Ubuntu on Dell
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Dell Inspiron 5420 portable with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.
Please note that for pre-installed systems:
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.
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
Available from ubuntu.com
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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.
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Dell: X52 (Legacy)
This system was tested with these key components:
Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller
Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller
Atheros Communications AR3012
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller
Transcend Information, Inc. TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SN-208BB
Transcend Information, Inc. TOSHIBA MK5061GSYN
Transcend Information, Inc. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
Transcend Information, Inc. PS/2 Generic Mouse
Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet
Transcend Information, Inc. Dell WMI hotkeys
Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3
Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Headphone
Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Mic
Transcend Information, Inc. Lid Switch
Transcend Information, Inc. Power Button
Transcend Information, Inc. Sleep Button
Transcend Information, Inc. Video Bus
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller
Intel 7 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]
Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1
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
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Dell Inspiron 5420
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
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter