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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Making Ubuntu Download Bootable from USB [duplicate]

How can I make the Ubuntu download bootable from a USB stick without downloading third party software? Thanks!
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Mounting USB Device in same location

I am using an USB Device as a replacement for a floppy disk. I am only using one USB device at a time. How can I make Ubuntu to mount ANY USB device into a fixed folder, eg. /media/USERNAME/USB? ...
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Can I install abuntu without erasing my windows [duplicate]

how do i install abuntu without getting rid of my windows 8 and how do i install it without a DVD or USB
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After the installation of foo2capt driver for Canon LBP 2900

I installed foo2capt driver in Ubuntu 14.04 for Canon LBP 2900 printer. Then add printer using printer settings option. When I give a test print the status shown as 'processing' , no further ...
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Having trouble booting to USB to install Ubuntu

Hi I have a an Acer Aspire 5253-BZ660 running Windows 7 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from USB. I copied the .ISO file to the USB. I have also gone into the BIOS and set it to boot to USB first. ...
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Can an integrity check be run against a USB boot disk?

Is there a way to perform an integrity check on a ready-to-use USB boot disk? I just made a Lubuntu 14.04.01 boot USB, and have not been able to figure out how to run an integrity check on it. I ...
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Can't write to flash drive unless root

I formatted my flash drive with GParted and gave it a 32GB FAT32 filesystem. Now, I can only write to it as root! I have tried running the command sudo chown $USER:$USER -R /media/usb0/, but I get an ...
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Installing USB in LXDE

I installed LXDE desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 but I cannot see my usb in LXDE Ubuntu when I plug it in. Howcan I auto detect my usb?
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Take your OS away on USB stick?

I went back to Ubuntu after longer time, my Vaio is running 14.04 last 10 days and I'm really happy with it..Systemback works wonders xD I'm wondering if there is a way to run/sync your OS to USB ...
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Ubuntu USB bootable

I've used a 16gb San disk usb drive to get Ubuntu on. The problem is that I've checked it for errors and it always says there is two and I have redownloaded it numerous time to no avail. So it either ...
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Utopic Unicorn 14.10 crashes when I insert a USB3 hard drive

My system crashes pretty much every time I insert my USB3 enclosure into the USB3 port on the back of my motherboard (the enclosure in question is the Inateck 2.5 inch USB 3.0 HHD Enclosure with a ...
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USB IR remote wakup from Suspend

I am running 14.04 XBMCbuntu and am a new user. I have got xbmc installed the way I want it and have an MCE remote setup. I have got suspend working but the wake is only via the keyboard not IR ...
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Err 1627 in Wine during NetGear Genie Install

I have a NetGear AC1200 High Gain Wifi USB Adapter(model A6210), and have been trying to get it to work in Ubuntu for my desktop. It works just fine in Windows, but whenever I boot over to Ubuntu I ...
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Connecting ALIX 6F2 through USB serial port, putty displays nothing

Please help me connect ALIX with my laptop through a serial port to usb converter. Has anyone ever tried it? Do suggest if there is some different approach. My OS: UBUNTU 12.04 Using Device : ALIX ...
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How do I reinstall Linux using just a terminal and an internet connection? [closed]

I have a Linux Mint that won't boot the gui, but I can pull up the terminal by keyboard shortcut and it has network access. I tried to reinstall Linux and reformat the machine, but every time I ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.04 off a Live USB causes black screen [duplicate]

Ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 on a USB stick fails to boot and instead shows a black screen. The computer is a Packard Bell iMedia MC-2569 with a SPARKLE GeForce 9500 GT 1GB GPU, an Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 @ ...
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Problems installing and booting Ubuntu/Grub

I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows, with it being on an external hard drive. My windows installation is on an internal SSD. I've gone through the installation but I get this message toward ...
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Transferring data from one pc to another pc without using USB drive

I have a desktop and a laptop computer and both have UBUNTU 14.04. I have bought the laptop a month ago. All of my data like movies, songs etc stored in the desktop. I want to move all of these data ...
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USB 3.0 works selectively on Ubuntu 14.04

I already had trouble with my Samsung S1 1TB external hard drive on my Asus EEEpc, but now it seems like the problem is not necessarily due to the hard drive, but usb 3.0. On my EEEpc: hard drive is ...
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USB headset mic not working, but output is working

Neither my built in mic, nor my usb headset mic is working. I'm trying to get the headset one to work now because the headset is detected, it just won't let me speak into the headset I seriously ...
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Syslinux error (1) on 8GB< drive

I have a problem when I try to install Syslinux to my USB flash drive. I have tried these three steps: Re-formatting the drives; this includes re-partitioning. Disabling all security mechanisms ...
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ubuntu install failed I've tried a few things but get nothing or errors

Initially I was installing Debian with a USB stick and that failed to install. It gets to the install program then insists on using a CD but the install data is on the USB stick. That was earlier... ...
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Installing for i386-pc platform Winusb

So I began installing my windows.iso onto my flash drive, and the entire process was fine for the beginning. Now the window just reads installing for i386-pc platform, and the orange bar just keeps ...
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LXC USB Device Passthrough

I am trying to create an LXC container running mythtv (server) .. .which needs access to USB tuners There seems to be a dearth of information on how to pass USB devices through to an LXC container ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 usb wifi modem (D-Link DWA-137). Can't set it up

So I have ubuntu 10.04.4 server. I tried two weeks to install zoneminder and configure it with cheap video card. Somehow i managed it last week, but the problem is that I used ethernet. Now I need to ...
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USB speed slowly drifting

I am using a USB3.0 external HD drive (plugged on a USB3.0 port). When I try to write data to the drive, my transfer starts around 50[Mo/s] (which is already too slow for USB3.0, but I am working on ...
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Immediate wake up from suspend caused by USB 3.0 devices

My computer usually suspends and wakes normally. But when I connect a USB3.0 hard disk, even after it has been unmounted and disconnected, the machine immediately wakes every time I try to suspend. ...
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Mac cannot use external hard drive after Ubuntu installation?

Please help. I wanted to install Ubuntu so I follow this guide: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx I used my external hard drive to do this but then after I finished ...
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Is FiiO E10K DAC supported on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am planning to get headphone DAC/AMP Fiio E10K. It has PCM 5102 chip. Its not same product as Fiio E10 – because the chip is different. I am wondering will it work with Ubuntu 14.04. If it does how ...
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Can't install OR liveboot 14.04.1

At the moment, I'm constantly having "can't find a medium with a filesystem" thrown back at me. This is an improvement from the thousands of squashfs errors I used to get (using a differnet USB drive, ...
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Unable to mount usb

I have upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 14.04 by usb pen drive. Now i am trying to insert my samsung mobile on my laptop but a pop up showing message that it is... unable to open MTP device [USB: ...
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Installing Ubuntu from External HD

I have a laptop that doesn't seem to detect the DVD of the iso I burned it to. Oddly enough, it does detect any other dvd or cd. I would like to do a full install to this laptop but I only have an ...
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WinUSB throws an error 32512 for 2 different iso files [duplicate]

I have 2 iso files of Windows 7 and 8. Whatever iso file I use, I get an error trying to create a bootable usb using WinUSB: What's the matter?
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Unable to Resize NTFS Partition

I am having a difficult time recovering from a HD failure. Essentially my SSD drive I was using to run Windows 7 for gaming has gone completely haywire. I am trying to resize an NTFS partition on a ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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Ubuntu live usb freezes at startup

I am using an ASUS computer, and when I use my usb stick I see the grub bootloader. But the moment when I click "try ubuntu" the ubuntu splash logo freezes after a while at the third point (always). ...
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Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path

Im trying to boot ubuntu 14.10-server-i386 in a pendrive. But im getting this error when boot from pendrive. Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path What does it mean? How to ...
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USB Audio device ocasionally sounds loud white noise

I'm using a Dell Soundbar AC511 (USB 413c:a503) and it usually works fine, but every couple of minutes goes to a full volume white noise state, and I have to reset it be selecting another sound ...
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joystick incorrect number of buttons

I build a game controller that supports 8 analog axis and 128 buttons. When making calls using joystick.h the ioctl say there are 8 analog axis but only 80 buttons. If I ignore this and just ...
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usbhub not working properly

My problem is very much similar to this link Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04 I have a internal bluetooth adapter which was working on windows, but now in xubuntu I can not get it work. I bought ...
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PulseAudio & Ubuntu 14.04: Audio source switches when using USB device

We have this bug across ALL our Ubunut setups at work, home, everywhere. As soon as we use a USB audio card (approx 90% of all available audio cards are USB nowadays), PulseAudio and Ubuntu forget ...
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Ubuntu from a stick

Is it posible to install Ubuntu on to a USB stick so it is self contained on that USB stick? Like I'm not trying to install from a USB stick, but onto a USB stick INSTEAD of a hard drive so it is a ...
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USB keyboard skipping key presses after wake from sleep

On my Thinkpad T420 using Ubuntu 14.04, I have a basic USB keyboard connected. After wake up from sleep, the USB keyboard starts malfunctioning, i.e. for the system to register a keypress I have to ...
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Files impossible to wipe, where are they saved?

I installed Ubuntu on a USB disk, my installation is: sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb Disk /dev/sdb: 7773 MB, 7773585408 bytes 240 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1020 cylinders, total 15182784 sectors Units = ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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Sound distortion (USB DAC) when mouse unplugged

I have a Monoprice USB DAC. It works fine in Windows, regardless of the state of my mouse, but in Ubuntu 14.04, the sound is distorted if the power cable to my mouse is not plugged in. It works fine ...
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Disk errors when I check 14.04.1 for disk errors on usb drive and all 3 times it came back with errors?

I have tried installing Ubuntu thinking it was fine and then it just freezes when I am installing. It froze for several minutes so I assumed something crashed. I force shut it down and I cannot ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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Too slow to Download USB bootable Ubuntu program

I wonder why its takes over 11 hours to download the file: ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso I'm in China and using VPN, if no VPN it will force me to a Chinese site which gives China's own Ubuntu. ...
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USB drive spinning up but not appearing in fdisk -l

I accidentally knocked a Seagatte USB external drive with a lot of important data on it. The connections were fine but it "stopped responding". I shut everything down and restarted. Now when I ...