Ubuntu on HP 242 G2

The HP 242 G2 notebook with the components described below has been awarded the status of Certified 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Touchpad
Horizontal scrolling does not work
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.
Wireless key
Wireless key does not work on this system. To switch on and off wireless, please use network indicator.

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

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.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 3550M @ 2.30GHz
BIOS
Insyde B.0B
Video
Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS541075A9E680
Storage
Unknown HGST HTS541075A9E680