Ubuntu on HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC and ProBook 650 G1 Notebook PC

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The HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC and ProBook 650 G1 Notebook PC notebook 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.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-38-generic kernel.

Certification notes

MMC Cards

The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.

Touchpad is recognized as a mouse

The touchpad in this system is recognized internally as a mouse.
Vertical and horizontal scrolling work correctly, but other multitouch capabilities may not work.

Active Hard Drive Protection

Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.

BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: L77 Ver. 00.89 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4100M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Mars [Radeon HD 8500/8700M Series]

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

Hardware details

Accelerometer

Aquantia Corp. ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series]

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series]

Intel Haswell HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Hewlett-Packard L77 Ver. 00.89

Bluetooth

Broadcom Corporation BCM20702A0

Board

Hewlett-Packard 1993

Capture

Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd (Foxlink) HP HD Webcam

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. hp DVD-ROM SU-108CB

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Aquantia Corp. ST320LM001 HN-M320MBB

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Aquantia Corp. PS/2 Generic Mouse

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-V

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4100M CPU @ 2.50GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP ProBook 640 G1

Usb

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Mars [Radeon HD 8500/8700M Series]

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

Other

Aquantia Corp. HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Line

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Aquantia Corp. HP WMI hotkeys

Aquantia Corp. HP Wireless hotkeys

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller

Intel Lynx Point 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #8

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Transcend Information, Inc. HP Portable Bumble Bee

Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8000

Intel 8087:8008