Driver Details

Dell Command | Configure

This package contains Dell Command | Configure application and is supported on Venue 11 Pro, XPS Notebook, OptiPlex, Precision, and Latitude that runs the Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 operating system.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Not Applicable

- Support for new platforms
- Support for the following BIOS features/attributes
Dust filter (--DustFilter)
Secure boot mode (--SecureBootMode)
Wake on LAN-2 (--WakeonLan2)
Broadcom Trumanage (--BroadcomTruManage)


Version, A00


Systems Management

Release date

16 May 2018

Last Updated

17 Dec 2018


Available formats

File Format:GNU-Zip
File Name:command-configure_4.1.0-478.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 1 MB
Format Description:This format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.
File Format:Rel-Notes-PDF
File Name:Dell Command Configure v4.1 Release Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 103 KB
Format Description:This format consists of an archive of PDF files used to provide help and procedural information to the customer. It is necessary to install the Adobe Acrobat Reader first to view the files in this archive.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Supported Operating Systems
Ubuntu Desktop 16.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Installation instructions
Dell Command | Configure .tar.gz file instructions

1. Click Download File to download the file.
2. When the file download window appears. Click Save to save the file to your hard drive.

1. The HAPI client side shared libraries 9.1.0 is installed.
2. You must have root access on the target system. This means that you must be authenticated on the target system as a user who is a member of the root user group.

Installation: To install Dell Command | Configure, perform the following steps:
1. In the Linux command line interface, run the following command to extract contents from command-configure_4.1.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz
tar -zxvf command-configure_4.1.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz
The command-configure_4.1.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz contains the following packages that must be installed in the following order:
a. srvadmin-hapi_9.1.0-1_amd64.deb
b. command-configure_4.1.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.deb4
2. To install HAPI, run
dpkg -i srvadmin-hapi_9.1.0-1_amd64.deb
NOTE: If the installation fails due to dependency problems, then run the following command to install all dependent packages from the Ubuntu repository:
apt-get -f install
3. To install Dell Command | Configure, run
dpkg -i command-configure_4.1.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.deb4
4. To verify that the Dell Command | Configure is installed in your system, run
dpkg - | grep command-Configure

NOTE: If Dell Command | Configure details are displayed, then the installation is successful.
Important Information
This package contains Dell Command | Configure 4.1 for Ubuntu Desktop.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).