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

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HP Elitebook 2740p touch/pen calibration (Xubuntu 14.04)

I recently invested in an HP Elitebook 2740p, and I'm in love with it so far. The only problem I've encountered so far is screen calibration. My version of the 2740p has a screen which features both ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Zebra TLP 2844 print problem

I am begginer on ubuntu also linux. My company moved from microsoft to ubuntu but i have printing problem.I have zebra TLP 2844 with usb connection (usb cable 10mt) I can print test page, excel, ...
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Problem Installing Server 12.04.4 AMD64 on HP Proliant DL585 G2

When I try and carry out the above installation the following message appears: gfxboot.c32: Attempted DOS system call INT 21 Boot: The system then just sits at the command prompt. Can anyone shed ...
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Laptop in-built Web Cam stopped working HP Probook

My laptop (HP Probook) webcam has always worked. When I upgraded to 13.10 it stopped working. No solution found then so gave up. Recently upgraded to 14.04 still not working so thought I would ask ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install

Receiving error message when installing on older HP ze4500. Applied boot function nomodeset and rcvd following: "ali mixer 1 creating error. ALI15X3 not detected, module not inserted." Can anyone ...
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Loading new Ubuntu on old HP

trying to load Ubuntu 14.04 on an older HP ze4500 using a flash drive as the loading device. The computer has recently had a full wipe done on it. It begins fine then freezes less than halfway thru ...
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wireless not working on ubuntu 12.04 in hp pavillion g6 1201tx

earlier i had windows 7 but my laptop was not detecting my home wireless network so i decided to shift on Ubuntu 12.04 but. Now when i am tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my hp Pavilion G6 1201 tx it ...
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How can I get my webcam to work with Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an HP Elitebook 850 G1, and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04, however Ubuntu is not detecting the built-in Webcam. Is there any ways to fix this, and why this is happening? output of the ...
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Getting hp3520e to work with ubuntu 12.04

How do I get my new hp 3520e to print from my desktop using Ubuntu 12.04?
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coreutils is needed by wireless driver?

I have a HP Probook 4540S running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64Bit, and now I am trying to install some drivers that I really need for my laptop. However, it keeps telling me that: error: Failed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will not go past grub2 menu

I have a HP Pro 3130 MT and just did a fresh install of Unbuntu 14.04 64-bit. When I restart, instead of getting a ubuntu logo or going to the login page, the OS takes me to the grub2 screen that has ...
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HP Office Jet 8600 scanner support

I am a newbie to UBUNTU. I recently upgraded an older Windows 7 computer to UBUNTU 14.04, and added a new HP OfficeJet 8600 all-in-one printer. The printer works fine, but the scanner is not ...
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Ubuntu on a HP PAVILION DV6-3315

I think this is not a duplicate thread. If it is sorry. I have a HP PAVILION DV6-3315, wich has an Intel i5-450m, 4GB of RAM, an ATI HD6550m (that some programs and Ubuntu recognize as an ATI ...
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HP Laser Jet 1020 plus installation

In Ubuntu 12.04 on switching on the printer the system automatically recognized the plug in but in Ubuntu 14.04 this would not happen. I wish someone would show me the method by which I can install ...
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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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HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was researching about new Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and the Proliant ML350e Gen8 with B120i RAID controller. I found that HP certified Ubuntu without RAID engine on 12.04 server version, but now I ...
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HP recovery discs to re-install Windows 8 and remove Ubuntu? [closed]

So I really need to go back to Windows 8 because I cant play any of my steam games and so on. Can I use my HP recovery discs to Factory Reset (Erase Hard Drive) and will it re-install windows and ...
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Ubuntu LiveUSB not booting in HP laptop

I am using a HP Pavilion laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop using a LiveUSB, which I created in the conventional way given on the Ubuntu official ...
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Install on HP Chromebook 11 without Crouton

Perhaps I missed something, but all over the internets are articles on running Ubuntu on an ARM Chromebook (I have the HP 11) with Crouton. Has anyone installed Ubuntu on an HP 11 Chromebook w/o ...
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network controller disappeared on HP Compaq 6715s with ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am an absolute beginner with ubuntu and have no knowledge of how computers work (like Jen from IT-Crowd if you want). Until today I ran Windows XP alongside with Ubuntu 12.04 and everything worked ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 in HP Pavillion g7-1358dx A7A45UA [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu into my laptop since some time ago using a different version of it I always stuck in the screen which is shown after the BIOS loads. I tried dual booting Ubuntu with ...
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How do I fix Disappearing Cursor/mouse on 13.10 installed on flash

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a flash drive so i can pug it into any computer at home and school and do my work. it was working perfectly until just a half hour ago when i booted it on an ...
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Seek help in failed Ubuntu installation on HP Touchsmart Tx2

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a HP Touchsmart Tx2 (Model# tx2-1014AU), using the Windows Installer. The first boot was successful and I logged into Ubuntu. However, I closed my laptop before ...
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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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Ubuntu HP Chromebook 14 Graphics Tablet

i want to get a HP Chromebook 14 and install ubuntu on it. That part is easy, as i have done similar tasks before. The question is, will a graphics tablet work with ubuntu and Hp chromebook 14. I want ...
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No System Tray Detected

Ok, I realize this question has been answered, but none of those answers are complete so maybe my I will have better luck. I have to machines, one running Ubuntu 12.04LTS, and one current with Ubuntu ...
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Laptop fans go wild after waking from suspend 13.10

When my laptop wakes up from suspend the fans start running at 100%. I've look around all over the place but I can't find an answer. Only a reboot fixes the problem. It is a HP ProBook 4510s I've ...
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Slow Wlan on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu about 5 weeks ago and I really like it =). But I'm suffering from an extremely slow Wlan connection. It's the same problem in different Networks, and I don't have the same problems ...
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Cannot boot Live CD on HP Pavilion

I need your help! I tried to boot Ubuntu from my Live CD but it's not working on my HP laptop (but it works on another Fujitsu laptop). Before it appeared booting, I got the messages from my camera ...
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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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HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know 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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - Cannot print with HPLaserJet P1006 - Port USB

Printer HPLaserJet P1006 not working in Ubuntu 13.10.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? ...