System Testing for Ubuntu

In Ubuntu versions 14.04 and earlier, there is a tool called System Testing. Use this for checking and benchmarking a system. In Ubuntu 16.04, the system comes with CheckBox

To Access System Testing

    • Unity
      1. Open Dash (Windows Key)
      2. Search System Testing
    • GNOME
      1. System -> Administration -> System Testing
  • The Tests are:
    • PDF
    • ODP Presentations
    • XLS spreadsheet
    • ODT
    • Multi-Language support
    • Word Document
    • ODS Spreadsheet
    • Ogg Vorbis Audio
    • Quicktime Video
    • Ogg Theora Video
    • PNG Picture
    • JPEG Image
    • SVG Image
    • Sound Devices
    • Speaker Test
    • Headphone Test
    • Internal Mic Test
    • External Mic
    • Hard Drive Benchmark
    • Fingerprint reader (requires extra account)
    • Will test Firewire, SD, SDHC, MMC, CF, etc
    • Dead Pixel check
    • Network Connection Test
    • Mouse and Keyboard
    • USB Audio
    • Update Manager
    • File/Folder Operations
    • Firefox
    • Facebook/Google Talk/Jabber/AIM/
    • Video Modes/ Display
    • External Video Ports
    • Wireless Network
    • Bluetooth
    • Suspend/Resume
    • Video mode after suspend resume
    • Suspend/resume 30 iterations
    • Hibernate
    • hibernate 30 iterations
  • Generates detailed a report
    • Report can be submitted to Ubuntu's Launchpad Hardware Database (requires Launchpad account)
      * PDF_Test.pdf_test   PASSED   
      * OpenOffice_Presentation_Test.odp_test   PASSED   
      * Trigonometric_functions.xls_test   PASSED   
      * OpenOffice_Text_Test.odt_test   PASSED   
      * RTF_Russian.rtf_test   PASSED   
      * Derivatives_of_Ubuntu.doc_test   PASSED   
      * OpenOffice_Spreadsheet_Payment.ods_test   PASSED   
      * Ogg_Vorbis_Audio.oga_test   PASSED   
      * Quicktime_Video.mov_test   PASSED   
      * Ogg_Theora_Video.ogv_test   PASSED   
      * PNG_Color_Image_Ubuntu.png_test   PASSED   
      * JPEG_Color_Image_Ubuntu.jpg_test   PASSED   
      * SVG_Color_Image_Xubuntu.svg_test   PASSED   
      * list_audio_devices   PASSED   
      * playback_auto   PASSED   
      * playback_headphones   PASSED   
      * alsa_record_playback_internal   PASSED   
      * alsa_record_playback_external   skipped   
      * disk_test   PASSED   
      * disk_bench   PASSED   
      * login   skipped   
      * unlock   skipped   
      * firewire-hdd   skipped   
      * chvt   not required on this system   Job requirements not met.
      * dvd_playback   skipped   
      * media-sd   skipped   
      * media-sd-post-suspend   skipped   
      * media-sdhc   skipped   
      * media-sdhc-post-suspend   skipped   
      * media-mmc   skipped   
      * media-mmc-post-suspend   skipped   
      * media-ms   skipped   
      * media-ms-post-suspend   skipped   
      * media-msp   skipped   
      * media-msp-post-suspend   skipped   
      * media-cf   skipped   
      * media-cf-post-suspend   skipped   
      * monitor-powersaving   PASSED   
      * monitor-dead-pixel   PASSED   
      * network_test   PASSED   
      * internet_test   skipped   
      * mouse   PASSED   
      * keyboard   PASSED   
      * alsa_record_playback_usb   skipped   
      * update_manager_finds_updates   PASSED   
      * nautilus_folder_create   PASSED   
      * nautilus_folder_copy   PASSED   
      * nautilus_folder_move   PASSED   
      * nautilus_file_create   PASSED   
      * nautilus_file_copy   PASSED   
      * nautilus_file_move   PASSED   
      * nautilus_file_delete   PASSED   
      * nautilus_folder_delete   PASSED   
      * applications-firefox   PASSED   
      * applications-firefox-java   PASSED   
      * applications-firefox-flash   PASSED   
      * applications-firefox-flash-video   PASSED   
      * applications-firefox-totem   skipped   
      * applications-empathy-facebook_chat   skipped   
      * applications-empathy-google_talk   skipped   
      * applications-empathy-jabber   skipped   
      * applications-empathy-aim   skipped   
      * applications-empathy-msn   skipped   
      * resolution   PASSED   
      * minimum_resolution_desktop   PASSED   
      * minimum_resolution_netbook   not required on this system   Job requirements not met.
      * display   PASSED   
      * xrandr_detect_modes   PASSED   
      * xrandr_cycle   PASSED   
      * compiz_check   PASSED   Gathering information about your system... Distribution: Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop environment: GNOME Graphics chip: nVidia Corporation G84M [Quadro NVS 140M] (rev a1) Driver in use: nouveau Rendering method: AIGLX Checking if it's possible to run Compiz on your system... Checking for texture_from_pixmap... [SKIP] Checking for non power of two support... [SKIP] Checking for composite extension... [ OK ] Checking for FBConfig... [SKIP] Checking for hardware/setup problems... [WARN] Something potential problematic has been detected with your setup: Warning: Detected driver is not on the whitelist. Would you like to know more? (Y/n)
      * glxgears   not required on this system   Job requirements not met.
      * video-vga   skipped   
      * video-dvi   skipped   
      * video-displayport   skipped   
      * video-hdmi   skipped   
      * video-svideo   skipped   
      * video-rca   skipped   
      * network_before_suspend   PASSED   
      * resolution_before_suspend   PASSED   
      * audio_before_suspend   PASSED   
      * wireless_before_suspend   PASSED   
      * bluetooth_detect_before_suspend   skipped   
      * bluetooth_mouse_before_suspend   skipped   
      * rtc   PASSED   
      * sleep_state_test   PASSED   
      * network_after_suspend   PASSED   Internet connection fully established
      * resolution_after_suspend   PASSED   
      * audio_after_suspend   PASSED   
      * wireless_after_suspend   skipped   
      * bluetooth_detect_after_suspend   skipped   
      * bluetooth_mouse_after_suspend   skipped   
      * cycle_resolutions_after_suspend   PASSED   
      * record_playback_after_suspend   PASSED   
      * suspend_30_cycles   skipped   
      * hibernate_once   PASSED   
      * hibernate_30_cycles
Topic revision: r1 - 2017-03-17 - LawrenceFolland
 
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