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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Mount and unmount errors when usb is connected in 12.10.

I just installed 12.10 and noticed some strange behaviour every time I connect a USB storage device. It reports I already have the device mounted by a different user but there is only one user account ...
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Install usblib package - Ubuntu

I need the package libusb for another package I am installing. I tried the following which seemed to install the package, sudo apt-get install libusb-dev but when I try to install the other ...
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What is the workaround for Medtronic Carelink Ubuntu compatibility?

I am taking a wild shot here: I am a type 1 diabetic who is going on the Insulin pump. Unfortunately, the Medtronic Carelink USB device that uploads data from the pump online only has windows ...
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USB security dongle doesn't get recognised in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an accounting software that runs on Windows and (as per the advice of the user support) Ubuntu. The software comes with a USB dongle which is required to run the software. My problem is that ...
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no way to use opendns on pppoe connection?

I have an old speedtouch usb modem (revision 0) and on my desktop with xubuntu 12.04 I've configured a pppoe connection. I can connect and my ISP assign an IP address and the DNS but the primary DNS ...
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Beginner help for usb start [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I tried to try ubuntu from a flash drive but after I selected my language and said try it just is ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 7 using a usb pen drive

I downloaded the desktop version of Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit and installed it in my computer with the "Universal Usb Installer". I restarted the computer and the computer automaticaly ran the Ubuntu ...
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Virtual USB bus using TCP

I have a router that a printer can be attached to to print wirelessly to. It appears that the software for Windows uses a virtual USB bus using TCP. This allows the printer to appear as if it was ...
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How to format a USB stick

My USB stick looks dead : victor@X301A1:~$ umount /dev/sdc1 victor@X301A1:~$ sudo mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdc1 mkfs.vfat 3.0.12 (29 Oct 2011) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdc1: Read-only file system ...
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Logitech unifying adapter with K520 Keyboard and M310 Mouse not working? [duplicate]

Everywhere that I have read online has said that as long as the devices are paired to the adapter first on a windows machine using the unifying software that it would work fine, so I have done that, ...
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Make Bootable USB disk for DBAN?

I am confused how to make it, found DBAN here. I have an empty USB -disk and DBAN.*.iso. How can I do it with Ubuntu? I followed the instructions here to create the bootable ISO for the DBAN. I ...
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USB mouse and keyboard is not being recognized

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 from my external USB hard drive on my Gateway laptop. The internal hard drive of the laptop went bad, that is why I am using the external one. I have a USB mouse and ...
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How do I get wireless usb adapter TL-WN727N working in 12.04?

annyone knows how to get the drivers for TL-WN272N? Tried the command: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-wireless-generic wich didnt work (didnt find the package). the info from lsusb Bus ...
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Issues while booting from a non-live USB

I recently installed Ubuntu onto a 16GB flash-drive. I am not talking about a liveUSB, I mean I installed full Ubuntu onto the drive. My problem is that when I have tried booting from the device, ...
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Attempting to install netgear N300 Wireless USB Adapter on Ubuntu without a present internet connection

Hello Linux/Ubuntu world out there. I don't have internet presently on the desktop I am trying to install the USB wireless adapter on. This seems to be the problem, which if the hardware would work ...
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Setting primary Internet connection and network on notebook

I have installed Ubuntu on a notebook that I have configured to connect to the Internet using an Iburst USB modem. This works 100% after a bit of configuring. I now have a desktop PC that I have ...
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GET flash memory type: SLC or MLC

Just for my knowledge, I would like to know whether the type of flash memory used in my pendrive is SLC or MLC. Is there a way to find it out? I googled but found nothing.
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USB stick detected but can't be mounted

I have a Kingston DataTraveler SE6 8GB USB stick which I use as a liveusb medium. The liveusb was created with UNetbootin and was working fine, I also enabled persistance in it. Today I connected ...
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Samsung phone not recognized in Ubuntu 12.10 using USB cable [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.10 ,when i connect Samsung Galaxy Ace plus to PC it is not recognized by Ubuntu and USB icon does not appear in phone screen, so i cannot connect my phone to PC. Please help about it. ...
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Logitech M310 doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10

My wireless mouse, the Logitech M310, and the bundled keyboard, Logitech K520, don't work on my laptop. When switching to Windows 7, they work out-of-the-box just fine. The internets say this mouse ...
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USB filesystem not “safely remove”d - file, folder recovery

My spouse's USB thumb-drive (WinXP filesystem, pretty sure...) was not "Safely Remove"d from my daughter's MacBook. Now (many) files and (all) sub-folders on it are corrupted (...yeah, I know...). Is ...
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Printing to a printer connected to a wireless router

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 wireless router which allows me to print wirelessly to a printer connected to it via a USB cable. However, the software used to print to it only works for Windows and OS X. ...
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“Authentication failed” when downloading the release upgrade tool

When I try to update my ubuntu, a window opens which shows downloading the release upgrade tool and then gives an error "authentication failed". Please help.
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How to connect a Nexus 10 to transfer files?

This is a similar question to How to connect Nexus 7 with Ubuntu , But the solution given there doesnt work. How can I connect Nexus 10 on ubuntu. It gives me an error (actually tries to access the ...
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How to disable USB Autosuspend

i'm trying out Xubuntu 12.04, preference was due to hardware specifications of my machine. My problem is my broadband connection using a USB Huawei modem and Sun Telecoms Philippines keeps getting ...
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USB Flash Drive not Detected on 12.10 x64

My Mediatek usb flash drive is not get detected. The o/p of lsusb falguni@falguni-M61PME-S2P:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0e8d:0003 MediaTek Inc. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation ...
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Ubuntu Welcome Screen Returns After Install [duplicate]

I am a brand new Ubuntu user. I recently made the switch by creating a USB Boot Drive with PenDrive. I followed the online instructions to have computer boot from the USB. Initially, I chose the 'Try ...
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Impossible to boot Ubuntu on a USB stick (OS X Montain Lion) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I know this has been discussed over and over but I still cannot run Ubuntu on a USB stick. Here's the step I ...
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Huwaei modem not working

Yesterday I installed 12.10 in my Sony Vaio laptop. I have Huwaei E173 3G modem, I simply inserted that modem into USB slot, after a few seconds modem started blinking and activated. I opened network ...
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Cannot mount one usb disc, although other mounts automatically after 12.10 upgrade

Since upgrading to 12.10, switching on or attempting to mount one of my usb hard drives gives this error message: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/sdg1: Command-line `mount ...
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How to make Logitech Anywhere MX work in Ubuntu 12.X?

I have a Logitech Anywhere MX mouse (wireless), when I connect it to the computer it doesn't work. The mouse works in other computers with Windows and with Fedora 17 and Fedora 19, but it doesn't ...
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USB keyboard works except in terminal window

I just installed 12.10 (clean install and updates). USB keyboard and mouse work fine EXCEPT the keyboard does not work in a terminal window (USB mouse is working in terminal). keyboard is Logitech ...
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Photo transfer problems from camera

We have a digital camera (Cannon SX130 IS) which we often connect to the Ubuntu 12.10 desktop via USB in order to download the images. In past flavours of Linux (Mint 12 was most recent) it worked ...
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Can I use a USB keyboard and mouse with the Nexus 7?

Can I use my usb keyboard and mouse while running Ubuntu on the Nexus 7? The interface is not quite ready for touch input, and I'd like to be able to help test.
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USB 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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Can i emulate a CD-ROM through a USB cable to another computer?

So I was wondering if anyone out there knew a way to do something like the following 1. Mount ISO/DVD on Host 2. share through a USB connection: Making the client think the USB connection is a native ...
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Can I just download the Ubuntu ISO file to my USB and run it straight away with no installers?

I don't have access to running any installer at the minute so I knew that if running from the CD you just burn the iso file to the CD and your ready to go..but can I download this iso file to my USB ...
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How do I find out whether my system has USB 3.0 ports?

I want to buy an external usb 3.0 drive and I wonder how to figure out whether my laptop has such a port (or only 2.0). Neither lsusb -v, nor /proc/bus/input/devices offers any obvious hints, ...
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USB file transfer preparing to copy, but file count climbs indefinitely

I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 to back up my Windows machine that won't boot and am running Ubuntu from the CD. I copied and pasted a volume of about 160GB to my external HDD. The transfer has been ...
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How to get Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running?

I try to get the Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running. Normally is should work with Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel 3.5.x) out of box. But I only get DVB-C running. If I try scan on DVB-T I get ...
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Canon LBP5050 recognized but doesn't print

I tried many different ways to get my printer to work: I tried using a generic Model for the printer, since it is not supported by ubuntu yet. I tried using a model that is close to the one I have. ...
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Cannot mount USB drive — FSTAB error

Recently, one of my desktops seems to have developed a problem with the fstab and mounting USB drives. The specific error I receive is... Unable to mount TRAVELDRIVE Error mounting: mount exited with ...
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Do I need to install Network Manager for Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64 LiveUSB

I have Alcatel Speedtouch ADLS USB modem and I have been trying to figure out how to set it up. I finally found a page explaining it simply. But the Network Manager program link doesn't work. I think ...
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Cannot automount any usb external device under quantal

I recently upgrade to quantal and I have to mount all my devices (usb key, extrernal hard drive and even data cd) manually. I get the following error message in a pop-up window when I insert any ...
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USB write speed irregular

I would like some advice on why this is happening to my USB devices... I have tried a few USB 2.0 pendrives, FAT32, EXT4, NTFS. All no more than 16 GB big. Read speeds are fine (25-27MB/s) Write ...
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Boot to Black Screen from USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS EEEPc 1005PEB for school, but I have decided to sell it, ...
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USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10

USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10. I can get till the language selection screen and later no response to keyboard. Need help.
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How to connect to Internet via wired USB ADSL modem in Ubuntu LiveUSB edition?

I have Alcatel Thomson SpeedTouch 330 USB model modem.I can Ubuntu Desktop 64 liveUSB flawlessly but I don't know how to set up my Internet connection? I tried Network manager and entered my ISP, ...
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Universal USB installer not working

Everytime I try to use the USB installer, I select the .ISO file and it starts working, and I keep getting errors (files not found, etc.) I tried it with two different flash drives and tried ...
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Unable to mount USBDRIVE Error creating moint point: Permission denied

Whenever I plug a usb into my computer a window pops up and says Unable to mount [Name of USB] Error creating moint point: Permission denied steve@goliath:/$ uname -a Linux goliath ...