Ubuntu on HP Compaq 14 TouchSmart Notebook PC, 245 G2 and 14 TouchSmart Notebook PC

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The HP Compaq 14 TouchSmart Notebook PC, 245 G2 and 14 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.
Wireless LED
Wireless notification LED does not work properly on this system.
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.
Legacy Boot Mode Required
This system was certified using Legacy Boot Mode for certification. The use of EFI or "Auto" boot modes may or may not work properly.
Touchpad gestures
From 2-finger touchpad gestures, only scrolling and tapping work on this system.
BIOS
Hewlett-Packard: F.09 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

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

Bluetooth

RaLink RT3290 Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Hewlett-Packard 2191

Capture

Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd (Foxlink) Unknown

Cardreader

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

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. hp DVD-RAM UJ8DB

Unknown hp DVD-RAM UJ8DB

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. HGST HTS545032A7E380

Unknown HGST HTS545032A7E380

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Unknown ALPS PS/2 Device

Logitech, Inc. M105 Optical Mouse

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast 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 HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Mic

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown HP Wireless hotkeys

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

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 A4-5000 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 14 Notebook PC

Touchpad

Unknown AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint

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 8330]

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

RaLink RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe