Ubuntu on HP ProBook 445 G1

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The HP ProBook 445 G1 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

MMC cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
Specific BIOS version required
Please note that this system was tested with the latest (68CPE Ver. F.21) version of the BIOS. Using previous BIOS versions might result in inability to use the memory card reader.
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: 68CPE Ver. F.02 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc Trinity HDMI Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Hudson Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown

BIOS

Hewlett-Packard 68CPE Ver. F.02

Bluetooth

RaLink RT3290 Bluetooth

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1950

Capture

Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd (Foxlink) Unknown

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp CDDVDW SU-208CB

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Mic

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP WMI hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD AMD A6-5350M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP ProBook 445 G1 Notebook PC

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Richland [Radeon HD 8450G]

Wireless

RaLink RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe