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With this guide you can save your brightness level on reboot/shutdown and bring it back after system startup. This does not affect system boot up time. Make a text file in your home directory (or wherever else) to save the brightness level in it. Open up terminal by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T, then enter the following command: sudo gedit /home/brightness Save ...


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I believe your device is BCM43227 "14e4:4358" Open a terminal and execute the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-* sudo modprobe -r b44 b43 b43legacy ssb brcmsmac sudo modprobe wl echo 'wl' | sudo tee -a /etc/modules See here: help.ubuntu.com/community/BroadcomSTA(Wireless) More info from Debian here about building ...


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These are the (semi-)official resources for Laptops compatible with Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/desktop/ https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupport/Machines/Laptops Not all listed devices come with Ubuntu pre-installed, but some of the listed vendors have options for that.


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Like david6 mentioned in the comments you should use 14.04 LTS. If your laptop has a 64bit CPU (x64) the 64-Bit version of Ubuntu otherwise the 32 Bit version. That way you will ensure that you've always got the newest version and don't have to worry that much about security issues.


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Open Software and updates after go to Additional Drivers Now change driver and test it {need an internet connection for this operation}


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All thanks to linvinus on reddit: How to make hibernate working in ubuntu 14.04 on Acer c720 How to make hibernate working in ubuntu 14.04 on Acer c720, tested in HP Chromebook 14 on Ubuntu 14.10 kernel 3.17 as well, works. He has Lubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.13.0-24-generic c720 2G. For Debian, Arch, or Xubuntu, there are more instructions in the source link. ...


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The accepted answer does not work on my new Lenovo T440s. Apparently the firmware changed. Following http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Tpacpi-bat, I did git clone https://github.com/teleshoes/tpacpi-bat.git cd tpacpi-bat/ ./install.pl sudo ./tpacpi-bat -s ST 1 15 # load internal battery when below 15% sudo ./tpacpi-bat -s SP 1 95 # stop charging at 95% sudo ...


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Crouton does a virtualized Ubuntu, which is advantageous as then it will use the chromebook's proprietary kernal and all the drivers should already be there. If you wish to embark on the journey which is installing Ubuntu alongside chromeOS in a partition, try the following in developer shell: WARNING MUST BACKUP BEFORE DOING THIS -- IT'LL CREATE A NEW ...


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I cannot boot from USB on Ideapad S10 Touch :( What I have done: updated BIOS already to newest version (up to today - version 16). set "legacy" support in BIOS boot options set "legacy first" in BIOS boot options tried to boot my USB stick on other computer - successfully Problem: Whenever there is USB stick present, laptop just remains stuck with ...


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sudo touch /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf sudo gedit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf insert next text: Section "Device" Identifier "card0" Driver "intel" Option "Backlight" "intel_backlight" BusID "PCI:0:2:0" EndSection save, and reboot. After reboot fn + key arrow should work


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I couldn't find the answer to my question (which would be convenient), but instead coded up a Python GUI with a slider. I made two versions, one with wxPython and one with Tk. https://gist.github.com/nmz787/ff7ae7b64d59070390ea


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turned out the entire section was commented out I didn't realize because I am only use to commenting in C.


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gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-close-suspend-with-external-monitor "false"


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I installed a Lenovo Z50-70 laptop two days ago with an Intel HD 4400 integrated and with this Nvidia Geforce 840M GPU. I installed an Ubuntu 14.04 trusty thar on it (from an usb stick with UEFI boot). The system worked with the intel vga by default, yes, a current nouveau driver can't recognise the Geforce 840M. The easiest sollution to work with it: In ...


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Comment away both the HandleLidSwitch and LidSwitchIgnoreInhibited in logind.conf and then type: (In a terminal: Ctrl+Alt+T) sudo restart systemd-logind Then type: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-close-suspend-with-external-monitor false gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power lid-close-ac-action 'nothing' ...


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source actually echoing some value to doesn't help in the brightness as the value will differ from system to system first what you need to do is to set the brightness of the screen to the level comfortable to you, which can be easily done by in system settings --> brightness and lock or by using the function keys. now go to the ...


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Try by replacing the below line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor"


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use the following resources if you don't have them: deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/indicator-brightness/ppa/ubuntu trusty main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/indicator-brightness/ppa/ubuntu trusty main Try the following and see if problem solved: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install indicator-brightness


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Over provisioning simply means never writing to some part of the drive. It doesn't matter if part of the drive is in a partition you never use, or not assigned to any partition at all -- either way, you never write there. On the other hand, occasionally running fstrim is better than over provisioning the drive.


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I think you're OK, the 15G will be used as needed. The new disks recommend 10% (12G) but the older ones recommended 20% , so you are in the middle. The partitioning should not make any difference.


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I've had some success with installing linux on this laptop. The UEFI is 32-bit, and so I had to compile a 32-bit UEFI grub to boot. The wireless card in this laptop is also unsupported currently. It's supported in android, but not in the current Broadcom linux drivers.


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Try this To adjust brightness in xubuntu or ubuntu Open a terminal window, and execute this command to edit /etc/rc.local: sudo nano /etc/rc.local Add this before the last line “exit 0″: echo xx > /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness Where number xx is the value of your screen brightness of your choice. The maximum value for brightness can ...


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Running alsamixer in terminal worked for me, set it to Auto Mute and you should find your machine will play sound through one or the other rather than both



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