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 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 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Touchpad gestures
3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.
Dell: A01 (UEFI)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Dell: X10 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown


Dell A01

Dell X10


Atheros Communications Unknown


Dell Inspiron 5537


Microdia Unknown


Advanced Silicon S.A. PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5HH

Unknown PLDS DVD+/-RW DU-8A5HH


Dell Portable


Advanced Silicon S.A. ST500LT012-9WS142

Unknown ST500LT012-9WS142


EFI v2.31 INSYDE Corp.


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


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


Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Unknown 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

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz


Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad


Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown


Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC


Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller


Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter