HP Envy 14

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Device Status Modules
Intel Working xf86-video-intel
AMD Working xf86-video-radeon
Ethernet Working atl1c
Wireless Working iwlagn
Audio Working snd_hda_intel
Touchpad Working
Camera Working uvcvideo
USB 3.0 Partially Working xhci-hcd
USB 2.0 Working ehci-hcd
eSATA Working
Card Reader Working
Function Keys Working
Suspend to RAM Working


CPU Intel Core i7 i7-2630QM (2 GHz Quad-core, 6 MB Cache, hyperthreading, Turbo Boost (2.9 GHz))

Mainboard Intel HM65

RAM 8 GB (2x4GB)

Display 14.5" HD LED (1366x768)

Graphics adapter AMD Radeon HD 6630M, 1GB memory

Soundcard Intel HD Audio

Network Atheros Communications AR8151 v2.0 Gigabit Ethernet, Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6230 Wireless

Hard disk 750 GB 7200rpm SATA

Webcam Quanta Computer, Inc.

Touchpad Synaptics ClickPad


This article is based on HP Envy 14 2090eo (LS782EA) model. Wireless chip might be different on other regions.


Works out of the box. See CPU frequency scaling for more information on power saving. Both cpufrequtils and cpupower work. Latter is recommended for additional features.


This laptop has two graphics chips, one on the CPU and the other AMD Radeon 6630M with dedicated 1 GB RAM.

Note: that the screen goes black after booting because the backlight is disabled by default. Increase back light using shift-fn-f3 key combination. After installing add command w /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness - - - - 1 to /etc/tmpfiles.d/local.conf for turning the back light on automatically.


After enabling using vga_swictheroo works perfectly. No Xorg configuration needed.


Radeon card is used by default. No Xorg configuration needed.


WIP, see Tackling the Switchable graphics.


Works out of the box.


Works out of the box. (Tested only with AMD graphics)


Works out of the box.

Suspend to RAM

Works out of the box.


Works out of the box.

Function Keys

Works out of the box, including keyboard back light activation (shift-fn-f5).