Ubuntu on Dell G5 5779

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The Dell G5 5779 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 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 16.04 LTS, running the 4.13.0-1021-oem kernel.

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8750H CPU @ 2.20GHz

Video

nVidia GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti]

Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile)

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS

Intel Unknown

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e009

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Disk

ST1000LX015-1U7172

Keyboard

AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8750H CPU @ 2.20GHz

Touchpad

DELL0870:00 06CB:7E92 Touchpad

SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

Usb

Intel Cannon Lake PCH USB 3.1 xHCI Host Controller

Video

nVidia GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti]

Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile)

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

Other

Dell WMI hotkeys

HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=10

HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=9

HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Intel HID 5 button array

Intel HID events

Lid Switch

Power Button

Sleep Button

Video Bus

Intel Sky Lake PCIe Controller (x16)

Intel Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem

Intel Sky Lake Gaussian Mixture Model

Intel Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub

Aquantia Corp. 27c6:5301