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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Mac bootable live USB with over 4gb persistence [closed]

I'm trying to create a live USB that is bootable on Mac and has over 4gb of persistent storage. I've used the Mac Bootable USB Loader to make it Mac bootable, which works. I've attempted to follow the ...
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USB won't show up after forcefully removing battery

I've got version 14.04. I burned a windows iso file on my usb because I wanted install it as a dual boot. I had my usb plugged in and wanted to skype before I did the boot. While skype was opening my ...
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Can't install Ubuntu, getting error 'failed to load fecs_inst' [duplicate]

I am currently using windows 10 and created a bootable USB drive with universal USB. I used the ubuntu 16.04 iso and am getting the initial page that shows the Ubuntu logo then the screen cuts to a ...
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Problem with installing windows 7 back to my pc

I have problem with installing windows 7 back to my pc. I have make windows 7 boot on my USB but when i choose USB in boot menu my pc just skip that and start ubuntu again and when i restart my pc i ...
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A script for copying random folders

I'd like to realize a little project I've always had in mind. I have a vast music library on my desktop and I'm looking for a way/script to select a random amount of folders (say, 25 albums) and, if ...
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How to get USB-Audio with Boss-RC300 working on Ubuntu/Linux?

I have a BOSS RC-300 and i want to use it as a USB-Soundcard with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I got audio working by changing sound/usb quirks-table.h and recompiling the Kernel with 12.04 as descibed in http:...
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i8042: No controller found

There are other questions with the same issue (here and here), but in my case, instead of a MacBook I have this (I am not doing any kind of promotion of this product) Until today, everything was ...
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USB mouse doesn't work in my own build of Ubuntu

I made my own build of Ubuntu 16.04 x64 with this manual (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization). I found that USB mouse doesn't work with the build. There is no cursor and reaction ...
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Fldigi usb to db9

Ubuntu 14.4.4. Yaesu FT-450D. Fldigi & flrig do not see the radio. I use a db9 to usb cable. I tested with rigctl and it did not see the rig. From the looks of the previous non-answered questions, ...
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Nexus 4 - unable to install flash touch (first time) not showing up on abd devices

after giving up with trying to install phablet tools in Trusty, I got an old machine and installed Precise; I got as far as installing all the tools but cannot get flash into the Nexus 4; I have set ...
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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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How do I backup computer that wont let me go on windows from usb hard drive with ubuntu?

I am having an issue with my laptop and it won't let me turn it on. It goes straight to "preparing automatic restart" and then it gives me a blue screen with aload of options. Ive tried all of them ...
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Mounting Windows 3.1 Harddrive via USB Enclosure

I have recently unearthed my old windows 3.1 machine from the attic and was surprised to see it still works. At a minimum, I would like to back up data from the hard drive and, perhaps, create an ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux VIA usb

I am very new to Linux, I currently have Ubuntu installed alongside Windows 10. My internet dongle WUSB6300 does not have a manufacturers Linux driver, but iv seen there are third-party drivers ...
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USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard

Is there any method/driver/trick to use my USB G.Skill KM780 MX Keyboard on Ubuntu Linux? Thanks for your time
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Testing Ubuntu Touch on Intel tablet

I'd like to test Ubuntu Touch on a Dell Venue 11 7130 tablet with Intel hardware and found seemingly appropriate images of pre-installed systems on cdimages.ubuntu.com. But unfortunately, after any ...
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lsusb doesn't list my android device

Three days I'm striggling with this problem. lsusb isn't detecting my ASUS Fonepad 7, but detects my Lumia, which is a Windows Phone device. I tried plugging my sister's phone, my dad's phone, which ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 64 bits from 32 bits alongside Windows 10

I have a notebook that came with Windows 10 installed and I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot, but I made the mistake of installing Ubuntu 32bits instead of the 64 bits version. Now Windows ...
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Ubuntu doesnt open my mp3 device folder

First of all im using the portuguese version if there is a way to translate the terminal with english it would be nice And second what should i start be doing?whats the first step to solve this ...
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ubuntu usb not showing as mac bootable :(

I have currently the old old mac desktop or whatever it is called. Using os 10.4.11 and cannot be upgraded anymore. I decided to install ubuntu and followed the guide here http://computers.tutsplus....
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USB ports stopped working

All USB ports on my computer stopped working after my last restart. They do work at the BIOS stage and when I boot from a Live CD. How can I fix this?
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Ubuntu Installation: Can't Create Partition on USB Stick

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in a USB Stick. However, it seems I cannot make any partition in this stick. I have attached an image. Picture: 'New Partition Table' is disabled Now I tried to ...
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amd radeon Graphic device driver error on ubuntu 16.04

Why is there no support for AMD radeon graphics devices on 16.04? And why usb fdd is undetectable on 16.04?
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Why android phones' usb sometimes disconnect on ubuntu?

Lots of Android Phones connect to ONE PC by USB.The PC has installed Ubuntu server 14.10, but I find sometimes android phones' USB disconnect. I tried Ubuntu server 16.04LTS(latest version) on the ...
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USB ports are not working ubuntu 15.10

All my USB ports went dead on my DELL laptop (Ubuntu 15.10). Power is still coming out of ports but the devices are not recognised including USB-mouse, External hard drive, pendrive etc. Not a problem ...
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Is there a USB wifi adapter that reliably works with Ubuntu? Including suspend/resume

TL;DR Is there a usb wifi dongle for ubuntu that works reliably, including suspend/resume support? I've used Ubuntu since around version 12. There wireless support has always been funky but I could ...
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USB stopped working after kernel update

My USB ports stopped working under Ubuntu 12.04 after kernel update to 3.3.6-030306. I get an error message during boot process as "xhci_hcd can't set up". Details: > dmesg | grep xhci [ 0....
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Xen USB passthrough not doing anything

I'm trying to create a DomU with Xen 4.6.0 for a Windows 8.1 virtual machine. After successfully setting up Xen, and being able to run my Windows 8.1 ISO in it, I wanted to be able to connect an ...
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How do I figure out the “usblp0”

I'm trying to troubleshoot a printer... some people online have had luck printing using this command: echo test > /dev/usblp0 But it doesn't work for me. if I do "lsusb" I do see the printer: ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...
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WD external usb disk not detected

Edited to add some explanation: Ubuntu Mate 16.04 I was playing a movie located on the external (WD Elements), and suddenly VLC gave me input/output error. Went to Disks, stopped the partition ,...
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Ubuntu 16.04LTS + TT-Connect S2-4600

I recently switched from Windows 10 only to dualboot with Windows and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. So far everything could be installed except my TV. I am using a TT-Connect S2-4600(DVB-S/S2) which is connected ...
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Problem to transfer files between Ubuntu machine and windows PC

I am trying to transfer file between Ubuntu machine and Windows PC (they are separate physical machine) using USB stick. The files I copied from Windows PC is not working at UBuntu machine, even the ...
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Keyboard stops working Ubuntu 16.04

My keyboard stops working for no apparent reason. After using Ubuntu for 2.5 years as a virtual machine on a Windows host (virtualbox) I finally took the plunge, reformatted my hard disk and built ...
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Help with a boot problem

Ok this is an interesting problem. I have a bootable usb with kali linux on it and I would like to run it on my computer that is running ONLY buntu 14.04. It is an old mac but so I am not sure if that ...
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LBP 2900 printer error

I hope some one can help. I have been using my LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 14.04 for 2 years without major problems, but recently after some updates it stopped working. I'm unsure what updates it was ...
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Why can't I boot to live USB anymore?

There is not much to say. After I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, I am unable to boot to a live USB! I used to do it all the time before I installed Ubuntu. I am unable to find an answer online....
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Mounting usb drive error

It is my second day on Linux. I am having difficulties mounting an USB drive. It shows this error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb1/mnt in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab How can I get rid of this error?
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Can not boot into my windows

I have two drives. One drive has windows 7 and the other has XP. I created an ubuntu live USB-stick with rufus to see if my computer can handle, because it is very old. Specs: Pentium 4 2.8 GHz 2 GB ...
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Is my flash drive broken ? How to fix?

I run this command "sudo tail -c 0 -f /var/log/syslog" and plug my flash drive. And this is the output : May 12 20:54:09 R124L-PC kernel: [ 1658.098890] usb 1-1: USB disconnect, device number 6 May ...
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USB sound card doesn't work properly in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I have a problem with my e-mu 0202 usb sound card. I've been using ubuntu 15.04 15.10 and 16.04 and it works just fine in there. But not in ubuntu mate 16.04 The problem is my usb card just shuts ...
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GRUB must be reinstalled after each time I boot from a USB

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my laptop hard drive. I regularly have to boot from a live USB containing another Linux distro. It has to be done this way for security reasons, I cannot dual boot ...
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Dell D1000 USB3 Docking Station with Dell XPS

I have a Dell XPS13 and a D1000 docking station. The laptop comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which is unacceptable for ongoing Java development. (1) Does Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial) work on this laptop? (2) ...
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USB ports not working after booting Xubuntu 14.04

I've had Xubuntu 14.04 for a couple or years, dual boot with Win7, on a HP430G notebook. In the last year or so I'm getting this problem, more and more often. I use a USB hub with optical mouse and ...
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USB Keyboard and mouse do not work after installing Lubuntu

I've just installed Lubuntu 14 on an older machine (Dell Optiplex 780). Everything works fine on the live-USB drive, installation etc. When the machine boots to the newly installed operating system, ...
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Installation problem (16.04, Thinkpad T460s): initramfs unable to find a medium

I am desperately trying to install Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s using a USB stick. It came with Windows 10 and brings the following error: busybox ... initramfs unable to find a ...
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USB file copy hangs at 99%

I am copying a file to a USB3.0 stick with an USB3.0 port using Ubuntu 16.04 with i3wm. /dev/sdc1 * 8064 30277631 30269568 14.4G c W95 FAT32 (LBA) To avoid problems related with the GUI I did ...
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Multiboot from USB harddrive

I'm trying to set up an external drive I can use to boot 1 of 4 OSes (Ubuntu 16.04, Tails 2.3, Kali, & Trinity 3.4 which a friend recently brought to my attention). I've tried using YUMI, & ...
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Which USB boot selection do I use?

I have Ubuntu burned onto a USB and when i enter into my bios it gives me 4 different options for usb- Zip, FDD, CD ROM , and HDD. Which one would i use?