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Booting livecd from external USB not working (no power?)

I have a usb hard drive with ubuntu 12.10 partition on it, but I can't seem to actually boot into the livecd. I can get to the grub menu, and I select "Try without installing", but then the screen ...
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Ubuntu freezes when I plug in external hard drive formatted as exFAT

What can be hanging up my system. I thought I went through the necessary steps to enable mounting of an exFAT-formatted hard drive: # Install fuse-exfat and exfat-utils sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Getting Kinect Serial on Ubuntu

I connected a new Kinect (XBOX 360) to my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. Using lsusb I tried to find the serial number of the Kinect device. But I get the following output: iManufacturer 2 Microsoft ...
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Share USB 3G internet through a router but keep the local network access

I'm working on Ubuntu and I was able to share my USB dongle internet through a router by connecting my Ethernet output directly to the WAN port of the router and choosing in IPv4 Setting the Method ...
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How to uncapture USB HID Device in Ubuntu VM on Windows 7 Box?

I'm working on an Ubuntu VM via VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine. The device I'm prototyping seems to get captured, but not attached. If I hover over Devices >> USB Devices >> MY HID DEVICE, I see: ...
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USB with multiple partitions including Ubuntu Live

I wonder of my requirements below are possible. If not, feel free to answer it based on facts why it's impossible thanks. I'd like to have my 32GB Usb stick to be the ultimate fix usb containing the ...
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Software to read a usb byte by byte

Is there any software which can be used to read content of usb byte by byte ? I am using ubuntu 13.10. I am doing this for checksum purpose. I need to calculate checksum of first 950 MB, usb is of ...
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usb multicardreader detected, but device not shown/available, Ubuntu 12.04

I have problems with my usb cardreader in Linux Ubuntu 12.04 . I think the device is detected by the operating system, but not shown in category devices and therefore not available. I have checked ...
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USB-Stick Detected as 2 Devices

When I plug in my USB Stick, Ubuntu detects 2 devices. One device containing a few Mebibytes and another one containing the rest of the storage. This is rather annoying, because when I plugin in my ...
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USB flash memory is not mounted after is connected?

I have a Trancsend Jetflash TS2GJF210 USB drive. When I connect it to my old laptop (Dell Latitude D630) it is not mounted. dmesg shows following messages: [108884.154796] usb 2-2: new high-speed USB ...
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Is USB 2.0 fast enough to run Linux from it?

I have an old PC with old hard disk (IDE, parallel ATA) dying (probably). There is Windows XP installed, but it's not booting any more. During Windows load, I can hear hardware clicks (believe it ...
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Automounting External USB 3.0 HDD on Ubuntu

I have an external 1TB USB 3.0 HDD (NTSF formatted) and a laptop with two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0. My laptop runs Ubuntu 13.10 with XFCE. For a few weeks, I have used my HDD and it was always ...
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StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet ethernet stopped working on ubuntu 13.10 after a recent system update

The device uses ASIX AX88179 internally. I pulled the latest driver from the link above and I still experience more than 50% packet loss for the device.
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Stability problems with hostapd 0.7.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 running kernel 3.2.0-58-generic with TP Link WN822N

I am running hostapd 0.7.3 on Ubuntu 12.04 x64 (kernel 3.2.0-58-generic) with two USB WLAN sticks. The first one is a D-Link DWL-G122 and it worked perfectly for a year to let the machine work as a ...
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Booting Ubuntu, using USB “SYSLINUX” error

I am trying to boot into Ubuntu through a USB key. when i try to do so, my laptop (HP Pavilion G6) displays: SYSLINUX 4.07 EDD 2013-07-25 Copyright (C) 1994-2013 H. Peter Anvin et al I have used ...
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How to treat an internal hard drive like an external one (to only mount on request)

I want to assemble a Linux machine with an SSD Drive for the root filesystem. Another, larger internal hard disk is also attached, but will only be used few times a week/month, for backups, storing ...
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How to expand unused space on usb key

My NAS runs Ubuntu Server 12.04, it runs this from an 8gb USB disk which is getting quite full so I have transferred that to a 32gb key using dd if=/dev/sdc of=/dev/sdb bs=512 Now, this is great, ...
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73 views

Auto-mount all USB-devices at same USB socket to same mountpoint

I have a small computer with 2 USB sockets : A and B. I want any external USB disk, attached to socket A - to be mounted as "deviceA" I want any external USB disk, attached to socket B - to be ...
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How do you create a persistent Ubuntu USB on a Mac that will boot to a Mac or PC

Hello I have actually successfully created a Ubuntu USB using unetbootin, however it is not persistent and will not boot on a mac. If anyone has any suggestions for a different application for ...
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Using USB drive in Ubuntu virtual machine on OS X 10.9 host machine

I have the latest version of Virtual Box installed, I installed guest addition and virtual box extensions, I created the group vboxuser and added myself to it, and I gave the vboxuser group permission ...
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USB keyboards keep disconnecting and reconnecting

Issue: USB keyboard keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. It has disconnected 6 times as I've typed this post. It generally reconnects after about 3 seconds. OS: Win 7 Pro 64 bit MB: Gigabyte ...
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Seagate USB '3.0' Speeds with Ubuntu ZFS

I am currently researching zfs. I have a RAIDZ-2 system with an SSD Cache. My issue is backups, our idea is to send snapshots to a USB 3.0 Seagate external harddrive. I understand and have read the ...
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I can't boot from a usb stick and I want to install Ubuntu on my computer. How do I fix it?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5520 with Windows 8.1 x64 and I want to install Ubuntu as a secondary OS. Earlier, I have tried installing JoliOS Express with the *.exe package and it said It was missing a ...
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248 views

Accessing USB from my VM in Hyper-V

I've got a Windows Server 2012 box running and today I installed Ubuntu. But from Ubuntu I need access to the USB key I physically inserted in to the Win2k12 server, how can I do this? My Google ...
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unable to boot from USB flash drive (kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS)

I've downloaded kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS .iso and tried to install it on a flash drive to install the system on my hard drive. I've tried to use usb-creator-kde 3 times and unetbootin once and each time ...
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usb-creator-kde fail to install bootable kubuntu

I want to install a bootable kubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on my Kingston flash drive (1,9GB storage). I've already tried it twice so far and the flash drive didn't start from USB, although I made sure that ...
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135 views

Problems in detecting pendrive

I have this problems when I insert my pendrive. It is very slow in detecting it (3.0 and 2.0 port). I'm using uBuntu 12.04.3 x64. It requires me to wait for minutes to finally detect it. Is there any ...
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how to burn a windows.iso to my USB flashdrive in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using a Dual boot system with windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My windows recently crashed with the error "BOOTMGR CANNOT LOAD IMAGE CORRUPT" after i installed a mac theme. So now i downloaded ...
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93 views

Install Windows, remove Ubuntu USB stick from Mac OSX

I've got a problem.. I've installed Ubuntu on my PC (which's working fine by the way). But I want to install Windows XP on it again. I have a Windows XP iso (which works fine in VirtualBox on my ...
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How can I get Win proprietary software over Wine to reach its hardware by polling on the right USB port?

Over a year ago I was trying to get a Windows proprietary application that polls USB ports to get info from a series of sensors to work on a Linux machine using Wine. I wasn't able to solve the ...
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Can i get a Virus from my USB Boot

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my laptop but I'm also going to install Ubuntu on a USB-Flash drive soon. I was wondering what if I would get a virus on Ubuntu, could it then also infect my Windows? ...
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Recover data from USB which doesnt appear to have a partition

Possible duplicate but all other example seems to have output for sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdx. Upon inserting the USB the following appears in dmesg· Ubuntu doesn't acknowledge the device in terms of ...
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BIOS not able to boot from USB

I'm using an HP Pavilion dv7-3165 dx. (BIOS version F15 of Insyde H20) I can go into the boot selection menu by tapping ESC, and then F9, and I can see my TOSHIBA EXT HDD, but whenever I plug in a ...
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“Operating system not found” after upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I own a Thinkpad X121e and I upgraded its Ubuntu from 13.04 64bit to 13.10 64bit using the Update Manager. When the upgrade process suggested to restart the system, I restarted the computer and now it ...
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Recover disk space after aborted Ubuntu USB boot

I created a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 12.04 on it using these instructions. Then I tried booting my MacBook Pro with the USB by holding alt during start-up. I chose the option Try Ubuntu in the ...
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How to kill the issue with Linux, where most modern USB devices coming with 500mA MaxPower?

I have Sound card, Camera devices USB interface, all of them i have are 500mA MaxPower showing using lsusb -v | grep MaxPower Now those hardwares with Linux works about 1 hour or half hour and then ...
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Hotplugging on Ubuntu 12.04 does not function

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP box. Approximately two weeks ago for no apparent reason hotplugging ceased to function. No longer did an icon pop up on the sidebar announcing a USB flash memory or ...
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How to list enumerated USB devices and their status in Linux (Ubuntu) and MAC

I am using devcon to check enumerated USB devices and their status on windows, I get the following output when running for example "devcon status usb*": ...
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booting from a usb option not present Ubuntu

I need to reinstall Ubuntu but I can't get the option to boot from usb. I made my bootable usb drive. When I re-start the computer, I have tried hitting F2, F8, F11, F12, ESC, and holding ESC for ...
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Linux Ubuntu / Linaro — Getting the explicit Host / Device status of a given USB port

Subject covers it pretty well. $ lsusb -v Will show bInterfaceClass 9 Hub But this is as close to getting an explicit definition... but this is assuming that "hub" means its a "host" ...
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iftop - how to select a wireless USB device

I want to monitor my internet traffic, thinking of switching ISPs. I want to monitor and log my traffic. iftop looks like a good option, correct me if I'm wrong. The problem is that my machine is ...
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Booting Ubuntu from USB, how can I remove its ability to mess with the hard drive?

I have installed Ubuntu on a USB drive to create myself a sandbox environment away from my normal computer. Ubuntu can browse the contents of my normal hard drive however, which I don't like. How ...
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Create a bootable Ubuntu USB for PC from my Mac

I've searched the web, for hours trying to discover how to find out the following; please can someone help me find a solution: Nautilis is shit, and their Disk Manager is buggy and broken. I want to ...
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146 views

Boot Ubuntu from Multi Partition USB drive

I have an USB that is of 3 partitions G:\, H:\ and I:\ Both G:\ and H:\ are write protected. I have recently installed Ubuntu 13 in I:\ drive using the USB Installer. I would like to Try Ubuntu ...
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Virtualbox loses USB connectivity with SmartCard Reader

I'm running VirtualBox inside Ubuntu 13.10 and having issues with USB connection stability. Guest operating system is Debian 7.0 and the USB device I'm trying to work with is a ACS USB card reader ...
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Without a Host Driver, Will a USB device be available under a guest?

I'm in a situation where I have an XP guest on an Ubuntu host. I am having problems with a USB receiver that originally worked under the old install before I converted it to a VHD and started running ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 - USB Reciever Freezes XP Guest Under Virtualbox

I am migrating a clients old XP SP3 system over to a new server (Ubuntu Server 12.04) and running the old installation as a virtual hard disk. I converted the old install with Disk2vhd and it boots up ...
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Best way to create a bootable Windows USB from Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am trying to create a bootable Windows installation USB from Ubuntu, and can't seem to find anything on doing this, even after googling it. I have tried "Startup Disk Creator" but I believe that is ...
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Create a protected folder on USB Stick

I like to have a protected folder on my USB stick with my name in it, so if someone finds it, they can return it to me. There will be no data inside, it's just a named folder on top of all other data. ...
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Will booting from a USB erase my current OS?

That is all I want to know. I have created a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu installed on it. Will it affect my Windows 7 at all?