Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15 - 7568

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The Dell Inspiron 15 - 7568 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

Certification notes

Hibernate

Hibernate is disabled on this system

BIOS update

BIOS version needs to be 98.4.17 or newer for the brightness and wireless function keys to work properly.

BIOS
Dell: 98.04.13 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz

Video

Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros Killer N1525 Wireless-AC

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell 98.04.13

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications Unknown

Board

Dell Unknown

Capture

Microdia Integrated_Webcam_HD

Chassis

Dell Docking Station

Dell Laptop

Disk

Aquantia Corp. ST500LM000-1EJ162

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6500U CPU @ 2.50GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 15-7568

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Sunrise Point-LP USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Video

Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros Killer N1525 Wireless-AC

Other

Aquantia Corp. Dell WMI hotkeys

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

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

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

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Headphone

Aquantia Corp. HDA Intel PCH Mic

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem

Intel Sky Lake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers

Intel Sunrise Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Sunrise Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5

Intel Sunrise Point-LP PMC

Intel Sunrise Point-LP SMBus

Intel Sunrise Point-LP CSME HECI #1

Intel Sunrise Point-LP LPC Controller

Intel Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #0

Intel Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #1

Wacom Co., Ltd Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub