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notebook g500
model: g500(model id: 1909)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
notebook
vendor:
Lenovo
architecture:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
no
can free operating systems be installed?
yes
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
yes (see the details inside the description entry)
year of commercialization:
2012
compatibility with free software:
C-silver
tested on:
Parabola GNU/Linux
tested with the following kernel libre:
4.8.6-gnu
video card model:
Intel HD4000 (works with 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
Broadcom BCM943142HM (it does not work)
webcam model:
Lenovo EasyCamera (not specified how it works)
Description:
This notebook uses WiFi-cards whitelist. No one of recommended cards is good for linux-libre core.

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