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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Can't install Ubuntu from USB, the screen resizes and stops

I know there were a lot of this questisons, but I haven't found solution anywhere for my particular problem. I have Windows 8 now and I want to delete it all and instal Ubuntu. I made USB Boot ...
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Digitech USB multi-effect with Jack

I'm newbie in Ubuntu and I'm having a hard time to work with jack audio. I have started to use Ardour and the problem is the Jack server apparently does not recognize my digitech rp500 pedalboard ...
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Trim and SSD with usb 3.0 enclosure does not work - UASP not supported?

I have installed one SSD disk (Micron C400-MTFDDAC128MAM) in an external usb 3.0 enclosure. Now I want use this disk as second disk in my laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Disk is working, but I want to use ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 installed in Toshiba Portege laptop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, try to boot it using USB, I did download the .iso, I did put it into the USB. I'm using Toshiba Portege, forgot which one. When I'm open the BIOS with F2, I can't boot it ...
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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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CD help and Dead Computer

I am trying to burn 12.04 on a CD. Should be it working or is it not? After reading a couple of other forums that relates to this question, they say to use a 700MB CD which I am but again is not ...
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Unable to format usb drive (udisks-error-quark, 14)

I have been striving hard to format my usb drive. I cannot format it. Whenever I try it using the disks utility I get the following error message: Error unmounting /dev/sdc: Command-line `umount ...
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Emacs freezing for a few seconds while in use

My EMACS tends to freeze for a few seconds while I am typing code, and I am not sure what is wrong as when I monitor my CPU and RAM usage, there are no visible spikes. System Info: Ubuntu 14.0.4 ...
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How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X problem

My college gave me a Debia.img to make a bootable USB stick from my MacBook Pro, I use OS X 10.9.4 (Mavericks) I followed instructions from here: ...
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Installation problem with Ubuntu from USB

I followed the instructions, but now I want to install it but I get the following message The creation of swap space in partition failed #6 of SCSI1 (0,0,0) (sdb) failed I have partitioned my HDD ...
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How to enable Minimed CareLink usb in VirtualBox with Win7?

I have a Medtronic CareLink usb, to analyze the data from my insulin pump. The provided software works with Windows 7. I have a PC running Ubuntu 13.04 with Win7 in VirtualBox. But the usb is not ...
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files copied in usb hard drive using rsync disappear

I use Ubuntu server 12.04 and using rsync I successfuly copied files using rsync from server to the external usb hard drive which is plugged to the server all the time. For some reasons I reinstalled ...
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How to find the directory of a USB port

I am trying to find the name of the second USB port in my computer in the director /dev/ since I am trying to find where my AVR micro-controller programmer location to execute this command: avrdude -p ...
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Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N wireless usb stick - existing solutions dont work

I'm running Ubuntu12.04 and I'm trying to get a TP-Link TL-WN821N to work. The solution from Internet Timeouts with TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 wireless usb stick didn't work for me. Neither has anything ...
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How to make a bootable USB on Mac?

Hope you guys are doing well. I want to ask one question to you guys. Please help me out. I am using Macbook pro. I have a friend who is using Windows 7 but wants to switch to Ubuntu Operating ...
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Elgato USB video capture device #10020840 - I can't tell if it's working, I don't think it is. (Ubuntu 14.04 x64)

I have Avidemux-qt 2.6.8 installed, but under the "video decoder" section, it just says XXXXX. I'm not sure if the drivers are even working for the device. In Windows, I would just check out the ...
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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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Permanently Disable external Graphics Card (usb)

I've got this cooling pad with USB-hub, LAN-Port, Audio and a VGA-Port. It's all connected to the computer via USB. So I guess it's basically an external Graphics-Card for the VGA. Long: It didn't ...
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Udisks reporting stale NFS handle upon mounting external USB partition?

Using Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0; on this machine, I have attached external USB hard disk enclosure. To avoid thinking about mount points, I mount a partition from that hard-disk usually with: sudo ...
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max device a USB 3.0 port on Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu 13.10. I have a USB hub 1 to 8. I connect it to USB 3.0 of PC but only 6/8 outputs are active. Connecting USB 2.0 is not that. Can any person tell me why? Thanks all!
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NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info' - still not solved!

Still same problem! Trying to install ubuntu 14.04 into Vista (amd64), landing at NoneType object has no attribute 'get_info'. DL iso three times, md5 ok, and tried once as metalink (force-wubi). ...
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USB 3.0 port not detecting USB modem

I have HP 250 G2 laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot). The laptop has USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port. I am using USB 3G mobile broadband modem (Huawei K4201), which is working ...
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USB ports on external monitor are not recognized

I have an external monitor (ASUS PB238Q) connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop via HDMI. The monitor works totally fine except for the four USB ports on it, which are not recognized by Ubuntu. Opening ...
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USB partly readable , permissions “ None ”

I have an USB inserted of which some files I can read. When I check properties > permissions it shows " None " in last 2 entries. I tried changing it still it goes back to " None ". The USB has 5.3 GB ...
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USB ports 3.0 not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS alongside with Windows 7. Under Windows 7 the USB 3.0 ports are working properly but they aren't on Ubuntu. I'm new to Linux OSs and I don't know what to do. Side ...
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Need help installing on an odd Win8/Android pc

I was given a Windows 8/Android tablet that will not boot properly. If it tries to boot into windows I get a CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED error every time. There is no option to boot into Android. I want ...
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Problems with external harddrive (USB 2.0)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. LTS on a Compaq Presario CQ 60. After having a few problems, I managed it to run more or less stable (freaking Nvidia problems are more or less resolved by using ...
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How to switch between Fuduntu to Ubuntu?

I am using Fuduntu at the moment but i need to Switch to Ubuntu. The main thing is that i can use FreeCad and many other Soft-wares that are available in Ubuntu and not in Fuduntu .How can switch ...
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Can't boot laptop from USB; error in 1 file

My Windows 8.1 laptop won't recognize my USB stick, which has the Ubuntu ISO installed on it with the USB Universal Installer. My desktop, which dual-boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu, will recognize the ...
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Can't access any storage devices on 12.10

Hi I've just started using Ubuntu 12.10 (today!) my first time with any non-windows OS. I wanted to retrieve some files after windows stopped working. I boot Ubuntu from a USB and it seems to work ...
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Virtualbox does not detect USB-Stick

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and just installed the latest Virtualbox 4.3 to use Windows 7. As explained here : Set up Usb-stick for Virtualbox ; I added myself to the vboxusers and also installed the ...
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external hdd slows down

I had 14.04 installed on my Lenovo B590; I've regularly used for a storage a couple of years old USB2 1TB WD via USB2/USB3 sockets. Everything worked just perfectly for a while; every time system saw ...
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PAM USB on 14.04 su “username” = “no passwd entry for user 'Thornton'”

I followed the directions located here http://linuxconfig.org/linux-authentication-login-with-usb-device Once I reached step 4 I found that the changed authorizations did nothing, so I reverted back, ...
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14.04 Cannot create/delete/manipulate files on my Android device via USB

I've always had issues with compatibility between my Android phone and Ubuntu, but now it's gotten to the point that I can't do anything with it over USB. It's always been that when I plug in my ...
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Epson perfection 1670 dont work

I have problem with our scanner, Epson Perfection 1670. On Ubuntu didnt work, when I changed to Kubuntu 14.04 it worked for one day, but after shutdown and few days of rest, it stopped to work... ...
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Installing Ubuntu from flash drive but error says it can't find the CD-ROM

First, I've never tried installing any flavor of Linux before, so bear with me. I created a bootable flash drive using Universal USB Installer. I ran the Ubuntu installer, but it quickly errors out ...
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How to install ubuntu-desktop from boottable usb

Please help me on this. Situation is: I install and using tasksel to install Lamp Server, but when tasksel installation finished, it remove my ubuntu-desktop. I cannot view the gui anymore. I am ...
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Does anyone have drivers for a TP-Link TL-WN823N USB wireless

I have installed Ubuntu 13 on my system and I have been using a TP-Link TL-WNB23N USB adapter for my wireless on the WIN8 side... They have drivers up at TP-Link for Win/7/8 but not for Linux. Does ...
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How to know where in /dev/ is a USB keyboard loaded?

To be precise, when you plug in a USB storage device, it is loaded in sd something, but where is a usb keyboard loaded in /dev/?
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How to setup Asus MB168B USB monitor in Linux Mint?

is the first time I write here. I bought an external usb monitor http://www.asus.com/it/Monitors_Projectors/MB168B/; I have an Asus s56cb with dual boot, linux Mint 17 qiana and windows 7. On ...
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Humanity icon instead of Symbolic for USB devices in Nautilus sidebar, Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed. USB devices in Nautilus sidebar are shown in "color", as it was before in 12.04. Screenshot (USB is called TV SHOWS): I think the needed icon is located there: ...
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How do I set up USB security key based authentication?

Is it possible to get Ubuntu to lock and unlock itself, if a particular USB stick is attached? For example; I sit down at my laptop; I plug the USB stick in and the system unlocks and presents ...
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USB to Dual Monitor

Is there a product that will allow me to connect my laptop via USB 3.0 to two (2) or more external monitors? I've got a "Universal" docking station with DisplayLink chipset DL-3xxx and have had no ...
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14.04.1: USB 1-1.6 device descriptor read/64, error -32 Spam

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro S500. All my USB ports are in use (including the eSATA/USB combo port), with a keyboard, mouse, Logitech G430 Headset, and Lexar USB When in tty#/Ctrl+Alt+F# terminal, ...
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virt-manager USB 2.0 problem

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with QEMU/KVM & virt-manager 0.9.4 (latest compiled from source) installed my problem is that all guest windows machines does not recognize usb2.0 ports: windows xp ...
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Can't install package libclassicclient

This is the output of "sudo apt-get install libclassicclient": user1@laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install libclassicclient Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do i install dual boot on Computer from USB stick?

as the question says... My disc drive is broken and wont open at all so i want install/dual boot Windows8 and Ubuntu 14.04 from USB stick , how do i acomplish this?
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Ubuntu Installation over USB and DVD fails

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a new T440p laptop from Lenovo and it always fails for the same reason: [ 135.292409] SQUASHFS error: sb_bread failed reading block 0x9d7f3 [ 135.292411] SQUASHFS ...
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Live USB boot stuck at initramfs prompt

I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my machine which already has windows installed. I created a live usb using the Universal USB installer for windows. The flash drive boots fine but when i select ...
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USB Stick Write Problems

Ubuntu 14.04 with software up-to-date as of 25 Sep, 2014, System 76 Gazelle Professional laptop, model gazp8, SanDisk Cruzer U 16GB thumb drive. For the past two weeks I have had significant ...