Introduction

Checkbox is a system testing platform for Ubuntu. It aims to provide a common framework to run all types of tests, from hardware tests, to command line tests, unit tests or desktop tests.

Running the Checkbox GUI

As checkbox-gtk is no longer maintained, and superceded by checkbox-qt, please ensure you are running checkbox-qt. For more on this, please see here.

Non-Interactive Hardware Tests

The following are done automatically during system testing without user interaction:

  • Hard drive detection
  • Hard drive read
  • Hard drive cache read
  • Built-in camera detection
  • CPU offlining
  • CPU topology
  • CPU clock
  • Graphics minimum resolution
  • Graphics driver version
  • Graphics hybrid detection
  • Graphics VESA driver detection
  • Memory detection
  • Notebook battery detection
  • Network hardware detection (ethernet and WiFi)

  • Internet connection establishment
  • Optical drive detection
  • USB detection

Interactive Tests

The following tests require user interaction:

  • External Microphone - This may be used to test the built-in microphone, as well as an external microphone plugged into the microphone port.
  • USB Microphone
  • Internal Speakers - This may be used to test the built-in speakrs, as well as external speakers.
  • Built-In Camera
  • FireWire Hard Disk Drive

  • Default Display
  • Default Display Resolution
  • Keyboard
  • Pointing Device
  • Super Key
  • Battery Information Key
  • Brightness Key
  • Media Keys - Previous, Stop, Next, Play
  • Mute Key
  • Volume Keys
  • Wireless Key
  • Media card reader can detect the insertion of a Multimedia Card (MMC) media
  • Media card reader can detect the insertion of a Secure Digital (SD) media card
  • Media card reader can detect the insertion of a Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) media card
  • Media card reader can detect the insertion of a Compact Flash (CF) media card
  • HDMI Display
  • VGA Port
  • Monitor power saving capabilities
  • Wireless Connection
  • Read CD media
  • PCMCIA or ExpressCard slot detection

  • USB storage device detection

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Checkbox (last edited 2013-02-03 18:37:39 by penalvch)