Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5423

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

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
Dell: A08 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2367M CPU @ 1.40GHz
Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller
Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet
Advanced Silicon S.A. SAMSUNG SSD PM830 mSATA 32GB
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST320LT020-9YG142
Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]