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Dell Inspiron 3558 with SSD
« on: December 17, 2019, 05:29:36 pm »
System:    Kernel: 5.0.0-37-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Dell product: Inspiron 3558 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Dell model: 0F70GR v: A00 serial: N/A
           UEFI: Dell v: A11 date: 09/06/2016
Battery    BAT0: charge: 22.6 Wh 82.8% condition: 27.2/41.4 Wh (66%)
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i3-5015U (-MT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           clock speeds: max: 2000 MHz 1: 838 MHz 2: 1066 MHz 3: 1031 MHz
           4: 811 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel HD Graphics 5500
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.4 )
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.03hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
           version: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.8
Audio:     Card-1 Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.0.0-37-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel Wireless 3160 driver: iwlwifi
           IF: wlp6s0 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL810xE PCIE Fast Ethernet controller driver: r8169
           IF: enp7s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 120.0GB (7.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 120.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 110G used: 8.5G (9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 46.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 213 Uptime: 6:20 Memory: 1539.1/5868.3MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

My first attempt to install from a bootable DVD failed but I tried a second time and it worked without any problems.  It's incredibly snappy for an underpowered laptop.  I'm actually giving this laptop to my wife.  I've spent the last day or so customizing it so she can use it without any problems.  So far so good with the Office SSBs.  I really appreciate posts from PCNetSpec.  I was able to configure ICE so that I can use Brave and I used an unrelated example in order to get rclone to mount two different OneDrive accounts on boot.  I have not been able to get my bluetooth mouse to work but I haven't tried more than a few minutes.  My only other hardware issue is that the trackpad is hypersensitive to my palms when I'm typing.  I had software (can't remember if it was MS or aftermarket) on windows that allowed me to adjust the sensitivity.  All other hardware has worked flawlessly with no troubleshooting or configuration on my part.  So many times I abandoned linux over the years because of bad support for laptop power settings.  I can remember thinking I had put laptops to sleep and an hour later my bookbag was practically on fire.  Very impressed with Peppermint.

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Re: Dell Inspiron 3558 with SSD
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2019, 02:46:51 pm »
We can disable the touchpad whilst typing if you'd like ?
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