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

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.
Hewlett-Packard: 68CPE Ver. F.02 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


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


Hewlett-Packard 68CPE Ver. F.02


RaLink RT3290 Bluetooth


Hewlett-Packard 1950


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


Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD-ROM DU70N


Hewlett-Packard Notebook


Advanced Silicon S.A. ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse


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


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 Family 15h (Models 10h-1fh) Processor Root Port

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub


AMD AMD A10-5750M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics


Hewlett-Packard HP ProBook 445 G1 Notebook PC


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


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Richland [Radeon HD 8650G]


RaLink RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe