[lubuntu] Extremely slow USB transfers

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been experiencing an ongoing problem with my ubuntu install that is driving me crazy. I have a few external usb hard drives hooked up to my PC that are getting very slow transfer speeds. At one point I had windows xp installed on this same PC and my transfer speeds were fine, so I know its not a hardware problem. Typically if I'm transferring something from the internal hard drive to the external or vice versa, I top out at speeds around 1 mb/s. BUT if I transfer something from a samba share on my home network to one of the external drives, I get better speeds--around 1.5 mb/s. I (Hardware)