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This most likely seems to be a graphics drivers related compatibility issue. You say that you have a new ASUS laptop ... ASUS ships with NVIDIA cards. As you didn't provide further details, I assume it came with GTX 900 series. For these new adapters it is recommended to use the latest official drivers. Boot from Ubuntu USB installation media you have ...


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First of all uninstall all currently installed NVIDIA software. Highlight the Ubuntu entry in the GRUB boot menu and press the E key. Add nouveau.modeset=0 to the end of the linux line - press F10 to boot. On the login screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter user name and password - execute : sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo reboot Now install the latest ...


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Since you have said that the dbus method is fine, that what I will post, plus some extra. There is a way to turn off the screen through dbus service: qdbus com.canonical.Unity /com/canonical/Unity/Session com.canonical.Unity.Session.ActivateScreenSaver/ There is also a way to programmatically alter brightness to lowest setting, namely qdbus ...


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You can install both available and supported versions Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. Ubuntu comes with all suitable drivers already preinstalled - there is not much for you to do. After the installation open Software & Updates (Additional Drivers) and find what is offered. In case your notebook came with dedicated AMD graphics card, ...


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I used the top answer on this as basis for my own script for managing backlight brightness: Brightness Controls Not Working on a Dell Inspiron N4010 Laptop Unlike OP ( user152748 ) there and similarly to you, backlight controls were basically working, but i just wanted the ability to fine tune it. This method will not affect how your normal backlight ...


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Try to update to the 4.4 kernel version (for this you can follow the answer here). This solved the problems with the touchpad i had on my asus X555UA, but i still have problems with the internl mic and the jack.


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Judging by this official Ubuntu Hardware certification for your laptop (if that really is your laptop, check the hardware specifics) chances are pretty high for it to work out of the box with the advised Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. You can also always try any Ubuntu installation before you actually install it on your computer by booting it and choosing "Try ...


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Ubuntu with unity desktop might be a little heavy on that computer making it sluggish. That laptop comes standard with anywhere between 512mb - 2gb of RAM. If you are on the lower end I would recommend Lubuntu, or possibly Xubuntu. If that is the t61-P version it will have double the standard video 128mb RAM making it 256 with a slightly faster gpu core. If ...


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This kernel patch is needed to fix acpi keys on C75D-B *** drivers/platform/x86/toshiba_acpi.c 2015-02-08 20:54:22.000000000 -0600 --- drivers/platform/x86/toshiba_acpi.c.fixed 2016-01-2013:32:56.623965574 -0600 *************** static const struct dmi_system_id toshib *** 247,252 **** --- 247,258 ---- DMI_MATCH(DMI_PRODUCT_NAME, "TECRA A50-A"), ...



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