Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 1545

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The Dell Inspiron 1545 portable with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Proprietary Drivers Required
Installation of proprietary drivers is required for WiFi functionality. When prompted to install drivers, select the "Broadcom STA" driver.
BIOS
Dell: A11 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A11

Board

Dell 0G848F

Capture

None Integrated Webcam

Ricoh Co Ltd Unknown

Cdrom

None HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GT10N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None ST9320325AS

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None PS/2 Mouse

Network

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8040 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller

Other

None HDA Intel Headphone

Intel 82801IBM/IEM (ICH9M/ICH9M-E) 4 port SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) PCI Express Port 1

Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub

Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller

PNP None

PNP PCI Bus

None brcmwl-0

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz

Intel Not Specified

System

Dell Inspiron 1545

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint

Usb

Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4

Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #2

Video

Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY