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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Tails USB won't boot in ubuntu MATE 15.04

I have Ubuntu MATE 15.04 as my primary OS. I made a tails bootable usb but when I try to log in with it i get: No Caching mode page found Assuming drive cache: write through then it continues to ...
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Disk Utility Error: Input/output error during write

I can't format my flash drive any more I tried different things: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/32945228/usb-flash-drive-input-output-error-during-write I've also tried to scan the flash drive ...
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Problem running winusb in Ubuntu 15.10

I want to install winusb program i am following the steps but I fail to run it. Does anyone have an idea why this is happening. ps If there is another program like winusb, so that I can burn windows ...
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No usb connectivity

Since the most recent software update, OTA-8, my phone (bq aquaris e4.5 ubuntu) will no longer react to being connected by usb. This includes charging - there is no reaction by the phone to being ...
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How to make a bootable USB core minimal live desktop?

This question probably gets asked 10 million times a day, yet I can't find an answer (not even the right question to it) on this site. I'm trying to create a bootable USB with ubuntu, yet I don't ...
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Cannot mount USB drive with “wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock” error message

NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT lsblk sda 8:0 0 931,5G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 100M 0 part ├─sda2 8:2 0 150,3G 0 part ├─sda3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Huawei E173s - only storage mode

I've tried for several hours to configure Huawei E173s on Ubuntu 14.04. Only what I get is that Ubuntu sees stick as storage(CD or microUSB) but I'm not able to force it to work as modem(to connect ...
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ubuntu installed on usb, black screen while booting

i installed ubuntu onto a usb stick but when i boot from it i get the grub screen and after that its just black and the monitors actually turn off with "no single" I installed the usb in the ...
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USB Drive “try” option can't find live file

Ubuntu 14.0.3 LTS Macbook Air '14 El Capitan 10.11.12 (beta) Sandisk 32 Gig USB Select to boot USB Select "Try Ubuntu without Installing" [ 5.547708] i8042: No controller found [ ...
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USB is detected, but only if I don't close the screen

Sorry for the bad description, I wasn't sure how to put it, I'll do my best to explain this odd bug. So, if my computer is off and I turn it on, then plug my USB in, my computer auto-mounts it and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Dual Boot BlankScreen and Live USB always freezes [duplicate]

I attempted to dual boot Ubuntu 15.10 on my Windows 10 System: I resized my partition and was able to boot into the live USB the first time around, but once I got to the end of my installation after I ...
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Connect Timex Ironman GPS Global Trainer in Ubuntu 14.04.3

Is there any way for download the data inside the watch? I tried connecting it via USB but it doesn't appear connected ~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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SSD via USB on GA-GC230D for Ubuntu Server 14.04

After a break of about ten years I am currently re-trying to administrate a small Linux server for my home use (file storage, streaming, etc.). I bought an old mini-ITX system on ebay, center part is ...
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Running Ubuntu on Nextbook

I tried running Ubuntu on my Nextbook tablet by making a bootable USB drive and also tried making a bootable SD card, but all I get is this error screen saying "System doesn't have any USB boot ...
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Creating bootable USB removed OSX partition

As the title says, I was attempting to create a bootable USB. I restarted OSX with the option key held down, selected EFI and went through an Ubuntu installation process. When the prompt asked whether ...
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WinUsb to ubuntu 15.10 Fail [duplicate]

I can't install winusb in ubuntu 15.10, somebody can help me ? I need create a usb booteable with windows xp and i don't know of others programs
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Replacement of Logitech k270 mouse works - keyboard not [duplicate]

lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c534 Logitech, Inc. $ xinput list|grep Logitech ⎜ ↳ Logitech USB Receiver id=15 [slave pointer (2)] ↳ Logitech USB Receiver ...
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Boot ubuntu from Pendrive

First I have used Universal Usb installer with Ubuntu 64bit and created a live Usb stick. Then I have booted in Live Ubuntu and successfully installed Ubuntu on a partition of the usb drive. The ...
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How to connect Android over wifi on a virtual usb?

Nobody knows me here, because I am posting first time. Here is my major problem: After stupidly messing around in factory-mode of my MTK Android phone, I lost both Imei numbers (and all the secret ...
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Difficulty booting Windows from USB, “INDX label not found” [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 and I've been trying to set up a USB device to run Windows off of using a Windows 10 ISO. I have formatted the device to be NTFS in GParted and given it the boot flag, copied ...
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Joystick doesn't work

My joystick doesn't get a device node file (for example: /dev/input/js0 or /dev/input/event0), so I can't use the controller. I am using ubuntu 14.04 in a chroot with kernel 3.10.18 My joystick is: ...
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USB BOOT ERROR : “Ubuntu unknown keyword in configuration file: q”

I cannot seem to be able to boot into an installation. I have tried using Unebootin, rufus, Universal usb boot maker to no avail. I have read some previous articles but no one had the keyword "q" as ...
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USB 3G modem initialization unstable

SYSTEM: Notebook Dell Inspiron 7720 (USB3 ports) Operating system: Linux Mint 17.2 64b XFCE USB 3G Modem: Huawei E171 (s/n 4BA5TA*), unchanged operator firmware PROBLEM: Hard to initialize ...
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ATTR{index} always 0, how to write persistent udev rule?

I have 2 identical USB devices. Only one persistent symlink is created: /dev/v4l/by-id/usb-fushicai_usbtv007_300000000002-video-index0 I think it's because ...
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Remote Desktop Solution for Ubuntu 14.04 host and a Windows Thin Client w USB support?

THE GEAR: Midtower running Ubuntu 14.04 for the host An HP t610 Thin Client running a stripped-down embedded copy of Windows 7 and VMWare. Note that the client factory resets with every boot. DAC ...
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Conflict between usb wifi adapter and graphics card?

here is my problem.I am running a rebuilt intel core 2 duo tower with ubuntu 14. I use a SMC Easy Connect G usb wifi adapter and an Nvidia Geforce 7200 video card...(I know it's junk but it was free ...
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Internet falls when I plug in my usb

Problems: When I plug in USB-stick (TRANSCEND 16 GB USB 3.0) My wifi connection stops working, the signal seems to be ok, Wi-fi stays switched on, but I can't surf internet, use ping in terminal, etc ...
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Make live USB persistable [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu on a live USB temporarily, but i have realized that my changes doesn't persist after I restart my computer(i.e I don't want to reinstall programs each time I start again). Is ...
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TweakGeek disabled :/mtp UbuntuPhone

TweakGeek works fine, but when i installed TweakGeek, the phone (Aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition) will not identified as mtp:/ on the desk. Uninstall TweakGeek solves this problem. What can i do? Thanks. ...
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i7-5775c and asrock z97 pro4 unable to install ubuntu

Hi i a have a brand new i7-5775c and asrock z97 pro4 with 32gb of memory i'm unable to install any linux except fedora 22 and make it work with windows 10, i followed some post on phoronix but i'm not ...
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Audio, WiFi and USB ports not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I face a number of issues as described in the following. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and realized that my audio, WiFi and USB ports are not working. Can somebody please suggest me with the ...
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Lubuntu USB Install Error - “Missing operating system”

I want to install Lubuntu after I uninstalled Kubuntu on my computer. But every time I try to boot the USB drive for installation, I get either a "Boot error" or "Missing operating system" message. As ...
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One USB isn't detected in lsusb but another one is

I have two USB flash drives, a SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 (8 GB) and a Silicon Power Blaze B05 USB 3.0 (16 GB), and whilst the former both shows up in lsusb and auto-mounts1, the latter does ...
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serial ports not showing up

I am running ubuntu 12.0.4 on my ARM controller based board. I had a weird issue. I have enabled PS0, PS1, UL0 and UL1 on my microzed. Now, when I type dmesg| grep tty, it shows all the 4 ports. But, ...
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When using “Try Ubuntu” from a removable flash drive, is it isolated from my main OS?

I have a very expensive computer that I try my best to keep clean and virus free, but my little sister has managed to make the family computer unusable. My parents are insisting that I "Share" with ...
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USB Mouse Stops Working, Works On Unplugging / Replugging

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I'm having trouble with a mouse stopping working repeatedly. Sometimes it's fine, but other times it stops working unexpectedly. Often, before it dies, it gets spotty, ...
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An error message: “USB3 device not accepting adress”

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshipa core-i-3 laptop. It works properly, but before logging in, an error message appears. It says: "usb3 device not acceptin adress". What is this error and how ...
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USB mouse not recognized every reboot

my question is very particular. I have a Razer Abyssus mouse that I like to use in my Ubuntu. But the thing is that if I shutdown or restart my computer the mouse stops working is not even recognized ...
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Show external USB Hard drive on desktop

as the title says i cant get my USB harddisk (1TB Toshiba) to show on my desktop, it shows in the launcher and i can open it but i cant get it to show on the desktop. i installed the unity tweak tool ...
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Ubuntu installation failed network device

Is facing problem with my desktop lonovo think center Always installation stop on Starting to configure network device Note: this issue happened with eOS, Opensuse, Mint, Please advise HW: ...
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USB2&3 in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit gone missing after reboot when running from within a VM

I ve got a XenServer running on one of my servers and I ve install Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with kernel 3.13.0-24-generic On the first boot of the XenServer, the VM is not started. I use the USB ...
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Can read usb drive on windows but not ubuntu?

The 16Gb usb drive contains mp4 video files. I can see them in windows, but the drive does not even show up in ubuntu 12.x. I tried some posts in SO, but nothing worked. How do I figure out the reason ...
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XPS 13 (9343) running 15.04 not recognizing USB drives or phone

A few weeks ago my laptop suddenly stopped recognizing my thumb drives and my phone (1 LaCie, 1 Kingston DataTraveler G4, and Galaxy S4). I have tested them on other computers and they all work. I ...
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I can't mount a USB device in a Virtual windows machine, despite trying the usual solutions

I've looked through post upon post about possible solutions and I've tried them all (check VM settings / filters, download guest additions, installing Vbox extension pack, making sure my username is ...
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How to copy a file from a USB stick to HDD via the Grub?

A while ago, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Medion laptop. This laptop doesn't allow USB boot from untrusted USB drives, so I selected the Ubuntu EFI file in Windows and installed Ubuntu. After ...
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LG Android phone not (always) being recognized by Ubuntu 15.04 as PTP storage device

So I'm trying to write applications in Android Studio using Ubuntu 15.04 and most of the time, it works and I can use my phone to debug my application. However, sometimes, it will randomly fail to ...
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Wifi not working. Please.help, this newbe needs step by step by step instructions [duplicate]

This will be a long post so I want to apologise first. I put ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a thumb drive and ran it live on an old Dell Dimensions 3000. I liked the layout and the way it ran. I noticed that ...
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How to Convert USB flash drive to a Local Disk on Ubuntu

Well I have been looking around on possible ways to convert my USB flash drive to a Local hard drive. I have found several tutorials and videos that are based on WindowsOS for example: USB Hack: Turn ...
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Wireless adapter not working after updates TP LINK T2U

I have a usb tp link wireless adapter. Previous was working then had some issues with it, ended up being solved by updating the kernel, I recently had some updates on the update manager and they ...
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USB disconnect ubuntu 14.04 LS

This is a frequent questions, but there is no solution, I installed ubuntu 14.04 the USBs ports are disconnected, I just reboot one,two or three time then it will connect. this is the output of dmesg ...