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 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.
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Making nautilus/cp/scp/rsync “progress” cache-aware

When transferring moderately large files (~500-800 MB) to/from a USB disk in nautilus, or using (s)cp (with progress bar from ...
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How to improve the speed of a USB-based installation of Ubuntu?

The setup: Thinkpad x40 without harddisk, 1GB of RAM. The hard-disks for these models are very slow, rare and expensive. This is why I installed Ubuntu 11.10 onto the USB. The system will be used for ...
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I can boot from USB a installation of Windows 7, but I can't do this with Ubuntu or XBMC live

I'm using a old pc with Intel Pentium 4, 1gb ram, 200gb HD All this night I tried to boot Ubuntu from USB... I can do this with Windows 7 normally I tried first using Startup Disk Creator, but ...
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Invalid Access to FAT (entry 0x0606bfdf) [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 over a corrupted partition of Windows 7. Booting from USB I select Install on HDD and everything is fine and dandy until i get this error half way though initial ...
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USB wireless card Atheros AR9271 not working in VirtualBox [closed]

i cannot get my card (TP-Link TL-WN722N) to work on BackTrack 5 r1 (kernel 2.6.39.4), installed on VirtualBox #lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR9271 802.11n Bus ...
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Some devices don't work on 3.0 USB port?

My laptop a HP DV6-1149wm has 2x 3.0 USB, and 2x 2.0 USB ports. Some devices will work fine on both, like flash drives, but some other devices, like my iPod, and my Android phone will not work on my ...
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How to activate VirtualBox USB devices support? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Set up USB for Virtualbox Using Ubuntu 11.10, downloaded Virtual Box from software centre plus extension pack. Have added my user name to Vboxusers group. When trying ...
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How to troubleshoot slow USB2.0

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and writing to a USB 2.0 device is very slow. I have two USB hard drives and two USB keys that I've tried. I've tried using nautilus drag and drop, cp, and rsync ...
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How to copy everything from USB to file system

I have mounted the USB and have successfully accessed it. On the USB are files and directories with files within them as well as .htaccess files. I know that the terminal can't see the .htaccess ...
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ISO Live Session from an External Hard Drive?

Is it possible to use an external hard drive to start a live Ubuntu session? Is having an ISO file as the whole content of the first partition of the device enough? Thank you for reading...! EDIT ...
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Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN not connecting to MiFi [closed]

I'm using the above LM006 micro usb adapter with a Compaq PC CQ1020uk. I'm attempting to connect with a Huawei E5830 Mifi. The Mifi shows up on the connection panel, attempts to connect but never ...
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USB turn write protection off

Hi I have a USB which is write protected: dmesg | tail [10098.126089] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is on [10098.126098] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 23 00 80 00 [10098.126779] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] ...
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Unity links to USB drives do not open nautilus

Whenever I press my usb drives in the unity launcher, I get the folder opened with gitk instead of with nautilus. The same happens when I connect them to the computer. How do I fix this? This is ...
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Lubuntu alternate install stops at *starting Bluetooth

Ok i dont realy know what im doing. i have a load of eee PCs that i want to install Lubuntu on I have used the universal usb installer to run from usb. installing Lubuntu 11.10 alternate os. i plug in ...
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Help needed running apps from USB

Here is my situation: I have a 14 GB USB stick with Ubuntu 11.10, and loads of video files, and eBooks for use at the pub/coffee shop/park away from my main computer at home. I have a Dell Mini 9 ...
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Suspend USB power to a laptop cooling pad when going to suspend mode

When I suspend the laptop, the USB devices are left on. I don't mind this in general, however I'd like to be able to turn off the cooling pad under it. I tried the things outlined in the following: ...
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Error splicing file: Input/output error with a USB SD/HC card reader [closed]

I recently got a new Droid Bionic, and it has the SD/HC card. Today, I got a new USB card reader that reads the HC format. When I plug it into my Linux Mint 11 (katya), Gnome 32-bit computer, I get ...
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Building driver for Ralink RT5370 USB WiFi WLAN Dongle

I have a Trim-Slice Value using Ubuntu 11.04. It comes with a Ralink RT5370 802.11n WiFi dongle. When I plug the dongle in, it does not 'just work'; ifconfig and iwconfig do not show the device, ...
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How do I configure a displaylink USB monitor?

I have seen many pieces but not a comprehensive guide to fix what must be a very common problem, particularly in Ubuntu 11.10 where there is no xorg.conf file. Is there an easy how-to somewhere (for ...
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Why won't Ubuntu copy large files to flash drives or network locations?

Since I installed 11.10 I am unable to copy large files (say 1gb or more) to ANY usb drive that is formated as FAT. The file starts copying, but soon an error appears, saying "Unable to Copy" . ...
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Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 not working in Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 video to work? I am facing some issues with my webcam and I need some help because I have tried everything but I can't get it ...
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What is the code of autorun.inf?

I have just installed Ubuntu LTS (lucid lynx) 10.04.3 into my USB stick. But when I insert it to a computer in a computer shop, a program named autorun remover automatically removed the file ...
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How can I get 11.04 to recognize my USB headset?

I have a USB headset with microphone (Logitech, model number appears to be A-00009) that I can't seem to get Ubuntu (Natty, 32-bit) to recognize. The hardware is an Asus K52F laptop. Following is the ...
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Can ubuntu be installed on a USB 3.0, not talking about live usb, i want to install it on usb itself? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Can ubuntu be installed on a USB 3.0, not talking about live usb, i want to install it? I was thinking about buying a 16/32 gb usb ...
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Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader (internal)

I've just plugged in a internal usb card reader Genesys Logic, Inc. USB 2.0 33-in-1 Card Reader $lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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downloading to usb

I downloaded the program and clicked on the option to download it to a usb drive but once downloaded it prompted that I burn it to a CD but my netbook doesn't have a CD-ROM. Suggestions?
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Ubuntu install fails reporting insufficient space on Asus Eee PC?

I have been running ubuntu on a virtual machine for a while now I'm trying to install it on an old Asus eeepc 1000he which has no Cd/dvd reader/writer. I started by downloading Ubuntu 10.04 livedisc ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware? [closed]

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...
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How do i change permissions on a FAT32 formatted drive?

I have big problem. I am using MS VC++ on win and Qt Creator on ubuntu. So, today I have problem. I can't change my permissions on my flash drive (FAT32). Q: How I can change permissions on FAT32 ...
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How do I interface my Samsung Rugby II phone with Ubuntu?

I have a Samsung Rugby II phone, which I charge by plugging into the USB port. It has pictures and video on it, which I'd like to get out through the USB port, but nothing pops up in Ubuntu when I ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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How can I mount my LeapFrog Tag USB device?

I have no problem with my USB key devices: there are mounted automatically. But for the LeapFrog Tag USB device it is not mounted automatically. So I look in the Ubuntu documentation to mount USB ...
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How to install Ubuntu using a USB stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive? I cannot install Ubuntu 11.10 from a USB stick. It doesn't boot to Ubuntu page for installation but remains on Windows 7. ...
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Ubuntu running too slow on USB stick

since quite some time i'm running ubuntu on an external hard disk, connected to the PC via USB. This works quite well. I recently got a 32GB USB stick and i installed (so no live USB) Ubuntu 11.10 on ...
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Install Ubuntu on external harddrive later use it as internal disk [closed]

i want to install ubuntu on a kind of firewall device, that has no usb-port or other connections except LAN. (I don't want to setup a whole tftp etc). So I decided to install ubuntu on an external USB ...
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mp3 player a8706 not detected as usb device [closed]

I've got a a8706 mp3 player. When I plug it in, it charges but doesn't mount. In XP mounting works perfectly fine. I'm using 11.10. What should I do? Thanks lsusb: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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Cannot Write Image to USB drive using usb-creator-gtk

When I select the disk image using the "other" button, it doesn't appear in the list. Any ideas? I am trying to make a USB startup disk for Android 3.2 from android-x86.org, the image size is 184 MB. ...
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Is there a way of including firmware on a USB installation media

About a month ago I had a problem after installing ubuntu which resulted in my Wireless card not working because I didn't have the required firmware on my installation media (USB), if I hadn't had a ...
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Mouse isn't recognized

lsusb says: chris@cnb:/var/log$ lsusb Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 ...