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This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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For full specifications see the Dell Inspiron 15R - 5521 specifications page.
|Name||Dell Inspiron 15R - 5521|
|Processor||3rd Generation Intel Core i3-3227U processor (3M Cache, 1.9 GHz)
3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3337U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz)
|Screen||15.6“ 1366×768 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||Up to 500GB|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b/g/n
Dell Wireless 1704 802.11b/g/n
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230, 802.11b/g/n
Everything works out of the box with Ubuntu 15.10 and archlinux.
This laptop is perfectly compatible with GNU/Linux systems