Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5445

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The Dell Inspiron 5445 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: A00 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

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

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Hudson Azalia Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Unknown

BIOS

Dell A00

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 014302

Capture

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Cardreader

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH SD Flash Controller

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Unknown HGST HTS545050A7E680

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 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 Hudson SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson SMBus Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH PCI Bridge

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Processor

AMD processor AMD A8-7100 Radeon R5, 8 Compute Cores 4C+4G

System

Dell Inspiron 5445

Touchpad

Unknown SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB OHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices Hudson USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH USB XHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri [Radeon R5 Graphics]

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260]

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter