Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 3550

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The Dell Vostro 3550 laptop 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 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth records audio correctly, but playback does not work
BIOS
Dell: A08 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A08

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications AR3011 Bluetooth

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Ricoh Co Ltd Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Cdrom

None TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-L633J

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None TOSHIBA MK3261GSY

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

Network

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

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller

PNP None

None dell-wifi

None hci1

DigitalPersona, Inc. VSF XXX Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz

System

Dell Vostro 3550

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

NEC Corporation uPD720200 USB 3.0 Host Controller

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Whistler [Radeon HD 6600M/6700M/7600M Series]

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)