Dell G7 7700

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Hardware PCI/USB ID Working?
GPU (Intel) Yes
GPU (Nvidia) Yes
Wireless Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Audio Yes
Touchpad Yes
Webcam Yes
Card reader Yes
Ethernet Yes
Fingerprint No

This page describes Dell G7 7700 laptop.

Installation

  • Disable RAID and switch to AHCI in UEFI (System Configuration → SATA Operation → AHCI).
  • Disable Secure Boot to be able to install the sytem (Secure Boot → Secure Boot Enable → Disable).
  • Install Arch Linux as usual using UEFI installation method.

Firmware

fwupd is not tested with this laptop, but you can format USB drive using FAT32 filesystem and put BIOS update executable on it. Reboot, start boot menu (using F12) and select "BIOS Flash Update" menu entry as explained in the Dell support article.

Keyboard

Control keyboard backlight

Only ON or OFF (no intensity value). See Keyboard backlight.

RGB backlight

Alienware component not recognized by alienFX. Default BIOS configuration only.