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

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How can I dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu on a UEFI HP notebook?

I've got an HP Pavilion Touchsmart notebook that came with Windows 8. I've upgraded to 8.1, and now I want to dual-boot an Ubuntu distribution with Windows 10. When dual-booting with Windows 8.1, the ...
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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 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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No wireless connection on HP Pavilion x360 Convertible

I installed Ubuntu on my new laptop, and I have problems with the wireless connection. I noticed that I wasn't able to connect to Wi-Fi since I started to install the OS, although on Windows 8.1 ...
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HP UEFI doesn't boot Ubuntu automatically

I own a HP ProBook, which came with SLED11 preinstalled, and on which I has Trusty installed (NO Dual boot). UEFI wasn't enabled. Now I bought a SSD and built it into the laptop. As I read that using ...
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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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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected HP realtek rts5227

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Envy m7-j020dx. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader does not seem to be detected at all. I have tried to find a ...
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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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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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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 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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No sound on Ubuntu 15.10

After a fresh install on a brand new HP Probook 470 G3 everything is working perfect only sound :-( Try to re-install all alsa parts, but still no sound. If the manual is correct it is a Conexant ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 reboots by itself

Ubuntu 15.04 reboots itself on my PC every few hours. There is no error message on the screen. I downgraded to 14.04 and still get the same problem. Here is product info ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8?

Which settings at the HP software are necessary to make a bootable Ubuntu-server on HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 with 1 hard disk drive 1 of 4 slots? I installed several times Ubuntu from a USB drive ...
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“panic occurred switching back to text console”

I installed Ubuntu on a HP Mini 210, and everything was fine. However, after using the laptop for a while I got the error: panic occurred switching back to text console What could be the reason ...
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HP lt4112 LTE/HSPA+ Gobi 4G Modem (Huawei ME906E) QMI not working 14.04

HP lt4112 LTE/HSPA+ Gobi 4G Modem (Huawei ME906E, M.2 => USB) The "ethernet module" is seen, but not the broadband modem. I was trying a LOT of things, and once a window asking the SIM popped up ...
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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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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 trying ...
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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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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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How to use HP 355 G2 fingerprint reader ([138a:0050] Validity Sensors, Inc.)

I just bought a new HP 355 G2 laptop and I'm trying to figure out how to make the built-in fingerprint reader. I have tried installing Fingerprint GUI, but it tells me there are no devices found. ...
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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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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 https://...
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Where can I find the Ubuntu drivers for a Dell 1700 printer.

I have Hewlett Packard Compaq D230 PC running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS 32 bit. I have a Dell 1700 printer and I want to download the corresponing drivers and utilities for it. Could someone give me ...
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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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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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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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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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Wifi on HP Stream doesn't recognise any networks

Alright, so I just got an HP Stream 13 for Christmas, and windows 10 was being very slow, so I decided to install Ubuntu. However Wifi doesn't recognise any networks, what do I do, I am freaking out, ...
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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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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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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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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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snd-hda-intel and the HP Envy 17

So I know that other people have had issues with audio on Envy Series Notebooks. However there's very little out there in terms of the HP Envy 17-3200 (4 speakers and a woofer). In light of this, I'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Xsane: Failed to open device `hpaio:/net/Photosmart_C5100_series?zc=HP5180': Error during device I/O

Printing from an application works. The hp-toolbox sometimes cannot connect. And Xsane pops the error message as in the title. Connected through the network, I can ping the device, I can print to it. ...
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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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Wi-Fi disconnects

i just updated ubuntu at 15.10 and since then i'm having problem with wi-fi. It is working, but it became kind of unreliable. One moment it's working perfectly but sometimes it's still loading and all ...
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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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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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Cannot change brightness setting using function buttons or using the brightness control bar on HP laptop

I faced this problem when I brought a new HP Laptop , hoping to install Ubuntu(Linux) but when i booted from a Live DVD the brightness was set at max and wouldnt be changed from the function keys or ...