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Even when installing with the Life Cycle Manager you need drivers and those of us using this as an ESXi host and installing through vSphere don't really have that option. I think this link will provide you with what you need. As you mentioned you DON'T need the exe files. http://www.dell.com/support/home/cd/en/cdbsdt1/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=2V1CW.
There is no right answer here. You should estimate how much space you will need for growth and plan accordingly. For example, you're deploying 2008 R2, which is already 7 years old. So you should factor in enough space for an in-place upgrade to a more modern OS. Also, you'll want to factor in the page file size and whether or not you want full crash dumps. ...
It seems that core libraries are not installable (like libsmbios2). You should have the deb source for the ubuntu dstrib itself somewhere in your sources.list of sources.list.d deb http://xx.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main
If you're running firmware released in the past few years (latest = safest bet), non-Dell branded/certified drives are not "blocked", and the controller will use them just as any other SATA SSD. Assuming PNY's SSDs properly adhere to SATA specifications, you're not likely to see any compatibility issues. A problem you may want to test for and be aware of ...
Your computer's manual shows that it supports SSD and SATA so that is a big yes. They are compatible without any doubt.
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