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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After trying to install Ubuntu on a USB with casper-rw patrition It does not boot

I tried the best answer of this question - How to make a persistent live Ubuntu USB with more than 4GB After doing all steps I booted to my drive and got nothing than a cursor ( _ ) (I don't know his ...
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Could not install Ubuntu using USB

I download an Ubuntu iso from ubuntu's official site and made the bootable USB(For this, I tried with 3 different programs, YUMI, unetbootin, universal). Then I updated the device priority for ...
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Re-use of Ubuntu Live USB

I created a Ubuntu 15.04 Live USB using the Start Up Disk Creator. It worked fine; no problems at all. However, the USB stick I used now cannot be used as a storage device. It will still boot ...
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Allocating more data to Ubuntu on USB & accessing hibernated drive [closed]

I got 2 queries: I have Ubuntu on a 15G flash drive and when creating it with Wubi I did not allocate much space - only 1G. Is there a command to extend it as the drive shows named as Casper-rw with ...
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LXC USB Passthrough 2

Recently i managed to try LXC containers. I've installed Proxmox 4.1 as host and got 3 Ubuntu 14.04 containers. Everything seems to work fine but i cant get my USB Hasp keys passthrough. Each ...
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how to label usb as bootable?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 USB disk. It was bootable. But I accidentally labeled it as not bootable (unchecked bootable) from Ubuntu demo desktop. Now I am using Windows.but I want to label USB as ...
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Ubuntu Phone: USB hub? (Nexus 4)

I have a Nexus 4 which I flashed Ubuntu Touch to. I also recently got a USB Micro-B (male) to USB standard A (female) HUB with exernal power supply. I connected everything, but it didn't seem to work ...
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Trouble “trying” Ubuntu from USB with Radeon graphics

I've created a USB key with pendrivelinux using Ubuntu 15.10 x64. I don't want to install, just have as a portable OS. I've tested it out on other machines without any problems. After I've done ...
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Why don't any of usb slots work for anything

I can't use anything on any of this ports on this machine. I have an old PowerEdge 2800 with bios revision ao5 which is old but I find it very difficult to update on ubuntu. The i/o ports work for my ...
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Can I use rest of the USB with persistent Live USB

I want to use Ubuntu on USB flash memory. I dont want to start "from scratch" everytime I boot Ubuntu from that USB. I decided to make a persistent USB flash. My question is: Can I still use flash ...
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Looking for other operating system during installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB. I shrunk my Windows 10 partition and formatted my usb as fat32. When it starts installing it says "Looking for other operating System" and when I ...
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usb stick not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my desktop where everything was fine until 2-3 days ago when I want to copy and paste some music onto my PC to a flash drive that I used in my car and when I plug ...
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How do I soft remove a usb port?

A usb port has been mapped to an interrupt that I want to free up... cat /proc/interrupts | grep 16: 16: 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ...
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getting Netgear WNDA3100 USB adapter working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have been struggling with this problem for about 2 days now... Here is where I am: When I run ndiswrapper -l: bcmn43xx64 : driver installed device (0846:9011) present When I run ndiswrapper ...
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Cannot mount USB stick - errors out with “$MFTMirr does not match $MFT”

I have an NTFS-formatted USB stick. When I connect it to a Windows system, it works fine. However, I receive this error output when I try and mount the USB stick on my Linux machine: Error mounting ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on HP ProBook 440

I've seen many question like this in the forum, but no one reporting this specific behavior. I downloaded the iso file ubuntu-15.1-desktop-amd64.iso I checked the file's md5sum and was OK ...
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is m-audio super dac ii supported on ubuntu?

I am planning to get headphone DAC/AMP m-audio super dac ii. I am wondering will it work with Ubuntu.If it does how will I get it do work.
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation: still no “install alongside win7” option even disk shrinked [duplicate]

I try to install ubuntu 14.04 by USB. My first OS is Win 7. When I install ubuntu, there is no option that "install alongside win 7". Only two options: "erase current OS" and "other option". I know ...
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I have problem with booting the laptop

I'm having problem booting the laptop, its stuck at the label, can't enter to the bios setup, the only thing can do is to change boot device. To solve this, by using a USB at the boot, which its fail ...
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how do i format my usb stick

i made a live usb using this solution to the syslinux error but now i cant format my usb stick for regular tasks using gparted i tried this other solution to format my usb but when i try to make a ...
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Grub issues, cont

Okay, so I posted some questions online last night. While they didn't get resolved my bigger issue right now seems to be my desktop will not boot without my windows installer usb I made plugged in. I ...
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How to boot from a usb in UEFI mode on a Dell Inspiron

I want to dual boot ubuntu 15.10 with already installed windows 10 (upgraded from 8). From what I've been researching, in order for ubtuntu to be dualbooted with windows 10 on a uefi machine, the ...
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Joystick not working as a mouse

I have recently purchased a cyborg v.1 joystick. I have also installed jstest-gtk. When I configure it, it connects to the joystick and interprets the movement, however, I have not been able to use ...
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Usb wireless card TP-LINK WN822n

I just bought this usb, and for the past three days. I have been trying to connect it. Without any success so far. My laptop can t even detect it, try it on virtualbox with kali. Nothing, can someone ...
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Canon i-Sensys scan only once, need to replug the usb cable

I have a Canon MF 4570 and MF 4730, which works by default on ubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu 14.04.3 with packages sane-backends. The problem is after first scan, I can not scan for second time. I need to ...
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Use Parted Magic with YUMI

I've tried putting parted magic versions on an flash drive using YUMI but every time I get an missing file error stating: This application has raised an unexpected error and must abort. [45] File or ...
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How can I scan all connected USB drives for a file?

I have an install of Ubuntu and I would like to run a script (bash, perl, python, whatever) that will scan all connected USB drives and report if it finds a text file. Could anyone guide me on how to ...
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Ubuntu on MacBook won't boot

I want to run Ubuntu 14 from a USB flash drive as alternative system on my MacBook Mid 2007 computer... I installed Ubuntu from the LiveDVD 14.04 LTS, and it completed successfully into a 32GB USB 3.0 ...
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Enter usb ethernet adapter not working

I have an Enter usb ethernet adapter. When I plug it into my system , which is running ubuntu 14.04, it is detected, but no ethernet connections are showing up. Result of various commands are as ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on broken PC

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my broken e-machines laptop. The laptop was running Windows 7 before breakdown. I have made myself a bootable USB and am currently running Ubuntu on this PC. The ...
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How to get my usb netgear wifi adapter to work?

Despite looking through many forums with similar problems, I can't get my NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter working. It says the driver is installed. (lsusb recognizes the device) $ lsusb ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bluetooth Won't Capture (Will Connect)

I am currently using a Ubuntu 15.10 VM on Workstation w/ a USB dongle installed and operating at 100% on the host machine. When I connect the dongle to the VM using the menu options I get the usual ...
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Lubuntu frozen while installing

I have this old PC hanging around so I decided to install Lubuntu on it just to give it some life and it freezes every time. I made a bootable USB, made two partitions (an ext4 and a swap partition) ...
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USB mouse disconnecting and reconnecting randomly in 14.04 64bit

Unfortunately I've been unable to identify the cause other than I have an application that runs, in what appears to be a Xorg scheduler (task manager shows worker, then a shed job), then the mouse ...
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PCI card Silverstone ECU01 not working

i have a problem with my PCI card Silverstone ECU01, so, this is my setup : motherboard MSI z97 PC MATE a only usb3 card reader (who works good on the usb3 of the motherboard) PCI card SILVERSTONE ...
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Front USB Ports Dont Detect Anything

While reading and following this I realized after a while that my front USB ports weren’t detecting anything. The rear ports work fine, however. lsusb Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux ...
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How can I use my laptop as a Bluetooth input device?

I just got a USB bluetooth dongle, and I'd like to use it to Connect my laptop to my Android tablet as a slave device. and Route input from my USB Xbox 360 controller to the bluetooth dongle. I ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.04 from USB Drive on Early 2008 black Macbook (Macbook 4,1)

Linux newbie here. I'm trying to breathe new life into my 8 year old Macbook by replacing OS X 10.6.8 with a Linux distro. While I'm trying to figure out which distro to choose, I ran into the ...
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How to Boot to USB on a Laptop for Existing Desktop Ubuntu Install on USB Harddisk

How to Boot to USB on a Laptop for Existing Ubuntu Install on USB Harddisk? Sometimes I would want to travel with my work desktop harddisk with a full Ubuntu install. Due to security settings and ...
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Problems creating bootable USB-(SSD)-Drive

I am trying to create an bootable USB-SSD-Drive with Unetbootin. Everything works well, when i am using an ordinary USB 3.0 Thumb/Stick. But when i use a SSD-USB(3.0)-Drive, only some/few copied ...
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No disk, no partition

Okay guys, I had a bit of a problem with my PC earlier. Not sure what happened, it just crashed in the middle of me playing a game and when I restarted it's now telling me I have no operating system ...
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TILP 1.13 can't connect to TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

I've already looked at this question, which helped, but not completely. Here's the result of lsusb Bus 003 Device 027: ID 0451:e008 Texas Instruments, Inc. TI-84 Plus Silver Calculator Device ...
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Can't get my Belkin N150 wireless adapter to work, stuck on “setting network address”

I have installed Kubuntu 15.10 and everything is great, aside from the fact that I just cannot get my Belkin N150 Wireless USB adapter to connect to my wifi. It shows my Network, but when I try to ...
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Where is my keyboard, mouse and other HCI devices mounted in linux?

i have heard that everything in linux is treated as files.. i was just curious as to where would i find to explore the usb mounted on my machine (HCI dev)
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wi fi not detected in ubuntu 15.10

root@satish-G41M-Combo:~# lspci -knn 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset DRAM Controller [8086:2e30] (rev 03) Subsystem: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd Device [1458:5000] ...
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Ubuntu is freezing when copying files to a memory stick

I am trying to copy a 1.6GB file to a memory stick. When I try copy it over, it automatically says it has done 800mb according to the progress bar then it slows down and then it completely freezes. ...
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Ububtu 14.04 Mac Mini recovery

I have been running Ubuntu on the system for a while. After an update a couple of months back it failed to boot. I just got the time to tear into the problem. I mounted the disk on another system and ...
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Udev rules start Application, but does not seem to persist

I have downloaded and built an application that includes udev rules for starting an application when certain hardware is connected. According to the logs the application seems to start successfully as ...
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Problems with scanner and simple scan

When I try to scan an image in simplescan (and also other applications like scanimage or VueScan) the error message "Scanner not found" appears. But Ubuntu seems to recognize the Canon LIDE 110 as ...
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USB Mass Storage Devices not detected after Suspend/Resume

One problem I have after Resume is that all USB Mass Storage devices are gone, even after replugging them, they dont appear anymore, I need to reboot. Now I already have a Pulse-Audio Problem after ...