model: Inspiron 5555(model id: 1915)
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?
year of commercialization:
compatibility with free software:
Debian GNU/Linux 9 jessie
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Carrizo [1002:9874] (works, but without 3D acceleration)
Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0036] (it works)
Microdia Integrated_Webcam_HD (it works)
During installation, I was prompted to install a non-free driver for the WiFi card. I declined, but the WiFi still works.
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