40.2 Kadesh Dell Latitude 7440


Kadesh is a Dell Latitude 7440 with 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, and an Intel i7 13th gen CPU (i7-1365U) with XX cores and XX threads. It can handle heavy workloads for software development and AI, as well as the daily usage on-the-go. Decide to install Ubuntu over Windows rather than side-by-side since I want full disk encryption on the laptop for protection, using LVM encryption with a passphrase.

Spec Details
Install Date 2023-10-19
Machine Dell Inc. Latitude 7440, BIOS 1.4.1 ED.3.2.8
CPU XX 12th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-12700 x 12 cores = 20 threads 2022 Q1
Performance XX PassMark = 27,428, BogoMIPS = 4224 x 20
Memory XX 1 x 16GiB DIMM DDR4 Synchronous 3200 MHz (0.3 ns) 3 slots 128GB Max
Disk XX M.2 2230 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 KBG50ZNS512G NVMe KIOXIA
Disk XX 3.5 inch 2TB 7200rpm
Wireless XX Intel WiFi-5 1x1 9462ac Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Card (wlp0s20f3)
Video XX Intel Integrated VGA compatible controller 256M AlderLake-S GT1 (i915)
Audio XX Intel Corporation Device 7ad0
Boot XX Grub2
Kernel XX 5.15.0-40-generic

To install Ubuntu 23.10 turn off Secure Boot in the BIOS (to boot from USB). After powering up the machine press F2 when the logo is displayed for the BIOS (to disable Secure Boot) or F12 for the boot menu. Then boot from USB Ubuntu 23.10. Follow the steps in Section 4.1 to set the server up.

Date Action
20231020 Firmware upgrade through Windows
20231020 Install Ubuntu 23.10 from USB

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