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

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How do I turn off the Radeon GPU ono my HP Pavilion DM4?

I have a HP DM4 Beats Edition running Ubuntu 11.10. The HP Pavillion runs on-board Intel graphics as well as Radeon GPU. From what I have read it appears that the Radeon GPU is draining my battery ...
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I cannot change the screen brightness

here's my problem: Ever since I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer I haven't been able to change the screen brightness, it was always set to the maximum. I did take a look at this post: Decrease ...
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How to download specific ubuntu drivers for my pc

I am using HP Compaq Presario SG3650IL desktop PC. I am new to Linux so all I want to know that how to download specific drivers for my PC.
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How do I get a an HP Envy 15 (2012) edition working?

My Specs: HP Envy 15 2012 Processor: Intel core i7 2760QM 2.2 ghz multi-thread capabilities, quadcore. Graphics: Intel HD 3000 and AMD Radeon HD 7690M RAM: 8gb DDR3 Default resolution: 1920 x 1080 ...
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How do I make Fn+f2/f3 change the brightness on my HP dv7-6135dx?

The problem described below riddled me for quite a while and couldn't find a straight forward answer anywhere online. I have found a solution and I would like to use this post as a documentation ...
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How do I turn on wireless adapter on HP Envy dv6 7200 under Ubuntu (any version)?

I have a new HP Envy dv6 7200 with dual boot Windows 8 / Ubuntu 12.04. In windows, the F12 key in Windows activates the "airplane mode" switch which enables/disables both on-board (mini PCIe) and USB ...
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How do I disable the touchpad using the upper left corner on an HP Pavilion dv6?

To disable the touchpad on an HP Pavilion dv6, you double tap on an area in the upper left hand corner of the touchpad. Then the blue indicator light around the border of the touchpad turns red, and ...
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Installing Printer from Local Network

My problem is really simple. I have a printer in my local network "HP LaserJet P4015" and I would like to connect to it but I don't know how. Could someone please guide me how can I add a new ...
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How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop?

I am an Ubuntu newbie. I have a HP DM1 laptop with Ralink RT5390 wifi card. It has the ability to connect on wifi direct with my Nexus 7 in Windows while using latest drivers located at Mediatek site. ...
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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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Why does the 12.04 i386 Desktop install fail on an Athlon XP 3000+ system?

Placed Ubuntu i386/32bit 12.04 LTS [DESKTOP] disc in the disc tray. The disc loads fine. Clicked install Ubuntu. Without checking the download updates while installing or install this third-party ...
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Bluetooth driver not working on an hp pavillion dv6 6155tx

In my Hp Pavillion dv6 6155-tx everything is working just fine except for the Bluetooth. I have pretty much tried every bluetooth software out there but none seems to work. It seems that the driver is ...
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How can I remap my F keys on my HP laptop?

I have a laptop that has the F keys mapped to certain things - so F2 is lower brightness, F3 is brighter brightness, F6-F8 are multimedia keys, F9 is lower volume, F10 is raise, F11 is mute and F12 is ...
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Wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with Ubuntu 12.04 i have been ...
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/usr/lib/cups/backend/hp has failed with an HP LaserJet p3005

Ever since 10.04, I can't print to an HP Laserjet P3005. I'm even using an entirely different computer now with a fresh install of 10.10. I've tried with and without the latest hplip. Recently, ...
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ralink 5390 card in laptop does not work after installing driver

I recently bought a HP g62x laptop for myself. It sports a decent Core i3 processor, 4 gigs of RAM and a 500GB HDD. It also came with Wireless-N, a real bonus because I am using a Wireless-N router. ...
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Problems while installing Ubuntu on HP Envy 17-j050

I had several issues while trying to install Ubuntu (x64) on the new laptop that I just bought: HP Envy 17-j050ex (specs). I will not raising the common issues about dual-boot, secure boot, setting ...
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Is there any way to put ubuntu on a HP touchpad? [closed]

Is there any talk on getting on the touchpad? is it even possible?
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Why doesn't my HP Deskjet 2514 work?

I'm new to Ubuntu (using version 12.04 LTS), so maybe there's something obvious I'm missing. I hope that's the case. I'm on my second printer, and keep having the same problem. I'm currently using ...
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HP 2000 Wireless don't work with Ubuntu 12.10

I just got the last version 12.10-64bits, to install in my new HP 2000, and everything went fine, including the EFI installation in the original Windows 8 platform (I've followed this tutorial ...
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Brightness control not working on HP Pavilion dm3t (Intel GMA 4500MHD)

I picked up an hp dm3t laptop with intel HD graphics and installed ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on it. It works great -- the only problem is that the brightness controls on the keyboard don't work. The ...
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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 ...
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Beats audio driver for hp dv6-7040tx

Here is the model of my laptop: http://www.gadgetsguru.com/hp-dv6-7040tx-lowest-price-spec-cheap-sale-india-15613.aspx As the specs say, it has quad speakers with a sub-woofer... When i was using ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu after installing

I just installed Ubuntu at my HP Pavillion H8 computer with 8gb RAM and a Intel Core i7 CPU, and for some reason I can't boot into Ubuntu. When looking in the msconfig boot menu, the only OS listed is ...
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HP Pavilion g6 1190sm laptop has overheat/hibernation/graphics issues

Every time I reboot or shutdown my laptop, while the laptop is booting again I get a screen (before loading the OS) that HP discovered overheating and system went into hibernation. But the point is ...
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How to switch between GPU's on HP Pavilion DV7 Laptop?

I have two GPUs in my HP DV7 Laptol and I wonder how to switch GPU I'm using at the moment? I have ATI Radeon HD 4200M and ATI Radeon HD 6600M running on my laptop and I want to change from HD 4200M ...
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How can I configure and print with an HP LaserJet 1000?

Could anyone help me to configure printer? I tried googling but haven't found anything. EDIT: system->administration->printing there are no printers and cant add new one, add button is unclickable ...
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How to fix black screen after update to 13.04 in a HP 530?

After updating to Ubuntu 13.04 (from 12.04) I've got a blackscreen at boot. The machine is running fine as I hear the startup sound to enter my password, I just don't see anything. I started using ...
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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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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 4770s Ralink 3290 wireless not working on 12.10

I have installed 12.10 on HP ProBook 4740s but i cant get wireless (wifi) working. After booting to Ubuntu, wireless network is by default down and even when I switch it up, it is not visible in ...
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Help to fix acpi on my HP Pavilion DV6-6008el

Update: further details related to the issue in this other question. I'm able to boot my laptop only adding acpi=off as kernel parameter in grub configuration file. Without this parameter the system ...
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Fix shutdown on HP 530 (kernel 3.9.2 / ubuntu 13.04)

I needed to upgrade to kernel 3.9.3 to get Ubuntu fully working on my HP 530; Black screen after update to 13.04 (HP 530) - Solution available However, the laptop doesn't shutdown anymore or hangs ...
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ACPI issue, help to fix broken DSDT on an HP Pavilion DV6-6008el

I'm having a hard time fixing the ACPI subsystem of an HP laptop (Pavilion DV6-6008el, Ubuntu Natty 64-bit). I can boot only if acpi=off is specified as kernel parameter in grub, otherwise blank ...
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How do I install drivers for an HP LaserJet Pro P1102w?

I've bought the HP LaserJet Pro P1102w. I want to use it with Ubuntu Lucid (10.04), but it is not in the list of supported printers. How can I install this printer on Lucid?
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HP ProBook 4540s is overheating while using Ubuntu

I'm using dual boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows 8, everything works perfectly but when I use Ubuntu 12.04 my CPU heats up too quickly. Why does it happen only in Ubuntu and ...
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Subwoofer problem in HP Envy

I bought a HP ENVY 6-1060ss, it has 2 front speakers and a built-in subwoofer. I can't get the subwoofer to work. I have looked around for answers, and found quite a lot, but still, nothing works. I ...
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Ubuntu and the HP Envy 15t-3200

Could someone post a tutorial on making Ubuntu 13.04 work with the HP Envy 15t-3200? I own this laptop, and have had to use Windows so far. :( There are several problems (touchpad, sound, etc), but ...
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Is any driver required for modern touchpads to function correctly?

I was wondering why my touchpad doesn't work well. I can't use it for scrolling up/down/sideways, which I would surely appreciate. It's the touchpad of a "HP Pavilion G7 notebook (the 1215sd)".
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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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Multimedia keys are not working with my HP Probook 4540s

I have HP Probook 4540S. My multimedia keys such as Wifi on/off & brightness control keys doesn't work with Ubuntu 13.04. (Keys function well with Ubuntu 12.04) Both are working well in Windows. ...
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HP Coolsense for Ubuntu?

I have an HP Pavilion M6-1045dx running Ubuntu 12.10, but after ten minutes it feels hot. Is there any HP cool-sense for Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 and 12.10 USB mouse and touchpad lag

I have tried Ubuntu 12.04.1 and Ubuntu 12.10, and I get a very nasty lag while using my USB mouse and/or touchpad. I have tried Fedora and it's a little better on the lag, but I still get it. I know ...
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HP Envy 15 3040nr sound issues

I have successfully set up my Envy 15" for Ubuntu 12.04 except for the sound, anyone have any ideas about how to get it working? I had to blacklist snd-usb-audio to my alsa to stop pulseaudio from ...
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Backlight not on during Ubuntu 11.10 Installation HP Folio 13

I have a HP Folio 13 B2A32UT and I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, But unfortunately after it shows the purple screen, with the little human and the keyboard in the bottom of the screen and ...
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Ubuntu crashes when on battery power

I've got an HP 2510p (with a mic problem..) with Ubuntu 13.04. When I use it plugged in to the A.C. supply, so far so good. When I disconnect the A.C. supply, Ubuntu crashes. Same thing happens when I ...
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WiFi issues after upgrade to 13.04 from 12.10 - HP Envy dv6 quad core with rt2800pci

This started happening after upgrading... about 2 days ago. I have a Verizon FIOS (wireless) router... and the moment I step away from the room (approx. 20 feet away) where it is located, my wireless ...
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HP ProBook 4540s (C4Z14EA) problems with wireless

I have HP ProBook 4540s(C4Z14EA). But I can't use wireless. And I can't find driver for wlan. How can I resolve this problem?
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Ubuntu 12.10, Wifi is not working HP DV6-7084LA

Hi I've tried many things to download or activate wi-fi driver! but it seems tobe without driver, can anyone help me to find it! anothe probles is sound driver it works but not at all, i mean, beats ...
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Right click doesn't work on HP mini 210 touchpad

Need help in getting the right mouse click to work on a HP mini 210-1015TU when using the touchpad. If I plug in a USB mouse, both left click and right click function as normal. Using the touchpad ...