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Toshiba HDD protector accelerometer

my Toshiba Sattelite laptop supports HDD protector accelerometer (in the case of free fall it parks the HDD so it doesn't harm the data's integrity) is there any support for that in linux kernel too ...
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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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Which partition should I sacrifice for Ubuntu? :) (no more then 4 primary partitions problem) [closed]

As You know i can have only 4 primary partitions, but I need one more for Ubuntu. With one should I sacrifice. I think that one 1, 3 and 4 could be important files (especially on 1 - boot system ...
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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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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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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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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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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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GRUB with Windows 8 or 8.1?

Is there any way to boot a Windows 8.1 64-bit install media with GRUB installed over Windows Boot Manager? I need windows, but want to keep Ubuntu still.
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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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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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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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 control fan on 14.04, Toshiba Satellite L855?

My laptop has had fan problems. Using commands like sensors I've learned that although the fan is incessantly buzzing, the CPU is at normal temp. I am fairly certain the fan is faulty and needs to be ...
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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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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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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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Control brightness on Satellite Pro C845

I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro C845 con Intel Core i5 and I can use the function keys to mute sound or increase and decrease, but the brightnes keys does not work, to decrease is fn + f2 and to ...
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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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Webcam not detected- Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A-101

I just have installed the Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my new Toshiba Satellite NB10t-A-101, and everything seems to work fine, except the webcam. Cheese says "No device found", Skype also doesn't see it. I see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...