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 do I configure a displaylink USB monitor?

I have seen many pieces but not a comprehensive guide to fix what must be a very common problem, particularly in Ubuntu 11.10 where there is no xorg.conf file. Is there an easy how-to somewhere (for ...
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Why won't Ubuntu copy large files to flash drives or network locations?

Since I installed 11.10 I am unable to copy large files (say 1gb or more) to ANY usb drive that is formated as FAT. The file starts copying, but soon an error appears, saying "Unable to Copy" . ...
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Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 not working in Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 video to work? I am facing some issues with my webcam and I need some help because I have tried everything but I can't get it ...
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What is the code of autorun.inf?

I have just installed Ubuntu LTS (lucid lynx) 10.04.3 into my USB stick. But when I insert it to a computer in a computer shop, a program named autorun remover automatically removed the file ...
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How can I get 11.04 to recognize my USB headset?

I have a USB headset with microphone (Logitech, model number appears to be A-00009) that I can't seem to get Ubuntu (Natty, 32-bit) to recognize. The hardware is an Asus K52F laptop. Following is the ...
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Can ubuntu be installed on a USB 3.0, not talking about live usb, i want to install it on usb itself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Can ubuntu be installed on a USB 3.0, not talking about live usb, i want to install it? I was thinking about buying a 16/32 gb usb ...
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Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader (internal)

I've just plugged in a internal usb card reader Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader $lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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downloading to usb

I downloaded the program and clicked on the option to download it to a usb drive but once downloaded it prompted that I burn it to a CD but my netbook doesn't have a CD-ROM. Suggestions?
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Ubuntu install fails reporting insufficient space on Asus Eee PC?

I have been running ubuntu on a virtual machine for a while now I'm trying to install it on an old Asus eeepc 1000he which has no Cd/dvd reader/writer. I started by downloading Ubuntu 10.04 livedisc ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware? [closed]

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...
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How do i change permissions on a FAT32 formatted drive?

I have big problem. I am using MS VC++ on win and Qt Creator on ubuntu. So, today I have problem. I can't change my permissions on my flash drive (FAT32). Q: How I can change permissions on FAT32 ...
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How do I interface my Samsung Rugby II phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Samsung Rugby II phone, which I charge by plugging into the USB port. It has pictures and video on it, which I'd like to get out through the USB port, but nothing pops up in Ubuntu when I ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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How can I mount my LeapFrog Tag USB device?

I have no problem with my USB key devices: there are mounted automatically. But for the LeapFrog Tag USB device it is not mounted automatically. So I look in the Ubuntu documentation to mount USB ...
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How to install Ubuntu using a USB stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive? I cannot install Ubuntu 11.10 from a USB stick. It doesn't boot to Ubuntu page for installation but remains on Windows 7. ...
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Ubuntu running too slow on USB stick

since quite some time i'm running ubuntu on an external hard disk, connected to the PC via USB. This works quite well. I recently got a 32GB USB stick and i installed (so no live USB) Ubuntu 11.10 on ...
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Install Ubuntu on external harddrive later use it as internal disk [closed]

i want to install ubuntu on a kind of firewall device, that has no usb-port or other connections except LAN. (I don't want to setup a whole tftp etc). So I decided to install ubuntu on an external USB ...
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mp3 player a8706 not detected as usb device [closed]

I've got a a8706 mp3 player. When I plug it in, it charges but doesn't mount. In XP mounting works perfectly fine. I'm using 11.10. What should I do? Thanks lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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Cannot Write Image to USB drive using usb-creator-gtk

When I select the disk image using the "other" button, it doesn't appear in the list. Any ideas? I am trying to make a USB startup disk for Android 3.2 from android-x86.org, the image size is 184 MB. ...
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Is there a way of including firmware on a USB installation media

About a month ago I had a problem after installing ubuntu which resulted in my Wireless card not working because I didn't have the required firmware on my installation media (USB), if I hadn't had a ...
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Mouse isn't recognized

lsusb says: chris@cnb:/var/log$ lsusb Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 ...
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How do I get a Belkin F5D6050 wireless USB network adapter to work?

The title question says it all. I've been working to answer it for my computer for the last 12 hours. I've read many articles, attempted many tricks and am more or less where I was with this problem ...
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usb0 ethernet on 10.04.3 Server

I am installing Ubuntu 10.04.3 on IBM System x3400 M3 which is listed as certified for Ubuntu 10.04. I was unable to configure Broadcom netxtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Driver bnx2 during that point. ...
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Ipod Touch not mounted

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 in a Dell XPS15. When plugging in the Ipod it charges but when trying to mount it I can't find it anywhere. I've done a dmesg | grep usb before plugging the Ipod and I ...
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USB boot flashes and crashes

I went through the steps listed on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download but it does not work. I start up my Toshiba Satellite laptop and press F12 to pull up the boot menu. I select my USB ...
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USB keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop model: Dell N4110 OS: Ubuntu 11.10 I have brought a USB keyboard and plugged into my laptop. But it does not work. Please suggest me what should I do?
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Dell U2711 monitor USB hub does not recognize/auto-mount USB disks

I recently purchased a Dell u2711 display. The monitor works well in Ubuntu 11.10, that is, auto recognized and working at full resolution with the included DVI-D (dual link) cable. My problem is ...
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Cannot modify my USB Files/Folders

This is my first post here, I hope that you guys can help. I connected my USB on my computer (Ubuntu), but I can't modify its folders/files. It says that I don't have enough permission. So I tried ...
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Poor performance after reinstalling to a USB drive

I am currently running Ubuntu 11.10 off of a SanDisk 16GB USB. I installed it using a Live USB with the following partition configuration: 6GB Primary /dos FAT32 5GB Logical / ext4 5GB Logical ...
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USB Mobile Broadbands on UBUNTU 11.10

this is really a weird problem, it seems that mobile broadbands can be recognized only by the live/live-install version on the usb/cd but cannot be recognized on the installed system ! I tested it ...
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USB mouse/lightpen clicks interrupted every 5-10 seconds

I have my Wacom Volito lightpen connected to USB port and trying to use it with Gimp. The problem is that every dozen (randomly) of lines it draws exact vertical, horizontal (randomly again) lines ...
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usb transfer speeds much slower than windows [closed]

I have been exclusively using ubuntu so I hadn't previously noticed this but transferring files/folders across usb 2 and 3 is a lot slower on ubuntu. My external drive is exfat, and using usb 3 on ...
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my LaCie 500 Gb not mounted on 11.10

My external USB drive was recognized with 10.x versions of Ubuntu but since 11.x I am getting stuck, I had tried everything I read in forums but still the same error: 4956.401052] usb 2-1.4: new ...
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How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10, and when I connect my Kindle Fire to my computer via micro usb, it is not recognized automatically. Other usb devices, such as my ipod and digital camera, are recognized just ...
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USB memory device not detected [closed]

It used to work fine, but then one day it just would not show up. I've tried using all the USB ports. The memory stick works on other computers, and other USB devices work on this computer. Anyone ...
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How to set up multiseat network through a USB connection?

This year I started a project called the Brighter Future Project. We collected donations in the USA and used them to buy/assemble computers and bring them to other places with more need. We are now in ...
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Is it possible to use a USB guitar interface meant for ASIO on Windows with Ubuntu?

I have the peavey xport usb guitar interface. It comes with an installation CD to set it up with ASIO drivers on windows. Would it be possible to use the interface on ubuntu so that I could make use ...
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Is it possible to use an old computer that just has the possibility to use an USB interface WiFi?

I'm using Ubuntu 8.10 with on an old computer which is not very powerful, it has no WiFi on the mother board. I would try to use an USB interface WiFi and I've seen many interfaces on the market but ...
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How do I disable file sorting on usb drives? [closed]

Are there any file managers that allow unsorted folders on usb drives? I can select manual sort on my hard drives fine, but when I connect a usb mass storage device the option for manual sort is gone ...
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Dell N7110 i7 overheats and doesn't boot when anything is plugged into the USB3 port [closed]

When i plug in any devices (mouse, keyboard) into usb 3.0 system dell n7110 overheats and fan goes crazy with terrible noise. So i'm using 1 usb 2.0 slot now with a usb hub. It doesn't solve the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu from a external hard drive?

I have a very simple question... Is it possible to install Ubuntu from a external harddrive? If it is where can I get information on to do it? Thanks in advance for any help.
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How to disable automount in nautilus's preferences

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 (64 bits) and I do not want to mount automatically USB thumb drives in my system. I tried the command dconf-editor and gconf-editor but there isn't the icon to disable it in ...
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How do I 'see' an external USB drive connected directly to my Broadband Router?

This is a very frustrating problem! I have a small home network with several dual boot Ubuntu / Windows computers. I have recently upgraded my Broadband connection and the new router permits the ...
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Backing up a VM server to an external USB drive

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server running my VMs on kvm/qemu. I've been manually pausing my VMs (using virt-manager gui) and then copying the /var/lib/libvirt folder to an external usb drive at ...
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How to copy usb stick with multiple partitions?

I have a usb stick with two partitions FAT 32 adn ext3. First one is used to boot from using SystemRescueCD. Second one contains the image I use with image recovery tool. I have to copy such an usb 10 ...
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How do I get a UDTT704D USB tv tuner working?

I am a new Linux user. I have an UDTT704D USB TV tuner but I can't watch TV on my Ubuntu install. I have tried several different viewers like Kaffeine and MythTV but they don't identify my tuner. ...
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Can't see ipod, even in lsusb output

Just installed 11.10 64-bit Hooked up ipod touch 2nd gen, and nothing. OS doesn't attempt to mount it, and opening a terminal and running lsusb results in it listing every device connected to my USB ...
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Nautilus keeps remounting after I “Safely Remove Drive” [closed]

Why does Nautilus automatically remount a USB Drive when I clicked "Safely Remove Drive"? It powers it down nice, then just when I'm about to unplug it, it reactivates it and remounts it! OOPS! Now I ...
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how to run virginbroadband from usb in 11.10?

i need to know how to install and run this virgin broadband from ubuntu 11.10. from australia. I have the username, password and APN but it does not seem to connect. ANy help will be appreciated, ...
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Can I boot Ubuntu from a floppy?

I'm stuck on a really old computer with ~500MB RAM and a 6GB HDD. It has Windows 2000. Being not from this side of the century (it originally ran Windows 98), the BIOS does not have an option to boot ...