Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC


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The HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC laptop 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

MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
USB 3.0
The USB 3.0 port is recognized as USB 3.0 the first time a device is used, but as USB 2.0 on subsequent insertions. Functionality is not affected, only connection speed.
American Megatrends Inc.: B.0C (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer


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


American Megatrends Inc. B.0C


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown


Hewlett-Packard 2269


CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd HP Truevision HD


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


Unknown hp DVDRW SU208FB


Hewlett-Packard Notebook


Unknown ST500LT012-1DG142


Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Primax Electronics, Ltd Unknown


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


Unknown HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Mic

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless hotkeys

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Functions 5:1

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub


AMD AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics


Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC


Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown


Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]


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