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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dual boot ubuntu 14.04 wont recognize USB

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 (which was previously upgraded from Windows 7 so it's running on legacy BIOS). I've done everything ...
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need to load live image without shuting down

I have a Chromebook and want to boot a live image, but I can't find any applications that would allow me to do it. I would like it to be preferably a small app. Or maybe suggest a way to load your ...
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External USB ports stop working after new software installation Ubuntu 14.04

First off, I've read many other related posts and none of them solved the problem. So, I installed this SDK Environment on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit , and it created a new user profile to run the ...
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How to edit grub .cfg file so that it points to iso image?

I have installed grub on USB stick. I now want to add "linux.iso" file to the USB, so that on boot I could run linux from USB. On boot the grub menu opens, but after trying to load external linux, an ...
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Android USB Tethering not working after upgrade

I have lost the ability to tether my phone (Android 5.0 Lollipop) via USB after installing Kubuntu 15.10. The computer doesn't detect the usb0 connection whereas in the Linux Mint OS (running on a ...
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ttyacm0 not getting in ubuntu 14.04, getting error as USB Device not accepting address

when connecting ARM Board to my PC using USB ttyACM0 not showing in ubuntu 14.04 , In dmesg log is [19547.426867] usb 3-10: new high-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd [19552.422655] xhci_hcd ...
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ERROR MOUNTING a single internal HDD used as EXTERNAL via USB PORT

This internal HDD used as external hard disk via USB PORT carried data without any OS in it.. It is currently in NTFS type format. Problem Once while I was browsing on this HDD1 (External one) it ...
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Sitecom WLA-3001 AC450 / Mediatek RT2870 Wifi USB dongle not working

The device mentioned in the title is not on the Linux Hardware Guide, the closest I could find was the previous model: ...
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authentification for external and internal device

I'm wondering why should I input each time my password for "conect" to my second hardrive, and worse, each time when I try to use an usb-stick and when I eject it... I have the same configuration in ...
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Install full Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS in a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive with NTFS side partition for windows compatibility

I want to partition a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive to have a full ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS installation in one 48Gb ext2 partition and a common NTFS partition with 16Gb to be accessed by windows and ubuntu without ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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Creat a bootable USB of windows 10 on ubuntu [duplicate]

How can i make a bootable USB of windows 10 on ubuntu ? I tried to extract the iso on the usb key but all i got was an error when i tried to install it. How can i make a bootable USB of Windows 10 ...
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ubuntu usb UEFI stuck to purple screen

it's been 3 days that i'm trying to boot a live from USB but ubuntu get suck everytime with the purple screen, i downloaded 2 versions of ubuntu, tried several programs to transfer the ISO to USB and ...
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Best solution to connect 3 external monitors to Dell XPS 15 9550

I am searching the web for a while and am confused. Hope you will help me in choosing the right solution. I want to connect 3 external monitors (possible Dell E2216H) and am searching for the best ...
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How can I simulate unplugging and plugging in my usb mouse from terminal and bash script?

When I ever boot into Ubuntu my wireless usb mouse gets stuck for moments frequently and the mouse wheel is too sensitive. Only when I unplug the wireless usb and plug it back in does the mouse ...
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Help installing WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC on Ubuntu 15.4

I recently purchased the WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC. I downloaded the latest Linux driver from their website AWUS036AC_036EAC_ACH_linux_v4.3.8_12175.20140902, but unfortunately being ...
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Is this disk defective? [closed]

I try to attach a USB external disk drive to my Ubuntu laptop (running 15.10), but it doesn't show up. The disk may be defective, but how can I tell for sure? The drive is a Seagate Barracuda 3Tb disk ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LST (64 bit) on Mid 2014 macbook pro

I follow the directions on the ubuntu website (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx) to create a bootable USB stick. I then restarted my mac and tried to boot up the ...
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MTP Device is connected and recognised but not displayed in file manager in ubuntu 14.04

My phone Lenovo Vibe P1 is no longer getting displayed in my File manager in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It is getting displayed without error in my brothers pc which is also running Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Missing Operating System Error When Rebooting from USB Drive

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to install an older version like 14.04.4. I tried Startup Disk Creator and Unetbootin after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with two ...
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PCI devices listing screen when tried to install Ubuntu

I have just tried to get rid of Windows Xp on my parents' computer, so I have downloaded Lubuntu version 10 and tried to install it, the system asked me whether to maintain both OS or delete WinXp and ...
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Problem with Installing Ubuntu 15.10 on MSI

I have MSI ge60 2pe. I am facing big problem,whenever I try to boot USB it is obviously showing me options such as "try without installation" etc. However whenever I choose to install or try without ...
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After upgrade from 15.04 --> 15.10 USB DVD Drives no Longer Recognized by Ubuntu

After upgrading to 15.10, I've discovered that Ubuntu and Kubuntu, neither distribution, is able to recognize USB DVDRW drives "in userspace". <sudo lshw -C disk> results in: *-cdrom ...
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Made a boot USB, loads into GRUB?

I recently purchased a new computer with a SSD inside, no installs currently on it. I created the bootable USB and plugged it in, making sure that it boots from the USB in the BIOS. It loads the ...
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USB Flash Drives not recognized?

So I've looked in disk utility and all of the drives are there. But when I go into files, they aren't. I need to access them so that I can create windows installation media directly by transferring ...
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Help: Trying to make a bootable windows 10 USB using WinUSB but get error 256

Every time I try to create the boot using WINUSB, it come out with this error: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: block device ...
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Create ubuntu usb drive from existing installation

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a desktop machine and I need to clone my system to a laptop that currently has windows 10 installed. I've used this process in similar situations but now I want to have a ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, how do I install Internet drivers?

as of right now I have no way of connecting to the wireless networks in my fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. My wireless adapter is a TP-Link Archer T4u ac1200. I have another computer that I will be ...
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Attempting to re-install ubuntu results in blank gray screen

I just bought a used Dell Inspiron notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I'd like to re-install it, but I'm running into some strange errors. Here are the steps I took: 1.) Followed the steps on the ...
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syslog on server 14.04

I checked my syslog on my server and the same issues come up continually. There seems to be a problem with the usb port or the mouse and it loops every 2 minutes without stopping. How could I fix this ...
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Microsoft USB wired mouse stopped working

I have been having some crashes while running "Football manager 2016" from Steam, everything freezes, mouse, kbd, whole system. Then after a hard restart the mouse has stopped working now? It is a ...
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I have question for WiFi adapter as use in vmware for using in Ubuntu

I have coming little problem after installed extension pack and after went to setting of Ubuntu OS there in network after selected bridge adapter there is no outcome of wlan0, wlan1 eth0 etc. when I ...
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What was the behavior before modern init replacements?

Based on this excellent answer on changes to init daemons: What is Upstart? ...it seems like modern init replacements including upstart and systemd have added functionality because they are event ...
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Brother QL 570 will not print

I've set up my Brother QL 570 label printer, installed all the drivers using terminal and verified that they've been installed correctly using the 'dpkg -l | grep Brother' command. I've tried ...
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What is USB error -62?

When I plug a USB mouse into a computer, the following error appears in the logs: Mar 24 21:43:03 homer kernel: [ 2674.768039] usb 2-9: new full-speed USB device number 3 using ohci_hcd Mar 24 ...
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Ubuntu Snappy can't detect USB

I have Ubuntu Snappy installed on my device (raspberry pi 2 B+) but snappy doesn't detect my USB wifi. $ sudo lsusb sudo: lsusb: command not found So I checked the PCI $ sudo lspci sudo: lspci: ...
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Using Netgear Broadband 341U

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 platform and I have been trying to use Sprint Netgear 341 USB Modem. I have downloaded the Linux documentation from Netgear website and followed the instructions. I successfully ...
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Can't get usb bluetooth adapter to work

I've been trying to use an usb bluetooth adapter, but all the instructions I found on the internet have not worked. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 A brief description of the problem: - lsusb does not list ...
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First Time installation issue

I am not sure if this is something I am doing wrong, or if the computer I am using just can't do it this way, but I can't seem to load Xubuntu 14.04 on an old desktop. It is an old computer that was ...
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Cannot boot Windows after installing Ubuntu on usb drive

I`ve installed Ubuntu on a flash drive, having Windows 10 installed. But now if I turn on my laptop without usb stick i see a GRUB command line (so I guess i have GRUB on my device). I found out how ...
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Can't try ubuntu 15 on my notebook

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15 dualboot with win 10 on my MSI notebook. But when i boot into USB it show many error with the same code: CHED ERROR. I don't know what it mean. Could anyone help me ...
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On connecting usb to ethernet adapter, Xubuntu shows no internet, but Windows 7 works fine

Sorry, I have to start this post again, since the previous post couldnot solve the problem. I have a dual-booted system - Windows 7 and Xubuntu. Previously, I had an internet connection in both Win 7 ...
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Logitech Keyboard Lag under 15.10

I have a Logitech keyboard and mouse combo with a mini USB dongle. The mouse is an M185 and the keyboard a K270. I have two setups - one in work and one at home. The one in work plugs into my Dell ...
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Unable to get Internet in Xubuntu while using USb 2.0 10/100M Ethernet Adapter, though it works fine in Windows 7

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Xubuntu. My computer is dual-booted with Windows 7 and Xubuntu running in the same machine. It works fine in every way. The internet in Xubuntu also worked ...
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isolinux.bin missing or corrupt while installing Ubuntu 15.10 on Mac El Capitan

I chose to download and install Ubuntu 15.10 instead of chossing the long-term support version, which is 14.04.4. So I followed an instruction which tells how to make a live USB (here) and ...
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Installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10, but it won't boot

I'm new to Ubuntu, and I wanted to install it on my laptop (ASUS, running Windows 10 (upgrade from Windows 8.1), Intel i5 processor, 6GB Ram, 300GB storage). I followed instructions from the Ubuntu ...
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Installing Cable Matters USB Wireless Adapter

I am trying to install a Cable Matters N-150 USB Wireless Adapter on to my homemade system running Ubuntu 14.04. The adapter came with a DVD. I didn't include a DVD drive in my build but I did ...
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14.04 small usb drive stopped working (Garmin watch)

I have a Garmin Forerunner 620 watch which shows up as a 5MB (yes,MB) drive when connected via USB. Yesterday, the watch stopped being recognized in Ubuntu, but it still works in MacOS (same ...
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Boot error: (initramfs) Unable to find a live medium containing a live file system

I recently bought these parts https://www.inet.se/kundvagn/visa/9261457/2016-03-07 (Swedish website). Now to the problem, I've tried with installing both Ubuntu Desktop and Server versions 14.04.4 ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I connnect HTC phone

This only happens once or twice a week. When I insert my HTC E9 Ubuntu will freeze. Shutting down and turning on the computer and plugging the USB usually fixes the problem. I couldn't find anything ...