Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5440

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit

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 A01 (Legacy)
BIOS
Dell A07 (Legacy)
BIOS
Dell X27 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64-bit

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)
BIOS
Dell A07 (Legacy)
BIOS
Dell X27 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

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 A01 (Legacy)
BIOS
Dell A07 (Legacy)
BIOS
Dell X27 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4300U CPU @ 1.90GHz
Video
nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M]
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM
Storage
Unknown TOSHIBA MQ01ABF032
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032
Storage
Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode]