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

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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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/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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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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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 ...
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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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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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My touchpad is recognised as a mouse. How can I fix it? [closed]

My touchpad is recognised as a mouse, and for this reason I cannot disable it while I'm typing nor can I take advantage of scrolling and multi-touch features that my touchpad should support. My ...
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HP QuickTouch media keys worked with LiveCD but not after install

The "touch sensitive keys", that control volume and media worked great out of the box when I was running Ubuntu on a LiveCD, but they are totally unresponsive after installation. HP Pavilion ...
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Why does Ubuntu add a .5" margin to the top when printing to my HP PSC-750?

It's that time of year again when I'm trying to print off all my tax forms. When I print to my printer, an HP PSC-750, from Ubuntu, I consistently get a 1/2" margin at the top of the document. ...
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My graphics card gets too hot

I have a HP G62 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics card. Back when I was using Ubuntu 10.04 I tried to install the Catalyst drivers and probably other ones too but could not get them ...
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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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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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Changing screen brightness

I have a hp pavilion dv6 with xubuntu installed. however there isn't a way to change the screen brightness, i tried the fn plus scroll keys to no avail, any ideas?
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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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Can't adjust brightness on a HP Pavillion Dv3

I can not adjust the screen brightness on my HP Pavillion Dv3-2154ca, using Ubuntu 11.10. My Fn-f7/f8 keys don't work (they just show a changing screen brightness bar, with no effect), and adjusting ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to get drivers for HP LaserJet 1200?

I know about ndiswrapper for Windows network drivers. Is there anything like that for Windows printer related drivers? (Or a "universal" driver for Ubuntu by HP?)
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Partition is misaligned by 3072 bytes… Pavilion DV7-6199US

I bought a new HP Pavilion DV7-6199US. In the past on all my computers I have always used Ubuntu primarily and I keep a version of Windows in case I need something that I can't do easily in Linux. I ...
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How can I connect to my wifi connection if I am unable to find it in the network manager?

I am a newbie and I just started using the latest Ubuntu. I have a Pavilion DM1 HP netbook and can't find my wifi connection in the network manager. When i open the "network" thing, there's no "Auto ...
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Unable to install on an HP Probook

I just received a brand new business laptop from my company. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it. I resized Windows 7 partition and started the installation of the 10.04 LTS. However, I soon discovered ...
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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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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 probook 4520s .. drivers problem [closed]

SA, I have HP probook 4520s Core i5 it comes with SUSE enterprise 11 and everything working but when I removed it and installed Ubuntu I got I problems with drivers nothing working Graphic is ATI ...
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FN keys not working on an HP G62 laptop. Xev show nothing

From the just beginning my FN keys doesn't work. First i was using 10.10, than upgraded to 11.04 (clean install), but not answer from FN keys. Xev output nothing, when i press any of FN+key, also i ...
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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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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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Ubuntu hangs at Plymouth screen during shutdown

Sometimes(rather many times), when I shutdown using the menu option >> Shutdown, the system hangs at a Purple screen with dots. I have waited for 10 mins, but then it becomes clear that i need to do a ...
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How to install printer driver for HP Deskjet 1000 J110?

One printer has HP DJ 1000 J110 drivers installed and it works. The other printer is another story that requires a little advice. The main driver is hplip-3.11.3a.run. During its installation run ...
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Parallel port not working with an HP Laserjet 6P

I'm working on setting up an old printer (HP LaserJet 6P) on some old hardware (Gateway E4300) running Precise (12.04 LTS). When I try to select the parallel port in hp-setup -i, it gives me the ...
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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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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on an hp desktop that has UEFI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system I just bought a new computer and it has windows 8 but I don't like windows 8 and wanted to use ubuntu 12.10 and am ...
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Laptop drains of quickly with battery

I am a Ubuntu user since years and I have not come across this problem till date. My battery drains off immediately after I unplug my AC power. The options I tried: 1) I checked the battery state ...
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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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Cancelling print jobs and dealing with printer

Where can I see printing jobs in queue? Sometimes even after restarting the computer, a print is not forgotten and when I turn on printer it begins to print some jobs from previous actions which I no ...
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Is there a way to do a fresh install of just Ubuntu and wipe the hard drive completely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I have an older HP laptop that came with Vista. Instead of installing Win8, I installed Ubuntu as an application where it prompts for Windows or ...
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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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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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Configuring mouse buttons

I am using a HP NK527AA Wireless mouse with two side buttons. His mouse wheel is half broken: I can scroll but I can't click it. In windows I configured the side buttons as 3rd mouse button but ...
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HP Photosmart 5510 multifunction printer scanner not found

I can not get my Ubuntu 11.10 system to recognize the scanner in my HP Photosmart 5510 multi-funtion printer. I have loaded the HPLIP extras from my terminal window and loaded the latest HPLIP. I ...
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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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Is there a driver for HP 3D Drive Guard?

In some HP Laptops have 3d drive guard system . i dont how it works but there is a link about it. In windows hp depends it but i didnt find a driver about it for linux . HP 3D DriveGuard protects ...
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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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Battery time decreased on an HP ProBook 4530s

I have HP ProBook 4530s. In Windows 7 after installing all HP drivers the 6-Cell battery works perfectly for 2+ hours but in Ubuntu 11.10 and now in 12.04 the battery time is not sufficient. It works ...
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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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Sleep won't work and the touch/clickpad is a mess on a HP Envy 15

I attempted to sleep the computer and it doesn't even turn off the screen, it just blank and the fans continue running loudly. The only way to get it back on is to hold down the power button until it ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.10 can't boot on HP Mini 210-4000 and brightness problem

I've problem installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP Mini 210-4000 notebook with spec Intel Atom 2800 and Intel GMA 3600, after installation finish, and rebooting, the GRUB bootloader appear without any text ...