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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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after installing ubuntu on my toshiba sattelite the keyboard and touchpad dont work

I just finished installing ubuntu and now after i boot it up it gets to the screen where i enter my password and the keyboard wont type anything. None of the buttons light up or anything. Also the ...
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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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Screen flickering on my Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935

I have a Toshiba PRO Satellite P505D-S8935 running the recent 14.04.2 LTS release and the screen flickers on and off rapidly. but everything works fine but it flickers all the time. I did some ...
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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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Etekcity wireless adapter causes my laptop to freeze

I have this network adapter and when I plug it into my laptop, it freezes and I have to hard shutdown. I've tried it in another laptop, which also had 14.04 and it worked there. Does anyone know ...
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Anyone else have problems with Dual Boot after upgrading to Windows 8.1? Help would be appreciated

I detest Windows, so when I bought a new Toshiba Satellite laptop, the first thing I did was dual boot it with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked fine until I inadvertently upgraded Windows last week ...
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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 ...
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Toshiba Satellite 875-P301 overheating

I'm currently encounting some issues with my laptop (Toshiba Satellite 875-P301). The fan doesn't activate bellow 100°C, so I'm kind of burning my legs right now. So, the facts : I'm running ...
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wifi no longer working Ubuntu on 14.10

I seem to be having the same problem that a lot of others have had. Toshiba Satellite M45-S359 Ubuntu 14.10 Wifi worked when I had Windows XP running, then when I ran the Ubuntu test ...
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Brightness Settings Ubuntu or Mint for Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5102

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5102 that I would really love to put Ubuntu or Mint on, however I am unable to lower the brightness settings at all under MATE, Cinnamon, KDE, GNOME, or XFCE. When I ...
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New Wifi problems with Toshiba Satellite running 14.04

I would greatly appreciate your help with my current shituation regarding wifi. A few symptoms for ye: 1) No previous issues with connecting to wifi from this pc. The network is visible, asks for ...
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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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wifi resume from suspend on Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D: http://www.toshiba.co.uk/laptops/satellite/c50-b/satellite-c50-b-14d/ One issue I am facing with is that when I resume from suspend, the ...
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slower pointer speed touchpad already at minimum on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D with Ubuntu 14.04.2 installed and the touchpad is a bit too fast for my liking. I went to the System Settings menu to try and change the configuration, so that it ...
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Touchpad won't work after Ubuntu 14.04 install on Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 laptop

So I got a new Toshiba Satellite S55-B5266 laptop that had Windows 8.1 on it, installed at the factory. I decided to remove Windows 8.1, reformat the HDD and install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it, and so far ...
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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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Please help! Blinking orange lights on laptop, battery not charging

I have just made a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation on a Toshiba Satellite L735 laptop. When I turn on the laptop and it is plugged to the socket, the battery icon does not show ("Show battery status ...
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ubuntu startup in toshiba

I have a toshiba satellite l505,recently i installed ubunutu 14.04,which also consist windows 7.While I was using ubuntu ,i was downloading a file using uget downloader,then i logged out from it ...
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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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Wifi connection

I have a Toshiba Satellite s50d-A-10f and have installed Ubuntu on it. But I can not connect to Wi-Fi Networks although it is able to recognize that there are open networks. It keeps asking me for the ...
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Command to sleep (put into low power state) and scheduled task to wake back up [duplicate]

I can use sudo pm-hibernate to put my laptop into a low power state, but I have to press the power button to turn it back on. Is there a way I can put it into a low power state that can then be turned ...
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Toshiba fan always on, idle CPU, LCD cooling_device?

There is no loud fan issue under Windows 8.1. Under Ubuntu 14.04x64, sensors always returns values under 50C but the fan is always running too loud. Using boot parameter acpi_osi='Linux' seems to ...
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Burning music problem

Im using a toshiba lap top, im trying to burn a music cd, had problem with Brasero would recognise DVD+R but not burn now using K3b and it wont recognise the CD at all. It spins up but wont burn,
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Brightness Fn keys suspend the notebook

In Ubuntu 14.10, everytime I press any of the "Brightness Fn keys" the notebook suspend, by the way the "Sleep Fn key" does nothing at all. Is there a way to remap all the Fn keys manually? Thanks!! ...
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Problem with Intell Haswell Mobile HD4400 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04

Running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 on Toshiba Satellite L70-B-119 with Intel Haswell Mobile build in graphics card. The main problem is that the top line of the screen (1 pixel tall) flickers from black to ...
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How to install Ubuntu and boot on Toshiba Satellite?

Downloaded and burned ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso. Checked md5 of iso and md5 of burned DVD. Installed 14.04.1 LTS on a new Toshiba Satellite laptop. Replaced the existing Windows 8 install. The ...
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Ubuntu crash Toshiab Satellite C70D-B-11K

Hat jemand eine Idee mein Laptop Toshiba Satellite C70D-B-11K mit Ubuntu 14.10 crasht ab und zu bleibt für ca. 4 Sekunden hängen und reagiert auf keine Eingabe und danach rebootet es einfach. Danke ...
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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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Persistent Display Issues in Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba Satellite L75 B7270

At the very top of my screen there is a thin flashing pink line, and all the virtual consoles sport several multi-colored vertical flashing lines, and the console text flickers. Some specs: I ...
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Fix “WiFi Disabled by hardware switch” in Kubuntu 14.04

Any ideas on how to fix this? My Toshiba Satellite Click doesn't have a hardware switch to disable wireless. Help!!
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Ubuntu 14.04 detects 4 out of 8GB of ram

I've been dual-booting my laptop for about six months now, on one side Ubuntu 14.04 and on the other Windows 7. When I bought this computer two and a half years ago, it had 8GB of ram. My Windows ...
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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Laptop number pad not working

Installed Ubuntu latest version on my Toshiba Satellite P875 and I can not get my number pad to work. Number lock is on but numbers don't type. The +/− and enter keys work only.
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How to control fan on 14.04, Toshiba Satellite L855?

My laptop has had fan problems. Using commands like sensors I've learned that although the fan is incessantly buzzing, the CPU is at normal temp. I am fairly certain the fan is faulty and needs to be ...
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Control brightness on Satellite Pro C845

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C845 con Intel Core i5 and I can use the function keys to mute sound or increase and decrease, but the brightnes keys does not work, to decrease is fn + f2 and to ...
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Fn key working nondeterministically

I'm having a problem with my Toshiba Satellite running Ubuntu 14.04. The Fn key is working nondeterministically, causing unintended consequences for my computer. As an example, as we all know, F5 is ...
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Function keys not working on Toshiba C-50-B

I purchased a Toshiba C-50-B-P-0010 about a week back, it did not come pre-installed with any OS. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. The function keys are not responding properly. If i press F3 which is ...
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Computer becoming unresponsive when changing display

I just had a weird issue come up today. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop with an external monitor. Until today, everything was working fine, but I started having a problem. ...
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Toshiba won't install Ubuntu [duplicate]

Toshiba Satellite laptop with Windows 8, I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. I set the Boot mode to CSM boot, turning off secure boot. The computer boots up on my USB stick to the Ununtu menu, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will NOT load except for empty desktop

When I start up my computer, this is exactly what happens: GRUB loads, and I select Ubuntu. Ubuntu is loading, and before Step 3 a tty1 screen shows up, then goes away Ubuntu login screen shows up, ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend

I have a Toshiba Satellite S55-A5154 with 14.04 installed. Every time it resumes from being suspended, neither the keyboard nor mouse work. What can I do to fix this or provide you with more info?
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How to boot Ubuntu 14.04 CD on Toshiba m45-s165

I formatted my Toshiba m45-s165. Burned Ubuntu 14.04 several times to DVD. It won't boot the DVD. It boots format tool. It boots Toshiba recovery disk (win xp). It also boots win 7 repair DVD. I also ...
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How do I know my fan is working in Ubuntu

I just bought a brand new netbook and am worried the fan isn't working properly. lm-sensors does not detect a fan, I can't hear a fan, and can't feel air blowing out of the fan area. The netbook is ...