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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Unity Greeter Wallpaper - reset to default?

    Yup, that's the way it should work, but it isn't. If I select a custom wallpaper from my Pictures folder, it works fine for the desktop but not for the login/greeter screen. The boot splash does as...
  2. [ubuntu] Unity Greeter Wallpaper - reset to default?

    Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba laptop, a Satellite E45-B4200 to be exact.

    If I set the wallpaper to a picture that I downloaded, it looks fine on the desktop, however, the Unity Greeter...
  3. Thread: Touchpad Jumps

    by mykrob
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    Touchpad Jumps

    I have a Toshiba Satellite E45-B4200 laptop, and all the hardware worked great out of the both. However, I have an issue when I need to left click and drag with the touchpad, the cursor immediately...
  4. Thread: Cron Job Help

    by mykrob
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cron Job Help

    nevermind. I just entered this command twice in the cron job



    sudo su
    crontab -e

    #entered this into crontab>
    @reboot echo "disable" > /sys/firmware/acpi/interrupts/gpe10
    @reboot echo...
  5. Thread: Cron Job Help

    by mykrob
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    [SOLVED] Cron Job Help

    I need a cron job, script, or something to run every time the computer boots to disable an ACPI interrupt. The command that I pass if I run it in terminal is:


    sudo su
    echo "disable" >...
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    Re: New Laptop - Kworker high CPU?

    OK, so i found how to disable the ACPI interrupt that is causing the problem:



    sudo su
    myk@E45-B4200:~$ sudo su

    root@E45-B4200:/home/myk# echo "disable" >...
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    Re: New Laptop - Kworker high CPU?

    bump
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    Re: New Laptop - Kworker high CPU?

    I tried the instructions here to kill the offending interrupt, but it seems that nothing I do is able to append the file:
    ...
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    New Laptop - Kworker high CPU?

    Got a new laptop, a Toshiba E45-B4200. All the hardware seems to work just perfect, right out of the box. I do have an occasional hiccup, and it looks like it may be due to the process Kworker...
  10. Re: 100% Compatible Modern Laptop Recommendation

    Picked up a Toshiba E45-B4200 from Best Buy. Worked flawlessly from a live USB. Has proper access to Bios without booting Windows first.

    Imaging the drive with Clonezilla, then installing Ubuntu...
  11. Re: 100% Compatible Modern Laptop Recommendation

    I see one I like at System76, but still hoping to get some responses regarding off-the-shelf laptops I can check out at local stores and walk out with knowing the hardware will not be an issue. There...
  12. 100% Compatible Modern Laptop Recommendation

    So, after taking my flash drive to a local Office Depot, testing several models, and leaving empty handed, I'm back to the forum for help...

    I need recommendations on a laptop that is confirmed...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Screen Brightness - Lenovo Yoga 2 11, Ubuntu 14.04

    Got it resolved. Used the following boot paramter:



    myk@lenovoYoga-PC:~$ cat /proc/cmdline
    BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-32-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=c91a0c9a-61ef-4952-8235-1c2dcec2d801...
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    [ubuntu] Unity Dash and Touchscreen Gestures?

    Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 11. Does Unity Dash have the ability to take advantage of gestures on a touchscreen? One thing I do like with Windows 8 is that the charms stay offscreen...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Screen Brightness - Lenovo Yoga 2 11, Ubuntu 14.04

    realizing i didn't totally answer your question. No, adjusting the slider in the control panel does not do anything.
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Screen Brightness - Lenovo Yoga 2 11, Ubuntu 14.04

    Loading the ideapad_laptop module kills wifi and does not change the screen brightness issue.

    It is receiving the proper event from the keypress, it just isn't doing anything:


    ...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Screen Brightness - Lenovo Yoga 2 11, Ubuntu 14.04

    @varundra

    I'll try loading that module and see what happens. As it stands, with everything as is, the hotkeys actually do work. I can control the volume with them. When I press the hotkey for...
  18. [SOLVED] Screen Brightness - Lenovo Yoga 2 11, Ubuntu 14.04

    Installed 14.04 on a new Lenovo Yoga 2 11. Got wifi working, got multitouch working on the touchpad.

    The only other thing I would LOVE to have working is the screen brightness adjustment. Thing...
  19. Re: HP Pavilion P2-1013W - Cant Complete Installation

    Got it resolved. Had to format the hard drive outside of installation. I think the EFI partition was giving Ubuntu (and Linux Mint) a hard time. It was freezing at Grub installation.
  20. HP Pavilion P2-1013W - Cant Complete Installation

    I was given an HP Pavilion P2-1013W. Not my first choice in hardware but I figured it'd be fine for the kids for doing papers and things for school.
    Went to installation 13.10 on it. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 13.10 - VERY Slow to load desktop sometimes

    A little more info:

    When it happens, I get a black screen and I can move my cursor around, but nothing else. The desktop may or may not render.
    Next time it happens, perhaps I should go to a...
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    [ubuntu] 13.10 - VERY Slow to load desktop sometimes

    Got a clean install (clean as of the official release date) of Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer V5-571P. It worked great in 13.04, and works great in 13.10 as well, except..
    Seems more often than not, once I...
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    [ubuntu] Saucy - Cannot Disable Bluetooth

    Running Saucy Salamander on my Acer Aspire V5 laptop.
    If i go into settings and turn off bluetooth, the settings do not stick. In other words, if I close and reopen the Bluetooth settings, it is...
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    [ubuntu] Unable to make Bootable Anything...

    Running ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and am unable to create a bootable USB drive. I have tried the Startup Disk Creator, as well as Unetbootin. I know there is nothing wrong with the USB drive, as I can use...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Atheros atk9k - Slow Performance?

    NOTE: One thing the article fails to mention, be sure to do this:


    sudo chmod 777 /etc/pm/power.d/wireless

    otherwise, the script will not execute on reboot. So if you have already done this,...
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