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 device descriptor read error

How can i fix this problem on Toshiba satellite l755 with Ubuntu 15.04 when starting up.
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How Do I Install The Linksys AC1200 USB Wireless Adapter?

So I recently built a pc. I have it dual-booting Ubuntu and Windows. I am a noob to Ubuntu and I need help in getting Ubuntu to recognize the Linksys AC1200 adapter. I have tried installing ...
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Booting from Lubuntu on USB with several partitions

Here's my goal: a fully self-contained Lubuntu 14.04.2 installation on a 256GB USB pen drive that I have, which also has an NTFS partition that Windows can read. The drive is /dev/sdd. I started by ...
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New Ubuntu install, initramfs

I've only really used Debian and Debian variants before and then only on either a virtual box or raspberry Pi. I'm trying to install the server variant of Ubuntu onto a Samsung N150 plus netbook (1GB ...
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USB number pad won't work

Last week I recycled my fiance's 2011 Macbook Pro 13.3 and installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto it. I need a numerical number pad for work so I picked up this from Office Depot. When I run lsusb it shows up as ...
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USB Flash Drive Unreadable After Using on Mac OSX

I have a new flash drive that I have been using with just Ubuntu to transfer files between computers. Everything worked fine for a while, then after plugging the drive into an iMac the disk no longer ...
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Keyboard doesn't work during bootup/grub if Wacom tablet is plugged in

I did an install of 15.04 on a second hard drive last night. After install everything was working great, initially. I tested that I could boot into Ubuntu from GRUB, into Windows, and into the BIOS. ...
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How to execute C++ program whenever a USB flash drive is inserted

I have a C++ program that accesses USB pen drives/flash drives. It works for currently inserted flash drive. A normal C++ program doesn't execute until we run it. But I wanted the program to run ...
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Make USB bootable for kali linux

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS.I want to make a bootable usb stick using kali iso image file for Kali Linux installation. I tried following ways:1. unetbootin-linux-608 - it is just writing 4 text files ...
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Unwedging a memory stick

I have a memory stick with a (probably corrupted) copy of the Kubuntu 14.10 installation. I wanted to overwrite it with the 15.04 installation, but it seems to have a read-only vfat partition that ...
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USB 3.0 port does not work on carbon x1 laptop

I have carbon x1 second gen and the USB 3.0 port does not recognize any usb device. Where do I start troubleshooting this issue? I use Ubuntu 14.04.
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I am not able to install ubuntu using usb?

I downloaded ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS iso file from torrent( size 700+ MB)and copied it in the usb. Then I made my usb drive bootable by running command line instructions (since my GUI is not working) from ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from USB Stick on my PC - Black screen - But boots on another PC

My PC is running Ubuntu and Windows. Now I installed Ubuntu from a CD on my PC to a USB Stick successfully. I went to another PC and I could boot to Ubuntu from it (grub menu was showing) and ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu without GRUB

I have a very odd setup and I would like to upgrade my Ubuntu installation while maintaining this setup. Here's the situation: My actual HDD (let's call it "sda") has a Windows installation on it, ...
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USB stick not usable after ISO boot burn

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have made 2 ISO boot sticks, one for Mint 17.1 and the other for 14.04. The Mint USB was made using 'Startup Disc Creator' from the software centre and the Ubuntu one was ...
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remapping CapsLock to Control when using a PS2-to-USB adapter?

The setup: I'm trying to remap the CapsLock key to be Control when using my Model M keyboard (with trackpoint) with a PS2-to-USB adaptor. The problem: if the now-remapped control key stays pressed ...
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Installing Ubuntu on empty PC (by USB) [duplicate]

I have just had my new PC delivered. I have a Macbook running and am now downloading the iso file. Do I need to follow the instructions on the Ubuntu site to create an OS X bootable usb and start the ...
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My Dell Laptop with Ubantu is not booting

I don't have boot dvd/flash drive. I have a desk top with XP SP3; i have down loaded a USB installer to make boot USB but net Ubantu iso. How to down load this iso file and make the boot USB?
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Cannot reinstall Windows after Ubuntu [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop(Sony Vaio Duo 13). The laptop ONLY has two USB slots in the back, no disk drive. A bit later I realized that I still needed Windows for programs needed in ...
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Why do I not have permission to access my usb device, wihch is in /dev/ttyUSB0, even though I am in dialout?

Ubuntu 14.04 problem: It seems I do not have permission to access ttyUSB0, though I am already in the dialout group.(and logged out and back in) Heres some things I have run: ammirato@bvision4:/dev$ ...
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USB Printer: unable to enumerate USB

I have issues getting my canon MP540 to work on my 14.04 machine. They Printer is not recoginzed at all. tail -f /var/log/syslog when plugging in: May 15 21:18:53 Notebook kernel: [ 1218.970245] usb ...
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How can I stop 'Unable to mount Android Device' messages from popping up?

Using 15.04 When I connect my phone to my PC, I get a message popup saying that Ubuntu was unable to mount the device - however I'm able to access the storage on my phone to add/remove files etc. ...
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How To Safely Remove Hardware From USB Ports?

Today I connected my Amazon Kindle via a USB port. When I wanted to disconnect my kindle, I didn't see any option to remove USB device from the PC. I am searching for the 'safe remove hardware' ...
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trying to re-install Ubuntu from USB, initramfs error

I had a laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 that was very buggy that I wanted to install 15.04 on. Before inserting the USB, I noticed that I seemed to have two partitions, one being 500 GB and one being about ...
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Installation progress stuck at splash screen (“Started WPA supplicant.”)

I downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 via torrent and made a bootable USB using: sudo dd if=~/Downloads/ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso of=/dev/sdb I inserted the stick into a new ASUS laptop (running free dos) ...
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Problems with Mac USB Linux Loader

I have been trying to boot Ubuntu with a USB stick on my Macbook Air. I have found several tutorials for this, but all with an older version of both the Mac USB Linux Loader and Ubuntu. Even though I ...
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Live USB not appearing in Boot Menu Acer Aspire V15

I have been stuck on this for days now. I want to install ubuntu and uninstall windows 8.1 on my acer 1.Downloaded ubuntu 14.04/15.04 went smoothly Download linux live usb creator and another live ...
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mtp not work ubuntu vivid 14.10 and Lenovo S-930

I added into /etc/udev/rules.d/51-android.rules: UBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="17ef", ATTR{idProduct}=="7718", MODE="0666" Then I ran the following command (restarting the udev service): $ ...
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Ubuntu Won't Install to older Netbook from USB

I have an older HP Mini 1000 netbook that originally came with Windows 7 Starter. We replaced that with a standard version of Win7 to gain access to more features, but once the OS became too big for ...
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Cannot connect to network using a WiFi USB Adapter

This question has been solved. Thank you for all your help. The solution was just to downgrade. Didn't even need to install the OS for it to work, it worked inside the installer. My mother's old ...
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Copy the bootable live CD to USB in ubuntu without installing winusb

I have a installation CD of windows 7 and I want to make boot-able USB from this CD, to install windows 7 to my other computer. I checked a post form A: Convert a live CD to a bootable USB but this ...
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Hard Drives in Startech Enclosure Are Not Recognized

Issue 1 With Computer 1(Running Ubuntu 12.0.4)? I have 8 external hard drives of varying sizes from different manufactureres that are formatted as either ntfs/ext4. We purchased a Startech 8-bay ...
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windows ISO file showing a lock sign on it.that is why it is giving problems in making USB stick boot-able

Because of this lock maybe that is why nothing helping me out in making a USB boot-able.I tried everything for making a windows ISO file to burn into a USB to patched,imaged to a USB that can be boot ...
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Help with Belkin Dual Band Wireless Adapter AC867

I've been trying to get my Belkin AC867 Dual Band USB adapter to work with Ubuntu 15.04 with no success. I followed this tutorial ...
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custom rule to force FDTI Quad UART FT232r output on specific name

I would like the 4 UARTS that show to be on a name other than /ttyUSB0 because i have many devices that end up on /ttyUSB*. I have written a rule which can create a symlink or new name based on the ...
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USB 2.0 ports not working 14.04 device descriptor read/64, error -32

Tried asking this on ubuntuforums but nothing forthcoming there. Here's my issue: Hello I wonder if someone can help me with this. I have searched but yet to find an answer that works. Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Installing Bootloader/Grub2 on USD with Ubuntu on HDD

I have a Lenovo y510p system with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. It has UEFI with secure boot and I want to dual boot Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.2. I am not a too tech savvy person and want to look at ...
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WD Passport external HD connected but not recognized

I have a 1TB WD Passport External HD. It was working 2 days back and is in perfect condition(its a new one). Today, my HD stopped being detected on my Ubuntu machine. The light on the HD was blinking. ...
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How to share internet from iPad to Ubuntu via USB cable

How to share the internet of my iPad Air with my Ubuntu PC? On the iPad I navigate to: Settings -> Personal Hotspot, there it displays: TO CONNECT USING USB 1 . Plug iPad into your computer ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 on USB with UEFI

My desire is to do the following. The computer has W8.1 on the HDD and it is using UEFI I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 on 32GB USB stick in a way that I can install regular updates and it remembers ...
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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed.starting version 219.error opening USB device 'descriptors' file

Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 15.04 message: [3.877375] ACPI PCC probe failed. starting version 219. error opening USB device 'descriptors' file. I managed to boot in safe mode. My laptop is ...
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Audio Lag/Delay with USB Headset

I own the Corsair Vengeance 1500V2 USB Headset and I like them quite a lot. I have recently switched back to Linux by installing Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit. Everything is fine expect from some audio ...
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my macbook pro will not let me have ubuntu…please help!

I have acquired a 2009 macbook pro 15 at a great price, but I can't seem to figure it out in order to get ubuntu as my only os. I first placed my boot disc I have always used and it would not run. ...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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Install HP 5740 office-jet all-in-one on ubuntu 15.04

I updated from ubuntu 14 to 15.04 so HPLIP 3.15.2 is installed and in theory the HP printer officejet 5740 e-all-in-one should be supported. Yet the HPLIP does not recognize the printer from the USB ...
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thumb drive went in to read only mode, no idea why?

It's almost brand new, suddenly sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdd bs=512 count=1 dd: failed to open ‘/dev/sdd’: Read-only file system tried with sudo hdparm -r0 /dev/sdd /dev/sdd: setting ...
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errors coming after installing Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit from a usb stick

I keep getting errors after the installation of Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit installed using a USB stick. The first time this happened was yesterday when I tried to upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04, but when I ...
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How do I add external usb disk to launcher (15.04)

My external usb disk used to show up in the launcher when I plugged it in. I stupidly unlocked it. How do I get it back in the launcher? This is Unbuntu 15.04.
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Trouble accessing BQ Ubuntu Phone on Ubuntu 14.04

I have the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Phone. For a class project, I need to perform a simple forensics analysis on it. However, I am having trouble accessing the device from a computer (both Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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usb mount problem to aquarisE4.5

Regardless of restarts, I cannot connect with USB to my AquarisE4.5 through my file browser anymore. First it says: No such interface 'org.gtk.vfs.Mount' on object at path /org/gtk/vfs/mount/1. ...