Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5439 and Vostro 5470


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The Dell Inspiron 5439 and Vostro 5470 laptop with the components described below have 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 14.04.2 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.
Touchpad gestures
From 2-finger touchpad gestures, only scrolling and tapping work on this system.
Legacy Boot Mode Required
This system was certified using Legacy Boot Mode for certification. The use of EFI or "Auto" boot modes may or may not work properly.
Dell: A01 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Dell: X13 (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 Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown


Dell A01

Dell X13


Intel Unknown


Intel White Tip Mountain


Microdia Unknown


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5227 PCI Express Card Reader


Intel Laptop


Advanced Silicon S.A. TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050

Unknown TOSHIBA MQ01ABF050


Advanced Silicon S.A. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Primax Electronics, Ltd HP Optical Mouse


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller


Advanced Silicon S.A. Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

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

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Advanced Silicon S.A. HDA Intel PCH Mic

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 Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode]

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 2

DigitalPersona, Inc. VSF XXX Fingerprint Reader

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-4010U CPU @ 1.70GHz


Dell Vostro 5470


Advanced Silicon S.A. ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad

Unknown ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad


Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC


Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller


Intel Wireless 7260