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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Reformat USB flash drive marked “Read Only”

I have a 32GB USB 3.0 Flash drive marked "Read Only". It is formatted FAT32. I don't know when it was formatted as such, and I need to reformat it. I've attempted using Windows' Diskpart to mark it ...
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In ubuntu 14.04, why does my internet connection keep disconnecting?

what could be causing repeated internet connection dropping on a wireless network (the wireless does not disconnect), which can be momentarily fixed by disconnecting and reconnecting in 14.04? Here is ...
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LTSP Thin Clients can't see usb flash drives and other devices

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit as an LTSP server and I have several 32bit thin clients attached to it. They have USB keyboards and mice and they work fine, but they don't recognize USB drives, scanners and ...
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EasyCAP and somagic-capture

I have looked at the existing postings on this and can't find a solution. I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I have and EasyCAP device and get the following from lsusb when I plug it in: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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I am trying to boot Kubuntu version 14 from my current Kubuntu system

The problem at hand is that the file on my thumb drive ends in a Windows format. Why would it be in a Windows format when its being downloaded on a Linux system? Do I need VM ware installed on my ...
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Android bootloop [duplicate]

Hello my dear development team I have a serious question which one of you can probably fix and help me with it, on my windows it gets recognized as a ZTE composite adb device, if i open a adb shell ...
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How to install a USB WiFi adapter on ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I've tried a lot of methods to install. I have also tried a lot of guides on this forums, but so far, haven't been successful. I am totally new to ubuntu and Linux, and have been using only Windows ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS login loop

I have been trying stuff all day to fix this problem on my old samsung laptop. I have downloaded different img and redownloaded just incase if its corrupt but it isn't. On the live usb it asks for a ...
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Windows Virus in Ubuntu

I used my USB to transfer files from our library computer in school to my netbook (which is running on Ubuntu). Next, I used my father's USB to transfer another file from my netbook to his Ubuntu ...
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Broway Card Reader For Custom PC

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. I just got a card reader I purchased on Amazon today. Prior to buying it, I asked if it worked with Linux and said I was using 15.04. I got a "yes". It turns out that ONLY the ...
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15.04 builds fail to boot on USB

I have tried more than a dozen times to build the Startup Disk on 4 different 2GB USB stick drives, with at least 2 different downloaded images, and all get the "Not a COM32R image" when boot is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3 Web camera doesn't work

I use ThinkPad X1. Camera doesn't work for some reason. lsusb output: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 8087:8001 Intel Corp. Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device ...
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funcube dongle pro not detected

I am trying to use a funcube dongle pro on ubuntu 14. lsusb lists the device and I have copied device specific rules to /etc/udev/rules.d neither qthid4.0 or fchid (under wine) detect the device. ...
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Windows 7 client on virtualbox Ubuntu 14.04 host, not recognizing USB stick

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 box running virtualbox 4.3.10 with the extension pack installed that goes with it. A Windows 7 client is running in virtualbox. It has 1 cpu assigned to it, if that matters. ...
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Ubuntu installed on USB, boot loader installed on hard drive

Goal: Install ubuntu 14.04 to my 32gb usb (not persistence/live-usb), and be able to boot with this usb on different computers. What happened: 1) Used a small 3gb usb and format it to live boot ...
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rufus Ubuntu 14.04 live usb boot fails blank screen after grub and purple ubuntu with dots

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a yoga 2 pro with windows 8.1 I used rufus to create a bootable usb from the 64bit iso on the ubuntu site. When I try to boot with it I get a black and white grub (not ...
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Downloading photos from smartphone

I have a small AKAI smartphone with Android 4.2.2. I want to download some of the photos from the smartphone to my Ubuntu computer. I connect the smartphone with a USB cable to the computer, but, ...
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please help! how do I make a bootable usb pen drive to install my windows 10 iso on 15.04?

How do I make a bootable usb pen drive to install my windows 10 iso on 15.04? I'd like detailed instructions with commands and or possibly a link.
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Device file vanishes after a reboot

When I connected a USB modem to my machine, it complained that /dev/sr1 does not exist. So, after a bit of Googling, I used the following commands to create this device. ls -l /dev/sr* brw-rw----+ 1 ...
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“Can't find operating system”

I did an install of Ubuntu 15.04 (after 14.04.3 didn't work b/c of 2 errors on disk) on an old Sony Vaio that was running windows 7. I finally got 15.04 to complete the download with no errors, but ...
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Trouble with AES on WNA 3100

Is there a way to get AES to worn with a WNA-3100 USB netowrk interface? If i change to TKIP my entire network shutsdown except the ubuntu machine.
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Running off of a USB Drive?

So recently I installed Ubuntu onto a USB drive and now when I try to start up, there's an interface where I can choose my OS that has Windows 7 and two Ubuntu selections. When I select either Ubuntu ...
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Bootable USB for Windows and Linux Installation [duplicate]

I just got a new 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive, and I want to be able to install the various flavors of Windows and Ubuntu from that flash drive. The Windows USB Tool only installs the different versions ...
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Usb descriptor not found

After adding system call in kernel 3.5.3 I encountered a problem when I rebooted the system. The system gives an error message saying: Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args ...
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Why does serial device only work on one USB port?

This is another question about some software called chirp. It is an amateur radio program for programming frequencies into your radio. If I type : cd /dev I change directories. From here I type: ...
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How do I install drivers for TP-Link 802.11ac Wi-Fi USB adapter?

New to ubuntu, just need some help conecting wirelessly. lsusb: Bus 008 Device 003: ID 2357:0101
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How to automatically run a script once, after installing lubuntu from a pen drive?

I've got this usb stick I'll send to my sister, and I couldn't put int Ubuntu in it (just little less than 1 gb and few MB short of fitting in 14.04). So I decided to go with Lubuntu. Then, I've ...
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Low wifi signal in 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu yesterday, so I'm trying to get used to it. I'm really close to my router, but my wifi signal gets too low. Sometimes I'm in Facebook or Youtube and the signal is high, almost ...
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usb0 networking route randomly disappearing on 14.04 PC, connected to Beaglebone w/ Ubuntu-armhf

Let me rephrase that: seemingly randomly. So I have a PC and a Beaglebone Black. The PC is running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Beaglebone Ubuntu-armhf. With the help of the following (well structured, I ...
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Installed grub on flashdrive

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my flash and then deleted windows as I ran Ubuntu on my USB drive. I found out after research I downloaded the grub on my USB drive. I tried basic commands to fix it and ...
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Endless login loop or frozen login

I get either a frozen login page which tells me there is no internet connection, or a login loop. This all happened after using Gpart and probably deleting something I shouldn't have. I tried booting ...
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booting ubuntu from usb UEFI [duplicate]

I recently built a custom pc. I want to boot ubuntu from a flashdrive, which I have set up following the instructions given by ubuntu on how to both prepare the usb and .iso file. When I attempt to ...
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installation issues using flash drive

Ubuntu doesn't allow me to fully install it because at the end when it asks, "Ubuntu needs to restart. Would you like to do it now?", without hesitation I click continue. Upon rebooting it prompts me ...
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ADB: No devices found

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and Android Studio 1.3. Although my phone (LG Escape 2) shows up on the launchpad, and the file system is accessible, it is completely and totally undetected by ...
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Android device won't transfer video files in 15.04

I recently decided to fully migrate to Linux from Windows and am glad I did. There is only one thing that I can't seem to understand and that is, why is it so difficult for Android devices to ...
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August LP205R on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

Similar question have been asked before, but there were no answers. I cannot comment there, nor I have an answer, therefore I don't see other option but to ask again. I have a USB laser presenter ...
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USB data rate check utility

I want to check the data transfer rate from USB to any PC.Is there any direct utility available in linux to do so?
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Virtualbox 5 cannot access USB devices on Dell XPS 13 9343

having an annying issue with my VirtualBox 5 under Ubuntu 15.04, trying to run a Win8.1 VM. I cannot access any USB devices, nor does the virtualbox interface show that I have any installed. Googling ...
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I cannot get my webcam to work on ubuntu 15.04

webcam type : GEMBIRD usb webcam webcam ID : 1908:2311 Program Used: cheese error message: libv4l2: error turning on stream: Input/output error (cheese:6118): cheese-WARNING **: Could not read from ...
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does ASUS HS-W1 headset work on linux

i would like to know if some one has the new ASUS HS-W1 Headphones and if yes do they work on Ubuntu, because I've tried to find everywhere but didn't find the answer
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Making a wifi adapter RTL8192eu work on Ubuntu

I bought a wifi adapter for my raspberry pi, but I have problems making work on raspberry pi. I tested it on a PC running Ubuntu. It has exactly the same behavior, as follows: When inserted, lsusb ...
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Huawei CDMA USB modem disconnects

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 , I have Huawei CDMA USB modem, it disconnects every 5 minutes so i have to unplug the modem and plug it again and connect or restart my system. And still disconnecting every 5 ...
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virtualbox guest not recognising usb

I am using fedora as host and ubuntu as guest in my virtualbox. I followed this link How to set up USB for Virtualbox? completely. But no result. I updated to latest version in virtualbox,changed ...
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How do I install grub for UEFI in legacy mode?

My laptop has no CD-ROM. So I use YUMI to create a bootable USB stick, which seems not support UEFI. I use legacy mode boot from USB and finish install ubuntu(Only one OS). Now I want to switch to ...
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Questions about bootable USB stick (Ubuntu) on Windows

When I create a bootable USB stick (Ubuntu) on Windows, does it mean that the changes that I will do (let's say save a new file called "abc.txt" on the Ubuntu desktop) will those changes be reflected ...
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START PXE IPv4 OVER

Hi, Awhile back my hard drive crashed, I replaced it and installed Ubuntu onto the hard drive instead of windows. I now want to go back to windows and I am running into a problem. I have made a ...
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Ubuntu don`t see my usb stick

My pc don`t see my usb stick , 8Gb (7.41Gb). FAT32 Last time I use it was 4-5h ago , in w7. I have 2 movies and some files on that stick , and I really don`t want to format it. I`m new on Ubuntu :D ...
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USB Port not Working 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu in my PC (Dell Inspiron 15). When I inserted my pendrive it is not showing in file manager. I also tried fdisk, lspci, lsusb, dmesg, etc., but no sign about the pendrive.
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Dell XPS 13 9343 - external Logitech USB Mouse issue

i have a Dell XPS 13 9343 w/ Kubuntu 15.04 Kernel 4.1.2 Due to issues with the trackpad (other question) i switched to external USB Logitech wireless mouse as a workaround. It's working fine until.. ...
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Boot folder on external USB pendrive, how to boot to?

My machine is LUKS-encrypted and boot works a charm (asking the passphrase at launch). I want to use a keyfile on a USB pendrive, thus the user has a dongle that the user must plug to launch Linux ...