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 USB 2.0 WIRELESS 802.11N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install USB wireless 802.11N on a desktop but I dont have any idea about it. This is what i have on the CD drivers: install.sh android_ref_codes_JB_4.1 android_ref_codes_JB_4.2 ...
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How to mount windows 7 iso onto usb from Ubuntu

Recently wanted to try out Ubuntu and decided I wasn't a huge fan of it. I am definitely going to come back to it when I get a better computer so I can have one computer with Linux and one with ...
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Graphics issues with live boot USB on Macbook Pro Retina

I am exploring possibly dual booting Ubuntu alongside OSX. However, when I'm in the live USB mode, a lot of the dialogue options are missing and some icons will not open when clicked. Here is a ...
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Mouse freezes when connected through usb switch and simulatinously pressing keyboard key

I have an Aten US224 USB Switch which works fine under Windows. However in Ubuntu the mouse freezes as soon as I press a keyboard button (e.g. Alt + Tab) and simultaneously moving the mouse cursor. It ...
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Download on Mac, run on Windows

I have a Compaq Presario cq62 (Windows) laptop with a dead hard drive. I want to install Ubuntu on a USB to make it usable again. Can I download Ubuntu for Windows on my wife's MacBook, then create a ...
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Boot from USB, but run on auxiliary hard drive

Here us the deal. I have a Dell Vostro 1700 that a friend gave me because it died. On investigation I found that it no longer recognized the internal hard drives, but booted fine from an Ubuntu CD or ...
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How can I get Terminal for scripting on Unbuntu 14.04.2 while being boot directly from USB and not yet been installed on the system HDD?

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 on to a bootable USB so that I can keep it handy anytime I want the Terminal Shell to work on scripting including Sed and AWK. Upon burning the ISO over the ...
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Problem with 'Try Ubuntu without installing' - tried disabling secure boot and fast as suggested in other threads but no difference

I want to try using Linux and have decided to try Ubuntu. I am currently running Windows 8.1. Although I have read other similar questions none of those solutions seem to work and don't address my ...
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USB sleeping/power issues on 15.04

After my upgrade to 15.04, my USB ports have been acting weird, before i can charge my phone and use a USB mouse without issues but now it acts like Ubuntu will disconnect my USB devices on its own if ...
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Alert the user when they unsafely unplug an USB thumb drive

Users repeatedly complain about lost data on USB thumb drives after they unplugged them without unmounting. We run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on our machines. Auto-mounting is enabled. As I am tired of ...
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Wireless USB dual band ac network adapter 14.04 LTS Asus, TP-Link, Tenda

I see a lot of questions about this issue but few answers, so here goes. HP 15 f24w laptop, about 8 months old, U 14.04 x64. I have an older N adapter that appears, connects and is otherwise ...
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usb is not working

I am using ubuntu vivid on hp pavilion g series, suddenly the left side usb connectors (2) and the wifi stopped working, (I think the wifi is somehow is connected to usb) this is the output of "dmesg ...
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FATAL: Module usb-snd-audio not found

Running Linux Server 3.13.0-24-generic I have a new version of an USB xmos card for a DAC. It works in MAC so I assumed it would work under linux. lsusb gives: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 20b1:000a XMOS ...
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How do you run Ubuntu from USB on a Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu installed on my USB (FAT32). Now how do I run it from the USB without deleting C: drive?
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My USB port not working after booting ubuntu

I just install Ubuntu and some of my ports aren't working: my mouse and keyboard work perfectly fine, but my phone and hard drive(external) aren't working when connected. I tried some solutions ...
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Udev rule is executed twice because Android Smartphone is mounted 2 times

I need your help. :-) First I want to excuse for my Englisch, I´m from Germany. I have a Bash script which should be executed every time an Android Phone is connected through USB. This is done by my ...
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Barcode scanner Honeywell ms5145 only outputting to terminal

I have this barcode scanner. When I read any barcode (ean-13) it prints this number 056053057052048048051056052053054052050070010. The number is printed only in the terminal. In a text editor or web ...
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Black screen after Ubuntu instalation and “Missing Operative System”

I have installed from a Booteable USB to a Empty Flash 8GB the lastest edition of Ubuntu, and every re-install at the very end i get a black screen, and after that i rebooted and it says "Missing ...
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Unable to Mount External USB SSD

I bought a 1TB external USB SSD (Shadow). I want to copy files from an old disk and use it with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 7 (so NTFS). But it won't automount. The internal drive is SSD as well and ...
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hplip-3.15.6 causes cold-start problems on Ubuntu-14.04 64-bit-amd

Since (automatic) installing (and automatic removal of previous hplip version) of hplip-3.15.6 on an 64-bit Ubuntu-14.04LTS platform the USB-port-connected and AC-on HP Printer is not recognized on ...
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Linksys AE1200 doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have read through and followed several different posts on this topic, including trying ndiswrapper. Nothing seems to get this USB wireless adapter working for me. I need an expert to help walk me ...
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Peripherals work, but flash drives do not.

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I recently had issues with my mobo and PSU and both have now been replaced. Before the replacement my USB ports would only work with my mouse and keyboard, but did not ...
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How to make Bootable Usb of Windows 8.1 from ubuntu 14.10

I want to make a bootable USB of Windows 8.1 from ubuntu 14.10 so that i can install it on my laptop. i tried to using winusb, UNetbootin. but both of them failed. Does anyone know any latest software ...
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Error while mounting a USB device

Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdc2: Command-line `mount "/mnt/pci-0000:00:1d.0-usb-0:1.2:1.0-scsi-0:0:0:0-part2"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: block device /dev/sdc2 is ...
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Copying speed to external hard drive get slower and slower

When I copy files (lots of them) to an external hard drive it's start on a pretty good speed and get slower and slower until I just give up.
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Can you “set a persistent size for saving changes” after creating the Bootable USB?

I have created a bootable Ubuntu USB and I realized when I was restarting my PC none of my changes were being saved. After some searching i realized this was because I didn't allow extra space for ...
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Installing Linux Help [duplicate]

I have created a bootable Ubuntu USB. I was wondering if I can then fully install Ubuntu onto my USB or if i have to install it to my hard drive. Thanks
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Install Windows 8 on USB using Ubuntu

I was wondering if there is any way that i can install windows 8 or windows server 2012 onto a memory stick and made it boot-able using ubunbu. I know that this is posible on windows by using ...
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Disable dynamic power management for USB device in Ubuntu 15.04

In an attempt to diagnose this problem, I would like to disable dynamic power management for my USB headphones, but the kernel documentation for USB power management is not up-to-date, and these ...
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How to download ubuntu to harddisk?

My USB ports are not working, cannot use DVD nor flash. How to install ubuntu directly to HD?
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15.04 USB problems

Alright so interesting problem that started after fixing another one. A few days ago I did an upgrade on my computer. I installed a new video card and wireless adapter that in turn finally allowed ...
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ubuntu on a usb for boot up

Can anyone help me? I'm trying to download ubuntu on a usb to load onto a new laptop. Here's a screen shot of what I get, and I just don't know enough to figure out what my mistake is. Never mind, ...
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Ubuntu live usb and installation freezes

the problem is, that the ubuntu 15.04 64bit as well as the 14.04 64bit live usb I created freezes at random points during the installation as well as when I use it as a live cd. I verified the usb ...
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What to do with `usb 3-1: Device not responding to set address`?

I found it in dmesg of my Ubuntu 14.4.02 notebook. I wonder if should take actions. ~ > grep "usb 3" dmesg [ 2.475970] usb 3-1: new low-speed USB device number 2 using xhci_hcd [ 2.476450] ...
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USB wifi nub becomes unreliable when USB headphones plugged in

I have an EDIMAX USB wifi nub which I use because the Linux drivers for the built-in Broadcom wireless chipset on my laptop are unreliable. However, when I plug in my Plantronic USB headphones, the ...
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How can I use USB Redirection in virt-manager 0.9.5 running Windows 7 as guest on Ubuntu 14.04 as host?

I added a USB Redirection virtual hardware in my VM. I set the Type to Spice channel. I set the Controller USB to Model USB 2. I have Spice display server and it's working properly. I don't get any ...
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Live USB installation hanging on startup - Vivid, Acer Aspire V

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 and it keeps hanging at the point where it says Starting Wait for Plymouth boot screen to Quit I've tried two different iso downloads (md5 is correct) and two ...
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No usb devices connected option after upgrading virtualbox version

I was able to use usb in all vm but after upgrading virtualbox version, it shows no usb devices connected. I have also installed virtualbox extention pack and added user in vboxuser group. Nothing is ...
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How to install VeraCrypt onto USB

I know how to encrypt a file and move it onto a USB with VeraCrypt(VC) however, I want to install VC on my USB so I don't have to install VC on every computer I use. All the instructions I have found ...
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Extremely slow hard drive problem

I'm pretty new to linux and my research doesn't find a solution for my specific problem. I don't believe I understand the whole situation well enough to know what to search for exactly so please ...
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Mounting a camera as mass storage automatically

When I connect the camera via the USB cable, its is detected by lsusb but it's not mounted. I followed the answer to this question: Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device Now it ...
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path to USB drive

I'm trying to find where is mounted my mp3 player. I can acces it via Nautilus but for some reasons I would like to acces it via terminal. And I can't find out where is it mounted. In nautilus in the ...
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Transfer speed are superficial (Extremely high)

When I make a file transfer from HDD to pendrive(cheap sandisk USb2.0), Transfer speeds are extremely high (80-250MBps) intially and transfer indication stops(sometimes hangs) at end. It will usually ...
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USB device not accepting address 5, error -71

I had problem with my ubuntu 14.04. Today Ive started it and it was without top and side panel, so I have found some tips, how to fix it. Nothing helped me, because I didnt found Unity, so Ive ...
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Zoom H1 doesn't shows up in filemanager [closed]

I'm using Elementary OS Freya, which is based on the latest Ubuntu LTS 14.04. My problem is, when I connect my Zoom H1 via USB to my laptop, it doesn't shows up in my file manager as already said. I ...
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External USB Numeric Keypad not working

I have just had an USB numpad to use with my Xubuntu 15.04 The pad has a "Num lock" button with the LED going on/off when pressed, but the number (0-9) or sign (.+-/*, ENTER, TAB) keys don't produce ...
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“no such partition” usb boot

After a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I was trying to mess with my partitions and ended up deleting my ubuntu partition. This killed grub, and I can no longer boot to hard drive. I tried to ...
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Recommendations for USB drive specs for full Ubuntu Installation [closed]

I want to install Ubuntu to a USB drive, for use with the same laptop. I want to do a full installation on it rather than a Live USB. I have looked up the pros and cons and I'm certain of this. The ...
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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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How do I access Ubuntu?

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, and this probably seems like a stupid question, but just how do I actually boot up Ubuntu? First, I shrunk my hard drive and created a new partition, and then ...