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Unable to use the wifi

I can't use wifi on my dv6-7044TX. When I use rfkill list all its says the wifi connector is hard blocked. Is there any way to get around this?
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Wifi doesnt work on HP mini 1000, Lubuntu 14.10

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a flash drive via Unetbootin. For one I have to hit F9 and change the boot order every time I turn on my netbook. If I try and let it boot normally screen goes blank. ...
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Battery is present. Ubuntu says it's charging but not

I am new to Ubuntu, installed 14.04 on my HP pavilion dv6. It was working fluently. But after a month It's BIOS has crashed and I sent it to HP TotalCare center. Yesterday, I've took it back. It's ...
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Display Contrast Ubuntu 14.0.4 x32 on Elitebook2560p

I downloaded icc-profiles and icc-profiles-free from apt-get and this gave me a few more options inside Gnome-Color-Manager / but I still have no option to Calibrate (button is disabled) and all of ...
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HP VGA WEBCAM (USB) not working,

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T61. I bought a HP VGA USB Webcam (#EW193AA) new. I immediately tried to use it with Cheese, just as many others have. It works fine for taking pictures, ...
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How to install along side vista [duplicate]

On a hp pavilion entertainment pc running windows vista have been unable to get it to boot from a usb drive.
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Monitor print jobs/pages printed per IP address

We use an honor system for printed pages, but since someone's been misusing our trust I would like to monitor/log the amount of pages printed per IP address. Is there any software (or script) that can ...
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How to enable ambient light sensor function key on HP Elitebook 8460p?

The ambient light sensor is not enabled by default, but even when enabled, the function key does nothing. Is there a way to fix this so that the key turns it on and off?
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How to enable mute and volume buttons on HP Elitebook 8460p?

I have a HP Elitebook 8460p, which works mostly perfectly with Ubuntu, except for a few quirks. One of them is that the mute and volume buttons do not work. The volume buttons are mapped to FN+F6 and ...
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Printer only prints Test page - Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed a HP 4180 printer (USB). It does print the Test Page but - even properly recognized as an HP 4100 printer serie) - it does'nt print documents as simple as smb.conf for example : it ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu. How to remove the ATI Catalyst driver?

Installing the Catalyst drivers on Ubuntu 14.10 HP Zbook 14 broke the system - it can't start the X display because it crashes now, and I can't switch to tty or command-line to remove the driver as ...
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graphics are not running properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my pc HP xw6400. but the graphics are very slow. video songs don't play properly. I tried installing different drivers for graphics card but none of them worked out. ...
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DPM on ATi Radeon 4250 in Xubuntu 14.04.1 is not working

I have notebook HP 625 with ATi Radeon HD 4250 on Xubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and DPM function is not working. In my case it should be work without to do anything, but not. Why?
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running Pycharm Gtk-Message: Failed to find module “unity-gtk-module”

I'm work trying to run Pycharm on Ubuntu/crouton on my HP 11 chromebook. Everytime I try to run I get the error: Gtk-Message: Failed to find module "unity-gtk-module" Can someone help?
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Loss of touch pad function on laptop after upgrade

No touch pad function after upgrade. (as of 04/11/14) Using HP-255-G1 Notebook PC which came with Ubuntu 12.04 installed and have today upgraded to 14.04. Now I have to use a mouse on a laptop! ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on HP Elitebook 840

I tried installing ubuntu on my HP Elitebook 840 but I am encountering some problems. First of all, i can load ubuntu from a DVD just fine and installing, at the first couple of tries, went without a ...
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Can't get 14.1 to work on HP Pavillion Slimline s7600n

This is driving me nuts. it's a an HP Pavillion Slimline s7600n, I've loaded 14.1 at least 15 times with various degree of success. I have tried loading 12.1 over it with no luck. It sometimes goes to ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 doesn't list my network [duplicate]

I have tried to open nm-applet but it doesn't list my/any networks. I thus can't connect to the internet. $ lspci | grep -i Network network controller: Broadcom corporation BCM4321 802.lla/b/g/n ...
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Graphic driver HP 4545s Ubuntu 14.10

i try to install ATI Driver on ubuntu 14.10. I have 2 graphic on my laptop, 7450M and 7600M. Whether it is supported by ati in ubuntu 14.10? If so, how do I install the drivers? Regards, M.S
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Is there any way to get my laptop's fingerprint scanner to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/14.10?

I currently have a HP Envy Touchsmart 15 notebook PC, and I recently completely switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (I'm on 14.10 now though). Anyway, since I switched, my fingerprint ...
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Install HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP, connected to a Synology DiskStation

I've got a HP LaserJet Professional M1132 MFP which is connected to a Synology DiskStation. I would like to install it to print from my Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu discovers the printer with DNS-SD and tries ...
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HP 2133 Souncard don't working :(

I am new with Kubuntu systems. I killed my win-xp on this Netbook and start new with Kubuntu trusty. my audio-system is not working. when I look at the Systemcontroller, I can see an incoming signal ...
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Windows shared HP DJ 4180 installed OK but will not print

I can install a windows shared HP DJ printer all OK. On Unbutu the print process seems to go all OK and sends to the windows printer. The printer starts (making some I'm about to print noises) but ...
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How to perform a HP BIOS upgrade with only Ubuntu?

I have a HP Spectre XT netbook. The installed BIOS is F14 and the latest one on their website is F26. I'd like to do an upgrade but they only provide a Windows executable. I tried booting with FreeDOS ...
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gscan2pdf Stopped Working With HP 8600

I have been using both an HP 8600 and a HP 6500 All-In-One printers for scanning with gscan2pdf. After an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 (and many updates), gscan2pdf continues to work with HP 6500 but ...
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Ubuntu on HP TX2500 (or Xubuntu, Lubuntu, etc.)

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and would like to run Ubuntu on my HP TX2500. Or Xubuntu if that would make it work more smooth. Or even Lubuntu. But I can't find any guides about installing some recent ...
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Printer not recognized on Ubuntu Libre Office?

I have an HP Officejet J4660 All-inOne printer and I want to print files with Libre Office but it doesn't recognize the printer no matter what I do, am I missing something or the printer is just ...
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Function buttons not working properly on Ubuntu (HP Sleekbook)

I have a few problems regarding my function buttons, so far the only function button working is the volume, it works fine. But I have some issues with the others. Brightness button doesn't work ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 not being recognized by laptop, 14.04

My wifi quit working today on my HP Envy m6 laptop with 14.04 installed on it. I honestly cannot determine what the problem is. Either the card is just dead or I just haven't found what I need to. ...
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No GUI screen after upgrading to 14.04

I have HP laptop. I had upgraded to 14.04 yesterday and after updating everything was working fine. Except today I boot up and there's no gui login screen. Startx throws errors and freezes. I have ...
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Printing differnt paper sizes with Libreoffice writer

Printing a document in A4 everything is OK. When I change to A5 it prints the text in a light blue. I never had this problem with the 32 bit release on my laptop. On my PC with 64 bit it happens with ...
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Installing HP Deskjet on Chromebook using Ubuntu?

I have an HP Chromebook 14 and have bought an HP Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515 which cannot be installed on Chrome OS. Can I use Ubuntu to install the printer on my Chromebook?
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Show ubuntu boot as UEFI in boot selection HP Envy

I've recently installed xubuntu on my HP Envy 15. I can't set it as default boot because it is not seen as UEFI boot. The strange fact is that the usb drive I used to install xubuntu (made with ...
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How can I enable hibernation for a HP EliteDesk 800 G1 TWR machine?

I've tried to hibernate my HP EliteDesk 800 G1 TWR PC using the command sudo pm-hibernate which exited with no message, error code 128. The man page for pm-hibernate says: A return ...
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efibootmgr Persistence on HP Envy Laptop

I have a HP Envy laptop, with a spinning SATA hard drive on /dev/sda and an mSATA SD on /dev/sdb. Legacy boot mode doesn't appear to work, since it wants to boot from sda not sdb, and the BIOS ...
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HP laptop Ubuntu 12LTS do not search for Wlan device

There are plenty of materials online to trouble shooting network problem on ubuntu platform. I have searched for them and studied 2 hours, no gain. So it will be so great someone can give a hand here. ...
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HP Pavilion 11-n038ca touchscreen

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion 11-n038ca laptop, but the touchscreen is not working. Can anyone tell me how to make it work? Thanks.
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HP envy 15, Boot from usb

I'm trying to boot a live usb from an HP envy 15 but I can' seem to do it. I have already entered the bios setup, disabled secure boot, enabled legacy support. But, the bios sasys that when legacy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1: Brillo de pantalla/ Backlight: HP Pavilion 14-v003la

no puedo cambiar el brillo de pantalla de mi Notebook HP con las teclas F2 y F3, Ubuntu me las reconoce, pero a la hora de presionarlas no cambia el brillo. Estas son las especificaciones del mi lap: ...
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Cannot calibrate HP touchscreen

I have an HP x360 laptop that has a touchscreen. However, I can't calibrate it in Ubuntu. I dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu and the touchscreen works fine in windows 8.1 I have tried using ...
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hp deskjet f4288 not detecting

Not able to print by connecting HP deskjet f4288 all in one. When I check in printers section, it asks me for network printers. While no option for the directly connected printer.
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Unable to install Ubuntu to my fresh HP laptop

I have tried installing Ubuntu from both CD and a bootable usb device. But in both cases it doesn't even show the option to boot. It directly goes to my default DOS os. I am sure that I have arranged ...
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Laptop is bootting directly into Windows 8

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit along side Windows 8.1 on my HP 15-n203tx laptop.I created a bootable USB. When I tried using legacy boot it didn't detect my Windows. So I tried ...
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HP3070 hold's it's printing

I have triet to install HP3070 drivers for Ubuntu. Everything went allright. But for some reason everytime i try to print something it's beeing held. I think I might have found a solution in this ...
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F12 for wifi not working on HP M6-1045DX

I've searched for hours and tried multiple suggestions to no avail, except for editing iwlwifi.conf and adding the "extra options", I'm not sure doing that part applies to my setup or not. OK, here's ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on HP Probook 440 (xubuntu 14.04)

I think the BT device isn't recognized. In the Blueman the Device menu is disabled and when I try to do search "Resource Not Ready" appears at the bottom. I cannot use this advice How to enable ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu as a dual boot from inside Windows 8.1?

I know that it is possible using Unetbootin for windows up to Windows 7, however they mention nothing of Windows 8 or 8.1 support. On top of that, I seem unable to use a USB flash drive to install it. ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

Which settings at the HP software are necessary to make a bootable Ubuntu-server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 with 1 hard disk drive 1 of 4 slots? I installed several times Ubuntu from a USB drive ...
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HP 3070a helds it's printing

I have a problem with HP 3070. It just holds printing and that's it. And I receive communication errors. After quite some time of searching on the internet, I have found some topic, which I hope can ...
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No Sound from Headphone Jack - HP Pavilion 871

I have gone through many questions citing this same issue. The sound comes out of my laptop speakers but not through the headphone jack. If I plug in an HDMI cable, the sound does come through that ...