Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5737

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The Dell Inspiron 5737 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 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

Updates required

This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

HDMI audio

HDMI audio output option may not be available when your laptop is running on battery. This can be solved by rebooting you laptop with the adapter connected.

Touchpad gestures

3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.

Touchpad gestures

From 2-finger touchpad gestures, only scrolling works on this system.

BIOS
Dell: A05 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X19 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A05

Dell X19

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 04X8RP

Capture

Suyin Corp. Unknown

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SU-208CB

Unknown TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SU-208CB

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH ST500LT012-9WS142

Unknown ST500LT012-9WS142

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

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

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4500U CPU @ 1.80GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 5737

Touchpad

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Unknown 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

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter