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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I've got a new notebook with freeDOS as only OS [duplicate]

I've got a new Asus x550V notebook without OS preinstalled. The only thing on this laptop is FreeDos. For some reason Installation though USB stick does not working. I followed all of the steps I ...
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USB imagewriter not in software center

Imagewriter appears to be missing from newer Ubuntu release repositories. Is there a problem here? How to get imagewriter with Ubuntu 13.04?
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Mobile broadband USB stick not working suddenly

My Huawei mobile broadband dongle was working on both my computers until a week or so ago. Now, it only works on my laptop. My laptop is running Ubuntu 13.04, my desktop is running 13.10 (the dongle ...
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Can't manage to make USB bootable

I have switched several times between different Ubuntu and Windows versions in the past several years, and decided to go for Ubuntu again. After downloading a 64-bit 13.10 Ubuntu Desktop, I tried ...
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Wake up my PC from suspend using a USB device (e.g. mouse)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and I can't wake up my desktop PC from suspend with a USB device (e.g USB mouse). The entire process of suspending/resume works perfectly but the only way to resume it's ...
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Light distro for eeepc [duplicate]

Hello i have an eeepc 900 I want to install a light distro on 4gb sd card for simple tasks user must be able to launch mo3(through vlc), occasionally surf internet, and attach usb stick to get mp3 ...
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copying fils to external storage error

Every time i want to copy a file or a folder to an external storage the files size gets a lot less when i see it from the other PC (Ubuntu is not copying all the file) I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and ...
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How to connect dlink dwm156 on ubuntu 12.04lts?

Hi my system config are: Dell Inspiron N4010 Intel i3 4gb RAM 500GB HDD dual boot windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and ubuntu 12.04lts 32 bit Dlink DWM-156 H/W ver: A7 firmware:A7.0.1IN lsusb gives ...
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Secure boot idea block usb boot

I saw when my computer battery was low, it automaticly hibernate and when i opened it again i dont see boot device option or bios setting keys. So if we send hibernate code every shutdown or reboot, ...
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How to install Ubuntu on usb drive (not live simulation)

I want to install Ubuntu on my usb disk. But not as a live CD. I want to connect to a PC, and boot my ubuntu as on a normal PC. So that I can make changes and install new programs. With a live cd is ...
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DVD or USB to install Ubuntu?

My ASUS notebook K53E is currently running under Windows 7. I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows and be able to choose between these two systems each time I start the computer. I ...
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BT dongle - ASUS USB-BT400 not working

I run on one problem. My USB Bluetooth dongle ASUS USB-BT400 is not working. I'm googling whole day for some clues, but without success. Could you please help me? USB deviace is properly found: ...
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Epson Scanner sx218 - Works Intermittently

My Epson SX218 does not seem to be reliably recognised. I have installed the correct drivers from the Epson website. I have edited the /etc/sane.d/dll.conf file to contain the uncommented line - ...
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ps3 bluetooth remote connected as linux input device has only one event type on 13.10

I'm trying to setup my Harmony Smart Control as a PS3 Bluetooth Remote Control (it pretends to be this remote) under Ubuntu 13.10 (latest kernel and updates installed). My bluetooth dongle wouldn't ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse [closed]

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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How to mount a device in ttyUSB0?

I'm trying to mount a USB internet dongle (data card). The output of dmesg is: [20200.396232] option 2-1.2:1.1: GSM modem (1-port) converter detected [20200.396448] usb 2-1.2: GSM modem (1-port) ...
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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Creating bootable USB on ubuntu Start Disk Creator issue

I have followed these Instructions Using Start Disk Creator Erase the USB Mount the ubuntu-13.04-desktop-amd64.iso of Ubuntu 13.04 Make startup disk and it goes to the 41% in just few seconds and ...
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Legacy Laptop Install

I have an old laptop that runs windows 2000. It has no internet connection, a CD drive (will not read DVD's), and will not boot from USB. Is there a way I can get the full install file onto my USB ...
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How to Clone Ubuntu installed on USB stick onto PC HDD?

I'we allready have a USB stick with Ubuntu installed. I'm running ubuntu from the USB stick so that I can bring it with me and plug it into different computers and boot my allready tweaked and ...
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I cannot format my flash usb stick - newby user [duplicate]

I have the latest edition of ubuntu, formated my pc 1 week ago. I Right clicked on the USB flash partition and I sow the format option. It is not grayed out, I do the format, it shows no files when I ...
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How to turn off hard drive when booting from USB?

I want to install Ubuntu on a USB drive and found these instructions here. I want to do this, because I want to use my laptop when I am in a car or when I walk. So, I want to turn off my hard drive ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from USB but when booting it shows unknown keyword in 'SYSLINUX configuration file. [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 9.04 and I want to install newest version (Ubuntu 12.04). Using start-up disk creator I prepared Ubuntu ISO and saved it into USB but when I boot it it shows an error: 'SYSLINUX ...
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I want to boot ubuntu-12.04 with USB [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu-9.04.I want to install the new version of Ubuntu. So I download the new version and insert it in the USB by using startup disk creator but when I go to boot it from usb it shows : ...
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How do I boot up Ubuntu on Windows 8 from a Linux USB key?

I did all of the steps on creating a special Linux USB key with Ubuntu on it, but how do I boot up Ubuntu? I was told that I plug in the USB into my computer before I start it up, it will go directly ...
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Issue making bootable usb of ubuntu for mac

I've gotten everything to work up until the 9th step, going by what is on the help.ubuntu.com page. When it says "Execute sudo dd if=/path/to/downloaded.img of=/dev/diskN bs=1m (replace ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu from 10.10 to 12.04 with live USB

I've been running Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Remix for many years and didn't really understand that I had to update it to keep it running well. Now everything is extremely out of date and I'm having a hard ...
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Ubuntu Server install via USB. No Install option, only Test Memory and Rescue

I have created a USB Install drive based on ubuntu-13.10-server-amd64.iso using Universal USB Installer v1.9.4.8. When I boot from the USB drive after selecting my language, I do not get the option ...
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Ubuntu (only) Installed: Cannot boot to reinstall

I am a first time Ubuntu user. In my computer Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was installed on a clean box, all hardware is brand new. Intel 64bit, SSD. NO Windows installed. After a few hours using Ubuntu, ...
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Can't print any more “Stopped - Filter failed”

I have a HP DeskJet 940c. It had always worked. A few days ago it has suddenly stopped working. Even after reboot, its status ("Printer State") always shows "Stopped - Filter failed" and every time I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't mount my disk on key?

I have a disk, it worked well but suddenly after formatting it to Fat32 using Windows, connecting it to my Linux doesn't mount it, what should I do? This is the output of lsusb: $ ls usb Bus 002 ...
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How can I get all USB storage device to mount as read-only or offer no mount options at all?

These are the two parts of my query: Is there a way to mount all USB storage/flash/removable storage devices as read-only i.e. set the default mount policy to read-only? Back in Windows OS, I could ...
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Formating Ubuntu installer on a usb stick

I have a USB stick with 8 GB and I want to put the ubuntu installer on it. Once I am done installing Ubuntu on my computer can I format the USB stick so the Ubuntu installer is not on there anymore? ...
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How to boot up from usb?

HI how can i boot up a usb.I already install ubuntu iso. and create a bootable usb using pendrive..i restarted my computer but the usb wont boot up.What should i do.Please answer me AS SOON AS ...
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Help installing Ubuntu Server

I'm using an old computer to make a server, it has an Intel CPU and 2GB RAM. I made a bootable USB flash drive with Universal USB Installer, and even tried with UNetbootin. I am trying to install ...
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Ubuntu on a Fresh Lenovo G400

I downloaded 12.04 using OS X, transferred the ISO to USB, then set the Lenovo G400 to boot from USB. However, it just goes back to FreeDOS and nothing happens. What else should I do? Thanks
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How to add users to vboxusers

So I want to use my flashdrive in Windows XP, which I am currently running in Virtualbox, but when I open up the settings to enable usb usage, I get an error: Failed to access the USB subsystem. ...
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CX usb3 2.5-hdd-case asm1051 wont spindown/detach on ubuntu 12.04

bought this device http://www.ebay.de/itm/281128589294?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 it mount and unmount the partitions on the drive smart is also supported the only thing ...
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USB Audio Input recording 3.3x too slow, playback 3.3x too fast, and garbled

I'm developing a USB audio device that acts like a microphone. It produces an isochronous (USB-talk for real-time) audio stream at 8000 Hz, 16-bit PCM. With Ubuntu 13.10 the recording takes place ...
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What is the state of the Ubuntu USB 3.0 driver

I have a device, that over USB 3.0 enumerates as a speaker and a microphone (two interfaces, each with a single endpoint) under Windows 7. However, under Ubuntu 13.04, only the speaker shows up. How ...
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How do I block file transfer to USB devices except for USB headphones?

I want to block USB file transfer in my Ubuntu OS, but I am using USB headphones - so I want to block only file transfer to USB pendrives. How do I block file transfer to USB devices except for USB ...
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Cannot mount USB pendrives in 13.10

I just upgrade to 13.10, and it doesn't mount any of my pendrives that was automatically mounted in 13.04. Did any one have this problem, or have any idea on how can I make 13.10 mount the pendrives? ...
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USB Mount Autorun a script using udev

I've spent a lot more time than I was expecting and was hoping I could get some help debugging. My goal is to sync files between my documents and my usb drive as soon as it is mounted. I've ...
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My laptop will not boot any distro other than ubuntu from usb

I am having issues trying to create a persistent live usb flash drive. I cannot seem to get any kind of persistence working. My first try was to create a (L/K)Ubuntu 13.04 live usb with persistence ...
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How can I boot Ubuntu from a USB external disk that was previously the internal laptop disk?

I finally decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop; I also upgraded the internal disk to 1TB and kept (untouched) the old 500 GB disk in a SATA-USB enclosure for sake of security (you may ...
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can i load 12.04 into a completely formatted pc via a usb stick?

when my son was given a pc that needed its original windows disc to boot again, i had an ubuntu 9.04 disc so we loaded that in instead, removing windows in the process. however, since this was an ...
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Booting from a pendrive(USB) doesnt work !

I've created bootable USB by some software and set my first boot device to USB but it doesn't booting. It doesn't proceeds after showing "Verifying DMI pool data".
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USB 3.0 Asix AX88179 not working on Ubuntu 13.10

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and I had the AX88179 driver installed from the PPA. When I upgraded the USB 3.0 to Ethernet converter stopped working although it should be included in the kernel ...
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How to connect mtp android device to ubuntu 13.10

I searched here and google and all I could find is how in Ubuntu 13.04 forward mtp devices are supported. The answer I found are for ubuntu 12.04 or ubuntu 12.10 Well, I connected my phone in mtp ...
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Could not find live medium Ubuntu 12.04.3

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my Acer V5-552G-X412 64 bit computer, and am having some trouble with it. I was able to install Windows 7 on it previously after uninstalling Windows 8, ...