Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5440

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The Dell Latitude E5440 laptop 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 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

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.
HDMI audio
HDMI audio does not work. External display through HDMI works normally.
BIOS
Dell: A07 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 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.
Wi-fi Slider Switch not fully supported
Wi-fi slider switch is not fully supported, please use the UI menus to disable the wi-fi device.
Active Hard Drive Protection
Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.
Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth playback works, but audio-recording does not, please switch from "Telephone Duplex (HSP/HFP)" to "High Fidelity Playback (A2DP)" mode
Video mode switch key
Video mode switch doesn't work on this system. To control the displays, use the "Displays" utility found in "System Settings".
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.
Hibernate
Hibernate is not working on this system
BIOS
Dell: A01 (Legacy)

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.
Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth audio does not work on this system
BIOS
Dell: X27 (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 A01

Dell A07

Dell X27

Bluetooth

Intel Unknown

Board

Dell 01348G

Capture

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Advanced Silicon S.A. HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU70N

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

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Unknown TOSHIBA MQ01ABF032

Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032

Keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad

Mouse

Unknown DualPoint Stick

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM

Other

Advanced Silicon S.A. 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

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

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Unknown HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Unknown Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Unknown Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

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 PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI KT

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI KT

Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub

O2 Micro, Inc. Oz776 1.1 Hub

O2 Micro, Inc. OZ776 CCID Smartcard Reader

Validity Sensors, Inc. Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHz

Raid

Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]

System

Dell Latitude E5440

Touchpad

Unknown AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Unknown AlpsPS/2 ALPS GlidePoint

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

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

Intel Wireless 7260