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Unable to change desktop environment to cinnamon on chromebook

I tried to install cinnamon with crouton on my Chromebook, which didn't work. Because of that I choose to install Ubuntu 14.04 with xubuntu. Afterwards I installed the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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Bluetooth: how to solve “not enough free handles to register service” error?

Since a couple of weeks I'm having an annoying problem. The connection switch in bluetooth is greyed out: So in order to re-establish a connection, I have to re-pair the devices (a bluetooth ...
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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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Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite C55 B5382 does not boot

The installation of Ubuntu 14.04.4LTS on Toshiba Satellite C55 B5382 finished well, with an update from WiFi network. However, the computer will not start at all from the hard disk. There is no error ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5370 does not boot ubuntu at all

I recently purchased a Toshiba Satellite C55T 4k laptop off of Newegg. It came with windows 10, and that works fine, but when I tried to install Ubuntu off of a bootable usb, it got stuck on the ...
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Dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04/Windows 8.1 on Toshiba R732 by using workaround with BCDEdit scheduled task at Windows startup

I have a Japanese Toshiba Dynabook R732 with Windows 8 preinstalled, upgraded to 8.1. I successfully installed Ubuntu 14.04 from DVD on a new partition with secure boot disabled. After first reboot ...
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Toshiba Broadcom bluetooth [0930:0225] is not working on Ubuntu

i can't enable bluetooth. I have tried every things but no success, Here is some commands i have tried: $> rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ...
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Toshiba Portrege R830 Fn keys not working after suspend

All Fn+ F* keys work OK after startup. After suspend and wake up, they are not working (Fn+Esc Mute, Fn+F2 Power statistics, Fn+F3 Suspend, Fn+F5/F6 Dimming, ...) Fn+3/4 Volume control is ...
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Live USB will only boot from UEFI

I have a 5 year old Toshiba Satellite L745. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it. It only has legacy BIOS and no UEFI. When I attempt to boot from a flash drive (I tested 2 flash drives and both worked on ...
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Wifi not working after installing Ubuntu 15.10 on Toshiba Satellite S50-B-15N

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite S50-B-15N laptop to dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 for the very first time today and unfortunately the wifi doesn't appear to be working. It ...
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Just installed Ubuntu but booting error displayed “Insert system disk in drive.”

Until a few days ago I was mainly a Windows user, since I couldn't install linux via dual boot on my computer. I tried everything several times, did everything right, but the problem was that after I ...
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14.04 LTS on Toshiba Satellite C75D-B. Brightness, WiFi, Fn-keys control and Suspend problems

This is a new laptop that I just bought. Came with Windows 8.1, now is a dual-boot. Sound Controls and Mute work with F9, F10, F11 like they do in Windows, but F12 for WiFi, F2 and F3 for brightness ...
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Clickpad not working properly

I have a Toshiba M50-A11-L with a Clickpad. When I put my finger on the Clickpad and click with the mouse and then drag it, it doesn't recognize my second finger. I can't click and drag. Update: ...
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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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Brightness keys not working and no obvious interface for adjustment either

New to Ubuntu and so far pretty happy with it but one niggle is the brightness controls do not seem to work. I have looked at fixes on here + google but nothing seems to get it right. Mostly effecting ...
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Help with graphics driver - Intel

I've made a clean install of ubuntu 14.04.03 (64 bit) on my brother's laptop, it's a Toshiba Satellite T230-11P (i3), and everything is ok except for the 3D games. Additional drivers doesn't show ...
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Toshiba S70-B bluetooth issue

Bluetooth does not work in any release of Ubuntu I've tried, as late as 15.04 3.19.0-23-generic #24-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 7 18:52:55 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The adapter is BCM43142A0 ...
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Toshiba Satellite L855 - Ubuntu 15.+ Synaptics Issue

I am running Ubuntu 15.10. (and same issue on the Ubuntu 15.04) I recently updated from Ubuntu 14.04(?) and I did not have this issue. When I try to use the Synaptics finger trackpad, I cannot ...
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I can't boot from USB: Error setting up gfxboot

I have a Toshiba NB305 netbook, so if I want to install Ubuntu I have to do it by an USB. I download the ISO from the official webside and burnt it to the USB and when I try to install the system I ...
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My PC can't connect to the wifi

I have a Toshiba Satellite P50-C-11J, and I have just installed ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I try to connect to my wifi, the icon flashes as if it were connecting but it never does. (The password was ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu on a Toshiba cick mini

I'm desperately trying to boot Ubuntu under my Toshiba Click Mini tablet, without any lucks. I downloaded the ubuntu-15.10-desktop-amd64.iso version and checked the quality with md5sum. I disabled ...
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How to install recognized backlight software on my Toshiba Tecra R850?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox, which seems to have emulated graphics. I can adjust my brightness and have graphics drivers installed, but Calise doesn't recognise either. It wants sysfs ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Toshiba touchpad not working

I have a Toshiba Satellite T130-10G laptop and I can't get my touchpad to work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (I have tried also 12.10 and did not work either). In the same laptop I have Windows 7 installed and ...
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Installing ubuntu on my toshiba tecra m5

I've installed the 14.04.03 i38 on my Toshiba Tecra M5 laptop. However, once I login using my usernmae and password, nothing is displayed other than the background colour and the mouse arrow. Can ...
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Brightness works with Function (FN) Keys in Lubuntu 12.10 but not Ubuntu 12.10

I have a Toshiba Portege R930 laptop and installed Lubuntu 12.10 through Wubi and then installed the Ubuntu-Desktop package afterwards. When in Lubuntu, pressing FN+F6 and FN+F7 lowers and increases ...
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dual os on toshiba satellite c855d-s5116

I have a toshiba laptop(model in the title).I am using windows 8.1 now and now i want to install ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop.i want dual OS.Since iam new to this dual os installation,can u please help ...
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Screen brightness hotkeys for Toshiba Satellite L305, Ubuntus 14.04

Have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an old Toshiba Satellite L305 laptop. It's working nicely, except that the function hotkeys don't work. I would particularly like to get the two keys for screen ...
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Change brightness works in Unity but not spectrwm

I use spectrwm so I want to be able to adjust the screen brightness using command line tools. However, none seem to be working. The odd thing is that if I run Unity and access the "Brightness" ...
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14.04.03 LTS 64-Bit on Toshiba Satellite P75-A7200

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, relatively technical so not completely green but I am having trouble running the current version from the USB drive. I have created the ISO (that all went ...
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Speakers and headphones play no sound on Toshiba Satellite

I just bought a second hand Toshiba Satellite S50-D and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be in working order, except my sound does not work. The speakers seem to be recognised in the sound ...
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Keyboard is not working on PC with Ubuntu

I have a Toshiba laptop running Ubuntu. I got it from my friend that way. I don't know much about Ubuntu. It look nice and stuff but the laptop keyboard is not working on it. When i click the caps ...
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keyboard backlight not working. Toshiba Qosmio x770-11z

Every ubuntu version I tried, since 12.04, the keyboard backlight never worked. Right now, I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and tried the 14.10 and 15.04 versions and didn't work either. It works until I reach ...
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pwmconfig can't find capable sensors. Toshiba Qosmio x770-11z

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Toshiba and lm-sensors and fancontrol. I did all steps of sensors-detect and when I run pwmconfig to configure fancontrol it says: "/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: ...
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Can't change brightness on Toshiba l755 laptop

I have a Toshiba l755 laptop, and I installed 12.04 64bit on it. The default brightness of the laptop is set to maximum value, and I can't change it. If I go to Configuration → Brightness, the ...
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Toshiba Satellite P745 Touchpad problem

Good day to all, I am using a Toshiba Satellite P745 installed with Ubuntu 14.04. I suddenly cannot use my laptop's touchpad to move my cursor, but if I am using a USB mouse, it is working perfectly. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.04 installs fail if Secure Boot (UEFI) is enabled on Toshiba Tecra R950

Just bought a Toshiba Tecra R950 laptop, which comes with Secure Boot enabled by default, and Win8 preinstalled. I wrote an Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 iso on an USB using Linux Live Usb Creator - LiLi (I use ...
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Comcast Router and Toshiba Satellite 15.04

I cannot connect over wifi to my comcast xfinity router with my toshiba satellite S55-B5280 but ethernet does work. How can I fix this?
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Installing Ubuntu with SSD in a Toshiba Satellite L50-B-137 (PSKT4E)

I have recently upgraded the BIOS in my Toshiba Satellite L50-B-137 (PSKT4E) to the latest (Version 2.00) and I am trying to install Linux Ubuntu on a brand new OCZ ARC 100 SSD drive (480GB). I am ...
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Toshiba Satellite 875D S7105 - monitor, keyboard, mouse issues

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Monitor does not come on after ubuntu boots. I get a blank screen. Sometimes the screen comes on but the mouse and keyboard do not. Fedora fairs a little better but still ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded

The Synaptics touchpad on my Toshiba Tecra Z50A works correctly but verticals scroll is not working. With synclient -l I get: Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded? ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
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Brightness and volume buttons dont work?

I have toshiba chromebook 2 and i installed ubuntu 14.04.02 few days ago and noticed that my function buttons dont work. I mostly care about brightness and volume buttons. Is there any solution for ...
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Can not boot anymore after a boot repair

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 on my Toshiba satellite z930. Ubuntu is the only OS on this computer (windows 8 was wiped right away). Everything went great, except that the following message ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Portege 3500

I am a beginner in the world of Ubuntu (and all forms of Linux OS). I recently was given an old laptop that I would love to bring back to life. The laptop is a Toshiba Portege 3500 tablet laptop (one ...
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Volume shortcut keys working; brightness shortcut keys not working [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba L840D with an AMD A8 CPU and an AMD Radeon HD 7640G GPU. Everything works as expected, except for the brightness shortcut keys. When I press F2 or F2 ...
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Toshiba estudio 385s Ubuntu supported?

We have a new device at the office. A Toshiba estudio 385s, which also has a scanner. Their webpresence is rather bad. Are there any drivers for Ubuntu?: ...
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Ubuntu install issues on the Toshiba Satellite

I have an older Toshiba laptop that I put a used hard drive in. The computer constantly reminds me that my version of Windows is not genuine. Sometimes it won't even load Windows and I have to use the ...
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Enable Touchpad configuration in ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Tecra Z40

I just acquired a Toshiba Tecra Z40, it detects the touchpad as a PS2 Mouse generic. I would like to disable clicking by tap and enable two finger scroll. Could you give me any clues? Thanks in ...
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Wireless cuts out on 14.04 Toshiba Satellite L655 S5078

The internet cuts off at random times. Sometimes I start Ubuntu and it's instantly off, other times it's when I open or close a program. Sometimes I can operate for days at a time, before it stops ...