Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 7537

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The Dell Inspiron 7537 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.
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
Touchpad gestures
3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.
Touchpad gestures
From 2-finger touchpad gestures, only scrolling and tapping work on this system.
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.
BIOS
Dell: A09 (UEFI)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: A05 (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 Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A05

Dell A09

Bluetooth

Intel Unknown

Board

Dell Unknown

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Advanced Silicon S.A. ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB

Unknown ST500LM012 HN-M500MBB

Efi

Phoenix Technologies EFI v2.31

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Other

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

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

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Unknown Video Bus

Intel Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 1

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4100U CPU @ 1.80GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 7537

Touchpad

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

Intel Wireless 7260