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Asus Eee PC 1201PN

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 1201PN laptop.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 1201PN specifications page.

NameAsus Eee PC 1201PN
ProcessorIntel® Atom™ N450
Screen12.1“ WXGA Widescreen
RAMUp to 2GB
HDD250GB to 500GB
Optical DriveNone
GraphicsNVIDIA Ion 2
Network10/100 Ethernet
WLAN 802.11b/g/n @2.4GHz

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes
HDDYes
GraphicsYes 3D, with proprietary NVIDIA driver
SoundYes
EthernetYes
WirelessYes
BluetoothNot tested
ModemNot Present
USBYes
Card ReaderNot tested
WebcamNot tested

Notes

Ubuntu Netbook 10.10 works out of the box, except the following issues:
- multitouch questures touchpad
- fn + F2 switch on/off wireless
- fn + F7 switch on/off screen
- fn + F9 switch on/off touchpad
- fn + Space switch between cpu power levels

Some other functions keys are working properly as in Win 7:
- fn + F10/F11/F12 volume control
- fn + F5/F6 display brightness
- fn + < | > play/stop/next/previous Sound/Movie

Summary

Overall you can start working after installing Ubuntu 10.10 (21. Oct. 2010).
Update 22. Oct. 2010:
After installing the proprietary display driver of NVIDIA (Ubuntu Menu - System - Administration - Additional Drivers) resume from suspend mode works as well!


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asus_eee_pc_1201pn.txt · Last modified: 2010/11/05 04:33 by billg
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