USB stands for Universal Serial Bus and is a general and universal interface standard for connecting computers and electronic devices.

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USB HUBs bandwidth sharing control

I have a USB 2.0 hub with 4 ports, I've to connect 2 USB cameras and a Arduino board for a project. My question is how to control the bandwidth of each port on the USB hub programmatically or some ...
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USB-Passthrough with License-Dongle on VMWare Workstation not working

Problem: I received a USB-Dongle for licensing a software product. My goal is to use the software in my virtual machine on VMWare Workstation. (Because i need to access the API of the software in my ...
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LXC: run command when USB device is connected

How can I execute a command in an LXC system container whenever a specific USB device is connected? Ordinarily, I'd use udev (cf. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5), but as far as I can tell, udev cannot be used inside a ...
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How to find the faulty part and resolve the “unknown usb device” error in windows 10?

I've got a new PC. I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu on it. Now in windows 10, when I log in I get the error message saying: Unknown USB device (Configuration Descriptor Failed) Looking in the ...
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USB Camera Powered After Shutdown in Windows 7 Only

I have a dual boot Win 7/10 Shuttle XPC system, with a Point Grey USB Camera. When I shut down from Win10 the camera powers off. When I shut down from Win7 it remains on. I would like it to lose ...
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“Missing operating system” when booting from external HDD with Linux Mint

I installed Linux Mint 17.3 on an internal laptop HDD using a live USB stick. I now want to boot it externally on different PCs using a USB adapter. This works on the laptop I installed it on, but ...
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Is it possible to override Intel 4000 2-display limit?

Intel's drivers don't allow using more than two displays (laptop +1 external, or 2 external and no laptop display), though we have some docks that use DisplayLink software that overrides this and ...
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USB Drive Only Detected If Connected At Boot

I'm running Elementary OS, a Linux distro based on Ubuntu. My computer would only detect a USB device (including USB flash drives, portable hard drives, graphic tablets, etc.) if it is connected ...
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You do not have permission to access this device : Samsung Galaxy Mega USB connection with Windows 7 laptop

I have connected my Samsung Galaxy Mega phone to Windows 7 laptop. I could see my phone icon in 'My computer' window. When I click on the phone icon, it displays "You do not have permission to access ...
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USB HUB reboots when external power is applied - normal or abnormal?

Equipment: I have a StartTech.com 7-port USB 3.0 HUB plugged into a PC. There are seven devices plugged into the hub, and I'm running the 12VDC external power to the HUB as well. The HUB is plugged ...
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External Hard Drive Stops Responding During Copy when on an Powered USB Hub

During file copy tasks from the main hard drive of my computer to an external hard drive, the copy process will suddenly drop to zero and never pick up again. This happens consistently on any largish ...
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Is it possible to get an internal usb port into my notebook?

I have a special piece of hardware that I soldered together and I have built it into my notebook. The problem is: The device requires to be connected to the computer via USB. At the moment I have a ...
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Wireless keyboard / mouse non-responsive for 10 - 15 seconds on resume from sleep

Whenever my windows 7 SP1 PC comes out of sleep, my Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse are unresponsive for around 10 - 15 seconds. Not the end of the world I know, but it never used to do this and ...
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(External USB) HDD not accessible as usual after strange behaviour

first of all, I'm using Linux (but have access to a Windows PC as well). During some data transfer, my external USB hard disk drive (NTFS formatted) suddenly was no more accessible, I could not ...
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How to determine USB OTG mode on Linux

I have got an i.MX6 device, which has a USB OTG port. Is there a way in Linux to find out whether that USB OTG port is currently in host mode or in peripheral mode? I tried dmesg | grep -i otg and ...
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No space left on device - although there is plenty of space and inodes

I have a USB disk with truecrypt volume for backup. This truecrypt volume occupies almost the whole USB disk. USB disk and the truecrypt volume have both NTFS format. When I tried to copy a directory ...
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Driver issue? This device is currently in use

When trying to safely remove a connected USB device, I get the error "The device is currently in use. Close any programs or windows that might be using the device, and then try again." exactly 1 time. ...
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USB drives not working

I ran a diagnostic that said "USB port check failed" Failure ID 6BV5UF-74981J-MFKR61-8D1U03 Is this fixable? If not is there a way to attach a mouse to HDMI port??? Or convert HDMI port to USB ...
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VirtualBox USB Wifi Disconnecting

What I'm trying to do: I am attempting to run a continuous ping as a proof of concept for a larger project Overview of how I'm trying to do it: I have a machine running in VirtualBox. To this ...
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Android MTP stopped working on Windows 10

MTP suddenly stopped working on my desktop running Windows 10 Pro N and I can't transfer files between my android devices through USB. I already installed the Media Feature Pack for windows before, I ...
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Share LAN Internet FROM Windows 10 INTO Lollipop by USB or Bluetooth connection

I have a Desktop Windows 10 PC with LAN and WAN connections (WAN: Wide Area Network, Internet). but no WiFi in it, but it has an USB Bluetooth 2.1 adapter plugged in. I have also an Android Galaxy S4 ...
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cache/maintain files for offline device

I have a USB drive that I use as a file store and backup. It is on a separate power strip because I don't want to use it all the time. When it's off, some programs crap out(stall, complain, lose ...
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Portable method for encrypting a usb partition that works on Windows and Linux

I am looking for a good (and secure) way to encrypt a single partition of a USB-drive that will work for both, Windows and Linux systems. At the moment I have a 64GB USB 3.0 that is split up into 3 ...
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Nexus 4 not recognized on Windows 10

I have Nexus 4 with Lollipop and enabled MTP in settings. My Windows 10 N PC won't recognize it. I tried to install Google USB driver, but when I choose path to driver folder ...\usb_driver -> check ...
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Editing partitions on USB drive disabled

I recently bought a 128GB USB drive, on which I'd like to make 4 partitions, but when I use Disk Management (Windows) and try to edit the main partition, the items in the list when right-clicked are ...
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Windows 10 Pro master volume control for USB DAC

I have upgraded my computer sound system to a external USB DAC (NAD 3020: http://nadelectronics.com/products/digital-music/D-3020-Hybrid-Digital-Amplifier ). While I was using my old system, that was ...
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KVM switch triggers randomly on any operations with VirtualBox windows

I would like to try to make this KVM switch unavailable for guest operating system. Unfortunately, Oracle documentation is not clear. They probably use terms "local", "remote", "guest" and "host" ...
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How come a removable drive does not appear in Windows

I have a 16GB Cruzer Fit FAT32 USB drive that works fine...most of the time. But every now and then it will not appear in Windows Explorer: If I right-click "My Computer" and choose Manage > Disk ...
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Win7 locked (user prompt) w/ broken internet gateway : plug in android usb hotspot : will internet networking come up?

A simple but unique question: A) Windows 7 PC is logged on, but locked. eg: waiting at windows 7 user prompt for password. B) Gateway which PC is connected to via WiFi is broken. eg: LAN works, but ...
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Unbranded Tablet AMI BIOS does not list boot options

I recentyl purchased an Unbranded Tablet from ebay that had some licensing issues with Windows 8.1. My solution was to take an image from another unbranded tablet(exact same machine) and boot from ...
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Internet disconnects after inserting a USB device

I have 3 PCs connecter via LAN cable to my ethernet router. But when I plug in a usb device on the PC that I have on my room, the other 2 PCs disconect from the internet.This happens when the PC that ...
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Mouse not listed in pointing device list in the device manager

I'm trying to debug the laptop of one of my friend. It's running Windows 8.1. The model is an ASUS X751DL The external (usb plugged) mouse is not working anymore. It is a wireless (usb dungle) Trust ...
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USB 3.0 docking station dual display poor performance

I got a plugable USB 3.0 docking station in order to set up my laptop with dual monitors. The problem is, the display performance of the monitor hooked up to the docking station via an HDMI cable is ...
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optical mouse only works near an electric field

two days ago,i faced a serious problem my optical mouse stop working suddenly. it just simulate a click and hold instead of single click and other strange things. i released that it works fine only if ...
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Kali does add persistence to one usb drive but not to another

I tried to add persistence to a Kali 2.0 Usb drive (Usb 2.0). So far so good, played around, doesn't work, played a little more, worked - fine. Then I tried to do this on another Usb-Stick (Usb 3.0), ...
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efi usb boot problems with linux mint 17.2

I've created a few usb boot sticks for linux mint 17.2 a few different ways (i.e, from both windows & linux) that all work correctly when trying to boot my laptop. However, when I try to boot ...
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Can I read a serial console over USB (not with an adapter)?

I'm working with a device that provides serial console access via a USB-B port. My workstation is a laptop running Linux Mint 17.1. Previously, I was able to access the serial console from my laptop ...
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Make nautilus mount usb so unprivileged user can write to it

I'm using debian stretch. I plug in a usb, then open nautilus (as an unprivileged user). I click mount on the usb and nautilus mounts it. However, only privelaged users can write to it. Is there some ...
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Kubuntu boots slowly when using USB 3.0 hub

When booting my Dell XPS 13 (2013, L322X) with kubuntu 15.04 with Plasma 5 and nothing attached i get a start up time of ca 9 seconds. When i attach my USB 3.0 hub I get ca 30 seconds. That is even ...
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USB 3.0 Controller ports on motherboard not responding

After installing Windows 10 I noticed that my 4 USB 3.0 ports on my ASUS MAXIMUS VI FORMULA motherboard have stopped working. After looking in the Device Manager i seen a USB Controller with an "...
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Windows 8 OEM clean install error - Media driver is missing

I'm trying to make a clean install of windows 8 on my new ASUS S46CB laptop. It uses an OEM key. So, in order to make it, I created an bootable USB, using the microsoft media tools program (link) I ...
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Malfunctioning USB3.0 after sometime of usage

My system is a desktop Windows8.1. I have two USB 3.0 external drives. One is a 1TB Wester Digital and the other is 2TB Transcend. I need to transfer some files from the 1TB HDD to the another. So I ...
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Linux USB power limit

Is there a way to limit the current of a specific USB port to some value on a laptop running Linux? I have a mobile phone connected to my laptop, and I don't want it to draw a lot of power from the ...
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Is my external Toshiba USB 3.0 hard disk drive dead? Tested on Windows and Linux

Out of nowhere my external Toshiba USB 3.0 hard disk drive drive isn’t working. When I plug it to a Windows machine or Linux I get the sound from the OS when you plug a USB device… But that’s it. Does ...
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Booting openSuse from USB on ASUS T100

I tried to install an openSuse 32/64 OS on an Asus Transformer Book T100TA. I followed the steps on this site. If I select the USB device to boot, the BIOS closed and reopened immediately. A similar ...
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setting up mirrorlist for pacman.d in chroot / installing arch to usb stick

I am new to ArchLinux and—moreover—deeper linux noodling. I am following the guide on the Arch Wiki. I am at a step where I set up the mirror list for repositories. I have my mirrorlist file in ...
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USB flash drive connects randomly / only sometimes

So this problem keeps reoccurring even on new flash drives, and I can't stand it. I have some usb flash drives, and whenever I try to connect them to my laptop (triple boot, so no OS specific), I have ...
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How do I install Windows 10 ONTO a USB drive?

I have a USB, with Ubuntu installed into it, and I have a USB with android-x86 installed onto it. I was just wondering, is there any way to install Windows 10 onto a USB drive? Please note, unlike ...
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Can't transfer files from Android 4.4.2 phone to eOS laptop

I'm trying to transfer files from my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone which is running Android 4.4.2. I have installed libmtp and have also installed a bunch of other mtp-related packages, but Elementary OS ...
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How can I get into the boot menu without a keyboard?

So my computer seems to be shot. I keep getting NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM blue-screen errors on startup. In an attempt to change a setting that would magically allow my computer to start up, I went into the ...