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.

BIOS
Dell: X32 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

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

Video

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

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

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

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

BIOS

Dell X32

Board

Dell 0CYT5F

Capture

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_HD

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5SH

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad

Mouse

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH USB Optical Mouse

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

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #5

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #6

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #8

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family KT Controller

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Processor

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

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Latitude E6540

Usb

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

Video

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

Intel 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Unknown

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter