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Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition

Introduction

This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop. If you have the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition specifications page.

NameDell Inspiron 15R Special Edition
Processor3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3210M processor (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3632QM (6MB cache, up to 3.2Ghz)
Screen15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen
15.6” 1920×1080 Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDUp to 1TB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
GraphicsAMD Radeon HD 7730M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorOK
ScreenOK
HDDOK SSD + 2 x HDD RAID 10
Optical DriveOK
Graphics ChipOK Tested with NVIDIA driver 304
VGA OutOK Need configuration
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundOK
Bulti-in MicrophoneOK
Headphone JackOK
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetOK
WirelessOK
BluetoothOK
USBOK
Card ReaderOK
WebcamOK
Touch PadOK Need additionnal thinkpad driver
Suspend/ResumeOK

Notes

Tested on Debian 6 & 7

Summary

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Discussion

tndoan, 2013/11/09 13:40

This laptop has one problem with the fan but the following link could fix it

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/04/how-to-reset-unity-compiz-in-ubuntu-12-10-and-13-04

Hope this help you.

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