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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Vizio CT14 + Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS = No root & No boot

Have been running 14.04.3 LTS from usb stick in 'try first' mode. That has been working, so tried installing alongside Win7. Didn't work. Removed Win 7 from drive. Gave whole SSD drive to Ubuntu. ...
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Regarding installing Ubuntu on an empty drive

My computer (Windows 10 64-bit, BIOS) has got three drives viz. C, D and E. I plan to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on 'E' drive. When I check open up My Computer, I see the Windows logo on only the C ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 from USB on Fresh Drive on HP Mini 110 says Missing Bootmgr

I made a USB stick of Ubuntu 14 using unetbootin. I did it from Windows 7. When I tried to boot the stick on the fresh new hard drive in my hp mini 110, it would not boot, and said a bootmgr was not ...
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Help diagnosing a suspected USB SD card reader Firmware issue

I believe I have the same problem as SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown I put a bounty on that question, but it seems the original questioner, isn't updating following queries from ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Qualcomm Atheros inbuilt, and TPLINK wn823n dongle

Not a newbie, and familiar with terminal commands, but this wifi issue (or lack of!!!) has me puzzled. When I last used ubuntu 12.04 it picked up wifi off the bat, now I only see the tplink dongle ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu off a USB stick? [duplicate]

Not talking about installing it via USB, but actually running a full version of Ubuntu (14.04) from it. I've got a Surface Pro 4 GB ram, and since running a VM would be to resource heavy and ...
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A Magewell USB Capture HDMI alternative, just for screenshots?

I am the owner of a website that posts how-to guides on technology. I am looking for an HDMI Capture USB Dongle, so I can take screenshots from other devices, such as the Raspberry Pi, or for ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 from bootable USB: Could not find kernel image: /isolinux/isolinux.cfg

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB. At first I got the error No default or UI configuration directive found after reading through the forums a bit I renamed the isolinux folder as well as ...
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Ubuntu clean install after fail upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

I tried to upgrade... no success. pic: http://imgur.com/cWrRfaL.jpg I have backup off all my things, now i dont care i just wanna reinstall new version 15.10. I made a USB with ...
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Error: No Such Partition, Grub Rescue >

Long story short, I have a laptop that came with win 7 I partitioned it and installed Ubuntu. All was working great. I then decided to delete the Ubuntu partitions from within windows. Before I ...
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How to chmod /cdrom to 777 on USB trial install file system

I have done a USB install of Ubuntu 14.04 I try to sudo chmod 777 /cdrom/temp mode of /cdrom/temp changed from 0755 (rwxr-xr-x) to 0777 (rwxrwxrwx) ubuntu@ubuntu:/$ ls -ld /cdrom/temp drwxr-xr-x 3 ...
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ASUS My Cinema U3000 Mini DVB-T Tuner not working

ASUS My Cinema U3000 Mini DVBT Tuner not working. dmesg output: [ 17.653011] dvb-usb: downloading firmware from file 'dvb-usb-dtt200u-01.fw' [ 17.702773] usbcore: registered new interface driver ...
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Can't open NTFS USB drive on Ubuntu 14.04. Unable to access “16 GB Volume” Error

I format my USB flash drive to NTFS file system using the "Disks" application on Ubuntu 14.04, after that I could open my USB(note after the format I have not removed the USB from the PC!), I copy ...
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Can't mount external hard drive USB

It's NTFS. It's USB3. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried the following commands: sudo fdisk -l sudo fdisk -l sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt
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Ubuntu booting from USB errors

I am using a lot of software from my bootable USB with no problems until lately. My problems began when my computer turned off by accident twice ( I know this sounds stupid but sometimes I am unlucky ...
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USB ports stopped working suddenly

All of the sudden my USB ports stopped working. I tried to fix it by searching on google for solution but nothing that I did solved my problem. Today I installed unity-tweak and now my laptop is ...
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How to use an Xbox 360 controller in steam

Steam big picture doesn't recognise my controller, and when I followed these instructions: https://www.reddit.com/r/chromeos/comments/2mttfq/how_can_i_connect_my_xbox_controller_to_my_ubuntu/ Xboxdrv ...
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Ubuntu will not recognize USB WiFi adapter

Every time I start Ubuntu it will not read the WiFi adapter. It will just standby and won't even start the driver. Is there any way to fix this on terminal? I have no other way to get internet access ...
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UEFI Bootable Flashdrive

I have seen many people ask similar questions. I might not be picking up the subtle differences, but here goes. I am a PC Tech. I have made a Bootable flash drive with Grub4dos that allows me to boot ...
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Is there a good dual-band USB wifi transmitter that will work with a bunch of users

I'm looking at picking up a usb wifi dongle that can: support transmitting to many users (> 10, but they won't be watching netflix) I can choose any of the most recent ubuntu versions easy to get up ...
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Dual boot on windows 10/ Dell Precision M4800 not quite working

Have Win 10 (1511 update) on Dell Precision M4800, 1Tb hybrid disk. Want dual boot, using a 64Gb USB as the Ubuntu option. Downloaded ubuntu 14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso. Used Universal USB installer ...
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Repeated USB Errors at Command Prompt

I'm using the 64-bit version of Wiley and am trying to reset compiz to hopefully resolve an issue I'm having with Nautilus. Anyway, when I leave the GUI and go to the command prompt, immediately ...
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Windows 10 UEFI bootable USB prepared by Ubuntu Based System

First of all sorry, if this question is duplicate of someone else's question buried deep in stackexchange, however i wasn't able to find any info. The question is pretty straight forward: Is there ...
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Machine setup got USB 3.0 post-upgrade, though xHCI not working

Ubuntu Desktop 64Bits 14.04 LTS installed on virtual machine. Virtual machine powered by Virtual Box. The Ubuntu installation was carried out yet in the days as VirtualBox 4.3 was installed and used ...
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Windows 8.1 onto ubuntu pc with laptop

how do i get windows 8.1 to boot on my new pc? i have a windows 7 laptop, a windows 8.1 64bit key, a usb for a boot drive, and an iso download link. the pc im putting it on already has ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Check for defects - Errors found in 1 file

I've followed every step from the ubuntu website about how to make a bootable usb drive and i'm using mac os x el capitan. After i booted to my usb drive and i saw the check for defects option so i ...
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sata,usb, ps/2 packets sniffer wanted

TL;DR. I've had a hardware virus on my Windows systems on my network. I've brought a clean computer, installed Ubuntu and plugged in infected HDD and usb keyboard. Computer refused to boot ...
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Installing Popcorn time in Ubuntu running on Chromebook

So I'm totally new at Ubuntu and just managed install it on a USB and boot on a Toshiba Chromebook 1. My first venture is to install Popcorn time on it, but since I've no experience, I'm having a hard ...
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Pen Drive doesn't get detected and Problem with File Transfer to USB Drives & devices on Dell 5548 with Ubuntu 14.0.2

I start facing this problem recently on my Dell 5548 laptop may be an update might have caused this. When I try to transfer a folder or file to my USB Drive or USB Card reader, the Transfer Progress ...
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14.04.3 Live USB not booting only on desktop

Acer Aspire XC-610 desktop computer Sandisk Cruiser USB 3.0 16GB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and created a live USB using Startup Disk. ...
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Problem installing Snappy Ubuntu Core to USB flash drive

I have x64 PC with Kubuntu 15.10 installed on SSD (sda) and spare 8GB USB flash drive (sdb) to be used for Snappy Ubuntu. I'm following the instructions on Getting started with an x86 device and dd ...
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USB Flash Drive not recognised in 15.10?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10, and ever since my USB Flash Drive has not been recognised by Ubuntu. It was recognised in 15.04, 14.10, 14.04 and 12.04. It is still recognised on these versions, ...
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How do I disable usb 2.0 devices?

I have a Compaq cq5115uk dual booted Windows Vista & Ubuntu 14.04 and a HP Laserjet 1020 printer. Under Windows the printer only works if I disable the usb 2.0 devices in Windows device manager ...
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i cannot install ubuntu mate on xps 8900

I just bought an dell xps 8900 from costo http://www.costco.com/.product.100232620.html?cm_sp=RichRelevance--itempageSeoHorizontal--MultiItemViewCP&cm_vc=itempageSeoHorizontal|MultiItemViewCP I ...
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failed to intall on the right disk

so today i got my server and i tried to install ubuntu server 14.04 LTS from my Universal Serial Bus stick and i have 8 disk on the server with 148 gb on each, when i get to the point where i am going ...
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Auto Ethernet when i connect my modem in Ubuntu 14.04

Please anytime I connect my Huawei K4203 modem in my Ubuntu 14.04, it recognize it but the connection type is "AUTO ETHERNET". I have created a mobile broadband but still does not work. Please help ...
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USB Keyboard non responsive during installation

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.4 version. I am using a USB wireless Logitech keyboard. the kb works fine till the install screen. The moment i start the installation and the languague screen pops ...
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USB ports not being identified after install

For some background, I have just completed a new build and I cannot seem to get some of the usb ports, and a sd card reader to do anything. The real issue is that the only place I can even find that ...
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Simplest way to get Bluetooth USB Dongle to show up in Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I was finally able to get this to work. I am using VirtualBox 5.0.10. My host is a Mac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and my Guest is running Ubuntu 12.0.4 (which is the exact version specified by an ...
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do I need to install USB3 driver in order to see it presented over the ifconfig?

I connected two USB3 to Gig Ethernet VANTEC adapters to my HP laptop Both are not recognized over the ifconfig output command . I got a disk with linux drivers .What steps need to be done in order to ...
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LVM can't see external USB drive

I am trying to add an external USB drive to my Ubuntu 14.04 LVM volume. Using the Logical Volume Management GUI, I clicked the extend volume button, but my USB drive does not appear in the list. It is ...
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xUbuntu USB boot

I just created an xUbuntu boot USB key using Universal-USB-Installer. My Sony Viao has a USB port but xUbuntu did not load when I powered the computer. I learnt I have to configure my bios to allow ...
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My usb flash drive is not detected by Ubuntu Linux 15.10 WilyWerewolf. How to fix?

Hi I have a Kingston 32 Gigabytes usb flash drive that is not being detected by ubuntu well it detected in the disk program but not Files program.
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How to add an extra writeable partition to a bootable USB stick?

Live USB sticks are great to troubleshoot problem Linux systems and Ubuntu live-USB is excellent. But it would be nice if you could use the free space on the disk to carry extra data (like a backup ...
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Disable USB Port & Website Block/Allow

I want to lock USB Mass Storage (Pendrives & External HDD), Mobile Storage Access on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Desktop Version. Simply, I need only use of USB Keyboard & Mouse, no Other USB Devices. ...
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How do I fix a black screen when boot from USB?

I recently destroyed Windows when trying to restore it to default settings. I thought I should give Ubuntu a shot because I'm not going to buy a whole new version of Windows. I installed Ubuntu 15 on ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5720

So I had to Factory Reset my laptop last night and apart from going full Office Space on it, I figured I'd try and turn it into a Linux Lappy. I've managed to get the Boot Menu going, I've disabled ...
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fresh install reporting no space (disappearing space!)

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10 x64 on a 256GB drive using the whole disk. This is a NVMe and I initially suspected it. After a few days of use the system reports less than 1GB ...
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USB Server Installation Wants a Mirror

I have been trying to get a bootable USB Flash drive base server installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to install off the USB stick and not ask for a mirror to install from. I also want to know how to put ...
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Bootable Linux on external hd (mac/pc) [duplicate]

i've got my new external hd samsung m3, so the question is: is it possible to install linux on a partition that can be bootable on mac also on a pc? (sorry for my bad english -.-' )