Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5530

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The Dell Latitude E5530 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 12.04.2 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: A05 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A05

Bluetooth

Advanced Silicon S.A. hci0

Board

Dell 040Y18

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. Optiarc DVD+/-RW AD-7760H

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT020-9YG142

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lenovo Optical USB Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. PS/2 Generic Mouse

Lenovo Unknown

Network

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5761 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Advanced Silicon S.A. brcmwl-0

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

O2 Micro, Inc. Oz776 1.1 Hub

O2 Micro, Inc. OZ776 CCID Smartcard Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Dell Computer Corporation DW380 Bluetooth bcm20702a0

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Latitude E5530 non-vPro

Usb

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI Host Controller

Video

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller

Wireless

Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n