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Asus G60Vx

Introduction

This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G60Vx laptop.

This page is just for discussing using Linux on the Asus G60Vx. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus G60Vx page on LapWik.

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Specifications

For full specifications see the Asus G60Vx specifications page.

NameAsus G60Vx
ProcessorIntel Core2 Quad Processor Q9000 : 2.0 GHz
Intel Core2 Duo Processor T9600/T9550/T9400/ P8800/ P8700/ P8600/ P8400/ P7450/ P7350/ T6600 : 2.8 GHz - 2.2 GHz,
Screen16“ HD (1366×768) LED backlight,Color-Shine (Glare-type)
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
RAMUp to 4GB
HDDDual HDD:
1TB(500GBx2) - 5400rpm
640GB(320GBx2) -7200rpm
Optical DriveDVD Super Multi
Blu-Ray DVD Combo
Network10/100/1000
Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 ABGN

Linux Compatibility

DeviceCompatibilityComments
Processorok
Screenok
HDDok
Optical DriveNot Tested
Graphicsok, with proprietary nvidia driver
Soundno output from headphone jack, built-in speakers ok
Ethernetok
Wirelessok
Bluetoothundetected
USBok
FirewireNot Tested
Card Readerok
Webcamok

Notes

You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus G60Vx here.
The backslash-pipe key was not mapped properly (or I stupidly chose the wrong layout, quite possible). Took a painful amount of hacking (xmodmap) to get it orderly. Ubuntu 9.04. -aksommerville

Summary

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All told, it runs Ubuntu 9.04 nicely. -aksommerville


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