Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5437

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

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:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz
Video
nVidia GK208M [GeForce GT 740M]
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050