Re: Installation suitability for Dell laptop
before I move this thread to the other list, I wanted to ask you about the non-free firmware you mentioned. I suppose that it will also depend on with my network board specifically.
Hey there, Thanos
On 13/09/19 05:28, Thanos Katsiolis wrote:
> I am a new user of Debian and Linux in general. I am planning to install
> Debian on a Dell laptop, Inspiron 5570 in particular.
I have a Dell Inspiron N4050 and the system works pretty well.
You might need to install non-free firmware to make the network board
(specially wifi) work fine.
> I have started reading the installation guide on Debian webpage which
> mentions many points to consider during the procedure. I would like to know
> if the laptop is appropriate for Debian and if there is something that I
> should pay attention to specifically. Of course, all tips are welcome.
> I have also checked the list of laptops that run linux:
> and doesn't have this machine.
> p.s. if I am posting this to the wrong list feel free to correct me.
> Thank you in advance,
This could have been sent to debia-user list.
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