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Bootting from a LiveDVD and creatting your boot drive from there will give you ther most pain-free solution, there are many other more complex methods, some of which like 'e2b' will allow you to do a full install on the usb drive. ... but for EASY, just build your usb drive from the LiveDVD


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Here you go. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQIaDO9nR6Y I've seen plenty of positive comments, so I think that video should work!


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You can open a terminal and enter cd name-of-flashdrive. If that doesn't work, then you might try and scan it on your windows computers. If there are no problems with the drive, then there's a bug in your Ubuntu. EDIT: cd name-of-flashdrive only works if you're in the root folder. You can get there by using cd .. twice. Then, you can use ls to find the Media ...


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Try sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/<device>. That will completely overwrite the drive with zeros. Then you can format it to FAT 32 or whatever using the Disks utility.


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Try a liveCD. If you can't boot even a livecd, you need to go to BIOS/UEFI menu and change the boot device order. Choose CD/DVD driver first, then USB or usb-zip, then HDD/SSD. Save changes, exit BIOS/UEFI, and reboot. On some laptops it is enough to just press ESC key at startup and a boot menu will appear asking you what device to boot from.


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I tried to do this as well. There is a problem though. In windows only the first partition will be visible. Even if you use startup disk creator in Linux, your windows will only see the partition containing the bootable Linux. However this should only be true on USB pen drives. USB HDD or SSD should not encounter this problem.


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Making the drive be bootable requires overwriting the beginning of the whole drive so all partitions are lost because the partition table is overwritten. Once you have made a Linux boot image then adding a FAT or NTFS partition after that should be seen be Windows. Backup your data.


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OK, so I created two partitions on an 8gb flash drive, I then put an ISO on the drive using Disk Image Writer Unfortuently it over wrote all the partitions and created this: As you can see the ISO takes up very little space including the second partition which I believe is the swap. But it did leave 6.6gb of free space. My suggestion is that you save ...


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I am facing the exact same problem as stated at the beginning of the thread. Before login, the mouse works. Once logged in, the mouse stops moving and only the touch pad works. This did not happen in the live version nor during installation; the mouse was working. The workaround works but I would like a more permanent resolution. I have searched but no luck ...


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You need to find out whether you have a 64 or 32 - bit system, probably 64-bit. You might not be able to keep Windows OS or Android OS on your system at the same time. If you are OK with that then follow these instructions: Taken from Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the Intel Compute Stick and Unofficial "official" Ubuntu on Intel Z3735F devices.


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I found out that my mother board, an Asrock B85M-ITX is not compatible with Linux. That's the reason it would not boot or install.


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Of course each situation will be different, but I just had this same thing happen with a USB flash drive. It's one I'd had for several years, and I would often have to unplug/replug it several times to get it to work. This time it wouldn't work at all. My solution was to clean the contacts of the drive with rubbing alcohol. After that it worked perfectly. ...


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you could use find and shuf: #!/bin/bash SOURCE="path/to/source" DESTINATION="path/to/destination" COUNT=25 rm -r "${DESTINATION}/"* find "$SOURCE" -mindepth 2 -maxdepth 2 -type d|shuf -n $COUNT|xargs -d'\n' -I{} cp -r "{}" "$DESTINATION"


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Kinda solved problem with having to have pavucontrol always open. All you need to do is uncomment line # load-module module-suspend-on-idle in /etc/pulse/default.pa


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The script below should do the job: #!/usr/bin/env python3 import random import os import subprocess import shutil # set the desired number of folders to pick below n_selection = 5 # set the name of the flash drive below flashdr = "Lexar" # set the source directory (with media folders) below sourcedr = "/path/to/mediafiles" # --- try: targetdr = ...


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I made a script with Python: The script, at GitHub Gist. (Download) Usage: python3 RandomCopier.py [source folder] [destination folder] [number to copy] The copy method: NOTE: It will not copy any files directly in the source folder, only those in sub-folders of it. Say, the source folder, src is: src |- a | |- file_a | |- file_a_2 | |- b | |- ...


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Update My phone updated to Android 6.0.1. Notebook is still on Ubuntu 14.04 Today plugged the phone to Notebook to check if problem is still active. Notebook does not freeze any more. So for me problem is kind of solved.


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It was not an issue with the i8042 controller (my fault) After more research in this awesome place, I could understand that BusyBox comes up when the system could not mount the root filesystem. As this answer suggest, starting a live Ubuntu and restoring a previous superblock will make it work. The controller for i8042 seems to be a different issue :-)


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been a while since I fought w/FLDigi and an adapter but I do remember I had to reinstall ALL the ax.25 apps [in the default Amateur Radio section of the default Repos] and I also installed "grig" [even though I did NOT use the grig program] so that may be worth trying. Also, may be good to double check the radio "driver" support [since the radio you ...


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My story (can be useful to someone with the same problem - so it's my turn to help the community): I’ve installed Ubuntu on external USB 3.0 hard drive on an iMac late 2013. I created the following partition scheme on that external drive: EFI (200MB FAT), BOOT (200MB EXT2) and / (20GB EXT4) I choose to add a bootloader to the External drive (not the iMac ...


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You will need an Ubuntu Desktop install image. You will need to boot to this image instead of your hard drive and use Ubuntu to offload you files to another device like a USB drive. Here are the steps: Download the Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop image here. You will need to create a bootable USB stick or burn it to a CD. Insert your shiny new installer media and ...


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I've found a mode to make it work. You can boot Ubuntu from USB, then the phone in download mode appear right on lsusb and other tools (heimdall etc.). I have the same issue on Ubuntu 14.04. Tried couple of phones in download mode and they are wrongly recognized. Somewhere in the system it has remembered the first phone. Changing USB Cable doesn't help.


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Running this command: sudo systemctl restart network-manager.service Re-enabled the wireless on my laptop after suspend/resume. An answer to this question provides a script ('wifi-resume.service') to make the fix permanent: Wifi doesn't work after suspend after 16.04 upgrade Even though I got this working w/ the Edimax wifi dongle, I ordered a ...


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If you're trying to set these as default, please refer to this question - 16.04 Headphones detected, but not switched on automatically after startup


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It was same happened with me but I have figured out the solution and successfully installed Ubuntu dual boot with Windows. And remember to disable fast startup in windows. For Doing this :- Goto Control Panel Hardware And Sound List item Power Option Choose What closing the lid does Change Settings Which Are Currently Unavailable At The Bottom Of The Page ...


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I've ran into the exact same problem. I am currently using pulseaudio volume control (pavucontrol) as a workaround. Install PulseAudio Volume Control from terminal: (Ctrl+Alt+T) sudo apt-get install pavucontrol Once it's installed, run the program: pavucontrol You will find the emu sound card listed as an output device. If not, try reconnecting the ...


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Your windows did not boot maybe because grub is missing. Try this in ubuntu and type this in terminal. Then restart your computer. You should be able to see the grub menu to choose between ubuntu and windows. sudo update-grub If you want to create a bootable usb installer, you can use Startup Disk Creator, an app already installed in Ubuntu.


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56700 speed is an invalid console speed. Try adjusting your config files to use either 115200 speed or 38400. sh-3.2# cu -l /dev/cu.usbserial -s 56700 cu: Unsupported baud rate 56700


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Downgrading to kernel version 4.2.0-35-generic helped.


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Apparently gparted couldn't format the drive, neither it could create new partition table. However, deleting the stick in gparted does a successful operation. Then, partition can be made during installation. Pretty spooky. Nevertheless, the problem is solved this way. ^_^


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Using yet another usb stick solved the problem. Seems that it was the type of stick that caused the problem. It now runs very smoothly with only minor problems. Sorry for bothering...


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Your Cylinder/Head/Sector (CHS) seems incorrect. I had similar problem with my friends 16 GB USB. But when I did "Analyse" in TestDisk there was a warning in the output about the mismatch. Try this: Run TestDisk sudo testdisk -> select the correct drive -> select the Partition Table Type -> now select Geomety to change the CHS values. Than in the next menu ...


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Starting 16.04, there will not be any closed source drivers for ATI graphics card i.e. no fglrx drivers. ATI and Ubuntu have collaborated to develop the open source drivers. For floppy, try this: udisks --mount /dev/fd0 Source for the command


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Revised solution based on code above The solution from above will not work totally without problems because it mounts the boot partition into the / (root) of the file system. That makes grub complain that /boot does not exist, of course. This will fix that problem: mkdir /mnt/chrootdir mkdir /mnt/chrootdir/boot mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/chrootdir/boot for dir ...


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I faced the same problem with my Lenovo ideaPad Z50-75 Win10 OS. I was able to do the installation on my external USB HDD after disabling the secure boot and enabling legacy system from BIOS. I also installed the boot loader on the same external USB HDD. Updating Ubuntu sw (after installation) messed up the root system, which was easily fixed with initramfs ...


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This isn't the answer I was looking for but ... I spent 2 days / many hours trying to solve this problem. I purchased a PCIe USB 3.0 hub to see if that would work - it din't. My conclusion is that this problem isn't worth solving and there are better ways to the same end. My solution/workaround is to rely on my text editor's snippets function. It means ...


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OK finally got mine working perfectly here are the steps I did. This is all done from the terminal, minus the download. I'm brand new to Ubuntu, so far drivers have been a pain in the a.., wifi setup was worse. Ubuntu 16.04 - fresh install on a Samsung Ativ Book 9 Spin Note the driver version number and update yours accordingly as it will change in time. ...


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Similar symptoms as a Meizu phone user except for the error code value. Have you tried another USB stick or another USB device such as a backup drive? Got a friend who could loan you a known working USB stick or another USB device? Have you tried every USB port that you have?


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You have tried your Meizu on another PC already? Got a pal nearby who could help you? Is the Meizu setup to act like a USB "disk drive". The logs suggest that you are having USB communications problems. I would try the following: Try moving the USB cable to a different USB port connector. Maybe, you are trying a front panel USB connector and the front ...


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Looks like I have found the problem. I had blacklisted before the cdc_acm driver which is necessary for the SP Flashtool to work. So I enabled the cdc_acm driver by deleting the entry in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf.


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I recently had this problem and found this solution. After plugging the USB modem go to Disks. Then select your device. In my case it's HUAWEI Mass STorage. Then click on Additional partition options. Then go to Edit Mount Options. Turn off Automatic mount options. Set identify as to Broad band. This should work.


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You need to enter bios and change it so that the USB is the first bootable drive. Since all computers are different it's hard to say how to access bios. The usual keys are Delete Esc F2 F8 F10 or F12 Depending on how old it is .. it may not even have the capability to boot from a USB. If it has a CD in it.. I may try using that instead.


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NOTE : Older versions of Kali Linux distros did not have EFI support. In this special case you have to enable legacy support in BIOS. The procedure to do this varies depending on the vendor setup. If you have an EFI supported version of Kali Linux such as the rolling-edition, follow these steps to create a bootable USB. In this example I consider the USB ...


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You probably forgot to tell mount where to mount your drive. Linux uses device files (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb1, etc.). Unlike Windows drives (C:, D:, etc.), you cannot access them directly (cd /dev/sdb1 will inevitably fail, telling you that it is not a directory but a file). If you want to open a drive with mount you need to provide a mountpoint. A mountpoint ...


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To known your Device Name sudo fdisk (Your device can be recognized by its size, most probably the last one, which looks like /dev/sdx x means any alphabet from a to z. (Usually a is assigned for your Hard-drive) ) To mount a usb drive sudo mount <Your Device Name> <Mount Position> Ex:- sudo mount /dev/sdb /mnt To access what you have ...


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Here was my solution: Sudo wasn't asking for my password when I tried to use it. I thought that was odd. So, I su'd to root and did it from there. sudo su <enter password> Then I ran the commands and they worked.


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Try unplugging the power cord and pressing the start button for 30 secs (discharges the capacitor) - for me, gets everything working again. I have the same problem with a z87 extreme 6. It seems that every time i update the kernel or grub the problem comes back (both usb problems and slow boot).


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i had the same issue and you have to do 2 steps: 1. in terminal check with lsusb, the ID vendor and ID product of your mouse. In my case i have a wheel optical mouse from Microsoft. So id is 045e:0040 alain@NTB0001:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID 045e:0040 Microsoft Corp. Wheel Mouse Optical next edit your /etc/laptop-mode/conf.d/runtime-pm.conf using ...


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The realistic speeds of USB 3.0 hardly ever match the theoretical speeds and in some cases, the performance of USB 3.0 may fall below the performance of USB 2.0. Since you have tried by both terminal and Nautilus, I feel there is some bug which is showing 613MB/s in both the cases. Nautilus messing up speeds, progress and expected time in some cases is ...


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In my experience, either USB-FDD or USB-HDD is what you want to choose. I believe it depends on how the flash drive is formatted. FAT32 and any derivatives or similar ones (ie, exFAT and FAT) will probably be the USB-FDD option, while NTFS and EXT formatted flash drives will boot when the USB-HDD option is selected. This is something that I often test ...



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