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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System does not detect USB pendrives

This USB thing is driving me crazy. 2 problems in time span of 3 hours. Ok I was already trying to cope up with "wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock" error while mounting FAT Drives ...
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Data doesn't get transferred correctly to USB, why?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, and whenever I copy something to USB sometimes it works but mostly when I check the data on other machine (with Windows or Ubuntu) it shows nothing or if it does then its partial ...
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What can I do when I receive a 'server-error-not-accepting-jobs' CUPS server error in 11.10?

I have a Richoh Aficio-CL3500N that I connected directly to the USB port and it seemed to add and configure itself and populated all fields in 'Printer Properties', but I received the error ...
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How do I mount my Android phone?

I'm puzzled because my phone used to just appear when I plugged it in. It doesn't anymore and The development options are definitely set to allow USB debugging. The phone is charging via USB but ...
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Bootable USB image

I have read and tried a number of the scenarios in the Clonezilla live docs and I haven't as yet been successful in creating what I hope I can. I have also searched the Forum here (via key words etc) ...
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Installing Ubuntu From An USB With Limited Conditions

here is my situation: I have 2 computers, one with Windows 8 and another (a laptop) in which I want to install Ubuntu from an USB Flash (currently I don't have any operative system installed in the ...
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ZC0301 webcam Driver problem with Ubuntu distributions after 11.10

I'm having problem with Webcam and fed up with this search in Google for answers. So I've connected webcam to my computer having Ubuntu 13.10, and i tried to run luvcview program to simply see the ...
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Using Mac to create bootable usb stick for Windows

What directions should i be following to use my friends mac to create a bootable usb stick for an old hp pavilion dv4? The hp pavilion doesn't seem to have any operating system, it tries to boot ...
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My feenix nascita mouse isn't moving my cursor. Ubuntu version appears to not matter. How do I debug this, and get the mouse working?

I had 13.04, upgraded to 13.10, and did a fresh install of 13.10, no luck. Any ideas? Just tail -f'd my syslog and plugged in the mouse. here is what I got: Oct 26 16:15:50 Orithyia kernel: ...
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How to create a Mac bootable live Linux USB on Windows?

Right, I'll get right to it. How can I make a Linux Live USB on Windows, that I can use on a Mac. In front of me, I have a Windows laptop, and a dropped Mac Book Pro that won't properly boot. I need ...
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USB Mouse Sharkoon DarkGlider not working [duplicate]

Software: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 35 Kernel 3.2.0.35-generic Hardware: Gigabyte Z77-DS3H Mainboard (Motherboard) Not working Hardware: Sharkoon DarkGlider Mouse Problem Description: USB Port is ...
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Wrong disk geometry on USB enclosure

I have a sata disk formatted in a NAS that use it in linux raid 1. I have removed the disk from the NAS ed mounted it internally in a PC with linux. Linux correctly recognize the disk and I'm able ...
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Can't use my TL-WN725N

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 3.8.0-27-generic and I cannot use my TL-725N nano wireless adapter. lsusb : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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ubuntu 13.10 doesn't detect my android phone(Gingerbread)

I recently upgraded my ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10, after the upgrade when i try to mount my phone's disk (FAT fs),it doesn't show up as a drive ,the "dmesg" command shows "unable to enumerate USB on port ...
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Why doesnt the OS play music files or videos from the USB stick?

Okay I know this must seem like a dumb question but I downloaded and ran the OS from a 16 GB USB stick/flashdrive and I love it, but I could not watch videos or listen to music files! And I LOVE ...
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Loading up Ubuntu from a USB

When I try to boot Ubuntu when it gives me a choice between Windows 8 and Ubuntu, it comes up with a screen that tells me to put in the Windows Installation Disc. I started to use a USB. I ...
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Step 2 of Windows liveUSB instructions are not clear to me

I want to make a bootable USB stick. I run the UUI. I see the instructions on Official Ubuntu site Step 1 says: Select "Ubuntu Desktop Edition" from the dropdown list Okay, so the actual title of ...
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Write to USB flash drive extremely slow

When I'm copying a copying a large file to a 8GB pendrive, the write crawls at some 10's of kB/s. Even after killing the process with Ctrl+C, the writing continues for several minutes. (the task ...
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Ubuntu-touch reverse USB tethering

I'm trying to get internet from my Nexus 4 ubuntu-touch through the usb as described here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Android_Tethering (this is for Android) What I cannot accomplish is to ...
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how to create bootable usb stick for mac on ubuntu?

I would like to make a bootable usb on Ubutu to boot on mac. Please help. thanks in advance
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Getting file system free space

This isn't a problem as such, more a request for information based on ignorance of the Linux filesystem. The very short question is: How do I find out how much free and used space there is on the ...
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What is the difference between installing Ubuntu on a USB device and a laptop hardisk? [duplicate]

Now, I have a laptop with Windows 8. For various reasons, I want to install Ubuntu that I can carry with me on the various PCs I work with. The same installation so that I don't have to constantly ...
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USB audio device not detected [closed]

I've been having problems with USB sound for some time (it used to work about 6 months ago). I find that any USB sound device that I connect is not recognised, and is not listed by aplay -l I've ...
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Cannot see certain files on USB mounted device (MTP Android Xperia Play)

I'm using an emulator for PS2 and I was going to transfer my .iso files from my Xperia Play to Ubuntu 12.04. So I look for my .iso's in the folder through file manager and it looks as it's empty, ...
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Still can't use usb in virtualbox after extension install in ubuntu 13.04

I've downloaded the latest virtualbox 4.3 for ubuntu 13.04. And I've downloaded the latest version of the extension pack for this version, intended to enable the use of usb on a guest operating ...
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cannot boot neither of my dual-boot OS

So I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.10, along side my Windows, as dual-boot. But then the installation threw error. Apparently the installation file was corrupted when making the USB bootable. Anyway, I ...
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Can I run Ubuntu from a from a pen drive? [duplicate]

I was thinking if I can run Ubuntu from a pen drive, like rather than have it run from a CD would it be possible to run it from a pen drive...
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Huwaei modem not working

Yesterday I installed 12.10 in my Sony Vaio laptop. I have Huwaei E173 3G modem, I simply inserted that modem into USB slot, after a few seconds modem started blinking and activated. I opened network ...
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copy files to Nexus 4 on Kubuntu (13.04)

I know, this has been asked a few times already but I'm still having troubles to get files copied my new Nexus 4 phone mounted on my Kubuntu 13.04 machine. I followed the guide at: ...
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No boot record when installing 13.04 from USB on WinXP

I'm replacing WinXP with 13.04 on an older PC using wubi.exe on a USB stick. I had no problem changing the BIOS on another system that was a bit newer but when I change the settings on the older PC ...
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Behringer usb Guitar Link, how to?

I have a usb guitar link as stated in the title, and cannot get the thing to work with Ubuntu. The device is connected and running but I get no sound through the guitar. I know it uses a AISO driver ...
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Gparted resize of an extended partition fails with error “can't have overlapping partitions”.

I just decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. However I didn't do this manually but instead used the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" option during the ...
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why is there no /proc/bus/usb?

I have an old Thinkpad R32 2658 and I want to use dfu-util. The reference documentation starts with the following description: To run dfu-util, you need to have /proc/bus/usb mounted and working. ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband connection in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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Can't see ipod, even in lsusb output

Just installed 11.10 64-bit Hooked up ipod touch 2nd gen, and nothing. OS doesn't attempt to mount it, and opening a terminal and running lsusb results in it listing every device connected to my USB ...
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Can Full Verson Ubuntu be Installed on USB Drive? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu several times on my thumb drive. First times were on 8 gig thumb drives. I noticed I could not save anything as when I rebooted, it was all gone. So, I got a 30 gig drive, ...
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USB keyboard hit and miss as to whether it will work on boot-up

I am new to Ubuntu. Have installed 12.04 on a slave drive while I migrate. Usually booting into Ubuntu goes without a hitch but recently I often find I am unable to use the keyboard, and log-in ...
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USB gets disabled when i boot in linux 3.5.7 / (ubuntu 12.04)

I have connected USB keyboard & mouse to core i7 intel processor.When i boot my system in ubuntu with kernel 3.2.21 it runs properly i.e usb keyboard & usb mouse works satisfactorily. ISSUE ...
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Installing Ubuntu by usb

Hello i had a problem with installing Ubuntu's latest version on my Windows,i tried to use a usb stick put Universal-Usb-Installer in it,i chose the file and where do i want to install but "create" ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - no USB devices after restart

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 13.10. I was trying to install wine and it hung up so I decided to restart the computer instead of killing processes at random (no, I didn't kill any processes). After ...
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Porting an installed partition of Ubuntu on a USB stick for the road

I wanted to know if anybody knows of a way to "take away" on a bootable USB key my own installed partition from my laptop (currently 13.04) for use on the road. The goal is to have my own fully ...
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Samsung phone not recognized in Ubuntu 12.10 using USB cable [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.10 ,when i connect Samsung Galaxy Ace plus to PC it is not recognized by Ubuntu and USB icon does not appear in phone screen, so i cannot connect my phone to PC. Please help about it. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on my netbook [duplicate]

I used YUMI to make a bootable USB stick and I used both 12.04 and 13.10 iso files. On booting my laptop, it displays the YUMI image and asks for the kernel image of my choice. When I choose 12.04 or ...
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USB Keyboard works occasionally

A few days ago I bought a SL640 Hama USB keyboard to use on my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. But I'm having problems, as it works one time out of 10! On my girlfriend's laptop, which runs Windows Vista, ...
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how do i install ubuntu on a fresh computer [duplicate]

The computer has no os and i am currently trying to boot from a usb stick. It says that it is invalid. The usb has 13.04 on it. Thank you for the help.
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working dockingstation for lenovo carbon x1

it seems as that the usb 3.0 Docking Station (using a Displaylink DL-3000 series chipset ) i got with my lenovo will not work any time soon. So I was hoping that somebody could give me advice on a ...
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Problem mounting USB Mobile Broadband dongle in Ubuntu 13.04

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 since last two months and I have problem mounting my USB dongle. I have Lenovo G-580 series laptop. It has 3 USB ports which are 3.0. When I attach dongle to one of the ...
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execute a shell script when USB is connected [duplicate]

I am working on an application which deals with all kinds of USB storage devices(such as taking backup, updating DataLogFile etc) My problem is : I want to write a shell script which is stored in ...
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USB ports not responding in Xubuntu 12.04

I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 on an Asus X83V Laptop and a couple days ago, all my USB ports stopped responding, with neither my mouse nor flash drives or any usb devices responding. When I connect my ...