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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I have a Ralink Wireless Lan USB Adapter that I can't get to work no matter what I try

I am new to linux so there are many things that I may or may not have done correctly, but I have gone through many solutions on installing this driver for the USB adapter, however, I never have the ...
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USB Keyboard regularly disconnects during use

The keyboard I own after a little while of use (at least a few minutes) disconnects. It will even disconnect while in use in the middle of typing and not just after being idle. It can be resolved by ...
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How can I fix the sudden shutdown of Android device when USB tethering on Lubuntu 18.04?

I have experienced two problems for USB tethering on Lubuntu 18.04: I tried USB tethering from Android 4.4.4 Samsung Galaxy Grand smartphone to Lubuntu 18.04 32-bit desktop computer, but the Android ...
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cp210x on ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install cp210x driver on ubuntu 18.04.2 and when I download the file from the official website of silabs and try to install it by following the instructions I get this error on my first ...
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sandisk cruzer usb live ubuntu wont install [closed]

right I am sick to the back teeth of this as I've spent all weekend trying to install Ubuntu in an solid state drive . after about 6 tries with Rufus, universal USB installer etc. Can someone please ...
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Cannot install lubuntu (or any other distro) with usb on acer ES1-111-C3R9

I'm getting crazy with this, I have installed 1 million linux distros in my life but can't with this pc. I have tried EVERYTHING, now I gonna put the list of the one million things I tried. pc: acer ...
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How can I make a bootable Ubuntu USB using CMD?

windows 10 broke and everytime I start it up it starts advanced options, and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from cmd, and I can't use any third party apps like Rufus
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Falied to make bootable USB for ubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386 [closed]

i tried to make bootable usb for ubuntu-16.10-desktop-i386 and ubuntu-17.10-desktop-i386 through rufus 3.9 but it failed to instal idlinux.sys file and did not proceed further. i have HP compaq p-6000 ...
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Cannot install any os using Bootable USB [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on a 2009 iMac. I reset my Mac and could not reinstall MacOS onto it in any way, so I just chose Linux instead. I want to either sideload Windows 10 or just use that ...
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Replace Chrome OS and install Ubuntu on an Lenovo C330 ARM processor laptop

I have tried everything. Developer mode and cd;bash <(curl https://johnlewis.ie/flash_cb_fw.sh) which just restarts my laptop and beeps. I've tried trying to boot from USB but it just beeps when I ...
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Install Realtek 8152 or 8153 drivers on Ubuntu 16.10

I've got a Dell XPS 13 9360 Developer Edition (Ubuntu 16.10). I'd like to use an ethernet adapter. I've bought a Dell Dock WD15 and a DA200 but I can't get the ethernet connection to work. When I ...
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How can I restore USB 2.0 functionality after an upgrade to Ubuntu 18.10?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), and now only my USB 3.0 ports seem to work. My motherboard's USB 2.0 ports work well in Windows still, and dmesg shows that the ports are ...
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Setting power/control with udev

I would appreciate it guys if you help me with disabling auto suspend of USB devices in Ubuntu 16.04 on laptop. The USB is an external audio device, in order to keep the USB device always on I ...
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Run full ubuntu installation from USB

I have a 16GB USB. I used Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.2.exe to install Ubuntu onto my usb. My intentions was to allow me to take and move a small workstation around to different computers. Exept ...
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Installing 19.10 from usb but not appearing on grub

Per a video I found online, I have used the Etcher program in order to bring an ISO file of Ubuntu 19.10 onto a USB. I plugged the USB into my computer and restarted, and hit the boot menu button F11. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 19.10 on ONLY a USB from a Live, persistent USB made in Windows 10 using Rufus

this is my first post, I feel like this is an issue nobody else has had before but I'm probably wrong. I created a persistent live bootable USB from windows using Rufus 3.9. I want to install ...
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how fix USB device descriptor read/64, error

[ 226.497985] usb 1-1.1: new full-speed USB device number 8 using ehci-pci [ 226.577995] usb 1-1.1: device descriptor read/64, error -32 [ 226.765942] usb 1-1.1: device descriptor read/64, error -...
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All USB devices randomly disconnecting in Ubuntu 18.04

there's a similar question for ubuntu 19.04 I have ubuntu 18.04 since a year installed on laptop Lenovo E590. I didn't have this problem until last 2 weeks (actually between 10 and 18 of March I was ...
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USB Key does not work once mounted

Good day my friends, My problem sounds like there is directory at /media/dennis/EOF6-31C3 and there is nothing bootable actually attached to that directory, or the physical device attached there is ...
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19.10: CTRL, ALT and SUPER function as SHIFT instead in Kubuntu but work AOK in Windows

I recently installed Kubuntu 19.10 as a secondary operating system. Everything seemed ok at first, until I realised that Ctrl, Alt, and WinKey (AKA Super) weren't behaving properly with my Hanzo KB-...
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Can't open a USB port

I have a single-board computer with a JTAG port serviced by FTDI hardware, but it's not connecting to the development system (Xilinx Vivado), and I'm trying to diagnose the problem. The command sudo ...
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How to make Wavlink USB wifi adapter work again in Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS after kernel upgrade

Since last kernel update, Wifi adapter stopped working. Wifi USB adapter: Wavlink AC1300 Dual Band USB Adapter Model # WL-WN688U8 (Rev.A) I am using the proposed additional open-source driver: ...
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Ubuntu swap audio between devices while listening

recently i'm having a problem with Audio devices. I have a normal speaker and a USB Logitech G533 headphones. It happens sometimes that, while i'm listening on the headphones, my OS turns off the ...
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System freezes/unresponsive/unusable when copying large file to USB

Yesterday I was copying a single, 8 GB file to a USB with a slow, 7 MB/s write speed, while my RAM is 3 GB. While copying the system froze, to the point where I couldn't even move the cursor. I ...
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USB 3.0 external HDD recognized as 2.0

System: ACER Aspire 5830TG USB 2.0 x3; USB 3.0 x1 $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.10 Release: 18.10 Codename: cosmic $ uname -r ...
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All USB devices randomly disconnecting in Ubuntu 19.04

I recently bought a new PC (i7-9800X, 3.8GHz, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM) and installed Ubuntu 19.04 a few days ago. After a random period of time of use, could be 30 minutes or several hours, or sometimes not ...
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Black Screen Problem When Tryning to Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS With a Bootable USB

Im trying to install Ubuntu on my PC that already has Windows 10 installed on it using a bootable USB. I turn on the PC and press F2 to got to the BIOS then i go to the Boot Menu(F8) and in there ...
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How to Create a Full Install of Ubuntu 19.10 to USB Device Step by Step

Every issue of Ubuntu LTS since 8.04, I have made a Full install of Ubuntu to USB flash drive, and recorded each step.. This has been intended to make a guide/check list for users wishing to create ...
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Why Doesn't a Bootable USB Boot

This question is asked often in Ask Ubuntu, sometimes with few hints about the situation. Please provide a list of possible reasons to help troubleshoot the problem.
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nouveau : tmr: stalled at fffffff

I installed my Ubuntu 19.10 on a USB stick(I use UEFI boot).At first it could boot very well.But when I tried to shut down Ubuntu 19.10 ,it gave a PCIe Bus Error.Just like this: pcieport 0000:00:1c.5:...
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IPhone connect issue on VmWare (Ubuntu Host, MacOS Guest)

I need to have macos as a guest OS on vmware workstation player and it installed and everything works great except my iphone that the guest cannot recognize it correctly, according to following image ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't boot from usb - isolinux.bin missing or corrupt

This was an official 64-bit download from the Ubuntu site, so it's kind of sad to see even that's not working. I made a bootable Ubuntu 12.10 USB stick with USB Image Writer (mintstick) on Linux ...
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USB ports not working on Gigabyte 990XA-UD3 (except USB 3)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a PC with a Gigabyte 990XA-UD3 motherboard and I'm encountering a strange issue with the USB ports. They work fine in BIOS setup utility (and they worked fine on ...
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Problem with USB modem

I have a problem with the ZTE MF821 USB modem. After some time it disappears from the system, and even after a reboot the modem still doesn't show. Only pulling it out and plugging it back in the same ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 via USB on MacBookPro

I'm new to the forum (and Ubuntu) and not an IT pro by any means, so bear with me... I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my MBP currently "running" High Sierra 10.13.6. I've followed the tutorial ...
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Chainload Windows 10 1909 UEFI on one disk using BIOS grub on other disk

I had Windows 10 BIOS boot on one disk and Ubuntu BIOS boot on another disk. There was no problem booting either from grub. I took advice and reinstalled Windows 10 with UEFI boot, as it refused to ...
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Kingston HyperX amp USB sound card: microphone not detected (Ubuntu 18.04)

The microphone of the HyperX amp USB sound card does not show up in the sound settings of Ubuntu. The sound output works fine. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 013: ID 0951:16d8 Kingston Technology $ arecord -...
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USB drive are not mounted automatically

My USB Drive is not mounted automatically but it has detected through lsusb. I also used dconf-Editor but it is not working. Every time I have to mount manually through Disk Utility.
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Find correct /dev/usb/hiddevX for a vendor:product

How do I find out which hiddev device belongs to a particular vendor or product id? The device I need appears as /dev/usb/hiddevX where X depends on the order other devices was plugged in. lsusb -...
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Digital camera not detected via USB

DSLR Camera is not detected when connected via usb. lsusb shows same results with device connected/disconnected. dmesg indicates nothing after connecting via usb.
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS amd64 freezes during boot from USB 2.0

I wanted to try out Ubuntu without fully installing it on my PC, so i created a bootable Flash Drive, following these instructions https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/tutorial-create-a-usb-stick-on-...
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USB wireless/wired Keyboard, wireless mouse unresponsive after the 1st reboot, 18.04.4 LTS fresh install

New to Ubuntu, read all posts regarding my problem, and there are many, but to no avail. Installed 18.04.4 LTS on i7-2600k system. Single OS install. Everything was working fine until I rebooted the ...
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Plug-N-Play code sample for Linux [closed]

I am new to Linux development. Can any one give me sample/function call which can be used for Plug-n-play of USB hid devices. Thanks, Malika.L
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Weird screen when I attempt to boot Ubuntu from a usb hard drive

I tried to install Ubuntu to an external hard drive (WD My Book Essential 1.5TB). The live CD loaded fine, and I choose custom install. I made 2 primary partitions for Root(/) and Boot(/boot) and a ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi from my Phone

I new to Ubuntu, I'm sorry if his question is to basic, but I couldn't find any answers online. So basically I use my Phone(Honor 6X) as a WI-Fi repeater to connect my PC to the Internet (This give a ...
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Logitech USB headset not working in 14.04

I recently converted my laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 (two days ago at the time of this posting) and just encountered this problem (an hour or so ago at the time of this posting). The problem is that my ...
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Can USB interface with Mobile phones be improved?

When connecting Android phone with my Ubuntu box to copy photos and videos to the computer, I often have to wait for long time before the computer can scan the folders and copy them. When I connect a ...
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Permission for snap arduino applications and Error opening serial port '/dev/ttyACM0' for other arduino application

i have installed two Arduino IDE in my Ubuntu one have installed form software application which have problem of accessing to mountable derives of my PC and by this post quid it don't solved: sudo ...
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Wireless disconnect after Started Network Manager Script Dispatcher Service

On my system occasionally the wireless gets disconnected after a run of Network Manager Script Dispatcher Service. The system has PnP USB wireless adaptor (Panda Wireless PAU09 N600 Dual Band (2.4GHz ...
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How to charge iphone with Ubuntu on Laptop

i was following some questions on askubuntu on the topic on how to enable loading your phone from a USB-Port. However, enabling the USB-Charging Option didn't do it for me! Unfortunately, since I don'...

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