Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 2420

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The Dell Vostro 2420 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 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A03 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 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

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 HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT60N

Unknown HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT60N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

MUSHKIN MKNUFDPR2GB

None TOSHIBA MK3275GSX

Unknown TOSHIBA MK3275GSX

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

Unknown DualPoint Stick

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Other

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Mic

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Unknown Video Bus

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

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4

PNP None

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2370M CPU @ 2.40GHz

System

Dell Vostro 2420

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Touchpad

Unknown 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

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5138 Card Reader Controller

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. Unknown

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter