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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Wireless printing through ZTE network device not working

I am a beginner to Linux, having recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1525 alongside Win 7. I have a Samsung SCX 4521f multifunctional USB printer and a ZTE zxv10 h201l network ...
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Why does “sync” for a ntfs usb stick take forever?

I have a large USB stick that I formatted (under windows 7) to ntfs. ( fat32 does not support files > 4 GB; and exfat does not allow me to create linux links on the file system) Copying forth and ...
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Mouse shuts off after quite some time [duplicate]

For some reason my mouse keep shutting down. I have checked all the USB ports and the problem still occurs. After I insert USB plugin into the computer, the mouse works for around 10-20 seconds and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 winusb install [duplicate]

Can winusb still be used on ubuntu 14.04? The answer How to install Winusb? does not work for me... and all topics related to the ppa changes are closed - including Installing WinUSB on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to plug out usb-device if it opened in window (in KDE)?

If window shows content of the usb-device then device can't be retrieved, the system tells that device is used. In other graphic environments you can freely plug out the device, even if you currently ...
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download ubuntu to my usb stick for a netbook [duplicate]

download ubuntu to my usb stick for a netbook. I have an 8 GB stick and I have a netbook with no cd player, I had reformatted my netbook and lost my windows. I need an OS on a USB stick to get my ...
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NTFS file system never clean in Disk Utility, while ext4 and fat are, Ubuntu 12.04

I have the LG 47LN5708 TV which supports only the FAT and NTFS file systems. I want to playback a movie file of 4.7 GB using the USB port of the TV, so I can't use the FAT file system, since it 'only' ...
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Bootable USB not working for me

I currently have an HP computer that is only a few months old. The computer recently started running super slow and I was going to change from Windows 7 to Ubuntu as I know that Windows has way more ...
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Apple A1243 Wired Keyboard not Working

Keyboard Apple (US) A1243; rated 5v DC. 1A max is fine (& its also brand new). It works on another computer. Initially intermittently worked on this current laptop as well. output from syslog ...
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How to unboot my bootable usb

I recently made my pen-drive bootable with Ubuntu 14.04. But I need to unboot my pen-drive now. I formatted my pen-drive once,But the size of the pen-drive still shows 2.25 MB. Whereas,this is an 8GB ...
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How to get Ubuntu to detect my USB ports

I just first used Ubuntu today and have a ASUS Q501LA. I installed from a USB but after installing they don't work. I was trying to get my Lifechat headset to work then realized the red light wasn't ...
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How to make ISO file “bootable” on USB [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu (desktop) ISO file and copied it to a USB drive. When I try to boot from it, I get a disk error. When I try to open the file within Windows, it launches my CD Burning ...
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Install Xubuntu to SD card via USB memory stick

I would like to install Xubuntu. I have a 2 Gb USB stick and it works fine every time I try Xubuntu in live mode. My plan is to install it on an SD card with 32 Gb capacity. I do not want to do ...
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reliable USB wireless adapter

I am aware that questions that are considered as subjective, will not be allowed on this forum. But, the following question i have is very specific, because of the way i constructed this question (to ...
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USB blocking in windows via ubuntu server 12.04

I have a ubuntu server 12.04, and 2 windows 7 pc's, i have installed LDAP and i want to restrict the USb ports at the windows client pc's through ubuntu server. (jus like group policy enforcing in ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Wired USB Ethernet Connection disconnecting sporadicly

first, I'm not a Linux Pro, so please forgive me if I write any nonsence :) So I have quite an unusual constellation. I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine on my Mac Pro using VMWare Fusion 6. ...
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can't load a usb key formatted on a windows machine

I'm trying to read files off a usb that was formatted as Fat32 on a windows machine. When I plug it into my usb drive, it says : "Could not mount the following disk: USB DISK". And then in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Samsung Galaxy S5 USB 3.0

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Offline charging usb port doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04

My Sony Viao had a offline USB charging port to charge phones even when the system was off but since i have deleted windows 8 and installed ubuntu 14.04 i am not able to use this feature. Was the ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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How can I automatically reboot machine after usb pull off?

I have this situation - I've got a boot-able pen-drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for automated installation - when I plug the USB stick in installation begins from it. At the end of installation process I ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working after upgrade

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The first time from shut-down, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work at all, but if I restart it works fine. Why is this?
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Why does my computer say “Missing Operating System” when computer restarts.

I have just recently decided to make the switch from OS X to Ubuntu after one of my friends let me play around with his computer. However, when I was trying to partition my hardrive so I could run ...
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winUSB install error

While trying to install windows 7 to a usb stick I get this error during (or after) the syncing stage of winUSB I can't post an image so here is a link http://imgur.com/dNquuee It looks like the ...
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How to fix USB pendrive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and my friend gave me a pendrive to repair. When I use GParted it doesn't work, so I went to the information section and then it said this: warning unable to detect file ...
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USB Headphone goes mute before 0%

I have a weird issue with my USB Headphones. On Ubuntu, I can only control around 2/3 of the volume; whenever I adjust it below 1/3 of the max, there is no sound anymore. And sometimes this is really ...
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Installing Ubuntu on HP/Compaq TC4200 from USB issues

First post in forum. I have tried on several different systems throughout my computing history to run/boot/install lynux distros however, I have never had any luck. Whilst I am not a developer or ...
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“invalid magic number, unaligned pointer” While attemping to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on Dell M3800

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 along with my Windows 7 on Dell M3800. I used Windows version of unetbootin as well as ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso to make a USB drive for installing Ubuntu. I ...
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how do I toggle the default hardware keyboard input off, and only use a usb keyboard for input most of the time?

My laptop keyboard died and I installed a wireless usb keyboard which I like just fine. I installed the replacement for the laptop (hardware) keyboard, and it's working too. I would like to be able ...
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Doing more than one copying/moving between usb and HD is very slow and slows down entire computer

I've been looking around for an answer to my problem but I can't find anything. My problem is that I recently bought a new computer, Lenovo G500, it has 2xUSB3 and 1xUSB2, Intel pentium I3 2.4 GHz x4 ...
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Skullcandy, USB only one channel shown

I notice that : Card: Skullcandy GMX Dolby Transmitter Chip: USB Mixer only provides one channel. Shouldn't there be 2 and how do I get the other one going? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation crashes with “???” message after selecting drive

The Gist: I have been trying to erase my disk and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop as my sole operating system. I can boot "Try Ubuntu" or "Install Ubuntu" from a USB stick. During the graphical ...
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Getting wireless to work correctly on Lubuntu: Belkin N150 and/or Linksys wusb11

First, let me say I'm a semi-n00b on Linux. So bear with me. Second, I've scoured the internet, and there's a dozen solutions, none of which seem to work exactly right in my situation. PLEASE don't ...
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USB-BOOT PROBLEM HP DV7

PORTABLE UBUNTU INSTALLED On USB.(NOT Live) My PC is HP Pavillion DV7-UEFI Boots from LiveDVD & LiveUSB OK Boots FUDUNTU installed USB ok (not Live real install) BIOS sequence set to: 1-USB ...
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14.04lts installed on USB stick goes into screen dim

Installed 14.04LTS on a USB stick and system will randomly dim the screen and freeze up for several seconds like it's going into powersave mode. I have tried all of the screen settings including the ...
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How to make Ubuntu recognize my Fujifilm Finepix S6800?

My Fujifilm Finepix S6800 does not install on Ubuntu 13.10. The company does not provide a software dedicated to Linux. Need some help as to how to mount the camera using USB.
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Netgear WNA3100

I have the latest version of Ubuntu, but it will not recognize my wireless adapter (Netgear WNA3100). How do I get it to search for (any) USB device and how do I get it to use it to gain access to ...
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Visiontek modem in Ubuntu

Within a few days my broadband connection will be cut.Then the only way I can connect is to use a usb modem(Visiontek 82GH HSUPA).The problem is I cannot use the modem in an ordinary account and has ...
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All folders and files in SD card and USB drive appearing as locked!

I am facing a wired problem and that is whenever I insert any USB drive or SD card in my computer, all folder and files inside it appear as locked! And therefore I can't crate any new folder and ...
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steps to create DD image file from usb and restore image to a DIFFERENT usb

I have successfully (file created, ubuntu does NOT issue any error messages) created an image from an entire persistent ubuntu live usb.(sdc1) - the file ubuntu1.img is 4.3gb so it is reasonable to ...
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Error message after rebooting [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a Acer Aspire M5. Every time I reboot after I get the Acer logo, I get the following: The disk drive for Xmnt/usb-Memorex_Travel_Drive_CL_07A50403BE24FFAF-0:0 is not ...
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Live usb does not work!

Unfortunately, I am not able to setup up Ubuntu on my system as I am having trouble creating a functional live usb. I have downloaded the installer and the iso from the Ubuntu download page and have ...
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Make a USB in Ubuntu to boot a Macbook Air [duplicate]

The title pretty much covers it all, but I want to create a USB drive with Ubuntu on it to boot a Macbook Air. My computer has Ubuntu 14.04 on it, and that's it. How do I do it ?
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Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage USB Headset

i've Sound Blaster Tactic3D Rage USB Headset and don't work in ubuntu, just on windows. Anyone know who to did works?
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Help with USB Blue Yeti Mic

My USB Blue Yeti Mic is unrecognized by Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know if it's a fixable problem or if the Yeti is completely incompatible, but I really need this to work. I have no clue where to even get ...
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UBUNTU LINUX 13.10 USB Boot Error

While I was trying to boot from my USB. After entering the choice of install UBUNTU alongside Windows. Then this Error shows up:GIVEN below and it again restarts nothing from Linux installation shows ...
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Problems installing Touch Controller - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

For the last week i've been trying to get a touch controller to work on Ubuntu 14.04. I think i know what the problem is but i have no idea on how to solve it. I've got a touch controller : ...
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Logitech G35 Not detected as sound card

I'm having some trouble with using my Logitech G35 headset on Ubuntu 14.04 . When i do: cat /proc/asound/cards The headset is not listed in the following output: 0 [MID ]: HDA-Intel ...
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How to format a USB drive for Startup disk?

I want to make a bootable live USB from Ubuntu 14.04. When I insert a free USB, Startup Disk Creator says Capacity: 7.5GB; Free 0.0GB. This is a free and working USB, as I can copy file on it. I ...