Tag: USB

How to install Ubuntu Server 21.04 via USB

Are you looking to install Ubuntu Server 21.04 on your home server via a USB flash drive but don’t know where to start? We can help! In this guide, we’ll show you exactly how you can install Ubuntu Server 21.04 via USB. Need to update Ubuntu server? Check out our guide. Downloading Ubuntu Server 21.04 […]

How to set up a persistent Ubuntu USB

If you find yourself using an Ubuntu live disk a lot for portable computing, you might notice that the files you save to it don’t save and aren’t persistent. That’s because, by default, the Ubuntu live disk doesn’t have persistent storage. In this guide, we’ll show you how to create an Ubuntu live USB with […]

Ubuntu: list USB devices

On Ubuntu, you may (for one reason or another) wish to view information about all USB devices connected to the system. Unfortunately, Ubuntu doesn’t come with an official GUI USB tool that users can use to view this information efficiently. Thankfully, there are many command-line utilities that users can take advantage of to view USB […]

Why Does USB Have to Be So Complicated?

The new USB specification has been finalized. Soon you can upgrade from USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 to USB4 Gen 3×2. Just don’t use USB4 Gen 2×2—that’s not any faster than the previous generation. Confused? Welcome to USB. The naming isn’t the only confusing part, either. USB cables that look similar on the outside are often […]

How to Create an Image of Your USB Drive

You can back up your USB drive by creating a saved image. You can then take that saved image and clone multiple USB sticks. This guide shows you how to create an image of your USB drive using Windows 10. Copy Versus Clone Don’t follow this guide if you’re simply copying files from a USB stick. […]