What I specifically need is a log that shows the exact time and date a USB device was plugged in or removed.
14:40 USB DEVICE X WAS MOUNTED 14:43 USB DEVICE X WAS REMOVED 02:12 USB DEVICE Y WAS MOUNTED
Is this possible in Xubuntu?
You will find information on connected and disconnected USB devices in
If you're only interested in recent activity, you will probably get away with searching the most recent logfile:
If that doesn't suffice, you will have to unzip