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Dell Latitude Z

Authors

Peter Sefton - ptsefton @ Google's mail

Introduction

I (Peter Sefton) have Ubuntu 9.10 running on the Latitude Z the only problem is the trackpad which is only recognized as a generic mouse.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Dell Latitude Z specifications page.

NameDell Latitude Z
ProcessorIntel Core2 Duo Processor SU9600/SU9400 : 1.6 GHz - 1.4 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 3 MB On-Die L2 Cache
Screen16” HD (1600×900)
GraphicsIntel GMA 4500MHD
RAMUp to 4GB
HDD64GB - 256GB SSD
Optical DriveExternal Optical Drive
Network10/100
Intel WiFi Link 5100
Intel WiFi Link 5300
Intel WiMax/WiFi Link 5150

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processor OK
Screen OK
HDD OK
Optical Drive Not Tested
GraphicsOK
SoundOK
EthernetOK
WirelessOK
BluetoothNot Tested
HSDPA ModemNot Tested
USBOK
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
WebcamOK
Touchpad Partly working Recoginized as a generic mouse so it is impossible to turn off auto-click meaning if you brush it while typing the cursor jumps around. See this page for a not very good fix: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1429357
EdgeTouchNot Tested
Keyboard BacklightOK

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Summary

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dell_latitude_z.txt · Last modified: 2010/10/13 15:21 (external edit)
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