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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude XT 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 XT|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 solo or Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||12.1“ WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 3GB|
|HDD||Up to 120GB|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon X1250|
|Network||Ethernet, Dell 1390 802.11bg or Dell 1505 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Graphics||Ok||for ubuntu 8.10 without drivers|
|Wireless||Ok||Could need manipulation such as ndiswrapper|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
|Tablet||Half||pen works fine, finger do not|
The XT is near to be fully supported for a Debian system from this page.
The only limit is the touch screen fully uncompatible with fingers under linux.
Linux is not the most confortable system yet for tablet PC. But it's so nice to have it with a pen.
And Wine helps well to use some confortable pen applications.