Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3847 DT


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The Dell Inspiron 3847 DT desktop with the components described below has 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 12.04.2 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.
Dell: X25 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


nVidia GK208 HDMI/DP Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point HD Audio Controller

nVidia Unknown


Dell X25


Broadcom BCM43142A0


Dell 088DT1


Advanced Silicon S.A. TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SH-216DB


Dell Desktop


Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD10EZEX-75ZF5A0


Elan Microelectronics Corp. Mouse


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


Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller

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

Intel Lynx Point 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

Lite-On Technology Corp. Unknown

Broadcom BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4430 CPU @ 3.00GHz


Dell Inspiron 3847


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


nVidia GK208 [GeForce GT 635]


Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n