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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Unable to mount USB Drive

I have a flash drive that I received from a fried to copy files off of. We are unable to get it to connect to any computer. Ubuntu shows it on lsusb. Output of lsusb Device: ID 1f75:0903 Innostor ...
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WiFi signal problem on Ubuntu 14.10 on USB

Hi everyone I'm running uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.16.0-23-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 21 17:56:17 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux on usb stick My problem is that my wifi signal ...
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Turn power OFF of USB Ports - Ubuntu 10.04 machine

I have Ubuntu 10.04 based portable touchscreen computers at workplace and sometimes people would use USB data cable to charge their phones from the USB port. Now I have usb storage access disabled ...
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Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:ERROR: upcase table is not found

I have an usb stick on which I do recordings from my TV. It started to not get recognized and after running several commands trying to fix it i think i messed it up. So I tried to format it in ...
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How do I find a manual (user Guide) for Ukopp?

I downloaded Ukopp v.4.7 but I can't make it work? Are there instructions for it? I found a manual. You people called it a userguide-en.html, excellent! Lost it? WTF? Now I can't find it! Damn. I ...
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How can I configure my it913x dvb usb dongle to use HW PID filter?

I am trying to use it9135 dvb usb adapter with ralink RT5370 usb wifi adapter on a 14.04 LTS ubuntu (64bit). The it9135 is installed correctly, but insists on passing the MPEG2 stream to the software ...
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Recommended usb wifi adapter with hotsopt support [closed]

i'd like to setup a wireless hotspot in ubuntu and would like to know what brands/models have master mode support.
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Mount problem with 64gb microSDXC

I am using a Kingston MMC USB reader with a Samsung 64Gb microSDXC UHS-I card. The first time I inserted it, this dialog appeared: So I searched around and found a similar q/a here; I performed the ...
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Strange USB Hard Drive Behavior

I'm currently experiencing strange behavior when using a new external usb hard drive that I believe that the behavior is related to a mount issue, a file system issue or actual hardware failure. It ...
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drm_kms_helper: panic occured, switching back to text console

I've done a search for this issue but don't find a match to my particular set of circumstances. This is my first time trying to use Linux. I have an Eee Pc Seashell series Asus netbook. I want to be ...
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Problem with Usb Wireless Adapter (by SignalKing)

I have bought a USB Wireless Adapter made by SignalKing because I broke my laptop's hardware switch of the embedded adapter. Despite the fact that I can use it on Windows without having any issue, ...
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permanent changes in ubuntu on USB stick without installing Ubuntu

I want to operate ubuntu ver 14.0.4 from USB Stick without install it on the PC , but when I make an update , install software or make system configuration if I restart the machine I lose everything ...
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Ubuntu immediately 'forgets' sound input device setting

I have two microphones attached to my computer: one built into my webcam, and one as part of a USB headset. I'd prefer to to use the USB headset mic for sound input. When the computer boots, the ...
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How to recover a usb which was made bootable using dd tool

I was trying to create a Kali installation suite on my 16 GB sandisk pendrive. I used the dd command and umount to mount the iso into my USB. After the installation is complete I formated my pendrive ...
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How to create Windows 8.1 Boot usb on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I want to create a bootable USB and there are no ISO's online, so is there any way I can run the mediacreationtool.exr software without Wine ? Because not even Wine is loading that.
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How to boot from a flash drive?

I've installed Ubuntu on a Surface (which no longer has windows). That was an accident. Now I am trying to reinstall Windows over Ubuntu. Eventually, I'd like to successfully dual-boot Windows and ...
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USB write: delay between when Ubuntu says its done and it actually being done

When I write data to an USB device (like a memory stick or a external HDD) Ubuntu shows the data being transfered at a very high rate, it is done very fast. But then, when Ubuntu says its done, the ...
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Doesn't recognize BT400 bluetooth dongle

I have an Asus BT400 adapter which works fine on Windows in my dual-boot system but is not even recognized by lsusb in Ubuntu 14.04. I got it working once a few weeks ago, but it doesn't work now and ...
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Why are my USB devices still grayed out in VirtualBox?

I have been trying to get VirtualBox to enable my USB devices to attach them to the guest OS. However, when trying to attach them while the guest is running all devices are greyed out. Also device ...
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Live USB backup methods

I'm currently running Ubuntu as a Live USB on a PC which also has Windows installed. However, I've discovered that updating or messing around with the kernel doesn't seem to do great things with the ...
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Need Cause/Fix for exception: ndiswrapper (ndis_encode_setting:383): unknown type: 3

I recently installed a Linksys AE1200 USB Wifi adapter in my laptop PC running Ubuntu release/version 14.04 using the ndiswrapper as the driver interface since there isn't a native driver for version ...
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How can I make an external USB mouse (mod. Minicute EZMouse) work with Ubuntu?

I have just installed Xubuntu 14.04. Everything works fine but the external USB mouse. This is the mouse I am trying to use. Manufacturer says in its datasheet that it should work on Linux. When I ...
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How can I create and foward a “virtual” storage device over usb

what I want to do is create a virtual storage device as a file on one machine and hook up the machine with the device file to another machine in such a way that allows the other machine to read the ...
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Can't find hard drive when booting ubuntu from usb and choosing try ubuntu

I have pretty much stated the full nature of my problem in the title. My goal is to retrieve files from a hard drive that was being used in an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop computer whose motherboard fried. ...
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MT7601UM chipset USB Wifi drivers

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a Dell 755. ...
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Getting USB to VGA to work on ubuntu

I recently purchased this USB to VGA adapter for the third monitor I had and it works great with Windows along side the driver it had for it. However on Linux I can't seem to get it to work. I ...
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Boot issues on Inspiron M5010 when installing 64 bit Ububtu 14.04. Help!

This is my first time using Ubuntu. I bought a wiped computer from ebay and I'm just trying to install Ubuntu OS. I downloaded the software, formatted my USB to Fat 32. I used UUI and Yumi both to ...
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Strange problem with Ubuntu booting [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. And I have some difficulties with it. USB-devices not always turn on as the computer loads. When I start my computer, my USB-devices (mouse and external disk ...
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Kaffeine - channel scanning help

I'm trying to get Kaffeine to do a channel scan and am getting the "No available device found" alert. I previously did have Kaffeine working nicely (using this setup: How to make an Avermedia AverTV ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize my USB

I create yesterday a live-USB from Ubuntu 14-04 and everything worked fine.Then I also installed another distibution of Linux on the same USB,and now neither Ubuntu nor Windows doesn't recognize my ...
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Installing Windows 7 to usb that is bootable PLEASE HELP! [duplicate]

I have a Asus NoteBook with no DvD drive I want to install Windows 7(I currently have Ubuntu so im asking how to do it on Ubuntu) onto my 32 Gb USB WinUSB isn't working Neither is UnetBootIn Or all ...
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Disable xHCI by another way than BIOS - USB 3.0

I'm having troubles with the communication between a NXT-Lego device and a Notebook with USB 3.0 port. I affirm that the problem is the USB 3.0 - driver, because this same device with another ...
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Which part of the kernel powers on/off USB ports? How - the internals?

Please refer to this post: Power on/off USB ports . It is one thing to blindly replicate the codes in a terminal and get the desired results. I wish to know which part of the kernel does this work, ...
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How to save daily changes in a virtualbox to a live USB

I have been successful in installing, booting and using Ubuntu into my 64gb USB flash drive. What I plan is to do is to convert a copy of my USB key to a virtual image and boot it using virtualbox. ...
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USB copy of 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot Thinkpad r50e in Try option

I have Ubuntu 14.04 loaded onto USB drive. {update - ubuntu loaded onto USB using pendrivelinux using a different PC} On startup I can select the USB drive for boot, get the Ubuntu menu, choose "try ...
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Can't delete trash files on USB stick

I'm having trouble deleting files that magically appeared on my USB stick. The folder was a trash folder which I have never seen before which also contains files that are in my trash as well. I ...
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Alfa Tube-U(N) RT3070 No Wireless Extensions

I am trying to get an Alfa Tube-U(N) USB Wifi adapter to work with Ubuntu 14.04.1 and getting stuck with actually connecting to any networks. It uses the Ralink RT3070 chipset (I think, based on ...
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Creative USB webcam: microphone quality very poor

I have recently started using Ubuntu 14.10 LTS 32bit for my desktop pc. I am having troubles to set up my Creative USB Webcam (with built-in microphone). From the command "lsusb" I can see that ...
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Problems on deleting a partition from USB key and format it in fat32? [duplicate]

I would like to completely wipe out the USB key and format it in fat32, but I am having troubles... I needed Windows 7, so in Ubuntu 14.04 I installed WinUSB program and installed Windows iso image ...
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Ubuntu not seeing external USB drive

Windows recognizes, and opens this drive with no issues. I tried it on another machine running crunchbang linux and it mounts and opens with no issues. it looks like ubuntu thinks this is a usb ...
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Problem with realtek RTL8188CUS don't work correctly in ubuntu 14.04

Hello Ubuntu community I have a problem with my wireless adapter. The problem is that the adapter disconnects the Internet by nothing. I said that for example i using spotify and suddenly the Internet ...
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Cannot install any Linux on newly built computer. Splash screen>flash of desktop>only mouse on screen [duplicate]

hopefully this is a noobish question that can easily be solved because it has given me quite a headache. I recently upgraded my machine, before I outline my problems here are the specs. Intel(R) ...
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Persistent live USB Ubuntu 14 not working

Used Fedora Live USB creator 3.12 to create a live USB of Ubuntu 14 (latest 64 bit build) I can successfully boot the USB on my Surface Pro 3 but I cannot get the persistence to work. It is not an ...
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External Hard Drive sync

I was wondering whether there's a mechanism to sync two external hard drives, so that the files are updated both ways (and they end up containing the exact same information). Ideally it could run ...
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Validity sensors ID 138a:0010

I tried to get a working fingerprint reader on my laptop ASUS PRO B400VC-W3022X. I've already managed installing/configuring frpintd following this article but It did not work for me, still showing: ...
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bootable usb for osx?

I'm trying to reinstall osx on my mac that has crashed. Obviously because it has crashed I can't create the bootable usb with osx on osx itself (that is run the createinstallmedia command). So my ...
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14.04 LTS USB 3.0 not working

I've got the following problem: My laptop has 2 USB 2.0 ports and 2 USB 3.0 ports. One of the 2.0 is broken, it doesn't work in any OS and I'm okay with it. But the other 3 ports work in Windows and ...
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How to fix USB modem LTE mode only 62 bit received and no more?

Found no answer over the Internet. As I understand 62 received bits are used to set up the connection. My USB modem ZTE MF820D in LTE mode keeps sending data but with no answer (no download at all). ...
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Is it possible that running Ubuntu on my Windows computer from a USB stick could cause damage to my computer?

I was just wondering - can any harm come to my computer from running Ubuntu from a USB stick? Obviously this excludes things like an infected Ubuntu installation or trojans hidden on the USB. Assuming ...
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Does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS support safe remove USB [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I know that windows has a feature that allows you to remove your USB flash drive without having to go to the drive, right click and choosing safely remove. This prevents you from ...