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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Can't access Ubuntu through USB after installation?

I mounted the Ubuntu ISO image to an 8GB USB through LiLi USB Creator. I partitioned the hard drive and gave Ubuntu 100GB out of the 460GB available. The problem is I have no idea how to access Ubuntu ...
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ubuntu installed on usb, black screen while booting

i installed ubuntu onto a usb stick but when i boot from it i get the grub screen and after that its just black and the monitors actually turn off with "no single" I installed the usb in the ...
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How to install Ubuntu straight to HDD with Unetbootin?

I've heard that Unetbootin provides installing a distro straight to Hard drive instead of USB. Should I just select Hard Drive as the picture shows and click Ok or there is something else to do?
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USB Drive “try” option can't find live file

Ubuntu 14.0.3 LTS Macbook Air '14 El Capitan 10.11.12 (beta) Sandisk 32 Gig USB Select to boot USB Select "Try Ubuntu without Installing" [ 5.547708] i8042: No controller found [ ...
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USB is detected, but only if I don't close the screen

Sorry for the bad description, I wasn't sure how to put it, I'll do my best to explain this odd bug. So, if my computer is off and I turn it on, then plug my USB in, my computer auto-mounts it and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot BlankScreen and Live USB always freezes [duplicate]

I attempted to dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 10 System: I resized my partition and was able to boot into the live USB the first time around, but once I got to the end of my installation after I ...
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USB speed converges to 0

I have a laptop and a desktop computer both running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have an issue: When transfer files from/to USB drives, the speed looks good when the copy starts, but immediately afterwards ...
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Connect Timex Ironman GPS Global Trainer in Ubuntu 14.04.3

Is there any way for download the data inside the watch? I tried connecting it via USB but it doesn't appear connected ~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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Preseed Ubuntu Server from USB (preseed not found)

I'm trying to make a USB installer for Ubuntu Server 14.04, but I'm having some trouble with the preseed file when booting from USB. I have a kickstart file and a preseed. The kickstart file works, ...
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SSD via USB on GA-GC230D for Ubuntu Server 14.04

After a break of about ten years I am currently re-trying to administrate a small Linux server for my home use (file storage, streaming, etc.). I bought an old mini-ITX system on ebay, center part is ...
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adb unable to see android device in bootloader mode here's the lsusb verbose information how do I install this?

Bus 006 Device 007: ID 2207:310d Device Descriptor: bLength 18 bDescriptorType 1 bcdUSB 2.01 bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level) ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook

I tried running Ubuntu on my Nextbook tablet by making a bootable USB drive and also tried making a bootable SD card, but all I get is this error screen saying "System doesn't have any USB boot option"...
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Creating bootable USB removed OSX partition

As the title says, I was attempting to create a bootable USB. I restarted OSX with the option key held down, selected EFI and went through an Ubuntu installation process. When the prompt asked whether ...
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WinUsb to ubuntu 15.10 Fail [duplicate]

I can't install winusb in ubuntu 15.10, somebody can help me ? I need create a usb booteable with windows xp and i don't know of others programs
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Replacement of Logitech k270 mouse works - keyboard not [duplicate]

lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c534 Logitech, Inc. $ xinput list|grep Logitech ⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=15 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ Logitech USB Receiver ...
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Boot ubuntu from Pendrive

First I have used Universal Usb installer with Ubuntu 64bit and created a live Usb stick. Then I have booted in Live Ubuntu and successfully installed Ubuntu on a partition of the usb drive. The ...
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How to connect Android over wifi on a virtual usb?

Nobody knows me here, because I am posting first time. Here is my major problem: After stupidly messing around in factory-mode of my MTK Android phone, I lost both Imei numbers (and all the secret ...
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Difficulty booting Windows from USB, “INDX label not found” [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and I've been trying to set up a USB device to run Windows off of using a Windows 10 ISO. I have formatted the device to be NTFS in GParted and given it the boot flag, copied ...
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Can't detect Wily bootable USB stick under UEFI

I hope this is not too much of a duplicate, I tried checking out old questions and answers but without luck, UEFI has been giving problems for 3+ years now but still I struggle with it. Here's the ...
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Moto G not listed by Qt Creator / adb after upgrading to 15.10

I developed happily with my Moto G on Ubuntu 15.04 a while ago. I upgraded to 15.10 and now that I tested it again Qt Creator (official 5.5 SDK) doesn't see the device anymore. Developer mode and ...
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Joystick doesn't work

My joystick doesn't get a device node file (for example: /dev/input/js0 or /dev/input/event0), so I can't use the controller. I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a chroot with kernel 3.10.18 My joystick is: ...
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“USB HDD” option replaced by “ubuntu” in BIOS, now cannot use USB boot media

So, being foolish old me, I tried to use os-uninstaller to remove my Windows installation and make way for Arch Linux. Unfortunately, now nothing on this computer boots, and I cannot even boot from ...
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USB BOOT ERROR : “Ubuntu unknown keyword in configuration file: q”

I cannot seem to be able to boot into an installation. I have tried using Unebootin, rufus, Universal usb boot maker to no avail. I have read some previous articles but no one had the keyword "q" as ...
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USB 3G modem initialization unstable

SYSTEM: Notebook Dell Inspiron 7720 (USB3 ports) Operating system: Linux Mint 17.2 64b XFCE USB 3G Modem: Huawei E171 (s/n 4BA5TA*), unchanged operator firmware PROBLEM: Hard to initialize ...
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ATTR{index} always 0, how to write persistent udev rule?

I have 2 identical USB devices. Only one persistent symlink is created: /dev/v4l/by-id/usb-fushicai_usbtv007_300000000002-video-index0 I think it's because /usr/lib/udev/rules.d/60-persistent-v4l....
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Install driver SMC2662W Wireless USB card and Corega 11 Mini

Greeting: Well now I come to ask a boon. As you will see in the title I'm asking for help to install some drivers and Corega USB SMC2662W 11 Mini ... MI lsusb is as follows: ricardo-root @ desktop:...
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Remote Desktop Solution for Ubuntu 14.04 host and a Windows Thin Client w USB support?

THE GEAR: Midtower running Ubuntu 14.04 for the host An HP t610 Thin Client running a stripped-down embedded copy of Windows 7 and VMWare. Note that the client factory resets with every boot. DAC ...
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Conflict between usb wifi adapter and graphics card?

here is my problem.I am running a rebuilt intel core 2 duo tower with ubuntu 14. I use a SMC Easy Connect G usb wifi adapter and an Nvidia Geforce 7200 video card...(I know it's junk but it was free ...
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Internet falls when I plug in my usb

Problems: When I plug in USB-stick (TRANSCEND 16 GB USB 3.0) My wifi connection stops working, the signal seems to be ok, Wi-fi stays switched on, but I can't surf internet, use ping in terminal, etc ...
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deleting files from usb or phone

I noticed whenever I try to delete files from either a usb-stick or my smartphone, the files disappear, but no disk space is freed. I resolved the usb-stick issue by formatting it, but what to do with ...
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Make live USB persistable [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu on a live USB temporarily, but i have realized that my changes doesn't persist after I restart my computer(i.e I don't want to reinstall programs each time I start again). Is ...
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USB startup disk wont show in BIOS

I cannot install Ubuntu since the USB start up volume will not show in BIOS as a bootable device. I have Tails on a different USB drive and that works just fine. I have tried creating the startup ...
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TweakGeek disabled :/mtp UbuntuPhone

TweakGeek works fine, but when i installed TweakGeek, the phone (Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition) will not identified as mtp:/ on the desk. Uninstall TweakGeek solves this problem. What can i do? Thanks. (...
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i7-5775c and asrock z97 pro4 unable to install ubuntu

Hi i a have a brand new i7-5775c and asrock z97 pro4 with 32gb of memory i'm unable to install any linux except fedora 22 and make it work with windows 10, i followed some post on phoronix but i'm not ...
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Audio, WiFi and USB ports not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I face a number of issues as described in the following. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and realized that my audio, WiFi and USB ports are not working. Can somebody please suggest me with the ...
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Lubuntu USB Install Error - “Missing operating system”

I want to install Lubuntu after I uninstalled Kubuntu on my computer. But every time I try to boot the USB drive for installation, I get either a "Boot error" or "Missing operating system" message. As ...
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One USB isn't detected in lsusb but another one is

I have two USB flash drives, a SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 (8 GB) and a Silicon Power Blaze B05 USB 3.0 (16 GB), and whilst the former both shows up in lsusb and auto-mounts1, the latter does neither....
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serial ports not showing up

I am running ubuntu 12.0.4 on my ARM controller based board. I had a weird issue. I have enabled PS0, PS1, UL0 and UL1 on my microzed. Now, when I type dmesg| grep tty, it shows all the 4 ports. But, ...
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Corrupt USB drive only detected by kernel

Windows does not recognize my USB drive. Windows Explorer, Diskpart and other tools have been tried by me. The port is working. Only the device manager detects the drive (And shows a yellow triangle ...
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Problem with driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I just brought a TP-Link WN727N wireless adapter to work on ubuntu since my default wifi has issues. My system is HP-ab030tx. lsusb produces the following result : Bus 002 Device 002: ID 148f:7601 ...
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Clone Ubuntu to a USB 3 flash drive

Currently I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with a 256GB hard drive. I'm required to use a few Adobe programs so I fired up a VM (vmware workstation) and installed a Win7 in it. Unfortunately the ...
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When using “Try Ubuntu” from a removable flash drive, is it isolated from my main OS?

I have a very expensive computer that I try my best to keep clean and virus free, but my little sister has managed to make the family computer unusable. My parents are insisting that I "Share" with ...
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USB Mouse Stops Working, Works On Unplugging / Replugging

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm having trouble with a mouse stopping working repeatedly. Sometimes it's fine, but other times it stops working unexpectedly. Often, before it dies, it gets spotty, i....
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An error message: “USB3 device not accepting adress”

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshipa core-i-3 laptop. It works properly, but before logging in, an error message appears. It says: "usb3 device not acceptin adress". What is this error and how ...
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USB stick dosen't mount

So USB mounts on the virtualbox it mounts on other windows devices ... it dosen't want to mount on ubuntu When i try to mount it manually i get NTFS siganture is missing ... i have formated it like 5 ...
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USB mouse not recognized every reboot

my question is very particular. I have a Razer Abyssus mouse that I like to use in my Ubuntu. But the thing is that if I shutdown or restart my computer the mouse stops working is not even recognized ...
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Show external USB Hard drive on desktop

as the title says i cant get my USB harddisk (1TB Toshiba) to show on my desktop, it shows in the launcher and i can open it but i cant get it to show on the desktop. i installed the unity tweak tool ...
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Ubuntu installation failed network device

Is facing problem with my desktop lonovo think center Always installation stop on Starting to configure network device Note: this issue happened with eOS, Opensuse, Mint, Please advise HW: ...
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Authentication Failure on the first Ubuntu boot from my USB?

I have a old HP compaq computer. My windows XP on that computer has corrupted, so I decided to install Ubuntu on it. I used the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfEbsf06IwU I download ...
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Format usb and confirm all zeros

I want to format my usb drive and confirm that it has been filled with all zeros. For formatting this is the command I am using: sudo mkfs.vfat -I /dev/sdb How do I confirm the device is filled with ...