Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5420m

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The Dell Latitude E5420m portable 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

Wireless Driver
Broadcom's STA Wireless Driver is required for Wireless to function properly. This Driver is available via jockey-gtk.
BIOS
Dell: X10 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell X10

Board

Dell K4E3C1

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Ricoh Co Ltd Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_FHD

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. Integrated MMC/SD controller

Cdrom

None Optiarc DVD+/-RW AD-7717H

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None TOSHIBA MK2565GSX

Firewire

O2 Micro, Inc. 1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller

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

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5761 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Other

None HDA Intel Dock Mic

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 PCI Bus

SANYO DELL 2VYF50C

None brcmwl-0

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Dell Computer Corporation DW375 Bluetooth Module

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU 925 @ 2.30GHz

Intel Not Specified

System

Dell Latitude E5420m

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

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 BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n