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Ubuntu 22.04 freezes trying to enter suspend mode

Ubuntu 22.04 freezes trying to enter suspend mode Everything was working fine until a day or two ago. Up until now, I’ve been able to close my laptop lid, and it automatically enters suspend mode and the back light turns off. For some reason (likely after updating apt packages), my laptop now hangs when trying …

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Searching for an old laptop to learn linux

Searching for an old laptop to learn linux I have years of experience in programming algorithms and compiling statistics. Now I would like to develop my skills and immerse myself in the world of Linux in order to get more involved with the computer itself. That’s why I wanted to get an old laptop at …

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laptop stays stuck at battery icon even when connected to wall plug and charging

laptop stays stuck at battery icon even when connected to wall plug and charging TLDR! What is the component that displays the battery icon vs charging icon in the top right part of screen, as well as the percentage charged? Asking, so as to determine why this part is not detecting wall-plug connection (thought battery …

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Trying out wayland

Trying out wayland I noticed somewhere (on the login screen IIRC) that you can choose between Wayland and xorg Is it safe to do so? I won’t get into a situation where Wayland can’t start or crashes, but then I cannot access the computer to fix the problem by setting it back to xorg, (which …

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Hardware controller for Laptop in Linux

Hardware controller for Laptop in Linux I have a Asus gaming laptop and I want to format and use it with Linux (I’m new user) but there is some problem: The main one is Asus doesn’t have Armoury Crate and without some kinda of controller (for fan speed, disabling nvidia gpu, keyboard light and…) it’s …

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Laptop shuts down when headphones jack plugs in

Laptop shuts down when headphones jack plugs in My Acer Extensa 2520G with Ubuntu 22.04 turns off on plugging headphones jack I’ve tryed both this solutions and it’s not helps in my case My system hasn’t TLP so i’ve install it and add to empty file /etc/default/tlp SOUND_POWER_SAVE_ON_BAT=0 My system has /usr/lib/pm-utils/power.d folder but hasn’t …

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Laptop Keyboard & Mouse Not Working After Update

Laptop Keyboard & Mouse Not Working After Update I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon that I recently performed a routine update on, which required a restart – so maybe updating the Linux kernel or something but I’m not too sure because I wasn’t, like, updating my version of Ubuntu or anything. After restarting, I’m …

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I cant boot any linux distro install in my acer laptop

I cant boot any linux distro install in my acer laptop After a long time using Windows (and getting tired of it) I was trying to install EndeavourOS in my Acer E5 575 laptop. I had no problems with the installation, and everything was smooth as butter. When the installation was completed, I rebooted my …

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How to format old windows pc

How to format old windows pc I have an old HP laptop running on windows 8.1, the owner forgot his password so he tried resetting it with some commands like (enter+f1+Del) thats what he says, then the laptop reboots, on the process of rebooting the power went off due to low battery. Now if you …

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Can i download another operating system from the internet from an old release server?

Can i download another operating system from the internet from an old release server? I want to know if you can create a bootable usb stick, download another operating system and burn it into the usb from a old release server. Asked By: newstupiddude || Source Be aware that ISOs found on https://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ may not …

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No sound on internal laptop speakers (but wired headphones are OK)

No sound on internal laptop speakers (but wired headphones are OK) Ubuntu 23.04. No sound from laptop speakers, but wired headphones work fine. Bluetooth ones also work if it matters. System properly detects when headphones are connected and switches from speakers to headphones and vice versa. From my investigation it seems like drivers don’t enable …

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How to turn off laptop display on Ubuntu Server 22.04?

How to turn off laptop display on Ubuntu Server 22.04? I use the laptop as a server with remote access. I tried installing xandr but it doesn’t work. Laptop model: Samsung NP305V5A-A05DX Problem solved. This instruction helped: How to turn off monitor on Ubuntu Server Asked By: Sentyreon || Source One approach to resolving your …

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UBUNTU 22.10 Internal microphone partially working on new Asus Laptop

UBUNTU 22.10 Internal microphone partially working on new Asus Laptop I had to pick up a new ASUS Expertbook B1500 laptop (11th gen). Bought it yesterday, installed Ubuntu 22.10 (minimal install) and added all the apps the family member wanted. Everything seems to work except the internal microphone. pulseaudio controller reports it as "C-Media(R)Audio" System …

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How to rename Apple mouse using Ubuntu?

How to rename Apple mouse using Ubuntu? System: Ubuntu Desktop 22.04LTS. Hardware: Asus UX305FA laptop. My mother-in-law had an old Apple AIO, recently replaced. She gave me her old Apple wireless mouse (model A1657). I’ve paired it with my Ubuntu 22.04LTS laptop and works nicely. Minor irritant – it identifes as ‘her’ mouse (listed as …

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gnome: how to lock session on suspend

gnome: how to lock session on suspend I’d like to enter my password when I open the lid to access my laptop; I use GNOME 43 and currently when I close the lid, it goes into suspend state; then when I open the lid, the laptop resumes and I can simply use it; but this …

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Libreboot: Can I make ROMs on a powerful computer and then flash using RspberryPi

Libreboot: Can I make ROMs on a powerful computer and then flash using RspberryPi I will be trying to flash LibreBoot (a particular coreboot downstream) on to a thinkpad T440p. Even with libreboot – instructions are quite complex, but look entirely doable. There is one thing, however – I cannot be sure if I can …

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xrandr: Cannot set resolution of laptop display

xrandr: Cannot set resolution of laptop display I have a laptop which has a max. resolution of 2880×1800. I want to set the resolution to something like 1920×1200. I tried xrandr –output eDP-1 –mode 1920×1200 but I get the error xrandr: Configure crtc 1 failed I also tried to specify several refresh rates with always …

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WiFi not working Ubuntu 18.04 (with upgraded Kernel 5.19) on Razer Blade 15 eraly 2022

WiFi not working Ubuntu 18.04 (with upgraded Kernel 5.19) on Razer Blade 15 eraly 2022 I recently got a new Razer Blade 15 2022 (RZ09-0421PEF3-R3U1). Everything works perfectly on Windows 11, but a whole different story on Ubuntu 18.04. The most important issue is with the WiFi card, which is not working. The wifi spec …

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Why is the brightness key so often not working on Laptops?

Why is the brightness key so often not working on Laptops? I am not asking about a specific laptop but in general I have seen this on so many laptops. And when you Google "brightness key not working on Linux laptop" you see hundreds of posts. What is it with Linux and laptop brightness keys? …

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