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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH dell-bluetooth

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH hci0

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

Board

Dell T5E3C1

Capture

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH USB HD Webcam

Acer Unknown

Cardreader

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

Generic- SD/M.S.

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH MATSHITA DVD+/-RW UJ8C2 Q

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ST500LT012-9WS142

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH USB Optical Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 Gigabit Ethernet

Processor

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

System

Dell Vostro 5560

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH dell-wifi

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH phy0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub