Ubuntu on Dell Precision M6800

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The Dell Precision M6800 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

Extended Mode

AMD Catalyst Control Center is needed to be able to have an external display in extended mode

BIOS
Dell: X35 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4900MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Saturn XT [Radeon HD 8950M]

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Tobago HDMI Audio [Radeon R7 360 / R9 360 OEM]

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point HD Audio Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown

BIOS

Dell X35

Board

Dell 0VMM6X

Capture

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Unknown

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH MATSHITA DVD+/-RW UJ8DB

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HGST HTS725050A7E630

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH WDC WD5000BPKT-75PK4T0

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I217-LM

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4900MQ CPU @ 2.80GHz

System

Dell Precision M6800

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] Saturn XT [Radeon HD 8950M]

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=10

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=11

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=9

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Front Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Line Out

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic

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 Lynx Point 6-Port SATA AHCI Controller

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

Intel 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #4

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

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

Intel Lynx Point KT Controller

Transcend Information, Inc. BCM5880 Secure Applications Processor with fingerprint swipe sensor

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Intel Unknown