Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g4

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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Hibernate may fail on this system.
Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

AMD processor AMD A4-3330MX APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Sumo [Radeon HD 6480G]
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN