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Ubuntu LiveUSB not booting in HP laptop

I am using a HP Pavilion laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop using a LiveUSB, which I created in the conventional way given on the Ubuntu official ...
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error: hp-systray cannot be run as root. Exiting

I am installing HP printer drivers and HP device manager utility in my ubuntu 11.04 machine with root user permissions.But even after installation systray does not work.It exits with error error: ...
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How to adjust HP 2710p trackpoint without affecting USB mice

I'm using an older HP 2710p laptop with Ubuntu 13.10, and it has a pointing stick/trackpoint that shows up as a generic PS/2 mouse in xinput ada@jane:~$ xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Guidance and assurances in flashing Presario CQ62 BIOS in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu on an Compaq Presario CQ62-215DX Notebook PC. I'm having wireless/suspend issues as described in this askubuntu post, and after reading the ubuntu bug reporting page I think the ...
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BIOS not able to boot from USB

I'm using an HP Pavilion dv7-3165 dx. (BIOS version F15 of Insyde H20) I can go into the boot selection menu by tapping ESC, and then F9, and I can see my TOSHIBA EXT HDD, but whenever I plug in a ...
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Why wont new hard drive use battery power?

I recently replaced the hard drive and the battery on my HP G62 laptop, Ubuntu 13.10 is installed on the drive. The machine will not boot on battery power, but works fine when plugged in. When ...
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My laptop freezes when on battery?

So, first and foremost I have an HP2510p with 4GB ram running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (I had Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit before but the problem was there so it has nothing to do with the OSs). I also know ...
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VT-X is inactive in HP ProBook 4540s

How to enable virtualization (VT-X) in BIOS? I went to the correct spot after pressing Esc and it's there, unticked. I cannot even select it. It's inactive. Greay in colour. I logged to bios using my ...
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323 views

Flash BIOS on a HP Mini from Linux

I have a HP Mini 210 that was installed with Ubuntu 12.04 last year. I'm lending it out to someone, and need to re-install XP. There is no internal CD drive, and BIOS won't boot from USB. I'm trying ...
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281 views

Best approach to dual boot and clone HP Pavillion

I just received a HP Pavillion HPE 8xt Desktop w/i7, 16G ram, and 1T hard drive/Win 7. My goal is to 1) Set up a Dual Boot to Ubuntu 2) Transfer the booting capability to a Plextor Sata3 120G SSD. ...
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397 views

HP-G6-1117TX graphics issue with ubuntu 11.04 installation

i have laptop HP-G6-1117TX in which i have installed ubuntu 11.04 recently, the installation was fine with no error, wireless, display almost everything was fine for new install, i switched off the ...
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HP Pavilion G4-1315dx and Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Wireless Networking

As the title says, I have an HP Pavilion G4-1315dx Notebook. Relevant Specs: AMD Quad-Core Realtek Wireless chipset Wireless "on/off" switch is the F12 key Initially, I completely reformatted and ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 with Vista, trying to install Ubuntu 11.04. Gets stuck at Busybox, prompts me for (initramfs)

I have a brand new MacBook Pro waiting on the sidelines but I don't feel it is right to "waste" this perfectly workable HP Pavilion dv7 computer even though it runs the plague that is Vista. I felt ...
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eBox / CUPS - HP printer doesn't work

I'd like to get a HP OfficeJet Pro K8600 working. The server is an Ubuntu 8.10 running an eBox 1.4.9. CUPS is 1.3.7. I can add a new printer to the eBox printer sharing, the printer is listed in the ...
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Linux HPLIP mess after installation of the drivers

I have purchased HP OfficeJet 4500 Wireless. In order to install it, i followed the instructions for installing HPLIP here: http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/install/install/index.html Everything ...
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873 views

Why am I getting a disk boot failure when I try to install Ubuntu?

I'm encountering boot failure while trying to install a Linux distro from a CD. I'm using an older PC; here are its specs: HP Pavilion 2.66GHz, 512MB RAM with a BIOS revision of 6/30/2003 I ...
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HP Envy 14, Ubuntu 10.10 and trouble with the graphics cards

A few days ago I bought a HP Envy 14, containing 2 graphics card: An integrated Intel graphics card, and an ATI HD 5650. I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit on the machine. Most things work fine out of ...
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Brightness controls not adjusting the brightness in ubuntu 10.10 64 bit on hp dm3t notebook

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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429 views

Why can I not connect to wireless network?

I have a netbook - HP Mini. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it and now I can not get my wireless connection to work. What should I do?
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792 views

Ubuntu/Linux version recommendation for HP dv6 3122TX?

I purchased a HP dv6 3122TX recently and after installing Ubuntu 10.10 64 bit I ran into multiple issues like, The wireless driver is not supported by Uubntu. (1) [The driver is RaLink RT3090 ] The ...
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HP G60-530US Wi-Fi disables on boot or resume

My HP G60-530US laptop worked fine for both Windows and Ubuntu 10.04 until one day when the Wi-Fi was disabled by the hardware. For some reason, Ubuntu has stopped enabling the Wi-Fi in response to ...
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546 views

Why are the colors wrong when scanning in Ubuntu with HP ScanJet 4400c?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with a HP Scanjet 4400c. When I'm trying to scan a white sheet of paper with black and blue text for example, it look like this: What could be the problem? I've used different ...
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449 views

laptop fan switches off at linux boot

Laptop is HP pavalion dv6000 with intel+ge7400. The CPU fan runs during bios screen+grub and right after linux (ubuntu 9 based mint) starts loading, it switches off. What could be the reason. Thanks, ...
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241 views

Cannot get wireless to work on my HP Netbook with Ubuntu Netbook Remix

I have installed Ubuntu Netbook remix 9.x on my HP Netbook Atom Processor laptop. But wirless is not working properly. I went to Network Connections and it shows my wireless connection. But under ...
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Why is my HP Envy so hot and why doesn't my touchpad work properly on Linux?

Does anyone know how to get the following to work on Ubuntu 10.04: The touchpad to work at all? Right now, right clicking doesn't work at at all, and left clicks don't work while you have another ...
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HP Mini 210 -> Touchpad doesn't work on Ubuntu

Specifically, I can neither click nor right-click by using the the touch pad. The touch pad has buttons built-into it, which is why it probably doesn't work by default. If you followed my previous ...
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HP LP3065 Monitor not displaying in 2560x1600 on Ubuntu 9.04 with ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT

I just got a new HP LP3065 30" monitor. It is supposed to support a 2560x1600 resolution. However, the biggest I am getting is 1280x800. I just got a new graphics card ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT and ...