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by kiesel
17/09/2011, 9:28
Forum: Other
Topic: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?
Replies: 11
Views: 26584

Re: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?

thank you for your help, but unfortunately this tutorial doesnt work in ubuntu. even though all steps run flawlessly they dont show the wished for effect. the only effect i see is that after adding the acpi_backlight=vendor to grub, the luminousity-indicator doesnt show any mopre when using the fn k...
by kiesel
13/09/2011, 20:10
Forum: Other
Topic: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?
Replies: 11
Views: 26584

Re: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?

Hi, sorry for answering late, i have been on vacation. To boot the live cd i needed tpo press "e" when the cd bootloader was shown. i then entered between "nosplash" and "--" the option "noefi" and booted with f10. works like a charme! I also noticed that it is possible to change the luminosity with...
by kiesel
27/08/2011, 2:06
Forum: Other
Topic: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?
Replies: 11
Views: 26584

Re: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?

thank you for your reply. :)
i just wanna use it with AC connected, so i think thats a drawback i can live with until its fixed. Thank you very very much for your answer!
by kiesel
25/08/2011, 20:56
Forum: Other
Topic: Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?
Replies: 11
Views: 26584

Buying a new Laptop (rv520) recommended?

Hi, i need to get a new laptop because my old one recently decided to go into retirement. Im thinking about getting a Samsung rv 520. I wasnt able to find any reviews on this one by linux (preferably ubuntu)users. Then i stumbled upon this forum. Does anyone here use that laptop with linux? What is ...