Ubuntu on Dell Latitude 6430u

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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

Available from ubuntu.com

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.
BIOS
Dell: X28 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

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.
BIOS
Dell: X28 (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 X28

Board

Dell 0V4GYG

Capture

Advanced Silicon S.A. Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

None Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. MTFDDAT128MAM-1J1AB

None MTFDDAT128MAM-1J1AB

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Advanced Silicon S.A. PS/2 Generic Mouse

Network

Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

None HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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

Intel 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller

Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

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

PNP None

SANYO DELL TRM4D27

None dell-wifi

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

AuthenTec AES2810

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

Intel Integrated Rate Matching Hub

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3667U CPU @ 2.00GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Latitude 6430U

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

Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]

Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300