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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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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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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 ...
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Can't un-mute Toshiba A-305 S6916

The Toshiba Satellite A-305 S6916 laptop has six semi-touch buttons above the keyboard. The 'buttons' are capacitative touch areas which toggle on and off. They are back-lit when on, dark when off. ...
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Toshiba Satellite L645D screen brightness does not work on Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L645D and the screen brightness does not work. Any suggestions?
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Cannot connect to Internet in 12.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite l655-s5105 and have Ubuntu 12.04. I have been working with it for almost a year now and it worked perfectly. I believe I updated some packages and the next time I turned ...
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Satellite L640 Battery Applet Problem

Hayy guy i got a satellite l640 and i installed ubuntu 12.04 on it and i dont get the battery percentage ive tried a fair bit but this is my first time using linux. Ive gone into the power option and ...
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Suspend & Hibernate not working on a Toshiba Satellite L300

I am using Toshiba Satellite L300. Installed Ubuntu 12.04 as fresh install. Just after the installation, I tried hibernating the system using command pm-hibernate , which went well. The suspend too ...
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Function keys are not working on Toshiba Satellite L510 so brightness control is not possible

I am using Toshiba L510 AND Ubuntu 12.04. I Cannot control brightness of my system using function keys. What could be the cause?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Unable to change brightness [ATI HD xxxx - Toshiba Satellite L510 19e]

i can't change my brighness. On my Ubuntu is the original Driver from ati.com running. i used Ubuntu 12.4 with the lastest Updates. Can everyone help me? Thanks Guys! my xorg.conf: Section ...
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Unable to change brightness on a Toshiba L750

So, as a number of users seem to be experiencing, I am unable to change brightness on my laptop. Using the Brightness and Lock in settings, the slider moves but brightness does not adjust. The fn keys ...
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GUI changes brightness in wrong /sys/class/backlight/*/brightness

When I use Fn+F6 / F7 (brighness down and up on Toshiba) the brightness notification opens up and responds, but the actual screen brightness remains unchanged. When I go to Settings > Brightness and ...
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Fn keys for Brightness not working on Toshiba Satellite L755

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it! The only problem is the keys for my brightness, F6 and F7, does not work when I am on battery power or AC power. It randomly works after I am idle for a while ...
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Why does the system become laggy when connected to Internet?

Why when I connect my netbook to the Internet via LAN or Wifi does whole system becomes laggy? Even when in idle, the CPU monitor shows 100% usage when connected. I've had this problem about half a ...
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Having issues installing Ubuntu

It is taking an incredibly long time to try and install and now I am currently waiting at the twitter installation section but the progress bar has gone. Any help would be appreciated.
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How do I adjust the brightness on a Toshiba Satellite L750/L755?

Can you please help me ? I tried everything I found and nothing worked. For example, I modified grub configuration file, installed xbacklight and tried setpci command.
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Wireless slow on an Intel 3945abg card

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105. It worked OK with Windows on it, but it works amazingly with Ubuntu. I really like Ubuntu so far. With one exception: The wireless is extremely slow. Ridiculously so, ...
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My wireless has suddenly became disabled by hardware switch, BIOS, rfkill, fn+f8 do nothing

I have a toshiba l655d-s5145. There is no physical toggle for the wireless, although the f8 key is supposed to do the trick. It doesn't. The wireless has been working since October, and suddenly, ...
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I have a Toshiba Satellite A205-s6812 and the sound is not working.

I made sure sound was up all the way. Its not locating the drivers for it, I was wondering if anyone knew what to do to fix this problem, anything is helpfull I'm stumped on it. If anyone has any ...
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Toshiba Satallite c660 - problems with fan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I am using a toshiba satallite c660. I am using ubuntu 12.04 (latest build). I have ...
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How to get better graphics at Toshiba C660?

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi at my laptop Toshiba C660-1C8 (with built-in Intel HD Graphics). When I previously used Windows, I had many drivers from Toshiba including Display Driver ...
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Battery Icon Cannot Be Found

My ubuntu11.10 on Toshiba Satellite L600 cannot find the battery. It doesn't show battery icon. I don't know how much energy left. I am so sad.
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No Sound on my Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976

No Sound on my Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976, Running Ubuntu 11.10 32Bit, ATI, IXP AC97, Realtek ALC250 rev.2 Turned the volume up on all volume settings. Turned up the volume in the aslamixer, ...
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Customizing an ISO to include Radeon graphics drivers

so I recently purchased the Toshiba satellite L7775D laptop. I wanted to install Ubuntu, but I can't even boot a livecd without the graphics card drivers for the proprietary Radeon card. So I need ...