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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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Windows Hello fingerprint ubuntu Alternative Device not recognised

I bought a USB fingerprint scanner similar to this one, which works fine on windows. But I haven't been able to make it work on Ubuntu. fprint-demo can't 'find' it, nor can fingerprint GUI, although ...
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The ext4 file system creation in partition failed to install Ubuntu?

I made a bootable pen drive for ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64, now my installation failed every time with the following error The ext4/ext3 file system creationin partition#2 of SCSI2(0,0,0)(sda) ...
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32 bit computer to USB

I need to download a 32 bit Ubuntu to USB. Version 16.04.5 requires a bittorrent client to install. Will Rufus.ie work instead?
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USB-C thunderbolt not working anymore - Ubuntu 18.04 + Windows

I have been struggling for the last couple of days to figure out why my thunderbolt ports (on the left side of the XPS 13) stopped working on Ubuntu 18.04. The right side USB port works well and ...
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Bootable USB doesn't boot in UEFI mode but it does in Legacy mode

first of all thanks for your time and sorry for my english and my lack of computer skills. I have a problem with my HP Pavilion g6 Notebook. I made a Bootable USB with a Lubuntu 18.04 ISO using Rufus. ...
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How can I avoid data loss after removing NTFS usb without unmounting

I want to configure fstab in that way that my USB will be mounted automatically. My Hardware has two USB plug. I want to configure one of them for FAT32 and another for NTFS. I added this two lines ...
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HD USB Camera creates two /dev/videoX

When I plug a HD USB camera, I see it creates two /dev/videoX ports: One with MJPG and YUYV pixel format output One with H264 pixel format output I want to give a name to the H264 device with an ...
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Problems connecting wireless device

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 Server, and I bought a usb wireless Tp-link TL-WN821N. The output of dmesg | grep usbcore is this: [ 0.098543] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs [ 0.098543] ...
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Install Ubuntu Mate on HP Envy Tablet

I have an older HP Envy Tablet (32 bit Intel Atom Processor) with attachable keyboard & would like to install Mate using a USB. I have disabled the secure boot option in the BIOS & have tried ...
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Thunar USB automount write permissions

I help manage a small fleet of thinkpads with Xubuntu 16.04 that are used for giving workshops. When a user attaches a USB key, I need Thunar to automount the USB with read and write permissions for ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - black screen, no boot, no grub, no USB-booting

When trying today to install driver etc. for my new Wacom Cintiq drawing board, something went terribly wrong. I suspect it has something to do with xserver-xorg. The system advised me to restart my ...
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How to fix incorrect menu options for usb headphone handset?

When the Turtle Beach Z60 usb headphone handset is connected to the computer, it works out of the box. However, the audio menu shows 4 possible output profiles instead of the available 2: In fact, ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu on Dell T14G001 tablet - asks me to select a file to load

I am able to boot into Ubuntu from my USB drive on my Dell laptop no problems. When I try to boot into my Dell T14G001 tablet from my USB drive, I need to know what the actual file to load is. The ...
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Using f3write to determine USB Drive size: specific syntax

I have installed f3 (fight flash fraud) on my Ubuntu 18.04.1 in order to test my USB stick purchases from the command line. My newest Kingston 16GB successfully passed the f3probe test and for ...
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My laptop refuses to boot from USB

everyone. I'm dealing with a seemingly simple and straightforward problem that's really frustrating and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. My laptop is Medion Akoya E2216T MD ...
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USB Drive locked on Read Only

I have a big problem with a USB drive that I use to save my data: When I plugged it to my computer, Windows said that there was a problem and I answer Yes to analyze and repair. Some data were OK and ...
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How to make an USB Ubuntu installation more compatible with different computers?

I always have a keychain USB-drive with me and noticed a while back that Ubuntu can easily be installed on it. I've successfully used this drive to test other people's hardware for them and copy files ...
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cat s60 usb to 16.04 lts

if I connect my smartphone CAT S60 by USB cable to my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop, I see a folder ANDROID, but no content is visible. My aim is to see the content of CAT's internal memory (photos, FLIR ...
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Possible mounting issue for USB port? Ubuntu 18.04.1

I recently updated to Ubuntu LTS 18.04.1 and for some reason one of my USB ports will not recognize my Sandisk flashdrive. My machine is a Dell Latitude E5450. I ran the basic sudo apt-get update and ...
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Using USB-Serial adapter with WINE

I want to use a USB-Serial adapter like this: https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/FVT-USB-Linker-programmer-for-Car_60438143730.html?spm=a2700.8443308.0.0.49923e5f3vy0O0 With Wine, to configure/...
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freerdp redirect usb devices to Windows 10 Virtual Machine

I want to redirect usb device from my computer with Ubuntu 18.04 to Hyper-V Virtual Machine with OS Windows 10 . The windows server who hosting Virtual Machine have OS Windows Server 2016. I try with ...
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Will Ubuntu on USB drive run faster if I use it on a USB 3 flash drive?

I installed Ubuntu on a 32 GB USB 2 flash drive. Upgraded it and installed various new applications on it. I ran fine in the beginning, but after a few days it runs terribly slow. I can't even watch a ...
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How do I resolve Epson Stylus SX415 communication issues on 18.04.1 LTS?

Printer seen. Print queue seen. Stays in processing mode with no output. The Epson Printer is a Stylus SX415 (410). But cupsenable doesn't resolve. Any solutions?
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Have Network Manager 1.10.6 reuse existing USB network connection (new network connections get created for renamed ones)?

I have a Bela.io (BeagleBone) device, which when attached to the PC (here Ubuntu 18.04 laptop) via USB, appears in Ubuntu as a Wired network connection (it also adds a removable drive, but that's ...
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Uable to print after upgrading Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 (HP MFC-7470DW)

I just upgraded my system from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS. Since the upgrade i'm unable to print on my Brother MFC-J470DW. The printer is found when pluged in (USB). But when I sent a test print (...
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Logitech mouse freezing ubuntu 18

Logitech M170 mouse some times hard freezing and lag for 5-7 seconds. I'm try to disable power saving for usb devices, but it don't help. sudo powernap-action --disable usb_autosuspend and echo 2 |...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 USB wifi Adapter: 0bda:b812 not working

Just build my own computer and installed ubuntu 16.04. But I can't seem to get my wifi usb adapter working. It's an iptimeA3000UA. Although the packaging said it only works for windows, I thought it ...
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linux startup usb 2-8 : dvb_usb_v2 : did not find the firmware file

After upgrading Linux Mint to version 19 Tara, my Ubuntu Mate version, located on another disk, starts up with an error usb 2-8 : dvb_usb_v2 : did not find the firmware file ... The same error ...
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How to send Kernel name in udev rules?

I want to do is auto mount every usb-drive to static path. But when I send kernel name with %k to shell script it returns like 1-3, 2-4 ... not sdc1, sdd1... s[b-z][1-9] this is my udev rules 10-...
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Update/Install errors

I'm running Xubuntu on a USB (the version where everytime it loads it asks if I want to install it or try before installing, persistent live?) and I seem to get stuck in a cycle of sudo apt-get ...
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Can't Boot From DVD or USB Stick after Boot-Repair

http://paste.ubuntu.com/p/dW45nTKbZq/ I have a dual boot with Windows 10. I was unable to boot Ubuntu from disk. I have a bootable USB stick and that worked. I booted from the USB and then booted ...
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Network installer USB drive just starts FreeDOS

I want to install Ubuntu over network with a minimal installation from USB drive. On https://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads#alternate-ubuntu-server-installer I clicked Download the ...
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Need to restart ubuntu 18.04 every time I plug an external device such as wirless mouse, printer etc

Just upgraded the Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04, after that my Logitech m150 wireless mouse seems to be not working but after restarting it working fine, issue is if I unplug the receiver and than I plug ...
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How to connect Joystick Graupner MC-20 to PC using USB to UART Bridge Controller

I have a Graupner MC-20 joystick and I want to read it in my computer. The joystick itself communicates via radio to a receptor (GR-24L), which channel 8 is connected to a USB Stick, which is a ...
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How to power on external USB hard drive

I have an external USB hard drive on my Ubuntu 18.04. I am remotely managing the system with Teamviewer (I have ssh access as well). I want to remotely power down my hard drive and then power it on ...
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Connecting Samsung Android 8.0 phone to Kubuntu 14.04 via USB

I am trying to connect a brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 phone with Android 8.0 to my Kubuntu 14.04 computer via USB. When I connect the device, it appears normally on the device notifier of my computer....
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Usb wifi adapter not working on kali linux vm in ubuntu [on hold]

I have a panda pauo5 wifi adapter and I am trying to get it to connect and be able to use monitor mode on a kali linux virtualbox, I have gotten it running and connected it to my vm via bridged but it ...
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VirtualBox USB drivers not showing up under Devices [duplicate]

Drivers installed fine (received confirmation), but they do no show up as an option in the Devices menu. Ideas?
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Ubuntu 16.04 black screen and USB port problem after Nvidia install

I have read about other people having problems with a black screen after installing Nvidia, but my issues are a bit different so that is why I created this separate question. Mine problems are ...
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All the sudden, RTL8812AU wifi USB adapter stop working [duplicate]

I have a Realtek 8812AU WIFI USB adapter,and till yesterday, it was working fine on Ubuntu 18.04. But, today, all the sudden, Ubuntu stopped recognizing the adapter. I am not familiar with Linux or ...
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USB 3.0 ethernet adapter not working — Ubuntu 18.04

I recently bought a new ethernet adapter for my laptop, but it always fails to connect to the internet. I have not touched my network settings (everything is set to automatic), I know the USB port ...
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Eager to move up from Mint 19 to ubuntu Maté [duplicate]

Sorry if this the wrong place. My first computer was the Timex Sinclair 1000 back in the day. and I loved learning the language for it, but after many huge improvements in my subsequent computers, a ...
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Internet stopped working via USB after sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

I am using ubuntu 16.04. To connect with external monitor and internet via USB, I had installed displaylink driver. It was working fine until I had run command sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get ...
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Getting a driver for a NETGEAR A6201 WiFi USB Adapter

I just set up my computer with one hard drive dedicated to Ubuntu and another dedicated to Windows. I did this so that I can learn Ubuntu and decide if I want to stick with it. I have a NETGEAR A6201 ...
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Can't Connect nokia 3 to android studio

i have a Nokia 3 mobile. i'm new to Ubuntu and i just installed android studio. it works fine when i connected my friend's Samsung mobile. but android studio doesn't detect my Nokia 3. moreover, when ...
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How can I get the 'Make' command in Ubuntu with USB? [duplicate]

I want to start this off by mentioning that I am very new to using Linux, so I'm having a pretty hard time figuring this one out on my own. Version: Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 I went out and bought a ...
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Lubuntu 18.04 (32bit) - No networking, no USB, no card reader, nothing

So I had an old XP box in my basement that I figured I'd throw Lubuntu on for someone who needed a computer for job applications. Had some issues with installation relating to apci stuff but that's ...
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Problem in accessing USB in kiosk mode in LUBUNTU

Dear Members and Mentors, I am bit new in Linux. We need to deploy HMI for an Industrial controller. The HMI is device is a tablet with Intel Atom Z3745 CPU. I have installed Lubuntu 18.04 LTS. The ...
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How to keep files on usb after rebooting?

When I turn off and reboot ubuntu all my files are gone and it looks like everything has to happen again from the beginning. Can anyone help me with this problem? Thank you!
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Use USB wifi instead of internal - manage

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on an Asus laptop. The internal wifi does not recognize 5GHz channel so I purchased a TP-Link T9UH. I followed the first half of the answer found here How to compile TP-Link ...