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 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Screen rotation
Screen rotation is not working in performance mode. Rotation works well in powersaving mode.
Hibernate
Hibernate is disabled on this system
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
BIOS
Insyde: B.41 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 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.
Hibernate
Hibernate is disabled on this system
BIOS
Insyde: B.37 (Legacy)

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.
BIOS
Insyde: B.13 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Insyde B.13

Insyde B.37

Insyde B.41

Bluetooth

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Hewlett-Packard 2212

Capture

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd HP Truevision HD

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Unknown hp DVDRAM GU90N

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Unknown ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless 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 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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 15 Notebook PC

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

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

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter