Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5480

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The Dell Inspiron 5480 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 18.04 LTS 64 Bit

Pre-installed by manufacturer

Testing details

This system was tested with 18.04 LTS, running the 4.15.0-1012-oem kernel.

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (10ec:8136)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz

Video

Intel Corp. UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) (8086:3ea0)

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (168c:0042)

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Corp. Cannon Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller (8086:9dc8)

Intel Corp. Unknown

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e009 (0cf3:e009)

Disk

Union Memory (Shenzhen) SAMSUNG SSD PM871b M.2 2280 128GB

Union Memory (Shenzhen) ST2000LM007-1R8174

Keyboard

Union Memory (Shenzhen) AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller (10ec:8136)

Processor

Intel Corp. Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8265U CPU @ 1.60GHz

Touchpad

Union Memory (Shenzhen) DELL089C:00 06CB:CCA6 Touchpad

Union Memory (Shenzhen) SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad

USB

Intel Corp. Cannon Point-LP USB 3.1 xHCI Controller (8086:9ded)

Video

Intel Corp. UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) (8086:3ea0)

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (168c:0042)

Other

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Dell WMI hotkeys

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=10

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=7

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=8

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH HDMI/DP,pcm=9

Union Memory (Shenzhen) HDA Intel PCH Headphone Mic

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Intel HID 5 button array

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Intel HID events

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Lid Switch

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Power Button

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Sleep Button

Union Memory (Shenzhen) Video Bus

Intel Corp. Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem (8086:1903)

Intel Corp. Sky Lake Gaussian Mixture Model (8086:1911)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Shenzhen Rapoo Technology Co., Ltd. 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Fingerprint Reader (27c6:538c)