Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5540

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The Dell Latitude E5540 laptop 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

Hibernate

Hibernate does not work on this system

Hybrid Video

Some versions of this system come with two different graphics processors: an Intel UMA on-board adapter and an additional GPU from nVidia. 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: X27 (Legacy)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10GHz

Video

nVidia GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M] GeForce GT 720M

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell X27

Board

Dell 01389M

Capture

Microdia Unknown

Cardreader

O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller

Cdrom

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU70N

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032

Keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad

Network

Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10GHz

System

Dell Latitude E5540

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

Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Dell WMI hotkeys

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel MID HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Dock Line Out

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Lid Switch

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Power Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH Sleep Button

Dawicontrol Computersysteme GmbH 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 5

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 6

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Standard Microsystems Corp. USB 2.0 Hub

O2 Micro, Inc. Oz776 1.1 Hub

O2 Micro, Inc. OZ776 CCID Smartcard Reader

Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown