Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15 N5050

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The Dell Inspiron 15 N5050 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 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X05 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

BIOS

Dell X05

Bluetooth

None hci0

Atheros Communications AR3011 Bluetooth

Board

Dell 4IP010

Capture

None Intergrated Webcam

Suyin Corp. Integrated Webcam

Cdrom

None Optiarc DVD+/-RW AD-7717H

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None WDC WD5000BPVT-75HXZT1

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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

PNP None

SANYO DELL 4YRJH15

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU B940 @ 2.00GHz

System

Dell Inspiron N5050

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

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)