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how to use iio on surface pro to access sensor data in Ubuntu 13.04

I have Ubuntu 13.04 running on a Surface Pro. One of the usb device (ID 045e:0794) has registered a number of hid sensor devices: HID-SENSOR-200041.0: Light: Ambient Light HID-SENSOR-200062.0: ...
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Cant recognize live usb when booting

Could somebody please help me with this? I have checked and double checked that secure boot is disable in the UEFI settings. No matter what i do, i cannot get my ubuntu live usb to be listed under the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Microsoft Surface Pro Wifi wpa_supplicant.conf Problem

I followed the awesome guide here to dual boot Ubuntu on my surface pro but I'm stuck at making wireless work. The network I am trying to connect to is unsecured so I am a little lost at what to put ...
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Surface Pro, install Ubuntu on Flash drive Problem

I have spent a few days and can't seem to find a clear answer for this. Goal: Install Ubuntu onto a USB 3 flash drive (not Live/Persistent) FOR my Surface Pro WITHOUT touching any of my Surface Pro ...
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How do I put Ubuntu onto USB?

I have a Surface RT (32GB), and I want to run ubuntu on it from a usb. What do I put on the USB to run this? Where do I get it?
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Ubuntu won't let me boot back into Windows after installing on Surface Pro

I installed Ubuntu on my Surface Pro, on a completely separate partition from the main Windows 8 partition. I took the same steps I normally do to dual boot on other machines, but now when I start the ...
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Easiest way to get Surface Pro built-in WiFi working?

Is there a .deb that I can download from another computer and transfer over USB to get Surface Pro WiFi working? I'd rather not tinker with modprobe, and I don't have a USB Internet adapter.
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Getting wifi to work on surface pro 2

I followed the instructions in Brandon Clark's answer to a question about dual booting Ubuntu and windows 8 on a surface pro. I got Ubuntu installed fine but ran into a snag getting the wifi to work. ...
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Marvell Wifi issue on Surface Pro 2 with 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04

Given Surface Pro 2 has the same wireless device as that of Surface Pro's, I followed the instructions in this question. The problem is, after replacing the original firmware files with the ones ...
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Microsoft Surface Pro 2, dual booting Ubuntu Secure Remix 13.04 does not work, Live USB

If I boot from the Live USB and just select 'Try Ubuntu without Installing' it hangs on a black screen. If I go into edit options and type in 'only-ubiquity nomodeset' and remove 'quiet splash' and ...
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Problems with Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 Dualboot Surface Pro

I've been having this problem this whole day and it's been killing me... I'm following Dual boot Surface Pro with Ubuntu? this guide to dual boot my Microsoft Surface Pro with Ubuntu 13.04. The main ...
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question about dual boot surface pro with ubuntu

I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong, after I install ubuntu using a usb as suggested through this post, the installation seems to be okay, but when i reboot, it just boot right back into ...
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Surface Pro stylus and touch behavior after installing Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 in Surface Pro. Everything works fine, but the stylus and touch behaves in an undesired way. Moving my finger or stylus around the screen automatically selects ...
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Can't seem to boot into Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 on Surface Pro

I'm recently trying to get a version of Linux (specifically Ubuntu) installed on my surface pro as the host OS. I've followed a few tutorials which all have the almost the same instructions and for ...
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Unable to boot from usb on surface pro

I am getting error messages when I try to boot Ubuntu 12.04 from a usb stick on my surface pro. I disabled secure boot and followed the steps suggested in an earlier post on this website to create usb ...
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Surface Pro internal wifi adapter not working

The bluetooth/WiFi adapter (Marvell Avastar 350N (88W8797)) from the Surface Pro is not working anymore. It was working fine a couple days ago. I followed this user's post and it still wouldn't work. ...
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Is that possible to natively boot Ubuntu Touch on a PC, especially on a Surface Pro?

I know the question has already been asked, but the link for the instructions in the answer is outdated and the proof of concept video doesn't match with what I'm looking for. I've got a Surface Pro ...
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Surface Pro dual boot Ubuntu Issues- Cannot launch boot-repair

Same problem as this guy: Problems with Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 Dualboot Surface Pro I'm following this guide to installing ubuntu on my surface pro Dual boot Surface Pro with Ubuntu? I'm fine ...
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Wireless connection drops and does not reconnect on Surface Pro, 12.04

I have automatic wireless working on 12.04 on my Surface Pro. I am having an issue where it seems to drop the signal, and I do not know how to reconnect without resetting the computer. My system ...
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Network connection on Surface Pro

I recently tried the surface pro wifi fix by Alp Dener detailed on this page: =">Marvell's wireless driver not recognized It says it works on 12.10 so i assumed it would on 12.04 LTS (what my ...
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Surface Pro Ubuntu/Win 8

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Surface Pro with this guide HERE But I rebooted before following the bootmanager commands and now I can't get back into Windows 8 nor can I boot from the ...
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Login Fail - Google Music Manager

This is on a Surface Pro. I have not installed a virtual machine. Here is Google's feedback on the error message I receive when attempting login: "Login failed. Could not identify your computer" ...
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Stylus and touch create clicks without any contact with the screen!

I recently installed ubuntu 12.10 on my surface pro. The stylus and touch create clicks while hovering over the screen (not touching the screen). As a result, stuffs like files and folders getting ...