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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How to make a bootable USB on Mac? [duplicate]

Hope you guys are doing well. I want to ask one question to you guys. Please help me out. I am using Macbook pro. I have a friend who is using Windows 7 but wants to switch to Ubuntu Operating ...
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Permanently Disable external Graphics Card (usb)

I've got this cooling pad with USB-hub, LAN-Port, Audio and a VGA-Port. It's all connected to the computer via USB. So I guess it's basically an external Graphics-Card for the VGA. Long: It didn't ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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max device a USB 3.0 port on Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 13.10. I have a USB hub 1 to 8. I connect it to USB 3.0 of PC but only 6/8 outputs are active. Connecting USB 2.0 is not that. Can any person tell me why? Thanks all!
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NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info' - still not solved!

Still same problem! Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 into Vista (amd64), landing at NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'. DL iso three times, md5 ok, and tried once as metalink (force-wubi). ...
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USB 3.0 port not detecting USB modem

I have HP 250 G2 laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot). The laptop has USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port. I am using USB 3G mobile broadband modem (Huawei K4201), which is working ...
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USB ports on external monitor are not recognized

I have an external monitor (ASUS PB238Q) connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop via HDMI. The monitor works totally fine except for the four USB ports on it, which are not recognized by Ubuntu. Opening ...
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Need help installing on an odd Win8/Android pc

I was given a Windows 8/Android tablet that will not boot properly. If it tries to boot into windows I get a CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED error every time. There is no option to boot into Android. I want ...
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USB ports 3.0 not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS alongside with Windows 7. Under Windows 7 the USB 3.0 ports are working properly but they aren't on Ubuntu. I'm new to Linux OSs and I don't know what to do. Side ...
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Can't boot laptop from USB; error in 1 file

My Windows 8.1 laptop won't recognize my USB stick, which has the Ubuntu ISO installed on it with the USB Universal Installer. My desktop, which dual-boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu, will recognize the ...
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How to switch between Fuduntu to Ubuntu?

I am using Fuduntu at the moment but i need to Switch to Ubuntu. The main thing is that i can use FreeCad and many other Soft-wares that are available in Ubuntu and not in Fuduntu .How can switch ...
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external hdd slows down

I had 14.04 installed on my Lenovo B590; I've regularly used for a storage a couple of years old USB2 1TB WD via USB2/USB3 sockets. Everything worked just perfectly for a while; every time system saw ...
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USB partly readable , permissions “ None ”

I have an USB inserted of which some files I can read. When I check properties > permissions it shows " None " in last 2 entries. I tried changing it still it goes back to " None ". The USB has 5.3 GB ...
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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Epson perfection 1670 dont work

I have problem with our scanner, Epson Perfection 1670. On Ubuntu didnt work, when I changed to Kubuntu 14.04 it worked for one day, but after shutdown and few days of rest, it stopped to work... ...
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How to install ubuntu-desktop from boottable usb

Please help me on this. Situation is: I install and using tasksel to install Lamp Server, but when tasksel installation finished, it remove my ubuntu-desktop. I cannot view the gui anymore. I am ...
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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Humanity icon instead of Symbolic for USB devices in Nautilus sidebar, Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed. USB devices in Nautilus sidebar are shown in "color", as it was before in 12.04. Screenshot (USB is called TV SHOWS): I think the needed icon is located there: ...
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How to setup Asus MB168B USB monitor in Linux Mint?

is the first time I write here. I bought an external usb monitor http://www.asus.com/it/Monitors_Projectors/MB168B/; I have an Asus s56cb with dual boot, linux Mint 17 qiana and windows 7. On ...
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USB to Dual Monitor

Is there a product that will allow me to connect my laptop via USB 3.0 to two (2) or more external monitors? I've got a "Universal" docking station with DisplayLink chipset DL-3xxx and have had no ...
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14.04.1: USB 1-1.6 device descriptor read/64, error -32 Spam

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro S500. All my USB ports are in use (including the eSATA/USB combo port), with a keyboard, mouse, Logitech G430 Headset, and Lexar USB When in tty#/Ctrl+Alt+F# terminal, ...
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Live USB boot stuck at initramfs prompt

I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my machine which already has windows installed. I created a live usb using the Universal USB installer for windows. The flash drive boots fine but when i select ...
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USB Stick Write Problems

Ubuntu 14.04 with software up-to-date as of 25 Sep, 2014, System 76 Gazelle Professional laptop, model gazp8, SanDisk Cruzer U 16GB thumb drive. For the past two weeks I have had significant ...
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How do i install dual boot on Computer from USB stick? [duplicate]

as the question says... My disc drive is broken and wont open at all so i want install/dual boot Windows8 and Ubuntu 14.04 from USB stick , how do i acomplish this?
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How Do I move an Ubuntu GNOME OS from a USB to an HDD?

I Have Ubuntu GNOME installed on a 32GB SanDisk USB. I am looking at bringing my OS over to an HDD. Not duplicate of How to move 12.04 from USB to HDD? This is my file system: How do I bring ...
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UMTS stick reconnect error

When I start up my system I plug-in my Huawei UMTS stick. When I log into the web and stay 'idle' (not downloading data) for some time it switches from HSPA to EDGE. Disconnecting and reconnecting ...
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EDD: Error 0100 reading sector XXXXXX while installing lubuntu 14.04.1 from usb

I'll make this simple. 1.EDD: Error 0100 reading sector XXXXXX 2.Just wait there while eating McFreedom™ 3.Suddenly it's appear. 4.Check disk. 5.EDD: Error 0100 reading sector XXXXXX 6.checking 7.No ...
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GRUB freezes if external hard drive is connected. Can I simply make it invisible to GRUB?

GRUB seems to freeze whenever my 2 TB external hard drive (WD My Book) is connected. Connecting it while GRUB is loading does the same thing, but doing it afterwards or not at all will let my computer ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation issues on Dell poweredge 1950 using bootable USB

I have a Dell poweredge 1950 server currently having windows 2008 server edition on top. The BIOS version that I currently have is 2.7.0. The system possesses SAS hard drives. I am trying to install ...
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Ubuntu Installation over USB and DVD fails

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a new T440p laptop from Lenovo and it always fails for the same reason: [ 135.292409] SQUASHFS error: sb_bread failed reading block 0x9d7f3 [ 135.292411] SQUASHFS ...
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Ubuntu 14 and USB Universal INstaller

I'm trying to use USB Universal Installer to put Ubuntu 14 on the USB to install it on my laptop as for some strange reason my laptop won't upgrade as it says check internet connection even though I ...
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USB video capture device worked in 13.10, not working 14.04

I have a USB video capture device, the Pinnacle Dazzle DVC-100. This device worked great in 13.10 using VLC to stream the video/audio to a file. In VLC in 13.10 it showed "video for linux 2" as an ...
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Problem with formatting memory card

I have memory card which I remove during a format on phone and is now not working. In windows it is showing in Device manager as other devices and not showing in disk management. I ubuntu 12.04 I ...
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Won't boot from USB win XP

I recently downloaded Ubuntu OS on my Win XP. I copied the download to a usb stick restart my computer with the USB drive as number 1 to boot from. The process won't even boot up it say disk error ...
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a specific user can't mount usb sticks

I have the problem that a specific user can't use usb sticks any more. they are not mounted automatically any more. For some weird reason I changed the numeric userid and groupid of this user ...
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Where I can find a similar “usb-imagewriter” app?

Where I can find a similar "usb-imagewriter" app for Ubuntu 14.04? I try to install a "DEB": sudo dpkg -i usb-imagewriter_0.1.3-0ubuntu4_all.deb Preparing to unpack ...
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Network, usb and unity not working after upgrade to 14.04

I had a dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. My update manager started to do weird things a while ago. It didn't get any new updates and it crashed a thousand times when I clicked on "upgrade ...
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Unintentional ticks ` with usb keyboard

So I run Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtualbox on a Macbook. Sometimes I get backticks inserted in text I type (eg. ps `-A). I just found the root cause to be a very quick press of space on my K260 Logitec usb ...
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How do I make manjaro bootable in ubuntu 12.04?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to install manjaro linux. Whenever I use the ImageWriter, my pendrive does not mount. When I check it in gparted, I see that there is no partition table. I create ...
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Installing Ubuntu from flash drive but error says it can't find the CD-ROM

First, I've never tried installing any flavor of Linux before, so bear with me. I created a bootable flash drive using Universal USB Installer. I ran the Ubuntu installer, but it quickly errors out ...
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Setting Up Wireless Driver with USB (without Ethernet or cdrom)

Hardware: I am using a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 Mac that Dual-Boots OS X and Ubuntu (fully installed on partition; not just Live USB) Wireless Chip: Chip ID: BCM4360 PCI ID: [14e4:43a0] I have no ...
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Find lp port of thermal printer

I have a usb thermal printer Star-TSP650 installed on Ubuntu 14 and I want to control the status of printer (out of paper, open cover...) before sending a print job. This is done through low level ...
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libusb couldn't open USB device /dev/bus/usb/002/006: Permission denied. libusb requires write access to USB device nodes

I am connecting my FTDI Device with Laptop USB. I was following all the steps given in the link How to build libftdi git under Linux But after installing.. When I was running ./eeprom it is throwing: ...
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image mounting from usb drive

I want to create a script on my raspberry pi that allows the ability to auto run an image file within a browser (or any other program that would allow a gif file to loop) as soon as the drive is ...
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Recover flash drive - recognized by lsusb but not fdisk -l

I need to recover data off a seemingly broken flash drive. physically no damage is noticeable. the device is listed by lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID 090c:3000 Silicon Motion, Inc. - Taiwan (formerly ...
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How to boot from a usb-drive with ubuntu installed on it?

I'm using a macbook and am trying to use one usb-drive to install ubuntu onto another usb-drive and boot from that other usb-drive. I created an installationdisk for ubuntu 14.04, and then installed ...
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Ubuntu boot works with CD/DVD but not with USB

I decided to move from Windows to Ubuntu (I'm done playing World of Warcraft). The ISO I downloaded from Ubuntu webpage is working when I burn it to DVD and boot it whit my DVD ROM, but it doesn't ...
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How do I select network mode in Reliance 3g USB dongle

After googling on internet, I didn't find drivers for my zte modem. In my area 3G coverage is low and I am unable to change from 3G to 2G network, neither manufacturer provides it's drivers for ...
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bootable encrypted USB thumb drive

I know how to create a bootable Ubuntu install on a USB thumb drive. Now I'm trying to make it safer by encrypting it. I imagine that I'll need a bootable non encrypted partition, and and an ...
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Internet connection sharing using Airtel 4g LTE USB dongle [duplicate]

I have an Airtel 4g LTE USB modem (HUAWEI dial up) which I am able to successfully use on my Laptop's Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation. I want to share this connection with other devices wirelessly ...