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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Live usb version works but not installed version

Everything in ubuntu 12.4 works when I boot from a persistent live usb stick, but when I install it, the wireless network driver and mouse don't work. I'm running it on a eee 1000H netbook.
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installing programs without having internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without internet (offline)? I have a friend that has a ubuntu machine (10.04) and has no internet. they want some programs that ...
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12.04 LTS 64 bits does not boot from HDD

I installed 12.04 LTS 64 bits from a USB drive, but I can't seem to boot from the HDD. I have a single partition, with no other OSes. I need to plug in the USB drive for the PC to boot Ubuntu. Is my ...
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12.04 Boot-up loop

Whenever most Linux OS tries to boot up, they loop on modprobe and/or when finding my USB Keyboard and Mouse(both Logitech). Ubuntu 10.04 works perfectly(and Mandriva), but any higher than 10.04, or ...
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Force specific letter for usb drive in /dev/sd*

Is there a way to force an usb drive to always get a specific letter in /dev/sd*? I know about udev symlinks, that does not help.
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Whats the easiest way to install Windows 7 via USB side by side with Ubuntu (Other Questions Below)?

I am trying to install Windows 7 side by side with Ubuntu. The computer is already running Ubuntu and I have partitioned the hard drive formatted it for NTFS and have a USB copy of the .iso of Windows ...
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boot from usb thumb drive: the installed (octave) pkg not there and forever after, on subsequent boot!

I successfully installed and used Octave from a USB thumb drive for a Toshiba 205 netbook. Everything was fine. Then I quit and re-booted. Octave had disappeared from the launcher. And, I can't find ...
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Can't install on an Asus EEE PC 900 due to udev timeout error

I have an ASUS EEE PC 900. I am trying to install using a bootable USB drive. I have tried installing Ubuntu 11.10 and 10.04 as well as Lubuntu 11.10. Every time a get a repeating message to the ...
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Mechanical mouse using USB-to-PS/2 Adapter freezes occasionally

I am using an AOpen PS/2 mechanical mouse in Ubuntu 11.10 with a Staples USB-to-PS/2 Adapter with my Intel DP67DE motherboard. The mouse is more comfortable for my hand as it has a lower height than ...
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Davicom DM9601 USB LAN NIC Ubuntu 11.10 issue

I have a davicom dm9601 USB ethernet card. When I plug in the device, it is detected and drivers are loaded, but I can't connect to internet using it. It works perfectly on XP, other laptop but not ...
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Ubuntu on USB does not boot on MacBook

Ubuntu is installed on a 32 gigabyte flash-drive and it successfully booted every time up until I partitioned my hard-drive and installed Windows as a secondary boot (for programming reasons). Now ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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usb0 ethernet on 10.04.3 Server

I am installing Ubuntu 10.04.3 on IBM System x3400 M3 which is listed as certified for Ubuntu 10.04. I was unable to configure Broadcom netxtreme II Gigabit Ethernet Driver bnx2 during that point. ...
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USB boot flashes and crashes

I went through the steps listed on http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download but it does not work. I start up my Toshiba Satellite laptop and press F12 to pull up the boot menu. I select my USB ...
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how to run virginbroadband from usb in 11.10?

i need to know how to install and run this virgin broadband from ubuntu 11.10. from australia. I have the username, password and APN but it does not seem to connect. ANy help will be appreciated, ...
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Mounting external hard drive in 11.10

I'm trying to mount an external Hitachi hard drive. Supposedly it's USB 3.0 and backwards compatible with 2.0. I can see it with lsusb (it's "SimpleTech"): Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Installing 11.04 to a USB key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Is it possible to install Ubuntu 11.04 to a 4gb USB key and run the OS but when you shut off for it to retain files, settings, etc? ...
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What can I do when I receive a 'server-error-not-accepting-jobs' CUPS server error in 11.10?

I have a Richoh Aficio-CL3500N that I connected directly to the USB port and it seemed to add and configure itself and populated all fields in 'Printer Properties', but I received the error ...
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Steps to diagnose SNU5600 disconnection problem

I have a Philips SNU5600 WiFi dongle plugged into two machines (ie I have two SNU5600 dongles, one in each machine). One machine is running 10.10 and the other is running Linux Mint. The dongles work ...
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How do I get a CardScan 60 II working with SANE?

I have a CardScan 60 II device and installed SANE in my Ubuntu 10.10 laptop. The problem is I can't make scanimage find the device. Quote: $ sudo sane-find-scanner # sane-find-scanner will now ...
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Creating a bootable usb or cd with Windows from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've searched quite a lot but yet didn't found any solution to burn a bootable usb flash or cd/dvd with Windows from Linux having an iso file with Windows. I've tried dd if= of= ... but when I tried ...
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USB key - folder parameters - changing access rights

There is an MS Windows computer in my lab, which is sadly infected by some strange trojans and viruses. One USB key got into trouble while it was plugged on to the computer. Scanning with an antivirus ...
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Mobile Phone tethering in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Nokia C3-01.5 mobile phone I use it to get access to the internet on occasions from my laptop. I recently changed from Windows XP to Ubuntu 12.10. Tethering worked fine with blue tooth but I ...
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USB devices don't get detected

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10. My USB ports don't detect USB devices connected to them. When you connect and disconnect anything to/from USB ports and monitor with lsusb nothing changes. Every now and ...
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Creating an install drive - can not open output file autorun.inf

I am trying to make an install/boot drive for a computer that has no operating system and no optical drive. I used the ISO from Ubuntu.com and the burner from pendrivelinux.com. When the program ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - no USB devices after restart

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 13.10. I was trying to install wine and it hung up so I decided to restart the computer instead of killing processes at random (no, I didn't kill any processes). After ...
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read only problem with usb drive and data loss?

I encountered a read only file system for my flash drive and I can't see my data (one folder which had all the data is empty). I did dosfsck -a /dev/sdf1 (as I read here) and now I can write to the ...
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USB microphone quits working after a few seconds

On my Mythbuntu 12.04.2 HTPC, my USB microphone (Logitech AK5370) works for a few seconds, then stops producing signal from audio input. The system recognizes it there, it just stays mute. This ...
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USB Stick became Read-Only after using Pen Drive USB Installer

Yesterday I tried to make my 16Gb USB Stick bootable with Ubuntu 13.04 (Desktop x64). After some time because nothing changed I canceled the progress and decided to burn a DVD. The installation with ...
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Installing Ubuntu with USB stick [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu with an usb stick. I used unetbootin. Everytime I tried it, there was an error: "invalid or corrupt kernel" I tried with several sticks. What could be the problem? ...
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Mouse not recognized in USB port, but it does work through a hub in the same port

(ubuntu 13.04) If I connect my mouse in one USBv2 port on my laptop, it does not work. This is the output I get from dmesg: usb 1-1.2: new full-speed USB device number 21 using ehci-pci usb 1-1.2: ...
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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...
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How to connect to Internet via wired USB ADSL modem in Ubuntu LiveUSB edition?

I have Alcatel Thomson SpeedTouch 330 USB model modem.I can Ubuntu Desktop 64 liveUSB flawlessly but I don't know how to set up my Internet connection? I tried Network manager and entered my ISP, ...
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How to create bootable USB from ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a live usb for Windows in Ubuntu I want create bootable USB stick with windows7. But ubuntu want to accept windows .iso file and create it. Please help :(
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How should USB stick in Lion for 12.04 be formatted initially? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Mac to boot from an Ubuntu USB key? To create an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS USB stick in Mac OS X Lion, how should be the stick formatted initially?
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Ubuntu does not recognize USB

So guys, I was about to install Ubuntu into my USB. But recently I formatted my USB drive as FAT and clear all the data. After that the computer doesn't recognize the USB any more. When I open ...
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AVerTV Hybrid Volar Q

I have recently received a AVerTV Hybrid Volar Q USB TV tuner and it works great in Windows. However, I am unable to get Ubuntu to detect it. I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has managed to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 can't install D-Link DWM-156 drivers

When connected to Ubuntu 12.04 D-Link DWM-156 detects it as USB storage medium but not as modem. It explored data stick in Windows and copied files "3g_modem_connect_DWM156_i386.deb" & ...
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Installer installed system to USB stick, not main hdd

Yesterday I installed ubuntu 12.04 to my computer and when I finished I realized that it had installed onto the USB stick. Now I have to boot the computer from USB each time I want to use it. What ...
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How do I make a read-only file system writable for pendrive

When I am trying to format my pendrive, I'm getting the following error. root@obbu-G41M-Combo:/home/obbu# mkfs.vfat -n 'Ubuntu' -I /dev/sdb1 mkfs.vfat 3.0.14 (23 Jan 2023) mkfs.vfat: unable to open ...
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i make my usb bootable of ubuntu but it is not working on acer 4738z

i am in serious problem. i have acer aspire 4738z. i am willing to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on it and for that i made my usb bootable through the software which is mentioned in Ubuntu guide but it is ...
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Creating USB with 3 partition fails

I followed this guide http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx to create a bootable USB Stick using OS X Mavericks. I created 3 partitions on the USB stick. I converted the ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.04 can not copy a file from my laptop to a USB disk?

I just downloaded an Ubuntu 12.10 iso to update my operating system. But when I copy this file to the usb(h:/), it doesn't work. The copy one in the USB is "0kb". It make me feel awful, if the size ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a pen drive instead of Hard Disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to an USB key? I have made a bootable pendrive for Ubuntu 12. 04. Currently I am running it like a live CD by just using "try Ubuntu" option. But ...
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Ubuntu does not detect my USB connected phone

I connected my phone using an USB cord to my desktop, but Ubuntu does not detect the phone. How do i transfer files to and fro from my computer ?
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USB 2.0 1 to 4 port splitter not working

This is the output of lsusb -v on ubuntu 12.04 Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0408:2fb1 Quanta Computer, Inc. Device Descriptor: bLength 18 bDescriptorType 1 bcdUSB ...
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I'm interested in trying out Ubuntu. I installed 12.04 i386 on usb stick, but can't get it to boot [duplicate]

I am currently running Windows 7. I'm not quite sure how to get this to boot into Ubuntu. I have the usb stick in drive, and I restart the computer, but nothing changes. I tried f12 before the windows ...
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Ubuntu fails to install

After installing Ubuntu from a USB drive, it says that it will restart. This should be fine but as soon as it opens up again it goes back to the "Try Ubuntu or Install" window. When I check my ...
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Can I revert a USB flash drive to it's previous state?

I downloaded a USB disk image (.iso file) of 12.04 Precise and followed these instructions to create a Mac OSX bootable disk (.dmg file). The flash drive is enormous (~64 GB), and contained many ...
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Make ubuntu usb bootable on windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? How to create a live usb for Windows in Ubuntu I know there are a lot of tools to create a bootable usb for ubuntu with windows. But I'm ...