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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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Not able to see pr_info output

I have added some pr_info statements in some source code files like driver/usb/core/generic.c , message.c , usb.c , hub.c , driver.c. When I run make modules;make modules_install;make install I am ...
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Not seeing adb function in composite device without first running adb server

I have a composite USB modem device, including an adb function. I noticed that when connecting the device to the Linux machine - while the adb daemon is not running - the device enumerates properly ...
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How to boot from USB. error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue>

I tried with LS and SET ROOT=... and SET PREFIX=... for all possibilities, but when I come to INSMODE NORMAL its response is: error: unknown filesystem. grub rescue> Can you help me please?
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Install garrysmod on flash drive running ubuntu

I have set up a 16gb flash drive with ubuntu on it, i have installed steam but when i go to install gmod it says that i only have 1705mb of memory. is this storage space coming from the usb stick or ...
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Mouse turns off after a few seconds (Ubuntu 13.10, Windows 8.1) [duplicate]

I tried lsusb and I can see my mouse in the list. I tried for foo in /sys/bus/usb/devices/*/power/level; > do echo on > $foo; > done But I got this reply bash: ...
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USB-creator: Error erasing device: Unknown or unsupported erase type

I created a live usb using usb-creator-gtk. I installed Ubuntu with it and all was good with the world. Now I am trying to use the same memory stick and create a live USB for 14.04 and I get the ...
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Installing Ubuntu from bootable flash drive leads right back to installation menu

I am new to installing Ubuntu, but I managed to install wubi before. This time I created a bootable usb stick to install Ubuntu from, as explained here. I followed every step and used D:/ as the USB ...
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Macbook 2,1 (no cd install problem)

I am very frustrated. I been trying for almost 2 weeks to put Ubuntu on my Macbook (2,1) mid-2007 13" laptop. My combo drive does not work anymore. I tried the USB stick install method where u make a ...
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Installation of Ubuntu on NV57H94u Gateway via USB: Ubuntu runs, but won't install on hard drive because it can't find it

I (mac user) followed these instructions and am trying to use my USB drive to install Ubuntu on a NV57H94u Gateway computer. The computer was running Windows 7, but was reset to factory settings. I ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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Missing USB devices on ThinkPad X1

I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon for 6 months. A couple of months ago the camera spontaneously stopped working; I'm not sure what the trigger was, but it could have been an ...
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Can't install package libclassicclient

This is the output of "sudo apt-get install libclassicclient": user1@laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libclassicclient Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Have I installed ubuntu? [closed]

I downloaded what I thought was a trial version of 12.04 (booted via USB) some days ago. At that time there was an icon on the desktop inviting me to install Ubuntu. Unfortunately that icon appears ...
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Falied to to create a bootable USB stick

When I tried to create a bootable USB stick using Startup Disk Creator in my Ubuntu 13.10 My source is a Windows 7 After 77% of conclusion appear this message in a file below
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Getting error while using “bluez-test-input connect <device address> yes” command to connect to a serial Bluetooth module

I am using a USB bluetooth dongle on my machine. On the other end, i am having a serial bluetooth module connected to a Micro-controller. On my machine side, i connected and installed my usb-bluetooth ...
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Black Screen in my VM after USB mount

I installed Linux within VMware Player. I needed to use USB key within my VM. After I mounted it (using the menu interface), each time I try to restart my VM or even close Vmware Player and open it ...
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A broken Wubi has been detected. Ubuntu is unable to boot from hard disk

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.04 alongside my Windows XP from USB, but it won't boot from hard disk, only from the USB. I suspect that the reason is because I am unable to change BIOS to boot from ...
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My Laptop's touchpad is not working when i login to ubuntu 12.04

Can't Login to Ubuntu 12.04 from my HP Lap. Touchpad is not working when login, so i cannot enter Password.... When i login from 'Ubuntu recovery mode' it goes to Terminal only
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Ubuntu 13.10 rdesktop issuse with local printer

I have a Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit installed on my machine. I am using rdesktop to remote into a Windows 7 Pro 32-bit machine. I have a local printer that is connected via USB to my Ubuntu machine. The ...
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How to re-initialize a USB drive after it had been disabled due to overcurrent?

I occasionally get a device descriptor read/64, error -71 on a permanently connected USB drive. It's powered by a single port, so I figure the reason for that is overcurrent and I should think about ...
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no sound through usb head phones

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS with asus HS-W1 usb head phones. when plugging in the usb device and turning on the phones they "find" each other but there is no sound. thank you
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 via USB with UEFI [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as a dual boot on a Windows 8.1 machine. I have a bootable USB drive, and it shows up in the boot menu, but when I try to select the USB to boot from that and install ...
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How do I get my windows phone to recognize my media?

I recently bought a windows phone, a nokia lumia 920, and am running ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. When I connect the phone via usb, it recognizes it fine, and I can navigate the phone's folders, and ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Studio from a USB Flash Drive?

So I have the standard Ubuntu 13.10, and I wanted to install Ubuntu studio. The only way I can do that is through a Flash drive, so I downloaded the newest version of Ubuntu studio, and used ...
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Why does unplugging USB Affect HDMI?

Ubuntu 14.04 and GTX660 video card, and from time to time when I unplug my USB cables or plug them in, my HDMI port stops working. My HDMI port is running my second monitor. Desktop tower, plugging ...
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Cannot recognize/format usb flash

I had a Flash stick with Ubuntu to run as live USB. I didn't need it anymore so I used the Disks utility and I formatted it. Disks sees it now as unallocated space. I want to format it to NTFS but I ...
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Ubuntu from USB 3.0 will it run at 3.0 by default [duplicate]

I am planning on installing Ubuntu on a usb key and booting from that. My laptop has usb 3.0 and I have a usb 3.0. (I have the driver working in windows, so I know it works) How can I also ensure ...
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How to access over WLAN usb external hard disks connected to my ubuntu desktop from my laptop or android tablet?

I have lots of music stored on a USB external HD connected to my Ubuntu desktop. I wish to play them remotely over WLAN with my laptop or my android device. I can see them on the network but access is ...
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graphics initialization failed on boot from USB stick

Loaded 12.04 32bit version onto USB stick and booted onto from my Toshiba NB306 with an Atom processor and 2 GB RAM. Got the message: graphics initialization failed Error setting up gfxboot boot: _ ...
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Live USB Stuck at Syslinux

Whenever I try and boot up any distro I get stuck at the syslinux line with a blinking cursor. I know this question has been asked many times before but every answer I found is from years ago, which ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 installed in Toshiba Portege laptop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, try to boot it using USB, I did download the .iso, I did put it into the USB. I'm using Toshiba Portege, forgot which one. When I'm open the BIOS with F2, I can't boot it ...
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Problem loading Ubuntu installer from Flash Drive

Using Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 to a USB thumb drive using Universal USB Installer. When I go to reboot my computer I can tell it's trying to boot from the flash drive, but I ...
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Flash drive problem on USB 3.0 port

I bought USB 3.0 flash drive Kingston DT R3.0 (http://usb.userbenchmark.com/Kingston-DataTraveler-R30-USB-30-16GB/Rating/1435&tab=Review), but when I connected the drive to USB 3 port on my laptop ...
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Is it possible to install (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) via a USB stick? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to Ubuntu. Downloaded ISO image but it is too large to be burnt on a regular CD and DVD did not work. Is it possible to download "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS" and boot from a USB stick? And, how? ...
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Grub rescue mode - Installed Debian on USB, and original Ubuntu 13.10 system doesn't work anymore

Ubuntu community! I have been using ubuntu 13.10 for the past year or so, and everything was fine until I decided to try out Debian. I attempted to install the standard version (command line) of ...
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Cannot access LUKS encrypted USB key anymore

I have a got a huge problem with my LUKS decrypted USB key. I was using it normally until two days ago. Then I wanted to save something and I got an error message that the key is in read only mode. I ...
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Trying to install Easypeasy 2.0 to a Sony Viao Netbook (Intel Atom)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a desktop computer, and wanted to remove XP from my netbook. I used a USB stick/pen drive of 7GB. I have downloaded the distro and tried all of the installers but they all ...
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I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a USB [duplicate]

I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13:10 from a USB. Before putting in the USB I changed the boot order to USB 1st then UEFI 2nd. So then it loads up a Unexbootin option menu ...
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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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USB installation

I am trying to install/live run Ubuntu 12.04.4 on Sony Vaio TGZ laptop. I've downloaded the ISO from the Ubntu website. Formatted a 16gbit USB drive as 32bit FAT. I've downloaded the UUI and run it ...
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My wireless mouse is not working after reboot on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

If I reboot my computer with the bluetooth micro-receiver of my mouse pluged in a USB, when it boots it doesn't recognise my mouse. (Before the reboot the mouse was working properly) If I shutdown ...
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Kernel module getting loaded automatically

When i do rmmod usb_storage and then dmesg i can see the output saying usb_storage deregistered. But when i attach a flash drive and then dmesg , it says Initializing USB Mass Storage driver... ...
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How do I get a wireless USB keyboard to to wake Ubuntu 13.10 from suspend?

My PC with Ubuntu 13.10 is set to suspend after 30 minutes of inactivity. Up until it suspends I can resume working at any time using my Logitech K400r wireless USB keyboard. The OS defect/problem ...
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How to install Trust SC-5500p USB 5.1 external sound card?

(I use Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and the sound card is not broken as it works fine on Windows) According to most of the reports online installing SC-5500p on Ubuntu seemed to be a cinch for most of the ...
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Can I run Ubuntu installed on a USB flashdrive from the flashdrive to safely use the internet on an NT desktop

I have an NT desktop I want to continue to use but do not want to be exposed to security issues after April 8. I've read I can boot the computer from a flashdrive with a Linux based OS installed on ...
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Doesn't my bios support booting from USB? [closed]

Seeing that my Ubuntu 12.04 install is quite messed up (refuses to update and random crashes), I want to install the latest and greatest Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Although my machine is still more than fast ...
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How can I install Ubuntu via USB?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my notebook from an USB flash drive but when I try to boot or install directly from the USB I got the following messages and the process stops. No Caching mode ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 USB wifi adaptor

My friend has an old laptop that had XP on so I've installed Xubuntu 12.04 but when I tried to install the additional drivers for my USB wifi adaptor - a AVM Fritz with Broadcom 7xxx chipset (I dont ...
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Disconnects with a Realtek RTL8191SU under Xubuntu 13.10

I have installed Xubuntu 13.10 (fresh install, from a Live CD) on a 10 years old desktop PC, with a USB WiFi dongle (chipset Realtek RTL8191SU). The dongle is recognized fine, but it fails to log on ...
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How does the host assigns driver to a USB device?

Where does the enumeration happen? In /usb/core/hub.c ? After the enumeration occurs (the host detects and identify the USB device), how does the host loads the respective driver. Is it by using the ...