Ubuntu on Dell Optiplex 980

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The Dell Optiplex 980 mini tower 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 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A01 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio

BIOS

Dell A01

Board

Dell 0D441T

Capture

None Avocent IBM 73P5832

Cdrom

None PLDS DVD-ROM DH-16D5S

Chassis

Dell Mini Tower

Disk

MUSHKIN MKNUFDPR2GB

Mouse

Avocent Unknown

Network

Intel 82578DM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

None HDA Intel HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Intel Core Processor PCI Express x16 Root Port

PNP None

PNP PCI Bus

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Not Specified

Raid

Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell OptiPlex 980

Usb

Intel 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset USB2 Enhanced Host Controller

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Unknown

Video

Intel Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller