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Dell Latitude XT3


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For full specifications see the Dell Latitude XT3 specifications page.

NameDell Latitude XT3
ProcessorIntel® CoreTM i7 (2620M)
Intel® CoreTM i5 (2520M)
Screen13.3“ (1366×768) Widescreen
RAMUp to 8GB
HDDup to 320GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Dell Wireless 1501 (802.11 b/g/n 1×1)
Dell Wireless 1530 (802.11 a/g/n 2×2)

Linux Compatibility

Processor Ok
Screen Ok
Graphics Ok
Sound Ok
Ethernet Ok
Wireless Ok
Bluetooth Ok
Firewire Ok
Card Reader Ok
ExpressCard Slot Ok
Webcam Ok
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
ModemNot Tested


Tested with Linux Mint 17.2


You may want to install xinput-calibrator. Screen rotations needs a script which you can find here:
Not all special buttons are working correctly


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