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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP ProBook 6475b laptop. If you have the HP ProBook 6475b and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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For full specifications see the HP ProBook 6475b specifications page.
|Name||HP ProBook 6475b|
|Processor||AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M APU with Radeon HD 7660G Graphics (3.2/2.3 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache)
AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M APU with Radeon HD 7640G Graphics (2.8/1.9 GHz, 4 MB L2 cache, 4 cores)
AMD Dual-Core A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD 7520G Graphics (3.2/2.7 GHz, 1 MB L2 cache, 2 cores)
|Screen||14” 1366×768 Widescreen
14” 1600×900 Widescreen
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|HDD||Up to 750GB|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 7660G
AMD Radeon HD 7640G
AMD Radeon HD 7520G
AMD Radeon HD 7420G
|Graphics Chip||Works||Using AMD fglrx driver 12.6. Driver complains it cannot detect supported video card. Must specify PCI location in xorg.conf to get working.|
|DisplayPort||Works||Tested Single display connectivity only|
|Wireless||Works||Only had success with proprietary Broadcom “wl” driver. Works fine after resuming from a sleep/suspend|
|Card Reader||Partial Test||SDcard works|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
|Webcam||Works||Camera is UVC compatible. Need only to compile in support in kernel.|
|Smart Card Reader||Not Tested|
|Docking Station||Not Tested|
|Touch Pad||Works||Scrolling “multi touch” seems to be implemented in hardware as I did not have to specifically configure it|
|Track Point||Not Tested|
|Suspend/Resume||Works||As stated earlier, WiFi still works fine after resume|
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