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Fast OS for browsing the Internet

Have you tried JustBrowsing? Seems to be what you are looking for. [X] Installable on a USB device "Boot from CD-ROM, USB, hard drive, I-ODD, or Virtual Machine." There is an USB boot option on ...
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Android file explorer for Ubuntu/Unity via USB, no app needed on Android

As pointed out in my comment on the question, I cannot tell for the "Nautilus" requirement. You've explicitly asked for a graphical file explorer – so I will first answer your request literally. For ...
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Login to Windows via a USB key

I finally found a program to do this, I'll post it here in case anyone in the future looks for a similar program (for free). VSUSBLogin: VSUsbLogon allows to login Windows in a secure way via USB ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

One solution that would work on Windows is SecurStick. Don't let the German website scare you, the actual program will be English (except on German and Italian Windows installations, where it will be ...
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Tool to create bootable FreeBSD USB flash drives

Try UNetbootin. UNetbootin allows you to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu and other Linux distributions without burning a CD. It runs on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It's licensed ...
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Tool to create bootable FreeBSD USB flash drives

You might want to give Rufus a try. It is reported to support FreeBSD and it has (like UnetBootIn) an option which not only lists USB sticks but external hard disks too:
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USB packet sniffer software to look at the data coming from an Xbox controller

Wireshark AFAIK, the defacto standard tool to sniff USB traffic is Wireshark, which comes with USB PCAP to sniff USB traffic. From their website: It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard ...
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Portable encryption for USB flash drives

In the free arena, Veracrypt is still an excellent choice and is being maintained with both patches and improvements, and is cross-platform. In the paid area, software like Checkpoint can do (for ...
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Free program to remove hidden files from USB sticks

You can use the following Python script to remove every file and folder starting with .. Install Python, cd to the root of your USB key and type python hidden_file_remover.py: # Save this script as ...
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Portable USB app (Linux, Mac and Win) to encrypt text with PGP?

GnuPG or GNU Privacy Guard is available for all the main desktop OSs and even Android there is a Portable version for use on windows machines without installation: Either by downloading from here ...
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Fast OS for browsing the Internet

You can have a complete operating system running on your usb stick. I do formatting and backups often so I set up an 8GB stick with a complete install of Fedora 20 XFCE and it works wonders. I have ...
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lsusb for Windows

I just recalled that I used the graphical tool NirSoft USBDeview. Looking at the vendor's website, I find it can also be run as a command line tool. Command line options: /stext <Filename> ...
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Software for creating a USB drive presentation

The easiest and most portable solution would be to create your interactive presentation as a mini-web site, with local relative links, images and possibly sounds. Then simply put the whole minisite on ...
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Free program to remove hidden files from USB sticks

7zip can be more helpful. Although it is a compression tool there is an inbuilt explorer (far better than the Windows 7 one) in 7zip which can be used as another way to view/remove hidden files.
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Lightweight USB bootable OS with Zip, RamDisk and NTFS support for massive data diff

Have a look at Puppy Linux: bootable from USB runs on RAM very low system requirements two main builds: one Slackware based and the other Ubuntu based has ntfs support it's not x64 includes other ...
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Share USB drive between computers

I may suggest you a FlexiHub solution - http://www.flexihub.com/usb-over-ip-software.html: use it for free with short sessions or buy and use without limitations compatible with all windows easy to ...
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Share USB drive between computers

Bitvise You could share any folder on your computer by installing Bitvise SSH Server and using it to set up one or more virtual accounts. Server Setup Install Bitvise SSH Server, and click on Open ...
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Tool to create bootable FreeBSD USB flash drives

I was in the same situation some time ago and found only 2 solutions, one for Windows one for Linux (Etcher supports 3 major platforms though, I tried only on Linux): Rufus and Etcher Etcher Flash OS ...
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Software to access Windows hardrive from Android phone via USB

All you need is a DLNA server on your Windows computer. (In Linux, you can install uShare.) Then you can use any DLNA application in Android to browse the DLNA share exposed on your Windows computer....
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What software could deny access to a USB Drive, with an encryption password?

The default windows Bitlocker program which is available in windows vista and up is just fine see a detailed tutorial here http://www.howtogeek.com/192894/how-to-set-up-bitlocker-encryption-on-...
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multiple bootable iso on usb flash drive

If you don't mind installing a Linux system on your flashdrive you can do this rather easily using the grml-rescueboot package. I used Lubuntu for it's small size and flexiblitly, installed the grml ...
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Software to download photos from camera for Kubuntu 14.04

Found here a good writeup: Packages and configuration The latest gphoto2 and hotplug packages are required and gphoto2 should be done first as it is required to finalise the configuration of hotplug....
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USB tool to make Windows 8 bootable from a USB flash drive?

Actually you don't require any software to make USB bootable for Windows 7, 8, 8.1 . You have to just extract the OS's ISO file to your USB (Do not extract it to any subfolder). Make that USB volume ...
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Login to Windows via a USB key

My USBLogon is another software that fits into your requirements scheme: Free, no ads Simple user interface Locks/Shuts down computer/logs off user upon removal of the USB drive Set-up of an ...
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Alternative to Windows Briefcases for syncing folders on the computer with removable drives

It used to be free (and I still run one of the last betas, I really ought to upgrade) but bvckup should replicate this functionality. You can set it to automatically backup and use 'device tracking' ...
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Alternative to Windows Briefcases for syncing folders on the computer with removable drives

I use FreeFileSync. It matches most of what you've described: Free Supports Windows 8 and Linux operating systems The Windows version supports exFAT Has two-way sync Keeps backups of previous ...
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Fast OS for browsing the Internet

I use TinyCoreLinux, with which I've managed to get a full Linux OS and a browser (Opera, other browsers are available) in under 32MB, installed to USB. (WiFi drivers require considerably more space.)...
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Configuring a Z-Wave Controller

I would suggest taking a look at the work being done on OpenZWave - it looks like there are only source code distributions but you should be able to either find what you need or possibly build ...
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Software to automatically copy files when connected to the USB port of the computer

Secret USB Copier The Secret USB Copier enables you to automatically copy files from connected USB drives to your hard drive. It detects plugged-in removable drives and scans their files without ...
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A small size portable freeware to tell you the version of the USB port and USB devices

I suspect USBDeview would fit the bill here. It lists a wealth of information not least a column that shows the "USB Version". Mine shows v1.10 & v2.00 devices connected, I have no v3 kit. The ...
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