Binary package hint: acpi-support Hotkeys found on Fujitsu Lifebook U sub notebook tablet. Found hard keys on the display: Programmable. Update: 10 March - For newer Ubuntu versions ( Lucid), instead of reading this howto, I think you can straight away head to. Installing linux on a Fujitsu U - General status //10/22/howto-fujitsu-uuumpc-and-ubuntu-linuxhardy-heron/#more
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- FUJITSU: Fujitsu America - Support - Mobile - Operating Systems - Linux
- [ubuntu] Lucid Install on the Fujitsu u
- Touchscreen and Screen Rotate
Please note, if you plan to use Windows alongside Linux, then setting this mode will prevent you from using handwriting recognition in Windows. Install the evtouch driver through synaptic.
Howto – Fujitsu U (U) UMPC and Ubuntu Linux Hardy Heron – Vivek's blog
It will work better if the UMPC is not connected to the power adapter. Install fujitsu lifebook u810 linux through Synaptic. It may require little bit of training before you can start using it. The above method seemed to be more reliable. And it works wonderfully.
Linux Certification and Support for Mobile PC Products
The basics Julian Brown has written a patch for the fujitsu-laptop module in the kernel. However, as of writing this section, that patch has not been incorporated into the mainstream kernel which is targeted more towards the Fujitsu P and T series.
The said patch enables the keyboard light functionality and a small application which toggles the light on and off. I will provide pre-compiled kernel module for those not too technically inclined, and instructions to compile it fujitsu lifebook u810 linux for your kernel.
I am using Ubuntu 8.
You can set the repositories via synaptic. Pre-compiled Binaries For Kernel 2.
U - Community Help Wiki
You can check the kernel version by opening a fujitsu lifebook u810 linux and typing uname -r Download the file fujitsu-laptop. Make it executable and set suid bit by chown root. Compiling it from source You would need kernel-headers package for your kernel which you can download from synaptic.
Wifi doesn't seem to work immediately at boot: I have noticed another glitch though, which is relevant if like me fujitsu lifebook u810 linux imported a US model Fujitsu lifebook u810 linux into another country: This means you won't be able to connect to an access point using, e.
More info if I discover any. Neil Jeffries who has a blog with a fair bit of U info on it kindly emailed me about a fix for the above WiFi region restriction: TamoSoft have a small Windows utility on this page which can be used to tweak the device's firmware you also need to install a trial of their "CommView for WiFi" software.
This seems to work well for me -- you'll need to have kept your Windows partition around to use it though!
Installing Ubuntu on a Fujitsu U820 LifeBook
Touch screen Method 1: I used LordOfThePigs's evtouch setting: Windows isn't too happy about the BIOS setting change, but never mind. I found the touchscreen sensitivity was very low using this method, especially outside the bottom-left quarter of the screen.
So, I started experimenting with another method Try this patchor use version 0.