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notebook Inspiron 5555
model: Inspiron 5555(model id: 1915)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
not-specified
vendor:
Dell
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?
no
year of commercialization:
2015
compatibility with free software:
C-silver
tested on:
Debian GNU/Linux 9 stretch
tested with the following kernel libre:
4.9.0-4-amd64
video card model:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Carrizo [1002:9874] (works, but without 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter [168c:0036] (it works)
webcam model:
Microdia Integrated_Webcam_HD (it works)
Description:
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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