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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Why can't I access hw:1,0 until gstreamer-properties is run once?

Not necessarily an Ubuntu-specific question but I wasn't sure where else to ask. I have an AverMedia DVD EZMaker 7 which plugs into USB and works well on Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded and installed the ...
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usb sticks and cards have all become read only

For no apparent reason my desktop machine running Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly will not allow me to write to or create files/folders on any usb drive (memory sticks and cards). All work perfectly in my ...
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Lubuntu from USB

I have An Acer Aspire 1362 Laptop with AMD Sompron 2800+ processor and only 256MB RAM, with Windows XP installed. I have downloaded Lubuntu-12.04-alternate-i386.iso and installed it to a 16GB USB ...
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Why does it take so long for my USB speakers to be recognized by pulseaudio? [closed]

I have an XBMCBuntu installation (based on Ubuntu 11.10), meaning that I don't have a graphical desktop environment installed. I've connected a set of USB speakers, and for about a minute or two, ...
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Mouse takes a while to start working after boot

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) and a number of my USB devices have stopped working. At least, they don't work for the first 3-5 minutes. I have two mice (one wireless, one wired) ...
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USB Hub and Ubuntu

I have a powered 7 port hub connected to my Ubuntu box and it does nothing. The devices (zip drive and web cam) work direct, but aren't recognized through the hub. This worked fine in Windows 7. I ...
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Virtual Box: Problems using USB Phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can not connect Android SGSII via USB after ICS upgrade I'm not completely sure if this is the right part of stackexchange to ask this question, so if I'm in the wrong ...
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I Secured my USB using bitlocker on a windows 7 pc but now i cant see it in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I decrypt a partition in Ubuntu which is encrypted using BitLocker (utility of Windows 7)? How can i read/write to my USB-drive, that is locked using bitlocker in ...
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If I copy the Ubuntu installation files to USB, will it delete everything on that drive?

If I copy the Ubuntu install files to USB in order to install on another PC, will it reformat (i.e. delete) everything on that USB drive? Or will it still function as before and all previous files ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Install on Lenovo x120e - Grub menu loads, but won't load Ubuntu without USB in

I've installed Ubuntu using a USB The grub menu then would not load, so I followed: To reinstall GRUB: Make a new Ubuntu Live CD and Boot from it. Install boot-repair using these commands: sudo ...
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Help installing ubuntu

I downloaded Ubuntu ISO on my Windows computer and I made a bootable USB. When installing Ubuntu it asked if I wanted to replace windows 8 with Ubuntu and I said yes. This formated my hard drive, but ...
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Zebex Z-3100 USB scanner drops character

When scanning an EAN-8 barcode containing the 8 digits 00032605 ubuntu incorrectly returns 0003265 while windows correctly return 00032605. The last digit 5 is a check-digit. Are there any ...
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Ubuntu sees 2.0 ports as 1.1?

I have an ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 motherboard, the usb ports of which are all USB 2.0. I realised that my wireless USB card was working and connecting much faster connected to the front panel USB ports. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB (HP)

I have put ubuntu 12.04 on a USB (Kingston 8GB) and I go to install and I can't it gives options for erase and something else I have 4 primary partitions win7 for my main partition and 3 created by HP ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 from USB, how to save data? [closed]

I am using a 4gb usb to boot ubuntu 12.04. It worked successfully, but after a reboot all of my data was gone and all the programs reverted back to their default. I did set a persistence thingy when I ...
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Can't mount my USB Drive

~> sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/Disk Did not find any restart pages in $LogFile and it was not empty. The file system wasn't safely closed on Windows. Fixing. I have a USB Hard Disk and Windows ...
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Use Mobile Broadband USB as Wireless Adapter USB - HUAWEI E173

I have an Mobile Broadband USB (HUAWEI E173), which can also work as a WiFi Adapter USB. The problem is that Ubuntu 12.04 only recognizes it as an Mobile Broadband USB, not as an Wireless Adapter ...
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Installing applications on a usb drive

I'm running Ubuntu off an 8gb USB drive but it's almost full; is there a way to install my applications on a different USB drive. It's been suggested that RAID 1 will work but will that just duplicate ...
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Super-S doesn't work after reconnecting USB keyboard

Situation: Two laptops using the same USB keyboard and USB mouse (that are both connected to the display which also serves as a USB hub; switching is done by USB cable from the display to the ...
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Why doesn't Gparted show my USB stick?

I have a new 16 GB kingston flash pen that I cannot format Gparted doesn't seem to see it It has some windows exe and files on it In do not have the format option as described here for ...
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PCman filemanager displays old data on USB mounted drive

When I plug in usb flash drive, or even my camera and open File Manager only old data that was previously on usb drive (or Camera's memory card) is shown. I can't open any of those files or see any ...
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USB ports not working on Xubuntu 12.04 LTS

Basically, my USB ports on my IBM Thinkpad T43 have stopped working most of the time. Sometimes, they mount and appear in Nautilus, but other times, they aren't recognized. The timeline of events on ...
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Lexicon Alpha not detected by Ubuntu

I just got a Lexicon Alpha usb audio interface, but it's not showing up as a usb device or as a sound card.
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How USB drives goes after system hard drives

I am using 12.04. My hard drives usually comes as: sda, with sudo blkid and if I plug-in any USB drive, they comes as: sdb, sdc etc; after sda. That's fine. But problem arises after I restart my ...
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Installing 11.10 on flash drive failed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? This is my problem. I burned Ubuntu 11.10 iso to a CD. I was able to boot my PC with it. I plugged in my flash drive, and inserted ...
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Blue Yeti USB Microphone with Chrubuntu 12.04 [closed]

As the title says I'm using Chrubuntu on my Chromebox and I really want to use my Blue Yeti (which is supposedly driver free) microphone with it, but the only thing that shows up as an input is ...
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I need help installing my dlink dwa-160 usb adapter on ubuntu 12.04.1?

I bought the dlink dwa-160 usb adapter a few days ago and i could not get it work. I tried using windows wireless drivers and it found the device but no communication was made. I also tried to use ...
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USB stopped working: what should I do?

All of a sudden I am not able to use properly my external HDD and Pendrives. The disks are correctly mounted, but navigating them is extremely slow and when I try to copy files from my laptop ...
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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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External USB hard-drive changing drive letter

I have a Seagate FreeAgent Go external USB hard drive that was mounted but mysteriously decided to reconnect itself: Sep 30 15:07:06 feinman kernel: [243901.551604] usb 1-1.2: USB disconnect, device ...
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Reset CDMA USB Modem without unplug/replug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you reset a USB device from the command line? I have CE682 USB Modem connected using wvdial. Every time it got disconnected, i cant reconnect without unplug and ...
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How to edit label of USB drive?

How to edit label of USB drive easily without formatting it? I tried right clicking the device and go to the properties but cannot find anything to edit.
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Ubuntu not being displayed in the windows boot manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I repair grub? (How to get Ubuntu back after installing Windows?) I download an iso file and installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB , i had windows -7 installed ...
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Locking with USB drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lock and Unlock from USB disk (pendrive) When i use Windows, there is a program I use called Predator that locks my PC when I remove a certain USB flash drive. It then ...
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Creating flash drive from OS X broke my USB?

I downloaded Ubuntu .iso file from ubuntu.com and wanted to make a bootable USB stick from my MacBook Pro, I use OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). I followed instructions from here. When I did do the sudo ...
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GUI Tool to deny Standard users from Using CD-ROM and USBs?

As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. I could do it by removing the user from the 'cdrom' and 'plugdev' ...
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restart/power on usb port or modem?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I will explain my situation first . I am using A USB modem which frequently disconnect for an hour or so. Then i will plug off it from ports and will insert again .Then it ...
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Ubuntu stops recognizing my Android device

I used to access my Android device through nautilus, but suddenly my Ubuntu stops recognizing the usb port. (Yes, I switched usb ports already!) I type lsusb on console but my Android doesn't appear ...
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Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing

Everytime using this camera it crash my system and gets unblessing freez. But when use Windows it works. Why Ubuntu it crash and freez? Its a USB camera logitech C920? How can i solve this? ...
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virt-manager USB 2.0 problem

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with QEMU/KVM & virt-manager 0.9.4 (latest compiled from source) installed my problem is that all guest windows machines does not recognize usb2.0 ports: windows xp ...
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Using USB-to-Ethernet with Ubuntu 12.04

Being a newbie, please excuse if the technical jargon used is not a universally accepted one :) I have a particular device (say device A) whose USB2.0 driver is available from Linux community. Ubuntu ...
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How to 'talk' to USB modem in Linux?

I have a USB modem that is identified in Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) with lsusb as Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0572:1329 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc. How to talk to that device (e.g. with microcom etc?)? ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server auto mount usb to static location

I am trying to get a USB external hard drive (ext4) to automatically mount when it is plugged in. I used to have it working but has since stopped. I have tried the usbmount package however it will ...
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How to make Ubuntu ISO bootable on a USB stick with OSX?

I have a Macbookpro and I'm planning to create a multiple boot. I've already created the necessary partitions and downloaded image file (i386) When I try to create a bootable USB stick from the ISO ...
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HDIO get identity failed for dev/sdb invalid argument [duplicate]

This failure is on an external hard drive connected by USB. However, it worked flawlessly for several days. Then, one day when I tried to start Ubuntu there appeared a Debian splash screen with ...
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How can I run Ubuntu off USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I want to know if it is possible to install and run Ubuntu completely off a flash drive without using my computers hard drive. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu failed, now i have just a command line

Last night I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB (for which I had to use Bootice on Windows XP to install PLoP Boot Manager on the MDR, since I was unable to boot from USB and have no CD Rom). It ...
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Analog sticks not working, qtsixa+PCSX combination

A few days ago I finally got my PS3 controller to work with QtSixA, and then in PCSX after some tweaking with the controls. But, I haven't figured out how on earth I will be able to get the analog ...
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Can't make bootable USB for release 12.04.1 [closed]

I'm trying to make a bootable USB drive for Ubuntu 12.04.1. The USB drive created by unetbootin doesn't boot; it results in a Disk I/O error message. In trying to create a bootable USB drive, ...
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Connecting Android 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich / Jelly Bean / KitKat) phone

I'm using the US Model 16GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 (I747), however, I cannot mount it to my laptop from some reason. I have tried using both FTP and MTP connections, but neither work. What ...