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Ubuntu live CD (that we can get free or make copy) detects a lot of drivers. For example hp laserjet p2015 so you can print you document on ubuntu form your hard drive if your printer can't work with vista. The amizing thing is that you don't have to install ubuntu, just boot from the CD/DVD and when you finish shut down the computer and remove the CD witout any effects on your current operating system

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My printer Doesn't work in Ubuntu


Try this page to download the HPLIP for it. should make thing so much easier. works on any HP I add onto mines.
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/models/laserjet/hp_laserjet_p2015_series.html

take your time and let me know if you need any help.

Jan 13, 2012 | HP LaserJet P2015 Printer

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Attaching my HP Lazer Jet Printer to my computer (UBUNTU)


Ubuntu distributions have excellent auto-detection of hardware and lots of printer drivers. There's no need to download a separate driver to make your printer go.

The following technical data may be helpful to you if you encounter any difficulties:

http://www.openprinting.org/printer/HP/HP-LaserJet_1018

For scanning, you may have difficulties using the conventional drivers
http://hplipopensource.com/hplip-web/models/laserjet/hp_laserjet_1018.html

I have found that Brother MFC series printers have great Ubuntu support.

Mar 09, 2010 | HP PSC 1510 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Install Ubuntu


Make sure the computer starts from the cd drive.
see this page for instructions on changing the boot order
http://www.whitecanyon.com/how-to-change-boot-order.php

ones the boot order is set properly insert the cd in the drive and restart the computer.

ubuntu cd/dvd will load and give you some options on the screen, follow the prompts to install ubuntu.

if you need more help read the ubuntu documentation
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

if the above link is broken try
http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation

Aug 09, 2009 | PC Mall Ubuntu 8.10 for Linux

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hp omnibook xe3 password removal


Call HP, prove you purchased the omnibook and they'll help you.

Jun 12, 2009 | HP OmniBook XE3 Notebook

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