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0answers
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The internet speed dropped down when i upgraded to 11.10

I upgraded my VAIO VGN-CR35G to 11.10 and it was all fine until i opened an internet browser to come to a complete halt when trying to load Google. Strangely it's only me and everyone else in the ...
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1answer
408 views

How to alter BIOS in VAIO to allow for new battery?

I have a VAIO VGN-CR35G with 11.10 installed. I bought a new battery (not from Sony) with double the capacity but the BIOS is set for the old battery. The new battery came with a CD to update the .dat ...
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1answer
2k views

Drivers for Sony Vaio VGN-FS920

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on A Sony Vaio VGN-FS920. I need to know how to install drivers for the touchpad and basicaly general operating drivers. I know you can go to Sony's site and get them but ...
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1answer
675 views

Do I have to use “eject” in terminal to load a cd/dvd (on Sony Vaio with eject button)

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Sony Vaio VGN-AR61M as a dual boot machine (I have to keep windows for the CAD stuff I need for work). After looking at different answers on why my eject button ...
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0answers
594 views

Ubuntu 11.10 overheating with Sony Vaio [closed]

I am a Windows user trying to move over to Ubuntu without much success. I have installed the 11.10 version as dual boot by using Wubi tool on the Ubuntu website and can only use the operating system ...
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1answer
393 views

Internal Speakers not functioning after removing headphone

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I have a Sony VAIO VPCEA23EN Laptop. The problem is when i detach the headphone from jack, the internal speakers don't function.
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0answers
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Mouse Driver Problems / Sony Vaio keeps shutting down on its own [closed]

My mouse driver constantly freezes up in 11.10 and I can't seem to fix it. Once it freezes I have to restart... which means tons of restarts every day. I can barely get any work done. Also as of the ...
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1answer
1k views

Why is Ubuntu 11.10 64bit using all my memory?

I have a Sony Vaio VPCZ122GX with 4GB RAM,Nvidia Cards. I install ubuntu 11.10 64 bit. I am currently open : 1 Tab Firefox, Virtual Box with 1 WinXP ~700 RAM, 1 terminal top. That's all. But Memory ...
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0answers
411 views

How do I get a Sony VAIO vgn-cr120e webcam working? [closed]

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-CR120E with Ubuntu 11.10. My webcam will not work with skype or cheese. It simply says "No Device Found". Can somebody please help me fix this? Thanks.
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1answer
723 views

Unable to adjust brightness on a Sony VAIO F133FXB

I cant control my laptop screen brightness with Fn+F5/F6 keys and also with Brightness control tool in settings. I tried to edit xorg.conf file but it didn't work (after restart my ubuntu didn't ...
1
vote
1answer
702 views

Backlight screen flickering on a Sony Vaio VPCYB15AL

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10, and everything went just now when the computer got into suspension, when it got back the screen started flickering, specially on the dashboard, it trends to disappear ...
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3answers
2k views

System shows “Battery Critically low”

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on VAIO . Whenever I unplug the charger from my laptop, there comes a dialog showing "battery critically low" and system suspends, even when the charge is 100%.
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0answers
641 views

Can't install ubuntu in my Sony Vaio VPC21EFX [closed]

I wonder if anyone ever tried to install ubuntu [11.10 in my case] in a Sony Vaio VPC 21EFX, preferably using wubi. I tried several ubuntu builds but none of them seem to work. I just get a black ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Power management issues on a Sony Vaio VPCEB1C5E [duplicate]

this is my first question here, I'm a newbie. I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEB1C5E E-Series. The hardware is: CPU: intel i5-430M RAM: 2x2GB DDR3 SSD: Crucial M4 64GB ...
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3answers
2k views

Keyboard backlight sensor doesn't work on a Sony Vaio VPCS116FG

I have a VAIO laptop (VPCS116FG, S series). Its keyboard has sensors that can detect how bright the surrounding is, so it automatically turns on the backlight in dark places such as airplane cabins. ...
2
votes
3answers
688 views

Unable to install Ubuntu on on Sony Vaio Y Series E-450

Hi guys I am not able to install Ubuntu 11.10/SUSE on my new Sony Vaio, All the Linux distributions get hanged on the Initial USB boot saying "Syslinux 4.04 EDD XYZ" Can anyone suggest how can I ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Cannot scroll using trackpad on Sony Vaio

since upgrading my vaio notebook to Ubuntu 11.10, I am unable to scroll using my trackpad. Tried all means to no avail. Please suggest a step by step process to solve the problem. This has almost left ...
2
votes
2answers
909 views

Change brightness Vaio FZ

I can't change the brightness on my Vaio VGN-FZ340E. There isn't even a slider on the screens window. The only way I've found to do it is to use smartdimmer throught the command line, however this is ...
0
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1answer
391 views

How do I enable Hibernation on a Sony VAIO VGN-NS235J?

I use Ubuntu 11.10 on my old SONY VAIO VGN-NS235J I works very smooth and is fast in every aspect. One problem i am facing is that I can't Hibernate it as I can do it on Windows earlier, how do i ...
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3answers
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Touchpad Freezing on a Sony VAIO VPCF22S1E

I have a Sony VAIO VPCF22S1E. I just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 . While upgrading (on downloading packages step) I lost my internet connection and 2-3 minutes later it resumed. I continued to ...