Hardware compatibility of Dell Inspiron 15R for Ubuntu 12.04.1

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http://askubuntu.com – First of all, I am not a geek and I am totally new to Linux. I want to try Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. So I want to know whether the hardware of the laptop is compatible with Ubuntu and they'll just work with Ubuntu as fine as they work with Windows 7. Following are my hardware specs as I found. Can any one tell me, will they work fine and the machine will run smoothly? Thanks in advance! RAM : 8.00 GB DDR3-SDRAM (1333 MHz) Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Optical Drive – Hitachi HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT60N Mother board : Manufacturer Dell Inc. (Pro (HowTos)