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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Reinstalling Mac OS on Ubuntu iMac

So I deleted all OS on my iMac 1GB Ram, 250GB HD and installed Ubuntu 14.0.1 onto the system. How would I be able to create a bootable Snow Leopard usb to reinstall Snow Leopard. I will probably ...
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Problem with setting up a bootable USB on corrupted OSX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you make a bootable usb stick on OSX with a corrupted harddrive`? I cant access the desktop because my harddrive is corrupted. Therefore I want to make a bootable ...
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How do you make a bootable usb stick on OSX with a corrupted harddrive`?

I cant access the desktop because my harddrive is corrupted. Therefore I want to make a bootable USB stick so i can transfer all of my important files to my External HD. Problem is that Im stuck on ...
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Why does Ubuntu only boot when I have the installation USB stick plugged in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in I made a USB image from Ubuntu's main website, for Ubuntu 12.4.1, and it installed and ran perfectly off the harddrive. It ...
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failed to install ubuntu 12.04 with usb stick

I am using ubuntu 10. I downloaded the iso file of ubuntu 12.04 desktop version, then burnt it into my USB stick(8GB), and everything seemed ok. Now I restarted the notebook, and managed to get to ...
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Wammu, Samsung J700 error GetNextMemory code: 56

I have got a (old) Samsung J700i. When connecting with a USB cabel to Wammu first the access was denied. Now it is oké... However, when I try to get info out from the phone... I get error message: ...
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USB 3.0 controller is not recognized

I have a Thinkpad E430 notebook, and the intel's USB 3.0 controller can not be recognized by Ubuntu 12.04. The LED on my USB-HDD is white instead of blue (And in Windows 7, it is blue when connected ...
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How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal [duplicate]

I can access files from emplorer or Nautilus but how to do the same job from Terminal . How to Mount USB to access files from Terminal. And whats the complete process of doing it. This will be my ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Server on a Rackable Server using USB?

Can I get set by step instructions on how to do this? Everyone has different instructions on how to do this. This Rackable Server has no OS installed and I want to put Ubuntu Server on it. It has 4 ...
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Remove Ubuntu From Live USB

I want to use Ubuntu on my USB Stick as shown here. But was wandering if I can change my USB Stick back when I have finished trying Ubuntu? And if I can, how?
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How Do I Install From A Live USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? I remember doing this from a while ago but I had to uninstall Ubuntu for.... capacity reasons. Now, ...
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Can't boot into 12.04

My laptop is Benq with Windows XP. The CD-ROM is not working and my BIOS can't support booting from USB. What should I do? I tried to mount the ISO file that I downloaded. It auto-runs and prompts me ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus 1225C netbook?

I had to wait a month to receive my Asus 1225C netbook from Adorama Camera and was disappointed to find that it comes without Ubuntu installed. I have Eeebuntu 12.04 on a flash drive but the 1225C ...
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Can I disconnect an ejected drive even if it is still spinning?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. When I unmount (eject) USB disk, the power LED is always "ON" & I can feel disk is still spinning after 10 Minutes. This means disk is not unmounted from system? is it ...
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Is it possible to make a dual Windows 7 & Ubuntu bootable USB flash drive?

I am wondering if it is possible to make a dual bootable USB flash drive with both Ubuntu and a Windows 7 on it, so I can choose which OS to use on startup?
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Trying to boot Ubuntu from USB - Only getting FreeDOS command prompt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? I own a little Acer Aspire One with no CD drive (it's a 10' notebook and was given it with operating ...
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Unable to load dvb-usb-rtl2832u driver in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to setup a Compro U680F USB DVB-T adaptor in Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.2.0-29-generic). The compro device ID is given (lsusb) as 185b:0680. The following page suggests this device is ...
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Pen drive lifetime issues when running OS from it

I intend to install Ubuntu onto a 32GB pendrive. I've heard that the lifetime of a pendrive will reduce drastically due to the large number of read/writes due to running /tmp from pendrive. Does this ...
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my notebook won't boot from USB as if no USB-stick is connected. What could be the problem?

I was just about to install Ubuntu on my notebook (Acer Aspire one) and I had to boot from USB because I've got no CD-ROM on my PC. It seems pretty simple, but it keeps booting from the HDD as if the ...
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Laptop USB ports stop working: how to restart them without restarting the PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: USB slots stop working suddenly from time to time The usb ports of my laptop fail for some reason from time to time. This concerns apparently mainly the external mouse ...
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USB hub not working properly Ubuntu 12.04

USB hub acting strange on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. On Windows all devices are working properly, but on Ubuntu there are several issues, so it is not hardware issue. HDD is not recognised, unless it is the ...
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How do I share USB VFAT Drive with other users?

I want to share pictures between my wife and me, on an external USB drive. The OS is ubuntu 12.04. The drive is a Western Digital 500 GB and sudo blkid /dev/sdc1 return LABEL="My Book" ...
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USB stick made with UNetbootin missing BOOTMGR. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu not booting from USB on laptop (no optical drive) I downloaded 12.04 32-bit ISO and am trying to make a USB stick with it for me to boot from and install on my ...
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USB ports, DVD drive, SD slot not mounting

The other day my Ubuntu 12.04 system was working fine. I could put in a flash drive and move files back and forth. I put in a CD and Ubuntu prompted me what to do. After turning on my computer and ...
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Managing Kindle Fire with on 12.04 via Micro-USB

To begin, I have read both Is there a way to get a Kindle Fire to work with 12.04? and How can I transfer files to a Kindle Fire with a Micro-USB cable? My problem is that I am unable to mount my ...
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Touchpad works on a Dell Inspiron M5030 but external mouse moves slow

I have 12.04 32-bit installed in my M5030 Dell Inspiron. It has a AMD Turion™ II processor, an ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD4250, and 3GB in RAM. I also had 11.10 and had the same problem. The Touchpad is ...
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Can't run or install ubuntu from USB (worked on another computer) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Kernel error, try with noapic option” displayed when installing Ubuntu I'm sorry if this has been mentioned before, but I couldn't find anything on google about my ...
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How can I make my ubuntu 12.04 act like an external usb hard drive?

Quick breakdown, I have a Roku 2 XS that has a USB port that you can connect a flash drive or external hard drive to. I also have a box running Ubuntu that is the household media storage center. I ...
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USB HDD power off after shutdown

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on my external USB HDD and from the begining when I power off my ubuntu my USB HDD also power off 5 seconds later than my computer. Its good for me. But after some updates Ubuntu ...
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VirtualBox can't find any USB devices on my host. How do I use USB passthrough? [closed]

I'm running the newest version of VirtualBox, 4.1.18-78361~Ubuntu~precise from the VirtualBox repository, on Ubuntu 12.04 with the Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. When I go into Settings->USB ...
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ubuntu 12.04 stopped showing every usb devices

Ubuntu was running perfectly, suddenly my internal HDD partitions (except file system) and partitions of external HDD disappeared. I was able to mount the partitions of internal HDD via disk utility, ...
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udev not updating usb permissions and group

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Locid Lynx. I have a requirement to set specific group and permissions for any usb stick file/directories on mount. I have tried overwriting the udev rules. Here is what ...
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Is it possible to know, how many pen drive connected with pc for one day?

Because, I shared files but I don't remember how many person.
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garmin GPSMAP 76CSx gps usb connection

Now that I've discovered this useful place for solving problems I'd like to find the solution to my next issue. I used to be able to connect my Garmin GPSMAP 76CSx by usb to my old PC with Ubuntu, it ...
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Wireshark - allow non-root user to sniff USB traffic

I'm trying to capture data transferred across a USB connection to reverse-engineer the protocol used. I'm using wireshark to do this, which explicitly warns against running as root. So far, I've ...
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Use swap partition for hibernation

I just created a swap partition out of my useless USB drive (4GB). I'm successfully using it, it shows in the top command and I also edited the etc/fstab to automatically mount it at startup. My ...
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Huawei E353 USSD Codes and Message?

I am using this device. Bus 002 Device 005: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard But , i am unable to send and receive messages. And how do i use USSD ...
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Installing/Cloning from Ubuntu Installed and Running on USB to HD

I installed Ubuntu on to a USB and everything's running perfectly thus far. I can use it to boot into my desktop as well as laptops. The question I have:- I would like to use the Ubuntu on the USB ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB stick [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I have a company laptop that I am allowed to use for personal things. I want to run Ubuntu on it, but I'd rather not mess with the ...
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I have my usb fully set up. Now what?

After my computer restarted while upgrading through update manager (yes, I followed every troubleshoot I could find), I have decided to screw it and just start fresh. I downloaded the iso, and I've ...
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How can I create a USB RAID?

Reading this link, it describes how to make a RAID array out of USB sticks, however it describes the process using Gentoo now I don't know about gentoo and have never used it, but I'm supposing this ...
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USB ethernet registered but not working

I have a Cisco USB ethernet device plugged in to my 12.04lts. It shows up in lsusb as ASIX Electronics Corp. AX88772 and dmesg notes it: asix 5-1:1.0: eth1: register 'asix' at usb-000:06:00.0-1 ASIX ...
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12.04 freeze frequently, may be related to mouse [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My Ubuntu12.04 often appears stuck - mouse, keyboard, all did not respond, everything stopped. I tried all methods to prove that ...
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How do I delay USB startup on boot?

I am using Zoneminder with a USB web-cam and also analogue inputs from a PCI capture card. Sometimes when the server boots, USB is detected first (and assigned /dev/video0) and at other times the ...
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No OS found when I boot with USB

No OS found when I boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB. I installed Ubuntu with live CD to my USB. I also fail with unetbootin. Also no OS found. It seems that my computer does not support booting with ...
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How do I get a PS3 Sixasis Controller working via USB?

I am trying to get a PS3 Sixaxis controller to work with Ubuntu 12.04. The ubuntu wiki page for sixaxis says to install QtSixA, which I did. The issue now is actually using the controller. I installed ...
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Backup all home folders on usb disk and accessibility

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have multiple family members working on it, each with their own home folder. I have an USB disk that I want to use to backup all my home folders. When my disk auto ...
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Getting my USB headset to work with ChrUbuntu kernel

I just want to make an audio call on my brand new Ubuntu 12.04 ChruBuntu kernel from my Chromebox. For that purpose, I am trying to use 2 devices: A logitech headset H555: ...
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4G Cradle Wimax & Huawei M358 modem Drivers

ENGLISH TRANSLATION Hi from Costa Rica. There is a company here that provides wireless internet service using an USB modem. It also uses an amplified antenna or cradle wimax. Both from the same ...
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Creating ubuntu 7.10 bootable usb?

I'm trying to make a bootable 7.10 usb but can't seem to find any software that supports older distributions of ubuntu. Is there anyway around this? Thanks