Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3542

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The Dell Inspiron 3542 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

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X19 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell X19

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 00H010

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Cdrom

Unknown HL-DT-ST DVD+/-RW GU90N

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Unknown WDC WD3200LPVX-75V0TT0

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Unknown Video Bus

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

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) 2957U @ 1.40GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3542

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Video

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter