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 get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux VIA usb

I am very new to Linux, I currently have Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 10. My internet dongle WUSB6300 does not have a manufacturers Linux driver, but iv seen there are third-party drivers ...
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USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard

Is there any method/driver/trick to use my USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard on Ubuntu Linux? Thanks for your time
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Testing Ubuntu Touch on Intel tablet

I'd like to test Ubuntu Touch on a Dell Venue 11 7130 tablet with Intel hardware and found seemingly appropriate images of pre-installed systems on cdimages.ubuntu.com. But unfortunately, after any ...
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lsusb doesn't list my android device

Three days I'm striggling with this problem. lsusb isn't detecting my ASUS Fonepad 7, but detects my Lumia, which is a Windows Phone device. I tried plugging my sister's phone, my dad's phone, which ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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Ubuntu doesnt open my mp3 device folder

First of all im using the portuguese version if there is a way to translate the terminal with english it would be nice And second what should i start be doing?whats the first step to solve this ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here ...
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USB ports stopped working

All USB ports on my computer stopped working after my last restart. They do work at the BIOS stage and when I boot from a Live CD. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu Installation: Can't Create Partition on USB Stick

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in a USB Stick. However, it seems I cannot make any partition in this stick. I have attached an image. Picture: 'New Partition Table' is disabled Now I tried to ...
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amd radeon Graphic device driver error on ubuntu 16.04

Why is there no support for AMD radeon graphics devices on 16.04? And why usb fdd is undetectable on 16.04?
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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USB ports are not working ubuntu 15.10

All my USB ports went dead on my DELL laptop (Ubuntu 15.10). Power is still coming out of ports but the devices are not recognised including USB-mouse, External hard drive, pendrive etc. Not a problem ...
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Is there a USB wifi adapter that reliably works with Ubuntu? Including suspend/resume

TL;DR Is there a usb wifi dongle for ubuntu that works reliably, including suspend/resume support? I've used Ubuntu since around version 12. There wireless support has always been funky but I could ...
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USB stopped working after kernel update

My USB ports stopped working under Ubuntu 12.04 after kernel update to 3.3.6-030306. I get an error message during boot process as "xhci_hcd can't set up". Details: > dmesg | grep xhci [ ...
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Xen USB passthrough not doing anything

I'm trying to create a DomU with Xen 4.6.0 for a Windows 8.1 virtual machine. After successfully setting up Xen, and being able to run my Windows 8.1 ISO in it, I wanted to be able to connect an ...
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why VirtualBox-Error ? Failed to open a session for the virtual machine mysolaris1

I got this error in my VirtualBox Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found! Because the USB 2.0 controller state is part of the saved VM state, the VM cannot be started. To fix this ...
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How do I figure out the “usblp0”

I'm trying to troubleshoot a printer... some people online have had luck printing using this command: echo test > /dev/usblp0 But it doesn't work for me. if I do "lsusb" I do see the printer: ...
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Problems with writing Windows 7 to a USB - This is not a duplicate

Somebody reported this as a duplicate, yet the post they said this was a duplicate of doesn't have a solution to my problem or report the problem I'm having. So, I've rewritten the post and changed ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...
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WD external usb disk not detected

Edited to add some explanation: Ubuntu Mate 16.04 I was playing a movie located on the external (WD Elements), and suddenly VLC gave me input/output error. Went to Disks, stopped the partition ...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS + TT-Connect S2-4600

I recently switched from Windows 10 only to dualboot with Windows and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So far everything could be installed except my TV. I am using a TT-Connect S2-4600(DVB-S/S2) which is connected ...
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Problem to transfer files between Ubuntu machine and windows PC

I am trying to transfer file between Ubuntu machine and Windows PC (they are separate physical machine) using USB stick. The files I copied from Windows PC is not working at UBuntu machine, even the ...
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Keyboard stops working Ubuntu 16.04

My keyboard stops working for no apparent reason. After using Ubuntu for 2.5 years as a virtual machine on a Windows host (virtualbox) I finally took the plunge, reformatted my hard disk and built ...
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Help with a boot problem

Ok this is an interesting problem. I have a bootable usb with kali linux on it and I would like to run it on my computer that is running ONLY buntu 14.04. It is an old mac but so I am not sure if that ...
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LBP 2900 printer error

I hope some one can help. I have been using my LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 14.04 for 2 years without major problems, but recently after some updates it stopped working. I'm unsure what updates it was ...
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Why can't I boot to live USB anymore?

There is not much to say. After I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, I am unable to boot to a live USB! I used to do it all the time before I installed Ubuntu. I am unable to find an answer ...
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Mounting usb drive error

It is my second day on Linux. I am having difficulties mounting an USB drive. It shows this error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb1/mnt in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab How can I get rid of this error?
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Convert Windows application CD to bootable USB in Ubuntu

I have a Windows application* DVD - this DVD can be be used to install the application on a system with Windows as the OS. However, my Windows system does not have an optical drive and I am looking to ...
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Can not boot into my windows

I have two drives. One drive has windows 7 and the other has XP. I created an ubuntu live USB-stick with rufus to see if my computer can handle, because it is very old. Specs: Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 2 GB ...
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Is my flash drive broken ? How to fix?

I run this command "sudo tail -c 0 -f /var/log/syslog" and plug my flash drive. And this is the output : May 12 20:54:09 R124L-PC kernel: [ 1658.098890] usb 1-1: USB disconnect, device number 6 May ...
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USB sound card doesn't work properly in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have a problem with my e-mu 0202 usb sound card. I've been using ubuntu 15.04 15.10 and 16.04 and it works just fine in there. But not in ubuntu mate 16.04 The problem is my usb card just shuts ...
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GRUB must be reinstalled after each time I boot from a USB

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my laptop hard drive. I regularly have to boot from a live USB containing another Linux distro. It has to be done this way for security reasons, I cannot dual boot ...
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Dell D1000 USB3 Docking Station with Dell XPS

I have a Dell XPS13 and a D1000 docking station. The laptop comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which is unacceptable for ongoing Java development. (1) Does Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial) work on this laptop? (2) ...
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USB ports not working after booting Xubuntu 14.04

I've had Xubuntu 14.04 for a couple or years, dual boot with Win7, on a HP430G notebook. In the last year or so I'm getting this problem, more and more often. I use a USB hub with optical mouse and ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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Installation problem (16.04, Thinkpad T460s): initramfs unable to find a medium

I am desperately trying to install Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s using a USB stick. It came with Windows 10 and brings the following error: busybox ... initramfs unable to find a ...
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USB file copy hangs at 99%

I am copying a file to a USB3.0 stick with an USB3.0 port using Ubuntu 16.04 with i3wm. /dev/sdc1 * 8064 30277631 30269568 14.4G c W95 FAT32 (LBA) To avoid problems related with the GUI I did ...
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Multiboot from USB harddrive

I'm trying to set up an external drive I can use to boot 1 of 4 OSes (Ubuntu 16.04, Tails 2.3, Kali, & Trinity 3.4 which a friend recently brought to my attention). I've tried using YUMI, & ...
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Which USB boot selection do I use?

I have Ubuntu burned onto a USB and when i enter into my bios it gives me 4 different options for usb- Zip, FDD, CD ROM , and HDD. Which one would i use?
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Trying to install ubuntu using a USB, gives a black screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, using a usb. In the boot menu I chose to install from my flash drive. When I save the settings, the computer starts and I reach the ubuntu menu option (If I want ...
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How do I install gcc from Kubuntu USB [duplicate]

My laptop has a slightly obscure wifi card and I can't install a driver from the driver management or the USB, and I don't have ethernet. Instead, I found a driver online and it worked on a Live USB ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server, keyboard not working

Trying to install Ubuntu server on a new machine. Keyboard works in grub but stops working when I enter Ubuntu language select. Tried enabling legacy mode in BIOS, disabling usb 3.0, disabling usb ...
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USBMount is not unmounting NTFS drives

I installed usbmount on my Debian NAS and It works fine. But there is one problem: the external devices won't get unmounted after removal. I've tested it with 3 devices a la 3 TB data so far. Seems ...
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Missing Operating System when rebooting from USB

Trying to get my 15.10 to 16.04, but want to do a clean install as some of the PPA stuff messed up the OS.. Now I'm trying to do this for over 2 hrs now, following about 15 different solutions so far ...
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USB Keyboard does not work! I have to use on-screen keyboard!

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 from my Ubuntu 12.04 USB which was created from Startup Disk Creator, and this computer is 12 year old computer when I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to make my 12 year ...
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USB space reduced after making it bootable and unable to recover

I got a problem here. When I click to Erase Disk in startup Disk Creater in ubuntu 14.04 I get this error: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.AttributeError: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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HP LaserJet won't print (16.04 LTS)

I have a weird problem I cannot trace a cause to. I successfully install HP LaserJet 1018, through Printers / Add Printer / (recognizes the USB connected printer) / select HP / Select driver / ...
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My USB 3.0 Card Is Having issues

On Ubuntu Desktop 14.04, my PCI-E USB 3.0 Card used to work until I either installed Wine (Windows Program Emulator) or Light DM Login Chromium OS 1.0 (lightdm-login-chromiumos) and then I was going ...
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Wanted to change Ubuntu to Windows, cant even boot

I recently decided that I would switch from my beloved Ubuntu,to windows. So, first of all I made my boot-able USB with Windows 8.1 on it,using uNETbootin. All things went well up to this point, and ...
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“isolinux.bin missing or corrupt” when trying to boot 16.04 from USB

I wiped my USB drive using GParted and then installed the Ubuntu 16.04 ISO to the drive using Disks (gnome-disks) by selecting the "Restore Partition Image..." option and then writing the ISO to the ...