Certification test suite

When a system is certified for Ubuntu, the following items are tested and considered supported:

Device Client Systems Server Systems
Processors Processors - Client Systems Processors - Server Systems
CPU Virtualisation Extensions CPU Virtualisation Extensions - Server Systems
Memory Devices (System RAM) Memory Devices (System RAM) - Client Systems Memory Devices (System RAM) - Server Systems
USB Ports USB Ports - Client Systems USB Ports - Server Systems
Remote Management Controllers1 Remote Management Controllers - Server Systems
Laptop Lid Sensors Laptop Lid Sensors - Client Systems
PCMCIA and PC Card Express ports PCMCIA and PC Card Express ports - Client Systems
Audio Subsystem
Sound Cards Sound Cards - Client Systems
Internal Speakers and Microphones Internal Speakers and Microphones - Client Systems
External Speakers and Microphones External Speakers and Microphones - Client Systems
USB Audio Devices USB Audio Devices - Client Systems
Bluetooth Subsystem
Bluetooth Audio Devices Bluetooth Audio Devices - Client Systems
Bluetooth Controllers Bluetooth Controllers - Client Systems
Bluetooth Peripherals Bluetooth Peripherals - Client Systems
Input Devices
Mice Mice - Client Systems
Keyboards Keyboards - Client Systems Keyboards - Server Systems
Display Adapters
Internal video adapters Internal video adapters - Client Systems
External video ports23 External video ports - Client Systems External video ports - Server Systems
Firewire Devices
Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports4 Firewire (IEEE 1394) Ports - Client Systems
Laptop Hot Keys
Media Control Media Control - Client Systems
Brightness Brightness - Client Systems
Wireless Wireless - Client Systems
Sleep Sleep - Client Systems
Network Subsystem
Ethernet Ethernet - Client Systems Ethernet - Server Systems
Wi-fi Wi-fi - Client Systems
Power Management Subsystem
Suspend Suspend - Client Systems
Hibernate Hibernate - Client Systems
Removable Storage Devices
CD/CD-RW drives CD/CD-RW drives - Client Systems CD/CD-RW drives - Server Systems
DVD/DVD-RW drives DVD/DVD-RW drives - Client Systems DVD/DVD-RW drives - Server Systems
Floppy drives Floppy drives - Client Systems Floppy drives - Server Systems
Card Readers
MMC MultiMediaCard - Client Systems
SDHC Secure Digital High Capacity - Client Systems
SD Secure Digital - Client Systems
Storage Subsystem
SATA/IDE Onboard Controllers SATA/IDE Onboard Controllers - Client Systems SATA/IDE Onboard Controllers - Server Systems
SAS Onboard Controllers SAS Onboard Controllers - Client Systems SAS Onboard Controllers - Server Systems
Some Hardware RAID Controllers Some Hardware RAID Controllers - Server Systems
Video Devices
Built-in Cameras Built-in Cameras - Client Systems

Notes

  1. For 14.04 LTS and later, Out of Band management is required to work with Metal-As-A-Service (MAAS). For 14.04 and older LTS releases, in-band testing is performed and required. 
  2. HDMI video only, HDMI audio is not currently tested 
  3. For Ubuntu Server, only basic console output is verified. GUI and video acceleration functions are not tested. 
  4. Only external hard drives are currently tested with Firewire ports