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.
|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|
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.
|20231020||Firmware upgrade through Windows|
|20231020||Install Ubuntu 23.10 from USB|
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