Lessons Learned Installing Linux Mint on Dell XPS 15 9530

Tom Deneire
5 min readJan 2, 2024
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TLDR: next time, check Linux compatibility and scout YouTube guides before ordering a machine, and above all, DON’T PANIC.

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