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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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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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USB device is not recognized on HP laptop with Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to connect a USB braille cell device to my HP Folio 9470m laptop running Ubuntu 14.04.2 (amd64), but it fails with the following errors (from dmesg): [ 1689.038374] usb 3-2: new full-...
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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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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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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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CUPS print jobs on Ubuntu Server 16.04 received and “successful”, but no actual printing

I'm working on setting up a local server, part of which is going to be a CUPS print server using a HP LaserJet 1018. I was able to get CUPS set up and running, and I'm able to install the printer ...
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WiFi only works after suspend. Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion

I'm using a HP Pavilion G6 with Ubuntu 14.04. My WiFi is not working, but magically I found that when I suspended the laptop it was enabled and When I shutdown my laptop again disconnected. I again ...
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terminal access and swap issue on lubuntu 16.04 install on HP mini 1000

My goal is to install an encrypted Lubuntu partition on my HP mini. I am trying to install Lubuntu 16.04 i386 (downloaded direct from ubuntu.com), onto an HP mini 1000 (model 1116NR with 16GB ...
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Wifi is disabled by Hardware swith after suspend

I am using Hp Pavilion 15-ab032tx with realtek rtl8723be wifi driver, dual booted with Windows 8.1 . When I start it works fine after suspending it gets blocked by hardware switch. I always need to ...
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New Ubuntu 14.04 install - can't connect to wifi

There are dozens of wifi problem here on askubuntu; I've tried the answers to several of them and nothing worked. The symptom is that my Wifi network does appear in the network menu, but when I try ...
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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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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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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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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 can'...
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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. acpitz-virtual-...
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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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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 Driver:...
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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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Bluetooth is not working in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 on HP Pavilion 15-ab032tx Notebook

When I click on the Bluetooth icon, panel opens but when I search/scan for devices, no device found and similarly nobody can find me from another device. I have run dmesg | grep -i blue in terminal. ...
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Can't Control Brightness on HP Envy All-in-One 24-n014

I haven't been able to control the bightness on my computer. It is running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and dual boots with Windows 10. My processor is an Intel Core i5-6400T and my graphics card is an Intel HD ...
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Not Shutting Down Ubuntu 16.04 In HP Laptop

I Recently Installed Ubuntu 16.04 on My HP Laptop which has configuration as 2 GB RAM,3GHz i3 Processor with 2GB Graphic Card Installed.My Problem is that I am not able to shut down my laptop using ...
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Certified HP server Intel CPU versions for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

The web-page http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201509-19196/ indicates that the HP Proliant DL160 Gen9 server with processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2603 v4 @ 1.70GHz has been awarded the ...
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WiFi drivers not compatible(new Installation-Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

System: HP ab516TX sudo lshw -C network gives *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Battery Drains to 50% in shutdown in 5-6 hours [HP pavilion Gaming Notebook]

I have a dual boot system with windows 10. I use ubuntu most of the time and in the night when i shut it down with 90%-95% battery. Next morning when i open up the laptop, the battery is drained to ...
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Problems with sound w/ HP elitebook 2540p

Hello people of AskUbuntu! I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my laptop, everything works perfectly apart from the fact that I have no sound! Ive tried the speaker test terminal code ...
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Can't find Ubuntu drivers for the HP Envy 4520 printer

My daughter bought me an HP Envy 4520 AllInOne printer. I am trying to install drivers for that printer on Ubuntu and when I go to the HP Linux site, I see lots of printers but not that one. Has ...
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Showing error when Installing ubuntu on my HP Probook 450 G2

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my HP Pro-book 450 G2. But after booting when I select Try Ubuntu or Install Ubuntu it takes some time and goes to a black screen and then shows the Ubuntu loading ...
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Wifi doesn't work in Ubuntu 15.10 - Realtek RTL8723BE/RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Drivers

My laptop is a HP Notebook - 15-ac173tx having Realtek RTL8723BE/RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Drivers. I can not work with my wifi properly as it drops once in a while, and also I can't log ...
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My Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on my HP 15 Notebook

Recently I installed full Ubuntu 15.10 in my HP 15 Notebook with Windows 8.1 (before), all was fine, but it began to fail, when I'm watching a video in youtube or only use the note writer, the screen ...
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HP ENVY 15t. Can see wifi networks but cannot connect

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) is really giving me troubles. I'm having a really hard time getting my wifi to work on my new HP ENVY 15t. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 ...
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HP ProBook 4710s - Fan running constantly at full

HP ProBook 4710s Ubuntu 14.04 Linux 3.13.0-77-generic After the some update of Ubuntu, I lost control over the fan. (May be after update of the kernel?) lm-sensor didn't help me. Now the fan is ...
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Problems with printer connection HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04

HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04. Shows "connected to local host", jobs show up in print queue, nothing prints, jobs disappear from queue. Is there a way to troubleshoot this? I'...
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Restore an HP Recovery Manager save on Ubuntu

I had a few problems on my HP Pavilion 15 running Windows 8 and decided to install Ubuntu instead. In order to save my files, I did a save using HP Recovery Manager. Is there a way I could restore ...
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Abnormal fan behavior: Sticking and persist on max speed (HP Envy 6-1154er & Ubuntu 14.04)

1. I have HP Envy 6-1154er under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I encountered the invalid fan behavior. As cpu load grows and if it makes fan to work on max speed the speed never goes back to "silent mode". When ...
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HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw: previews and prints in colour instead of grayscale

This is my hardware/software configuration: HP Color LaserJet MFP M277dw HPLIP 3.15.11 HPP0053.PPD version 19.12, freshly updated last week. I want to print some pages from a pdf file with images ...
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I get a Solid black page when printing some pdf files

I know that there was already another person who has made the same question, but until today I didn't find a solution. When I print some pdf files I get a hole black page made of black lines. I ...
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Ubuntu, How to Enable Forced GPU on HP Pavilion

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE on an HP Pavilion dv6 (XG759UA#ABA) to be a dedicated Minecraft machine. MATE works perfectly, but Minecraft insists upon using integrated graphics instead of the GPU. ...
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Serious problems after 15.10 upgrade

Okay revising.... I upgraded my computer from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10. It used to load right away but now after the Ubuntu load screen I get: [ OK ] started lab/ postfix mail transport agent. [ OK ] ...