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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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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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My Toshiba's fans do not work automatically

My Toshiba Satellite m505-s4940's fans do not turn on automatically, so it was overheating before I learned how to do it manually by using this keyboard-shortcut:fn+F3 I have to do this every time ...
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How do I enable all four cores on my Toshiba P70-A notebook? (only one enabled now)

I recently noticed my computer is highly sluggish (recent install of Kubuntu 13.04 by the way). I have a Toshiba Satellite P70-A PSPLPC-01Y007 laptop with an Intel i7 quad-core, 16 GB of ram. It ...
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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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How do you install Intel video drivers for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086?

Need help installing Intel video drivers on Ubuntu 11.10 for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086. Nothing is showing in Additional Drivers and there doesn't seem to be a whole lot on Google. I'm also ...
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Realtek RTL8188CE wireless not working on Toshiba Satelite L655-s5153

I have just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 however my wireless is not working. I cant find a guide to fix this specifically for my Toshiba Satelite L655-s5153 . Can someone please guide me step by step in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will not start after clean install (hangs at disconnected from plymouth) on a Toshiba Satellite

I tried upgrading my Toshiba Satellite laptop with NVidia graphics card from 11.04 to 11.10 - it hung and failed, so I reinstalled from scratch as I had no other choice. When the system boots, it ...
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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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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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unity hangs after installing AMD Catalystâ„¢ 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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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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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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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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toshiba satellite keyboard not working correctly [closed]

The first letter in the alphabet a is not working on my keyboard. I'm also noticing that the num lock light flashes with every keystroke of any letter as I type. I re-installed an older version of ...
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Microphone not working at all on a Toshiba sattelite p505 s8980 [closed]

My built-in microphone doesn't work in "record audio" program and in Skype. I'm using ubuntu 11.10 in Toshiba sattelite p505 s8980. No mute button checked I have PulseAudio Volume Control installed ...
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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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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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Unable to change Brightness Ubuntu 13.04 Toshiba Satellite A105

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105 s4384 running Ubuntu 13.04 and for some reason I cannot change the brightness. Neither the function keys (Fn + F6/Fn + F7) nor the settings work, and it is really ...
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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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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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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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Wireless not connecting on Ubuntu 13.10, Toshiba Satellite pro L 650

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L650. After several reboots, installing/ uninstalling the broadcom driver I still can't connect. It detects the wi fi signals and the ...
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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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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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Getting WebGL to work on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 on Toshiba Satellite L30-11G with Radeon Xpress 200M graphics card. Is it possible for me to get WebGL enabled on Chrome and if it is; how? http://get.webgl.org/ says Hmm. ...
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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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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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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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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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non-working Realtek Wireless Card on Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280

Just bought a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280. Immediately dropped Windows 8 for ArtistX. Apparently corrupted .iso, so I reinstalled with a new .iso (after they upgraded their build to 13.04, ...
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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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Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite Pro L50 (i7-3630QM)

I'm considering the Toshiba Satellite Pro L50 (PSKG9A-009001 -- i7-3630QM) for a Ubuntu install and am wondering if anyone is aware of any issues (and solutions to same) with running Ubuntu on this ...
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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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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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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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Where can I get drivers for a Toshiba laptop? [closed]

How do I update my drivers for a Toshiba satellite M65-s809?
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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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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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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 ...