Learn how to get the best performance from your Dell system installed with Ubuntu and how to troubleshoot and diagnose any issues you may come across during the use of this operating system.Diagnostics
Dell Computers come with diagnostic tests and indicators built in to the various systems hardware. These can show from audible beeps and visible blinking LEDs to a partition in the BIOS which contains a suite of self-test checks. Troubleshooting
Built in self-test software: Please note the Dell Online Diagnostics do not currently support Linux Operating Systems (including Ubuntu).
The guides below cover basic troubleshooting steps for common problems, using Ubuntu on Desktop and Mobile devices: How To and General Info
Dell supplies How To and reference guides to help Ubuntu users to handle certain common situations. Download Software and Drivers
How To Guides: Reference Material:
Most of the drivers required to run Ubuntu on the Dell systems are native or installed from factory. We recommend having the latest drivers and software updates for your PC as these may include enhancements to maintain optimum performance.Ubuntu Support Sites
Visit the Dell Download Center page for downloading Dell applications and tools. Optional drivers and applications are available from the Ubuntu Software Center.
Ubuntu ISO images are also available for Dell XPS, Precision, Latitude, and Optiplex systems with Ubuntu installed from factory.
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