Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g7

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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.

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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

Available from ubuntu.com

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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Insyde: F.21 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

Audio

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Insyde F.21

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1844

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP Webcam-50

None HP Webcam-50

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- SD/M.S.

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVDRAM GT50N

None hp DVDRAM GT50N

Unknown hp DVDRAM GT50N

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9500325AS

None ST9500325AS

Unknown ST9500325AS

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd Unknown

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown Video Bus

Intel 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

PNP None

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp-wifi

None hp-wifi

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series] Radeon HD 7670M

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter