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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Blue Yeti USB Microphone with Chrubuntu 12.04 [closed]

As the title says I'm using Chrubuntu on my Chromebox and I really want to use my Blue Yeti (which is supposedly driver free) microphone with it, but the only thing that shows up as an input is ...
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I need help installing my dlink dwa-160 usb adapter on ubuntu 12.04.1?

I bought the dlink dwa-160 usb adapter a few days ago and i could not get it work. I tried using windows wireless drivers and it found the device but no communication was made. I also tried to use ...
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USB stopped working: what should I do?

All of a sudden I am not able to use properly my external HDD and Pendrives. The disks are correctly mounted, but navigating them is extremely slow and when I try to copy files from my laptop ...
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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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External USB hard-drive changing drive letter

I have a Seagate FreeAgent Go external USB hard drive that was mounted but mysteriously decided to reconnect itself: Sep 30 15:07:06 feinman kernel: [243901.551604] usb 1-1.2: USB disconnect, device ...
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Reset CDMA USB Modem without unplug/replug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you reset a USB device from the command line? I have CE682 USB Modem connected using wvdial. Every time it got disconnected, i cant reconnect without unplug and ...
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How to edit label of USB drive?

How to edit label of USB drive easily without formatting it? I tried right clicking the device and go to the properties but cannot find anything to edit.
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Ubuntu not being displayed in the windows boot manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I download an iso file and installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB , i had windows -7 installed ...
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Locking with USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lock and Unlock from USB disk (pendrive) When i use Windows, there is a program I use called Predator that locks my PC when I remove a certain USB flash drive. It then ...
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Creating flash drive from OS X broke my USB?

I downloaded Ubuntu .iso file from ubuntu.com and wanted to make a bootable USB stick from my MacBook Pro, I use OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). I followed instructions from here. When I did do the sudo ...
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GUI Tool to deny Standard users from Using CD-ROM and USBs?

As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. I could do it by removing the user from the 'cdrom' and 'plugdev' ...
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restart/power on usb port or modem?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I will explain my situation first . I am using A USB modem which frequently disconnect for an hour or so. Then i will plug off it from ports and will insert again .Then it ...
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Ubuntu stops recognizing my Android device

I used to access my Android device through nautilus, but suddenly my Ubuntu stops recognizing the usb port. (Yes, I switched usb ports already!) I type lsusb on console but my Android doesn't appear ...
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Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing

Everytime using this camera it crash my system and gets unblessing freez. But when use Windows it works. Why Ubuntu it crash and freez? Its a USB camera logitech C920? How can i solve this? ...
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virt-manager USB 2.0 problem

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with QEMU/KVM & virt-manager 0.9.4 (latest compiled from source) installed my problem is that all guest windows machines does not recognize usb2.0 ports: windows xp ...
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Using USB-to-Ethernet with Ubuntu 12.04

Being a newbie, please excuse if the technical jargon used is not a universally accepted one :) I have a particular device (say device A) whose USB2.0 driver is available from Linux community. Ubuntu ...
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How to 'talk' to USB modem in Linux?

I have a USB modem that is identified in Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) with lsusb as Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0572:1329 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc. How to talk to that device (e.g. with microcom etc?)? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server auto mount usb to static location

I am trying to get a USB external hard drive (ext4) to automatically mount when it is plugged in. I used to have it working but has since stopped. I have tried the usbmount package however it will ...
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How to make Ubuntu ISO bootable on a USB stick with OSX?

I have a Macbookpro and I'm planning to create a multiple boot. I've already created the necessary partitions and downloaded image file (i386) When I try to create a bootable USB stick from the ISO ...
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HDIO get identity failed for dev/sdb invalid argument [duplicate]

This failure is on an external hard drive connected by USB. However, it worked flawlessly for several days. Then, one day when I tried to start Ubuntu there appeared a Debian splash screen with ...
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How can I run Ubuntu off USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to know if it is possible to install and run Ubuntu completely off a flash drive without using my computers hard drive. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu failed, now i have just a command line

Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB (for which I had to use Bootice on Windows XP to install PLoP Boot Manager on the MDR, since I was unable to boot from USB and have no CD Rom). It ...
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Analog sticks not working, qtsixa+PCSX combination

A few days ago I finally got my PS3 controller to work with QtSixA, and then in PCSX after some tweaking with the controls. But, I haven't figured out how on earth I will be able to get the analog ...
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Can't make bootable USB for release 12.04.1 [closed]

I'm trying to make a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu 12.04.1. The USB drive created by unetbootin doesn't boot; it results in a Disk I/O error message. In trying to create a bootable USB drive, ...
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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...
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Bootable USB Stick Failing To Load

After creating a bootable USB stick on my windows computer, I turned off a seperate computer, a laptop that I owned and plugged the USB stick into the computer. I turned it on and the splash screen ...
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Booting from USB only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu starts only when I boot from my flash drive I am a newbie on linux and dont understand many things unless given a line by line instructions. I am trying but linux ...
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Nec USB 3.0 controller drops connection - Ubuntu 12.04.1

I have some serious problems with Technaxx pci-e 302p card. It has uPD720200a NEC chip with 4020 firmware. BIOS recognises it. Sometimes it recognises devices and system mounts them and are functional ...
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ERROR no room on ep ring with USB 3.0 device

Just did a clean install of mythbuntu 12.04 yesterday on a brand new machine. ASRock Z77 Extreme4 with Intel video chipset, 8gb ram. I'm seeing google references to this as a USB 3 issue in this ...
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Samsung ultrabook usb stick install of Ubuntu fails, keeps booting windows

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung ultrabook via a usb stick. I've tried 12.04 both regular and alternate on 3 different USB sticks but not having success. The laptop just keeps booting into ...
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install to USB without touching windows MBR [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? How do I get a live-USB to use a partition for persistence? I would like as full of an install as possible (most notably no ...
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interrupted printing

I have a HP Deskjet 720C printer plugged into an Ubuntu 12.04.1 Laptop. When I plugged the printer for the first time, the system found the right model automatically and everything seemed to be fine. ...
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USB internet dongle not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Micromax 3G mobile internet modem not being detected I am using Micromax USB dongle, it works well in Windows 7 and also worked well in Ubuntu 10.10. When I upgraded to ...
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How to access files in Windows partition from Ubuntu live USB?

I run Ubuntu from a USB (run the whole OS from it, persistent) and want to access files such as my pictures or documents from Windows 7, is it possible to do so? How?
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Getting MTP to work with a Galaxy tab 2 7.0?

I'm trying to get MTP with the galaxy tab 2 7.0 working on my ubuntu installation. Such that I can access the files. I tried to do what is described here: ...
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How to Lock Unlock Pen Drive in ubuntu 12.04?

My Name is Prakash. We face below problem in ubuntu. Kindly help us to solve it. How to Lock Unlock Pen Drive in ubuntu 12.04 ? How to give right to users ?
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print jobs are held until the VirtualBox guest OS is reboot

Here is the setup: VirtualBox 4.1.20 (which the Help window describes as 4.1.12_Ubuntu) Extension Pack 4.1.20 (for USB support) Windows 7 Home Premium as a guest operating system on VirtualBox ...
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How to extract a list of all devices that were connected to my PC before?

How to know what USB devices had connected to my Ubuntu 12.04 PC. I've read this but I didn't get satisfied since i dont know how to deal with the log file to collect the data I need. Also, I want to ...
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Is there any program available for making bootable USB drive?

I just don't understand the how-to pages for installing Ubuntu from USB drive. Is there any program that can make USB drive from previously downloaded Ubuntu ISO images? Something like that would be ...
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How can I capture video from my Camcorder via USB streaming in Ubuntu?

I have a laptop with 12.04 LTS. I want to import video stored in my camcoder. The camcoder has magnetic tape. How can I import the video using USB streaming, as my laptop does not contains any ...
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Wammu - USB Device Name?

I'm trying to get to my phone's filesystem through USB in Wammu, but I'm stuck in the configuration wizard when it asks for a USB device name. After about an hour of Internet searching, here are the ...
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external hard drive not detected after ubuntu crash [restarting machine]

today i tried to watch movie [with vlc media player] from my external hard drive [expansion portable 500 GB], and it's play good, then pause the movie and play it again, and my Ubuntu crashed! ...
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Does Ubuntu run well on an USB HDD?

I have here a company notebook, and because the HDD is full encrypted, I cannot install an extra partition for another system that I would like to use in my free time. And I really need another ...
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Problem with reformatting Sandisk read-only USB drive

I have a problem reformatting my USB drive. Its showing this error message whenever I try to reformat it using GParted: Parted 0.11.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Format /dev/sdb1 as ntfs ...
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udev rule group ownership not working

I have added a udev rule for my Arduino, but the symlink gets the ownership "root root" instead of "root dialout". $ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/47-Arduino.rules SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="2341", ...
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How do i mount my SD Card? I am using ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

root@shobhit:/media# lsusb Bus 002 Device 017: ID 14cd:125c Super Top Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0c45:6421 Microdia Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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How can I disable usb-autosuspend for a specific device?

This is related to the issue discussed in this question. Summary: the mouse freezes when operating on battery since it is autosuspended after a certain time and needs more time to wake up. Disabling ...
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Can I buy any USB microphone and have it work with Ubuntu?

I want to be able to connect 2 to 4 microphone to my laptop, and record sound using Audacity. It only has one microphone input, and it has two USB inputs. After searching on the web, it seems there ...
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How to get Bus and Device relationship for a /dev/ttyUSB

I need to write an script for restart USB dongles. I have all tools but I can't link my /dev/ttyUSBx to physical BUS and DEVICE. An issue is that I have three dongles with the same id vendor and id ...
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USB hub keep changing ports

I have an external powered USB hub and I'm using Gammu to send some SMSs, but every time the daemon connect to one specific modem, it has the port changed. Gammu is able to send just one SMS and after ...