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Asus F5Sl

Introduction

This is a template for a future guide to running Linux with the Asus F5SL laptop. If you have the Asus F5SL and are running Linux on it please consider editing this page or adding a comment below with your compatibility details. By contributing you will help other people running this laptop or trying to make a decision on whether to buy it or not.

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Specifications

NameAsus F5SL
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen15.4“ WXGA or WXGA+ Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD120GB to 320GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470
NetworkEthernet, 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorTested
ScreenTesteddual head tested
HDDTested
Optical DriveTested
GraphicsTested3D Acc tested
SoundTested
EthernetTested
WirelessTestedkismet works
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBTested
Card ReaderTested
CameraTestedCheese works

Notes

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

Summary

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Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid works very well.


Discussion

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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