Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

The HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

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".
BIOS
Insyde: B.0C (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
Function keys
Wireless keys does not work on this system, To control wifi connection, use the Network Manager instead.
Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
BIOS
Insyde: B.0C (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
Insyde: B.0C (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD processor AMD A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini [Radeon HD 8330]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT012-9WS14C
Storage
Unknown ST320LT012-9WS14C