model: g500(model id: 1909)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
can free operating systems be installed?
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
yes (see the details inside the description entry)
year of commercialization:
compatibility with free software:
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
Intel HD4000 (works with 3D acceleration)
Broadcom BCM943142HM (it does not work)
Lenovo EasyCamera (not specified how it works)
This notebook uses WiFi-cards whitelist. No one of recommended cards is good for linux-libre core.
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