Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 500 Desktop PC

The HP Pavilion 500 Desktop PC desktop with the components described below has 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.4 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.
Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth audio does not work correctly
MMC Cards
The card reader does not work with MMC cards. SD and SDHC cards, however, should work as expected.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4130 CPU @ 3.40GHz
BIOS
AMI 80.07
Video
Intel 4th Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Verbatim STORE N GO
Storage
Unknown WDC WD5000AAKX-60U6AA0