Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5448

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The Dell Inspiron 5448 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 14.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 14.04 LTS, running the 3.13.0-36-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Touchpad gestures

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

Proprietary Drivers Required

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

Updates required

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

BIOS
Dell: X41 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5###U CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360] Radeon R7 M260/M265

Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7265

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell X41

Bluetooth

Intel 8087:0a2a

Board

Dell 0NGDM1

Capture

Suyin Corp. 064e:9202

Cardreader

Generic USB2.0-CRW

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD10SPCX-75HWST0

Efi

Dell EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5###U CPU @ 2.20GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 5448

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. 04f3:034a

Usb

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller

Video

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360] Radeon R7 M260/M265

Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7265

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

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8001