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

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Why won't my Broadcom BCM4312 LP-PHY work with the STA driver?

I tried the steps here for a 4312: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Both of these: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl sudo modprobe wl return: FATAL: Module wl not found. FATAL: ...
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ubuntu 14.04LTS install/ driver support for HP 15-ga004AU

I have go the laptop mentioned in the titile. It has very unacceptable performance due to low ram. I want to install 14.04 (32bit) for some smoother operation. However, after lots of surfing on the ...
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How do I install HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 2510 All-in-One Series?

Ubuntu 12.04 has the version 3.12.2-1ubuntu3.1 and http://sourceforge.net/news/index.php?group_id=149981&limit=5&offset=5 says that HP DeskJet 2510 All-in-One Series is supported in HPLIP ...
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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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Cant install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 on HP 650 - Cant recognize Windows partition

I have a HP 650 and I removed Windows 8 to install Windows 7. I have disabled Secureboot and installed Win7 successfully. When I boot Ubuntu live cd, the installation manager is unable to detect ...
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Booting from a USB for HP laptop

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from my USB, but my laptop stays stuck at the black "hp" screen. I've tried tapping F9 to get to my boot menu, and even f10 to enter BIOS....but nothing seems to work. What ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS from USB on an UEFI system stops in grub rescue shell - how to continue?

I want to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 from USB on a system with UEFI (from HP) instead of BIOS where Windows 7 is preinstalled. Unfortunately booting from USB-Stick hangs at the Grub "rescue shell" with ...
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hp wireless key on linux [on hold]

I am using backtrack from usb on 4 hp devices all have F12 as wireless toggle key. when I use the key the hardware block changes from yes to no and vice versa when using 'rfkill list'. the problem is ...
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Touchpad not working in HP Pavilion 14 Notebook with Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop and it's wonderful, but the only problem is my touchpad. It is not as sensitive as it should be and clicking with it instead of using the button only ...
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HP Mini upgrade from 12.04 to 13.?? failed [on hold]

I have an HP Mini 1030NR that was on 12.04 for about a year with no problems. A couple of days ago I checked for updates and version 13 was available to upgrade so I selected update. After it ...
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Hewlett Packard Keyboard's spacebar not auto-typing

I'm using an HP keyboard with a PS/2 port, and the spacebar functions normally when pressed, but doesn't elicit a response when held. First, has this happened to anyone else? Second, if so, is there ...
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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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Printer Installation Issues [on hold]

I am trying to install my HP Deskjet 2050 on chroot but the computer does not recognize my printer when it is plugged into the usb port.
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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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Wireless not working - HP Probook 4540s

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on 3 HP Probook 4540s's, and none of them seems to be able to connect to wireless networks. I have 1 Probook 4540s with Windows 7 installed and I can access wlan from ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 nomodeset fixes boot problem but causes screen resolution to get stuck

I've been searching the askubuntu forum for the past 3 days trying to figure out what's going on with my system and I have tried a lot of things but to no avail. So, I will explain my situation and ...
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HPLIP will not open

I have just installed HPLIP using the Ubuntu Software Centre in to 12.04LTS. The icon has appeared in Unity, but nothing happens when I click on it. I have run hp-check -t in terminal and get the ...
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Driver hp raid controller b120i

I have a problem with a installation of ubuntu 12.04 server on HP SL4540 with raid controller b120i. Ubuntu during installation does not recognize the raid controller, and displays the disk ...
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Can not print after upgrading from 12.x to 14.04

After upgrading from V12.04 to V14.04 I am not able to print. I am using an HP LaserJet 400 M451dn. The printer troubleshooter told me that there is no solution to the problem. This is the output of ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stuck on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion dv5000, but it's stuck during the installation on 'Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386)'. Where is the problem? How to fix it? I tried ...
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Is HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 Ubuntu Server certified?

Need help to determine if the HP ProLiant BL660c Gen8 hardware is Ubuntu server certified and/or will be reviewed to be certified soon.
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wifi hotspot is not working..[ hard blocked:yes]

I'm completely new to Ubuntu , I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I am unable to turn on the wireless key in the network panel. Whenever I try rfkill unblock all and rfkill list all then it shows -> ...
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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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Why do large files created with a2ps stop printing in the middle on my HP LaserJet Pro 400?

I converted an ASCII file to a Postscript file with this command: $ /usr/bin/a2ps -1 --font-size 10 --landscape --sides 2 --output $HOME/out.ps myfile.txt It is 52 pages long and displays properly ...
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Cannot print from Windows and printer disapears after reboot

I have a home server running Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed my printer (HP Photosmart B109a) on it with hplip. Printed a test page and printed a file from my terminal using: cat ...
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HP Printer recognized but not printing

I have an HP LaserJet 3055, it is recognized by the computer (Ubuntu 14.04), I printed a test page and it worked fine, so I moved on to printing my document, and it doesn't print, it says on the ...
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Errors after HP deskjet 3070a installiation

I have got HP deskjet 3070a printer at home, which I would like to use via wireless network. I have used Ubuntu Official Documentation website how to install it ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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HP Photosmart Premium C410b / Ubuntu / scanner function

Is there an easy way to make the scanner function of my HP Photosmart Premium C410 work in Ubuntu 14.04? The printer is connected by Wifi through a wireless router. The basic printing function ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 13.04:HP laserjet 1020 plus gets disabled automatically

I am facing a perplexing problem in Ubuntu 13.04. The printer driver of my HP laserjet 1020plus( USB printer) gets disabled automatically. When I try to add a new printer, Ubuntu does not detect the ...
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All Print Jobs Processing Indefinately HP Office Jet Pro

I have an HP Office Jet Pro to which I am trying to network print. All jobs that I send to it never print and if I check with the Document print Status window, the status is listed as processing. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.1 failing in vm both Vbox and Vmware on new HP Envy 4t-1000

Brand new to Linux, getting frustrated trying to get an environment up with Ubuntu. My primary goal is to learn Linux and Apache/PHP development. I need to keep my Windows OS as main on my machine for ...
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Realtek Card Reader not working

I have an internal card reader in my HP Pavilion DV6-6155ca and the card reader is a "multi-card media reader" (I know this means nothing but trying to be though) and the device is the RTS5209 PCI ...
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How to turn off Quickboot/fastboot on HP Pavillion [duplicate]

I want to install Ubuntu on my HP Pavillion G6. It has a Windows 8 logo, but in the BIOS, I can't disable Quickboot or Fastboot, (I can't even find it in the BIOS.) How can I turn it off?
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HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC trackpad does not work. Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu on an HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC model: 15-d021ca. The trackpad does not work but an external mouse does. xserver-xorg-input-synaptics is already the newest version. The ...
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Network drivers for HP compaq

I did not find Network dirver for HP compaq dc79000 small from factor Driver : intel 82567 LM-3 gigabit
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Is there a way to enable “beats audio” from within Linux?

I got HP Pavilion dv6 7010ej, using beats audio, how can i enable full audio model support on it (including subwoofer etc.)? Sound Card: lspci says: Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 ...
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HP Envy 15 Speakers Partially Working (Beats Audio)

Anybody have all 5 speakers (front l+r,rear l+r and woofer) working? Currently only the front two (front l+r) are working. I'm running a fresh install of 12.10. Headphones work fine though. Doesn't ...
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ENVY 15 Beats Audio Issues w 13.04

What I have and a map of the speakers: The Model: HP Envy 15 3040nr What this does not show is that there are actually 4 speakers in the front so in summary there are 6.1 speakers: two on the ...
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Cheese for HP laptop with Ubuntu 12.04

I can't install cheese on my laptop. I tried using the HELP button in my laptop and looked for Photos and clicked the "Install" button but, the button cannot be clicked. I am not very familiar with ...
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wifi not getting detected in my HP pavilion 15-N011TU having ubuntu 12.04

I brought a new HP pavilion laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 in it. However the problem is , that is not detecting any wireless connections. Wired connection on the other hand works fine. I tried many things ...
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Help on dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on HP Mini 200?

I'm new to these forums so no hate please guys... All I am trying to do is dualboot the latest Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my fairly new HP Mini 200. I am using this video: ...
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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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Install Ubuntu HP Mini

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my HP mini. I downloaded the 32 bit version, and I have added it to a USB stick. Runs on my desktop PC, but it only comes to a black screen with a blinking cursor on ...
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WiMAX Soft Blocked help

I have an HP pavillion DM4 and the WiMAX is soft blocked. How do I unblock it so that I can connect to wifi? I have already tried the command rfkill unblock all and it did not work. I can connect with ...
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Bios stuck on system start

When I press the power button to start my laptop stucks at black screen. To exit from this situation I have to wait about 10 sec to press CTRL + ALT + DEL and then my laptop reach at the grub ...
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Ubuntu on HP 510 Laptop [duplicate]

I just came across this old laptop and I wanted to try something new, so I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I am a rookie at Ubuntu. So I noticed that the OS ain't that great in terms of ...