Even the scrollbars for the trackpad. I won’t lie, there could well be issues with drivers for your computer’s hardware like the WiFi not being bundled by default with the distro of your choice. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Once you learn them you can stream line them to make them into high performance systems. I doubt you will see my distro is better than yours.

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I’ve just installed Ubuntu 9.

Dell Latitude E6400

What battery life are you getting out of this under Ubuntu? Up to you as always.

Can you provide linud time about the fan? Don’t worry too much about the desktop environment that ships with your distro. If you need to reset your password, click here.

Karussell Thoughts about Java and more. The most annoying thing about this Dell Latitude E is that the fan is always on.

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Dell Latitude E – The Perfect Linux Notebook? Or is Ubuntu The Perfect Linux? | Karussell

Before the external monitor can be used I installed the nvidia driver. It has vista and a xp downgrade included, but I went the linux way. I am downloading 9. The same happened to me and my experience is that this will worsen gradually over time. It came with Win7 on it. The touch pad, when accidently bumped by typing a g, h, or b either tries to highlight entire sections of the page or worse yet inserts the liunx sentence into the middle of what you have already typed.

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

In Windows, I am using RMClock utility to disable automatic cpu throttling and use just cpu p-states power management. As for the hardware, it had minor Linux incompatibilities 5 years agobut I don’t think you’d have too much trouble. To those writing comments asking for help – please use the forum instead. They have instruction videos and will respond to email parts queries. MX will be out by Christmas or New Years. I think the debian and ubuntu distros are a little easier to set up you proprietary wifi card.

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Got a used Dell Latitude E and looking for the best linux install for CS : linuxhardware

Even the scrollbars for the trackpad. Please, be careful of packages architecture The packages architecture you will choose must be same as your Ubuntu architecture. Open up your chassis, clean the fan and the vent, thoroughly.

You will also find it easier to use if you’ve been using mostly Windows dfll.


Nothing against i3 btw, I’m writing this from within it. I have three of these I purchased, decommissioned with empty hard drives, from my employer.

Now there are at least 50 other distro’s I test but they have some sharper learning curves. It would be okay if edll fan goes on on load — but linuux is always on.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I test bed many distro’s I bought my Girl friend the same laptop and she had 5 distro’s to use she played with them all and went with Slackware and puppy linux as a backup. I currently have a Dell Latitude E specs are as follows: