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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BQ E4.5 adb fails

With an Ubuntu phone BQ E4.5, I have enabled the Developer mode and connected through USB. when I issue: adb devices it returns nothing and adb shell returns "error: device not found" Whether I ...
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Laserjet P1005 printer connected to Netgear USB-port

I have a Netgear JNR3210 router with a USB-port. In my Windows computer the printer works fine as a wireless printer. The router software has the USB-control center, where I may select the printer or ...
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WD 3T usb 3 external failed mount at boot time

Newly bought a WD My Book 3T USB3 external hdd. Connect to my laptop (dual boot Windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04), Repartitioned, reformatted, ntfs, ext4, etc. So far so good. Connecting to my (OLD) ...
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Android MTP USB 3.0 connection repeating errors

I have a laptop with USB3 port. It was pre-installed with Windows 8 and I had a weird problem when I plugged my Android phone to USB port. The USB mass storage would show up and then immediately ...
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Recover Flash Drive Files

I need to recover files off my 16gb Lexar flash drive. The pcb does not appear damaged in any way so I'm hoping recovery can be done. When I plug the usb into a Windows machine, it recognizes it as ...
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Copying to USB (unprivileged user)

After googling quite a bit trying to find solution to my problem, I have decided to post my inquiry here. The situation is this. I have downloaded some files onto a public computer which runs Ubuntu. ...
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How can I get Ubuntu to run Innova Pro PC-Link

I have an ODB2 car scanner and, to find out the codes from the car and what the problem is with the car, I have to connect the scanner to my pc with Innova Pro PC-Link. I have tried to start the ...
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How to disable support for iDevices

Googling for Ubuntu and iPhone leads to many posts about getting them to work together. I have given up on that part. I have a USB lead on my desk which I use solely for charging my devices. Every ...
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Can I get LiveCD/USB platform adaptability on a normal install?

So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up to 4GB (I think that's the max) of persistent storage for downloads, etc. I am asking the opposite, in a sense. I'd like ...
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Faster ubuntu boot from usb

I made a usb 3.0 booting with ubuntu OS. Ext4 journaling. However, even I have had made it USB 3.0 32GB, it is running but freezes frequently. (so in the middle of browsing with firefox the screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 install boots on my pc, but not any others [duplicate]

So recently I decided I'd start learning Linux, having 10+ years experience with Windows and feeling quite competent with that OS. I got a 500gb external HDD, formatted it etc with Rufus and created a ...
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Using Universal USB Installer on a VHD to Dualboot

I'm looking to multi-boot (I have Windows 8.1, and 10 Technical preview on dual-boot), and I'd like to do so with a VHD rather than a USB or a disc. That's mainly because I don't have any USB device I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Bq Ubuntu Edition smartphone (SOLVED)

When I connect my BQ Ubuntu via USB to Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 nothing happens but I checked it with a Windows Xp computer and it runs ok. Please some help! *Ubuntu just released an update and now it ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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Cannot mount, partition, format brand new USB

I've recently bought a new TDK 4 GB USB stick, but when I try to mount it (I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04, but neither in Windows 7/8.1 it works) in various ways Gparted, Disk Utility, simply pluggin it ...
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USB mic stopped working - sound input device in System Settings ignored

this was working previously but has recently stopped working for reasons unknown. I have an AntLion ModMic connected to my laptop via a USB audio adapter. When I plug it in it shows in System ...
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Wireless xbox360-like pad

Can you please suggest a good wireless xbox-360 compatible pad (rechargeable via USB) which would work out of the box with Ubuntu 14.04+ and steam? Cheers
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How to create Windows / Linux bootable USB on Ubuntu [GUI style] [duplicate]

Since some laptops doesn't have an optical device and it is faster and easier to create bootable USB than DVD (especially if something go wrong) I have decided to post this question. Answers should be ...
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Create UEFI bootable USB stick to install Windows AND Ubuntu from it

I know how to make a UEFI bootable stick to install Ubuntu (explained here) and I know how to make one to install Windows 7 (guide in German, sorry). I guess for Win 8 the procedure would be similar, ...
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Q: Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Edition && How to SSH into the phone via Wifi or USB?

I bought my Ubuntu phone on last flash sale in March (still awaiting it to arrive). Actually I use an Openmoko Freerunner as smartphone, running as well a Linux. How can I SSH into the Aquaris E 3.5 ...
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How do I burn the Windows 10 ISO to a USB?

I did the dd method and it worked but I'm not sure that's all you have to do because it is Windows and may not have GRUB and I'm not sure so I'm asking the experts haha. WINUSB DID NOT WORK BECAUSE ...
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Symbolic links error while creating Ubuntu UEFI bootable USB

I have tried to create UEFI bootable USB drive within Ubuntu 14.10 (Startup disk creator didn't help nor I am interested in using it.). I have formated USB with FAT32 and GPT. So the only thing left ...
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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! [duplicate]

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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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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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 ...