Ubuntu on HP 242 G1 Notebook PC

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The HP 242 G1 Notebook PC notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. This does not affect the use of SD or SDHC cards.
Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
Hybrid Graphics
Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the discrete graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.
BIOS
Insyde: F.03 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Insyde F.03

Board

Hewlett-Packard 2149

Capture

Suyin Corp. Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- FlashCard

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD RAM UJ8C2

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS545050A7E380

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP WMI hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2348M CPU @ 2.30GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 242 G1

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

nVidia GK208M [GeForce GT 730M]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter