model: N550D(model id: 2183)
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 7.0 Belenos
Trisquel 8.0 Flidas
tested with the following kernel libre:
video card model:
(works, but without 3D acceleration)
(not specified how it works)
On the two N550D we got, the WiFi card is compatible with the ath9k driver.
The laptop has a Radeon GPU that is probably inside the (N550?) AMD processor chip.
The screen was also glossy which makes it hard to use due to adverse health effect with it (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossy_display#Adverse_health_effects) but gives better colors for movies in the dark.
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