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Ubuntu 14.04 battery status unknown or 0%

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Today all of a sudden when i turned on my laptop the battery was critically low and it logged off but i remember charging it to 100% the night before. When i logged on this is ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1M9 Wireless not working

I recently purchased a Satellite C55-C-1M9 only to find the wireless connection does not work. It says in the settings that Ethernet is Disabled. I entered lspci -nn in the terminal window to find my ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) when installing ubuntu

i'm trying to install Lubuntu on a toshiba sattelite C855D,(right now, it's running windows 8), but as soon as i choose to install the os, i'm greeted by the BGRT message. And that's it. All i can do, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at random

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L50. Fairly often (once per hour or so) it randomly freezes. The system is installed in UEFI mode, although it had the same problem ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu MATE on Toshiba Sattelite L15b will not boot

I have tried to add Boot repair through the live CD. The terminal will not let me add the new repository or let me add it manually. Wondering if anyone had a similar problem with a solution.
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 does not boot correctly from Toshiba Notebook (EFI)

Some weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba P50t-A Notebook on a SSD (planned as Dualboot, so created all necessary partitions with gparted and some adjustments with cgdisk in cases where ...
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I need to change the root user's password to install programs [duplicate]

Okay, It really looks like I am going to keep running into problems with Kubuntu. When I installed Kubuntu yesterday, the setup did NOT ask me to setup a root password. It only asked me to create my ...
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“Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on Toshiba Satellite P855-335

My Toshiba Satellite p855-335 Notebook wouldn't turn the wireless on. There are several existing threads on Ubuntu Forums which I've tried, for instance: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=...
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Touch sensors not working after installing 16.04 on Toshiba satellite p755-s5260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite P755-S5260 but the touch sensors are not functioning except the volume sensor. On 14.04 LTS it was working fine. How can I make them ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a toshiba satellite L10-B?

So i've been attempting on and off for about a year now to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L10-B. It came Preinstalled with Windows 8.1 and a super locked-down UEFI BIOS. The furthest i'...
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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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erratic touchpad on Toshiba Satellite laptop with 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 laptop. Everything seems to be working except that the touchpad is very erratic. Two finger scroll generally works but moving the ...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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wifi hardware locked on Toshiba satellite pro a300 after installing ubuntu 14.04 lts

Does anyone have a solution that will enable me to activate the wifi on the Toshiba Satellite pro a300 now that the Fn/F8 keyboard combination for switching wifi on/off no longer works since Ubuntu ...
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What “new” Toshiba laptop hardware features are in 16.04

It's said the Ubuntu 16.04 has some "new hardware features" enabled for Toshiba laptops. Anybody know what these are, and how to access them? Cheers, Al
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Unable to change brightness for Toshiba Satellite L750-I5011

I have gone through all the solutions listed on this forum or another, But they didn't work. I have Toshiba Satellite L750-I5011 with nVidia GEFORCE with CUDA. Thanks in advance for help.
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Ubuntu won't boot from my hard drive, only a trial version from USB-Live pendrive

I've tried to google my problem before registering here and I did find a lot of people having similar issues that I have but never actually found a solution that would work for me. Basically speaking ...
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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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Trying/Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Satellite C855

I'm completely new to linux so I'm trying to try (without installing) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite with Windows 10 (originally Windows 8) computer. This is my first time trying to mess around ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 presents the same problems with booting as older versions

I am struggling for days to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satelite machine (AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4). This laptop was bought recently, in December 2015. It had ...
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How to properly install ubuntu so it will boot on laptops designed for Windows10?

I'm still struggling to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu 14 on my Toshiba Satelite Laptop. Previously there was Windows 10 on this laptop preinstalled. I formatted the hard drive and installed Ubuntu, ...
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Triple booting Windows 10, Ubuntu 15.10 and Remix OS Alpha

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I dual boot it with Windows 10, but I would also like to install Remix OS Alpha along with it. It seems that Ubuntu doesn't let me select a boot device when I press escape ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 Toshiba touchpad

Yesterday I installed new ubuntu 15.10 desktop on my laptop and problem is with my touchpad. I tried install synaptiks, touchpad-indicator and It's still not working. When I type "toshiba satellite ...
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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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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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WIFI of Toshiba Satellite C55-A is slow to unusable

I installed Ubuntu and my wifi worked flawlessly for about a week. Then one day it was slow to the point of unusable and so it remains until now. The problem is not the network itself as my desktop ...
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Toshiba Satellite A660 Backlit keyboard does not work with kernel 4.2

This question was already asked quite a while ago. I am interested if anyone has got this running. I am trying to figure out how to enable the illuminated keyboard on my Toshiba Satellite A660. I am ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04.03 installation does not pick up my c drive - Windows 10 [duplicate]

I am at my wits end, and google wont give me any new answers. Could you please help. My wants and needs Installation does not look like the guide. I want to overwrite Windows 10. (Initially along ...
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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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Mouse pad not working after reinstalling ubuntu 15

My ubuntu had mysteriously corrupted itself and fell apart. After that happened I had to reinstall it from the CD that I burned ubuntu 15 onto. When I tried to use my mouse pad it was unresponsive and ...
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Bluetooth in Toshiba Satellite C845

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 with Linux 4.2.0-22-generic #27-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 17 22:57:08 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. I cannot enable the Bluetooth device built-in my laptop Toshiba ...
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toshiba satellite l350-17p

I am totally new on Linux and I want to use my old laptop toshiba satellite l350-17p to install Ubuntu 64 as the only OS on this machine. Do you think I am ok with the 64 or should Igo for the 32? ...
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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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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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No brigtness control on Toshiba Satellite running ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

running ubuntu 14.04 lts on a toshiba satellite I have no control of bightness. How can I fix this?
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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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Dual boot from Windows 10

I tried to boot Ubuntu from my Toshiba Windows 10 laptop, but it gives an error. I used the ubuntu bootloader and it gives the Windows Error Recovery error everytime it's booted with the DVD in the ...
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Toshiba Satellite C850 graphics card issues

I have a AMD Radeon HD 7610M graphics card, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 then 15.04 and the graphics card is not recognized, I tried to install more one driver before but it didn't work and somtimes 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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Error message when trying to boot from DVD for ubuntu installation on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241

I am trying to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite L50-B-241. Apparently all the files I have downloaded from the website seem to be on the DVD but you may have a look just in case: "D:\[BOOT]" "D:\...
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Does Ubuntu support Toshiba L50 -C-12V (PSKWNE) [closed]

I'm new to the world of web design, development and programming and I was thinking of trying out a Linux OS. After researching for a few weeks I've come to the conclusion that Ubuntu would be the best ...
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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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Failed Ubuntu Installation from a Jump Drive

I have a Toshiba Satellite S855D-S5120 with no current OS installed. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a USB 2.0 jump drive. I followed the instructions from the Ubuntu website to no avail. Right now I have ...
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weird graphics while playing tekkit on toshiba satellite l350 in ubuntu 15.04

I have a Toshiba Satellite L350. I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 Desktop. I have installed the Technic Launcher which I use to launch Tekkit Classic. The game runs fine. However, at some points, I will ...
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No sound on Toshiba Satellite S50D

Upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 and updated the kernel. Running uname -r prints 3.19.3-031903-generic. I've made sure alsamixer has nothing muted but the deafult card seems to be for hdmi. Not sure if that'...