Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5423

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The Dell Inspiron 5423 portable with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified pre-install 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

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A08 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz

Video

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

Hardware details

Audio

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

Intel Panther Point High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell A08

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM43142A0

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Transcend Information, Inc. TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW TS-U633J

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Transcend Information, Inc. SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB

Transcend Information, Inc. ST320LT020-9YG142

Keyboard

Transcend Information, Inc. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet

Other

Transcend Information, Inc. Dell WMI hotkeys

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Transcend Information, Inc. Lid Switch

Transcend Information, Inc. Power Button

Transcend Information, Inc. Sleep Button

Transcend Information, Inc. Video Bus

Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel HM77 Express Chipset LPC Controller

Broadcom BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Inspiron 5423

Touchpad

Transcend Information, Inc. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

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 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n