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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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1answer
72 views

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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1answer
64 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
359 views

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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2answers
360 views

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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2answers
318 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
883 views

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 ...
3
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0answers
405 views

HP Pavilion dv6-6b26sa shutdown thermal overheating

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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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 ...
1
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1answer
563 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
788 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
400 views

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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2answers
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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 ...