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HP Pavilion dv5t

Introduction

This is a guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv5t 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.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the HP Pavilion dv5t. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the HP Pavilion dv5t page on LapWik.

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Specifications

NameHP Pavilion dv5t
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4” WXGA or WSXGA+ Widescreen
RAM1GB to 8GB
HDD120GB to 320GB HDD
Optical DriveDVD+-RW or Blu-ray
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 or 256MB NVIDIA GeForce 9200M GS or 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
NetworkEthernet, Intel 5100AGN 802.11abgn or Broadcom 802.11bg, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothWorks
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
ExpressCard SlotWorks
Fingerprint ReaderDoes Not Work Haven't found any software to get it running
CameraWorks Works out of the box in Fedora 10
HibernateDoes Not Work Disk doesn't respond after hibernate or suspend (Fedora 10)
SuspendDoes Not Work
Nvidia Graphics Option Works
Gigabit Ethernet Option Works
Intel Wireless N Option Works

Notes

Summary

Great laptop with great linux compatiblility for a great price.


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