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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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.
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

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc Trinity HDMI Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

BIOS

Insyde F.21

Board

Hewlett-Packard 184C

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP Webcam-50

None HP Webcam-50

Suyin Corp. Unknown

Cardreader

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

Generic- SD/M.S.

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD A DS8A8SH

None hp DVD A DS8A8SH

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

None ST320LT007-9ZV142

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9320423AS

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Mic

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

None HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP WMI hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 15h (Models 10h-1fh) Processor Root Port

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0)

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

PNP AT DMA Controller

PNP None

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp-wifi

None hp-wifi

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD processor AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion g7 Notebook PC

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

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

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Trinity [Radeon HD 7520G]

Wireless

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter