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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DisplayLink ASUS MB168B+ issues

First of all, let me tell you I am fond of Ubuntu and linux, using it every day since 4-5 years now. I love it, i keep loving it but sometimes it is just frustrating to see how much effort it takes ...
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booting error from usb

I have been trying so much time to try without install ubuntu. the first time it said error 0400 corrupt kernel and the second is the picture:
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Booting external hard drive removed from laptop

My laptop recently died, so I took the HD out of it, put it in a case to allow connecting it to a USB port and plugged it into my Desktop, a windoze box. When I tried made the USB drive the first boot ...
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When mounting USB in Cinnamon Unity desktop shows up

Every time I mount USB disk and system mounts it Unity desktop comes to te front. It changes wallpaper and shows icons but I cannot click them. If you look at the screenshot above icons on the ...
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USB booting and internet access

Although my HP Stream Laptop running WIN10 will boot into UBUNTU from a USB memory stick (after entering the BIOS and selecting USB) - it will NOT operate to line - the internet - my Router - my ...
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SD Card corrupted after moving files from Ubuntu

I have a microSD card that I'm using to move files between a Windows laptop (Surface Pro 3) and a Ubuntu 15.10 desktop. When I copy the files, everything seems fine on Ubuntu, but then I get a "...
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Flashing Bios on Asus C200 for Ubuntu USB Install

I'm trying to follow the steps listed here: https://johnlewis.ie/custom-chromebook-firmware/rom-download/ Upon putting in the following command: cd; rm -f flash_chromebook_rom.sh; curl -O https://...
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Change logical interface name based on driver not MAC address?

I have a usb to ethernet adapter that gets set as eth1. I can easily change this in 70-persistant-net.rules and name it how I like. This is based on the MAC address though. I have tons of these USB ...
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Failing to boot from USB on Windows 10, Dell Inspiron 5323

I have a USB with Ubuntu 14.04 on it, but I can't find a way to boot from it. When I do Advanced Startup with the Windows 10 interface, there are plenty of "devices" to select from. They appear in the ...
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Terminal does not recognize the partition's name of USB device

When I run the Terminal command lsblk it shows the information of all the disks. I plugged in my external hard drive which contains two partitions. One partition is on sdb4 on the path /media/user/10....
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udev rule is not being run and device file permission doesn't get changed

I am trying to change the device file permission using udev I wrote following rule for the same in /etc/udev/rules.d/10-adu.rules BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="usbmisc/adutux0", ATTR{idVendor}==...
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using a USB phone modem (LG GD 570) in linux with Reliance GSM 3g Data plan in Kolkata, India

I am using a LG GD570 phone as a modem. My USB connection mode is set up as "Data Service". I am in Kolkata and I have purchased a 3g data plan with APN given by smartnet. So, I connect the USB cable ...
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How to make a bootable OSX El Capitan USB?

I wasn't sure about posting this thread here, or on the apple community. However, as I am using a PC running Ubuntu, I am posting this here. My macbook pro (mid-2015) is out of service. I need to ...
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Am unable to install Kubuntu onto laptop from USB

I'm trying to install Kubuntu onto my laptop, to replace its current distro. I used the dd command to transfer the ISO from my computer to the USB, and everything seemed to be working fine. However, ...
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How to find the .hwdb header of a general input device?

I have an old USB RF remote that I'd like to use with Kodi. The remote is a non-keyboard input device which generates keycodes. I'd like to do some remapping, but I haven't done that since the days ...
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Battery, wifi, Bluetooth, Ethernet and USB ports not being detected

A few days back some updates were available and I installed them. However, after the update the battery is not being detected. The Bluetooth is not working. The USB ports do not detect any USB device. ...
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USB sound card regognized as stereo instead Digital SPDIF passtrhough

I bought a USB sound card which is based on CM6206 chip. And it shows as CM106 like device on Ubuntu volume control. There's a optical out that works well with Windows, after installing drivers. ...
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Copy optimum cable tv usb drive

let me try and set the stage. I have a USB stick from my cable provider optimum/cable-vision it lets me rewind the channel I'm watching and pause live TV for 1 hour. The DVR only lets me pause 15 ...
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Ubuntu instalation from USB

I tried to install ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386 from USB. I used unetbootin and next LiLi USB CREATOR. There are images what I got. unetbootin LiLi USB Creator Thanks for advices.
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Customized Ubuntu Live USB

So I'm new to Linux in general, and have been trying for the past few days to do something which I didn't think would be too hard. Basically, I'd like to have a persistant bootable Ubuntu 14.04 (Live ...
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Are there any utilities available on Ubuntu that convert bootable USBs to ISOs?

I have a bootable USB for installing Windows 10, and I wish to install Windows 10 on a Virtualbox machine. Is there any way to convert the files in the USB into an ISO?
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Hard drive not showing data after moving it to new computer, went from USB ext to internal

Running ubuntu 14.04 Okay so I have been running this 3TB drive as an ext4 partition from an external usb seagate case, I bought a new computer and set it up tonight and since I have more physical ...
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Need help installing 14.04 Trusty from USB drive (OLD PC)

I have a friend with an IBM ThinkPad T30, and I'm trying to help him install Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Trusty Tahr from a USB drive. He's gone into the BIOS and changed all the necessary settings, and it goes ...
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Audio output to usb in Lubuntu 15.1

Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Lubuntu 15.1. Can't figure out how to configure lubuntu to output audio to usb.
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Live Ubuntu USB Not Recognized By Mac or rEFInd

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.4 as a dual boot on a mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro that runs Mac OS X 10.11.3 'El Capitan'. I have installed rEFInd and created a live USB; however, the live USB is not ...
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So I got this error when attempting to create a partition on a USB drive in 15.10

I was attempting to create a bootable USB from an ISO, and when I hit the "Erase Disk" button on the Disk Creator application, it wipes the USB drive and then throws this error. Attempting to create a ...
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Unable to boot Virtualbox VM with USB with Plop bootloader

I want to run a Windows 10 VM on Ubuntu. I have a bootable Windows 10 USB, and if I boot it on my laptop, it works fine. I want to boot it on a virtual machine so that I can install Windows 10. I ...
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15.10 desktop not detecting win10 OS when installing from USB

I have win10 and 24GB unallocated space on the same hdd that I want to install ubuntu desktop on but when I boot it up from USB and try to install it wont detect my existing win10 partition and gives ...
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Missing / garbled text & error-filled 15.10 live install session from USB?

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on one machine, but have found the Live USB session to be full of errors. Much of the text has missing letters or strange renderings of fonts. When I try to ...
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install Ubuntu from USB key on a windows 10 PC

I am new to Linux and trying to install it "on an external USB key". I read and followed the official instructions carefully on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/ but this does not seem very ...
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iBasso D14 “Bushmaster” not working as an USB DAC after kernel upgrade

I purchased an iBasso D14 a couple months ago. It's all fine, the device is working on Windows and Android but it suddenly stopped working here on Ubuntu 15.10 (x64) after a kernel upgrade. uname -a ...
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Can my phone memory serve as a bootable USB to duel install Ubuntu and Window8.1

I am a lay man. I would live to install Ubuntu along side my windows 8.1 (pre-installed), but I discovered that I would need a USB and I'm currently broke. I was wondering if I could use my phone ...
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Only have wireless keyboard and its not working to install ubuntu server pleas help!

This is my second time asking for help here, I hope someone decides to point me in the right direction this time last time on one attempted to answer or comment on my question. My problem is that I ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB without Internet Access?

Dears, I am installing ubuntu server 12.04 on HP Proliant DL 360 server. I downloaded the iso file from ubuntu site and create USB bootable flash using YUMI and universal-usb-installer. The HP ...
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downloading trial version to a usb stick

My desktop (running Ubuntu) has completely stopped working after updating from v14 to v15. I would like to download a trial version of Ubuntu to a USB stick from my laptop (running Win10), and then ...
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how to boot on a win 10 tablet

I recently acquired an RCA Cambio W101 V2 windows 10 tablet I'd like to live boot Ubuntu from a bootable USB ... so this isn't an Ubuntu issue but thought maybe somebody here would know: I can't ...
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Qualcomm HS-USB 9025

I have a module with several interfaces on it and it seems to work on Windows 7 just fine but I need drivers for Linux and I really cant find any. It is an Android module. Ubuntu 14.04 seems to ...
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Disable USB autosuspend for Wester Digital My Passport Ultra

I recognize this question has been asked on these forums before but I'm having no luck with any of the solutions. Here's my situation. I recently purchased an Intel Nuc. Ubuntu is stored on an SSD, ...
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Can't boot Xubuntu on my laptop

I have an old Asus eeePc series 900 (1 Gb RAM, Intel Celeron-M) I tried yesterday to install Xubuntu on it, 'cause it was marked as one of the most lightweight ubuntu distros. I made a live usb on my ...
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ubuntu slowing down when navigating through home folder

Several possibly related problems. I am experiencing longer and more frequent lags when navigating through the home folder. Also, when I insert a usb key, it takes a long time for it to be ...
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Bootable USB and CD not detected

I created a bootable usb as well as a bootable cd to install ubuntu. Unfortunately, my medion PC (running windows 10) does not detect neither the usb nor the cd. I am pretty sure that these bootable ...
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How to install Grub in an external hard drive?

So, I've used Ubuntu for a month or two in dualboot with Windows 8, it looked and ran fine, however it broke down for some reason and I had to restore the entire PC. Due to this bad experience, I ...
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Ubuntu USB stick for Chromebook

I have searched and still can not figure out how to get Ubuntu installed onto a USB drive. I've ran both the "s9yrd" and "tnyga" commands, but to no avail. I either get a no such file directory or ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu from external HDD

I can't boot Ubuntu from my external USB3 HDD. I need to install it for UEFI, but after instalation from LiveCD it doesn't boot. I ran Boot Info Script - Pastebin and then i tried Boot-repair - ...
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Ubuntu boot from USB fail ( getting errors and restart )

Hi i made a bootable usb with ubuntu 14.04 ( first time i used rufus 2.7 then i tried to make it with Universal ubuntu installer ) both provided the same result. Restarted pc and choosed to boot ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu from USB created in Windows 10 (Universal USB Installer)

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu usb disk from Windows 10. I've downloaded Ubuntu 15.10 and created a bootable usb disk. But on boot simply nothing happened when I chose "Boot from the USB ...
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Using an epson DS-40 scanner on linux

I just got a little epson scanner (DS-40) and I have been having problems getting it working. I installed the drivers from this page and the device powers on and shows up under lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Live usb boot fail

I'm new to linux and not a computer expert I was trying to update my Ubuntu version to 15.something, after I wrote my new security key and pressed 'continue' my laptop was shutdown accidentally, and ...
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Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04

Need a Bluetooth 4.0 USB dongle for audio & data under Lubuntu 14.04. Found some don't work for both audio and data, e.g., the Avantree. Who uses an external USB tiny dongle on their laptop or ...
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All devices no longer detected

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus ux303 laptop I rebooted and while the desktop loaded just fine, it isn't detecting external monitors or wifi card. Lsusb shows the keyboard and mouse but neither ...