntu 14 wifi unstable

I'm a newer to Ubuntu. Recently I installed an Ubuntu alongside with Windows, which has a wifi unstable issue. Usually the Wifi connection will turn off automatically after continues using about 5 ...
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Ubuntu non-install bootable USB drive

Long story short, is there a way that I could make a bootable USB drive be full Ubuntu, on the drive only, without it wanting to install to my device?
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Ubunty Bootable USB to ISO

I am using a Windows laptop (don't have access to Ubuntu device yet). I have however an Ubuntu Bootable USB which is tested and works. My laptop has a problem booting from USB, so i am trying to ...
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Error wiping newly created partition /dev/sdb1

I know this may possibly a duplicate but i tried a lot of things to solve this error. There are already two partition and i am trying to create third one but it shows the following error. Even i ...
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USB boot (Try before you install) not working!

Hello there I an new to this. I am having problems using a usb stick to try out a live os scenario. I am using unetbootin for the install on the usb. And I have reformatted after each subsequent ...
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How to format a USB stick who have write protection error

I have a USB stick wich suddenly, when I was copying some files gave me a write protection error. Since then I can use it only to read files, not to write(but in Ubuntu it works to create a new file ...
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The USB ports on my laptop stopped working, but are still active

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32-bit. A few weeks ago, all 4 USB ports on my [Dell Latitude D620] stopped working. I can't use Flash Drives, USB keyboards, or my wifi adapter (Which means no ...
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no sound device detected (usb headset)

this has been my problem for a while now and it bugs the hell out of me... everything worked fine in ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then I upgraded to 13.04 my sound worked for 2 days and then suddenly said screw ...
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Any way to recover my 3TB USB HDD?

I've got this 3TB USB HDD for which Ubuntu reports the following Jul 15 13:30:00 ris kernel: [11395.274460] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2329 Jul 15 13:30:00 ris kernel: ...
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Logitech K800 keyboard has non-functioning keys

Hmmm, this seems to have fixed itself overnight. Strange! As you were... I recently bought a new Logitech K800 keyboard (wireless, illumiated), paired it to the unified receiver I am already using ...
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Does Wine support USB for UBUNTU?

I want to run iTunes on ubuntu, will Wine support USB?
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Stuck in a bootloop when using Live USB

I´ve got stuck in a bootloop after using Live USB with Ubuntu 14.04 on native Windows 7 machine. Boot priority is set to HDD and after boot screen I see the Ubuntu LiveCD menu from which I choose (and ...
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Recover data from USB flash drive with testdisk and photorec

I have a 32GB flash drive, somehow it is no more working, it is detected as an 8Mb drive as fdisk -l shows: Disk /dev/sdb: 8 MB, 8454144 bytes 1 heads, 17 sectors/track, 971 cylinders, total 16512 ...
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Live Ubuntu USB drive with persistence - headless install

I am looking for a way to make a Live USB with Persistence that can be run headless (i.e. by a bash script, therefor with no GUI interaction), either from Mac OS or Ubuntu. I need this to be able to ...
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Huawei K4203i data card is not connecting to Internet in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I landed up in very miserable situation. I've purchased new Huawei data card last week and tried all possible ways to connect to internet, outlined in this forum, but no ...
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GRUB won't start with USB storage attached

If I start my system with a USB HDD or Flash Drive (thumb stick) attached, GRUB fails to load. Particularly, it just hangs with a blank screen. Normally I would disconnect the drive and reboot, and it ...
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Thinkpad T43 bluetooth problem - internal adapter not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 32 bit installed on an IBM Thinkpad T43. I've been having problems with bluetooth. I'm trying to connect to some August SE50 speakers. The computer's own bluetooth adapter ...
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Pendrive is not being detected after formatting with dd command

I cleaned my pendrive using the command: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb However, before proceeding further the power went off and the machine rebooted. After reboot I found that the system is not ...
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usb not showing up or anything no fix helped

The usb only showing up in lsusb and the disk utitily. fdisk,testdisk and gparted wont show it. I cant mount the usb anything, does anybody know a fix for it ?
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USB to Ethernet (ASIX AX88772B) stopped working after updates

After some updates my USB ethernet stopped working. It correctly connects and even some pings pass for a few seconds, but then everything stops. It still works in Windows 8 (I have dual boot) and ...
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HDD format supported by 50 GB files in Ubuntu

I just formatted my HDD 2 TB Buffalo to NTFS by Debian 8.1 but noticed that my Ubuntu does not like read it by giving an alert that the NTFS format is not readable by the system. I need to transfer ...
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Installing to external USB Flash/HDD UEFI

I want to install Ubuntu to an external usb drive so as not to make any changes to the Laptop I am using (UEFI Windows 8.1 pre-instaled) If I choose manual partitioning during installation and choose ...
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WiFi networks detected, but not connecting

I am new to Linux, and have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my PC. I am having trouble connecting to the internet. I have an usb Wifi adapter (tp-link tl-wn8200nd). It identifies the networks, but it ...
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USB/IP Kernel modules are missing.

I wish to utilize the USB/IP project for school project, but I am having trouble starting the host. We are attempting to send signals from accessibility devices for children with extreme motor ...
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How do I get a Rega DAC-R talking to an Ubuntu USB again?

For playing Flac music files from a Toshiba Tecra 10/Ubuntu 14.04 notebook - I recently upgraded from a $30 Behringer DAC (digital analogue converter) to a Rega DAC-R. The new DAC worked right away ...
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Failed to install ubuntu through unetbootin- now can't boot from USB

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Windows PC with unetbootin. The installation failed during partitioning. I restarted my computer and now cant access my old Windows (which is ok, I dont need it) or ...
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Nexus 4 Android 5.1 not recognized

So, here's my situation: I have a Google Nexus 4 that I installed Ubuntu touch onto. Everything worked great, except that I was missing some key apps that I needed so I reverted my phone back to ...
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bios unable to boot into ubuntu on usb drive

as mentioned on the topic, I am having issue booting into ubuntu on an usb drive. The Ubuntu was first installed on an Intel nuc, but as currently I need to boot it on another system, I removed the ...
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to to set /sys/bus/usb/devices/…/power/ ON by default on all the USB devices?

I have about 9 USB devices plugged in. The issue is that when I add more they sart to disconnect inconsistently. After some research I've found that /sys/bus/usb/devices/.../power/ [0] could be the ...
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USB Bluetooth dongles that are plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04

I'm looking for a USB Bluetooth dongle that is plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04, since my onboard Ralink corp. RT3290 is simply not supported in any meaningful sense. All of the cards I ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 will not boot after USB installation

After many many attempts and reading multiple posts about this same issue I have still not solved it. After installation of Ubuntu Server via USB I am met with "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or ...
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How to restore a Ubuntu USB stick?

I downloaded the ubuntu installation .iso from the web and burnt that onto a USB stick with Startup Disk Creator. And now this usb stick cannot be recognized by MAC and more. How could I restore it, ...
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Possible to run Ubuntu just off a USB drive?

If I buy this flash drive would I be able to run Ubuntu from it? I broke my laptop port to put the harddrive in, and I've always wanted to run Ubuntu.
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Tracetel RFID device shows as unclaimed

I wanted to connect a Tracetel RFID device to my laptop via USB but when I do so it does absolutely not function at all. Output of lshw *-usb:0 description: USB controller product: ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my RAW USB

It was working before I got a "read-only", "waste-basket not detected" error when trying to delete something. I think this may be because the USB became partially disconnected? Other computers asked ...
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Write files in usb when connect by /etc/udev/rules.d/

I am trying to write some files in usb when connect it in linux.. Actually, I have a file in in /etc/udev/rules.d/ with: ACTION=="add", ENV{ID_FS_UUID}=="9FE8-99G3", RUN+="/usr/bin/sudo -u ...
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What can I do to stabilize my wifi connection?

Recently, I got a TP-LINK TL-WN823N Wireless-N USB adapter. It works perfectly fine on Windows, but on Ubuntu it's unstable. It often fails to connect and even when it connects it often fails on me. ...
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Sending MIDI clock only (bpm count) through USB to sequencer [terminal]

I'm trying to send bpm to my Arturia MicroBrute sequencer through USB. It has USB MIDI input through that port as it can be seen on many YouTube links and I easily manage to sync it with Reaper DAW on ...
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Microphone issues

I know very little about the sound side of Ubuntu, and I will list every detail that i can think of, but feel free to ask about anything that i forgot. So I have a Samson CO1U microphone, and it is ...
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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 ...