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This is a compatibilty guide to running Linux with the Asus K40IJ laptop.
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For full specifications see the Asus K40IJ specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core2 Duo Processor T6500/T6400 : 2.1 GHz - 2.0 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB On-Die L2 Cache;
Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T4200 : 2.0 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
Intel Celeron Processor T3000/900 : 2.2 GHz - 1.8 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB On-Die L2 Cache
|Screen||14“ HD (1366×768) LED backlight,Color-Shine (Glare-type),|
|Graphics||Intel GMA X4500M|
|RAM||Up to 4GB|
|HDD||320GB - 5400rpm|
|Optical Drive||DVD Super Multi|
|Sound||Works||Kernel update fixed sound issues|
|Webcam||Works|There does not seem to be any sound output from the K40IJ. The hardware is detected but no sound is produced at all.
To get Function keys working, follow the following steps as outlined here.
$ gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor"
$ sudo update-grub2
The major issue with the Asus K40IJ is with the sound which doesn't work at all.
Overall a laptop that is very well supported by Linux.