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This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude D510 laptop. The Latitude D510 is a slightly updated version of the Dell Latitude D505 and is a fairly low end laptop. The good news is that Linux compatibility of the D510 is excellent.
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 D510|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 1.73GHz|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Graphics||Yes||Use the i810 module|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
There were no issues at all with running Linux on the Dell Latitude D510.
Like its predecessors, the Dell Latitude D510 work very well with Linux without any headaches during installation at all.