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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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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Install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from Bootable USB Error Loading Installer Components from CD

I have the same issue listed in this question: USB drive install of Ubuntu 12.04 Server fails - can't find components from CD-ROM My issue differs because I have attempted all of the suggestions ...
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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 ...
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installing ubuntu from usb on windows7

I trying to install Ubuntu from USB on my Windows 7 net-book. During installation I couldn't create new partition. I couldn't find free space as my +,- are non active. What should I do?? Here by ...
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Every USB hard drive connected to Ubuntu loses partition information

Whenever I connect an external USB hard drive with an NTFS partition to my Ubuntu driven netbook all partitions are lost for Windows machines and listed as RAW. Sequence: ⠀USB hard drive with NTFS ...
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Help debugging string descriptor 0 read error on boot [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer aspire v5 laptop. I would like some help debugging a boot error. What information should I provide when asking questions? How do I isolate and diagnose a ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with USB stick

So far I have: downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS from the site. Converted the ISO file to IMG. (I used Unetbootin, I'm not completely sure I did this right.) I selected disk image, ISO, and browsed to ...
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Xbox 360 usb controller not detected

How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working? The tutorial I followed. Controller worked fine for Zsnes and the first few times with this program, but now when I plug in my controller the all four LEDs ...
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problem in booting Ubuntu along side another SSD got ubuntu

Hey guys i have the following problem: I have a USB 3 USB flash 240GB. When i try to boot it alongside Kingston SSD 240GB i get the following error: http://i.stack.imgur.com/UvprB.jpg But when i ...
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No control over USB mic input/output level, or other external devices while mic plugged in

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with a Logitech C920 webcam and a brand new Blue Yeti usb mic. My intent was to run through all the input and output devices and settings while plugged in to my laptop, and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not loading after USB install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB, but it keeps wanting to re-install every time I finish and reboot it. It is behaving exactly the same as in the question below, but it has not been ...
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Problems Burning Ubuntu onto USB - OS X

I've followed this guide by Ubuntu.com on how to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu. Ive even followed this video on YouTube. I have follwed it to the letter and all I get from the USB afterwards is the ...
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Automoumting USB upon connection

How can I set a configuration in Ubuntu, so that any USB flash memory is mounted automatically after connection? I know how to configure nautilus to automount a flash disk, but I need more: Immediate ...
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USB 2.0 1 to 4 port splitter not working

This is the output of lsusb -v on ubuntu 12.04 Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0408:2fb1 Quanta Computer, Inc. Device Descriptor: bLength 18 bDescriptorType 1 bcdUSB ...
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Ubuntu mouse not working well and everything is running slowly on good computer. (i5, 8GB, 7950)

I am giving Ubuntu a try. Here is the process I went through. I first installed it following this guide. I put the files on one USB and then installed them onto another. My mouse was moving around ...
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USB 3.0 not working in ASUS K53Sv

I have ubuntu 12.04 AMD64 running on my ASUS K53Sv. Every thing works fine except USB 3.0 port but in Windows USB 3.0 works. lsusb output: $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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USB devices works sometimes

One of my usb plugs works sometimes, not always, its only 1 of the plugs, when i change to another plug, its works OK, laptop is a Samsung model NP300E4C, no usb3, just 3 usb2.0. I ran the lnusb ...
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Ubuntu Doesn't Install Correctly

So when I take my CD put it in my computer and I turn it on or restart I get the default Ubuntu screen when I click install Ubuntu goes through all the steps and then at the very last step barely do I ...
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ID_FS_LABEL in udev

What is ID_FS_LABEL in udev? Also why doesn't it show up when I execute this command : sudo udevadm info --root --name=/dev/sdb The output that I get for the above command : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo ...
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Grub menu not showing up at boot

My computer shipped with Windows 8 and later I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Right now I'm trying to get Windows 8.1 to dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04, but the Grub menu doesn't show up at all. My computer ...
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High capacity flash drives not recognised

My 8 year old computer running Ubuntu with auto updates does not recognise flash drives greater than 16gb, how do I fix this ?
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please help me fix my boot table usb hdd

when I use universal usb installer v1.9.4.0 to make win 8 bootable on my usb hdd problem is : syslinux error 0 When extracting file windows there problem is can not open output file U:\autorun.inf ...
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Problem with disk unmounting on sleep and mounting on wake

I use a HTPC with XBMC on Lubuntu 13.10 (32 bits) to watch My DVDrips from an external USB HHD, the problem comes when I put the computer to sleep from between XBMC and then I wake up the system then ...
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Finding Volume Label of a usb mass storage device using python

Could someone please tell me how I could obtain a usb mass storage device's volume label(the name displayed in the explorer, not the device name::/dev/sdX) using python? libraries/modules though HAL ...
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Unable to Delete/Modify files in the USB

I am unable to delet/modify files on the USB. The usb cannot be formatted as it says disk is wirte protected. How do I change the settings.. I tried to do it but the usb does not allow me to change ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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How to create more partitions od USB flash drive?

I want to ask how to create more partitions od USB flash drive? and if is it possible under ubuntu. Will I be able to boot a live distribution from created partition? which tool should I use, I was ...
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Keyboard is not working after a while

After a while my USB keyboard stops working. My USB mouse works fine. In order to restore the keyboard, I have to reboot my computer. On another partition I have Windows 7 installed, does this relate ...
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Cannot re-master Ubuntu's iso image unto a usb drive

I know the topic might be confusing but the problem itself seems bizarre to me. if i'll take ubuntu's iso file (on this occasion i'm using 12.0.4-2 server) and apply it to a usb drive with the ...
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USB ports fried? How to diagnose/fix?

i've just run into a probably serious problem. Was working on a hardware project where a short circuited component was involved and it's possible i've fried two usb ports with a 12V on my laptop ...
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?
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Installation on USB

Using Universal USB installer 1.9.5.2. setup the screen states Installation done, Process is completed. However an error message states I couldn't find a configuration file.Unbutu 12.04.4 desktop ...
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What is the difference between /dev/tty* and /dev/bus/usb/001/002?

When I plug in a device that uses the LUFA USB framework (or any USB<->serial peripheral), Ubuntu creates a /dev/ttyACM* device file. It also creates a /dev/bus/usb/001/002 file and a ...
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usb log history overwritten

I need to know how some files have been saved in my computer 7 months ago. I know that they have been copied from a USB peripheral and i know the exact date and time they were saved, i want to ...
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All (f10) bios disabled

So i had to get a new harddrive and I need to reinstall ubuntu but when I try to boot from a disk or usb it gives me no option to do so. I went into my bios and EVERYTHING is greyed out/disabled. I ...
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Why wont my computer boot Ubuntu from my flash drive? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 Gateway desktop PC and I was wanting to install Ubuntu (13.10) on it. Firstly I created a bootable USB using PenDriveLinux, the process was successful, and when I plug the ...
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How do I fix this error while trying to install Ubuntu from a USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my SSD drive, which already has Windows 8.1 on it. I've created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on by using unetbootin (I also tried tuxboot, but that didn't ...
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Does A Realtek RTL8191SU WLAN USB driver need to be patched to allow Monitor mode for reaver and aircrack-ng?

Hello Ask Ubuntu users. I'm having trouble configuring my Realtek RTL8191SU WLAN USB device to be able to use monitor mode. Do I need to patch my RTL8191SU WLAN USB driver to allow monitor mode? If ...
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How can I fix the error in 7-zip “0 can not open output file G:\autorun.inf” when trying to create a live usb with Ubuntu on it?

I run a 64-bit windows 8 laptop. I have tried both the 12.04.4 and 13.1 ISO files. I use the Universal USB Installer here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/. when I ...
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Minimalistic Ubuntu install without desktop for USB

I'm looking for a Ubuntu installation that runs from a USB flash drive. I do not want a desktop, all I need is a shell. It should be as small and fast as possible. I currently work with Debian on a ...
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How long should it take to create a bootable USB drive for windows 7?

I followed all the instructions to create a bootable USB drive so I can try Ubuntu without actually installing it on my Windows 7 machine. Everything seemed to be going ok but now it appears to be ...
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Wireless driver on cd not working for ubuntu distribution, but in windows it works fine

I have a USB wireless dongle, which is not detected by ubuntu. The drivers that come with the dongle are useless in linux and have major issues with installation. I have tried to install NDISWRAPPER, ...
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Mustek BearPaw 2400CU Ubuntu 13.10

I try to install my old Mustek BearPaw 2400CU scanner to my Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed xsane and PS2fw.usb is in folder /usr/share/sane/gt68xx. I edit /etc/sane.d/gt68xx.conf lines with BearPaw ...
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System don't recognize ubuntu partition

I just formatted my Samsung Ultrabook and installed Ubuntu 12.04 via USB using rufus to create the bootable USB (my ultrabook don't have a cd/dvd reader). The problem is, when the instalation finish ...
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usb runtime power management

I am doing the usb runtime power managenet on omap processor. I want power off the usb port if the no usb device is connected to the usb port. If any usb device is connected, the usb port power ...
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Problems connecting Android Device

Having problems detecting my Sony Xperia SP's (C5303) Internal Memory using my Acer Xc-600 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop. Having a quad core Intel I5-3470 and Nvidia Geforce GT620. Help me please ...
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grub> prompt when installing via USB

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad S540. I installed an ISO on a 2GB USB stick as per instructions here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows. When ...