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Asus G74SX


This is a compatibility guide to running Linux with the Asus G74SX laptop. If you have the Asus G74SX 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 G74SX. For a general discussion about this laptop you can visit the Asus G74SX page on LapWik.

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For full specifications see the Asus G74SX specifications page.

NameAsus G74SX
ProcessorIntel Core i7 2630QM Processor
Intel Core i5 2410QM Processor
Screen17.3“ 1600×900 Widescreen
17.3” 1920×1080 Widescreen
17.3“ 1920×1080 3D Widescreen
RAMUp to 16GB
HDDup to 750GB
Optical DriveDVD+-RW
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M
Network10/100/1000 Ethernet
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n

Linux Compatibility

ProcessorOut of the box
ScreenOut of the box
HDDOut of the box
Optical DriveOut of the box
Graphics ChipOut of the box Works great with Nvidia Nouveau
HDMI OutNot Tested
SoundOut of the box
Bulti-in MicrophoneOut of the box
Headphone JackNeed configuration Use alsamixer to raise volume
Microphone JackNot Tested
EthernetOut of the box
WirelessOut of the box
BluetoothOut of the box
USBOut of the box
Card ReaderOut of the box
WebcamOut of the box
Touch PadOut of the box
Suspend/ResumeDoesn't work


You can enter any specific notes with running Linux on the Asus G74SX here.


Computer works great with Ubuntu 12.10 amd64. Exept suspend/resume that doesn't work at all.


Cultist, 2013/04/06 15:10

Both audio and video HDMI output work fine

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