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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USB storage device not recognized in file explorer but is seen by fdisk

I'm not able to see my USB storage device in the file explorer. When I use sudo fdisk -l I can see it at the bottom: Disk /dev/sdb: 58.9 GiB, 63233327104 bytes, 123502592 sectors Units: sectors of ...
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How to install AVerTV Volar Video Capture USB in linux 15.10?

I found the lastest drivers for linux here: http://avertv.avermedia.com/product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=503&tab=APDriver But this version seems to be quite old (from 2014) and it doesn't work ...
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Cron job starts the python script, but no output is received

I have a python program that copies contents of USB devices connected to my pc, in this case it's an Android tablet. The script usese pyudev to detect the devices and then use GVfs to mount them. I ...
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Fingerprint reader authenticates but does not close dialog box

I have a T550 which sports the following reader: Bus 002 Device 016: ID 138a:0017 Validity Sensors, Inc. After plenty of tweaking around I managed to get it to work. I managed to register my ...
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USB port opening using Gufw

I want to access my mobile phone using Bitpim. Bitpim is able to read the port, but unable to open it. How can I configure Gufw to open USB port connected to my android phone. My smartphone models ...
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USB Media stopped working from one day to the next on 2 PCs (Ubuntu 14.04)

frome one day to the next Ubuntu 14.04 stopped recognizing any USB media. Plugging in a USB stick or my Android phone plays the familiar klick sound but no device is listed in nemo or the native file ...
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How to recover Files from a coruppted Micro SD card?

I am having a problem with my Samsung Micro SD card (in particular, a Samsung 32GB Evo mircoSDHC UHS-1 Grade I Class 10 Card). I use the card in my 8GB Motorola Moto G 4G which is running Android ...
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Removeable Ubuntu USB?

I have a work laptop which is currently running Windows 7. I would like to run Ubuntu on it, but keep Windows installed. I want to know if it's possible to run my Linux completely from a USB & for ...
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How do I install Ubuntu server?

So I purchased a server recently, and I want to install Ubuntu server onto it, as I am following this guide, (How do I install Ubuntu Server (step-by-step)), it's explaining to set the BIOS to boot ...
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After certain software updates, my USB ports and bluetooth are unavailable. Where should I start to troubleshoot?

After most software updates that require a reboot, my USB ports and Bluetooth adapter (internal) become unusable. The USB ports will not recognize anything that is plugged in to them and the Bluetooth ...
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Live USB Xubuntu unresponsive BUT Kali USB distro running ok, how to fix it?

update: today it turned unresponsive. I Can barely use it for more than typing text in a text editor. adjusted the title accordingly. I'm not going to be able to buy a hard drive until 10 days and I ...
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Installing Linux on a USB

So recently I bought a nice San disk slider 32gb usb so I could install linux on it and use it were ever I go. So I created a Bootable install usb on another usb I plug it in and launch the installer ...
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usbip for ubuntu 14.04

My issue is about usbip for Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install it on two computers, following an askubuntu answer. Yet it fails on both machines when I try to insert the kernel modules usbip and ...
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Prevent external devices being locked to launcher

If I connect an external device (such as a USB stick or android smartphone) it will automatically open in nautilus and get a corresponding icon locked to unity launcher. Is there any way to prevent ...
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Is there a faster way to erase a pen (USB) drive using dd command? [duplicate]

I am using the dd command to erase a pen drive with this: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd bs=4k && sync where /dev/sdd is the designated device. The pen drive is 16GB in size and this ...
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An empty usb drive — “no permissions for creating a folder or file” [duplicate]

I have a usb drive with ext4 file system. It is empty. I can't create any files or folders because of the error displayed: "you have no permissions".
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bootable USB Drive gets stuck on loading screen on MSI GE70 6QE Stealth Pro

I'm having quite a bad time with Ubuntu and my new MSI GE70 6QE Stealth Pro. I'll be posting more questions regarding this laptop to try and solve other issues. But this is my first. The problem is ...
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Use udev to rename devices with same properties

I have two types of gamepad that have the same udev properties. One is a USB NES controller and the other is a USB SNES controller. The udev info is identical for both of them. P: ...
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Mouse Pad triggers auto click also not smooth

I have an acer aspire 5738 with dual boot Windows 7/Ubuntu 14LTS recent days i am facing some problem while using mouse pad like it is not smooth the cursor moves randomly here there even when none is ...
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What is the difference, in booting, between a live USB and a USB with an OS? [closed]

I created live USB sticks with Lubuntu, and I was able to boot from them in Windows 8 (might have been 8.1) and in Mac OS. I then installed Lubuntu (minimal install) on that same USB 2.0 stick and I ...
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How can I copy an SSH private key from a USB memory stick to a new Ubuntu machine? [duplicate]

I have some private keys on a USB stick. I want to copy them into a new Ubuntu machine. I realise I could just create new keys, but it is annoying for me to have to do that. I am using a LiveCD ...
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Define IRQ for USB keyboard?

I think my keyboard is suffering from IRQ-deprivation. When copying data over the network, the keys start to "stick" and "stutter"... Is it possible to assign my keyboard a high-priority interrupt? ...
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ehci-pci error -110

I get the ehci-pci error -110 at startup and then the booting process proceeds like normal and whats weird is that the USB ports work just fine. Let me just give you some background. The computer I am ...
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Error number meaning in USB driver failure, PS2 keyboard

I'm trying to use an old PS2 keyboard (a nice mechanical one) with a USB converter. After connecting the device the driver fails. The device is being detected as Barcode reader but in Windows is ...
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Zoom B2.1u external usb sound card

i have a Zoom B2.1u guitar digital effect, in Windows i can connect it through an usb cable and use it as the system's predefinite audio card (for recording and reproducing). Audio software like ...
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Can anyone help with installation of Ubuntu 15.10 on Zenbook UX305?

I have downloaded ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso and have used a universal USB installer to create a bootable USB. Now when I try to boot from USB, it goes to grub>.
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How to move the ubuntu iso from a disk to a thumb drive [closed]

So I managed to crash my PC running ubuntu and at the same time the disk drive stopped working, so I couldn't use the previously created boot disk. so I need to know if I can move the files from the ...
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how to use windows 7 host usb devices in Ubuntu14.04 guest in vbox5.0.10?

I am using Windows 7 as host OS and VirtualBox 5.0.10 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I already installed the guest extension pack and still I am not seeing any connected USB devices in Ubuntu guest. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 installation issue mounting/dev/loop0//filesystem.sqashfs failed

I am trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 (64bit) on my laptop HP ENVY m6-1201tx for the first time. I have zero experience of Ubuntu. While installing it from a USB pendrive (FAT32), I'm getting following ...
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Whats the best distribution Linux to use in a USB Persistent?

i would like to know wich is the best distribution to use in USB 3.0, i would like to use Linux in computers to show some one how is it working and how easy is to use Linux, i try to use Ubuntu but ...
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Is there any way to install a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04 to a usb?

My laptop was having issues, so I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu onto my usb (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS), and now Steam is having issues opening. Is there any way that I can boot up Ubuntu 12.04 from a ...
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USB not detected in EFI mode when trying to repair grub

I have an HP envy dv6 Notebook (windows 8.1) and I already have UBUNTU 14.04 LTS ainstalled. The issue is After installing ubuntu I when attempted to repair grub with the boot repair utilities on live ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 hci_conn_timeout+0x75/0x2a0

I am having issues with my Bluetooth connection dropping constantly. The chipset is a Broadcom BCM20702A0 (PLUGABLE USB 2.0 BLUETOOTH ADAPTER http://goo.gl/h42upl) Before and after pairing the device ...
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USB corrupted, how to proceed

While trying to install GRUB on an USB (because my PC wasn't recognizing it on boot), I ended up messing up and got a corrupted USB, I can't mount it, and trying to format it with GParted doesn't ...
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Install full ubuntu into external usb to work on several machines [duplicate]

How can I install full ubuntu (not the try version) onto external usb and make it work on several machines (not machine specific) ? The grub should be installed on the external hdd to.
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how can I share computers internet to my android phone? [duplicate]

I have internet on my PC but I want to share it with my android mobile how can I do it
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Can't boot form USB in UEFI

I have an HP envy dv6 Notebook (windows 10) and I can't load from my usb. The usb works, I tried on others computers, I already changed the boot order. I tried in both ways, efi and legacy, but the ...
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Can I copy wireless drivers from one Ubuntu to another?

I'm having the hardest time with a desktop install using a Cable Matters N-150 Wireless card. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Seems to pick up the card no problem, but when I install it I get Kernel Panic's... ...
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Want to creats a multiboot usb, I am on Lubuntu

I don't seem to succeed in creating a multiboot usb with either YUMI (which only works in windows?) or Multisystem that is supposed to work within Linux. Also tried Xboot... Anyone who can help? I ...
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Ubuntu install from inside windows

I've been trying to install ubuntu from my usb flash drive but it keeps giving me the same "unknown keyword" error. I've already tried to change the names in xlinux.cfg and the others, but what comed ...
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how to fix Unable to open MTP device '[usb:004,010]' in ubuntu 1V

I connected my Lumia 640 mobile to Ubuntu and when I tried to open it shows this error:
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DVB-T usb stick Geniatech T230 does not find any channels

It seems llike it should be supported and I see it detected by the system: description: Generic USB device product: Geniatech T230 DVB-T2 TV Stick vendor: ...
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Ubuntu gnome 14.04.3 desktop iso not booting from both DVD and USB

I tried booting Ubuntu desktop v 14.04.3 from my DVD as well as USB stick by using all possible resources both in uefi or legacy mode. In uefi mode I changed the boot order and then when I boot it ...
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Installed 15.04 via netboot, getting unknown filesystem error on boot

I've tried other suggestions after searching but nothing has helped. Porteus has been my main OS for a while however I'm struggling with its complexities, decided to change and installed 15.04 using ...
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I can install windows but not ubuntu

My brother ask me to format and reinstall windows and ubuntu in his Toshiba Satellite L745D. With windows all was good, but when I tried to install ubuntu I can not. In the installation of ubuntu, the ...
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how to detect the usb stick in Ubentu installed in virtual box

I have installed Ubentu 14.04.3 on virtual box in windows 7. How can I detect the USB flash disk in Ubentu. Thanks for your help.
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installing USB to serial Drivers for ubuntu 14.04

i have been trying to get my USB to serial drivers installed but no breakthrough yet. when i connect the USB to my laptop i have this info after the dmesg | grep USB i have this. With the machine ...
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accessing a USB device using FTDI D2XX driver

I am trying to access a USB mass-storage device (happens to be a Cycleops Joule 1.0 cycling computer) on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. There exists open-source software called GoldenCheetah that is intended ...
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Created a Bootable USB Drive to Install Ubuntu.. What next?

I created a bootable Ubuntu USB drive (no CD drive on ultrabook) on Windows so I can install the OS. When I boot from the USB drive, I get a terminal with "grub." I have no idea how to even begin the ...
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Teensy with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get my teensy board to work with ubuntu. I've copied the udev rules they provide: ATTRS{idVendor}=="16c0", ATTRS{idProduct}=="04[789]?", ENV{ID_MM_DEVICE_IGNORE}="1" ...