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

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USB 3.0 camera recognized under the live boot (try Ubuntu) but not from HDD

I have a very weird (at least for me) problem, I am relatively new to Ubuntu and trying to install an Intel RealSense R200 camera under Ubuntu 14.04, I have already installed it and tested on my ...
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Burning Windows XP ISO To USB [migrated]

I'm attempting to create a bootable ISO for Windows XP using Gparted and dd in order to install onto another computer. However, every time I've attempted to do so and have burnt the ISO to the disk ...
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How to use usb ports on a monitor for sound [on hold]

I have a monitor with 2 USB ports that I connect through HDMI to my laptop. How do I make a USB sound card work with those ports? My system is Ubuntu 14.04.
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USB wifi in Fedora does not work

So I have pure installation of fedora 24 and I temporarily connected my machine to Internet via Ethernet cable and updated everything. I am using USB 3.0 Asus AC56 and it's discovered correctly as ...
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Broadcom BCM2070 Bluetooth 3.0 USB Device not working

I'm trying to get a Broadcom Bluetooth Adapter working on Ubuntu/Linux. Google shows that problems with broadcom devices are common and the usual solution is to extract a proprietary firmware file ...
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USB Drive Password when copying data

Is there a possible way or software where I can still be able to save files to my USB Drive but it will require password when I copy a file from my USB Drive to another computer? I tried write-...
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Linux USB installer does not see my internal SSD drive

Laptop Lenovo 710s. The hard drive is a Samsung internal SSD drive 250 gigabytes. Model: NVMe Samsung MZVLV256 45 gigabytes unallocated space. Intel ChipSet Sata Raid Here is the issue I have ...
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both USB ports randomly stop working

the problem usually occurs about once per day, seemingly at random, but occasionally two times, and occasionally zero times. devices connected are: a new STAR printer with it's own power supply, ...
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How USB bus number and device number been assigned?

When use lsusb I realize that the bus number and device number of a USB device can change from time to time. From what I understand, the bus number can be change on every reboot. The device number ...
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How to make a USB visible in LXD Container

I am fairly new to LXD Conatiners. I have a Host ubuntu 16.04 machine running which has a single container : root@ubuntu-blade1:/etc/udev/rules.d# lxc list +-------------+---------+-------------------...
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Black screen with blinking cursor after trying to boot Kali, Ubuntu, and Lubuntu live

I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 (Model: 031925U) on Ebay. The machine came with Windows 7 Pro 32 bit installed. I replaced the HDD with a 240GB Samsung 750 Evo. With a 2.4Ghz i3 370M ...
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USB devices not detected after mobo change

I had an old HP running Scientific Linux 5.3, kernel 2.6.18, but the motherboard died. I placed the HD into a new Dell and it boots fine, except that the mouse (and most other USB devices except for ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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Buy USB Display Adapter with good/easy linux support [migrated]

I'm searching for a Display Adapter for my Linux Notebook. It's running Manjaro Linux. Can anyone recommend any adapter that's working with Linux? USB to HDMI would be perfect. But DVI and VGA are ...
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Systemd networking service fails because of unknown interface

My problem is related to USB tethering and network interfaces. When I run ifconfig -a, normally I see 3 interfaces - loopback, WiFi and Ethernet. I have defined gateway, netmask and broadcast for ...
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How do I access USB endpoints with recent Linux kernels?

I am modifying some dated code (from year 2011; see here) that accesses a USB endpoint in the path: /sys/class/usb_endpoint/usbdevBUS.DEVICE_epENDPOINT/device where "BUS", "DEVICE", and "...
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Location of automounted USB devices

I am creating a GUI app using tkinter and python. The app calls for a user to plug in a usb flash drive containing video files. I am launching the app with openbox. The USB does not seem to be ...
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Multiple entries in /proc/bus/input/devices for same device

I have one USB touchscreen connected to my hardware setup but using cat /proc/bus/input/devices gives me two entries for the same device : I: Bus=0003 Vendor=2965 Product=5023 Version=0110 N: Name="...
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Is IP over USB 3.1 type-C between two Linux hosts at 10Gbps possible?

I've been unable to determine on my own if I can do this. I'm wondering if it is possible to connect two Linux systems with USB 3.1 with type-C connectors to setup a point to point network (IP or ...
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boot in legacy mode Dell tiano bios

I would like to boot from a USB storage device on my Dell XPS 17 with tiano bios. The problem is that I am in legacy mode and my PC seems to not support UEFI. I've created my USB key with the ...
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How to make bootable Debian USB on mac?

Their approach https://wiki.debian.org/InstallingDebianOn/Apple/MacBookAir/3-2 does not work(everything goes fine but usb does not become bootable). It also seems seems several years old and outdated....
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How to access the internet with new usb kali linux live usb persistence

I have set the boolean in networkmanager.conf to true but I honestly don't know where to go from here. I was factory resetting Windows and it got unplugged so I've been trying to connect Linux (which ...
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How can I write raw data to a USB device

I'm attempting to write raw data to a USB device connected to my computer. I'm using Kali Linux, and I found the correct filepath: "/dev/usb/003/013" . However, when I try to write data to it I get ...
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How can I install OpenBSD using the serial console, without external monitor? With a bootable USB stick?

How can I install OpenBSD on my HP Server using the serial console, without external monitor? I have no monitor in the Datacenter, but I have my Laptop with Debian/GNU/Linux. So far so good. How do ...
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QEMU-KVM for Debian Stretch sometimes disables a passed-through USB keyboard

I am running Debian Stretch on an AMD A4-5300 APU using a PCI passthrough setting with vfio-pci, with my sound chip and my graphics card assigned to my VM as per this guide here and with my keyboard ...
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Access MTP (SD Card & Internal Card) device from command line in Fedora 23

I need to access a MTP device (Samsung Phone connected trough USB) from the command line. I have listed the connected devices using lsusb and this is the output: # lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 413c:...
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How can I make a udev rule using a “sibling” device's serial number (for USB devices with no unique serials)?

I have testing equipment that is made-up of the following: a USB Hub connected to the master PC, the hub is embedded in the test jig and is used so that we have only 1 USB cable running from the jig ...
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Debian USB-device-remembering

Given Smartphone (ZUK Z1 with cyanogen os). Im using debian testing with kernel 4.6.0-1-amd64. Task I want to sync my local music files with my smartphone. I heard about "clementine" and installed ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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Mounting D810 camera on USB port

Just tried to connect my new Nikon D810 (acts as USB mass storage) to an USB port, it failed. The same thing after putting the SD card in a card reader. I tried all kinds of suggestions to get the ...
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Mount point for specific USB port

I have a USB hub connected to my laptop, always through the same port - my question is how can I make my linux installation always mount whatever is plugged into one of the specific ports on this hub ...
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Decrease USB Detection Time in Linux?

I'm creating a Linux based test rig for a USB device (not storage). Basically i've set it up using udev rules to automatically open a terminal and run a test script as soon as the USB device is ...
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Safely remove usb from linux device [duplicate]

I am using a USB with an embedded device running linux. The issue is that in some cases when I unmount the usb by giving the command umount /media/sda1 the unmount is successful but when I proceed to ...
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All USB devices that were connected, EVER

How do I find all the USB devices that were connected, since the installation of the OS? I suspect that the path /var/run/udev/data has this info, but not sure. In addition, how do I filter the ...
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How to get the photos off a Windows phone

How can I see the photos taken with a Windows phone? I'm used to simply plugging in a phone using an USB cable and being able to browse to the folder containing the photos. In this case however, ...
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How to distinguish two usb printers in an android device [closed]

There are two printers plugged into an android board by usb ports. I was trying to print doc from the android device. when the first printer plug in, there will be a path "dev/usb/lp0" show up. and ...
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Trying to create a bootable usb drive for kali linux

I was wondering how I create a bootable usb kali linux drive for mac. And when I create one, is the usb drive a temporary os, like every time you plug it in it switches to kali linux and when you ...
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Mounted devices when using dd to create USB device boot image

I have read that when creating a USB boot image with dd, the USB device should not to be mounted. Can somebody explain to me why not? I am very confused please help me out.
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Debian install unsuccessfull: DVD, dd, cat, Unetbootin, YUMI, Rufus, Live CD installs do not work

I have an old laptop which runs Windows 7 and Linux Mint perfectly. However, I do not seem to be able to install Debian into it. I tried lots of ways to install with USB stick but failed. Image was ...
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Can I use libusb to get entire usb device tree?

I was wondering if it is possible to use libusb to get the whole USB device tree consisting of hostcontroller, root_hub, hubs and devices. Pretty much the same thing, that lsusb -t does. is this ...
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Pass fastboot USB device to VirtualBox Windows VM from ArchLinux

I have a Xiaomi android phone and I want to unlock its bootloader. The official way is using a Windows tool, so I booted up my Windows VM and tried to pass the USB device form the devices menu, but it ...
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write speed to USB flash drive in USB 2.0 mode compared to USB 3.0 mode

When I connect my SanDisk USB flash drive to USB 2.0 port and write 102MB of data to it, then the data transfer speed is 9.2MB/s: # time dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=512 count=200000 200000+0 ...
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Linux video capture does not work cam3 or Image capture in cam1 fails

I am trying to some solution or run-time fix on this. Problem: After connecting a 3rd camera, Linux video capture does not work cam3 or Image capture in cam1 fails. History: Initially, we ...
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How to run a script (when usb memory is plugged) automatically in Debian Jessie (Raspberry Pi)?

I'm working with Raspberry Pi. Previously, I used udev rule to run a script when a usb flash memory was plugged. The following was the content of /etc/udev/rules.d/10-usbstick.rules file: ACTION=="...
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FTDI Driver for Custom PID and VID

I have changed VID and PID of my ftdi board to 0001 and 0002. Now the com is not showing and the device is showing in unknown device. How can make a customize driver for it to get com port. Sorry ...
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Mac Bootable USB not showing in boot menu

So the other day I created a MultiBoot USB using SARDU (It was the only one that worked with my 4TB hard drive). I had done this on my Windows 7 and thought, "Hmmmmmm, you know what would this really ...
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Is it possible to make the device filesystem name , /dev/sd?1 , stay constant everytime we reconnect the SanDisk USB Cruzer drive?

Is it possible to make the device filesystem name , /dev/sdi1 , shown by lsblk -f stay constant everytime we disconnect and reconnect the SanDisk USB Cruzer drive? I am running Ubuntu Linux 16.04 on ...
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Static CDC ACM device binding

I'm using a buildroot linux on IMX6 board. I have 2 CDC ACM device, a reader and a modem. My modem have always been on /dev/ttyACM0 and I want it to stay that way. The problem is that my reader is "...
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Practical method to safely use a USB stick on daily basis for Linux

Which practical method exist for safely using a USB stick on a daily basis, for Linux-based systems (e.g. Ubuntu) ? With emphasis over the following: I'm well aware that nothing is 100% secure ...
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Flash Drive is not detected and can not format it in debian jessie

I have one 4GB Flash Drive which is now not working at all. There are some important data in it but since it is not even detected I am running out of options. I even tried recreating partition table ...