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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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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How to access more storage from Ubuntu USB

I downloaded Ubuntu USB onto my USB drive and ran it as my operating system, but when I try to download something to Ubuntu it says I do not have enough disk space.
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I'm trying to install ubuntu on my mac on a USB drive and dont know how to do the weird terminal thing

I get messed up on step #3, how do I turn it into a .img file? Also would like help with rest of instructions pls
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Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing android phone

I have a Samsung transform ultra smartphone and I am running Ubuntu 12.10. when I plug my phone in and set it to mass storage mode nothing happens on the Linux end. I was under the impression that it ...
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Booting Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB fails on my VAIO [duplicate]

I have already set everything up in BIOS to look for the USB first. However, when it tries to use the USB, the VAIO symbol just keeps appearing and dissappearing. So far I have tried two different ...
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Will getting Ubuntu on my usb stick screw up any files on my computer?

I want to get Ubuntu on my usb stick, but I don't know too much about computers. I want to be able to put this on my usb stick, but I just want to be sure it will not mess any files up on my computer ...
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How can I know the usb port?

I'm working on a project with an ATmega1280 (Atmel) board. I want to take a look at the stack, so I'm trying to do an OCD (On Chip Debugging). In the tutorial is written: Use this AVRDUDE command ...
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Failed to get canonical path of /cow

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 for quite some time, and passing hurdles one by one. Now I am in a situation as follows. I have got a PC and 10 GB HDD which will be totally dedicated to Ubuntu so ...
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How can I put games on a USB stick for a LAN party?

Soon, I'll be attending a LAN party. There will be a couple of laptops, of which some have Windows 7 installed, and some Ubuntu 12.04. None of these laptops are connected to the internet. I want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installer not booting from usb

okay so this is what i did so far... downloaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS from ubunutu website. downloaded UNetbootin from http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ did exactly this Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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How do I boot to a USB drive?

I am really new to Ubuntu/Linux, and I am trying to make a bootable USB drive so I can freely change between OSs on my laptop until I am more comfortable with Ubuntu. I went to he Ubuntu website and ...
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After rebooting Ubuntu from USB, settings not saved

After I started Ubuntu 12.04 from USB Stick I changed some Settings (display resolution, two monitors, etc) and made some updates. When I restart my system all new settings are deleted and I get a ...
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Why does 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu OS change the behavior of the r8169 LAN module?

This question is posed because I finished building a new rig with a GA-990FXA-UD3 mobo, unlocked FX 4100 proc, 16gb RAM, and GT 640 graphix card. Started it up and tested the mobo (via BIOS) and all ...
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Why is this sound device recognized but no software can record with it?

I recently bought an Alesis iO4, a 4 microphone USB input device, which, according to this site works under Linux "completely", and was tested using Ubuntu 9.04. So I thought it was a good bet it ...
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cherry st1044 not recognized in ubuntu 12.10

I cannot get Ubuntu 12.10 to recognize my Cherry ST1044 smart terminal reader. The terminal shows the PCSC software is installed but "no service" is also displayed in the terminal.
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Getting DVI to work through Lenovo USB Port Replicator in 12.10: Instability and getting it to use xorg.conf file

Setup: Computer is a Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 using the USB Port Replicator running LiveCD for Ubuntu 12.10. Computer has USB attachment to port replicator. Port replicator has DVI to HDMI convertor ...
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Attempting to use belkin N300 Wireless USB Adapter on Ubuntu without a present internet connection

I don't have internet presently on the laptop through the USB wireless adapter. The installation does not seem to be the problem, since the hardware Belkin N300 does work. I can NOT access the ...
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Can't Install Xubuntu to Asus eee PC 901

I can’t install xubuntu from usb. I did not make any changes when I was in usb disc creation section. It says it was 100% complete. I restart and make changes from bios on boot section. Save it. Ok. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 UEFI laptop?

I have created an USB installer with UNetbootin for Ubuntu 12.10 Live (I'm not sure if that is the right one for this) I disabled Fast Boot, but I didn't change UEFI to Legacy because nothing will ...
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Running ubuntu only from USB drive [duplicate]

Is it possible to run Ubuntu from the USB-drive only, without getting all changes wiped at restart?
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Phone usb driver?

LG has no support for a linux driver at this time for my phone. Nor will they because its an older phone. Ubuntu doesn't recognize my phone it just charges it. I tried using bitpim to access my ...
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Installation via USB drive

I recently downloaded version 12.10 to a flash drive. When I try to load it, it does not go to a setup or installation page. Goes to a log-in page, and asks for a username and password that I ...
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Ubuntu not loading from USB flash on HP netbook [duplicate]

Trying to install Ubuntu on a HP Netbook Mini 210-4150NR( 1GB RAM) I have installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS using uNetbootin and USB installer on USB. Changed the boot sequence in BIOS to load from the USB ...
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How to monitor USB webcam bandwidth usage?

I would like to find out the amount of bandwidth my USB webcam occupies while I'm using it. I would prefer a command line solution.
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Can`t install ubuntu 12.10 from usb stick

Have a laptop with x64 amd, 3 gig ram, win 7. Downloaded the desktop iso file 12.10 x64 from ubuntu website. Also universal usb installer and unetbootin win. When I finished the first step => load the ...
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Unable to mount flash drive or SD/SDHC card in Device/dev/sdf* already mounted at '/media/usb*'

But when I look in the Home folder they show up in the left hand section and I have full access. It looks like I have caused an unintended consequence in trying to find solutions to an earlier ...
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Bootable Ubuntu USB Stick just not possible on Macbook [closed]

In case someone else attempts this they should not try any of the following routes when attempting to make a bootable installation or live ubuntu CD. Basically, nothing works and Ubuntu should ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not installing via USB stick

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) and I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 onto a 4 GB memory stick. Nothing comes up about installation. The only thing that comes up is Install Ubuntu (F:) in AutoPlay. I open ...
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can't use galaxy s3 as a usb storage device

Hi im trying to move some files from my phone to my netbook via usb its running Ubuntu 12.10 (gnome shell). When I plug my s3 it seems to recognise what it is but can't read any of its contents. I ...
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Plantronics Blackwire C220M microphone is not working [closed]

Using a full updated Ubuntu 12.10, my USB Plantronics Blackwire C220M headset's mic isn't working. I've plugged it in and the headphones started to work immediately but mic wasn't detected. Reboot ...
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Installing 12.04 on USB [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? I have a samsung series 9 notebook. It only has 128 gb of ssd storage, and I want to be able to use Ubuntu 12.04 on it. Can I ...
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USB display adapter with linux/ubuntu drivers?

I want to use my external monitor's resolution fully (2560x1440) with a USB display adapter for my laptop. I have one with Windows drivers, are there any adapter with linux / Ubuntu drivers that can ...
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Mac dual boot fail to read ubuntu12.10 usb stick

I have a late 2011 macbook pro. Partitioned off 40 gigs using the disk utility app. I have the rEFInd Boot manager correctly installed. Followed ubuntu's usb stick disk image instructions. ...
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How to Create Virtual USBs on Ubuntu host connected to machines in virtualbox

I have to perform backup operations between servers . my servers are virtual machines in Virtual Box . What I want to do is to plug a usb in each server . servers are virtual machines so usb drivers ...
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How to mount a USB device in read only mode?

I wish to securely copy files from a USB external drive such that no files on that drive may be modified spuriously. Would someone tell me in relatively simple wording how to accomplish this please? ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 12.10 from USB

I can't install Ubuntu 12.10 from USB drive. I tried LiLi, UNetBootin, Universal usb installer and others for create USB. It boots and I can select "Try Ubuntu without installing" and "Install Ubuntu ...
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I can not boot Ubuntu unless I disconnect everything from USB 3.0 port

Few days before, I have upgraded my OS from 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit (I had the same problem on 13.10). Ever since that, when I try to boot my notebook with any USB cable connected to USB 3.0 ...
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Realtek RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter Not connecting, keeps asking for password

Info: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=7qJ7BYBy Ive got output from lsusb, lsmod, ifconfig and syslog there What happens is that it can detect wireless networks but can't connect to them. It just keeps ...
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how can i recover a raw iso file to a partition?

Well! I made a ISO file from a USB with dd command, like this way! sudo dd if=/dev/sdc1 of=/var/isos/hbcd.iso conv=noerror My USB had a fat32 file system I tried recover with next commands sudo ...
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Why won't Ubuntu install, or even boot up the trial from my USB?

I'll paint the original situation: Windows won't boot. Trying to replace it with Ubuntu so my laptop will work. Now I have two USB sticks. One is about 1 GB, and the other is 8 GB, recently purchased ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB - how to finish the installation

I'm installing Ubuntu 12.10 from USB and everything went fine, but on restart it opens the installation files, bacause the USB is there and if a remove it, the laptop acts if there is no OS installed. ...
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Disable Usb ports in ubuntu desktop except usb keyboard and mouse

I installed ubuntu 12.10 64 bit version in my system. I want to disable all the usb ports. Except usb keyboard and mouse. I tried to add a line blacklist usb_storage in the ...
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how to disable usb based on vendor id in linux environment?

I want to disable usb based on vendor id in linux environment. i want to allow only specific usb's only based on vendor id.
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I am stuck on step 8 of Creating A USB boot Disk Mac Style

I coverted the file from ISO to dmg. I tried to step 8 I get this message. dd: /Desktop/2ubuntu-12.10-desktop-amd64.dmgof=/dev/rdisk1s1: No such file or directory Over and over again. I try to ...
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Where do these boot problems come from? [duplicate]

Sometimes, the login-screen doesn't appear at boot but this message: cannot set freq 16000 to ep 0x86 cannot set freq 24000 to ep 0x86 cannot set freq 32000 to ep 0x86 cannot set freq 48000 to ep ...
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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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Unlocking the disk (sda5_crypt) Enter Passphrase

I had installed ubuntu 12.10 with security key for enscrypting system hard disk which requires you to enter the passphrase before the login screen every time you boot your system... i wanted to get ...
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USB sound interface problem

I have a USB sound interface that I can't quite get working. The device INPUT shows up in the system settings, but no output is available. I have been wrestling with this thing for 2 months and have ...
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Having trouble with mounting the hardisk

My Seagate USB hard disk won't mount. fdisk -l reports: Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * ...
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Ubuntu on USB: Practical Solution?

I'm trying to make a USB boot ubuntu for day-to-day operation. Not live necessarily, but certainly to: Persist changes (including local document store) Password-protected logins (though single ...