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

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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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BackTrack USB Wireless adapter drivers issue

I purchased USB Wireless adapter which runs smoothly on Windows and Ubuntu, but in BackTrack it's showing me a Bad password issue. From my reading I guess it's driver issue which BackTrack Kernel don'...
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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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Cannot access HDD files through Linux Mint Live USB

I have valuable info on my Ubuntu partition, but it crashed, and I tried to get to it through Live USB with Mint 14, but it says it's read only. Can I make it writable too? So I can put it on my ...
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How to check if the ISO was written to my USB stick without errors?

I followed these DebianEeePC HowTo InstallUsingStandardInstaller instructions at the Debian Wiki, to write a Debian ISO to my USB. dd if=debian-*-netinst.iso of=/dev/sdX Using sha1sum, I can check ...
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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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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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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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Debian USB automount

Got my USB flash automount broken after reboot. Using Debian 6, GNOME 2 My NTFS hard disk is still mounting correctly. When i connect my Android smartphone (with SD and local drive) my messages log ...
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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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What is a Linux command that lists only USB storage devices?

I would like to list only the USB storage devices connected to my computer. Since these are SCSI disks, I used the command lsscsi, which lists the USB drives as well as my computer's hard drive and CD ...
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VirtualBox guest cannot connect to USB drive, why not?

I have VirtualBox installed in Windows 8.1 and I am using it to launch and use CentOS 7 within VirtualBox. When I connect a USB drive to the computer, and right click over the icon circled in the ...
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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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lsusb doesn't list device names

This is what I get from lsusb: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:2c18 Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0489:e046 Bus 001 Device 002: ...
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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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Make kernel detect garmin device

I'm trying to connect a usb garmin forerunner device to my system, but the usb device is not detected. I have loaded the following modules: garmin_gps 11544 0 usbserial ...
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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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disable a usb port in linux

I've searched a lot for an answer to this, but the closest I can get to finding a solution is this, but it doesn't work for me. Here's my system: # uname -a Linux vin 4.4.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4....
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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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NixOS: Screen connected over USB-C stays black

I've got a Dell XPS 13' (9350), with a Dell USB-C to HDMI adapter, connected to a screen. I'm running NixOS with XMonad. The screen (set to HDMI input) shows "no input signal" despite: xrandr ...
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Media changed: please insert the disk labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux

I installed Debian 7 using a USB flash drive "burned" from the first DVD ISO of the Debian installation CD/DVD. I did a very minimal install without Debian desktop environment, Print server and ...
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Input/output error using jmtpfs not saving file when copying to device

I'm trying to mount an Android device on Debian using: jmtpfs /media/mobile But when I try to copy a file from my system to the device I get an input/output error saying that the file can't be ...
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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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ELAN Touchscreen on Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian 7.6

I recently purchased an ASUS Q550LF laptop with Windows 8.1 preinstalled, and subsequently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Debian 7.6. I use Ubuntu for most tasks, but occasionally have reason to boot ...
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External hard drive not recognized on USB 2.0 port

I bought a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk (2 TB) external drive two years ago and used the drive with Ubuntu and Windows (dual boot workstation). I made a backup of the drive last week using another ...
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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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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 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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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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Grub and usb serial support

How to access the grub menu using a usb serial converter? I know it's possible to have grub menu in serial console, putting these lines in grub.conf: serial --unit=0 --speed=9600 --word=8 --parity=...
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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 interpret the output of 'lsusb' — What are all these Linux Foundation root hubs?

I recently found out about the lsusb command while troubleshooting a headset issue.. My laptop runs debian and doesn't have anything plugged into USB currently, but when I run the "lsusb" command, I ...
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Changing mode preference (1x/EVDO/Hybrid) for USB modem

Device in question - Huawei HC156 (what it says on the packaging)/HC1260 (what it says in lsusb). I CAN connect to the internet with it, but I can't change modes between 1x, EVDO, Hybrid. The option ...
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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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Why do I not seem to have hidraw options on my system, and how can I fix my usb devices?

Starting today, I noticed a few problems with my system. USB devices, including the internal ones such as microphones, don't seem to be working at all. I first noticed when my keyboard and mouse weren'...
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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 to boot kali from native usb

Last night I made a kali linux usb. Now this isn't the live usb I literally installed kali on the drive. I did this from my desktop which meant naturally I had to install the grub for my boot loader. ...
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Change /dev/sd* for USB Linux install?

I am trying to install Scientific Linux 6.1 (which is literally RedHat Enterprise Linux without the branding) by booting its installer from my USB drive. The installer starts fine, but two things ...
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Why is USB not working in Linux when it works in UEFI/BIOS?

For background I have just built a new machine with modern hardware including: AMD FX-8350 Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard 16GB RAM NVidia GTX 650 Ti Kingston SSD Given that, I tried to install ...
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hidapi ./configure error — missing libudev

I am trying to install hidapi on Debian. I already have libudev-dev and libusb-1.0-0-dev installed, but when I run ./configure in hidapi-master, it says that I do not have libudev, to install it and ...
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Unable to connect INTEX 3.5G (aka 普创E003) Wireless USB modem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Can anyone help me out on connecting INTEX 3.5G 7.2 Mbps (aka 普创E003) Wireless USB modem in Ubuntu? Initially it is recognized as a storage device and the modprobe cmd does not create any impact on it....
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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 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 to add Android x86 to Yumi!

Is there any way to add android to Yumi? I want to be able to boot my computer from a USB stick and install android. So, how can I install Android using Yumi or any other multiboot USB creator?
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Cannot stop autofs on FC19

I'd like to temporarily disable autofs on my fedora 19 x86 install. I would like to insert USB drives without them auto-mounting. Typing: service autofs stop Returns: Redirecting to /bin/systemctl ...