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 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.
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UBUNTU 14.04.03 LTS - ACPI PCC probe failed

Good morning, I have just boot a computer with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 960. As soon as I boot from the pen drive this error message appears in my screen and it won't go further, even when I hear the ...
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ACPI PCC Probe failed and Mount failed for selinux on /sys/fs/selinux

I had to force shutdown ubuntu 14.04.03 amd64. After reboot I am facing [0.194163] ACPI PCC Probe failed error. I followed one of the solution given in forum to purge problematic grub . I purged 3.19....
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ACPI PCC probe failed while trying to install ubuntu 14.04.3 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.3 for a while now and I always get the same error when I select the install Ubuntu option, which is the next one: It has to be related with the graphics ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 PC cannot suspend

When I try to suspend, the screen goes blank, everything is stopped for a moment and then back again to login. Output of acpitool -w: Device S-state Status Sysfs node ----------------------...
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Brightness issues after upgrading to 15.04

I have just upgraded to 15.04, after the upgrade screen brightness sets automatically to its maximum after every startup or restart. I had faced this problem before when I installed 14.04 on machine, ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed while installing! [duplicate]

So, I've been trying to install ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS the past few days but I always face this error, when I hit install the screen turns extremly white(x32) or extremly black(x64) then I get the ACPI ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu 14 next to Windows 7 (different HD)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Desktop PC and I am new to Linux. I made a bootable USB-Stick with Rufus (MBR for UEFI) and booted from it. I came into the mask which gave me the options "...
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Nothing happens when I close the lid or press power button

I just installed on Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad X230). Everything works fine except: closing the lid pressing power button while the computer is on does nothing, even though I ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed on Ubuntu installation from usb

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 on a HP Vivienne Tam netbook (throwing away Windows). With Universal USB Installer I prepared the flash drive in order to proceed with the installation. When the ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed … intel_soc_dts_thermal: request_threaded_irq ret -22

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 (native) on a Medion Microstar AkoyaE6239. I started with Ubuntu 14.10 and then updated it. The problem I describe here also happened in 14.10, and I tried to solve ...
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My ubuntu not powering off version 14.04 hp laptop

I am having hp laptop. i installed Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is it is not shutting down. i need to press power button to shut down. i tried almost all steps like changing /etc/default/grub, installing ...
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Installing Lubuntu 15.04 and stops with error shown in photo

I downloaded Lubuntu 15.04 and am installing it on a Toshiba laptop with Core 2 Duo and 2Gb ram. I tried "Try Lubuntu" and "Install Lubuntu" and both give the same error. It shows (see pic also): [ ...
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Nothing happens when I close my laptop lid or press the power button (Kubuntu 14.04.3, Thinkpad X250)

I'm on Kubuntu 14.04.3 on a ThinkPad X250. I tried to configure what happens when I close my laptop lid or when I press my power button in the "Configure Energy Saving" dialog in the "System Settings"...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - problems in boot

Sometimes I boot but the login screen doesn't show, so I have to turn my computer off by the power button. And then, when I turn it on again the message "ACPI PCC PROBE FAILED" appears and finally I ...
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ASUS 1015B (AMD C-30 APU) overheating

I have a ASUS 1015B (AMD C-30 APU) running Lubuntu 15.04 x86 (installed in classic mode ie no UEFI boot) which becomes very hot underneath and then shuts itself down. acpi -t doesn't show any ...
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Can't install/run ubuntu from my USB

I finaly wanted to know how it feels to have an linux OS on a computer so I tried to install it on an old computer of mine. But when I plugged the USB in the computer and pressed "try Ubuntu without ...
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Shutdown problems

My laptop Packard Bell ENTG71BM does not want to shutdown with ubuntu 14.04. With Windows all OK. I used a lot of different advices(edit Grub, update BIOS), but it still does not work correctly. I`m ...
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Ubuntu won't install from USB- ACPI

Hello so I had ubuntu stalled on my laptop as my only OS but it got corrupted and wouldnt work so i took it off and tried to install it again through USB but when my laptop starts it goes black then ...
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How to hide it?

how to hide this? sorry that the pictures, but I don't know how this describe. :/ http://files.tinypic.pl/i/00704/9svzqrz5hqk8.jpeg console doesn't disappear after this message... it also would like ...
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Ubuntu detects ACPI batteries on my desktop computer - thinks it is a laptop

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop computer with ASUS m5a97 Evo MoBo. There is this battery indicator on my desktop. I already ran: sudo laptop-detect -v and it returned -> We're a laptop (ACPI ...
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Fails to start up with multiple error messages. “ACPI PCC probe failed” +more

I turn on my PC, unlock bios , unlock HDD, then it takes me to GRUB (I usually don't do this) and I select "Ubuntu" and get promoted to enter my paraphrase to unlock my HDD then finally I get the ...
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Black screen when trying to install Ubuntu in dual boot on Acer Aspire E15 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu off a LiveUSB (so far have tried with both 14.04 and 15.04), but every time I get as far as "Install Ubuntu" and as soon as I choose it, it goes to a black screen with ...
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acpi ppc probe failed - how to hide this message? [duplicate]

I read other topics about this error: acpi ppc probe failed But I haven't found a solution how to turn it off. Can ignore it - I know, but I don't want it to display at startup. Console distorts ...
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Crash battery power Ubuntu 12.04.5

My computer instantly turns off when trying to load ubuntu 12.04.5 on battery power. If I start with the ac plugged in then unplug the comp runs for hours, so the battery is fine. The crash happens ...
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ACPI open/close lid scripts - xrandr does not execute but other commands do

See SOLUTION at the end. I have used this guide to write a script that activates when I open or close the laptop lid. My setup is a laptop monitor and an external monitor working well together. ...
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Event handler even more low-level than acpid?

Ubuntu 14.04 Netboot didn't support my laptop's display brightness controls out of the box. So first thing I did was fire up evtest to check if the correct keycodes (KEY_BRIGHTNESSUP and ...
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Ubuntu boot error with 1.531444

HI every time i try to login i am getting this error and it will stay for long time. some times i will restart the devices. can please anyone help me on this. my laptop is lenovo G470. attached ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed at install [duplicate]

This is the first time I tried to install Ubuntu, so create a usb bootable, and when choose the option install or try, the following message appears: [4.033187] ACPI PCC probe failed [5.5956] sd 656:...
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acpi call command in rc.local is not being executed in 14.04

I want to disable my discrete AMD graphics on my ubuntu 14.04. So i went through some threads and SO posts , some of them were : 1) acpi_call github library 2) HybridGraphics Ubuntu Documentation (...
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Problem with acpi pcc probe when starting up Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu, but had trouble getting it to boot (when I started the computer I only saw a blinking cursor). I then fixed this, I think, by using a boot-repair software, and it gave me ...
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Frequency scaling

I'm trying to get the frequency of my CPU on max I can't seem to change anything via cpupower or cpufreq-utils, or even by modifying the files myself at /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate So I ...
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ACPI special keys all have the same code

I've ran into the problem of my brightness keys (and everything but my volume keys) not working. I've been following this guide on how to fix them: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LaptopSpecialKeys ...
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Is there a problem with the compatibilaty of my chipset?

I've recently built my own PC and i want to run Ubuntu on it. however when i try to boot ubuntu from my usb drive it says: ACPI PCC probe failed I tried installing with nomodeset and the install ...
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Error during boot Ubuntu. (ACPI)

I was faced with next problem: When I boot my pc( with os Ubuntu 14.04 lts) the system showed me this: ACPI PCC probe failed USB 1:1 3:1 cannot get freq at ep x084 Module: radeon: unknown rela ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend when lid is closed - No state change

I have a problem about my laptop that doesn't suspend when i close lid. First the story. I bought a new Acer e3-112. It camed with win8.1 and i upgraded it to win10. Then i shrinked the hdd and ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed when “Try Ubuntu 15.04”

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 from pendrive on my notebook Asus and it worked fine for about 7 months. One day the system couldn't start anymore (because of some update maybe?) so I decided to reinstall it....
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Won't boot, ACPI PCC probe failed

After updating, my desktop machine will no longer boot. It shows the message ACPI PCC probe failed, starting version 219 and then stops in with a command prompt and some text about it being in ...
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Where are the default hardware button (ie. volume increase, screen brightness, play/stop music) scripts

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Thinkpad x220t and was pleasantly surprised to find that the tablet button for rotating the screen works out of box. However, while it does rotate the screen it ...
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/dev/sda1: Inodes that were part of a corrupted orphan linked list found

I was using my Ubuntu 2015.04 (with ecryptfs-encrypted user home) laptop normally when suddenly, the hard drive became read-only. I rebooted and now it is stuck on this: [ 0.703206] ACPI PCC ...
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Asus Motherboard + Ubuntu = unstable

I upgraded my setup with an ASUS p9x79 PRO motherboard and was not able to run Ubuntu (15.04) properly using all my cores and hyper-threading. If I do not run Ubuntu with acpi=off (e.g. with ht ...
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systemd: How to modify the HandlePowerKey action with a custom command?

My headless server has a power button. When the user presses it, I want the server to respond with a brief beep, then shutdown the server. The system should only beep when manually pressing the ...
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Ubuntu Freezes at Ubuuntu logo on startup

Recently I've installed Ubuntu on my Asus U31JG laptop using an NVIDIA and Intel graphic adapter. I did the installation like 10 times or more because of this freezing problem. Ubuntu installation ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed after Nvidia instalation and the keybaord is broken

I get the APCI PCC probe failed starting version 219. I know this is harmless. But ACPI failing breaks my keyboard (it might be using the ACPI bus). The option of "enable function keys" won't work ...