Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 7548

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The Dell Inspiron 7548 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 14.04.2 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.16.0-45-generic kernel.

Certification notes

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.

Updates required

This system requires all available updates to be applied in order to work properly.

Active Hard Drive Protection

Accelerometer and associated Active Hard Drive Protection are not working properly on this system.

Touchpad gestures

From 2-finger touchpad gestures, only scrolling and tapping work on this system.

Touchpad gestures

3 or more finger touchpad gestures do not work on this system.

BIOS
Dell: A00 (Legacy)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-37-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Hybrid Suspend

Hybrid suspend does not work on this system.

BIOS
Dell: X36 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5005U CPU @ 2.00GHz

Video

Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Intel Wireless 3160

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A00

Dell X36

Bluetooth

Intel 8087:07dc

Board

Dell Not Specified

Capture

Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Integrated_Webcam_HD

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Aquantia Corp. LITEON IT LCS-256L9S-11 2.5 7mm 256GB

Efi

EFI v2.40 American Megatrends

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5005U CPU @ 2.00GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 7548

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. MSFT0001:00 06CB:75BD UNKNOWN

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller

Video

Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Intel Wireless 3160

Other

Aquantia Corp. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5

Intel Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8001