Questions relating specifically to the HP Pavilion range of laptops

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Is Ubuntu16.04 LTS compatible with HP Pavillion dv6 i7 [duplicate]

I need to know whether my HP Pavilion dv6 i7 quad core will run Ubuntu 16.04 LTS smoothly? Whether it will support all my HP laptop functions and vice versa? How resource intensive is Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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“Cannot find a backlight controller” when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Pavilion g6 Notebook

Most if not all Ubuntu backlight solutions depend on the backlight driver working. Like this one for example. In my case, when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion g6 ...
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Additional drivers not showing anything

I have an HP Pavilion Laptop running AMD Radeon driver but when I go to "additional drivers" on my Ubuntu 16.04 I don't see anything, it is completely blank. Am I missing something here and should ...
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I think my thermald-conf.xml is wrong

<Platform> <Name>Generic X86 Laptop Device</Name> <ProductName>EXAMPLE_SYSTEM</ProductName> <Preference>QUIET</Preference> <ThermalSensors> <...
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Ubuntu 64 bit 16.04 LTS on laptop Hp Pavilion X2 external HDMI monitor stopped working after latest updates

It seems that Ubuntu is really a problem on HP computers. Now, the new problem is that after the last updates of 16.04, the HDMI port stopped working. I tried with a different monitor and the problem ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Black Screen when waking from suspend

My computer displays a black screen on waking from suspend/hibernate. This problem was present on 14.04, but was solved when I changed to a proprietary driver (NVIDIA). I recently wiped my Ubuntu 14....
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WiFi driver from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 16.4

I've got the WiFi driver for Windows 7, how do I install the .exe file for Ubuntu 16.4 ? I've used ndiswrapper but the page seems out of date. Any suggestions?
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hp update screwes stuff - black screen without acpi=off [closed]

you all know my previous two questions. Summary that booting Ubuntu is giving black screen and kernel panic in uefi and legacy respectively. So changing boot commandsin grub to acpi=off made it ...
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Keyboard problem, strange functioning

I've looked almost everywhere and I can't find a solution. I have a Hp Pavilion 15 Ubuntu 14.04.4 installed, the thins is I was writing a text document when suddenly s key started working as F5. Then ...
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New hard drive, Ubuntu 14.04 installation failing

hope I can find some help here. I am a complete n00b, so please tell me if I am not making sense or am leaving out vital info. I have an HP Pavilion 15 n271sa. The original hard drive failed the ...
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HP Pavillion ab011nx -wifi not working properly on ubuntu

I purchased a HP pavillion 15 ab011nx laptop with Windows 8.1 built in.The wifi works perfectly in windows but is really very weak in ubuntu that I can use wifi in lap only when I place lap very near ...
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Failed to alloc mem for ROM

So recently, I've bought the HP Pavilion x2 detachable. It came with Windows 10 but I wanted to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu 15.10 but every time I tried to do that, the computer ...
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Touchscreen not working (HP Pavilion x360)

Just today I got mt new HP Pavilion x360 11-n127br 2 in 1 notebook with an Intel Core M 5y10 processor. Windows 8.1 pre installed. I propmtly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in dual boot mode. Aside from ...
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Issues in saving screen brightness

I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS and a HP Pavilion dv6500. My computer doesn't remember the amount of brightness everytime I turn it on. Can somebody help me with some terminal command lines? Thank you.
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RTL8723BE not working in ubuntu 14.04.3

Wifi connection was weak and would disconnect often so I followed the steps at link1. The issue was not solved so I tried link2. Unfortunately this time wifi does not work at all..Ethernet works just ...
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Strange fan behavior on 15.10 in HP Pavilion laptop

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on a new HP Pavilion laptop. All the time, even when the temperature given by sensors is low (< 30C), I hear a fan. The sensors command does not give any data on ...
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ubuntu 15 on hp pavillion 15 with realtek rtl8723be, weak wifi signal [duplicate]

I suppose you will assume this question as a duplicate and probably will ban it, but believe me I tried almost everything I could find on this forum and beyond but nothing helped. Please help me with ...
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using ubuntu on hp pavilion20

I have tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my Pavilion20 I was somewhat successful.It seems to be very limited and I have to use the usb hardrive in bios. Are there special switches that I should use in ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be card

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a laptop with a rtl8723be card and I can't get an stable wireless connection. After 2 or 3 min my wifi disconnect and I have to reboot. I have tried this solution: echo "...
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Wifi issue under ubuntu (RTL8723BE driver)

I have recently bought a new laptop (HP PAVILION 15-AB016NF) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 in dual boot. Under Windows, my wireless works properly but under Ubuntu it does not: wireless ...
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HP Pavilion dm1 - wifi does not work with ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

before anything else, please note that I am a complete newbie with Ubuntu. I can open a terminal and thats pretty much it. After updating kubuntu version, my notebook crashed. I am at a health resort ...
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wireless network adapter supported on ubuntu?

I would like to know if my network adapter is in anyway compatible with Ubuntu. Dual booting Ubuntu 15.04 with windows 8.1 on an HP Pavilion G6 1d98dx. I've tried so many different distros but the ...
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Unable to connect wifi ubuntu 14.04 LTS HP Pavilion Network driver rtl8723be

I have purchased a new HP Pavilion 15-ab030TX, just installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 next to Win8. But my wifi has been showing either very weak signal at times or none at all. I tried multiple ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Wifi disabled after suspend

I recently bought a new HP pavilion 15 (has windows 8) and installed (dual boot) a fresh version of ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). After installation, the built-in wifi wasn't working so i used a usb wifi ...
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How to install my HP Pavilion dv6559ea fingerprint reader on Ubuntu?

It's my first time with Linux OS and I'm trying to install properly my fingerprint reader, but I'm not even close to it. Can you please help me? Thank you.
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Will wubi work in HP Pavilion G6

Because i want to install xubuntu on HP Pavilion g6 but will the wi-fi work (and bluetooth) and the touchpad. (and black screen). I want to ask you guys before i install Xubuntu Thank you for every ...
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HP Pavilion G6 Won't Suspend with Ubuntu 14.04

My HP Pavilion g6-2268ca with Ubuntu 14.04 won't suspend. when the lid shuts the fan never cuts off. i've checked my settings under power management and everything looks good. when I manually click ...
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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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Fail to run *ubuntu

my wife asked me to install Ubuntu on her HP Pavilion 11 x360 (which came with Windows 8.1), after she saw how well it works on my laptop and how little she likes Windows 8.1. Feeling confident after ...
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Suspend does not work on HP Pavilion g6 with Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Pavilion g6 laptop. Most things seem to work except suspend and the backlight brightness. I can live with the backlight issue for now. I have tried using the ...
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GRUB loads recovery and NOT Ubuntu

I've been wondering why my computer is loading GRUB recovery and not Ubuntu, I believe this could be because the laptop battery died while the package manager was running and the package manager was ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my laptop? [duplicate]

I have a hp pavilion g6 laptop, it runs Windows 8.1. I was planning to use a free os for a while. Which is the recommended Ubuntu version for me? I am totally a newbie to such OS. I have only used ...
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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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What commands should I use? [duplicate]

My computer (HP Pavilion dv7) does not start correctly, but it at least shows me a list of commands to enter. For example: thierry-HP-Pavilion-dv7-Notebook-PC login: (thierry = my session name) So I ...
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Wifi is Working but the F12(Wifi Key) is constantly glowing orange

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy one month ago and have been using it regularly. The WiFi has worked fine until today, when I connected my laptop (HP Pavillion n-013tx) to an Ethernet cable and when I ...
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Ubuntu crashes after upgrade to 13.10, laptop won't boot anymore

I have a HP Pavilion dv7, with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 in dualboot. Just recently I updated to 13.10, but there were some packages that didn't get installed properly, I thought this wouldn't be ...
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Can't Resume from Suspend in Ubuntu 14.04 64bit [duplicate]

Hi Everyone first thing is that i got a problem when i suspend the PC, it suspends like a normal PC but when i try to resume that's when i get the problem.... i can't resume, the PC turns ON but in ...
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Wifi adaptor isn't recognized by Ubuntu 13.10

I have an Pavilion G6-1d80NR with a Realtek RTL8188CE WiFi card. I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 and aside from having to tweak the nomodest setting from the Ubuntu setup ...
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WiFi connection problem on HP Pavilion dv8

I have an HP Pavilion dv8. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace Windows XP Home Edition and did an update to 12.04.1. The connection to my Belkin router was fine during installation and did not ...
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Overheating problem with HP Pavilion G6 2231tx

I have overheating problem with HP pavilion G6 on ubuntu, but I don't have any issues on Windows 8. My CPU is Intel i3, 2.4 Ghz.
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Help, no wireless for laptop hp pavilion notebook PC 15-n013sq

I can't use wireless on my laptop , i have no wireless network on the right upper corner. I have read some post but i don't understand what to do at all , because I'm a new user to Ubuntu (version 12....
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Does Ubuntu support My Hardware? [duplicate]

Hello im new in this Community, i liked Ubuntu OS but i don't know if Ubuntu support My Hardware is a HP Pavilion dv4-4075la entertainment PC and this is his Hardware. This are the specs of my pc i ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 left click not working after a while

only left click of touchpad and usb mouse not working right mouse click works.....Hp Pavilion dv6000
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no sound in headphones on hp dv6 6154tx in ubuntu 12.04

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop hp dv6 6154 tx , but no sound is coming from earphones although the speakers are working fine. Please help!!!!
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RAM upgrade causes firefox, compiz crashes, even kernel panic on HP Pavilion [closed]

I use a HP Pavilion dv6500, and I recently upgraded my ram on my laptop from 1G to 4G, but I keep getting random issues. Here are a few: When watching youtube videos / vlc videos after a long period ...
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HP Pavilion 15 with AMD dual graphics - Ubuntu live environment not starting

I've had this laptop for about a day now and have decided to try Ubuntu on it and determine if I want to install it. I created a USB, it booted (Secure Boot was on, I tried with Secure Boot off to no ...
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how to install Wifi and Bluetooth drivers in ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. When Ubuntu was shipped with my hp laptop,Everything worked fine including WiFi,webcam and Bluetooth. Some ...
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ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS installation failed. says: “GRUB installation failed”

The error message is :the grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/. Without the GRUB bootloader the system will not load I'm trying to install it on HP pavilion g6-2303 TX using ...
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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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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 ...