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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Using external hard drive with Virtualbox and Ubuntu

I've just started using Ubuntu via Virtualbox and am trying to get either to recognise my external hard drive. I have tried changing the USB settings in VB but a message popped up telling me that I ...
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New to Ubuntu USB Live - Changes don't save + Full memory of usb drive not utilized

I've used ubuntu a few years ago. I replaced my windows operating system with it, but I think my computer wasn't compatible (it was a Toshiba something) with it because the fan wouldn't work, it kept ...
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USB mouse detected but not working

I cant seem to find someone with the same problem as me so here we go. I have razer naga epic mouse, the LED on the mouse lights up when the pc is booting, but when im almost at the login screen the ...
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Boot Failure: ACPI PCC Probe Failed. Unable to install ubuntu 14.04.3 / 4

I have a system on which win7 is already installed. I prepared a bootable USB using startup disk creator already installed in ubuntu 14.04.3(another machine) . When trying to boot that usb stick on 32-...
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Ubuntu 15.10: cannot send hex commands to ttyUSB0

I am trying to figure out why I cannot send hex commands to my serial device that has a serial to USB converter plugged in. I can see /dev/ttyUSB0. I have tried chmod 777 /dev/ttyUSB0 and set the ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 - USB immediately disconnects after recognizing M-Audio M-Track mkII USB audio interface

I'm entirely new to Linux, so please bear with me. I've recently installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. Initially, I was able to connect my USB audio interface with no apparent issues. After making a few ...
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PC doesn't recognise my startup (USB Flash) drives

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to reinstall it. I tried Startup Disk Creator, Unetbootin, and sudo dd after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with three different USB ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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Why SanDisk Cruzer Glide 8GB can't be made bootable by StartupDiskCreator?

I am trying to setup some USB drives to boot Ubuntu 14.04.4 or 15.10 from on my VAIO (Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T6500 @ 2.10GHz × 2) using the Startup Disk Creator utility. After copying files from the ....
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Problems with internet access via modem . Ubuntu 15.10

I already connect to the internet using a modem SmartFren CE628 but I have not been able to access the internet. For example ping 8.8.8.8:
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How to disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in?

I have followed the instructions from this question: disable touchpad when using mouse Being an Ubuntu newbie, I have no idea how to access this program once I installed it. Can you please offer some ...
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Error on booting Ubuntu PXE-M0F

This is my first time to install Ubuntu, I used PendriveLinux to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a USB Drive, changed the BIOS to boot from the USB drive first and when the computer boots it displays the ...
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How to proceed installing Comfast Wifi USB driver onto Ubuntu 14.04?

Long story short, I bought a USB wifi adapter off Amazon in which the company that made it is Comfast and the model is CF-WU725P, it said that it was compatible with Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6. I have a ...
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SD Card reader stopped working

My SD card reader stopped working. I am using Ubuntu 15.10, and the SD card reader is built in in the chassis, which is a silencio 550. lsusb: Bus 009 Device 002: ID 05e3:0723 Genesys Logic, Inc. ...
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Backup Bootable USB

I am currently using Ubuntu directly from the USB drive because I have problems with my hard drive. I would like to know how to backup my bootable USB drive after each use so that I can save files and ...
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Problem with opening USB flash drive stick

help. I’m new to Ubuntu and the usb ports seem to work (mouse...) but when i try to insert a memory stick appears: Device /dev/sdb1 is already mounted at /media/usb0 and the I can't read or write or ...
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after ubuntu crashes i am trying to install again but it shows error

I have new dell inspiron 15 3000 series laptop. When I purchased that time Ubuntu was preloaded. on that system I am trying to put window 10 during this time the OS data formatted and the boot also ...
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Error creating bootable USB using “cat file.iso > /dev/sdb”

At first, I had this USB flash drive with a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bootable in it. But now, I want to remove/wipe it and create a new bootable of another OS. First, I tried directly: sudo cat file.iso > ...
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need to load live image without shuting down

I have a Chromebook and want to boot a live image, but I can't find any applications that would allow me to do it. I would like it to be preferably a small app. Or maybe suggest a way to load your ...
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External USB ports stop working after new software installation Ubuntu 14.04

First off, I've read many other related posts and none of them solved the problem. So, I installed this SDK Environment on my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit , and it created a new user profile to run the ...
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How to edit grub .cfg file so that it points to iso image?

I have installed grub on USB stick. I now want to add "linux.iso" file to the USB, so that on boot I could run linux from USB. On boot the grub menu opens, but after trying to load external linux, an ...
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ttyacm0 not getting in ubuntu 14.04, getting error as USB Device not accepting address

when connecting ARM Board to my PC using USB ttyACM0 not showing in ubuntu 14.04 , In dmesg log is [19547.426867] usb 3-10: new high-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd [19552.422655] xhci_hcd ...
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authentification for external and internal device

I'm wondering why should I input each time my password for "conect" to my second hardrive, and worse, each time when I try to use an usb-stick and when I eject it... I have the same configuration in ...
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Install full Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS in a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive with NTFS side partition for windows compatibility

I want to partition a 64Gb USB 3.0 drive to have a full ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS installation in one 48Gb ext2 partition and a common NTFS partition with 16Gb to be accessed by windows and ubuntu without ...
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Help installing WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC on Ubuntu 15.4

I recently purchased the WIFI USB adapter from Alfa, model AWUS036AC. I downloaded the latest Linux driver from their website AWUS036AC_036EAC_ACH_linux_v4.3.8_12175.20140902, but unfortunately being ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LST (64 bit) on Mid 2014 macbook pro

I follow the directions on the ubuntu website (http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx) to create a bootable USB stick. I then restarted my mac and tried to boot up the ...
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MTP Device is connected and recognised but not displayed in file manager in ubuntu 14.04

My phone Lenovo Vibe P1 is no longer getting displayed in my File manager in my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. It is getting displayed without error in my brothers pc which is also running Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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Missing Operating System Error When Rebooting from USB Drive

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I want to install an older version like 14.04.4. I tried Startup Disk Creator and Unetbootin after formatting the disk with FAT 32 and NTFS, and also I tried these with two ...
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PCI devices listing screen when tried to install Ubuntu

I have just tried to get rid of Windows Xp on my parents' computer, so I have downloaded Lubuntu version 10 and tried to install it, the system asked me whether to maintain both OS or delete WinXp and ...
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After upgrade from 15.04 --> 15.10 USB DVD Drives no Longer Recognized by Ubuntu

After upgrading to 15.10, I've discovered that Ubuntu and Kubuntu, neither distribution, is able to recognize USB DVDRW drives "in userspace". <sudo lshw -C disk> results in: *-cdrom ...
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Made a boot USB, loads into GRUB?

I recently purchased a new computer with a SSD inside, no installs currently on it. I created the bootable USB and plugged it in, making sure that it boots from the USB in the BIOS. It loads the ...
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USB Flash Drives not recognized?

So I've looked in disk utility and all of the drives are there. But when I go into files, they aren't. I need to access them so that I can create windows installation media directly by transferring ...
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Help: Trying to make a bootable windows 10 USB using WinUSB but get error 256

Every time I try to create the boot using WINUSB, it come out with this error: Installation failed ! Exit code: 256 Log: Formating device... Mounting... mount: block device /home/dominic/...
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Create ubuntu usb drive from existing installation

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a desktop machine and I need to clone my system to a laptop that currently has windows 10 installed. I've used this process in similar situations but now I want to have a ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, how do I install Internet drivers?

as of right now I have no way of connecting to the wireless networks in my fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. My wireless adapter is a TP-Link Archer T4u ac1200. I have another computer that I will be ...
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Attempting to re-install ubuntu results in blank gray screen

I just bought a used Dell Inspiron notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I'd like to re-install it, but I'm running into some strange errors. Here are the steps I took: 1.) Followed the steps on the ...
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syslog on server 14.04

I checked my syslog on my server and the same issues come up continually. There seems to be a problem with the usb port or the mouse and it loops every 2 minutes without stopping. How could I fix this ...
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I have question for WiFi adapter as use in vmware for using in Ubuntu

I have coming little problem after installed extension pack and after went to setting of Ubuntu OS there in network after selected bridge adapter there is no outcome of wlan0, wlan1 eth0 etc. when I ...
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Brother QL 570 will not print

I've set up my Brother QL 570 label printer, installed all the drivers using terminal and verified that they've been installed correctly using the 'dpkg -l | grep Brother' command. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu Snappy can't detect USB

I have Ubuntu Snappy installed on my device (raspberry pi 2 B+) but snappy doesn't detect my USB wifi. $ sudo lsusb sudo: lsusb: command not found So I checked the PCI $ sudo lspci sudo: lspci: ...
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Using Netgear Broadband 341U

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 platform and I have been trying to use Sprint Netgear 341 USB Modem. I have downloaded the Linux documentation from Netgear website and followed the instructions. I successfully ...
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First Time installation issue

I am not sure if this is something I am doing wrong, or if the computer I am using just can't do it this way, but I can't seem to load Xubuntu 14.04 on an old desktop. It is an old computer that was ...
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Logitech Keyboard Lag under 15.10

I have a Logitech keyboard and mouse combo with a mini USB dongle. The mouse is an M185 and the keyboard a K270. I have two setups - one in work and one at home. The one in work plugs into my Dell ...
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isolinux.bin missing or corrupt while installing Ubuntu 15.10 on Mac El Capitan

I chose to download and install Ubuntu 15.10 instead of chossing the long-term support version, which is 14.04.4. So I followed an instruction which tells how to make a live USB (here) and ...
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Installing Cable Matters USB Wireless Adapter

I am trying to install a Cable Matters N-150 USB Wireless Adapter on to my homemade system running Ubuntu 14.04. The adapter came with a DVD. I didn't include a DVD drive in my build but I did ...
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14.04 small usb drive stopped working (Garmin watch)

I have a Garmin Forerunner 620 watch which shows up as a 5MB (yes,MB) drive when connected via USB. Yesterday, the watch stopped being recognized in Ubuntu, but it still works in MacOS (same computer)....
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Boot error: (initramfs) Unable to find a live medium containing a live file system

I recently bought these parts https://www.inet.se/kundvagn/visa/9261457/2016-03-07 (Swedish website). Now to the problem, I've tried with installing both Ubuntu Desktop and Server versions 14.04.4 ...
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Ubuntu boot problem - blinking cursor in upper left corner

Just finished building a PC: ASUS Z170 Motherboard MSI GTX970 GPU i5-6600 CPU Samsung 850 EVO SSD (250GB) WD Black HDD (2TB) Used UNetbootin to create a USB stick for Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, and it ...
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Sandisk usb stick wont show up on computer

new here. Still getting used to using ubuntu this is my first attempt at the operating system. I have a usb Sandisk 16Gb drive. It appears on my tv when i put it in but will not appear on my laptop. ...
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Mac address changes every time I tether

Until I did a fresh install of 15.10, whenever I turned on tethering on my phone and it was plugged into to my pc via usb, ubuntu used to connect to my phone and then to my vpn, as I had setup network ...