Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3541


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The Dell Inspiron 3541 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

External monitor while running on battery
External monitor behaviour is not correct when the system is running on battery. Please, connect to AC when working with an external monitor connected.
Dell: X16 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kabini HDMI/DP Audio

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Hudson Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown


Dell X16


Broadcom BCM43142A0


Dell Inspiron 3541


Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Integrated_Webcam_HD


Unknown TSSTcorp DVD+/-RW SU-208FB


Dell Portable


Unknown ST320LM001 HN-M320MBB


Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


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


Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HD-Audio Generic Headphone Mic

Unknown Lid Switch

Unknown Power Button

Unknown Sleep Button

Unknown Video Bus

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 16h Processor Functions 5:1

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices Unknown

Broadcom BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub


AMD AMD A4-6210 APU with AMD Radeon R3 Graphics


Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad


Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown


Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A6-6200 with R3 Graphics]


Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n