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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Mouse and Keyboard are freezing

Sometimes my mouse and my keyboard just stop working. I cannot move, click or type anything anymore. But music or videos which are open still work and play. The only thing that I can do is pressing ...
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Installing Ubuntu for the first time

I am someone new to Ubuntu and installing it for the first time. I have downloaded "ubuntu 14.10 desktop i386.iso" for intel x86, and I want to install it on my Intel core i5 (Is this selection right? ...
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USB Installation - Scrambled Screen

I have a 2010 Toshiba Qosmio X505 that I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on. I have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 ISO, and created a bootable USB as in the instructions given here: ...
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How to boot from USB containing full ubuntu installation on a MacBook

I know this question has been answered earlier, but none of the answers were clear enough for a newbie in Ubuntu. So the problem is I have installed Ubuntu on a flash drive, using another flash drive, ...
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“An error occured: Permission Denied for more information please see the log file: C:\Users\Mckinl~1\AppData\Local\Temp”

I'm on a 32 bit mac running Windows7Pro and OSX. I mounted "ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-i386.iso" to usb and used installation program on Windows. This process worked before. "An error occured: Permission ...
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Can I create a Persistent USB Drive with Ubuntu and use it on multiple computers? [duplicate]

OK, so I created a Persistent USB (32GB) with the full Ubuntu (Not the live version) on it. It runs flawlessly on the computer I created the USB on, but as soon as I plug the USB into another computer ...
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System doesn't have any USB option

I was trying to Install ubuntu to my Lenovo Yoga 2 (1051-F) tablet. But when I restart with fast boot disabled it gives "System doesn't have any USB option" message. So I assume that OTG on my tablet ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x64 usb printer HP DeskJet AllInOne not detected

I bought a new HP Deskjet 1510 AllInOne printer. When I connected via USB, it appears as an un-recognized device in dmesg output. usb 3-2: device not accepting address 27, error -71 usb usb3-port2: ...
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USB ports constantly connecting / disconnecting when devices with batteries are plugged in

I have a SONY VAIO Fit 13A and running Ububtu 14.04. My problem is that when I connect a device with a battery (like a mobile phone or an MP3 player) it gets constantly connected / disconnected. This ...
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Huawei E303 USB modem not working in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu on my pen drive. I can connect using my android phone tethering, but when I wanted to use my Huawei Mobile 3G USB modem, it is not detected by Ubuntu but shows a CD ROM type of icon ...
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Cant replace Ubuntu with Windows 8.1?

I have an Acer Aspire E1-111 and it doesnt have a CD drive. It had Windows 8.1 preinstalled on it and I wanted to dual boot it with Ubuntu. So I made a bootable USB stick and installed Ubuntu, but I ...
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error in usb “Unable to mount” [duplicate]

Problems installing an external hard drive to have this problem and door systems Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: $MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 0). Failed to ...
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How can I use a live USB for my Macbook Pro 1,1?

I have made a live USB version of both 10.04 and 13.10 using both Unetbooting, dd , and startupdiskcreator, but it cannot locate any of them. PLEASE HELP
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How to disable automute on USB card?

My USB sound card behaves as if it has automute enabled - below certain volume it just turns of with a cracking sound, just like my built-in sound card does if I enable automute for it via alsamixer. ...
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Single-sheet compact USB scanner that works with SANE

I am looking for a single-sheet, compact, USB-powered scanner that works well with SANE. The Xerox Travel Scanner 150 is the sort of device I mean: ...
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Accidentally formated harddrive while installing Ubuntu onto USB

I wanted to install Ubuntu gnome onto a flash drive, it worked though I, some way or another, managed to format my existing Ubuntu Gnome setup. Any way to bring it back? I haven't touched anything on ...
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Ubuntu Print via LAN using USB 2 to Fast Ethernet box to USB printer

Ubuntu 14.04 Printer HP OFFICEJET K7100 (wide format) USBNETBOX1 by KONIG, based on ASIX AX88772 chipset Installed HPLIP-3.14.10 version was installed on 19-01-2015 - Ran test print connecting my ...
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boot from usb on asus zenbook UX31A

Here is my problem. I have created a bootable usb of ubuntu 14 and I know it works because it works on another laptop. I just received an Asus zenbook UX31A with windows 8 on it. I disabled quick boot ...
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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USB ports will not recognize flash drive

I have a little problem with a customer's Ubuntu. USB ports won't work, but if I restart the computer, the light on the flash drive starts blinking and I can mount the flash drive. As you can see ...
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Can't install from usb after messing up UEFI

I messed up my dualboot while experimenting (I still have Windows 8 installed) and now I want to: remove GRUB that's still lingering on my laptop, be able to boot from usb again, install Xubuntu ...
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Creating a bootable usb that runs mainly off of ram, but saves files and applications to the same usb [duplicate]

I am completely new to ubuntu, and I created a live usb with ubuntu 14.10. I booted up to the usb, but it was soo slow compared to using the test version of ubuntu. How can I get my live usb to run ...
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Image/Video files is loading very slowly from USB

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to connect the USB / portable hard disks, the data especially audio, video, image files are taking too long to load. But the same data is loading fast in ...
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Unable to boot from cd or live usb on Toshiba satellite U945-S4140

I am trying to completely switch over to ubuntu from a my toshiba ultrabook. Link to product page: http://www.toshiba.com/us/computers/laptops/satellite/U940/U945-S4110 I previously had linux mint ...
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Turtle Beach PX12 is recognized as a USB device but Mic is not recognized as an audio device

I can connect my headset to the computer and when I run lsusb it shows up on the device list, however the microphone itself does not show up on either alsamixer, arecord, or the system settings. No ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 installation DVD cannot detect Win7, but the USB stick can

The same Ubuntu 14.04.1 ISO image is burned into a DVD disc and a USB stick. The hard disk is of 1T bytes. Win7 occupies the first 600G of the disk, and I'd like to install Ubuntu on the rest 400G. It ...
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ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano problem with USB after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the 14.04 64-bit server on on the ZBOX CI320 nano and I am getting these errors at every boot: 4.055278] Switched to clocksource tsc [ 4.084832] ehci-pci 0000:00:1d.0: port 1 reset ...
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Logitech USB headset holding up parts of boot process

I am having problems with my Logitech USB Headset. When I have my headset plugged in when I turn on my computer, it takes longer to boot than usual. When I log in, all fonts are not anti-aliased, the ...
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networking multiple Beaglebone Black over USB

I'm working on a project where I would like to "daisy-chain" network multiple Beaglebone Black boards from the standard USB port on one to the USB-mini on the next. The problem I'm coming up with ...
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“Operation System not Found” Dual Boot with Windows 8

I am using DELL 7537 and I made a bootable Ubuntu USB using Universal USB Installer. I also disabled Fast Startup and SecureBoot. When I tried a clean install using the USB it says that Operation ...
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Could not mount pendrive on ubuntu 14.04 while windows normally load it

This error occurs when we want to open pendrive on Ubuntu 14.04. Full error: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc: Command-line `mount "/mnt/usb-General_USB_Flash_"' exited with non-zero ...
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Were can i find the original old releases of ubuntu 8.04.0 without any viruses [duplicate]

Were can i find the original old releases of ubuntu any viruses? Please respond If you know.
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14.04 fresh install keyboard and mouse not working on reboot

I just installed Ubuntu, and my USB keyboard and mouse aren't working. I'm essentially stuck on the log-in screen with nowhere to go. I tried rebooting and starting in recovery mode, but I can't hold ...
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How to make a mouse work properly

Today I installed first time the linux system - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have mouse:Logitech MX Revolution. Since the beginning I've noticed the problem with my mouse. I can click (left or right button) or ...
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capslock/shift/ctrl keys are not working on usb keyboard, works on laptop keyboard

Title basically says it all, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. It seems like they are being detected but just not mapped.
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Unable to install Ubuntu from USB

Earlied, I tried to install Ubuntu with Win7, and it works. But somehow I broke it, with some prompt like grub rescue, so I decide to reinstall Ubuntu again. I use Universal USB Installer with Ubuntu ...
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USB (mouse/keyboard) turn off selecting Windows from GRUB

I completely reformatted a drive and set up the partitions as I wanted them. First I installed Windows 7 and things were smooth (keyboard mouse worked) Then I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Grub and ...
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Black screen when trying to install lubuntu [duplicate]

I have been trying to install lubuntu using a USB. however whenever I try to boot up the usb to install lubuntu I see a copyright screen that lasts less than 1 second, after that the screen goes ...
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Trying to boot to USB stick [duplicate]

I have gone through the intial steps and downloaded the files to a USB drive. I have setup my computer to boot to USB. When I try to do install and run the file I'm using the Boot from CD. I ...
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How do I make a bootable usb drive for ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I make a bootable usb drive from the .iso file? Using windows 7 on a lenovo x140e.
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Ubuntu Single Boot on Mac Mini (late 2011)

HDD of my Mac Mini (2011) died. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it -- single boot from a USB. So, I replaced the HDD with a working disk and created a bootable USB drive as mentioned here: ...
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Lubuntu + USB DAC problem

I have old mini laptop computer (Asus Eee PC) where I installed Lubuntu version 14. Everything else works well, but I cannot get my external USB DAC (Cambridge audio dacmagic) to work. I have one HDMI ...
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Wifi works only with startup flash drive

I have 2 usb flash. one is the startup flash. the other i've installed latest ubuntu from the first flash device. so the problem is that when i boot using the fully installed usb flash drive, i ...
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Help with usb wireless adapter RTL8188C, connection keeps dropping

My wifi seems to be dropping out literally all the time, but I can connect to my router in like 2 seconds, which is annoying when watching YouTube or something cos I'm connecting half the time just so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SONY Vaio laptop USB not working/ recognising

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 in my SONY vaio Laptop. It has 3 USB ports. One port is working and other two is not recognizing/working.
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Nokia Lumia doesn't charge through usb until it is mounted in Nautilus

My Nokia Lumia 530 doesn't automatically charge like my Android device does when it is plugged to USB cable until I mount the device in Nautilus. Is there way to change this behavior so it would ...
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USB stick is automatically getting disconnected

When i plug in my usb stick it doesn't get mounted. So i check dmesg. There i could see that stick is getting connected initially but in a second its getting disconnected. dmesg output: [ ...
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Creating Bootable USB from Mac

I am Macbook user and I am on current Yosemite OS X. I followed the directions provided on this http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx ... however I get errors. ...
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Unbuntu 12.4 HDD files can't be seen by XP in external USB drive

Due to a powersupply malfunction I rescued the hard drive and placed it into an external USB storage box and plugged it into an XP professonal O/S computer to recover emails, music etc but XP cant see ...
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Installing a USB Wireless Dongle for my setup

I have a raspberry pi that I want to install my usb driver on. So far I have managed to extract the RT2800 driver to my hard drive, and I end up with rt2800lib.ko and rt2800usb.ko. What do I do now? ...