Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 270s

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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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

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.
BIOS
Dell: A07 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

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

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

nVidia GF119 HDMI Audio Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

nVidia HDMI Audio stub

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A06

Dell A07

Bluetooth

None hci0

Intel Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 4.0 + High Speed Adapter

Board

Dell Not Specified

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. PLDS DVDRW/BDROM DH-12E3SH

None PLDS DVDRW/BDROM DH-12E3SH

Chassis

Dell Desktop

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST2000DM001-9YN164

None ST2000DM001-9YN164

Keyboard

None LITE-ON Technology USB NetVista Full Width Keyboard.

Advanced Silicon S.A. NetVista Full Width Keyboard

Mouse

None Logitech USB Optical Mouse

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Mouse

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

None HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

PNP None

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Genuine Intel(R) CPU @ 2.00GHz

System

Dell Vostro 270s

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

nVidia GF119 [GeForce GT 620 OEM]

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230