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1answer
705 views

How do I install a webcam driver for an hp g62? [closed]

I have ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) on my hp laptop (g-62). Please guide me on how to install the webcam driver. Thanks.
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0answers
334 views

How to solve extend monitor problem on my laptop? [closed]

I installed 10.10 on my laptop and the microphone and wlan didn't show up. I then built the latest Linux core and installed it. Everything is okay now, except of the external monitor. If I plug in a ...
2
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1answer
2k views

'No Battery Present' on a Toshiba Satellite L655

I use toshiba satellite L655 laptop, I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10. In gnome-power-manager there is no tap for 'On Battery'. When I run the command: dmesg | grep batt it returns: [ 0.752856] ...
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2answers
196 views

Close laptop cover

I have laptop and connected display. Now i set up my ubuntu, that laptop display off, only connected display on. How can i set my ubuntu, that it not respond, when i close cover? I want it, because i ...
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2answers
1k views

Battery not recognized on my laptop (and it recognizes my laptop as a desktop)

I have installed Ubuntu (both 10.10 and 11.04 pre-release) on my laptop but my battery is not recognized and it is detected as a desktop system rather than a laptop. I have tried to get the output ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptops WiFi card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup a Wireless Access-Point using my laptop's WiFi card? I want to share my Laptops (running Ubuntu 10.10) Broadband with my Android (Galaxy Mini) running ...
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1answer
480 views

Microphone output gets sent to speakers

I have a strange problem with headphones - when I plug them in I can hear in them, apart from normal sounds like music, everything microphone collects. And by everything I mean everything.... i hear ...
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2answers
487 views

How are USB ports related to the computer power, and why would they cause my computer to freeze?

I have an issue with my new Toshiba laptop. Whenever I plug in an external USB device, if the laptop is not plugged in to the wall, the laptop freezes. However, nothing happens if the laptop is ...
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2answers
509 views

Strange Suspend/Resume Failure on HP G61

My HP G61 428CA has an unusual problem. Suspend/resume works fine as long as I don't suspend it for longer than 6 or 8 hours. If I do this, it won't wake up ... the keyboard lights flash reporting ...
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2answers
3k views

How to handle brightness trouble on dell inspiron i14R-2265?

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit on my Dell Inspiron i14r-2265, but it looks like brightness control is not working. I can change it "programmatically" (FN + brightness key), though actual ...
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4answers
7k views

Laptop battery life drastically decreased compared to Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my computer get less battery life with Ubuntu compared to Windows? I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 and have about one hour of battery life ...
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1answer
237 views

Is there a way to enable the media keys when the screen is locked?

I own a Dell Studio XPS 16. The media keys work fine when logged in, but stop working after the screen is locked. Although I can imagine this being classified under the 'feature, not a bug' class, in ...
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2answers
4k views

Laptop Screen does not turn on after sleep [closed]

I recently put Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop and after fixing the wireless problem I am only stuck on my screen turning back on after sleep. I have had this problem since Ubuntu 7. I tried using Ubuntu ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Audio Stutters at gdm

Ok I have a problem every 2 times out of 3 I login (I cant be specific it fairly random) I get a Stuttering GDM warning (not the login sound just the Bell sound to wake you up) the only way to stop it ...
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4answers
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Abnormal increase in laptop temperature

When I boot into Ubuntu from my USB pendrive, my laptop fan becomes abnormally loud and the fan temperature also increases (I can feel the heat by putting my hand under the laptop). This doesn't ...
2
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0answers
513 views

Problems after resuming from hibernate [closed]

I have a problem with maverick when resuming from hibernate. Here's a screen shot: (Image Error) Also I'm getting the following errors before the screen appears: *ERROR* render ring head not reset ...
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2answers
1k views

Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the power settings on a netbook?

I'm planning to install Ubuntu Server on a netbook to minimize power consumption. Are there any special considerations I should make for this kind of setup? Will Ubuntu Server properly manage the ...
5
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1answer
3k views

Blank screen after Switch User or Resume

About half the time when I switch users or resume from standby or resume the screen goes blank (black). If I work the cursor keys I can hear the system bell when it gets to the end of the user list. I ...
2
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2answers
2k views

excessive working of laptop fan

I have an hp dv4 laptop running Ubuntu 10.10. While booting up, the laptop fan just runs excessively for a few seconds until the login screen appears. Then it functions normally for the rest of the ...
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1answer
3k views

Modify Monitor Color Profiles / Settings

I can't seem to find this anywhere but every other OS has this... How can I just modify the color settings on my monitor, e.g. white balance, gamma, etc? Also, just in case, i'm on a Lenovo ...
4
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1answer
943 views

Laptop works fine with ac adapter, hangs after login screen using battery [closed]

I did an Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition clean install (amd64 version) on a notebook Medion Akoya E1311. With AC adapter everything works fine, but using battery, it hangs after login screen. I can ...
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1answer
477 views

I have a HP Probook 4510s and everytime I plug it in, the monitor dims

anyone else notice this on their laptops, or is it just mine? Ubuntu 10.10 by the way...
2
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3answers
892 views

Packard Bell EasyNote MZ35 freezes when AC unplugged and wireless on

I would like to ask for some help debugging an irritating problem I'm having with my Packard Bell EasyNote MZ35 and Ubuntu 10.10. Always when the laptop is connected to a wireless network and the AC ...