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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Can`t get Ubuntu to work on external device

I am trying to install Ubuntu for the 6th time now and cant get it to work. I want to install it on an extern PCIe SSD connected with my Laptop via Thunderbolt. So I started from Windows and used a ...
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Webcam incorrectly identified in Ubuntu 18.04

I have two webcams that I have used for a number of years (more than ten) in different versions of Ubuntu, without any problems (just plug and play). The last time they worked was about six months ago ...
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How do you determine whether a USB-C ethernet adapter is compatible?

I'm shopping for a USB-C ethernet adapter compatible with all OS. Is there a way to verify it will work for lubuntu or ubuntu prior to purchase? Techkey's description says "Supported Operating ...
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If usbfs has been deprecated, then why is /sys/bus/usb/drivers/usbfs directory present?

This blog, as well as several other StackOverflow posts, say that usbfs has been deprecated since Ubuntu 9.10. If that is the case, what is /sys/bus/usb/drivers/usbfs doing there?
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usb wifi adapter not showing on ubuntu 19.10

I have a NetGear WNDA3100v3 on my desktop. It shows up when I run lsusb, but when I run sudo lshw -c network the only entry is my ethernet connection, nothing about the usb adapter. I tried the ...
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Can't copy .wav sounds from USB to SD card reader

I want to copy .wav sounds from my SD reader to my USB drive but it doesn't seem to work. It does work with Windows with the same devices and files. Error code: Error opening file “/media/...
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Ubuntu USB drive isn't detected in UEFI

I was trying to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I installed Windows 10 first and then tried to get Ubuntu. My USB with Ubuntu USB Drive wasn't detected without turning on Legacy BIOS. The problem ...
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How do I format a USB drive with linux?

I already looked at the thread here: How to format a USB flash drive? and it worked until I tried to wipe my drive, when it said value out of range Please note: it is a read-only device, but ...
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USB Write buffer + Suspend

There are few questions about some time between GUI copy window finishes the copying process to the external drive and a moment when the IO queue is fully written to the drive. IO queue: https://...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver: Samsung Printer/Scanner M2070 via USB cannot print, can only scan

Into the topic "How to setup Samsung M2070FW network scanner" I found a fine answer that helps on how to set up the Scanner, but not the printer. Now I need help to set up the print action. I tried ...
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Microsoft USB Ethernet adapter not working, Ubuntu 18.04

Unfortunately, I am not able to configure the Microsoft USB to ethernet adapter. Output from ifconfig -a: wide@wideServer:~$ ifconfig -a enp3s0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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Use mic from phone connected to USB

I have a Ubuntu machine and an android phone (it's a Nokia 6.1 running android 10). My Ubuntu machine does not have a mic or bluetooth to connect my headset, but I thought that maybe it is possible to ...
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How to make USB devices visible to Wine application?

USB devices: lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04b8:013c Seiko Epson Corp. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 19a8:2036 Biforst Technology Inc. Bus ...
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Can't boot from usb drive on LG Gram running Windows 10 Pro

Followed the tutorial to create a bootable usb drive from ubuntu 18.04 iso - it doesn't boot. Tried several other ways/utilities, still getting: Failed to open \EFI\BOOT\NULL - Not Found Failed to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 USB boots to GRUB

I'm trying to boot to Ubuntu 18.04 I followed this tutorial to download the Ubuntu 18.04 .iso file and configure the USB using Rufus. When I boot from the drive it just loads into the grub terminal... ...
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Unable to use USB Tethering in Jetson Nano

I have a Jetson nano that is running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I need internet access on the jetson. Currently, the only internet connection that I have is on my phone. I tried to tether my phone to the ...
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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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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm using an HP Laptop (Model 15bs179tx), and Ubuntu 16.04 (dual boot with Windows 10 Pro). My Bluetooth is not functioning on Ubuntu. I have tried the following: I purged and reinstalled bluez, ...
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18.04 won't recognize device and attempts to get it to recognize it have failed

I'm trying to get 18.04 to recognize a cell phone with some videos and photos on it and when I plug it in to the USB port nothing happens. I can't see that any new device has been added. Upon ...
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A damage file system vfat of usb

When I run this command sudo dosfsck -w -r -l -a -v -t /dev/sdb getting following error: fsck.fat 4.1 (2017-01-24) Checking we can access the last sector of the filesystem 0x41: Dirty bit is set. Fs ...
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Unknown USB bridge [0x125f:0xdb8a (0x1100)]

I have a problem, namely when I try to read data from a pendrive, nothing happens. Pendrive appears in "disks". When trying to scan gdisk this pen drive receives such a message. I get an error ...
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No such device error when binding xhci USB root hub

A USB root hub of mine sometimes stop working: though it shows up in lsusb, nothing happens when a device is plugged in, not even an error message in dmesg. So I attempted to reset it by unbinding and ...
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Can I reuse Linux Mint bootable USB install on another machine [closed]

Can I reuse the Linux Mint install I created on a boot-able USB through "Balena Etcher setup" (successfully and verified) on another machine or will I need to create a new boot-able install on a ...
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Geometry of USB Memory - heads per cylinder is 124

i have a USB Stick, and this stick has some problems, how to set up for it proper geometry TestDisk 7.0, Data Recovery Utility, April 2015 Christophe GRENIER <grenier@cgsecurity.org> http://www....
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Need help removing Ubuntu from a single boot hard disk [duplicate]

I bought a used PC recently (an old hp 8200 elite) that arrived with ubuntu 19.10 installed. I never used It and I want to install windows istead. The problem is I can't do anything on this os. ...
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M-Audio C400 - can't use as both input and output audio device

Device: M-Audio Fast Track C400 (via USB) When I enter Ubuntu's Settings > Sound, then: [Output] tab - I select "Analog Output - Fast Track C400" (no other devices related to this soundcard are ...
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Does anyone know how to get multi-bay USB HDD docking station to recognize more than the HDD1?

I have a Vantec Dual Bay SATA HDD docking station and a Hornettek quad bay SATA HDD docking station. Ubuntu 18.04 will recognize ONLY HDD1 on these devices. Anyone have a solution? Seems like a ...
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Cant boot Ubuntu from HD

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop with a USB stick, but it doesn't work right. If I remove the USB stick, the laptop won't boot. If I boot with the USB, I get the installation menu including trying ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on a USB key boot problem

We need to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS on a USB key for a backup solution in case our main drive fails over a given period of time. So, basically, the USB key is formatted as FAT32 with MBR boot ...
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“Self-test failed” and very slow ubuntu freshly installed

After both windows and ubuntu experienced spectacular slow down and unability to boot, respectively, I just emptied my whole computer to do a fresh install of latest LTS version of ubuntu. However, ...
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USB speakers don't work under ubuntu

I have USB speakers which work perfectly fine under Windows, with no setup required. Under Ubuntu, absolutely nothing happens when the usb is connected. Under Configuration -> Sound -> Output, the USB ...
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19.10 D-Link DWA-172 USB WiFi driver install?

I just bought a D-Link DWA-172 with a Realtek chipset but I don't know how to install it ? Someone know how install driver because I search but all forums show old issue. Edit : I've do this ...
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Creating Bootable USB with Rufus - Will Data be lost after every reboot? [duplicate]

In the answer of another question of mine, I was told that the official version for creating a bootable USB flash drive for Ubuntu is Rufus: https://ubuntu.com/tutorials/tutorial-create-a-usb-stick-...
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USB boot Lenovo Ideapad S340 [duplicate]

I have spent days trying to get an Lenovo ideapad S340 boot from a USB. Would someone care to walk me through step by step? I have searched on the internet, changed BIOS settings, created USBs (...
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Three Questions Concerning Booting From USB

(i) In order to be able to boot from USB, the USB has to be modified in advance, as I understand it. Also, all data will be erased from the USB drive. Therefore, I want to know: After being able to ...
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Palette Controller Issue

This is the following settings for my palette gear: T: Bus=01 Lev=01 Prnt=01 Port=05 Cnt=03 Dev#= 10 Spd=12 MxCh= 0 D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=ef(misc ) Sub=02 Prot=01 MxPS= 8 #Cfgs= 1 P: Vendor=16d0 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 — USB flash drive automatically mounts for one user only, how to get access for other users?

When I insert a USB drive in my PC only one user (called e.g. foo) gets it automatically mounted in its /media/foo. Another user, bar, does not have it in /media/bar, neither can it access /media/l/...
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Is there any way to access a phone through USB using Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Chromebook?

I am trying to jailbreak an iPhone 8 Plus using Ubuntu 16.04 running off my Samsung Chromebook. I know the idea is not too far fetched, as I know it is possible jailbreaking a phone using CheckRa1n ...
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Can't start 2 usb video receivers with usb3.0 hub simultaneously: no space left on device

I have a task to start 4 USB video receivers at my laptop (ASUS ux533fd). I have only 2 USB ports and 1 Type-C port, so only 3 are available. I bought a USB3.0 hub to solve my USB port shortage ...
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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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No hard disk seen while installing Ubuntu Desktop 18.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu to my dell Optiplex 7070 system. I have disabled the secure boot option from the BIOS. While making the installation, I only see my USB Device for boot loader installation:...
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Data recovery: formatted USB drive [duplicate]

My flash drive was formatted with FAT filesystem. I was trying to make it bootable (using balenaEtcher), but by mistake I selected the wrong flash drive, and when I realized that the process has ...
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Best way to keep multiple Ubuntu releases on multiple devices? E.g, external USB Drive/SSD?

Background information: For hardware (robots) compatibility reason, I need to have multiple Ubuntu releases (16.04, 18.04) running on 1 laptop (ThinkPad T480, originally Win10 on C:\ , data on D:\ ) ...
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GRUB 2 boot ubuntu 18 os from usb to boot fresh os to bypass encrypted disk

i'm lost, i'll explain: I successfully booted ubuntu from a usb stick on a old macbook pro, I setup disk encryption, account ect... I then realize that the keyboard doesn't match mine and i setup ...
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Ubuntu on external PCIe SSD - poor read/write performance

I bought a PCIe SSD (Toshiba RC100-M22242-240G) and a case for this (FIDECO M.2 NVME SSD Case) and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on that SSD which is connected to my computer via USB3. However, when I do a ...
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Problem when booting Ubuntu after installation [18.04.4 LTS]

ok, for whatever reason when i rebooted my pc after installin' ubuntu, when it boots to the partition that contains the installation, instead of the GNU showin', it's instead a blacc screen with the ...
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Hard drive not visible to Ubuntu installer

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 onto an Acer Aspire 3 laptop. I've made the bootable USB, booted from it and managed to get into the live environment. Everything works fine. I can the run the ...
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USB camera is not detected anymore

I have a USB camera which used to work just fine, as plug-and-play, on my Ubuntu (current version 18.04.4 LTS, Linux E480 4.15.0-88-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP). Now, for some months it hasn't detected. ...
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After ~1 Hour of working, VIDEOIO ERROR: V4L2: Pixel format of incoming image is unsupported by OpenCV

I'm using OpenCV with Python3 to capture images from a 720p WebCam on USB. It's operating on a headless processor, so I can't use the Cam application to check the device. ubuntu@arm:~$ pkg-config --...
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Are there any downsides to running ubuntu from a external ssd

I have a 250GB M.2 NVMe SSD to spare which I would like to install Ubuntu on. I was thinking about buying an external housing for the SSD, to have a portable Ubuntu installation which I can just ...