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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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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problem creating bootable disk from lubuntu 14.04

i'm using lubuntu 14.04 and i can't create a bootable usb stick from this OS. i've used 12.04 before and all i had to do was run the bootable device creator, but not id doesn't seem to work. my usb ...
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Using 'dd' command to create bootable USB stick

Why ISO images of some flavours of Ubuntu can be put on USB stick by dd command and boot successfully, while others flavours don't? Moreover it looks like it is dependant of particular USB stick too. ...
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Reading from USB Drives is extremely slow in ubuntu 12.04

Reading/ Copying files from external USB drives is extremely slow on my laptop - less than 50 kbps. I have tried with multiple pen drives, and an external hard-drive. I know that there's no problem in ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount ext4 USB Stick as root

I recently formatted my new Sandisk USB Stick with linux from the default FAT32 to ext4. Unfortunatelly, when Thunar Automounts the stick, it is mounted as root and not as the current user, so if I ...
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Mobile broadband connection is unavailable / USB modem detected as CD

I have almost the same problem as described here: Cannot make mobile broadband connection in Ubuntu 13.04 I've added new broadband connection, but it's still not visible on the list. from what I ...
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Share usb barecode scanner with remmina remote desktop connection

I am responsible for the project to transform remaining windows xp computers into thin client to connect to a terminal server. So far so good. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I use Remmina to connect ...
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Unable to load 1Tb USB Harddisk in Ubuntu 14.04

I don't know for what reason Ubuntu has stopped recognizing my Toshiba USB 3.0 external hard disk. I've looking for an answer in the forums but couldn't find the right one. The disk is ntfs and works ...
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Installing ubuntu on windows 8.1

Hi I have downloaded the 64 bit off ubuntu ,put it on a USB stick but when I try to boot it up in windows 8.1 it does not give me the option of booting it , help please
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How can you run a ubuntu portable usb on a chrome os computer?

I am getting two chrome based computers during this holiday season and I want to be able to use some programs that can't/don't run on chrome os. I've been searching everywhere for a solution and the ...
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Mouse is disabling by itself after upgrading kernel to 3.13.0-34-generic

USB Mouse is disabling by itself after working for 5-10 seconds. when i tried to use cursor isn't moving. but after right clicking continuously its re-enabling by itself
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Logitech DiNovo Edge USB Bluetooth keyboard quit working after 12.04lts to 14.04lts upgrade

I noticed this after upgrading my desktop (commodity PC parts) from 12.04lts to 14.04 lts. Upgrade done with updater after bieng notified yesterday that there was a new release available. I've been ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Install plop boot manger to boot to USB

I need help instating plop boot manager onto my PC that is running Ubuntu 14.04 and grub 2 and I can't boot from a CD as the BIOS is no longer recognizing the CD drive and the PC doesn't support USB ...
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Unable to eject quofi

I've tried to make a bootable usb stick after which I had the problem of subsequently not being able to eject safely my usb stick. This is the error message: Error unmounting /dev/sdb1: ...
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Boot back to Windows (Or anything) Not Duplicate

I need help to: 1.Fix the CD drive (in the BIOS) OR 2. Boot windows/Linux iso from grub2 OR 3. Install plop boot manager to grub 2/PC Clear simple instructions would be appreciated as I haven't got ...
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USB doesnot recogniced in precise on dual boot PC

I have Ubuntu 12.04 along with Win7, and connect to Internet via USB (Huawei FWT CDMA) modem,my issue is that,After switching on PC if i boot via win7,the modem and and all USB ...
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My ubuntu boot stick, created in startup disk creator on ubuntu, does not work on my ubuntu machine

i used the built-in startup disk creator tool to creat the disk, using a 4g sandisk cruzer. When I start my ubuntu machine with this boot stick in, it boots my usual ubuntu, and not from the usb ...
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Save “apt-get” apps onto a USB

I'm running Ubuntu live off a USB, I do not want to install it though. On the same USB I have a second partition to save files on. How would I save 'apt-get install *' and Software Store apps onto my ...
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using diff to compare a file and a directory

there is probably a simpler way to do this but I ran ls on the /media/user directory with no usb storage plugged in and saved the output to a file and I wanted to use diff to compare the file with a ...
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Force format USB

Maybe you can help me but I'm becoming very doubtful. But I have a Verbatim flash drive (third Verbatim flash drive to do this to be exact and one sandisk all the same problem over the past year) But ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu in Windows 8 OEM System when USB is not detected

Ok... So I trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and Windows 8.1 Asus OEM on my laptop, and it DOES have UEFI BIOS. So, in accordance with the instructions, I disabled Fast Startup, SecureBoot, but ...
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Battling Nautilus / automount - something is undoing 'udisksctl power-off'

This Q/A comes close to an 'answer', but provides just a way to disable automounting ENTIRELY - I must stress: do not want to disable functionality. As I insert a CF (Compact Flash card) into the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Automount USB Stick as root

I tried to read up a bunch of things on that topic, but nothing so far solved my problem. Everytime I plug-in a USB flash drive it gets automounted to /media/user/ as root. Currently it's a ext4 ...
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How do I remove a usb device?

I've got a controller hooked up that is a pain to unplug. It's a steering wheel with pedals and in some applications/games it acts like I'm holding down on a joystick. When I'm in Windows I simply ...
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Boot back to Windows (Or anything) [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 13.00 on my PC wiping Windows for the PC. A huge mistake as Ubuntu 13 didn't work as unity didn't load. When Ubuntu 14.04 came out I upgraded by using the terminal and unity loaded ...
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ifconfig can't see USB wireless

I have a wifi USB dongle which I have previously used on a Raspberry Pi (this it is what it is target at). I am trying to get it working on an Nvidia Jetson TK1, however I am having some problems. ...
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How to make my udev rule work

My USB device keeps changing its number in its name /dev/ttyUSB?. I have seen this and this, and tried to do the same with no luck. gauthier@sobel:/etc/udev/rules.d $ udevadm info -a -p $(udevadm ...
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Problem with ZTE MF193A usb modem in 12.04LTS

Recently I've bought a zte mf 193a data card. It came with the zte driver and application software for windows,linux and mac. I am able to use it in windows but I got trouble in ubuntu(12.04LTS). ...
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Probing a USB device, likely a CAN bus

I have a USB device that is likely a CAN bus and I'm trying to interact with it. I'm wondering if anyone can offer any advice for probing and discovering what services are available. I suppose a good ...
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USB can't read configurations, error -71?

I'm trying to plug a custom development board based on a Beaglebone Black to my Linux PC. The following is the dmesg error I was able to get (running Ubuntu 12.04): [424595.900132] usb 5-2: new ...
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How can I allow anyone to read/write files on a USB stick?

I've got a USB stick which is only used on Ubuntu machines, so is formatted ext4. The users on my machines have various user IDs, which means that a file created by a user on one won't necessarily be ...
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USB dock for 4TB Seagate HDD only works with less then 2.2TB of data

I have one of those Seagate 4TB HD and everything went fine using GPT, I could use it normally without any problem. I used gparted to format and create the partition table as ext4. Everything changed ...
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What is “camera:/” when I connect my Camera to Kubuntu?

Using Kubuntu. When I connect my Camera to the system through an usb cable, a prompt will be shown at the right bottom corner: After clicking "Open with File Manager": Dolphin opens with the ...
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VirtualBox USB device error NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 VirtualBox 4.3

I have been trying to connect my new Boogie Board sync to a virtualbox 4.3 virtual machine running on an ubuntu 14.04 host. I keep running into this NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) and have not been ...
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Ubunt 12.04 LTS Touch pad no longer working after connecting USB mouse

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55 which is configured as a dual boot (Windows 8/ Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) Recently I connected a USB mouse and since the touch pad on the laptop has stopped working with or with ...
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Unable to connect internet through ethernet usb lan

I have an USB TO LAN ADAPTER of ENTER. But when im connecting this to my laptop the driver is not being install. can anyone please give me link or somewhat from where i can download th driver for that ...
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USB flash drive mysterious label

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I used my USB drive to install Kali Linux to another computer. After that, every time I format that drive using gParted with no label, instead of showing something like ...
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How to copy or (quickly-and-easily) backup a “special file”?

Wanting to try this unverified answer for this unanswered question, but not without some kind of quick-and-easy backup. Thought copy-and-paste of the /dev/bus/usb/004 folder would do the trick, but ...
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how to install ubuntu from a flash drive?

I asked this in a less than clear way before. Sorry about that. I have read around a bit but nothing seems clear to me or stands out as a how to do this. So I am looking for a how to. this how to ...
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Non storage USB device will not show connection

I have a USB external sound processing unit (a line 6 ux2 for those familiar) with its own built in ASIO software, that is Mac and Windows based solution. When I run the software it does not find the ...
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How to get USB keyboard and mouse working while trying/installing Ubuntu?

I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 but when I try to install Ubuntu I can't even move my mouse around. I made a installing DVD, rebooted my PC, got into the Ubuntu installing window but I ...
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Ubuntu 14 virtualized on Vbox doesn't see usb devices

i have the OPPOSITE problem of this How to set up USB for Virtualbox? it means that i'm running ubuntu into virtualbox which is installed on windows 7 x64. i tried plenty of time to search on ...
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Grub Rescue When USB Stick Not Inserted

Okay, I did something really sly, thinking I knew all the ins and outs. I got a great school laptop with Windows 7 Pro on it. Didn't like it. So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit onto an 8GB flash ...
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Does using ubuntu bootable usb leave trace/scope for recovery software?

I am currently using windows 8 on my laptop in order to remove personal information from laptop. I used usb bootable drive of ubuntu to cut/copy paste my data to external hdd. By adopting this will it ...
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Black Screen after wubi Install on Windows 2000

I just installed Ubuntu on my mother's PC, Because it had Windows 2000. So I installed the Iso and put it on my USB and started the .exe on her PC, using WUBI. After that I went trough the ...
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Auto-Mount USB drives when plugged in

I have some old USB-drives that sometimes unmount itself but I don't have the time to replace them by better drives so soon. How can I configure Ubuntu 14.04 so it automatically re-mounts the ...
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dev/ttyS and comand chirp

Trying to use chirp to program with ic208h keep getting error (ould not open port /dev/ttyS0: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/dev/ttyS0') how do I fix this I read 2 other post about this but couldn't ...
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sdb Appears in launcher?

Whenever I insert a USB drive into my computer the icon for usb appears, however it also adds an icon for /dev/sdb as well; I can't figure out why. Any thoughts on how to remove this?
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Can not use Wacom Intuos CTL-480 and Touch Tablet on Ubuntu?

I am extremely new to Linux and just recently downloaded Ubuntu to my Chromebook. I really need to install my Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch tablet but the system can not recognize it. I have already ...