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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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion Sleekbook in order to be able to multiboot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04, but my usb drive does not boot correctly. I have tried using Pendrive Linux and ...
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Can I install Ubuntu onto a USB flash drive using the SAME flash drive?

When you make a USB bootable with Ubuntu, it usually offers to either "Try Ubuntu" or "Install" into the hard drive. "Try Ubuntu" doesn't really save changes or treat the USB like a hard drive of its ...
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USB flash drive seemingly fubar

I have encountered a problem, that I have never before encountered. I have a Nashua 8GB USB flash drive that I have formatted for different purposes many times. Recently I wanted to format it to NTFS ...
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Getting weird errors after suspend

So, I was running Ubuntu from an external USB drive, and I accidentally hit "suspend". When it suspends, it cuts power to the USB ports. Now, whenever I start up or try to do anything I get "Ubuntu ...
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Is there a Gigabit NIC with USB 3.0 adapter which isn't based on ASIX AX88179?

This might seem like a ridiculous question, but I spend now > 2 hours researching google, amazon.com and yahoo in order to find a Gigabit NIC which can be connected via USB 3.0 to a Linux OS (kernel ...
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Problem mounting USB stick

I am having a problem mounting my USB-stick device. I tried some of the most common solutions online but without success. The data on the drive are very important and I need to keep them. I think the ...
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USB not working

My USB ports are not working since yesterday. The power is supplied (my phone is charging) but the device is not mounted in system. Also wireless mouse and keyboard are not working, so as pendrive. ...
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Download problem-I don't have disc drive. I press 12 but it doesn't use the USB stick

I downloaded the package from ubuntu. When I open the file from the download page, it asks to burn into a disc drive. My computer doesn't have a disc drive. I have an 8GB USB stick attached to the ...
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USB device fails to enumerate using xHCI

I'm trying to connect a ARM development board (precisely a Nucleo Board F401RE) through a USB port but, mostly, it fails to enumerate and I get these messages using dmesg [ 4788.675352] hub 3-0:1.0: ...
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Leoxsys USB WiFi device not deteting in ubuntu

I have bought a Leoxsys WiFi USB device to use WiFi in my PC. Its working absolutely fine in Windows7 as its provided with windows7 Drivers. Installing and using drivers in windows 7 is easy and Its ...
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GParted can't create partition/partition table:

I am doing this with USB 2.0 Flash Drive 8GB. Here is what i am doing: Open GParted: Then i am trying to create new partition and i've god this message: After that i am going to Device/Create ...
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Missing Operating System - Windows7 - Boot from USB

I am using an HP TouchSmart 600 that came from factory with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. I have decided to get rid of it and installed Ubuntu 14.04 booting from usb and everything went perfect. Now i ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Gateway GT5404

I have a Gatway GT5404 (desktop) with 2GB's of ram and a newer HDD, and a refresh of windows 7 ultimate. Ive tried installing Ubuntu via USB by extracting the iso files into the USB, Extracting the ...
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Vendor Id and Product ID for Micromax 355G USB modem

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu and I'm newbie to this new platform. I want to configure my Micromax 355G usb modem in ubuntu 14.04 and for configure I check out lot of question on this ...
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usb mouse not working after resume from hibernation

I am on Xubuntu 14.04, 64bit, HP 635 notebook. I enabled hibernation. It works fine, except that upon resume my usb optical mouse does not work anymore. The red light on the bottom is shining though, ...
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Can't mount Cowon i10

Does anyone know how to make Ubuntu (14.04) read a Cowon i10 mp3 player? After a search, I found a similar question, and the answer was to change the settings in the mp3 player to USB "MTP" I did ...
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*Solved* I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu using a USB, but the boot-up process is stuck [closed]

Last night, the hard disk of my laptop encountered the click-of-death. As a result, I couldn't boot into my Windows 7 installation anymore. So that it's not a total loss, I took the advice of a ...
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Linux Full Installation on USB (Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1) UEFI issue

I see a few similar questions but I haven't found one that had a solution yet for me. So, forgive me if this seems redundant. As the title implies, I want to install an Ubuntu fork (LinuxLite 2.0) on ...
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No bootable device

I know this isn't exactly a Linux problem but I'm getting no help anywhere else. I'm trying to reinstall ubuntu onto my laptop but I keep getting the error "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and ...
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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am wishing to duel boot Windows 7. I have my boot order to automatically boot from USB. I have an ISO of Windows 7 but no way to "burn" them to USB. I've tried ...
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Bootable usb stick not boots

i have problem. My bootable usb stick not boots any linux distribution.. it just stop at BIOS, like before turning on OS, but it does nothing. Windows xp/7/8.1 installs boots perfectly. It stopped ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - PulseAudio / ALSA will not work with USB headset

Being relatively new to Linux, I just shot for Xubuntu. I had to reformat yesterday, because I somehow nuked it in my tired adventures. Ever since then, I haven't been able to get my USB audio ...
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usb drive filesystem?

So, school is approaching quickly, and one of the things on my supply list is a usb drive. Now I'm asking myself what filesystem to use. After some research, I found ext4 to be the most stable drive ...
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Alfa AWUS036H USB wireless adapter not recognized

The Alfa AWUS036H USB wireless adapter will not be recognized by my netbook (Ubuntu 14.04, Asus X201E). As I understand it, the drivers should already be built in to this version of Linux, but I ...
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HP Envy 5530 and Linux Ubunu 14.04

I can't install HP ENVY 5530 using USB Cable in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu + Wacom Intuos 4 + MyPaint HELP!

Please keep in mind I'm not that computer savvy, but I will try any suggestion so please help me out! My tablet will stop working if the USB connection is ever broken, or the Ubuntu software is being ...
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Booting an installed Ubuntu in an USB from Windows 8.1

So I have bought an Asus Transformer Pad T100 and it contains Windows 8.1. It also has a Micro SD card slot that contains a 16GB Micro SD card. So I have installed Ubuntu on the card and now is it ...
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Does driver exist for Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit?

I'm new to Ubuntu and was wondering if Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit drivers exist for the Trendnet AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 adapter. I tried searching the forums for my specific adapter, but no luck. ...
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How can I get Belkin Wireless adapter N450 DB/N600 DB to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I am new on this... This is what I get when execute lsusb command: zheko@zheko-FX6800-01e:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 050d:110a Belkin Components ... Any help would be greatly ...
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Connecting PS3 dualshock on Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.13.0-34-generic?

The last entries/queries I can find about PS3 dual shock controller are dealing with older kernel versions. It looks like there may still be a problem with using the PS3 dual shock via USB(or ...
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Logitech DiNovo Edge USB Bluetooth keyboard quit working after 12.04lts to 14.04lts upgrade

I noticed this after upgrading my desktop (commodity PC parts) from 12.04lts to 14.04 lts. Upgrade done with updater after bieng notified yesterday that there was a new release available. I've been ...
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Save “apt-get” apps onto a USB

I'm running Ubuntu live off a USB, I do not want to install it though. On the same USB I have a second partition to save files on. How would I save 'apt-get install *' and Software Store apps onto my ...
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Force format USB

Maybe you can help me but I'm becoming very doubtful. But I have a Verbatim flash drive (third Verbatim flash drive to do this to be exact and one sandisk all the same problem over the past year) But ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu in Windows 8 OEM System when USB is not detected

Ok... So I trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and Windows 8.1 Asus OEM on my laptop, and it DOES have UEFI BIOS. So, in accordance with the instructions, I disabled Fast Startup, SecureBoot, but ...
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how to install ubuntu from a flash drive?

I asked this in a less than clear way before. Sorry about that. I have read around a bit but nothing seems clear to me or stands out as a how to do this. So I am looking for a how to. this how to ...
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Grub Rescue When USB Stick Not Inserted

Okay, I did something really sly, thinking I knew all the ins and outs. I got a great school laptop with Windows 7 Pro on it. Didn't like it. So I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit onto an 8GB flash ...
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sdb Appears in launcher?

Whenever I insert a USB drive into my computer the icon for usb appears, however it also adds an icon for /dev/sdb as well; I can't figure out why. Any thoughts on how to remove this?
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old Dell is giving me “No DEFAULT or UI configuration directive found!” when booting from usb

I got Dell Inspiron 5150 and I cannot make wireless work under Windows XP so I thought I try linux - I got ubuntu-13.10-desktop-i386.iso image handy so I put in on my usb stick using ...
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How can you burn an ISO image on a USB Flash Drive using K3b? [duplicate]

I'm quite new of Ubuntu... I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and what I want is to burn a Windows ISO image on a USB Flash Drive. Now, using the default Startup Disk Creator, seems that it doesn't recognize ...
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USB thumb drive - why does file transfer speed vary so much?

The thumb drive is FAT32. I often transfer files from the thumb drive to an internal HDD (Ext4). Sometimes, the files are transferred at about 15MB/s. Sometimes, the files are transferred at about ...
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I cant format Sandisk Cruzer Edge USB: Read-Only filesystem

So, I have an old Sandisk Cruzer Edge 4GB USB drive, And I know how to format the usb, so I did what works for all USB drives, first, I used fdisk -l to find my USB's file-system. Heres what came up: ...
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Save files and Applications to a Live Ubuntu disk

I was wondering is itpossible and how could one save a document or/and application onto a Live Ubuntu USB? I am on MacBook Air running OS X 10.8.5 I installed Ubuntu onto my USB using unetbootin. ...
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Chromebook and want Linux on a separate USB - possible?

I want to try Linux on my wife's Toshiba 13" Chromebook. I'd prefer not to alter anything on the chromebook itself (as she'll kill me if I mess it up:) Can I install and use Ubunto onto a 32GB USB ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 and Keyboard and mouse will not load

I recently upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now I have to unplug the keyboard and mouse and plug them in after the system is booted. I have a Razer Black Widow keyboard and a Corsair mouse. My system ...
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usb 3.0 ports not working after upgrade to 14.04.1 [duplicate]

After an upgrade to 14.04.1 from 14.04, USB 3.0 ports on my laptop no longer detect USB 2.0 memory sticks, keyboards, mice or modems. However USB 3.0 hard drives are detected and mounted successfully ...
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USB peripherals cutting in and out

I keep having issues with all of my USB peripherals. The first issue is with my mouse, it jitters every now and again randomly, its a wireless logitech mouse and I have never had an issue on any ...
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D-Link wireless network usb will not auto-reconnect

D-Link wireless network usb will not auto-reconnect. I'm connecting to a dual band linksys router... the windows computers disconnect also, but they auto-reconnect... So, I'm wondering... is there a ...
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How do I get GRUB to load properly from a USB external hard drive?

I've created a bootable backup of my Ubuntu to an external USB hard drive. I can now boot to my external backup from grub when grub is loaded from my internal hard drive, but I cannot boot to grub on ...
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Cannot boot from USB, need help

I wanted to format my w7 drive and install Ubuntu, so I have made an Ubuntu 14. 04 bootable USB, but when I try to boot from that USB it gives this message: Attempting boot from USB Normally it ...
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Problem unistalling ubuntu 13.10 from bootloader(windows 8) [closed]

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my usb. Then I formatted the usb with ubuntu 13.10, but now how to remove the ubuntu from boot loader on windows 8. I was trying to install ubuntu 14.10 on my hard disk ...