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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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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Flash Drive completely unrecognizable yet I can access files on it

This is the strangest behavior I have ever seen with a storage device. When I connect my USB flash drive, it automatically opens the directory /media/albert/Linux Mint 17.3 MATE 64-bit and I can see ...
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Virtualbox guest Ubuntu OS doesn't recognize USB

I'm trying to pull a file from my USB drive from the guest OS (ubuntu 14.04) in virtualbox (5.0.10). I tried following this question's best response: Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb ...
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ttyACM0 fread problem on 14.04 i386

I have CDC device that is enumerated as ttyACM0, and write / read was working OK on 10.10 i386. I installed on another partition 14.04 i386, and there is some problem with fread (fwrite is working ...
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File system check in each boot when booting from external usb drive

I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.10 from an external usb drive, and mostly works, except that every boot the system complains about the file system not being cleanly unmounted and forces a file system ...
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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Ubuntu studio 14.04 has an unstable connection to Samsung Galaxy S5 via USB

I cannot complete large file transfers without causing a crash. My phone mounts just fine but any file transfer I try to perform over 1GB stops abruptly at a random progress point and File Manager ...
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Netgear Wireless Adapater Driver

I am having a hard time installing a driver for my netgear wireless adapter, on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. Here is what is showing up when I type lsusb in terminal (other stuff filtered out) lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Logitech bluetooth hub does not work in recent kernels (Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS)

I have difficulty to make Logitech bluetooth hub work. darek@HOME:~$ lsusb | grep Logitech Bus 006 Device 003: ID 046d:c705 Logitech, Inc. MX900 Bluetooth Wireless Hub (C-UJ16A) My system is ...
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How to install driver for Linksys ae6000 wireless usb adapter

I am very new to linux and don't quite understand how to install/update anything via the command line. I am running 64 bit ubuntu 14.04 and have connected to the internet only when using the Ethernet ...
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Problems setting boot order in new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I am currently trying to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 on an (almost new) Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop pre-installed with Windows 10. I have been primarily following the tutorial from here. I created ...
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Boot full Ubuntu (not live) from external drive on Mac without custom boot menu

I'd like to be able to boot a full Ubuntu installation from an external hard drive on my Mac, and I'd like to do it without a custom boot menu (e.g. rEFInd). I've seen the steps for creating a live ...
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Boot from USB: BIOS proceed to Grub 2

Using Grub 2 back in the days, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual-boot way with my existing Windows 7 installation. However, I wish to reformat my drive completely and install only Ubuntu on it - ...
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I can't delete the .Trash-1000 folder [duplicate]

I try to delete the .Trash-1000 folder of my USB stick however I can't do it. I get the following error and when I click on delete it just crashes and does nothing else.
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Help me with Boot USB menu

I had windows 8.1 in my system, then i made a clean install of ubuntu 14. I installed this ubuntu 14 from USB. Now I am interested in installing ubuntu mate 15 (using UNebootin). BUT I find no USB ...
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Kernel panic on booting from USB stick on HP Pavilion (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have created USB stick with ubuntu-15.10-desktop-i386.iso. It runs with some problem on HP Probook: while booting it prompts a command line with "boot:", I type there "live" and it continues booting ...
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Gioteck EX-0S Headset on Linux

I have a Gioteck EX-05 Wired Headset. After a fair ammount of searching and attempting a few things, I have not yet managed to get my headset to work with Ubuntu. Does anyone have any experience ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Drivers for Linksys Cisco WUSB54GSC Wi-Fi Dongle

I just barley got Ubuntu. SO I'm moving my computer to a different room that I can't connect my Ethernet cord through. So I am trying to use an old Wi-Fi dongle I had to connect. But it seems that ...
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Cannot get exfat USB drive to automount

As I understand it, when I install the packages exfat-fuse and exfat-utils any usb device formatted with exfat should automount. However, it does not work. I can manually mount using the ...
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strange way to boot the pc

I have a laptop setup to dual boot windows 7 professional en Ubuntu 15.04 Whenever booting to Ubuntu using the grub screen i first see a purple screen. after a few seconds the screen turns off. After ...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Boot from usb ubuntu 14.04 strange window

I get some strange window while trying to boot from usb drive. Some info: 1. I have downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 from official site. 2. I have checked the iso with md5sum - it's all fine. 3. I have ...
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(n00b) USB not working after using Kindle and Calibre

Since I'm not a techie, I'd like to request that you might give me feedback in basic terms. I barely know my way around a command line. Here's my story: First, I was connecting a lubuntu laptop to a ...
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Unable to change mouse sensitivity for Logitech MX Master under Ubuntu 15.10

I just got gifted a Logitech MX Master mouse, and plugged Logitech's Unifying Receiver into a USB port and paired the mouse. It's working flawlessly, except I can't seem to change my mouse sensitivity ...
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konig wireless webcam not working

I am trying to configure a wireless webcam that I found home on Ubuntu and possibly then raspbian. I didn't found much on google.. model is Konig CMP WEBCAM 100. When I connect the usb dongle and ...
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What sudo will fix this tty1?

tty1: 20.472975 xhci_hcd 0000:02:00.0: Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Stopped the command ring failed, maybe the host is dead Abort command ring failed HC died; claning up usb ...
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Cannot Connect to mobile broadband, though it detected in Ubuntu 15.10

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. I set up a mobile broadband connection as my device was detected. But when I try to connect to it, it start connecting and then pop-up a notification "You are offline, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 disconnect and reconnects serial USB device on initialization

I am attempting to connect to the new Arduino 101 board. While downloading, I get an error from dfu-util that states I cannot open the DFU device with an id of 8087:0aba. When checking dmesg, it ...
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USB Sound Card stopped working after 15.10 upgrade, worked on 15.04

My E-MU 0202 USB sound card/mixer has worked flawlessly under Ubuntu since I bought it several years ago. I recently upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and it has not worked since. I've tried going back ...
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can't even get started, really frustrated

Sorry for the rant, but a couple times a year I get excited about trying linux, and then I donate. and then I download. and then I spend a few hours trying to get anything at all to work, and give up ...
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Mapped Network Share to Media folder

I am really new to linux and i have two ubuntu machines at home each with a usb hard drive plugged in. I managed to share the drives between the two machines so they both have read and write ...
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USB OTG in Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4

I would like to connect a USB Mouse, Keyboard or Storage Device to my Nexus 4. So far I know, for this USB OTG must be supported. Unfortunately I can not find any actual information about this. Does ...
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USB Autosuspend & External Soundcard

I'm currently experiencing a problem with my external sound card. It works perfectly fine as long as there's something playing, be it via a media player or browser videos. The problem is, after a ...
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My ubuntu started showing errors messages, and then, my USBs stopped working

I have installed a 14.04 ubuntu (32bit), weeks later it started showing errors message when starte the computer, I always reporte the errors as suggested. Today when I started my computer, the USBs ...
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Putting the autorun on to a USB is a problem - won't copy across, won't open when the zip file is opened on the USB

Does anyone know why the autorun file won't open on a USB when opening the zip file and won't copy across when opened on a hard drive? Seems like something that shouldn't be a problem.
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After trying several USB DVB-T devices, no DVB-T key are working anymore

On UBUNTU 15.10, the first time I installed an USB DVB-T Key (AverMedia) I could show MeTV. But after trying other WinTV, I couldn't watch the TV anymore. I discovered that the system created an ...
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New Ubunt 15.10 Install - Mouse issues, Highlight, Copy/Paste, Left click

So, I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on my older Asus K50IJ to do some web development and have a dedicated shell environment on the go. I have noticed some very odd mouse behaviors including ...
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Micro SD card not detected using memory card reading in Ubuntu 14.04

lsusb gives Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub *Bus 002 Device 013: ID 14cd:125c Super Top SD card reader* Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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New Distro 15.10 Wireless No Longer Works

I have TWO USB wireless network adapters, one is a REALTEK and one is an EDIMAX, both of them use the RTL8188CU chipset. The used to work OOTB on previous versions of UBUNTU but now neither one of ...
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Multiple DVB, use same usb adapter after reboot

I'm running Ubuntu Server 15.10 and have 2 DVBSky S960 connected. I have built the dvb drivers on the computer. When rebooting the computer tvheadend having issues mapping each tuner to same id, so ...
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2 keyboards at the same time

I have 2 keyboards connected to my laptop. One is the built-in keyboard and the other is a Logitech keyboard. I am using Solaar and I think it blocks the built-in one because I can't use it when the ...
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Vizio CT14 + Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS = No root & No boot

Have been running 14.04.3 LTS from usb stick in 'try first' mode. That has been working, so tried installing alongside Win7. Didn't work. Removed Win 7 from drive. Gave whole SSD drive to Ubuntu. ...
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Regarding installing Ubuntu on an empty drive

My computer (Windows 10 64-bit, BIOS) has got three drives viz. C, D and E. I plan to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on 'E' drive. When I check open up My Computer, I see the Windows logo on only the C ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14 from USB on Fresh Drive on HP Mini 110 says Missing Bootmgr

I made a USB stick of Ubuntu 14 using unetbootin. I did it from Windows 7. When I tried to boot the stick on the fresh new hard drive in my hp mini 110, it would not boot, and said a bootmgr was not ...
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Help diagnosing a suspected USB SD card reader Firmware issue

I believe I have the same problem as SD card reader detected but SD storage not shown I put a bounty on that question, but it seems the original questioner, isn't updating following queries from ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Qualcomm Atheros inbuilt, and TPLINK wn823n dongle

Not a newbie, and familiar with terminal commands, but this wifi issue (or lack of!!!) has me puzzled. When I last used ubuntu 12.04 it picked up wifi off the bat, now I only see the tplink dongle ...
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Is it possible to run Ubuntu off a USB stick? [duplicate]

Not talking about installing it via USB, but actually running a full version of Ubuntu (14.04) from it. I've got a Surface Pro 4 GB ram, and since running a VM would be to resource heavy and ...
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A Magewell USB Capture HDMI alternative, just for screenshots?

I am the owner of a website that posts how-to guides on technology. I am looking for an HDMI Capture USB Dongle, so I can take screenshots from other devices, such as the Raspberry Pi, or for ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 from bootable USB: Could not find kernel image: /isolinux/isolinux.cfg

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04 from USB. At first I got the error No default or UI configuration directive found after reading through the forums a bit I renamed the isolinux folder as well as ...
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Ubuntu clean install after fail upgrade from 14.04 to 15.10

I tried to upgrade... no success. pic: http://imgur.com/cWrRfaL.jpg I have backup off all my things, now i dont care i just wanna reinstall new version 15.10. I made a USB with ...