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Function Buttons Not Beeping (or doing the right thing!) On TOSHIBA

My TOSHIBA Satellite A505-S6980 has a row of touch sensitive buttons on top. They used to make a beep noise, but now they don't after I started using Ubuntu. The strange thing is, in the GRUB menu, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound problems

When I start my PC the sound works for a few minutes and the drivers are seen in the sound settings page. After a few minutes the sound suddenly cuts off and the drivers disappear from the sound ...
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Toshiba Satellite 875D S7105 - monitor, keyboard, mouse issues

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Monitor does not come on after ubuntu boots. I get a blank screen. Sometimes the screen comes on but the mouse and keyboard do not. Fedora fairs a little better but still ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded

The Synaptics touchpad on my Toshiba Tecra Z50A works correctly but verticals scroll is not working. With synclient -l I get: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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will toshiba recovery media creator run in wine?

i tried running the free system restore on my win7 toshiba laptop but it keeps hanging at step 42 of 63... probably due to hard drive failure. of course i never created recovery media :-( if i press ...
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Brightness and volume buttons dont work?

I have toshiba chromebook 2 and i installed ubuntu 14.04.02 few days ago and noticed that my function buttons dont work. I mostly care about brightness and volume buttons. Is there any solution for ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Portege 3500

I am a beginner in the world of Ubuntu (and all forms of Linux OS). I recently was given an old laptop that I would love to bring back to life. The laptop is a Toshiba Portege 3500 tablet laptop (one ...
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Can not boot anymore after a boot repair

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my Toshiba satellite z930. Ubuntu is the only OS on this computer (windows 8 was wiped right away). Everything went great, except that the following message ...
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Toshiba Satellite P745 Touchpad problem

Good day to all, I am using a Toshiba Satellite P745 installed with Ubuntu 14.04. I suddenly cannot use my laptop's touchpad to move my cursor, but if I am using a USB mouse, it is working perfectly. ...
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Volume shortcut keys working; brightness shortcut keys not working [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba L840D with an AMD A8 CPU and an AMD Radeon HD 7640G GPU. Everything works as expected, except for the brightness shortcut keys. When I press F2 or F2 ...
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wifi is connected but can not access internet (ubuntu 14.04) int Toshiba L655

I have recently started using ubuntu, I installed ubuntu 14.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L655. But the I can not access internet although wifi is connected .I can access internet from windows 7/8.1/ . ...
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14.04 LTS on Toshiba Satellite C75D-B. Brightness, WiFi, Fn-keys control and Suspend problems

This is a new laptop that I just bought. Came with Windows 8.1, now is a dual-boot. Sound Controls and Mute work with F9, F10, F11 like they do in Windows, but F12 for WiFi, F2 and F3 for brightness ...
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Ubuntu install issues on the Toshiba Satellite

I have an older Toshiba laptop that I put a used hard drive in. The computer constantly reminds me that my version of Windows is not genuine. Sometimes it won't even load Windows and I have to use the ...
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Toshiba estudio 385s Ubuntu supported?

We have a new device at the office. A Toshiba estudio 385s, which also has a scanner. Their webpresence is rather bad. Are there any drivers for Ubuntu?: ...
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Wireless cuts out on 14.04 Toshiba Satellite L655 S5078

The internet cuts off at random times. Sometimes I start Ubuntu and it's instantly off, other times it's when I open or close a program. Sometimes I can operate for days at a time, before it stops ...
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Kernel problem on TOSHIBA

I have a SAMSUNG with following specs Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Intel® Ivybridge Mobile 8 GB internal memory Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Since quite some time now, my list of kernels ...
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Why my USB 3.0 external hard drive shutdowns after five minutes?

I'm having a big headache with a Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 external hard drive (code HDTB110XK3BA). After formatted to ext4 filesystem with mkfs, the drive shutdowns itself about five minutes after ...
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Brighness controls on Toshiba Tecra

The brightness controls do not have any visible effect on my Toshiba Tecra W50. I tried every combination of acpi_brightness=vendor and acpi_osi=Linux to no avail. How can I change my screen's ...
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Will UBUNTU run on any of: HP Omnibook 3000CTX, 400CT, Toshiba 410CDT, 500CDT, please? [duplicate]

Will UBUNTU run on any of: HP Omnibook 3000CTX, 4000CT, Toshiba 410CDT, 500CDT, please ? If yes, which version to use.. If no run, does any other GNU/Linux work on any machine that I've listed ?
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Cannot work with external disk in any way

I'm in trouble with an external USB3.0 Toshiba 3TB Canvio Desk. First of all, it didn't mount neither Windows or Ubuntu, so I tried to partition it and format. The first thing I see is that ...
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Enable Touchpad configuration in ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Tecra Z40

I just acquired a Toshiba Tecra Z40, it detects the touchpad as a PS2 Mouse generic. I would like to disable clicking by tap and enable two finger scroll. Could you give me any clues? Thanks in ...
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Inititial installation of ubuntu

Attempting to install on a pc with windows xp but don't can't find an install screen or a program to open the installation process
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wifi on toshiba laptop with rtl8192ce driver

I am wondering if there is a standard fix that works for the wifi in trusty tahr. I have a toshiba satellite L755 with the realtek rtl8188ce wireless adapter. I installed 14.04 three weeks ago and ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on UEFI after already wiping Windows

I bought a Toshiba Satellite E50 laptop about 6 months ago and finally got around to attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04. Figuring it would install as it should, I didn't look up any tutorials on ...
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Brightness keys not working and no obvious interface for adjustment either

New to Ubuntu and so far pretty happy with it but one niggle is the brightness controls do not seem to work. I have looked at fixes on here + google but nothing seems to get it right. Mostly effecting ...
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Xubuntu Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 graphical glitches

After upgrading from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the black signs appear on the windows. dmidecode ... System Information Manufacturer: TOSHIBA Product Name: Satellite Pro L350 ... lspci | grep ...
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High IOWait and Slow “Timing cached reads”

I'm having high IOWait and and generally slow disk speed.(on 7200 RPM TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN Hard Drive) My disk usage is %100 on Windows 8 too, so I don't think this is Linux related. I know I have 182 ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu in UEFI system

I am having trouble booting into my HDD, where I have installed Ubuntu as described @help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFI I have attempted to utilize Boot-Repair to no avail. Here is my link pasteurl link: ...
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Speakers and headphones play no sound on Toshiba Satellite

I just bought a second hand Toshiba Satellite S50-D and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be in working order, except my sound does not work. The speakers seem to be recognised in the sound ...
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bluetooth not working toshiba laptop c55d

I just bought a Toshiba C55D Satellite laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14 and can't seem to get my Bluetooth to recognize any devices. Is there some command or something I'm doing wrong here? Your ...
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Toshiba nb 520 Microphone problem

internal microphone is not working on Toshiba NB 520 with Xubuntu 14.04 installed x@x:~$ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC269VB pulse audio says internal mic unavailbale, ...
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Ubuntu won't run on Toshiba NB550D

I get a message about manually having to configure video or running at lo resolution, but I'm not able to get to the desktop, even at lo resolution... Messages: "Your screen, graphics card, and input ...
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drivers for my PC with ubuntu installed

I am still a beginner in using ubuntu , I have tried it a couple of times before on my old pc and actually my experience was pretty dramatic,besides the fact that I really want to use ubuntu ,I have ...
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How do I change battery charge back to 100% when it only charges to 80%

I have recently uninstalled Windows 8.1 from my Toshiba Laptop, but left the "Battery life cycle" in Toshiba Eco utility turned on, which limits my battery charge to 80%. I do not have Windows ...
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Mouse cursor drift problems 14.04 ubuntu [closed]

I am posting a question to learn if anyone is having similar cursor (mouse cursor) drift problems. I have seen where this can be a problem with Dell laptops and such but I have a Toshiba Tecra m5. I ...
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Dual boot fails after updating Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual boot machine with windows 8 on Toshiba Machine

Last year i purchased a Toshiba machine with Windows 8 preinstalled. After hard time, i managed to have dual boot on both OS. But accidentally, i updated Ubuntu and now i can not get the dual boot ...
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Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? [duplicate]

Which Ubuntu versions will run on an i7-4700MQ (Toshiba P70 notebook)? Also; Will this allow for virtualisation of hardware, as the CPU i7-4700MQ has not got support for vt-d on this processor, ...
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Toshiba printers compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

Are Toshiba printers generally compatible with Ubuntu?
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Toshiba resume automatically after suspending in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Toshiba L845 and i when i suspend ubuntu it wake up 2 seconds later. Here you are some info. cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-29-generic.efi.signed ...
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Toshiba USB drive doesnt mount on 14.04 - metal clicking noises - fine on Windows

I have a Toshiba 2T hard drive that makes clicking noises rather than mounts. Also have a Nikon Colorplex that doesn't mount. 14.04 is up to date. Here is the dmesg tail for the hard drive. [ ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS won't install on my old Toshiba Satellite M30-404!

I'm trying to install ubuntu on my old Toshiba (10+), but it won't boot from a CD or from a removable disk. I've also changed the boot order in BIOS...nothing!. I've also tried WUBI, but when Wubi ...
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Ubuntu refuses to load after a successful installation

I installed 14.04 with default settings and when I turn off the laptop and turn it back on, Ubuntu refuses to boot up, instead asks me to insert a Boot Device. Here's the paste text from the boot ...
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Install Ubuntu 14 onto Portable Hard Drive?

My system: OS: Windows 8.1 Brand: Toshiba Satellite P55t-A RAM: 8Gb CPU:2.30 Ghz HHD: 618Gb Free Space Portable HD: 2TB Free Space Toshiba Canvio Hard Drive. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14 on ...
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“Internal Error” when connecting to wifi - Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite C850 laptop, ethernet works fine but I can't connect via wifi, I get an "Internal Error" message; what could be wrong? And how can I fix this? ...
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Realtek rtl8192ce wireless slow intermittent access

I am a noob to linux and could use some help. After much searching and reading I have been able to connect my Toshiba C665-S5177 to the internet. To do so I had to install the Realtek drivers for ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5392 won't boot install or try Ubuntu [duplicate]

Downloaded 64 bit ISO for 13.10. Whether burned to DVD or on bootable USB it's the same result. The laptop boots to the GRUB try/install/oem/check menu. When try or install is chosen the screen ...
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Toshiba Satellite S50-A [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on this laptop? Where can I get drivers? http://www.toshiba.com/us/computers/laptops/satellite/S50
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I cannot get wifi with my toshiba satellite c55-a

I am very new to computing and I wanted to use linux and figured Ubuntu is a good place to start learning. On installation I was able to see the option in my network manager that would give an ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on a the toshiba c55ta Touch screen?

Can i install Ubuntu on a the Toshiba c55ta Touch screen? If yes should i install 12.04 or 13.10? it has win 8 64bit and runs fine