Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5520

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
Dell: X42 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10GHz
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]
Video
Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. SAMSUNG SSD PM810 mSATA 32GB
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST9500423AS
Storage
Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]