Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3459

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The Dell Inspiron 3459 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 3.19.0-28-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Touchpad gestures

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

BIOS
Dell: 00.04.12 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 3855U @ 1.60GHz

Video

Intel HD Graphics 510

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell 00.04.12

Bluetooth

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142A0

Board

Dell Unknown

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Chassis

Dell Docking Station

Dell Laptop

Disk

Aquantia Corp. TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. 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) Celeron(R) CPU 3855U @ 1.60GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 3459

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Sunrise Point-LP USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Video

Intel HD Graphics 510

Wireless

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

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 Mic

Aquantia Corp. Lid Switch

Aquantia Corp. Power Button

Aquantia Corp. Sleep Button

Aquantia Corp. Video Bus

Intel Sky Lake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers

Intel Sunrise Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Sunrise Point-LP PMC

Intel Sunrise Point-LP SMBus

Intel Sunrise Point-LP Thermal subsystem

Intel Sunrise Point-LP CSME HECI #1

Intel Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #0

Intel Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO I2C Controller #1

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142A0 Bluetooth

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub