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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Ubuntu USB error

I am trying to make a portable Ubuntu USB. I want it to be able to be used in other computers and still have my settings. So I'm at the screen where it show the partition table for the installation ...
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Bad interaction within USB3 port and HDD docking station

After 3 years with Ubuntu 12.04, I decided today that it was the right moment to switch to Ubuntu MATE 15.04. The installation went smoothly, but when I connected my HDD docking station to recover my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, 64 bit, 386 architecture

What I have: 1) 128 GB USB drive 2) Dell Laptop with Windows 7, 8 GB memory, Intel i7-3540M What I want: 3) Bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for that hardware configuration, with GUI, with ...
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Alfa 36H not showing up in network manager

Ubuntu 15.04 asus t100 My alfa card does not show up in the network manager. While I have it plugged in the light flashes and the network manager appears to be refreshing every 3 or so seconds. ...
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Disable auto-mount of *only* Camera SDCard on USB connection

I have a question regarding the auto-mounting of my Nikon camera. When the camera is connected via USB the memory card of the camera is mounted and displays as a drive on the task bar. This causes ...
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Creating a Debian ISO by merging all 3 iso parts to one for booting via usb [closed]

I've downloaded the Debian DVD installation images that's been split into 3 parts. I want to create a USB installation disk by merging all the 3 ISO to one ISO. Here's the list of the things i've ...
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Will the Hard Drive be ever used for temporary storage when running Ubuntu from a USB bootable drive?

I was just wondering where temporary files (like temporary internet files, cookies, etc...) will be saved when running Ubuntu from a USB dongle. More generally I'm curious to know if on the Hard ...
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USB Gaming mouse not working

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my system earlier today and everything went smooth except for this part: My mouse is not working in Ubuntu. It is a Zalman ZM-401R gaming mouse and it does not work ...
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Ubuntu USB isn't working

I have recently had a bit of trouble creating a boot-able USB drive for my Toshiba laptop. I have followed this tutorial about 10 times now and always get this message after I try to boot into Ubuntu: ...
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USB Devices stopped working on laptop

A few days back, all USBs stopped working. If a mouse is plugged in, it lights up but that's it. If I plug in a flash drive I get the following messages in dmesg: [ 112.117019] usb 2-1.3: new ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS doesn't recognize my usb keyboard and mouse

I'm new to linux and I decide to give Ubuntu a shot. My keyboard is working on the screen where I select ''try Ubuntu'' but when Ubuntu finish it's loading I can't do nothing because my USB keyboard ...
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Portable Ubuntu USB

I have been searching for a while trying to find a way to get an OS onto a USB. I have searched this and I have only found how to make a ubuntu live USB. I don't want to dual boot. I want to be able ...
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USB Boot Error when using UNetBootin for Windows 8.1

I recently got Unetbootin on ubuntu to put windows 8.1 on to my usb. When I boot from my usb it says boot error. Im a noob at this pls help
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Cannot acces encrypted usb drive

So I had a USB stick encrypted by truecrypt but as it isnt supported anymore I decided to reformat it with disk-utilities in LUKS. I overwrote everything and formatted the drive with disk-utilities in ...
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Ubuntu Touch - USB serial drivers/modules

I have a BQ Aquarius E4.5 and would like to connect it to various peripherals so I can use it for remote monitoring/telemetry. This would be easy to do if I could get a USB serial adapter to work. I ...
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14.04 USBs powered off at login screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a Dell normal desktop PC. I've been suffering this issue from the very beggining. Randomly, the USBs ports seem disconnected/powered off at the login screen, before ...
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Mobile USB internet connection

As I stated here, my computer seems unable to set an hotspot for wifi connection, so I'm looking for something else in order to connect my smartphone (android) to internet through my computer. For ...
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Can't see USB drive connected to Netgear router when selecting a media library for Videostream

v14.04 I can access it via "Files" as it shows up in the left navigation column so I know it's mounted and working properly, but when I attempt to access it through Videostream, there are no Network ...
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How would I securely connect to a smartphone?

I have got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a smartphone with no brand name of any kind. How do I connect the smartphone to my computer securely? The OS is unspecified. it looks like android. I am worried ...
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How to install USB 2.0 WIRELESS 802.11N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install USB wireless 802.11N on a desktop but I dont have any idea about it. This is what i have on the CD drivers: install.sh android_ref_codes_JB_4.1 android_ref_codes_JB_4.2 ...
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How to mount windows 7 iso onto usb from Ubuntu

Recently wanted to try out Ubuntu and decided I wasn't a huge fan of it. I am definitely going to come back to it when I get a better computer so I can have one computer with Linux and one with ...
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Graphics issues with live boot USB on Macbook Pro Retina

I am exploring possibly dual booting Ubuntu alongside OSX. However, when I'm in the live USB mode, a lot of the dialogue options are missing and some icons will not open when clicked. Here is a ...
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Mouse freezes when connected through usb switch and simulatinously pressing keyboard key

I have an Aten US224 USB Switch which works fine under Windows. However in Ubuntu the mouse freezes as soon as I press a keyboard button (e.g. Alt + Tab) and simultaneously moving the mouse cursor. It ...
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Download on Mac, run on Windows

I have a Compaq Presario cq62 (Windows) laptop with a dead hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu on a USB to make it usable again. Can I download Ubuntu for Windows on my wife's MacBook, then create a ...
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Boot from USB, but run on auxiliary hard drive

Here us the deal. I have a Dell Vostro 1700 that a friend gave me because it died. On investigation I found that it no longer recognized the internal hard drives, but booted fine from an Ubuntu CD or ...
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How can I get Terminal for scripting on Unbuntu 14.04.2 while being boot directly from USB and not yet been installed on the system HDD?

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 on to a bootable USB so that I can keep it handy anytime I want the Terminal Shell to work on scripting including Sed and AWK. Upon burning the ISO over the ...
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Problem with 'Try Ubuntu without installing' - tried disabling secure boot and fast as suggested in other threads but no difference

I want to try using Linux and have decided to try Ubuntu. I am currently running Windows 8.1. Although I have read other similar questions none of those solutions seem to work and don't address my ...
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USB sleeping/power issues on 15.04

After my upgrade to 15.04, my USB ports have been acting weird, before i can charge my phone and use a USB mouse without issues but now it acts like Ubuntu will disconnect my USB devices on its own if ...
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Alert the user when they unsafely unplug an USB thumb drive

Users repeatedly complain about lost data on USB thumb drives after they unplugged them without unmounting. We run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on our machines. Auto-mounting is enabled. As I am tired of ...
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Wireless USB dual band ac network adapter 14.04 LTS Asus, TP-Link, Tenda

I see a lot of questions about this issue but few answers, so here goes. HP 15 f24w laptop, about 8 months old, U 14.04 x64. I have an older N adapter that appears, connects and is otherwise ...
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usb is not working

I am using ubuntu vivid on hp pavilion g series, suddenly the left side usb connectors (2) and the wifi stopped working, (I think the wifi is somehow is connected to usb) this is the output of "dmesg ...
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FATAL: Module usb-snd-audio not found

Running Linux Server 3.13.0-24-generic I have a new version of an USB xmos card for a DAC. It works in MAC so I assumed it would work under linux. lsusb gives: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 20b1:000a XMOS ...
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How do you run Ubuntu from USB on a Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed on my USB (FAT32). Now how do I run it from the USB without deleting C: drive?
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My USB port not working after booting ubuntu

I just install Ubuntu and some of my ports aren't working: my mouse and keyboard work perfectly fine, but my phone and hard drive(external) aren't working when connected. I tried some solutions ...
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Udev rule is executed twice because Android Smartphone is mounted 2 times

I need your help. :-) First I want to excuse for my Englisch, I´m from Germany. I have a Bash script which should be executed every time an Android Phone is connected through USB. This is done by my ...
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Barcode scanner Honeywell ms5145 only outputting to terminal

I have this barcode scanner. When I read any barcode (ean-13) it prints this number 056053057052048048051056052053054052050070010. The number is printed only in the terminal. In a text editor or web ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu instalation and “Missing Operative System”

I have installed from a Booteable USB to a Empty Flash 8GB the lastest edition of Ubuntu, and every re-install at the very end i get a black screen, and after that i rebooted and it says "Missing ...
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Unable to Mount External USB SSD

I bought a 1TB external USB SSD (Shadow). I want to copy files from an old disk and use it with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 (so NTFS). But it won't automount. The internal drive is SSD as well and ...
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hplip-3.15.6 causes cold-start problems on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit-amd

Since (automatic) installing (and automatic removal of previous hplip version) of hplip-3.15.6 on an 64-bit Ubuntu-14.04LTS platform the USB-port-connected and AC-on HP Printer is not recognized on ...
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Linksys AE1200 doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have read through and followed several different posts on this topic, including trying ndiswrapper. Nothing seems to get this USB wireless adapter working for me. I need an expert to help walk me ...
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Peripherals work, but flash drives do not.

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I recently had issues with my mobo and PSU and both have now been replaced. Before the replacement my USB ports would only work with my mouse and keyboard, but did not ...
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How to make Bootable Usb of Windows 8.1 from ubuntu 14.10

I want to make a bootable USB of Windows 8.1 from ubuntu 14.10 so that i can install it on my laptop. i tried to using winusb, UNetbootin. but both of them failed. Does anyone know any latest software ...
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Error while mounting a USB device

Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc2: Command-line `mount "/mnt/pci-0000:00:1d.0-usb-0:1.2:1.0-scsi-0:0:0:0-part2"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: block device /dev/sdc2 is ...
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Copying speed to external hard drive get slower and slower

When I copy files (lots of them) to an external hard drive it's start on a pretty good speed and get slower and slower until I just give up.
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Can you “set a persistent size for saving changes” after creating the Bootable USB?

I have created a bootable Ubuntu USB and I realized when I was restarting my PC none of my changes were being saved. After some searching i realized this was because I didn't allow extra space for ...
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Installing Linux Help [duplicate]

I have created a bootable Ubuntu USB. I was wondering if I can then fully install Ubuntu onto my USB or if i have to install it to my hard drive. Thanks
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Install Windows 8 on USB using Ubuntu

I was wondering if there is any way that i can install windows 8 or windows server 2012 onto a memory stick and made it boot-able using ubunbu. I know that this is posible on windows by using ...
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Disable dynamic power management for USB device in Ubuntu 15.04

In an attempt to diagnose this problem, I would like to disable dynamic power management for my USB headphones, but the kernel documentation for USB power management is not up-to-date, and these ...
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How to download ubuntu to harddisk?

My USB ports are not working, cannot use DVD nor flash. How to install ubuntu directly to HD?
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15.04 USB problems

Alright so interesting problem that started after fixing another one. A few days ago I did an upgrade on my computer. I installed a new video card and wireless adapter that in turn finally allowed ...