Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5540

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

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 overview

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]
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032