Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3481

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The Dell Inspiron 3481 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 4.15.0-1021-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) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz

Video

Intel HD Graphics 620

Ethernet

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

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter

Hardware details

Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio

Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio

Bluetooth

Atheros Communications 0cf3:e005

Cardreader

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller

Disk

ST1000LM035-1RK172

Keyboard

AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

ImPS/2 Elantech Touchpad

Network

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

Processor

Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7500U CPU @ 2.70GHz

Touchpad

DELL08CE:00 04F3:30C3 Touchpad

Usb

Intel Sunrise Point-LP USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

Video

Intel HD Graphics 620

Wireless

Atheros Communications AR9565 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 events

Lid Switch

Power Button

Sleep Button

Video Bus

Intel Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v6/7th Gen Core Processor 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

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub