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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booting off a usb drive [duplicate]

once i click the usb drive to boot off of it says "SYSLINUX 4.06 EDD 2012-10-13 Copyright (C) 1994-1012 H. Peter Anvin et al" the rest of the screen is black and i have no idea what to do. can ...
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Can't write/delete to external usb 12.04 ubuntu

I'm not a computer guru but I do like the ethos of open source so I use Ubuntu for day to day stuff. My interest is photography and I have a large external drive with all my pictures on it. Recently ...
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Corrupt usb. Is there any way to fix it?

I'm really new to Linux, so I might seems to be stupid from time to time. But anyways, I unplugged a USB flash memory from my computer, while running windows xp. I think that this got it corrupt in ...
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Ubuntu USB Failed Install

I tried to install Ubuntu on USB but it failed. Now my USB has 0 free and its not even booting. How can I restore the USB to reinstall the Ubuntu
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Garmin 405 Ant+

How do I get ubuntu 13.04 to recognise the Garmin 405 ant+ usb device so I can download data from the Garmin 405 to python trainer or Garmin connect. Any help would be appreciated. Many thanks
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pendrive shown correctly in gparted but not in df -h

my pendrive (cruzer/sandisk 4GB) is recognized correctly by gparted but it is not listed in df -h. It was working fine just few hours ago, I tried rebooting but it doesn't show anymore. on the other ...
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How to format a USB or external drive in 13.04? [duplicate]

I am using Kubuntu 13.04. How to format a USB or external drive?
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Not recognizing USB key board

I am trying to load ubuntu server from a disk to an older Mac mini. I have a dell key board that connects by USB and it is not being recognized to type in any commands. Any advice would be great. ...
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Did not detect Mocromax MMX353G netsetter

I had Micromax MMX353G net setter, but it did not detecting on Ubuntu 12.04 onwards versions even in Ubuntu 13.04. And also I try to connect with Sakis3G (http://www.sakis3g.org/) script run through ...
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Why does usblp prevent VMware from accessing my USB printer?

Every time I plug in my USB printer for VMware Workstation 9 to use (Windows 7 guest OS), Ubuntu 13.04 (the host) launches usblp and grabs the printer. VMware then throws up a dialog: The ...
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ubuntu 12.04 usb stick instalation problem. help!

I recently decided to change from using windows xp on my dell dimension 1100 to Ubuntu 12.04. I followed the instructions for making a bootable USB stick and even managed to run abuntu from the USB to ...
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USB 2.0 port does not work, USB 3.0 ports do work, running Ubuntu 13.04

I have 3 USB3.0 ports and 1 USB2.0 port on my Laptop (w230st clevo). Unfortunately,the USB2.0 port does not work, despite being shown on lookup with lsusb, output shown below. Strange is, that lsusb ...
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How do I put Ubuntu onto USB?

I have a Surface RT (32GB), and I want to run ubuntu on it from a usb. What do I put on the USB to run this? Where do I get it?
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Crashing system - how to xhci_hcd unload and only allow ehci_hcd in Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 for debug some usb hardwares

I have few USB hardware who is using 500mA (5V) power, after reserching found that external power supply or hub was the solution but that was a waste of time, even doing external power the problem ...
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Wifi usb adapter atheros 9170 chipset not working on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. Have just changed my OS from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I'm running a HP/Compaq 6910p laptop. My Icidu 300N 802.11n adapter stopped to work. It contains a atheros AR9170 ...
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I can't see my USB?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04, and I'm new to this OS. My problem is that when I plug in my USB I can't see it alongside the drivers. Can anyone help? I used command sudo fdisk -l and the result ...
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Know how to change boot order, Have Ubuntu 13.04 on a bootable usb stick, but won't load

As the title says, I have a bootable usb drive, and Ubuntu 13.04 is installed on it, but when I change the the first boot device to the usb, it doesn't load and goes to windows. Can you help?
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lsusb lists Galaxy Samsung Tab s2 & adb devices lists nothing

really, I do all my efforts to run an android project through eclipse on a tablet "Samsung galaxy Tab s2/ GT-P3100" under Ubuntu 12.04. i add the vendor id of samsung in ~/.android/adb_usb.ini ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 12 with a USB WiFi adapter?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a Windows XP laptop that makes use of a WiFi USB adapter, but at the beginning of the installation Ubuntu says, that it cannot get some software from the net. What to ...
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USB Ports not Recognizing Devices?

I have a particularly odd problem, that I can't seem to solve. I recently just booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my Desktop, the strange thing about it is, that only the USB 3.0 ports on the front recognize ...
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Is it possible to install ubuntu 13.04 from 3 GB flashdrive

I want to install Ubuntu (fresh Install) but i only have this 3GB flash drive to install from.is it possible or do i have to go to the store? and is it also possible to install from 4 GB?
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USB ethernet adapter: 'Cable unplugged' message while plugged in

I have an Acer Travelmate C110 with Ubuntu 11.10. There's a built in network card, when I connect the cable to it everything works fine (mail, internet,...). I now bought a USB ethernet adapter. (It ...
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How do I make a read-only file system writable for pendrive

When I am trying to format my pendrive, I'm getting the following error. root@obbu-G41M-Combo:/home/obbu# mkfs.vfat -n 'Ubuntu' -I /dev/sdb1 mkfs.vfat 3.0.14 (23 Jan 2023) mkfs.vfat: unable to open ...
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Setting primary Internet connection and network on notebook

I have installed Ubuntu on a notebook that I have configured to connect to the Internet using an Iburst USB modem. This works 100% after a bit of configuring. I now have a desktop PC that I have ...
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USB drive doesn't work after mounting ubuntu

My USB drive doesn't even show up in the device manager so I can't even format it. Its a Lexar Jumpdrive 64 gig. Please how am I going to make it work again?
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Erratic download speed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit from USB Wireless

After some research it looks like I need too turn off the power management for my USB device but I can't. Whenever I run: sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off I get: Error for wireless request "Set ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB drive

I used both programs from http://pendrivelinux.com. Whenever I boot from USB and choose Install to Hard Drive, it stucks at: nouveau [ VBIOS][0000:01:00.0] checking PRAMIN for image How to fix ...
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Convert bootable USB to ISO file

My laptop comes with a program called "Acer Recovery Management", which allows you to make a bootable recovery USB stick, from which you can boot to recover the computer to its original state. Now, ...
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Problems with the memory in a booted USB

I have got a USB bootable for Ubuntu. I installed this operating system on the USB. It actually works very well. The problem is that when I save a file in the Home Folder, for example, when I restart ...
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Issues downloading and installing ubuntu iso alongside win7 [duplicate]

When downloading the iso it downloads normally for awhile displaying that i have a few hours to wait and then randomly jumps to complete. Upon attempting to burn the iso to USB to install the pendrive ...
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13.04: Spontaneous Full USB Disconnect and Reconnect

Environment: Dell XPS 15 (L502X), Ubuntu 13.04 Symptoms: Sporadically, the entire roster of USB devices is disconnected and reconnected. The /var/log/syslog entries are: Sep 22 14:02:36 xps-l502x ...
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Make ubutu recognize devices automatically without user interaction all the time

my wife and I would like to know if there is a script or a command or a driver or an app (or combination) that makes ubuntu Behave/emulate Windows UPnP; specifically, we would like all our devices to: ...
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Help needed with Eazycap (somagic) PLEASE!

I followed this guide easycap-somagic-wiki installing both the Deb somagic-capture and the Deb somagic-capture-tools packages.I skipped both source installs and the "Downloading and building git ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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Installing on USB

When using a PC with the HD in it and trying to install the Ubuntu from a USB to another USB. the installation does not recognize the USB, and wants to install on the HD. And you can guess, I have ...
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Nexus 7 (2013) slow USB transfer, messy file browsing

Working with Ubuntu 13.04, connecting my Nexus 7 (2nd gen, 2013) via MTP works fine. I just connect the Nexus 7 and Nautilus immediately opens up in the correct directory. No more need to fiddle ...
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Wi-Fi device connected, but no signals detected?

I plugged in my USB wi-fi adapter. I then unplugged the ethernet cable. I expected to see a list of networks I could connect with. I saw no such networks in the connection center on the top right of ...
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Can't mount external usb driver on Ubuntu 12.04

When plug in external usb driver to PC I see next info: Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdd1, ...
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Giving Command to particular USB Port

I want to execute adb command from terminal. But I am unable to use adb -s <ANDROID_ID> *command* since all the devices have same ANDROID_ID. Is it possible to execute adb command on particular ...
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no usb boot after installed ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 server on a Samsung net book "NP-N100S-E02 from a usb stick the first time I booted this netbook after purchased it, now I can't find usb boot options in the Bios setup. ...
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Find USB device's directory /sys/bus/usb/devices/ using idVendor/idProduct

I'm trying to make a script that takes the product and vendor id printed by using lsusb, then checking against this ID to find the USB device's directory in /sys/bus/usb/devices. I initially thought ...
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Ubuntu Laptop as USB Speaker

I want to know if it is possible to use my Ubuntu13.04 laptop as a USB speaker. I want to connect a phone(otg capable) that allows USB audio to laptop and play music so that it comes out of laptop ...
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My pc is not booting the pen drive containing ubuntu

My pc is not booting with the pen drive containing Ubuntu. I used Unetbootin to create the pen.
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Use USB to install

I use my USB to install ubuntu. It seems that I've succeed when I installed it.But when I restart my computer and choose ubuntu to start,it goes to install interface again? What's wrong?
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Unable to detect USB TV Tuner in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently bought a TV USB Tuner. But i am unable to make it detectable in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS System. Below are the details of the model. Manufacturer: Enter Device: TV Tuner USB E210E when ...
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Two USB drives as RAID 1 array?

Can two drives connected via USB be configured as a two-disk RAID 1 array?
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booting from USB stick

I have created a bootable USB stick (USB2/4GB) using the instructions at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows. Using 12.0.4 on 32bit laptop. All seems to work, no ...
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How can I get iball usb tv tuner card to work?

I have an iball USB TV tuner card which only has Windows drivers. I could not get it to run on Ubuntu 13.04. When I run lsusb, I get the following: drdanand@drdanand-HP-Pavilion-g4-Notebook-PC:~$ ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using bootable USB alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using a bootable USB? S I have a laptop, this is dual boot, Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. I want to upgrade to 13.04 using bootable USB.
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How do you use a Dazzle DVC 100 Capture Card on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've been wanting to do it for a long time. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.04. I looked at tutorials all over the internet, and had no luck. I tried these instructions, (like another user) and he ...