Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 2521 and Vostro 2521

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The Dell Vostro 2521 and Vostro 2521 portable with the components described below have been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernate may fail on this system
BIOS
Dell: A00 (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 A00

Bluetooth

None hci0

Board

Dell 07TFJV

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

None HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU70N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

None HDA Intel PCH Mic

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 MEI Controller #1

Intel HM76 Express Chipset LPC Controller

PNP None

None dell-wifi

Broadcom BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz

System

Dell Vostro 2521

Touch

None SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

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

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n