Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5520

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The Dell Inspiron 5520 portable with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X42 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell X42

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 011216

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT50N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. SAMSUNG SSD PM810 mSATA 32GB

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9500423AS

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel HM77 Express Chipset LPC Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Inspiron 5520

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad

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

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series] Radeon HD 7670M

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9462 Wireless Network Adapter