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Changing Brightness Xubuntu [13.10]

I cannot change the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10. I am running a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, using the proprietary fglrx AMD drivers, and have tried the acpi_vender etc. kernel parameters (do not ...
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Turn off Graphics card and HDMI output Ubuntu Server

I have an old laptop which I am turning into a server. Its graphics card is a Mobility Radeon. I am trying to turn off the card as well as the HDMI, VGA outputs. I narrowed the name of the PCI device ...
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Screen flickering Ubuntu 13.10 Radeon 7970m 14.2 catalyst beta drivers

I recently installed the 14.2 catalyst beta drivers for my 7970m, I wanted to be able to choose to use it or intel hd graphics. It works well except for when at the Ubuntu screen there is a graphical ...
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updating latop to 13.04 raring / no gui but only terminal is present

Today I updated my laptop (Samsung NP-Z700 with hybrid graphics) to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and following the update I am not able to see any graphical interface. I tried installing ATI drivers from ...
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Screen brightness control doesn't work after update

I just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite laptop. Out of the box, everything worked fine. I could change the screen brightness with the fn keys, and it changed automatically when ...
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Ubuntu Brightness Not Working

I am using 12.04 in my dell inspiron 3521.It has got AMD radeon 7600 and intel graphics.Brightness control was working perfectly. After wiping the pre installed 12.04,I installed new 12.04 ...
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my laptop is heated and battery drained fast

when I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop, it is hot and battery drains fast , I have to plug-in power supply while I'm working on it. Using Windows 8 on my laptop, doesn't cause the same symptoms. I ...
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Brightness at 100% since updating from Kubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

since I've updated to Kubuntu 13.10 my brightness level is at 100%. I already googled around and tried different tips, but none of them worked. I've edited /etc/default/grub to ...
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Why does my laptop shut down unexpectedly?

I keep running into the same issue every time I want to run Linux on my laptop. It shuts down all of a sudden in the middle of a session without any warning, and I'm not even able to turn it back on ...
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Why are my games so slow through WINE?

Okay, so for starters, hi. :P I'm a -complete- Ubuntu noob, so please be gentle in your criticism, and if you find a glaringly obvious error, please point it out! :D But don't pull your hair out, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Running Slow [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 to get away from Windows 8(I never liked Windows). But Since I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 it has been very slow, such as opening or searching for a files. My ...
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ubuntu 13.04 brightness problem on laptop

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and the proprietary AMD catalyst driver 13.4. After installing the driver, the brightness of the screen has turned to the lowest and can not be changed. No matter how I ...
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1answer
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Very High CPU usage on HP dv7 Laptop when IDLE

I'm pretty new to Linux computing. So I finally thought of giving Ubuntu a try, by dualbooting it with Windows 8 on my hp dv7-6006tx laptop. Laptop Specs But after installation, I immediately ...
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Toshiba Satellite L855-14J and Ubuntu 12.10

I have Toshiba Satellite L855 with Intel i7 3630QM and AMD 7670M. This version is called L855-14J here, in Croatia. It also came with 4GB of RAM and 750 GB HDD and 1366 x 768 LED display. I had some ...
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Notebook Dual Monitor Setup - wallpaper resolution changes on restart or relog

On every relog or restart the wallpaper resolution on my external monitor is downgraded to the resolution of my smaller notebook panel. As a result, crisp and clear backgrounds, such as the ones ...
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Why does Ubuntu trigger thermal protection shutdowns on my Dell laptop?

I have been using Windows (Vista and 7) for quite some time on my DELL Studio 1555 and I have never experienced overheating problems (even when rendering videos etc.) but as soon as I turn on my ...
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"Your system is running in low-graphics mode'' on an Acer Aspire 5552 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I own a Acer Aspire 5552 laptop, which has Ubuntu on it. And now i updated it to 12.04 LTS from 11.10. ...
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Laptop wakes while lid is closed and overheats

I'm running 12.04 on a toshiba L305D with athlon x2 (Already suspect this has something to do with it). My laptop will wake from suspend, presumably from wireless scanning. This is a serious bug as ...
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533 views

Black Screen Installing with AMD Graphics Card

When I try to run Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop of a CD (also happens with wubi) I get a black screen. When I get the black screen I can't do anything except to force shutdown (by holding the power ...
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Is a Sony Vaio Z Power Media Dock with AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphics a recommend buy?

Has anyone tried the Sony Vaio Z Power Media Dock with AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphics under Linux? Does it work with Bumblebee hybrid graphics? I am considering it as a potential update of my current ...
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759 views

Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus K53TA Laptop no screen error?

I have an Asus K53 laptop with a AMD A6 APU and I cant seem to get the screen to work for GUI mode. I can Install it with the alternate CD but I can only see a blinking cursor then no screen detected ...
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Monitor shuts off after installing Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit successfully in nomodeset option, but when I boot the installed system the monitor shuts off, so I would like to know how to fix this like I fixed it in the ...
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Graphical features are quite slow on an HD Radeon 3200 [closed]

I just got new laptop and it had Windows 7 -preinstalled. Laptop was quite fast with Windows 7. Anyway, I basically only watch videos, IRC and code PHP with this laptop, so I thought that Ubuntu would ...
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Should I buy a laptop with ATI/AMD on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work? I use Ubuntu on all my machines. I'm looking at a few laptops right now to replace a failing desktop: A Lenovo with a AMD E 350 ...
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2k views

How to enable GPU switching

How do I enable VGA switcheroo? Is there any way I can do it with a UI? I am setting it up for someone who is not at all CLI friendly. See the kernel module switcheroo if you don't know it yet. It's ...
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Boot problems after upgrading to 11.04

After updating from Maverick to Natty (complete reinstalling, without saving personal information), i had issues with booting. I'll try to describe: First reboot after installation of Natty, system ...
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How do I use my laptop as a screen for PS3?

I have a ASUS M51Tr laptop with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 and privative controllers. I want to use the HDMI port to play PS3 as if the laptop was a ...