Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5537

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The Dell Inspiron 5537 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 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X10 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4550U CPU @ 1.50GHz

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell X10

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM43142A0

Board

Dell Inspiron 5537

Capture

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Transcend Information, Inc. PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5HH

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Transcend Information, Inc. TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050

Keyboard

Transcend Information, Inc. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

Transcend Information, Inc. Dell WMI hotkeys

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Transcend Information, Inc. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Transcend Information, Inc. Lid Switch

Transcend Information, Inc. Power Button

Transcend Information, Inc. Video Bus

Intel Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Broadcom BCM43142

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4550U CPU @ 1.50GHz

Touchpad

Transcend Information, Inc. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n