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

Hybrid Video
Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from nVidia. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.
Insyde: B.16 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown


Insyde B.16


RaLink RT3290 Bluetooth Ralink RT3290LE 802.11bgn 1x1 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter


Hewlett-Packard 2212


Suyin Corp. HP Truevision HD


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


Unknown hp CDDVDW SU-208FB


Hewlett-Packard Notebook


Unknown ST320LT012-1DG14C


Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


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


Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

Intel Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 5

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown


Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2957U @ 1.40GHz


Hewlett-Packard HP 15 Notebook PC


Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC


nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller


RaLink RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe