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notebook Inspiron 15 5000 Series
model: Inspiron 15 5000 Series(model id: 1933)
subtype (notebook, netbook, motherboard, tablet):
notebook
vendor:
Dell
architecture:
x86-64/amd64
does it have a free boot firmware (BIOS,UEFI,...) ?
no
can free operating systems be installed?
not-specified
does the device prevent installing wifi cards not-approved by the vendor?
not-specified
year of commercialization:
2017
compatibility with free software:
C-silver
tested on:
Trisquel 8.0 Flidas
tested with the following kernel libre:
4.4.0-72-generic
video card model:
Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8690M / R5 M330 / M430 (works, but without 3D acceleration)
wifi model:
Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless AC 3160 (it does not work)
webcam model:
Suyin Integrated_Webcam_HD (it works)
Description:
  • 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.

--Ark74

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