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This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude D500 laptop. Dell have equiped the Latitude D500 with low end components to release a cheap laptop.
This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.
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|Name||Dell Latitude D500|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 1.4GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Extreme Graphics|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2100 802.11b Wireless|
|Other||2 x USB2.0|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2100 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
The Linux compatibility of the Latitude D500 is very good with nothing interesting to note.
The Dell Latitude D500 works flawlessly with Linux. Installation was simple and Linux runs well.