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

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A03 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz

Video

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6

Hardware details

Audio

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

BIOS

Dell A03

Bluetooth

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH dell-bluetooth

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH hci0

Atheros Communications AR3012

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH PLDS DVD+/-RW DS-8A8SH

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ST320LT020-9YG142

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH DualPoint Stick

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3110M CPU @ 2.40GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3420

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

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

Video

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor 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 PCI Express Root Port 4

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

Samsung SDI DELL JXFRP21

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH dell-wifi

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub