Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3420

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The Dell Inspiron 3420 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 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
BIOS
Dell: A03 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

BIOS

Dell A03

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Microdia Unknown

Cdrom

None TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SN-208BB

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None TOSHIBA MK3275GSX

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

Network

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

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Intel Xeon E3-1200/2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI Express Root Port

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

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

PNP None

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3420

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Video

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

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter