Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5720

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The Dell Inspiron 5720 portable 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 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate does not work on this system
BIOS
Dell: A01 (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

BIOS

Dell A01

Bluetooth

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

Board

Dell FAB1

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Microdia 0c45:648d

Cdrom

None TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SN-208BB

Chassis

Dell Portable

Efi

None A01

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None PS/2 Generic Mouse

Network

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

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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

PNP None

None dell-wifi

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

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

System

Dell Inspiron 5720

Usb

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 GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230