Ubuntu on HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14

The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.


Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Video mode switch key
Video mode switch doesn't work on this system. To control the displays, use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings".
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
Insyde: F.02 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Function keys
Video mode switch and wireless key don't work on this system, To control the mode, use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings". To control the wireless, use the wireless indicator in the upper right corner of your desktop.
HDMI audio
HDMI audio does not work. External display through HDMI works normally.
Insyde: F.02 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
Insyde: B.0B (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

AMD processor AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
AMD AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Wrestler [Radeon HD 7340]
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Advanced Silicon S.A. Hitachi HTS545050A7E380
None Hitachi HTS545050A7E380
Unknown Hitachi HTS545050A7E380