Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 270

The Dell Vostro 270 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 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
Dell A09 (Legacy)
Dell X26 (Legacy)

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.
Blu-ray drive
The configuration for this system, as tested, contains a Blu-ray drive. At this time, Blu-ray support is extremely limited on Linux in general. This drive has been tested ONLY as a standard DVD drive, Blu-ray functionality is not supported.

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450 CPU @ 3.10GHz
nVidia GF119 [GeForce GT 520]
Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Generic- Compact Flash
Generic- MS/MS-Pro
Generic Mass Storage Device
Generic- SD/MMC
Generic- SM/xD Picture
Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD10EALX-759BA1