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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Usb Drive mounting problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. When I tried to connect my Kingston 4GB pen drive I got the following error message: Unable to mount 4.0 GB Volume Error mounting /dev/sdb1 at /media/john/1332983517C04B87: ...
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How harmful is VirtualBox extension pack?

I would like my guest Windows access my external hard drive. When I try to install the VirtualBox extension pack, it warns me: You are about to install a VirtualBox extension pack. Extension packs ...
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Does cryptsetup encrypt FAT32 usb disks?

In disks utility, without installing cryptsetup, there is an option to format an external disk using LUKS/ext4. I want to encrypt a USB drive but I want it to be readable in windows (if I eventually ...
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USB data cable is not detected

The USB data cable is not detected in my Ubuntu 14.10 computer The output of lsusb is praveen@praveen-Lenovo-B590:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub ...
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USB booting on a mac

I am quite familiar with Linux/Ubuntu and my friend recently asked if I could set it up on his computer. I am thinking that I will install Ubuntu onto a USB of his so that he can boot into whenever he ...
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Change permissions inside USB drive to execute shell script

I have read multiple other answers on here to no avail. Clearly chmod and chown are not applicable here. Here's the problem: I have a USB drive for school in which I have a folder for my programming ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my usb interface

I'm having trouble trying to make a M-Audio Fast Track MKII work in Ubuntu 14.04 I got a dell inspiron pc with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed with low latency kernel, and tweaked for audio and music ...
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USB Headset Speedlink Medusa NX not detacted

Hello you charming GNU/Linux users out there! I bought myself a new USB Headset - Speedlink Medusa NX, which has its own soundcard, but it won't be detected. I tryed to select it with alsamixer but ...
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Cannot mount USB, Ubuntu 10.04

Using my Vodafone WebBook running Ubuntu 10.04, it suddenly stopped showing USB when inserted. I tried using another USB device, even a mouse. This also didn't work. Charging my phone via USB also ...
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Copying to flash drive stopped

I can't copy files to any flash usb drives because of after copying more than ~600mb process has been stopped and speed of copy is 0mb/s. Where to look at?
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After installing ubuntu 14.04 can't boot any OS neither from USB and DVD

Recently i installed ubuntu 14.04 without any partiotion and i decided going back on windows 8.1 ,but when i try to boot windows from USB or DVD ,it automaticly boots to ubuntu. I've tried any ...
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putty serial confi

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows in my laptop I connect an ARM cortex (LPC1768) to a USB port I use PuTTY for communication with ARM. PuTTY configuration in Windows is serial 9200, stop bits ...
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Determine the correct /dev/usb/lp*

is there a way to determine which printer uses which /dev/usb/lp*? I'm building a system which should automatically allocate printers if reconnected. And I don't want to force assignment using udev ...
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no channels with AverTV Volar Green HD a835 (07ca:3835) on 14.04

I have followed the instructions in How to make an Avermedia AverTV Volar Green HD work? and as i4pics stated the dvb-usb-it9135 firmware is being used and not the dvb-usb-af9035 firmware. With the ...
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Software update caused system problems

A software update on 3/7/15 caused the system to fail to shut down except manually. Thereafter, my USB ports are inoperative. Can only shut down manually.
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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N v2 under ubuntu 14.10 possible?

Edit April 7, 2015: Meanwhile I installed a mainline kernel, which works fine most of the time. After suspends, however, it often fails to reconnect, also, the number of failures increases if I ...
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Persistent Live usb vs Full install [duplicate]

I have looked at some of the other forum post and they don't answer my question. I have been using various Linux Live CDs for some time now, but I've just bought a 16Gb usb 3 stick for a Linux ...
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Why can I mute the sound on my PC with my mp3 player which was plugged in via USB?

Xubuntu 14.04 mp3 player: Sansa E280 with Rockbox 1.4.0 It is currently plugged in via its original USB cable. I have Banshee 2.6.2 running. When I press the big button in the middle of the (blue) ...
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bash script to cd into an USB device

i am creating a simple updater for a program which will be ran on an Odroid C1 with Ubuntu 14.04 Server.. Preamble 1) i want the updater.run downloaded from my server and placed into an USB; then ...
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How can I force USB devices to keep the same device file even after they crash and are reset?

I have 3 USB webcams and 3 Arduinos plugged into the same computer. On startup, they are labeled /dev/videoN (N goes from 0 to 2) and /dev/ttyACMN (N goes from 0 to 2). So far, so good. The problem ...
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Installing Ubuntu server 12.04 - usb is set as primary device

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 from usb. In bios, I'm setting usb as first to boot and then follow steps from How do I install Ubuntu Server (step-by-step). But when it comes to installing ...
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string descriptor 0 read error: -22 (Wont Bootup)

I have a Acer Aspire TC-605, my specs are the following: Windows 8.1 Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz 3.40GHz 12GB Ram 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor but I keep getting that error, ...
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fail to install ubuntu server 14.04 64bit LTS from USB drive

I created a bootable USB using Startup disk creator (in ubuntu desktop 12.04 32bit), from an iso image of Ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit, when I want to boot another computer using this usb drive, The ...
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How to fix resume issue: usbhid 2-4:1.0: can't add hid device: -110

Since I installed an Ericsson H5321gw 3G/GPS/HSPA+ WWAN module into a ThinkPad X1 Carbon running on 14.04.02 I'm seeing issues when resuming from suspend. More specifically, login both graphical as ...
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Serial Port Menu Arduino Greyed Out

I have installed Arduino on my Ubuntu system. All the regular functions work, however the serial port is set to COM 1 and the serial port menu is greyed out. This error is causing my Arduino to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - External Hard Disk not detected via USB Hub but detected when directly connected

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS through sudo apt-get upgrade. However, on restarting my Xorg crashed and my system wouldn't boot after the splashscreen. Somehow, I managed to uninstall Xserver ...
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Can detect external hard drive

I have a 14.04 laptop and it does not recognize external hard drivers. I have tried with two external hard drives, one USB and the other eSATA and when I plug them in it seems that the system does ...
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Android device no longer available

I have an android S4 mini. I used to be able to see the files and folders on it, whenever I connected it to my (ubuntu) laptop. It showed me 2 directories (phone and card). When I connect it now, I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognise FairPhone/Android anymore through USB connection

Very similar to this question, but different: Previously, as I connected my FairPhone to my laptop (which now has Ubuntu 14.04 installed), Nautilus popped up showing the root folder of my phone. Now, ...
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Ubuntu putty and serial port

Need putty to work on /dev/ttyUSB0 I know for a fact that the port (console on a switch) is 9600 8/n/1, so it should be simple. ttyUSB0 shows up in dmesg. So shouldn't I be able to select ...
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FiiO E17 not outputting sound

I have a USB E17 DAC, which works normally on windows, but is having some trouble on Xubuntu. Normal analog audio works, so does HDMI, but for some reason I'm not getting any sound in my device. It ...
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Can I create a USB stick that has a permanent Ubuntu install with other bootable ISOs?

Essentially I have a 32GB USB stick, and what I want to create (in an ideal world) is a stick that will contain : A permanent install of Ubuntu (not the 'Try Ubuntu', as I want to save drivers, ...
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Downloaded Ubuntu 14 LTS, but on extraction shows all files broken

I am new to LINUX. So, I wanted to test it on USB. Used Universal-USB-Installer.exe downloaded from http://www.pendrivelinux.com to create a bootable USB. Then downloaded Ubuntu-14.04.2 Desktop 64 Bit ...
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Displayport Hub functions like Apple Thunderbolt Display

Does Displayport supports hub funtions for e.g. usb (like the Apple Thunderbolt Display)? I just bought an Dell XPS 13 2015 (9343), now running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). It has a Mini ...
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Can't boot from USB Drive on VirtualBox machine

I know there are similar questions with a similar title but my situation is a bit different. I'm following this tutorial: http://www.howtogeek.com/114503/how-to-resize-your-ubuntu-partitions/ to ...
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Huawei USB modem not listed on connections menu after config with network manager

I can configure my USB 3G modem. It used to work, but no longer appears on the menu where Wifi and other connections are listed. There are no errors with lsusb or dmseg. Plus the USB device is ...
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how to configure USB mounted WiFi WLAN Adapter

I have a WiFi USB adapter/router . This adapter is using Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8191SU. and supports WLAN 802.11n the output of lsusb gives me the following output ID 0bda:8172 Realtek ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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Changing the diNovo Mini stick modes from Linux?

If I plug in the diNovo Mini stick lsusb says ID 046d:c71f Logitech, Inc. diNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard ID 046d:c71e Logitech, Inc. ID 046d:0b07 Logitech, Inc. If I keep the red button pressed ...
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Unable to boot from flash drive (Windows 8.1)

I've been trying to boot Ubuntu from my flash drive on a windows 8.1 computer (asus x205ta). I downloaded Ubuntu, and I used pendrivelinux to make the flash drive bootable. The problem I've been ...
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Can't load Ubuntu from DVD or USB

I would like to re-install Ubuntu onto my computer, but when I restart it and hit F9 and/or F12 and it won't load from the DVD or USB.
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Installing 14.04 onto a Liva mini pc via USB - CD ROM error [closed]

I am a Ubuntu newbie and have been trying this for a couple of hours now. I am trying to install U 14.04 onto a new LIVA mini PC - the goal being to make this into a little PLEX server. The basic ...
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Rekordbox alternative for ubuntu

There is a programm called "Rekordbox" from Pioneer for Windows. With this tool you can export your songs to an usb stick and play it with the cd players. When you plug in the stick to the cd players ...
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Failure installing Ubuntu 14.10 on Mac Pro cylinder: Cannot mount /dev/loop0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on the latest version of the Mac Pro (the one that looks like a black mini trash can). I basically followed the instructions on Installing on a Mac Pro - Cylinder (Late ...
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Accessing the button of a WiFi-Stick (TP Link TL-WN823N)

I just bought a TP Link TL-WN823N it seems to be working just fine. It has a button on it. I would like to trigger an event when it is pressed. Any idea how I could find out anything about it ...
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Trouble booting Ubuntu from flash drive on a PC with no so [duplicate]

So, the story is that I had Ubuntu installed on my PC, but then accidentally reformatted the drive it was on thinking I was reformatting a different USB instead. Now, when I boot my computer, I am ...
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USB GRUB boot HDD -or- The Upgrade parachute

I have a question... I'm upgrading my laptop's HDD to an SSD. Starting basically from scratch (just backing up and partially transfering /home and stuff), but there's software I have installed (such ...
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Recently installed ubuntu can hear myself through microphone [duplicate]

Ok so i recently installed Ubuntu and i got my headset Logitech g430s and I can hear myself through my headphones when i talk. How can I fix this it's really annoying.
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Is umount performed automatically during a reboot?

Let's say I have a USB device mounted. When issuing a system restart using the command line utility "reboot", will the system automatically umount my USB device? Also, typically, if any shell is up ...