Ubuntu on Dell Latitude 6430u

The Dell Latitude 6430u 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

Certification notes

HDMI Audio
HDMI Audio is not supported on this system
Brightness Keys
The brightness keys on this system do not work. To control screen brightness, use the "Brightness and Lock" utility found in "System Settings"
Legacy Mode
This system may need to be set to Legacy boot mode in BIOS to boot.
Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.
Dell: X28 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Brightness Key
The brightness key may not work as expected. This appears to be a BIOS issue and may be resolved by updating to a newer BIOS version on this system.
Dell: X28 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3667U CPU @ 2.00GHz
Intel 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
Advanced Silicon S.A. MTFDDAT128MAM-1J1AB
Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]