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This is a guide to running Linux with the Asus F9Dc laptop. This laptop was tested with Fedora 8 X86_64.
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||AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-58 1.9GHz|
|Screen||12.1” WXGA Widescreen|
|Graphics||NVIDIA Geforce 8400M|
|Network||Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI-E Gigabyte Ethernet, Atheros AR5007EG 802.11bg, Motorola Si3054 56K Modem|
|Other||USB2.0 * 3, CardReader: MMC/SD MMS/Pro, Fingerprint Reader, ExpressCard Slot, Syntek USB Video Camera 1.3 Mega Pixels|
|Processor||Yes||PowerNow already enabled out-of-box|
|56K Modem||Not Tested|
|Fingerprint Reader||Not Tested|
You will need to use the proprietary nvidia module for the graphics to work. See the guide section here for details.
Have to modify ”/etc/modprobe.conf” and add “module=lenovo” to the end of this line “options snd-hda-intel index=0”. The Build-in mic also works.
It can scan but never connect because a bug in madwifi
Works with the driver from http://syntekdriver.sourceforge.net/.
It's smallest AMD dual-core with standalone graphic card laptop. Due its well-designed model, it's quite easy to upgrade the hard disk or the memory, even the processor! But it's not a good choice for the guys wanna using wireless. It seems that this bug of madwifi will not be fix until Olympic 2008 end…