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Toshiba's line of consumer-grade notebook computers

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How to make device faster when opening code editors?

My device becomes heavy when I open a code editor and Google Chome, what is the problem? My device info here:
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lm-sensors can't detect fan on Toshiba Satellite laptop (on 18.04)

I installed lm-sensors and fancontrol packages via APT but the fan is not detected $ sudo sensors radeon-pci-0100 Adapter: PCI adapter temp1: N/A (crit = +120.0°C, hyst = +90.0°C) ...
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Installing on Toshiba Satellite-z30-b-100: how to increase display resolution

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Z30) and I was wondering if there's a way to improve the current display resolution (it's set to 1366x768, but it looks a little ...
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Is toshset still supported?

I'm trying to install toshset ($ sudo apt-get install toshset) but get this error message below. Is it still being supported? How do I install it on to my laptop? Thanks, Andy Reading package lists.....
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Computer restarts when fading into blank screen or suspending

I just installed Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 today in my Toshiba Satellite L50-B. I noticed that the computer restarts either when idling for a few minutes, which would supposedly lead to a blank screen, or ...
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Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565. WIFI problem. Toshiba Satellite C55-A-1HN PSCG6E-09001CEN

I have the following problem with my WIFI. My laptop works fine on Windows 10, but when I boot on Ubuntu I can’t use my WIFI adapter properly. It is clearly a problem with the driver or any possible ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu mini.iso on Laptop

I am trying to install Linux on an older laptop (Toshiba satellite l305 s5955) (10+ years old -- 2 GB ram -- 85 GB IDE HDD w/CD burner). It boots perfectly to Windows and all Hardware components ...
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ubuntu 20.10 installer can't select installation type

I'm trying to erase win 10 and install Ubuntu 20.10 but the installer don't have the "Erase disk and Install ubuntu" option anymore and the installation gets to the "Installation Type&...
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Suspend on Ubuntu 20.04.1

I did a fresh install on a Toshiba's laptop without dualboot, only Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on legacy mode. Everything works great, except when I want to open lid after suspend. When I close the lid, the ...
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battery is showing 0% with an exclaimation mark in Toshiba Satellite C850

I am new to Ubuntu, I have installed it recently, but my battery is showing 0% with an exclaimation mark although my laptop is fully charged. Please help me out.
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wifi connections not showing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in Toshiba Satellite Laptop C850

Recently I updated my Ubuntu, my wifi connections were not showing up. Then I used a command sudo apt-get autoremove to set it right. This worked for me until today. I am getting no connections. Even ...
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Installing Ubuntu on older Toshiba's Satellite series laptop [duplicate]

I have a laptop with 2.50 GB of Ram and the CPU being clocked @ 1.46/1.47 GHz running Windows 7. I wanted to install Ubuntu 18.04 on it. Will it be okay to do it?
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Lubuntu Stuck on "Detecting Network Hardware" in Virtualbox

I am trying to migrate from Windows to Lubuntu. I have a Toshiba Satellite Pro S300, with 2GB RAM, Intel Core2Duo 1.7GHz CPU. Virtualbox 5.2.34 setings are: 512MB RAM, 128MB Graphic, 1 CPU. I've ...
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Dual monitors not working after 18.04.4 upgrade

I updated my Toshiba Satellite L500 laptop to Ubuntu 18.04.4, and started having problems with dual displays. For example I get into my user account, I connect my secondary display, and both displays ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS High CPU Usage and Running SLow

I have a Toshiba Satellite C855d-C5110 CPU: AMD:A6 RAM: 8GB HardDrive: A brand new SAMSUNG 860 EVO Series 2.5" 250GB SATA III 3D NAND Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) I recently installed Ubuntu 18....
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Toshiba Satellite problem with ubuntu 16.04

I was trying to load Ububntu 16,04 on my old laptop Toshiba Satellite A105 with new SSD Disk. Installation guide don't see the disk. I updated BIOS - didin't help. After that i was trying to instal ...
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Does ubuntu support Toshiba Satellite C55-B5101?

I would like to know if my laptop is supported to run Ubuntu and its many flavours and what would be the best flavour. I have a 4 GB ram DDR3 and 500 GB with dual core Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2840@2,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS performs bad

I got a Thoshiba Satellite L745: i3 2310M, 8 GB RAM, 160 GB Intel SSD. The Ubuntu UI is not very responsive when navigating throught menus and files. What should I do to get better performance?
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Touchpad not working at all on Toshiba Satellite with 18.04

After a fresh install of 18.04, the touchpad does not work at all on my Toshiba Satellite S55-A5295. Wireless Logitech mouse works perfectly. After an hour of Googling, I'm not able to find a solution....
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Gnome Extensions button not displaying extensions when pressed

I am learning to configure Ubuntu 18.04 to assist my low vision. I am doing so on 2 gash 64-bit laptops before doing so on my main laptop. On one, a Dell Vostro 1520, I have everything working to my ...
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Burn Ubuntu in USB for booting

What is the best software to burn Ubuntu in USB for booting without errors? OS : Windows 10 USB : San disk 32 G.B ISO File : Ubuntu 18.04 amd64 Laptop : Toshiba satellite c850
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Errors during upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04 (shim-signed and grub-efi-amd64-signed)

After running sudo do-release-upgrade this morning to upgrade my system from Ubtunu 17.10 to 18.04 LTS, I encountered errors during the upgrade. The trace is too long to post in it's entirety, but ...
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Ubuntu Dual Boot uninstallation problem

I am trying to uninstall Ubuntu from my dual boot Windows 10 Toshiba Satellite L50. I followed several tutorials that told me to remove the Ubuntu partitions and then boot from a Windows repair USB ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Toshiba Satellite fails to restart

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I've run 16.04 successfully on a Fujitsu Lifebook and have now installed it on a Toshiba Satellite C660. It runs great but, and here I go into a topic that some might feel has ...
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Toshiba L645D dead touchpad on 17.10

(The problem seems to have appeared after a recent 17.10 update. Touchpad has been working on 17.10 previously.) Touchpad on Toshiba L645D is unresponsive, but USB mouse is OK. Touchpad OK under ...
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Best Ubuntu for laptop [duplicate]

I have an old Toshiba Satellite, with 512 Mb of ram and a 1.6 GHz Celeron M, and 80 Gb Fujitsu hard drive. What would be the best Ubuntu distribution to install on this laptop? Or any other ...
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Wireless is extremely slow on my Toshiba Satellite C55-A5286 with RTL8188EE. Every other host on the same network gets great wireless speeds

My laptop has Ubuntu 17.10 installed. Ever since I have had Ubuntu on this laptop (previously Windows 8 from manufacturer) the wireless speed has been terrible, to the point where I only max at about ...
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Toshiba laptop won’t boot from SSD after installation

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04.03 from a DVD via a USB CD/DVD drive onto my Toshiba Satellite U920T laptop, erasing the Windows 8 that was on there. The installation went fine and as requested I ...
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Old Toshiba laptop freezes after connecting to wifi; ethernet works fine (Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS)

I'm having trouble getting the wifi to work on my old Toshiba Satellite laptop (ca 2009). Ehernet works fine, but if I disconnect the cable and the computer connects to wifi, the machine always ends ...
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Flipping display & locking keyboard for 'transformer'-style laptops

Is there a quick fix that'll bring the 'transformer' functionality back to my laptop? When my Toshiba Satellite was running windows, the keyboard would lock up, and the display would flip itself ...
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Problem with wireless on Toshiba Satellite C55-C

I'm relatively inexperienced with Linux. I've done a number of installations, but they were all either pretty much straight out-of-the-box JEDI installations with a UFO box or installations on ...
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Kernel panic and unable to boot Ubuntu 16.04 after updating

I have tried to update my Ubuntu version and after updating, my boot screen is displaying a kernel panic message and I'm unable to access my login screen.
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no video in Ubuntu 16.10 boot

16.04 boots into 1 of 3 modes: normal no video (with response after some timeout, most frequent) no video, no response Ubuntu 16.10 boots only in variant (3). I'm running on a Toshiba Satellite ...
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Laptop monitor is not working on boot

In order to make my monitor work again I have to connect the laptop to a external monitor and then put the laptop in hibernate mode and then resume. After that the internal monitor works. What is the ...
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Can I make my keyboard disable / enter tablet mode when folding back my display?

I have a laptop with a fold back display (Toshiba Satellite P50W). When I fold it all the way back it acts more like a tablet, however the keyboard is still active an easy to bump keys on. I'm pretty ...
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Have the developers of Ubuntu developed code to access the BIOS in the Toshiba Satellite P875-S7200 laptop?

I am in the process of replacing Windows 7 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but have not found a way to access the BIOS in my system. Unlike every machine I have owned in the past, primarily DELL desktops and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Kingston micro-SD 32GB, Toshiba laptop - the SD card doesn't work!

So after I have not been helped with the MTP issues I still have to deal with concerning my Sony Xperia U android, I hope it will be possible to fix this one at least. The issue is simple, I put my ...
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Invert fn key in Toshiba Satellite?

I have a Toshiba Satellite S55-B5280. On the F* keys are also functions like play, pause, volume, brightness, etc, with an FN key to choose between F* or the multimedia keys. After upgrading from ...
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Toshiba Satellite FN key animation

In Windows, when pressing FN key on the keyboard an animated toolbar appears on the upper edge of the screen showing some functions keys that control and display state for some features, such as sound ...
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Error when trying to install ubuntu server

When I try to run the Ubuntu Server 16.04 installer on my USB drive I can get through the language and keyboard dialogues until it says Error while running 'modprobe -v usb-storage'. When I hit ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes at random

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite L50. Fairly often (once per hour or so) it randomly freezes. The system is installed in UEFI mode, although it had the same problem ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not boot correctly from Toshiba Notebook (EFI)

Some weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba P50t-A Notebook on a SSD (planned as Dualboot, so created all necessary partitions with gparted and some adjustments with cgdisk in cases where ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 battery status unknown or 0%

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Today all of a sudden when i turned on my laptop the battery was critically low and it logged off but i remember charging it to 100% the night before. When i logged on this is ...
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Touchpad not working on toshiba p50

I have a toshiba P50 notebook and touchpad stopped working in my Xubuntu 15.10. I upgraded to 16.04, but still not working. Its recognized though: xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Touch sensors not working after installing 16.04 on Toshiba satellite p755-s5260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Toshiba Satellite P755-S5260 but the touch sensors are not functioning except the volume sensor. On 14.04 LTS it was working fine. How can I make them ...
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erratic touchpad on Toshiba Satellite laptop with 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 laptop. Everything seems to be working except that the touchpad is very erratic. Two finger scroll generally works but moving the ...
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Ubuntu won't boot from my hard drive, only a trial version from USB-Live pendrive

I've tried to google my problem before registering here and I did find a lot of people having similar issues that I have but never actually found a solution that would work for me. Basically speaking ...
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Trying/Installing Ubuntu 14.04 Toshiba Satellite C855

I'm completely new to linux so I'm trying to try (without installing) Ubuntu 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite with Windows 10 (originally Windows 8) computer. This is my first time trying to mess around ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 presents the same problems with booting as older versions

I am struggling for days to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satelite machine (AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4). This laptop was bought recently, in December 2015. It had ...
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How to properly install ubuntu so it will boot on laptops designed for Windows10?

I'm still struggling to boot my freshly installed Ubuntu 14 on my Toshiba Satelite Laptop. Previously there was Windows 10 on this laptop preinstalled. I formatted the hard drive and installed Ubuntu, ...
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