Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 500

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The HP Pavilion 500 desktop 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 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Media Card Reader
Please do not use "Safely remove" to remove your media card, it will cause your card reader stop working until you restart your computer.
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
AMI: 8.09 (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.
Hibernate
Hibernate is disabled on this system
BIOS
AMI: 8.09 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

AMI 8.09

Board

FOXCONN 2ADA

Cardreader

Multiple Card Reader

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Desktop

Disk

Generic Mass Storage Device

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD3200AAKX-603CA0

Unknown WDC WD3200AAKX-603CA0

Mouse

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd Unknown

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd None

Lenovo Unknown

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Speaker CLFE

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Speaker CLFE

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Speaker Front

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Speaker Front

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Speaker Side

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Speaker Side

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Speaker Surround

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Speaker Surround

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown Video Bus

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel H61 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller

CHICONY Electronics Co Ltd HP Multimedia Keyboard

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.20GHz

System

Hewlett-Packard Unknown

Usb

Texas Instruments TUSB73x0 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Alcor Micro Corporation Multi Flash Reader

Video

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller