Ubuntu on Dell Precision 5540


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The Dell Precision 5540 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 4.15.0-1036-oem kernel.

Certification notes

Docking Support

The system has been certified to work with the following docking stations: * Dell WD19 * Dell WD19TB

Hardware summary

This system was tested with these key components:


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400H CPU @ 2.50GHz


Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) (8086:3e9b)


Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (8086:2723)

Hardware details


Intel Cannon Lake PCH cAVS (8086:a348)

Intel Unknown


Intel 8087:0029 (8087:0029)


CN09357GLOG008BCB0EMA00 Integrated_Webcam_HD: Integrate


Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS525A PCI Express Card Reader (10ec:525a)


Intel nvme0n1


AT Translated Set 2 keyboard


Intel Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9400H CPU @ 2.50GHz


SYNA2393:00 06CB:7A13 Touchpad

SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad


Intel JHL6340 Thunderbolt 3 USB 3.1 Controller (C step) [Alpine Ridge 2C 2016] (8086:15db)

Intel Cannon Lake PCH USB 3.1 xHCI Host Controller (8086:a36d)


Intel UHD Graphics 630 (Mobile) (8086:3e9b)


Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (8086:2723)


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 nvme0

Intel JHL6340 Thunderbolt 3 NHI (C step) [Alpine Ridge 2C 2016] (8086:15d9)

Intel JHL6340 Thunderbolt 3 Bridge (C step) [Alpine Ridge 2C 2016] (8086:15da)

Intel Skylake Processor Thermal Subsystem (8086:1903)

Intel Sky Lake Gaussian Mixture Model (8086:1911)

Intel Unknown

Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub (1d6b:0002)

Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub (1d6b:0003)

Aquantia Corp. 27c6:5395 (27c6:5395)