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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Problems with Serial Port Ubuntu 16.04

I've been in troubles with a little ESP8266 chip wifi module. Last week I had my Ubuntu 15 working with the chip in usb-serial connection, but when I connect I type: dmesg and I can see that ...
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USB Input being lost, power saving configuration issue?

After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on a Dell E6330 laptop with core I7 cpu, when running in the default Unity desktop with external USB keyboard and mouse, if I don't touch the keyboard or ...
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Mouse Problems (Latest LTS)

So i just installed Ubuntu to a USB drive (not the installation disk, the actual OS) and started it up I could operate normally for 30 seconds or so and then the entire OS froze, with the exception of ...
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Live Ubuntu USB boots to black screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a USB stick in order to recover some files from a damaged Windows partition. I burned the image to a USB stick using Win32 Disk Imager, however Ubuntu never finishes ...
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USB Keyboard Barcode Reader Dropping Chars

I bought a barcode reader which connects over USB and mimics a keyboard. Connecting to Windows, the barcode is read correctly but connecting to Ubuntu, it drops some repeating chars. It consistently ...
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Is it possible to upgrade from Xubuntu 14.04 LTS to Xubuntu 16.04 LTS via USB?

An USB upgrade is the only way I can do it. That's not my computer, his connection is very slow and it would take ages to download it. I had installed the Xubuntu 14.04 LTS via USB, now I'd like to ...
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Using HID compliant mouse like device in Ubuntu

Aim: I have a whiteboard which emulates as mouse. Thus, when you click and drag on the whiteboard it should move the cursor. I want to make a whiteboard work in Ubuntu It works on windows. Device ...
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Install Kubuntu(16.04) and GRUB to an external drive to create a portable OS

Yesterday I tried to install Kubuntu 16.04 LTS onto an 8GB USB2.0 Stick following this answer. I changed the location for the bootloader to install to sdb(Which indeed was my usb drive). Still kubuntu ...
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Usb drive clone

I want to clone my "security" usb-stick with a encrypted partition on it. The model is "Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0" But unfortunatelly my ubuntu doesn't recognize it correctly. I see it ...
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USB stick read only when should be read/write

Sorry, another novice to Linux systems, but became tired of Windows. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a PC. Any time I plug in a USB key it defaults to read only and I am unable to copy anything to it. ...
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when i connect windows phone lumia 625 via usb, nothing happens, no unable to mount the device option, nothing, what should i do ?

Earlier i used to get the notification of unable to mount however after creating a new rule as follows: 21 down vote These are my steps to connect the Nokia Lumia 920 (WP8): Add the MTP file ...
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WIFI adapter stop working

My wifi adapter stop working and the log shows those messages: Mai 01 01:33:56 felipe-G750JS kernel: ieee80211 phy2: rt2x00usb_vendor_request: Error - Vendor Request 0x07 failed for offset 0x131c ...
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Can't start Ubuntu from USB flash drive

I'm trying to test ubuntu on this old laptop I happen to have but I can't get past the boot menu. I choose the option to test ubuntu and when I press enter it freezes. There's no error messages or ...
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Can I use Docker Machine on Ubuntu Snappy?

Can I run Docker Machine (and Virtual Box) on Snappy? Are there smaller docker images that work better than others? For example: https://hub.docker.com/r/tatsushid/tinycore/ My Goal: Run Docker ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on USB - “Failed to create system file”

NEVERMIND~ Before I start, I am completely new to Ubuntu and the terminal commands used. I only know a few from what I have tried. I have been working on trying to install Ubuntu on a 31GB flash ...
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ESP 5250 scanner problem

I have the following: HP computer with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, ESP 5250 AIO on a USB port. The printer part of the ESP 5250 works but the scanner does not work. I have not used the scanner since I got ...
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Bootable pen drive 16.04 is not able to recognize by my laptop(UEFI)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop and now i want to upgrade it to 16.04 so i downloaded ubuntu 16.04 image file and i make my pen drive to bootable by using Startup Disk Creator available in ...
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Cannot access Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installer via USB

I'm currently trying to install Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (x64 version) on my Odys Trendbook 12 via USB. I've already checked the following: - even though it came preinstalled with Win10 32-bit, I do in fact ...
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USB Security by Encrypt.com - where do i purchase this ap? (The instructions say it has never been hacked?)

I have a Lexar usb stick with Encrypt technology. Lexar said I had to purchase for like $12.99 software to use the USB stick, as it is so good apparently that it has never been hacked according to ...
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Ubuntu unable to use Kinect v1

I used Kinect on my ubuntu laptop, with a 12V adapter connect Kinect to usb. But the light on Kinect is always flashing and when checking lsusb, I can sometimes see Motor plugin and NEC which I think ...
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Source code of usbmon

Where can I get the source code of usbmon utility. Googling didn't help me to get the source code. Any help is appreciated.
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Xenial 16.04: D-Link DWA-182 [aka “Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter”] issues

Reply to @matpauranoo - Ok, did that, now it's recognised - ~$ iwconfig enxc0a0bbe29477 IEEE 802.11AC ESSID:"dlink-5GHz-92DE" Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK>" Mode:Managed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't see my external usb audio interface

I have the Audient iD14 audio interface, and I was able to get it to work with Ubuntu 14. However, when I did a fresh new install of Ubuntu 16.04, it wouldn't even list it in the sound devices. The ...
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Is the 16.04 iso file corrupt? 4/28/16 its not working for me

4/27/16 and 4/28/16 I've downloaded 16.04 Iso direct and by torrent. I wrote it to usb using Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.4 which I have used countless times to write USB ISO files for trying out ...
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Unable to Connect My Mobile to ubuntu 16.04

I can't connect my mobile device to ubuntu by USB-Cable. This appears: No object for D-Bus interface My mobile device is Techno. How do I solve this?
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Can't connect Usb modem on Lubuntu 16.04

My usb modem is detecting in network manager, however on clicking connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. Please see output of various queries below- lsusb: ...
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Hauppauge winTv SoloHD unclaimed

I'm trying to use Hauppauge's winTv soloHd USB stick on ubuntu 16.04 and 15.10, both seem to detect the stick, but kaffeine as well as me-tv both say there's no dvb device attached to the computer; I ...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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To set up a USB dongle in 14.04?

I have a new usb wifi dongle which Ubuntu should support. I would like to enable it, and disable others because mac air's default wlan is not supported on Ubuntu. My motivation is to use such a wlan ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 now I can't boot Windows 7 or 10

I created a boot able flash drive using this procedure: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows I then used this to upgrade Ubuntu to the current version. After the ...
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after installing usb wifi dongle, it stopped working after upgrading software, (still 14.04)

After installing a Netis wifi usb dongle using a procedure described in Questions 168032, it worked under 14.04. Then I updated software, and the Netis dongle no longer works. The dongle appears ...
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Installing 16.04 to an external usb hard drive

I am doing a full install of 16.04 to an external 300gb USB HDD. I have followed all the instructions (booting from live media, then using the install option, taking care to setting the grub to point ...
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USB Mouse not working after installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Persistent Fix?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I haven't any problem in live. But after the login, mouse doesn't move and click. the only solution I found was: sudo rmmod usbhid sudo modprobe usbhid However, I ...
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Recognise Kubic Edge as a device by banshee or rhythmbox

When I mount my Kubik Edge 8Gb MP3 Player with a 4Gb expansion card, neither Banshee or Rhythmbox will recognise it as a Device. The launcher bar shows a flash stick icon and I can copy music ...
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Fresh install of xenial strange usb issue

I'm really not sure whats causing it I've tried several fixes and none work. when I turn on my computer all of my usb ports are dead and my monitor placements are wrong. Then after about 10 seconds ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 on USB on Mac

I've followed these instructions to the letter: hdiutil convert /path/to/ubuntu.iso -format UDRW -o /path/to/target.img Terminal gives the error message Cannot execute binary file.
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How start ubuntu from a bootable USB stick

I made a bootable USB stick and I made sure to follow the guide lines. As far as I can tell nothing went wrong when creating the USB stick but somehow I can't find out how to boot ubuntu from the ...
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“An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from the CD failed”

I am trying to install Ubuntu Kylin, but everytime I am about to finish the installation it shows the following message: ''An attempt to configure apt to install additional packages from CD failed.'' ...
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Install full desktop on USB?

I'm planning on trying to force myself to switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu gradually. I've installed Ubuntu in the past as a dual start option but notices that I keep on using MS Windows, especially ...
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installing programs on a USB ubuntu

im using ubuntu as means of Recovery on my study i have a Boot Usb with it but is it possable to install a program such as a anti-virus or fixxing tools used to fix data on the Same USB?
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How to configure RS232 to USB on Ubuntu (Mate) for JSP Web app

English is not my native language so please be patient. I'm using an Odroid C2+ to host a Struts-2 web application, like a LAMP server, using Ubuntu Mate, Tomcat7, MySQLite3 and (instead of PHP) JSP. ...
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Problems with USB on Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 from a bootable USB. I made the disk by opening the iso with Archive Manager and then writing it to USB. I don't know what happened but I cannot format the pen drive now. Here ...
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Live USB distros won't stay connected to internet

After booting an Ubuntu 14.04 Live from USB I connect to the internet everything works great for a few seconds, then the internet stops working. It doesn't say it's disconnected or anything like that, ...
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Installing Ubuntu (clean install) does not seem to work

I downloaded the ISO file for Ubuntu and put it on a usb drive using Rufus. I completed the installation, and then it asked me to restart my computer. I did so, and it launched back up to the black ...
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hard drive doesn't appear as device

I have an Acer Aspire R11 combination Laptop / Tablet. It has a 32 Gb harddrive with a few partitions. Windows 8.1 is installed on it. I recently had an issue with partitioning. I decided to use an ...
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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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My bootable usb doesn't show up as an option in the boot menu

I followed this guide, and my usb does not show up as an option in the boot menu. This is what my boot drive looks like. Boot Drive Image
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Can I install the usb-creator-gtk (linuxmint version) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I have been using the default usb-creator-gtk but due to my personal preference, I'd like to install the LinuxMint version of it. I have tried this website where it is listed (unfortunaley I couldnt ...
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USB headset causes bizarre system behavior

I have a Sennheiser headset that causes bizarre system behavior when it is plugged in, including: Graphical corruption: all of the system text, such as the toolbar clock, shifts to a very different ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Cannot Use USB Audio: fwupd Bug

In 15.10, both internal Intel and external USB audio were working. After upgrading to 16.04, USB audio has stopped working but Intel remains functional. Any ideas? The /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf ...