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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Can i run ubuntu from USB and save all information?

Hello i want to install ubuntu to my USB and run it simle on each computer. I want to save all that i do. For example when i install localhost using my home computer, i go to work and run ubuntu ...
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Mechanical mouse using USB-to-PS/2 Adapter freezes occasionally

I am using an AOpen PS/2 mechanical mouse in Ubuntu 11.10 with a Staples USB-to-PS/2 Adapter with my Intel DP67DE motherboard. The mouse is more comfortable for my hand as it has a lower height than ...
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How to force Empathy Internet Messaging to change default webcam?

I just recently bought a new webcam. It is USB powered. For personal reasons, I wish to not use the built in webcam that came with my netbook. I want to use this new one. I love empathy, it is a ...
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How to hide the Unable to mount iPhone message: Unhandled Lockdown error (-15)? [closed]

I just want not to see any message like the above, as I connect the iPhone to my workstation only to charge it. I know that there are similar questions but none of them is trying to solve the problem ...
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Is there an application or method to log of data transfers?

My friend asked me for some files that I let him take from my system. I did not see he doing that. Then I was left with a doubt: what extra files or data did he take from my system? I was thinking is ...
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Cannot install dsniff in 9.10 USB

Ubuntu 9.10 USB Pendrive everything works good even after sudo apt-get update and I try to sudo apt-get install dsniff and I get the following message: ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install dsniff ...
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USB device not accepting address

I have a series of machines that I am building for work that have usb card readers. When I boot them I get a long series of messages: ... [ 2347.768419] hub 1-6:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on ...
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pen drive unmounts and remounts as readonly

When I plug in my USB pen drive, it is automatically mounted as read/write, as expected. However, after a random time it suddenly gets unmounted and remounted as read-only. A part from waiting for ...
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USB 3.0 hard drive not being mounted on some reboots

I have a problem with my external HDD (WD My Book Essential 1TB) working on USB 3.0 port. I'm using dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10, both 64 bit. While I'm running Windows and ...
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Davicom DM9601 USB LAN NIC Ubuntu 11.10 issue

I have a davicom dm9601 USB ethernet card. When I plug in the device, it is detected and drivers are loaded, but I can't connect to internet using it. It works perfectly on XP, other laptop but not ...
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How can I request password when Usb hardware is plugged in?

at the moment I use Xubuntu 11.10, my question is: How can I request password when Usb hardware is plugged in? Example: I plug usb mass storage: now xubuntu open a window and show me files and ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 USB drive not showing

USB is detecting but not showing the drives or mount details. Nothing there inside my /media folder and /mnt folder. I already enabled automatic mount and give privilege to user also. My sudo ...
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UBUNTU 11.10 will not boot after succesfully installed on 8GB usb 3.0 pendrive

UBUNTU 11.10 on 8GB USB 3.0 pendrive. Drive Partitioned using gparted. 4GB BASE 3GB Home 600MB swap Installation Ok. Restart blinking cursor. Installed another distro on another USB 3.0 stick. It ...
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Using usbdrive as ram in ubuntu

In windows it is possible to use usb flash drive as a virtual ram. I wonder if it is possible to do so in ubuntu? If it is, how could one do it? [Edit]: I mean Ready boost equivallent for ubuntu. I ...
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Reset a USB Modem without physical access (KVM virtual machine)

ubuntu community, im using a usb-modem to connect a virtual machine with the internet. So host and guest do not share the same ip/network. I emulate by qemu-kvm, device forwarding works great with ...
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USB drive on Ubuntu on VM Virtualbox

OS X is my host OS. I have windows xp and Ubuntu 10.10 on guest OS. They both work great. When I eject USB flash drive from host OS, it appears in windows guest OS but it does not appear in Ubuntu ...
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USB: Missing Operating System - MAC

Have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on USB using Live CD. Followed the steps as provided in below link https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation After installation is ...
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Why does Ubuntu only detect one USB LAN adapters at a time?

I try to connect real switch with my computer for an exam preparation, for this purpose I need more than one LAN cards, and there is only one built in LAN card in my computer. So, to get more LAN ...
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Trouble starting Network UPS Tools with a Eaton 3S UPS

Running an Ubuntu Server on a Eaton 3S 700VA UPS. The Eaton's USB connection goes into my Ubuntu Server. I'm trying to use NUT to manage the UPS. After sudo su'ing cat /etc/nut/ups.conf: [eaton] ...
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Will VirtualBox recognise a USB device if Ubuntu doesn't recognise

I am running Windows XP as a virtual machine through VirtualBox on Ubuntu 11.10. I have some USB devices (namely a video grabber & Android phone) that aren't recognised by Ubuntu. Will they be ...
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How do I allow a non-default user to use serial device ttyUSB0?

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 system with 2 users: The first was created during the installation The second instead was created after. It belongs to the sudoers group. Now the problem is that when the ...
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Accton SMCWUSB-G 802.11bg Wireless adapter does not initialize

I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows. If I shutdown my PC, and then turn on and boot in Ubuntu, my USB wireless adapter does not initialize. I currently have 2 workaround: Unplug USB adapter, then plug ...
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Why does my PC restart when trying to use a live CD and flash drive?

Recently I was recommended Ubuntu 11.10 64-Bit. I burned the .ISO to a disc and verified it and went to boot it on my PC. When I selected it to boot on the disc, it would get to the menu. As I wanted ...
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USB HD enclosure “sleeps”, file system errors ensue, can't remount, device disappears. Help interpreting these logs?

I am using this enclosure over USB2 with Ubuntu 11.10: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817173042 After a period of inactivity, the enclosure seems to sleep and Ubuntu isn't able ...
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Can I use a USB drive to extend the hard drive space?

I need more space on my hard drive and I have an unused 8gb USB stick. How can I use that as an extra hard drive?
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Auto-mounting an encrypted USB hard drive

How can you configure a headless Ubuntu server to auto-mount an encrypted USB hard drive? I found this similar question, which explains how to mount the drive from the command line, but the author is ...
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Why USB hardwares are shown wrong in windows 7 32bit installed in virtualbox in the UBUNTU 1110 64bit

I install windows 7 32bit in the virtual box on my 64 bit Ubuntu. windows 7 can see my usb devices but it always show usb hardware wrong. I plug my usb disk in, can not work. I plug my usb printer ...
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USB ports not working - how do I check for drivers and diagnose problem?

My USB ports used to work, but have stopped working. I would re-install ubuntu but do not want to do that until I can back up my data which I cannot until my USB ports are fixed. How do I check to ...
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USB won't boot correctly (NOT LIVE BOOT) [closed]

I have a MacBook 6,1 with both, OS X and Windows XP partitions. I try to boot from my USB drive which has Ubuntu installed and working (tried on friends computer) and it booted fine. I try to boot ...
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Is it possible to show the device ID in nautilus properties?

I use unetbootin to boot ISOs from USB devices, however when it asks me which device to install it to it lists them by device ID(?) ie sdb, sdc etc. The only way I know to find out which device is ...
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If I Have a Live USB with Persistence, if I install it, will the persistence be included

Let's say I want to take a live USB with persistence, boot into it, get it all setup then install it. Will all my features still be there? If not, is there a way to do this?
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Unable to boot from Live USB on Dell Inspiron N7110

I bought a Dell Inspiron N7110 and wanted to try Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit LiveUSB on it. I managed to boot from the USB, for a while (I saw the Ubuntu circle at the bottom of the screen), but then I only ...
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Recommended Wireless Hardware

I would like to buy a wireless card or usb adapter in order to be able to connect to my home wireless network from my desktop computer. I heard that some cards are pain in Ubuntu, because of drivers. ...
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Program of Choice for Making Mac OS X bootable USB?

I've tried to use UNetBootin for it but Sometimes UNetBootin doesn't exactly work right and I run into issues with the BIOS recognizing the bootloader on the USB. Can anyone recommend programs for ...
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Slow USB 3.0 speeds

Long time forum forager, first time poster. I bought a Toshiba 500 GB usb 3.0 hard drive last week and instantly ran home to see how fast I could push it. On my desktop (that I built) I was able to ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Black Screen

This is my current specs: Operating System: Windows 7 x64 CPU: Intel Core i7 920 @ 2.67GHz Bloomfield 45nm Technology RAM: 6.00 GB Tripple-Channel DDR3 @539MHz (8-8-8-20) ...
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Ubuntu on USB does not boot on MacBook

Ubuntu is installed on a 32 gigabyte flash-drive and it successfully booted every time up until I partitioned my hard-drive and installed Windows as a secondary boot (for programming reasons). Now ...
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Install new programs onto USB stick [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Hi I have made a working USB stick with Ubuntu 11.10 and I think it's excellent. I have installed some additional programs but they ...
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Fry's FR-300 USB Wlan Driver

I have been searching all over the internet but I can't find any clues to where I could find a Fry's FR-300 USB Driver. (If it exists) When I run lsusb The vendor and product # is 07d1:3304. I can't ...
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USB ports at 10Volt

There is a small "driver" from asus, AI Charger, that turns the PC's USB ports into 10V power supplier, which allows me to charge my iPad from my computer. Problem is, this only works on windows. Is ...
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How to install linberry for Blackberry Bold?

I've bought a Blackberry Bold 9700, and I need to connect it to my computer, reading in some blogs knew linberry, but when I looked for it in software center I didn't find it. could someone explain me ...
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Using ubuntu one with usb modem rather than router

The Ubuntu One control panel thinks that there is no internet connection when in fact there is (via Speedtouch usb modem). How can I proceed?
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Install Ubuntu server to run on a headless machine on RAID6-array of USB-sticks, in DHCP-less environment

I happen to have a box without HDD (or CD for that matter), but with four (now clean) USB sticks, no display, on wired LAN without DHCP server (i.e. static network configuration). I want to install ...
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Easiest, foolproof Ubuntu USB device?

I'm a Windows and Android/Java programmer with no recent Linux experience. I want to help out some people doing Android development running Eclipse under Ubuntu. So I want to get up to speed on Ubuntu ...
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Why don't Etron USB 3.0 controllers/ports work? (Asus P8Z68-V and other motherboards)

I have a new computer with an Asus p8z68-v le + Intel 2500 + 8GB of RAM. I installed Ubuntu without any issue but the USB3 (from the mother board - on the back of the computer) don't work. I plug a ...
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problem with USB devices

I have changed my OS from windows XP to ubuntu and all USB devices (USB hdd, flash disk, usb webcam and others) are not noticed. All these devices were fully functional on my computer when I had ...
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Swap partition is being corrupted by running Ubuntu from a USB stick

The question I have is a little complicated, I'll try to walk you through the problem: Basically, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 onto a USB thumb drive that I formatted as an ext2 partition. I didn't want ...
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Install Problem (Ubuntu Server 10.04) with USB as it reboots when I hit 'enter' for 'Install Ubuntu Server' option! Help

We cannot seem to install Ubuntu Server with USB as it reboots when I hit 'enter' for 'Install Ubuntu Server' option. My friend wants to try setting up a server so; we downloaded Ubuntu Server ...
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USB will not work after most recent update [closed]

Please bare with me as I am a noob. I have had Ubuntu 10.10 for a year with no problems and completely love it... two days ago I did my latest updates through update manager and now my USB ports do ...
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Guest additions installed but USB devices can't be seen in Devices > USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox I already installed guest additions for VirtualBox but I can't see my USB flash from VirtualBox device list. Please help me.