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Ubuntu Certified

Ubuntu hardware
you can trust

Discover hardware
that's been rigorously tested
to ensure you get the best
Ubuntu experience

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Explore certified hardware

The best Ubuntu experience is with certified hardware

Certified devices are tested for reliability and performance, ensuring you have the best out-of-the-box Ubuntu experiences.

  • Select trusted hardware

    Explore the Ubuntu Certified catalogue to discover hardware from partners that fits your needs.

  • Lower costs

    Simplify the implementation of your solutions by choosing reliable, certified hardware. Reduce operating system development and support costs.

  • Speed up go-to-market

    Build on the combined expertise of Canonical and hardware partners to get your solution to market faster.

What we test

Canonical's QA team performs an extensive set of over 500 OS compatibility focused hardware tests to ensure the best Ubuntu experience. Every aspect of the system is checked and verified.








Power management


Media cards



Regular testing
for up to 12 years

Roughly every 3 weeks, Ubuntu releases Stable Release Updates, ensuring a secure and reliable experience. These updates are carefully tested by the Hardware Certification team to make sure that systems work well with Ubuntu.

Learn more about Ubuntu release lifecycle

Our laboratories

Canonical conducts tests in dedicated laboratories, located around the world. The “Ubuntu Certified” label is applied to systems that have been verified and are continuously tested by Canonical throughout the Ubuntu release life cycle.

Learn more about the Device Certification team

Testing on real hardware

Regular testing is performed directly on the hardware throughout the lifecycle of the Ubuntu release for which it has been certified. This approach allows Canonical to control the quality of the released updates on a point-by-point basis and ensures that users of certified hardware get the best experience.

Partners on board

Are you interested
your hardware?

Drive differentiation for your hardware by certifying with the world's most widely used Linux. Our certification programme increases customer confidence that your products integrate seamlessly with Ubuntu.

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