Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g4

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The HP Pavilion g4 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

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
BIOS
Insyde: F.61 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate may fail on this system.
Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
BIOS
Insyde: F.61 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Insyde: F.61 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc BeaverCreek HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6500D and 6400G-6600G series]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] BeaverCreek HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6500D and 6400G-6600G series]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

BIOS

Insyde F.61

Bluetooth

Advanced Silicon S.A. hci0

None hci0

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp-bluetooth

None hp-bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Hewlett-Packard 3564

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP Webcam-101

None HP Webcam-101

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Unknown

Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5209 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- xD/SD/M.S.

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD-RAM UJ8B1

None hp DVD-RAM UJ8B1

Unknown hp DVD-RAM UJ8B1

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

MUSHKIN MKNUFDPR2GB

Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

None TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Unknown TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown 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 Front Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

None HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Mic

Unknown HD-Audio Generic 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

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

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

Processor

AMD processor AMD A4-3330MX APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Unknown

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Sumo [Radeon HD 6480G]

Wireless

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter