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HP Pavilion dv6700t

Introduction

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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Specifications

NameHP Pavilion dv6700t
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo T5750 2.0GHz
Screen15.4“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM2GB
HDD160GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
NetworkEthernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested

Notes

Graphics

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.

Wireless

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.

Summary

The HP Pavilion dv6700t is an excellent choice for Linux. All the hardware works perfectly out of the box with minimal configuration work required.


Discussion

Evens, 2014/02/05 17:08

le lecteur de DVD/CD ne sont pas monter sur mon laptot,malgre tous les moyens que je faisais sur lui ca ne repond plus sur lui.

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