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1answer
88 views

Are Windows partitions gone?

I had Windows 7 on my laptop (factory setting), because of some performance issues, I decided to use recovery options to restore it to its factory condition but I don't know what has happened or what ...
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Failed to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10

This error prevents the system from upgrading to a newer version of Ubuntu, what is causing it? W: Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found ...
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Automatically change resolution when not in dock

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (yep, I know it's old news) on my Lenovo W520. At home, I have a dock with dual monitors. I have a pretty decent setup - things work almost perfectly (hence the reason I'm ...
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2answers
611 views

How can I install on a Dell M1730 laptop?

I currently have a Dell M1730 laptop that with the aquisition of my new system is now surplus, so thought it'd be good to throw Ubuntu on it (anything is better then the Vista currently on it). ...
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380 views

Ubuntu 11.04 Laptop Screen not working

Just installed Ubuntu 11.04 and my Laptop screen has stopped working, although an external monitor still works fine. It won't even display the bios. It stopped working during a debian upgrade ...
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How do I make my HP G62 function keys work?

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 (but this problem also appears at 11.04), on my HP g62 laptop, and unfortunately none of the function keys work. Volume, brightness etc, how can I made them work ...
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2answers
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How do I set an external monitor as default? (Or move Unity bar to monitor at least)

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty on an HP laptop and I cannot figure out how to get Unity on the external monitor! I have my desk set up with my monitor in front of me, and my laptop working as a ...
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5answers
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How to connect wirelessly in a cafe with 11.04

Wireless works fine at home. However, at a cafe I am not able to browse Internet or ping 72.14.204.105. I am able to connect wirelessly at cafe and ping router: 192.168.1.1. Route includes: default ...
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0answers
612 views

How do I stop my netbook from sleeping when I pull the power? [closed]

When I'm using my computer and unplug it, I would rather not have it go into sleep mode which it currently does. How do I fix that? A concrete example of this is the last time where I was actively ...
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169 views

How can I install modem drivers for HP DV6531NR? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on an HP DV6135NR laptop. Ubuntu does not find drivers to install for the built in modem. Does anyone have experience with obtaining and installing modem drivers on this ...
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How to boost volume in lubuntu 11.04 on laptop

The audacious audio player volume is fine, but when I try to watch videos on youtube the volume is far too low. Is there a way to boost the overall sound? THank you for your time.
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Why does my laptop think my battery is dead?

I've got about a 3 or 4 hour battery life on my laptop. I've had Ubuntu 11.04 on it for a week or so now, and yesterday, it started telling my I had a critically low battery (.3%), and suspends. When ...
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1answer
3k views

How do I get wifi working on my HP Pavilion dv2000 laptop?

I have seen many questions regarding same issue but not able to get a solution. I'm facing same issue that my wifi is not working in Ubuntu 11.04, but perfectly working fine with Windows 7. EDIT ...
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714 views

Main display on external monitor

My natty laptop is attached to an external monitor. When working with both monitors, the "main" monitor (with the gnome menu) is always on the laptop. IS there a way I can set my external monitor as ...
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791 views

how can I run my script automatically on ac switching

So, I wan't to run it when start work on AC and this or better other script when start work from battery I tried /etc/acpi/power.sh adding symlink to /etc/laptop-mode/battery-start It seems to ...
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2answers
575 views

Suspending Ubuntu Session when Laptop lid is Closed…

I'm using a Toshiba satellite L305 running Ubuntu. One issue, the laptop usually suspends itself when the lid closed, however Ubuntu only does this half of the time, the other half it keeps the system ...
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1answer
359 views

ubuntu *sometimes* restarts when i try to shutdown (shutdown -P now, halt, init 0)

I have had ubuntu running fine from usb external hd. When i bought a new laptop (toshiba L775D-S7222) and tried to boot I found that not always but sometimes there was a problem that shutdown did not ...
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1answer
302 views

use s2ram when closing lid with kde

When I ask kde to suspend to ram on my laptop, it does not resume properly. However, I installed uswsusp and sudo s2ram -f -a 3 works. Is there a way to tell kde that it is supposed to run this ...
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1answer
187 views

Why does unplugging my laptop trigger a 'lid close' event?

Ever since switching my Acer Aspire One D150 laptop over to 11.04 full-time, I've noticed that whenever I remove the AC adapter plug from the computer it goes into standby immediately. This happens ...
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2answers
2k views

Wireless on ThinkPad Edge E420s

I have installed Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty) on my ThinkPad Edge E420 laptop. Unfortunately, the wireless is not working. I have got Windows 7 installed besides Kubuntu, and wireless is working with no ...
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0answers
229 views

Laptop Battery message estimating forever or appears twice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery indicator is stuck on “estimating”? My Dell stays at estimating forever and sometimes appears twice mentioning the same problem!. It does not change ...
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1answer
942 views

Backlight no longer works on upgrade from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04

I think something changed in maybe the Linux core which has broken Ubuntu and practically every other Linux install on my laptop. The problem is that suddenly the back-light doesn't work when I run ...
3
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4answers
2k views

Why does waking up from suspend take a long time?

Sometimes when I suspend my laptop it wakes up instantly, but other times it takes around 5 minutes to wake up - in any case way longer than a cold boot. While the laptop is waking up I can hear the ...
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1answer
172 views

VLC's image appears darker in Ubuntu than in Windows

When I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on the same computer as my Windows 7, it shows videos a little darker than usual. I have a Dell laptop. The problem starts after about 10 to 15 minutes into the movie.
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1answer
2k views

“Device not ready” error with Broadcom wireless card

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 (1143CTO) and I'm having problems getting my wireless NIC to work, as far as I can tell the drivers and firmware are all installed and the device is working. I have ...
3
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1answer
374 views

Why Does Unity lag Often That I have To Manually Shutdown/Restart my Core i3 Laptop?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu then do did some upgrades. After my next restart when I try to open Ubuntu Software Center it took about 20 seconds for the window to load then 10 more seconds before ...
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1answer
537 views

Is it normal for laptop fans to completely turn off (sometimes)

I have noticed significantly lower CPU temperatures on 11.04 as compared to 10.04 on my Dell Studio 15 laptop. And this is a really good thing. So good, that sometimes, my laptop fans completely turn ...
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3answers
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ACPI issue, help to fix broken DSDT on an HP Pavilion DV6-6008el

I'm having a hard time fixing the ACPI subsystem of an HP laptop (Pavilion DV6-6008el, Ubuntu Natty 64-bit). I can boot only if acpi=off is specified as kernel parameter in grub, otherwise blank ...
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Thinkpad T410 abnormal power consumption and brightness keys behaviour

I've recently installed 11.04 on a fresh Lenovo ThinkPad T410 with a 9-cell battery, but it totally drains up from full battery after about 2:30 - 3:00 hours of normal use (mainly web surfing). The ...
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3answers
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Laptop Brightness Problem on Toshiba Portege R705-P35

Basic Specs: Toshiba Portege R705-P35 13.1" screen Intel HD Graphics 4 GB RAM, Core i3 2.4 GHz Dual Boot Ubuntu 11.04 and Windows 7 (using grub bootloader) Basically, Ubuntu recognizes me ...
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1answer
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Help to fix acpi on my HP Pavilion DV6-6008el

Update: further details related to the issue in this other question. I'm able to boot my laptop only adding acpi=off as kernel parameter in grub configuration file. Without this parameter the system ...
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1answer
520 views

Unable to open Software Center

When I press software center icon in a dash, nothing happens (just blinking). When I try to open it via terminal, I get: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 42, ...
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4answers
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Modifying mouse/touchpad sensitivity

I would like to increase my mouse sensitivity. Going to system settings->mouse and adjusting the sensitivity doesn't seem to affect anything. In the previous version I modified it in the advanced ...
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1answer
174 views

What resolution works best?

I want to buy a laptop and install Ubuntu 11 on it. Is there a particular screen resolution or dimension that is ideal? For example, if I'm choosing between 1600 x 900 or 1680 x 1050, these have ...
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1answer
635 views

Disk errors when booting, system doesn't run properly after disk check

I'm using 11.04 on Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. For some time it was ok, but now Ubuntu usually fails to boot. After selecting Ubuntu in grub, I usually see purple (plain, without logo) or black screen ...
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1answer
281 views

Which laptop tools does Ubuntu come with?

Which tools for managing laptop-specific tasks are installed by default on Ubuntu (say, 11.04)? Thinking about the following might be useful to get you started in answering: Is it ACPI that monitors ...
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1answer
594 views

Can my laptop run Unity, and if so, how?

According to the output below, I can't run Unity on my laptop. However, what is not clear from searching Google and Ubuntu Forums is whether or not the problems are fixable. Can settings be changed ...
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1answer
1k views

Edge scrolling doesn't work on HP Mini 311 [closed]

Since upgrading from 10.10 to 11.04, the edge scrolling on the trackpad no longer works. The Touchpad tab exists under Mouse in System Settings. Is there a known fix for this? If not, what can I do ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
745 views

Resume from Suspend fails on Samsung X360 laptop

I just upgraded to Natty and after the upgrade on the laptop suspend is no longer working as before. Before 11.04 I closed the lid, the laptop powered down. When I opened the lid and pressed the ...
2
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2answers
1k views

No Sound in right speaker

I have a Acer Travelmate 5742G. fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 32bit. I have no sound in the rights speaker. Only sound in the left speaker (onboard speakers) How can I fix this please?
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Only mouse is responsive after closing laptop lid

I just upgraded to 11.04 and have been having this issue. I'm using the Unity interface, my card is an Intel GM965. When I close my laptop lid I have it set to just blank screen. When I open the lid ...
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3answers
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How to compile Asus-syntec-webcam-driver stk11xx

i have asus v1s and some time ago i was able to easily compile and install it. but now compiling fails... i hope u guys know what i can do, if there is anything that can be done... after svn ...
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2answers
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Can and should I try enabling the CONFIG_INOTIFY kernel configuration option?

PowerTOP just offered the following suggestion: Suggestion: Enable the CONFIG_INOTIFY kernel configuration option. This option allows programs to wait for changes in files and directories ...
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2answers
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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 ...