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 overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

BIOS

Dell A03

Bluetooth

Advanced Silicon S.A. dell-bluetooth

Advanced Silicon S.A. hci0

Atheros Communications AR3012

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. PLDS DVD+/-RW DS-8A8SH

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT020-9YG142

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. DualPoint Stick

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

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 PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

Samsung SDI DELL JXFRP21

Advanced Silicon S.A. dell-wifi

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

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

System

Dell Inspiron 3420

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter