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I have exactly the same laptop and i had the same problem. You must change the video card drivers. Go to Additional Drivers and select the option: "Using video driver for the AMD graphics accelerators from fglrx (proprietary)" and reboot the system Then you have to program the keys. First install xdotool: sudo apt-get install xdotool Then open Keyboard ...
I'm very sorry to say but you want Ubuntu to be Windows, which is not going to happen tomorrow... :-( Ubuntu is based on Linux, and although it has "windows" than can be dragged around a "desktop" and that it adheres to the CUA like Windows, it's just not the same thing! Asking for something and ruling out all possible answers is just going to leave you ...
If you start following random links around the web, it's a good thing if you make a system back-up (you're definitely user type 4) before trying random stuff that ends up freezing your computer. So unless you post an exact list of everything you tried to do, the answer to "Why?" is impossible to answer... Sorry to be the harbinger of bad news. :-(
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