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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usbcore kernel module on Ubuntu 14.04

I need the usbcore kernel module to connect a digital oszilloscope to the usb port. (http://www.bitscope.com/) How can I install the usbcore kernel module? I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. ...
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Ubuntu not displaying contents of mp3 player

So, I updated to 14.04 and now, after a few days, ubuntu won't/can't open the contents of my mp3 player - a MU820 - saying that it can't display the contents due to some input/output error. What's ...
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DisplayLink ASUS MB168B+ issues

First of all, let me tell you I am fond of Ubuntu and linux, using it every day since 4-5 years now. I love it, i keep loving it but sometimes it is just frustrating to see how much effort it takes ...
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booting error from usb

I have been trying so much time to try without install ubuntu. the first time it said error 0400 corrupt kernel and the second is the picture:
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Booting external hard drive removed from laptop

My laptop recently died, so I took the HD out of it, put it in a case to allow connecting it to a USB port and plugged it into my Desktop, a windoze box. When I tried made the USB drive the first boot ...
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Problem with GRUB with Linux on USB and Windows 10 on SSD [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on usb stick (not live, like here: Can I install Ubuntu to my 32 GB USB pen drive?). But when installer asked me if I really want to install without swap partition I didn't know ...
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When mounting USB in Cinnamon Unity desktop shows up

Every time I mount USB disk and system mounts it Unity desktop comes to te front. It changes wallpaper and shows icons but I cannot click them. If you look at the screenshot above icons on the ...
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USB booting and internet access

Although my HP Stream Laptop running WIN10 will boot into UBUNTU from a USB memory stick (after entering the BIOS and selecting USB) - it will NOT operate to line - the internet - my Router - my ...
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SD Card corrupted after moving files from Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that I'm using to move files between a Windows laptop (Surface Pro 3) and a Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. When I copy the files, everything seems fine on Ubuntu, but then I get a ...
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How would I go about dual booting KALI with UBUNTU

I have a USB drive with 8GB plugged into my port for about 3 hours trying to figure out how I go about dual booting Kali onto my Ubuntu. Yes, that is crazy. using ubuntu 14.04 LTS as current OS ...
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Flashing Bios on Asus C200 for Ubuntu USB Install

I'm trying to follow the steps listed here: https://johnlewis.ie/custom-chromebook-firmware/rom-download/ Upon putting in the following command: cd; rm -f flash_chromebook_rom.sh; curl -O ...
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Change logical interface name based on driver not MAC address?

I have a usb to ethernet adapter that gets set as eth1. I can easily change this in 70-persistant-net.rules and name it how I like. This is based on the MAC address though. I have tons of these USB ...
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Failing to boot from USB on Windows 10, Dell Inspiron 5323

I have a USB with Ubuntu 14.04 on it, but I can't find a way to boot from it. When I do Advanced Startup with the Windows 10 interface, there are plenty of "devices" to select from. They appear in the ...
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Terminal does not recognize the partition's name of USB device

When I run the Terminal command lsblk it shows the information of all the disks. I plugged in my external hard drive which contains two partitions. One partition is on sdb4 on the path ...
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udev rule is not being run and device file permission doesn't get changed

I am trying to change the device file permission using udev I wrote following rule for the same in /etc/udev/rules.d/10-adu.rules BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="usbmisc/adutux0", ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 from USB along Windows 10

I have created the Live USB multiple times in different formats with Rufus, Unetbootin, and Pendrivelinux. I have fiddled with every BIOS setting available to me. When I boot from the USB I get a ...
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using a USB phone modem (LG GD 570) in linux with Reliance GSM 3g Data plan in Kolkata, India

I am using a LG GD570 phone as a modem. My USB connection mode is set up as "Data Service". I am in Kolkata and I have purchased a 3g data plan with APN given by smartnet. So, I connect the USB cable ...
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How to make a bootable OSX El Capitan USB?

I wasn't sure about posting this thread here, or on the apple community. However, as I am using a PC running Ubuntu, I am posting this here. My macbook pro (mid-2015) is out of service. I need to ...
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USB Drive - Not able to change file permissions

Now, please note that this is a sub-question of my old Changing Ownership: “Operation not permitted” - even as root! question. If you do not want to visit that link or cannot, to sum up, while ...
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Am unable to install Kubuntu onto laptop from USB

I'm trying to install Kubuntu onto my laptop, to replace its current distro. I used the dd command to transfer the ISO from my computer to the USB, and everything seemed to be working fine. However, ...
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Anyway to make stick USB work again?

I've been partitioning, formating, mounting and unmounting a stick usb for yesterday. The last thing I know about it it's it was working, but today when I woke up to go ahead with what I was doing, I ...
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How to find the .hwdb header of a general input device?

I have an old USB RF remote that I'd like to use with Kodi. The remote is a non-keyboard input device which generates keycodes. I'd like to do some remapping, but I haven't done that since the days ...
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Creating an ISO from a bootable pendrive (only the used space)

I have a 128GB bootable pendrive with Windows Live on it. I wanted to create an ISO image of this pen-drive so that I can create a bootable pendrive later. This question might seem to be [Duplicate] ...
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Battery, wifi, Bluetooth, Ethernet and USB ports not being detected

A few days back some updates were available and I installed them. However, after the update the battery is not being detected. The Bluetooth is not working. The USB ports do not detect any USB device. ...
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USB sound card regognized as stereo instead Digital SPDIF passtrhough

I bought a USB sound card which is based on CM6206 chip. And it shows as CM106 like device on Ubuntu volume control. There's a optical out that works well with Windows, after installing drivers. ...
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Loosing Root Access On USB Disconnect

When I plug in my usb and then unplug it I unexpectedly loose root access on my computer. Furthermore, when I reboot my computer it prompts me with the message saying Errors were found when reading ...
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Copy optimum cable tv usb drive

let me try and set the stage. I have a USB stick from my cable provider optimum/cable-vision it lets me rewind the channel I'm watching and pause live TV for 1 hour. The DVR only lets me pause 15 ...
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Ubuntu instalation from USB

I tried to install ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386 from USB. I used unetbootin and next LiLi USB CREATOR. There are images what I got. unetbootin LiLi USB Creator Thanks for advices.
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Customized Ubuntu Live USB

So I'm new to Linux in general, and have been trying for the past few days to do something which I didn't think would be too hard. Basically, I'd like to have a persistant bootable Ubuntu 14.04 (Live ...
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Are there any utilities available on Ubuntu that convert bootable USBs to ISOs?

I have a bootable USB for installing Windows 10, and I wish to install Windows 10 on a Virtualbox machine. Is there any way to convert the files in the USB into an ISO?
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Hard drive not showing data after moving it to new computer, went from USB ext to internal

Running ubuntu 14.04 Okay so I have been running this 3TB drive as an ext4 partition from an external usb seagate case, I bought a new computer and set it up tonight and since I have more physical ...
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Need help installing 14.04 Trusty from USB drive (OLD PC)

I have a friend with an IBM ThinkPad T30, and I'm trying to help him install Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Trusty Tahr from a USB drive. He's gone into the BIOS and changed all the necessary settings, and it goes ...
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How to remove a disk that is not safely removed?

I am new to ubuntu. Unfortunately, I removed my usb stick without using safely remove or other stuff. Now Ubuntu doesn't recognize my usb stick and Gnome Disk Utility is looked like this: I looked ...
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Audio output to usb in Lubuntu 15.1

Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.1. Can't figure out how to configure lubuntu to output audio to usb.
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Live Ubuntu USB Not Recognized By Mac or rEFInd

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 as a dual boot on a mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro that runs Mac OS X 10.11.3 'El Capitan'. I have installed rEFInd and created a live USB; however, the live USB is not ...
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So I got this error when attempting to create a partition on a USB drive in 15.10

I was attempting to create a bootable USB from an ISO, and when I hit the "Erase Disk" button on the Disk Creator application, it wipes the USB drive and then throws this error. Attempting to create a ...
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Unable to boot Virtualbox VM with USB with Plop bootloader

I want to run a Windows 10 VM on Ubuntu. I have a bootable Windows 10 USB, and if I boot it on my laptop, it works fine. I want to boot it on a virtual machine so that I can install Windows 10. I ...
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How to fix wrecked flash drives using Ubuntu 14.04?

So, here's the scenario: I have a backup of a USB drive on my Ubuntu machine. I also have openssh installed, and I was copying files from the backups over the network using FileZilla on Windows since ...
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de-install ubuntu and install lubuntu with USB

I am trying to install lubuntu on my notebook (aspire one) as Ubuntu seems too heavy or is getting really slow. therefor I thought of installing lubuntu (or are there other suggestions?). Now I dont ...
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15.10 desktop not detecting win10 OS when installing from USB

I have win10 and 24GB unallocated space on the same hdd that I want to install ubuntu desktop on but when I boot it up from USB and try to install it wont detect my existing win10 partition and gives ...
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Is it possible to check how much power is used by each USB port/device?

I think in Windows, in Device Manager you can check how much current is supplied to each port - I don't think it is accurate though. I am thinking in Ubuntu, is it possible for me to know how much ...
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Auto chmod and launch?

Is there a way to have all files chmoded and then launched automatically? Say when I have my pc off, I insert a usb stick with a game on it, a lot of random files need to be chmoded and then I would ...
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Is it possible to turn off a specific USB port so it doesn't accept any device?

I have a lot of ports on my computer. I would like to turn off one of them, so when I connect my phone to that port, it only charges. I do want my phone to work with my computer in some occasions ...
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Missing / garbled text & error-filled 15.10 live install session from USB?

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on one machine, but have found the Live USB session to be full of errors. Much of the text has missing letters or strange renderings of fonts. When I try to ...
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install Ubuntu from USB key on a windows 10 PC

I am new to Linux and trying to install it "on an external USB key". I read and followed the official instructions carefully on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/ but this does not seem very ...
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Wireless adapter Realtek [0bda:818b] problems - used to sometimes connect, now not at all

I am unable to connect on wireless. I am using a wireless usb adapter. Thanks to [this thread][1], I am easily able to present the following diagnostic info: ########## wireless info START ...
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iBasso D14 “Bushmaster” not working as an USB DAC after kernel upgrade

I purchased an iBasso D14 a couple months ago. It's all fine, the device is working on Windows and Android but it suddenly stopped working here on Ubuntu 15.10 (x64) after a kernel upgrade. uname -a ...
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Can my phone memory serve as a bootable USB to duel install Ubuntu and Window8.1

I am a lay man. I would live to install Ubuntu along side my windows 8.1 (pre-installed), but I discovered that I would need a USB and I'm currently broke. I was wondering if I could use my phone ...
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Only have wireless keyboard and its not working to install ubuntu server pleas help!

This is my second time asking for help here, I hope someone decides to point me in the right direction this time last time on one attempted to answer or comment on my question. My problem is that I ...
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Wifi Dongle hard blocked by wifi card

I have recently installed Linux (Lubuntu 15.10) on a computer that had running Windows Vista before and I'm stuck with enabling the wifi. Two years ago, while still running Windows, the internal wifi ...