We have a fairly later(est) version of Manjaro linux xFCE, and we are trying to copy over 150 GB of data from a 1 terabyte HDD 5400 ROM to a Samsung external SSD T5 500 GB. It transfers at a whopping 100 KBs max.
I did an average amount of Googling, but I was unable to find commands that provided you with information on my USB ports (though I know they are 3.0 and I know my SSD has a USB c connected to a USB 3.0-of which connects to the computer so. My SSD Is a fat32gb though a exfat32may suffice.
Okay so it's still... slow. It also has an affinity to stop at 60-61 GB - which is interesting and odd.
Also when I do certain files individually the speed returns to normal, perhaps image files are of question.
The images file: