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Questions tagged [usb]

USB is an acronym for Universal Serial Bus. The current USB standard is USB 3.0, which supports transfer speeds of up to 625 MB/s. USB devices are plug-and-play.

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USB flash drive is not visible

I've got my USB flash drive some kind of broken. When I insert it in my computer, it does not show up anywhere but "Disks" app. But even there there is nothing I can do with it. I found some similar ...
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Install Ubuntu Server without USB/CD

I curently have an old install of Ubuntu 14.04 running as my media center. I'd like to wipe it, and install Ubuntu Server 18.04 over it. The problem is, that I have no CD drive on the box, and ...
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What actually slows down Ubuntu running from USB stick

I wanted to get portable working Ubuntu on the go, so I get USB stick (DT50/64) about 100mb read speed by the spec and installed (persisted installation, not a Live USB) Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Even ...
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how to boot from USB stick [duplicate]

Just bought a brand new HP pavillion all in one desk top. I saved the current Ubuntu to a USB stick and Im not sure once im in setup what to do to have it boot up using the USB stick ?
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I can't get rid of linux (can't boot usb) [duplicate]

On my laptop Ubuntu 18 is installed. But I want windows 10 back. So I created win10 bootable usb stick on another computer using rufus. But I couldn't boot it when computer starts. I select usb on ...
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Edit Debian USB disk

I need edit USB stick disk by adding a file with firmware to my wifi card and lan card when I try install I see error. How to change permission to add files into USB boot disk working on UBUNTU 17.10?...
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Paragon TNFS on Mac, no mountable file system

I got a 5TG movable hard drive and connected to my mac through USB. Also had to install Paragon NTFS in order to use this hard drive. What I want to do is to install ubuntu in this movable hard drive. ...
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Check supported modes of USB C 3.1 Gen 2 port

I am trying to find out which modes my USB C port supports. The manufacturer is not very helpful, so I am trying to find it via system utils. What I found out by now is that the chip is made by ...
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Performance issues with external IO?

I have an odd situation on my machine. I have multiple external USB 3.0 drives doing high amounts of IO (about 70-100MBps each, copying disk images or using tools like dd) but very low IO on my system ...
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VeraCrypt Usb drive HELP

I encrypted using veracrypt on a Windows Machine and the problem is that is doesnt auto mount and show up, I used lsusb to find the device so it is showing up. Bus 001 Device 011: ID 0781:5575 ...
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How do I format my bootable USB Flashdrive?

It's not my flash drive, it's actually a friends flash drive that I borrowed, and everytime I open my Files, I see two things where Ubuntu 18.04 or 03, the latest one, Everytime I try to format the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Usb hub not working

UsbHub not working on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I have a notebook with only one USB 3.0 and two USB Type-C. I tried to insert usb hub(guess usb hub 2.0) in USB 3.0 slot, but Ubuntu not recognized it. Also i ...
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USB Alfa Network AWUS036ACH stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04

I have USB Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8812AU 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN Adapter and Ubuntu 18.04. At first, after driver instalation wifi was working fine. Yesterday Ive connected new ssd with Windows ...
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Ubuntu USB to serial device connection problem

I have bumped into some problems regarding USB connection, I’ve tried the following commands but I still can’t get a connection working: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 05e3:0616 Genesys Logic, Inc. ...
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Edit the bind file of a module

I am trying to bind a usb device, which is a wifi adapter, to the module manually, but when I try to edit (as root) the bind file in /sys/bus/usb/drivers/mt7610u it returns this sudoedit: bind: Input/...
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USB mouse ignored because: (EE) Too many input devices. How to fix?

The USB mouse ceases to work after a while (reboots fix it sometimes but (1) sometimes not and (2) to reboot frequently is not what I want). After checking /var/log/Xorg.0.log I see the following ...
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Is Ubuntu Server able to boot partitioned as MBR?

I have a modified Dell Inspiron 530 (A Legacy Model) and I cant seem to install the server on it. Anyone able to help? If there is a way to get it to work, give me (relatively) dumbed down answers, ...
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GRUB - can not install Windows 10 from USB

I installed ubuntu multiple times on my machine, eventually probably breaking everything and now, when I would like to install Windows 10. But when I am trying to boot from USB with Windows 10, I end ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - 1 of 3 usb-c stopped working

I am new to linux myself, and so far I have nothing but love for Ubuntu. So glad that I finally made the jump from Windows. Anyway, yesterday I did a system update on laptop with Ubuntu 16.04. ...
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How to change permission on external hard drive in ubuntu

I formatted my External USB hard drive(466G) and now is not letting me make changes to it, like adding or deleting files. I can only read files. I tried different solutions but nothing helped. Sys....
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USB keyboard won't work after upgrading kernel to 4.18(Ubuntu 18.04)

I have a two month old Intel NUC8i7HNK, and when I saw Vega M support go out in kernel v4.18 I decided to make the unwise decision of upgrading the kernel of my perfectly stable 18.04 install to this ...
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How to fix file system corrupted usb (USB is not detecting)

My USB flash drive has been corrupted and I really need it to work, I have tried to list the devices with command lsblk But it's showing only my hard disk and when I try to mount it with terminal ...
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How to mount hard disk with write permission from Lubuntu 18.04 USB?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 on USB in persistent mode, and I want to edit the files present on my hard disk. But when I mount the partitions from the file explorer, there are in read-only mode. Is there ...
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How to format a USB drive with non-removable media?

I have a USB drive with non-removable media inside of it.. I want to format the USB drive and get it working again. here is the output of the hdparm command: hdparm -I /dev/sdb /dev/sdb: SG_IO: ...
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Mount Debian install as USB drive

I have a Debian 8 notebook which had a hardware failure (power board) which is a time consuming and error-prone repair. So I purchased a 2.5" HD USB enclosure and placed the HD from the notebook in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Usb audio device suspended

I'm getting some weird problems with my usb soundcard. It is a fiio e10k that works but if i stop playing audio for more that 3 secs, pactl shows the device as suspended gerardo@gerardo-K53SD:~$ ...
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File for USB stick to boot up an elderly laptop [duplicate]

Dell Latitude 610. 1.68Ghz and 500mb. This is a bit long in the tooth but good. How do I choose a suitable Ubuntu version to use and how to I create a file to put on a USB stick to boot off? Thanks ...
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How to create Win95 Fat32 LBA partition Type on 32 GB USB

I have a LED that can play media from USB, I have 2 USBs 4GB and 32GB, LED picks up 4GB but it detects 32GB but didn't show the content of USB. The Vendor says it issues with USB partition system. ...
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Booting from ISO image located on a filesystem that's on a USB stick

I have an ISO image of a Ubuntu based system (Linux Mint 19). I'd like to put it on an USB stick and be able to boot from it, but I'd like to keep the rest of the USB stick writable (and encrypted; ...
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8g ram for my laptop but i have 120g usb, switching to dual boot from VM? [duplicate]

I have dell xps 9560 with i7. I think its pretty powerful laptop but it has only 8G ram. To supplement i bought 120G usb. I was planning to use VM to use ubuntu but I googled around and Ive seen ...
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USB flash drive not showing up

On my dual-boot system, I cannot see my USB flash drive on the Windows or Ubuntu desktop or in gparted (after clicking on the upper-right spinbox to make sure I am not looking at /sda). I looked at ...
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ErrorCode 13 while moving the datadir of mysql to flash drive

I am trying to use my flash drive to run mysql, i.e. I want to use my flash drive to do all the operations of mysql in place of hard disk. I have followed the document of digital ocean to move the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 USB mouse does not work after boot from a powered off state (intermittent boots)

I have a newly installed version of Ubuntu 18.04 dual booted with Windows 10. Setup went great and I've had no issues using Ubuntu. However, when I turn on my computer and boot into Linux, my mouse ...
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No Power to USB without a Device Plugged in on Boot

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04: 4.15.0-29-generic #31-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 17 15:39:52 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux On a Razer Blade Pro and the following issue has come up. My USB port ...
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WNA3100 not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I realize that at first this seems like the question has been asked many times over, but after having read through all of the solutions I have found that none of them work. I just booted ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Bootable USB for windows 10

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 version and now wants to use Windows 10 as well. I have downloaded WOEUSB to create bootable USB for windows but getting below msg when installing.Before this step I have ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB not keeping time setting or user info

I have made a bootable USB using RUFUS 3.1, Ubuntu boots fine, it just wont keep my time/date settings or my username and password info. I don't know what else its not keeping these are just the only ...
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I can't change owner of usb flash drive? Tried terminal and gui

I have tried to change ownership of my flash drive but it keeps failing in both the terminal and the GUI. The owner is currently root, I need to change that. I get this error: chown: changing ...
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TRENDnet TEW-809UB drivers for Ubuntu 16.04

I bought a TRENDne TEW-809UB wireless USB adapter and I can't get it to work on my Ubuntu 16.04 OS. I've searched this site and have tried the other installs for TRENDnet and have tried installing ...
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Setting scale for ONLY the connected display

I have a Lenovo P51 with Ubuntu 18.04. When I set the scale for the attached Dell monitor, the scale for the laptop display is also adjusted to the same setting. Is there a way to set the scale only ...
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Fix unrecognised Flash drive - no file system on the usb

I installed Ubuntu on my PC from a flash drive and then deleted the iso image from the drive (which was obviously not the right way to do it). Now the drive appears to have no file system on it and ...
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Problem booting from USB on Mac Mini single booting Ubuntu

A few years ago i used an old mac mini and installed Ubuntu on it (single boot). Recently I had a problem with Ubuntu and I wanted to reinstall it, but because it is a mac, I cant enter the bios to ...
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18.04.1 no longer automounts external USB drive at /media/usb0

I have an external USB drive that I use for rsnapshot backups. Under 16.04.x it was detected as a USB drive and automatically mounted at /media/usb0, so I configured rsnapshot to use that as its ...
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New home-rw Partition Features for mkusb [closed]

I have been regularly using mkusb-dus for making bootable flash drives, zeroing flash drives, writing images to flash drives and keeping myself safe from dd. mkusb now has an option, that I really ...
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usb problem from no where

I don't know what I did here but my system gives usb errors on a device that is not connected to my computer. I also see in dev/input that js0 is listed but I have no joystick connected? I tried to ...
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Can I safely install Nvidia graphics drivers to a Persistent flash drive

The traditional answer is: "Not since 12.04". (I think it had something to do with the video drivers needing to load before casper-rw loads). This morning I was playing with a newly made 18.04 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 - TP-LINK TL-WN821N not ready on boot

I have Ubuntu 18.04.1 system with TP-LINK TL-WN821N USB wireless adapter. When I boot the PC - the network connection fails and it seems the device is not properly configured at boot time. Below is ...
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How can I create a working Ubuntu bootable usb to run on a mac [duplicate]

I have tried to create a bootable USB disk to run Ubuntu on my mac. I have done this several times with Etcher but always, after creating I have a message on my mac that the disk is unreadable.
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Can't seem to get a Realtek USB WiFi adapter to work

I feel like I've literally tried everything with this one. lsusb Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. lsusb -t Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=xhci_hcd/4p, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Logitech wireless USB mouse problem

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 from scratch and having USB problems. No USB device will work on either USB port. kernel: usb 1-5: new full-speed USB device number 13 using xhci_hcd kernel: usb 1-5: ...