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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no usb boot after installed ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 server on a Samsung net book "NP-N100S-E02 from a usb stick the first time I booted this netbook after purchased it, now I can't find usb boot options in the Bios setup. ...
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pendrive shown correctly in gparted but not in df -h

my pendrive (cruzer/sandisk 4GB) is recognized correctly by gparted but it is not listed in df -h. It was working fine just few hours ago, I tried rebooting but it doesn't show anymore. on the other ...
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Find USB device's directory /sys/bus/usb/devices/ using idVendor/idProduct

I'm trying to make a script that takes the product and vendor id printed by using lsusb, then checking against this ID to find the USB device's directory in /sys/bus/usb/devices. I initially thought ...
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Wifi usb adapter atheros 9170 chipset not working on Ubuntu 13.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. Have just changed my OS from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I'm running a HP/Compaq 6910p laptop. My Icidu 300N 802.11n adapter stopped to work. It contains a atheros AR9170 ...
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Ubuntu Laptop as USB Speaker

I want to know if it is possible to use my Ubuntu13.04 laptop as a USB speaker. I want to connect a phone(otg capable) that allows USB audio to laptop and play music so that it comes out of laptop ...
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Wi-Fi device connected, but no signals detected?

I plugged in my USB wi-fi adapter. I then unplugged the ethernet cable. I expected to see a list of networks I could connect with. I saw no such networks in the connection center on the top right of ...
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USB 2.0 port does not work, USB 3.0 ports do work, running Ubuntu 13.04

I have 3 USB3.0 ports and 1 USB2.0 port on my Laptop (w230st clevo). Unfortunately,the USB2.0 port does not work, despite being shown on lookup with lsusb, output shown below. Strange is, that lsusb ...
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Giving Command to particular USB Port

I want to execute adb command from terminal. But I am unable to use adb -s <ANDROID_ID> *command* since all the devices have same ANDROID_ID. Is it possible to execute adb command on particular ...
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My pc is not booting the pen drive containing ubuntu

My pc is not booting with the pen drive containing Ubuntu. I used Unetbootin to create the pen.
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Not able to configure Reliance Netconnect USB dongle with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a Netconnect USB dongle which is I am not able to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am noob lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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Use USB to install

I use my USB to install ubuntu. It seems that I've succeed when I installed it.But when I restart my computer and choose ubuntu to start,it goes to install interface again? What's wrong?
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Unable to detect USB TV Tuner in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently bought a TV USB Tuner. But i am unable to make it detectable in my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS System. Below are the details of the model. Manufacturer: Enter Device: TV Tuner USB E210E when ...
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Two USB drives as RAID 1 array?

Can two drives connected via USB be configured as a two-disk RAID 1 array?
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My Flash Dirve is write protected

My Flash Drive is write protected. How can I remove the write protected? My Flash Drive brand is SanDisk.
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Write to USB flash drive extremely slow

When I'm copying a copying a large file to a 8GB pendrive, the write crawls at some 10's of kB/s. Even after killing the process with Ctrl+C, the writing continues for several minutes. (the task ...
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How can I get iball usb tv tuner card to work?

I have an iball USB TV tuner card which only has Windows drivers. I could not get it to run on Ubuntu 13.04. When I run lsusb, I get the following: drdanand@drdanand-HP-Pavilion-g4-Notebook-PC:~$ ...
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How do you use a Dazzle DVC 100 Capture Card on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've been wanting to do it for a long time. Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.04. I looked at tutorials all over the internet, and had no luck. I tried these instructions, (like another user) and he ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using bootable USB alongside Windows 7 [duplicate]

How do I upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04 using a bootable USB? S I have a laptop, this is dual boot, Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 7. I want to upgrade to 13.04 using bootable USB.
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How i put Ubuntu on an USB?

I already downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 32-Bits, and Universal USB installer, i have ubuntu on Winrar as downloaded but when searching for the ISO to Install it to my USB doesnt appear.
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iBall clarotv model T18 USB TV/FM tuner stick on Ubuntu 13.10

My Ubuntu version: 13.10, Linux image: 3.12.0-7 Recently, I got a USB TV/FM tuner stick. It is working on windows 7, But I need it in my Ubuntu, I tried most of the ways found on the web & ...
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booting from USB stick

I have created a bootable USB stick (USB2/4GB) using the instructions at http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows. Using 12.0.4 on 32bit laptop. All seems to work, no ...
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error: unknown filesystem - what happened?

All the answered questions with this error seem to be partitioning ones. I wasn't changing my partition at all, just copying some files. I have a boatload of movies on my little Toshiba - equally ...
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Cannot make mobile broadband connection in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I bought yesterday a Vodafone USB stick for internet connection. I am located in Romania. This is what I've did: First Thing Network Connections, added connection. Selected ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Boot Stuck

I have Windows and Ubuntu (installed with Windows Installer) on this computer and I'm trying to boot Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64 with a Live USB as the partition Ubuntu is on is too small. The boot ...
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Ubuntu wont boot from usb (12.04.3)

So, for a first time try with a USB boot drive, i used the recommended Ubuntu 12.04.3 version. After using the pen drive Linux USB installer to install Ubuntu onto it, I restarted my PC and changed ...
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Cannot install Edubuntu using USB

I want to install Edubuntu 13.04 using USB. I've gone through this guide but I still have a problem. I'm running on Edubuntu 7.04, but I can't find Startup Disk Creator that the guide refers to. I ...
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Nike+ FuelBand on 64-bit Ubuntu

I was recently gifted a Nike FuelBand. To set it up and sync it, one must plug it into a computer running Windows or Mac. This is a little strange to me, as it supports bluetooth, but that's another ...
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How do I boot from USB?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy unto a USB stick using Pen Drive Linux's USB installer. It won't boot. Booting to a USB isn't in the BIOS boot order. My desktop computer is essentially a brand new ...
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GRUB2 on USB with Ubuntu and Windows 8 Recovery

I have a Surface Pro. I have moved my recovery partition off of the Surface Pro onto a USB flash drive. I have also installed GRUB2 on the flash drive with Ubuntu Live/Persistent (I backed up the ...
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Install Ubuntu in USB drive [duplicate]

how to install ubuntu in pen drive and use it in any computer. LiveUSB doesnt save my changes and delete files, i dont want that. I want to install as if it was installed in my internal drive
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Does anyone have drivers for a TP-Link TL-WN823N USB wireless

I have installed Ubuntu 13 on my system and I have been using a TP-Link TL-WNB23N USB adapter for my wireless on the WIN8 side... They have drivers up at TP-Link for Win/7/8 but not for Linux. Does ...
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Reading from multiple serial ports in Ubuntu

I´m trying to read and record data from two USBs that are connected to separate Arduinos and they are collecting different measurements. I´m having difficulties even reading from a single serial ...
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Why does my LiveUSB not work?

I'm trying to get a dual boot Win8 and Ubuntu on my Asus Vivobook. I have disabled FastBoot, I disabled FastStartup. I have set the boot sequence in the correct order (and that works) I have have ...
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USB persistent + live boot [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on my 128 GB with persistent data. If possible I would like to boot it within virtual box so I can access it from any windows computer. Is it possible?
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 w/ USB issue

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB OS: Windows 7 64 bit Hi, I'm a windows user trying to convert to Linux. But there were problems when ...
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UNetbootin: 13.04_Live vs. 13.04_Hdmedia vs. 13.04_NetInstall?

I have the Ubuntu 13.04 desktop-i386 downloaded but there are multiple choices in UNetbootin for the distribution and I don't know what to choose.
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'xinput list' shows same device twice & device IDs change: how to use 'set-prop' in a script?

For some reason Logitech's USB receiver shows up twice in xinput list device list: Logitech USB Receiver id=13 [slave pointer (2)] Logitech USB Receiver id=14 [slave pointer (2)] ...
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Impossible to format a 4GB RAW usb flash drive

I have 4GB usb flashdrive I tried to format with Widows 7 and couldn't format it any way I tried with Kali Linux (a pentesting Debian distro) to format my RAW usb flash drive (as detected on Windows ...
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USB 2.0 not working in my Ubuntu 13.04 Dell XPS 13

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on my Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook. I need to get the USB 2.0 port on the left side of the ultrabook to read my pendrive. When I plug it in, nothing happens. It works fine ...
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I'm interested in trying out Ubuntu. I installed 12.04 i386 on usb stick, but can't get it to boot [duplicate]

I am currently running Windows 7. I'm not quite sure how to get this to boot into Ubuntu. I have the usb stick in drive, and I restart the computer, but nothing changes. I tried f12 before the windows ...
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How to install drivers for iogear smart card reader?

I'm still trying to learn how to use the terminal in 13.04. I downloaded the Linux drivers for the hardware and began reading the installation and immediately got lost. ...
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Is the boot process longer when installed on a hard drive than from running on a USB stick?

I have a Windows 7 Sony Vaio laptop. I have created a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 12.04 and have tried Ubuntu and like it. I would like to have it alongside Windows 7. When I boot from the USB, I ...
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USB 3.0 works sometimes, USB 2.0 works always [closed]

I've done some researching over the internet and this seems to be... I don't know... a hardware problem? I can't tell exactly. One thing I know for sure is that it happens to a lot people in Windows ...
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How can I detect unknown/unapproved devices with udev?

I'm designing a security sensitive setup for a client. The situation is as follows: Sensitive information has to be stored on a server that might be accessed by unauthorized personnel. There is no ...
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Why does my computer just keep restarting while trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (x86) from USB alongside Windows 7?

I have checked the other questions, but none of them match my problem (the ones that do don't have satisfactory answers). I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.04 iso and burned it to my USB device following the ...
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Hardware not getting recognized on Ubuntu 13.04 after broken boot

I had set the boot preference to USB drive on my desktop which was running on Ubuntu 13.04. Yesterday I plugged in a USB and on switching on the comp it started to boot from the USB drive. When I saw ...
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How to add a GRUB2 menu entry for booting installed Ubuntu on a USB drive?

I am not asking how to boot the LiveCD from a USB. I have 2 Ubuntu installations, one on my computer's internal hard drive and another on a USB drive. Is there a way to add a GRUB2 menu entry (to ...
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Not giving me the “try ubuntu” option

I have created a bootable usb for 12.04 and i placed it in my computer and elected it to boot from flash drive but it is only giving me the option to install and not to try what can i do to get the ...
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How to prevent Unity from auto-mounting and locking my camera so gphoto2 can work?

Whenever I plug in my Canon camera via USB, it gets locked, so when I run gphoto2, I get: Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device') Weeks ago, when I first connected the camera, a dialog asked me, ...
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Bootable Version on USB drive [duplicate]

I downloaded the files through this website onto my flashdrive and am wondering how to boot it up?