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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Yes, have 650M with 2GB, lspci so we can compare models:

    00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09)
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    It is late, not sure if my response was clear enough.
    OK, did this all again before last post.
    1. Uninstalled the 310.19 64 bit run file - OK
    2.removed linux-headers generic
    3. rebooted.
    4....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Yes, I understand. However this results in 3.5.0-21-generic showing installed. Perhpas I misunderstood thinking I was removing (I did execute the command and reboot) the generic headers and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    OK,

    I'm hosed again.

    First uninstalled the nvidia driver as noted - done.
    Then uninstalled generic headers - done.
    Reboot.
    Screen hosed. Can't see anything except the spread out background....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    One more thing, about the generic headers. I followed the guide on this forum at:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2081649

    to install the .bin driver from nvidia web site.

    The driver...
  6. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Toz,
    Another Y500 owner was kind enough to post his working scripts here, post #30
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2095063&page=3

    They worked perfectly, a good place for the new Y500...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    "If it works for you exactly as I've written it up, please report back. If there was anything I didn't quite explain or that didn't quite work, please report back so I can edit this post for others...
  8. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Toz,

    OK, will try that. Checking on thread in installation forum where others are posting as well about Y500.

    This is where I am so far. nvidiabl is loaded at reboot
    In folder...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Hey, apparently screaming and pulling hair and learning the right commands to change the value of "brightness" in /sys/class/backlight/nvidia_backlight was the right approach.

    Now, the command...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    I am struggling with a new Y500 also trying to get brightness FN keys to work. I have installed the latest driver from nvidia, 310.19 I believe and nvidia Xserver Settings is running and to prevent...
  11. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Toz,

    BTW, modprobe did start nvidiabl with the current version, shown by lsmod, first module shown, used by 0 until I learn how to add the script to the startup sequence. Something like:

    This...
  12. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Toz,

    Thanks, I did modprobe originally as sudo, failed with error.

    Now I am patiently going through the steps of the instructions again, this time installing the current version of nvidiabl...
  13. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Toz,

    steps 1 and 2 provide no change. I have the same subdirectory /sys/class/acpi-video0. Looking at max brightness shows 15, actual brightness and brightness are the same value and do change...
  14. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Thanks for the help! OK, I installed nvidiabl-dkms v 0.74, shows installed, no errors.
    Trying to follow the steps in the "answer" given I get the following:

    cowboy@cowboy-Lenovo-IdeaPad-Y500:~$...
  15. Re: No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Just to clarify the post, I would like to learn how to enable the FN key brightness controls. I can indeed adjust screen brightness with the Nvidia Controls, it would be nice to have the FN keys...
  16. No screen brightness control Ubuntu 12.10 Lenovo Y500

    Installed 12.10 64bit desktop on new Lenovo Y500, i7-3630, nvidia geforce GT 650M 2GB, 8GB mem, 1 TB HD, 1920x1080 screen res. A few issues, compiz updated stopped crash, installed latest nvidia...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    There were no hints to my problem with the Lenovo U160 and Broadcom 4313 given here. In case anyone has the same issue here is the fix. First use the kernel supplied driver, don't install the STA. ...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    Output of last requested command:
    bill@bill-LENOVO-Ideapad-U160:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
    * Running /etc/init.d/networking restart is deprecated because it may not enable again some...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    [QUOTE=we
    stie457;11420621]Hi here is a hint for you. Post the output of
    lsmod please.

    There probably will be a clue to help.

    Thank you

    Here it is, Lenovo U160
    vice
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    In case someone wants to jump on the issue, I have done the following things found on this forum topic. Uninstalled the STA driver, tried to install the b43 drivers, firmware installer etc but...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Solution to Broadcom 43xx Card Problem (11.10 - Oneiric Ocelot)

    A different machine, same issue. Lenovo U160 running 11.10. Connecting by BT only, no eth, can't get wireless to work. Broadcom BCM4313 14e4:4727(rev01) Subsystem Broadcom (14e4:0510). At this...
  22. [SOLVED] Re: blank screen during install on Toshiba laptop - Intel graphics

    I note this thread is marked solved however it should be noted the problem still exists in 10.04 and 10.10. Applying the recommendations in the bug fix did not correct the issue. My issue is...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 will not install

    Just a question please. This is not a new problem, very common, you can see Bug #518938 as Sikander noted. Now, to be helpful I don't know how to bump this since the bug page says only 10 users are...
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 will not install

    Ha! We digress from original issue but yes, Vista was the motivator for my conversion to Ubuntu. I tried a lot of distros and found Ubuntu well supported, great forums and what a relief from Vista....
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    Re: Ubuntu 10.10 will not install

    I agree with you on every point, hardly fair to expect the developers to be on top of this. My response was for the poster to check what he is buying...his question was regarding buying a new PC for...
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