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Asus A8Jc

Introduction

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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Specifications

NameAsus A8Jc
ProcessorIntel Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz
Screen14.1” WXGA
RAM1GB
HDD80GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce FX Go7300
Network10/100 Ethernet, Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless, Bluetooth
Other5 x USB2.0, 1 x Firewire, Webcam

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
Optical DriveYes
GraphicsYes
SoundYesUse the snd-hda-intel module
EthernetYes
WirelessYesUse the ipw3945 module
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBYes
FirewireNot Tested
Card ReaderNot Tested
ExpressCard SlotNot Tested
CameraNot Tested

Notes

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.

Summary

The Asus A8Jc has no issues at all with Linux. Its setup is a breeze without much configuration work at all.


Discussion

Jarda, 2009/10/22 14:55

this laptom have 1Gbit ethernet.

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