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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Can a USB drive be accessible to the installer at the start of a cdrom-based system installation?

I have a preseeding file, preseed.cfg, on a USB drive, and I'd like to know if there's some way to make this drive available to the installer during a cdrom-based installation. (Once the installation ...
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Huawei E1752 modem connects to GSM network but no Internet access

My huawei E1752 dongle is recognised by Ubuntu 13.10, I can set up a mobile broadband connection and the OS tells me I have a network connection to the GSM network. The blue light on the device that ...
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How to install Ubuntu on USB stick and preserve the changes?

There are many answers about this that did not work for my situation. I have the following: Ubuntu 14.04 USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports USB 2.0 stick with Ubuntu 14.04 USB 3.0 empty stick and want ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB stick - “error loading operating system”

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on USB stick, then install some drivers and programs on it and use it when I need. I have one USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04 that I have used to install the OS on other ...
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Windows can read USB stick partitioned by Gparted

I have a 8GB Adata S101 USB flash stick. i used Win 32 disk imager to install ubuntu 14.04 from my USB stick, after installing Ubuntu, windows 7 could not recognize the flash stick anymore so i ...
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How to make Huawei 4G module ME909u-521 work on Ubuntu?

I'm having some trouble having an Internet connection on 4G with Ubuntu (latest version, latest kernel). I had no trouble making my Huawei E3276 LTE dongle work. Now I'm trying to connect my ...
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Wireless mouse suddenly “drunk” iff dongle in usb hub I've always had it in

Woke up computer today, started trying to work, and suddenly my wireless mouse (Logitech M325) was acting "drunk". After a bunch of messing around, I figured out that it only has this problem if it's ...
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How to install deb package onto usb rescue drive?

After making a usb boot drive, how to add extra deb packages to it? Thanks. ==extra info== I create usb boot drive by following the instructions from SystemRescueCd. On a normal system, the extra ...
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Why my usb mouse stays on after shutdown?

In my desktop I have 8 usb ports, only the one the mouse is connected remains on after I shutdown the computer. I tried to plug the mouse on another usb port and this time this one remains on after I ...
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Moto X is not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu won't recognize my phone. It isn't even listed in lsusb output: darlan@HTPC ~ $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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RTL8192su driver compatible with 14.04 running kernel 3.13

I need some help with some older wireless adapters working with Ubuntu 14.04 running kernel 3.13. Trying to install: Linux Driver RTL8192su - This driver supports RealTek rtl8192SU USB Wireless ...
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14.04 Wi-Fi Networking

Being a noob to the entire Linux side of computing I thought my Cisco AE2500-RM wifi dongle would work with the computer I had just installed Ubuntu on. Well I was wrong, I've been checking and I ...
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How create symbolik link /dev/usb/lp* and permission change to raw print? Xubuntu 14.04

i want use a symbolic link from usb printers but i can't write to this device: $ ls -l /dev/usb/lp* crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 0 jun 25 14:17 /dev/usb/lp0 crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 1 jun 25 14:17 ...
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creating a bootable USB stick on Mac OS

So, I'm really excited to get my hands on my first Linux system. I did all the steps required for downloading Ubuntu, until the step with creating a bootable USB stick, wher eI have a problem. I ...
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Mount point causing problems to unmount other drives

For some reason, Ubuntu created this mountpoint /media/[username]/LACIE Whenever I connect a USB drive, even the Lacie one, this mountpoint makes it imposible to safely remove the drives. For example, ...
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14.04 LTS --Mice not working during live boot, any help appreciated

Hello I'm trying to install 14.04 the lastest version of Ubuntu. During the live boot I cant get any of my mice to work. I have ran Ubuntu on this hardware for a few years now and never had this ...
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Unable to detect an adb device on USB3.0

When connecting a device using a USB2.0 cable, adb connects to the device properly. When connecting the same device using a USB3.0 cable, adb doesn't detect the device. What I notice (using a LeCroy ...
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USB sound card not detected

I have a Zalman ZM-NC3500 Plus, which is a cooling pad with an integrated USB sound card, connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop via USB. The cooling pad, which is powered through the USB connection, ...
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installing RT5370sta driver for D-Link DWA-123 rev b1 in lubuntu 14.04

I have a D-Link DWA-123 Rev B1 wireless USB dongle and found out that RT5370sta is the driver for it. I tried to install it in vain. In the last step when you have to load the driver, the error ...
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Belkin n52te driver install

I tried fallowing this thread How do I configure a Belkin n52te gamepad to work? and http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=948833 to get my Belkin n52te to work. neither of which worked. when I ...
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Unity “File” button opening a separate window when automounting USB

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and whenever I plug an USB drive it automounts it normally and opens a Nautilus window. However, when I change to another window and then try to return to my files by clicking ...
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Samsung scanner scx 3205w doesn`t work on ubuntu 14.04

I have a multifunction device printer\scanner Samsung scx 3205w. The printer works normally, but the scanner cannot be recognized or found through the USB. I`m new on ubuntu but my last laptop was HP ...
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Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 - Lost ability to boot from USB

Good Morning, I recently set up my Asus Windows 8.1 laptop to be a dual boot system with Ubuntu 14.04. I have successfully created a dual boot system using Grub2 as my bootloader. The problem is ...
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Create Win8.1 USB without WinUSB [duplicate]

I am in need of creating a Windows 8.1 Pro USB bootable. I've tried googling for solutions and all returned Winusb. Upon installing winusb, these errors shows up on the CLI input sudo apt-get update: ...
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Booting ubuntu of a usb 3.0 pen drive. Is it using the superspeed

Installed ubuntu 12.04 with persistence using unetbootin on a usb 3.0 pen drive. Now booting from it.. I am not asking if ubuntu supports usb 3.0 . It does I am asking if it is connected at ...
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Connecting a pyboard via USB gives “Could not grab port (tty/ttyACM0)”

When I plug a micropython (Arduino-like microprocessor board) in via USB it works just fine as a USB file-system, however I cannot use it as a TTY. I'm using Ubuntu 14.4 64bit. When I plug in the ...
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Toshiba Satellite P55-A: Cant boot from usb [duplicate]

For a few days now I have been trying to install Ubuntu (also tried Fedora, BackTrack, and Kali) onto an 8GB usb drive. The install always seems to go off without a hitch. Ive used unetbootin, ...
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ubuntu server usb version

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 on a new server machine. I was planning to get an external usb hard disk for data backup purposes. My motherboard is intel s1200V3RPS which shows on intel page usb 3.0 ...
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Why do file transfers over USB slow down my whole computer?

Whenever I transfer large files, or large amounts of files, over USB to or from an external drive, the whole computer slows down to a crawl during the transfer. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, but I've had ...
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MotoG not recognized in ubuntu 12.04, MTP mode not supported. Why?

I bought a MotoG handset and wanted to transfer music files to my phone. But as I connect it to my laptop, Ubuntu doesn't recognize the phone, whereas it detects my friend's HTC phone. Basically, when ...
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Mount usb to serial adapter CANBUS and can-utils ubuntu?

I have this adapter and I'm trying desperately to mount in in Ubuntu so I can use can-utils to monitor the device but I'm failing. I'm trying to communicate with a serial to can-bus adapter in 14.04 ...
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14.04 USB Headset not recognized when plugged in

Logitech USB headset: isn't recognized (doesn't show up in the Sound Settings applet) when plugged in after the system boots. If it is plugged in at boot time, it is recognized, and can be removed ...
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Unknown ERROR from Startup Disk Creator

I don't understand this error from the Startup Disk Creator: org.freedesktop.DBus.Python.AttributeError: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/service.py", ...
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USB key - folder parameters - changing access rights

There is an MS Windows computer in my lab, which is sadly infected by some strange trojans and viruses. One USB key got into trouble while it was plugged on to the computer. Scanning with an antivirus ...
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USB flash drive not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and now my flash drive don't even blink when plugged in! I tested the flash drive on windows PC and it works fin. Tester the usb port on same PC on linux mint (dual ...
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USB drive not recognized Ubuntu 14.04

I have a 16GB Hama usb stick and I'm using it on Ubuntu 14.04. Until yesterday it worked fine, but my Linux crashed and I had to copy some files on it using the low graphics interface. Anyways the ...
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Motorla Atrix 4G not recognized

Good Afternoon I have a computer with UBUNTU (which I love) I already try to conect my Atrix 4g and does not recognize the phone it does charge it but is not letting me transfer any documents from the ...
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Adapter for sega genesis gamepads to usb in xubuntu

I have Xubuntu 14.04 and I wanted to do some retro gaming with emulators such as dgen. I have some Sega Genesis gamepads lying around. Will something like a Genesis to PC USB Cable permit me to use ...
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How to mount USB 3.5 inch floppy drive and read MS DOS Disk [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. When I plug in my USB floppy drive Ubuntu tries to automount the drive and I get the same error message if there is a disk in the drive or not. The USB Floppy drive ...
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Burning ATmega32 using USBasb

How to burn ATmega32 using USBasb. I am using atmega 32 for my project. I an using Ubuntu for many years but it is now one of the big problem for me. Can we directly use terminal to burn atmega32 ...
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What is holding my USB device when I try to use it in VirtualBox?

Ubuntu host, XP guest. When I connect the USB device I want to the virtual machine, I get: Failed to attach the USB device Microchip Technology Inc. PICDEM FS USB Demo Board (C) 2004 to the ...
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Disable all USB Storage devices and enable some devices based on Vendorid

I tried by adding below udev rule ACTION=="add", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", RUN+="/bin/sh -c 'for host in /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb*; do echo 0 > $host/authorized_default; done'" ACTION=="add", ...
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Can't install ubuntu 14.04 with usb & md5 check sums are different

when I try to install Ubuntu with usb stick Just gets to where its about to start with the purple ubuntu loading screen then it goes back to text and gives this message BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu ...
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How do i create a bootable usb on a mac on a hard drive that is partitioned? [closed]

I'm a noob, so can someone walk me through a set of steps to run Ubuntu on my Mac off of a 50 gig partition on my external hard disk?
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driver for a TRENDnet USB-to-Serial adapter for Lubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 LTS from a "Live Disc" (USB) and I want to connect a Cisco 1841 router via a USB to Serial Converter (specifically- TRENDnet TU-S9) to my netbook running the Lubuntu 14.04 ...
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Is it possible, in Xubuntu 14.04, using Nautilus, make it auto-mount USB and such as soon as it's plugged and show in the notification area?

i just changed Thunar for Nautilus in my Xubuntu 14.04 and with the help of the community I made it working almost perfect now! The only thing I'm missing is that when I plug something on it, let's ...
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What deteremines what USB Bus devices get attached to?

lsusb shows that my system has 4 Buses. One has "Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub" as device 1, the rest have "Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub". The system has 10 physical ports. Every single device I ...
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Installing ubuntu inorder to Install boot loader [duplicate]

I deleted my Partition for Ubuntu and my Windows OS cant load. How can I load Ubuntu into a USB so I can install the boot loader on my PC ?
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Accepting a host key on the device and the workstation

I am trying to install the Ubuntu touch on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus running android 4.3. However, I am having problems understanding how to accept the host key on my device, and what exactly the ...
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whats best flavor for the lenovo S10 netbook?

For creating live USB that has the least amount of compatibility issues, if any? Specs: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 4333-36U Netbook Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz 1GB DDR2 160GB HDD 10.1" WSVGA Windows XP Home