I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I love it! The only problem is the keys for my brightness, F6 and F7, does not work when I am on battery power or AC power. It randomly works after I am idle for a while and log back in. The other weird thing is to see my battery indicator, I need to toggle my touch pad button that is right above the actual pad on and off for it to show up, and then back on so I can use my touch pad, obviously. The only other Fn buttons that work on my laptop is the button to mute F1 Touch pad on and off F9 and Fn+3 and Fn+4 for my volume.

The only Fn buttons that I care if they work again are my brightness, which again, are F6 and F7.

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    bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/935778 This is a known bug for Toshiba Laptops. It states that booting normally, the brightness keys work, and then after suspending, it does not. Only after a normal boot does it work again. My problem is the exact opposite: normal boot, brightness keys do not work; after suspending, they do work. – JAMES PARENTE Jun 9 '12 at 21:27
  • Not to be impatient, but is my issue too specific? Is there a certain thread I should have gone with my question? – JAMES PARENTE Jun 18 '12 at 11:25