model: Inspiron 15 5000 Series(model id: 1933)
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:
Trisquel 8.0 Flidas
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M / R5 M330 / M430 (works, but without 3D acceleration)
Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless AC 3160 (it does not work)
Suyin Integrated_Webcam_HD (it works)
- Ethernet Works out of the box.
- Wireless won't.
- Database claims that 3D support is available, I can't confirm.
It was reported that changing the wireless card would prevent the laptop to boot.
Please think twice before acquiring these models.
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