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HP 2570p: A Notebook Review

My current notebook — an HP/Compaq 2510p — now got pretty old, i.e. over 5 years. Although I was very happy with it I still decided to order a new one. The HP 2570p seems to be a comparable product.

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VGA Troubles With KVM Switches

I have never had troubles with activating and deactivating the VGA output on my (old) notebook, an HP 2510p. It has an Intel GM965 VGA controller. I used the VGA output very often because giving presentations is part of my job ­čśë Typically, I type something like this: `xrandr –output VGA1 –auto –right-of LVDS1` Although …

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Annoying RF_KILL on HP/Compaq 2510p

Yesterday I tried to connect an old notebook which has no Wifi adapter to the Internet through my HP 2510p. Usually not a big deal; connect through an Ethernet cable, configure IP addresses on both sides, enable packet forwarding and configure an iptables masquerading rule. But it didn’t work. As soon as I connected the …

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HP-Compaq 2510p – soft keys not working

Since 2007 I own a HP 2510p Notebook. It is a great device. It’s very light, has good 12″ display, and it has a very low power consumption. I ever ran Debian Linux on it, currently Debian Squeeze, Kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64 and KDE 4 desktop. The soft keys did work also but at any time they …

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