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Dell Latitude E5450
« on: November 23, 2019, 10:37:13 am »
I am running Peppermint 10 on a Dell Latitude E5450 with 8GB memory and a 480GB SSD.  Installed with option to load any needed 3rd party drivers (just in case).

My first experience with Peppermint, and it has been running well for me.

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System:    Host: darwin-Latitude Kernel: 5.0.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Dell product: Latitude E5450 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Dell model: N/A serial: N/A
           UEFI [Legacy]: Dell v: A13 date: 05/17/2016
Battery    BAT0: charge: 45.7 Wh 100.0% condition: 45.7/51.7 Wh (88%)
           hidpp__0: charge: N/A condition: NA/NA Wh
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-5300U (-MT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           clock speeds: max: 2900 MHz 1: 1223 MHz 2: 1770 MHz 3: 978 MHz
           4: 1108 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel HD Graphics 5500
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.4 )
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1366x768@60.07hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
           version: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.8
Audio:     Card-1 Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.0.0-36-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection (3) I218-LM driver: e1000e
           IF: eno1 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: ath9k
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-3: Atheros
           IF: null-if-id state: N/A speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 480.1GB (7.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: SanDisk_Ultra_II size: 480.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 440G used: 34G (9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 50.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 197 Uptime: 3:20 Memory: 1112.3/7854.7MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

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Re: Dell Latitude E5450
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2019, 01:58:04 pm »
E-Series Latitudes seem made for Peppermint (or any other Linux really) .. it's why I have 6 of them :)

Best laptops I've ever owned, and I've had plenty newer models.

Oh nearly forgot .. Welcome to the forum :)
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Re: Dell Latitude E5450
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2019, 12:02:04 pm »
Welcome aboard, dgregory   :)

E-Series Latitudes seem made for Peppermint (or any other Linux really) .. it's why I have 6 of them :)

Best laptops I've ever owned, and I've had plenty newer models.

Dittos for D-Series Latitudes. That's why I have 2 of them (regular duty and military-spec ATG).

I have run my consumer-grade D-620 Latitude 24/7/365 for YEARS - and I don't mean running idle - it's a bot. Only maintenance required is blowing out the 'Arizona dust bunnies' with my air compressor, once or twice a year. Same with the accessory laptop cooling pad.

BTW, speaking of laptop cooling pads (which I also run 24/7/365) - there are a LOT of stinkers out there.

While this isn't the place for a cooling pad review; the current cooling pad that I'm running has worked a treat. It has remained quiet (no bearing noise yet) and keeps my Latitude cool - even when packed with dust.

If anyone needs a long-lasting, quality laptop cooling pad, at a descent price: https://is.gd/b2ywUt

Just saying...   ;)

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Re: Dell Latitude E5450
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2019, 12:13:32 pm »
Excellent work on your install!
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