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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Grub doesnt boot USB [closed]

I had a computer with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 . I decided to remove windows 7 but I've done something wrong up and formatted the entire hard disk, and now I have no OS. I tried to boot from my USB ...
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Sandisk USB not detected by Ubuntu 14.04 but detected by Windows 7

I have a SanDisk 16GB USB drive that is not being detected by Ubuntu 14.04 but is detected by Windows 7. lsusb detects it but sudo fdisk -l or blkid doesn't. Even GParted and Disks don't detect it. ...
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evga uv plus usb to vga adapter does not display output

I have a evga uv plus usb to dvi adapter. I tried to connect this to an Acer Monitor. The Monitor is recogznized by Ubunu when its connected as seen here However, when I enable the display, and ...
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Asus Eee won't boot

I have a Asus Eee PC running Ubuntu but I wanted to change to Lubuntu, so I created a bootable USB pen drive with Lubuntu (that works fine, I tryed it no my desktop). I was able to boot on my Eee PC ...
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Transfer files from maintenance shell

I am running ubuntu 14.04. I attempted to boot my computer and I received the following error: General error mounting filesystems. A maintenance shell will now be started. CONTROL-D will terminate ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation permission denied from HDD & external HDD

Title is self explanatory sadly; had no luck after getting past the security (for now) and the same from my Samsung external HDD Desperate trying to get this to work but no luck except on a virtual ...
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vga to usb monitor cable duel monitors on laptop

my VGA port stopped working on my laptop. i got a VGA to usb wire any way to use it? i plugged it in screen comes on then goes to standby. running Ubuntu 14.04 any ideas or do i need a special wire to ...
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No option to install Lubuntu from USB on a Ubuntu system

I have a netbook (Asus eee PC 1001P) running Ubuntu 13.10. I want to install Lubuntu 14.04 on it. I downloaded the Lubuntu ISO and used Unetbootin (on my newer laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04) to create ...
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USB Ports not working with Ubuntu Linux 14 on Windows 8.1

I currently have my system setup for dual boot with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu Linux. ALL of my usb ports work perfectly fine in windows, but my USB 2.0 ports do not work in the Ubuntu Linux OS. I have a ...
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How to install ubuntu from windows hdd (not dual boot) without cd, usb or network?

Since somehow i can't manage to install ubuntu from cd (it is broken) can't install from usb (wont boot from usb drive larger than 256mb nor will UNETBOOTIN work from that usb), and i don't have the ...
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How do I fully install Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive? [duplicate]

I need to Install Ubuntu on a Flash Drive because I don't have enough space on my Laptop to Dual-Boot. I need to Fully Install Ubuntu on a flash drive.
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How do I install Ubuntu on a USB Flash Drive? [duplicate]

My laptop does not have enough space to Install Ubuntu and I need to Install it on a USB Flash Drive. How do I install it?
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Brother DCP-7055 scanner: where do I put vendor/product ID?

Now after updating from 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04, my Brother DCP-7055 still prints, but still does not scan. I've reinstalled the Brother drivers. Twice. (I'm now using 0.4.2-3) lsusb says: Bus 003 ...
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Installing ubuntu on benq joybook a52e (7 yo laptop)

so here is my problem. I am trying to install ubuntu from usb (CD drive is dead) on benq joybook a52e laptop. But the problem is that usb drive larger than 256mb can not be recognized as bootable ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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Device not visible under file view

So as of last week everything was good and dandy, but now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS file view will not show any of the devices connected to my computer. I currently have a USB stick, mouse, and kindle plugged ...
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Mounting WD external hard drive mybook

UPDATE: When I put in dmesg after plugging the external hd in, the output is the following (last lines): [15233.307914] cfg80211: (start_freq - end_freq @ bandwidth), (max_antenna_gain, max_eirp) ...
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Saving to hard disk or USB results in corrupted pdf files

bit of a newbie to Ubuntu/Linux, but have be using and enjoying, maybe actually loving, for a year. However, I recently attempted to access a whole load of files, some of which were saved to a hard ...
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USB pen (Kingston 16GB) is not detecting / mount in the system (Ubuntu 12.10 or Windows)

My USB pen (Kingston 16GB) is not detecting in the system (Ubuntu 12.10 or Windows). I tried followings but no any luck. Could any one give an idea to try... I want it with / without current data on ...
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mceusb remote doesn't work with USB3 on 12.04

I have a mceusb IR remote on 12.04: Bus 003 Device 004: ID 1784:0008 TopSeed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver which works fine on a USB2 port but doesn't on USB3. Motherboard: ASUS ...
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Replacing Windows XP completely to Ubuntu (booting issues)

I am trying to replace my old existing Windows XP(service pack 3) completely with Ubuntu latest desktop version over the last two days with no sucess due to the following: Created both a bootable ...
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How to boot USB from GNU GRUB 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1?

I am using HP 1000-notebook pc corei-3 series. I had installed Ubuntu 14.04.1-desktop-amd64, accidentally using the lvm option. After finding my 500 Gb hard drive stuck in lvm I started to find ...
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formatting flash drive into a bootable drive

ive downloaded the disk image of ubuntu 14.1 and am now attempting to format my flash drive to be able to transfer the disk image and be able to run it. the problem i have run into is turning the usb ...
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Why does Ubuntu write to disk when copying files from CD to USB?

My machine has 18GB of main memory. When copying files from a mounted CD to a mounted USB drive there is a lot of HDD activity. Why does Ubuntu write to disk when copying from CD to USB? I assume ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't see kindle fire as as mtp device

When I connect my kindle fire to my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop with a micro usb cable, nothing happens. When I check my syslog I get this. tail -f /var/log/syslog Sep 5 16:26:22 ubuntu kernel: ...
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xhci_hcd fails to enumerate usb device (4255:0001)

I'm using a linux laptop to write code for embedded device. The device enumerates fine on macbook but never on ubuntu laptop. dmesg shows valiant attempts but they fail. Laptop doesn't seem to have ...
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Can't boot various Macs from USB, “malformed file” error

I have been given a USB by my university with a bootable version of Ubuntu (I am unsure what version) pre-loaded with a bunch of software I need for robotics. Several computers successfully booted ...
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How to run a TL-WDN3200 N600 wireless USB stick on 14.04

I'm running a PC with recently installed 14.04 replacing Windows. I Need to run a TL-WDN3200 N600 wireless USB stick for urgent wi-fi access, but it seems to be only configured for Windows, how can I ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion Sleekbook in order to be able to multiboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, but my usb drive does not boot correctly. I have tried using Pendrive Linux and ...
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Problem with an bootable usb

I have ubuntu windows and i want to install new one,kali linux for example. i tryed unetbootin program and it completes fine,after going to a boot menu and booting from usb,it gave me third time some ...
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Lenovo G510 Bluetooth and Usb doesn't work properly

I installed Ubuntu 14.0.1 on My laptop Lenovo G510. Processor 4x Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200M CPU @ 2.50GHz Memory 8091MB (797MB used) Operating System Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Kernel Linux ...
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How to create a very limited user on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to make a safe workstation PC for sensitive data using Ubuntu 14.04. No user should have the right to: print, connect a USB flash drive to transfer files, send files via email or install ...
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Can I install Ubuntu onto a USB flash drive using the SAME flash drive?

When you make a USB bootable with Ubuntu, it usually offers to either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install" into the hard drive. "Try Ubuntu" doesn't really save changes or treat the USB like a hard drive of its ...
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how ubuntu handles sd card remove from usb card reader

I am looking for some technical information. I have USB SD card reader connected to Ubuntu machine. when i connect sd card to USB card reader, "add" event is triggered and i can see sd card is ...
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USB flash drive seemingly fubar

I have encountered a problem, that I have never before encountered. I have a Nashua 8GB USB flash drive that I have formatted for different purposes many times. Recently I wanted to format it to NTFS ...
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Getting weird errors after suspend

So, I was running Ubuntu from an external USB drive, and I accidentally hit "suspend". When it suspends, it cuts power to the USB ports. Now, whenever I start up or try to do anything I get "Ubuntu ...
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Is there a Gigabit NIC with USB 3.0 adapter which isn't based on ASIX AX88179?

This might seem like a ridiculous question, but I spend now > 2 hours researching google, amazon.com and yahoo in order to find a Gigabit NIC which can be connected via USB 3.0 to a Linux OS (kernel ...
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How to find the path of a freshly mounted USB Drive dynamically?

I want a side script or a settings change that fires a second or primary script that does the actual work. I do not need to do it just for my computer. So it should work on any Linux computer. I need ...
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HID multi touch device not mapping co-ordinates properly

I have a touchpad software implemented Cimposite HID device , which includes a HID Keyboard and a HID Multitouch touchscreen. When i connect this device to a Linux( ubuntu ) PC or a Windows machine . ...
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Problem mounting USB stick

I am having a problem mounting my USB-stick device. I tried some of the most common solutions online but without success. The data on the drive are very important and I need to keep them. I think the ...
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Ubantu not booting from USB

I have windows 8.1 installed in my laptop. I have burnt ubantu 14.04.1 in to USB. but when I restart my laptop & go to boot menu ubantu can not boot from USB. I have done separate partition of 20 ...
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difficulty booting ubuntu from usb

Hi I am trying to run ubuntu alongside win8.1 but i am having difficulty getting ubuntu to boot from my USB, I have had no problems with installing ubuntu on my other computers via USB but whenever I ...
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Could there arise any problem after writing 64bit-Iso to USB using 32-bit pc?

I have problems with my PC Ubuntu 14.04.1, 64 bit and want to chroot into it. I have a 32 bit installation on USB stick, which is ok for fsck on 64 bit, but not for chroot. So I need a 64 bit ISO ...
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Live USB isn't live, I can only try or install

I've tried about 4 times now to create live (by live I mean I can boot ubuntu from it (I think, I'm a newbie to this)) ubuntu usb, to no avail. I want a live usb because my grub isn't showing up since ...
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USB not working

My USB ports are not working since yesterday. The power is supplied (my phone is charging) but the device is not mounted in system. Also wireless mouse and keyboard are not working, so as pendrive. ...
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Download problem-I don't have disc drive. I press 12 but it doesn't use the USB stick

I downloaded the package from ubuntu. When I open the file from the download page, it asks to burn into a disc drive. My computer doesn't have a disc drive. I have an 8GB USB stick attached to the ...
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usbview error on startup

I was trying to use the usbview program when I got this message error message after trying to start the program: Verify that you have USB compiled into your kernel, have the USB core modules loaded, ...
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USB device fails to enumerate using xHCI

I'm trying to connect a ARM development board (precisely a Nucleo Board F401RE) through a USB port but, mostly, it fails to enumerate and I get these messages using dmesg [ 4788.675352] hub 3-0:1.0: ...
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Location of persistent files in bootable USB

I have created a bootable USB of ubuntu using startup-disk-creator and added the persistence of around 2GB on the USB..I booted through the USB. I downloaded some documents made some changes and ...