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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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Trackpad not working on Toshiba Satellite U505!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite U505, and everything is working fine, except my trackpad, my trackpad doesn't want to turn on, I was a previous Windows 7 user, and the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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bluetooth drivers for toshiba 13.10

where can I download blue tooth driver for my Toshiba s50 series laptop I tried installing from Toshiba website using wine did not work out!!
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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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Wireless missing in Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362 - Ubuntu 12.10

I recently install Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome Ubuntu, to be exact) on my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362. The problem is that I can not seem to get the wireless adapter to work. When I check Network Setting, ...
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Toshiba S75 Low Res Graphics and partial solution

I wiped Win8 off of new laptop. Installed 12.04LTS. After modifying grub2 the computer boots just fine...except, it is in low graphics mode without 'red' & 'yellow' colors. However, if I boot with ...
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is ubuntu 12.04LTS comapatible with toshiba L50-a-138

I just bought Toshiba L50-A-138. Thing I wont to know is weather Ubuntu compatible with it ? Will all drivers work fine, especially VGA (cuda and optimus technology) ? Here is the link to ...
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Fixing DSDT Tables for Satellite A200 2BH

Ubuntu 12.04 here, trying to follow this tutorial (in French, sorry about it but the code should speak for itself) to get sensors to work on a Satellite A200 2BH. First of all, I can't sudo cat ...
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Some Fn keys completely messed up in Toshiba Satellite L845

The brightness +/- fn key and the one for changing to an external monitor are messed up. If I try to press any the system will suspend for 3 seconds and then return asking my password to unlock the ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 Bluetooth won't work after update (Toshiba L845)

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 in my Toshiba Satellite L845 and I installed blueman to get the bluetooth working. After updating to Ubuntu 13.10 I can't see my phone with either blueman or the default ...