(K) Ubuntu Install To HP/Compaq 6715s



Preferred version to install (K)Ubuntu to this laptop is 64 bit  version, even if you have 32 bit Sempron prosessor.

To avoid number of errors,turn off wlan while install.

After reboot you have only console mode, cause missing ati driver.

Push CTRL+ALT+F4 to login in consolemode.*

 

Ati Driver Installation in console mode: 

sudo -s
killall gdm (kdm)
apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx
depmod -a
aticonfig --initial
 
Reboot



Wlan Installation: 

 Step 1: BCM4312 - Install NDISWrapper and Blacklist Native Driver


echo 'blacklist bcm43xx' | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-utils-1.9
mkdir ~/bcm43xx; cd ~/bcm43xx

 

 Step 2: sp34152 Driver Download/Extraction


sudo apt-get install cabextract 
wget ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp34001-34500/sp34152.exe  
cabextract sp34152.exe
 

Configure NDISWrapper 

sudo ndiswrapper -i bcmwl5.inf
ndiswrapper -l
sudo depmod -a
sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
sudo cp /etc/network/interfaces /etc/network/interfaces.orig
echo -e 'auto lo\niface lo inet loopback\n' | sudo tee /etc/network/interfaces
sudo ndiswrapper -m
echo 'ndiswrapper' | sudo tee -a /etc/modules
echo 'ENABLED=0' | sudo tee -a /etc/default/wpasupplicant
 
Reboot 
 
Install latest Ati Catalyst driver:
 

Download the ATI driver installer: ati-driver-installer-8-02-x86.x86_64.run

Change to the download directory.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++5 dkms

sudo sh ati-driver-installer-8-02-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/gutsy

Ubuntu/Gnome users type in:

gksu gedit /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common

Kubuntu/KDE users type in:

kdesu kate /etc/default/linux-restricted-modules-common
 
Add "fglrx" to the line "DISABLED_MODULES" :
DISABLED_MODULES="fglrx"
 
sudo rm /usr/src/fglrx-kernel*.deb
 
sudo dpkg -i xorg-driver-fglrx_8.455.2-0*.deb fglrx-kernel-source_8.455.2-0*.deb fglrx-amdcccle_8.455.2-0*.deb