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Asus F6E

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus F6E 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.

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Specifications

NameAsus F6E
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
Screen13.3“ WXGA Widescreen
RAM1GB to 4GB
HDD80GB to 250GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsIntel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100
NetworkEthernet, Intel 3945ABG 802.11abgn or Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorWorks
ScreenWorks
HDDWorks
Optical DriveWorks
GraphicsWorks
SoundWorks
EthernetWorks
WirelessWorks
BluetoothNot Tested
56K ModemNot Tested
USBWorks
Card ReaderWorks
Fingerprint ReaderNot Tested
CameraPartialRequires kernel version 2.6.28 to function. Future Linux distributions should be fine with this camera (Ubuntu 9.04 and Fedora 11 for example)

Notes

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Summary

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Discussion

Nikolay Pivovarov, 2009/06/07 19:43

Modem is not recognized in Ubuntu 8.10

aslan.sunix, 2009/03/23 09:27

but in debian5 system,not sound…

Gianluca Magni, 2009/03/20 19:02

Hi

Tried on Ubuntu 8.10. Works everything but the webcam at the first time.
Problem with webcam will go away with new kernel 2.6.28 and Ubuntu 9.04 (includes new driver).
So far the best linux-friendly laptop ever seen :)

cheers
Gianluca

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