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Hello I have 6th generation HP Probook 450 G3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04, Unfortunately sound and WiFi don't work. Can someone refer me to the necessary driver links?

Thanks.

  • Try Ubuntu 16.04 it might work. – vembutech Nov 16 '16 at 11:07
  • but ubuntu 14.04 is stable , is there any way to overcome with that – Ali Abbas Nov 16 '16 at 11:12
  • Please edit by adding the output of : lspci -knn | grep net -A2 and lspci | grep -i vga – GAD3R Nov 16 '16 at 11:36
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As a comment above states try Ubuntu 16.04. Even then if Sound and WiFi don't work I found some links from other users with their problems and solutions.

When review the links below keep in mind some of them are a year old and might recommend something like "upgarde to Ubuntu 15.10" which you should not immediately try. Instead report back here with your status / problems and seek clarification.

No Sound

This link from HP website lists steps to get sound working under Ubuntu 15.10: (hp.com - ProBook 450 G3 Ubuntu sound)

Broken WiFi

This link from Arch Linux (Wireless driver for HP ProBook 450 G2) describes the Realtek RTL8723BE WiFi card problems. First ensure you have that card and then follow instructions (How do I get a Realtek RTL8723BE wireless card to work?) in Ask Ubuntu.

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I solved by upgrading my ubuntu 14.04 kernal 3.19 to 4.2

  • sudo ap-get update
  • sudo apt-get upgrade
  • sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily

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