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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD processor AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Trinity [Radeon HD 7520G]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
None ST320LT007-9ZV142
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9320423AS