Driver Details

Ubuntu Driver Support Pack for Dell XPS 13 Haswell

This provides all of the drivers, fixes, and updates for the XPS 13 Haswell that aren't yet upstream or in the Ubuntu archive.

Fixes & Enhancements

Initial public release.


Version A01, A01



Release date

21 Nov 2013

Last Updated

16 Jan 2014


Available formats

File Format:GNU-Zip
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 59 MB
Format Description:This format consists of gnu zip files for software installation.
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By downloading, you accept the terms of the Dell Software License Agreement.

Applies to
Intel Chipset Device Software
Installation instructions
1) Download the Dell Ubuntu image. The Dell Ubuntu image is available at

2) Create a bootable USB stick or DVD with the Dell Ubuntu image.
a) From Windows, to burn a bootable DVD:
b) From Ubuntu, to burn a bootable DVD:
c) From Ubuntu to burn a bootable USB stick:

3) Boot the system on which you plan to install Ubuntu from the USB stick or DVD you created previously. You may need to press F12 at the Dell logo screen when you turn on the machine to get a boot device selection menu.

4) Choose the target installation drive and follow the on-screen directions to install Ubuntu

5) During the install, system may reboot a couple of times.

6) After install is completed, you will be dropped to the login screen

7) Login to the system and download the single driver package
a) If target system has Internet access, download driver package directly from the browser to the system
b) If target system does not have Internet access, download driver package on an alternate system that has Internet access and copy it over to the target system using removable storage media such as a USB key.

6) Click the folder icon in the Unity panel on the target system and locate the downloaded driver package file.

7) Double click the driver package file.

8) Follow the on-screen directions to install all drivers.

9) At the end of the driver installation procedure, you will be prompted to reboot the system. Reboot the system.
Important Information
This will require a Dell factory installed image or Dell recovery image.
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).