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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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 ...
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Missing Operating System when installing 12.04 from USB

I wanted to upgrade my 10.04 PC to 12.04. Towards the end of the upgrade, I made the foolish mistake of thinking "Hibernate" on the system menu meant "Sleep", when it reality it seemed to shut down ...
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installing programs without having internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without internet (offline)? I have a friend that has a ubuntu machine (10.04) and has no internet. they want some programs that ...
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Install Ubuntu into the hard drive but to chose to boot from USB

I have a Lenovo Z570 with Win7 HomePremium 64 bit installed. It already has 4 primary partitions, so used EaseUS to create another logical drive in it. Is there a way that I could install the OS into ...
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12.04 LTS 64 bits does not boot from HDD

I installed 12.04 LTS 64 bits from a USB drive, but I can't seem to boot from the HDD. I have a single partition, with no other OSes. I need to plug in the USB drive for the PC to boot Ubuntu. Is my ...
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Logitech USB headset not working on 12.04

I've looked around for answers to this question, But none of them seem to work for my particular problem. Obviously my USB headset isn't working, But I might as well share the scenario. I am running ...
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Why can I not boot from the hard disk?

I installed 12.04 from a USB stick (alternate image, 64-bit). If I boot off the USB, and select the option to boot from the hard disk, then it all works fine. But if I remove the USB stick and ...
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usb ports unavailable after suspend

My problem is that after installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, suspend did not work. Through this training, i solved the suspend problem. But after resume from suspend my USB ports become unavailable. ...
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USB plugin webcam with Skype 2.2 beta

I have a pretty generic USB webcam (it is a generic sphere shaped webcam i got from IBM, it says IBM on it) that I want to work with skype. In past installations of ubuntu, I could get this webcam ...
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Install ubuntu Linux directly onto hard drive via a bridge

the windows XP 32-bit on my laptop recently died and I want to install linux now. The problem is the laptop has no cd or floppy drive anymore and is not able to boot from USB. I borrowed a "bridge" ...
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“No caching mode page present” when USB flash disk attached

When attaching a USB flash disk (NTFS formatted) to a laptop with Ubuntu Server 12.04 on board, I get following messages: [ 3572.355603] sd 2:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page present [ 3572.355640] ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot from USB

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, then using the tool Startup Disk Creator i made the live usb. I checked that it's bootable Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdb1 * ...
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Can I run Ubuntu Live from a USB flash-drive without destroying the data on it?

I already have a number of files on a flash drive (8 gb) that I would prefer to keep, but I would like to try Ubuntu even if merely for the aesthetics. I use Windows XP. I know that it's definitely ...
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12.04 Boot-up loop

Whenever most Linux OS tries to boot up, they loop on modprobe and/or when finding my USB Keyboard and Mouse(both Logitech). Ubuntu 10.04 works perfectly(and Mandriva), but any higher than 10.04, or ...
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Trying to boot from usb [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boot failure : No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found! I have similar issues but none with the 12.04 build. Im trying this on a dell d610 laptop with a bad hard ...
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Make Ubuntu only start if an USB flash drive is connected

This may sound weird, but I got this idea and I would love to put it in practice. I have an USB flash drive that I carry with me everytime, and I would like to create a system to make my Ubuntu only ...
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Force specific letter for usb drive in /dev/sd*

Is there a way to force an usb drive to always get a specific letter in /dev/sd*? I know about udev symlinks, that does not help.
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Won't detect Seagate 2 TB USB 3.0 external drive

So first I googled this question and I came up with this Ubuntu Forums thread. I did the things that the thread said to do like typing: lsusb sudo fdisk -l Then I unplugged my device and plugged ...
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Failed to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by creating a USB Boot Disk. I am using a 500 GB External Hard-drive ("Elements"). I get through the first part of using the start-up disk creator. I select ...
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problem connecting internet through usb modem (micromax)

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. But I cannot connect to Internet via my USB modem. I created the wireless broadband configuration, but it is not shown in the network menu. How can I solve this ...
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Whats the easiest way to install Windows 7 via USB side by side with Ubuntu (Other Questions Below)?

I am trying to install Windows 7 side by side with Ubuntu. The computer is already running Ubuntu and I have partitioned the hard drive formatted it for NTFS and have a USB copy of the .iso of Windows ...
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Upgrade gone wrong. wiped existing OS now what? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My system is totally messed up. What is the best course of action? Tried to upgrade from USB stick and something went wrong.. The removing conflicting os message ...
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Keyboard not working on boot

I have read other related threads, but none quite seem like this. I upgrade to 12.04 today and every time I boot, the keyboard stops working. It works in grub and bios, but as soon as I am to the ...
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Why does my USB mouse seem to randomly quit working? [duplicate]

While I am doing stuff... doesn't seem to matter what, my USB mouse just stops working... sometimes it will be the keyboard as well but usually not as often. Ubuntu forces me to press my power button ...
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Installed Ubuntu upgrade 12.04 and USB external speakers won't work.

Internal speakers and head set work fine. I am using ACER Aspire 7560-sb416
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Ubuntu 12.04 startup after installation needs USB

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB (created in Ubuntu itself). Everything was fine with installation, but after installation, I need to plugin the USB to start-up. Ubuntu does not read ...
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Install through usb stick Macbook Pro [duplicate]

I've just downloaded ubuntu 12.04 and wanted to make a fresh install on my macbook pro, I followed the instructions given here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx and ...
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Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in

I had Ubuntu 12.04 Beta installed on my computer. When 12.04 was finally released, I made a bootable USB Flash Drive using Startup Disk Creator. Then I decided to check if this drive works properly ...
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boot from usb thumb drive: the installed (octave) pkg not there and forever after, on subsequent boot!

I successfully installed and used Octave from a USB thumb drive for a Toshiba 205 netbook. Everything was fine. Then I quit and re-booted. Octave had disappeared from the launcher. And, I can't find ...
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How to disable Usb port?

I am using Ubuntu 10.10. I want to disable my usb port due to some resign. so how i can disable my usb port and after that how i can enable it..
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Plugging in USB mouse or USB Headset crashes XServer in fresh install of 12.04 [closed]

I'll try to be as clear as possible. I recently wiped my system to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04, but it wouldn't boot the installer with my USB mouse plugged in. When I did get everything installed ...
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RTL8188CUS Wireless USB Dongle doesn't work unless I disable wireless security

I have a Digitus DN7045 wireless USB dongle which uses the Realtek RTL8188CUS chipset. If I disable security on my wireless network, it works fine. As soon as I enable any type of security, it stops ...
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Can not boot Ubuntu 11.10 from external USB HDD

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on a 200Gb partition of my 2Tb external usb HDD. Everything went smoothly. After restarting the computer, I tried hitting F12 and choosing usb hdd. Something like ...
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USB boot is skipping and reverting the HDD

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 to a 16gb USB drive (Kingston DataTraveller G3), I know it is fully functional as I have tested after disconnecting my HDD. My BIOS has all other devices in a higher ...
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'Invalid or corrupt kernel image' error while booting from USB stick [closed]

I got the Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit edition and i used Unetbootin to write the ISO to a usb stick.After that i tried to boot from the stick,having changed the BIOS boot settings,and when the first interface ...
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Zebrex 3151hs USB Barcode Scanner missing character [closed]

I am using Zebex 3151hs barcode scanner. There is no problem on windows. But I have some problems on Ubuntu 11.10. For example: on barcode: "example2012" after scan: "example201" another example: ...
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USB Mouse on Laptop won't change window focus

I have an Asus g74sx dual-booting Ubuntu and Win7 via Wubi. My touchpad and usb mouse work perfectly in Windows, but behave abnormally in Ubuntu; if I just use the touchpad, everything works fine, but ...
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Can't install on an Asus EEE PC 900 due to udev timeout error

I have an ASUS EEE PC 900. I am trying to install using a bootable USB drive. I have tried installing Ubuntu 11.10 and 10.04 as well as Lubuntu 11.10. Every time a get a repeating message to the ...
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device shows up in lsusb + adb but not in ifconfig

I'm running Ubuntu in the VMWare Player under Windows 7: root@ubuntu:/# uname -a Linux ubuntu 3.0.0-17-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar 8 17:34:21 UTC 2012 i686 \ i686 i386 GNU/Linux I'm trying to ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to connect to my Android tablet?

What I'm doing is trying to run a software called gMTP, which is apparently what I need to do to transfer files back and forth to my Android Galaxy 10.1 Tab device. I've asked about it on the Android ...
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Why is this text red when I check to see if a USB device is connected?

I am trying to get my Galaxy Tab 10.1 to connect to my Ubuntu 11.04 computer. It's not working, and I've asked about it on the Android SE site. However, it seems there might be issues on the Ubuntu ...