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Error when trying to install ubuntu server

When I try to run the Ubuntu Server 16.04 installer on my USB drive I can get through the language and keyboard dialogues until it says Error while running 'modprobe -v usb-storage'. When I hit ...
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BusyBox v1.22.1 problem while installing Ubuntu 16.04 on computer with win xp TOSHIBA Satellite

I decided to install Ubuntu on my old TOSHIBA Satellite. I burned Ubuntu 16.04 i386.iso from official Ubuntu website to dvd 4,7 disk, then I changed the boot priority in BIOS and booted the computer. ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1M9 Wireless not working

I recently purchased a Satellite C55-C-1M9 only to find the wireless connection does not work. It says in the settings that Ethernet is Disabled. I entered lspci -nn in the terminal window to find my ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) when installing ubuntu

i'm trying to install Lubuntu on a toshiba sattelite C855D,(right now, it's running windows 8), but as soon as i choose to install the os, i'm greeted by the BGRT message. And that's it. All i can do, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at random

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L50. Fairly often (once per hour or so) it randomly freezes. The system is installed in UEFI mode, although it had the same problem ...
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Ubuntu MATE on Toshiba Sattelite L15b will not boot

I have tried to add Boot repair through the live CD. The terminal will not let me add the new repository or let me add it manually. Wondering if anyone had a similar problem with a solution.
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not boot correctly from Toshiba Notebook (EFI)

Some weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba P50t-A Notebook on a SSD (planned as Dualboot, so created all necessary partitions with gparted and some adjustments with cgdisk in cases where ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 battery status unknown or 0%

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Today all of a sudden when i turned on my laptop the battery was critically low and it logged off but i remember charging it to 100% the night before. When i logged on this is ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a toshiba satellite L10-B?

So i've been attempting on and off for about a year now to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L10-B. It came Preinstalled with Windows 8.1 and a super locked-down UEFI BIOS. The furthest i'...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Touch sensors not working after installing 16.04 on Toshiba satellite p755-s5260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite P755-S5260 but the touch sensors are not functioning except the volume sensor. On 14.04 LTS it was working fine. How can I make them ...
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What “new” Toshiba laptop hardware features are in 16.04

It's said the Ubuntu 16.04 has some "new hardware features" enabled for Toshiba laptops. Anybody know what these are, and how to access them? Cheers, Al
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Unable to change brightness for Toshiba Satellite L750-I5011

I have gone through all the solutions listed on this forum or another, But they didn't work. I have Toshiba Satellite L750-I5011 with nVidia GEFORCE with CUDA. Thanks in advance for help.
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erratic touchpad on Toshiba Satellite laptop with 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 laptop. Everything seems to be working except that the touchpad is very erratic. Two finger scroll generally works but moving the ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from my hard drive, only a trial version from USB-Live pendrive

I've tried to google my problem before registering here and I did find a lot of people having similar issues that I have but never actually found a solution that would work for me. Basically speaking ...
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Trying/Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Satellite C855

I'm completely new to linux so I'm trying to try (without installing) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite with Windows 10 (originally Windows 8) computer. This is my first time trying to mess around ...
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I need to change the root user's password to install programs [duplicate]

Okay, It really looks like I am going to keep running into problems with Kubuntu. When I installed Kubuntu yesterday, the setup did NOT ask me to setup a root password. It only asked me to create my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 presents the same problems with booting as older versions

I am struggling for days to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satelite machine (AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4). This laptop was bought recently, in December 2015. It had ...
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How to properly install ubuntu so it will boot on laptops designed for Windows10?

I'm still struggling to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu 14 on my Toshiba Satelite Laptop. Previously there was Windows 10 on this laptop preinstalled. I formatted the hard drive and installed Ubuntu, ...
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Triple booting Windows 10, Ubuntu 15.10 and Remix OS Alpha

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I dual boot it with Windows 10, but I would also like to install Remix OS Alpha along with it. It seems that Ubuntu doesn't let me select a boot device when I press escape ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Toshiba touchpad

Yesterday I installed new ubuntu 15.10 desktop on my laptop and problem is with my touchpad. I tried install synaptiks, touchpad-indicator and It's still not working. When I type "toshiba satellite ...
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wifi hardware locked on Toshiba satellite pro a300 after installing ubuntu 14.04 lts

Does anyone have a solution that will enable me to activate the wifi on the Toshiba Satellite pro a300 now that the Fn/F8 keyboard combination for switching wifi on/off no longer works since Ubuntu ...
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Toshiba Satellite A660 Backlit keyboard does not work with kernel 4.2

This question was already asked quite a while ago. I am interested if anyone has got this running. I am trying to figure out how to enable the illuminated keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite A660. I am ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04.03 installation does not pick up my c drive - Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am at my wits end, and google wont give me any new answers. Could you please help. My wants and needs Installation does not look like the guide. I want to overwrite Windows 10. (Initially along ...
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WIFI of Toshiba Satellite C55-A is slow to unusable

I installed Ubuntu and my wifi worked flawlessly for about a week. Then one day it was slow to the point of unusable and so it remains until now. The problem is not the network itself as my desktop ...
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Bluetooth in Toshiba Satellite C845

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 with Linux 4.2.0-22-generic #27-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:57:08 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. I cannot enable the Bluetooth device built-in my laptop Toshiba ...
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toshiba satellite l350-17p

I am totally new on Linux and I want to use my old laptop toshiba satellite l350-17p to install Ubuntu 64 as the only OS on this machine. Do you think I am ok with the 64 or should Igo for the 32? ...
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Mouse pad not working after reinstalling ubuntu 15

My ubuntu had mysteriously corrupted itself and fell apart. After that happened I had to reinstall it from the CD that I burned ubuntu 15 onto. When I tried to use my mouse pad it was unresponsive and ...
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“Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on Toshiba Satellite P855-335

My Toshiba Satellite p855-335 Notebook wouldn't turn the wireless on. There are several existing threads on Ubuntu Forums which I've tried, for instance: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=...
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No brigtness control on Toshiba Satellite running ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

running ubuntu 14.04 lts on a toshiba satellite I have no control of bightness. How can I fix this?
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Dual boot from Windows 10

I tried to boot Ubuntu from my Toshiba Windows 10 laptop, but it gives an error. I used the ubuntu bootloader and it gives the Windows Error Recovery error everytime it's booted with the DVD in the ...
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Toshiba Satellite C850 graphics card issues

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7610M graphics card, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 then 15.04 and the graphics card is not recognized, I tried to install more one driver before but it didn't work and somtimes it ...
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Error message when trying to boot from DVD for ubuntu installation on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241

I am trying to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241. Apparently all the files I have downloaded from the website seem to be on the DVD but you may have a look just in case: "D:\[BOOT]" "D:\...
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Does Ubuntu support Toshiba L50 -C-12V (PSKWNE) [closed]

I'm new to the world of web design, development and programming and I was thinking of trying out a Linux OS. After researching for a few weeks I've come to the conclusion that Ubuntu would be the best ...
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Failed Ubuntu Installation from a Jump Drive

I have a Toshiba Satellite S855D-S5120 with no current OS installed. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a USB 2.0 jump drive. I followed the instructions from the Ubuntu website to no avail. Right now I have ...
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weird graphics while playing tekkit on toshiba satellite l350 in ubuntu 15.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite L350. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop. I have installed the Technic Launcher which I use to launch Tekkit Classic. The game runs fine. However, at some points, I will ...
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No sound on Toshiba Satellite S50D

Upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 and updated the kernel. Running uname -r prints 3.19.3-031903-generic. I've made sure alsamixer has nothing muted but the deafult card seems to be for hdmi. Not sure if that'...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not install on Toshiba A200

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba a200 laptop. During the installation the screen freezed with horizontal alternate white and black lines. Initially I tried to install from a dvd, then I ...
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How do I reinstall input device drivers for Ubuntu Mate?

Neither my keyboard or trackpad work after install. They did, but after shutting down and booting up first the machine did not boot and I needed to hard reset via power switch and then it came up. ...
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Toshiba laptop not booting directly to Ubuntu

After I reinstalled my hard drive, after I encountered a problem with it, which was caused by my laptop's battery running all the way down (Toshiba Satellite - has this been known to happen before?), ...
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Need help on choosing OS

I have an older Toshiba Satellite A205 S5812 laptop. What version of Ubuntu should I install. It currently has Vista 32 Home premium. It has a Pentium Dual-Core 1.6 Ghz with 2 GB of Ram and a 160 GB ...
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Fan noise on Toshiba Satellite

Since I installed Ubuntu the fan has become annoyingly noisy. How can I solve this? I have a Toshiba Satellite U940-112 / Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4.
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installed Ubuntu in MBR boot mode (aka “BIOS”) and Windows in UEFI mode How can I fix this?

So I posted a question last night , about not being able to boot into windows after installing Ubuntu 15.04. I was told that I installed Ubuntu in MBR boot mode and Windows in UEFI mode. How can I fix ...
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Touchpad - Two fingers scrolling

I have some problem to configure my touchpad, I have a toshiba satellite z30a1gt and ubuntu 14.04. On the settings -> mouse and touchpad i don't have a tab for touchpad. i have download all the ...
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How do I install Ubuntu with windows 8.1 on Toshiba? (now upgraded to win10)

I've upgraded my OS to Windows 10 but my problem still persists I am trying to get Ubuntu 14.04.2 and windows 8.1 dual boot setup. I've read numerous articles on how to do this, but can't figure out ...
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Toshiba satellite radius not loading bootable usb

I recently bought a Toshiba satellite radius (model: L15W-B1120). I already read countless of posts. In the posts they recommend to disable secure boot and also fastboot, I already did. I created a ...
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Toshiba screen backlight only works occasionally

I am having a weird problem - I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and the backlight doesn't work consistently. If I power off my machine and leave it sit for an hour or two, the screen will work fine ...
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touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted pc)

My pc (Toshiba Satellite) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Last week it didn't boot ubuntu and the touchpad stopped working. However I solved the booting problems (It now boots both ...
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Can not boot from Live USB on Toshiba Satellite Click mini

I've got a new Toshiba Satellite Click Mini and as usual, I'd like to get rid of Windows and Install Lubuntu (15.04) ASAP. So I entered bios settings (FN+F2) and disabled secure boot. Then when I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite Click Mini? [duplicate]

I'd like to buy a small netebook with long battery life, and found Toshiba Satellite Click Mini. I looked at Ubuntu hardware page but did not find whether this is compatible so appreciate if someone ...