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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Computer doesn't recognize USB device

I am trying to use an iPod with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04. I was going to post this as an iPod problem, but it looks like it is bigger than that. When I plug in the iPod in my computer, it reads ...
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USB Audio Dongle for Ubuntu 13.10

I just converted another user to Ubuntu, but unfortunately her onboard sound is currently non-functioning due to a long standing bug, so I'm hoping someone can suggest a cheap USB audio dongle that is ...
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after using the terminal,wireless connection is gone

Yesterday I was looking online to see how can I transfer pictures,files from my Nexus 7 tablet to my desktop computer with the usb cable.. I've found several support forums like this one I'm using ...
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Creating USB with 3 partition fails

I followed this guide http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx to create a bootable USB Stick using OS X Mavericks. I created 3 partitions on the USB stick. I converted the ...
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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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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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Find which TTY device connected over USB

I am doing android development. The adb ppp command to switch back to the USB cable instead of tcp/ip says it needs the tty as a parameter. I have googled for this and found lots of references to ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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USB file transfer painfully slow - is this a solution in some cases?

A new Ubuntu user here. Case 1: System: F730 with 4 GB RAM - SUCCESS no problems installed 2007 office http://rmitc.org/2013/04/ultimate-microsoft-office-2010-installation-on-ubuntu/ Another ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Won't Recognize [or connect] to my Galaxy S3 [Android]

When I connect my Galaxy S3 to my laptop which is running Ubuntu 13.10, it will not detect the Android device. What can I do to fix this?
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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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How can I install Ubuntu on a USB external drive for booting?

I want to boot Ubuntu on my mac air(2010) using my external 1TB drive. I converted the install to .img fine in Terminal. Now i need to make a bootable usb drive to install I tried to do the sudo ...
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What log files should be examined to troubleshoot shutdown issues in relation to USB devices?

I am currently having the following issue: Close lid of laptop - laptop suspends Open lid of laptop - laptop resumes Select Shutdown from menu - computer reboots Suspend computer from menu - ...
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How TO create a BOOTABLE USB stick on Windows 8 [duplicate]

i need to boot ubuntu from my usb drive.i did not face problems when creating with pendrive linux but nothing is displayed on the boot screen?
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Error when mounting USB hard drive

Error mounting /dev/sdd1 at /media/nevos/Elements: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdd1" "/media/nevos/Elements"' exited ...
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Ubuntu won't suspend, shutdown, etc

I've read everything I can find and can't seem to fix this. I removed novatel_3g_suspend for etc/pm/sleep.d (this fixed it initially but only once and issue persisted afterwards), removed toshset, and ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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Grub installed in pendrive, how to boot from HDD? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu into a pendrive and now I can't boot into windows without the pen plugged in. It seems that this question (I need my pendrive to boot into Ubuntu, how to correct this and boot ...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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Unable to boot from USB drive [duplicate]

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB Drive. I was expecting a regulation procedure: BIOS>BOOT-order-tweak>boot-from-USB. But it didn't work. I recently upgraded from a 7 year old laptop, and am ...
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Please help me install this USB wifi adapter

I'm fairly computer savvy, but still super new to Linux so bear with me. If somebody could please walk me through the commands step-by-step, I would be very grateful The adapter info: ...
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None of the peripherals(eth, USB ) working after upgrading to kernel version 3.8.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu from a long time but I had never been in the depth of Ubuntu. At present I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was getting hanged randomly and fast when I was using Firefox. I ...
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Ubuntu on external USB Hard Drive

I just wanted to ask, before I do it. I copied my entire system with an exception of few not needed folders to an external USB HDD. If I install Ubuntu (same version) on it, will it work as it is now? ...
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What does “low-speed USB device” mean?

I've got Plymouth disabled so I see anything that happens at bootup. I noticed the following: - When plugging my USB mouse, it says something like "New full-speed USB device connected" - When plugging ...
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burn ubuntu to usb flash drive for install to computer [duplicate]

Do i have to use a disc to load ubuntu on to my pc. Can't i partition it and install a copy? Or copy/burn to a usb drive. Sorry new to this.
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How do I change the bad action I selected as default on USB stick insertion?

I inserted my smartphone in my laptop with a usb cable, and I wrongly checked the "Set this action as default" (or "Remember this action", I don't remember the exact sentence) after I selected a bad ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb key

After reading many identical questions, answers and documents, I still had a hard time to get this one wor. I don't have a ubuntu os machine, but a laptop running on CentOS 6, it does not have DVD / ...
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Trying ubuntu using a bootable USB and creating an account

I want to create a bootable USB and have downloaded the ISO file and will create this on a 16GB San Disk USB drive. I have read that you can create an account once you have inserted the USB and ...
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Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam

Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam... the picture freezes when I press the 'Record a Video' button. If I stop the records, then try and click the record button again it crashes the ...
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Unable to eject/safely unmount USB drive

So I'm trying to safely remove this USB drive, because when I don't it does not work properly. When I go on Nautilus and try to eject it, I get this error message: Error ejecting: eject exited with ...
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How to manage USB powering for sleep mode?

How to disable USB powering for sleep mode while on AC? Settings for each controller or each device would be nice, but I'm glad to see even a global setting. If on AC, after my Ubuntu turns asleep it ...
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Can't seem to boot Ubuntu from USB on VAIO laptop

Over the past two days I've been trying to boot Ubuntu from my VAIO laptop. I have installed it on an older laptop and desktop before, and I would like to install it on this one, but I can't even get ...
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USB partition problem

So i had a USB drive that i used to install Ubuntu here and there. It started having problems a little while ago. Now its like this: USB partitions When i try to erase a partition i get this Error. ...
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Two PS3 controllers connected via USB identified as one

I'm currently trying to get 2 PS3 controllers (that are connected via USB) to work on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine. For most games this works out-of-the-box but some games such as Shutter identify the two ...
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12.04 not recognizing data on USB

I recently got the Sims 3, and copied the ISO to my computer which runs windows 7. I then moved the ISO to my laptop, which runs Ubuntu 12.04, and it would mount the ISO, but it would appear to be ...
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How can I find out what the settings in /sys/bus/usb/devices/<id>/power mean?

I am trying to hammer out an issue with one of my USB hard drives constantly falling asleep and waking back up. I made my way into /sys/bus/usb/devices/3-4/power .. inside are a number of settings: ...
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Must I format my USB disk even if it is already FAT32?

I am learning django (a high-level Python Web framework). and I am interested in ubuntu. My OS is WIN8 and I decide to create a bootable USB stick with the tool Pen Drive Linux's USB. I already have ...
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Booting from USB HDD, GRUB2 fails to load(Black Screen) and no GRUB rescue

I recently installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 onto a USB hard drive using unetbootin(which used extlinux as the initial bootloader during install) and have been having problems where GRUB2 isn't ...
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Booting from usb always in nomodeset?

I am booting ubuntu 12.04 from a usb made with linux live usb creator. It is fine as long as I select the nomodeset option at the purple ubuntu screen. The question is: How can I set this mode to ...
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Huawei UML397 U.S. Cellular 4G LTE Broadband USB Modem?

I am using Zorin OS 6 LTS, which I believe is technically Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Anyway, I was using an older 3G Modem from U.S. Cellular, and it worked perfectly with an easy setup (following this ...
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Basic multiboot USB guide

There are some Question here on askubuntu about this. but they mostly use GUI, and or cli. What am looking for is, a basic guide on how to install grub or other on my 16GB USB, and a simple guide on ...
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USB Drive not Auto Mounting After Ejecting

Yesterday I plugged my USB drive into my ubuntu 13.10 laptop, it auto mounted and I clicked into a few directories and opened a couple of files, everything looked good. Then I ejected it. Today I ...
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Slow file copy from flash drives (phone, camera)

OS is Ubuntu 12.10 and device im trying to copy from is Android phone or digital camera. In both cases moving single pictures to attached usb 2.0 hdd or sata disk is OK, but smaller videos and bunch ...
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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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Creating an install drive - can not open output file autorun.inf

I am trying to make an install/boot drive for a computer that has no operating system and no optical drive. I used the ISO from Ubuntu.com and the burner from pendrivelinux.com. When the program ...
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Download 12.04 onto bootable usb

I follow the instructions, "How to create a bootable USB stick on Windows". I have downloaded pendrivelinux.com. I select the distribution I wish to put on to my USB, which is ubuntu. Step two, ...
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syslinux 4.02 installation error [duplicate]

I'm very new to the whole Ubuntu thing. A little back story, my acer aspire s3 951's OS deleted itself. I don't know why, but it happened as soon as the warranty expired. So I was having a hell of a ...
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Lenovo USB Monitor - LT1423p

Morning all, I have recently aquired a USB Lenovo monitor, LT1423p but it is not working in Ubuntu 13.10. I have read through the forums and googled like a madman and can find alot of information ...
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how to make bootable usb file of win7.nrg in ubuntu?

i have image of windows 7 ultimate in my laptop and i burned it into dvd but now it's currupted and i can't use the media. and i want to learn how to make usb bootable disk of win7.nrg into my pen ...
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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 ...