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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Disabled my built in laptop camera, but it re-enables after reboot

I'm on 12.04LTS. I have an external USB HD cam that I run as default (preferably). To do this, after every reboot I have to run sudo su -c 'echo "0" > ...
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How do I set DocumentRoot/Directory path in XAMPP httpd.conf to USB flash folder?

I use Lubuntu 13.10 with XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3 and my USB flash is FAt32 formated. When I try to set XAMPP configuration file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf: <Directory /> Order allow,deny ...
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Ubuntu Wont Uninstall On My Windows 8.1 Pro With Uefi! Usb Stick|

I can't Install Ubuntu 12.04.3 to my notebook PC. I've tried everything from USB Drives to CD/DVD. I Also Have UEFI and here are my system info: Windows Edition: Windows 8.1 Pro Manufacturer: ...
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Trouble finding ubuntu compatable usb wifi adapters [closed]

I've read the forums, I looked at that page that everyone posts on. I don't mean to sound like a douche but can you guys just seriously help a noob out and recommend a USB wifi device that works in ...
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How to read ubuntu installed on the hard drive from the USB device (no recover GRUB) [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my hard drive working without any problems, but after installing a program called "Acronis True Image" and using its "try and decide" function, I lost GRUB. How do I ...
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File readeable on computer, but not on USB [duplicate]

I just have A REALLY BIG PROBLEM. I've made a pdf file, and on my pc is readeable, and on others pc (I've send link to download to others) but, when i put it on my USB flashdrive it's not readeable ...
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USB internet (airtel - Huawei E392) dongle not detected after upgrade to 12.10

I upgraded the ubuntu on my laptop from 12.04 -> 12.10. In 12.04, I followed the installation procedure for linux. Whenever i connect the USB dongle, the application launches on detection and I can ...
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When extracting an ISO, it warns of low disk space, but I have 15 gigs at least. No idea what to do

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried bleachbit, tweak, and all sorts of things. I removed old kernels, orphan files, cleared cache, just almost everything you can think of. I deleted programs, and games I ...
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How to move Ubuntu grub from usb to hdd boot

My question is virtually the same as another asked here (How to move Ubuntu 12.04LTS from USB to HDD), but a little ambiguity leaves me wondering if the answer applies to me. I installed Ubuntu to ...
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flash and usb drives showing up as RO in GNOME

Cannot drag and drop items onto flash and USB drive. Receiving an error stating that the device is read-only, however, I am able to copy to these devices from the CLI.
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libv4l2 error when using webcam with USB 3.0

I'm experiencing a problem when trying to use a webcam with my USB 3.0 ports. I have no problem using the USB 2.0 ports. I get the following error in guvcview or cheese: libv4l2: error turning on ...
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Switch from Ubuntu to Windows 7 [duplicate]

I want to switch from ubuntu to windows 7 using usb because I don't have a dvd/cd drive pls help
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“PXE-E61: Media test failure” installation boot problem with Ubuntu

For the first time in my Life I am installing an OS. I installed it properly using a USB. After the installation, it asked to restart. On restarting, two things are happening: I restart with the ...
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Running a Script on connecting USB device

Please don't mark this as duplicate as this is a different question! I am trying to run a script whenever a pendrive is connected to my system. I followed this and this question And it is working but ...
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How do you create a live persistent Ubuntu USB on a Mac that will boot to a Mac or PC?

Hello I have actually successfully created a live Ubuntu USB (12.04.3 64-bit on 8GB LiveUSB) using unetbootin, however it is not persistent and will not boot on a Mac. Or, if anyone has any ...
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Why does my external HDD unmount itself?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I've got an external HDD connected to my PC via USB 2.0. When I mount the HDD after booting, everything works in the first few minutes. But when I start copying files from ...
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Does dual-boot negatively affect performance?

I only have one hard disk and Windows 7 is currently installed on it. I'm considering dual-boot but I was wondering: Will having Ubuntu and Windows at the same time with only one HDD affect my PC's ...
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13.10 Booting problem

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10m (OEM) onto a system from a usb flash drive but cannot seem to boot without the drive plugged in. When I boot WITH the drive plugged in, my only options are to install ...
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USB mouse/keyboard stopped working ubuntu 12.04 lts 32 bit

I have Logitech easy call desktop set. (http://www.logitech.com/en-us/support/136) I've recently changed my graphic card from nvidia to ati this usb set stopped working in ubuntu 12.04 after that.. ...
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Computer doesn't recognize USB device

I am trying to use an iPod with Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04. I was going to post this as an iPod problem, but it looks like it is bigger than that. When I plug in the iPod in my computer, it reads ...
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USB Audio Dongle for Ubuntu 13.10

I just converted another user to Ubuntu, but unfortunately her onboard sound is currently non-functioning due to a long standing bug, so I'm hoping someone can suggest a cheap USB audio dongle that is ...
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after using the terminal,wireless connection is gone

Yesterday I was looking online to see how can I transfer pictures,files from my Nexus 7 tablet to my desktop computer with the usb cable.. I've found several support forums like this one I'm using ...
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Creating USB with 3 partition fails

I followed this guide http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx to create a bootable USB Stick using OS X Mavericks. I created 3 partitions on the USB stick. I converted the ...
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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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Usb removed too early - GUI not loading

I'm running a dual boot(13.10 and Windows 8) ... and after removing an USB stick too early(in Ubuntu), the GUI isn't loading at startup on both OSs ... I can only access the Ubuntu GUI by starting the ...
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Find which TTY device connected over USB

I am doing android development. The adb ppp command to switch back to the USB cable instead of tcp/ip says it needs the tty as a parameter. I have googled for this and found lots of references to ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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USB file transfer painfully slow - is this a solution in some cases?

A new Ubuntu user here. Case 1: System: F730 with 4 GB RAM - SUCCESS no problems installed 2007 office http://rmitc.org/2013/04/ultimate-microsoft-office-2010-installation-on-ubuntu/ Another ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Won't Recognize [or connect] to my Galaxy S3 [Android]

When I connect my Galaxy S3 to my laptop which is running Ubuntu 13.10, it will not detect the Android device. What can I do to fix this?
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How can I install Ubuntu on a USB external drive for booting?

I want to boot Ubuntu on my mac air(2010) using my external 1TB drive. I converted the install to .img fine in Terminal. Now i need to make a bootable usb drive to install I tried to do the sudo ...
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What log files should be examined to troubleshoot shutdown issues in relation to USB devices?

I am currently having the following issue: Close lid of laptop - laptop suspends Open lid of laptop - laptop resumes Select Shutdown from menu - computer reboots Suspend computer from menu - ...
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How TO create a BOOTABLE USB stick on Windows 8 [duplicate]

i need to boot ubuntu from my usb drive.i did not face problems when creating with pendrive linux but nothing is displayed on the boot screen?
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Error when mounting USB hard drive

Error mounting /dev/sdd1 at /media/nevos/Elements: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177" "/dev/sdd1" "/media/nevos/Elements"' exited ...
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Ubuntu won't suspend, shutdown, etc

I've read everything I can find and can't seem to fix this. I removed novatel_3g_suspend for etc/pm/sleep.d (this fixed it initially but only once and issue persisted afterwards), removed toshset, and ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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Grub installed in pendrive, how to boot from HDD? [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu into a pendrive and now I can't boot into windows without the pen plugged in. It seems that this question (I need my pendrive to boot into Ubuntu, how to correct this and boot ...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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Unable to boot from USB drive [duplicate]

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB Drive. I was expecting a regulation procedure: BIOS>BOOT-order-tweak>boot-from-USB. But it didn't work. I recently upgraded from a 7 year old laptop, and am ...
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Please help me install this USB wifi adapter

I'm fairly computer savvy, but still super new to Linux so bear with me. If somebody could please walk me through the commands step-by-step, I would be very grateful The adapter info: ...
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None of the peripherals(eth, USB ) working after upgrading to kernel version 3.8.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu from a long time but I had never been in the depth of Ubuntu. At present I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was getting hanged randomly and fast when I was using Firefox. I ...
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Ubuntu on external USB Hard Drive

I just wanted to ask, before I do it. I copied my entire system with an exception of few not needed folders to an external USB HDD. If I install Ubuntu (same version) on it, will it work as it is now? ...
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What does “low-speed USB device” mean?

I've got Plymouth disabled so I see anything that happens at bootup. I noticed the following: - When plugging my USB mouse, it says something like "New full-speed USB device connected" - When plugging ...
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burn ubuntu to usb flash drive for install to computer [duplicate]

Do i have to use a disc to load ubuntu on to my pc. Can't i partition it and install a copy? Or copy/burn to a usb drive. Sorry new to this.
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How do I change the bad action I selected as default on USB stick insertion?

I inserted my smartphone in my laptop with a usb cable, and I wrongly checked the "Set this action as default" (or "Remember this action", I don't remember the exact sentence) after I selected a bad ...
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Install Ubuntu from usb key

After reading many identical questions, answers and documents, I still had a hard time to get this one wor. I don't have a ubuntu os machine, but a laptop running on CentOS 6, it does not have DVD / ...
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Trying ubuntu using a bootable USB and creating an account

I want to create a bootable USB and have downloaded the ISO file and will create this on a 16GB San Disk USB drive. I have read that you can create an account once you have inserted the USB and ...
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Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam

Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam... the picture freezes when I press the 'Record a Video' button. If I stop the records, then try and click the record button again it crashes the ...
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Unable to eject/safely unmount USB drive

So I'm trying to safely remove this USB drive, because when I don't it does not work properly. When I go on Nautilus and try to eject it, I get this error message: Error ejecting: eject exited with ...
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How to manage USB powering for sleep mode?

How to disable USB powering for sleep mode while on AC? Settings for each controller or each device would be nice, but I'm glad to see even a global setting. If on AC, after my Ubuntu turns asleep it ...
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Can't seem to boot Ubuntu from USB on VAIO laptop

Over the past two days I've been trying to boot Ubuntu from my VAIO laptop. I have installed it on an older laptop and desktop before, and I would like to install it on this one, but I can't even get ...