Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g7

The HP Pavilion g7 laptop 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Hybrid Video
Description: Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.
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".
BIOS
Insyde: F.21 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Updates Required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
BIOS
Insyde: F.21 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
Insyde: F.21 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]
Video
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9500325AS
Storage
None ST9500325AS
Storage
Unknown ST9500325AS