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Create Bootable USB in elementary OS

You have Startup Disk Creator as in Ubuntu you can install it from the AppCenter or via the command line: sudo apt install usb-creator-gtk
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Create Bootable USB in elementary OS

Use AppCentre to install the "Disks" application, it will do the job and is useful for other things too. Start it, carefully select the USB drive from the list on the left, then use the menu top right ...
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Cannot connect to internet from USB dongles in elementary os loki

I found a temporarily solution until a fix is released, First connect the usb dongle and wait till it get detected in Disks. Then move on to the Settings->Network navigate to the Ethernet under the ...
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Safely Unmounting a USB

Right after install, just remove it when the pc goes off during reboot. In general you hit the eject button next to the usb sticks name in files. See screenshot
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Formatting USB stick via GParted - unallocated space?

Assuming that /dev/sdb is your USB stick, just delete the /dev/sdb2 partition then create a single partition from the resulting single unallocated chunk then format it to FAT32 or any format you want.
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TLP Power Management disables USB devices in my ASUS UX305 ultrabook. Needs restart!

Check TLP Settings: All TLP settings are stored in the config file /etc/default/tlp USB USB_AUTOSUSPEND=1 Set autosuspend mode for all USB devices upon system start or a change of power source. ...
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Keep USB ports powered when suspended

On terminal: cat /proc/acpi/wakeup This will show you every device that may be "awake" during sleep. "On" means awake and "off" is just off. If you want to know what ...
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Why don't I have "permission" to delete files off my USB bootable drive?

It may be that you do not have the permission to delete some files within that folder. The permission applied to the folder itself does not automatically get replicated to all its children. You need ...
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Bootmenu hangs on laptop when exteral USB device is connected

From the bios menu, enable legacy support, and this will solve your problem.
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Unable to create bootable

It's possible a problem with Rufus, not with elementary OS. You could download the elementary ISO yourself here: https://elementary.io/ After that you can point to the downloaded image from Rufus. You ...
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taskbar USB device mount indicator

To expand on Schyken's answer you can find all of the wingpanel indicators made by the elementary team on the Github here: https://github.com/elementary?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=wingpanel&type=&...
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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

This solution worked for me so far: Edit /etc/bluetooth/input.conf and under section [General], uncomment the line IdleTimeout=0 # Set idle timeout (in minutes) before the connection will # be ...
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Can't get my WiFi (D-Link DWA-182 Wireless USB Adapter) running

Before anything, before any input or sudo code in Terminal, I believe it is worth checking in the Apps window, start typing Software and it will show something like Software & Updates. For me, in ...
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How do I find the device name assigned to USB thumb drive?

Sav, I too am a fellow Macintosh / elementary OS (Juno) user. Other than using a Patriot Memory USB drive (which mounts consistently automatically) I may have one other suggestion for you. GNOME ...
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Allow Adruino IDE access to USB ports?

I did more research and discovered that the Adafruit boards like the Trinket, Pro Trinket, Gemma, etc. do not show up in the serial port menu when connected via USB. You select the proper board, set ...
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Detecting USB Insertion/Removal

In modern Linux kernels, you can use udev to detect removable disks. You can read about udev at: Ubuntu Manpages I'm not a Python expert, but i have find a module about using udev, so you can try ...
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USB Transfer speeds

I was able to fix the problem by following the tutorial: https://gist.github.com/2E0PGS/f63544f8abe69acc5caaa54f56efe52f
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Newbie question about Edimax EW-7811UN

Elementary Loki and Ubuntu 16.04 (which Loki is based on) both operate using Linux kernel 4.4. Though this kernel has incremental updates. Whether these updates would remove hardware support I can't ...
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Behavior when plugging USB

You could install a file manager that offers this feature, such as Nautilus. There is a bug report for adding this feature to Pantheon-Files. See also: Will the developers add the option to ...
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TLP Power Management disables USB devices in my ASUS UX305 ultrabook. Needs restart!

Disabling USB autosuspend completely – as described in the previous answer – will increase power consumption considerably. I finer approach would be to isolate the offending USB device by ...
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Loki: Can move cursor on the screen but can't click on anything

This sounds like it is a problem with the compatibility of the trackpad. Have you tried plugging in a mouse, and see if that works? Also, actually installing the system (as opposed to running it ...
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Operating System Not Found

This always works for me: download & create liveimage of supergrub iso. boot super grub. locate bootable OS on the pc. ( if more than one OS on the PC) boot you preferred OS. Login & go ...
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Operating System Not Found

Try this: Boot into the live usb and open terminal Open terminal and write this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && ...
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Trying ElementaryOS - boot from USB

Your laptop has a 6th gen intel processor, kaby lake architecture. the current elementary OS freya 0.3.2 has kernel 3.x i don't know the specific one out of my head.(feel free to add comment) this ...
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Can't install nor boot elementary OS from USB (using rufus)

Try re-downloading the .iso through magnet link (or directly) cross-reference the sha256. if everything checks out, format your usb as fat32 with default allocation (or I usually prefer 32kb) Open ...
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Can't install nor boot elementary OS from USB (using rufus)

I had similar problems: When getting to the boot launcher where you choose what to boot, you can press 'e' to edit the actual boot command. Add 'nomodeset' after 'quiet splash' and prior to the '--' ...
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