Ubuntu on HP ProBook 445 G2 Notebook PC

The HP ProBook 445 G2 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
Hibernate
Hibernate is disabled on this system
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: M75 Ver. 01.06 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD AMD A6 PRO-7050B R4, 5 Compute Cores 2C+3G
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Unknown WDC WD7500BPVX-60JC3T0