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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Unable to Delete/Modify files in the USB

I am unable to delet/modify files on the USB. The usb cannot be formatted as it says disk is wirte protected. How do I change the settings.. I tried to do it but the usb does not allow me to change ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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How to create more partitions od USB flash drive?

I want to ask how to create more partitions od USB flash drive? and if is it possible under ubuntu. Will I be able to boot a live distribution from created partition? which tool should I use, I was ...
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USB ports fried? How to diagnose/fix?

i've just run into a probably serious problem. Was working on a hardware project where a short circuited component was involved and it's possible i've fried two usb ports with a 12V on my laptop ...
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?
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Installation on USB

Using Universal USB installer 1.9.5.2. setup the screen states Installation done, Process is completed. However an error message states I couldn't find a configuration file.Unbutu 12.04.4 desktop ...
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What is the difference between /dev/tty* and /dev/bus/usb/001/002?

When I plug in a device that uses the LUFA USB framework (or any USB<->serial peripheral), Ubuntu creates a /dev/ttyACM* device file. It also creates a /dev/bus/usb/001/002 file and a ...
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Why wont my computer boot Ubuntu from my flash drive? [duplicate]

I have a windows 8 Gateway desktop PC and I was wanting to install Ubuntu (13.10) on it. Firstly I created a bootable USB using PenDriveLinux, the process was successful, and when I plug the ...
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Minimalistic Ubuntu install without desktop for USB

I'm looking for a Ubuntu installation that runs from a USB flash drive. I do not want a desktop, all I need is a shell. It should be as small and fast as possible. I currently work with Debian on a ...
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How long should it take to create a bootable USB drive for windows 7?

I followed all the instructions to create a bootable USB drive so I can try Ubuntu without actually installing it on my Windows 7 machine. Everything seemed to be going ok but now it appears to be ...
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Wireless driver on cd not working for ubuntu distribution, but in windows it works fine

I have a USB wireless dongle, which is not detected by ubuntu. The drivers that come with the dongle are useless in linux and have major issues with installation. I have tried to install NDISWRAPPER, ...
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System don't recognize ubuntu partition “”All boot options are tried. Press F4 key to recover." [duplicate]

I just formatted my Samsung Ultrabook and installed Ubuntu 12.04 via USB using rufus to create the bootable USB (my ultrabook don't have a cd/dvd reader). The problem is, when the instalation finish ...
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usb video capture device: video displayed OK but NO sound?

I'm trying to digitize my old Video8 videos with a Terratec GrabsterAV350MX usb device on a Kubuntu system. Video display, and capture on basis of v4l2 is no problem. However I cannot get any sound. ...
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Can't access BIOS for USB install

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my second machine now from a USB startup disk. The disk works fine as I used it yesterday to install on another machine. The problem is on this second IBM machine: ...
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Not yet another question about truecrypt on usb!

everybody, After reading a few topics on this forum, and the Truecrypt documentation, I still can't understand how to achieve my objective: To encrypt data on a usb device and use it on any ...
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Creating/Editing the mouse driver [closed]

I am doing a project in the field of embedded systems and the project that i am working on is about making a new HUMAN INTERFERENCE DEVICE(HID) which will be connected thorough usb port. The working ...
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Ubuntu USB with fully installed version [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to have a fully functional USB with programms I'd like to install (e.g.Dropbox) I can only find Live USB with the option to add a persistent partition. However, there's no ...
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External hard drive disappears even during file operation

I have a Western Digital Green 2TB SATA disk in an ICY BOX IB-368STU3-B box connected via USB 3.0. At a certain moment, the disk is not available anymore (and the blue LED on the back of the box shut ...
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Identify udev subsystems and devtypes

I have to write a python script to monitor for usb mass storage devices. To successfully filter the required media it must be identified by its subsystem and DEVTYPE. Does anyone know the required ...
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Running Ubuntu from a USB drive

I have been "trying" Ubuntu on a USB drive. I did some work today. Shut down the laptop. started it again (directing the boot to the USB drive so Ubuntu loaded up), but none of my saved text (.odt) or ...
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usb ubuntu when reboot or shutdown and then boot again files are removed [duplicate]

i added ubuntu 32bit on my 4gigabyte u.s.b and its running fine! but the problem is that i created 2 files in the desktop and when i reboot the files where vanished and i realized that its not saving ...
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Updating an old Ubuntu USB installer

I found an old USB stick that contains an Ubuntu 10.04 installer. I want to install Ubuntu on my Windows machine, but I want 12.04, not 10.04. Can I update the USB stick to install 12.04, without ...
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Custom USB distro problem: cannot connect to the Internet

This is my first thread and I would like to apologize for my lack of knowledge regarding forum-based rules. I intend to make a Custom USB Ubuntu 13.10 Distribution with the applications i need. I did ...
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USB/Keyboard/Mouse not recognized after update to 13.10 from 12.10

I just updated to 13.10 from 12.10. On restarting, I was completely unable to use my keyboard or mouse through USB. I have no PS/2 devices to use. Also, it said that I had been disconnected from my ...
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Format USB stick using LVM?

Is it possible to format a USB stick using LVM? I am interested in LVM because apparently it allows you to create instantaneous snapshots for backup purposes.
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Is Disk Utility encryption the same as dm-crypt?

I have found the following 2 minute video which shows how to encrypt a usb drive using ubuntu's disk utility app: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_g-W6hrkNA My question is, is that method using ...
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External HDDs don't appear until unplugged and plugged back in

I'm trying to use my Ubuntu computer as a file/media server, and I have four removable HDDs plugged in. After a fresh boot, two of them mount, or appear in fdisk or /dev/sd*, but they do appear in ...
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How to boot from CD / DVD and install from USB?

I've got an legacy Notebook (Toshiba Satellite 1110). I would like to install Lubuntu 14.04 . Unfortunately I was not able to boot from USB. The device is over 10 years old and has only got USB 1.x ...
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live usb wont work with windows 8

Everytime I try starting the computer with the flash drive in, It just flashes the Lenovo logo as it would normally do, but except it does not stop. it looks as if it is in an infinet loop. As soon i ...
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Error when trying to connect mp3 player with MTP [closed]

I have an older Philips GoGear ViBE mp3 player. I don't know exactly what is wrong with it, maybe I disconnected it at some point without unmounting first, but I suspect the file system is damage. It ...
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Problem with booting from USB in order to install GRUB [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on my laptop (via USB), but the boot loader (GRUB) does not show up. I've tried to run Ubuntu in trial mode from USB in order to install boot ...
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Disk won't go out of readonly

I have this usb that is set to write protected. I need to get it formtatted however everything I tried from dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd1 to fdisk /dev/sdd d w all end up telling me that I don't ...
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WD Elements 1042 External Will not work

I'm trying to get all my data at this point. Any help? Once and a while it will mount but cant get data off quickly. Error Message: Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/ubuntu/Elements: Command-line ...
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Cannot install from USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a server that has only USB boot capability (no cdrom, no pxe). I have tried to use 3 different tools but all have failed. The tools I have tried are ...
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Guymager Device disconnected, acquisition paused

An external SD card is connected to Precise Penguin via USB. The device mounts and is recognized by guymager. Image cloning commences for a few seconds with data transferred but then the process halts ...
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Would a USB NIC work with Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS?

I'd like to state first off that I'm new to Linux and am still learning the ropes. I recently installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS on a Dell PowerEdge 1800. I also installed the Xfce 4 Desktop ...
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Can't install Ubuntu from USB stick on Macbok Air

yesterday I tried to download Ubuntu with these steps on a Macbook Air (6,2). I got to the GRUB loader and selected to Install Ubuntu. I assumed that this would work, so I (impulsively) removed the OS ...
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Need compatible USB WiFi adapter for Ubuntu 13.10

The computer. Intel i5-4440 processor, Intel DB85FL motherboard on Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. Please suggest me a WiFi USB adapter to work out of the box.
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How can i install Ubuntu on my laptop without USB stick or DVD?

How can I install Ubuntu on my laptop without USB stick or DVD? I've a Dell Inspiron n5100 with Intel core i5 processor and now Windows 7 is installed in it. I want to keep both of these operating ...
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I cannot change the iso file from which to create a startup disk [duplicate]

I have previously created a 13.10 USB startup disk, following the standard instructions to do so from Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. All went fine. That was a while ago. Now I’m trying to create a 12.4.4 LTS ...
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How to install wireless adapter usb without putting in cd

I just finished my first ever build and installed Ubuntu on it. A day later I bought myself a Linksys AC1200 wireless usb adapter, and I have been trying to install it ever since. In my infinite ...
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Ubuntu Bootable USB drive

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using a pen drive. Firstly I made pendrive into a bootable USB drive which includes Ubuntu .iso file extraction. After using that USB drive in my other laptop and ...
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USB Bluetooth went from fine on plug in to not recognized 13.10

Today I purchased a USB Bluetooth adapter so I could pair a PS3 Sixaxis controller to my Ubuntu set up. I expected to have to go through some trial and error to get the USB to work properly as it ...
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USB 3.0 coping with slow speed on Ubuntu as opposed to Windows

In my Toshiba E329786 USB 3.0 port, Ubuntu speeds are slower, like 3MBPS - 5MBPS, than in a different PC running Windows 7, like 100MBPS - 120MBPS. How can I increase the speeds in Ubuntu?? Output ...
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Ubuntu on windows

I am looking for Ubuntu to run from the USB on windows. I am NOT looking for a bootable USB. My university has computers running on windows and I need to work on ubuntu. I was looking for something ...
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Installing pyusb on ubuntu 13.10

I tried this link, but got the following message on shell: sudo apt-get install python-pip : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo pip install --upgrade pyusb Downloading/unpacking pyusb Could not find a version ...
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3G D-Link DWM-157 Modem Install on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm a new in Linux and Ubuntu, too. Please, tell me how I can install my 3G Modem (D-Link DWM-157) on Ubuntu 12.04. Some steps, that I've been already tried (after Googling): Plug in the modem ...
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Live boot from partition of USB (or just don't use up whole USB)

Is there a way to create a bootable USB stick that doesn't take up the whole disk? I have a 16GB USB but would like to also have some music on it. Can it be partitioned or something?
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Partition Magic USB Creation on Ubuntu [closed]

I want to create a Partition Magic bootable USB, but I don't have the necessary software to do this. I tried Startup Disk Creator but the program can't open the Partition Magic ISO.
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ubuntu displaylink (usb graphics card) configuration

i have device : lsusb Bus 002 Device 006: ID 17e9:0199 DisplayLink please help to to run it. (monitor is turned on - i can switch to it witch ctrl+f1) but is not visible in monitors configure, ...