Ubuntu on Dell XPS 13 9343

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The Dell XPS 13 9343 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 3.13.0-37-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Fixes

The pre-install version of Ubuntu contained some bugs that were later on fixed through online updates. To check how to solve some of those issues you can visit Dell's knowledge base for this model (http://search.euro.dell.com/results.aspx?c=uk&cs=ukbsdt1&l=en&s=bsd&cat=sup&k=XPS+13+%289343%29+Ubuntu)

BIOS
Dell: A00 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

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

Video

Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Intel Wireless 7265

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell A00

Bluetooth

Intel 8087:0a2a

Board

Dell 0144PA

Chassis

Dell Laptop

Disk

Aquantia Corp. Toshiba THNSNJ512GDNU M.2 2280 512GB

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.31

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

Primax Electronics, Ltd Mouse

Processor

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

System

Dell XPS 13 9343

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Touchscreen

Elan Microelectronics Corp. 04f3:2051

Usb

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI Controller

Intel Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller

Video

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 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

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Intel 8087:8001