Ubuntu on HP Pavilion 500 Desktop PC


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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.

Ubuntu 12.04.4 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.
AMI: 00.18 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller


AMI 00.18


Hewlett-Packard 2B17


Unknown hp DVD A DH16AESH


Hewlett-Packard Desktop


Unknown ST1000DM003-1CH162


Primax Electronics, Ltd None


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


Unknown HD-Audio Generic Front Headphone

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Front Mic

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Line

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Rear Mic

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Speaker CLFE

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Speaker Front

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Speaker Side

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Speaker Surround

Unknown HP WMI hotkeys

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0)

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub


AMD AMD A10-6700 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics


Hewlett-Packard Orchid


Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller


Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Richland [Radeon HD 8670D]


Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter