Computer manufacturer, founded in 1982. In 2002, Compaq was acquired by Hewlett-Packard for $25 billion. At one time, Compaq was the largest computer manufacturer in the world. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compaq and http://www.compaq.com for more information.

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can't shut down lubuntu

Hello, i'm still hoping for some suggestions. I should add the fact that when i put the computer to sleep, it is unable to wake up again. So, I have to hold the power button down to turn it off. ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 problem with monitor

When I installed Kubuntu 13.10 (virtual), it did not recognize my Compaq 19" monitor in a Compaq Presario PC and can't see the desktop properly. Conclusion: I must cancel the installation (real). My ...
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Compaq NX9105 - which Ubuntu release?

I'm trying to refurbish and old NX9105 laptop, and newer versions of Ubuntu don't load to Live session. How would I found out which Ubuntu release would work on the laptop without trying all? Thanks, ...
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Compaq Presario 2100

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my old laptop. It was full of viruses and running Windows XP. I was able to system restore it. But it has all the programs of a computer from 2002. So it's hard to ...
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does ubuntu not support wireless over a local domain?

Im running a ´high end Compaq with 13.10 I went offshore and the wifi connected and after 30 min disconnected and I have not been able to re connect. I have run my sudo network commands and my ...
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wifi not working compaq 6510

How do I get Wifi to work on this machine? I installed ubuntu a while ago and eventually got the wifi to work after hunting around on the forums. Now I' ve installed 13.10 but can't remenmber how to ...
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Problem with my keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62-219WM Notebook Laptop running Ubuntu 13.10, and there is something wrong with my keyboard. It will stop working all of a sudden and force me to plug in an external ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, web cam light flashing

Have been running Ubuntu on my Compaq C757 reliably since 9.10. Currently running a fresh install of 12.04 LTS. Somewhere during my regular updates, my webcam started flashing its power light. Light ...
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Can't use headphones on Compaq Presario CQ50 Running Ubuntu 13.04

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Compaq Presario CQ50 and it has been running wonderfully. The only issue I have run into so far is that when I plug in a set of headphones, the computer ...
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No internet connection on Compaq 6735S laptop

I am new to Ubuntu (12.04.3). I installed the software to my laptop http://www.lapwik.com/hp-compaq_6735s for typical use (browsing, movies, music ,etc.) I am not a programmer and I can't understand ...
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Xubuntu xfce problem

I have been using Xubuntu on my old laptop and it has been working great. The other day, I made a lot of updates and after requested login, the XFCE is no longer functioning properly. I can start ...
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my ubuntu not workin in compaq presario cq56

Ubuntu 12.4 32 bit not working in my Compaq presario cq56. i tried dual boot. but what happened is ubuntu did not install showed error 5. CD/dvd something. and my windows 7 did go off too. i currently ...
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Unable to Install Ubuntu from USB

I just bought a second hand laptop, COMPAQ Presario B1800. Currently, it runs Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu. I have what I need on my USB but when I go to my BIOS menu, I can not see the usb ...
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Unable to resume after suspending or closing laptop

This may well have been answered elsewhere. I'm running 13.04 32-bit on a Compaq Presario CQ62 with 2GB RAM, Intel Core i3 M 370 @ 2.40GHz dual core processor, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series ...
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Unable to use Webcam in Compaq Presario CQ62

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62, I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.4, I am unable to get my built in webcam to work in chat rooms etc. I downloaded Camorama, it worked once, then refused to connect ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Compaq CQ5110F PC Desktop w/ Windows Vista Home Premium

I have an old desktop computer that currently runs fine with Windows Vista. I would like to move over to Ubuntu but do not know if it is possible. Here are the specs: Compaq CQ5110F PC Processor: ...
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How can I delete Ubuntu and install windows xp (.exe version) [duplicate]

What my problem is, is that I want to install windows xp on my laptop where ubuntu is installed on, I cannot run the disc because it is an .exe and you can't run that on ubuntu. I tried several things ...
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Sound output problem in th HP compaq dc7700

I have Ubuntu(12.04) installed in my HP Compaq dc7700 computer. I have a sound problem. There is two audio outputs in this computer(dc7700), one in the front and the other on the back, And a main ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on older Compaq runs very slow and freezes on downloads

How can I either fix my Laptop to run 12.04 or downgrade to the older LTS distribution? The computer is barely usable now. It is set up dual-boot with Windows 7 which runs OK. Any ideas?
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Installation issues compaq presario 6016us

So I reformatted and dled all drivers from manufacturers website. However, the ethernet controller is not being installed properly. I'm trying to install ubuntu 12-04 lt using the dvd, but the ...
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brightness problem Compaq Presario CQ57

I have problem with brightness on Compaq Presario CQ57 Ubuntu 13.04. The brightness keys on keyboard are work. But on every reboot brightness decrease to minimum, and I must increase it manually. How ...
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Broadcom Drivers not working

I'm on a Compaq Presario V6000 and my wireless isn't showing up. I've done a fresh install twice and still no wireless. I have followed multiple suggestions from this link but still nothing How to ...
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Give Compaq Presario cq62 More Control of Fan

I've been having overheating issues with Ubuntu 13.04 (and probably before as well, but I wasn't doing anything as intensive as I am now) and I'm noticing that the fan never kicks into "jet engine" ...
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Kubuntu 12.10 on my Compaq presario keeps locking up.

Almost every time I switch my power from battery to AC or unplug it, the screen goes black as if it's asleep and I can't get it back. I used to be able to hit the switch that the top part of my laptop ...
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Compaq 615 fan control

How can I control the fan of my Compaq 615 VQ632EA#ABD ? 'sudo pwmconfig' tells me: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed Could someone PLEASE tell me what the problem is?
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Laptop and software too old for Ubuntu?

Just ran through 1-7 steps on this download and install procedure http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/install-ubuntu-with-windows only to fall flat at Step 7. Computer, a Compaq 6910p laptop running ...
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Error booting full Ubuntu from external USB hard drive on desktop preloaded with Windows 8

I've just installed Linux for the first time, except I installed it on a Seagate USB Hard Drive (500GB, USB 3.0, 3 Partitions: 10 GB Ubuntu/1GB swap/The Rest NTFS) from a Live USB drive (4GB) made in ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a HP Compaq 6910p?

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10, and ran the installer as shown in tutorial for putting it on a USB Drive. I restarted computer, and set boot priority to USB-HDD as first. I restart, and it loads the ...
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Where to report a severe bug ? - seems to toast Compaq 8510w hardware

An Ubuntu install smashed my HP Compaq 8510w built-in LCD display and presumably the firmware/BIOS. I did an install a while ago of Lubuntu 12.10 - somewhere in the process, my laptop display started ...
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wifi is not working after I downloaded ubuntu 12.04 on my compaq cq58

I download ubuntu 12.04 on my compaq cq58 with some trouble but after I successfully downloaded ubuntu the wireless didn't work. My laptop has the Ralink Radio Model RT5390 internal wireless adapter ...
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System-wide screen contrast change in Unity 2D on Compaq 6720s

I have read many threads but not found how can I change contrast system-wide in Unity 2D for my Compaq 6720s. Any advice?
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Install problems on a Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a compaq presario cq50 with vista installed on it which I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the 32 bit iso file and installed it from the hard disk. It was only later that I found ...
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Intel GMA 950 not detected on CPQ mini 110c-1110sg

I first have upgraded from ubuntu version 10.04 to 12.04. However, the graphic card was undetected. As a result Unity is working slow. I tried to install the driver 'manually' as described in 12.04 is ...
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Ubuntu runs really slow on netbook

so I installed Ubuntu through Wubi in my netbook (Compaq Mini, 1.6 GHZ Atom, 1 GB RAM, 250 HDD, Windows 7 Starter) and decided to keep the original OS and run both... The thing is that, after I ...
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how to get back sudo previledges? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Regain Sudo rights after removing from admin group I have been given a laptop with ubuntu 9.10 installed. it has only one User. The problem is sudo is disabled and thus ...
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Raid 1 can't install Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu desktop on HP Compaq 8000 from an Ubuntu live CD. I connected two disks in RAID, but in installation type, I can't select nothing.
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HP Compaq 2510p wireless disabled by hardware switch

I have an HP Compaq 2510p laptop running ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ubuntu reports that wireless is disabled by means of a hardware switch. There is a 'soft-key' button on the laptop to control the physical ...
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wireless doesnt work on a broadcom bcm4312 for HP/Compaq laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have BCM4312 in Compaq Presario V3033AU laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.5.0-10-generic) as dual boot along ...
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How do I setup wireless on HP nc8430?

How do I setup or enable wireless on a HP Compaq nc8430 laptop? And is there a recommended list of software updates for an nc8430? Thank you.
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Not able to change brightness on a Compaq Presario CQ61

Here is my result of lsmod Module Size Used by joydev 17393 0 vesafb 13516 1 snd_hda_codec_hdmi 31775 1 snd_hda_codec_idt 60251 1 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes during install on Compaq Presario V2000

I am trying to upgrade an older Compaq Presario V2000 from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. I had no problems installing 10.04, but I'm having some issues with the 12.04 install freezing. I downloaded the ...
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What BIOS settings must I change on a Compaq dc5750 small form factor to install Ubuntu?

HP Compaq dc5750 small form factor Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0GHz 2GB 160GB On starting the system it displayed this message: If you are running Unix, you need to configure your system using the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is soundless! (only ready and startup :( )

Windows. is the operating system that most popular from microsoft which has many sound effect, such an error, exclamation, start, off, etc. Now you have to help me to "Re-enable" these sound bellow: ...
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hibernation fail on compaq 510

I have been tried to command hibernate in ubuntu 12.04. but it's fail because not enough swap memory (or not). please help me, I'm using compaq 510, 26 GB hardisk (have Windows 7). and because of fail ...
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Touchpad stops working after restart on a Compaq Presario CQ-40 324la

The touchpad worked correctly after the first reboot after installation, but then, without making any changes on system, restarting again, the touchpad was totally disabled. I'm working on a laptop ...
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Atheros AR242 wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter just did a clean install of 11.10 on a new SSD. and i can't turn on Wi-Fi. Used google and found a number of answers ...
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How to install wireless driver on Compaq nx6120 laptop

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my compaq nx6120 laptop. I turn on the wifi but it says "wireless disabled by hardware switch." Is this a driver problem or is there any switch in laptop for enabling ...
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The system drops to a grub prompt on boot after an update. How do I fix this?

The day before yesterday, I opened Ubuntu. I always go to the update manager first. After I loaded the updates and tried to re-start, I got a command line prompt saying grub_. I have never ...
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Internal microphone not working on a Compaq Presario CQ60

the internal microphone of my COMPAQ Presario CQ60 is not working. i notice it when calling on skype i could not be understood. i checked if skype was disabling my microphone due to its auto ...
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Problem installing Lubuntu 11.04

After I boot the Live-CD I can't select try Lubuntu or Install Lubuntu and I end up hanging on that screen. My PC specs are: Compaq Presario s4214bd 2.4ghz Intel Celeron. Windows XP/Ubuntu 10.04 ...