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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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What is faster way to use ubuntu from usb?

I installed ubuntu to usb drive as my hdd stopped working and need replacement. However despite that my flash is USB 3.0 it still lags. Maybe if I will create live ubuntu usb ir will run faster than ...
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How to fix “/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root does not exist” on new installation?

I just installed 14.04.1 on a USB 2.0 drive. At startup, I'm prompted for the encryption key, which I enter. After that though, I get the following: Gave up waiting for root device. Common ...
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How do I get a wine program to recognize a usb device?

I am trying to use a program called FORScan with wine. OBD2 software specific to ford vehicles. It has been done but I'm having trouble. Got it up and running with wine, but it can't see the obd2 ...
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Cannot move files into USB; owner is root.

Long story short, I am using Tails because I was reinstalling my mac OS on my USB and I forgot two files I now have, anyways when I moved them into the USB I get an error that I do not have sufficient ...
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WinUSB Doesn't detect my flash drive

I need to install Windows for my new computer I just built. WinUSB won't detect my flash drive that is it...
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USB controller not found

I bought a Lenovo laptop (z50-70) 2 weeks ago. It has 3 USB ports: 2x USB 2.0 and 1x USB 3.0. Those worked perfectly until yesterday, when I connected a hard drive powered by external power in one of ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a USB drive without it being a Read-Only filesystem?

After my MacBook stopped working yesterday I have been trying to get it to work again, but right now it won't boot as there seem to be problems with the SSD. The support recommended booting into my ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 from bootable pendrive USB [on hold]

I have tried to Install Ubuntu 14 from bootable pendrive USB on specific partition of a Local hard drive. the previous GRUB boot screen dissapeared so how can i fix that (boot manager is gone). ...
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“Analog Output” to DAC?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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Move USB Stick Booted from to Another USB Port after Boot

I have installed Ubuntu on 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive (not Live/Install like with UUI, but regular install including grub, from DVD). However, my motherboard will not boot from USB 3 ports, only USB 2. ...
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Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit Drivers (NOT WIFI)

I just purchased a TRULink Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit (Model #29571), and the drivers it comes with are only for Windows. Are there drivers available for Ubuntu as well? Are there any drivers ...
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I have to replug the webcam everytime I restart

Everytime I restart the computer and I try to use the Webcam, it says that the webcam is not detected. I have to unplug it and replug it to be able to use it. Is there a way to know why this is ...
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Anker c200 wireless mouse not working

I get this readout from lsusb for it Bus 002 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs I don't understand what this means. But it is what is displayed. xinput list gives me this ↳ MOSART Semi. ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Error: USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error -22

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire One 756 quite happily for a while now. However, every time I boot up my notebook, it displays the error "USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error ...
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Boot to external hdd from a UnetBootin usb key

I have an external hdd with multiple operating systems on it (Ubuntu, Centos, etc). On newer computers, the drive is recognized as a USB HDD and I can boot it directly just fine. However on an ...
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Will Ubuntu support my machine features? [closed]

I'm looking to download and install the latest version of Ubuntu to replace the current version of Windows I had pre-installed on my machine when bought it. I have some really neat features on the ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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“taking restart everytimes while choosing install ubuntu alongside windows 8” how to solve this problem? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Win 8.1. I have downloaded the image and written to an usb and trying to install. I tried install Ubuntu option. I am able to reach the Install ...
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USB audio device not fully working after hotplug

Since upgrading (from 12.04) to 14.04.1, when I hotplug my USB headset, it does not work right. It won't show up in capture controls, sometimes not even in playback devices. I have to fiddle with ...
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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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trouble accessing USB boot up screen

Recently i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and enjoying it. I decided to remove windows 8 because i no longer needed it and absolutely disgusted by it. I want to install another OS back on to my PC so i ...
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Unable to switch to windows 7

ive been trying to switch to windows 7 from ubuntu since a few days. I have the win 7 and win 10 ISO's downloaded, Winusb, and a 4gb flash drive. I copied the ISO via winusb onto the usb and tried to ...
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Commands not executing in shell script run by udev

I'm having trouble using udev to run a shell script that backs up my hard drives to an external drive whenever the external drive is connected via USB. Everything works except the actual call to ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu to a USB HDD with Windows 8 on internal? Need confirmation

I am trying to make sure that Ubuntu will install correctly and boot from a USB HDD. Windows 8.1 is installed on the primary internal 1TB, this is a 230 GB (after all extra was taken out). If I were ...
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Problem With Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.04 2-3 days before. And I am facing the problem when I insert the Data Card (USB Internet Dongle), my laptop stops working, even mouse pointer doesn't move, ...
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System reports my mouse was disconnected when it wasn't

My USB mice no longer work (since a couple of days ago) on my Ubuntu 3.13.0-32-generic system. The system is dual boot and the same mice work fine under Windows. I don't think I have updated the ...
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Live USB boot does not work "any more!

For the past couple of days I was experimenting with Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 14 (BIOS) on a Dell xps 15Z. I used a USB drive to install ubuntu on this system (HP formatting tool & YUMI) ...
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Can only echo very limited numbers to USB companion files

I want to echo number 7 to the file /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb2/../companion, but fails. But if I echo number 1 or 2 to this same file, it works well. Any idea on that? nxr@nxr-desktop:~$ sudo -s ...
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USB 3.0 causing weird problem for the system

Currently I am using one Ubuntu system which different types of ports. mine@ubuntu:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:0823 Logitech, Inc. Bus 002 ...
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Installing 12.04 on a 14.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04, I want to do a fresh install of 12.04 so I can play dota 2 with the steam client for linux. I have a startup usb ready with 12.04 but when I restart or turn off it goes directly ...
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I/O errors at install

I'm pretty sure this is not a duplicate of Problem While installing Ubuntu, before anyone asks. But I'm at a complete loss here. I had a machine running Ubuntu I installed back in June. I didn't write ...
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How do I correct this message? The disk drive for/mnt/usb-corsair_flash_voyager_ A 1000000000 25461-0:0-part1 [duplicate]

I sometimes get the following message when I have been using my 4GB Corsair Flash drive. The disk drive for/mnt/usb-corsair_flash_voyager_ A 1000000000 25461-0:0-part1 is not ready yet or not ...
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Ubuntu every time resets to installed settings when I reboot

Every time I log in or reboot my system, the Ubuntu settings reset to what they were when I first installed the system. I am using ubuntu 14.xx latest one available. I am booting from USB. I did this ...
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Install of Ubuntu 14.04 64amd desktop ISO live USB returns errno5 error

Does the machine that I want to install 14.04 on need to have the HDD partitioned and formatted in any specific way to fix this error? The live USB will boot up 14.04 in the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Android connected via USB gives inconsistent ID

I have an LG Android phone. When I connect it to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable, it shows up, as it should, with lsusb. But the ID code is inconsistent: if I shut the Android off and restart it, ...
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Making Android device visible as USB device

I have an Android smartphone connected to my Kubuntu box with a USB cable. I've figured out how to transfer files, but I need something more: making the Android device visible as a USB device. For ...
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ubuntu cannot shutdown without plugging usb device

I use samsung laptop series 5 and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTE. But I found that I cannot shutdown the system, it will close the OS but still restart it, just like reboot the system. Recently, I found ...
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Impossible to boot from USB

Been downloading Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS multiple times already. Don't have a CD drive and created a bootable USB stick with recommended UUI from "Pendrivelinux.com Once rebooting, Windows XP starts as ...
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Access to /dev/ttyUSB0 and sudo

This is my first question here. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have an application accessing the USB port of computer. My Ubuntu username is gadu. Until today, i've always used the following command: ...
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How to disable notebook's touchpad on USB mouse connect (and slower the last)?

I do not have function key / fn for that :( . Any ideas? Maybe there are settings or commands? Other subjects were NOT helpful: gpointing-device-settings (auto-disable setting gets unticked); ...
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Burn IMG to ISO

I have a Chrome OS IMG file for USB drives. I want to convert this to an ISO so I can burn to a DVD for installing on an older machine that doesn't do USB boot. I've tried ccd2iso but it says it ...
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Problem with pendrive

I have problem with my pendrive, I need data which are on it, but...: lsusb (after a few min it wouldn't see it again): Bus 002 Device 023: ID 0951:1642 Kingston Technology DT101 G2 dmesg | grep sd ...
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Device Agent doesn't see Timex Ironman Global Trainer

I am a new user of Ubuntu 14.04. The device agent software is working fine under Wine but it does not see my Timex Ironman Global Trainer watch when I connect it via USB. I've seen that other people ...
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Recover windows partition after trying guymager

I was trying to learn Ubuntu and the utilities it usually offers (unlike Windows), and I decided to give guymager a try to check on a usb kingston drive I have. When trying it, I decided to use the ...
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How do I get the Tascam US122L USB audio interface to work?

I have a Tascam US122L (NOT US122). I've spent hours trying to get this to work but it just won't detect in Pulse Audio Volume Control. I've installed the Alsa firmware and Alsa firmware loaders and ...
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Trying to enter screen were i can access my USB on start up so i can install GParted live CD and Windows 8.1

I have a small but annoying problem, recently i have been enjoying Ubuntu 14.04 and intend on keeping it but I am trying to resize my primary partition so I can have space when installing windows 8.1, ...
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Ho to unlock USB keys [closed]

About 3 or 4 times per year, my USB Keys get suddently locked while working on ubuntu. So I ignore why. At time, sudo chmod -R 777 /media/{user}/{UsbMediaFolder} work out. When not I decided to ...
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“Bootmgr is missing” - while trying to install windows xp [closed]

I've tried a lot of the answers suggested here on askubuntu.com but none of them seem to work, so I decided to ask my own question. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS and I'm trying ...
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ADB not working in ubuntu 14.04

I've been struggling with this problem for 3 hours already and it seems like it's a very specific problem, but I really need help and it seems like I'm doomed if I keep trying to do it by myself. I ...