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

Updates required
This system requires all available updates to be applied in order for USB 3.0 port to be recognized correctly.
BIOS
Dell: X19 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell X19

Bluetooth

Broadcom BCM43142A0

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Microdia Integrated Webcam

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. MATSHITA DVD+/-RW UJ8DB

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

Broadcom BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

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

System

Dell Inspiron 3437

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M] GeForce GT 720M

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n