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Show mounted drive volumes on desktop?

As title says, it may be possible to show mounted volumes on desktop, such as USB drives and SD cards?
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cambridge silicon radio ltd bluetooth dongle (hci mode)

I bought this bluetooth dongle off Amazon,works fine with Windows rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT HARD 5 bluetooth hci0 unblocked unblocked It's unblocked but still doesn't discover new ...
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Issues with USB External Keyboard connected to Lenovo Thinkpad T480s through Lenovo USB-C Dock 2nd Gen

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 Hera on my Lenovo T480s Laptop and almost everything works smoothly. However, I am experiencing a minor (but annoying) issue with the docking station. At the start-up, ...
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USB Keyboard freezes

The USB keyboard connected to a 2011 iMac running the latest elementary os has stated randomly freezing, sometimes an unplug/replug works. Have tried an alternate keyboard same problem. Tried this ...
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Unable to boot USB drive

Ill cut this short again. Okay, so, I was wondering about trying Ubuntu without installing so i tried. And then the PC boots elementaryOS, no isolinux.bin error which had happened before. I used ...
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Multiple Errors on boot

I am brand new to Linux, and installed Elementary last week dual boot with Win10. The install was pretty difficult - as I tried to follow some online instructions for setting up Dual Boot instead of ...
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How do i switch from elementaryOS to Ubuntu?

Okay, so ill cut this short. I had switched from Windows 10 to elementaryOS because windows had gotten laggy. After switching, i realized there weren't a lot of games and couldn't use Wine so Ubuntu ...
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Errors installation on USB

i am trying to install Elementary OS on a usb stick and i'm having several problems: 1 - First of all, the installation process takes several hours to complete (around 6-7 hours). I don't think is a ...
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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Atheros AR9271 just doesn't work!

So I have tried everything I know. I have also installed firmware-atheros as suggested in some other posts. I don't understand why my AR9721 USB Adapter isn't working because I seem to have ...
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Has anyone successfully mounted an external Thunderbolt 3 NVMe drive? (Device shows up in lsusb but not lsblk)

I have 5.1 Hera on my notebook with the 4.15 kernel (that supports Thunderbolt). My external NVMe is formatted to ext4 and works on other other Linux distros on the same computer. The device shows up ...
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Stuck at ip_tables (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter Core team when install

Stuck when installing, how i fix it?
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Error when installing

When i install elementary os i have this error: Couldn't get size: 0x800000000000000e. I have tried nomodeset, changed from rufus to etcher, but it didn't work. My laptop is Acer TM4750.
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elementary OS bootable USB not booting up

I created a Bootable usb for elementary os using etcher however when I try to boot from it on my Lenovo thinkpad x1 carbon (gen 7) it gets stuck at a black screen after selecting try elementary OS ...
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USB Wifi that works out of the box

I have installed elementary OS but USB wifi is not working. I don't have the possibility to use internet other than with USB wifi so is not possible to download any package for compile drivers, ...
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16G USB not booting without errors

I used Rufus 3.8.1580 (Portable) to create a bootable drive on a Kingston DataTraveler 16GB using elementaryos-5.0-stable.20181016.iso. I included a Persistent partition size of 4GB, file system FAT32,...
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Elementary OS (USB) only boots on the computer I installed it on, on laptop it goes to emergency mode

I'm new to this so sorry if I ask something obvious. I installed Elementary OS on a 32GB pendrive from a Live USB. I can boot it up and everything works fine on the computer, on which I, installed ...
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How to enable usb inject/eject sound in elementary os?

I want to enable sound notification when an usb device is connected and again when ejected like windows. I don't know why elementary disable this by default. It is really useful to know whether the ...
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elementary OS will not install

I have created a boot usb drive using Rufus and Elementary 0S Juno, but whenever I try to install elementary it freezes at the same point. It always freezes after saying 'Reached target encrypted ...
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Elementary os Juno intstall external usb

Hello im trying to install juno on a external usb of 64 gb using this partitions disk formatted in MBR and GPT for bios boot: 20 gb ext4 beginning primary /root 16 gb swap memory select boot ...
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Trackpad and keyboard not working on MacBook Air Retina 2018

Trying to run a live version USB drive for testing - elementary OS 5.0 Juno The same USB runs the build just fine on my 2015 iMac but I get no trackpad and keyboard function on my MacBook Air Retina ...
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Battery not detected on Live Juno

I would love to switch to elementaryOS Juno, so I tried a live version on USB. Unfortunately, it seems like eOS doesn't detect my battery, so I don't have a battery icon and I don't have battery ...
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taskbar USB device mount indicator

Is there available an add-on Task-bar indicator to show mounted usb devices and enable safe removal?
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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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installing elementary OS primarily onto a USB while I trial Linux [duplicate]

I do not want to write over my Windows OS. Is this possible? I an amateur so ELI5 please... I know what Rufus is, if that helps. Thank you for reading.
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Can't get my WiFi (D-Link DWA-182 Wireless USB Adapter) running

I am trying to install WiFi drivers for elementary os on my stationary PC by exchanging downloaded files (ubuntu packages) using a WiFi connection from my laptop. I downloaded several ubuntu packages ...
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How do I find the device name assigned to USB thumb drive?

I am having some trouble mounting USB thumb drives in elementary. When I insert a thumb drive, it does not automount (I understand that this is not supported in elementary). When I look for the ...
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Mount new USB Drives automatically [duplicate]

is it possible that new USB drives mount automatically at this time I have to mount all my pen drives with gnome disk utily, So is there a script or service that recognize all new pen drives and ...
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Problem copying files from hard disk to flash drive (USB)

I'm trying to copy some files to my USB (5 GB). At the start its go fast (200 MB/s approx), but when it is en 3GB approx the speed begins to decrease (17 MB/s). It is always in the same place at 3gb, ...
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USB 3.0 Network Adapter - Chipset ax88179

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with elementary OS Loki. I have purchased a USB-C 3.0 Multi-Function Adapter, 3 USB ports and an Ethernet 10/100/1000 with the ax88179 chipset. The USB ports ...
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Allow Adruino IDE access to USB ports?

I've installed the latest version of the Arduino IDE (1.8.4) following the instructions on the Adafruit website here: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-arduino-ide-setup/linux-setup I connect my ...
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Formatting USB stick via GParted - unallocated space?

Why is is most of this unallocated space when I just used the USB the other day to install eOS, and the File Manager shows that all the files for eOS are still on there? I am just trying to get the ...
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How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card?

As soon as I inserted my USB card it was simple plug and play. So, when I connected to my AP both card (internal and USB) would connect to it. My access point will show two devices connected to it (...
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Installation of an OS within the USB/DVD [duplicate]

Is it possible to run an OS by installing an OS within the USB/DVD like running an OS in pc/laptop ?
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USB drive does not pop up in Dock [duplicate]

When inserting a USB drive on my laptop, the drive does not popup in Dock like other distributions. To get to the USB drive, you have to open up a folder and select the USB drive. Is this done on ...
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/usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity Error Installing elementary OS

I have a Innjoo Leapbook A100 and when I try to install elementary OS (try live and then install or install directly) The installer simply close or crashes. Once it showed an error saying "/usr/lib/...
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Can't get my usb wifi adaptor working

Well,I am getting problems with my usb wifi adapter (output by lsusb) Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter, Here is an another guy ...
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Detecting USB Insertion/Removal

Is there any way to detect when a usb flash drive/stick/etc gets plugged in a usb port? To be more specific, I need to have a way to detect usb insertion/removal and use this information in a python ...
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USB Transfer speeds

When I copy files over to a USB drive (in Pantheon Files), the transfer starts fast, but then slows down over time. Once everything is transfered and there are 0 seconds remaining, the transfer just ...
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Newbie question about Edimax EW-7811UN

I recently installed elementary 0.4 and I haven't downloaded os updates yet. The Edimax EW-7811UN wi-fi usb dongle works right off the bat with elementary. Problem is, it also used to work with ...
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Access photos on iPhone

My iPhone (5S, iOS 10.2.1) is recognized in the Files and Photos applications (it appears in the side bar in each) but neither can access the photos on the device. I am doing the following: unlock ...
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FN key on Apple Magic Keyboard via USB not working

I've installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki (64-bit) on my desktop PC and I'm using an Apple Magic Keyboard via USB and/or Bluetooth. Everything works fine but I can't use the fn key to get to input things ...
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Unable to install Elementary OS in Acer Aspire F-15

I'm trying to install Elementary OS in an Acer Aspire F-15 laptop using a USB and following the steps that appear in the official page. But after selecting the option of installing Elementary OS or ...
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Behavior when plugging USB

When I plug in a USB stick or an external hard drive the system does absolutely nothing to notify me that this happened. The external device works perfectly fine, it's just that I don't get the ...
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Webcam extremely slow in Snap. How can I fix it?

I have a Logitech C270 USB Webcam. When I open Snap the webcam works but it goes really slow (low fps). My webcam is capable of recording video at 1280x720 @ 30Fps. I've tried with cheese as well and ...
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Is it possible to use an USB webcam with Snap?

My laptop has a built-in camera that's always being used by the Snap. If I plug a USB camera I can't switch to this one no matter what I do. Is it possible at all? I don't see any menu on Snap. I've ...
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TLP Power Management disables USB devices in my ASUS UX305 ultrabook. Needs restart!

I recently had Elementary OS (Loki) installed in my Asus UX305 (Dual Boot option). Out of the box, the notebook came with windows 10 home. I took some body's help in the installation as it was not ...
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Can't get elementary to install on a USB stick

I'm feeling pretty moronic, I have to be missing something here. I downloaded elementary and built a bootable USB stick using Rufus. I want to have a standalone, separate from the HDD, copy of ...
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Safely Unmounting a USB

I'm new to Elementary. I'm also not used to non-debian Linuxes. How do I go about safely unmounting the USB which I used to install Elementary?!
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No USB drives recognized on my laptop

I'm having an issue with my laptop, all USB that I plug on the only one USB input (other is USB-C) of my laptop are not recognized. I'm using elementary OS with an updated kernel (I tried to go back ...