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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Adamo laptop.
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|Processor||Intel Core2 Duo Processor SU9400 : 1.4 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 3 MB On-Die L2 Cache|
|Graphics||Intel GMA X4500HD|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|Processor||YES||debian squeeze amd64|
|Optical Drive||YES||debian squeeze|
|Sound||YES||debian squeeze, but I also had to add “options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m6” to the end of /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf|
|Wireless||YES||debian squeeze, but I had to apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi|
|Bluetooth||Not Tested (yet)|
|Webcam||Not Tested (yet)|
So far I'm quite impressed. Still have to test the volume buttons, media control buttons, camera, bluetooth, and onboard cellular card.
Debian Squeeze works near out of the box, Debian Lenny does NOT run X, so start with Debian Squeeze. You'll be happy.