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Garbled caps/lowercase on Sony Vaio VGN-FS485B

I have replaced Windows XP with Ubuntu 12.04 on my 2006 Sony Vaio (model PCG-7L1M VGN-FS485B, 1.73 GHz CPU, RAM upgraded to 2GB). It went OK and I was happy until: Firefox needed to open a new ...
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Turning off keyboard backlight not working in my sony vaio e series

I'm new to Ubuntu. I tried with many solutions i found in askUbuntu to turn off backlight in terminal, but it is asking password.Now the problem arises, even though i am entering the password the ...
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KERNEL PANIC VAIO S13 ---Keybord & touchpad not work

I downloaded and saved from the official website ubuntu 12.04 lts, first I tried it on my tower and I tried it smoothly and then install it, today I tried it on my SONY VAIO what I have done has been ...
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How can I enable keyboard backlight on sony vaio pro with ubuntu 13.10

How can I enable keyboard backlight on Sony Vaio pro with Ubuntu 13.10? I have already tried setting the bit in /sys/devices/platform/sony-laptop/kbd_backlight with echo 1 | sudo tee ...
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Disable keyboard backlight on Sony Vaio S series (2012) (Ubuntu 13.04)

Basically I'd like to disable the keyboard backlight which at the moment is always on, on my Sony Vaio S15 (2012 series). I've read a few responses in the past which want me to look for the ...
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Does Ubuntu have support for Sony vaio pro series

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony Vaio Pro 13. The keyboard layout (US_en) is completely wrong. If I press "i" for example, "5" appears. Wi-Fi on the other hand is also broken as it's not ...
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Can't disable backlit keyboard on Sony Viao, Ubuntu 13.04, 64bit

I need to turn off the backlit keyboard on my Sony Viao, with 64 bit Ubuntu 13.04. I'm prone to migraines, and the lights really bother my eyes. I've ried several posted solutions, none work. ...
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Sony Vaio keyboard backlit [duplicate]

How to make keyboard backlit on Sony Vaio S-series laptop to work with Ubuntu or LinuxMint?
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Special keyboard keys?

I have a new laptop, It has the icon for toggling the touchpad on Fn+F1 so I would like to assign this shortcut, I have a working script, and I can assign the script to any other combination, but it ...
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Keyboard backlighting not working on a Vaio laptop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Vaio laptop (model VPCSB11FX) last night and one of the issues I'm having is that the keyboard backlighting doesn't work. I saw this question solving a similar problem ...
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Volume control slider isn't working on Sony Vaio VGN CS170F

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04, I'm taking the big step, the problem is that I am new with Linux systems and I am really having a hard time getting it work with all the options of my Vaio machine. ...
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Keyboard won't light up on a Sony Vaio VPCF121FX

I've been using my Vaio VPCF121FX for over a year now, running Ubuntu 10.10 and then 11.04 and my backlight keyboard has always worked flawlessly. Until now, i just install Ubuntu 11.10 and this ...