Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E6420

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The Dell Latitude E6420 laptop with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Hibernate
Hibernation fails on this system
BIOS
Dell: X66 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

GN Netcom Unknown

BIOS

Dell X66

Bluetooth

None hci0

Board

Dell Unknown

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Ricoh Co Ltd Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

None HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU40N

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

None WDC WD2500BEKT-75A25T0

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

None GIGABYTE Bluetooth Mouse

None PIXART USB OPTICAL MOUSE

PixArt Imaging Inc. Optical Mouse

Network

Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

None Jabra GN1900 USB

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller

PNP None

SANYO DELL 2VYF50A

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Dell Computer Corporation DW375 Bluetooth Module

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GH

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2540M CPU @ 2.60GHz

System

Dell Latitude E6420

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter