Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3179

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The Dell Inspiron 3179 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 16.04 LTS 64 Bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.4.0-33-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: 1.0.2 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Core(TM) m3-7Y30 CPU @ 1.00GHz

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (168c:0036)

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Corp. Unknown

BIOS

Dell 1.0.2

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e005 (0cf3:e005)

Board

Dell 000000

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader (10ec:522a)

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. ST500LT012-1DG142

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.50

Keyboard

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Core(TM) m3-7Y30 CPU @ 1.00GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3179

Touchpad

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. DELL074F:00 06CB:7D47

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Raydium Corporation 2.0 root hub (2386:0403)

USB

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP USB 3.0 xHCI Controller (8086:9d2f)

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (168c:0036)

Other

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Dell WMI hotkeys

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Intel HID events

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Intel Virtual Button driver

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Lid Switch

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Power Button

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Sleep Button

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Video Bus

Intel Corp. Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem (8086:1903)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (8086:9d03)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #6 (8086:9d15)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP PMC (8086:9d21)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP SMBus (8086:9d23)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP Thermal subsystem (8086:9d31)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP CSME HECI #1 (8086:9d3a)

Intel Corp. Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #0 (8086:9d60)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)