Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5445

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.

Releases

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.
BIOS
Dell: A00 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor
AMD processor AMD A8-7100 Radeon R5, 8 Compute Cores 4C+4G
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri [Radeon R5 Graphics]
Video
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260]
Network
Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
Storage
Unknown HGST HTS545050A7E680