Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5437

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The Dell Inspiron 5437 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) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation 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 Corporation BCM43142A0

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU70N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH WDC WD3200LPVX-75V0TT0

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3437

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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 Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Video Bus

Intel Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

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

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown