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Ubuntu 13.10 (19 august 2913 daily build) works!

I would prefer not using a in development version but it's ok, even if it's too instable in two months is going to be released.

Even WiFi works out of the box!

Anyway if someone knows a solution it would be better, so please post it if you have an answer.

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my new notebook, a Toshiba c855-233, Initially I couldn't get further than the grub menu, now I have made a little step forward.

Adding 'nomodeset' to the boot option, I get to the Ubuntu splash screen, which seems to load (the dots are animated), but then the animation stops and I'm stuck on the splash screen.

The graphic card is an AMD Radeon HD 7610M.


Removing "quiet splash" from grub options (and keeping nomodeset) I get to this screen where it once again get stuck: enter image description here

Sorry for the low quality but opening it at full resolution it is readable. The [fail] is about "restore sound card(s) mixer state(s)"


Plugging a VGA monitor into the notobook this is what I get:

enter image description here

This time it works only without "nomodeset", I'm able to move the mouse but anything else doesn't seem to work


I accessed a virtual terminal from the VGA screen (it doesn't work in the notebook's one) and here is Xorg log

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Getting linux to work into that laptop is going to be really difficult (check:, including compiling network drivers or using PPAs for a more recent kernel. – Javier Rivera Aug 19 '13 at 15:14
most seems to be problem with wireless not with grapgic card or installation – Matteo Pagliazzi Aug 19 '13 at 15:19
Try to boot it with acpi_backlight=vendor or acpi_osi=Linux boot options. – LiquidPL Aug 19 '13 at 18:53
nothing... tghis thing is driving me crazy – Matteo Pagliazzi Aug 19 '13 at 19:13
after a whole day I decided to try the in development version: 13.10 19 august daily build and it WORKS :))) maybe it won't be very stable but at least I know it works and will probably continue to works! So now I think it's probably somthing landed in the recent kernels – Matteo Pagliazzi Aug 19 '13 at 19:45

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