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You can install the package hplip via the command line in a terminal: sudo apt install hplip


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I recommend that you first disable automatic boot repair from a console in Windows: bcdedit /set {current} recoveryenabled No Try now if that has solved your problem. If not, you may have to manually set rEFInd. I had to do it in my Dell pc following the instruccions in the rEFInd website, in the "Alternative Naming Options / Renaming Files Manually" ...


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I know this post is a bit dated, but I experienced this issue today with the latest Elementary OS and an HP Envy 5660 printer. I tried installing HPLIP but no joy. What did work, however, was: sudo apt-get install system-config-printer (note the 'er' on the end there). Then: system-config-printer It found the correct driver right away and I was off ...


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Loki has compatibility with touchscreen, at least in my case (Asus X550C). Just like you, I have Windows 10 installed along with Elementary. When I was in Freya, touchscreen was not supported and didn't work properly, but recently since I upgraded to Loki it works like a charm, just like in Windows. So yes, install Loki and you will be able to use the ...


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According to this site, HP Pavilion g7-2268wm does not have Bluetooth http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03487531 I even checked the Windows drivers for the machine and couldn't find anything. http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-g7-Notebook-PC-series/5296086/model/5312246 This post claims that you need Kernel 4.4.0 (Xenial) in ...


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It will work however you'll probably need to update the kernel and some packages since that cpu model is pretty new. If you want to be completely sure that it works, look for a laptop that comes with Ubuntu 18.04 or lower preinstalled. Those will surely work with elementary. There are companies like System76, Purism or Dell that offer that kind of laptops.


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Boot your laptop, when the grub menu appears press e. It will show a lot of text, look for the words quiet splash and add nomodeset between them. Like this: quiet nomodeset splash. Press F10 and it'll boot. Now you need to go into AppCenter and Install the graphic driver from the Updates tab. You can also execute sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall if you ...


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Despite this one being a bit old already (see original question date) I'd like to point out something as someone else might stumble here looking for an answer. I just yesterday installed elementary the first time and fell in love. When you start the installation process, you are asked a couple of questions. One of them is whether you want some third party ...


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Elementary OS (as most other Linux distros nowadays) comes with a Live Image. That means you can "burn" the ISO image to an USB Stick (hint: use the programm "Etcher" for that), plug that stick into your laptop and boot off from said USB stick. No modifications are made to your existing OS. You can try out nearly all the features like WiFi support, keyboard ...


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My computer is a Dell Inspiron 5578 2in1, with Windows 10 and Loki, and it works ok as a tablet. I don't have auto rotation, but solved it with ScreenRotator. OnBoard works lovely, as an on-screen keyboard, too.


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Not necessarily. I have tried Loki with two different 2in1 laptops. On one, a Dell 3000 series, the touchscreen works, but rotation is buggy. It always rotates into the wrong orientation, so it is totally unusable. I also have an Asus Vivobook, and on that one, the rotation doesn't work at all, but at least it will orient to the normal, laptop direction. ...


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I just went through the same thing here installing and uninstalling - printer would get detected and seem to install correctly, and then the same error after a print job, "missing filter". I finally got it by going into CUPS and reconfiguring the printer. At the part to chose a driver, I chose a different driver than the currently selected one. For mine, ...


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try with: sudo system-config-print -> Add -> search your printer and install -> then click secondary -> properties -> politics -> check activate and accepting jobs Note: if system-config-print is not installed, do: sudo apt install system-config-print


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I use HP Officejet and in my case I just plugged the printer and clicked print - It worked without installing any software. :)


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The Realtek wireless cards have a sleep mode to save battery when you don't use the net conecction. The vendor has a poor support to Linux drivers, so you can try to disable the sleep mode with the next trick. Open a terminal and execute: echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf Reboot your system. If it don't solved ...


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My friend, there is NO SOLUTIONS to get this particular module (rtbth) work. This is a old-bug problem, with tons of how-to, PPA's and more on...but no one has ever posted a definitive, longterm solution. I've a HP with RealTek 3290 WiFi+Bluetooth adapter, but only WiFi work out-of-the-box.


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Try upgrading to kernel 4.4 by running cd /tmp wget \ kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.6-wily/linux-headers-4.4.6-040406_4.4.6-040406.201603161231_all.deb \ kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.6-wily/linux-headers-4.4.6-040406-generic_4.4.6-040406.201603161231_i386.deb \ kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.4.6-wily/linux-image-4.4.6-...


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