12-20-2019 07:48 AM
As I want to install Ubuntu on the above mentioned notebook - W10 is impposible to be update - I have the following question:
Which is the netword driver is used? Broadcom? Which version?
Maybe somebody knows the correct driver to make this notebook online again?
Thank you very much for your support!
12-20-2019 08:02 AM
I'm sorry, but we here are not equipped to provide detailed Linux support.
HP only warranties their PCs for usage with the OS that comes preinstalled. IF you replace that with Linux, or add a Linux OS, then you assume full responsibility for maintaining that -- as HP provides Linux assistance only on Redhat and then only to commercial customers.
The primary "challenge" to using Linux on any HP PC is the availability of Linux drivers. Any hardware that does not work will then range from simple (if there are Linux drivers available) to impossible (if there are NO Linux drivers available) to fix.
Since HP does not provide Linux drivers, your best bet for Linux support is to contact the support forum for the Linux distro you are using -- in this case, the Ubuntu Forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/
Folks on Linux support forums have experience using a variety of machines with Linux and know a lot about driver and installation issues. You will be able to get sound and detailed help there.
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I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor represent, HP
12-20-2019 11:13 AM
WAWood is absolutely correct.
You must expect to do some of the work yourself, like
WinKey + R and type msinfo32
AND reading the manual to find that a Stream has little to no storage space and F11 and updates etc are disabled by default.
Therefore you clean off all unwanted apps and old updates etc and once you have about 12 gig free you may be able to install W10 1909. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
C:\wiindows\system32\CleanMgr.exe may do the job.
Credit to Bapoumba, Ubuntu Forums
When troubleshooting wireless, it's important that your system is fully updated by opening a terminal, CTRL+ALT+T. Using a wired internet connection, please run:
sudo apt update
sudo apt dist-upgrade
and reboot if necessary.
If the issues persist, it is recommended that you install pastebinit, by running:
sudo apt install pastebinit
This will enable the wireless script to, upon your approval, upload the obtained data to pastebin, creating at the same time a link to it in your terminal, permitting you to paste it to a forum thread.
Once that's done, download and run the wireless info script, which will gather information to help diagnose your system. You can run it using this command:
wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info && \
chmod +x wireless-info && \
It will create the file "wireless-info.txt" at the location it is run from, and depending on its size, an additional archive called "wireless-info.tar.gz". If you prefer, you can post the file directly to pastebin yourself. Sensitive information like MAC addresses and WPA/WEP keys are masked automatically.
If you aren't able to connect to the internet with the affected system, including via a wired connection, just navigate to
https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2082305&p=12350385&viewfull=1#post12350385 using another device and follow the instructions there on how to the run wireless script without an internet connection.
BUT I feel you may be overreaching yourself.
If in doubt please ask.
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12-21-2019 04:21 AM
Thank you very much for your answer. Sure I have realized that I have to do my own work, too. So, thank you very much for your support! I will keep you updated when my notebook is running again. 🙂
Wishing you a great weekend!
12-21-2019 04:34 AM
Thank you very much for your long and detailed answer. It is really very helpful. ...and thank you that I could come back to you in the case of having more questions.
For now, I am wishing you a great weekend! As soon as I have any news, I will come back to you.