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Sound from U12.04 via HDMI to RCA 32" tv

hope you can help out on this one. I just installed U-12.04 on my HP probook dual processor and one of the issues that I am having is that whenever I hook up my RCA 32" tv via the HDMI port; the ...
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Brightness function keys problem

I have an HP 650 notebook, and I just finished installing ubuntu 13.10 . The problem is that brightness function keys don't work ( f2 and f3 ). I tried changing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT and updating ...
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HP 5-button Optical Comfort mouse not supported

The kernel does recognize HID device, but identifies it as Primax USB OPTICAL MOUSE. Mouse does work, but cursor movement is inaccurate, it kind of "sticks" at higher speeds. The mouse works fine on ...
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Non-System Disk Error“ or ”Disk Error" Appears on Black Screen

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12. 04 server on my old 2002 HP 268900-999 desktop. I made a start up USB using the live disk creator in Ubuntu 13. 10. I set the computer to boot to USB first in the ...
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HP Laser Jet 1102w

My HP Laser Jet 1102w worked perfectly with previous versions until I did a fresh install with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. Package hplip is installed and up to date (v3.13.9-1). The printer shows up as ...
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hp printer scanner re-installation problem

I have Hp all in one deskjet 1050 that time and again do not identifies scanner in ubuntu 12.04. Almost two months ago I re-installed the latest driver from hp website for all in one (printer worked ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Cannot print with HPLaserJet P1006 - Port USB

Printer HPLaserJet P1006 not working in Ubuntu 13.10.
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Creating a dvd-r on an Acer xp home & install it on an HP xp pro

I have dialup & the modem is missing from the HP computer & reinstall by disk(copied to) fails. Instructs are always for download & install on the computer that creates it. Endless problem ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Ralink RT3290?

I know this question has been asked several times, but I have tried almost all the solutions. To begin with, My laptop is a HP Envy M-6 that comes with Ralink's RT3290 card.The card works without an ...
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Screen brightness reset to minimum after every reboot on HP Pavilon DV4. HELP [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't save my brightness settings between sessions. Everytime I boot up, the brightness is always at zero, and I always have to set it back to my preferred setting (at maximum). How can ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from ...
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Trying to install drivers to get an HP 3512 Deskjet printer to run on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but nothing works!

According to the store I bought it from and the HP website, the HP 3512 is Linux-compatible. But the install CD packaged with the unit did nothing but spin uselessly when inserted in the DVD/CD drive. ...
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Temperature sensor showing really high temperature

I am using HP Probook 4740s and my laptop is running on Ubuntu 13.04. I am facing some heating issues but couldn't found out which hardware was actually causing the heating issue.I have installed ...
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Hp dv6 screen related problem

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. It has been working fine on my laptop(Hp Envy dv6),however I'm facing an issue when i log in in Ubuntu the screen goes black and nothing comes up. I have done an initial test ...
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External Monitor won't appear in display settings

I installed Xubuntu onto my HP 2133 Notebook, installed all the updates and everything was working fine. I wanted to use an external monitor to extend the desktop between my laptop and monitor. The ...
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Can't boot into 13.10 on Win 8 laptop

I installed Ubuntu Studio 13.10 over Windows 8 on my UEFI HP laptop (Pavilion 17-e016dx) because of my Metro hate. Whenever I try to boot my computer, I get a GRUB 2 terminal saying that "Minimal ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu 13.10 on HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-n019nr Laptop [duplicate]

I wanted to share my experiences with installing Ubuntu 13.10 on the 14-n019nr laptop. I did the straightforward thing first. I created a DVD from the Ubuntu ISO and tried to boot the laptop to ...
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Printer printing light pages

My printer gives out very light (barely recognizable) pages. Forums suggested increasing the DPI, but there was only one option available (300 DPI). The issue is not with low ink or toner levels, as ...
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Brightness stuck at full after suspend HP Pavilion G6 12.04

I have an ongoing problem with my linux install where brightness seems to get stuck at full after my laptop suspends. Before suspend, the hotkeys work fine. After suspend the hotkeys still bring up ...
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keyboard and mouse broken shortly after using stylus

I have an HP 2710p notebook. I am running the latest LTS. Everything works out of the box aside from the occasional panel crash; and this problem: Whenever I flip the screen back from using the stylus ...
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HP Envy touchsmart 15 notebook pc 15-j063cl

Hi I cant access any wireless. I am new to Ubuntu 12.04 but this is what I get when I type ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr a0:48:1c:c6:b6:60 inet addr:192.168.1.10 ...
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Fan velocity at maximum

I have an HP 620 and I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. The problem is that after a suspension the fan runs at maximum. How can I fix that problem?
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ubuntu 12.04 Wireless problem hp pavilion

I'm not able to enable Wireless using the hardware switch -f12- on my HP Pavilion dv6-7080-se. the Enable Wireless option is greyd out so I cannot enable it. while starting ubuntu when i press f12 ...
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Which graphic driver to install for HP DV7 on Ubuntu 13.10?

I have an HP DV7 with ATI graphic card with an Intel on Ubuntu 13.10 with default kernel (I will install Ubuntu's Linux 3.13 probably) and Xorg (1.14 I think). Which graphic card should I enable? I ...
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HP Officejet 8600 Pro Duplex Scanning

I have an HP Officejet 8600 Pro that I use with HPLIP and I am having troubles with scanning on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I cannot do manual duplex scanning with Simple Scan, gscan2pdf, where nothing is ...
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terminal commands “command not found”

I'm very new to Ubuntu and having a few problems. I'm trying to debrick my HP Touchpad via the jc scullin wiki method, but when I'm inputting a command in the terminal such as Run" cd Downloads" I ...
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Can't install ubuntu in hp pavilion kernel not supported

I bought a new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD a10 processor. While trying to install Ubuntu it shows that graphics is not supported. and the installation fails corrupting the MBR. I tried to install it ...
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HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

In Windows 7/8/8.1 there was a program I could use to configure the different gestures on my touchpad. Like a 3-finger swipe to browse horizontaly. Is there any program to configure such things in ...
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How to find the Cuda path?

I try to install a program, and I cannot install it because of this question it asks me during the installation: Where is the CUDA software for nVIDIA GPUs installed? On our system CUDA is in ...
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HP Pavillion 15 e016tx bluetooth adapter is not found Ubuntu 13.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 (clean installation). WiFi is working automatically though the shortcut button which was given by HP is not working to turn it on or off. My problem is that ...
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HP G62 Touchpad

I have a HP-G62 with a SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad. While I was using Windows 8, i could use 3 fingers to swipe trough photos. Is there anything like a driver, so I could map the 3-finger swipe? In ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on HP 20-2000ez [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't install ubuntu. I've disabled the security boot etc. I see the logo of ubuntu, the points of loading and than the screen go all in black. What can I do to fix this?
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Difficulty flashing BIOS on an HP Pavilion Slimline desktop

I used these instructions to flash my bios, but freedos says the file can't be run in DOS mode. Here is the page I got the file from. I also thought it was strange that there is an exe file but no ...
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What else do I need to close the lid on HP Pavilion g7 running Ubuntu 13.10?

HP Pavilion g7 is running under Ubuntu 13.10 and have an external monitor (connected to HDMI port). Power settings configured to: "When the lid is closed" - "Do nothing" (both on battery and when ...
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laptop overheating also after installing latest kernel

I got HP g6 laptop with i3 processor, AMD radeon 7450M dedicated GPU. I got ubuntu 13.10 installed. It is overheating too much. I tried changing to latest kernel 3.12.x and also edited grub file ...
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HP ML330 G6 not booting - sbin/init not found

1 of 4 drives failed - replacement installed and logical drive rebuilt successfully - no other hardware faults. Ubuntu 9.10 server installed. On boot, 1 logical drive found, but following messages ...
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How can I remove an application indicator in the panel for Ubuntu 12.04?

The driver for my HP printer has installed an indicator in the panel. I have two problems with it. First, its design doesn't fit that of the panel, so it looks ugly. Second, it's not very ...
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Printing from Ubuntu Chromebook to Mac OS X server

I am running 12.04 via crouton. I can print via Google Cloud but would like to print direct from Linux as well. I can enter the IP of the printer but then I get a list of connections of which ...
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Ubuntu - how to fix this problem with HP Elite 800 all in one? often i get black screen with mouse cursor only [closed]

How to get the desktop always? Instead of after reboot it shows mouse cursor only and black screen nothing else works unless i go to ctrl+alt+f1 and use it as command line. version: Linux ...
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failed install ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop (HP spectre 13, which is already running Windows 8.1). I'm using a USB flash drive (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso). Before installing it, I used the ...
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No sound on HP compac dc5800 with Ubuntu 13.10

Everything is in the title. I tried previous solutions like adding: options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5 to /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf But obviously it is not the right model or ...
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13.10 install on HP mini 2133

I wanted to install 13.10 on my Hp mini 2133, but main problem is that screen resolution during installation is not optimal for Hp mini 2133, and therefore all dialogs are too big, so I cannot see ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless problem in hp pavilion g6 [duplicate]

This is the first time i use a linux distribution and i have a problem. I installed ubuntu without any problems but i can not connect networks. I simply can not turn on wifi because function keys do ...
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Ubuntu installation on hp dv2000

I've been trying to get ubuntu to run on my hp dv 2000 with an amd turion x2 processor and an nvidia GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M card. The problem is that I am getting horizontal lines on the screen. ...
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Is is safe to let Ubuntu resize my Windows partition during installation?

I have a HP Pavilion 15-n077so laptop with Windows 8.1. I want to keep Windows but I want also install Ubuntu. I think this is uefi laptop, so is there anything to take care about before installation? ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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Install Ubuntu on HP mini HP2133

I wanted to install Ubuntu on a HP mini (HP 2133). I created an USB bootable stick (1.9Gb) with Ubuntu desktop 13.10 32-bit version using Universal USB installer 1.9.5.2 (I also checked the box to ...
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HDMI extension not working properly in HP - envy laptop

I am trying to extend the screen. I am using HP-envy m6 laptop, when I am connecting my HDMI cord, to my television, the screen is not properly adjusted. Also on moving mouse the display starts to ...
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Installing Ubuntu replacing Windows 8.1 on HP with UEFI

Product : HP Pavillion 15-n206tx Pre-loaded OS : Windows 8.1 I am seeking to replace Windows 8.1 (NO DUAL-BOOT) after backing up my licensed version of Windows 8.1. I have recovery partition but I ...
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HP all in one printer 2512 problems

I have just installed Linux and trying to install HP printer. The computer recognizes the printer but will not print. How do I get the printer to print?