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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP-Compaq Presario V2000 laptop. The Presario V2000 is an AMD Turion based system with nice specifications.
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||HP-Compaq Presario V2000|
|Processor||AMD Turion64 TL-56 1.8Ghz|
|Graphics||ATI Radeon Xpress 200M|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Broadcom 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
The Broadcom based wireless controller in the Presario V2000 works with the b43 driver. See distribution documentation on how to install the firmware.
The HP-Compaq Presario V2000 is one of only a few laptops with the Turion64 processor.