Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5439 and Vostro 5470

The Dell Inspiron 5439 and Vostro 5470 laptop with the components described below have 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

Bluetooth audio
Bluetooth audio may not work on this system

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz
BIOS
Dell X13
Video
nVidia GK208M [GeForce GT 740M]
Video
Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Storage
Advanced Silicon S.A. Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 128GB