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This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude D600 laptop. In the D600, Dell have provided a lower cost laptop but still includes some good internals. Linux support for the D600 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 D600|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 725 1.6GHz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon 9000|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 2100 802.11b Wireless or Broadcom BCM4306 rev2 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||2 x USB2.0|
Some models of the D600 include the Dell Wireless 1400 wireless controller rather than the Intel 2100 tested here. The new b43legacy driver works flawlessly with the v3 firmware.
The Dell Latitude D600 had no issues with Linux when used with an up to date distribution.
Hi found this laptop to be great with umbunto linux. i got card working by using a program for broadcom. downloaded and saved it and ran it. not that familiar with the os but seems to work great.