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I am using ubuntu 15.10 and I had a similar problem. I installed "Pointing Devices" from the software center and made some modifications. The problem appears to have stopped for me. I hope you have the same luck. Cheers!


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Check settings in System settings > Power management. You can change there when to show battery: make sure Never is not the chosen one.


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1.It would not show the battery remaining I suggest you to use Xfce desktop environment with xfce-power-manager to make sure your battery is fine or not . If in Xfce you get same problem , i think there something wrong your machine or your battery . 2.It would not show the charging icon even when I plug-in the cable If the charging icon is not show up ...


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If you have a USB flash drive laying around, you could always use it to install Ubuntu that way. Please note that this will start a fresh installation, which may overwrite your files, depending on how your partitions are set up. Download the ISO for your architecture (32-bit or 64-bit). Fire up the terminal on your Ubuntu computer, insert your flash drive, ...


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You can only upgrade from LTS to LTS, or to the next 6-monthly release. While you may attempt to do something else, it is NOT supported. To upgrade from 14.04 LTS, then either wait for 16.04 LTS (April 2016) or try a new install of 15.10 on a separate partition/drive (or spare platform). Do not attempt to upgrade from 14.04 LTS directly to 15.10.


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I had one of these too. I would go with lubuntu on these machines. Problem is, that the Pentium M CPU in the nc8000 doesn't have the PAE feature, required with newer versions of Ubuntu. I would wait for 16.04 and do a system upgrade. This is the best (only) way to go. A new installation will be more complicated because of the (mentioned) missing PAE feature ...


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Numlock may be on. And the layout is set to GB sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup Might help to set it to the correct layout again.


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This link answers your query. I wonder why would Ubuntu use gconf tool in absence of gui.


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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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I have a Thinkpad T450s with Nvidia graphics and binary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. In order to get the backlight working I had to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file by adding the following line to the intel device definition (The xorg.conf-file is created when installing the binary drivers): Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" The complete section is ...


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The problem was actually the BIOS. I upgraded it from version 210 to 214, and voila! Disk was recognized in Ubuntu installer and installation ran smoothly. A brief summary of the upgrading process. See pdf from ASUS for exact instructions ASUS instruction PDF Download the newest BIOS version Unzip the downloaded file and put it on a USB Restart the ...


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I had the same type o problem in my MacBook 13' early 2015. I was able to stop the blinking by changing the wi-fi channel, in my case to 2.412 GHz (Channel 1).


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If the disk device (/dev/sda or whatever) doesn't show up in Ubuntu, but does show up in the firmware and in other OSes, then that most probably means that Ubuntu lacks drivers for the disk controller chipset on the motherboard. Don't bother checking with the disk manufacturer; it's almost certainly not a problem with the disk or SSD itself. The usual ...


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I don't know how to go about solving this issue, but if it were me, I'd just bypass it by installing Ubuntu to a hard drive and then cloning it over to the SSD using a program like Macrium Reflect. I did this and it worked okay, but I did have to run boot-repair to reconfigure GRUB. Best of luck to you!


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I'm using Xubuntu 15.10 on my T61 with 3GB of memory. It works just fine. But I installed the Middleton-BIOS and inserted a SATAII-harddrive which made it a little more responsive. After much hassle I managed to install thinkfan so that the fan is quieter. So, I think most distros with a lightweight DE will work.


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Had same problem (apparently) with a Lenovo IP G50-70. - In fact, none of the function keys 'appeared' to work. Eventually in the Bios I found a 'Hotkey' enable/disable function. Paradoxically, it was 'Enabled', but this in fact enables a single key press operation for the function keys. In fact, if you use the traditional 'Fn + Function keyX' technique, ...


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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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Your device, Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter, requires firmware which is not installed by default. Please download this package to your desktop: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware/linux-firmware_1.149.3_all.deb Now, open a terminal and do: cd ~/Desktop sudo dpkg -i linux*.deb It will probably also ...


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I have a similar issue on my HP Pavilion dm4. Laptop turns off on its own randomly when under load. Temperatures not an issue, the laptop works fine when plugged in. I can easily replicate the issue when running intellij idea and re-indexing. The laptop then only starts when I plug it in. I also have windows on the laptop and those work ok on battery.


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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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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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I'm not sure if it's applicable on your machine, but I have sometimes had luck using another approach than the GRUB_CMDLINE one. You might do better fixing settings in xorg's conf.d directories. Here is a good guide on how one might do that: http://itsfoss.com/fix-brightness-ubuntu-1310/ The guide is for Ubuntu 14.04, but I've had luck with it in Ubuntu ...


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Disabling "wake on lid open" in bios seems to have helped me on Fedora 23. Closing the lid does suspend and I want to have that behavior, but now when I open the lid, resume doesn't happen before I press some key on the keyboard. And somehow this makes the resume to actually work - or at least I haven't seen the resume hangs so far after changing that ...


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There are two types of converters, one of them is just a mechanical interface, this means that is has no circuits inside. Most of the times you need a conversion of the signals, and for that you need an active chip. So, what happens when you plug your adapter? can you execute lsusb after plugging the adapter and show back the results. Some converters are ...


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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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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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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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