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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Is Creating a Bootable USB Drive Permanent?

More specifically, I want to know if when I put the Ubuntu OS on my flash drive if it is permanent or not. As in,can I delete the Ubuntu installation files after I install it on my computer and use it ...
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Trying to load a 64 bit ubuntu/linux mint from a bootable USB but is not loading [closed]

I was probing around while back while on my installation of Windows, to see if my computer was 64 bit OS capable and I found out that my computer has EM64T(extended memory 64 bit technology). So that ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB - don't see where I can choose USB over my hard drive

I am running Windows 7 on my laptop but want to get Ubuntu OS. I put the ISO file on a USB stick and made it 'bootable' or whatever. When I restart my computer and hit F12 to go to the boot menu, ...
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The USB drive is read only even write protection is off

I have made my Transcend USB 3.0 pendrive into bootable ARCH-LINUX key using dd command. After that it become read only and I was not able to use it. So I formatted as MBR with NTFS partition using ...
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Need to add to add “Boot from USB” to UEFI Boot Priority order

I'm trying to replace Win8 with Ubuntu on a new Lenovo IdeaPad S10 with 4gb mem,500gb h/d. Drilling down, I disable "Secure Boot" on the bios boot tab, but the only 2 options under UEFI Boot ...
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How can I enable USB power after pc shutdown?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, my motherboard is : Manufacturer: Intel Corporation Product Name: DP965LT Version: AAD41694-206 I need to have a power supply from USB even when my pc is turned off. I've ...
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Temporary “USB” files in Ubuntu?

Browsers normally store temp files; does the OS (Ubuntu 13.10, or its bundled image application) also store temporary files of images opened from a USB stick? I dropped and broke my USB stick with ...
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Wacom Intuos Pro PTH-451/K “Tablet not detected”

Having trouble trying to setup my new Wacom Intuos Pro Pen and Touch small (PTH-451), previously known as Wacom Intuos 5. I plugged in the device hoping it would work right away with mouse input, but ...
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Installing ubuntu 13.10 from usb - black screen with mouse pointer

I just built a computer with two sapphire HD7950 graphics cards. I've tried installing both lubuntu and xubuntu (for scrypt mining) and in both cases the same thing happens. After the initial splash ...
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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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Can't boot ISO from USB UNetbootin

I was trying to install Linux Mint and a few other OS's through UNetbootin. (Xubuntu 12.04) The ISO's burned alright, but when I tried to boot them up, I got the message: "Non-system boot disk. Press ...
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Many USB Multimedia Keyboard issues in Ubuntu 13.10

This same keyboard worked fine all the time in Ubuntu 12.04 (though on a different laptop). I now have 13.10 installed on a new laptop and I'm getting a few annoying problems with my external USB ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using USB and bootable DVD - Mac

Im trying to install the developer version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Developer edition. It's the 64 bit download version as my mac's a Intel Core 2 Duo. According to the Ubuntu website, I should be ...
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automatic Boot up from USB [duplicate]

So I have ubuntu 12.04 on my usb, it loads perfectly and works. When I boot up my laptop (Windows 7) a menu box appears to ask how I want to run ubuntu, the first selection is Default which I use, the ...
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Unable to create Live usb pen

I know there are tons of post about this already and i have read most of them. but still they don't answer my question. As said above i am trying to create a bootable usb pen with ubuntu 12 on it i ...
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Unable to mount USB hard drive [closed]

My computer is currently running Elementary OS (I know it's not Ubuntu but I want to install Ubuntu but need to backup files first before doing so) and is unable to mount my Lacie P'9233 ...
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Is it possible to re-detect an unreliable, plugged in USB device?

Given a "ganged power switching" capable active USB2.0 hub, and - amongst other USB devices - an external HDD is attached to it. Most probably the electronics or the firmware of the external HDD has ...
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Auto Mount USB Drives in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have a media server that is made from an AllWell STB-6086 box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server "non PAE Kernel" installed on the box. As of right now my storage media is composed of 4 1TB external ...
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connect my galaxy s duos phone as mass storage or drivers [duplicate]

i want the drivers of my phone to be installed in Ubuntu 12.04 Lts please help me on this
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Ubuntu 12.04 swap USB [duplicate]

I'm new in ubuntu and I tried to install the alternate CD in my machine. Everything went fine but when I tried to boot a black screen and a blink cursor went on. I can boot from my USB and searching ...
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unable to open ubuntu using Bootable ubuntu on my pendrive

I am Using Sony Vaio VGN-CR220E and windows vista,I created bootable ubuntu on my kingston 8GB pendrive using universal usb installer setup.I changed Boot options i.e enabled external usb drive and ...
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enable to found version for ndiswrapper!

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS i386. I have a wire internet C. I dont have internet in my computer, and well I only have wifi in my house. I use a little USB wifi adapter (TP-Link). I have installed ...
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about running ubuntu on a toshiba tecra 8000

HI I have been given a collection of toshiba laptops all minus their hard drive they are tecra 8000. They are dated, but I like to run dated technology if I can rather than trashing it. I don't ...
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USB mouse and keyboard suddenly stopped working in 13.10.

I took a week off of work and brought my laptop with me. When I got back, the mouse and keyboard I use weren't working anymore. Both devices work in my BIOS. The keyboard works in grub. Neither ...
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i cant install ubuntu using pendrive usb installer

i have tried countless times to install ubuntu to my laptop/ netbook, but to no avail, i have followed all the instructions on this ...
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Cant boot from USB drive. Cant access GRUB. No graphical interface [closed]

I started an upgrade to 12.04 but stalled during install. Now, the system boots directly into command window where I must sign in. I tried creating a bootable USB (no CD drive installed) with ...
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Install full Ubuntu 12.04 on USB and boot on mac

I will be very specific because I have tried asking this question multiple times and people get confused. I would like to install full Ubuntu 12.04 onto a flashdrive and be able to boot from the ...
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Problems establishing serial connection with beagle bone black on ttyUSB0

I have tried using minicom, Putty, screen and cKermit to no avail. It looks as if the connection is intermittent from the output of dmesg | grep tty. [1627865.078080] usb 5-2: Product: AM335x USB ...
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Trying to install to USB HDD

I want to install to an external USB HDD. Drive is currently formatted with one NTFS partition. Booted from CD. Selected something else. Selected dev/sdb. Hit Install Now. Get error that says ...
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Back and front panel usb port not working on Ubuntu 12.04

Back and front panel usb port not working on Ubuntu 12.04. Please help me and suggest me the solution of this issue. Thanking you in advance
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Usb boot device totally unable to be formatted

I'm really upset by now, I've been trying 2hours straight to format a stupid usb drive (I'm new to ubuntu and I dont know if I will last long at this rate) Basically this was the lubuntu boot usb key ...
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What do I have to do in order to Install Windows 8 os via USB when I already have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10(The latest version) onto my laptop from a USB. Now, I want to completely erase Ubuntu 13.10 and go back to Windows 8. Is there anything special I have to do besides ...
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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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I've got a new notebook with freeDOS as only OS [duplicate]

I've got a new Asus x550V notebook without OS preinstalled. The only thing on this laptop is FreeDos. For some reason Installation though USB stick does not working. I followed all of the steps I ...
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USB imagewriter not in software center

Imagewriter appears to be missing from newer Ubuntu release repositories. Is there a problem here? How to get imagewriter with Ubuntu 13.04?
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Mobile broadband USB stick not working suddenly

My Huawei mobile broadband dongle was working on both my computers until a week or so ago. Now, it only works on my laptop. My laptop is running Ubuntu 13.04, my desktop is running 13.10 (the dongle ...
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Can't manage to make USB bootable

I have switched several times between different Ubuntu and Windows versions in the past several years, and decided to go for Ubuntu again. After downloading a 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu Desktop, I tried ...
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Wake up my PC from suspend using a USB device (e.g. mouse)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I can't wake up my desktop PC from suspend with a USB device (e.g USB mouse). The entire process of suspending/resume works perfectly but the only way to resume it's ...
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Light distro for eeepc [duplicate]

Hello i have an eeepc 900 I want to install a light distro on 4gb sd card for simple tasks user must be able to launch mo3(through vlc), occasionally surf internet, and attach usb stick to get mp3 ...
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copying fils to external storage error

Every time i want to copy a file or a folder to an external storage the files size gets a lot less when i see it from the other PC (Ubuntu is not copying all the file) I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and ...
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How to connect dlink dwm156 on ubuntu 12.04lts?

Hi my system config are: Dell Inspiron N4010 Intel i3 4gb RAM 500GB HDD dual boot windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and ubuntu 12.04lts 32 bit Dlink DWM-156 H/W ver: A7 firmware:A7.0.1IN lsusb gives ...
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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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Secure boot idea block usb boot

I saw when my computer battery was low, it automaticly hibernate and when i opened it again i dont see boot device option or bios setting keys. So if we send hibernate code every shutdown or reboot, ...
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How to install Ubuntu on usb drive (not live simulation)

I want to install Ubuntu on my usb disk. But not as a live CD. I want to connect to a PC, and boot my ubuntu as on a normal PC. So that I can make changes and install new programs. With a live cd is ...
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DVD or USB to install Ubuntu?

My ASUS notebook K53E is currently running under Windows 7. I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows and be able to choose between these two systems each time I start the computer. I ...
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BT dongle - ASUS USB-BT400 not working

I run on one problem. My USB Bluetooth dongle ASUS USB-BT400 is not working. I'm googling whole day for some clues, but without success. Could you please help me? USB deviace is properly found: ...
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Epson Scanner sx218 - Works Intermittently

My Epson SX218 does not seem to be reliably recognised. I have installed the correct drivers from the Epson website. I have edited the /etc/sane.d/dll.conf file to contain the uncommented line - ...
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse [closed]

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...