Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 7737

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The Dell Inspiron 7737 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

Hybrid Video
Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from either nVidia or ATI. On this system, only the Intel graphics chip has been tested and certified. The use of the additional GPU is not supported 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 Unknown

BIOS

Dell A05

Bluetooth

Intel Unknown

Board

Dell Unknown

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Unknown

Cdrom

Unknown HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU70N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Unknown ST1000LX003-1CV164

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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 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 7737

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

nVidia GK107M [GeForce GT 750M]

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7260