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This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude D610 laptop. The D610 is a successor to the Dell Latitude D600 with a slightly higher set of specifications. Like the D600, Linux support for the D610 is very good.
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 D610|
|Processor||Intel Pentium-M 2.0GHz|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon x300|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 2200 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||4 x USB2.0|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-intel8x0 module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw2200 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
The ATI Mobility Radeon x300 graphics chip found in the Latitude D610 can either use the open source radeon module or ATI's proprietary fglrx module. Further installation information can be found on our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide.
Just the the D600, the Latitude D610 has excellent compatibility with Linux with no installation issues at all.