Ubuntu on HP ENVY 6 Sleekbook

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The HP ENVY 6 Sleekbook 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

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Hybrid Video
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".
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.
BIOS
Insyde: B.38 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

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.
Wi-Fi key
Wi-Fi key is useless. Disabling and enabling Wi-Fi works as expected when using the network indicator.
Video Out Key
The video out hotkey is not working on this system. You can open the Display settings to control the video out modes.
Hybrid Video
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.
BIOS
Insyde: B.38 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate may fail on this system
BIOS
Insyde: B.38 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Insyde B.38

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1897

Capture

None HP Truevision HD

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8411 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- xD/SD/M.S.

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. SAMSUNG MZMPC032HBCD-000H1

Unknown SAMSUNG MZMPC032HBCD-000H1

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT007-9ZV142

None ST320LT007-9ZV142

Unknown ST320LT007-9ZV142

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None USB Optical Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Lenovo Unknown

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

None 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

PNP None

None hp-wifi

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Hewlett-Packard InsydeH2O EFI BIOS

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

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter