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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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Error when trying to install ubuntu server

When I try to run the Ubuntu Server 16.04 installer on my USB drive I can get through the language and keyboard dialogues until it says Error while running 'modprobe -v usb-storage'. When I hit ...
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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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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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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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Burning music problem

Im using a toshiba lap top, im trying to burn a music cd, had problem with Brasero would recognise DVD+R but not burn now using K3b and it wont recognise the CD at all. It spins up but wont burn,
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Toshiba screen backlight only works occasionally

I am having a weird problem - I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and the backlight doesn't work consistently. If I power off my machine and leave it sit for an hour or two, the screen will work fine ...
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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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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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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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No touchpad and keyboard on Toshiba Sattelite at start

I have a big problem because I can't log in to Ubuntu on my computer, because when I see the login screen, nothing works. Originally, I solved the problem using this soplution (I pressed NumLock when ...
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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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touchpad not working in ubuntu 14.04 (dual booted pc)

My pc (Toshiba Satellite) is dual booted with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. Last week it didn't boot ubuntu and the touchpad stopped working. However I solved the booting problems (It now boots both ...
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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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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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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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BusyBox v1.22.1 problem while installing Ubuntu 16.04 on computer with win xp TOSHIBA Satellite

I decided to install Ubuntu on my old TOSHIBA Satellite. I burned Ubuntu 16.04 i386.iso from official Ubuntu website to dvd 4,7 disk, then I changed the boot priority in BIOS and booted the computer. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not install on Toshiba A200

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba a200 laptop. During the installation the screen freezed with horizontal alternate white and black lines. Initially I tried to install from a dvd, then I ...
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How do I reinstall input device drivers for Ubuntu Mate?

Neither my keyboard or trackpad work after install. They did, but after shutting down and booting up first the machine did not boot and I needed to hard reset via power switch and then it came up. ...
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Toshiba laptop not booting directly to Ubuntu

After I reinstalled my hard drive, after I encountered a problem with it, which was caused by my laptop's battery running all the way down (Toshiba Satellite - has this been known to happen before?), ...
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Fan noise on Toshiba Satellite

Since I installed Ubuntu the fan has become annoyingly noisy. How can I solve this? I have a Toshiba Satellite U940-112 / Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4.
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installed Ubuntu in MBR boot mode (aka “BIOS”) and Windows in UEFI mode How can I fix this?

So I posted a question last night , about not being able to boot into windows after installing Ubuntu 15.04. I was told that I installed Ubuntu in MBR boot mode and Windows in UEFI mode. How can I fix ...
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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, ...