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.
BIOS
AMI: 00.18 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

BIOS

AMI 00.18

Board

Hewlett-Packard 2B17

Cdrom

Unknown hp DVD A DH16AESH

Chassis

Hewlett-Packard Desktop

Disk

Unknown ST1000DM003-1CH162

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd None

Network

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

Other

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

Processor

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

System

Hewlett-Packard Orchid

Usb

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

Video

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

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter