Ubuntu on HP ENVY 15

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The HP ENVY 15 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 12.04.4 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
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
BIOS
Insyde: F.02 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

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 F.02

Board

Hewlett-Packard 228A

Capture

Suyin Corp. HP Truevision HD

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader

Cdrom

Unknown hp BDRW UJ272

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Unknown SanDisk SD6SN1M-256G-1006

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit 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 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 1

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter