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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 Envy 15 wifi toggle

I just got Ubuntu 13.10 on my new HP laptop. The F6 key is for mute and when you use it the orange light lights up on the key and the sound turns off. F12 is for wifi (on windows 8 it toggles airplane ...
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Ubuntu Dual boot breaks keyboard in WIndows 7

I have a HP ProBook 4530s Notebook PC. Main OS is WIndows 7 pro. I tried to install Ubuntu (from Windows with dual boot) several times and the result is the same. Ubuntu works fine but there is a ...
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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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Wifi will not connect with an Intel Wifi Link 1000

I have an HP dv7t-6100CTO laptop. I have linux ubuntu 12.04 lts dual booted. The specs of my laptop are: - i7-2620m dual core (2.7 ghz) processor - intel wifi link 1000 bgn wireless card I am having ...
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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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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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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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WiFi switch not working on HP pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the wifi switch doesn't work. pressing it doesn't do anything at all. any help regarding this? this is what I get from rfkill list ...
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After update, my printer will not work

I've been successfully using an HP Deskjet 1000 j100 for some time now. The other day, I updated my system (automatic) and my printer stopped working. I get the error message "Filter Failed" I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot up Hangs at purple screen

So after many months, I decided to completely remove windows 7 from my laptop and replace it with ubuntu. Unfortunately, I got the common error of getting a hanging purple screen upon boot up. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wifi problem

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. After install the wifi card is working but when i try to connect to my secured wifi router it will show as connected but no internet ...
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HP Probook 4510s Overheating Issue

I have an HP Probook 4510s running Ubuntu 12.10 with open source Radeon drivers also I keep my computer clean and dust free. The following output of the sensors command is worrying me. ...
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No audio outputs showing up, audio output is working

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP G60-458DX. When I installed Ubuntu, all my audio outputs (HDMI, Analog, Digital, etc.)would show up under Sound Settings. However, recently, all these have ...
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ubuntu server 12.10 get input signal out of range on HP DL380 G4

After installed ubuntu 12.10 server on HP DL380 G4, I can't boot into it. And the LCD got message "Input signal out of range, recommened settings is 1280x1024". I can't see the terminal and tried ...
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GFX-drivers for HP Probook 4300s

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP Probook 4330s laptop and everything seems to run fine, besides the graphic card drivers. When I go into settings -> details -> graphics it says ...
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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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How to Install Ubuntu on a HP Touchpad WebOS Tablet?

I found this http://www.webos-internals.org/wiki/UbuntuChroot#Alternative_Step_1:_Re-partitioning_by_hand but I believe there is a better way to do it.
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Cannot transfer digital photos from HP Photosmart Camera

I connected the camera via USB and it was promptly recognized by Ubuntu and Shotwell, however when attempting to import photos, Shotwell can only find a single photo among hundreds. When accessing the ...
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Computer turns off after suspend

I've run into this rather odd issue. In Ubuntu 12.04, with the latest kernel update, the computer will not wake up from a suspend. Much worse that that, it starts to load, immediately turns off, and ...
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MaaS not recognizing HP logical drives

I have a MaaS server setup and working with HP blades. In order to do a JuJu openstack install all the servers need two disks, which I accomplished by creating two logical drives on each blade. The ...
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Display Contrast Ubuntu 14.0.4 x32 on Elitebook2560p

I downloaded icc-profiles and icc-profiles-free from apt-get and this gave me a few more options inside Gnome-Color-Manager / but I still have no option to Calibrate (button is disabled) and all of ...
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F12 for wifi not working on HP M6-1045DX

I've searched for hours and tried multiple suggestions to no avail, except for editing iwlwifi.conf and adding the "extra options", I'm not sure doing that part applies to my setup or not. OK, here's ...
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HP P1102 printer not working properly

I had to re-install Ubuntu 12.04. My HP LaserJet P1102 is now printing at a very low dpi (for want of a better description). It prints in a very rough draft quality only. I went into "Settings" and ...
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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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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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Fingerprint reader malfunction HP dv7

I have an HP Pavilion dv7 with a Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader. I have tried multiple fingerprint reading software, including Fprint, but all of them give the same problem: It registers that ...
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14.04 HP dv7 fan speed wont increase

My laptop HP Pavilion dv7-7030us wont increase the fan speed. It gets quite hot (up to around 70c) but the fan speed wont increase at all. With windows 7 I never had a overheating problem and also ...
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HP laptop Kubuntu/Win8 dual boot loader not working

I'm very new to Linux and this has been my first real experience with it aside from comp-sci classes. I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 alongside the stock Windows 8. To start, my laptop is an HP 2000 with ...
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Ubuntu asks for permission to add a printer, but nothing works

I am trying to install my HP LaserJet Pro 400 color m451nw, got it all worked out using the hplip open-source program (hplip-3.14.6) until I get to the very end where I verify and setup the device and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Hp dv6 screen related problem

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. It has been working fine on my laptop(Hp Envy dv6),however I'm facing an issue when i log in in Ubuntu the screen goes black and nothing comes up. I have done an initial test ...
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Kernel panic on boot: not syncing (HP dv6, Ubuntu 12.10 64bit)

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on an HP Pavillion dv6. Everything works fine except I randomly get a kernel panic "not syncing" when booting. After manually rebooting I usually get the same error; ...
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Installing Ubuntu alongside a pre-installed version of Windows 8 with UEFI

I've heard a lot of good things about Ubuntu, so I decided to try it out on my HP notebook 2000 laptop (via LiveUSB). My laptop came pre-installed with Windows 8, and it has a UEFI system. However, ...
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Multitouch Gestures on Ubuntu 13.10

I've recently purchased an HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and so far the touchscreen has worked excellently and I'm very pleased with it. I know of the 4 finger to open the dash and the 3 to move windows so I ...
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How to get the scanner working on HP CM1312 MFP and Ubuntu 13.10

I searched the AskUbuntu and got to two questions about the same issue, which I could not answer because I don't have enough karma :(. So I am posting the solution here. After clean install, and ...
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HP ProBook 4540s Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Not Working

I bought a Hp ProBook 4540s with SESE Linux installed. I formatted it and installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS as I was not familiar with commands in SUSE. During and after installation I realized it was not ...
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How to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on HP Probook 4540s?

I have an HP Probook 4540s and want to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on it. How does one enable it in Ubuntu?
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Wireless related issues on HP machine

There was an install fest recently in my college and the iso that was distributed was a customized version of 12.04.3 Now, the iso works fine on machines by Acer and Lenovo, however the HP machines, ...
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HP 8440p - strange sound from speakers during shutdown or reboot (since Ubuntu 12.04)

i've very annoying problem with my speakers. During shutdown or reboot there is strange noise from them simmilar to shuting down guitar aplifier. I've read that this is something due to capacitor ...
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How can I install Ubuntu in my HP Pavilion G4 notebook?

I have an HP Pavilion G4 notebook. I have Windows on it and am trying to dual boot. I have tried to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to boot from CD, pen drive and even tried to do it by downloading ...
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HP Envy 15-J005SP does not boot - 13.04

I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04 on HP Envy 15-J005SP but the grub menu does not show up and it boots directly to W8. I've tried the following: On installation I manually selected an unallocated ...