HP 630 Laptop Ubuntu Blanks-Out Lock-Out

In a quandary: I buy new Laptop: HP 630 with Intel i3, 4G+4G Ram 500HDD preloaded WIN7 pro. I install Ubunto latest 11.10, works great. Sadly miss "Applications, Places, System". Have to learn new "Lenses" system, can be done I hope. I use system for a few days loading all the so ...

Restore factory setting on Acer

I have an Acer Aspire E700 desktop, currently running Vista Home Premium with SP2.I'm in a pickle. My system files have become corrupt; I have done 3 different attempts to do an in-place upgrade. Nothing seems to fix the problem. I have been working with a Microsoft Tech who has graciously stuck wit ...

restore laptop to factory installation

i have a gateway NV52 AMD Athlon with windows 7 when i just had it was super fast now im 1 year later and my laptop is so freeking slow i want to put it back to the factory installation but im afraid i will loose windows 7 then.i bought my laptop with windows 7 on it.so will i still have windows 7 o ...

Ubuntu Installing on acer laptop, hidden factory partitions

Hi, I am new to ubuntu and I want to install it to dual boot on my laptop.The laptop is Acer aspire 6930, with factory installed vista. There are 4 partitions on it currently (factory setup):1 hidden partition (i'm guessing for booting and/or restoring system)1 partition for C: with windows and prog ...

HP nc4000 laptop fan problem - debian sarge

I have an HP nc4000 laptop with Win XP and Debian sarge dual boot, in Debian the fan never turns on and the machine gets hotter and hotter. In Win XP the fans comes on when the cpu load gets heavy and the machine stays cool. Can anybody help? Need any more info? ...

cant access hard drive on hp nx6310 laptop

I cannot access my hard drive on my hp nx6310 laptop. The DVD rom will alsonot read any discs. Please help ...

restore factory settings

we had a security system put on at the very beggning called novel and i cant remember the sign on or the password. How do I restore factory settings. It has Windows NT . A setup ( F2 ) menu and a ( F12 ) i cant get any farthur then that. ...

Ubuntu HP 6715B Laptop Issues

all, I once had Unbuntu 9.10 installed on my HP 6715b Laptop and I had all my drivers updated and running smoothly until lucid lynx came out and destroyed everything I had worked so hard to obtain. For those that don't know, the HP 6715b comes with a AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core Mobile Technology pr ...

Undo 'Restore Factory Settings' - is it possible?

Does anyone know if its at all possible to un-do 'Restore factory settings'? I was told to do this when having problems starting windows and I lost everything on my hard drive including thousands of precious photos, music and documents.I have an Acer Aspire 5100.I will be SOO grateful for any help. ...

Idea on how to trouble my hp nc6000 laptop

hi, I am having problem with my Hp nc6000 laptop. If powered on(ie when the adapter is plugged in), the LED on the charger blinks rapidly and the coolant fan spin awhile then stops.I am led to believe that this is probably caused by a short somewhere on the motherboard. I've taken the laptop complet ...

HP DV2000 Laptop Monitor/Screen Scrambling

Thanks in advance for any help...I have an HP DV2000 laptop, the screen likes to start flashing, scrambling and usually goes black. The laptop is still running, but the screen won't come back on. This also happens to the external monitor. I have tried reinstalling drivers, even different version of ...

HP 6715B laptop issues with Fedora Core 4

Has anyone else tried installing Fedora Core 4 on an HP 6715B laptop?The installer cant find drivers for the GigE ethernet chip or the hard disk controller. Even with a full set of install disks, I cant set up a disk partition, let alone load any software. ...

Hep! Dead HP zv6000 Laptop

I have a dead HP zv6000 laptop that just died on me after I tried to replace the CPU fan late last night. (replacing it required me to remove the thermal mount, replace the fan, and then put the thermal mount back on - among numerous other things).When I power on, the fans start up (one is very nois ...

Ubuntu Cannot use on/off button on synaptec touchpad on HP G60 laptop

I have just set up a dual boot system on my new HP G60 laptop (64bit). I'm loving the setup except that the touchpad is so sensitive, when I am typing, mysterious windows start opening and all kinds of unwanted actions occur, and I think that it is because the touchpad is too sensitive. I like that ...

Are there two fans in an hp ze4430us laptop?

Are there two fans in an hp ze4430us laptop?I can't find the specs anywhere and HP is no help. Also, anyone changed a fan on a laptop. specifically an HP pavilion and if so, how hard was it? ...

wireless switch inop hp zd7249cl laptop with ubuntu 10.10

I have a hp zd7249cl laptop and have installed ubuntu 10.10 on it. The main problem I am having at the time is the wireless button will not turn on so there for I have no internet access. The switch works fine in windows, but not in ubuntu. The switch didn't work with the live cd either, but I thoug ...

HELP REQUESTED: Cannot Get HP dv7 Laptop to Boot from USB

Greetings all,(originally posted at: ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1738599- however, issue remains unresolved)Brief Overview:Prepared brand new Sandisk 4GB USB stick for use as Ubuntu Live USB distro Used Unetbootin to install the downloaded Ubuntu Minimal iso - went smoothly. Entered BIOS setup ...

Ubuntu HP DV6605US Laptop + 720p HDTV w/ VGA + NVidia 177.80 = No Video on HDTV

Recently got a 720p LCD HDTV and was trying to get it to work under 8.10, but cannot get it to show me any video. As a note, I dual boot and it works under Windows XP no problems.Equipment:HP DV6605US Laptop - using VGA outputNVidia Graphics using 177.80 driver26" Westinghouse(cheapo) LCD HDTV ...

Linux Distro for HP zv5410us Laptop

I recently purchased a HP zv5410us laptop. The brief specs are below.AMD® Athlon™ 64 processor 3000+ with PowerNow!™ (1.8GHz) • Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2 • 512MB DDR SDRAM • 60GB hard drive • 24X DVD/CD-RW combo drive • 15.4" WXGA high-definition widescreen display (BrightView ...

HP dv9000: Installation hangs on setting date and time

HP dv9000: Installation hangs on setting date and timeI am installing FC6 (or trying too) on my new HP dv 9000. After the initial phase of installation and rebooting one goes through the Welcome, License Agreement, Firewall, etc. screens. When I click the "Forward" button on the "Date ...

Ubuntu wireless is not working on a new HP Pavilion laptop

I just bought a new HP Pavilion laptop and installed Ubuntu Hardy on it.The wireless card was detected as Broadcom, which is OK, but still not working.Can anybody help me configure it or make it work? ...

Ubuntu what's a good wireless router that'll work with Hardy on an HP Pavillion laptop

I have an HP ZE4200US laptop with a Hardy/XP dual boot installed. Any suggestions on a good wireless router that has good range and will work well with ubuntu. ...

Ubuntu Problems with Intel video on HP 5320m laptop.

Hi, I have some fairly weird problems with my HP 5320m laptop. Has on-board Intel graphics on Natty.When the computer boots, monitors shows that I have 2 screens present, but mirrored - however only the laptop screen is present.http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/310/monitoratbootup.jpgIt gets weird ...

Ubuntu Screen resolution on my HP 6930p laptop changes suddenly

The screen resolution on my HP 6930p laptop changes often suddenly to lower than native. I most times I can set it back, but sometimes it fails and a pop up appears telling me "could not set the configuration for crtc 64"./log/var/Xorg.0.log then gets these lines added:(II) intel(0): Model ...

Ubuntu Connected HP Pav laptop to Vizio TV, displays computer on tv but not on laptop?

Hi. I connected my HP Pavillion laptop to a 1360x768 Vizio TV. On the TV it displays my laptop but on my laptop it has a black screen. How do I fix it so I can see my laptop screen on my laptop and on my TV at the same time?I used to be able to do this with this TV as well as my friend's Samsung. I' ...

Ubuntu external mic in HP dv4 laptop

has anybody been able to get the external mic to work in an HP dv4 laptop?I have tried a number of solutions with no luck.Currently, I am running a fresh install of lucid. THe internal mic works, but I cannot get the other one to work. Any help is greatly appreciated.f ...

Ubuntu HP 550 Laptop WiFi problem

I installed Ubuntu on my HP 550 Laptop and i'vegot a problem. I want to choose my WiFi connectionbut it says that it hasn't got a firmware..When i click on the wireless icon, this opens:_____________________________________Wired NetworkdisconnectedWireless Networksdevice not ready(firmware missing)_ ...

Ubuntu Installing 10.04 LTS over 9.10 on HP Pavilion Laptop -- Issues

I have an older HP Pavilion laptop that I can install 9.10 on just fine. I recently picked up the 5th ed. of The Ubuntu Book and it came with 10.04 LTS. I tried booting from the CD, and the "Ubuntu" with the dots showed up for a while and then the screen went blank. So...I installed 9.10 a ...

Ubuntu HP 6710b Laptop can't boot 8.04

I've an HP 6710b laptop, completely standard except for 4 Gigs RAM, 200 Gig 7200 RPM SATA drive. It won't directly install either the 8.04/7.10 i86/x64 desktop or alt install CD. Initial boot from CD to the install menu is fine. After that all the above fail with exactly the same problem having sele ...

Ubuntu HP 6720s Laptop - 8.04 Installation Problem

HiI am trying to install Hardy Heron (Alternate CD) on my HP 6720s laptop (Vista installed) since 24hrs without any success.I get the screen with options to Install, check the CD etc.When I select Install, it says loading kernel and the screen goes blank and remains that way.I tried changing the opt ...

Enabling hdmi output on Hp DV4 laptop, Ubuntu 9.04

My Hp dv4 laptop has a hdmi output. I want to display tv/video on a Panasonic plasma. Can anyone give me a guide on how to do this. i have the propriatory nvidia drivers installed ...

Ubuntu speaker audio not working on HP Pavilion laptop with Jaunty x64

I followed the comprehensive audio guide but haven't had much success. I have an HP Pavilion laptop. The sound worked through the speakers when I had Intrepid x64 installed. I made a clean install-over of Jaunty x64 and now I can only get sound through the headphones.aplay -l**** List of PLAYBACK Ha ...

Ubuntu Toshiba NM100 - Speaker not working - restore factory settings?

HiThis appears to be a common issue and I have tried to follow some of the solutions - which have just caused me more problems.I bought this netbook 2 days ago and all worked fine - then ran the update manager - following this I have the volume control indicator with the red circle and the white dia ...

Ubuntu hp zv6000 laptop with ATI 200M graphics and dell 2001FP LCD --help: screen issue.

I think the best way to explain this is by letting you see the attached screen shot. It shows what my 2001FP LCD looks like. Is there a way to maximize the screen? The resolution is correct, but I don't understand why I'm so boxed in. I'm using an HP zv6000 laptop w/ the ATI 200M graphics and an att ...

Ubuntu HP dv6000 laptop wireless

HP dv6000 laptop. I installed the 386 version of Ubuntu 10.04 but there was no wireless so I followed a thread to install the broadcom driver. This didn't work as the driver was incompatible with the 64 bit architecture, so I downloaded and installed the 64 bit 10.04.The Broadcom driver now installe ...

hp G42t laptop, Ubuntu 10.04 - no sound

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 desktop, 64 bit onHP G42t laptop. And sound is not working at all (at login, and later). Could anyone help please. ...

Planning to buy an HP Touchsmart Laptop, compatible with ubuntu?

I'm gunna be getting an HP touchsmart Laptop for my schoolwork come september. was wondering if anyone else has one, and has everything working (such as the touchscreen, and the wireless net) in ubuntu 10.04.feedback is appreciated. ...

Ubuntu on HP G61 Laptop

Just thought I share my notes on Installing Ubuntu on the HP G61 laptop.http://www.craig-russell.co.uk/category/hp-g61/Oh, It works BTW. ...

Ubuntu Wireless problem with HP G60 Laptop

HiI have installed ubuntu 9.10 as a second boot in my HP G60 laptop yesterday night and all night, wireless was working fine. before going to sleep i have shutdown the laptop. and this morning, wireless is not working.Even the wireless button is showing orange instead of blue. I have restarted and c ...

Ubuntu HP 530 laptop turns itself off

I have an HP 530 laptop dual-booting Karmic and XP. This is the series of events that lead to the current state of affairs:1. Mouse Pad began troubleshooting and acting randomly both in Windows and Ubuntu.2. As a result, I unplugged the ribbon tape connecting the mousepad to the motherboard and am c ...

Ubuntu Wireless internet on hp tx2z laptop

HelloI have a hp tx2z laptop. I was able to get wired internet to work but im having issues having my wireless to work. Can any help find a way to get the wireless internet to work? ...

Ubuntu HP DM3 laptop touchpad issues

HP DM3 laptop problem (Athlon Neo processor). 1) Touchpad mouse works ok but not as a touchpad. HAL identifies it wronglyeg (II) config/hal: Adding input device ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse. I've tried manually amending configuration file but that simply breaks the mouse driver. 2) This model has a sw ...

Ubuntu problem with hp compaq laptop no sound trough speaker

* Edit post* Delete post* Report this post* Reply with quoteno sound through speaker on hp compaq laptop =(Hello i bought a hp compaq cq71-235so three weeks ago and I thought i wanted to have linux on it only to find that it has no sound on the speakers . I hope you guys can help me. Or I have to st ...

Ubuntu Getting things working on HP G5000 laptop

My brother has the HP G5000 Laptop and due to various issues regarding the recovery of windows vista I suggested switching over the ubuntu. I have the latest distro (9.10) installed now however I have a couple of issues. 1) using proprietary drivers (downloaded using a now occupied wired connection) ...

Ubuntu HP Touchsmart Laptop

I'm looking at the HP Touchsmart laptop/tablet (http://www.shopping.hp.com/webapp/shopping/computer_can_series.do?storeName=computer_store&category=notebooks&a1=Category&v1=Ultra-Portable&series_name=tx2z_series&jumpid=in_R329_prodexp/hhoslp/psg/notebooks/Ultra-Portable/tx2z_seri ...

Ubuntu HDMI - No Sound - Nvidia 9200M GS - HP DV5 Laptop - Jaunty 64bit

I've been googling this for days so far and haven't managed to even get my HDMI sound output recognised! I can get video output fine, but no sound through the TV.So far the most substantial changes I've made have been by following the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTrouble ...

Ubuntu 9.04 with Atheros Wifi card on a hp g50 laptop, will it work?

i was wondering if the hp g50 laptop which has a Atheros AR5007 wireless card work out of the box on ubuntu 9.04, because i no it did not work very well in 8.10, how ever i have heard that it works in 9.04, so have any of you tried it and seen if it works? ...

Ubuntu Sensors on HP Dv5 laptop

I have a HP dv5 laptop, with vista/ubuntu dual boot. I'm trying to get the sensor readings for cpu temp, fan speed etc., I did the whole lm-sensor and sensors-detect thing, but can only get the 2 CPU temperatures when running sensors. (the last part of sensors-detect only had one line for the core t ...

Ubuntu HP NX6310 Laptop Hangs on resume from Hibernate on 8.10

Using Ubuntu 7.04 I could hibernate and my HP NX6310 Laptop and it would resume fine.Then I upgraded to 7.10, and my Laptop hangs on resume.Currently I am using 8.10 but the problem remains.I have updated the BIOS to the latest available from HP.Suspend works fine most of the time, sometimes even re ...

Ubuntu URGENT!!! Internet+audio issue... HP dv7 laptop

I've just gotten a sweet HP dv7 laptop. I installed ubuntu (next to vista, not half bad I'll admit!), and it works fine, except for two major issues...1. Most major, no internet. Of course the wireless works, out the box! but there is no hotspot available, so I need to use the wired connection. howe ...