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Samsung NP470R5E


This is a template for a future compatibility guide to running Linux with the Samsung NP470R5E laptop. If you have the Samsung NP470R5E 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 NP470R5E specifications page.

NameSamsung NP470R5E
ProcessorIntel Core i5 Processor 3230M
Screen15.6“ LED HD 16:9 1366 x 768
RAMUp to 8GB
HDD750GB 5400RPM
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics 4000
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235
802.11 a/b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
ScreenWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
HDDWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
Graphics ChipWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
Display PortNot Tested
SoundWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone PortNot Tested
Microphone-In PortNot Tested
EthernetNot Tested
WirelessWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
BluetoothService starts, but not testedTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
USBWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
TouchPadWorksTested with Mint 19.2, fresh install
TrackportNot Tested
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested


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No difficulties encountered installing Linux Mint 19.2, no hacks required!


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