Ubuntu on Dell Precision Tower 3420

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The Dell Precision Tower 3420 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 3.19.0-23-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Bluetooth is not supported

Although the wireless card for this system is a WiFi/BT combo card, BT hasn't been enabled and it is not available on this platform.

Hibernate

Hibernate is not working on this system

BIOS
Dell: 0.4.3 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz

Video

Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7265

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-H HD Audio

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell 0.4.3

Board

Dell Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS525A PCI Express Card Reader

Cdrom

Aquantia Corp. PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5LH

Chassis

Dell Space-saving

Disk

Aquantia Corp. ST2000DM001-1ER164

Aquantia Corp. Toshiba THNSNJ128G8NU M.2 2280 128GB

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. /var/log/kern.log.1:EFI v2.40

American Megatrends Inc. /var/log/kern.log:EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Dell Computer Corporation 413c:2107

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600 CPU @ 3.30GHz

System

Dell Precision Tower 3420

Usb

Intel Sunrise Point-H USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

SanDisk SDCZ80 Flash Drive

Video

Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7265

Other

Aquantia Corp. Dell WMI hotkeys

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Sky Lake PCIe Controller (x16)

Intel Sunrise Point-H PCI Express Root Port #9

Intel Sunrise Point-H PMC

Intel Sunrise Point-H SMBus

Intel Sunrise Point-H Thermal subsystem

Intel Sunrise Point-H CSME HECI #1

Intel Sunrise Point-H KT Redirection

Intel Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub