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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How to install Ubuntu from a Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu onto a laptop. I know that I can boot into a liveUSB of Ubuntu and install Ubuntu onto my external hard drive but I was wondering if there is a way to install Ubuntu onto the ...
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Secure boot / UEFI Boot issues after 15.04 installed

I have a Dell XPS 13 (2015) with Win 8.1 Pro installed. I created a UEFI USB boot drive with Ubuntu 15.04 on it. Using Windows I shrank my windows partition by 40GB. I inserted the USB and rebooted, ...
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Install iso ubuntu from USB

I've downloaded the .iso file from Ubuntu's website.How can I use it to install Ubuntu? I've searched a lot but every where the instructions are installing Ubuntu from windows. Note: There's No OS ...
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Sound problems with USB sound cards: Maya22USB and AureonXfire8.0HD

I'm trying to use a USB sound card for digitalizing an analog audio signal coming from the earphone port of a walkie-talkie-like device. I'm using ALSA drivers for this purpose and checking the audio ...
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Using Ubuntu via USB. Will all downloads/saves be saved to USB?

I'm a web developer of many years. I've grown tired on the Microsoft scene, so I'm moving on to other Operating Systems - Mac OS and Ubuntu/Linux. I have to stay marketable and that's where everything'...
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trouble with Logitech mk270 combo keyboard/mouse with USB 3.0 hub

I have been checking for solutions on this forum and others, but so far I cannot find a problem that match mine. Basically I have a Logitech mk270 combo keyboard/mouse which work fine under Windows 7 ...
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How to improve the speed of a USB-based installation of Ubuntu?

The setup: Thinkpad x40 without harddisk, 1GB of RAM. The hard-disks for these models are very slow, rare and expensive. This is why I installed Ubuntu 11.10 onto the USB. The system will be used for ...
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WinUSB fails to install windows 7 on USB

I get a error saying: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: block device /home/jeffrey/Desktop/Win7_sp1_32-64_EN-faXcooL.iso is write-protected, mounting ...
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Can't install ubuntu or lubuntu on macbook 1.1

I have a macbook 1.1 (core2duo and 2gb ram) and its not detecting the dvd or a usb. I had ubuntu running a while back but then the hard drive died, so theres a empty drive in it right now. I'm using ...
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Ubuntu14.04: UNE 4G LTE mobile modem not connecting

I recently upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 and as a result I lost my 4G LTE connection. (It is working ok in windows. I have dual booting). When I try to connect via the UNE icon Ubuntu replies ...
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Possible to run Ubuntu just off a USB drive?

If I buy this flash drive would I be able to run Ubuntu from it? I broke my laptop port to put the harddrive in, and I've always wanted to run Ubuntu.
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problems when booting ubuntu 14

When ubuntu load, it's show message usb 1-1.1: string descriptor 0 read error: -22 and then else usb 1-1.1: string descriptor 0 read error: -22 [drm:cpt_set_fifo_underrun_reporting] *ERROR* ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview USB Setup Installation Issue [closed]

I have an HP Envy laptop which came pre-installed with Windows 8. Eventually it became slow, so I decided to restore it and I lost my Windows key in the process. Instead of using an unlicensed Windows,...
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Error wiping newly created partition /dev/sdb1

I know this may possibly a duplicate but i tried a lot of things to solve this error. There are already two partition and i am trying to create third one but it shows the following error. Even i ...
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Logitech K800 keyboard has non-functioning keys

Hmmm, this seems to have fixed itself overnight. Strange! As you were... I recently bought a new Logitech K800 keyboard (wireless, illumiated), paired it to the unified receiver I am already using ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from live USB on HP Spectre x360

I am unable to boot Ubuntu 15.04 from a live usb created with Lili usb creator. I have gone into the bios and disabled secure boot and changed the boot order so the usb is first on the boot order. It ...
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How to create a live system on usb-drive with persistent changes on disk/hdd

I was trying to install Ubuntu live on a USB-drive with persistent changes. However i wanted to write the changes to HDD instead of USB for various reasons (Performance, Space). I found out, that the ...
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How to boot USB from GNU GRUB 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1?

I am using HP 1000-notebook pc corei-3 series. I had installed Ubuntu 14.04.1-desktop-amd64, accidentally using the lvm option. After finding my 500 Gb hard drive stuck in lvm I started to find ...
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ubuntu 14 wifi unstable

I'm a newer to Ubuntu. Recently I installed an Ubuntu alongside with Windows, which has a wifi unstable issue. Usually the Wifi connection will turn off automatically after continues using about 5 ...
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Ubuntu non-install bootable USB drive

Long story short, is there a way that I could make a bootable USB drive be full Ubuntu, on the drive only, without it wanting to install to my device?
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14.04 USB keeps mounting itself

I'm trying to format my USB flash drive, but when I sudo umount /dev/sdb1 it doesn't work. So I tried to format it with Ubuntu disk utility app. When I tried to unmount it, it keeps mounting itself. ...
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The USB ports on my laptop stopped working, but are still active

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32-bit. A few weeks ago, all 4 USB ports on my [Dell Latitude D620] stopped working. I can't use Flash Drives, USB keyboards, or my wifi adapter (Which means no internet,...
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How can I run code whenever a USB device is (un)plugged, without requiring root permissions?

I have a script that I wish to run whenever I plug/unplug a mouse or keyboard to my USB port. There is already plenty of documentation on how to configure udev rules to run arbitrary scripts when a ...
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Need live cd or usb of original 12.04

I need a copy of original desktop Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit live CD (or live USB). Not the alternative copy. Can I buy one or can someone give me step by step directions to make one. I have issues with an ...
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Suspend USB power to a laptop cooling pad when going to suspend mode

When I suspend the laptop, the USB devices are left on. I don't mind this in general, however I'd like to be able to turn off the cooling pad under it. I tried the things outlined in the following: ...
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Does Wine support USB for UBUNTU?

I want to run iTunes on ubuntu, will Wine support USB?
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Dual Booting Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows 7 From USB

I formatted my PC and installed Win7. I want to dual boot with Ubuntu 13.10. After I burn the iso file to 8GB USB stick with "iso to usb", restarted and I get this error: BOOTMGR is missing ...
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Live Ubuntu USB drive with persistence - headless install

I am looking for a way to make a Live USB with Persistence that can be run headless (i.e. by a bash script, therefor with no GUI interaction), either from Mac OS or Ubuntu. I need this to be able to ...
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GRUB won't start with USB storage attached

If I start my system with a USB HDD or Flash Drive (thumb stick) attached, GRUB fails to load. Particularly, it just hangs with a blank screen. Normally I would disconnect the drive and reboot, and it ...
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Huawei K4203i data card is not connecting to Internet in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I landed up in very miserable situation. I've purchased new Huawei data card last week and tried all possible ways to connect to internet, outlined in this forum, but no ...
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Installing to external USB Flash/HDD UEFI

I want to install Ubuntu to an external usb drive so as not to make any changes to the Laptop I am using (UEFI Windows 8.1 pre-instaled) If I choose manual partitioning during installation and choose ...
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HDD format supported by 50 GB files in Ubuntu

I just formatted my HDD 2 TB Buffalo to NTFS by Debian 8.1 but noticed that my Ubuntu does not like read it by giving an alert that the NTFS format is not readable by the system. I need to transfer ...
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Pendrive is not being detected after formatting with dd command

I cleaned my pendrive using the command: sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb However, before proceeding further the power went off and the machine rebooted. After reboot I found that the system is not ...
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USB to Ethernet (ASIX AX88772B) stopped working after updates

After some updates my USB ethernet stopped working. It correctly connects and even some pings pass for a few seconds, but then everything stops. It still works in Windows 8 (I have dual boot) and ...
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Failed to install ubuntu through unetbootin- now can't boot from USB

I tried to install Ubuntu on my Windows PC with unetbootin. The installation failed during partitioning. I restarted my computer and now cant access my old Windows (which is ok, I dont need it) or ...
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USB/IP Kernel modules are missing.

I wish to utilize the USB/IP project for school project, but I am having trouble starting the host. We are attempting to send signals from accessibility devices for children with extreme motor ...
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Write files in usb when connect by /etc/udev/rules.d/

I am trying to write some files in usb when connect it in linux.. Actually, I have a file in in /etc/udev/rules.d/ with: ACTION=="add", ENV{ID_FS_UUID}=="9FE8-99G3", RUN+="/usr/bin/sudo -u ...
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USB Bluetooth dongles that are plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04

I'm looking for a USB Bluetooth dongle that is plug-and-play compatible with Ubuntu 15.04, since my onboard Ralink corp. RT3290 is simply not supported in any meaningful sense. All of the cards I ...
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Sending MIDI clock only (bpm count) through USB to sequencer [terminal]

I'm trying to send bpm to my Arturia MicroBrute sequencer through USB. It has USB MIDI input through that port as it can be seen on many YouTube links and I easily manage to sync it with Reaper DAW on ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.04 will not boot after USB installation

After many many attempts and reading multiple posts about this same issue I have still not solved it. After installation of Ubuntu Server via USB I am met with "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my RAW USB

It was working before I got a "read-only", "waste-basket not detected" error when trying to delete something. I think this may be because the USB became partially disconnected? Other computers asked ...
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How to restore a Ubuntu USB stick?

I downloaded the ubuntu installation .iso from the web and burnt that onto a USB stick with Startup Disk Creator. And now this usb stick cannot be recognized by MAC and more. How could I restore it, ...
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Procedure on how to install WU-NETA--025(A)

Just installed Xubuntu 14 and bought a USB Wi-Fi Dongle model WU-NETA--025(A). The CD includes Linux installer but how do I install it? I'm new to Linux. Thanks. fdc@fdc-desktop:~/Desktop$ lsusb Bus ...
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Tracetel RFID device shows as unclaimed

I wanted to connect a Tracetel RFID device to my laptop via USB but when I do so it does absolutely not function at all. Output of lshw *-usb:0 description: USB controller product: ...
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What can I do to stabilize my wifi connection?

Recently, I got a TP-LINK TL-WN823N Wireless-N USB adapter. It works perfectly fine on Windows, but on Ubuntu it's unstable. It often fails to connect and even when it connects it often fails on me. ...
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Asus USB-N53 WiFi adapter installation under 14.04

I am trying to install the Asus USB-N53 wifi adapter and followed the instructions in How do I install an Asus USB-N53 WiFi adapter? and 14.04 - Installing Asus USB-N53 WiFi adapter failing The wifi ...
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TOTOLINK N150UA wireless USB adapter unable to install in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my windows 7 on my PC(CPU INTEL i686 Mainboard is MS-7519). The wireless works flawless on windows but there is no sign of it on Ubuntu. Any help to fix ...
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CDC_ACM not firing

I've been trying to connect my arduino mega adk to my machine for the past week or so and I can't get it to work as ttyACMx under /dev is being created. My machine is on Ubuntu 12.04 with the kernel ...
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No linux bootable USB's loading

First I decided on Linux Mint 17.2, created a bootable USB with pendrivelinux and away I went. The mint logo came up, i chose to run mint, and then, my monitor went all blocky and showed part of my ...
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Can I run two virtual machines from one usb?

I have a usb drive with 32GB. I would like to setup a windows and a linux virtual machine. Can I partition the drive and install a vm for each on the same drive. I would not necessarily have to run ...