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HP Spectre 13 Pro


This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP Spectre 13 Pro laptop. If you have the HP Spectre 13 Pro 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 Spectre 13 Pro specifications page.

NameHP Spectre 13 Pro
Processor3rd Generation Intel Core i7-4500U (1.8 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache, 2 cores, 4 threads)
Screen13.3“ 2560×1440 Wide touchscreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 256GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel Haswell-ULT
NetworkIntel 7260 802.11ac (2×2) (only wireless)

Linux Compatibility

Graphics ChipWorks
HDMI OutWorks
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackNot Tested
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetNot Applicable
BluetoothNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadWorks
Touch ScreenWorks


i915.inverted_brightness=1 and acpi_osi=“Windows 2012” required in boot options to turn on backlit of display.


00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Device 0a0c (rev 09)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC (rev 04)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP HECI #0 (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev e4)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller (rev 04)
01:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 6b)


Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 8087:07dc Intel Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04f3:0263 Elan Microelectronics Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:5778 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0951:1665 Kingston Technology 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub


Ubuntu 13.10 works OK on it.


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