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 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.
Dell: X27 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown


Dell X27


Dell 01389M


Microdia Unknown


O2 Micro, Inc. SD/MMC Card Reader Controller


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


Dell Laptop


Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ACF032


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Advanced Silicon S.A. GlidePoint Virtual Touchpad


Intel Ethernet Connection I218-LM


Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

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

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

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Dock Mic

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. Lid Switch

Advanced Silicon S.A. Power Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Sleep Button

Advanced Silicon S.A. Video Bus

Intel Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 6

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


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


Dell Latitude E5540


Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown


Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC


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

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller


Atheros Communications AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter