Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3437

The Dell Inspiron 3437 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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Video mode switch key
Video mode switch doesn't work on this system. To control the displays, use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings".
Wireless key
Wireless key does not work on this system. To switch on and off wireless, please use network indicator.
BIOS
Dell: A07 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

Function keys
Wireless key does not work on this system, please use the Network Manager UI to control the wireless network. Video switch key does not work on this system, please use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings" to control video modes.
Video mode switch key
Video mode switch doesn't work on this system. To control the displays, use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings".
BIOS
Dell: X19 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
Dell: X10 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB
Storage
Unknown ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB