Ubuntu on Dell Precision Workstation R5500

The Dell Precision Workstation R5500 desktop 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Not Specified
Video
nVidia GF108GL [Quadro 600]
Network
Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5761 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
Storage
None WDC WD2500BEKT-75A25T0
Storage
Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]