40.7 Amos Compaq Presaio CQ45


Amos is a 2012 Compaq Presario CQ45 laptop with a modest 6GB RAM, basic 300GB HDD, and an Intel CPU. It can handle light internet browsing and Zoom calls. It was refurbished with Ubuntu to bring life back into the computer having grown old and slow over the years with Windows 7.

Spec Details
Install Date 2022-07-21
Machine Hewlett-Packard Presario CQ45 Notebook PC/1854, BIOS F.45 12/19/2013
CPU Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU B820 @ 1.70GHz x 2 threads
Performance BogoMips = 3392.54 x 2
Memory 4GiB + 2GiB SODIMM DDR3 Synchronous 1333 MHz (0.8 ns)
Disk 320GB ST320LT020-9YG14
Wireless Ralink corp. wlo1
Video Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator HD (i915)
Audio Intel Corporation 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family High Definition Audio
Boot Grub2
Kernel 5.15.0-41-generic

After powering up the machine press ESC for the BIOS and F9 to choose the boot menu. Proceed to boot from a USB thumb drive image of Ubuntu 22.04 and install, overwritting the Windows 7 installation on the hard disk. Follow the steps in Section 4.1.

Date Action
20220730 Install Ubuntu 22.04 from USB

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