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This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus A8Jc laptop. The A8Js is a middle of the line laptop but it does its job well. Its support for Linux is very good with little effort required.
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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|Processor||Intel Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce FX Go7300|
|Network||10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth|
|Other||5 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam|
|Sound||Yes||Use the snd-hda-intel module|
|Wireless||Yes||Use the ipw3945 module|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
|ExpressCard Slot||Not Tested|
The NVIDIA GeForce FX Go7300 can work with both the open source 'nv' module as well as NVIDIA's proprietary module. You may find our Configuring a nVidia graphics chip installation guide useful. 3D support is only available with the NVIDIA driver.
The Asus A8Jc has no issues at all with Linux. Its setup is a breeze without much configuration work at all.