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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Compaq CQ60-215DX Ubuntu 14.04.1 Graphics Glitching

Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.01 on my Compaq CQ60-215DX. As soon as I log in the graphics glitch and the computer seems to freeze up. Eventually it returns to the login screen. Any suggestions of ...
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Wifi not working - Broadcom b4312

And i have tried almost all the solutions to get my wifi work . I have compaq laptop with broadcom b4312 wifi adapter. I have tried installing bcmwl-kernel-source and then b43 drivers. The result for ...
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How to install wireless drivers for my laptop [duplicate]

I'm having problem installing wireless driver in my Compaq CQ 43. PCI ID is BCM4313 and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTE 64 bit operating system. Please somesone help me. I'm a newby so I'm kinda new in ...
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CQ60-210tu Wifi light blinking

The wifi is working perfectly fine BUT the wifi light is constantly blinking red then blue. Red meaning that it's off and blue meaning its on. This is very annoying and I was wondering if there is a ...
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Compaq CQ10-130CA [duplicate]

I, is there someone that have a Compaq CQ10-130CA running under Ubuntu ? Or how could I be sure that it will work ? Thanks
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what is the procedure of ubuntu Installation in a new laptop [duplicate]

i want to install ubuntu in my new laptop 1st time.so,i request you to kindly tell the proceedure to install in a free dos laptop for 1 st time
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Wireless device does not work on Compaq Presario V2000

I changed to Ubuntu 14.04 in this Compaq Presario V2000, but the wireless device (PCI) does not work. I already installed the drivers using ndiswrapper. But it still does not work. What do I need to ...
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Ubuntu running like mud, system hangs and looks like its running at 3FPS

the system specs: AMD XP 3200+ 1GB DDR 333 RAM 160 GB HD IDE NVIDIA FX 5500 AGP Video Card Compaq Presario sr1230nx the system takes forever to boot and when it does it runs like total mud, reminds ...
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No sound through speakers on Compaq Pressario V2414NR

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 12.04 LTS on a ~8.5-year old Compaq Pressario V2414 laptop. This machine did not have any problems with audio playback under 12.04. As installed, the Ubuntu ...
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Increase laptop screen resolution over 1024x768 on HP Compaq Presario v3000

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04. The default display driver has fixed my resolution to 1024x768. The only other option I see for selection is 800x600. Is there a way to increase my resolution to see ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...