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hp_pavilion_dv6-6b11ss [2013/03/25 19:45]
el_salmon added broadcom propietary instructions
hp_pavilion_dv6-6b11ss [2014/04/15 05:24] (current)
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-====== ​Laptop Name ======+====== ​HP Pavilion dv6-6b11ss ​======
 ===== Author(s) ===== ===== Author(s) =====
 el_Salmon @ 2013 el_Salmon @ 2013
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 Modify some settings on BIOS/UEFI setup: enable Hardware Virtualization and disable “Action Keys” (to make Fn keys work as you expect usually) Modify some settings on BIOS/UEFI setup: enable Hardware Virtualization and disable “Action Keys” (to make Fn keys work as you expect usually)
  
-Check //​laptop-mode-tools//​ package is installed and is configured ''​ENABLE_LAPTOP_MODE_TOOLS=1''​ in the file ///​etc/​laptop-mode/​laptop-mode.conf//​. If you find problems with USB devices in battery mode, try to disable ''​CONTROL_USB_AUTOSUSPEND''​ in the file ///​etc/​laptop-mode/​conf.d/​usb-autosuspend.conf//​. +**Ubuntu notes:** 
- +To get Hardware decoding of H.264 and MPEG-2/4 videos (VA-API interface) for Intel GPU, install //vainfo// and //​i965-va-drive//​r packages, and install [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2012/​11/​install-mplayer-with-va-api-hardware.html | mplayer-vaapi ]] package, because VLC from Ubuntu seems to be an issue to use VA-API. ​
-Also, to get Hardware decoding of H.264 and MPEG-2/4 videos (VA-API interface) for Intel GPU, install //vainfo// and //​i965-va-drive//​r packages, and install [[http://​www.webupd8.org/​2012/​11/​install-mplayer-with-va-api-hardware.html | mplayer-vaapi ]] package, because VLC from Ubuntu seems to be an issue to use VA-API.+
  
 If you detect the WiFi is eating your battery, try to replace brcmsmac opensource driver for the propietary Broadcom driver following [[http://​askubuntu.com/​a/​60395/​24536 | these instructions]]. If you detect the WiFi is eating your battery, try to replace brcmsmac opensource driver for the propietary Broadcom driver following [[http://​askubuntu.com/​a/​60395/​24536 | these instructions]].
 ===== Summary ===== ===== Summary =====
-Tested with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and 12.10. Gentoo Linux was tested also but I couldn'​t the WLAN be working.+Tested with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and 12.10, OpenSUSE 12.3 and latest ​Gentoo Linux amd64.
hp_pavilion_dv6-6b11ss.1364240746.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/03/25 19:45 by el_salmon
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