Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 5560

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The Dell Vostro 5560 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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Updates required

This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

Hibernate

Hibernate is not working on this system

Hybrid Video

Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X12 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

Hibernate

Hibernate may fail on this system

BIOS
Dell: X12 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3120M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Video

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

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

Wireless

Transcend Information, Inc. Unknown

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Hardware details

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell X12

Bluetooth

Transcend Information, Inc. dell-bluetooth

Transcend Information, Inc. hci0

Intel Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless Bluetooth(R) 4.0 + High Speed Adapter

Board

Dell T5E3C1

Capture

Transcend Information, Inc. USB HD Webcam

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5229 PCI Express Card Reader

Generic- SD/M.S.

Cdrom

Transcend Information, Inc. MATSHITA DVD+/-RW UJ8C2 Q

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Transcend Information, Inc. ST500LT012-9WS142

Keyboard

Transcend Information, Inc. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Transcend Information, Inc. USB Optical Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

Other

Transcend Information, Inc. Dell WMI hotkeys

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Transcend Information, Inc. Lid Switch

Transcend Information, Inc. Power Button

Transcend Information, Inc. Sleep Button

Transcend Information, Inc. 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 3

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

Intel HM77 Express Chipset LPC Controller

Transcend Information, Inc. dell-wifi

Transcend Information, Inc. phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3120M CPU @ 2.50GHz

System

Dell Vostro 5560

Touchpad

Transcend Information, Inc. ETPS/2 Elantech 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

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

Video

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

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Transcend Information, Inc. Unknown

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230