Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC


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

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer


Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown


Insyde F.02


Hewlett-Packard 2281


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown


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


Unknown hp DVDRW SU208FB


Hewlett-Packard Notebook


Unknown ST500LM000-1EJ162


Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


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


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 PCI Express Root Port 5

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) Core(TM) i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz


Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion 15 Notebook PC


Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC


nVidia GM108M [GeForce 840M]

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller


Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter