Questions that relate to the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification which provides an open standard for device configuration and power management by the operating system.

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How does Ubuntu map Fn-keys and hardware buttons

How does Ubuntu know how to handle Fn-keys and hardware buttons such as the volume buttons? I am using a Thinkpad W530. For example, when I stop lightdm, stop the acpid daemon, and kill X. I have ...
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Boot Option : ACPI=off

acpi=off is the only way to USB Live Ubuntu/Lubuntu, which eventually shows up only 1 processor (for i7 6700HQ), no power option, no brightness control etc. There are couple of people suffering from ...
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Laptop won't suspend on 16.04 (Kernel 4.4.8)

So I had Kubuntu 16.04 which had been upgraded from 15.10. Always worked fine and slept when I closed the lid. I installed Ubuntu (switched from Kubuntu) (clean install, formatted root partition) ...
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Running program detached from Terminal crashes with buffer overflow [closed]

I want to start a C++ program after pressing a Hardware Button on a headless device (Jetson TX1), however all solutions I found so far (nohup, appending &, or directly starting it with the acpi ...
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Sony VAIO laptop SVF11N11CLB not start Ubuntu 16.04 without acpi = off

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, I could do without the option to start acpi = off. This causes loss control battery, wifi, screen brightness and sometimes left running only one processor ...
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hp update screwes stuff - black screen without acpi=off

you all know my previous two questions. black screen, yada yada. acpi=off fixes stuff but no suspend, wifi, the usual. now i am remembering a flashback. long ago i updated the bios of this laptop (hp ...
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Deactivate Dedicated Nvidia Card

I realise that this question has been asked a lot, but I feel like I tried everything and I'm still stuck. I have a Laptop with a dedicated NVIDIA gpu, and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04. I've heard that ...
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HP pavillion x360 i5 acpi=off no suspend & wifi

as ya know, me Core i5 13inch HP Pavillion no like ubuntu :'( so i NEED acpi=off to get more then, a BSOD (booting in legacy mode shows its actually a kernal panic :/ ) and no other command works ...
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Problem shutting down or restarting after suspend.16.04

Yesterday I noticed when I went to restart my laptop, it wouldn't. The computer is a brand new Dell XPS 13 9350. After looking into some things I noticed that it would only happen (Not shutting down) ...
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Will updates to LiveCD test be gone after I install it on disk?

If I run Ubuntu from a USB stick, and then install updates and drivers, will these be included if I now select "Install Ubuntu" on the laptop? It has no previous installation on it. Or will everything ...
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Unable to Partition Software RAID 0 array with 16.04 Server + Z170 Skylake, ACPI Exception in log

I'm trying to do a clean install of 16.04 on some new hardware, and I'm unable to partition/install onto a RAID 0 array. Motherboard: AsRock Z170 Fatal1ty ITX/ac (SATA devices set to AHCI, also tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia and ACPI issues

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in Legacy Mode on a MSI PE60 6QE (Nvidia GTX960M, I7 Skylake). However, it is not working well. Secure boot and Fast boot are not enabled. I have tried all these steps ...
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Boot Failure: ACPI PCC Probe Failed. Unable to install ubuntu 14.04.3 / 4

I have a system on which win7 is already installed. I prepared a bootable USB using startup disk creator already installed in ubuntu 14.04.3(another machine) . When trying to boot that usb stick on ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu 15.10 without 'idle

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10(EFI 64bit) on MSI GS40 laptop, which has Intel Skylake processor and Nvidia's dedicated GPU. I couldn't boot to Ubuntu's installation stage without giving GRUB's boot option ...
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Intel wireless works only when acpi=off on 16.04

I've bought recently brand new ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th generation, trying to set up Ubuntu 16.04 (beta 2 at moment of writing). Can't get wireless and ACPI working together, they kind of exclude each ...
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Problem ACPI on Ubuntu 15.10 with Lenovo B50-30 Power Management Issue

Good Day, I have a Lenovo B50-30 with Ubuntu 10.15 and recently have problems with ACPI. Earlier in Ubuntu 10.12 with Kernel 2.xx not had any problems with ACPI. Now I have the 15:10 and my computer ...
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I've found ACPI drivers, but they're set up for Arch Linux, how can I build a package for Ubuntu?

Some of the features on my Asus netbook don't function and there appears to be conflicts, dmesg shows a recommendation to install drivers for ACPI. I found the drivers I need, but they are packaged ...
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Unable to boot after longer period of non-use [duplicate]

I am relatively new to Linux and have very little experience with it. I bought a new (albeit slow) laptop a few months ago (Asus X553M) and immediately installed Ubuntu without deleting windows. I ...
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ACPI PCC Probe failed error in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing nvidia drivers at boot time I get ACPI PCC probe failed message. I am using ubuntu 14.04. Please let me know. Thanks & Regards Rajeev
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Trouble booting and installing Linux - Broken BIOS suspected?

I have tried installing Ubuntu on my PC (msi PE60 6QE, Specs: nvidia GTX960M, i7, 16GB DDR4, Windows 10) via USB Drive. I have been trying for the past 3 days but it doesn't seem to work at all. The ...
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Unable to run Ubuntu on a MSI laptop without disabling ACPI

I own a MSI GP62 6QE-260XFR, which is a laptop featuring an i5-6300HQ CPU and a GTX 950M graphics card, sold without OS. I've installed Windows 10 on a partition. It works just fine. My problem is ...
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Laptop battery keeps discharging even after full charge (not switching to AC)

The laptop does not switch to AC mode after fully charging. I dualboot and this problem is nonexistent on Windows 10. But on Ubuntu 15.10 it just keeps discharging. Problem persists on Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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ACPI probe fail - cannot install - tried suggested solutions

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a Dell 5810 workstation with NVIDIA K620 graphics card. I receive an ACPI Probe Failed error after attempting install, after which I have to cold boot. I have ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed during installation of ubuntu 14.04 Lts [duplicate]

I'm try to install ubuntu 14.04 Lts distribution in a machine Dell precision T1700 with Windows 8.1..The LiveCD shows correctly the options of grub menu but, when I selected any option for ...
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Acpi pcc probe failed.

my laptop doesn't boot.Though I ve read some other questions concerning this error, I couldn't figure out a solution. Is there a way to fix it;
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Ubuntu live USB boot freezes with “ACPI PCC probe failed”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Toshiba laptop (not sure exact model, but it's about 4 years old, and was pretty cheap at the time). It came with windows 8, now has windows 10, and it's super slow, ...
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ACPI PPC Probe failed [duplicate]

I found that this could be caused by some Nvidia driver but I dont use Nvidia, Ive got AMD and I cant even istall ununtu, I wanted to do clean install but it keeps showing this error and I dont know ...
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7.735648 Acpi pcc probe failed NEW USER Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to boot Ubuntu into my old laptop running windows xp with a USB and when I try to test or install or check defects and stuff it Taiwanese to a gray screen saying [7.735648] Acpi pcc probe ...
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Old Laptop Revival - ACPI PCC Failure

So I have an old HP laptop that won't boot due to a bat system32 file. I want to put Ubuntu or some linux distro on it but I keep getting an error that says ACPI PCC probe failed. After that the ...
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Grub works but ubuntu wont start. [0.820741] ACPI PCC probe failed

So Im first time user, dual booting w/W7. installation went good with updates and everything then it needed to restart to finish installation. when it did no grub, no logo appeared jut the purple ...
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Ubuntu Installation Issues - ACPI PCC Probe Failed

Currently I wish to set up a dual boot configuration with Windows 10 as main and Ubuntu as my secondary OS. However, every time I try booting from the bootable Ubuntu USB (Corsair Voyager 32GB) I get ...
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Error 4 in libframe

I have a Dell Latitude. Every once in a while when after closing the laptop's lid and reopening it, Ubuntu (or, probably, something in Ubuntu) crashes, and I see a login screen after which everything ...
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Turn off screen by pressing the power button

Is there any way to configure the power button so it turns the screen off? I now use a script running xset dpms force off to turn off the screen. Is it possible to edit /etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh ...
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how to solve 4.107979 ACPI PCC PROBE failure? [duplicate]

I had installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my PC, but due to some error it was not a clean installation. When Ubuntu booted for the first time the screen was zoomed and every icon was also zoomed. From the ...
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ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating the _REG object of EC device. Broken bios is suspected

I can't install linux with kernel over than 4.x on my computer. (MSI GP72-6QE-087XFR Leopard Pro) Tried : Ubuntu 15.10, debian 8 and linux mint 17.3. This is saying: "ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating ...
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How right is to set grub booter file to control fan acpi by linux

What is the right stroke to set in grub booter file to control fan by linux for notebook Acer TravelMate 4652LMi osi_acpi=Linux or acpi_osi=Linux or some other parameter
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Several ACPI event keys have the same ID

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Kernel: 3.19.0-37-generic INTRO When I start acpi_listen on my system I can test several LaptopSpecialKeys. The brightness buttons work perfectly fine for example: ...
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Every time I power on my toshipa satilite a105-s2236 laptop (ubuntu 14.04.3) it says “ACPI PCC probe failed” what should I do?

I do not understand computer language. Every time I power on my system it says "[ 1.493615] ACPI PCC probe failed." Sometimes the type gets smaller and a second line appears and then it goes to ...
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Issues running ubuntu 15.10 on Acer r3 131t acpi need to be of

I am trying to install ubuntu 15.10 on my acer R3 131T. I have run in to several problems, most of which where easy to fix. However there is this one problem i can't seem to get by. I can not boot the ...
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Data recovery from damaged partition

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kali on my machine. I wanted to install Windows 7 too alongside, for which I tried to shrink my Ubuntu partition. After a while, the screen showed: [ OK ]Starting ...
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error ACPI PCC . Ubuntu installation

After install "ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64" alongside windows7 and restart laptop , I see this message . What Should I Do ? "Dell Inspiron 5110"
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Clock moves too fast, then too slow / keystrokes repeat rapidly / and gui animations are too fast — only when acpi is off

When I run Ubuntu with acpi off (which I need to do so my laptop won't freeze with a kernel panic) I have multiple speed issues: First, the clock movies too fast; it works normally for a few moments, ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed / Busybox

Until a few days ago I used the Elementary OS perfectly. But then began to show an error message when the system starts: ACPI PCC probe failed This did not affect anything. Only appeared at the ...
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How I can fix an ACPI PCC probe failed error?

Yesterday, I was installing Openfoam software and when I rebooted my Ubuntu, I saw this error: [ 1.106044] ACPI PCC probe failed Now, Ubuntu won't startup. How I can fix it?
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Keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 14.04 Eee PC

I have just installed fresh copy of 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 on my friend's laptop Eee PC. During the installation the keyboard was working fine, however, it does not work after installation - I can't even ...
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Run *ONLY* `/etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh` when power-button pressed, and not *ANYTHING* additional

I want to run a custom script when the power-button is pressed. For a simple test, I put only a single line in /etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh. That line creates a file it_ran.txt in my home folder. There is ...
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APCI Probe Failed after an unexpected shutdown while upgrading from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10?

An unexpected power off occurred during update from Ubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 When I restarted the computer won't boot in GUI mode, but directly into tty1 I'm able to use the command line from there, but ...
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[1]Acpi PCC PRobe Failed [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 15.10. On reboot it sometimes halt at screen and does not proceed. after rebooting it it gives [1] acpi pcc probe failed. I have review others questions but was unable ...
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Trying to enable wake on mouse/keyboard

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04 on a older Toshiba Satellite and as of right now, the only way to wake the computer up from sleep is pressing the power button. I am trying to get it so that the mouse or ...
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Ubuntu going to standby instead of sleeping

My P650se is going to standby instead of suspend to ram. It turns the fans off but still uses power and heats. How can I change this? It does not happen on windows.