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This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus F8Sp 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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|Processor||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Screen||14.1” WXGA or WXGA+ Widescreen|
|RAM||1GB to 4GB|
|HDD||120GB to 320GB|
|Graphics||ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650|
|Network||Ethernet, Intel 4965AGN 802.11abgn, Bluetooth|
|Graphics||Works||Requires ATI driver, see notes|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
You need to install the proprietary video drivers from ATI for the graphics controller to work properly. This website has details on how to achieve this.
After installing the needed ATI drivers the Asus F8Sp laptop work great with Linux.