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 do I get a USB 3.0 to HDMI Converter to work under Ubuntu 15.04? [closed]

As the title suggests I am trying to figure out how to get this converter thingy to work. I am new to Linux so my knowledge is quite restricted. I have been crawling this forum for a few hours now, ...
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Bricked USB installing LiveCD

I used a Verbatim USB to install Ubuntu (into another pen drive). First I installed the liveCD into the USB, then plugged the usb and started the installation process. During the installation it ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing external hard drive

I have a 2TB Wester Digital external hard drive. I connected it to USB 3.0 port on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) installed. It was working fine till yesterday (Haven't tried on any other OS). ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installation frozen (taking too long)

So im installing Ubuntu right now and it's frozen at one point.It's just stops there and also it takes longer than 4-5 hours to install which is pretty weird..Can someone help?
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attempting to purchase 16.04 USB stick [closed]

I am going around in circles attempting to purchase 16.04 on a USB stick from the canonical store. Try to check out, I have to log in. I log in correctly, takes me to a 'new account' page. Says if ...
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How to disable power savings mode on all USB devices

How do I permanently turn off USB power saving (USB sleep mode) for all devices on my desktop? It keeps putting my external USB KVM to sleep and it won't wake up until I unplug and replug my mouse or ...
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USB 3.0 port not working properly

I am having some problems with a USB flash drive when my computer resumes from suspend. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS L521X. This laptop has three USB ports, 2 times USB 2.0 and 1 time USB ...
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USB could not detect in VirtualBox for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I can't seem to connect the USB to VirtualBox for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, when I plug my iPhone USB it is able to detect but when i plug in the bladeRF it is able to detect but is empty as shown by ...
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huawei usb modem won't work

This used to work in earlier versions... I try to follow the instructions and compile the modem driver and it just throws errors. sudo ./install /home/dac/Downloads DRIVER COPY START STA_PATH_FLAG=....
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video player issue on ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop pc

How can i install vlc media player or other softwares on my pc in which have installed the ubuntu 16.04. In windows and other os, we can see the video player softwares are installed in default. But in ...
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Persistent Ubuntu USB drive

Persistent Ubuntu on a USB drive I have followed the instructions on How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X on the Ubuntu site, and the boot image runs well on my Lenovo laptop. The problem is ...
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Video capture with eMPIA 2861 chip not working

I have been trying to get video stream from a frame grabber that uses the eMPIA 2861 chip. If I do lsusb I get this among others: Bus 003 Device 015: ID eb1a:2861 eMPIA Technology, Inc. When I ...
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USB Keytoken, Network Drives, and Encryption

(Note to site owners: What is your policy on cross-posting from another forum such as ubuntuforum. The following has already been posted there but without a satisfactory answer in over three weeks.) ...
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Hotkeys not working

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite C55-B5101. A few weeks ago I was running windows 10, and it froze, so I did a hard shut down. Afterwards it wouldn't turn back on. So ...
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Mount usb in media subfolder as default

Whenever I mount a hard drive or USB by clicking on it on the Unity bar (or from the file browser). It appears in a folder in /media with my username (ang example would be /media/$USER/...
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Trouble with USB Permissions/Ownership

I'm trying to use a USB drive (FAT32) on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04, but the permissions are messed up and I don't understand them well enough to fix it. Running ls -l in /mnt shows drwxrwxrwx ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu 16.4 in dual boot with Windows10

I already had my safe boot disable and my boot preference was :- 1. USB 2. Windows OS SO I used win32DiskImager and made a bootable USB pendrive with Ubuntu 16.4 . I also created a disk partition ...
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What would keep iPad from showing in lsusb?

What would keep iPad from showing in lsusb? The cable was working earlier (I use libimobiledevice 1.2), and is not a charge-only cable. The USB port works because I plug in an Android to it and it ...
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Boot Windows from USB on an Ubuntu laptop [duplicate]

I have laptop which from the beginning running Windows 8, I later wiped the hard-drive and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now I want to wipe the hard-drive and install Windows 10. In BIOS I have selected to ...
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Ubuntu drive with windows programs

I'm sorry if this has been asked, but I'm not seeing this anywhere. I have Ubuntu 16 installed on a 32 3.0 USB drive. I want to install some utility programs on the drive for windows. Not to run ...
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extern USB-SSD formatted in NTFS not being detected on 14.04

I bought an extern hard disk casing Inateck FE2004 and wanted to use my SSD as an alternate OS namely Windows 10. I can boot from it and the SSD is being detected from another Windows system. But I ...
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Out of Range in single board computer

I am trying to load ubuntu 12 version on my Single Board Computer PICO830 I am able to install Windows using bootable USB stick while when I try to do the same using Bootable Linux USB i am getting ...
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My label printer stays idle while sending data to the printer…Brother QL-710w USB connected

My label maker won't print via USB. Downloaded drivers from brother as suggested. I sent test pages and the jobs are completed but it still won't print. Verified the settings and label dimensions on ...
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Help me about install kubuntu 16.04?

I just have been finished installing Kubuntu 16.04 and when I shut down, my laptop shows this error. This error stays for days. What do I need to do to prevent this from happening?
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Error while trying to install Ubuntu on my PC

I want to install Ubuntu in D:/ partition while I have Windows 10 in the C:/. I followed all the steps here and got the USB stick ready, but when I start the PC, press F12 and boots on USB stick it ...
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ZOTAC ZBOX doesn't install from USB Stick

I made an Ubuntu USB Stick with unetbootin on my Mac. With F8 I get the Menu for Boot Options. After selecting the USB I there´s a Menu with: Try ubuntu without installing Install Ubuntu OEM Install ...
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Automatically mount and redirect USB key to rdesktop

I'm working on a Project to use ubuntu thin client on meeting rooms and stop giving Windows7 laptops to users. My only issue is when I want to plug a USB key to the thin client it should be mounted ...
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gpsd:ERROR: can't bind to local socket

I am trying to get a BU-353 GPS device to work on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS via GPSD. When I ran cgps I was greated with a timeout error. I assumed something was wrong with the GPS because I has not been used ...
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Mouse in 2-port USB sharing device not recognized in Ubuntu 16.04

I use an Aten 2-Port USB sharing device to share mouse and keyboard between two computers. Under Ubuntu 14.04 this worked fine but after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my Steelseries Kinzu V2 mouse is not ...
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Need TP-Link T1U driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm brand-new to the world of Ubuntu, and completely clueless. I am trying to install a TP-Link Archer T1U USB wireless adapter, but I can't find an appropriate driver. The TP-Link website only states ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Android 6.01 - MTP failing

At first I was getting an error when I was trying to access my phone's SD Storage. Then as I was trying to fix it I manage to break it even further. So, now when I plug my phone it doesn't show up. ...
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USB ports all stopped working

I have an Acer E5-571-74F7 running Ubuntu 12.04.5. Recently all the USB ports stopped being recognized. lsusb shows nothing installed in any of them. Headphones, flash drive, logitech mouse. All ...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Unable to create additional partitions on Ubuntu Live USB drive

After using Ubuntu 16.04's Startup Disk Creator to create a live (16.04) environment on my 4GB USB drive, I'm unable to create additional partitions (tried both FAT, Ext4, primary and logical) in the ...
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How to convert a iso9660 ISO to a USB ISO

I have an ISO of customized GCompris based on Ubuntu. It is intended to be burned on a CD (iso 9660 FS Type). When I try to burn it to a USB, the pendrive "becomes" a CD and it won't boot... The guy ...
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Got a Dell D620 with no OS, would like to use USB to get Ubuntu on it. Where do I start? [duplicate]

I Just bought a Dell D620 on the cheap and it comes without an OS. Initially I figured I could just download Ubuntu on a USB, plug it in, and boot up Ubuntu, obviously there is more to it. Where do I ...
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After fresh installation of XUbuntu 16.04, US layout on USB keyboard after each reboot

The built-in keyboard of my laptop is connected to the system as a USB device. During installation of XUbuntu 16.04 from the official 64 bit ISO image, I was asked about my keyboard layout. I ...
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Huawei usb 4G modem not detected

I have a problem with Huawei modem. Ubuntu 16 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. I cannot choose it in my Network Connections. $ lsusb 5266: executing lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:...
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How to create Win7 bootable usb from within Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before but the majority of the answers given seem to be a bit out of date. I've tried the gnome disk utility, after reading somewhere in here that it might be as simple as ...
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Repairing Flash Drive that wasn't ejected with I/O errors?

I was dumb and didn't eject my flash drive, now it won't show up in mount, can't be manually mounted, dd just hangs when trying to zero it out, and I get I/O errors when trying to format it. I know ...
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How can I create an bootable USB stick on Win7-32bit machine? [duplicate]

How can I create an bootable USB stick on Win7-32bit machine ? I have downloaded the ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso onto a USB stick. As it is an ISO file, it will not boot on my laptop. Thank You
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All of my USB flash drives are read only

All of my USB flash drives are in read only when I connect to my computer. I'm just trying to put a few files from my computer onto a flash drive. I have done this before successfully but no matter ...
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Run a semi-permanent Ubuntu from a USB for Trial

I tried to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on my HP Laptop. Worked out ok. Booted. Had to tap F9 while booting to choose Ubuntu. And for some reason there was 2 versions... both seemed to lead to ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 + Novatel E371 (DW5804)

Have a problem on my laptop Dell D430 with Novatel Expedite E371(DW5804). cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty uname -a Linux GSLM 3.19.0-59-lowlatency ...
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How to use Ubuntu pen drive on Windows? [duplicate]

I am totally a new user of Ubuntu 14.04. My problem is that I installed Ubuntu through the USB drive. Now I want to use the pen drive on Windows. I tried to format the pen drive but failed.
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Ubuntu variant Bodhi Linux Unetbootin installed on SSD [closed]

I have accidentally installed Unetbootin with Bodhi:Linux on my SSD on my Asus C300 Chromebook with John Lewis' SeaBIOS (not a Chromebook anymore). So now I can't boot from USB anymore as it sees the ...
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installation Ubuntu 16 “no root file system defined”

I'm installing ubuntu 16.04 next to Windows 10. I've put Ubuntu on a 64 GB usb drive and rufus. Once I boot from the USB and try to install ubuntu I first get the language options, next I get to ...
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Why won't my windows 10 computer boot Ubuntu 16.04 from a usb?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which doesn't have a disc drive, so I tried to boot from a live USB. I have followed several tutorials, used various different programs to burn the ...
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USB mouse stops moving suddenly

Using ubuntu 14.04, suddenly my USB mouse stops working, even though it has power (the laser works). When I try to shutdown, it takes a lot of time and finally I have to force shutdown by a long ...
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Persistent Linux USB won't boot… getting weird error screens, maybe related to UEFI

To start with here are my specs: 970 FTW edition i5 2550k 8 gigs of DDR3 1600 mhz MSI Z77A-G41 250 GB SSD for OS and apps 150 GB SSD for apps 3 TB 5400 rpm for storage 500 GB 7200 rpm ...