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 any way to batch convert FSCK rec files?

I plugged in my USB this morning and went to grab a few files, but realized the folder was empty. Checked the usb drive properties and it said only 6,4 MB unused, while the folder had nothing in it, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 final not booting from stick: gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image

The brand new 16.04 final does not boot from USB stick: Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image boot : I made a boot stick with Startup Disk Creator ...
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Android Studio - No USB devices detected

I am running Android Studio on Ubuntu. I connected my LG phone with USB into my laptop, but when I run Android Studio it says no USB devices or running emulators detected I even followed all the ...
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Won't boot from USB (Thinkpad 11e)

So, i bought a new SSD and ram and installed them both and now I cannot boot from the USB?
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Wacom Intuos 5 detected but not working

I have an Intuos 3 A5 and for about 1-2 months now it's not working anymore. dread@FreezingMoon:~$ lsusb Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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How can I get past the preparing to install screen in Ubuntu 15.10 installation in Live environment?

I am using a Dell Inspiron N4110 Laptop. I have a intel Core-i5 2.5 GHz Processor and 4GB RAM. It's running Windows 10. After downloading a Ubuntu iso from the official page I have created a bootable ...
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USB 3.0 Host Controller not working on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 14R N4110 notebook and recently the USB 3.0 ports (blue ports) has intermittent operation. I know that these ports are on the I/O board which contains ...
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Plasma device notifier failing to start (kdeinit/kioexec)

When I plug in a USB storage device, I try to double-click it in the device notifier that comes up in my tray, but all I get is messages like: Examining: Finished // mtp:// blah blah blah /ALCATEL ...
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Computer not starting up and a problem detected

My computer does stsrt up but before it goes to the home screen. I get a popup saying problem detected and if i wanna report it or not. And then the whole thing shuts down.
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Device is not recognized as a joystick

Ubuntu 15.10 [ 592.587774] usb 1-3: new low-speed USB device number 9 using xhci_hcd [ 592.721091] usb 1-3: New USB device found, idVendor=1781, idProduct=0898 [ 592.721095] usb 1-3: New USB ...
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Ubuntu USB dongle

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my PC that I have built. My mother board does not have wireless network card so I bought a CSL USB 2.0 Dual Band WLAN Adapter. I have got the driver disc and ...
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Connect my LG G3 on USB for Internet on Ubuntu 12.04

I have my phone (LG G3) and Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to use the foxfi app to connect my LG phone to my computer. My phone can only use that type of connection, but I don't know how to do the sudo ...
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What is the new path for mounted usb drives in Ubuntu 15.10?

In past versions of Ubuntu I have always been about to find a folder for external usb drives in /mnt or /media/username after they have been mounted. Since upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 I have noticed ...
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ubuntu 14.04 mounting usb with “can't read superblock ”

My usb was working pretty normal and now it is unable to open showing the following message. Please help as the data is very important. Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/sooraj/7D64-9145: ...
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Android file recovery using PTP?

I would like to recover photos from my reset android phone running 4.1.2.. There are several posts explaining that an MTP connection will not allow to take an image via "dd", for example question ...
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How should I partition my pendrive in the Ubuntu 15 installation so that I can save my stuff?

I have put the iso. file to install Ubuntu 15 in a pendrive and I want to install it in another pendrive(16 GB) from which I want to boot. I am getting stuck in the step where it is asking me to ...
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How do I install Ubuntu to a USB drive WITHOUT touching my hard drive boot

Ok, before you say this is a duplicate, please let me explain and then point me to the duplicate answer and I will delete this post. I have searched a bit but I have found no definitive answer or way ...
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Startup Disk Creator fails to format USB drive

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu disk using Startup Disk utility, but when I try to erase the USB memory, this appears: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.GLib.Error: Traceback (most recent call ...
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Ubuntu Server - itself unmounting, must mount again to work

i have recently installed 1TB Seagate Harddrive (HDD) to my Raspberry Pi 2. I have installed ISPConfig and them Torrent client (Deluged), harddrive is connected via external power adapter and ...
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USB AC Wifi Adapters

I've done quite a bit of searching but i cant seam to find out if there is any USB ac wifi adapters that work with ubuntu. I had gotten one that said it worked but after trying for about a week the ...
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“Missing operating system” on 2009 MacBook Pro after installing Ubuntu 15.10 from USB

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit on my 2009 MBP and it was working fine for a few days. Then, upon one random reboot, it would not let me log in. I got the error "could not start session". I started ...
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Download Windows to USB on Linux? [duplicate]

I'm using Linux on a USB right now because my Windows dist needs a reparation to work. To start the reparation I need a USB with Windows 7 installation on. So my question is. How do I download ...
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Cannot Install a ubuntu on usb key?

My computer is DELL XPS 13 Latest Version(At 2016 April) I am trying to install a ubuntu on my usb drive for programming. I don't really want to break my windows and want to run ubuntu with the usb ...
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Raptor Loaded but my USB Drives Do Not Have Partitions

I am running on a old Windows 7 computer. I am unable to mount USB Drives as no partition is available. There is an error that comes up when I gparted it, a cannot access error.
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Fastest File System Type

We currently/still write to tape for off-site backups (avg size is 80 GB per day) and the robot is misbehaving as of late. I'm setting up an NFS share on Ubuntu Server 14 (16 when it releases) to ...
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USB 3.0 ports only work in Hi Speed, not Super Speed with xhci_hcd running

I've a Kontron KTQM87/mITX board (latest BIOS) with some USB 2.0 and some USB 3.0 ports. The machine runs Ubuntu 14.04, I've tried both with 3.13 and 4.4.6 kernels. In BIOS, I set xHCI mode to ...
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Can't install any OS on laptop

I was previously using windows 8 but switched to Ubuntu. Since then I wanted to switch back to windows 10 so I created a bootable usb and when I went to do the windows configuration I deleted all of ...
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Must remove en replace USB WiFi TP-link TL-WN725N to get working in Lubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

In Lubuntu 15.10 we use a TP-link TL-WN725N for Wireless networking. Strange thing is, we have to remove the stick and replace it to get it up. When de desktop is there. The stick won't work. When ...
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Fail to install Ubuntu 14 in my USB stick on OS X

I tried to create a bootable USB stick on my OS X this morning. I followed instructions at this page step by step and everything was fine until I restarted my laptop. ...
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strange messages about USB during the bootup and slow boot

I have an ASUS X53S provided with Windows 7, months ago upgraded to Windows 10, and some week ago I installed Ubuntu on it. When I boot Ubuntu I see this messages for many seconds (maybe a minute) [ ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter not detecting 5GHz connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I 've installed its driver following these steps: sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic git git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8192du.git cd rtl8192du make sudo make ...
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Ubuntu on USB - partitioning

I am thinking of using a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu, but I have a quick question about partitioning the drive. I am using a 32GB flash drive. How much should I partition the drive, and what would ...
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Can a Nikon DSLR work as a webcam in Ubuntu?

What is the best way to connect my Nikon D5300 to Ubuntu? If I run lsusb, I got this result Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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Test transfer speed of network attached storage

I have an ADSL WiFi router (D-Link 2750U), which has a USB 2.0 slot. I am using this slot to attach a 1 TB external hard drive, which I am accessing as a Samba share from the other machines that are ...
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Using WiFi Dongle in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a Belkin F9L1108-TG which supposedly uses the RTL8192DU driver. The instructions here: How to install drivers for Belkin f9l1108tg wifi USB adapter? do not work. The instructions here ...
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My Aquaris E4.5 doesn't connect via USB after OTA-10

Yesterday I downloaded the OTA-10 system upgrade on my Aquaris E4.5, and now when I connect it to my Ubuntu laptop using a USB cable, the laptop no longer automounts the phone and its SD card. :-( Any ...
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How to encrypt a (USB) Thumb / Flash Drive in Ubuntu 14.4

This question has been asked before but it has not been properly answered. I am not able to comment on that site and so ask the question again. When I try: "sudo apt-get install gnome-disk-utility" ...
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More performant USB 3.0 pendrive, much slower Ubuntu 14.04?

I've always run my Ubuntu 14.04 full installation from my 64GB Sandisk USB 3.0 on my laptop without any problem, everything running as smooth as hell, very fast boot and no hangs whatsoever. ...
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how to enable usb0 interface for rzusbstick

my ubuntu version is 14.04.I want to flash rzusbstick with contiki examples. But i am unable to create usb0 interface i.e ifconfig usb0 shows "device not found error" Please can anyone help Monali
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Ubuntu 15.0 doesn't read USB external DVD player

I am trying to play a CD and I plugged an external CD player but UBUNTU doesn't see it. The cd spins and somewhere I found that it is dev/sr1 but I am unsure on how to make it mount the external disc ...
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Slow write speeds on Steam

I'm not gonna explain the whole story but I basically have linux installed on a 32gb usb stick and I'm using another 32gb stick with a steam library on it to have extra storage for games. So I tried ...
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Integrated wifi problem

So I made a live usb with ubuntu 14.04.4 on it. That works great on try without installing, and after a driver research on software & update Ubuntu found my wifi card that works. The thing is ...
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Ralink WiFi Dongle

I just got a new Wifi dongle and it does not work which is a new one on me for Ubuntu - so far everything I have thrown at it (a lot of machines) have worked flawlessly. Itś a Ralink/Mediatek 7610 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts, USB Keyboard and USB mouse Just stop working

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04LTS since Sept 2015 without any problems. Within the last week or so the USB keyboard and mouse just stops working. The only way to cure the problem is to do a hard ...
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USB 3.0 ports failing intermittently, other USB ports not working

I've run into an issue where my USB 3.0 ports seem to be intermittently failing. I have two ordinary USB 3.0 ports on my computer and I have my wireless keyboard/mouse combo plugged into one and a ...
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Wifi MediaTek adapter disappeared [duplicate]

I have a foxconn nanopc with a built-in wi-fi adapter, but it's weak so I use TP-Link TL-WN727N. After installing MediaTek drivers everything was fine. After today's Ubuntu update adapter is ...
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Ubuntu and Kali on the same USB stick

In the last couple of years I have been running Ubuntu (full installation) from my old 64GB USB 3.0 on my native Windows laptop: on system startup, from Windows bootloader, I can choose to boot from ...
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galaxy S4 on Ubuntu 15.04 with audio players

My Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4.4 is well recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 since I can use it in Nautilus. However, no audio player can't use it, such as Clementine, Amarok, Banshee, RythmBox, Gayadeque, ...
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USB installation interrupted, now nothing

I put a brand new blank SSD in my old work Dell laptop that I got to buy sans hard drive at its end of life, so there's nothing at all on it. Booted from a thumb drive made with Ubuntu 14.04.4 and ...
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Unable to successfully mount Samsung phone

Running 15.10 Wily. Installed using the minimal ISO (network install) and selected Xubuntu core. After installing procinfo and running ls_usb, I can see the device when it's plugged in Bus 001 Device ...