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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LXC USB Device Passthrough

I am trying to create an LXC container running mythtv (server) .. .which needs access to USB tuners There seems to be a dearth of information on how to pass USB devices through to an LXC container ...
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Ubuntu server 10.04 usb wifi modem (D-Link DWA-137). Can't set it up

So I have ubuntu 10.04.4 server. I tried two weeks to install zoneminder and configure it with cheap video card. Somehow i managed it last week, but the problem is that I used ethernet. Now I need to ...
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USB speed slowly drifting

I am using a USB3.0 external HD drive (plugged on a USB3.0 port). When I try to write data to the drive, my transfer starts around 50[Mo/s] (which is already too slow for USB3.0, but I am working on ...
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Immediate wake up from suspend caused by USB 3.0 devices

My computer usually suspends and wakes normally. But when I connect a USB3.0 hard disk, even after it has been unmounted and disconnected, the machine immediately wakes every time I try to suspend. ...
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Mac cannot use external hard drive after Ubuntu installation?

Please help. I wanted to install Ubuntu so I follow this guide: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx I used my external hard drive to do this but then after I finished ...
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Can't install OR liveboot 14.04.1

At the moment, I'm constantly having "can't find a medium with a filesystem" thrown back at me. This is an improvement from the thousands of squashfs errors I used to get (using a differnet USB drive, ...
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Unable to mount usb

I have upgraded my laptop to ubuntu 14.04 by usb pen drive. Now i am trying to insert my samsung mobile on my laptop but a pop up showing message that it is... unable to open MTP device [USB: ...
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Installing Ubuntu from External HD

I have a laptop that doesn't seem to detect the DVD of the iso I burned it to. Oddly enough, it does detect any other dvd or cd. I would like to do a full install to this laptop but I only have an ...
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WinUSB throws an error 32512 for 2 different iso files

I have 2 iso files of Windows 7 and 8. Whatever iso file I use, I get an error trying to create a bootable usb using WinUSB: What's the matter?
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Unable to Resize NTFS Partition

I am having a difficult time recovering from a HD failure. Essentially my SSD drive I was using to run Windows 7 for gaming has gone completely haywire. I am trying to resize an NTFS partition on a ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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Ubuntu live usb freezes at startup

I am using an ASUS computer, and when I use my usb stick I see the grub bootloader. But the moment when I click "try ubuntu" the ubuntu splash logo freezes after a while at the third point (always). ...
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Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path - ubuntu server

Im trying to boot ubuntu 14.10-server-i386 in a pendrive. Missing parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path But im getting this error when boot from pendrive. What does it mean? How to overcome ...
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USB Audio device ocasionally sounds loud white noise

I'm using a Dell Soundbar AC511 (USB 413c:a503) and it usually works fine, but every couple of minutes goes to a full volume white noise state, and I have to reset it be selecting another sound ...
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joystick incorrect number of buttons

I build a game controller that supports 8 analog axis and 128 buttons. When making calls using joystick.h the ioctl say there are 8 analog axis but only 80 buttons. If I ignore this and just ...
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usbhub not working properly

My problem is very much similar to this link Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04 I have a internal bluetooth adapter which was working on windows, but now in xubuntu I can not get it work. I bought ...
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PulseAudio & Ubuntu 14.04: Audio source switches when using USB device

We have this bug across ALL our Ubunut setups at work, home, everywhere. As soon as we use a USB audio card (approx 90% of all available audio cards are USB nowadays), PulseAudio and Ubuntu forget ...
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HELP! Stuck on Ubuntu 6.10

I love Ubuntu and have 14.04 on all my PCs. The problem is that I forced my sister to switch from iOS to Ubuntu. I inserted my boot-able USB which had 14.04 into the MAC and unlike Windows, I found ...
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Ubuntu from a stick

Is it posible to install Ubuntu on to a USB stick so it is self contained on that USB stick? Like I'm not trying to install from a USB stick, but onto a USB stick INSTEAD of a hard drive so it is a ...
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USB keyboard skipping key presses after wake from sleep

On my Thinkpad T420 using Ubuntu 14.04, I have a basic USB keyboard connected. After wake up from sleep, the USB keyboard starts malfunctioning, i.e. for the system to register a keypress I have to ...
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Files impossible to wipe, where are they saved?

I installed Ubuntu on a USB disk, my installation is: sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdb Disk /dev/sdb: 7773 MB, 7773585408 bytes 240 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1020 cylinders, total 15182784 sectors Units = ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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Sound distortion (USB DAC) when mouse unplugged

I have a Monoprice USB DAC. It works fine in Windows, regardless of the state of my mouse, but in Ubuntu 14.04, the sound is distorted if the power cable to my mouse is not plugged in. It works fine ...
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Disk errors when I check 14.04.1 for disk errors on usb drive and all 3 times it came back with errors?

I have tried installing Ubuntu thinking it was fine and then it just freezes when I am installing. It froze for several minutes so I assumed something crashed. I force shut it down and I cannot ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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Mirroring files over a flaky USB connection

Due to a hardware failure I currently have to use an 8 year old notebook. The hard drive of the device in repair is in a external-hdd USB enclosure, but the USB ports of the old notebook don't allow a ...
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USB drive doesn't pop up in Unity

When I plug in my USB drive it doesn't appear in the Unity icon bar for me to use. It shows in lsusb. I tried to mount it in the shell with no luck. I just formatted it, would that make any ...
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Too slow to Download USB bootable Ubuntu program

I wonder why its takes over 11 hours to download the file: ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso I'm in China and using VPN, if no VPN it will force me to a Chinese site which gives China's own Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu doesn't display files in iso

So I am trying to install Windows 7 x64 (not that I actually want it but it's needed) I am trying to make a bootable USB, i have done this before and i understand about computers so I definitely am ...
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USB drive spinning up but not appearing in fdisk -l

I accidentally knocked a Seagatte USB external drive with a lot of important data on it. The connections were fine but it "stopped responding". I shut everything down and restarted. Now when I ...
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No usb or Ethernet after installation

I'm writing this using mobile phone. I installed Ubuntu latest, but only usb 3.0 ports are working, Ethernet and usb 2.0 seems to be recognized but not functioning, and this also happened on Fedora ...
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cannot access hard disk usb from virtualbox guest with winows 7 on ubuntu host

First of all sorry for my english :) I'm using VirtualBox 4.3.18 (downloaded from oracle's site) I'm running ubuntu 14.04 as host and windows 7 64bit as guest. When i plug the usb hard disk the host ...
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Upgrading 14.10. Usb and wireless not working

can somone help me? I've upgraded ubuntu to 14.10, but in the end, none of the usb ports works and i can't acess any wireless network, what can i do? I've an Acer 5560. Thanks in advance. $ lspci ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - TP-Link TL-WN727N

I just bought a TP-Link TL-WN727N wireless USB adapter. I plugged it into my machine and booted, but nothing seemed to happen. I ran lsusb and there she was Bus 002 Device 002: ID 148f:7601 Ralink ...
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Install Ubuntu on Laptop without affecting windows bootloader

Ok. I am a Linux user but I purchased a laptop with Windows 8.1 pre-installed... LAPTOP INFOS: Lenovo G50 64-bit Intel i5 processor 4GB of RAM Supports USB 3.0 I wanna install Ubuntu 14.10 on a ...
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How can I transfer media files from an Ubuntu PC to a Windows Phone?

I am trying to copy media files from an Ubuntu computer to a Windows Phone (Lumia 520), but cannot get it to work. Instead, the device always behaves as a mass storage device and the media copied or ...
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how to open usb drive on my virtualbox installed in ubuntu [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14 as host os. And I have installed VirtualBox inside ubuntu. Now as a guest OS i have installed windows 7. And i want to access USB drive inside this Guest windows 7. please guide me ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not reading usb 2.0 port and cannot connect to wired conection

I'm completely new to linux and I'm having problems right now. I'm running it from a live usb in a usb 3.0 slot (if that might be the problem). Ubuntu isn't using my usb 2.0 slots for some reason ...
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14.04 on desktop, Wifi signal weak and refuses to connect at 25 feet from wireless router

The driver that my USB Adapter calls for is rtl8187L while Ubuntu has rtl8187 supplied. I'm not sure if that's the problem, but my desktop is capable of detecting my wifi network whenever I plug my ...
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Can't Select Target Device on Winusb

So I just installed Winusb using the instructions from How can I create a Windows bootable USB stick with Ubuntu? but when I use the application I cannot select a target device. I have a usb that I ...
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System completely unusable after upgrading to 14.10

I can't use my PC anymore after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10. The download and upgrade process was good but now when I turn the PC on, I get a black screen with error: system program problem ...
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How to install usbserial and ftdi_sio modules to 14.04 Trusty Vagrant box?

I started a Vagrant box from https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/vagrant/trusty/current/trusty-server-cloudimg-i386-vagrant-disk1.box. For some reason, this box does not seem to include usbserial and ...
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GNU GRUB Version 2.02 beta 2-9 while booting from USB

I attempted to install the latest version of Linux Ubuntu Studio, with previously installed Ubuntu 14.04. Installation procedure went fine, it was only at the finish, when something collapsed, I ...
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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubunut 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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Can't put windows on a flash drive- tried everything [closed]

How can i install my windows 7 iso to a flash drive? dd seemed to have worked, but when i booted it did not work, saying grub: no such partiton Which is odd, considering i did not remember installing ...
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USB not working in 14.04.1 (sometimes)

About one out of three boots, USB doesn't work on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Ubuntu 14.04.1. This includes the USB touchscreen as well as optical drive, keyboard, or anything else plugged into the ...
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When will Linux support the more expensive GAMING USB peripherals? [closed]

Some Gigabyte keyboards still have unresolved compatibility issues from 4+ years ago. It's not just an Ubuntu failure this still on Fedora etc ... maybe a kernel error. Just google it "hid_max_usage ...
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Not able to boot ubuntu 14.04 from usb drive

My System is 64 bit so I downloaded an ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr copy from its website and installed it successfully in my sandisk cruzer blade 4 GB Pen drive using Universal usb installer. When I ...
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Can't boot Windows after unsuccessful install of Ubuntu through USB

First of all, I am completely new to Ubuntu and not very knowledgeable with computers in general. Please forgive me for my explanation maybe being vague or word choice being incorrect. I am using a ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..and ...