Ubuntu on HP Compaq 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC, 255 G2 and 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC

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The HP Compaq 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC, 255 G2 and 15 TouchSmart Notebook PC notebook with the components described below have 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 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
Touchpad gestures
3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.
Display scaling on external monitor
When using an external monitor, if the display has not reached the whole screen, please use the "Scaling Options" bar from Display Manager > DTV > Adjustments in AMD Catalyst Control Center to control the display scaling.
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: F.09 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate does not work on this system
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: B.0D (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Unknown

BIOS

Hewlett-Packard B.0D

Hewlett-Packard F.09

Board

Hewlett-Packard 2192

Capture

Suyin Corp. HP Truevision HD

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp CDDVDW SU-208FB

Unknown hp CDDVDW SU-208FB

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. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic Mic

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Functions 5:1

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 0

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 1

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 2

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 3

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 4

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 5

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Root Complex

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Function 0

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD processor AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 15 Notebook PC

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini [Radeon HD 8400]

Wireless

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter