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 fix: USB mouse settings restored to default on each connection?

I'm connecting and disconnecting USB mouse from the notebook. I've noticed that every time default xinput settings is restored, precisely Device Accel Velocity Scaling (271): 10.000000 which drives me ...
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My Flash Dirve is write protected

My Flash Drive is write protected. How can I remove the write protected? My Flash Drive brand is SanDisk.
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits no usb mouse keyboard no network

i am used ubuntu and now i am reinstalled 14.04 64 and no mouse or keyboard or network i am use rescue console from install cd to gather this hw info my network card is qualcomm atheros AR8161 ...
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How can I format my USB in Lubuntu 13.10?

I'd created a bootable USB drive to install Lubuntu and now I'd like to format it so I could use it normally. How can I do that?
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USB FTDI devices work only sometimes on 14.04.1

I hope that you could help me with a really frustrating problem. I use Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS and I have three Argolis Smargo Smartreaders V2 which I use with a program called OSCam. When I boot ...
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How to I get the right Pulseaudio profiles to show up without restarting Pulseaudio?

Some times my USB headset microphone disappears from my list of input devices. Reconnecting the headset doesn't work, but killing Pulseaudio does: pulseaudio -k When Pulseaudio starts back up, my ...
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Universal USB Installer does not recognize the iso file

I downloaded Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS 32-bit. Used the Universal USB Installer, but it wouldnt recognize the file. It was a clean download and I'm quite sure that its not damaged. Any suggestion or ...
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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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Copy files to usb problem

I’m using Ubuntu 14.04 and when i copy files to a USB stick ( format Fat32) the files do get copied onto the USB ok and can be accessed while its plugged into my Ubuntu laptop. but its when I try to ...
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Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device

Palm Treo 700p : not an MTP device (syslog error) : Jpilot HotSync Timeout The phone is ancient by today's standards, but it does what I need and I like it. Two or three ubuntu os upgrades ago ...
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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 to prevent USB Drives from auto-remounting after remove

When I press "safely remove drive" in Nautilus as user to my USB 3.0 Transcent Storejet 25H3 drive it reconnects immediately. How can I safely remove it without that behaviour? I think the only ...
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How long should it take to create a bootable USB drive for windows 7?

I followed all the instructions to create a bootable USB drive so I can try Ubuntu without actually installing it on my Windows 7 machine. Everything seemed to be going ok but now it appears to be ...
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USB Enumeration Stress Test

I'm creating a USB device that runs my own custom stack, and I need to make sure that it works with any host or hub. USB-IF has their own official testing program, but it only runs on Windows and has ...
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USB modem detected as usb storage

I already have usb-switch-mode installed but still my usb modem still not detected as it. I have search most of the topics regarding to this, but still no luck in searching the right answer. any ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.04 from flash drive, pixelated screen

I am booting live booting Ubuntu from a USB flash drive. At the setup screen (this is the first boot), the screen is very pixelated rendering the software unusable. I am unable to get past the setup ...
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*Solved* I'm trying to boot up Ubuntu using a USB, but the boot-up process is stuck [on hold]

Last night, the hard disk of my laptop encountered the click-of-death. As a result, I couldn't boot into my Windows 7 installation anymore. So that it's not a total loss, I took the advice of a ...
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Can't mount Cowon i10

Does anyone know how to make Ubuntu (14.04) read a Cowon i10 mp3 player? After a search, I found a similar question, and the answer was to change the settings in the mp3 player to USB "MTP" I did ...
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Trying to make bootable USB on OS X — the disk you inserted was not readable by this computer ??

So I formatted the USB thing to FAT, I tried using a 4GB and then figured maybe it's the disk so then I used a 2GB and got the same errors. Followed the instructions just as they are on the page... ...
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USB HDD not visible in nautilus/nemo

The HDD is visible in the 'disks' utility. I can mount the one and only partition on that drive using mount. gvfs-mount Recognizes the disk: $ gvfs-mount --list ... Drive(2): 750 GB Hard Disk Type: ...
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Installing programs using Live CD

I don't have admin rights on my computer, so I can't install any programs. I was wondering if I use the Ubuntu Live Cd, can I use that to install programs on a flash drive, then reboot into Windows ...
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Scanning (2nd scanimage -L finds no device)

so my Ubuntu "problem". When I plug-in my scanner (or turn it on) for the first time, scanimage -L finds the device. When I execute scanimage for the 2nd time, there is no device found anymore. ...
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Doing more than one copying/moving between usb and HD is very slow and slows down entire computer

I've been looking around for an answer to my problem but I can't find anything. My problem is that I recently bought a new computer, Lenovo G500, it has 2xUSB3 and 1xUSB2, Intel pentium I3 2.4 GHz x4 ...
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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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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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After upgrading to Trusty my keymap file isn't working for my tivo_slide remote

I tried creating this file: ‍/etc/udev/hwdb.d/61-keyboard-local.hwdb It looks like this: lee@tv:/etc/udev/hwdb.d$ cat /etc/udev/hwdb.d/61-keyboard-local.hwdb keyboard:usb:v150ap1201* ...
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WiFi regularly fails on high traffic

My FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N (connected to a Fritz!Box 6360 Cable) seems to kill the wifi connection on high traffic loads - I can't even do an apt-get upgrade, because the network collapses in the ...
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Bootable USB Ubuntu

I see that this has been asked around here before. But not only are the answers over a year out of date, they all point to a Windows installer that is known to have a virus. I know this for a fact ...
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what wifi adapter does linux need?

Does anyone know what wireless adapter linux needs to work WiFi? Cause linksys does not work. It brings up a CD and then when I click the cd and its just a bunch of files. So is there another ...
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How Do I install Windows on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Now the time has come for me to quit. I am not able to manage with Ubuntu, I should not blame the developers rather I should blame myself for not understanding. I would humbly request the experts to ...
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USB ports not working after software updates

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a laptop. Everything was running great until a software update today (May 1, 2014). The mice (MS trackball, Belkin mini retractable) work on my Win7 laptop. The ...
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USB HDD transfer speed varies

So the problem is, that USB speed varies all the time at Download and Transfers. If I connect it to windows/mac machine it works ok. For example i made screenshots of utorrent: ...
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Linux Full Installation on USB (Windows 8.1 Surface Pro 1) UEFI issue

I see a few similar questions but I haven't found one that had a solution yet for me. So, forgive me if this seems redundant. As the title implies, I want to install an Ubuntu fork (LinuxLite 2.0) on ...
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USB devices are detected but not working

I have an Acer(TM5720, 32bit, 2.3ghz, Intel Dual Core T7500) laptop. I use a dell USB wired keyboard and and HP Wired Mouse. Everything was working fine until this morning, i.e now Keyboard and mouse ...
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Can't share the LAN connection with windows 8.1

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8.1 by vmware. I connect to internet via USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter due to the reason my notebook doesn't LAN jack. The thing is I don't know how to share ...
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Mint Grub can't find USB [on hold]

Whenever I boot my laptop with Linux Mint 17, it gets stuck at the logo screen, saying: Starting CUPS printing spooler/server This goes on for a few minutes and then it stops and starts that same ...
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Wi-Fi help linux abuntu 14.04

I have a wireless usb adapter. Its a linksy adapter. I have the disc for it to install it. I put it in my computer and it didnt open a installation wizard. But, there is a disk icon and when I open ...
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How can I run code whenever a USB device is (un)plugged, without requiring root permissions?

I have a script that I wish to run whenever I plug/unplug a mouse or keyboard to my USB port. There is already plenty of documentation on how to configure udev rules to run arbitrary scripts when a ...
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14.04 Not Auto-Mounting External Drives Since Upgrading from 12.04

I've upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 via command-line when my system froze, had to do REISUB and dpkg --configure -a to recover from crash after rebooting. Now everything seems to work except ...
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Problems with my Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits bootable USB [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my computer by using a bootable USB but I keep getting this error: SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C)... Unkown keyword in configuration file: ...
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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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No bootable device

I know this isn't exactly a Linux problem but I'm getting no help anywhere else. I'm trying to reinstall ubuntu onto my laptop but I keep getting the error "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and ...
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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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14.04.1 LTS 64 bit from USB does not see my windows 7 when I go to install it

I suppose this is as much a question as a heads up/warning 14.04.1 LTS only gave me the option of writing over everything on one of my windows 7 machines. If I'd pushed the wrong button and continued ...
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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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How do I dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Windows 7? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and I am wishing to duel boot Windows 7. I have my boot order to automatically boot from USB. I have an ISO of Windows 7 but no way to "burn" them to USB. I've tried ...
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Name of the application to make bootable USBs from the contextual menu

What's the name of the application to make bootable USBs from contextual menu? I want to see if I can install it on Kubuntu.
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How do I make the USB monitor Lenovo Think Vision lt1421 work?

How to make usb monitor Lenovo Think Vision lt1421 work on ubuntu. On official site I see drivers only for windows. When I plug it in: it is not detected. On windows it worked fine.
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usb modem installation

I am new to Linux. I'm using UBUNTU 12.04 LTS. I have iBall 3.5G Connect USB Modem. I can use the Dongle on Windows, but I failed to use the dongle on UBUNTU. Help me to solve this problem.
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Install grub2-efi bootloader to image after install and before RESTART

I want to install UBUNTU 14.04 on a USB3 32GB sandisk EXREME. I Disconnect internal HDD during install. No problem with install. I Boot installed flash drive on other PC ok My PC is HP DV7 and only ...