Welcome to Certification
We have rolled out a new version of the certification site. If you are having trouble connecting or accessing your data, please contact the Canonical Certification team.
Ubuntu Certification certifies that your hardware provides an optimal user experience with Ubuntu.
Canonical has several solutions for hardware vendors. Learn more.
Ubuntu Server Certified Hardware
Comprehensive Server Certification for 18.04
Please read this information regarding Comprehensive Server Certification changes that apply to all certifications starting with 18.04.
Please read the Ubuntu Server Certified Hardware Policy Guide for details on the Server Certification policies.
Please read the Ubuntu Server Certified Hardware Programme Guide for more information on these Server Certification services and how they can work for you.
Testing Coverage Guide
Please read the Ubuntu Server Certified Hardware Testing Coverage Guide for an overview of what components are tested as part of Ubuntu Server Certified Hardware
If you want to try your server with Ubuntu, read the Ubuntu Server Hardware Certification Self-Test Guide for technical information on how to run the test cases performed during Ubuntu Server Hardware Certification Testing
Certification Environment Setup
Server Certification requires the use of MAAS to deploy Ubuntu to the System Under Test. For details on how to create the Certification Lab environment, please read the MAAS Advanced NUC Installation And Configuration guide. This guide will give you step by step instructions for installing the tools necessary for deploying Ubuntu Server to your systems as well as automating the installation of the Server Test Suite and documentation.
Ubuntu Desktop Certified Hardware
Hardware Programme Guide
Please read the Ubuntu Desktop Certified Hardware Programme Guide for more information on these Desktop Certification services and how they can work for you.
Testing Coverage Guide
Please read the Ubuntu Desktop Certified Hardware Testing Coverage Guide for an overview of what components are tested as part of Ubuntu Desktop Certified Hardware
Canonical Driver Test Suite
Driver Testing helps detect potential problems with hardware drivers running on Ubuntu. To get access to the driver testing toolkit, talk to your Canonical representative about joining the Technical Partner Program.
Hardware Certification Announcements
Periodically, the Hardware Certification Team will make public announcements regarding program changes, tools updates, bug fixes and more. This is an opt-in announcement only mailing list that you can join to stay up to date with the latest developments from the Canonical Hardware Certification Team.