Ubuntu on Dell Optiplex XE2

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The Dell Optiplex XE2 space-saving 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

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
BIOS
Dell: X44 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Built-in video ports unsupported
This system comes with an add-in video card, please connect your monitor to it since the built-in video port(s) was disabled by its manufacturer.
Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.
Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
BIOS
Dell: X44 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Slow Resume from Suspend
This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.
BIOS
Dell: X44 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Caicos HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6400 Series]

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Caicos HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6400 Series]

BIOS

Dell X44

Board

Dell Unknown

Capture

Z-Star Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT80N

Unknown HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT80N

Chassis

Dell Space-saving

Disk

ADATA ADATA USB Flash Drive

ADATA USB Flash Drive

Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD2500AAKX-75U6AA0

Unknown WDC WD2500AAKX-75U6AA0

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

LITE-ON Lite-On Technology Corp. USB Keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. PixArt HP USB Optical Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd Unknown

Primax Electronics, Ltd Unknown

Lenovo Unknown

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA ATI HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family KT Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family KT Controller

Lite-On Technology Corp. Unknown

Lenovo Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell OptiPlex XE2

Usb

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI

A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd. Superior S102 Pro

Video

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Caicos XTX [Radeon HD 8490]