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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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB stick [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I have a company laptop that I am allowed to use for personal things. I want to run Ubuntu on it, but I'd rather not mess with the ...
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I have my usb fully set up. Now what?

After my computer restarted while upgrading through update manager (yes, I followed every troubleshoot I could find), I have decided to screw it and just start fresh. I downloaded the iso, and I've ...
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How can I create a USB RAID?

Reading this link, it describes how to make a RAID array out of USB sticks, however it describes the process using Gentoo now I don't know about gentoo and have never used it, but I'm supposing this ...
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USB ethernet registered but not working

I have a Cisco USB ethernet device plugged in to my 12.04lts. It shows up in lsusb as ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88772 and dmesg notes it: asix 5-1:1.0: eth1: register 'asix' at usb-000:06:00.0-1 ASIX ...
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12.04 freeze frequently, may be related to mouse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My Ubuntu12.04 often appears stuck - mouse, keyboard, all did not respond, everything stopped. I tried all methods to prove that ...
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How do I delay USB startup on boot?

I am using Zoneminder with a USB web-cam and also analogue inputs from a PCI capture card. Sometimes when the server boots, USB is detected first (and assigned /dev/video0) and at other times the ...
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No OS found when I boot with USB

No OS found when I boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB. I installed Ubuntu with live CD to my USB. I also fail with unetbootin. Also no OS found. It seems that my computer does not support booting with ...
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How do I get a PS3 Sixasis Controller working via USB?

I am trying to get a PS3 Sixaxis controller to work with Ubuntu 12.04. The ubuntu wiki page for sixaxis says to install QtSixA, which I did. The issue now is actually using the controller. I installed ...
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Backup all home folders on usb disk and accessibility

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have multiple family members working on it, each with their own home folder. I have an USB disk that I want to use to backup all my home folders. When my disk auto ...
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Getting my USB headset to work with ChrUbuntu kernel

I just want to make an audio call on my brand new Ubuntu 12.04 ChruBuntu kernel from my Chromebox. For that purpose, I am trying to use 2 devices: A logitech headset H555: ...
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4G Cradle Wimax & Huawei M358 modem Drivers

ENGLISH TRANSLATION Hi from Costa Rica. There is a company here that provides wireless internet service using an USB modem. It also uses an amplified antenna or cradle wimax. Both from the same ...
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Creating ubuntu 7.10 bootable usb?

I'm trying to make a bootable 7.10 usb but can't seem to find any software that supports older distributions of ubuntu. Is there anyway around this? Thanks
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Failure to boot from USB

I have created a USB live disk and am trying to boot from it. The computer Im using to learn Linux on is a Dell Optiplex 755 4gb ram C2D 3.0ghz and Im running windows 7 ultimate without any problems. ...
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USB Boot graphics corrupted on Macbook. UEFI mode?

I'm trying to run 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 off my USB stick on my Macbook Pro. USB stick is fine AFAIK, but when it boots I get corrupt graphics after the boot menu, so can only see random blocks of ...
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USB Wireless is not detected when installing 12.04

When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron E1505, the USB is not detected. During installation, the system asked if I wanted to connect to wireless USB "Real Tec" but not my network. I believe ...
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Weird screen when I attempt to boot Ubuntu from a usb hard drive

I tried to install Ubuntu to an external hard drive (WD My Book Essential 1.5TB). The live CD loaded fine, and I choose custom install. I made 2 primary partitions for Root(/) and Boot(/boot) and a ...
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Mount to /dev/sdb1 without password

I am unable to mount a USB drive (or SD card) to my system without root access. When I plug in a USB drive, it is visible in the left column of Nautilus, but when I click on it to open it, I receive ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my USB hard drive

I have a 500 gb USB hard drive NTFS partitioned that worked till yesterday, but today it doesn't work at all. It doesn't show up on my Ubuntu machine, now in Windows XP or Windows 7, I tried several ...
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How do I get the extra side buttons on my Intellimouse Explorer working?

How do I get the extra side buttons (6 and 7) on my Intellimouse Explorer working?
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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Not Only TV USB tuner not working

How can I install a Not Only TV USB tuner on Ubuntu 12.04? Are there any drivers for it?
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Need help with USB Speakers

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. Any ...
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All drivers disabled after reinstallation

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04 for quite a while, but after installing Windows XP onto another partition, the MBR was overwritten, etc etc. I downgraded 12.04 to 11.10 using a Live CD, but it still ...
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External hard-drive is “clicking” when idle [closed]

I'm struggling with a very annoying issue: My new hard-drive (Samsung Spinpoint M8 1TB (HN-M101MBB) was build in an USB 3.0 external case (Lian Li EX-10QR) and formatted with ext4. When this ...
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How do I list all storage devices (thumb drives/external hard drives) that are connected via USB, from the command line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to detect an USB device? I would like to list ONLY devices connected via usb. The problem is that Ubuntu seems to see all thumb drives as removable (in ...
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Why is ubuntu, or any OS for that matter, giving me a blank syslinux screen? (USB) [duplicate]

I'm getting a syslinux screen upon boot from USB, is there any way to avoid this? It's happening for any OS that I'm trying to install. The exact message is: SYSLINUX 4.03 2010-10-22 EDD Copyright ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a IBM ThinkPad with a USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I would like to know the steps to follow to install Ubuntu on a IBM ThinkPad with a USB please. I would like to replace completly ...
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Booting from a USB for HP laptop

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from my USB, but my laptop stays stuck at the black "hp" screen. I've tried tapping F9 to get to my boot menu, and even f10 to enter BIOS....but nothing seems to work. What ...
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Boot error while booting Ubuntu with USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t boot from liveUSB when trying to install it alongside Windows 7 I know this is my 3rd question today, but every other question of mine has been so nicely answered ...
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Ubuntu requiring USB stick to boot each time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB stick. When I shut down, to boot Ubuntu up again, I must boot from USB. How can I fix ...
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How to write all zero's (zero out) a USB stick? [closed]

I was trying to zero my usb from the option Disk Utility but could not happened. Help me out to solve this problem.
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Problem connecting with USB 3G Viettel in 12.04

When I plug my 3G USB Viettel modem to my case, it is not working. I have tried to access the network icon in the top panel, then I set up the connection, removed it and plugged it in again, but still ...
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Getting “boot error” when trying to boot from USB

I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can ...
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What key to press to get to the BIOS and change boot sequence on a Dell desktop?

What do I press to boot to the USB I just made? Is it F12 or F2 ? Because I pressed F12 in beginning but it did not work and just normally started Windows again. I have XP by the way.
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How do I browse pictures and files on an android phone via USB?

I've got an android LG P690 mobile phone. I would like to know how to browse its pictures, videos, and music files from my Ubuntu Desktop system. I've figured out how to do this with Blutooth, but ...
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Printer sometimes doesn't print

I installed 12.04LTS and have a DeskJet 1125C connected through USB. The problem: Sometimes it does not print - in print jobs is status Pending/Processing but print does not start. I discovered if I ...
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How to detect an USB device?

I got a scenario, where a software works only when you insert the USB device provided by the software vendor in windows operating system. Im trying to find the content stored in the USB device. In ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working after booting (worked until today)

after a cold start it needs some time till my mouse and my keyboard get recognized. It worked until today. On this machine it runs a Linux desktop 3.2.0-26-generic #41-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 14 17:49:24 ...
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Transferring from USB to NTFS hard drive is really slow

I have a second hard drive that I've installed on my system, and copying files from the USB to the hard drive is extremely slow (about 70kB/sec). Here is my /etc/fstab entry: /dev/sdb1 ...
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is there a way to autorun-on-DISconnect a USB external drive (U10.04)?

I have a small USB HD I've bought for doing daily backups, which has an encfs system on it. I've got an autorun script in the root that does a couple of things including mounting the enc-FS and that ...
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Flash Drive Boot Not Detecting Hard Drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in In my laptop, I have a hard drive with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. When I go to boot to it, I get a blank screen with a ...
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Why USB sticks automatically mounted only under root?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and updated all the packages. If I connect a USB stick to the PC it is not mounted automatically, if I run, say, mount -t vfat /dev/sdc1 /media/usb_stick I get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not want boot if external keyboard attached to USB 3

As in the subject, if my external keyboard is attached to my Dell Vostro 3750 laptop (via usb 3) - Ubuntu does not want to boot - I see only black screen. Could you please help me?
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How to check data usage of a USB datacard on Ubuntu?

Are there any tools to check data usage of USB datacard on Linux? The way can be done on Windows, is it possible on Linux also?
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Ubuntu's .iso is read as .rar on Windows. Should I install it on a USB Drive assuming it's an ISO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I'm trying to make an install with a USB Drive with ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso. However, it is showing on Windows Vista 32bit as a ...
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Run 12.04 from USB with no hard disk usage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Using a 32GB USB flash drive, can I install Ubuntu 12.04 on it and run USB on various computers without interfacing with any of ...
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problem forwarding USB device to virtual box

I want to connect a CAN to USB interface for programming an engine control unit to a WinXP virtual machine. only this device is not listed in under the small USB Icon at the lower left of the vm ...
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Ubuntu from USB stick won't work

I'm relatively new to linux and am trying to put linux my HP netbook. Since I'm trying to install it on a netbook I have to use the USB method of partitioning my hard drive. So I have downloaded ...
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Why doesn't my USB 3.0 PCI-E card work (VIA chipset)?

I have a logilink PCIe USB3.0 interface in my computer. Unfortunately there are no drivers available at the website of logilink. Is there any possibility to use this interface on ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - USB3 issue with mobile broadband usb sticks

I am getting a very strange problem as regards the USB3 port of my laptop under ubuntu 12.04 (My laptop is a Dell Inspiron n14z). The laptop has two USB3 ports and one USB2 port. In order to get any ...