Ubuntu on HP Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC

The HP Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC laptop 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
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
BIOS
Insyde: B.37 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Video
nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]
Video
Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Unknown HGST HTS545050A7E680