Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E6540


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The Dell Latitude E6540 laptop 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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Dell: X32 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller


Dell X32


Dell 0CYT5F


Advanced Silicon S.A. Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown


O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller


Advanced Silicon S.A. PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5SH


Dell Laptop


Advanced Silicon S.A. WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad


Advanced Silicon S.A. USB Optical Mouse

Avago Technologies, Pte. ADNS-5700 Optical Mouse Controller (3-button)


Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM


Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Advanced Silicon S.A. phy0

Broadcom BCM5880 Secure Applications Processor with fingerprint touch sensor

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4800MQ CPU @ 2.70GHz


Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]


Dell Latitude E6540


Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mars XTX [Radeon HD 8790M]

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller


Advanced Silicon S.A. Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter