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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv5000t laptop. The internal components of the dv5000t are of a mid range laptop. Linux has no problem running on this laptop.
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 Pavilion dv5000t|
|Processor||Intel Core Duo T2400 1.83GHz|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400|
|Network||10/100/1000 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless|
|Other||3 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
For the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 chip included with the dv5000t you can use either the open source 'nv' module or NVIDIA's proprietary 'nvidia' module. You can view our Configuring a nVidia graphics chip guide for further installation instructions.
Linux on the HP Pavilion dv5000t is easy to install and works fine. There were no problems at all with this laptop.