Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on an Ultrabook of any brand.

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Overheating Samsung Ultra 5 530U (Fan not spinning at all)

I installed Mint on the above mentioned ultrabook. Even in idle the machine gets really hot really fast. It is almost not possible to touch in on the bottom. I tried using Bumblebee but it doesn't ...
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ElanTech TouchPad NOT detected as PS/2 in EXO NIFTY 7385

My touchpad is not recognized (is not present in the xinput list) as a PS/2 device or a USB device after installing Ubuntu 14.04. My computer is an Ultrabook that I bought with Windows 8, the touchpad ...
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[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up

Upon startup in Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus Ux32vd laptop, I get the following error: "[drm:intel_dp_start_link_train], too many voltage retries, give up" The computer boots fine otherwise, but I don't ...
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Can intel SRT be enabled back once ubuntu is installed?

I have a new Sony Vaio ultrabook svt141a11l and I'd wish to install ubuntu 13.10 along side its preinstalled Windows 8. I know I have to disable intel SRT for the installation from the live USB but I ...
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My ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A turns up its fans every minute or so on Ubuntu 13.10, even when just browsing. How can I fix that?

Not sure if this was the case with 13.04 as well but I've only noticed it since a week ago or so. The fans aren't terribly loud and when I have my headphones on I don't even notice but it's really ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Acer Aspire S7 fatal error bluetooth

Hello Ubuntu Forum Friends I have a problem with my new ultrabook (Acer Aspire S7) after installing ubuntu 12.10 everything works great , except the bluetooth driver for my wireless (acer) mouse. ...
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ubuntu-touch on a PC running Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to start an ubuntu-touch session on a touchscreen ultrabook (lenovo yogapad). Is it possible to switch the section between the standard desktop mode and the ubuntu-touch desktop? Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Samsung ultrabook (np900x4c) - no wifi or graphics

Just upgraded my laptop (NP900X4C-A04SE) to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. I realized that my wifi connection is no longer functional nor my graphic card. I'm getting black borders around open windows such ...
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Is the Sputik Kernel Project only for Dell Xps 13?

I read that Dell Sputnik Kernel is necessary for the correct usage of the hardware in dell xps 13 ultrabook and xps 15 ultrabook. Do you know if the dell sputnik kernel is necessary on Dell XPS 14 ...
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Asus q301l - Installation Black Screen

I cant install ubuntu. I tried 12.04 13.10 both with the 64 version. And the 12.04 32 bits version. I disable fast boot, i cant found and I dont know if i have the intel SRT. I boot my pendrive with ...
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Frozen desktop on Dell XPS 14 ultrabook

I have a problem with my novel installation of Ubuntu. Sometimes, the system crashes: the monitor still show the desktop environment, but it is frozen or blocked and the only think that I can do is to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation on Acer Ultrabook

I have a Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 Ultrabook, which came bundled with 16GB SSD, Windows 7 and Intel Rapid Storage Technology. The 500GB hard disk has a recovery partition(16.5 GB), hibernation ...
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unable to install ubuntu 13.04 from external drive

I've got a Samsung 900X Ultra-book with Windows 8 Pro preinstalled and wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside (as dual-boot) from a DVD which came with a Linux-Ubuntu special edition of a magazine. ...
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Touchpad not working with UEFI install

my computer is an CASPER NIRVANA Ultrabook. if i install and boot a linux distro with uefi, touchpad is not working after first shutdown. i try this on ubuntu, mint 14, elementary OS, fedora 19. but ...
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UEFI dual-boot not working anymore

I've recently bought an Ultrabook with "Hybrid" HDD (500 GB) + SSD (32 GB) (Intel caching technology) that came with Windows 8 pre-installed in UEFI mode. I wanted to dual-boot it with Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Steps to follow to install ubuntu 13.04 on an ultrabook [duplicate]

How exactly should I install ubuntu on my ultrabook so that I can use all my ultrabook hardware at its best? Since, I am new to Ubuntu, it will be really helpful if you can elaborate each step. My ...
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USB 3.0 not working on Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I've spent a lot of time trying to figure out why my USB 3.0 doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.04, but I was not able to find the answer. So I have decided to post this question here now. The port on my ...
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Screen goes blank when installing Ubuntu on Asus Zenbook UX31A

I have a problem installing any Ubuntu distribution (12.04, 12.10, 13.04) on my Asus Zenbook UX31A-C4046H. When I tried with the live USB boot, selecting install led to a blank screen. I have Intel ...
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COMRESET failed and slow boot times

I've been having slow boot up times with a fresh install of 12.04.2 LTS. I see this in my syslog: Jul 2 13:42:56 victor-Lenovo-U310 kernel: [20058.135895] ata1: link is slow to respond, please be ...
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i am not able to make dual boot in asus s56ca

I am not able to make ubuntu dualboot in my asus s56ca. i installed ubuntu but then windows not working. in the boot screen it shows windows 8 but it shows some error.
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Use both suspend-freeze and pm-suspend

I'm using Ubuntu Raring and mainline kernel 3.9.4 I like the fast resume times pm-suspend-freeze is capable of, however I still want to have the lower power consuming suspend available. From what ...
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Will kubuntu run happily “out of the tin” on a netbook?

I use Kubuntu on my desktop and am considering purchasing a new portable. I am thinking of an Acer S3-891 Ultrabook which runs on an Intel i5 3317U. I am aware that some processors for ultrabooks and ...
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USB 3.0 ports not working after suspend

I have a Samsung Series 9 NP900X4C ultrabook, and since I upgraded to 12.10 and then 13.04, my USB 3.0 ports (two on the right side) don't work anymore after my computer wakes up from suspend mode. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't load on Windows 8 + DELL Inspiron 14z

I've installed Ubuntu from my windows 8, using Daemon Tools to emulate the CD/DVD driver, and it appeared to be quite successful, but when I tried to reboot the computer, I got stuck on the UEFI, with ...
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Dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu on an Acer Aspire Ultrabook S3-391

I am new to Ubuntu and would like to buy an Acer S3-391-53314G52 with Windows 7 (has a 20GB SSD and 500GB HDD) and would like to install Ubuntu in dual boot mode. Has anybody experience with the ...
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Which Ultrabook, will work fully with newer versions of Ubuntu?

Which ultrabook/brand should I take to expect it to be the most compatible with the new versions of Ubuntu? I am considering buying an Ultrabook transformer (pc/tablet, such as Sony Tablet Duo, Dell ...
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How can I make Ubuntu the default boot option on a newer laptop (UEFI)?

I have a HP Spectre XT that I installed Ubuntu on. I have turned "Secure Boot" off and turned on "Legacy Support" in the settings. This laptop has UEFI and it always boots to Windows 8 rather than the ...
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brightness not working on 13.04 upgrade on dell xps 13 ultrabook

Just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 on Dell xps13 ultrabook and the display is very dim and cannot be changed using f'n keys or from system settings. This ultrabook uses Intel's ivybridge mobile. ...
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Can not install Ubuntu on Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 (Win 7!)

I have a Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 with Windows 7 (which I want to keep)... I can boot from a USB stick without a problem and ubuntu work fine, but when I want to install it, the installation ...
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Ubuntu resolution with Ultrabook

I installed 12.10 to Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A. Now I face a resolution problem. The default resolution is 1920x1080. But everything is too small with this resolution. Icons, Unity, file system, ...
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Ultrabook or Thin Laptop with great battery life for Ubuntu [closed]

Any recommendations on a great ultrabook or thin-enough laptop with great battery life for running Ubuntu?
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Is there a way to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu in a Lenovo Ultrabook (without loosing the SSD cache)?

I have seen many people trying to install Ubuntu on laptops like the Lenovo U410 and fail. Sometimes,we have to give up the SSD cache. Have the developers solved it now? Can we install Ubuntu on an ...
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Wrong battery state reading cause brutal shutdown

I have an Asus Zenbook UX31A, the Asus 13" unit from first generation ultrabooks. I run Ubuntu 12.10 up to date on it. Before a week or two I used to enjoy more that 5 hours of battery life, ...
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Problems with Windows 8 Installation

I've followed all the instructions and when I get to dual screen boot I choose Ubuntu and I receive a message: 1. Insert Windows Installation Disc and restart. 2. Choose Language end then press next. ...
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Is possible to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 on ACER V5-571-53314G50 ULTRABOOK?

Is possible to install Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10 on ACER V5-571-53314G50 ULTRABOOK? My specifications are: Display: 15.6" 1.366 x 768 WXGA HD; LED, Acer CineCrystal™ CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U, 2cores, ...
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Lenovo u310 will not charge when turned on

I've looked around and had several friends have a look but we cannot figure this out. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Lenovo U310. The laptop charges fine when the laptop is off but it will not charge ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS drains my Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery extremely fast. Is there anything I can do to fix that?

The title basically says it all. My Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery is in the deep red around barely three hours after disconnecting it from the power - and during most of that time the ...
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5GHz WLAN connection on acer S7

during the last days I installed Kubuntu on my new Acer S7 Ultrabook. After some trouble with the the boot configuration this now works fine so that Kubuntu runs in parallel with Windows 8 on my ...
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ASUS S56CM and Ubuntu [closed]

Anyone having experience with the Asus S56CM Ultrabook? Does Ubuntu work on it?
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Ubuntu on Ultrabooks

I've got a few questions targeting Ubuntu and laptops(Ultrabooks): How is Ubuntu supported on Ultrabooks at moment? Is it recommended to go for a Ultrabook over a normal laptop considering it has to ...
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Lenovo U410 Ultrabook Ubuntu Support

I'm planing to buy a new laptop in some time. Especially I've been looking into Ultrabooks, the Lenovo U410 looks quite good for its pricing. How is Ubuntu supported on this ultrabook? I will have ...
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12.10 installing problem on Asus ux32v [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have an Asus UX32VD 6 gb ram hd400 and nvidia 620m graphics. I am starting the installation but ...
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Ultrabook convertibles that work fully with Ubuntu?

Are there any ultrabook convertible laptops that work fully with Ubuntu or can easily be made to fully work? I would like a device like the Lenovo Yoga and the Dell XPS convertible that works fully ...
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Can Ubuntu run on Windows 8 tablet PCs?

I was looking at some laptop/tablet hybrids, and I came across the Dell XPS 12. It looked like a nice Ultrabook convertible, but (obviously) it runs Windows 8. Can Ubuntu run on any Ultrabook ...
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Subwoofer problem in HP Envy

I bought a HP ENVY 6-1060ss, it has 2 front speakers and a built-in subwoofer. I can't get the subwoofer to work. I have looked around for answers, and found quite a lot, but still, nothing works. I ...
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What about Ultrabook on Ubuntu Compatibility? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work? Device name: ULTRABOOK ZEUS-M2 GAMING NOTEBOOK Company: cyberpowerpc This device specifications: CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3317U ...
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ASUS U24a can't boot without live disk

I recently picked up a new ASUS U24a while travelling in asia. I've managed to go through hell with the UEFI setup, and finally now have a working GRUB. However, I can't manage to get past the ...
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Can't adjust brightness on a Sony Vaio T13 ultrabook

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 in a Vaio T13 ultrabook. I cannot use the the Fn+F4 or Fn+F5 to change the brightness. The bubble appears indicating that brightness is being ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on dell inspiron 5423 ultrabook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only 'sdb' shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I tried to install ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Dell 14z inspiron 5423 i already try with Live way ...