Ubuntu on HP 255 G3, Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC

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The HP 255 G3, Compaq 15 Notebook PC and 15 Notebook PC laptop with the components described below have 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 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.
BIOS
Insyde: F.11 (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

Insyde F.11

Board

Hewlett-Packard 22CE

Capture

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd HP Truevision HD

Cardreader

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SD Flash Controller

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

Cdrom

Unknown hp DVDRAM GU90N

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Notebook

Disk

Unknown ST750LM022 HN-M750MBB

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

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 Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD processor AMD E2-6110 APU with AMD Radeon R2 Graphics

System

Hewlett-Packard HP 255 G3 Notebook PC

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sun LE [Radeon HD 8550M]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]

Wireless

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter