Ubuntu Compaq Presario C500 wifi problem

I have the same problem and dont seem to find the solution. Could you help if i post responses to commands? I have the compaq presario c500 with the new ubuntu 11.10 and in system settings->additional drivers it tells me that it is installed and in use:'Broadcom sta wireless driver'sudo lshw -C n ...

Ubuntu wifi on compaq presario c500 wont work

my friend has a compaq presario c500 laptop that was running vista,vista died, i installed ubuntu 8.04 and wifi wont work? the wifi button wont light up either, how do i fix it or override the button? ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario C500 - issues with wifi and usb

As a Linux/Ubuntu newbie maybe I have missed some important aspects of the configuration... but a couple of things keep puzzling me... I am desperately seeking help on the subjects, thanks in advance for all the useful info. Anyway ...I own a Compaq Presario C500, and I have the infamous Broadcom 43 ...

Ubuntu Wireless problem after upgrading on Compaq Presario C500

I have a Compaq Presario C500 laptop, with the usual broadcom drivers. For Feisty, I'd followed the standard instructions, of blacklisting bcm in /etc/modprobe.d, and installing ndiswrapper, to get wireless working, but I tend to used wired at home anyway. Last night I was prompted to upgrade to Gut ...

Ubuntu Annoying static through speakers Compaq Presario C500

I have a 3-year old Compaq Presario C500 laptop. Yes, I know, it's crappy. Ever since I upgraded to 11.04, I have had loads of compatibility problems. I had to stay tethered to my ethernet for 3 days before I found the right wireless driver. The main problem is that I keep getting this really annoyi ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario C500 wifi problem

i install ubuntu on my old compaq presario and it works great better than windows....but when i installed it the first time my wifi didnt work so i did some research and it work fine until today i updated ubuntu through the update manager and it installed linux kernel 2.38.0.10 i believe some thing ...

Ubuntu Seek for Compaq Presario CQ40-402AU drivers software

Guys,I need help to get those driver software for my laptop model(Compaq Presario CQ40-402AU). I am currently using ubuntu 9.10.Because of my sucks english standard,most of the info given in ubuntu website I cant understand.Somemore I am new in using ubuntu.I tryout it since last week only.I still c ...

Ubuntu compaq presario 2500 & ati drivers

I'm a new user in linux, so I need any help you can provide!I own a compaq presario 2500 on which, I have installed ubuntu 8.04, and no matter the driver I use, I do not have 3D effects with compiz. The device manager in ubuntu hardy, recognizes the VGA controller as:Radeon IGP 330M/340M/350M (Radeo ...

Ubuntu Compaq presario c500 architechture and wifi problem

I am a totally new to ubuntu. I have just finished installing ubuntu 11.04 witout an internet connection. When the wireless connection was not established i searched for some information on the internet and tried to rectify the problem. Still no success. Please help...also when i checked my ubuntu i ...

Compaq Presario CQ62 + Ubuntu = No wireless

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 7. I installed Ubuntu over it, but, alas, I cannot connect to the Internet. Any help? ...

Compaq Presario C720 + Ubuntu 9.10 - Wireless problem

Hello, I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 in a Compaq Presario C720 notebook, and the wireless networks are not detected. This notebook has button to activate wireless. It is now off (red light), and even if I push this button, the light doesn't become blue. Does someone know what I should do? ...

need help setting wireless on compaq presario c700, ubuntu 7.10 please help!

I have a compaq presario c700, I have read a lot about the troubles in setting up wireless for this type of laptop when running ubuntu 7.10 but try as I may I have had much trouble following any instructions I've found. Could really use some basic help! ...

No sound for compaq presario B1800 (ubuntu 8.04)

I've just made a fresh install of ubunt 8.04 on my laptop (Compaq Presario B1800), everything is working perfectly fine except there is no sound, or it cannot fine the correct sound card, does anyody have a solution/patches for this please let me know. ...

Compaq Presario CQ62 Ubuntu 11.10 Secure Network Issues

I'm using a Compaq Presario CQ62, and I believe my wireless card is Realtek RTL8191SE 802.11 b/g/n Wifi Adapter. When I was using 11.04 I could connect perfectly at home without stability issues, or any problem. When I came to my university, however the problems began. There are two networks here, a ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario C500 Sound Hickup

I have read that the Compaq C500 has issues with headphone sensing. Basiclly when you plug in your headphonea the main speakers are still on. I have read on the forum that people had to recompile the audio drivers to correct it, because it is a bug in ALSA.Well I am a newbie and I have this model la ...

Ubuntu Wireless Established, Connection Active~ Still no internet, Compaq Presario c500

My first 'issue' with 10.10, and it's not on my computer, but on a friends. I am only here for a short time, so Im trying to figure this out as soon as possible. I had to install/activate the Broadcom STA wireless driver,These package contains Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driverfor use with Br ...

Ubuntu compaq Presario c500- want to use TV as second monitor

I just got this old laptop out and installed Ubuntu 8.04 on it. I've used this laptop in the past to go out to my TV and watch movies on the big screen. I connect using the RGB setting on the TV and a VGA cable with an audio in from the headphone jack on the computer. It works that way with Windows. ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario C500 Wireless question

The reason I'm posting here in beginners is because I'm clueless: it's working fine on ethernet cable, but I don't really know where to begin: I have wired hookups on mine, and this lady asked if I'd give this a wack, and I said I'd post on here. She has 8.04 newly installed, w/built in wireless car ...

Ubuntu i need help with my compaq presario c500

i need help getting my built in wireless to work i have read on-line of success getting this wireless chip to work i just dont know how and im kinda new to ubuntu ...

Ubuntu compaq presario c500 problems

This laptop had had standard "main speakers don't mute when head phones plugged in" problems, which I'd solved in the usual way, I think options snd-hda-intel model=laptopin /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-baseI upgraded to Heron today (and wasn't that a bundle of joy; I *think* the locales problem i ...

Ubuntu Headphone jack for Compaq Presario C500

Been trying to figure this one out myself for a few days with no luck. Put simply, my heaphone jack stopped working, though not completely. I have sound normally in the right ear but the left ear just has fuzz. The laptop speakers still work fine, it's just when either external speakers or headphone ...

Compaq Presario v3000 Ubuntu x86

guys heres my specs:AMD Turion 64 Nvidia Geforce Go 61501 Gig of Ram 100 Gigs Everything on Ubuntu works for me except one annoying issue. Apparently my laptop doesn't have a wireless card which is weird. Before I had a dual boot with XP and wireless worked fine then when booted into Ubuntu it didn' ...

No sound on Compaq Presario V3000/Ubuntu 7.10

I am trying Ubuntu 7.10 GutsyGibbon on my laptop and find it so interesting !However, it's so sadly that I can not get the sound worked. Don't know why :(Everything seems ok. Sound card detected. Alsa is there. When I play a song, Totem starts running without errors, but still no sound at all.I have ...

Compaq Presario C500

Laptop will not power up. Using an FSB power adapter (universal) model#: FSP090-DMCB1. Laptop flashes the Power button for about 10 seconds then cuts out, only the charging light flashes after that, no other activity noted on system. Unknown whether or not this is the cause of a dead Ion battery or ...

Compaq Presario c500 w/ mepis & xp

On mepis.. i look on my battery power and i click on it and at the bottom it says Processor 1: 100%.. i am literally doing nothing. why is it running at 100% no wonder why my battery lasts for like an hour or two! and i just got it! (the laptop).. so yeah please help me. ...

Sound Doesn't work on my Compaq Presario 2700. Ubuntu 9.10

I'm not great with computers. I have no clue how to fix this kind of thing. I went into Alsamixer, and it says my card is an Intel 82801CA-ICH3. I have updated all of the files that needed updated, turned up the master volume and it still doesn't work. Somebody please explain this to me in words I c ...

Compaq Presario QC60 Ubuntu 8.10 error

I purchased this laptop and it shows some I/O error, dev sr0, sector 1431176 - lot of these type erros when cd loads and then it wont continue. Is there some option to force continue trough every error like windows xp loads fine. ...

Ubuntu Drivers Compaq Presario C745EE

i have Compaq Presario C745EE i want to know how to find drivers for this laptop for ubuntu becuase Hp doesn't release drivers for any linux version ...

download wireless drivers for ubuntu 10.04 Compaq presario CQ50

I installed Ubuntu 10.4 on my laptop compaq presario CQ50I cannot go online, because the drivers does not exist ? where can I download them ? the wireless flash blue by the way, and it was working before I switch to Linux is there anyway to find driver for my wireless compatible ? please help ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario 2100 Dual Monitor Display Drivers Needed!

I've just switched over to Ubuntu and I'm a first time user. I've done a few investigations into why I cannot possibly get my displays to be anything but mirrored. I tried expanding the virtual resolution size in the xconf file. No luck there. I've also run hardware driver searches and installations ...

Ubuntu Wireless Drivers & Mic - Compaq Presario C751NR C700

I am installing Ubuntu 7.10 on to a Compaq Presario C751NR. It's for a co-worker and he wants to give it a try because it came with vista and he knows he doesn't want vista because of all the crap he has heard about it from people and he likes the idea of a stable system that doesn't slow down with ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario 1400 drivers

Well I've searched here and on the web for any info but I can't seem to find anything that works. I've installed ubuntu (and then all updates) on a compaq presario 1400 laptop, and I had to install it in safe graphics mode since otherwise the screen was simply black. I assume I need some sort of dri ...

Ubuntu Help! No drivers for my wifi, sound, graphics etc. Compaq Presario CQ40

How am I suppose to install Ubuntu on my Compaq Presario CQ40, Specs: AMD Athlon 2, 2 GB, 160 GB HD, ATI Graphics?I can't activate my wifi, sounds, graphics and COMPIZ, I really want to have Desktop effects on my laptop... ...

Ubuntu Script For Installing ALSA Drivers on Compaq Presario CQ61

I've created a script for installing ALSA Drivers 1.0.21 on Compaq Presario CQ61, I've tested it on my system (CQ 61 220SL) and it works very well.Try it, if you need, and let me know if it works also on other CQ61s ^_^I hope you'll find it useful! :popcorn: ...

Ubuntu Wireless Drivers (compaq Presario)

I have a compaq presario f750us with built in Broadcom wireless. I have had success using ndiswrapper on other systems in the past but I can't seem to find the XP driver (with .INF and .SYS) files so I can try using ndiswrapper to get this system working.anybody know where I can get the XP drivers f ...

Ubuntu Wireless Drivers for Compaq Presario 2100 required

I am looking for the wireless drivers for the machine model COMPAQ PRESARIO 2100. I would really appreciate your help. ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario LCD speakers

I have a Compaq Presario SG3370IL Desktop. Its panel(HP Pavilion 19" W1907-HP) has inbuilt speakers. I find that whenever I plug in my headphones, the sound comes out of both the inbuilt speakers and the headphones instead of just the headphones. I am using Ubuntu 9.04. I googled to no avail. P ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario freeze

My Compaq Presario F500 freezes solid at random intervals, from < 1 minute to several hours after boot up. It just absolutely stops--no cursor movement, nothing moves. Only thing to do is hold down the power button until it goes off and then reboot. This does not seem to be related to Firefox (my ...

Ubuntu Compaq presario sr5490an

i have trolled the internets in search for a compaq presario sr5490an with linux installed, and still nothing.i come here because i lost my vista image and have ubuntu installed on both 500gb HDD.all i wanna know is the best drivers for things like this computers card reader, media bay, etci also am ...

Ubuntu Installation Issues with Compaq Presario 6473SA

I need some serious help here. I have tried to install Ubuntu on a Compaq Presario 6473SA and I am having some difficulty.First, Ubuntu does not find the two ethernet connections - one integrated and the other on a card - so it cannot download driversSecond, it does not recognize the video card.I am ...

GUI Will not load when installing Ubuntu Studio on a Compaq Presario Desktop

Greetings,After listening to the "Going Linux" podcast for a week or so I am ready to start running a dual boot system on my main home PC (I also have a home theater PC w/ my DVD backups on it, but it is Windows XP SP2 (for now)). My system is a Compaq Presario SR 1033WM (Click for product ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario CQ45-102TU New Install - Audio Problems

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my new Compaq but I am having problems with the audio. Some background:In order to get the wifi to work I installed Intrepid since it would not work with hardy (I read this tip on another post). After installing all the updates it worked fine.Now when i boot up I hea ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario, Atheros wireless card and it's issues..

Before I start, I'd like to apologize in case this is not the correct section to post this issue. And I have done tons of searches for the same issue if already posted by someone else, but I can't get nowhere.Here's the situation:My laptop is a Compaq Presario CQ60-215ep, my wireless card is an Athe ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario CQ60 Wireless Dilemma...

OK, the gist of the story is that I tried installing Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 on a family members Compaq Presario CQ60 with Atheros 5001 wireless controller and everything worked really well apart form the wireless, it was recognised but disabled and I had no way to enable it...I read many forum entri ...

Ubuntu (or other linux) on Compaq presario 1262

I have a Compaq presario 1262 laptop. i want to overwrite windows with A Linux distro of some sort. i would prefer Ubuntu but the live disks i have seem to Heavy weight to run. I need suggestions. I use a pc-card wifi with madwifi drivers. the network has WPA2 security.i've triedpuppy 5puppy 4.3.1 ( ...

Ubuntu why compaq presario b1900 no sound?10.04

why compaq presario b1900 no sound?I'v installed the ubuntu 10.04 on my notebook compaq presario b1900,but just no sound.my alsa-base.conf# autoloader aliasesinstall sound-slot-0 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-0install sound-slot-1 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-1install sound-slot-2 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-2inst ...

Ubuntu need help with my wireless card, Compaq Presario CQ60-120ES Notebook PC

I have successfully installed Ubuntu on my Compaq presario CQ60 beside my windows vista, so, in the first time worked fine and I had a some difficulties trying to connect to my Internet connection, so I decided to restart the system because I thoaght that it will resolve my problem, but when I resta ...

Installing Ubuntu on Compaq Presario CQ71

Installing Ubuntu 9.04 on a Compaq Presario CQ-71 left me with two problems. First, there was no sound from the laptop speakers - only from the headphones. Second, I couldn't install any restricted graphics drivers from Nvidia for the G103M graphics card. But I managed to get it all working. Now I h ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario CQ61-135TU sound card and wireless internet issues

I have a Compaq Presario CQ61-135TU purchased specifically to run Ubuntu Linux or similar I can load Ubuntu but no joy getting the sound card or wireless internet working or (Web cam or Data card these are not so important)can anyone help me to get the right drivers to get the sound card or wireless ...

Ubuntu mousepadlock not working:8.10:hp compaq presario cq-50

i recently installed ubuntu 8.10 and till now i was using an external keyboard to type but now i find it tough to type on the laptop keyboard because as i type, my palm accidentally touches the mouse pad and the cursor gets moved some place else on the text box. its pretty annoying so i need to know ...