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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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Sometimes when I boot up my Toshiba Satellite L875D lap top running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it does not detect my keyboard

I have the follow issue. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Toshiba Satellite L875D and sometimes when I boot up my machine it reaches the log in session where I am supposed to type my password but my ...
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New Toshiba Satellite Pro - Ctrl key not working in certain programs

I've just bought a new laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro C50D). As a webdesigner, I use the program Sublime Text and there's a command to expand codes. This command is Ctrl + E. The Ctrl key on my laptop ...
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non-working Realtek Wireless Card on Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280

Just bought a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280. Immediately dropped Windows 8 for ArtistX. Apparently corrupted .iso, so I reinstalled with a new .iso (after they upgraded their build to 13.04, ...
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Fullscreen graphics problem.

Whenever I make a YouTube video, Minecraft, The Sims 3 (in wine), or I assume any other application into full-screen the desktop environment starts to flicker and go crazy. occasionally when I try to ...
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what causes frequent temporary network outages

I use ubuntu 13.04 and fairly often loose the internet connection. Most precisely the connection to the wifi rooter is not lost, I just cannot connect to any website or ping an address. This happens ...
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How do I enable all four cores on my Toshiba P70-A notebook? (only one enabled now)

I recently noticed my computer is highly sluggish (recent install of Kubuntu 13.04 by the way). I have a Toshiba Satellite P70-A PSPLPC-01Y007 laptop with an Intel i7 quad-core, 16 GB of ram. It ...
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Touchpad not working with Toshiba Satellite Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I can't seem to get my touchpad on a toshiba satellite laptop working. It used to work but for some reason it stopped at some point. I have no idea how long it hasn't been working because I used a ...
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Ubuntu on Toshiba U920T/023?

all Thinking of getting Toshiba Satellite U920T/023. This is a tablet with sliding keyboard and is bundled with horrible Windows 8. Did anyone try to install Ubuntu on it and get it to work as ...
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[solved - Kinda]Re-enabling touchpad after disabling it with xinput?

So I booted into windows and re-enabled it. However, this method will not work for someone without a windows partition like I have, The only other similar topic was asked in march 27 and was left ...
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unity hangs after installing AMD Catalyst™ 13.6 LINUX Beta Driver

I'm trying to install the video driver for my Toshiba Satellite L725D-A7280. lspci -nnk | grep -iEA3 "(vga)" gives: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI ...
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rtl8188ee make errors on 13.04 (L75D-A7280)

I'm trying to setup my wifi on a fresh 13.04 install on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280. I'm still a linux noob, so I may have gone down the rabbit hole, but I've made it this far: ...
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Toshiba satellite L855-12R overheats

I bought a Toshiba Satellite L855-12R several months ago and started playing Assassin's Creed. Whenever I play this game or any other game, it starts to overheat. I tried restarting the computer ...
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Display issue on Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200

I am fairly new to Linux and Ubuntu and I am sure this is a simple issue. The screen is really dark on the boot up and it looks like it is off. I've found out that if I plug a monitor and boot, I can ...
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Toshiba satellite L300 Xubuntu 12.04 : no brightness control

Since my new xubuntu installation (after the previous LTS) I lost control over the brightness - there used to be a brightness adjustment applet on the top panel, and now it's gone. I tried to restore ...
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How do I get drivers for the web cam on my Toshiba Satellite C855?

I am a new user to ubuntu (and linux for that matter). I am aware that a lot of my drivers and controls for the computer hardware did not re-install once I loaded ubuntu. I am curious if drivers exist ...
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installing ubuntu on toshiba satellite

I'm using Ubuntu since few month(january 2013) and I'm still a beginner. I want to know if is it possible to install any version of ubuntu on my new toshiba satellite pro L830 15K and if there will be ...
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Install on to Toshiba Satellite Pro

I applogise in adance for the crudeness of this message I have been handed a Toshiba Satellite Pro C850-1C3 which has had it's windows 8 accidentally deleted (hard drive is presumed blank). I was ...
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Webcam not detected in Google hangots

How can I get my Logitech C110 to work with Google Hangouts in 13.04 on my Toshiba laptop? Integrated webcam works. Logitech C110 does not turn on. Have cheese installed Logitech C110 tests fine, but ...
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USB Drive won't mount

I have a Lexar 16GB USB stick and for some reason it won't mount. Ubuntu won't even recognize it. Info about it...nothing much. I used it once as a Backtrack LiveUSB and tried to use it once as an ...
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Modifying brightness control shortcut key bindings

I have a Toshiba Satellite R830 laptop with Ubuntu 13.04.1 64 bit. The Fn + F6 and Fn + F7 buttons adjust brightness until I put my laptop on sleep. On wakeup they don't work any longer. On Ubuntu ...
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Brightness doesn't work after sleep with Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem with my Toshiba Satellite R850. The brightness-adjustment via the Function-Keys and the system settings works properly, but not after putting the Laptop on Sleep-Mode. The answer ...
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Toshiba Satellite ubuntu wants to use entire disk

Trying to install Ubuntu on a new Toshiba Satellite Pro C850. When trying to install 12.04.2 but it wants to over write the entire disk . . . ditching Windows 8 completely. Is the only way to dual ...
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Error booting full Ubuntu from external USB hard drive on desktop preloaded with Windows 8

I've just installed Linux for the first time, except I installed it on a Seagate USB Hard Drive (500GB, USB 3.0, 3 Partitions: 10 GB Ubuntu/1GB swap/The Rest NTFS) from a Live USB drive (4GB) made in ...
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Toshiba C850 brightness problem

I have recently bought a Toshiba Satellite C850 laptop. I've managed to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it and everything works fine (this site helped me installing the wireless driver). The problem is that ...
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Toshiba Satellite S855 & Ubuntu 12.10 & Radeon HD 7600M issues

I just got a Toshiba S855 (i7-3630QM) machine, with Windows 8 pre-installed, and have been through a nightmare to make it work alongside Ubuntu 12.10. Making it dual boot was not the issue, after I ...
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Where can I get drivers for a Toshiba laptop? [closed]

How do I update my drivers for a Toshiba satellite M65-s809?
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Unable to change Screen Brightness on Toshiba Laptop Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5209 with Ubuntu 12.04. I am unable to change the screen brightness. Fn+F6 and Fn+F7 move the brightness indicator, but actual brightness does not change. I have ...
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Cannot boot ubuntu CD on UEFI new laptop (Toshiba Satellite L850)?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a new Laptop coming with Windows 8. I have read that only 64 bits are compatible with UEFI, so I tried the 32 bit and now the 64 bit. I disable the Secure Boot ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 in a Toshiba Satellite C645D?

I am wondering if my drivers will work. I really need my webcam but I don't know if it will be okay. Can someone help me? Sorry if it's a silly question.
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Dual Boot a light-weight variant of Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite L505

So I have Windows installed on a Toshiba L505, I'm perfectly fine with Windows but my battery life is extremely low. Right now, I'm not planning on getting a new battery but I am wondering if I can ...
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How to make my backlit keyboard work?

My laptop is Toshiba Satellite A660. My backlit keyboard works in Windows 7 with no problems, but doesn't work when I'm running Ubuntu. Is it possible to make my backlit keyboard work with Ubuntu ...
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Battery Status Not Displayed on Ubuntu 12.04 for toshiba laptop

I am using a Toshiba Satellite L650 and I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed with all the updates. However, I cannot see the battery status in the notification area.
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Toshiba L955D-107 No wireless connection detected

I have tried everything I have read about this. The problem is I can't find out what card it is. The only thing that comes up is Realtek Semiconductor Corporation. There are no name on the card. No ...
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Running HDD Protection

Good Day Folks, I run Ubuntu 12.04 L.T.S. on a Toshiba Satellite P845-S4200 I downloaded Toshiba’s H.D.D. Protection software and it won't run in wine (wine tricks disappears)left the menu bar tab to ...
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Toshiba Satellite L855-14J and Ubuntu 12.10

I have Toshiba Satellite L855 with Intel i7 3630QM and AMD 7670M. This version is called L855-14J here, in Croatia. It also came with 4GB of RAM and 750 GB HDD and 1366 x 768 LED display. I had some ...
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Failure of LAN Driver on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010.After installing Ubuntu 12.10,failed to connect to Internet using an external modem. I connected the modem (beetel 110TC1) to the LAN port the PC led ...
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Backlit keyboard on Toshiba Satellite P755-S5184 doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04

I have the keyboard backlight turned on in bios to timer setting (1 second). When laptop boots the backlight works, but once ubuntu begins to load the backlights turn off. There is a function key ...
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Unable to change brightness on a toshiba m505

I got Toshiba m505 and I can't change the brightness of my screen. I can see the brightness adjusting bar move when I use fn+F6 or fn+F7 keys but nothing happens. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I did a lot ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network and no graphics

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 only to find out that it won't connect to any network, neither wired nor wireless and the graphics is messed up too as in a low screen resolution. For 12.04, ...
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Note book is getting very hot when using Ubuntu 12.04

I have bought a Toshiba satellite Pro L850 note book. It already has preinstalled windows 7 professional. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now my note book have two Operating systems. The problem is, ...
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Specific function keys not working

My Toshiba C800 laptop (12.04 LTS desktop) has special function keys as follows: fn + : F2 -> BRIGHTNESS DOWN F3 -> BRIGHTNESS UP F4 -> DISPLAY SELECT F5 -> TOUCH PAD on/off F6 -> PREVIOUS ...
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Toshiba Satellite C850, Wlan, rtl8188ce not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a brand new Toshiba Satellite C850 64 bit laptop. Wlan does not work, Tries to connect, gives up after some time. $Windows7 works 100%. There appears to be a problem ...
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Wireless cuts out on Toshiba Satellite S7208

I recently got a Toshiba Satellite L875-S7208 with Windows 7 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual boot to the same Windows partition. However, usually 15 minutes or less after booting, ...
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Ubuntu CD Installer crashes with “erron5 input/output error”

I had 12.04 installed on a Satellite l635. I wanted to start over with a fresh install because I had experimented with a bunch of different things, and computer was getting glitchy and random freezes. ...
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Black screen after USB installation of Ubuntu

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite A135-S7403 laptop using a flash drive. The installation went perfectly, I replaced Windows 7 with the Ubuntu version and deleted all the old ...
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Xorg intermittently restarts after suspend

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba laptop. About one out of every three times, when waking from suspend, it wakes up normally and works for anywhere from 10-45 seconds, then the screen goes black, then ...