Driver Details

Dell Command | Configure

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

Fixes & Enhancements

-ASM (advsm) option does not display the current status for probes issue has been resolved
- Support for new platforms
- Support for following new BIOS features/attributes -
Enable MPM Configuration (--mpmcfg)
Limit system memory to less than 1 TB (--onetbsystemmemorylimitenable)
Tablet Button Illumination (--tabletbuttonillumination)
Enable AMD Turbo Core Technology (--amdturbocore)
Enable AMD Simultaneous Multithreading Technology (--amdthreadcontrol)
Enable AMD-V Technology (--amdvtenable)
Enable AMD-Vi Technology (--amdvienable)
Enable Rear USB 3.0 Ports (--rearusb3ports)
Enable Bluetooth, Front USB ports, and Rear USB 2.0 ports (--frontusbportcollection)
TPM Clear (--tpmclear)
Computrace (--computrace)
MAC Address Pass-Through (--macaddrpassthru)
Usb Ports Internal2 (--usbportsinternal2)
Pcie LinkSpeed (--pcielinkspeed)
Sign Of Life By Audio (--signoflifebyaudio)
Sign Of Life By Display (--signoflifebydisplay)
Sign Of Life By KbdBacklight (--signoflifebykbdbacklight)
MINISAS-HD_0 (--minisas0)
MINISAS-HD_1 (--minisas1)
MINISAS-HD_2 (--minisas2)
MINISAS-HD_3 (--minisas3)
Intel VMD Technology (--intelvmdtechnology)
Rugged Desk Dock NIC PXE (--ruggeddeskdocknicpxe)


Version, A00


Systems Management

Release date

21 Jul 2017

Last Updated

26 Jan 2018


Available formats

File Format:GNU-Zip
File Name:command-configure_3.3.0-306.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 648 KB
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 v3.3 Release Notes.pdf
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 109 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 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_3.3.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz
tar -zxvf command-configure_3.3.0-.ubuntu16_amd64.tar.gz

The command-configure_3.3.0-.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_3.3.0-.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_3.3.0-.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 3.3 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).