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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How to share Guest's internet with host on Virtualbox?

I have a problem that I have been trying to fix over 3 months now, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with Windows 7 as a Guest on VirtualBox, I have a USB Modem which doesn't support Linux, the Modem works ...
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MD5 says the checksum is correct but still “Check finished: errors found in 2 files”

I'm attempting to dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu but I can't quite seem to create a USB boot drive without errors. Twice now I have downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64 from the official website, ...
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How to create a ubuntu bootable USB to run on Windows using a MAC

How to create a USB bootable ubuntu to boot on a Windows 10, using a MAC running El Capitan? Tried using Unetbootin running on Mac (El Capitan), however my USB is not recognized! Tried Disk Utility no ...
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USB not found in GParted

My Ubuntu 16.04 is unable to recognize and format a usb drive. Below are things I tried: When I try opening disks, it does show a "Generic USB Flash Disk" as /dev/sdb, but all options (including ...
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I need to make a usb port to be dumb to any devices newly connected

Could anyone help me with my trouble with usb? It sounds ridiculous probably but I need to make one of usb ports do not answer to any devices programmatically. But I need the port to continue provide ...
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Erratic scrollwheel behavior - scrolling moves page randomly top or down

While scrolling using my wireless mouse, the behavior seems erratic. Sometimes while scrolling down, the page will scroll up and vice versa. The behavior intensifies if I scroll faster, and seems to ...
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Installing Ubuntu to a USB flash drive

I am afraid I have totally destroyed a jump drive tonight, and I am incredibly frustrated, so bear with me. I am currently running Ubuntu off of an 8 GB USB stick. Some background: my computer's ...
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USB boot option not there, only boot with EFI and HDD

I have 1TB HDD, installed ubuntu on it with no partitions. I realized I am very comfortable with it and need to install Windows. For that I made a bootable USB using unetbootin (it worked fine as USB ...
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How can I reflect the volume control in the bottom panel to speaker's volume?

I'm using Lubuntu 16.04.1 LTS and I'm a new user in it. My speakers have a USB cable for connecting to the computer. The volume controller that pops up when clicked on the speaker icon in the right ...
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SJCam SJ4000 Not Recognised by PC

I have a new Action Cam. A copy of a GoPro, I think. When connected via USB it asks whether it should be used as a PC camera or a mass storage device. Whichever is chosen, the PC cannot 'see' it ...
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Mouse not recognised after each reboot : 1604

Each time I reboot my mouse is not recognised if it is in a USB port at boot time. Each time I have to move it to another port where it is recognised. How do I diagnose this problem or does someone ...
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Installing Kubuntu 16.04 from USB finishes, but after reboot it stops at Busybox initramfs

I created a live USB stick with persistence. OS is Kubuntu 16.04 and the iso image was installed with UNetbootin. I tried installing from USB on my white label desktop (AMD CPU, MSI motherboard with ...
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I have downloaded RTL8191SU and have unpacked it. “ask-get rtl8192SU install.sh” doesn't work

How to get Synaptic to find it in Downloads.? It's just not there! I never downloaded anything using Terminal and I'm lost! The system is a RTL8191SU USB port. It worked on Windows XP fine but not ...
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How can I fix the error below with Huawei E303 Modem not showing in /dev/tty list?

I get this error when I use this command: dmesg | grep tty [ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled [ 20.203778] usb 1-1: GSM modem (1-port) converter now attached to ttyUSB0 [ 20.203933] usb 1-1: ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04 - problem re-occurs

Please read the (PS:) at the end of this new post on this specific problem. I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux

I've been using the Linksys USB6300 Adapter but when I switched to Ubuntu it stopped working since its only compatible with Windows. I've tried using ndiswrapper and although it says my windows driver ...
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How to create a persistent USB Installation from MAC?

With current instructions in ubuntu.com I know how to create an USB to boot from MAC. It works but it is not a persistent installation. How can I make a persistent Ubuntu 13.4 Installation in a USB ...
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Why does Xubuntu show repeating string instead of booting normally?

I have an old Samsung NC 10 netbook with Xubuntu 14.04 installed. Xubuntu doesn't boot and shows only "^[[2~^" and it seems there's nothing to do about it. I tried to boot a Kubuntu 14.04 live USB but ...
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How can I attach an USB 3.0 to a VM?

I have a problem with the usb3 attachment procedure on a VM created on Openstack (basic version installed using devstack scripting). By contrast, usb2 works fine. The basic Openstack version that I ...
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udisks-part-id timeout error in tty

I'm running 14.04 and I've gotten the following error when logging into a tty session after typing my password but before the command prompt showed up: [198877.466429] systemd-udevd[25302]: timeout '...
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working?

Ok so this is the first time this has ever happened to me after installing Ubuntu on many laptops. Basically I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 and everything has been working fine and ...
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try to install tp-link wireless adapter ubantu 16.04

im new in ubantu 16.04, i dont understand nothing i download the driver to my adapter from http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/Archer-T2UH.html i cant install it, can someone help me to ...
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Mouse pad and usb mouse wont work

So after logging on, for example, I would load onto a different WiFi, then click on minecraft. I click the home button on my computer (window box) and I can't use the mouse pad or the usb mouse. It ...
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What is the Equivalent Command to Ubuntu's GUI “Mount”?

Situation: Ubuntu-mount USB drive on the system by a terminal command, same as Ubuntu's GUI mount Configurations # http://askubuntu.com/q/648159/25388 gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling ...
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Can I synchronize 2 PC's data through an external usb drive?

I have 2 computers which now runs on Windows: a laptop and a desktop. Laptop is at work and desktop home. I would like to install Ubuntu on both computers and sync them with an external usb hdd. At ...
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Dell DA200 Adapter not working on Ubuntu

I have Dell XPS15, dual booting with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (novice to Linux), which came with a Type-C USB. I just bought a Dell DA200 adapter for the USB which works on Windows but doesn't ...
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Laptop loads to black screen intermittently when booting from Ubuntu 16.04 live USB

My hard drive got busted, but since I only need to access a browser for most of my work, I decided to wing it by using a live USB. Unfortunately, there are some problems related to the screen. The ...
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Network usage high even when idle

Ubuntu 14.04. PCI wifi card (Ralink 2561 chip) Even with fresh boot with nothing running, system monitor indicates send rate of 40-50 KiB/s and receive of 20ish KiB/s. Pulled the PCI card and ...
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Software and USB partition format for creating a bootable USB with Ubuntu on it, on a Mac?

This is my first Linux system, and I'm on a Mac running OS X 10.10.5. I used these steps for downloading Ubuntu, but at Step 5 my USB was just not listed at all. I also just tried using the ...
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mtp usage: how to mount and transfer files to and from a Samsung: Galaxy model Android phone

how do I use mtpfs to read/write to a USB connected Android phone, connected as a mass storage device: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mkdir phone thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo mtpfs -o allow_other ...
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How to create an install usb with certain settings and programs already installed

In my last job, I was an intern at a research institute that used Linux on most of their computers. Their computer science guy had created an install usb for ubuntu with certain things like Google ...
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Problems with Serial Port Ubuntu 16.04

I've been in troubles with a little ESP8266 chip wifi module. Last week I had my Ubuntu 15 working with the chip in usb-serial connection, but when I connect I type: dmesg and I can see that ...
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Need TP-Link T1U driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm brand-new to the world of Ubuntu, and completely clueless. I am trying to install a TP-Link Archer T1U USB wireless adapter, but I can't find an appropriate driver. The TP-Link website only states ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my phone (Sony Xperia Tipo)

When I connect my phone Xperia Tipo to my Ubuntu 12.04, the USB icon does not appear in a launcher. lsusb gives me following results: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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Unable To Make Working Bootable USB of 32 Gb but It is possible in 16 Gb

I have Sandisk 16 Gb and 32 GB Pendrives. I use Win32DiskImager and UniversalUSBInstaller and lili etc for each one 16 and 32 GB pen drives. For 16 gb is working successfully but 32 gb it says unable ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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How to add users to vboxusers

So I want to use my flashdrive in Windows XP, which I am currently running in Virtualbox, but when I open up the settings to enable usb usage, I get an error: Failed to access the USB subsystem. ...
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Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi connects only after unplug-replug post booting Ubuntu 16.04

Realtek RTL8191SU USB wifi dongle does NOT auto connect on start up since upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04. Auto connects post unplugging and replugging dongle into usb port. Issue only occurs on booting/...
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SD card and USB error reg in ubuntu12.04

I have downloaded some BSP package regarding my embedded computer and The linux os booting on the hyper terminal and now I am trying to boot up onboard/SD card boot up for that I am trying to write ...
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accessing a USB device using FTDI D2XX driver

I am trying to access a USB mass-storage device (happens to be a Cycleops Joule 1.0 cycling computer) on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. There exists open-source software called GoldenCheetah that is intended ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

The problem is as simple as the title, I can't mount my rooted galaxy s4 phone(newest update 4.4.2) on my laptop(running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The error message is a consistent: Unable to open MTP ...
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Repartitioned USB drive (FAT32 to NTFS), now cannot mount/access from command line

I needed to format and repartition my USB drive from FAT32 to NTFS in order to install Node.js live-server (cf. npm live-server install: symlink error (even when running as root/admin)). After ...
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Ralink RT3573 chipset not working with Ralink linux driver for that chipset. What now?

So I have a netgear n900 usb adapter I wanted to use to obtain a wireless connection in the latest ubuntu system. I followed some instructions that I will post below in order to download a Ralink ...
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How Do I Fix SanDisk USB mounted in Read-Only Mode?

I have a SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB which houses my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 OS. Today I tried booting up my machine and I received errors about buffer I/O or something to that effect. I ignored it and booted ...
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D-Link Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 with Ubuntu 13.10

Wireless N Nano USB adapter DWA-131 , I'm not able to make it working on Ubuntu 13.10. I read a number of threads but I could not find the solution. It is certainly due to my limited knowledge of ...
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Usb flash drive doesn't show up on Bios Boot Manager

I'm having some troubles with reinstalling ubuntu on my Acer Aspire E15 laptop. I made a bootable usb with Ubuntu Server on it. If I try to boot it in UEFI mode (the mode that I've already used to ...
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usb stopped working after making it a bootable device

My usb is not being detected after making it a ubuntu bootable device.. the second time when I tried to install it on my hard, disk my hard disk stopped working. The hard disks light turns up but its ...
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Can't Read and write from FTDI device

I have a device that I am connecting to it successfully from windows application using a D2XX driver, I am trying to connect to it now from Ubuntu OS ( version 15.04) without success till now. I ...
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UDEV rules for FTDI not completely working

I know this question has been asked many times but I cannot make it work. I have a FTDI serial-usb converter. I have generated 10-fhss-usb.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/: SUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{...
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USB wired mouse stops working after some time, lsusb hangs, the /sys/bus/usb/devices/usb folder doesn't open up

I'm having this problem for a long time. when I'm playing a game or working or after some time my mouse stops working! the cursor doesn't move and the left/right clicks won't work. unplugging and ...