Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 500

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

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

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:

Processor
Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.20GHz
Video
Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Generic Mass Storage Device
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD3200AAKX-603CA0
Storage
Unknown WDC WD3200AAKX-603CA0