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Asus G53SX

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G53SX laptop. If you have the Asus G53SX 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.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus G53SX. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus G53SX page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus G53SX specifications page.

NameAsus G53SX
ProcessorIntel Core i7 2630QM Processor
Intel Core i5 2410QM Processor
Screen15.6” 1366×768 Widescreen
15.6” 1366×768 3D Widescreen
15.6” 1920×1080 Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDup to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
Blu-ray
Blu-ray-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
ProcessorYes
ScreenYes (3D not tested)
HDDYes
Optical DriveYes
Graphics ChipYes nvidia drivers
VGA OutNot Tested
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundYes
Bulti-in MicrophoneNot Tested
Headphone JackYes
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetYes
WirelessNot Tested
BluetoothNot Tested
ModemNot Tested
USBYes
Card ReaderNot Tested
WebcamNot Tested
Touch PadYes
Suspend/ResumeNot Tested

Notes

To enable brightness keys, creates a file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-nvidia.conf (if not already present)

Section “Device”
 Identifier     "Device0"
 Driver         "nvidia"
 VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
 Option         "RegistryDwords" "EnableBrightnessControl=1"

EndSection

Summary


Discussion

Amish, 2013/07/31 03:30

Everything works well with Ubuntu 12.10 and 13.10 and OpenSuse 12.3

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