Dell XPS13 2015 (Ultrabook, 13.3 Inch, FHD, WLED, Intel Core i5-5200U)

Laptop 13.3 Inch, Dell, Ultrabook

Dell XPS13 2015 (Ultrabook, 13.3 Inch, FHD, WLED, Intel Core i5-5200U)
Linux compatibility:
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The 2015 edition of the Dell XPS13 is a 13.3 inch Ultrabook. It was successfully tested in the following BIOS version

DMI: Dell Inc. XPS 13 9343/0TM99H, BIOS A04 05/15/2015

under Arch Linux 1.4 with a Linux kernel of version 4.1.0. All hardware components were fully supported.

WiFi

The internal 802.11ac WiFi uses a intel chipset

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 [8086:08b1] (rev 6b)
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 [8086:c070]
	Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi
	Kernel modules: iwlwifi

which is fully supported under Linux.

Webcam

Also the internal webcam with USB ID 0c45:670c

Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0c45:670c Microdia

is automatically supported by the uvcvideo kernel module:

input: Integrated_Webcam_HD as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb2/2-5/2-5:1.0/input/input13
usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
USB Video Class driver (1.1.1)
uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Integrated_Webcam_HD (0c45:670c)

Hardware Overview

The following hardware components are included in the Dell XPS13 2015 edition:

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09)
	DeviceName:  Onboard IGD
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: i915
	Kernel modules: i915
00:03.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Audio Controller [8086:160c] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
	Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel
00:04.0 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Camarillo Device [8086:1603] (rev 09)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: proc_thermal
	Kernel modules: processor_thermal_device
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller [8086:9cb1] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd
	Kernel modules: xhci_pci
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP MEI Controller #1 [8086:9cba] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: mei_me
	Kernel modules: mei_me
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller [8086:9ca0] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
	Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #1 [8086:9c90] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #4 [8086:9c96] (rev e3)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
	Kernel modules: shpchp
00:1d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB EHCI Controller [8086:9ca6] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
	Kernel modules: ehci_pci
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller [8086:9cc3] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: lpc_ich
	Kernel modules: lpc_ich
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SATA Controller [AHCI Mode] [8086:9c83] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
	Kernel modules: ahci
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SMBus Controller [8086:9ca2] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
	Kernel modules: i2c_i801
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP Thermal Management Controller [8086:9ca4] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: Dell Device [1028:0665]
01:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5249 PCI Express Card Reader [10ec:5249] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5249 PCI Express Card Reader [10ec:5249]
	Kernel driver in use: rtsx_pci
	Kernel modules: rtsx_pci
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 [8086:08b1] (rev 6b)
	Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 [8086:c070]
	Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi
	Kernel modules: iwlwifi

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 3.13.0-37-generic - 05/08/2016
Arch Linux 4.1.0-1-mainline - 12/07/2015

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