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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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Install BIOS on former Windows 8 Toshiba Laptop [closed]

About a year ago I installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04LTS on my Toshiba Satellite S885-S5378, I selected the option to erase the hard drive contents and let Ubuntu run the show. problem: I haven't figured ...
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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 ...
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Keyboard Backlight not working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba Satellite P775-S7100. The keyboard backlight was working initially, but after reinstalling the same version of Ubuntu it stopped working, and as far as I can tell, ...
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Using Ubuntu 14.04, why is my satellite L305d-s5974 overheating

I wiped my hard drive completely and booted with Ubuntu 14.04. Within about 15 min of turning it on it turns off and is burning up. I am new to linux. And quite honestly, have a lot to learn about ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 shows System Error dialog and then black screen

I've bee using Ubuntu 13.10 without any problems since about a month ago. Yesterday this started: when I boot Ubuntu, it shows the usual purple loading screen, then asks for my login, with wallpaper ...
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error mounting hibernated NTFS drive even when adding “remove_hiberfile” [duplicate]

when ever i try to mount my win 8.1 drive as RW it always comes up with this error The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount ...
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How to make audio work on old laptop?

I'm trying to make a working install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite U200. Ubuntu is running pretty well, except there is absolutely no audio. I have already followed all the advice in the ...
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toshiba satellite p775 usb random failure

I have a toshiba satellite p775 with 3 usb2 ports and 1 usb 3.0. before installing ubuntu it had overheating issues (don’t know if this is relevant) I am running ububtu 14.04 LTS. anyway my problem ...
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Overheating Toshiba Satellite L655 Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I switched to Ubuntu from Windows roughly a week ago. So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. I'm experiencing overheating problem with my laptop and sometimes it's turned off suddenly. I have a Toshiba L655 ...
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Cannot get realtek8188ee to work in 14.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite C55-A5300 laptop. When I run lspci -nn it shows 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Toshiba Satellite P850 FN-Keys not working

I could solve several other issues with my laptop thanks to this forum. The only thing I can't figure out is the non working FN-Keys for the brightness. Volume control is fine. Two things I found out ...
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Docky is closing when I plug/unplug the AC cable

Every time I plug/unplug the power cable docky is closing. This thing is happening since I have updated to 14.04, also, my battery life seems to be shorter. I am using a toshiba satellite c55-A-1PX.
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Should Ubuntu's battery icon warn me that my battery is on its way out?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 on an older Toshiba Satellite and for a while now, the battery has done nothing but drain. I knew when I got the laptop that the battery would need to be replaced within short ...
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Toshiba Satellite C50 - GUI not working at all on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satellite C50-A-1JQ and I'm unable to run any GUI under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 13.04 (the same happens for booting from LiveUSB and for an installed system). After booting ...
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My sound card is no recognized

I just installed ubuntu on my new laptop(toshiba c55-a-1px) and it works fine, the problem is that my head phones doesn't work. After a bit of reserarching I found out that my sound card is not ...
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Changing Brightness Xubuntu [13.10]

I cannot change the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10. I am running a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, using the proprietary fglrx AMD drivers, and have tried the acpi_vender etc. kernel parameters (do not ...
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No wifi on Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite L645D-S4030 laptop and I am unable to detect any wifi networks, my wifi light is not on, but I can still use an Ethernet connection. I know that ...
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HOWTOFIX: Invalid ROM contents

I bought a laptop "Toshiba satellite C55-A-1F5", which had installed win8.1 and I want to switch it to Ubuntu. After the installation of Ubuntu 13.10 and the first reboot, it was seemed like BIOS ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8

All I want to do is install Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as another OS on my laptop (which already has Windows 8). I realize this thread might be deemed as a duplicate of this but I don't care about back-up ...
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Various troubles with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Toshiba Satellite)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite C660D-1FV a few days ago. Although the OS is updated, I'm experiencing some problems like: When 2 or more applications are simultaneously ...
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bluetooth drivers for toshiba 13.10

where can I download blue tooth driver for my Toshiba s50 series laptop I tried installing from Toshiba website using wine did not work out!!
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I want to purchase the Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281 Laptop but need to make sure Ubuntu will work

I have had really good luck installing Ubuntu on many different random desktops and laptops, and I have never had a problem. But this would be the first windows 8 machine that I have purchased, and I ...
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unsupported graphic for installation on Toshiba U50D

I have a Toshiba satellite U50D laptop (A6-5200 with Radeon 8400 graphic). When I try to install Ubuntu (12.04 LTS or 13.10) via USB, it goes to the text mode and not into the graphic mode 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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Ubuntu for Toshiba C55-A-1N1

I want to install ubuntu whatever version, for this toshiba laptop model (Toshiba Satellite c55-a-1n1). At the moment it has windows 8.1 and it's booting in UEFI mode. Can someone help me about, if ...
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Wireless missing in Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362 - Ubuntu 12.10

I recently install Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome Ubuntu, to be exact) on my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362. The problem is that I can not seem to get the wireless adapter to work. When I check Network Setting, ...
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Windows 7 not in boot menu

I got lubuntu and I created 3 partions 1 swap 1 lubuntu 1 windows I turn my lap top on and I got the boot menu and I look for windows 7 Nothing just lubuntu Help I need windows too what an I do? ...
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Panel problem on Toshiba Satellite c855-2gd

I'm currently using ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) and I'm facing an issue with this distro. First of all, I've heard that problems with ubuntu on toshiba satellite laptops often occur. Don't know whether it has ...
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Can Ubuntu 13.10 be installed on Toshiba C840 (wifi: Realtek RTL8723AE)?

a year ago, i'm try ubuntu 12.10 but it do'nt accept my wifi card: Realtek RTL8723AE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC (not RTL8723AE-BT) Update: My laptop: toshiba C840 my question: does ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Toshiba S75 Low Res Graphics and partial solution

I wiped Win8 off of new laptop. Installed 12.04LTS. After modifying grub2 the computer boots just fine...except, it is in low graphics mode without 'red' & 'yellow' colors. However, if I boot with ...
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Toshiba Laptop keyboard and mouse intermittently stop working

Hey I've done quite a bit of googling and can't find the solution to my problem. I've also been away from Linux for over a year so if I need to provide my information I apologize. However I've ...
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is ubuntu 12.04LTS comapatible with toshiba L50-a-138

I just bought Toshiba L50-A-138. Thing I wont to know is weather Ubuntu compatible with it ? Will all drivers work fine, especially VGA (cuda and optimus technology) ? Here is the link to ...
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Is Toshiba L50-A-1CU compatible with Ubuntu?

I am about to buy a Toshiba L50-A-1CU laptop, but unfortunately it runs Windows 8 and it is not in the official Ubuntu compatibility list. Actually, Toshiba disappeared from the list completely. ...
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Wireless not working.Toshiba P50-A-12z-. Artheoos. Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 over a Toshiba P50-A-12z and after reformattting the disk with windows8 (I always kept windows before on a smaller partition but this time, windows8 was to bad even for me to ...
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Fixing DSDT Tables for Satellite A200 2BH

Ubuntu 12.04 here, trying to follow this tutorial (in French, sorry about it but the code should speak for itself) to get sensors to work on a Satellite A200 2BH. First of all, I can't sudo cat ...
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Some Fn keys completely messed up in Toshiba Satellite L845

The brightness +/- fn key and the one for changing to an external monitor are messed up. If I try to press any the system will suspend for 3 seconds and then return asking my password to unlock the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth won't work after update (Toshiba L845)

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L845 and I installed blueman to get the bluetooth working. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10 I can't see my phone with either blueman or the default ...
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How can I enable brightness hot-keys on Ubuntu 13.10 running on a Toshiba L850?

How can I enable brightness hot-keys on Ubuntu 13.10 running on a Toshiba L850? I see threads mentioning that you add a line to menu.lst and a few others about different packages but none seem to ...
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Magic SysRq not working on Toshiba Satellite C660

The SysRq key on my Toshiba Satellite C660 is assigned to Fn+Home. When I'm invoking Alt+Fn+SysRq+Magic SysRq key, it doesn't do anything. What do I have to press instead? Raring x64
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During installation of Ubuntu 12.04.3 on 2 year-old Toshiba Satellite, graphics fails

I recently upgraded to an SSD on a 2-year old Toshiba Satellite laptop. On this laptop, I had previously installed 12.04 LTS, and it installed like a charm. I had tried other Linux flavors, but came ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 'Saucy Salamander' on L75D-A7280 hangs on a black screen

Trying to get Ubuntu 13.10 to work and it will not. Seen that somebody is having a similar problem, some things failing then it just hangs on a black screen (after pressing F1 to see what it's doing). ...
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Unable to change Brightness Ubuntu 13.04 Toshiba Satellite A105

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105 s4384 running Ubuntu 13.04 and for some reason I cannot change the brightness. Neither the function keys (Fn + F6/Fn + F7) nor the settings work, and it is really ...
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internet connection issue with rtl8192ce / toshiba satellite / realtek wireless card

**Update- I tried turning off the wireless card firmware power saving feature and now I stay connected when I'm within approximately 15 ft of the router. Prior to switching to Ubuntu I had reliable ...
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Wireless not connecting on Ubuntu 13.10, Toshiba Satellite pro L 650

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L650. After several reboots, installing/ uninstalling the broadcom driver I still can't connect. It detects the wi fi signals and the ...
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On my Toshiba Satellite series A660 everytime I try to boot up Ubuntu from a flashdrive the screen freezes and will not work

On my Toshiba Satellite series A660 every time I try to boot up Ubuntu from a flash drive the screen freezes and will not work. Also there is no option to boot up on a USB. I know the flash drive ...