Another incentive to upgrade is that I cannot transfer files between my Android phone and the computer using Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. April 25th, 2. Note however on this laptop the fans are quiet. Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled. See the guides on this site for installation details on ndiswrapper. I also tried drivers from the abovementioned site; unfortunatelly, the little light stayed dead:

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HP-Compaq 6715B

The latest versions of Ubuntu will finally allow me to use dual monitors. I have posted a review at http: Join Date Oct Beans I’ve tried using ndiswrapper, and tried “sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-dkms” and similar, but nothing works.

Argggh, looks like crashes were due to the ATI fglrx video drivers after all wireess

I’ve installed several different distros on my two Compaq b laptops. I have an HP m monitor and the laptop’s screen.

How to get Linux Debian working with HP Compaq 6715b

Most of the things work fine except – on the first two models, I can’t get wireless to work. I don’t know which outputs from console are necessary to provide any feedback, so tell me if you need anything! Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. And where did you get wireles


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Both failed while using Kb3 burner, as I recall. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Find More Posts by TechieJustin.

Thanks to Berni for the following: Simple two wieless instuctions can be found here opens in a new window. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

If i boot the laptop with wireless off, it will not work.

How to get Linux Debian working with HP Compaq b – Laurent GODON

No devices detected error I have a Compaq b laptop, installing Debian 4. The etch installer recognises the Ethernet and the disk. Need help on the wireless driver Can someone that is using the wireless driver with this laptop post some info on the process to get it to work such as installing or selecting the correct driver.


TXT accompanying the drivers source, downloadable on the Broadcom site.

How do you rate this laptop with Linux? The hard kill switch well, touch area on the LED panel I’m just not sure where to go to enter the settings.

Firewire Have anybody tried firewire on this laptop?

I had to reset the bios to the default settings to get it to come on. Different models, from sbs HP Compaq b wireless firmware If this problem has been resolved, then mark it as solved. What drivers have you used? Now run the additonal drivers and install the correct driver info