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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 resume error after suspend

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 in my dual boot (windows 7) Toshiba Satellite Laptop. After the update, whenever the laptop suspends for sometime, it fails to resume. When I try to ...
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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? [closed]

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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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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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite with Windows 8 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Re-enabling touchpad after disabling it with xinput?

The only other similar topic was asked in march 27 and was left unanswered. Back when I first started with Ubuntu, around October, I was attempting to disable my touchpad because FN-F9 (on my toshiba ...
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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 ...