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This is a compatiblity guide to running Linux with the HP Envy 15 laptop.
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For full specifications see the HP Envy 15 specifications page.
|Name||HP Envy 15|
|Processor||Intel Corei7 Processor 820QM/720QM : 1.73 GHz - 1.60 GHz, 1333MHz FSB, 8/6MB On-Die L2 Cache|
|Screen||15.6” Full HD (1920×1080)|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4830|
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||500GB - 7200rpm
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi|
|Processor||Partial||There are still a few ACPI errors with current Linux distributions|
|Graphics||Partial||No 3D support at the moment and the display can become corrupted from time to time|
This laptop was tested with Fedora 12, and Debian squeeze and sid.
Future releases of the Linux kernel should fix the ACPI issues and a new version of the ATI drivers should support the graphics card as well. However for the moment the HP Envy 15 is a tricky laptop to use with Linux.