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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Why does my Ubuntu 14.10 sends Network Packets to Broadcast when i Plugin a USB Device

I use PamUSB for Multifactor Authentication. Now I found out, that every time when I Plugin a USB Device my Ubuntu sends some networkpackets, all other services are deactivatet. Packets: package ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still ...
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USB Drive doesn't mount

I've got a USB flash drive which doesn't mount. It was so far only used on Windows Computer and there the user gets the message that you have to format it in order to use it correctly. I plugged the ...
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Drivers edup ep-n1556 driver working on ubuntu but not in lubuntu

i got an old PC without network card and I installed Lubuntu 14.04.1 on it, when I connect my usb nano key "edup" in my motherboard usb connectors it can find my WiFi network, it is connected but it ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Can you access an usb flash drive from terminal?

I have a big problem with one usb drive: I was copying something on it when for some strange reason, the power went out. I have no battery in my laptop so it immediately shut down. After my laptop ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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USB hard disk automounts with additional audio disc

I have 3 external hard drives, and whenever I plug any of them in, an additional 'audio disc' shows up in the launcher and file browsers. In the launcher and Dolphin it does nothing when clicked; in ...
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Are there any alternative ways to install Ubuntu other than CD and USB? (Without WUBI)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Windows 7 computer. But my only USB stick is currently at school and I am on holiday break until next week. I can't use a DVD because I don't have one ...
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How to reboot ubuntu of of live cd (USB) with ubuntu installed?

After finding out how to fix my hard drive partitioning problem, I went to boot from a live usb only to find out that the try Ubuntu option didn't come up in the grub menu and would only take me ...
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How to get Native instruments audio 6 to work in ubuntu 14.04

I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 after some time of not using any Linux distro and I'm am having issues with the following sound card: Native Instruments Audio 6. I used to have it working ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Whenever I try to boot a Linux Distro from a USB it goes to an eternal black screen ( Not Ubuntu Specific)

I've tried countless of USB booters, such as Universal Usb, Rufus, Unetbootin. They seem to work fine as I can boot to the point to where boots to the options menu, where it says you want to install ...
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Blank screen blinking cursor on USB booting [duplicate]

I have used the universal Usb installer to create an image i used ubuntu 14.10..normally i clicked on booting from usb but when it boots it just shows a blank scren and a cursor blinking..i have ...
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Ubuntu USB installation

Am trying to download Ubuntu onto USB drive as advised but every time I download & go to Browse, it never shows in Window to select. Am I missing something ? The original problem I have is a ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 while display is distorted

I'm currently trying to install ver. 14.04 booting off of a USB, however my display is distorted. I believe I need to install the correct video card drivers, but how can I do that if I can't get ...
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Windows install not bootable from USB [duplicate]

I have a W7 install .iso file. I tried to set up the bootable USB by simply copying the files in the .iso on the USB and the other approach was to use winusb. When booting the computer the boot menu ...
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USB 3.0 works slow as USB 2.0 in Ubuntu

I bought a USB 3.0 PCIe card and an external 3TB Western Digital USB 3.0 HDD. One partition is NTFS, and another is EXT4, but this is in regards to transferring to the EXT4 partition. Speeds run ...
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lenovo laptop not recognizing many usb device?

my new lenovo b40-70 laptop is acting weird sometime it recognizes some of the devices sometime it do not like case 1 : lusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on early 2011 Macbook pro using USB Stick: ''i8042 No Controller''

I have an early 2011 macbook pro. My primary hard drive location has a mac os X yosemite installation. I replaced the optical drive with a secondary hard drive, which has two partitions created with ...
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does the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange headset also work on linux?

I want to buy the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange, but I don't know if it also works on Ubunt 12.04 LTS. I couldnt find any ansewrs in the internet so far, so I'm asking now here. But steelseries ...
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Fdisk cylinder doesn't match device format

I plugged in a USB device into my computer and ran fdisk on the partition, giving the following: Disk /dev/sdb: 16.9 GB, 16944988160 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2060 cylinders, total 33095680 ...
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Can't boot from USB HDD on Samsung notebook

So I bought a new laptop, it is a Samsung Ativ Book 2 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 on it. I currently have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which I installed form a CD. I have no more CDs and on my older ...
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USB 3.0 hard drives don't spin down when “safely removed” from Nautilus

I have a few external drives, some using external power, other being USB powered. I plug my USB 3.0 drive in a USB 3.0 port. When I "eject" the drive (from Nautilus) it keeps on spinning. When I ...
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SSH keys from USB Stick

I have a couple of desktops, a couple of laptops and a netbook. Some of these devices still run windows. I use these machines to connect to Launchpad, where my projects are hosted. I'm really ...
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Ubuntu install menu just keeps rebooting when I select install - Trying to dual boot Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 with USB

I have made a USB stick to boot Ubuntu using the instructions given here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows When I restart my PC, I get the BIOS, press F12, and ...
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USB Boot Error--Mac

When booting Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a 16GB USB on a Macbook Pro 13", early 2011, a black screen shows up suggesting that a version 2.x beta is the version running on my machine. I performed a flawless ...
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Installing from USB stick

I have an ASUS laptop 32 bit with a crashed version of XP which still runs in safe mode. However, it has no CD drive, so I downloaded 14.04 on a USB stick and set the computer to read the USB first ...
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Can't get wireless dongle DWA 131 to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got a D-link DWA-131 wireless usb dongle to work on my desktop PC. I was in quite a hurry when I chose it, but considering the abundant documentation on how to successfully get it to work ...
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ubuntu 64-bit usb 3.0 not working

I have a gigabyte 990fxa-ud3 motherboard and 32-bit works perfectly but in 64-bit I see nothing at all on the 3.0 USB ports. The USB 3.0 ports use an EtronTech EJ168 chip and I checked their website ...
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Flash usb grub fail, grub rescue

When installing from the flash usb I was told a bootloader could not be installed. I chose the continue without bootloader option. When I restarted without the usb I faced a blank screen flashing ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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Ubuntu very slow to write to USB

With any USB stick, formatted with any file system when I copy the data I have to wait at least 4/5 minutes before clicking "remove safely" otherwise it remains there and if I remove the device ...
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read only file system on several thumb drives [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, here is one of the issues I currently have: I had a backup on ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Not Recognizing 64gb SDXC Card That Was Recognized by 14.04

My SDXC 64 GB card was recognized in 14.04 I upgraded to 14.10 and now it is not recognized. I plug it in using either my camera, or remove it from my camera and use a reader, and either way, the card ...
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Thumb drive suddenly “read only file system”

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I copied about 2 gig of pictures, files, etc onto a thumb ...
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Move Ubuntu 14.04 server from HDD to USB

Here's the deal. I have Ubuntu server installed on a quite sluggish HDD which would be of better use as a storage disk. The mainboard supports USB3.0 and I have a 32gb USB3.0 drive that I would like ...
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Bios won't accept boot from usb

I have a x64 tablet running win 8.1. I am trying to install different Linux distro's. Unfortunately I am having trouble booting up from live usb. I got all set up in bios, turned off secure boot, ...
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TomTom not recognised in W7 VM after upgrade to 14.10 (VMM)

Since the upgrade from 14.04 to 14.10, my W7 VM does not longer recognise my TomTom. I am very dependant on my TT, so it is an absolute neccessity for me to be able to update it. Before the update ...
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How do I reset my MIDI device?

I have my MIDI enabled digital piano connected via USB. To play .mid files I am using pmidi. Sometimes when I stop playback (using ^C) some notes are still playing. I know that's because of how MIDI ...
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Why won't my USB headset show up in `lsusb` or `dmesg`?

I was given a Turtle Beach XL1 headset for Christmas. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to work. On the Windows machine I tried it on, you plug in the USB cable and it works. Not much setup ...
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Ubuntu. VGA to USB driver

I'm having trouble finding information about this. I know there are similar questions, but the only one with an answer is 5 years old and the answer is outdated. I just bought a new laptop, they ...
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How can I set up muti-booting by grub on a usb with different OS .

How can I set up multi-booting by grub on a usb with different OS . The purpose is I want to choose the different OS when I plug in the USB.
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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...
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Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera not working on Ubuntu

I have an Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera. I need to install the driver from its CD in order to make it work on Windows. As there is not offical support for linux, could anyone tell is there a way to ...
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Can't write large files to flash drive

I`m having a problem copying files to any USB flash drive formatted in FAT32. Small files copy ok. But if I try to copy a large file (say 1GB) it starts to copy, the progress bar continues to grow ...
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Hi, I'm having a few issues with a USB wireless LAN card

I'm using 14.10 and I've tried to identify the problems but haven't managed to get the thing working. $ sudo tail -n 0 -f /var/log/syslog Dec 23 14:39:44 MaC kernel: [ 467.124504] usb 2-1.2: USB ...
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Ralink 148f:7601 WIFI Dongle [duplicate]

I've followed the procedure in ralink 148f:7601 wifi adaptor installation in order to install the appropriate driver for my brand new Ralink WIFI Dongle. I downloaded the source code from ...
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I updated ubuntu to 14.10 and now weird things are happening

So I update my computer from ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. It finishes installing and I restart the computer and choose the option "ubuntu" it changed to a purple screen and stayed like that for ever. I ...
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over-current issue with USB 2.0 ports

My system (on Ubuntu 14.04) is no longer shutting down/restarting/suspending since a problem with all usb 2.0 ports occurred. (all of a sudden all usb 2.0 were without power. Luckily, the usb 3.0 ...