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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Unable to mount Kindle on Ubunut 14.04

Upon connecting my kindle, nautilus opens up for just a second and then flashes a message saying that kindle is unavailable. Then there are a host of messages on dmesg about device not accepting set ...
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Can't put windows on a flash drive- tried everything

How can i install my windows 7 iso to a flash drive? dd seemed to have worked, but when i booted it did not work, saying grub: no such partiton Which is odd, considering i did not remember installing ...
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USB not working in 14.04.1 (sometimes)

About one out of three boots, USB doesn't work on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 running Ubuntu 14.04.1. This includes the USB touchscreen as well as optical drive, keyboard, or anything else plugged into the ...
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When will Linux support the more expensive GAMING USB peripherals? [on hold]

Some Gigabyte keyboards still have unresolved compatibility issues from 4+ years ago. It's not just an Ubuntu failure this still on Fedora etc ... maybe a kernel error. Just google it "hid_max_usage ...
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Not able to boot ubuntu 14.04 from usb drive

My System is 64 bit so I downloaded an ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr copy from its website and installed it successfully in my sandisk cruzer blade 4 GB Pen drive using Universal usb installer. When I ...
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Can't boot Windows after unsuccessful install of Ubuntu through USB

First of all, I am completely new to Ubuntu and not very knowledgeable with computers in general. Please forgive me for my explanation maybe being vague or word choice being incorrect. I am using a ...
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Ubuntu suddenly mounts the android phone and phone gets switched off?

Im using Ubuntu 14 LTS version and my android handset is having andriod 2.3 something (Gingerbread). Everytime I connect my phone to the laptop using the usb cable to charge, it connects..and ...
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Is there a way to get the onboard USB 3.0 ports to work?

I can't seem to get my USB 3.0 ports to work. I just built this PC using an Asrock FM2 motherboard with 2 rear 3.0 ports and a header for front ports. None of the ports work with anything, though ...
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Android phone does not appear in lsusb after entering “downloading” mode!

I've been trying to use Heimdall to install custom ROMs on my Samsung Galaxy GT-i8190 (Galaxy S3 Mini), but running sudo heimdall detect Gives ERROR: Failed to detect compatible download-mode ...
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iMac doesn't boot from same usb that works on MacBook Air

I have created a bootable USB with Ubuntu that works fine on my MacBook Air (year 2011) but is not detected by my iMac (2004) when I press Alt. rEFIx does not help either. I have tried with other ...
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USB 3.0 Kingston memory-stick 64Gb not recognized in 3.0 port but working in 2.0 port

Device: Kingston Datatraveler 64 Gb USB 3.0 Ubuntu: 14.04 Laptop: Toshiba Portege Z30 My laptop only has USB 3.0 ports, but I plugged in my friend's laptop (also with Ubuntu 14.04) in a 2.0 port ...
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Any easy way to install Pinnacle USB TV in rder to watch antenna TV

I have a Pinnacle protv USB stick. any easy way to get my Ubuntu to install necessary drivers and prerequisite software in order to watch antenna TV? Specifics: US - NTSC Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit If ...
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Dual boot windows 8.1 problems

I have what I thought to be a successful dual boot of ubuntu and windows 8.1 dual boot. I just found out that I've completely lost windows. I have been trying for days to install windows from usb ...
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Ubuntu Dual Boot second Linux Distro

I have had some trouble dual booting Ubuntu 14 with another linux distro. I have an existing Ubuntu installiation running (nothing else besides Ubuntu 14, however), and the second .iso on a live usb. ...
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mac usb install

after the sudo dd if=/Users/GRAVES/Desktop/ubuntu.img of=/dev/rdisk1 bs=1m i get 987+0 records in 987+0 records out 1034944512 bytes transferred in 145.715731 secs (7102490 bytes/sec) but then it ...
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Can't boot from USB on Win8

Every time I go to boot Ubuntu to install on a separate partition, it tells me there's no bootable disk/drive. I know the ISO is uncorrupted. However, when I start my laptop, it gives the option to ...
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Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron laptop kernel panic while booting from USB

Booting Ubuntu from USB gives this error on a Dell Inspiron laptop: Kernel panic not syncing : attempted to kill init! exitcode= CPU0 PID 1 run-init hardware name Dell Inc. Inspiron 3542 call trace ...
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How to install Windows 7 over ubuntu from win 7 iso [duplicate]

I'm getting a new computer build soon and I figured I'm going to install Windows 7 so I can play some of the games I enjoy that are not compatible with Ubuntu; once I were to get Windows 7 installed; ...
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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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Trying to change access to folders and files on a USB device

My USB device has been formatted to Fat32. gparted shows it as /dev/sdd1 with mount point /media/ray/1768-274C Device's 'Properties' shows Permissions as: Owner : Me Access: Create and delete files ...
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USB flash drive not detected on 12.04

after a "system crash" my usb flash drive is not detected anymore. It contains important data and I need to get access to it. I found that the device is listed as /dev/sde after plugging it in. ...
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how to unlock screen when booted from usb?

i installed ubuntu 13.10 in the installation process i lost all data. i booted from the usb and took the help of testdisk. sudo apt-get install testdisk sudo testdisk After finding all the ...
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What is faster way to use ubuntu from usb?

I installed ubuntu to usb drive as my hdd stopped working and need replacement. However despite that my flash is USB 3.0 it still lags. Maybe if I will create live ubuntu usb ir will run faster than ...
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How to fix “/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root does not exist” on new installation?

I just installed 14.04.1 on a USB 2.0 drive. At startup, I'm prompted for the encryption key, which I enter. After that though, I get the following: Gave up waiting for root device. Common ...
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How do I get a wine program to recognize a usb device?

I am trying to use a program called FORScan with wine. OBD2 software specific to ford vehicles. It has been done but I'm having trouble. Got it up and running with wine, but it can't see the obd2 ...
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Cannot move files into USB; owner is root.

Long story short, I am using Tails because I was reinstalling my mac OS on my USB and I forgot two files I now have, anyways when I moved them into the USB I get an error that I do not have sufficient ...
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How to Mount a Android Device QPST on ubuntu?

i bricked my Android Device And now it shows QPST DOWNLOAD MODE for unbricking this i need to copy some files to device using linux but ubuntu is not showing any partition my device is only shown in ...
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Startup disk Creator problem

I have two problems For the format of my usb, to use startup disk creator, should it be NFTS, Fat32... or what ? I can't mount my USB, when i click mount, it shows me a kind of message error ...
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WinUSB Doesn't detect my flash drive

I need to install Windows for my new computer I just built. WinUSB won't detect my flash drive that is it...
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USB controller not found

I bought a Lenovo laptop (z50-70) 2 weeks ago. It has 3 USB ports: 2x USB 2.0 and 1x USB 3.0. Those worked perfectly until yesterday, when I connected a hard drive powered by external power in one of ...
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installed with bootable USB and lost windows

I wanted to try Ubuntu so I decides to use a bootable USB so I can keep windows. I booted with the USB and went through the Ubuntu installation. One option asked if I wanted to erase the disk or keep ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a USB drive without it being a Read-Only filesystem?

After my MacBook stopped working yesterday I have been trying to get it to work again, but right now it won't boot as there seem to be problems with the SSD. The support recommended booting into my ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 from bootable pendrive USB

I have tried to Install Ubuntu 14 from bootable pendrive USB on specific partition of a Local hard drive. the previous GRUB boot screen dissapeared so how can i fix that (boot manager is gone). ...
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“Analog Output” to DAC?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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Move USB Stick Booted from to Another USB Port after Boot

I have installed Ubuntu on 32GB USB 3.0 flash drive (not Live/Install like with UUI, but regular install including grub, from DVD). However, my motherboard will not boot from USB 3 ports, only USB 2. ...
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Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit Drivers (NOT WIFI)

I just purchased a TRULink Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit (Model #29571), and the drivers it comes with are only for Windows. Are there drivers available for Ubuntu as well? Are there any drivers ...
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I have to replug the webcam everytime I restart

Everytime I restart the computer and I try to use the Webcam, it says that the webcam is not detected. I have to unplug it and replug it to be able to use it. Is there a way to know why this is ...
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Anker c200 wireless mouse not working

I get this readout from lsusb for it Bus 002 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs I don't understand what this means. But it is what is displayed. xinput list gives me this ↳ MOSART Semi. ...
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Connecting phone in mass storage mode

I am trying to connect Xiaomi Rednote phone using USB cable. I would like to connect the phone using mass storage mode to copy big amount of data to the SD card. If followed a tutorial to enable ...
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Error: USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error -22

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire One 756 quite happily for a while now. However, every time I boot up my notebook, it displays the error "USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error ...
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Boot to external hdd from a UnetBootin usb key

I have an external hdd with multiple operating systems on it (Ubuntu, Centos, etc). On newer computers, the drive is recognized as a USB HDD and I can boot it directly just fine. However on an ...
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Will Ubuntu support my machine features? [closed]

I'm looking to download and install the latest version of Ubuntu to replace the current version of Windows I had pre-installed on my machine when bought it. I have some really neat features on the ...
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Using the command prompt find android phone

My operating system version is 14.04 and just to clarify, my android phone is plugged into my computer using by USB connection. By default my file manager I believe its called nautilus or Gnome-Files ...
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“taking restart everytimes while choosing install ubuntu alongside windows 8” how to solve this problem? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Win 8.1. I have downloaded the image and written to an usb and trying to install. I tried install Ubuntu option. I am able to reach the Install ...
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USB audio device not fully working after hotplug

Since upgrading (from 12.04) to 14.04.1, when I hotplug my USB headset, it does not work right. It won't show up in capture controls, sometimes not even in playback devices. I have to fiddle with ...
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Got error while installing Ubuntu through USB

While installing Ubuntu through USb. I got "Invalid data tag".Check len(d)=1,(ord(d)&128==128.Received->(<)
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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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trouble accessing USB boot up screen

Recently i have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and enjoying it. I decided to remove windows 8 because i no longer needed it and absolutely disgusted by it. I want to install another OS back on to my PC so i ...
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Unable to switch to windows 7

ive been trying to switch to windows 7 from ubuntu since a few days. I have the win 7 and win 10 ISO's downloaded, Winusb, and a 4gb flash drive. I copied the ISO via winusb onto the usb and tried to ...
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Commands not executing in shell script run by udev

I'm having trouble using udev to run a shell script that backs up my hard drives to an external drive whenever the external drive is connected via USB. Everything works except the actual call to ...