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notebook Envy 15
Modelo: Envy 15(ID do modelo: 2185)
subtipo (notebook, netbook, placa-mãe, tablet):
notebook
fabricante:
Hewlett Packard
arquitetura:
x86-64/amd64
tem um firmware com boot livre (BIOS, UEFI,...)?
não
É possível instalar sistemas operacionais livres?
sim
o dispositivo evita a instalação de placas wi-fi não aprovados pelo vendedor?
sim (veja os detalhes dentro da entrada da descrição)
ano de comercialização:
não especificado
compatibilidade com software livre:
C-Prata
testado com:
Parabola GNU/Linux
testado com o seguinte kernel livre:
modelo da placa de vídeo:
(funciona, mas sem aceleração 3D)
modelo da placa wifi:
(não funciona)
modelo da webcam:
(o funcionamento não foi indicado)
Descrição:
That laptop has an ATI/AMD GPU which is supported by linux-libre but has no 3D acceleration, however the internal WiFi doesn't work. Removing the internal WiFi card also results in the device not booting anymore. 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. As when that laptop was given to me, most external connectors (USB, Ethernet, and card reader) didn't work due to some failing components that allegedly took fire inside the mainboard. This left me with the SATA and ESATA connector working, which wasn't really usable with Parabola. So I couldn't test if all that were supposed to work or not.

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