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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Cannot access Disk settings for external USB drive and drive does not sleep

I have a Seagate Plus 4 TB external USB 3.0 hard drive and am running stock Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The OS is running on my internal hard drive. External is for backups. I always had my drive set to ...
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Gateway Laptop not booting Ubuntu from USB

I have a Gateway MX8738 and when I try to boot my USB with the Ubuntu ISO on it it doesn't work. The POST screen stays stuck loading. Does the .iso need to be in a different format or do there have to ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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Does Ubuntu store data of external media/drives?

I keep confidential data (docs, spreadsheets, images, etc) on USB sticks or discs. I plug/insert them to access the data when I need, and put them back in a drawer when I'm done. Does Ubuntu store ...
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How to set usb Drive with executable permission

I have Steam on my Chromebook (Acer c710) With Saucy, Unity. I was just about to download Dota 2 when I didn't have enough space on my device, so I had a spare usb Flash Drive(Sandisk Cruzer Faucet) ...
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My custom udev hwdb rule doesn't work

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 installed in EFI Mode, I tried to write simple udev rule which for all external USB keyboards will map capslock for escape. I use a lot of vim and plug and unplug keyboards ...
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Problems with installing Ubuntu from USB

I deleted the Ubuntu partition that I had in my computer, GRUB is gone so I can't access Windows. To fix that I tried to reinstall Ubuntu using a USB, but I only get a boot error message. I think the ...
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Grub2 cannot see my new external USB hard drive, but sees an older one

I am trying to boot Ubuntu-studio (current version) from a new Seagate 2TB expansion USB drive on an old system (PC) whose BIOS doesn't know how to boot from USB. No problems with either the install ...
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Possible to “electronically disconnect” the fingerprint sensor on my laptop? // X41 Thinkpad

I'd like to fully disable the fingerprint sensor on my IBM X41 Thinkpad. The first place to look which comes to mind is BIOS (version 2.09, 74ET64WW): I just checked again: as far as I can tell there ...
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Virtualbox - Vm can`t open usb

I have installed Windows 8 on Virtual Machine. At first it could not recognize any USB I tried the solution in How to set up USB for Virtualbox? and now the system can understand that I connected a ...
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Teac CAB-200 card reader and device names

I am running Ubuntu 14 on two Dell 690 computers. On one machine, the USB card reader devices are always enumerated last which results in a the card reader showing up as /dev/sde-sdh. On the other ...
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MD5 says the checksum is correct but still “Check finished: errors found in 2 files”

I'm attempting to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu but I can't quite seem to create a USB boot drive without errors. Twice now I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 from the official website, ...
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ralink 148f:760b mt7601 driver not working

I got new ralink mini WIFI dongle. lsusb returns: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 148f:760b Ralink Technology, Corp. it's based on MT7601UM chip. driver installed following :this instructions does not ...
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Setting MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB driver

I have MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB, and with their source, but I am user anyone can help how to run this USB Wifi?
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Building NAS Server and Need Guidance

I'm building a NAS and using Ubuntu as the OS. I have a few questions and need some guidance on what direction to take. I know I am asking many questions, if you can only answer one of them please ...
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Disabling constant RTS and DTR on Serial to usb adapter

I am using a Prolific PL 2303 serial to usb adapter and am using Ubuntu 14.04. The problem I am having is when the USB to serial adapter is connected, RTS and DTR are constantly on. This is a ...
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Gateway Laptop Won't Boot From USB Drive

Well it kinda boots, but right when it should reach the screen to ask to install or try, I only get a black screen. I tried to put a HDD with Ubuntu on it in my laptop, it boots fine until it reaches ...
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Micromax MMX377G G USB Modem not working in UBuntu10.04 and 12.04 32bit

Recently I bought a Micromax MMX377G 3G USB Modem cannot install in Ubuntu10.04 and 12.04 32bit Pls help me
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Gaming mouse not working [closed]

I'm pretty sure my new mouse (1Life gm stormy) works on Windows, but it doesn't seem to be working on Ubuntu. The cursor doesnt move and the mouse's led just blinks. What can I do? Edit: Output of ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Creating Custom Install USB

I have a custom 12.04 DVD. But it doesn't complete installation due to some fault on the disk. Can I transfer these contents to a USB storage device and use that to install Ubuntu? If yes, how?
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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Net install (mini.iso) via USB

I'm trying to do a net install of Ubuntu 14.04 using mini.iso by following the instructions from Ubuntu Installation Minimal CD Documentation. 64-bit PC (amd64, x86_64) Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" ...
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huge problem with linux distributions [closed]

I have a question, please help me out. So, I can't install Debian based distributions on the pc. I've tried to install Elementary OS Isis, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux mint 17, xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04 ...
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USB disk - auto mount options

I'm unable to find out, what exactly happens when USB flash disc is inserted. And I want to add "noatime" option for flash drive. I have read this: ...
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USB port sniffing on Ubuntu 14.04

I am working on a project now and I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. I need to do some sniffing on a USB device, and I used to do it with usbmon. However, usbmon doesn't seem to be available on Ubuntu 14. ...
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Wireless printing through ZTE network device not working

I am a beginner to Linux, having recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1525 alongside Win 7. I have a Samsung SCX 4521f multifunctional USB printer and a ZTE zxv10 h201l network ...
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Why does “sync” for a ntfs usb stick take forever?

I have a large USB stick that I formatted (under windows 7) to ntfs. ( fat32 does not support files > 4 GB; and exfat does not allow me to create linux links on the file system) Copying forth and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 winusb install [duplicate]

Can winusb still be used on ubuntu 14.04? The answer How to install Winusb? does not work for me... and all topics related to the ppa changes are closed - including Installing WinUSB on Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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How to plug out usb-device if it opened in window (in KDE)?

If window shows content of the usb-device then device can't be retrieved, the system tells that device is used. In other graphic environments you can freely plug out the device, even if you currently ...
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NTFS file system never clean in Disk Utility, while ext4 and fat are, Ubuntu 12.04

I have the LG 47LN5708 TV which supports only the FAT and NTFS file systems. I want to playback a movie file of 4.7 GB using the USB port of the TV, so I can't use the FAT file system, since it 'only' ...
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Bootable USB not working for me

I currently have an HP computer that is only a few months old. The computer recently started running super slow and I was going to change from Windows 7 to Ubuntu as I know that Windows has way more ...
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Apple A1243 Wired Keyboard not Working

Keyboard Apple (US) A1243; rated 5v DC. 1A max is fine (& its also brand new). It works on another computer. Initially intermittently worked on this current laptop as well. output from syslog ...
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How to unboot my bootable usb

I recently made my pen-drive bootable with Ubuntu 14.04. But I need to unboot my pen-drive now. I formatted my pen-drive once,But the size of the pen-drive still shows 2.25 MB. Whereas,this is an 8GB ...
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How to get Ubuntu to detect my USB ports

I just first used Ubuntu today and have a ASUS Q501LA. I installed from a USB but after installing they don't work. I was trying to get my Lifechat headset to work then realized the red light wasn't ...
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How to make ISO file “bootable” on USB [duplicate]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu (desktop) ISO file and copied it to a USB drive. When I try to boot from it, I get a disk error. When I try to open the file within Windows, it launches my CD Burning ...
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Install Xubuntu to SD card via USB memory stick

I would like to install Xubuntu. I have a 2 Gb USB stick and it works fine every time I try Xubuntu in live mode. My plan is to install it on an SD card with 32 Gb capacity. I do not want to do ...
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reliable USB wireless adapter

I am aware that questions that are considered as subjective, will not be allowed on this forum. But, the following question i have is very specific, because of the way i constructed this question (to ...
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USB blocking in windows via ubuntu server 12.04

I have a ubuntu server 12.04, and 2 windows 7 pc's, i have installed LDAP and i want to restrict the USb ports at the windows client pc's through ubuntu server. (jus like group policy enforcing in ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Wired USB Ethernet Connection disconnecting sporadicly

first, I'm not a Linux Pro, so please forgive me if I write any nonsence :) So I have quite an unusual constellation. I'm running a Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Machine on my Mac Pro using VMWare Fusion 6. ...
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can't load a usb key formatted on a windows machine

I'm trying to read files off a usb that was formatted as Fat32 on a windows machine. When I plug it into my usb drive, it says : "Could not mount the following disk: USB DISK". And then in the ...
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How to use USB 3.0 speeds with the Samsung Galaxy S5

So, the Samsung Galaxy s5 connects just fine to my computer via the USB 3.0 port BUT when it connects it uses MTP. I can see the phone's files, transfer files, and so on via MTP and the transfer speed ...
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Offline charging usb port doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04

My Sony Viao had a offline USB charging port to charge phones even when the system was off but since i have deleted windows 8 and installed ubuntu 14.04 i am not able to use this feature. Was the ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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How can I automatically reboot machine after usb pull off?

I have this situation - I've got a boot-able pen-drive with Ubuntu 12.04 for automated installation - when I plug the USB stick in installation begins from it. At the end of installation process I ...
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USB keyboard and mouse not working after upgrade

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The first time from shut-down, the USB keyboard and mouse don't work at all, but if I restart it works fine. Why is this?
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Why does my computer say “Missing Operating System” when computer restarts.

I have just recently decided to make the switch from OS X to Ubuntu after one of my friends let me play around with his computer. However, when I was trying to partition my hardrive so I could run ...
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winUSB install error

While trying to install windows 7 to a usb stick I get this error during (or after) the syncing stage of winUSB I can't post an image so here is a link http://imgur.com/dNquuee It looks like the ...
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How to fix USB pendrive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and my friend gave me a pendrive to repair. When I use GParted it doesn't work, so I went to the information section and then it said this: warning unable to detect file ...