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 create a bootable USB on Ubuntu from Hiren's Boot CD ISO for Windows?

Trying to create a Hiren's BootCD on a USB. Not needing anything else such as a dual boot of Ubuntu and Haren or Window's and Haren. All the programs that I can find to complete this either end up ...
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I put ubuntu live USB to laptop and nothing happened

as the title says..I created it, don't know if right. It doesn't do anything. what should I do? Thanks..(I have some grub problems)
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USB stick bad superblock. Works absolutely fine in Windows

When I plug in my 8GB Cruzer Blade 8GB (Formatted as FAT32) into my Ubuntu computer, I get a mount error. The command 'e2fsck -f /dev/sda1" gives me "Bad magic number in super-block while trying to ...
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Gparted resize of an extended partition fails with error “can't have overlapping partitions”.

I just decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. However I didn't do this manually but instead used the "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7" option during the ...
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USB mouse / flash drive don't work in Xubuntu

I just started now with Xubuntu (11.10) and I don't know why but my mouse works strange. If I try to move my mouse it move in jumps and is not fluid (but if I use my trackpad there aren't any ...
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USB boot with no windows?

I fried my computer trying to load Alpine Linux. Now I can't do anything. I have Ubuntu. iso on a USB, is that all I need? How do I run it from BOOT: prompt? I think I formatted my drive and ...
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New HD - Can't get USB boot working to install Ubuntu

Here's my setup: -Windows 7 (legit) - Acer Revo Nettop (it's my htpc) -Hard drive is failing - Followed this article: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows - When i take ...
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Help me i can't format my usb? i have already tried with mkdosfs and gparted

I have a MicroSD card in a USB adapter (which plugs into a USB port on my machine, and acts like a USB flash drive). I was using Unetbootin to make this a bootable USB flash drive with Kubuntu. But I ...
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USB tethering from Android 2.3

I used a friend's Android (2.3) phone that allows USB tethering, subheading: "share phone's mobile network with PC." Android lets me set 2 tethering settings, under "USB tethering type": ...
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USB needed to boot ubuntu after successful installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in similar problem My problem is very much like the problem described in the link. I have FreeDOS and Ubuntu 12.04. When I ...
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Ubuntu Server Installer does not detect usb device

For some time now I am struggling with the 12.04 Ubuntu Server installer. I am trying to execute a clean, CD based install with the mentioned version onto an SD card. For the sake of the simplicity I ...
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Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps with TP-LINK TL-WN822N not working properly

I've an Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps and TP-LINK TL-WN822N connector and it works but it gets blocked suddenly, I don't know why and is not always the same, sometimes 1 hour sometimes more. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stopped suddenly to recognize all usb storage.

Storage gets listed in lsub but is not mounted by nautilus. I tried 2 different devices: a usb stick and an external HDD. usb mouse on same port works fine. is there anyway to force mount it? my ...
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How to install a Brother HL-6 printer?

I have been trying to get an old but good laserprinter to work with Ubuntu 12.04. According to the documentation, the printer can emulate the HP Laserjet IIP printer, and works with PCL4. The printer ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 - computer with no HDD

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu [less than a month using Ubuntu 11.10]. this old machine i have: amd athlon x2 64, 4gb ram no hdd no cd/dvd drive usb pen 4gb with live cd [Ubuntu 11.10 i386] usb pen 8gb ...
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Does Ubuntu log when USB devices are connected?

When I connect a USB drive to an Ubuntu OS, would there be a text file which contains details of that connection and if so, where is that file located ? What is the name of that file?
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USB Mouse sleeping after 5 seconds when on battery [duplicate]

My usb mouse sleeps after 5 seconds of inactivity when running on battery power. It wakes uo again when i press any button on the mouse. This is really annoying. I have made lsusb, and I noticed my ...
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Boot from USB w/ Grub2… computer is useless right now… help!!!

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my MacBook Air, and after a botched update attempt the OS won't boot & recovery mode won't boot. The only thing I can do is drop into the Grub2 prompt. I have a USB ...
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“Unknown keyword in configuration file Boot:” error when booting off a live USB

I successfully followed instructions in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LiveUsbPendrivePersistent to make a bootable usb drive for ubuntu12.04 using the command 'gksudo usb-creator-gtk' in a terminal window ...
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How should USB stick in Lion for 12.04 be formatted initially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? To create an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB stick in Mac OS X Lion, how should be the stick formatted initially?
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Ubuntu on USB stick with Windows installed

Can I install Ubuntu on USB stick without touching Windows Hard Drive and boot from USB when needed? I believe I read you must install 'Boot' stuff on computer main HDD! It defies the need to have ...
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How to recover a USB stick after Ubuntu installation?

I have created a liveUSB-stick with Xubuntu 12.04 on it. I installed Xubuntu from it on a MacBook Air. If I now plug in the usb stick, it is not recognized anymore. How can I make it recognized and ...
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change permission of usb drive [duplicate]

I have linked a new USB drive with my system and i am not able to copy any file to it. I tried to change the permission by using below command: /media$ sudo chmod 777 0000-7D6C "0000-7D6C" is the ...
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ARCAM rPAC USB sound card not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just bought an ARCAM rPAC external USB sound device, and after a lot of hours spent, I just can't get it to work on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit setup. It uses a TI PCM5102 DAC chipset with Asynchronous ...
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Can I retrieve data from a hard drive running Ubuntu from a USB drive?

My hard drive has been on the fritz recently, but I don't think it's too far gone yet. The computer still registers the drive, but Windows 7 is being stubborn and refuses to boot. I'm new to the Linux ...
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Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade

I got OTA update for my Samsung Galaxy S2 - Android 4 (ICS). However, the adb devices does not show the device. Neither does lsusb. I am using ubuntu inside vmware Fusion on a Mac. If I disconnect the ...
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How can I wipe my Ultrabook that is running 11.10 (No CD Drive, just USB)

The links I have found refer to CD's. Is there a recommended or good way to do this all from a USB Drive. I need to do a wipe to clear saved data, i.e. a 'write' clean. Then I'll reinstall.
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How to replace an old version of Ubuntu with a newer one from USB/DVD?

I dual booted ubuntu 11.04/11.10 a while ago with a USB stick and i want to uninstall it. I would like to completely uninstall the old version and get 12.04. I have a 64 bit laptop. Please help!
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Getting error-'General Error Mounting Filesystems' while installing ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 starter edition

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Mini 110 with 2 gb of ram and Windows 7 starter edition. However, when I try to boot from USB, the Ubuntu screen loads and then shows the message-'General ...
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Android device not recognized in eclipse

I tried to plug my Samsung Galaxy S to my Ubuntu box for developing applications in Android, but the problem is that lsusb doesn't recognize the device. I tried with a friend smartphone and it is ...
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USB issues and problem with Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T 500

I'm using a Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H motherboard for a mythtv box which I've recently upgraded from an M2NPV-VM motherboard where I've never had an issue. My problem is that no USB devices will work from ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed on hard disk using USB pendrive does not boot from hard disk

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using USB pendirve but it only boots if that USB is connected. It does not boot from the hard disk. Any solutions?
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WD External USB 3.0 not detected on Asus G73JW, works on USB 2.0 and works in Windows on 3.0 [closed]

I have a WD USB 3.0 3TB My Book Essential and when I connect it to my laptop's USB 3.0 port nothing happens. It works fine on Windows 7, and it is detected properly in Ubuntu if I use a USB 2.0 port. ...
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USB Wireless keyboard and wired mouse do not power on at system boot

This did not use to be an issue but, I am not sure why, my USB keyboard and mouse are not powering on after system boot. I can fix the keyboard by taking out and then plugging back in the USB ...
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USB ubuntu updating free space problems

I like to have always with me a USB version of Ubuntu. It's often useful. So I can have in any case all my documents and settings everywhere even on PCs where only windows is installed, or I can try ...
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How do I make sure the driver for a TP-LINK tl-wn727n is loaded on boot?

Last week I bought this adpator and had trouble getting it to work. New TP-Link TN-WN727N usb wireless stick, how do I get it working? but thanks to some help got it running. However the main issue ...
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How do I get OBDII software working?

I have an ODBII USB cable for vehicle diagnostics, unfortunately I haven't been able to get it working on Ubuntu 12.04. The closest I've come is using the VAG-COM software with wine, using the ln -s ...
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multiple module loads from /etc/modules without device disconnect

I am flashing a device which enumerates with different product Ids during the flash process. When connected usbserial is correctly added based on my entry in /etc/modules. Once I flash the device, the ...
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USB devices not regconized

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I mount a USB flash drive, my laptop does not recognise those devices. Can you help me to solve this problem? lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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USB keyboard not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04

Yesterday I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, upon the upgrade completing my USB keyboard would not work. My USB mouse works fine and I have tried 3 different keyboards in all of my USB ports as well as a PS2 ...
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Live usb version works but not installed version

Everything in ubuntu 12.4 works when I boot from a persistent live usb stick, but when I install it, the wireless network driver and mouse don't work. I'm running it on a eee 1000H netbook.
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Is Ubuntu Compatible with Bluetooth 4.0?

I recently purchased a Bluetooth 4.0 adaptor for my laptop. Bluetooth 2.1 was recognised instantly, but Bluetooth 4.0 is not recognised. Is there a fix for this, or is Ubuntu not compatible with ...
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Creating a bootable USB Stick on Mac OS X [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? I followed the step by step instructions set forth here but none of my macs (all intel) will recognize the stick as ...
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How do I get a TP-Link TN-WN727N usb wireless stick working?

Just bought a new TP-LINK tl-wn727n usb thumb drive. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit. When I plug the stick in, nothing happens. This may be normal for Linux veterans but as a new Linux user coming ...
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USB hub card reader stopped working for virtualbox guest after 12.04 upgrade

I'm using virtualbox-qt 4.1.12-dfsg-2. This all worked fine in 11.10. My hardware is a 2006 Dell dimension 9200, and the USB hub is a TEAC CA-200. The user is in the vboxusers group. The guest is win ...
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OSX Lion won't mount or read from Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB

I am unable to install ubuntu 12.04 onto a Macbook Pro 4,1 or even mount it on an iMac with a lion install after following guide on install page. Is this issue known or am I doing something wrong? ...
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How do i allow non-root access to /ttyUSB0 on 12.04?

Since i updated from 10.04 to 12.04, i am unable to acces the device connected in /ttyUSB0 if i dont have root access. To be more specific, i use a usb-to-serial com port converter to acces and ...
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wubi external hard drive

Is there a real risk / issues when installing a simple WUBI on an external USB drive . I must stress that the drive is not empty - it is currently NTFS (winxp) and has documents on it .. As I ...
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USB Mouse not recognized

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit through wubi on my Asus A52F. Now I can't get my usb mouse working. I made sure to update the xserver-xorg-input-mouse driver through software center, trackpad is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation with USB

I recently got a Dell ultrabook and was trying to install Ubuntu on it. I was able to successfully download the .iso file onto my USB drive using Universal-USB-installer, and was then able to load ...