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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus Eee PC 701SD laptop.
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.
This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus Eee PC 701SD. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus Eee PC 701SD page on LapWik.
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For full specifications see the Asus Eee PC 701SD specifications page.
|Name||Asus Eee PC 701SD|
|Processor||Intel® Celeron M 353 900Mhz|
|Screen||7“ WVGA Widescreen|
|RAM||512MB (Upgradable to 2GB)|
|HDD||8GB - SSD|
|Graphics||Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
If you have this “older” Eee PC model, don't despair! It works just fine with the latest Ubuntu Netbook Remix.
I have installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) on an Eee PC 701 model 4G, which has only 4 GB of SSD disk, and everything worked just fine. The built-in webcam might be disabled by default in the BIOS, so if Cheese says “no camera”, check the BIOS settings (Press F2 during power-up).