Ubuntu Fn + F5 to start wireless for Lenovo G450 Laptop not working

Fn + F5 to start wireless for Lenovo G450 Laptop is not working. I can't enable the wireless connection in my laptop. Please give me useful suggestion. :( ...

Ubuntu 32-bit Server 10.04 on IBM T43: No wireless, Fn+F5 not working

I just installed the 32-bit server (no GUI), version 10.04 on an IBM T43. The wireless radio doesn't work - I tested this by trying to ping other machines on the network (via LAN cable connection, ok. Then via wireless, failed to ping). Also, Fn+F5 doesn't seem to be able to switch off the radio LED ...

Ubuntu Thinkpad Wireless On/Off Hotkey broken in Gutsy (Fn+F5)

I've been using Gutsy for a while now on my ThinkPad T40 and there are a number of glitches between it and Feisty which are just a pain in the rear. Sadly the inclusion of some features just about outweigh ditching Gutsy on it, such as screen hotplugging with xorg 7.3 and xrand 1.2. Plus the NTFS wr ...

Ubuntu Thinkpad: Using Fn+F5 to toggle bluetooth only (not WIFI)

I have an IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad Z61m. Everything works like a charm, except for a small annoyance:Fn+F5 function key toggles all wireless, including WiFi, which is not what I want. It should only toggle bluetooth, leaving WiFi on.Any advice? ...

Ubuntu Using Fn + F5 to disable only the internal wireless adapter on a ThinkPad?

Okay, have my T42 pretty much settled in, I have one knit pick however. The Fn + F5 combination disables all wireless adapters present, in Windows this would only disable the internal wireless card.In my situation I have an internal Intel Pro2100B wireless card, and I sometimes use a D-Link Wireless ...

Ubuntu fn+f5 wont work

I need some help in here. I have an hp dv9000 running the last version of kubuntu. Everything works ok. but I cant suspend the system using the fn+f5 shortcut. That option is simply not available in Kde's global keyboard shortcuts. However, it seems it can be added as a scheme. Looks like the comman ...

Ubuntu fn f5 bluetooth stopped working

Suddenly my fn f5 (enable/disable bluetooth) on my thinkpad x61s stopped working. It has been working fine for ages. I have Hardy Heron Ubuntu. Can someone/anyone help me troubleshoot? When I toggle fn f5 I do see the first line of text in /proc/acpi/ibm/bluetooth change between enabled and disabled ...

Ubuntu Vaio vgn-sz61xn fn+F5,F6 brightness

could you tell me how to enable the fn+F5,F6 combination to set my lcd brightness? Just another info: will fn+F7 work when I will put my pc on a projector? ...

Ubuntu T60 FN-F5/F7 keys not working.

I just installed Feisty on a t60... everything seems be working, except the FN-F5 FN-F7 control keys. (I even got the Wifi LED working)Can anyone point me in the right direction, link, step by step directions, or smack across the head, that will get the FN keys working? ...

Ubuntu Please help with wireless/bluetooth on/off with Fn+F5

I have a ThinkPad T40p. It has both bluetooth and wireless and i should be possible to turn these on/off with Fn+F5. But nothing happens when I use this combination.This post (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=395729) directed my attention to /var/log/acpid and /etc/acpi/ibm-wireless.sh.A loo ...

Ubuntu Fn-F5 turn wireless radio on/off doesn't work

I'm trying to get Fn-F5 to turn my wireless radio power on and off (for airplanes and battery life). The default setup in Feisty is for Fn-F5 to execute ibm-wireless.sh to toggle between bluetooth, wireless, or neither. My thinkpad X40 doesn't have bluetooth and I'd like to change ibm-wireless.sh to ...

Ubuntu fn f5 / external display

I'm trying to do a presentation but my fn f5 combination for changing the screen doesn't work. I'm Hoary on a Toshiba 5200, nvidia installed, fnfx for toshiba installed, but still no output. :???: Changing brightness through function keys does seem to work though./usr/share/doc/acpi-support/README.t ...

Ubuntu Lenovo G470 graphics driver

I just bought a lenovo computer and installed ubuntu on it. However, the resolution is not showing properly and the ubuntu effects are the simplest ones (Do i need a graphics driver?). Here's the lspci:alan@alan-laptop:~$ lspci00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 0104 (rev 09)00:02.0 VGA co ...

Ubuntu No VGA signal via Hotkey Fn+F5 in 11.04

Having upgraded to natty, I can't switch display modes via Function + F5 anymore. Beamer says: No signal.- I think, the Keyboard shortcut is properly set. All other Fn keys work as they should. - Hotkey used to work in 10.10 without problems.- It's not a hardware issue. I can get the signal via ...

Ubuntu Lenovo s10E wireless lan driver not installed

I wanted to get rid of windows xp on my netbook but the wireless lan card is not recognized by Ubuntu 9.10, can i fix this anyhow??How can I install the driver correctly in Ubuntu 9.10 in Lenovo s10E ideapad?bcmwl5.sys was the driver in windows xpthnx ...

Ubuntu Lenovo U110 X3100 Hardy driver issue help

Trying to install Hardy on my new Lenovo. The Live CD would hang and the screen black out, similar to other experiences with the chipset. I started in safe graphics mode, and installed - which worked fine.I've tried some suggestions for switching the driver to "intel" or "i810", ...

Ubuntu Fn+F5 CRT/LCD key not working

I am using an averatec 1050. The other Fn keys (sound/brightness/mute/sleep) work fine, but for some reason the screen one won't (F5 - VGA/LCD). If I boot the laptop with a vga cable plugged in, it gets detected and mirrors my laptop screen. If I don't, when I plug in the monitor cable and hit the F ...

Ubuntu Fn-F5 key in Acer for switching to projector

I just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Ferrari 5000. Now Iam having a problem switching displays throughFunction key F5, for example, projecting the screento the projector.Is there any program I need to install to make it work? ...

Ubuntu Fn F5 display issue

In Windows this toggles the screen to TV. Does Ubu have a similar thingfor displaying the computer on a TV..???? ...

Ubuntu fn + f4 and fn + f5 is a bit annoying...

I am sure there is a way to turn this off, but by design having the sleep button right beside the turn down volume is extremely annoying... I've suspended my laptop (panp7) several times accidentally.Just saying... ...

Ubuntu How to know which script is called by Fn+F4/F5 (dim brightness)???

when I press Fn+F4 the screen brightness of my laptop increases and when pressing Fn+F5 it decreases (MSI S260). This work perfectly manually but it doesn't work automatically when going on or off the battery because Gnome power management doesn't seem to recognize my laptop. Anyway I want to do a s ...

Ubuntu Hardware functionality problems with Lenovo S10-2

I had an Asus Eee PC 901 which works almost flawlessly with Kubuntu 9.10 --- before last week, when suddenly my second SSD seemed to have some bad sectors :(Anyway, last week I have bought a Lenovo S10-2, which looks more pretty than Eee PC classic models. But I had also been getting prepared to fac ...

Ubuntu Lenovo Thinkpad T400 wireless causes laptop to crash

I seem to have intermittent problem with the Thinkpad T400 wireless card. My card is Intel Wi-Fi 5100, which is working fine with iwlagn driver. I use Intrepid Ibex (Xubuntu) 8.10, the 64-bit variant. However I encountered quite a bit of troubling errors with this wireless card.First of all, the dri ...

Ubuntu oh no wi-fi at 10.10. driver problem officer?

Good day,I have some problems with installing 802.11 Linux STA driver on my Lenovo IdeaPad U165 with Ubuntu 10.10. I tried to follow the README.txt instructions, but I failed to insmod the driver.root@roma:/home/roma# modprobe lib80211root@roma:/home/roma# insmod /home/roma/workspace/hybrid_wl/wl.ko ...

Ubuntu Wireless not working - lenovo y550

I've instlled ubutnu 10.04 LTS on my lenovo y550 laptop. My wireless network is not working, I can connect by wire, and my wireless network is working on windows (similar like here http://ubuntu-virginia.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9613210 ). When i right-click on metwork connections icon in t ...

Ubuntu 9.10, Wireless disabled, lenovo x300

I ve installed Ubuntu 9.10 to my Lenovo x300.Everything works fine so far, except the wireless. I ve seen posts of other people having no problems with it - worked out of the box.I ve turned on the wifi in BIOS.At the beginning of the boot i get a green light on - an indicator that my wifi should be ...

Ubuntu Wireless network disabled on lenovo laptop

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a USB drive to test it out before I fully install it on my laptop. My laptop is a lenovo ideapad z570. And for some reason in I can't get my wireless card to work in Ubuntu. When I click on the network icon in the top right corner it says "Wireless card disabled ...

Ubuntu Lenovo x100e wireless is disabled by hardware switch

Hi, relatively new convert here - my Lenovo x100e Win7 install failed to boot one too many times, and I (somewhat rashly...) decided to wipe the whole thing and install Ubuntu 11.10 instead.Now almost everything is working perfectly. Except the wifi. In the status bar I see a message saying "wi ...

Ubuntu Lenovo thinkpad sl410 and 9.10 64bit

i've searched all forums, but found nothing. Maybe because it's a new model, or maybe i haven't searched well enough :) It would be superb if you could help me with some issues:Fn combinations that don't work:fn+f2, fn+f3, fn+f5, fn+f6, fn+f7, fn+f8, fn+f12.Also there are problems with multitouch to ...

Ubuntu Lenovo S10-2 Wireless hotkey

I just bought a Lenovo S10-2 and installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix on it. Have to say, it's all working fantastically well - except the wireless hotkey, Fn + F5, isn't working.I just can't figure it out. Anyone got any suggestions? All other hotkeys seem to work fine. ...

How do I activate a few Fn and touch inductive buttons with Ubuntu?

I know it's a long title, but I don't want to make believe I have the answer.I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y530 and it has a pretty cool touch inductive panel that in Ubuntu is pretty useless :(. Out of 14 buttons, I only have one that is operational. This is the mute button. From left to right there is m ...

Ubuntu Intrepid sony vaio fn keys not working

Did some one have a tip for fixing this problem?,Laptop: SONY VAIO VGN-NR330FE (PCG-7132P). 2008Ubuntu 8.10, fresh install.When you work the FN + F5 and FN + F6, the controls appear in the sreenbut do no change screen brightness.Apreciate help,Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México.....lion@linuxa:~$ lspci0 ...

Ubuntu X60 lenovo Wireless

Recently I've got a Lenovo x60 laptop (actually very ancient one ;) ),and installed Ubuntu 9.10. But I haven't been able to find a way toenable wireless card on it. I mean when I enter "Fn + F5" nothinghappens and wireless LED indicator is still off.Is there any suggestion to resolve this ...

Ubuntu Working FN keys for Vaio FS*

This is intended for the VAIO VGN-FS... only (i.e. not FE nor C nor N, etc !)Tested with Hardy but should also work with GustyNo idea for Feisty and older: try at your own risk!! (it shouldn't harm but...)If you have a Vaio FS* you'll probably discover that none of the FN keys are working out of the ...

Ubuntu Wifi 'hard blocked' on Lenovo T420s, Realtek 8188CE

everyone, been having difficulty with my Lenovo T420S' wifi. It shows up as hard and soft blocked on rfkill, and needless to say the Fn+F5 key combo does nothing, and neither does the switch on the side. I tried reinstalling the kernel and installing the drivers from the Realtek website here (), but ...

Ubuntu Lenovo x121e i3 Linux Hardware Compatability

This thread's aim is to provide a single up to date source for hardware compatibility for the Lenovo x121e (in particular the i3 variant) laptop. There are a number of detailed threads (http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18295203) around that already cover the generals about the hardw ...

Ubuntu Switch monitor without having FN keys?

I murder-death-killed my laptop keyboard (throw coffee over it) and am using a external keyboard for the time being.If I watch a movie on my TV I would normally press Fn + F5, but the external keyboard does not have an Fn button. Is it possible to change the monitor with some software tool?Google wa ...

Ubuntu Fn+F6 brings up battery level notification. Disableable?

I've got an Asus laptop with a Function button and I use Fn + F5 or F6 to change my display brightness, this works perfectly but when I hit Fn+F6 to increase brightness I get a Notification saying "Power Information\nLaptop battery is charged". This isn't all that bad, except that when I w ...

Ubuntu FN key

Hi, I am quite new to Ubuntu, so I would appreciate help with one problem. I am running Lucid on Fujitsu Siemens Amilo and I have problem with Fn+F3,Fn+F4,Fn+F5 - these are combinations for muting and increasing and lowering sound. Each time they are invoked, they crash the whole Xserver. So my plan ...

Fn keys

Does anyone know how to approach this kind of programs? I need to write a program to override Fn keys (laptops) and keyboard specific keys. For example pressing wireless key on the keyoard launches a certain program, i'd like to override it and launch something else. Fn+F5 dims the LCD panel...sme h ...

Ubuntu Sony Vaio Fn Brightness Keys Not Working

I switched from Windows Vista to Ubuntu 9.04, and the brightness keys don't work. The Fn+F5 and Fn+F6.I don't get any visual notification that the keys are being pressed at all like when I turn the volume up and down.I'm a bit of a noob guys, so please don't flame me to the extreme. :PI did my resea ...

Ubuntu Asus EEE PC Fn-F(1-12) key support

I have an Asus EEE PC 1005 HAB. I have been booting Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop from my 4 GB flash drive. Yesterday I downloaded EEEBuntu on my flash drive and I noticed one thing: it had full support for my Fn-F(1-12) keys. I was wondering if there was a way to make this work on Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop versi ...

Ubuntu Mapping the Fn key in (g)vim

In vim latex-suite, you can create an environment by pressing F5. Unfortunately, my laptop has a brightness key on F5, meaning I can only access F5 by using Fn+F5. I would like to use my F6 key instead, but I don't know how to map it, since <f6> could only be achieved by Using fn+f6 for me. I' ...

Ubuntu Fn Keys Samsung Series 9 90X3A not working

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 32bit.I have no response from the following function keys on my Samsung Series 9 laptop when I run the commandsudo /lib/udev/keymap -i input/event4and by no response I mean there's no text come up in the terminal to indicate that a key was pressed.(using keyboard definitions ...

Ubuntu [Sony Vaio VGN-S4M/S] Keymaping / xev no output for FN keys

Iv been googling for a while with no luck. that's why decide to open new topic.Problem is with keymaping my FN key on my laptop sony vaio VGN-S4M/s. Im trying to map FN keys correctly, so I fallow this HOW TO: help.ubuntu.com/community/LaptopSpecialKeys (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LaptopSpeci ...

Ubuntu FN Laptop keys Software problem?

I have an ADVENT 8117 laptop with Ubuntu 10.04The problem is, if i use the fn + F5 and F6 to turn volume up and down, the volume either goes max or mute, and the notification bar seems to jump and flash until the laptop is restarted.When this happens, i also cannot use any applet icons eg; sound, ne ...

Ubuntu Lenovo IdeaPad U330 function keys

i just bought brand new U330 and just installed kubuntu 9.10.I can' get function keys (eg FN+F5) and embedded bluetooth to work.Please give me information where and how can i catch function keys events (when i use acpi_listen i can't catch event from FN+F5) - what is the way to get what is the prope ...

Ubuntu Not all Fn-keys work on laptop

I've installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my new laptop. It is a Samsung R610 AS06BE. (aka P8600-version)I have noticed that just a selection of my Fn Function-keys do work. Only the 'Mute Sound' button and the 'Increase-' and 'Decrease Volume' buttons work. These are situated on my keyboard respectively as Fn+ ...

Ubuntu Lenovo Ideapad S10e, no bluetooth, no mic, slow boot

I have just installed Ubuntu 9.04 on mi Ideapad S10e, I have red that everything should work, but not in mi case. First I can't make bluetooth working, Fn+F5 have no affect and hardware button just switch on/off wifi.Mic also don't work.And loading of GRUM takes abut 30sec. ...

Ubuntu No FN hotkey work on Jaunty VAIO FZ 21 E

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.04, and my FN hotkeys don't work (except FN+F2 which put sound off). So I can't adjust brightness by FN+F5 or FN+F6, but I was able to do it with Ubuntu 8.10 with a script based upon NVClock ....But now with Jaunty, I can only change brightness with a code by using the t ...