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 make a bootable usb for ubuntu 16.04

I want to use a 32g usb drive to install ubuntu 16.04 on my home lenovo. I am at my library because my lenovo cannot access internet.
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Windows corrupts primary GPT table

I have an external hard disk that I share between my Linux laptop and my Windows 10 desktop. The disk has a GPT table, with a NTFS partition and a partition encrypted with Truecrypt. The disk works ...
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Conversion to Ubuntu from XP

I'm attempting to convert an older Dell computer from XP to Ubuntu. Unfortunately the CD drive isn't working; I've tried to use a SD card via USB, but several attempts have resulted in an error ...
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Full install to USB drive (not U.S.B installer) [duplicate]

Can you install Ubunta to a USB drive? So it is installed to a USB as you would install it to a hard drive.
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Live USB Instructions for Mac don't work for 12.10

The are several guides online (including a few on the ubuntu website) that follow the general pattern of instructions found in this one. I assume that at some point, this worked. However, on an ...
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Create installation USB [duplicate]

I am going to buy a laptop that has FreeDos installed. I want to create a bootbale USB drive that will install UBUNTU on it. Can a create this USB drive using my Macbook Pro? Will it be compatible? ...
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Can't connect to Android device

My Android device won't connect. I've never got MTP to work, I've only ever got it to connect by USB mass storage, which was how it was working most recently. But now, since 13.04, it seems that ...
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system re-install help following keyboard and mouse permanent freeze

First for quick background info: I bought this system in Feb 2016: Vibox Gamer-X Desktop Gaming PC - 4.0GHz Quad Core, Nvidia GT 730, 16GB RAM, 1TB. With no pre-installed OS. Then I installed Ubuntu ...
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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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Booting Ubuntu 16.04 Error - BIOS is good. Ideas?

So I just finished building a PCD and have no OS. I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 from my MacBook to a USB flash drive. I put it in my new PC and I get an error - "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or ...
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Find which TTY device connected over USB

I am doing android development. The adb ppp command to switch back to the USB cable instead of tcp/ip says it needs the tty as a parameter. I have googled for this and found lots of references to ...
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USB 3.0 camera recognized under the live boot (try Ubuntu) but not from HDD

Note: I asked the same question on Unix Exchange USB 3.0 camera recognized under the live boot (try Ubuntu) but not from HDD if any one think that it should be only in one site please let me know. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't recognize my wireless mouse adapter

My OS do not detect my USB wireless mouse adapter. Mouse type: Yenkee YMS 2015BK (plug&play). lsusb terminal screenshot: plugged and unplugged states 1:
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14.04.3 Live USB not booting only on desktop

Acer Aspire XC-610 desktop computer Sandisk Cruiser USB 3.0 16GB Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-i386.iso and created a live USB using Startup Disk. ...
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no media detected on a usb flash drive

I have a Kingston DT MicroDuo 3.0 and it was working fine till it didn't mount on Windows, Mac nor Ubuntu It appears in the disk utility as /dev/sdd and in the volumes area it shows no media detected ...
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Asus AT3-ION-T-Deluxe Infra receiver is not recognized by Ubunu 16.0.4 LTS

I have Asus AT3-ION-T-Deluxe HTPC where I wish to install Ubuntu, replacing Win7. Installation and configuration is quite easy, however I'm stucked at making the IR receiver work. It can not be seen ...
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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't configure usb audio output to 7.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 [on hold]

I have wireless, 7.1 headphones which are connected by usb. The problem is that I can't select from "Sound" to be a 7.1 output instead of Stereo. Anyone who knows how to do it? Thanks.
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Using ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Kubuntu 16.04 and trying to load ZTE WCDMA Technologies MSM USB GSM modem but not succeeding. The flash disk (USB stick) doesn't load as modem nor as flash disk. When I insert flash disk ...
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Can't use iPhone USB tethering

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have an iPhone. Earlier I could use its internet via USB on my laptop. But now I can't. Whenever I connect the cable, Ubuntu says "Network Disconnected - You are now ...
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Meizu MX4 will not mount

With the phone unlocked, I plug in the USB cable. Nothing happens. dmesg reports: [190136.646920] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 39 using xhci_hcd [190136.647031] usb 1-1: Device not ...
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Impossible to Run Ubuntu on Mac, Help!

this is my first time here, I´ve been tried to install Ubuntu 16.04 in my mac mini 2012 without Refit or Refind, only using the native booting, i use unebootinf to create a booteable usb, but when i ...
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Network manager connects two devices to the same wi-fi network

I have three different computer configurations with the identical Network Manager problem. I have a home wi-fi unit named ATTXXX. Each computer has one internal wi-fi interface and one external USB ...
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Can I make a Ubuntu bootable USB on a Mac?

So basically I want to install ubuntu on a usb from my mac (on a laptop which usually runs windows), because I deleted the partition of ubuntu and the grub switcher was gone at the same time too (so I ...
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USB boot option is not in boot options, only boot with EFI and HDD

I have 1TB HDD, installed ubuntu on it with no partitions. I realized I am very uncomfortable with it and need to install Windows. For that I made a bootable USB using unetbootin (it worked fine as ...
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Ubuntu recover infromation from Stick

can anyone tell me a software with how I can recover the lost information from USB stick, pleas tell me any program with out TESTDISK because I try use it but don't work for what I have.
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Booting ubuntu USB on Windows

I have installed ubuntu on a USB stick and I want to be able to boot it on a Windows laptop which it wasn't created on, the option isn't there when I open the BIOS but if I try and boot it on the pc ...
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SD card reader works with USB 2.0 but not USB 3.0

The card reader is Transcend for USB 3.0. The server I am plugging it into has 2 USB 3.0 slots and 2 normal USB slots. I am only able to boot the server when the SD card reader is plugged into the ...
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How create bootable usb windows 10 on ubuntu 14.04-16.04 with 32 bits?

How create usb bootable windows 10? I have 32 bits and created usb windows 10 and won t boot to usb and say is not supported to boot. Running ubuntu 16.04 on acer zg5 and like to install windows 10 . ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installation from Live-DC produces loop with USB 3.0 messages

I wanted to upgrade my 14.04 LTS system to the new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system. Starting from the Live-CD (changing „quiet splash“ to „nomodeset“) it takes about 300 seconds to come up. Lots of messages ...
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Missing Operating System - Windows7 - Boot from USB

I am using an HP TouchSmart 600 that came from factory with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. I have decided to get rid of it and installed Ubuntu 14.04 booting from USB and everything went perfect. Now, ...
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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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How to disable USB3 LPM (hardware-controlled power management)?

I have some issues with USB3 flash drives in Ubuntu 16.04. They keep going into U1/U2 mode (see here for more information), occasionally resulting in I/O errors. I already disabled traditional (...
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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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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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How to create a ubuntu bootable USB to run on Windows using a MAC [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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 ...