Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

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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.

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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

Available from ubuntu.com

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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Insyde: B.0C (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Hudson Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown

BIOS

Insyde B.0C

Board

Hewlett-Packard 216F

Capture

Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd (Foxlink) None

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVDRAM GU70N

Unknown hp DVDRAM GU70N

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT012-9WS14C

Unknown ST320LT012-9WS14C

Keyboard

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

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Headphone

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 [AMD] Family 16h Processor Functions 5:1

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD processor AMD A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion g4 Notebook PC

Touchpad

Unknown 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] Kabini [Radeon HD 8330]

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter