Ubuntu on HP 242 G2 Notebook PC

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The HP 242 G2 Notebook PC 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.

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Insyde: B.0B (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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.
BIOS
Insyde: B.0B (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

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.
BIOS
Insyde: B.0B (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Accelerometer

Unknown ST LIS3LV02DL Accelerometer

Audio

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Insyde B.0B

Board

Hewlett-Packard 217A

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVDRAM GU90N

Unknown hp DVDRAM GU90N

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS541075A9E680

Unknown HGST HTS541075A9E680

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

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. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless hotkeys

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

Intel Lynx Point 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 3550M @ 2.30GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 242 G2 Notebook PC

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI

Video

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter