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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude XT2 laptop.
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|Name||Dell Latitude XT2|
|Processor||Intel® Core™2 Duo ULV processor SU9300 (1.20GHz)
Intel® Core™2 Duo ULV processor SU9400 (1.4GHz)
|Screen||12.1” WXGA Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 5GB|
|HDD||80GB to 250GB|
|Graphics||Intel® Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD|
Dell Wireless 1397 (802.11g)
Dell Wireless 1510 (802.11a/g/n 2×2)
Intel WiFi Link 5100 [802.11a/g/n (1×2)]
Intel WiFi Link 5300 [802.11a/g/n (3×3)]
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
Running Gentoo amd64 with 2.6.31-rc8. KMS and suspend/resume work great.
N-Trig touchscreen/digitizer works using the latest drivers from Dell (2010-02-09 2.254 A3), recent kernel (2.6.34-rc4), Xorg-Server with MPX support (1.8) and the multitouch enabled evdev drivers from http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~tissoire/xf86-input-evdev/log/?h=multitouch-unstable. Older versions might work as well, I just listed mine.
See also http://www.lii-enac.fr/en/projects/shareit/linux.html.
All in all everything works pretty well, because it's almost completely based upon Intel hardware.