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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the HP ProBook 4710s laptop.
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For full specifications see the HP ProBook 4710s specifications page.
|Name||HP ProBook 4710s|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T9600 (2.80 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor P7370 (2.00 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T6570 (2.10 GHz, 2 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
|Screen||17.3” 1600×900 Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|HDD||160GB to 500GB|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330|
Intel WIFI Link 802.11a/b/g draft-n
|Graphics||Works||See notes below|
|Sound||Works||See notes below|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
For best results from the Radeon 4330 you will need to install the proprietary driver from ATI. See the guides section on this site for installation instructions for various Linxu distributions.
For sound to work you will need to add the following Linux to your /etc/modprobe.conf (or your distro's equivalent) file:
options snd-hda-intel model=hp
This is some configuration work required to get the HP ProBook 4710s working fully with Linux but once this it does the laptop works just fine.