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Wireless not working after ubuntu 14.04 install?

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on hp dv6000. The networks are detected but do not connect. here's the output requested on similar questions http://pastebin.ubuntu.com/8254387/ Any help greatly appreciated. ...
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Cannot boot from USB install (HP DV6)

I have installed Ubuntu (12.04 AND 14.04 separately, multiple times each) onto a 32Gb USB flash drive. The flash drive boots fine on a spare laptop (older HP DV7, windows 7), however on my HP ...
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Synaptics touchpad detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my computer (HP pavilion dv6) but I am not able to get work my Synaptics Touchpad. I launched a xinput -list and I could see that it is installed as PS/2 Generic ...
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HP dv6 2020sa // battery?

I got to understand that HP dv6 series aren't the best choice for ubuntu. The problem is the battery. If I disconnect the cable everything dies instantaneously. What can I do ? I suppose you'll ask ...
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Install Ubuntu on HP Envy dv6-7305se [duplicate]

I got a new HP laptop Envy dv6-7305se and windows 8.1 installed, SanDesk SSD and switchable graphic cards ( Intel & NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M ). I need to install ubuntu on it so I need some help ...
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Ubuntu don't detect the wireless adapter on a HP dv6

I just partitioned my hard drive and installed Ubuntu 12.04, but it is not detecting any wireless signal. When I was trying Ubuntu in Wubi, everything worked though. Here is the output from ifconfig: ...
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Volume Control on HP DV6 not working after alsamixer

Because pulse audio made the sound out of my laptop distort very very easily at even the lowest volumes, i removed it and installed gnome-alsa instead but then now, the volume control buttons on f9 ...
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I have a patch for my laptop that needs to be added but I have no idea how to apply it

This is a link to the bug and people say it has been patched but I don't know how to apply the patch. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/529477 The bug is on the HP Dv6 pavilion ...
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No sound on a HP Pavilion dv6 with ubuntu 12.04

After installation Ubuntu 12.04 in my hp pavilion dv6 machine sound system is not working. commands like gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf killall pulseaudio sudo alsa force-reload ...
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enable hibernation for HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with Ubuntu 13.04

I am a new Ubuntu user, having set up my HP dv6 to dual boot Ubuntu 13.04. I found to my horror that closing my laptop and putting in my backback is extremely dangerous - by default closing the lid ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion dv6 [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion dv6 laptop (dv6-6b55er). Can I install the latest Ubuntu (13.04) without having any problems such as missing drivers, performance.. etc. Any advise is highly appreciated. Thank ...
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how to install wireless driver for my old laptop hp dv6 1340ej

its connected to the internet and all fine but its very and slow and I've tried almost everything with some terminal commands and I got some improve but still slow compared to the internet win I login ...
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HP dv6 7040tx overheating issue

As the title says, my laptop is a HP dv6 7040tx which has the following dual graphics cards: 1.Intel 4000 2.Nvidia 630M I went through some sites and found that both my graphics card are ...
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Unable to get sound in headset on Ubuntu 13.4

i've download and installed ubuntu 13.4 mostly every thing work but i have a problem in the sound ! when i run some song the sound work perfectly but when i connect my head set i have no sound ...
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My headphones mute AlsaMixer when I plug them in, HP DV6 12.04

Whenever I plug any type of headphones into one of the audio out connectors on my hp dv6, alsa mutes them, muting the "speaker" setting(see attached image). This also happened in Fedora, so it's a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10, Wifi is not working HP DV6-7084LA

Hi I've tried many things to download or activate wi-fi driver! but it seems tobe without driver, can anyone help me to find it! anothe probles is sound driver it works but not at all, i mean, beats ...
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HP Pavilion dv6-6b26sa shutdown thermal overheating [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. Since installing it, I can use it for about 30-45 minutes before it shuts down and on next reboot I get a warning about thermal overheating. I've tried ...
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Philips Semiconductors SAA7160 tv tuner driver installation help

First of all new to Linux. Ive been trying to install the driver for my tvtuner on my dv6 intel/nvidia setup Everytime i try to install the driver I get access denied. So im stumped? Now heres some ...
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wubi install of ubuntu 12.10 on hp dv6 6154tx causes uncontrolled heating, fan speed, low battery life

i have a hp dv6 6154tx with an integrated Intel GPU and a discrete ATI GPU (Radeon Mobility HD 6490M (1 GB DDR5)). -Problems: when i install ubuntu 12.10 using wubi, my laptop starts heating, fans ...
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Can't right click on an HP Pavilion dv6

After installing, I initially assumed that right-clicking just wasn't a feature. I've been trying to separate myself from what I'm accustomed to in Windows, so I didn't think much of it. I've since ...
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Is it possible to change a laptop's screen-dimming capabilities?

My laptop is able to dim it's screen automatically until it is turned off by Ubuntu to save power, currently my dim screen button doesn't let me turn off my screen completely, my questions are: Is ...
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HP dv6 graphic chip high temperatur

I have a HP dv6-6180eg with an HD 6770m graphic chip. The driver for the ATI card works fine. But I have some problems with the temperatur. Out of my fan comes mostly cool air and my CPUs are around ...
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What can I do to turn my screen brightness down when simple interface methods do not work?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my HP dv6 and so far the only problem i've had is that i can't turn down the screen brightness. I use the "hot key" the "short cut keys" I go to settings and make the ...
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Live CD has black screen HP DV6 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Attempting to install/try ubuntu (11.10, 12.04) on my new laptop, using a liveCD (and tried USB). ...
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WiFi on HP Pavilion dv6 stopped working after update to 11.10

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion dv6. Before the 11.10 update, everything was working perfectly, but after I updated, I've never been able to use the WiFi with Ubuntu. For the ...
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How do i login/logout change with ati/intel hybrid graphics?

I have hp pavilion dv6 6030et. I want to use my ati radeon hd 6770m driver instead of intel mesa driver.
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How do I install Ubuntu in Virtualbox? [closed]

I want to install Ubuntu on my hp dv6 3000 within a virtual machine. I did so once with Ubuntu 10.10, but the internet didn't work. A friend recommended I try 9.10. SO I want to give the new release a ...
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How do I disable the touchpad using the upper left corner on an HP Pavilion dv6?

To disable the touchpad on an HP Pavilion dv6, you double tap on an area in the upper left hand corner of the touchpad. Then the blue indicator light around the border of the touchpad turns red, and ...
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Can't adjust using brightness keys on an HP DV6 6080 and can't using projector switch button [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp dv6 6080 laptop. i have problem in ubuntu 1) i can't adjust lcd brightness in ubuntu with brightness keys. how can i adjust lcd brightness because lcd brightness ...
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Dv6 1149wm's fingerprint reader? [closed]

Is there any driver for my fingerprint reader on my HP dv 1149wm laptop? This is my device: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 138a:0018 DigitalPersona, Inc
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HP Pavilion dv6 is not booting with switchable graphics

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with switchable graphics: an integrated Intel GPU and a discrete ATI GPU (Radeon Mobility HD 6490M (1 GB DDR5)). Any attempt to use the ATI driver (either proprietary or ...
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Suspend and hibernate don't work on a hp pavilion dv6

I just installed kubuntu 11.04 on my laptop which a hp pavilion dv6, and suspend/hibernate don't seem to work. More specifically, when I try to get out of sleep/hibernation mode, the computer does ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on a HP DV6 Laptop

I just bought a HP DV6 6011tx (link) Laptop. I formated the disk through Windows and prepared for installing Ubuntu. But when I inserted the live CD, it showed the Ubuntu start screen and then ...
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HP Pavilion dv6 can't shutdown or reboot [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 with HP Pavilion can't shutdown or reboot. I am old linux user, been using linux for years, this is the first time in encounter this issue ever with many Linux distros on the same ...
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HP DV6 2011 Brightness Keys Do Not Work [closed]

I've searched around and no solutions seem to work that worked for older models. Not sure what to do next. I'm unable to change my brightness with the keys on the keyboard. I can however use the ...
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WiFi does not turn on

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 along side of my HP pavilion dv6 windows 7. For what ever reason it states that there is no hard ware for the WiFi and it is disabled. The only way for it to work is ...
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Wireless Card Behaving Oddly on an HP Pavilion dv6

I'm not sure what kind it is, it doesn't use a propriety driver, it runs out of the box. In 10.04 it worked fine, in 10.10 it'll work, but randomly lose connection, though it won't state it, then ...