Universal Serial Bus (USB) establishes a connection between devices and a host computer.

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Cannot install D-Link wireless Range Booster N usb on kali linux VMWARE

I have a D-Link Range Booster and tried to use it with KALI in vmware. I have it installed on my Physical Windows machine then when I use it with kali it doesn't detect it. This is the vmware sign ...
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Can't boot from Windows USB [on hold]

I have Linux Mint 16 (Petra) and 17 (Rafaela) installed on my ThinkPad T-430. I need to install Windows (any version of Windows) in a new partition. I already made the partition, but I just can't ...
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Mounting efi disk on external USB

Recently I bought new sshd to replace my old one on my notebook, but I have problem. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on new one and put the old on usb case I have, but the disk on USB doesnt have partition ...
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How to set usb stick's ntfs filesystem's attribute to readonly in linux

I know how to set readonly attribute to ntfs filesystem of a usb device by using diskpart tool in windows. attributes disk set readonly but how to set readonly attribute to the same usb device ...
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USB flash drive formatted as “Linux Live CD” keeps the CD-ROM name after re-partitioning

I have an USB flash drive that I formerly used as installation medium for Linux Fedora. The stick still has the "Fedora Live USB" installation files on it. When I insert it into my olde laptoppe, it ...
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Xsane point to webcam instead of scanner

What I've noticed is a wide documented bug issue as reported by follow links: Bug #563416 sane-backends does not detect scanner, only webcam Bug #546789 Simple scan can't see my printer (scanner), ...
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Null device handler and serial number is 0

I am working with a camera that connects via usb. When connecting the device, dmesg shows the serial number as 0 and when I try to run code to take an image, I get a Null handler error. I figure the ...
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Polling for a Bluetooth Button Push

I have a bluetooth button that I have successfully paired several times with various raspberry pi's and linux boxes. The button works as a unique doorbell and various other applications, but I have ...
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How to install Kali Linux on a usb flashdrive [on hold]

I was wondering is there any way to install Kali Linux on a usb drive instead of my SSD. I have a 32GB flash drive that I want to use instead of an SSD partition. The reason for this is that i want to ...
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Linux - Reset Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

I would need to reset the USB root hub on Linux. Specifically, each time lsusb is executed, the Linux Foundation's root hub with Vendor ID 1d6b is shown: # lsusb | grep 'Linux Foundation' Bus 003 ...
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Attach UVC camera to non-V4l2 Android device without rooting

The main issue is arising when I am trying to connect UVC compliant camera having CMOS sensor OV6612, to an Android device having kernel 3.0.x and OS 4.0.x, not having v4l2 driver. And no streamed ...
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Texas TI RFID Reader Hardware

[ 7598.927163] usb 1-1.3: USB disconnect, device number 10 [ 7636.541074] usb 1-1.3: new full-speed USB device number 11 using dwc_otg [ 7636.646870] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=2047, ...
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disabling usb device debian [duplicate]

How can I disable a usb device on debian? I am using a macbook pro but I have installed debian jessie 8.2 on it. the USB device: Card Reader (Apple) is pulling way too much power and I don't even use ...
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ADB doesn't recognize a Samsung GT-I9000

I've connected the phone via USB. The phone is rooted, USB debugging is enabled and ADB has root access. The system is a vanilla Debian 8.3.0. lsusb: [...] Bus 002 Device 004: ID 04e8:685e Samsung ...
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find serial com port

I'm using a CH341-UART Converter for sending some string data to USB port. How can I find the COM port number for connected device? For example in this program: import serial ComPort = ...
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What format gives photorec to files?

I have to recover a file from my usb. I didn't find it on the net. How does photorec call files of unknown format? For instance, I have a file named *.jks . How can I find it in the recovered ...
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How to check the erase block size of a Usb flash under Linux?

How to check the erase block size of a USB flash under Linux? Someone said /proc/mtd might be helpful, while for my Centos7 server, there isn't such file. Thanks in advance. Updated on Jan 28 2016: ...
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I can't access my USB device after mkfs.ntfs command

I had used these commands (as root): umount /dev/sdb1 After, mkfs.ntfs /dev/sdb1 It took a long time to format it and I couldn't wait it. Before it finished formatting, I had canceled operation. ...
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Unable to mount USB media in sagem fast3304 V2 router (busybox v1.01 inside)

I have a wireless router that runs busybox (V1.0). A media server (Twonky Media Version 3.4) running on this router. I would like to use its USB port to mount an external drive containing mutltimedia ...
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How can I figure out why an HID unikey device is not being recognized by the software needing it?

I have a custom built CentOS machine. For those of you who know Vagrant, the image is at https://atlas.hashicorp.com/puppetlabs/boxes/centos-7.2-64-puppet. When I connect an HID Unikey device to this ...
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How to recover a totally dead USB?

I have been loading a USB with an .iso image to run Ubuntu live. It worked on Apple and did not on other laptops. After wiping, re-downloading, re-formating, re-partitioning to try make it work, it ...
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How to install DisplayLink driver on LinuxMint 17.3

I have a USB 3.0 docking station connected with my laptop having LinuxMint 17.3. I can't manage to install DisplayLink driver on it. I could make it work with Ubuntu 15.04, but with LinuxMint it wan't ...
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Is there a general USB 3.0 support in OpenWrt?

the only information i found about this topic is outdated since 2011/02: it says there is no support for devices with usb 3.0 "so far"! according to the german wikipedia since version 2.6.30 the ...
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How to install ubuntu on live USB stick that I booted from?

I have a old netbook with single USB port and broken harddrive. I've somehow aquired a 16gb lubuntu 15.10 willy live USB. I want to use this as primary OS on my netbook. Since I don't have access to ...
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USB Bluetooth dongle not working

I am struggling to get my bluetooth adapter work on my Linux desktop. I see it when I plug it in, but basically, nothing else works correctly: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0a12:0002 Cambridge ...
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How do I load a kernel module later in the boot sequence?

I've been experimenting with the g_mass_storage kernel module. I first tried loading it by putting it in /etc/modules and the options in /etc/modprobe.d/file.conf This worked, but when I connected ...
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How do I mount a USB external hard drive in RHEL rescue mode

I had a boot failure on a RHEL 6.2 machine and I can now only start it in rescue mode with the recovery CD. I would like to move all the data to an external USB-mounted drive but I am having problems. ...
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How can one determine whether an internal SD card reader is connected to internal USB3 hub?

I have a Dell Chromebook 11, which has two external USB3 ports, and an SD card reader. I am trying to establish whether buying a fast SD card would be worth it, compared to a fast USB stick, as a ...
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How to recycle USB device names on Linux after forced removal

When a mounted USB stick is manually unplugged (without unmounting it) the device name in /dev (e.g. /dev/sda ) is somehow reserved, plugging it on again will yield on my system the alphabetically ...
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stty: /dev/dtyU0: Invalid argument (NetBSD USB to serial interface)

I'm trying to interface a USB oscilloscope (Syscomp CGR101) to NetBSD. The 'scope has an FTDI USB-to-RS232 interface inside it. When I try stty -f /dev/dtyU0 I get back "Invalid argument" whether ...
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udev: Wrong symlink is made at boot time

I am trying to create a udev rule to give a static name to a ttyUSB (a FTDI USB serial cable). My rule is quite simple (the file is named 99-usb-serial.rules): KERNEL=="ttyUSB?", ...
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How to give a custom name to a serial device on connection?

I am working on ROS under Ubuntu 14.04 on an Odroid XU3 (ARM dev board). I connect two USB devices to my dev board which are recognized as ttyACM0 and ttyACM1 according to the time when they are ...
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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Multiple (combine) USB sound cards with Alsa + Jack + Pure Data

I'm a musician and I'm new to PI/Raspbian/Linux. I'm using a Raspberry PI 2 with Pure Data (PD) for a multichannel audio installation. I have one 5.1 USB soundcard (6 channels) but for my installation ...
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Is host-to-host file transfer possible using USB Type-C?

I'm doing a warranty replacement on my Chromebook Pixel 2, and want to transfer data from one laptop to another. The Pixel 2 has two USB type-C ports. I'm running Arch Linux on the old one. I'd like ...
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Struggling to boot linux with full disk encryption from USB

I would like to be able to boot linux (mint or ubuntu preferred) on my desktop from a fully encrypted USB stick. Apparently this is possible, however the solution has eluded me. Please forgive my ...
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Ubuntu Mint 17.2 ,USB Mouse and Keyboard sometimes only works in Safe Mode

Occasionally , when I restart the computer. The usb mouse and keyboard do not work by the time its ready to log in. They always work in safe mode, and the keyboard and mouse always works on the duel ...
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LCD USB communication

This is on Arch Linux. I connected it and using dmesg I got the output: [ 78.637285] usb 5-2: USB disconnect, device number 3 [ 78.953772] usb 5-2: new full-speed USB device number 4 using ...
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Error copying file in mounted usb

I'm formatting an USB pen drive. For this I run the following commands: First umount the device: sudo umount /run/media/myuser/folder_where_is_mounted (I'm runing manjaro and is in /run where ...
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Yumi + mint 17.3 = login screen

I want to create a mint usb installer. When I do, and I try to install, mint comes up with a login screen. Tried various combo's of names and passwords, nothing works. Nothing else to do but ...
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Qemu USB passthrough (windows guest)

I have a USB ADC/DAC and a HASP protected proprietary data acquisition system for it, both of which do not work in linux. I am trying to make it work in Windows virtual machine using qemu. Here are ...
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usb-device number changes over time

I am trying to use on my RP a camre usb device - Logitech, Inc. Webcam C270. When I connect it directly to the USB port of the RP, other USB devices stop working (such as WIFI device) I guess this is ...
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USB automount call another x-session

I have FreeBSD 10.2 installed with Openbox as wm. When I put flash drive in USB new instance of openbox starts automaticaly. I don't undestand why. /etc/rc.conf # Hostname hostname="dark" ...
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How often does the tcpdump save into the file

I've got an question, concerning the tcpdumd. Does it save the data directly in the File you can give it with -w, or does it save when it's stopped? So if it was writing on a usbstick, can I just ...
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My computer freezes after selecting an option in the gnu grub. What do I do?

My mom had a computer. She downloaded some music illegally, and now it doesn't work. I decided to try to install ubuntu on it (I made a bootable usb stick on another computer). The usb stick works ...
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Embedded linux hotplug changed mount point

I have a linux media player that was very common before android's age. It is a MIPS running Linux Venus 2.6.12.6 and has 2 sata, 2 usb and 1 sdcard port. Since the flash memory is very limited, I ...
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Setting up a WLAN usb stick

I'm trying to make the WLAN USB stick connect to a wireless network. There was an official Linux driver available for download (v4.0.2_9000.20130911, which supports my Linux kernel version) and I ...
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How to unmount an usb stick from a script which is on the usb stick?

How I can I unmount a usbstick right from the script which does kill itself. Because i'm running the script from the stick it's not possible to just unmount it because theres always the error: device ...
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Why does my camera not show up in /dev although it does in dmesg? (Possible Ubuntu regression.)

A while ago I could plug in my Canon via USB and it would get mounted as an external drive. Nothing has been reconfigured in the camera, but now if I plug it in $> dmesg [103943.225623] usb 1-2: ...
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Having a computer act as a virtual USB slave device rather than as a host

I'm only moderately proficient with USB protocols and linux in general, so please bear with me. I have a use case where I want a virtual hard disk (particularly, on a freeNAS installation) to act as ...