Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3531

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The Dell Inspiron 3531 laptop 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

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A01 (UEFI)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel ValleyView High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A01

Board

Dell 00FTTX

Capture

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Unknown ST500LT012-1DG142

Efi

EFI v2.31 Dell Inc.

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Other

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Video Bus

Intel ValleyView SSA-CUnit

Intel ValleyView SMBus Controller

Intel ValleyView SEC

Intel ValleyView Power Control Unit

Intel ValleyView 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

Intel ValleyView PCI Express Root Port

Intel ValleyView PCI Express Root Port

Intel ValleyView PCI Express Root Port

Intel ValleyView PCI Express Root Port

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

TERMINUS TECHNOLOGY INC. Hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N2830 @ 2.16GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3531

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel ValleyView USB Enhanced Host Controller

Video

Intel ValleyView Gen7

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter