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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Booted my laptop today and two of my USB ports aren't working

I've been running Ubuntu 15.1 for a few days now. I'm fairly new to all of it but I like it a lot. Anyhow, I booted my laptop today and two of my USB ports aren't working, specifically those on the ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB on ASUS E200HA

I am trying to install Ubuntu from an USB-Stick on a new ASUS E200HA: http://www.asus.com/ch-de/Notebooks/ASUS-Vivobook-E200HA/ For that purpose, I used a bootable USB-Stick that I used already a ...
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Cannot boot LiveUSB with X1 Yoga

I recently bought a ThinkPad X1 Yoga and I'm trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot alongside Windows 10. I installed Windows 10 from USB easily. But when I try to boot Ubuntu from USB, the computer ...
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How to install(not live cd!) Ubuntu on USB flash that will be bootable on mac

I have a mac book pro 13 retina. I have 2 USB flash drives. I've uploaded a live usb image of Ubuntu on the first flash drive and it works. I'm trying to install Ubuntu on the second flash drive ...
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Using external hard drive with Virtualbox and Ubuntu

I've just started using Ubuntu via Virtualbox and am trying to get either to recognise my external hard drive. I have tried changing the USB settings in VB but a message popped up telling me that I ...
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New to Ubuntu USB Live - Changes don't save + Full memory of usb drive not utilized

I've used ubuntu a few years ago. I replaced my windows operating system with it, but I think my computer wasn't compatible (it was a Toshiba something) with it because the fan wouldn't work, it kept ...
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Installing Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit on clean Harddrive installed, but won't load Ubuntu

First things first. This is an HP 19-2113w All-in-One desktop machine. This is an install on a fresh WD 1TB HD. I used a PNY 16GB USB drive. This is the 64bit version. So, I've done this on multiple ...
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USB mouse detected but not working

I cant seem to find someone with the same problem as me so here we go. I have razer naga epic mouse, the LED on the mouse lights up when the pc is booting, but when im almost at the login screen the ...
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Can i use DD to burn a windows.iso?

I've got a Windows 10 ISO that I burned on a USB stick using these instructions: fdisk -l (my usb is /dev/sdb) umount /dev/sdb use gparted to format into FAT32 dd if=/path/windows10.iso of=/dev/sdb ...
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My Samsung Galaxy E700H Not Detected ! fastboot? [duplicate]

I am having samsung galaxy e700h and I am interested in installing ubuntu touch via adb, fastboot and ubuntu-device-flash. But when I run the command fastboot oem unlock, I am always getting the ...
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Boot Failure: ACPI PCC Probe Failed. Unable to install ubuntu 14.04.3 / 4

I have a system on which win7 is already installed. I prepared a bootable USB using startup disk creator already installed in ubuntu 14.04.3(another machine) . When trying to boot that usb stick on ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: cannot send hex commands to ttyUSB0

I am trying to figure out why I cannot send hex commands to my serial device that has a serial to USB converter plugged in. I can see /dev/ttyUSB0. I have tried chmod 777 /dev/ttyUSB0 and set the ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 - USB immediately disconnects after recognizing M-Audio M-Track mkII USB audio interface

I'm entirely new to Linux, so please bear with me. I've recently installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. Initially, I was able to connect my USB audio interface with no apparent issues. After making a few ...
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PC doesn't recognise my startup (USB Flash) drives

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to reinstall it. I tried Startup Disk Creator, Unetbootin, and sudo dd after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with three different USB ...
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Help Please!!!Fedora made everything worse even the usb ! (Thanks to Ubuntu) I still need help with my USB? [closed]

Please help me! I tried Fedora downloaded it on USB stick.Everything was good.I saw Fedora made many disks, the computer gone crazy!!Nevermind I just downloaded Ubuntu back(huh,I love you Ubuntu you ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Why SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8GB can't be made bootable by StartupDiskCreator?

I am trying to setup some USB drives to boot Ubuntu 14.04.4 or 15.10 from on my VAIO (Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz × 2) using the Startup Disk Creator utility. After copying files from the ...
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Problems with internet access via modem . Ubuntu 15.10

I already connect to the internet using a modem SmartFren CE628 but I have not been able to access the internet. For example ping 8.8.8.8:
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Installing Ubuntu on a 128GB thumb drive

This is my first time using the forum and Ubuntu, so I apologize in advance if I do something wrong or don't understand. Recently, I purchased a 128GB thumb drive that I wanted to install Ubuntu ...
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How to disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in?

I have followed the instructions from this question: disable touchpad when using mouse Being an Ubuntu newbie, I have no idea how to access this program once I installed it. Can you please offer some ...
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Error on booting Ubuntu PXE-M0F

This is my first time to install Ubuntu, I used PendriveLinux to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a USB Drive, changed the BIOS to boot from the USB drive first and when the computer boots it displays the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't look like sending power to an usb port used by a device that uses 2 usb ports to function

I'm connecting a Lenovo Thinkvision Displaylink USB external monitor to a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. It works fine when I connect the screen to an AC powered USB hub connected, but when I connect the ...
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How to proceed installing Comfast Wifi USB driver onto Ubuntu 14.04?

Long story short, I bought a USB wifi adapter off Amazon in which the company that made it is Comfast and the model is CF-WU725P, it said that it was compatible with Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6. I have a ...
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SD Card reader stopped working

My SD card reader stopped working. I am using Ubuntu 15.10, and the SD card reader is built in in the chassis, which is a silencio 550. lsusb: Bus 009 Device 002: ID 05e3:0723 Genesys Logic, Inc. ...
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ubutnu 14.04.4-How to avoid automount of devices

I would like to know how does work the automount of all the devices at the startup of the system, and when I insert a new usb device. I have a live distro of ubuntu 14.04.4 (without any gui,so I can ...
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Boot Ubuntu from external disk in UEFI mode

I have Ubuntu 14.10 32bit installed in an external USB hard disk. I am trying to boot it in a UEFI netbook (Asus X205TA) It seems the UEFI mode is preventing me from booting it. How can I boot it ...
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Backup Bootable USB

I am currently using Ubuntu directly from the USB drive because I have problems with my hard drive. I would like to know how to backup my bootable USB drive after each use so that I can save files and ...
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Problem with opening USB flash drive stick

help. I’m new to Ubuntu and the usb ports seem to work (mouse...) but when i try to insert a memory stick appears: Device /dev/sdb1 is already mounted at /media/usb0 and the I can't read or write or ...
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How should I debug the error “Could not grab keyboard. A malicious client may be eavesdropping on your session.”

I am running an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 that I setup more than 6 months. About a week ago, I started getting an error message: Could not grab keyboard. A malicious client may be eavesdropping ...
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after ubuntu crashes i am trying to install again but it shows error

I have new dell inspiron 15 3000 series laptop. When I purchased that time Ubuntu was preloaded. on that system I am trying to put window 10 during this time the OS data formatted and the boot also ...
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Error creating bootable USB using “cat file.iso > /dev/sdb”

At first, I had this USB flash drive with a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bootable in it. But now, I want to remove/wipe it and create a new bootable of another OS. First, I tried directly: sudo cat file.iso > ...
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dual boot ubuntu 14.04 wont recognize USB

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 (which was previously upgraded from Windows 7 so it's running on legacy BIOS). I've done everything ...
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need to load live image without shuting down

I have a Chromebook and want to boot a live image, but I can't find any applications that would allow me to do it. I would like it to be preferably a small app. Or maybe suggest a way to load your ...
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External USB ports stop working after new software installation Ubuntu 14.04

First off, I've read many other related posts and none of them solved the problem. So, I installed this SDK Environment on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit , and it created a new user profile to run the ...
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How to edit grub .cfg file so that it points to iso image?

I have installed grub on USB stick. I now want to add "linux.iso" file to the USB, so that on boot I could run linux from USB. On boot the grub menu opens, but after trying to load external linux, an ...
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Android USB Tethering not working after upgrade

I have lost the ability to tether my phone (Android 5.0 Lollipop) via USB after installing Kubuntu 15.10. The computer doesn't detect the usb0 connection whereas in the Linux Mint OS (running on a ...
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ttyacm0 not getting in ubuntu 14.04, getting error as USB Device not accepting address

when connecting ARM Board to my PC using USB ttyACM0 not showing in ubuntu 14.04 , In dmesg log is [19547.426867] usb 3-10: new high-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd [19552.422655] xhci_hcd ...
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ERROR MOUNTING a single internal HDD used as EXTERNAL via USB PORT

This internal HDD used as external hard disk via USB PORT carried data without any OS in it.. It is currently in NTFS type format. Problem Once while I was browsing on this HDD1 (External one) it ...
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Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 / Mediatek RT2870 Wifi USB dongle not working

The device mentioned in the title is not on the Linux Hardware Guide, the closest I could find was the previous model: ...
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authentification for external and internal device

I'm wondering why should I input each time my password for "conect" to my second hardrive, and worse, each time when I try to use an usb-stick and when I eject it... I have the same configuration in ...
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Install full Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS in a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive with NTFS side partition for windows compatibility

I want to partition a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive to have a full ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS installation in one 48Gb ext2 partition and a common NTFS partition with 16Gb to be accessed by windows and ubuntu without ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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Creat a bootable USB of windows 10 on ubuntu [duplicate]

How can i make a bootable USB of windows 10 on ubuntu ? I tried to extract the iso on the usb key but all i got was an error when i tried to install it. How can i make a bootable USB of Windows 10 ...
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ubuntu usb UEFI stuck to purple screen

it's been 3 days that i'm trying to boot a live from USB but ubuntu get suck everytime with the purple screen, i downloaded 2 versions of ubuntu, tried several programs to transfer the ISO to USB and ...
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Best solution to connect 3 external monitors to Dell XPS 15 9550

I am searching the web for a while and am confused. Hope you will help me in choosing the right solution. I want to connect 3 external monitors (possible Dell E2216H) and am searching for the best ...
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How can I simulate unplugging and plugging in my usb mouse from terminal and bash script?

When I ever boot into Ubuntu my wireless usb mouse gets stuck for moments frequently and the mouse wheel is too sensitive. Only when I unplug the wireless usb and plug it back in does the mouse ...
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Help installing WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC on Ubuntu 15.4

I recently purchased the WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC. I downloaded the latest Linux driver from their website AWUS036AC_036EAC_ACH_linux_v4.3.8_12175.20140902, but unfortunately being ...
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Is this disk defective? [closed]

I try to attach a USB external disk drive to my Ubuntu laptop (running 15.10), but it doesn't show up. The disk may be defective, but how can I tell for sure? The drive is a Seagate Barracuda 3Tb disk ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LST (64 bit) on Mid 2014 macbook pro

I follow the directions on the ubuntu website (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx) to create a bootable USB stick. I then restarted my mac and tried to boot up the ...
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MTP Device is connected and recognised but not displayed in file manager in ubuntu 14.04

My phone Lenovo Vibe P1 is no longer getting displayed in my File manager in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It is getting displayed without error in my brothers pc which is also running Ubuntu 14.04. It ...