Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5430

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The Dell Latitude E5430 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 12.04.1 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.
Hibernate
Hibernate may fail on this system
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

None hci0

Board

Dell 0D3M0X

Capture

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_E4HD

Microdia Integrated Webcam

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

None HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT60N

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

None Hitachi HTS727550A9E364

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None PS/2 Generic Mouse

None USB Optical Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd Unknown

Network

Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5761 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe

Other

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

PNP None

None brcmwl-0

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Dell Computer Corporation DW380 Bluetooth bcm20702a0

Processor

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

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Latitude E5430 non-vPro

Usb

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

Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n