Ubuntu on Dell Vostro 3546

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The Dell Vostro 3546 laptop with the components described below has 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 14.04.1 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
3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.
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.
BIOS
Dell: A04 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X28 (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 Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A04

Dell X28

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 02R010

Capture

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Cdrom

Unknown MATSHITA DVD+/-RW UJ8E2

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Unknown ST1000LM024 HN-M101MBB

Keyboard

Unknown AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Other

Unknown Dell WMI hotkeys

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Unknown HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

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]

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) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz

System

Dell Vostro 3546

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

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