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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usb not detected 14.10 [on hold]

I tried using winusb to dual boot windows 10 but I failed and gave up on that idea and ejected the usb but now I want to use the usb again and it will not detect?
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Wireless Mouse not recognized 15.10

Pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux based OS, and am having a strange issue with my wireless mouse. It's a logitech m305 wireless mouse, plugging the dongle into the computer (any port) just leaves me with ...
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LiveUSB Ubunto files permission

I want to change the permission in tmp file when i boot from liveUSB ,beacuse i dont want to overwrite my Windows and i do need to write in some files in the liveUSB. thanks
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Installation failing on Latitude D620

I'm trying to install 14.04.3 on a Dell Latitude D620 and am failing. The procedure I used was to download the file ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso to both my Thinkpad running Debian 8 and, ...
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Unable to complete an installation from a USB drive

I've written Ubuntu 14.04.3 to a USB drive to so that I can install it on a Lenovo S205 with no current operating system, but I'm running into a problem when I try and restart the machine. It's not ...
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Booting from USB or DVD

I am currently taking my first Linux course so I am very new to Linux. I created a bootable USB followed the instructions to use on my MacBook. When I tried to boot up the UBS drive I was stuck at the ...
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Chicken or the Egg issue: Ubuntu USB image to recover Win files from Win Encrypted HD [on hold]

I have a Ubuntu USB image to retrieve HD data from a crashed Win 7 machine however the HD is encrypted and I cannot see the Win files thru the Ubuntu front end. I think this is because I forced the PC ...
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Ubuntu on usb - very slow on Asus? [duplicate]

I am a bit of a noob and trying to get ubuntu to run on an usb-stick, but it is painfully slow. If I make a live-usb with no persistence it works great. But if I add persistence it is very slow. Also ...
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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 3.0 port with USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10

When I try to connect a USB 3.0 device in Ubuntu 12.10 (ASUS K55VD, kernel 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP), the system says [ 74.747832] hub 3-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 [ ...
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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit and VirtualBox 5.0.14, the host. I created a Windows 7 32bit machine in VirtualBox, the guest. When I plug a USB drive in my computer to use it, VirtualBox detects the ...
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One live USB works, one doesn't [on hold]

Problem: One live USB works, the other doesn't PC: Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro Main OS: 8.1 Pro BIOS settings: tried disabling Fastboot and Secure Boot, USB boot enabled USB OS: Ubuntu 15.10 Made bootable ...
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RNDIS Gadget driver intermittently working

I am trying to connect an RNDIS device via usb. When I plug the device in and run lsusb it seems to take ages (~20-30 secs) to run, and then the results are: Bus 004 Device 010: ID 19a5:0402 ...
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How can I modify this script to only copy certain file types? [on hold]

The script is here: How can I automatically copy the content of a usb (flash) drive to another directory? I would like modify the script to only copy media files (jpg, png, mov, avi, wmv, mp4). ...
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VisionTek Flashdrive issue with mounting

I got a visionTek USB 3.0 128 GB drive. https://www.visiontek.com/solid-state-drives/128gb-usb-3-0-pocket-ssd-detail.html It won't mount on Ubuntu 14.04. It does show up in lsusb as ASMedia SATA ...
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Wireless mouse not working in 14.04

I have a HP X3500 Wireless mouse. Ubuntu 14.04 My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. if I issue lsusb - Bus 002 Device 010: ID 3938:1031 Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04f2:b1c1 Chicony ...
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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...
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Why can't the guest OS (Windows XP) detect the USB?

For my VirtualBox 5.0.14, I downloaded and installed the Extension Pack (All Supported Platforms) and I also became a member of "vboxusers". From what I have read up on the matter, these ought to ...
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How to configure the default automount location?

I recently upgraded from Mint 12 to Ubuntu 12.10 + Cinnamon. I have an external usb drive that when I plug it in, automatically mounts to /media/[username]/Backup/. Thing is, under Mint, it didn't ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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How to make my udev rule work

My USB device keeps changing its number in its name /dev/ttyUSB?. I have seen this and this, and tried to do the same with no luck. gauthier@sobel:/etc/udev/rules.d $ udevadm info -a -p $(udevadm ...
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Execute command when USB device is added

I have a razer deathadder mouse connected to my ubuntu 15.10 laptop. This mouse uses 3500 DPI per default which his way to fast. Using razercfg I'm able to set this to 1800 DPI, so no problem here. ...
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How can I hide a computer's internal hard drive from a live ubuntu system on a usb stick?

After messing around with Ubuntu I figured out , after multiple attempts and a re-install or two to run a live Ubuntu 14.04 system completely on a usb stick. Problem is that I am wanting to give it to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 live USB not booting in pre-installed Windows 10 machine

I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 14.04.3 alongside Windows 10 using USB flash drive for booting. I get the following error, with all the combinations in UEFI Firmware settings I tried - initramfs: no ...
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Can't boot from USB; no selection option in grub; usb 1st boot choice

First, I have looked through the suggested questions that may have an answer, but nothing seems on point. I have a dual boot Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 7 system. I have decided to play around with some ...
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Ubuntu not installing

Hi I'm trying to install ubuntu via usb on a plain system without having any OS. after complete installation process it is asking me to restart after restart it is again going to "try ubuntu without ...
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usb stick rechte

I suddenly seem not to have the permission to write on my usb-drive. - it's formatted with fat32/16. Ii tried to change the permissions using chmod 777 /dev/sdb1 in the result ls -l shows all ...
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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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Install Lubuntu 15.10 with encrypted lvm

After setting up encrypted partitions on Lubuntu installation on a USB-Stick, there's no /dev/mapper/xxx I could bind to a mountpoint (edit partition/use as: / or swap or whatever)! On Ubuntu this was ...
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Can I use a USB stick for a normal install? (to get platform adaptability)

So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up to 4GB (I think that's the max) of persistent storage for downloads, etc. I am asking the opposite, in a sense. I'd like ...
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How do I hibernate with swap file without swapping?

Well, I know that my question title is not clear so I'll explain. . Background: I have a laptop with dead battery. (Won't even charge) It also have dead hard drive. (Thrown away) And have 1000MiB RAM ...
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Making a Ubuntu Live USB?

Using the program Universal USB Installer, is it possible to make a Ubuntu Live USB so I can boot the USB, Use Ubuntu until I get bored, shut down my computer, remove the the Live USB and then just ...
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Install Ubuntu on USB [duplicate]

I wish to install ubuntu to my usb without partitioning or touching the current setup on my computer.
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Failed to install bootloader

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 by creating a USB Boot Disk. I am using a 500 GB External Hard-drive ("Elements"). I get through the first part of using the start-up disk creator. I select ...
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How open NTFS USB in Virtualbox using WIndows

My main computer is Ubuntu 15.10. I have virtualbox working properly and followed the steps in the following link so that the virtual Windows 10 can recognize USB devices: How to set up USB for ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 to USB

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto my 500GB USB drive. Just to be clear, that's TO, not FROM. I want to have the full OS on my USB, rather than making it a bootable USB. I believe this is ...
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I'm stuck on a boot error when trying to reboot from usb

I'm using ubuntu 15.10 and i wanted to boot to lubuntu for a lighter os. I used unetbootin to create a bootable usb but now i am stuck on a screen that says: Intel UNDI, PXE-2.1 (build 083) ...
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Ubuntu Freezes with USB reconnect for unknown reason [closed]

I have a Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 running Kodi Media Center on X. I have a 25' USB extension to a powered hub with an IR receiver and USB to Serial adapter. This was working great until I upgraded and ...
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Booting from Linux USB but not from Windows

I have Linux Mint 16(Petra) and 17(Rafaela) installed on my ThinkPad T-430. I need to install windows (any windows) in a new partition, I already made the partition, but I just can't make windows boot ...
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Im not able to install ubuntu or Xubuntu on my Linx 1010 Tablet

im Not able to install ubuntu OR Xubuntu OS in my Windows 10 Tablet, which has Keyboard with Mouse pad. I tried the USB boot, as soon as i try to boot it from USB it displays USB boot option not ...
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How do I find which serial port my Arduino is connected to with a shell script?

I'm writing a little script right now which sends some data to the Arduino through a bash shell script. The command that sends the data looks like this: alias led_green="echo -e -n '\x10' > ...
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How do I specify a USB device as a specific COM port?

We are working on switching our POS registers to Ubuntu from Windows. Our registers run in a WAN configuration so the POS software doesn't actually run on them but rather is running on a Windows ...
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Ubuntu automatically shows deleted files

I ran Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a live cd and I noticed that it shows deleted files (some many years old) on USB sticks and on the computer's hard drive (files that were created, saved and deleted from ...
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getting Netgear WNDA3100 USB adapter working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have been struggling with this problem for about 2 days now... Here is where I am: When I run ndiswrapper -l: bcmn43xx64 : driver installed device (0846:9011) present When I run ndiswrapper ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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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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copy network setings from live usb

Live usb works fine on my pc. My regular ubuntu 14.04 installation suddenly lost network connections. I do not see the two arrows at the top right. eth2 does not appear in ifconfig. Instead of ...
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How to decrypt ubuntu on load from usb key

I have selected disk encyption option on ubuntu installation. And now I have to type pass to decrypt it on load - [ubuntu load encryption][ How can I create "usb-key" to unlock it automatically if my ...
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is there any Ubuntu 15.10 USB 3 or USB-C to HDMI adapter that works

Hi I bought the latest Dell XPS 13 2015 and installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it. The laptop has two USB 3 ports and one USB-C port (no thunderbolt port or anything) I'm looking for for an adapter to HDMI ...
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Unable to delete USB Drive partitions (Block size error)

I have been unable to format/delete the partitions on my Sandisk Cruzer Force 32GB USB Drive. I get the following error when deleting any of the partitions on it. `Error deleting partition /dev/sdd2: ...