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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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Hotkeys not working

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite C55-B5101. A few weeks ago I was running windows 10, and it froze, so I did a hard shut down. Afterwards it wouldn't turn back on. So ...
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Black screen on Lubuntu

I've got a fresh install of Lubuntu 16.04 with dual boot. It worked well the first few times I started it but it doesn t work anymore. I get a black screen after selecting the default choice in GRUB. ...
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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 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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wifi on toshiba laptop with rtl8192ce driver

I am wondering if there is a standard fix that works for the wifi in trusty tahr. I have a toshiba satellite L755 with the realtek rtl8188ce wireless adapter. I installed 14.04 three weeks ago and ...
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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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file type options under properties on dolphin does not work. Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed dolphin, additional to Nautilus on Ubuntu 16.04. When I select a file and go to properties and press the file type options button nothing happens. A window showing possible ...
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How to make my Toshiba u940 laptop's keyboard backlit to work?

I am using the latest Xubuntu x64 version as of this posting.. It's installed in dual boot with Windows 10.. the KB Backlight is working when I boot on Windows and from the bios.. The moment It enters ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Kernel problem on TOSHIBA

I have a SAMSUNG with following specs Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Intel® Ivybridge Mobile 8 GB internal memory Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Since quite some time now, my list of kernels ...
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Brighness controls on Toshiba Tecra

The brightness controls do not have any visible effect on my Toshiba Tecra W50. I tried every combination of acpi_brightness=vendor and acpi_osi=Linux to no avail. How can I change my screen's ...
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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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Toshiba USB drive doesnt mount on 14.04 - metal clicking noises - fine on Windows

I have a Toshiba 2T hard drive that makes clicking noises rather than mounts. Also have a Nikon Colorplex that doesn't mount. 14.04 is up to date. Here is the dmesg tail for the hard drive. [ 2980....
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Install Ubuntu 14 onto Portable Hard Drive?

My system: OS: Windows 8.1 Brand: Toshiba Satellite P55t-A RAM: 8Gb CPU:2.30 Ghz HHD: 618Gb Free Space Portable HD: 2TB Free Space Toshiba Canvio Hard Drive. Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14 on ...
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“Internal Error” when connecting to wifi - Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite C850 laptop, ethernet works fine but I can't connect via wifi, I get an "Internal Error" message; what could be wrong? And how can I fix this? ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on a the toshiba c55ta Touch screen?

Can i install Ubuntu on a the Toshiba c55ta Touch screen? If yes should i install 12.04 or 13.10? it has win 8 64bit and runs fine
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Toshiba C55D Touchscreen..

Getting a new Toshiba C55D Touchscreen Laptop next week and want to run strictly Ubuntu and Firefox. Want to rip every scrap of Microsoft off of it (it comes pre-loaded). I'm a neophyte to Ubuntu ...
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Weird picture Distortions

For some reason even after I updated the graphic drivers. I still get this weird picture on every video or moving advertisement. It's a purple-green pixel texture that's almost impossible to ...
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Wireless is Connected but No access to Internet 12.10

I got my wireless to work finally after initial issues. Now I have moved locations, I can't get Internet access. Wireless is still connected but that is all. I am not tech savy nor Ubuntu-savy so help ...
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Toshiba satellite L500 no Wifi anymore!

I have a Toshiba Satellite L500 with Ubuntu 12.04 and its wifi suddenly stopped working!! I've never seen like that before.. I tried also using external USB wifis but no success. I am not able to turn ...
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Xubuntu Toshiba Satellite Pro L350 graphical glitches

After upgrading from Xubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 the black signs appear on the windows. dmidecode ... System Information Manufacturer: TOSHIBA Product Name: Satellite Pro L350 ... lspci | grep ...
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Dual boot fails after updating Ubuntu 14.04 on a dual boot machine with windows 8 on Toshiba Machine

Last year i purchased a Toshiba machine with Windows 8 preinstalled. After hard time, i managed to have dual boot on both OS. But accidentally, i updated Ubuntu and now i can not get the dual boot ...
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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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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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Toshiba Tecra A8 display resizes to 4:3 when an External display is used

I am very new to this so please excuse me if the solution is simple. I am running an old Toshiba Tecra A8 laptop and the screen is fine until I attach an external monitor via VGA then the laptops ...
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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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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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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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High IOWait and Slow “Timing cached reads”

I'm having high IOWait and and generally slow disk speed.(on 7200 RPM TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN Hard Drive) My disk usage is %100 on Windows 8 too, so I don't think this is Linux related. I know I have 182 ...
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Ubuntu won't run on Toshiba NB550D

I get a message about manually having to configure video or running at lo resolution, but I'm not able to get to the desktop, even at lo resolution... Messages: "Your screen, graphics card, and input ...
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Toshiba resume automatically after suspending in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Toshiba L845 and i when i suspend ubuntu it wake up 2 seconds later. Here you are some info. cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-29-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=80498f02-8962-...
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Toshiba E45-b4200 touchpad problem on 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba E45-b4200 but the touchpad is not working as intended. The touchpad does not use swipe gestures and the pointer often jumps around and/or instantly clicks when ...
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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 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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System freezing after upgrading to 32 GB RAM (update)

I have recently upgraded my Toshiba Tecra W50-A-114 from 16 to 32 GB RAM (added 2x 8 GB modules of Kingston KTT-S3CL/8G that is certified to use with my laptop). I did clean installation of 64 bit ...
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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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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 right,...
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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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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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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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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 well)...
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My USB is blank on boot screen

So I just got a new Toshiba Satellite, running windows 8. I made sure to use the universal USB maker, (Forgot the name but it was the one recommended) And it seems to be fine.... It has all the files ...