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Asus F5Sl


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NameAsus F5SL
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA or WXGA+ Widescreen
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
NetworkEthernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

ScreenTesteddual head tested
Optical DriveTested
GraphicsTested3D Acc tested
WirelessTestedkismet works
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
Card ReaderTested
CameraTestedCheese works


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Processor is DuoT5550
if you have comments, questions: bmr333 (a)


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Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid works very well.

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Shadow, 2011/12/15 21:11

Didn't manage to use the network card, had to use Wifi.

Stormy, 2009/05/12 21:12

Some models from F5SL series are equiped with Core Duo (1.66, 1.75, 1.83 ghz) and are missing bluetooth at all. Modem could be Motorola (SW) compatible. Wi-fi also might be Atheros based (e.g. AR5007EG w/o proper Linux driver). Cameras usually are different for each model.

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