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== Inspiron ==
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{{HCL/Laptops table header}}
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| Inspiron 1300 || Don't Panic (Core Dump version) || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Intel || ''b44'' module works out-of-the-box || BCM4318-based card, works with [[ndiswrapper]] || N/A || Untested || Untested || -- || Everything works out-of-the-box except wireless and sometimes screen resolution
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| Inspiron 1420 || 2012.09 || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-nouveau}} || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes || Yes, {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} needed from the AUR || Untested || Untested || Untested || Untested || Everything that I have tested works great without any problems
 
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|align="center"|'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List]] - [[HCL/Laptops|Laptops main page]]''' <br> [[HCL/Laptops/Acer|Acer]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Apple|Apple]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Asus|Asus]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Compaq|Compaq]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Dell|Dell]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Digital|Digital]] - [[HCL/Laptops/ECS|ECS]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Siemens-Fujitsu|Siemens-Fujitsu]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Gateway|Gateway]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Hitachi|Hitachi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Higrade|Higrade]] - [[HCL/Laptops/HP|HP]] - [[HCL/Laptops/IBM|IBM/Lenovo]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Medion|Medion]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Micron|Micron]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitac|Mitac]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Mitsubishi|Mitsubishi]] - [[HCL/Laptops/NEC|NEC]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Panasonic|Panasonic]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Samsung|Samsung]] -  [[HCL/Laptops/Sony|Sony]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Toshiba|Toshiba]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Zenith|Zenith]] - [[HCL/Laptops/Other|Other]]
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| Inspiron 1501 || Duke || 3D with proprietary ATI fglrx || Intel HD audio with ALSA || Yes || Yes, BCM4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx || N/A || Untested || Untested || Smart card reader works out-of-the-box || Everything else works without a hitch
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| style="background-color:white" | <small>'''[[HCL|Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)]]'''</small>
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|<small> ''Full Systems'' </small>
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| Inspiron 1520 || Core Dump || 3D with NVIDIA || SigmaTel audio with ALSA || ''b44'' module, out of the box || ''b43'', need firmware || Yes || Both hibernate and suspend-to-RAM and works with [[pm-utils]] || Untested || Hot keys work out-of-the-box || Everything else works without a hitch
 
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|<small>[[HCL/Laptops|Laptops]] - [[HCL/Desktops|Desktops]] - [[HCL/Servers|Servers]] - [[HCL/Virtual Machines|Virtual Machines]]</small>
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| [[Dell Inspiron 1525|Inspiron 1525]] || Arch Linux 2008.06 - "Overlord" FTP Install || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.4.3, native resolution with {{Pkg|xorg-server}} 1.5.3 (1280x800) || Intel HD Audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with ALSA || Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (''sky2'' module) || PRO/Wireless 3945ABG with ''iwlwifi-3945-ucode'' 15.28.2.8 || Untested (does not have) || Untested || Untested || SD card reader works out-of-the-box || {{ic|Fn+Up/Down}} (LCD brightness control) works independently of the OS. Everything else work out-of-the-box.
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| Inspiron 1525 || Core Dump (2008.03 ISO) || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.2, native resolution with {{Pkg|xorg-server}} 1.4 (1280x800)|| Intel HD Audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with ALSA || Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (''sky2'' module) || Broadcom BCM4310: Yes, [[ndiswrapper]] ([[AUR]] {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} works, but must blacklist {{ic|ssb}} module) || Untested (does not have) || Untested || Untested || SD card reader (Ricoh) works out-of-the-box || {{ic|Fn+Up/Down}} (LCD brightness control) works independently of the OS; media keys configured with KeyTouch. DVD-RW drive and everything else work out-of-the-box.
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| [[Dell Inspiron 1564|Inspiron 1564]] || Core Dump || 3D with either [[Catalyst]] or [[ATI|xf86-video-ati]]; both work flawlessly. || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Realtek RTL8101E Ethernet Controller || Intel WiFi Link 5100 with ''iwlagn'' driver || Untested || Both suspend and hibernate work flawlessly with [[pm-utils]] || Untested || Realtek card reader works out-of-the-box. LCD brightness works out-of-the-box; volume keys need configuring through key bindings. || Overall, this laptop is Linux friendly.
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| Inspiron 1764 || 2011.08.19 || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Works well with ALSA || Realtek RTL8101E 10/100 Ethernet Controller || [[Broadcom wireless|Broadcom BCM43224]] 802.11a/b/g/n works well with [[Broadcom_wireless#brcmsmac.2Fbrcmfmac|brcmsmac]]{{Broken section link}} || Untested || Untested || Does not have a modem || SD card reader and LCD brightness {{ic|Fn}} keys work out-of-the-box || Fan control/monitoring is completely broken with {{AUR|i8kutils}}
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| [[Dell Inspiron 15 3541|Inspiron 15 3000 Series (Model 3541)]] || 2016.01.01
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| [[Dell Inspiron 5547|Inspiron 15 5000 Series (Model 5547)]] || 2016.01.25 || Hybrid graphics/AMD Radeon R7 M260/M265, Please read [[Hybrid graphics#Dynamic Switching Model]]. This has not be tested yet.|| Works with Intel HD Audio and [[PulseAudio]], but need to configure [[PulseAudio/Troubleshooting#Microphone_not_detected_by_PulseAudio|microphone]] || Yes || Yes, works out of the box || Yes, works out of the box || Suspend-to-RAM untested. Hibernate untested. Disk spindown untested. || No modem || HDMI work, need configuration to swith between monitor. The touchpad work properly, but just test the basics || Webcam works, SD card reader untested
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| Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7537)  || 2016.06.01 || Intel® HD Graphics 4400. Works out of the box with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}}. || Intel HD Audio. Works out of the box. || Yes RJ45 Ethernet || Intel 7260N or 7260AC, Works out of the box with iwlwifi. || Yes, works out of the box. || Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate perfect. Disk spindown untested. || No modem || HDMI perfect. The touchpad works with minimal configuration. || Volume up / down button needs some modifying to work all other buttons work with drivers that come with the kernel.  ACPI battery is not detected on bootup and requires you to plug in and out the AC adapter.
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| Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7548)  || 2015.05 || AMD Radeon® R7 M270 || Untested || N/A || Yes, works out of the box || Yes, works out of the box || Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate untested. Disk spindown untested. || No modem || HDMI is currently untested. The touchpad (clickpad) needs some tweaking to work properly. If the kernel [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=200763 panics] during bootup replace the 'keyboard'-hook with the specifc module.|| Webcam works, SD card reader untested
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| Inspiron M5030 || Any || [[ATI]] works fine, [[catalyst]] untested || Yes, works out of the box || Yes || Yes, works out of the box || N/A || Untested || N/A || Everything works alright, and out of the box. || {{AUR|i8kutils}} required for fan control
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| Inspiron Duo 1090 (hybrid touchscreen netbook/tablet) || 2014.10.01 || Intel Atom Integrated VGA graphics controller. Software 3D, works out-of-the-box (1366x768). || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || No. || Yes, Qualcomm Atheros (ath9k) || Untested || Suspend-to-RAM works flawlessly. Hibernate untested. || No. || eGalax touchscreen and Synaptics touchpad work flawlessly. All function keys (Power manager, Wifi on/off, touchpad on/off, brightness and audio up/down work flawlessly. Webcam and integrated microphone work. || Audio out works, no standard audio-in or video out ports. USB audio-in and USB video-out untested.
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| Inspiron E1405 || Any || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.0, native resolution with {{Pkg|xorg-server}} 1.3 (1440x900) || Intel HD Audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, ipw3945 || Yes || Suspend-to-RAM is shaky; hibernate is flawless || Untested || SD card reader works out-of-the-box || Everything else works without a hitch
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! rowspan="2" | Arch Linux Install CD version
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! Video
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! Sound
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! Ethernet
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! Wireless
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! Bluetooth
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! Power management
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! rowspan="2" | Remarks
 
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|<small>''Components''</small>
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! colspan="8" | Hardware support
<small>[[HCL/Web Cameras|Web Cameras]] - [[HCL/UPS|UPS]] - [[HCL/Floppy Drives|Floppy Drives]] - [[HCL/CD and DVD Writer/Readers|CD and DVD Writer/Readers]] - [[HCL/SCSI Adapters|SCSI Adapters]] - [[HCL/Gadgets|Gadgets]] - [[HCL/SATA IDE Cards|SATA IDE Cards]] - [[HCL/Keyboards|Keyboards]] - [[HCL/Main Boards|Main Boards]] - [[HCL/RAID Controllers|RAID Controllers]]</small>
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== Latitude ==
 
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{{HCL/Laptops table header}}
== Model Version ==
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| Latitude D420 || Duke || {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}}, native resolution with {{Pkg|xorg-server}} 1.2 (1280x800) || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes (with tg3) || Yes (with ipw3945) || N/A || || Untested || Have not tested SD card reader || External D-Bay DVD/CD-RW works, docking station mostly works (can un-dock, but locks up on re-docking)
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! Video: || Sound: || Ethernet: || Wireless: || Bluetooth: || Power<br>Management:<br> || Modem: || Other:
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| Latitude D620 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA, native resolution with {{Pkg|xorg-server}} 1.2 (1440x900)<br> 3D with Intel 945GM, native resolution 1440x900 || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes || Yes, bcm4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx. Yes for some models with iwl3945. || N/A || Suspend-to-RAM perfect, hibernate works fine. || Untested || not tested smart card reader || Everything else works without a hitch
 
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| e1405 || Any || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.0, native resolution with xorg-server 1.3 (1440x900)|| Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, ipw3945 || Yes || Suspend-to-ram shaky, hibernate is flawless || Untested || SD Card reader works out of the box || Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| Latitude D820 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes || Yes, IPW3945 || Yes || Suspending with [[KDE]] works || Untested || Everything works, even fingerprint reader with ''bioapi'' and ''pam_bioapi'' || Everything else works without a hitch
 
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| E6420 || 2011.08.19 || Intel HD3000 {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}}|| Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes, e1000e|| Yes, bcma-pci-bridge|| Untested || Suspend-to-ram good, hibernate not working || No modem || SD Card reader works out of the box, SmartCard reader works with ccid, opensc, pcsc-tools. Touchpad (alps a10) pointer aspens by default, install {{AUR|psmouse-elantech}} from [[AUR]] to fix it ({{AUR|psmouse-alps}} doesn't work anymore) || Ethernet wasn't working in fresh installation, had to clone repos to HDD and update ||
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| Latitude D830 || Don't Panic (2007.08-2) || NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M with proprietary NVIDIA drivers || ALSA with the {{ic|snd_hda_intel}} module || Yes, with {{ic|tg3}} module || Yes, with {{ic|iwl3965}} module || Yes || Yes, with [[pm-utils]] || Untested || ||
 
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| d420 || Duke || 3D with xf86-video-i810 and 915resolution, native resolution with xorg-server 1.2 (1280x800) || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes (with tg3) || Yes (with ipw3945) || N/A || Both hibernate and suspend-to-RAM and works with [[powersaved]] || Untested || Have not tested SD Card reader || External D-Bay DVD/CD-RW works, docking station mostly works (can un-dock, but locks up on re-docking) ||
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| [[Latitude E5540]] || 2016.02.01 || Haswell-ULT Integrated + GeForce GT 720M using {{Pkg|nvidia}} || Haswell-ULT HD Audio || Yes, e1000e || Yes, Atheros AR9485 || Untested || Untested || No modem || Dock works find (DisplayPort expander, ethernet, USB || Everything seems to work without problems
 
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| d620 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA, native resolution with xorg-server 1.2 (1440x900)<br> 3D with Intel 945GM, native resolution 1440x900 || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, bcm4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx. Yes for some models with iwl3945. || N/A|| Suspend-to-RAM perfect, hibernate works fine. || Untested || not tested Smart Card Reader || Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| Latitude E6420 || 2011.08.19 || Intel HD3000 {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes, e1000e || Yes, bcma-pci-bridge || Untested || Suspend-to-RAM good, hibernate not working || No modem || SD card reader works out-of-the-box, smart card reader works with ccid, opensc, pcsc-tools. Touchpad (alps a10) pointer aspens by default, install {{AUR|psmouse-elantech}}{{Broken package link|{{aur-mirror|psmouse-elantech}}}} from the [[AUR]] to fix it ({{AUR|psmouse-alps}}{{Broken package link|{{aur-mirror|psmouse-alps}}}} does not work anymore) || Ethernet was not working in fresh installation, had to clone repositories to HDD and update
 
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| d820 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA drivers || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, IPW3945 || Yes || Suspending with KDE works || Untested || Everything works, even fingerprint reader with bioapi and pam_bioapi || Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| Latitude E6530 || 2014.10.01 || NVIDIA NVS5200 3D works flawlessly with either {{Pkg|nvidia}} or {{Pkg|xf86-video-nouveau}} (1600x900). || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes || Intel Centrino A-N (with iwlwifi) || Flawless. File transfer and Audio streaming works || Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate perfect. Disk spindown perfect. || Untested || SD card reader, ALPS touchpad with gestures, and Webcam work flawlessly. Integrated and external microphone ports work flawlessly. Backlit keyboard, monitor backlight, audio up/down/mute controls all work flawlessly. || HDMI video works but must disable Optimus in bios. HDMI audio out works. If Optimus enabled, Intel HD4000 will be used and optirun works. Prevents use of HDMI (VGA only) but otherwise works.
 
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| Inspiron 1420 || 2012.09 || 3D with xf86-video-noveau || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, broadcom-wl needed from AUR || Untested || Untested || Untested || Untested || Everything that I've tested works great without any problem ||
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| [http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/latitude-e7450-ultrabook/pd?oc=cal147w7pf2 Latitude E7450] || [https://www.archlinux.org/releng/releases/2016.03.01/ 2016.03.01] || Intel HD5500 {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || Yes || Intel Wireless 7265 || BT 4.0 LE, untested || Suspend-to-RAM perfect, Hibernate does not work. SSD drive (no spindown) || No. || SD card reader. Synaptics touchpad + stick. Webcam works without problems. Backlit keyboard. Integrated mic works. FN-keys works once you set them up (lock, volume, monitor, search, sleep, backlight). RFID reader. Fingerprint reader. Get about 9h batterylife. Intel i7 CPU, 16GB RAM. || Monitor backlight does not work out of the box. Need to be set up with some scripts. A distinct static clicking can be heard when using headphones about every second (turning up the volume drowns out the noise)
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== Precision ==
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| Precision M4800 || 2014.04.01 || System not usable if booted without kernel parameter {{ic|nomodeset}}. Nvidia Quadro K2100M works with {{Pkg|nvidia}}, but [[Nouveau]] does not work because it requires KMS. || Untested || Yes || Yes || Untested || Untested || No modem || N/A || {{ic|nomodeset}} is ''required'' to boot to a usable system, both with the Arch installation media and post-installation.
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== Studio ==
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| Studio 1749 || 2013.01.04 || Radeon HD 5650M, {{ic|xf86-video-ati}} is almost flawless (just slower 3D), {{ic|catalyst}} is faster but has various issues. || HDA Intel MID, works with ALSA after adding {{ic|1=options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=dell-m6-dmic}} to {{ic|/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf}}. HDMI audio has some issues. || Yes || BCM43224, brcmsmac and {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} both work || N/A || Suspend works; hibernate untested. || N/A || SD card reader works, media keys work, web cam, and microphone both work. || Flawless except for poor 3D performance and battery life.
 
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| Inspiron 1501 || Duke || 3D with proprietary ATI fglrx || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Yes || Yes, BCM4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx || N/A || Untested || Untested || Smart Card Reader works out of the box || Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| Studio XPS M1640 || (2009.08) || ATI HD4670 Mobile works with {{Pkg|xf86-video-ati}} (see the forums for 3D support); Catalyst drivers untested || Works with Intel HD Audio and ALSA. || Yes || Works with iwlagn || Bluetooth works || Works but when using {{Pkg|xf86-video-ati}}, there is video corruption upon boot || N/A || Web cam works, media keys work with the {{ic|dell_laptop}} kernel module, IR works, card reader works || Everything basically worked out-of-the-box
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== XPS ==
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| XPS L322 || 2013_03 || Intel HD 4000, with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Intel HD Audio with ALSA || No Ethernet port || Yes || Untested || Yes || No modem || No SD card slot || ALPS Touchpad recognized only as PS/2 mouse, two-finger scroll, finger tap-to-click, etc... does not work. Some new mouse drivers suggest a fix but have not worked.
 
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| XPS M1210 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA open source drivers || SigmaTel audio with [[ALSA]] || b44 module, out of the box || IPW 3945, command-line wireless_tools || Untested || Untested || Untested || rico card reader worked out of the box, hotkeys using keytouch, web cam works unstable. In [[MPlayer]], use driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video0 || Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| XPS M1210 || Duke || 3D with NVIDIA open source drivers || SigmaTel audio with ALSA || ''b44'' module, out-of-the-box || IPW 3945, command-line {{Pkg|wireless_tools}} || Untested || Untested || Untested || rico card reader worked out-of-the-box, hot keys using keytouch, web cam works but is unstable. In [[MPlayer]], use {{ic|1=driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video0}} || Everything else works without a hitch
 
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| Inspiron 1520 || Core Dump || 3D with NVIDIA || SigmaTel audio with [[ALSA]] || b44 module, out of the box || b43, need firmware || Yes || Both hibernate and suspend-to-ram and works with [[pm-utils]] || untested || hotkeys work out of the box using [[HAL]] ||Everything else works without a hitch ||
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| [[Dell XPS M1330|XPS M1330]] || Don't Panic (2007.08-2) || For dedicated graphics (NVIDIA 8400m) works with NVIDIA package || Works with Intel HD Audio and ALSA, but need to configure microphone || Yes || Works with iwl4965 || Can set Bluetooth but have not tested with any devices || Suspend works fine with [[pm-utils]] (''acpi_cpufreq'' problem: [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=44500 see forums]) || Untested || 2.0 MP web cam works with ''uvcvideo'', media keys work with keytouch or esekeyd, IR remote works, SD card works || Everything basically worked out-of-the-box except the microphone
 
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| [[Dell_Inspiron_1525|Inspiron 1525]] || Arch Linux 2008.06 - "Overlord" FTP Install || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.4.3, native resolution with xorg-server-1.5.3 (1280x800)|| Intel HD audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with [[ALSA]] || Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (sky2 module) || PRO/Wireless 3945ABG with iwlwifi-3945-ucode-15.28.2.8 || Untested (does not have) || Untested || Untested || SD Card Reader works out of the box || {{Keypress|Fn+Up/Down}} (LCD brightness control) works independently of the OS. Everything else work out of the box||
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| [[Dell XPS 13 (2015)|XPS 13 (2015)]] || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- ||
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| Inspiron 1525 || Core Dump (2008.03 ISO) || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} 2.2, native resolution with xorg-server 1.4 (1280x800)|| Intel HD audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with [[ALSA]] || Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (sky2 module) || Broadcom BCM4310: Yes, [[Wireless_Setup#ndiswrapper|ndiswrapper]] ([[Arch User Repository|AUR]] {{AUR|broadcom-wl}} work, must blacklist {{ic|ssb}} module)|| Untested (does not have) || Untested || Untested || SD Card Reader (Ricoh) works out of the box || {{Keypress|Fn+Up/Down}} (LCD bright control) works independently of the OS; media keys configured with KeyTouch. DVD-RW drive and everything else work out of the box||
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| [[Dell XPS 13 (2016)|XPS 13 (2016)]] || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- || --- ||
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| [[Dell Inspiron 1564|Inspiron 1564]] || Core Dump || 3D with either [[ATI Catalyst|Catalyst]] or [[ATI|xf86-video-ati]], both works flawlessly. || Intel HD audio with [[ALSA]] || Realtek RTL8101E Ethernet Controller || Intel WiFi Link 5100 with iwlagn driver || Untested || Both suspend and hibernate work flawlessly with [[pm-utils]] || Untested || Realtek Card Reader works out-of-the-box. LCD brightness works out-of-the-box, volume keys need configuring through key bindings. || Overall, this laptop is Linux friendly. ||
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| Inspiron 1764 || 2011.08.19 || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Works well with [[ALSA]] || Realtek RTL8101E 10/100 Ethernet Controller || [[Broadcom_wireless|Broadcom BCM43224]] 802.11a/b/g/n works well with [[Broadcom_wireless#brcmsmac.2Fbrcmfmac|brcmsmac]] || Untested || Untested || Does not have a modem || SD card reader and LCD brightness {{Keypress|Fn}} keys work out-of-the-box || Fan control/monitoring is completely broken with {{Pkg|i8kutils}}/{{Pkg|i8kmon}} ||
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| Inspiron 1300 || Don't Panic (Core Dump version) || 3D with {{Pkg|xf86-video-intel}} || Intel || b44 module, out of the box || BCM4318-based card, works with [[Wireless_Setup#ndiswrapper|ndiswrapper]] || N/A || Untested || Untested ||  || Everything works out of the box except wireless and sometimes screen resolution ||
 
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| [[Dell XPS M1330]] || Don't Panic (2007.08-2) || For dedicated graphics (NVIDIA 8400m) works with NVIDIA package || Works with Intel HD Audio and [[ALSA]], but need to configure microphone || Yes || Works with iwl4965 || Can set BT but have not tested with any devices || Suspend works fine with [[pm-utils]] (acpi-cpufreq problem: [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=44500 see forums]) || Untested || 2.0MP webcam works with uvcvideo, media keys work with keytouch or esekeyd, IR remote works, SD card works || Everything basically worked out of the box except the microphone ||
 
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| [[Dell Latitude D830]] || Don't Panic (2007.08-2) || NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M with proprietary NVIDIA drivers || [[ALSA]] with the {{ic|snd_hda_intel}} module || Yes, with {{ic|tg3}} module || Yes, with {{ic|iwl3965}} module || Yes || Yes, with [[pm-utils]] || Untested || || ||
 
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| Dell Studio XPS M1640 || (2009.08) || ATI HD4670 Mobile works with {{Pkg|xf86-video-ati}} (see the forums for 3D support), Catalyst Untested || Works with Intel HD Audio and [[ALSA]]. || Yes || Works with iwlagn || BT Works || Works but when using {{Pkg|xf86-video-ati}} there is video corruption upon boot || N/A || Web cam works, media keys work with the {{ic|dell_laptop}} kernel module, IR works, card reader works || Everything basically worked out of the box||
 
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Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
Inspiron 1300 Don't Panic (Core Dump version) 3D with xf86-video-intel Intel b44 module works out-of-the-box BCM4318-based card, works with ndiswrapper N/A Untested Untested -- Everything works out-of-the-box except wireless and sometimes screen resolution
Inspiron 1420 2012.09 3D with xf86-video-nouveau Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Yes, broadcom-wlAUR needed from the AUR Untested Untested Untested Untested Everything that I have tested works great without any problems
Inspiron 1501 Duke 3D with proprietary ATI fglrx Intel HD audio with ALSA Yes Yes, BCM4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx N/A Untested Untested Smart card reader works out-of-the-box Everything else works without a hitch
Inspiron 1520 Core Dump 3D with NVIDIA SigmaTel audio with ALSA b44 module, out of the box b43, need firmware Yes Both hibernate and suspend-to-RAM and works with pm-utils Untested Hot keys work out-of-the-box Everything else works without a hitch
Inspiron 1525 Arch Linux 2008.06 - "Overlord" FTP Install 3D with xf86-video-intel 2.4.3, native resolution with xorg-server 1.5.3 (1280x800) Intel HD Audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with ALSA Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (sky2 module) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG with iwlwifi-3945-ucode 15.28.2.8 Untested (does not have) Untested Untested SD card reader works out-of-the-box Fn+Up/Down (LCD brightness control) works independently of the OS. Everything else work out-of-the-box.
Inspiron 1525 Core Dump (2008.03 ISO) 3D with xf86-video-intel 2.2, native resolution with xorg-server 1.4 (1280x800) Intel HD Audio (SigmaTel STAC9228 codec) with ALSA Marvell Yukon Gb Ethernet: Yes (sky2 module) Broadcom BCM4310: Yes, ndiswrapper (AUR broadcom-wlAUR works, but must blacklist ssb module) Untested (does not have) Untested Untested SD card reader (Ricoh) works out-of-the-box Fn+Up/Down (LCD brightness control) works independently of the OS; media keys configured with KeyTouch. DVD-RW drive and everything else work out-of-the-box.
Inspiron 1564 Core Dump 3D with either Catalyst or xf86-video-ati; both work flawlessly. Intel HD Audio with ALSA Realtek RTL8101E Ethernet Controller Intel WiFi Link 5100 with iwlagn driver Untested Both suspend and hibernate work flawlessly with pm-utils Untested Realtek card reader works out-of-the-box. LCD brightness works out-of-the-box; volume keys need configuring through key bindings. Overall, this laptop is Linux friendly.
Inspiron 1764 2011.08.19 3D with xf86-video-intel Works well with ALSA Realtek RTL8101E 10/100 Ethernet Controller Broadcom BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n works well with brcmsmac[broken link: invalid section] Untested Untested Does not have a modem SD card reader and LCD brightness Fn keys work out-of-the-box Fan control/monitoring is completely broken with i8kutilsAUR
Inspiron 15 3000 Series (Model 3541) 2016.01.01
Inspiron 15 5000 Series (Model 5547) 2016.01.25 Hybrid graphics/AMD Radeon R7 M260/M265, Please read Hybrid graphics#Dynamic Switching Model. This has not be tested yet. Works with Intel HD Audio and PulseAudio, but need to configure microphone Yes Yes, works out of the box Yes, works out of the box Suspend-to-RAM untested. Hibernate untested. Disk spindown untested. No modem HDMI work, need configuration to swith between monitor. The touchpad work properly, but just test the basics Webcam works, SD card reader untested
Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7537) 2016.06.01 Intel® HD Graphics 4400. Works out of the box with xf86-video-intel. Intel HD Audio. Works out of the box. Yes RJ45 Ethernet Intel 7260N or 7260AC, Works out of the box with iwlwifi. Yes, works out of the box. Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate perfect. Disk spindown untested. No modem HDMI perfect. The touchpad works with minimal configuration. Volume up / down button needs some modifying to work all other buttons work with drivers that come with the kernel. ACPI battery is not detected on bootup and requires you to plug in and out the AC adapter.
Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7548) 2015.05 AMD Radeon® R7 M270 Untested N/A Yes, works out of the box Yes, works out of the box Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate untested. Disk spindown untested. No modem HDMI is currently untested. The touchpad (clickpad) needs some tweaking to work properly. If the kernel panics during bootup replace the 'keyboard'-hook with the specifc module. Webcam works, SD card reader untested
Inspiron M5030 Any ATI works fine, catalyst untested Yes, works out of the box Yes Yes, works out of the box N/A Untested N/A Everything works alright, and out of the box. i8kutilsAUR required for fan control
Inspiron Duo 1090 (hybrid touchscreen netbook/tablet) 2014.10.01 Intel Atom Integrated VGA graphics controller. Software 3D, works out-of-the-box (1366x768). Intel HD Audio with ALSA No. Yes, Qualcomm Atheros (ath9k) Untested Suspend-to-RAM works flawlessly. Hibernate untested. No. eGalax touchscreen and Synaptics touchpad work flawlessly. All function keys (Power manager, Wifi on/off, touchpad on/off, brightness and audio up/down work flawlessly. Webcam and integrated microphone work. Audio out works, no standard audio-in or video out ports. USB audio-in and USB video-out untested.
Inspiron E1405 Any 3D with xf86-video-intel 2.0, native resolution with xorg-server 1.3 (1440x900) Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Yes, ipw3945 Yes Suspend-to-RAM is shaky; hibernate is flawless Untested SD card reader works out-of-the-box Everything else works without a hitch
Model version Arch Linux Install CD version Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other Remarks
Hardware support

Latitude

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
Latitude D420 Duke xf86-video-intel, native resolution with xorg-server 1.2 (1280x800) Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes (with tg3) Yes (with ipw3945) N/A Untested Have not tested SD card reader External D-Bay DVD/CD-RW works, docking station mostly works (can un-dock, but locks up on re-docking)
Latitude D620 Duke 3D with NVIDIA, native resolution with xorg-server 1.2 (1440x900)
3D with Intel 945GM, native resolution 1440x900
Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Yes, bcm4311 PCI-E with bcm43xx. Yes for some models with iwl3945. N/A Suspend-to-RAM perfect, hibernate works fine. Untested not tested smart card reader Everything else works without a hitch
Latitude D820 Duke 3D with NVIDIA drivers Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Yes, IPW3945 Yes Suspending with KDE works Untested Everything works, even fingerprint reader with bioapi and pam_bioapi Everything else works without a hitch
Latitude D830 Don't Panic (2007.08-2) NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M with proprietary NVIDIA drivers ALSA with the snd_hda_intel module Yes, with tg3 module Yes, with iwl3965 module Yes Yes, with pm-utils Untested
Latitude E5540 2016.02.01 Haswell-ULT Integrated + GeForce GT 720M using nvidia Haswell-ULT HD Audio Yes, e1000e Yes, Atheros AR9485 Untested Untested No modem Dock works find (DisplayPort expander, ethernet, USB Everything seems to work without problems
Latitude E6420 2011.08.19 Intel HD3000 xf86-video-intel Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes, e1000e Yes, bcma-pci-bridge Untested Suspend-to-RAM good, hibernate not working No modem SD card reader works out-of-the-box, smart card reader works with ccid, opensc, pcsc-tools. Touchpad (alps a10) pointer aspens by default, install psmouse-elantechAUR[broken link: archived in aur-mirror] from the AUR to fix it (psmouse-alpsAUR[broken link: archived in aur-mirror] does not work anymore) Ethernet was not working in fresh installation, had to clone repositories to HDD and update
Latitude E6530 2014.10.01 NVIDIA NVS5200 3D works flawlessly with either nvidia or xf86-video-nouveau (1600x900). Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Intel Centrino A-N (with iwlwifi) Flawless. File transfer and Audio streaming works Suspend-to-RAM perfect. Hibernate perfect. Disk spindown perfect. Untested SD card reader, ALPS touchpad with gestures, and Webcam work flawlessly. Integrated and external microphone ports work flawlessly. Backlit keyboard, monitor backlight, audio up/down/mute controls all work flawlessly. HDMI video works but must disable Optimus in bios. HDMI audio out works. If Optimus enabled, Intel HD4000 will be used and optirun works. Prevents use of HDMI (VGA only) but otherwise works.
Latitude E7450 2016.03.01 Intel HD5500 xf86-video-intel Intel HD Audio with ALSA Yes Intel Wireless 7265 BT 4.0 LE, untested Suspend-to-RAM perfect, Hibernate does not work. SSD drive (no spindown) No. SD card reader. Synaptics touchpad + stick. Webcam works without problems. Backlit keyboard. Integrated mic works. FN-keys works once you set them up (lock, volume, monitor, search, sleep, backlight). RFID reader. Fingerprint reader. Get about 9h batterylife. Intel i7 CPU, 16GB RAM. Monitor backlight does not work out of the box. Need to be set up with some scripts. A distinct static clicking can be heard when using headphones about every second (turning up the volume drowns out the noise)

Precision

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
Precision M4800 2014.04.01 System not usable if booted without kernel parameter nomodeset. Nvidia Quadro K2100M works with nvidia, but Nouveau does not work because it requires KMS. Untested Yes Yes Untested Untested No modem N/A nomodeset is required to boot to a usable system, both with the Arch installation media and post-installation.

Studio

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
Studio 1749 2013.01.04 Radeon HD 5650M, xf86-video-ati is almost flawless (just slower 3D), catalyst is faster but has various issues. HDA Intel MID, works with ALSA after adding options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=dell-m6-dmic to /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf. HDMI audio has some issues. Yes BCM43224, brcmsmac and broadcom-wlAUR both work N/A Suspend works; hibernate untested. N/A SD card reader works, media keys work, web cam, and microphone both work. Flawless except for poor 3D performance and battery life.
Studio XPS M1640 (2009.08) ATI HD4670 Mobile works with xf86-video-ati (see the forums for 3D support); Catalyst drivers untested Works with Intel HD Audio and ALSA. Yes Works with iwlagn Bluetooth works Works but when using xf86-video-ati, there is video corruption upon boot N/A Web cam works, media keys work with the dell_laptop kernel module, IR works, card reader works Everything basically worked out-of-the-box


XPS

Model version Arch Linux
install CD version
Hardware support Remarks
Video Sound Ethernet Wireless Bluetooth Power management Modem Other
XPS L322 2013_03 Intel HD 4000, with xf86-video-intel Intel HD Audio with ALSA No Ethernet port Yes Untested Yes No modem No SD card slot ALPS Touchpad recognized only as PS/2 mouse, two-finger scroll, finger tap-to-click, etc... does not work. Some new mouse drivers suggest a fix but have not worked.
XPS M1210 Duke 3D with NVIDIA open source drivers SigmaTel audio with ALSA b44 module, out-of-the-box IPW 3945, command-line wireless_tools Untested Untested Untested rico card reader worked out-of-the-box, hot keys using keytouch, web cam works but is unstable. In MPlayer, use driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video0 Everything else works without a hitch
XPS M1330 Don't Panic (2007.08-2) For dedicated graphics (NVIDIA 8400m) works with NVIDIA package Works with Intel HD Audio and ALSA, but need to configure microphone Yes Works with iwl4965 Can set Bluetooth but have not tested with any devices Suspend works fine with pm-utils (acpi_cpufreq problem: see forums) Untested 2.0 MP web cam works with uvcvideo, media keys work with keytouch or esekeyd, IR remote works, SD card works Everything basically worked out-of-the-box except the microphone
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