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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USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10

USB Keyboard doesn't work server installation 12.10. I can get till the language selection screen and later no response to keyboard. Need help.
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How to connect to Internet via wired USB ADSL modem in Ubuntu LiveUSB edition?

I have Alcatel Thomson SpeedTouch 330 USB model modem.I can Ubuntu Desktop 64 liveUSB flawlessly but I don't know how to set up my Internet connection? I tried Network manager and entered my ISP, ...
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Universal USB installer not working

Everytime I try to use the USB installer, I select the .ISO file and it starts working, and I keep getting errors (files not found, etc.) I tried it with two different flash drives and tried ...
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Unable to mount USBDRIVE Error creating moint point: Permission denied

Whenever I plug a usb into my computer a window pops up and says Unable to mount [Name of USB] Error creating moint point: Permission denied steve@goliath:/$ uname -a Linux goliath ...
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USB keyboard not recognized immediately [closed]

I'm having a problem with a Deltaco TB-229 USB keyboard when booting to Peppermint OS Three. As that is based on Ubuntu, I ask the question here, hope that is fine. The keyboard has worked flawlessly ...
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“dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied” error when making LiveUSB on Mac OS X

I'm going through the steps: "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X" to install Ubuntu on a USB stick, and I keep getting the error: dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied when I try to run step 8. ...
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Can Windows filesystem files show different size after being copied on a linux filesystem?

I copied a folder containing other subfolders, with some thousands of text files inside, from a FAT32 usb drive to the desktop of ubuntu. After doing this, I checked the folder properties, to be sure ...
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USB NTFS pen drive and hard drive not working after plugging them into Ubuntu

I connected a USB key (NTFS formatted) with data in it, on 12.04, after I disconnected it, I was no longer able to access the USB key neither from Windows nor from Ubuntu. The system asks me to format ...
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How to configure the default automount location?

I recently upgraded from Mint 12 to Ubuntu 12.10 + Cinnamon. I have an external usb drive that when I plug it in, automatically mounts to /media/[username]/Backup/. Thing is, under Mint, it didn't ...
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Run ubuntu 11.04 after full installation

I have did a full installation of Ubuntu 11.04 on a 8GB flash drive and I want to run it as a guest OS on a Windows 7 host computer. Can anyone provide a guide on how I can run it? Thanks!
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Cant see the “Format” option in quicklist for a USB device in 12.10.How can I get it back?

I am not able to find the Format option in the quicklist menu for an external usb drive after I installed 12.10 How can I et it back? I tried the quicklist editor in Ubuntu Tweak but it does not ...
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Cannot mount LUKS encrypted USB on boot after 12.10 upgrade

I use a USB disk to backup my Ubuntu machine and store the video files I work with. It is formated to ext4 and uses LUKS encription. When I was using 12.04 it was working flawlessly and would mount ...
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12.04 cannot boot from USB

The HP Pavilion g6 notebook is unable to boot from bootable USB stick created with Linux Live USB Creator. I was able to boot other systems using the same pendrive. I have changed the boot priority ...
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Which USB data card or Modem will be supported in Ubuntu? [closed]

I am a new Ubuntu user from Ubuntu and I want to buy a Usb data card for my laptop. I want to know which USB Data Card Brands are supported in Ubuntu? I heard from some of my friends that they had ...
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USB Speakers are recognised, but can't be selected in sound menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: New Sound Devices Show up in Hardware But not Input or Output I have USB Speakers that used to work with Ubuntu. In 12.10 I can see them through lsusb... Bus 006 Device ...
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Creating a USB installer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? I know I can install ubuntu on a USB thumb-drive, but is it possible to use a USB thumb drive as a ...
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How to install a wireless driver on my dell mini 9 running ubuntu 12.10 off a usb?

Not sure how to install a driver and which driver to use - or whether I could do something in terminal. I'm pretty sure there's no driver there already but I might be wrong. I'm running a dell mini ...
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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Not booting from USB

I recently made my USB bootable with Universal USB installer and changed the boot priority settings in bios..but when i restarts my pc my old xp loads. What can I do to boot the USB stick? My Pc ...
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Ubuntu not recognizing iPhone

I know there are ALOT of these questions that have been asked, and solved. But I followed those I found, and for me, neither of them worked for me! ifuse won't detect my iPhone! A few days ago I ...
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Do you know a clever way to minimize USB latency (USB sound)?

So in linux I run a virtual machine -> Because I need my MIDI compatible + asio. But I was thinking, if anyone out there knew some tricks/hacks to improve latency with USB. (if it's even possible)
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Bootable USB drive won't run installation [duplicate]

I am having issues installing 12.10 on a laptop from bootable USB Drive 4GB FAT32. Also I changed order on BIOS to boot from USB. But only I see is the black screen with SYSLINUX 4.06 EDD 4.06-pre7 ...
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Download to USB stick

I downloaded 12.10 and I'm trying to put it on a USB stick, but when I got it downloaded, it opened a disc burner. I don't have any blank discs and the download is nowhere to be found.
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Unable to connect to the MTS Mblaze usb

PCEH25EN:~$ sudo apt-get install wvdial E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is ...
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ubuntu boots only with usb

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04. But it boots only from usb. Seems like I didn't pay attention during selecting boot device. sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for klim: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 ...
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Live USB with encrypted persistent store [duplicate]

Is it possible to boot Ubuntu from USB and have it store the changes to settings, created files and installed apps in an enrypted file located on the HDD that is mounted at boot? If so will the ...
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How to enable USB in parallels workstation in ubuntu 12.04?

Is there a way to enable Usb feature inside Parallels workstation in ubuntu 12.04? I did tried myself by somehow it didnt work :S plz help Regards :)
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Ubuntu 12 installation

I booted Ubuntu from a flash drive and then installed it from there. After the installation was complete and I restarted, but I never get prompted to use Ubuntu. I even pressed F8 to get to the ...
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Which USB 2.0 pen drive will be best durable if I install Ubuntu in it?

I want to install 12.10 in a USB 2.0 pen drive. I just want to know which brand will be more reliable? I want to use it for long time purpose. I also want good reading and writing speed from the drive ...
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CDC_ACM not firing

I've been trying to connect my arduino mega adk to my machine for the past week or so and I can't get it to work as ttyACMx under /dev is being created. My machine is on Ubuntu 12.04 with the kernel ...
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Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera (Detected but no video)

I'm having an issue with my Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera. It is detected but does not show video (using "Cheese Webcam Booth"). Any ideas? (I'm a newbie with ubuntu) Specs: Ubuntu 12.10 32bit ...
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Remove encryption from USB flash drive

It all started when I was attempting to format my PNY USB drive because it was full of junk. When it asked me what type of file system, I selected FAT but there was a checkbox below that said ...
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USB 3.0 problem on HP ProBook 6570b with Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem enabling USB 3.0 on my laptop Some relevant info: uname -a Linux HP-ProBook-6570b 3.5.0-17-generic #28-Ubuntu SMP Tue Oct 9 19:31:23 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci ...
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How to force USB to use same device ID instead of new one?

I am having some trouble in automating the task. I am testing some android based mobiles in Linux machine. The automation script uses the device ID under /dev/bus/usb/001/"053" it will be always under ...
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PC wont install from pendrive

I made a bootable usb stick using Pen Drive Linux's USB Installer, but my PC doesn't recognize it when booting. I have set the BIOS to select USB as first choice but it just bypasses it and boots ...
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Unable to boot from a USB drive on Samsung Series 9 notebook

Related Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot on Samsung Series 9 NP900X3A (ssd hard-drive) I'm trying to get rid of Windows but I can't boot from USB because the USB slots on the right (USB 3.0) on ...
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Can I use live USB to format HD and install Ubuntu with it?

I've tried to install Ubuntu on my computer and now can't even turn it on. The problem is that the computer CD-ROM is not working so I was trying to get it on a USB somehow. The computer is old and ...
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E: Unable to locate package usb_modeswitch

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have been trying to get it to detect my Micromax data card. I have been trying to install usb_modeswitch, but I keep getting the follow error - E: Unable to locate package ...
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How do I connect a Nexus 7 to transfer files? [duplicate]

I want to move some files from my PC to Nexus 7. The tablet is connected to my PC's USB port and it is successfully charging. Unfortunately, the PC is not detecting the devices - what I expected is to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS USB not being detected after formatting with Startup Disk Creator

sudo fdisk -l lists the drive, however, I cannot find it in the file explorer. Disk /dev/sda: 250.1 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders, total 488397168 sectors Units ...
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Creating Ubuntu bootable disk in Windows using my phone

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but because I have a complete shortage of writable CDs and DVDs, I wan't to create a bootable USB stick (on Windows). However, the only USB stick I ...
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USB and CD data cannot be read or mounted in 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I wrote a data disk using Brasero Disk Burner, but the system cannot read the CD. I tried to write the same data into my HP v220w pen drive but now there is an error in that ...
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USB data transfer from windows to linux

I am trying to transfer data between linux and windows machines using USB (Using Amkette flash link)cable. Previously i used network protocol (UDP) to transfer data between linux and windows. But now ...
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USB slots stop working suddenly from time to time

After re-installing Lubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop an older problem re-emerged after a few days and installation of different programs: without apparent reason the external mouse and sometimes ...
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Pulseaudio crashes when selecting the USB mic device [closed]

I've found an issue after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 with my shure USB mic. I tried to select the device in pulseaudio and it crashes. The mic is working in Audacity, and I can select it with ...
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How to build an USB driver and data extractor (Magnetic Card Reader)? [Python, Ruby]

So I have this magnetic card reader (generic) I bought from the internet (it's chinesse) the problem is it has a manual but it is in chinesse (hahhaha) So I don't understand it... I have two Linux ...
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Booting From USB Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t get USB flash drive to boot I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 10.12 from a usb memory stick in a first time installation, but i keep getting a message preventing me from ...
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What security exist when sharing files via an external USB drive?

We have several external sources that send us data via an external hard drive. What security risks are we exposing ourselves to?
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Virtualize Ubuntu 11.04 from my USB stick

I need to be able to virtualize Ubuntu 11.04 from my USB stick, which will enable to save files on it and when I boot my USB stick on other computers I can still be able to open up the same files. ...
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“One or more partitions are busy on /dev/sd*” what to do?

I recently bought a 4GB USB Memory, Serioux, Data Traveller. Today I wrote on it Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon edition, and now I want to format it. I have tried to go to Disk Utility, select it and press ...