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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Temporary “USB” files in Ubuntu?

Browsers normally store temp files; does the OS (Ubuntu 13.10, or its bundled image application) also store temporary files of images opened from a USB stick? I dropped and broke my USB stick with ...
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USB Drive won't mount

I have a Lexar 16GB USB stick and for some reason it won't mount. Ubuntu won't even recognize it. Info about it...nothing much. I used it once as a Backtrack LiveUSB and tried to use it once as an ...
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Auto Mount USB Drives in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have a media server that is made from an AllWell STB-6086 box. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server "non PAE Kernel" installed on the box. As of right now my storage media is composed of 4 1TB external ...
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Booting from USB in UEFI

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 in Dualboot with WIndows 8 on my UEFI System. After that there was no boot option for the USB in the System Setup anymore, which was there before under the title 'Uefi 8.0x'. ...
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Unable to mount USB hard drive [closed]

My computer is currently running Elementary OS (I know it's not Ubuntu but I want to install Ubuntu but need to backup files first before doing so) and is unable to mount my Lacie P'9233 ...
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automatic Boot up from USB [duplicate]

So I have ubuntu 12.04 on my usb, it loads perfectly and works. When I boot up my laptop (Windows 7) a menu box appears to ask how I want to run ubuntu, the first selection is Default which I use, the ...
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How can I move grub (“multiboot”) from usb to hard drive

I am new to linux. I installed xubuntu using a usb live disk. It installed correctly however grub (the multi os loader) is on the usb. When I boot without the usb it only loads windows. The ...
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Unable to create Live usb pen

I know there are tons of post about this already and i have read most of them. but still they don't answer my question. As said above i am trying to create a bootable usb pen with ubuntu 12 on it i ...
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Is it possible to re-detect an unreliable, plugged in USB device?

Given a "ganged power switching" capable active USB2.0 hub, and - amongst other USB devices - an external HDD is attached to it. Most probably the electronics or the firmware of the external HDD has ...
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Why does 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu OS change the behavior of the r8169 LAN module?

This question is posed because I finished building a new rig with a GA-990FXA-UD3 mobo, unlocked FX 4100 proc, 16gb RAM, and GT 640 graphix card. Started it up and tested the mobo (via BIOS) and all ...
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connect my galaxy s duos phone as mass storage or drivers [duplicate]

i want the drivers of my phone to be installed in Ubuntu 12.04 Lts please help me on this
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copying fils to external storage error

Every time i want to copy a file or a folder to an external storage the files size gets a lot less when i see it from the other PC (Ubuntu is not copying all the file) I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 swap USB [duplicate]

I'm new in ubuntu and I tried to install the alternate CD in my machine. Everything went fine but when I tried to boot a black screen and a blink cursor went on. I can boot from my USB and searching ...
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unable to open ubuntu using Bootable ubuntu on my pendrive

I am Using Sony Vaio VGN-CR220E and windows vista,I created bootable ubuntu on my kingston 8GB pendrive using universal usb installer setup.I changed Boot options i.e enabled external usb drive and ...
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i cant install ubuntu using pendrive usb installer

i have tried countless times to install ubuntu to my laptop/ netbook, but to no avail, i have followed all the instructions on this ...
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Secure boot idea block usb boot

I saw when my computer battery was low, it automaticly hibernate and when i opened it again i dont see boot device option or bios setting keys. So if we send hibernate code every shutdown or reboot, ...
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ubuntu won't boot after install USB\CD

I want to replace windows with Ubuntu, so I installed it on my hard drive from a USB stick and a CD, but every time I try to install it, and when it gets done installing, i reboot the computer but all ...
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Zenbook UX31A USB3 not recognised and not working

I have a Zenbook UX31A and Ubuntu 12.10 upgraded to /latest/ kernel 3.8.6-030806-generic. My USB3 controller is not recongnized and I am stuck with USB 2.0 speeds. Listing of dmesg has no mention of ...
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Install full Ubuntu 12.04 on USB and boot on mac

I will be very specific because I have tried asking this question multiple times and people get confused. I would like to install full Ubuntu 12.04 onto a flashdrive and be able to boot from the ...
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Wake up my PC from suspend using a USB device (e.g. mouse)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I can't wake up my desktop PC from suspend with a USB device (e.g USB mouse). The entire process of suspending/resume works perfectly but the only way to resume it's ...
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Trying to install to USB HDD

I want to install to an external USB HDD. Drive is currently formatted with one NTFS partition. Booted from CD. Selected something else. Selected dev/sdb. Hit Install Now. Get error that says ...
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Back and front panel usb port not working on Ubuntu 12.04

Back and front panel usb port not working on Ubuntu 12.04. Please help me and suggest me the solution of this issue. Thanking you in advance
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(re) mount usb device

I just can't seem to figure out the exact mount-command to re-mount my phone. It used to automatically appear, but for some reason in stopped. I need help to get the mount-statement right. The device ...
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How to completely deactivate a Bluetooth USB device?

I have a built-in USB device, lsusb | grep "bluetooth" outputs: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 413c:8187 Dell Computer Corp. DW375 Bluetooth Module This device has hardware issues, it's not working ...
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I've got a new notebook with freeDOS as only OS [duplicate]

I've got a new Asus x550V notebook without OS preinstalled. The only thing on this laptop is FreeDos. For some reason Installation though USB stick does not working. I followed all of the steps I ...
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I have a Live USB of Lubuntu, and want to make it persistent to the same USB. Can I do that?

I don't have access to a blank CD, so I'm booting via live USB. The problem is I can't partition that drive when it's running my OS, or I think that's the problem. Is there a way to convert the ...
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USB imagewriter not in software center

Imagewriter appears to be missing from newer Ubuntu release repositories. Is there a problem here? How to get imagewriter with Ubuntu 13.04?
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Can't manage to make USB bootable

I have switched several times between different Ubuntu and Windows versions in the past several years, and decided to go for Ubuntu again. After downloading a 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu Desktop, I tried ...
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Light distro for eeepc [duplicate]

Hello i have an eeepc 900 I want to install a light distro on 4gb sd card for simple tasks user must be able to launch mo3(through vlc), occasionally surf internet, and attach usb stick to get mp3 ...
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USB Audio card fails to initialize after turning it off and on again

I have a problem with an "E-MU Tracker Pre" USB audio card and Kubuntu. When I start the audio card for the first time since boot everything works fine, but after turning it off and on again, ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 12.04 with live USB

I've been running Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix for many years and didn't really understand that I had to update it to keep it running well. Now everything is extremely out of date and I'm having a hard ...
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 USB 3.0 BIOS settings

I'm trying to optimize my hardware for Ubuntu 13.10. Box is Zotac Zbox id85-u. In the BIOS settings: Should XHCI Hand-off and EHCI Hand-off be Enabled or Disabled? Should Port 60/64 Emulation be ...
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Only root can mount /dev/sdb1 on /media/sdb1 - contribute to external usb drive

I can't understand why, when I tried plug-in external USB driver in Ubuntu 12.04, I see next message: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: only root can mount ...
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How to connect dlink dwm156 on ubuntu 12.04lts?

Hi my system config are: Dell Inspiron N4010 Intel i3 4gb RAM 500GB HDD dual boot windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and ubuntu 12.04lts 32 bit Dlink DWM-156 H/W ver: A7 firmware:A7.0.1IN lsusb gives ...
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DVD or USB to install Ubuntu?

My ASUS notebook K53E is currently running under Windows 7. I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows and be able to choose between these two systems each time I start the computer. I ...
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Ubuntu Server install via USB. No Install option, only Test Memory and Rescue

I have created a USB Install drive based on ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso using Universal USB Installer v1.9.4.8. When I boot from the USB drive after selecting my language, I do not get the option ...
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BT dongle - ASUS USB-BT400 not working

I run on one problem. My USB Bluetooth dongle ASUS USB-BT400 is not working. I'm googling whole day for some clues, but without success. Could you please help me? USB deviace is properly found: ...
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How to get rid of /dev/loopN

On my Ubuntu 13.04 Lenovo notebook, I tried to create a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 13.10 for a MacBook Air decided to go to Ubuntu too. The "Startmedienersteller" (sorry, German UI, may be start ...
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How to install Ubuntu on usb drive (not live simulation)

I want to install Ubuntu on my usb disk. But not as a live CD. I want to connect to a PC, and boot my ubuntu as on a normal PC. So that I can make changes and install new programs. With a live cd is ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse [closed]

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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Ubuntu doesn't mount my disk on key?

I have a disk, it worked well but suddenly after formatting it to Fat32 using Windows, connecting it to my Linux doesn't mount it, what should I do? This is the output of lsusb: $ ls usb Bus 002 ...
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How to Clone Ubuntu installed on USB stick onto PC HDD?

I'we allready have a USB stick with Ubuntu installed. I'm running ubuntu from the USB stick so that I can bring it with me and plug it into different computers and boot my allready tweaked and ...
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USB dongle (MTS MBlaze) doesn't mount

I bought an MTS MBlaze ultra USB dongle. There is a manual that came with it. It asks me to plug it in, and find a media/cdrom0 directory and run a script in it. But I can't find cdrom0 or anything ...
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Legacy Laptop Install

I have an old laptop that runs windows 2000. It has no internet connection, a CD drive (will not read DVD's), and will not boot from USB. Is there a way I can get the full install file onto my USB ...
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Cannot mount USB pendrives in 13.10

I just upgrade to 13.10, and it doesn't mount any of my pendrives that was automatically mounted in 13.04. Did any one have this problem, or have any idea on how can I make 13.10 mount the pendrives? ...
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How do I boot up Ubuntu on Windows 8 from a Linux USB key?

I did all of the steps on creating a special Linux USB key with Ubuntu on it, but how do I boot up Ubuntu? I was told that I plug in the USB into my computer before I start it up, it will go directly ...
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I want to boot ubuntu-12.04 with USB [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu-9.04.I want to install the new version of Ubuntu. So I download the new version and insert it in the USB by using startup disk creator but when I go to boot it from usb it shows : ...
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I cannot format my flash usb stick - newby user [duplicate]

I have the latest edition of ubuntu, formated my pc 1 week ago. I Right clicked on the USB flash partition and I sow the format option. It is not grayed out, I do the format, it shows no files when I ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from USB but when booting it shows unknown keyword in 'SYSLINUX configuration file. [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 and I want to install newest version (Ubuntu 12.04). Using start-up disk creator I prepared Ubuntu ISO and saved it into USB but when I boot it it shows an error: 'SYSLINUX ...