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

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Can't scan with xsane, or simple scan from HP Deskjet All-In-One 4625

I found this related question, where the OP is trying to connect to a Printer/Scanner via a network: Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during ...
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14.04 boot failure on installation from USB

I bought a new HP PC (details below) intending to replace W8.1 with Ubuntu. Boot failed with both 12.04 LTS and 14.04LTS. The details below are pretty much the same for both. The system gets as far ...
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HP mini 210 too hot on lubuntu 14.04

I have looked around the internet and have not found a solution to my overheating problem and thought I would ask you. I'm relatively new to linux, but have converted my hp mini 210 into a lubuntu ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found HP 250 g2 Ubuntu 14.04 lts

On boot there are two messages - Bluetooth: error in firmware loading err = -110, len = 440, size = 4076 and Bluetooth : Loading patch file failed and in the bluetooth settings it says "no ...
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HP Deskjet 1050 worked with Ubuntu 13.04 but not printing with 14.04

I have a HP Deskjet 1050(All-in-one) which previously worked fine on Ubuntu 13.04 but since upgrading to 14.04 I'm having problems. I re-installed hplip, now on version hplp-3.14.4. All seemed to ...
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Map “Home”, “End”, “PgUp” “PgDown” on HP Mini

I have an HP Mini 110, which comes without any Home, End, Page Up or Page Down keys. According to an official support page, those keys should be mapped to Fn+Arrow, but that doesn't work on my ...
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Ubuntu and HP scanning

Help! just installed Ubuntu to replace XP. Excellent so far, except Ubuntu will not accept the install disc for my HP Deskjet F4580. It has recognised the item and allowed me to print even before I ...
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WiFi Connection not working for Ubuntu 12.04?

I have replaced my windows installation with Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP notebook but now the wireless doesnt work. I can connect to the internet using an ethernet cable but thats it. The wireless button is ...
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Mobile broadband not showing in Network Manager?

I just installed a HP hs2350 module in my laptop - it was "donated" from a new laptop, same model as mine (HP ProBook 6570b), that didn't need the module. I've never had issues with mobile broadband ...
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HP Evny M6 K025DX touch screen

When I first installed it 14.04 on a new HDD the touch screen worked flawlessly, I had pinch to zoom. Then In stalled Linux Mint and didn't like it and went back to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, and updated (i ...
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What is my actual motherboard? [duplicate]

Ubuntu reports in dmesg: DMI: Hewlett-Packard HP ProDesk 490 G1 MT/18EB, BIOS L02 v02.01 09/22/2013 But I cannot find information about this motherboard anywhere. Whatever tool I'd use I wouldnìt ...
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Ubuntu Server SD on HP Microserver G8 G1610T

I've recently purchased a HP Microserver G8 G16010T with the Intel Celeron processor. Have installed 2 x 2TB seagate NAS drives and 4Gb RAM. I'm primarily looking to get a LAMP setup going. Would ...
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Network driver is very weak

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 and ever since I wiped windows and installed it my wireless connection has been horrible. I have never been this frustrated with any of my computers, I pay for 12 mb/s but am ...
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Scanner recognition

I have a HP Photosmart B210 connected via USB to the computer, which prints fine. However when attempting to scan from the device, I get the error message "Make sure the printer installed properly, ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 on HP 380p gen8?

For each of the "certified" Ubuntu distributions, the fatal error is "GRUB cannot be installed". This is an installation on a new, never used system. Have followed the recommended solutions: ...
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Laptop Screen Black After Suspend

I'm a new user to Linux and i am running into an issue with suspend on my laptop with the following configuration Model : HP Envy m6 (AMD A10-4600M APU with Radeon HD Graphics) Operating System : ...
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Need help automatically starting wireless - can start from command line

Installed 14.04 on an HP zv6000, and if I run: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb sudo modprobe b43 then wireless works perfectly, but I have to run it each time from a terminal. I'm a novice at Ubuntu - ...
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Viewing Installation Log on Failed Ubuntu 12.04 Installation?

I have two identical HP DL380p G8 machines. One of the DL380p machines completed an "unattended" installation of Ubuntu 12.04 w/o issue. The problem DL380p completes the reboot but is unable to load ...
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My HP LaserJet 2550L prints in color only now!

I have had an HP LaserJet 2550L for a long time now. Since I upgraded to 13.10, I cannot print in black and white anymore. Before, the driver would give me an option in the Print dialog. Although I ...
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Problems with installing Ubuntu on an HP Laptop

Dear Ubuntu Community, I was wondering how one would install Ubuntu 13.10 on an HP pavillion g6 laptop. I tried from a live CD but had no luck. So Mageia worked after trying SUSE, Mint and Ubuntu. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...