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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Is there a list of devices Ubuntu supports “out of the box”?

I've been all over Canonical/Ubuntu's website and as far as I can tell there's no list of devices that are supported "out of the box," by which I mean "you can plug this in and it will work." The ...
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ubuntu 16.04 bootable pendrive doesn't boot up [duplicate]

i am new to ubuntu, i have downloaded ubuntu 16.04 iso from the ubuntu website only, then i made a bootable drive using win32Disk Imager(also tried using Power iso, Rufus, Universal USB Installer), ...
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Canonical shop - Bootable USB stick - Ubuntu 16.04

I can't find information about the size in GB for the bootable USB stick that Canonical is selling. Do they sell them in 2, 4, or 8 GB in size? Has anyone already purchased it to confirm?
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USB 3.0 port compatibility/driver issues

Since I have this laptop the USB 3.0 port always cause some trouble on Ubuntu. No matter which Ubuntu distribution I use/used. Most of the connected devices usually works. For example external USB ...
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got crouton on USB wanna move all downloaded files go to USB

So i got Crouton xfce ubuntu linux on my USB (im on HP Chrome 14) but whenever i download a file from chromium/web browser in xfce it goes to my USB AND CHROMEBOOK this is a problem because i planning ...
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Recover Partition Table for exFAT Partition

I unplugged my USB stick from ubuntu 16.04 without the save remove option, but exfat should be fine doing so. No read write was happening, the partition does not use journaling. What I end up with is ...
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Got crouton on USB wanna transfer all files to bigger USB

Hi i got XFCE crouton on my USB on my HP Chromebook 14 and both of them have 16 GB i'm running out of space so im wondering how i can transfer/move all the files in my 16 GB USB to my 258 GB ( i know ...
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Error while trying to run Ubuntu installed on a pen-drive

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 LTS on my pen-drive (32 GB USB 3.0), using this installation procedure. When I try to boot from that pen-drive, the selection screen appears. I select the normal Ubuntu ...
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Customization of a live usb (persistent) to use Latex

I would like to prepare a live usb persistent to use Latex and be used as a initial instalation in another pc/usb if I need. I would like to know if I make the changes in this persistent version and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't recognize my USB 3.0 flash drive

I have a 8 GB USB 3.0 Silicon Power flash memory. I'd been using it on my laptop,which only has three USB 2.0 ports, until it didn't anymore mount on Ubuntu after being plugged in. The problem is that ...
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Are there any advantages of having Ubuntu on usb? [closed]

I'm new to Linux and programming and I'm interested in downloading Ubuntu on my computer but i was wondering if there are any advantages of having it on a usb instead of installing it on my computer.
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How to get ubuntu on USB from chromebook

I have a HP Chromebook 14. I wanna get crouton/Ubuntu unity on my USB from my Chromebook and my USB has 258GB. I have downloaded Linux twice on my Chromebook (not usb). I use /dev/sdb (not sure what ...
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GUI chainloader for internal USB

I have a USB pcie card with two internal ports. I have a spare 2gb USB stick that I'd like to use as an extensive chainloader so that I can boot to obscure partitions and even use GPT in my old ...
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Bluestork USB mouse not working on USB port in Ubuntu 16.xx

I have a problem. For a while , my usb Bluestork mouse worked normally. Now it stopped. I tought first it is because of the Power Management of USB PORTs. but it is not the case ... I searched for ...
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How do I get out of grub rescue when the USB ports won't work?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP compaq 7600. When I switched it on today, it booted to a black screen with the following message at the top: Error: symbol not found: '...
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Where do usb wifi drivers go? 16.04

I have a usb wifi dongle pluggedin and recognized, and have the linux driver, but the manufacturer's install disc failed, and I can't seem to get support, like where to put the now-unzipped driver. (...
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Usb-Eth converter problem - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using a usb-eth converter manufactured by Digitus. Link; http://www.digitus.info/en/products/network/fast-ethernet-network/network-interface-cards/fast-ethernet-usb-20-adapter-dn-10050/ Device is ...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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How do I install linux on my computer without using a usb or cd? [duplicate]

I want to give my computer to my friend. He doesn't know how to use Windows, only Linux. I would not like to keep windows on the system. The computer's BIOS does not support USB start-up. Also, I ...
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USB printer worked fine for months with 16.04; now it's not recognized. Bumped by update/upgrade?

Brother printer MFC-J460DW worked fine with Ubuntu 16.04 since release, it worked fine one week ago (2016-06-06). Tried to use it yesterday, (2016-06-12), and it was stuck in "idle" status. Tried to ...
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cdc_acm not displaying device name for Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to use a Bluetooth dongle on my 64 bit Ubuntu 16, however I cannot get the device id/name of the Bluetooth dongle. After I insert the dongle, I check the dmesg: ~$ dmesg | tail [ 773....
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Downloaded xfce on usb wanna move all files to other usb

So i downloaded linux xfce4 on my usb (im on HP Chromebook 14 btw) from https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MJZYllAj_o-erv4WF2CKdjtHjT6Wee4t4mj6SlDRG8c/edit it worked i downloaded wine minecraft ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Wireless Mouse Cursor freezes unexpectedly

The mouse was working fine earlier… Here is what I tried to do: sudo su -> rmmod usbhid -> modprobe usbhid in a ssh connection Unplugging the mouse Moving the mouse to another port Restarting the ...
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How do I transfer files to and from Nexus 7/Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to connect a Nexus 7 tablet (Android 6.0.1) from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I started by following the instructions from this answer. When I execute the last command android-connect, it tells me: ...
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Passing a physical USB port to QEMU

I currently use a shell script to start my KVM accelerated QEMU vm. My current QEMU line is this: QEMU_AUDIO_DRV=pa qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm -nodefaults \ -machine pc,accel=kvm \ -bios /usr/...
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Setup USB Audio Headset

I can't seem to setup a USB audio device to play sound. I do not have any speakers currently setup, so this is the only way I can play sound. I'm currently trying to install a Dynex Cyber-acoustics ...
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Multiple active partitions error while booting full Ubuntu from USB on different computers

I followed exactly everything listed in this guide to install complete Ubuntu onto my 32gb USB Install Ubuntu directly to USB Then I restart my laptop, pressed F12 and I see another option named "...
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usb mouse stops working after run the os in ubuntu

completely new to Ubuntu, but getting away from windows and mac. Basically my USB wired mouse stops working after a few second being on, I've tried with other computers and the mouse worked fine, this ...
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Write data to USB flash drive directly (write-around)

is it possible to enable writing data directly to flash drive only when it have defined by me in udev-rules by ATTRS{idVendor}? I made rule for this flash in /etc/udev/rules.d/: KERNEL=="sd?[0-9]", ...
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Realtek RTL8327B Wireless LAN 802.11n USB 2.0 Network Adapter not working in Ubuntu 16.04

Pretty much as the title says. This is an extremelly generic notebook from a local argentine brand. The model is PCBOX Kant 4, and it uses the network adaptor stated above, instead of a PCI one like ...
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Wireshark invalid permission for usb monitor

I have an issue in Wireshark for usb monitoring. Apart from the way things worked in the past wireshark(not even seeing ports unless root) now displays the usb ports it can monitor, but it doesn't ...
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Slow boot after update, XHCI_HCD problems

I updated to 16.04 the other day and my boot time has gotten really slow. I am dual booting on a Macbook Pro using rEFInd. Judging from the dmesg output I think this is a problem with the xhci_hcd ...
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Unable to connect to an external board using putty

I was trying to connect for the first time to a board using a Linux OS (I performed this before with Windows). I would like to remark that I have never worked before with external devices issues in ...
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Error copying files from (UDF) mounted image to USB drive

EDIT: Nevermind, I just found out that the image was corrupted. sudo mount -t udf -o loop /home/cyberdoug/Documentos/HRJXVA00_W10x64ROW_homeCOS\(DL\)_v3.iso /mnt This is the command I'm using to ...
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Command to Connect Huawei E3272 HiLink

I have edited 40-usb_modeswitch.rules and added the device. When I plug it in, Ubuntu automatically connects it sometimes. However, it doesn't do anything other times. Restarting, reconnecting, etc....
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how to patch the kernel from a repo

I would like to patch my kernel so that it would do zerocopy. I found this nice repo on github but i'm not too sure how to go about doing it. https://github.com/Basler/linux-usb-zerocopy it says on ...
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Linuxcnc-2.7-wheezy installed BUT No USB device works

Where on Linuxcnc-2.7-wheezy on a HP Pavilion a614n do USB devices (a EDUP 150Mbps wifi Nano Adapter) get installed. When I put the small disk in the DVD Rom combo drive I get NOTHING. Where can I fix ...
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Syslinux Installation Issues

I would like to install the Syslinux bootloader on my PC. For this purpose, I have created a bootable USB stick, installed Syslinux on it, and copied the vmlinuz from my "/" to my USB (My USB is ...
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SIM reader issue

I'm relatively new by using ubuntu and I followed this tutorial to try to install the EAP_SIM protocol on a pc with ubuntu : Tuto. I'm blocked in the step 5 and 6. The step 5 consist on checking the ...
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SeaBios overrides boot; Error: no bootable device

So I did all the steps to dev on my acre 15.6 chromebook, installed this, and reset. The moment I reset, SeaBios pops up and says no bootable disks found. I assume that my entire disk has been wiped ...
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USB mouse ends up “locked” to single application

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Dell XPS 15 (9550) with a touchscreen and touchpad. When I plug in a USB mouse (Logitech Performance MX with the wireless USB dongle) it quickly gets stuck in an odd ...
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Trying to make bootable used in 14.04 for 16.04 but it does not boot

I was trying to make a boot-able in 14.04 for 16.04. But after completing, when I restart the system and try boot from USB it gets stuck and says grub not found. Is anyone else also found the same ...
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Making a bootable usb drive from Ubuntu

I had tried to make a bootable USB drive but it's not possible. I tried to do this by using terminal and also I used startup disk creator in Ubuntu but it always says that there is no free space in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS not recognising external DVD drive

since upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 15.10, I've been having trouble loading DVDs onto my machine from my external disc drive (the drive is a Lite-On eTAU108 manufactured back in May of 2010 if ...
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“Move To” Command Deleted My Files?

Have a USB Flash Drive that has worked in the past every time I use it. Today, I tried to copy some files over to it, so I plugged it in, the computer recognized it. I opened it in on the desktop, ...
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Create a symlink in /dev using /etc/udev/rules

I am studying for a Linux certification from the Linux foundation but I have some questions about one lab. Here is the lab: Create and implement a rule on your system that will create a symlink ...
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Logitech S-150 Speakers wont work on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a pair of logitech's S-150 speakers to use with my new ubuntu setup. In the sound control pannel, I have "digital output (S/PDIF) | USB AUDIO" and "Analog Output | USB AUDIO". When I ...
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resizing an ntfs-partition without any loss of data, while running ubuntu (studio) from a live usb

This is my very first question on askubuntu. I know there are quite a few similar threads hanging around here and there, but most of the answers given have either proven to be too technical, or haven'...
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Ubuntu, error: usb 1-1.1: device not accepting address 6,error -32

Today, while booting Ubuntu, I saw this error: [ 37.142300] usb 1-1.1: device not accepting address 6,error -32 After which Ubuntu stopped booting and this was the only line on the screen. After ...
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Unable to enumerate USB device under virtualbox

I have a new Dell XPS 13 (9350) laptop running Windows 10 as host and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as a guest under Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.20. I installed the Extension Pack and also the Guest Additions for Linux....