Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 3555

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The Dell Vostro 3555 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

Proprietary Drivers Required
To get external monitors and suspend/resume to work, this system requires the use of the proprietary ATI graphics driver.
BIOS
Dell: X16 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc BeaverCreek HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6500D and 6400G-6600G series]

BIOS

Dell X16

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications AR3011 Bluetooth

Board

Dell 4IF010

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SD Flash Controller

Cdrom

None HL-DT-STDVD+/-RW GT32N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None ST9500423AS

Ide

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson IDE Controller

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 HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 3

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

PNP None

PNP PCI Bus

LGC-LGC2.2 DELL GK2X613

None dell-wifi

DigitalPersona, Inc. VSF XXX Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

AMD AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

System

Dell Vostro 3555

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI BeaverCreek [Radeon HD 6520G]

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)