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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 1215T laptop.
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For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 1215T specifications page.
|Name||Asus Eee PC 1215T|
|Processor||AMD Athlon II Neo K125 (Single Core, 1.7GHz, 1MB L2)|
|Screen||12.1” (1366×768) Widescreen|
|RAM||Up to 2GB|
|HDD||up to 320GB|
|Graphics||AMD Mobility HD4250|
WLAN 802.11b/g/n @2.4GHz
|Processor||Fully compatible with frequency scling inbuilt(though you may need to enable cpu_freq_scaling module at times|
|HDD||supported but hdparm doesnt seem to work or is erratic at best|
|Graphics||not supported outside debian and debian based distros eg ubuntu and family|
|Ethernet||atheros card works out of the box|
|Wireless||will work out of the box|
|Bluetooth||works fine though not with as much functionality as under windows|
|USB||better under linux|
|Card Reader||perfect under all OS|
|Webcam||may not work on some base install distros out of the box rest support it well enough|
You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus Eee PC 1215T here.
With Fedora 15 almost everything worked right from the start –except wireless. I tried every available driver both binary and complied from source and nothing worked. In the end I installed Fedora 16 beta which also does not ship with a working wireless driver, but works with the broadcom-sta driver available from the the Broadcom website.