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The /sys filesystem contains information set by the kernel, mostly for the benefit of udev, along with some knobs for userspace to set some options. It is not a storage-backed filesystem, and as such you cannot make arbitrary changes, like changing file permissions. If you want to control some knobs from a non-root process, I can see two options: Write a ...


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It is quite rare for hardware manufacturers to supply their own drivers for Linux, partly because they don't care about Linux but mostly because generic drivers for most hardware are included in the Linux kernel itself. Linux kernel drivers tend to be for generic chipsets, not particular brand-names (many hardware devices use the same chips as equivalent ...


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You might wish to try using the version of Linux in a Virtual Machine first https://my.vmware.com/en/web/vmware/free#desktop_end_user_computing/vmware_workstation_player/12_0 , which should usually sort out all the driver stuff for you -- it certainly did with most versions of Linux I successfully trialed on two different Toshiba brand machines... Once ...


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The fact that Toshiba don't provide the drivers on their site doesn't mean your hardware won't work with Linux. The best thing you can do is get Kali LiveUSB, write it onto a pendrive and boot from it. Then just check what works and what doesn't. LiveUSB doesn't require installation and doesn't write anything onto your disk (unless you ask it to), so it's ...


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Download the latest backport from here https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/backports/stable/v4.4.2/backports-4.4.2-1.tar.gz Install linux-headers and build-essential sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential Then compile the module tar xvf backports-4.4.2-1.tar.gz cd backports-4.4.2-1 make defconfig-iwlwifi make sudo ...


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As far as I can tell from a quick Google search, this is a laptop that was released in 2006. That's a ten year old laptop! Frankly, I'm quite surprised it works at all. What you describe sounds like a hardware issue of some sort. You can try installing Windows to check if the problem also occurs there but the fact that it happens on two different (albeit ...


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These keys have undefined behavior to Lunbuntu/Xorg/LXDE, they worked in windows because your drivers were machine specific, these keys/ key combinations may vary among thinkpads and therefore are not covered by thinkpad_acpi The keys are not identified because either: The keycodes are not mapped to any functionality The scancodes created by those ...



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