Ubuntu on HP Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC


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The HP Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC notebook with the components described below have 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

There are no notes for this release.

Insyde: B.06 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


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, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Unknown


Insyde B.06


Hewlett-Packard 21F7


Suyin Corp. HP Truevision HD


Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SD Flash Controller

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


Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD RAM UJ8E2


Hewlett-Packard Notebook


Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS541010A9E680


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller


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

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

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


AMD processor AMD E2-3800 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics


Hewlett-Packard HP 15 Notebook PC


Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller


Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Kabini [Radeon HD 8280]


Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter