HP-Compaq Presario V3000t

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the HP-Compaq Presario V3000t laptop. This lower end Presario for HP is an excellent laptop to use with Linux.

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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Specifications

NameHP-Compaq Presario V3000t
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T2050 1.6GHz
Screen14.1” WXGA
RAM1GB
HDD60GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Network10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless
Other2 x USB2.0

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested

Notes

The screen in the Presario V3000t uses a screen resolution of 1280×800. Linux has an issue in using this resolution until you use the 915resolution tool. You can view this guide for more details on the 915resolution tool.

Summary

There were no major issues with running Linux on the HP-Compaq Presario V3000t laptop. There is only some minor configuration work required.


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