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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Samsung NP550P5C laptop. If you have the Samsung NP550P5C 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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For full specifications see the Samsung NP550P5C specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core i7 Quad Core processor*|
|Screen||15“ brilliant HD+ (1600 x 900)* SuperBright screen.|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GT650M graphics card|
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235, 2 x 2 802.11 abg/n (up to 300Mbps), Widi Support
|Processor||Works (8 Cpu's)|
|Graphics Chip||Works, (nouveau Driver)|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Headphone Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|USB||USB2 works (I have no USB3 Device)|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Samsung NP550P5C here.
Have to disable Secure Boot and switch to CSM Mode. UEFI Bug. I just talked to Samsung Support
UEFI Firmware Update is expected to be released soon. Installation with Debian 7 RC1 Installer
works ok. I accidently deleted the EFI Boot Partition and always get the error Message that
no boot device can be found. One can boot the System by hitting F4 Key while the Samsung Logo
is displayed. Hit F2 Key to get to the UEFI Settings Menu (while the Samsung Logo is displayed).
You can enter a summary of how well the Samsung NP550P5C works with Linux here.
First quick look it works ok with Debian 7 RC1. Will wait for the UEFI Update and try again
with UEFI enabled.