Questions about HP (Hewlett-Packard) equipment including personal computers, printers, cameras etc

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How to use HP 355 G2 fingerprint reader ([138a:0050] Validity Sensors, Inc.)

I just bought a new HP 355 G2 laptop and I'm trying to figure out how to make the built-in fingerprint reader. I have tried installing Fingerprint GUI, but it tells me there are no devices found. ...
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Bang & Olufsen Speakers Not Recognized

Time for a new computer and more Ubuntu setup problems. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed via USB on a dual boot HP Envy 27qe AiO with Bang & Olufsen speakers. I've been combing the forum trying older ...
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hp-plugin frozen

I've downloaded hplip from their website. Instalation frozen when is run from non-root user, so I've run it as root. But hp-plugin doesn't work as root ;( If I use non-root user, it doesn't response ...
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No sound in Ubuntu on HP Spectre x360

I really like my new HP Spectre x360 laptop and it performs fine running Windows 10 Pro (except for the strange overheating issue, interestingly not present in Ubuntu), except in Ubuntu 15.04, the ...
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Suspend doesn't work after Ubuntu 15.10 update

I have an HP Spectre x360 laptop, and I dual-boot Ubuntu and Windows 10 Pro. I've resorted to downgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 because the suspend feature critical for well...any laptop simply doesn't work ...
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Just removed system-reserved-drive, can't boot into Ubuntu 14.04 anymore

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 on my HP Probook 4540. Today I removed my System Reserved partition and formatted the Windows partition. Now, every time I try to boot up my machine, ...
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Kernel panic on booting from USB stick on HP Pavilion (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have created USB stick with ubuntu-15.10-desktop-i386.iso. It runs with some problem on HP Probook: while booting it prompts a command line with "boot:", I type there "live" and it continues booting ...
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xbacklight: No outputs have backlight property - No /sys/class/backlight folder

I installed xbacklight, hoping that it would be able to control my brightness. When trying to change brightness, I was told "No outputs have backlight property". After looking around, I found that ...
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How can I enable right mouse click on my HP Stream 11

I have an HP Stream 11 and my touchpad will not accept right mouse click or click/hold/drag (like to reposition a window) any help would be great.
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wifi quits working on Ubuntu 14.04 on HP stream 11

Wifi connects without a problem and works great for several minutes then stops. The icon stays lit up but there is no connectivity. Trying To disconnect and reconnect sends it into a loop on ...
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Restore an HP Recovery Manager save on Ubuntu

I had a few problems on my HP Pavilion 15 running Windows 8 and decided to install Ubuntu instead. In order to save my files, I did a save using HP Recovery Manager. Is there a way I could restore ...
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Wifi on HP Stream doesn't recognise any networks

Alright, so I just got an HP Stream 13 for Christmas, and windows 10 was being very slow, so I decided to install Ubuntu. However Wifi doesn't recognise any networks, what do I do, I am freaking out, ...
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Error when using Validity Sensors with Fingerprint GUI 1.07/1.08 on Ubuntu 15.10 No devices found on HP 350 G2

So that's pretty much all i can tell you. I installed all fprint libraries and experimental Fingerprint GUI versions nothing worked. Please help me out here! :)
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Can Ubuntu 14.04.03 be installed on “HP DL980 G7” server?

I try to install Ubuntu 14.04.03 on HP DL980 G7 server. During installing software, it always prompts following error: There aren't any useful info tell me how to debug and fix it. Can't Ubuntu 14....
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BIOS update in my HP Pavilion g6 Laptop

Is there a way to update my BIOS of HP Pavilion g6 from Ubuntu 15.10? Hp has released the BIOS update only for Windows 7. I don't have windows installed in my laptop right now. So is there any way to ...
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15.04 HP CP1217 how to adjust page margins

I am trying to align the prints on my CP1217 laser printer. My system: Ubuntu 15.04 glabels Cups hplip 3.15.11 The printer is USB connected. See a photo of the printed page at this link. As ...
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Annoying strobing and other display oddities

With a fresh ubuntu install, stuff has been pretty messed up with the display of this laptop. There are two general cases upon turning the system on and selecting "ubuntu" from the boot menu: The ...
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Internal Realtek SD card reader rts522a not detected in Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on HP Envy

I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on a new notebook HP Envy and the internal SD card reader (Realtek rts522a) does not mount. I found 2 drivers to download from Realtek, but they are for rts5227 and ...
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Pin configuration for Beats Audio in Ubuntu 15.04

I am having some problems getting sound to work in Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP envy 15t laptop with beats audio. My problem is that the speakers emit a very slight hissing sound when not connected, for ...
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WiFi Week Signals in Ubuntu 15.04 on HP 1000 Notebook PC

I'm using HP Notebook PC. I've installed Ubuntu in May 2015 and the version I installed is 15.04. Earlier I kept using dial-up connection which was working fine without any problem except the Network ...
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HP 2530p sound LED does not match state

Im using Xubuntu 14.04, however this affects every distro i tried, manjaro, newer xubuntu etc. I have mute led on my laptop, orange=mute, blue=not muted. If i mute in applet, led light does not ...
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Software killing wifi on HP Pavilion x360

No wifi on new install of Ubuntu 15.10 on HP Pavilion x360. If I attempt to switch it on it just switches off again immediately. As far as I can tell from the listings it is being killed by some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 drains battery when laptop is off

When I replaced Windows on my laptop (HP Envy dv6) with Ubuntu 14.04 I noticed that laptop drains battery even it's turned off. (~25% per day). Also when I charged a battery to 100% and the removed ...
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How do I disable usb 2.0 devices?

I have a Compaq cq5115uk dual booted Windows Vista & Ubuntu 14.04 and a HP Laserjet 1020 printer. Under Windows the printer only works if I disable the usb 2.0 devices in Windows device manager ...
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Abnormal fan behavior: Sticking and persist on max speed (HP Envy 6-1154er & Ubuntu 14.04)

1. I have HP Envy 6-1154er under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I encountered the invalid fan behavior. As cpu load grows and if it makes fan to work on max speed the speed never goes back to "silent mode". When ...
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How to add a network printer on Ubuntu 15.10?

I need to setup a HP LaserJet Pro MFP M125nw on my Ubuntu 15.10. As you can see from the screenshot, I can see the printer from my network and add it. After this dialog it install the drivers and ...
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Integrated webcam does not work on this HP Pavilion dv7

It has cost me a lot of time and effort to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv7 and I can't even access my old Windows (but that's not my problem, I just wanted to complain a little). My ...
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HP Omen 15 and Ubuntu

This is a simple question: Is there anyone out there who has installed any version of Ubuntu on a HP Omen 15 laptop and have it work to satisfaction. I couldn't find it amongst the certified units on ...
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HP T5550 thin client not working with LTSP

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with LTSP installed, I'm connecting 5 computers to it and it's been working like that for about a year with no problems. I found an HP T5550 and I decided to use it in my ...
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HP Stream wifi problems Realtek 8723BE

I purchased a HP Stream notebook and, from the day I got rid of Windows 10 and installed lubuntu, I have been having problems with internet connection. I bought a wifi booster and installed the latest ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw: previews and prints in colour instead of grayscale

This is my hardware/software configuration: HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw HPLIP 3.15.11 HPP0053.PPD version 19.12, freshly updated last week. I want to print some pages from a pdf file with images ...
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HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04

HP Deskjet F 4180 combi works with Ubuntu 14.04 but not Lubuntu 14.04. My MSI K9VGM mobo is quite old, about 8 years, but want to keep it as I use XP dual boot. Lubuntu print settings system-config-...
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WiFi hard blocked, rfkill doesn't work

I have a HP 15-n206tx with RT3290 network adapter. I was using Xubuntu 14.10 without any problems. A while ago I moved to Arch Linux. After I reverted back to Ubuntu 15.10, my WiFi started showing "...
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issues with device drivers,and ppa packages [closed]

i am very new to ubuntu . First try is with ubuntu 14 version. since its my very first try please i need help. Some of my Questions are a. which PPA's has best reputation b. which is the best way to ...
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Wifi problem on hp 355 g2 laptop

My name is Miljan. I have a problem with my wifi connection. I have hp laptop 355 g2 and wifi dont work on 14.04,14.10,15.04 and 15.10. I really dont know why? I can fix this like this: sudo add-apt-...
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No sound on Ubuntu 15.10

After a fresh install on a brand new HP Probook 470 G3 everything is working perfect only sound :-( Try to re-install all alsa parts, but still no sound. If the manual is correct it is a Conexant ...
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I get a Solid black page when printing some pdf files

I know that there was already another person who has made the same question, but until today I didn't find a solution. When I print some pdf files I get a hole black page made of black lines. I ...
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why does Ubuntu on my hp pavilion laptop's battery is draining very fast? [duplicate]

i have install ubuntu 14.04 on my hp pavilion laptop initially when i was using windows 8.1 my battery use to be 2.30 hours to 3.00 hours but when i installed ubuntu 14.04 it started draining very ...
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No wireless connection on Ubuntu 15.10 iwlwifi

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and I have problems with the wireless connection. I noticed that I wasn't able to connect to Wi-Fi since I started to install the OS, although on Windows 8.1 ...
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HP Deskjet 1010 Printout Size Is Too Small

Issue - When printing, the image appears to be 1/3 of it's size. File I'm tring to print - PDF File Size - A4 210x297 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit *scaling - I tried 100% to 1000% and the result is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi unstable HP envy 17 [duplicate]

When I go to a new place on campus, I always have to reboot the system to connect to the wifi. Otherwise no matter how I try, it just gives me "disconnected". I attach the information. ########## ...
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HP Compaq nx6110 wireless driver problems [duplicate]

Good morning ladies and gentlemens, I have a problem to install wireless driver for my HP Compaq nx6110. I tried to follow tutorials online and searched the forums how to fix it but non of it worked. ...
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Ubuntu, How to Enable Forced GPU on HP Pavilion

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE on an HP Pavilion dv6 (XG759UA#ABA) to be a dedicated Minecraft machine. MATE works perfectly, but Minecraft insists upon using integrated graphics instead of the GPU. ...
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how do I make duplex printing the default?

I have an HP Colour Laserjet 4650hdn (not sure if that matters) hooked up to my PC. It can print double sided, and I would prefer for it to print double sided. Every-time I print something from ...
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HP printer problem 14.04

There is a problem in ubuntu 14.04 about wireless network hp printer. Whenever i try to print something it starts to print stops at the half of the page and waits about 1min and let the paper go and ...
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Ubuntu on HP ProBook 430?

I am planning to get HP ProBook 430 with 128GB SSD + 500GB HDD, 16GB DDR3, Intel Core i5-5200U. I am not 100% sure if this is a good laptop for a Ubunto installation? Any suggestions will be greatly ...
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How do I turn on networking in recovery mode?

I recently posted about messing my system up here. Serious problems after 15.04 upgrade. I got the system booted into recovery mode, im going to try fixing packages and dependencies but I have no ...
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Serious problems after 15.10 upgrade

Okay revising.... I upgraded my computer from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10. It used to load right away but now after the Ubuntu load screen I get: [ OK ] started lab/ postfix mail transport agent. [ OK ] ...
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Linux Remote Desktop

I'm attempting to network two(2) h.p. machines , a z800 and a xw8600, using a remote desktop connection. My question is, is this task hardware dependent in any way, and what is the procedure for ...
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How to get resume after suspend working on 15.04 lubuntu on HP mini 110-3627tu?

Lubuntu 15.04 HP mini 110-3627tu My netbook will not resume after suspending. This is regardless of the method used to suspend - close lid or via GUI. Suspend seems to work. The screen goes blank,...