HP Envy 15t-j000 Quad Edition

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Device PCI/USB ID Working?
Ethernet Yes
Wireless Yes
Audio Yes
Touchpad Yes
Camera Yes
Card Reader Yes
Fingerprint Reader No

The HP Envy 15t-j000 Quad Edition is a laptop released in 2013.


This laptop has secure boot enabled by default. In order to install Arch this should be disabled. UEFI should be set to legacy mode.


On some kernels the laptop backlight will not turn on, leaving a black screen on boot. This can be solved with the following kernel parameter:


Battery and Power Management

The rated battery life for this laptop is 9hrs and with configuration 5.5 hrs is usually possible[dead link 2024-01-13 ⓘ].

Install acpi, thermald, tlp, iw, smartmontools, intel-ucode and cpupower.

Start/enable thermald.service and cpupower.service

See TLP for details on its configuration and the page dedicated to the microcode for explanation on loading it.


The trackpad for this laptop supports a virtual scroll wheel. To enable it, comment out the following:

Section "InputClass"
       Identifier "evdev touchpad catchall"
       MatchIsTouchpad "on"
       MatchDevicePath "/dev/input/event*"
       Driver "evdev"


If you have the version of this laptop with an NVIDIA card, see NVIDIA Optimus.

Fingerprint Reader

This laptop comes with a fingerprint reader but there is no Linux driver for it.


This laptop has a mSATA bay that can be used as a cache for a hard drive. See Bcache or LVM#Cache for details.