Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 270s

The Dell Vostro 270s 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.


Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

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.
Dell: A07 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary NVidia video driver is required for full functionality.
Dell: A06 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz
nVidia GF119 [GeForce GT 620 OEM]
Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST2000DM001-9YN164
None ST2000DM001-9YN164