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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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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Install to USB with EFI

I have a full install Mint (Ubuntu based) USB I use on various machines and in VirtualBox through raw VMDK. This works fine, but now I have a (Windows) laptop that will not recognise the USB as ...
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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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One live USB works, one doesn't

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 usb ...
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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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usb not detected 14.10 LTS

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? any help
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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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Ubuntu on usb - very slow on Asus?

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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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

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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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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Ubuntu Freezes with USB reconnect for unknown reason [on hold]

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: ...
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Bootable USB needs CD-ROM?

I am attempting to install 'Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS' with a Flashdrive (there is no DVD/CD onboard). However, after keyboard selection a notification is presented saying: "Your installation CD-ROM ...
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Machin reboots during istallation

I've tried both versions now, 14.04.3 and 15.10 with the same result. No matter if I just choose to try without installation or install I'm stuck in a bootloop. Istantly after I choose one option the ...
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netis wireless n usb adapter dropping connection [on hold]

I am using a netis 300mbps wireless n usb adapter (model no. wf2123), on a pc with ubuntu 14.04 lts and the problem is taht even if it shows that the wifi is connected i can't acces the internet (i ...
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how do i get usb 3.0 driver working or check that it is already working

# lsmod |grep xhc nothing here but in dmesg: # dmesg |grep xhc [ 0.650446] xhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: xHCI Host Controller [ 0.650450] xhci_hcd 0000:00:14.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus ...
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How to open SD card from terminal?

I'm trying to open my SD memorycard, but it doesn't show up when plugged in. Though it is detected when I look at the USB-devices lsusb and then I get: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0ac8:c33e Z-Star ...
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I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, but I can't boot into it. How can I fix this?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS from a USB drive, on a PC running Windows 8.1. But when I turn on my PC, I'm not presented with an option to choose to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. Instead, I'm ...
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Use USB port of raspi from ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to export a USB port over IP from raspi and use it on ubuntu. On the raspberry pi I can start the daemon using > sudo usbipd usbipd: info: starting usbipd (usbip-utils 2.0) usbipd: ...
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Vostro 1000 Dell Wont Boot from Usb

I have installed ubuntu on my HP Stream using the live usb method and it worked. This time Im trying on my dads old Vostro 1000 laptop. I downloaded the Lunbuntu OS and the pendrive thing. After that ...
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Error during installation of Ubuntu LTS 14.04.3

My main OS is Windows 10 Home Edition (64-bit). I have an 8 GB USB 2.0 flash drive that I used to boot off of using the Universal USB Installer software from pendrivelinux.com. The software takes the ...
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Tenda w311m USB wifi adapter is not recongnized Ubuntu 14.04

Hello guys I have a problem with my wifi usb adapter. I am a newby for Linux and this lap top doesn't have a wifi card. I bought tenda w311m USB wifi adapter but it's not recognized. I ask the guys at ...
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Random system failures when running on a USB thumb-drive

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell E5540 laptop off of a USB 3.0 thumb-drive. It installs and runs fine but at random intervals it stops booting and gives an error message. I'm always careful ...
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Mouse disconnecting randomly 15.10

My mouse randomly freezes (disconnects?) and connects again, CPU doesn't have to be peaking, when I'm working on desktop or in a game and move my mouse it sometimes stops for a second. Ubuntu 15.10 ...
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I can't use the ./ command in USB flash drive [duplicate]

I recently got Linux, and wanted to run the game dwarf fortress in my USB flash drive. To run dwarf fortress on Linux you have to use ./df in the dwarf fortress folder, but when I use this command it ...
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How to mount ntfs usb flash drive with permissions automatically when plugged in?

I recently made it so I can use the ./ command in a usb drive by formatting to ntfs and then using the command sudo mount -t ntfs -o fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=1000,gid=1000 /dev/sdb1 ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1)

I've created a 15.10 Ubuntu USB drive and booting off it with an ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition motherboard, I get: Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) and then nothing. I've become really ...
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QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...