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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acer R301L doesn't recognize boot usb I made from UNetbootin

Just bought an ASUS R301L, immediately downloaded UBUNTU through UNetbootin using a USB I formatted for the occasion, then restarted, but it goes directly back to windows (cursed be) in stead of ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Netgear Wireless Adapater Driver

I am having a hard time installing a driver for my netgear wireless adapter, on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. Here is what is showing up when I type lsusb in terminal (other stuff filtered out) lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Logitech bluetooth hub does not work in recent kernels (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS)

I have difficulty to make Logitech bluetooth hub work. darek@HOME:~$ lsusb | grep Logitech Bus 006 Device 003: ID 046d:c705 Logitech, Inc. MX900 Bluetooth Wireless Hub (C-UJ16A) My system is ...
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libusb does not transfer all USB 3.0 bulk endpoint packets

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, ubuntu-14 3.13.0-74-generic #118-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:52:10 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux For the past couple of days I am having problems related to libusb ...
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External USB Hard Disk Drive Keep spinning even after safely remove!

I'm keep digging for a solution for last few days but could not get any solution so far. I use WD Elements 2TB external USB HDD in USB 3.0 port for maximum optimization but the problem is that even ...
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How to install driver for Linksys ae6000 wireless usb adapter

I am very new to linux and don't quite understand how to install/update anything via the command line. I am running 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 and have connected to the internet only when using the Ethernet ...
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Problems setting boot order in new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I am currently trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 on an (almost new) Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop pre-installed with Windows 10. I have been primarily following the tutorial from here. I created ...
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Is there something I'm doing wrong in the installation? Ubuntu does not appear, neither does GRUB, but they are all installed

I have Windows 10 installed, and because I want to build Android, I require a Linux distro. Ubuntu came to mind. I made 50GB worth of unallocated space on my HD. Then, I used Universal USB Creator on ...
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Wrong available space on usb

So I'm trying to get my FAT 128gb usb drive to have execute permissions so I can add a steam library in ubuntu 14.04 crouton on my chromebook. I used this: sudo umount /dev/sdb1 mkdir -p ~/usbdrive ...
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Boot full Ubuntu (not live) from external drive on Mac without custom boot menu

I'd like to be able to boot a full Ubuntu installation from an external hard drive on my Mac, and I'd like to do it without a custom boot menu (e.g. rEFInd). I've seen the steps for creating a live ...
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External USB Harddrive not recognized

I got an external HardDrive that I want to recover. I don't know what the previous user did, but it was definitely a software change. lsusb recognizes a harddrive with the following output: Bus 002 ...
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Boot from USB: BIOS proceed to Grub 2

Using Grub 2 back in the days, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual-boot way with my existing Windows 7 installation. However, I wish to reformat my drive completely and install only Ubuntu on it - ...
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I can't delete the .Trash-1000 folder [duplicate]

I try to delete the .Trash-1000 folder of my USB stick however I can't do it. I get the following error and when I click on delete it just crashes and does nothing else.
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Unable to mount USB on Ubuntu 15.10

I was trying to create a bootable Windows 7 USB stick using the instructions in the blog post below: CREATE A BOOTABLE WINDOWS 7 USB DRIVE FROM LINUX (TESTED ON UBUNTU) But after trying to format ...
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Help me with Boot USB menu

I had windows 8.1 in my system, then i made a clean install of ubuntu 14. I installed this ubuntu 14 from USB. Now I am interested in installing ubuntu mate 15 (using UNebootin). BUT I find no USB ...
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Kernel panic on booting from USB stick on HP Pavilion (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have created USB stick with ubuntu-15.10-desktop-i386.iso. It runs with some problem on HP Probook: while booting it prompts a command line with "boot:", I type there "live" and it continues booting ...
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Gioteck EX-0S Headset on Linux

I have a Gioteck EX-05 Wired Headset. After a fair ammount of searching and attempting a few things, I have not yet managed to get my headset to work with Ubuntu. Does anyone have any experience ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Drivers for Linksys Cisco WUSB54GSC Wi-Fi Dongle

I just barley got Ubuntu. SO I'm moving my computer to a different room that I can't connect my Ethernet cord through. So I am trying to use an old Wi-Fi dongle I had to connect. But it seems that ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu how do i boot from my C: drive?

So I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my C: drive from a usb flash drive, how do I boot from it? CPU: Intel i5-4440 Mobo: Acer MS-7869 RAM: 2x4 Kingston (or something xd) HYper fury x ram Graphics: ...
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I can't unmount a “ghost” pendrive

The other day I put a Kingston flash drive from a friend that I could not format. unfortunately for me the flash drive in the system remained as a ghost and i get this message every time I want to ...
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strange way to boot the pc

I have a laptop setup to dual boot windows 7 professional en Ubuntu 15.04 Whenever booting to Ubuntu using the grub screen i first see a purple screen. after a few seconds the screen turns off. After ...
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My USB Thumb Drive is not mounting automatically on 15.10

Since I upgraded to 15.10 my thumb drives are not auto mounting when I insert my stick. There's nothing in dmesg. Here are the logs from syslog: Dec 30 07:28:55 thomas-linux-box kernel: ...
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Reboot disable and enable usb ports

Ubuntu Server 15.10 Having issues with 2 usb receivers with same serial number. My service mixes them up. But if I remove the usb plugs on reboot and then attach them in specific order it works fine. ...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Boot from usb ubuntu 14.04 strange window

I get some strange window while trying to boot from usb drive. Some info: 1. I have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 from official site. 2. I have checked the iso with md5sum - it's all fine. 3. I have ...
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(n00b) USB not working after using Kindle and Calibre

Since I'm not a techie, I'd like to request that you might give me feedback in basic terms. I barely know my way around a command line. Here's my story: First, I was connecting a lubuntu laptop to a ...
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On-board USB ports are not working but front case ports are

I recently built a server box that is running 15.10. The system has four USB ports. Two ports are on the back (on-board) and two ports are on the front of the case (connect to MB header). The two ...
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Unable to change mouse sensitivity for Logitech MX Master under Ubuntu 15.10

I just got gifted a Logitech MX Master mouse, and plugged Logitech's Unifying Receiver into a USB port and paired the mouse. It's working flawlessly, except I can't seem to change my mouse sensitivity ...
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konig wireless webcam not working

I am trying to configure a wireless webcam that I found home on Ubuntu and possibly then raspbian. I didn't found much on google.. model is Konig CMP WEBCAM 100. When I connect the usb dongle and ...
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Copying to USB pen drive slows everything

Every time when I copy large files from my laptop to any pen drive (USB) on my Ubuntu 14.04, all processes slow down. Even the mouse pointer slows and is stuck. If I open multiple tasks, many of them ...
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What sudo will fix this tty1?

tty1: 20.472975 xhci_hcd 0000:02:00.0: Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Abort command ring failed HC died; claning up usb ...
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Create a Bootable Windows Flash Drive in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible for me to take a windows iso, and create a bootable USB stick while in ubuntu? There are loads of ways to do that on windows, but not from any linux-based os. Any information helps! ...
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Format usb linux Western Digital external disks

How can I format an external USB drive? I have a Western Digital external usb which adds automatically a virtual read-only CD partition which prevented me to run the standard ways to format a disk. ...
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How can I make a write protected Ubuntu installation?

I would like to install ubuntu to a flash [usb] stick (a live installation would work) with a few programs added (Arduino IDE, Xilinx Vivado, and possibly a couple others). As I've read online, ...
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Cannot Connect to mobile broadband, though it detected in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I set up a mobile broadband connection as my device was detected. But when I try to connect to it, it start connecting and then pop-up a notification "You are offline, ...
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Touchscreen doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.10 (Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B)

I very recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 to dualboot alongside windows 10 and the touchscreen on my laptop seemed to work for a while and then it stopped working at some unknown time. From the research ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 disconnect and reconnects serial USB device on initialization

I am attempting to connect to the new Arduino 101 board. While downloading, I get an error from dfu-util that states I cannot open the DFU device with an id of 8087:0aba. When checking dmesg, it ...
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How do I install ubuntu on a laptop without cd-rom and only usb 3 (windows 10)

I've tried installing with an usb-stick, and have come to the install-menu, getting the options to install or run ubuntu from usb - but no matter the choice, I end up with the error "(initramfs) ...
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Ubuntu Installation-No Internet connection

I'm a new Linux user and this is my first time installing Ubuntu on my new machine I just built. Install is going great but now under the "Preparing to install Ubuntu" section, I can't connect to my ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1)

I've created a 15.10 Ubuntu USB drive and booting off it with an ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard, I get: Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) and then nothing. I've become really ...
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USB Sound Card stopped working after 15.10 upgrade, worked on 15.04

My E-MU 0202 USB sound card/mixer has worked flawlessly under Ubuntu since I bought it several years ago. I recently upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and it has not worked since. I've tried going back ...
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cp -u copies all files, not just newer ones

I'm sourceing script that says something like cp -vau /home/jordan/local-directory/ -t /media/jordan/A368-480F/BACKUP/ , and that's it. A368-480F/ is the directory that appears when I plug my USB ...
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can't even get started, really frustrated

Sorry for the rant, but a couple times a year I get excited about trying linux, and then I donate. and then I download. and then I spend a few hours trying to get anything at all to work, and give up ...
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Mapped Network Share to Media folder

I am really new to linux and i have two ubuntu machines at home each with a usb hard drive plugged in. I managed to share the drives between the two machines so they both have read and write ...
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USB OTG in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I would like to connect a USB Mouse, Keyboard or Storage Device to my Nexus 4. So far I know, for this USB OTG must be supported. Unfortunately I can not find any actual information about this. Does ...
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USB Autosuspend & External Soundcard

I'm currently experiencing a problem with my external sound card. It works perfectly fine as long as there's something playing, be it via a media player or browser videos. The problem is, after a ...
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Constant reset of full-speed USB device using ehci-pci

Running 14.04.3 Ubuntu Desktop on old HP 8510w laptop with USB 2.0 ports only. Hi, looking at /var/log/syslog or executing dmesg | tail yields the same warning on the constant reset of USB device ...
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My ubuntu started showing errors messages, and then, my USBs stopped working

I have installed a 14.04 ubuntu (32bit), weeks later it started showing errors message when starte the computer, I always reporte the errors as suggested. Today when I started my computer, the USBs ...