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 adapter asus-n13 keeps disconnecting

I have just recently installed Ubuntu and I am new to Linux. My network adaptor, Asus usb-n13, keeps disconnecting every few minutes and I lose internet connection. the only way to connect back to ...
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External drives not detected but pendrives are

Xubuntu 14.04. " pid=520 comm="apparmor_parser" [ 3.359914] type=1400 audit(1468720969.240:8): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/NetworkManager/...
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How can I create a virtual camera/webcam device for a Qemu/KVM guest OS?

I host an Android_x86 VM in Qemu/KVM with the help of virt-manager on Ubuntu 16.04. My host notebook has a webcam and I would like to either directly pass it through to my KVM guest. It's internally ...
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Migrating USB boot to SSD [Kubuntu]

I'm currently running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS on a bootable USB My hdd and sdd aren't usable (they're in "root/dev/disk/by-id/" as unknown files) I can find the hdd as "sda" in "root/dev" but its a ...
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Bluetooth dongle not working

I had a BT dongle that worked on my PC with Xubuntu 14.04. Now I have Xubuntu 16.04 and it doesn't work any more. I use this dongle only 5 or 6 times a year so I'm not 100% sure if it worked on 16.04 ...
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Does the usb 3.0 to vga (or dvi or hdmi or even displayport) function work with the new 4.4 kernel?

I've bought a laptop with a nvidia optimus graphics card and I don't want to activate the nvidia profile every time I want to use an external display. So I thought that a usb to vga adapter could be ...
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After system froze and hard restart it is running very slow

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 off of a USB 3.0 drive in my laptop. I was running a script in Keras, and the computer froze after waiting ten mins or so I held down the power button for a hard restart. ...
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Connecting to WiFi immediately results in disconnection

I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 on a laptop, and I face a strange problem. I have an internal WiFi card as well as a USB WiFi dongle. I prefer to connect to WiFi using the dongle because the internal WiFi is ...
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No network, no usb after kernel update in 14.04

Today I did a regular update for my Ubuntu 14.04 installation on my Dell XPS 13 and the update included a new kernel (I guess it was 3.19.0-65). I noticed that the wireless stopped working after the ...
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How to adjust size of bootable live USB and actually make it work?

Firstly, I'd like to say that I read the entire article here, and tried method 0, which seemed like the easiest and most recommended. What I want to do is create a USB version of Ubuntu that I can ...
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Access USB device From Wine

Is it possible to run a Windows application on Wine which accesses a USB device. Exactly I need to access a Zena ZigBee Gateway and protocol analyzer from microchip.
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Can't mount my external hard drive

I have an external hard drive which I partition sometime ago. I made two partitions in one I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the other I use for storing various files. It was working OK last time I used it ...
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USB 'boot error'; possibly bad files?

So, while updating to the latest version of Ubuntu, the upgrade stopped halfway through and did not fully upgrade. Due to this, my current version of ubuntu is unusable as i can only use the command ...
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Raid (usb) enclosure vanishes

I have a SOHO 2 disk raid enclosure which vanishes. On start-up the disk activity lights come on & lsusb gives: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0781:5583 SanDisk Corp. Bus 001 Device 000: ID 0928:0002 PLX ...
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How to unbind/bind a usb device as normal user?

I have an unstable usb-device that needs to be reset every five minutes. So far, I manually unplugged it which is rather annoying. I found out that it's possible to reactivate it by unbinding/...
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usb has become read only

I have a usb which I used to burn an iso file using dd. I now want to use it for other things so I used gparted and made a fat32 partition marked /dev/sdb1 7.35GiB which has a used space of 14.70MiB. ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu in a USB device? [duplicate]

Is it possible to install Ubuntu in a USB device? Don't want a live version, I want to install it like it was in a partition, install programs and save files. If so, how can I do it? I haven't found ...
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Error when trying to install ubuntu server

When I try to run the Ubuntu Server 16.04 installer on my USB drive I can get through the language and keyboard dialogues until it says Error while running 'modprobe -v usb-storage'. When I hit ...
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Grub2 shows bad sector .. cannot read from bootable usb

I have successfully created a Debian bootable USB. I cannot get the option from BIOS so I was trying to install it from Grub. However, when I get to grub2 command line and I do ls I get this: (...
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Make an USB live system from an installed Ubuntu 16.04 (not from ISO)

I have an installed amd64 Ubuntu 16.04 and the kernel updated to linux-4.7-rc6. I now want to create from this (note: not from the ISO) a bootable USB key with a minimal live system. It should not ...
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After installing Ubuntu, nothing happens

I just installed Ubuntu, and it asked for me to restart the computer, so I did it(Yes, I did put it to boot on HD). After the computer turns on, nothing happens. It's just a black screen, with "_" ...
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installer always fails at the start

using 64GB SSD hard drive; new pendrive; tested out with no errors using rufus, used Yumi to put iso on usb. boot to the usb. click the install umbunu~~~Then~~~ installer always fails right at the ...
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Ubuntu wakes up immediately after suspend

I got problem, that my Ubuntu wakes up immediately after suspend, not everytime, but when I connect my USB 3.0 mouse. When I start Ubuntu, it doesnt detect my mouse, so I must plug/unplug it few ...
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USB Headset Recording Quality is Awful

I'm trying to use a Creative HS-720 headset to record screencasts with RecordMyDesktop. I've selected the headset as input device in sound settings and put the input volume to max, but when I play ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't detect my USB drive

I'm trying to install a copy of Ubuntu on a 32GB USB drive, and after having downloaded the ISO image and created the bootable drive with Rufus, I boot from the USB and start the installation process ...
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Full install to USB drive (not U.S.B installer) [duplicate]

Can you install Ubunta to a USB drive? So it is installed to a USB as you would install it to a hard drive.
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How to configure xrandr when USB device is present

My laptop is connected to a Dell D3100 hub (via USB) which has video outputs - one of which is connected to an external monitor. However, that external monitor won't work unless I run sudo xrandr --...
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Intel 7260 bluetooth device (usb-device-8087-07dc) at 100% usage

My Intel 7260 bluetooth device is constanly draining battery. As per powertop: 13.9 W 100.0% Device USB device: usb-device-8087-07dc I have both bluetooth and NFC ...
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My usb stick is not mounting. It shows in 'Disks' though where I am able to format it but even on restarting it doesn't show up normally

It started when I found all the folders in my usb drive with their contents locked and unable to delete. I formatted the drive and after that it stopped showing up. It is showing in 'Disks' where I ...
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I was formatting my USB in Ubuntu when the computer froze and now I can't see my USB

I was formatting my usb with the option set all 0s on. I've done it before and it's always gone well, but this time, the computer froze and so I had to take my usb out and put it in another computer. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with linux 4.7-rc6 kernel

I know (and I did it) how to make an USB key with Ubuntu 16.04 amd64 on it. What I do need for a special hardware purpose is a kernel 4.7-rc6 on this USB key because only this will bring support for ...
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Use one USB drive for 3 purposes: Ubuntu OS/recovery installation/data

I have a high performance USB drive and decided to use it for multiple purposes: it should have an OS installed in, like Ubuntu (I now use server version for a lighter weight OS), then when I boot ...
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Windows corrupts primary GPT table

I have an external hard disk that I share between my Linux laptop and my Windows 10 desktop. The disk has a GPT table, with a NTFS partition and a partition encrypted with Truecrypt. The disk works ...
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USB device not enumerated properly in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My setup : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot with windows 7. uname -a: Linux nikhil 4.2.0-42-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jun 29 20:22:11 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux USB devices: ...
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Medion Surf Stick seemingly not recognized by Lubuntu 14.04

Here is the lsusb output Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0c45:63e3 Microdia Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0e8d:0002 MediaTek Inc....
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USB wired mouse stops working after some time, lsusb hangs, the /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb folder doesn't open up

I'm having this problem for a long time. when I'm playing a game or working or after some time my mouse stops working! the cursor doesn't move and the left/right clicks won't work. unplugging and ...
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In 16.04 usb-creator-gtk how can I use vfat instead of iso9660?

I created a bootable pendrive using usb-creator-gtk On my current 14.04 the pendrive always ended up with a writeable filesystem, but the new one was created with iso9660. I want to wirte/modify the ...
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Lubuntu 16.04. VM Box. USB (Pendrive and mouse issues)

Problem USB doesn't appear in Lubuntu 16.04 guest in VMBox Background: VM BOX ver 5. Installed VM extensions. Installed 32 bit Lubuntu 16.04 Installed virtual box DKMS additions in the Lubuntu. ...
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Can I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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Ubuntu installation failure 16.04

I am trying to install ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. The checksum is correct, however after creating a bootable usb with the iso, the usb finds 2 errors when verifying before installation. I ...
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ubuntu 15.10 to windows8 from usb

ive been looking for the answer for my question for some hours and still couldn't find the answer even from the previous threads. I'm using SONY vaio. I'm trying to install windows 8 from a bootable ...
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USB not booting in BIOS but displaying in Ubuntu file explorer

I have installed Ubuntu as my primary OS and now I want to install Windows so that it acts as a secondary OS. I created a bootable USB but the device doesn't show in boot menu. However, it shows in ...
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accessing usb drive for storage after making it bootable with 16.04

I used both etcher and startup disk creator to make a live USB to install Ubuntu 16.04 from iso file. I used a sandisk 16gb drive. I was able to install 16.04 all right. The problem is that the USB ...
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How can I add additional options to drive mount notifications?

When I plug in a USB drive or a USB stick, I would like to add more options (like rsync files OR backup to device, ...) to the popup menu. When one option is clicked, I'd simply like to start a shell ...
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Fresh Installation of 16.04 and everything seems broken

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a self-built new machine (single boot). I have been using 14.04 on a different machine for about 2 years without ever having any problems. Since I need to do some ...
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I am trying to boot an old windows xp computer without any working hard drives from my Ubuntu USB

I have a computer on which it's original hard drive failed. I created a Ubuntu USB running 14.04.4. When I boot to the USB, I get the installation page. I let the timer start the boot process. After a ...
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When installing from the bootable USB, I get an error on my monitor (Monitor Out of Range)

I know this question may seem similar to When I turn the monitor on, I get an “input out of range”, how do I fix this?, but it certainly isn't. My question, although causing the same error, happens ...
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Unable to boot from USB harddrive (WD My passport Ultra)

I've followed this procedure http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/ and installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS onto the external hdd. However, whenever I restart my computer and ...
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Install Ubuntu on Mac (make make recognise USB)

I have been installing Ubuntu on my mac a number of times. But now I wanted a more specialised and custom setup, so I formatted my SSD and reinstalled Mac OS X on a smaller partition, so that Ubuntu ...
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USB port mouse is detected but doesn't control screen pointer

The mouse wheel works - switches between screen 1 and 2. And, the laptop mouse touchpad is able to control the screen pointer. sudo dmesg -c [ 3264.042714] usb 2-1.3: USB disconnect, device number 6`...