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This is a guide to running Linux with the HP Pavilion dv6700t 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 dv6700t|
|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 2.0GHz|
|Screen||15.4“ WXGA Widescreen|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
The standard graphic controller for the HP Pavilion dv6700t is the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 which is supported by all up to date Linux distributions.
Other models may come with the NVIDIA GeForce 8400M which will require the proprietary NVIDIA module to function fully.
The Intel based wireless controller works just fine with this laptop. The dv6700t may also be ordered with a non-Intel wireless controller. No information is available about this option and should be avoided.
The HP Pavilion dv6700t is an excellent choice for Linux. All the hardware works perfectly out of the box with minimal configuration work required.