Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3656

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The Dell Inspiron 3656 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 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-45-generic kernel.

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.

BIOS
Dell: 0.4.2 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

AMD AMD A8-8600P Radeon R6, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G

Video

nVidia GF119 [GeForce GT 705]

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

nVidia GF119 HDMI Audio Controller

nVidia GF119 HDMI Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Unknown

BIOS

Dell 0.4.2

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e005

Board

Dell Not Specified

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SU-208GB

Chassis

Dell Desktop

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD5000AAKX-75U6AA0

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Raw Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Logitech, Inc. M90/M100 Optical Mouse

Network

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

Processor

AMD AMD A8-8600P Radeon R6, 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G

System

Dell Inspiron 3656

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

nVidia GF119 [GeForce GT 705]

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Headphone Mic

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Line

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Line Out

Aquantia Corp. HD-Audio Generic Rear Mic

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA NVidia HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] CZ SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices 0438:7900

Lite-On Technology Corp. 04ca:003a

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub