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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Install Ubuntu on Hard drive and GRUB on USB

I would like to install ubuntu 16.04 on Hard drive, but I want to keep windows 7. What I want is to install ubuntu on a partition of the HDD, but I want it only to boot if I plug in USB Drive, and if ...
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Copying files to USB

I used a USB to make Ubuntu 16.04 bootable on my desktop (which is Ubuntu 16.04) for installation on my laptop. Then I could not format the drive. I have done this now, but. I can not copy files to ...
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How to install Ubuntu onto an OS X bootable and encrypted USB stick?

Im trying for now 3 days to install Ubuntu Desktop on an encrypted USB stick that is bootable by OS X. Preface: I tried it several times, destroyed 3 OS X installations, x Ubuntu installations and ...
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will “Install ubuntu on a hard disk” also install all changes in persistent partition?

I used "universal USB installer" and created a portable Ubuntu system in my USB flash drive with persistence partition of 4GB, in which I installed some additional softwares. If I use "Install Ubuntu ...
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How to install Ubuntu + LinuxCNC on a HP Pavilion a614n [duplicate]

I have a HP Pavilion a614n with no operating system, it does have BIOS. It is a 32-bit machine. Internet connection is over a 150Mbps USB wireless-N adapter. It also has several USB connectors. So, ...
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How to make a full Ubuntu install with a LiveCD-like bootloader? [duplicate]

Interestingly, on my Surface Pro 3 a LiveCD installation of Ubuntu (15.10) would boot without any issues. However, a full install on a USB3 SSD, (either in UEFI or non-UEFI mode) with or without ...
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How to install ubuntu with usb, installer boot menu frozen

I cannot boot from a USB drive. The installer boot menu comes up with a countdown, but pressing anything freezes it. If I don't do anything it counts down to 1 and freezes. I have checked the md5 sum,...
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syslog shows 2 users and shows usb device when I didn't use one

So a lot of the syslog code history was deleted just before I was typing this up but here is some of it: SpiRegistry daemon is running with well-known name - org.ally.atspi.Registry Created slice ...
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How to automatically run a program when certain device is pluged in?

I have home made device that connects via USB port and I have made a c++ program for data acquisition from that device. I have modified the /etc/udev/rules.d/50-ttyusb.rules so that the device has ...
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Wacom Intous Art Support on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.2.0-36-generic OS: Ubuntu 15.10 wily DE: KDE5 So I have followed several articles online from several google searches such as: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=...
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For some reason, I can't modify contents in USB drives

For some reason, only root can modify the contents in USB drives (create folder/file, etc.), after running related commands.
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Ralink USB WIFI

I was using a Ralink USB WIFI for quite awhile until the most recent Ubuntu patches. Now it no longer works. I tried using the commands that I originally used to get it to work but they no longer work....
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How can I permanently disable the mounting of USB storage devices?

I want to permanently disable the option to use USB storage devices. How can I achieve that?
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SOLO installed Ubuntu on Macbook Pro, now I have flashing folder with question mark

SOLO installed Ubuntu on Macbook Pro and erased Mac osx. It was working sluggishly so I wanted to try re-installing ubuntu, for some reason it would not detect the USB drive I tried multiple times. I ...
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how to setup a Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

Bluetooth setup docs seem a bit dated; my device, but with a different chipset, is on the hardware support docs, however. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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Help to recover personal files from encrypted Home folder, Im on USB live USB

I need help to recover my files from "Home" in an encrypted partition with Ubunu 14.02 (I went with the encryption option from the installation). I couldn't boot normally on that system (normally ...
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Live USB or Live Install better for my needs

The question to be answered is... Which type of installation should I use on my USB (Live USB or full installation or an other options??) and how would I go about doing so to meet all my requirements?...
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I can't boot my ubuntu usb on my laptop

I have an Asus laptop with Windows 8.1 installed. I created a bootable Ubuntu stick, deactivated secure boot and fast boot, created a booting destination of the USB port, and chose to boot from ...
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Removing automounted USB device

I want a disk connected via usb to automatically mount (so that I don't have to open nautilus and mount the device before launching applications that access some files on the disk). Automounting works ...
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Error mounting all my usb flash drives on Ubuntu 15.10

Error mounting /dev/sde1 /media/sot/bigsot: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,utf8=1,showexec,flush" "/dev/sde1" "/media/sot/bigsot"' ...
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Not able to access Nexus 5X phone from Ubuntu 16.04 based laptop

I was having Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with Android Studio. I was able to work on Nexus 5X phone via a USB cable. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. Now the system does not recognize the phone ...
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Sound output only available if powered on since startup

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, but I had the same problem with 14.04 as well. I use a Philips stereo as primary sound output device via a USB cable. If i start my computer with the stereo turned off i ...
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Where can I find a program to help me install Ubuntu from a usb drive? [duplicate]

Where is the Link to the program to make a live USB to install Ubuntu, USB boost or something like that?
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Dell DA200 Adapter not working on Ubuntu

I have Dell XPS15, dual booting with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (novice to Linux), which came with a Type-C USB. I just bought a Dell DA200 adapter for the USB which works on Windows but doesn't ...
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converting a usb ntfs drive to ext3/4?

I currently have 3 external USB drives in NTFS mounted to my Ubuntu box that i just took off my windows box. Looking to permanently convert them to a Nix partition but i dont have the spare hard drive ...
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i want to make a bootable USB and put win8 on it? [duplicate]

So how do I do that? A friends needs to install win 8 and i got the ISO on my PC, I need to put it on usb,thanks in advance.
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USB keyboard doesn`t work after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I have a4tech 7600N keyboard and mouse with one USB adapter. Mouse works OK, but keyboard not. There is no response on any button pressed. Here is my dmesg output after installing usb adapter: [ 1854....
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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Grub2 keeps saying unknown filesystem-

Hello Friends I'm asking for help.I have a 2006 mac running ubuntu.The problem is it wont boot.So I decided to put an iso of ubuntu on a usb so I can boot it with grub 2.The thing is whenever I try ...
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Where is reserved extra space in Startup Disk Creator 16.04?

I've recently installed updated my Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 and one of the resources I most use is the Startup Disk Creator. And one of the problems that I'm having is, I can't install an .ISO at my USB ...
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iPhone large file transfer via USB on Ubuntu 16.04

Right now, I'm able to transfer large files only via the following two methods: 1) use an FTP or SFTP app and wait until I'm 80 for the file to transfer. I get about 3MB/sec through my wireless LAN, ...
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a specific USB disk isn't mounted automatically

Generally all usb devices mount automatically. Only this device when I connect it I don't see it. However I could mount it with the mount command: sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt and I see its contents. But ...
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USB Tethering keeps disconnecting

I'm trying to connect via USB tethering from my LG G4. I have Ubuntu 16.04 The tethering works for just 1 or 2 minutes but after that it disconnects. If I unplug and plug again the cable it ...
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Can't connect huawei p8 liteto on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and am unable to read the files of my phone(huaweip8 lite) .My computer doesn't seem to read the device but my phone starts charging so the problem is not with the usb ...
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How to interpret the output and create the rules

When booting 14.04 with the USB Modem in place the following messages appear: [28.956433] system-udevd[384]:NAME="ttyUSB_utps_diag" ignored, kernel device nodes can be renamed; please fix it in /etc/...
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Ubuntu Gnome USB Persistant

How do I add a persistent partition into Ubuntu Gnome when running it from a USB? I'm sure I'm going to get a reply with another guide, but I've been attempting this for days and they aren't solving ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a hard drive using a USB flash drive that already has a full version of Ubuntu installed?

I have a new hard drive that I want to install Ubuntu on. And I have a USB flash drive already running a full version (not "try") of Ubuntu. I want to use the flash drive to install Ubuntu on the new ...
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How to Start Persistent Ubuntu 16.04 in Macbook?

I am trying to find a way to run my Macbook Air 2013-mid from the external media (usb) containing Persistent Ubuntu 16.06, see here for the creation of the stick: Fixing the EFI partition Update ...
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USBIP Server Setup Ubuntu 16.04 (Desktop)

So, appears as though I need some help here, as I am not getting this right. I've installed usbip on my clean ubuntu 16.04 test bench, however I'm having no success in setting it up. When I run ...
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Open folders on USB drive over VirtualBox

I am running an application under Oracle VM VirtualBox. At the UXterm, I'm trying to install a driver from a flash USB drive. The driver is in the DCU-1.0.10 folder, on the F: drive (as identified by ...
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USB set to write protect mode

I used the dd command to burn a bootable Ubuntu distro (ISO file) to my USB. Now the entire drive is completely "read only". It's impossible to modify it! I tried switching to root and executed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck in a login loop, can't boot from a USB and can't use Terminal

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Idea Pad S12. I am not able to log in as the admin nor the guest. When trying to open Terminal, I only get black-white-blue squares and have to restart the ...
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Cannot mount MTP Android device after rooting?

I managed to install TWRP Recovery image twrp-3.0.2-0-vegetahd.img on an Aquaris E5 phone with stock Android; thereby having a rooted device. Out of the box, the stock Android allowed USB connection ...
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create bootable usb with partitioned usb

I have sandisk 32 GB USB partitioned in two partitions. Both are FAT32 format and first is 20 GB and second partition is of 10 GB. I use 1st partition for file storage as it is detected in windows ...
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Trying to dual booth install Ubuntu 15 on Windows 8.1

I'm trying to install Linux through Ubuntu on my system. I managed to turn my USB into a Ubuntu installer, and I tried to install through there. I can't however , reach the Ubuntu boot menu. I even ...
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Mini computer not booting with USB drive on Ubuntu

I bought this little computer (link below), but I simply cant make Ubuntu recognize the USB driver in order to install Ubuntu. It comes with windows 10 which does not recognized the screen of my TV ...
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Unetbootin has no GUI on Ubuntu GNOME

I want to make the switch to Antergos. When opening Unetbootin, I can't seem to open it successfully. Here is what happens when I open UNetbootin from Terminal namehidden@lolllll:~$ sudo unetbootin [...
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Mac bootable live USB with over 4gb persistence [closed]

I'm trying to create a live USB that is bootable on Mac and has over 4gb of persistent storage. I've used the Mac Bootable USB Loader to make it Mac bootable, which works. I've attempted to follow the ...
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USB won't show up after forcefully removing battery

I've got version 14.04. I burned a windows iso file on my usb because I wanted install it as a dual boot. I had my usb plugged in and wanted to skype before I did the boot. While skype was opening my ...
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Can't install Ubuntu, getting error 'failed to load fecs_inst' [duplicate]

I am currently using windows 10 and created a bootable USB drive with universal USB. I used the ubuntu 16.04 iso and am getting the initial page that shows the Ubuntu logo then the screen cuts to a ...