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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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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USB ports stops working after a while in 18.04

My USB ports stops working after a few minutes from boot and also after wake up. i am using 18.04 LTS this problem was also in 17.10. i have two 2.0 and one 3.0 in my hp 15-notebook . When I enter ...
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USB mouse disconnecting and reconnecting randomly in 14.04 64bit

Unfortunately I've been unable to identify the cause other than I have an application that runs, in what appears to be a Xorg scheduler (task manager shows worker, then a shed job), then the mouse ...
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Lifespan a flash drive running Ubuntu?

My question is: Can anybody point me to a documented case of a flash drive dying from running Ubuntu? People talk about the dangers and urge cautions, but I have researched on the internet and asked ...
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How do I format or partition a read-only USB drive?

Whenever I try formatting my Sandisk Cruzer Glide 16GB, I get this error message on Gparted. GParted 0.11.0 --enable-libparted-dmraid Libparted 2.3 Create Primary Partition #1 (ntfs, 14.42 GiB) on ...
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How can I “install” a driver for a USB-to-Serial adapter?

I have a USB-to-Serial adapter, Belkin F5U109, that I need to use with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have found what appears to be a compatible driver, umct.4freebsd.gz (found here: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/...
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Is there a way to prevent USB over ethernet from working?

This video shows an attack where attaching a USB device to a locked computer pretty much takes over all currently running browsers. The trick is that the USB device acts as Ethernet over USB, and a ...
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Lenovo T440p Docking Station USB only works half the time

I've recently bought a Lenovo T440p and have realized that USB devices connected via its docking station do not connect if I boot the computer while it's plugged into it. When I boot the laptop when ...
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USB Type C battery charge not working on Lenovo Thinkpad 25 on Ubuntu 16.04.3

My Lenovo Thinkpad 25 on Ubuntu 16.04.3 is not receiving power via the USB Type C port. Is this a driver issue? Or does Ubuntu not support USB Type C charging of a laptop? Note: My Lenovo Thinkpad 25 ...
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Why does USB drive auto-mount three times?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Mate. When I insert a USB pen drive, it appears that the system attempts to mount the drive three times. I get three folders opening, and two error messages "Unable ...
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USB headset is shown as disabled in Audio Hardware

I'm having a peculiar problem with my USB headset. Sometimes it works fine, but many other times it doesn't. The headset is recognised correctly: $ cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [HDMI ]: HDA-...
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USB 3.0 memory stick fails with “SEL for device-initiated U2 failed”

This is a Kingston Data Traveler Ultimate G3 memory stick. Device works fine on Windows (same hardware), but it doesn't show up in lsusb on an Ubtuntu 16.10 with Kernel 4.4.0. dmesg shows the ...
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USB 3.0 port not working properly

I am having some problems with a USB flash drive when my computer resumes from suspend. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS L521X. This laptop has three USB ports, 2 times USB 2.0 and 1 time USB ...
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USB mouse stops moving suddenly

Using ubuntu 14.04, suddenly my USB mouse stops working, even though it has power (the laser works). When I try to shutdown, it takes a lot of time and finally I have to force shutdown by a long ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesn't recognize my USB 3.0 flash drive

I have a 8 GB USB 3.0 Silicon Power flash memory. I'd been using it on my laptop,which only has three USB 2.0 ports, until it didn't anymore mount on Ubuntu after being plugged in. The problem is that ...
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Bluetooth controller connects/disconnects spamming system logs

I'm running one of the new Broadwell NUCs under 15.04. Bluetooth has been "fine" for the last few weeks (didn't use it beyong testing it with a BT mouse). Yesterday I started seeing continuous spam ...
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USB port not working after resume from suspend - ubuntu 14.04

My USB ports and webcam are not working after sleep. I have WiFi, but that's it. I am Ubuntu 14.04 and I have usb2.0, usb3.0, webcam. I found similar case here and here and here, but none gave me ...
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Installing Ubuntu on early 2011 Macbook pro using USB Stick: ''i8042 No Controller''

I have an early 2011 macbook pro. My primary hard drive location has a mac os X yosemite installation. I replaced the optical drive with a secondary hard drive, which has two partitions created with ...
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USB hard drive not showing up under /dev/

I'm running Ubuntu 14.01 on a BeagleBone Black with LXDE. I have a USB hard drive that auto mounts (a prompt comes up in LXDE and I have to enter my password) if I connect it after the computer have ...
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(13.04) PowerTOP reports lots of usage by USB2.0-CRW, but autosuspend is on

I used to be able to keep my power usage under 10 watts without WLAN on but now that rarely happens. One reason might be this, reported by PowerTOP all of the time: Power est. Usage ...
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How do you interpret the lsusb output?

i was wondering can anyone tell me what does the lsusb output means? example dodohjk@dodohjk-PC:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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“Error Loading Operating system” when booting from usb to install 12.10 64bit

I have just built a new computer I've never installed Linux on a computer before. booting from my usb come up with "error loading operating system". I am trying to install it on my new 64gb SSD, it ...
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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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USB Capture device is “not an MTP device”

I am trying to connect my USB capture card to an Ubuntu 18.04 host. When I'm connecting it, however, it connects and disconnects repeatedly. Syslog states it is "not an MTP device": Jul 10 17:39:18 ...
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Setup usbip on Ubuntu 18.04 server

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 server on an intel nuc an try to setup usbip to have remote access to a ZWave USB device connected to a raspberry pi. I loaded kernel modules with modprobe usbip-core ...
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Android phone very slow to connect to Ubuntu 18.04 using USB

My android phone (Samsung C9 Pro, Android 8.0.0) takes several minutes to connect to Ubuntu 18.04. As soon as I plug USB cable in, it is immediately detected. But clicking on the device in Nautilus ...
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XPS 15 9550 fails to suspend throughout a single boot on 17.10

I have a Dell XPS 15 9550 (using the latest BIOS 1.7.0) and am running Ubuntu 17.10 using Wayland (I also have Windows 10 dual booted). The issue is that sometimes (about half the time) when I boot ...
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How to automatically bring up CAN interface in Ubuntu 17.10

In previous versions of Ubuntu I have been using this script to automatically bring up an network interface for a USB to CAN bridge device, whenever the device is plugged in: $ cat /etc/network/...
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HTC Vive USB Audio not detected

I recently picked up an HTC Vive, which is working (overall) pretty well, except for sound. Pulseaudio refuses to detect the device as a valid sound output: However, the audio input is detected and ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN823N - Ubuntu 16.04

My TP-Link TL-WN823N V2 is working in Ubuntu 16.04 with the driver provided by ppa.launchpad.net/hanipouspilot/rtlwifi/ubuntu, but I need to unplug and replug the dongle at each boot to activate it. ...
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How to wake from suspend with USB keyboard (16.04 LTS)

I have been banging my head against a wall for a couple days on this...I have read through several forums...etc. and nothing has worked. My machine is a Dell Optiplex 330 which originally ran Windows ...
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My Garmin Zumo 590 does not show up in Ubuntu 16.04

I am really new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have two Garmin GPS - one is a Nuvi 750 and the other is a Zumo 590. The Nuvi 750 shows up in Files when it is plugged into a USB port, but the Zumo 590 does not....
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Using USB3 DisplayLink Monitor With Ubuntu 16.04

I recently purchased an AOC e1759Fwu USB monitor. I installed the latest DisplayLink Ubuntu drivers via the DisplayLink website (driver 1.2.65). Did a lot of troubleshooting, but I still cannot get ...
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how can I make a portable ubuntu installation on a usb stick secure bootable?

I´ve fully installed ubuntu 15.10 16.04 on an USB stick (no chroot/permanent live install), and managed to have it booting to BIOS as well as to UEFI. How can I get secure boot working also on ...
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Nautilus freezes when unmounting Android Device

Pretty new at Linux(very happy with it), still at learning mode When plug in my device it mounts successfully opens Window with my files on the phone and I am even able to copy from PC to it or ...
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How to make Thunderbolt port work for DELL docking station with 16.04?

I use a DELL Precision 5510 laptop computer which is labelled 'Ubuntu Edition'. As most modern laptops this machine doesn't have an Ethernet port for LAN connection but a Thunderbolt port for various ...
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“Move To” Command Deleted My Files?

Have a USB Flash Drive that has worked in the past every time I use it. Today, I tried to copy some files over to it, so I plugged it in, the computer recognized it. I opened it in on the desktop, ...
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how to setup a Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)

Bluetooth setup docs seem a bit dated; my device, but with a different chipset, is on the hardware support docs, however. thufir@mordor:~$ thufir@mordor:~$ hciconfig hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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hard drive doesn't appear as device

I have an Acer Aspire R11 combination Laptop / Tablet. It has a 32 Gb harddrive with a few partitions. Windows 8.1 is installed on it. I recently had an issue with partitioning. I decided to use an ...
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USB drive not working

Up until a few days ago my USB drives worked fine. I'm not really sure what changed between then and now. Both the USB flash drive and the USB external HDD work fine on another Windows machine, but ...
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Automount All USBs in Virtualbox

I want to have a way to have Ubuntu boot automatically into a VirtualBox VM. I have figured that out, however it does not automount a USB drive. I have tried using udev (automount usb in ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Bluetooth Socket Program: connect: Host is down

I am trying to test rfcomm_server.c and rfcomm_client.c (from the link https://github.com/balle/bluetooth-snippets) on my new Bluetooth dongle. When I run rfcomm_client, it exits on connect giving ...
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Ubuntu doesnt see my Kindle (4th generation) as mtp device

My kindle 4th generation was working for a year just fine just plugging it in with a USB- microUSB cable and transferring the books with calibre. Now since a couple of weeks it does charge but it ...
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External PCIe USB 3.0 Controller NEC Corporation uPD720200 not recocnized since the upgrade to 14.04

I use an external USB 3.0 PCIe card. It used to work like a charm on 13.10. But ever since the upgrade to 14.04 hot-plug doesn't seem to work any more. It used to work before. Only when this card is ...
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Why does an external USB hub show up under different USB bus/port numbers than other devices plugged into the same port?

I'm working on setting up a system where I want to have certain devices always named the same way when they are plugged into certain ports. I originally set up a udev rules file with the devices ...
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How can I run a script when I unmount a particular usb drive?

I am trying to sync between a folder and usb drive, so that a) when I plug in a particular usb drive, a script runs to copy any newer files from the usb to the folder; and b) when I unmount the ...
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Conexant Modem running under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've bought a USB 56k Dailup-Modem for using HylaFax later on. The Modem gets recognized by the system via lsusb as follows: Bus 006 Device 002: ID 0572:1329 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc. But it ...
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Can't access any storage devices on 12.10

Hi I've just started using Ubuntu 12.10 (today!) my first time with any non-windows OS. I wanted to retrieve some files after windows stopped working. I boot Ubuntu from a USB and it seems to work ...
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How do I backup multiple internal drives to multiple external drives?

I have 4 internal drives (a,b,c,d) that I would like to back up to external drives (a_bak, b_bak, c_bak, d_bak; respectively). I've attempted this using udev rules, from HERE, but I can't seem to ...

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