Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5547

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The Dell Inspiron 5547 portable 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.

Proprietary Drivers Required

Installation of proprietary AMD video driver is required for full functionality.

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.

Slow Resume from Suspend

This system does not not meet our performance criteria for resuming from suspend, but suspend/resume is functional and other functionality is not affected.

BIOS
Dell: X18 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4510U CPU @ 2.00GHz

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265] Radeon R7 M265

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

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 X18

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell 08KNCD

Capture

Suyin Corp. Unknown

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD10JPVX-75JC3T0

Efi

Insyde EFI v2.31

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Microsoft Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4510U CPU @ 2.00GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 5547

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. DLL063E:00 06CB:2934

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. Unknown

Usb

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1

Intel Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. flash drive (4GB, EMTEC)

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265] Radeon R7 M265

Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Aquantia Corp. Dell WMI hotkeys

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel HDMI HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller

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

Intel Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 5

Intel Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller

Intel Lynx Point-LP HECI #0

Intel Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel Unknown