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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procedures for creating the bootable usb not working for me [duplicate]

Paragraphs 2-4 comprise my original elaboration on this problem. The procedures listed in the answers to the question of which many say this is a duplicate have not worked for me (as per what ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 partition installing help!

I'm trying to install Ubuntu to a partition. Will this allow me to save my changes that i make on the system? I'm really concerned if this would or could mess my laptop up.
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How do I save data that I create in a LiveCD session?

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed on my 8 GB USB on an HP laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. How do I get Ubuntu to be able to save programs that I download, Firefox bookmarks, or anything else that ...
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Could I install Ubuntu on SD card and runt it from my Chromebook?

So I just installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook. Now the main issue is that the internal memory is limited. I am thinking of using a 64 GB SD card to expend the memory. Would it run as smooth as it does ...
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2 OSes on 1 usb stick

I want to keep close to hand 2 official Ubuntu distributions: Kubuntu and Xubuntu. I managed to install only one of them in my usb stick (Xubuntu) using unetbootin. But I'd like to keep Kubuntu too on ...
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Install ChruBuntu on SD card or USB flash drive on Chromebook

I have a question. Is it at all possible to install ChrUbuntu onto a SD Card or flash drive? Also is it possible to boot into a USB flash drive or SD card from a Chromebook? Could you also please ...
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Unable to use my Android device as Android emulator using Android studio

How can I have Ubuntu recognize my Android mobile device when it is connected via USB? (Analogous to the Windows action mycomputer-> manage->devices etc.)
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keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard during kernel bootstrap but this USB device is always disconnected

During os/kernel bootstraps, there are some errors on init and then keep looping for searching for HP virtual keyboard devices. Any hints or suggestions on how to debug or resolve this error? Please ...
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logitech f510 and f710 are not working

Moved to ubuntu 14.04 not so long ago. I had Logitech f510 and f710 while using windows, but I was not able to make them work on my ubuntu system. What was done - installed xboxdrv. After it ...
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PC is restarting when loading Ubuntu [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a machine wich is really old , around the year 2002 and every time when it has to load it from usb or cd it restart or block the system. I tried ubuntu 14, 12, 10, 8, ...
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Upgrading from USB Stick

I've gotten myself into a sticky situation with my Ubuntu OS. I want to upgrade Ubuntu to the latest release, because my version is about 3 years old. I don't care what info gets deleted from the ...
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Disable USB port

currently I have a pcDuino3 running Lubuntu 12.04 and I have some usb devices attached to it. I was wondering if it is possible to disable power to specific USB ports. I have looked at other methods ...
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Computer with Ubuntu won't shut down with USB peripherals plugged in

I have quite low-quality USB 2.0 hub with additional power supply which I use to plug in peripherals like keyboard and laptop cooler. When I click on Ubuntu top bar and choose "Shut Down..." option ...
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USB 3.0 not working after update/upgrade [closed]

Last night I did a apt-get update, upgrade, & dist-upgrade on a 14.04.01 server, which now says 14.04.02. Now the USB 3.0 ports don't work. I have a USB drive that was working in the USB 3.0 ...
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RDP-client with customizability

I need to connect from a Thin Client to a Windows server 2003, for a remote desktop session. The thin client will run Ubuntu 14, but I'll need a RDP-client that supports USB-passthrough, smart-card, ...
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Live not working on newer toshiba satellite

I am trying to get live to work on a Toshiba satellite c75d-b7304. It has an AMD A6 quad core with r4 graphics. It has 4gb of ram. I have made a usb disk from 14.04.2 desktop-amd64 using live ...
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USB Write Protect Switch - how does Linux know?

I have a USB drive /dev/sdb, and inside sdb are some separate mount points ( /, /boot, and so on. ). I am running Ubuntu off the USB stick, just an FYI. I have a hardware write protect switch which ...
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Create Bootable USB from Mac for New Server Without 3rd Party Software

I have a Macbook Pro. I have a brand new server I want to install Ubuntu on. I need to use the Mac to create a bootable USB device that I can plug into my server and boot from. If I understand ...
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USB 3.0 SATA dock errors

I am using a new USB 3.0 SATA dock. It seems unable to mount a disk, with anything in the dock quickly becoming read-only (because of errors?). The most compact example I can give: root@pooh:~# fsck ...
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How to find USB hub speed

I have a 2008-era Macbook Pro, and according to the specs, both of its USB ports should be rated for USB 2.0 speeds of at most 480 Mbit/s. However, when I run sudo lsusb -vvv |grep -i bDeviceProtocol ...
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how to get my fender mustang working on ubuntu studio?

I’m new to Linux and I use Ubuntu Studio and being a adept Windows user my troubleshooting capabilities are bound to GUI and not emulator. Coming to the problem, I would like to use my Fender Mustang ...
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Ubuntu Usb Flash Drive Installation

I installed ubuntu 14.10 to usb drive and when i try booting to it it gets stuck on a screen showing busybox v1.22.1 built in shell (ash) displaying on screen. Can anyone help me so i can successfuly ...
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Why there is no 32bit EFI boot available on current ISOs?

I have an old Macbook 3.1 with a broken disk drive. I was going to throw it to the trash when I found EFIs boot great solution which works from USB pendrive. I was able to install Ubuntu 64bits on ...
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USB Modem ZTE mf70 for AT-Command

I have USB modem ZTE MF70, when I plugged this there was pop up appears "wired connection (ZTE WCDMA TEch..)" when type lsusb, here is : Bus 001 Device 005: ID 19d2:1405 ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM ...
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External USB hard drive, WD Elements, not power off itself

I own a Seagate Free Agent external hard drive for last 4-5 years. After plugged in and finished with file transfers I will click menu 'Safely remove'. Then it will gracefully shut down itself, ...
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On installation, my computer shows a white box on a black screen and the installation consequently fails. What can I do to fix it? [duplicate]

Good day, I have googled this problem and it doesn't seem to have come up before, if it's a duplicate that's been solved then please redirect me there. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a ...
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PulseAudio resample settings with USB DAC

2 USB DAC which support 192/24bit resampling. I connected it to my laptop and changed settings in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf to default-sample-format = s24le default-sample-rate = 192000 and It seems ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu on USB drive with “no root file system is defined”

I am trying to install Ubuntu Tahr on a VisionTek USB ssd thumb with 120 GB. Using Gparted, I deleted the old partition and created a new one in fat32. Then with Startup Disk Creator, I put the ...
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Meridian Explorer DAC stops working after waking from standby on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Meridian Explorer DAC on Ubuntu 14.10. The devices stops outputting sound when I awake the computer from standby. Linux P1 3.16.0-31-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 17:37:36 UTC 2015 ...
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How to configure Mediatek MT7601 USB WiFi adapter on UBUNTU 14.04

I seek help in the installation of MediaTek MT7601 USB WiFi Adapter. The output of commands i. dmesg | tail ii. lsmod and iii. iwconfig are given below The output of dmesg | tail is as follows ...
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Booting USB From Computer Running UEFI

I have downloaded the Ubuntu iso file and created a bootable USB drive according to the instructions on the download page. Unfortunately, I am running a computer with Windows 8 and I cannot seem to ...
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Running ubuntu from ext4 formatted USB drive?

The "Make Startup Disk" ubuntu utility sees it as writable only if it's fat formatted. If I format it to Ext4, it sees it as 0 free space and doesn't allow to click "Make startup disk" button. ...
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OS X and Ubuntu on a USB-stick

what do you end op with if you follow How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X? will it delete OS X or can i use my Mac (OS X) normally when the usb-stick is not connected?
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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Ubuntu installation usb strange behavior on laptop

I seem to be having difficulties trying to install Ubuntu on this computer. For reference, it's a "new" (never used) Crucial M500 220GB onto an Asus Q501la. Here is what it gives me when I try to ...
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MSI SuperCharger on ubuntu

Is there a way to get MSI super charger working on Ubuntu. My motherboard is MSI Z97 Gaming 7.
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I can't format a USB drive

It looks dead I have tried How to format a USB or external drive? Appreciate any help
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USB error is very odd

On Ubuntu 14.04 I installed VirtualBox and then Windows XP Pro SP3. Works really well. Last night after work I booted up and all looked good. Put in a Sandisk Cruiser. Ubuntu doesn't see it. Not ...
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Using external usb disk as extra partition

I searched a lot on the internet but have not find an exact match for this question, so don't downvote this question just yet. So, I have Linux Mint 32-bit installed on my computer and I'm running ...
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Mac Mini 6,1. crashes ubuntu when mounting USB 3.0 external drive

Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Ubutnu 14.10 on a Macmini 6,1. Connnecting a Firewire 800 works fine, but connecting the same drive via USB3.0 causes a system freak-out, immediately goes to ...
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How to allow software access to any USB devices?

I have a libusb-based program that can't open USB devices on a freshly installed Ubuntu because it lacks permissions. This solution will probably work for me, but it requires manually specifying ...
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How to copy file from USB,HDD to Ubuntu

i just mount USB,HDD to Ubuntu. After that i click Accessories - File Manager PCManFM at Left Corner But i don't see any USB popup or New Folder. i use LXDE
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PS/2 Keyboard+Mouse to USB Adapter is wrongly recognized as Barcode Reader

I have purchased this product, which is an adapter to connect an old PS/2 keyboard to USB. It is not working on Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb says: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 13ba:0018 PCPlay Barcode ...
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USB ethernet not being redetected after unplugging

I have a USB Ethernet adapter for an Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. When I turn on my computer while it's plugged in it gets detected fine and I'm able to access the internet. The thing just works. However ...
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Usb Drive mounting problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. When I tried to connect my Kingston 4GB pen drive I got the following error message: Unable to mount 4.0 GB Volume Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/john/1332983517C04B87: ...
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How harmful is VirtualBox extension pack?

I would like my guest Windows access my external hard drive. When I try to install the VirtualBox extension pack, it warns me: You are about to install a VirtualBox extension pack. Extension packs ...
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Does cryptsetup encrypt FAT32 usb disks?

In disks utility, without installing cryptsetup, there is an option to format an external disk using LUKS/ext4. I want to encrypt a USB drive but I want it to be readable in windows (if I eventually ...
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USB data cable is not detected

The USB data cable is not detected in my Ubuntu 14.10 computer The output of lsusb is praveen@praveen-Lenovo-B590:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub ...
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USB booting on a mac

I am quite familiar with Linux/Ubuntu and my friend recently asked if I could set it up on his computer. I am thinking that I will install Ubuntu onto a USB of his so that he can boot into whenever he ...
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Change permissions inside USB drive to execute shell script

I have read multiple other answers on here to no avail. Clearly chmod and chown are not applicable here. Here's the problem: I have a USB drive for school in which I have a folder for my programming ...