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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Dell Precision M4600 laptop. If you have the Dell Precision M4600 and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.
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 Precision M4600|
|Processor||Intel Core i5 or i7||i7-2760QM CPU @ 2.40GHz × 8|
|Screen||15.6” (1366×768) or (1920×1080)||1920×1080 FullHD|
|RAM||32GB max||16GB 1333MHz|
|Graphics||AMD FirePro M5950 or NVIDIA Quadro 1000M or 2000M||Nvidia Quadro K2000M|
|Network||Intel 82579LM Gigabit, Wireless, Bluetooth)||Inter gigabit wireless|
|Graphics||Yes||I wouldn't recomend Bumblebee with K2000m. Made Displayport and HDMI stop working|
|Sound||Partial||No sound through Displayport or HDMI|
|Bluetooth||Not Tested||No Bluetooth in the current computer|
|56K Modem||Not Tested||No modem i the current computer|
|USB||Yes||Both USB2.0 & 3.0 works|
|Firewire||Not Tested||Not tested yet|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested||Not tested yet|
Above configuration is used with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Everything tried (except Displayport- and HDMI-sound) works without any issue.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 officially supported. Centos 6 and ROSA Desktop.Fresh 2012 is expected to work fine.
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