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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Ubuntu copy dialogue stops at the last moment for a long time

Whenever I try and copy a file to an USB flash disk, the progress bar runs till the end very fast and stops for an indeterminable time before it is complete. Is there an issue with ubuntu or my flash ...
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GRUB USB not working in windows 7

I have just re-installed Windows 7 in EFI mode (getting everything working in a new EFI enabled mode) and used boot-repair to get GRUB working again. However when booting into Windows, there is a ...
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Unable to detect an adb device on USB3.0 [closed]

When connecting a device using a USB2.0 cable, adb connects to the device properly. When connecting the same device using a USB3.0 cable, adb doesn't detect the device. What I notice (using a LeCroy ...
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Cannot save document to usb

Unable to save any OpenOffice documents to usb. Cannot export any Picasa pictures to external hard-drive either. Message says: Error saving the document..... does not exist. .... is file name
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Boot multiple extracted ISOs from USB

All, (again) I am trying to make a live USB for multiple linux CDs. I have made a folder named "linux" on the root of the USB and in it is folders for: Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 "ubuntu1304" Ubuntu ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB stick - “error loading operating system”

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on USB stick, then install some drivers and programs on it and use it when I need. I have one USB stick with Ubuntu 14.04 that I have used to install the OS on other ...
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What do I have to do in order to Install Windows 8 os via USB when I already have Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10(The latest version) onto my laptop from a USB. Now, I want to completely erase Ubuntu 13.10 and go back to Windows 8. Is there anything special I have to do besides ...
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How to make Huawei 4G module ME909u-521 work on Ubuntu?

I'm having some trouble having an Internet connection on 4G with Ubuntu (latest version, latest kernel). I had no trouble making my Huawei E3276 LTE dongle work. Now I'm trying to connect my ...
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Why my usb mouse stays on after shutdown?

In my desktop I have 8 usb ports, only the one the mouse is connected remains on after I shutdown the computer. I tried to plug the mouse on another usb port and this time this one remains on after I ...
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creating a bootable USB stick on Mac OS

So, I'm really excited to get my hands on my first Linux system. I did all the steps required for downloading Ubuntu, until the step with creating a bootable USB stick, wher eI have a problem. I ...
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Mount usb to serial adapter CANBUS and can-utils ubuntu?

I have this adapter and I'm trying desperately to mount in in Ubuntu so I can use can-utils to monitor the device but I'm failing. I'm trying to communicate with a serial to can-bus adapter in 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Flash Drives Not Working

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now my flash drive don't even blink when plugged in. I know they work as I can see them on boot and on my other computer just fine. The command "lsusb" just ...
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“Startup Disk Creator” doesn't see my USB Hard Disk

I have used Startup Disk Creator several times before succesfully creating bootable usb pendrives from iso images. However, now I'm trying to do the same with a Western Digital external USB portable ...
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Toshiba USB drive doesnt mount on 14.04 - metal clicking noises - fine on Windows

I have a Toshiba 2T hard drive that makes clicking noises rather than mounts. Also have a Nikon Colorplex that doesn't mount. 14.04 is up to date. Here is the dmesg tail for the hard drive. [ ...
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Create Win8.1 USB without WinUSB [duplicate]

I am in need of creating a Windows 8.1 Pro USB bootable. I've tried googling for solutions and all returned Winusb. Upon installing winusb, these errors shows up on the CLI input sudo apt-get update: ...
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Connecting a pyboard via USB gives “Could not grab port (tty/ttyACM0)”

When I plug a micropython (Arduino-like microprocessor board) in via USB it works just fine as a USB file-system, however I cannot use it as a TTY. I'm using Ubuntu 14.4 64bit. When I plug in the ...
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flash and usb drives showing up as RO in GNOME

Cannot drag and drop items onto flash and USB drive. Receiving an error stating that the device is read-only, however, I am able to copy to these devices from the CLI.
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB stick on laptop that can't boot from USB, using Minimal ISO?

So here's what I'm trying to do. I have an old laptop that can't boot from USB. I've discovered the minimal iso file and used it to download and install Ubuntu 14.04, but I had some errors running the ...
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ubuntu server usb version

I installed ubuntu server 14.04 on a new server machine. I was planning to get an external usb hard disk for data backup purposes. My motherboard is intel s1200V3RPS which shows on intel page usb 3.0 ...
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How to get Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running?

I try to get the Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running. Normally is should work with Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel 3.5.x) out of box. But I only get DVB-C running. If I try scan on DVB-T I get ...
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how can I manually build usb multiboot drive without multiboot manager like yumi

I want to make a multiboot usb drive, but I can't find a good manager to do so. I have tried MultiSystem and yumi. MultiSystem does weird things with some of the isos, and makes a mess out of GRUB. ...
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Issues during install

After I boot onto my USB disk, ubuntu seems to start up okay, but after selecting a language, and then choosing to install 3rd party software, it seems to hang for a moment, and then goes to a ...
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USB key - folder parameters - changing access rights

There is an MS Windows computer in my lab, which is sadly infected by some strange trojans and viruses. One USB key got into trouble while it was plugged on to the computer. Scanning with an antivirus ...
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Burning ATmega32 using USBasb

How to burn ATmega32 using USBasb. I am using atmega 32 for my project. I an using Ubuntu for many years but it is now one of the big problem for me. Can we directly use terminal to burn atmega32 ...
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Slight sound “crackle/pop” in 14.04

I have a slight sort of crackling noise coming through my headset when I play, well, anything. It doesn't seem to happen if I just open a youtube video and let it play, not touching ANYTHING else. But ...
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How to mount USB 3.5 inch floppy drive and read MS DOS Disk [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. When I plug in my USB floppy drive Ubuntu tries to automount the drive and I get the same error message if there is a disk in the drive or not. The USB Floppy drive ...
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How do i create a bootable usb on a mac on a hard drive that is partitioned? [closed]

I'm a noob, so can someone walk me through a set of steps to run Ubuntu on my Mac off of a 50 gig partition on my external hard disk?
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Can't install ubuntu 14.04 with usb & md5 check sums are different

when I try to install Ubuntu with usb stick Just gets to where its about to start with the purple ubuntu loading screen then it goes back to text and gives this message BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu ...
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Toram option and persistence on live USB

I created an Ubuntu live USB using UNetbootin. I also know that the to RAM option would speed up the OS in exchange of RAM. But when I do append persistence with the toram to the boot options, it ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04-64bit from a USB from Compaq CQ58

I try to boot Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit on my Compaq CQ58 laptop from a USB but it is not working. I've correctly installed the Ubuntu on my pen drive following the instructions on Ubuntu website. ...
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Unable to record from USB sound card line-in connector

I've been googling and struggling with this for a while but haven't been able to make this work. I bought a USB sound card (Encore ENMAB 8-CM) to record from its line-in connector. I'm not sure which ...
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Creating bootable USB on ubuntu Start Disk Creator issue

I have followed these Instructions Using Start Disk Creator Erase the USB Mount the ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso of Ubuntu 13.04 Make startup disk and it goes to the 41% in just few seconds and ...
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Installing ubuntu inorder to Install boot loader [duplicate]

I deleted my Partition for Ubuntu and my Windows OS cant load. How can I load Ubuntu into a USB so I can install the boot loader on my PC ?
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Ubuntu installation does not start

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my old laptop (Celeron 1.7, 1Mb RAM) from a CD/DVD. I downloaded an older distribution with no PAE (I have already tried 9.04 and 10.4). Both downloads freeze when I ...
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Wacom Intuos Pro PTH-451/K “Tablet not detected”

Having trouble trying to setup my new Wacom Intuos Pro Pen and Touch small (PTH-451), previously known as Wacom Intuos 5. I plugged in the device hoping it would work right away with mouse input, but ...
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Accepting a host key on the device and the workstation

I am trying to install the Ubuntu touch on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus running android 4.3. However, I am having problems understanding how to accept the host key on my device, and what exactly the ...
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whats best flavor for the lenovo S10 netbook?

For creating live USB that has the least amount of compatibility issues, if any? Specs: Lenovo IdeaPad S10 4333-36U Netbook Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz 1GB DDR2 160GB HDD 10.1" WSVGA Windows XP Home
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Cannot find the ISO file on my computer

Your help greatly appreciated. I have downloaded pendrivelinux USB installer and downloaded the Ubuntu ISO file which is 900 or so mbs...however when I browse from pendrivelinux USB installer I can ...
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Computer breaks USB installation

I have often done this before: install ubuntu on a usb and use it to boot from it from different machines (two similar dell laptops, similar components etc.). I know, normally you use a live system ...
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Problem with installing Lubuntu via USB on an Acer Aspire one ZG5

I tried installing Lubuntu on an Acer Aspire ZG5 via an bootable USB I made with UNetbootin. Last night I was able to boot up without installing. Today i tried to boot up again and the screen says ...
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how to get a DisplayLink display adapter working in Ubuntu 13.10

I have a UGA-2K-A USB 2.0 to DVI DisplayLink graphics adapter and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu 13.10 in order to hook it up to a display. First, I confirmed that the package ...
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USB installation

I am trying to install/live run Ubuntu 12.04.4 on Sony Vaio TGZ laptop. I've downloaded the ISO from the Ubntu website. Formatted a 16gbit USB drive as 32bit FAT. I've downloaded the UUI and run it ...
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How to install Tascam US-322 under 14.04 lts Ubuntu Studio

This is my first time I ask a question here. I've just started using Ubuntu 14.04lts U, but I can't seem to get my sound card (Tascam US-322) up and running. lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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Trying to launch from USB - “could not retrieve the required installation files”

Let me just say I am totally new to Linux. I'm a basic Windows user. I am trying to launch Ubuntu from a USB so I don't have to install on my laptop. I used pendrivelinux to save it my USB, and then ...
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External PCIe USB 3.0 Controller NEC Corporation uPD720200 not recocnized since the upgrade to 14.04

I use an external USB 3.0 PCIe card. It used to work like a charm on 13.10. But ever since the upgrade to 14.04 hot-plug doesn't seem to work any more. It used to work before. Only when this card is ...
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Canon MP600 USB-connected Scanner is not recognized by sane-find-scanner

I have a Canon Pixma MP600, which is supported by xsane with pixma backend. I have Xubuntu 12.04, this is the result of sudo sane-find-scanner -v command: searching for USB scanners: checking ...
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change permission of usb drive [duplicate]

I have linked a new USB drive with my system and i am not able to copy any file to it. I tried to change the permission by using below command: /media$ sudo chmod 777 0000-7D6C "0000-7D6C" is the ...
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Audio Works Only When Microphone Does Not- Issue with Headset

I recently bought a Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset. I downloaded the necessary updates for the headset on a Windows computer. The headset worked well on that computer, as both the ...
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How can I configure my USB sound card with KDE tools?

I have a USB soundcard which is detected by the system (as output in /proc/asound/cards and by lsusb). However, it is not selectable in KDE settings. It shows up in the list of sound cards, but is ...
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How to permanently assign a different keyboard layout to a USB keyboard?

I often plugin a USB keyboard to my laptop (in addition to external monitor and mouse, which all virtually convert my laptop to a desktop computer) and I prefer using a different keyboard layout then. ...