Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC and Pavilion 15 Notebook PC

The HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC and Pavilion 15 Notebook PC laptops 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate is disabled on this system
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz
BIOS
Insyde F.02
Video
nVidia GM108M [GeForce 830M]
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Unknown ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB