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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Help with video capture card

Please help with the capture card pinnacle, 710-usb. It works in windows, but recently I switched to ubuntu 14.04, and I can not get it to work. U who have experience in programming help, need a ...
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Universal USB Installer can't detect usb

None of my usbs are detected in universal usb installer.I am running it in wine on ubuntu.My main HD and my dvd drive are detected but not my usbs.
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dual-booting now have 2 grub-menu's

I have a Dell Inspirion laptop stock with Windows 8.1, I have added Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu install went perfect, rebooted came to the regualar, grub2 menu, (I say regular because it's the same one I've ...
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Help installing Ubuntu Desktop Next 15.04 from USB

I would like to install Ubuntu Desktop Next 15.04's daily build from 12/31/14. I would like to know how to install this from a USB stick. I used the instructions on the Ubuntu website for normal ...
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How do I fully disable 'auto-mount' of USB drives under Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

Background: I've tried using the dconf-editor tool and have unchecked the 'automount []' and 'automount-open []' options, under the 'org->gnome->media-handling' parameter set. (I've even cleared the ...
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Solution to slow transfer of files from PC to USB [duplicate]

First of all, my apologies: I've seen a tons of forums related to this topic, but nowhere did I see a solution to this problem. I've switched to Linux only recently and my biggest issue about it is ...
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USB Sound Card not detecting microphone

I don't know why my USB sound card won't work on my Ubuntu 14.04. I mean I can hear sound from my headset but my problem is the microphone. Whenever I tried to record my voice, there was nothing being ...
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Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
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ubuntu arm on beaglebone black check for usb devices attached to usb HUB

I have a beaglebone black running ubuntu arm, attached to this I have a usb hub. Now if I attach a new device to this usb hub then it will automatically be recognised as /dev/ttyACM0 however when I ...
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USB Headset stopped working

I have been happily using my usb headset, but (K)Ubuntu stopped to show my headphones in the mixer. They show up red (no driver) in USB View, however I do not know where I would get the driver to ...
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USB Device Issues - ongoing enumeration

Since I want to run a custom driver I have a custom Kernel running (3.13.11). Recently I tried to build the 3.18 series. Since I failed to find the Ubuntu patches I build a vanilla version. I tried ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu from USB on a Mac: “Loop not found” and “Load Kernel First” Error in GRUB

I have the Mac version of Ubuntu loaded onto a USB, booted using ReFINd with an EFI partition. All runs until I select the Ubuntu EFI Boot in reFINd. Once loading begins, I get a "Loop not found", ...
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Help installing ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1

To start off I'll let you all know I have a Lenovo T430s running the preinstalled windows 8.1. What my initial plan was (and I have yet to find a way to do it), was to install Ubuntu 14.01 onto an ...
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USB Stick Linux Graphics Driver [duplicate]

Hi there I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty Tahr) from a USB stick onto my hard drive. My USB stick when booted on my computer shows the the normal "Try Ubuntu without installing; ...
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Can't make a Windows 7 Bootable USB

I'm trying to use Startup Disk Creator to burn a Windows 7 iso file to a USB, but it doesn't appear to do anything when I try to select a file. Here's a video of what I'm trying to say since I suck ...
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How to configure an external HDD installation of Ubuntu to work with a different PC

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an external HDD that I am using with a Dell Laptop. I wanted to check, if I plug in the HDD to another PC (HP) will the set-up automatically detect and update ...
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Vodaphone Mobile on USB

Can anyone tell me how to use Vodaphone USB Mobile on Ubantu? ~ Vodaphone don't seem to think it's possible, yet Ubantu has a set-up for it, I'm just not sure how to do it ~ Tanx ;-)
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Wifi driver problems in trusty tahir, back to windows?

I've had loads of problems getting Wifi working properly on my HP laptop. the on-board chip is a pig. I got a TP link TL-WN725N Wifi dongle as the eBay seller assured me there were Linux drivers on ...
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Not able to connect to USB modem on Ubuntu 14.04 using wvdial

I am using wvdial to connect to my MTS Ultra Modem on Ubuntu 14.04 I get this output on sudo wvdial mts Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB0: No such file or directory Here is my lsusb output : Bus 002 Device ...
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Is it possible that a USB gets treated in the wrong class?

I have a issue with a USB connected board that combines a touchscreen and a keypad controller. When I connect the board to a Windows PC or start the BIOS on my Linux Laptop both components work, but ...
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usb photo frame device tries to mount on unknown devices (U12.04)

When I try to connect a usb photo frame/show for photo download, no connection occurs and dmesg gives: [67299.396132] usb 4-2: new full-speed USB device number 2 using uhci_hcd [67299.620105] scsi29 ...
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Multiple problems: Wine Counter Strike freezes AND Transfer of big files stucks when transferred to PEN DRIVE

I have been coming through some problems since many days, 1) When I play counter strike, and if I press the UP or DOWN key of VOLUME, the game hangs. It freezes. The music in the background still ...
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USB Drive doesn't mount

I've got a USB flash drive which doesn't mount. It was so far only used on Windows Computer and there the user gets the message that you have to format it in order to use it correctly. I plugged the ...
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After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls

Hi I am trying to install ubuntu on an old dell computer using a usb stick. After I Select: 'Start or Install Ubuntu' or wait the 5 secs for auto installation the computer stalls. I gather getting ...
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Can you access an usb flash drive from terminal?

I have a big problem with one usb drive: I was copying something on it when for some strange reason, the power went out. I have no battery in my laptop so it immediately shut down. After my laptop ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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USB hard disk automounts with additional audio disc

I have 3 external hard drives, and whenever I plug any of them in, an additional 'audio disc' shows up in the launcher and file browsers. In the launcher and Dolphin it does nothing when clicked; in ...
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Are there any alternative ways to install Ubuntu other than CD and USB? (Without WUBI)

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Windows 7 computer. But my only USB stick is currently at school and I am on holiday break until next week. I can't use a DVD because I don't have one ...
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How to reboot ubuntu of of live cd (USB) with ubuntu installed?

After finding out how to fix my hard drive partitioning problem, I went to boot from a live usb only to find out that the try Ubuntu option didn't come up in the grub menu and would only take me ...
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How to get Native instruments audio 6 to work in ubuntu 14.04

I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 after some time of not using any Linux distro and I'm am having issues with the following sound card: Native Instruments Audio 6. I used to have it working ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Whenever I try to boot a Linux Distro from a USB it goes to an eternal black screen ( Not Ubuntu Specific)

I've tried countless of USB booters, such as Universal Usb, Rufus, Unetbootin. They seem to work fine as I can boot to the point to where boots to the options menu, where it says you want to install ...
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Blank screen blinking cursor on USB booting [duplicate]

I have used the universal Usb installer to create an image i used ubuntu 14.10..normally i clicked on booting from usb but when it boots it just shows a blank scren and a cursor blinking..i have ...
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Ubuntu USB installation

Am trying to download Ubuntu onto USB drive as advised but every time I download & go to Browse, it never shows in Window to select. Am I missing something ? The original problem I have is a ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 while display is distorted

I'm currently trying to install ver. 14.04 booting off of a USB, however my display is distorted. I believe I need to install the correct video card drivers, but how can I do that if I can't get ...
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Windows install not bootable from USB [duplicate]

I have a W7 install .iso file. I tried to set up the bootable USB by simply copying the files in the .iso on the USB and the other approach was to use winusb. When booting the computer the boot menu ...
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USB 3.0 works slow as USB 2.0 in Ubuntu

I bought a USB 3.0 PCIe card and an external 3TB Western Digital USB 3.0 HDD. One partition is NTFS, and another is EXT4, but this is in regards to transferring to the EXT4 partition. Speeds run ...
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lenovo laptop not recognizing many usb device?

my new lenovo b40-70 laptop is acting weird sometime it recognizes some of the devices sometime it do not like case 1 : lusb output : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ...
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Installing Ubuntu on early 2011 Macbook pro using USB Stick: ''i8042 No Controller''

I have an early 2011 macbook pro. My primary hard drive location has a mac os X yosemite installation. I replaced the optical drive with a secondary hard drive, which has two partitions created with ...
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does the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange headset also work on linux?

I want to buy the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange, but I don't know if it also works on Ubunt 12.04 LTS. I couldnt find any ansewrs in the internet so far, so I'm asking now here. But steelseries ...
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Fdisk cylinder doesn't match device format

I plugged in a USB device into my computer and ran fdisk on the partition, giving the following: Disk /dev/sdb: 16.9 GB, 16944988160 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2060 cylinders, total 33095680 ...
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Can't boot from USB HDD on Samsung notebook

So I bought a new laptop, it is a Samsung Ativ Book 2 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 on it. I currently have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which I installed form a CD. I have no more CDs and on my older ...
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USB 3.0 hard drives don't spin down when “safely removed” from Nautilus

I have a few external drives, some using external power, other being USB powered. I plug my USB 3.0 drive in a USB 3.0 port. When I "eject" the drive (from Nautilus) it keeps on spinning. When I ...
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SSH keys from USB Stick

I have a couple of desktops, a couple of laptops and a netbook. Some of these devices still run windows. I use these machines to connect to Launchpad, where my projects are hosted. I'm really ...
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Ubuntu install menu just keeps rebooting when I select install - Trying to dual boot Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 with USB

I have made a USB stick to boot Ubuntu using the instructions given here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows When I restart my PC, I get the BIOS, press F12, and ...
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USB Boot Error--Mac

When booting Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a 16GB USB on a Macbook Pro 13", early 2011, a black screen shows up suggesting that a version 2.x beta is the version running on my machine. I performed a flawless ...
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Installing from USB stick

I have an ASUS laptop 32 bit with a crashed version of XP which still runs in safe mode. However, it has no CD drive, so I downloaded 14.04 on a USB stick and set the computer to read the USB first ...
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Can't get wireless dongle DWA 131 to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got a D-link DWA-131 wireless usb dongle to work on my desktop PC. I was in quite a hurry when I chose it, but considering the abundant documentation on how to successfully get it to work ...
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ubuntu 64-bit usb 3.0 not working

I have a gigabyte 990fxa-ud3 motherboard and 32-bit works perfectly but in 64-bit I see nothing at all on the 3.0 USB ports. The USB 3.0 ports use an EtronTech EJ168 chip and I checked their website ...
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Flash usb grub fail, grub rescue

When installing from the flash usb I was told a bootloader could not be installed. I chose the continue without bootloader option. When I restarted without the usb I faced a blank screen flashing ...