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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Why would USB ports that work using a live Cd not work on an install of Ubuntu 13.10 on a Dell 15R?

I installed the Ubuntu 13.10 in my Dell Inspiron 15R. Everything worked fine while using a Live CD but once Ubuntu was installed the USB ports didn't work with several devices. What steps can I take ...
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Command to restart single USB port

my mouse is broken and it disconnects from time to time. Unplugging and plugging it again works - it reconnects and works fine until next time (disconnects every hour or so so it's tolerable). When ...
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Usb headset trouble

I'm having troubles with my usb headset. felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no se encontraron tarjetas de sonido... felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ sudo aplay -l [sudo] password for ...
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Is there a way to use two USB ports so that second one outputs the input from first one?

Hope question is simple enough. Is there a way to use a computer like an extension cord so the input from one port outputs to other one? Sure question is simple plain but can it be done?
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How to share Keyboard and Mouse Via Bluetooth? (Like in windows Control)

The GoalAfter pairing A Host Windows machine to a... 1. -Another windows machine 2. -Android machine: Phone/tablet/etc... I can use my Hosts Keyboard and mouse to control it. I cannot do this in ...
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libv4l2 error when using webcam with USB 3.0

I'm experiencing a problem when trying to use a webcam with my USB 3.0 ports. I have no problem using the USB 2.0 ports. I get the following error in guvcview or cheese: libv4l2: error turning on ...
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error at startup ubuntu 13.10. expected 32768, found 0

I'm new user of ubuntu and I just installed it using a usb stick. I did a doble-booting with windows 7 and ubuntu but when I start Ubuntu it shows this error: [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare] *ERROR* ...
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Usb removed too early - GUI not loading

I'm running a dual boot(13.10 and Windows 8) ... and after removing an USB stick too early(in Ubuntu), the GUI isn't loading at startup on both OSs ... I can only access the Ubuntu GUI by starting the ...
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Intel NUC D54250WYK - USB disk and Wifi Network

When I plug my USB disk (Lacie, powered by USB port only) to the NUC, the Wifi network speed goes minimal (20 Mb/s to 1 Mb/s). I use Ubuntu 12.04 and the Wifi card is Intel Centrino N6235. I have ...
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Dolphin file transfers over USB slows down system

I have noticed that almost every time I copy some data to a USB device using dolphin, my entire system slows down substantially (to the point were even the mouse jitters when moving). I am not sure ...
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Wifi Adapter not working on Thinkpad T42 with 12.04.3

I have a weird issue that I hope someone can help with. I have just installed Ubuntu onto an old Thinkpad T42. The only disk that I had available was 11.10 and during the install I selected the wifi ...
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PNY 32GB Flash drive not working after transferring files?

I just bought a brand new 32GB flash drive (PNY) and I formatted a FAT file system as I wanted to use on both my Ubuntu and Windows machines. It was working properly after transferring data from a ...
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USB mouse and keyboard not working in Xubuntu LiveUSB

I'm at my wit's end trying to get the latest version of xubuntu to run or install from a USB drive. Here's what happens: when I boot from the USB drive, I choose the 'Try Xubuntu' option from the ...
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USB hardware disappears

I'm just going to use this for an example. I have a Western Digital Passport, external hard drive. I plug it into the USB port on my computer, it shows up immediately, I go through and browse, and ...
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How SSH access to the Ubuntu container via USB in Windows computer?

Experts I have installed Ubuntu touch in Galaxy Nexus, it runs well. Following the "Accessing the device over SSH" instruction, I can ssh access to Ubuntu via wireless and via USB in linux ...
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Turn off nodmraid? (For installation)

okay, I've installed Ubuntu on a 4gb USB (LiveSession I think you people will call it) When I go to install Ubuntu onto my 16gb USB from the livedisk, I followed some instructions for setting up my ...
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(re) mount usb device

I just can't seem to figure out the exact mount-command to re-mount my phone. It used to automatically appear, but for some reason in stopped. I need help to get the mount-statement right. The device ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 USB 3.0 BIOS settings

I'm trying to optimize my hardware for Ubuntu 13.10. Box is Zotac Zbox id85-u. In the BIOS settings: Should XHCI Hand-off and EHCI Hand-off be Enabled or Disabled? Should Port 60/64 Emulation be ...
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Creating bootable USB on ubuntu Start Disk Creator issue

I have followed these Instructions Using Start Disk Creator Erase the USB Mount the ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso of Ubuntu 13.04 Make startup disk and it goes to the 41% in just few seconds and ...
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USB wont load boot menu ubuntu

Just installed ubuntu and am having problems, can't update anything and am stuck in terminal, so I need to reinstall. Bios is still set to boot from USB but the same USB has been in my cpu and will no ...
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Remote with DVB tuner - shows up in evtest but not showkey

Trying to get an IR remote as part of a DVB tuner (avermedia a835) to control my music (I don't care about the TV part). I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Thinkpad T400. It shows up in lsusb fine Bus ...
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Grub rescue issue

I used my laptop (which has Windows 7 installed on the hard drive) to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a DVD to a USB stick. The operation said it completed but the USB stick would not boot. Only got a ...
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ZC0301 webcam Driver problem with Ubuntu distributions after 11.10

I'm having problem with Webcam and fed up with this search in Google for answers. So I've connected webcam to my computer having Ubuntu 13.10, and i tried to run luvcview program to simply see the ...
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Ubuntu-touch reverse USB tethering

I'm trying to get internet from my Nexus 4 ubuntu-touch through the usb as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Android_Tethering (this is for Android) What I cannot accomplish is to ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04-64bit from a USB from Compaq CQ58

I try to boot Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit on my Compaq CQ58 laptop from a USB but it is not working. I've correctly installed the Ubuntu on my pen drive following the instructions on Ubuntu website. ...
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Keyboard doesn't work (13.04)

I am trying to install Ubuntu from USB, I can use my mouse properly but I can't use my K8100 Gigabyte Keyboard. So I can't enter my wifi pass for installing most things, I can't make a user/password ...
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Toram option and Persistence on live usb

I created a live usb, that is what they call, by using unetbootin. I also know that to ram option would speed up the OS in exchange of ram. But when I do append presistence,with the toram, to the boot ...
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udev rules for multiple usb game controllers (including dual controllers)

Using XBMCbuntu Eden... I'm having trouble creating udev rules for my controllers. I have a dual arcade stick that has two separate usb connections, and I am having no trouble writing the udev rules ...
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Not recognizing USB key board

I am trying to load ubuntu server from a disk to an older Mac mini. I have a dell key board that connects by USB and it is not being recognized to type in any commands. Any advice would be great. ...
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Can not use Vodafone Connect Pen K3806-z (12.04)

I have a Vodafone Connect Pen K3806-z and I'm trying to use with Ubuntu 12.04. I already Google about this and try many solution but without success. When I connect the USB Pen, the device is ...
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Using Dlink DWM 156 with Ubuntu 12.04.2

I have recently a new USB modem, named DLink DWM-156. But I am not able to connect internet via this on Ubuntu. I have read and applied various solutions available online, but none works. I'll ...
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Crashing system - how to xhci_hcd unload and only allow ehci_hcd in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 for debug some usb hardwares

I have few USB hardware who is using 500mA (5V) power, after reserching found that external power supply or hub was the solution but that was a waste of time, even doing external power the problem ...
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Erratic download speed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit from USB Wireless

After some research it looks like I need too turn off the power management for my USB device but I can't. Whenever I run: sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off I get: Error for wireless request "Set ...
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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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How do you use a Dazzle DVC 100 Capture Card on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've been wanting to do it for a long time. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.04. I looked at tutorials all over the internet, and had no luck. I tried these instructions, (like another user) and he ...
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13.04: Spontaneous Full USB Disconnect and Reconnect

Environment: Dell XPS 15 (L502X), Ubuntu 13.04 Symptoms: Sporadically, the entire roster of USB devices is disconnected and reconnected. The /var/log/syslog entries are: Sep 22 14:02:36 xps-l502x ...
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Cannot connect Logitech Usb Audio Adapter

I have a logitech usb audio adapter, and I would like to use it with my Lubuntu system. However, whenever I try to select my usb adapter in alsamixer, the settings revert to the default whenever I ...
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Touchpad and usb ports works in Live but not when the system is installed, why and how to fix it?

I'm really desperate. Usually I can find solutions for my problems within a day or two. But this time its different. None of the tutorials I've tried seem to work for me. When I boot my Lenovo ...
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USB icon set script

Perhaps someone could point me in the right direction. I am learning scripting and would like to know where ubuntu based distros get their default icons for things like USB drives. What I would like ...
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Multiple GSM Dongles

I'm using wvdial to connect two 3g dongles. I put the dongles on my PC and both are recognized and setup correctly. I've used first one or second one separated having success, but if I try to connect ...
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Problem detecting USB in 12.04 x64, works on Xubuntu 13.04 64x and windows

I am banging my head against the wall on this one. I have a SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 64GB thumb drive that used to work on my box running 12.04 64bit, but now that box will not detect it in any way I ...
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Why I can access internet with my browser, but Ubuntu ONE and the Software Center can't?

I have DLINK DWM-156 USB modem its working internet browsing, but its not working Ubuntu One and Software Center. How it is possible?
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Cannot mount any file system/USB stick with Nautilus side bar after changing UID of my user

There are a lot of answers in here that describe how to change a user's UID. This is necessary to match it to my NAS and to ease NFS mounts and permissions. BUT: I had to do this on Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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/dev/ttyUSB0 doesn't exists

I have a problem to connected my UPS to my USB port. This is information from my system. warun@Warun-DDPC:~ $uname -a Linux Warun-DDPC 3.8.0-27-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 9 00:17:05 UTC 2013 ...
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How do I enable digital output on a Fiio E7 without ending session

When I plug my Fiio E7 USB Audio DAC & Amp in Ubuntu 13.04, it is recognised as Audio DAC but only by the Analog Output. I have to log-out and in again before the USB Audio DAC Digital Output ...
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 on the Alienware X51

I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Alienware X51 but the problem is when i want to select the installation type there is no "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" there is only ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - how to do power off and power on of USB interfaces?

Like FreeBSD how can i do Ubuntu 12.04 USB interface power off and power on? Is there any packages or source codes for Ubuntu? usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 suspend usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 resume ...
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Ubuntu is taking way longer to load on faster computer than on slower computer. Help?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 on an old computer I'm now using for a server. It worked great, and is much faster than Windows, so I decided to dual boot it on my computer that I actually use. ...