Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 7559

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The Dell Inspiron 7559 portable 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 3.19.0-30-generic kernel.

Certification notes

Screen rotation

Screen rotation is not working in performance mode. Rotation works well in powersaving mode.

Hibernate

Hibernate is not working properly on this system

BIOS
Dell: 1.0.4 (UEFI)

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz

Video

nVidia GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M]

Intel HD Graphics 530

Ethernet

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros Killer N1525 Wireless-AC

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-H HD Audio

Intel Unknown

BIOS

Dell 1.0.4

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e007

Board

Dell 000000

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

Aquantia Corp. WDC WD10JPVX-75JC3T0

Efi

American Megatrends Inc. EFI v2.40

Keyboard

Aquantia Corp. AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300HQ CPU @ 2.30GHz

System

Dell Inspiron 7559

Touchpad

Aquantia Corp. ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad

Usb

Intel Sunrise Point-H USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Video

nVidia GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M]

Intel HD Graphics 530

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros Killer N1525 Wireless-AC

Other

Aquantia Corp. DELL Wireless hotkeys

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 PCIe Controller (x16)

Intel Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem

Intel Sky Lake PCIe Controller (x8)

Intel Sky Lake Host Bridge/DRAM Registers

Intel Sunrise Point-H SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Intel Sunrise Point-H PCI Express Root Port #1

Intel Sunrise Point-H PCI Express Root Port #5

Intel Sunrise Point-H PCI Express Root Port #6

Intel Sunrise Point-H PMC

Intel Sunrise Point-H SMBus

Intel Sunrise Point-H Thermal subsystem

Intel Sunrise Point-H CSME HECI #1

Intel Sunrise Point-H LPC Controller

Intel Sunrise Point-H LPSS I2C Controller #0

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub