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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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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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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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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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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Bootable USB Stick Failing To Load

After creating a bootable USB stick on my windows computer, I turned off a seperate computer, a laptop that I owned and plugged the USB stick into the computer. I turned it on and the splash screen ...
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Booting from USB only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu starts only when I boot from my flash drive I am a newbie on linux and dont understand many things unless given a line by line instructions. I am trying but linux ...
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external hard drive not detected after ubuntu crash [restarting machine]

today i tried to watch movie [with vlc media player] from my external hard drive [expansion portable 500 GB], and it's play good, then pause the movie and play it again, and my Ubuntu crashed! ...
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Having issues using fdisk and GParted with Lexar 64GB USB, but reading and writing is fine

I have recently bought a new 64GB Lexar USB with the long model name of LJDV10-64G-000-106, and I am having issues partitioning it. I am able to mount, read and write to the USB without any issues but ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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USB Boot graphics corrupted on Macbook. UEFI mode?

I'm trying to run 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 off my USB stick on my Macbook Pro. USB stick is fine AFAIK, but when it boots I get corrupt graphics after the boot menu, so can only see random blocks of ...
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USB Wireless is not detected when installing 12.04

When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron E1505, the USB is not detected. During installation, the system asked if I wanted to connect to wireless USB "Real Tec" but not my network. I believe ...
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Weird screen when I attempt to boot Ubuntu from a usb hard drive

I tried to install Ubuntu to an external hard drive (WD My Book Essential 1.5TB). The live CD loaded fine, and I choose custom install. I made 2 primary partitions for Root(/) and Boot(/boot) and a ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my USB hard drive

I have a 500 gb USB hard drive NTFS partitioned that worked till yesterday, but today it doesn't work at all. It doesn't show up on my Ubuntu machine, now in Windows XP or Windows 7, I tried several ...
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Install TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 10.04

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N USB wireless card and cannot get it to install. I found lots of information but I have not touched my Ubuntu machine in 4 months and basically forgot what little knowledge ...
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Not Only TV USB tuner not working

How can I install a Not Only TV USB tuner on Ubuntu 12.04? Are there any drivers for it?
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Need help with USB Speakers

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. Any ...
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All drivers disabled after reinstallation

I've been running Ubuntu 12.04 for quite a while, but after installing Windows XP onto another partition, the MBR was overwritten, etc etc. I downgraded 12.04 to 11.10 using a Live CD, but it still ...
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External hard-drive is “clicking” when idle [closed]

I'm struggling with a very annoying issue: My new hard-drive (Samsung Spinpoint M8 1TB (HN-M101MBB) was build in an USB 3.0 external case (Lian Li EX-10QR) and formatted with ext4. When this ...
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Booting from a USB for HP laptop

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from my USB, but my laptop stays stuck at the black "hp" screen. I've tried tapping F9 to get to my boot menu, and even f10 to enter BIOS....but nothing seems to work. What ...
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Boot error while booting Ubuntu with USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t boot from liveUSB when trying to install it alongside Windows 7 I know this is my 3rd question today, but every other question of mine has been so nicely answered ...
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Ubuntu requiring USB stick to boot each time [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB stick. When I shut down, to boot Ubuntu up again, I must boot from USB. How can I fix ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working after booting (worked until today)

after a cold start it needs some time till my mouse and my keyboard get recognized. It worked until today. On this machine it runs a Linux desktop 3.2.0-26-generic #41-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jun 14 17:49:24 ...
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Flash Drive Boot Not Detecting Hard Drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in In my laptop, I have a hard drive with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. When I go to boot to it, I get a blank screen with a ...
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Why USB sticks automatically mounted only under root?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and updated all the packages. If I connect a USB stick to the PC it is not mounted automatically, if I run, say, mount -t vfat /dev/sdc1 /media/usb_stick I get ...
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Ubuntu's .iso is read as .rar on Windows. Should I install it on a USB Drive assuming it's an ISO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How burn or mount an ISO file? I'm trying to make an install with a USB Drive with ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso. However, it is showing on Windows Vista 32bit as a ...
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Ubuntu from USB stick won't work

I'm relatively new to linux and am trying to put linux my HP netbook. Since I'm trying to install it on a netbook I have to use the USB method of partitioning my hard drive. So I have downloaded ...
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Unable to stop TOSHIBA TransMemory

I have a USB,when I choose safety remove, occur this error message.How to solve the problem? Unable to stop TOSHIBA TransMemory Error detaching: helper exited with exit code 1: Detaching device ...
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usb devices unacessible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Changing file permissions on USB external hard drive I have a funny thing happening with my USB devices. They are detected and show up as they should but I cannot write ...
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How can i create a bootable usb on mac that is installable on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I create an Ubuntu live USB using a Mac? i'm on a macbook and have an old pc with no operating system on it. is it possible to create a bootable usb installation ...
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How do I use an unbootable XP to remove Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop from a USB stick, but the system asks me a password and I don't know what it is. It may be old to have an Ubuntu installed and errors, but I can't remove, because ...
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Can't install ubuntu, continue button doesnt work

I have a laptop without an internal hard drive and I'm struggling to make it work from a USB drive. I have used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.0.1 to install Ubuntu onto my USB drive. I specified a 250 ...
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How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected to the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected? it doesn't ...
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USB Ubuntu 12.4 boot problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Boot failure : No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found! Salam everyone. I searched the entire forum but no solution worked for me. I downloaded the ISO image of ...
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Stuck at boot, both with wubi and USB

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 through USB and with wubi interface. Nothing works. With USB, I will enter the main menu, doesn't matter what i choose, "install ubuntu on a hard drive" or "boot ...
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Getting Bose USB speakers to run through USB without crackling

I know there is a similar post here: USB Bose speakers with ubuntu 12.04 But it hasn't been resolved/answered and I've learned a little more about the problem, so I thought I'd start a new thread on ...
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Persistent Live Usb using netbook [duplicate]

hello second question xD as i said earlier i have a netbook and was looking thru persistent live usb making and all guides seem to need that i boot from live cd but my netbook doesn't have an optical ...
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Program to install Ubuntu from a USB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive? I want to install Ubuntu in my computer from USB (With out copy ubuntu iso to a DVD) because in my EEEpc i haven´t DVD. What ...
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I put ubuntu live USB to laptop and nothing happened

as the title says..I created it, don't know if right. It doesn't do anything. what should I do? Thanks..(I have some grub problems)
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USB boot with no windows?

I fried my computer trying to load Alpine Linux. Now I can't do anything. I have Ubuntu. iso on a USB, is that all I need? How do I run it from BOOT: prompt? I think I formatted my drive and ...
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Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps with TP-LINK TL-WN822N not working properly

I've an Adaptador WiFi USB 300 Mbps and TP-LINK TL-WN822N connector and it works but it gets blocked suddenly, I don't know why and is not always the same, sometimes 1 hour sometimes more. How can I ...
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Android device not recognized in eclipse

I tried to plug my Samsung Galaxy S to my Ubuntu box for developing applications in Android, but the problem is that lsusb doesn't recognize the device. I tried with a friend smartphone and it is ...
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USB Wireless keyboard and wired mouse do not power on at system boot

This did not use to be an issue but, I am not sure why, my USB keyboard and mouse are not powering on after system boot. I can fix the keyboard by taking out and then plugging back in the USB ...
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USB ubuntu updating free space problems

I like to have always with me a USB version of Ubuntu. It's often useful. So I can have in any case all my documents and settings everywhere even on PCs where only windows is installed, or I can try ...